The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the England region.

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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
Rank 241 251 166
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -85
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 398 351 641
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.81% 0.76% 1.21%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.16% 1.95% 3.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 258 229 321
Average daily rate
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£320 £323 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.77% -0.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £424 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £295 £310 £315
% change year-on-year
-4.83% -1.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 25 30
Average hourly rate £25.00 £32.50 £33.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.07% -3.70%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £32.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-23.07% +4.83%
Programming Languages Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
18433 17985 19292
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 37.33% 38.70% 36.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 12007 11357 11760
Average daily rate £393 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.87% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £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 386 530 751
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.40% +1.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £17.50 £18.47
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.00 £46.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
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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 24 July 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 24 July 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 24 July 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 +29 111 £325 -7.14% 71
London +11 96 £345 -4.82% 57
Yorkshire +32 50 £309 +12.27% 38
West Midlands -22 41 £275 -11.29% 51
South West -34 31 £248 -10.00% 36
East of England -10 27 £300 +1.69% 38
North West -17 20 £281 +0.44% 46
East Midlands +1 12 £280 -13.84% 24
North East -29 9 £233 -27.62% 4
Midlands - - - -
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VB.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 July 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.

1 907 (99.89%) .NET
2 570 (62.78%) C#
3 532 (58.59%) SQL Server
4 483 (53.19%) SQL
5 467 (51.43%) ASP.NET
6 255 (28.08%) JavaScript
7 239 (26.32%) HTML
8 205 (22.58%) Microsoft
9 194 (21.37%) XML
10 185 (20.37%) Windows
11 171 (18.83%) Finance
12 167 (18.39%) CSS
13 166 (18.28%) MVC
14 150 (16.52%) WCF
15 144 (15.86%) Visual Studio
16 142 (15.64%) T-SQL
16 142 (15.64%) WinForms
17 139 (15.31%) Web Services
18 132 (14.54%) VB
19 130 (14.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
20 129 (14.21%) Oracle
21 127 (13.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
21 127 (13.99%) SQL Server 2008
22 124 (13.66%) jQuery
23 103 (11.34%) SharePoint
24 102 (11.23%) Team Foundation Server
25 93 (10.24%) Agile Software Development
26 92 (10.13%) ASP.NET MVC
27 89 (9.80%) .NET Framework
28 80 (8.81%) CRM

VB.NET
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 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
1 103 (11.34%) SharePoint
2 50 (5.51%) BizTalk Server
3 45 (4.96%) IIS
4 31 (3.41%) CMS
5 19 (2.09%) Umbraco
6 15 (1.65%) Sitecore CMS
7 14 (1.54%) DNN
8 13 (1.43%) SharePoint 2010
8 13 (1.43%) SharePoint 2013
9 12 (1.32%) Documentum
10 10 (1.10%) SAS
11 8 (0.88%) ColdFusion
12 7 (0.77%) Alfresco
13 6 (0.66%) Drupal
13 6 (0.66%) SharePoint Server
13 6 (0.66%) MQSeries
14 4 (0.44%) WebSphere
15 2 (0.22%) GlassFish
15 2 (0.22%) Apache
15 2 (0.22%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 70 (7.71%) MS Excel
2 53 (5.84%) MS Office
3 8 (0.88%) Spreadsheet
4 5 (0.55%) PowerPivot
5 4 (0.44%) AutoCAD
6 3 (0.33%) Photoshop
7 2 (0.22%) MS Visio
7 2 (0.22%) GIMP
8 1 (0.11%) InDesign
8 1 (0.11%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 49 (5.40%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (0.88%) Dynamics NAV
3 3 (0.33%) Markit EDM
3 3 (0.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.22%) assyst
4 2 (0.22%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.22%) Tridion
5 1 (0.11%) Oracle Retail
5 1 (0.11%) GoldMine
5 1 (0.11%) Line 500
5 1 (0.11%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 10 (1.10%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (0.44%) SaaS
3 3 (0.33%) Office 365
3 3 (0.33%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 19 (2.09%) Internet
2 17 (1.87%) Intranet
3 14 (1.54%) FTP
3 14 (1.54%) HTTP
4 13 (1.43%) Firewall
5 8 (0.88%) Wireless
6 7 (0.77%) NAS
6 7 (0.77%) Broadband
6 7 (0.77%) DHCP
6 7 (0.77%) Telnet
7 6 (0.66%) TCP/IP
8 2 (0.22%) Kerberos
9 1 (0.11%) Bluetooth
9 1 (0.11%) DNS
9 1 (0.11%) RTSP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 532 (58.59%) SQL Server
2 130 (14.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 127 (13.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