The table below looks at the statistics for VB.NET skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VB.NET over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
Rank 257 268 166
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -102
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 394 343 664
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.77% 0.71% 1.25%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.06% 1.80% 3.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 265 217 320
Average daily rate
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£320 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.53% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £428 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £320 £315
% change year-on-year
-3.12% +1.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 20 37
Average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.00 £21.63 £24.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £133.00 £35.75 £48.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £28.75
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +13.04%
VB.NET
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Programming Languages Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
19152 19023 20044
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 37.42% 39.53% 37.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 12347 12161 12180
Average daily rate £398 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.62% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 392 514 713
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.14 £16.72 £18.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%

VB.NET
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VB.NET across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

VB.NET Jobs Demand Trend in England

VB.NET
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing VB.NET across the England region.

VB.NET Daily Rate Trend in England

VB.NET
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VB.NET across the England region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

VB.NET Daily Rate Histogram in England

VB.NET
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing VB.NET across the England region.

VB.NET Hourly Rate Trend in England

VB.NET
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VB.NET across the England region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

VB.NET Hourly Rate Histogram in England

VB.NET
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VB.NET within the England region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East +41 109 £325 -7.14% 54
London +22 102 £325 -13.33% 44
West Midlands -17 48 £300 +1.69% 41
South West -36 36 £260 -20.00% 45
East of England -13 31 £325 - 23
Yorkshire +13 30 £320 +4.91% 39
East Midlands -4 14 £305 -2.40% 16
North West -31 13 £295 -1.66% 39
North East -26 9 £375 +15.38% 5
Midlands - - - -
VB.NET
UK

VB.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing VB.NET also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited VB.NET.

1 838 (100.00%) .NET
2 563 (67.18%) C#
3 492 (58.71%) SQL Server
4 458 (54.65%) ASP.NET
5 444 (52.98%) SQL
6 269 (32.10%) JavaScript
7 252 (30.07%) HTML
8 189 (22.55%) Microsoft
9 185 (22.08%) CSS
10 177 (21.12%) XML
10 177 (21.12%) MVC
11 165 (19.69%) Windows
12 163 (19.45%) WCF
13 152 (18.14%) Web Services
14 134 (15.99%) Finance
15 131 (15.63%) T-SQL
16 125 (14.92%) VB
16 125 (14.92%) jQuery
17 119 (14.20%) Visual Studio
18 118 (14.08%) WinForms
19 117 (13.96%) SQL Server 2008
20 115 (13.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
21 106 (12.65%) .NET Framework
22 103 (12.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
23 101 (12.05%) Oracle
23 101 (12.05%) Team Foundation Server
23 101 (12.05%) ASP.NET MVC
24 87 (10.38%) SharePoint
25 82 (9.79%) Agile Software Development
26 71 (8.47%) HTML5

VB.NET
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing VB.NET also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited VB.NET. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 87 (10.38%) SharePoint
2 55 (6.56%) IIS
3 36 (4.30%) BizTalk Server
4 31 (3.70%) CMS
5 22 (2.63%) SharePoint 2010
6 16 (1.91%) Umbraco
7 15 (1.79%) Sitecore CMS
8 14 (1.67%) DNN
9 13 (1.55%) SharePoint 2013
10 12 (1.43%) Documentum
11 8 (0.95%) ColdFusion
12 7 (0.84%) SharePoint Server
13 6 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2010
13 6 (0.72%) MS Exchange
14 5 (0.60%) MQSeries
15 4 (0.48%) Exchange Server 2013
15 4 (0.48%) Moodle
15 4 (0.48%) Drupal
16 3 (0.36%) WebSphere
16 3 (0.36%) Kentico
Applications
1 68 (8.11%) MS Excel
2 46 (5.49%) MS Office
3 10 (1.19%) Spreadsheet
4 5 (0.60%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.36%) Photoshop
5 3 (0.36%) AutoCAD
6 2 (0.24%) GIMP
6 2 (0.24%) PowerPivot
7 1 (0.12%) MS Project
7 1 (0.12%) Fireworks
7 1 (0.12%) InDesign
7 1 (0.12%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 33 (3.94%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.60%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 5 (0.60%) Dynamics NAV
3 3 (0.36%) Markit EDM
4 2 (0.24%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.24%) assyst
4 2 (0.24%) Tridion
5 1 (0.12%) GoldMine
5 1 (0.12%) Line 500
5 1 (0.12%) Sage 1000
5 1 (0.12%) Temenos T24
5 1 (0.12%) Oracle Retail
5 1 (0.12%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 16 (1.91%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (0.60%) SaaS
3 4 (0.48%) Office 365
4 3 (0.36%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 18 (2.15%) HTTP
2 17 (2.03%) Firewall
3 16 (1.91%) Internet
4 14 (1.67%) Intranet
4 14 (1.67%) FTP
5 12 (1.43%) NAS
5 12 (1.43%) Wireless
6 11 (1.31%) DHCP
7 10 (1.19%) Broadband
8 9 (1.07%) Telnet
9 6 (0.72%) TCP/IP
10 3 (0.36%) DNS
11 2 (0.24%) SAN
11 2 (0.24%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 492 (58.71%) SQL Server
2 117 (13.96%) SQL Server 2008
3 115 (13.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 103 (12.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 53 (6.32%) SQL Server 2005
6 39 (4.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 36 (4.30%) DTS
8 28 (3.34%) Relational Database
9 27 (3.22%) Oracle Database
10 25 (2.98%) SQL Server 2000
11 24 (2.86%) SQL Server 2012
12 18 (2.15%) MySQL
13 16 (1.91%) Data Warehouse
14 15 (1.79%) RDBMS
15 14 (1.67%) MS Access
16 11 (1.31%) Oracle Database 11g
17 9 (1.07%) Microsoft Analysis Services
18 8 (0.95%) Crystal Reports
18 8 (0.95%) Oracle Database 10g
19 5 (0.60%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 119 (14.20%) Visual Studio
2 101 (12.05%) Team Foundation Server
3 23 (2.74%) Selenium
3 23 (2.74%) JIRA
4 20 (2.39%) Subversion
5 18 (2.15%) Git (software)
6 15 (1.79%) NUnit
7 14 (1.67%) JUnit
8 13 (1.55%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 11 (1.31%) QuickTest Pro
10 9 (1.07%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 8 (0.95%) ReSharper
12 7 (0.84%) Bugzilla
12 7 (0.84%) Redmine
12 7 (0.84%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
12 7 (0.84%) Trac
13 6 (0.72%) Jenkins
13 6 (0.72%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 5 (0.60%) Maven
14 5 (0.60%) FitNesse
General
1 134 (15.99%) Finance
2 36 (4.30%) Banking
3 27 (3.22%) Marketing
3 27 (3.22%) Back Office
4 22 (2.63%) Retail
5 18 (2.15%) Manufacturing
6 11 (1.31%) Telecoms
7 7 (0.84%) Front Office
7 7 (0.84%) Investment Banking
8 5 (0.60%) Electronics
9 4 (0.48%) Legal
10 3 (0.36%) Advertising
10 3 (0.36%) Games
11 2 (0.24%) Local Government
11 2 (0.24%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.12%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.12%) Publishing
12 1 (0.12%) Law
12 1 (0.12%) Military
12 1 (0.12%) German Language
Job Titles
1 673 (80.31%) Developer
2 408 (48.69%) .NET Developer
3 217 (25.89%) VB.NET Developer
4 94 (11.22%) C# Developer
5 76 (9.07%) ASP.NET Developer
6 69 (8.23%) C# .NET Developer
7 59 (7.04%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
8 48 (5.73%) Web Developer
9 46 (5.49%) Analyst
10 43 (5.13%) SQL Developer
11 40 (4.77%) Senior Developer
12 37 (4.42%) Software Developer
13 36 (4.30%) Programmer
14 35 (4.18%) C# ASP.NET Developer
15 28 (3.34%) VB Developer
16 24 (2.86%) WinForms Developer
16 24 (2.86%) SQL Server Developer
17 22 (2.63%) Senior .NET Developer
18 21 (2.51%) SharePoint Developer
19 18 (2.15%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 838 (100.00%) .NET
2 458 (54.65%) ASP.NET
3 252 (30.07%) HTML
4 185 (22.08%) CSS
5 177 (21.12%) XML
6 163 (19.45%) WCF
7 152 (18.14%) Web Services
8 125 (14.92%) jQuery
9 118 (14.08%) WinForms
10 106 (12.65%) .NET Framework
11 101 (12.05%) ASP.NET MVC
12 71 (8.47%) HTML5
13 70 (8.35%) Ajax
14 58 (6.92%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 50 (5.97%) WPF
16 48 (5.73%) XSLT
17 36 (4.30%) JSON
18 33 (3.94%) LINQ
18 33 (3.94%) ADO.NET
19 32 (3.82%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 33 (3.94%) N-Tier
2 18 (2.15%) Management Information System
2 18 (2.15%) Computer Science
3 12 (1.43%) Enterprise Software
3 12 (1.43%) Mainframe
4 11 (1.31%) Inversion of Control
5 10 (1.19%) IBM Mainframe
5 10 (1.19%) STB
6 9 (1.07%) Firmware
6 9 (1.07%) Market Risk
7 8 (0.95%) E-Learning
8 7 (0.84%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 7 (0.84%) NHS
9 6 (0.72%) Mobile App
9 6 (0.72%) Data Integration
9 6 (0.72%) SCORM
9 6 (0.72%) MPEG
10 5 (0.60%) DTV
10 5 (0.60%) Open Source
10 5 (0.60%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 165 (19.69%) Windows
2 25 (2.98%) UNIX
3 21 (2.51%) Linux
4 19 (2.27%) Windows Server 2003
5 10 (1.19%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (0.95%) Windows XP
7 7 (0.84%) Apple iOS
7 7 (0.84%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (0.72%) Windows 7
9 5 (0.60%) Android
9 5 (0.60%) Windows 8
10 3 (0.36%) Solaris
10 3 (0.36%) Windows Mobile
10 3 (0.36%) BlackBerry OS
11 1 (0.12%) OpenVMS
11 1 (0.12%) Windows Phone
11 1 (0.12%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 177 (21.12%) MVC
2 82 (9.79%) Agile Software Development
3 67 (8.00%) Scrum
4 66 (7.88%) Unit Testing
5 64 (7.64%) CRM
6 57 (6.80%) OO
7 48 (5.73%) TDD
8 45 (5.37%) E-Commerce
9 37 (4.42%) Business Intelligence
10 34 (4.06%) Software Engineering
11 33 (3.94%) Migration
12 32 (3.82%) OOP
12 32 (3.82%) Workflow
13 29 (3.46%) Web Development
14 25 (2.98%) Test Scripting
15 23 (2.74%) ETL
15 23 (2.74%) Project Management
16 20 (2.39%) SOA
17 19 (2.27%) Test Automation
18 16 (1.91%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 563 (67.18%) C#
2 444 (52.98%) SQL
3 269 (32.10%) JavaScript
4 131 (15.63%) T-SQL
5 125 (14.92%) VB
6 66 (7.88%) VB6
7 62 (7.40%) Java
8 52 (6.21%) VBA
8 52 (6.21%) VBScript
8 52 (6.21%) PL/SQL
9 45 (5.37%) PHP
10 36 (4.30%) C++
11 25 (2.98%) Ruby
11 25 (2.98%) Perl
12 18 (2.15%) Python
12 18 (2.15%) C
13 17 (2.03%) PowerShell
14 12 (1.43%) Bash Shell
15 5 (0.60%) Shell Script
16 4 (0.48%) XPath
Qualifications
1 47 (5.61%) Security Cleared
2 41 (4.89%) Degree
3 39 (4.65%) SC Cleared
4 9 (1.07%) Microsoft Certification
5 7 (0.84%) ISEB
6 6 (0.72%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 3 (0.36%) HNC
7 3 (0.36%) HND
7 3 (0.36%) MCSE
8 2 (0.24%) DV Cleared
8 2 (0.24%) MCTS
8 2 (0.24%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (0.24%) CCNA
9 1 (0.12%) MCSD
9 1 (0.12%) ISTQB
9 1 (0.12%) MCITP
9 1 (0.12%) IIBA
9 1 (0.12%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (1.79%) QA
2 6 (0.72%) ISO 9001
3 3 (0.36%) PCI DSS
3 3 (0.36%) HL7
4 1 (0.12%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.12%) EMIR
System Software
1 6 (0.72%) Active Directory
2 4 (0.48%) Hyper-V
3 2 (0.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.24%) XenApp
3 2 (0.24%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 2 (0.24%) DFS Replication
3 2 (0.24%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 8 (0.95%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (0.60%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 2 (0.24%) SCCM
3 2 (0.24%) NetBackup
4 1 (0.12%) WMI
Vendors
1 189 (22.55%) Microsoft
2 101 (12.05%) Oracle
3 21 (2.51%) Sybase
4 16 (1.91%) EPiServer
5 15 (1.79%) Sitecore
6 14 (1.67%) IBM
7 13 (1.55%) Telerik
8 10 (1.19%) DevExpress
9 8 (0.95%) SAP
10 7 (0.84%) HP
10 7 (0.84%) AccuRev
11 6 (0.72%) Business Objects
12 5 (0.60%) Citrix
12 5 (0.60%) Open Text
12 5 (0.60%) Capita
13 4 (0.48%) Cognos
13 4 (0.48%) Cisco
14 3 (0.36%) EMC
14 3 (0.36%) NetApp
14 3 (0.36%) Salesforce.com
Milton Keynes
Hudson - London
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £290 - £325 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £250.00 - £270.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
East Riding of Yorkshire
Real Staffing
Rate: £250 - £350 per day + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Wiltshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £250.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £250-£280pd
Posted: 2 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Next Ventures Ltd
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Talent International
Posted: 3 days ago
London
G2 Recruitment Solutions Ltd.
Rate: £250 - £251 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
LEXSTRA
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 4 days ago
Berkshire
Venn Group - UK
Rate: 25000-40000 Per Annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Coventry
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
East Riding of Yorkshire
Amoria Bond - UK
Rate: £350 - £450 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Liverpool
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £350.00 - £370.00 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
West Midlands
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
City of London
Huxley Associates
Rate: £300 - £320 per day + competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
London
Venn Group - UK
Rate: 250-350 Per Day
Posted: 17 days ago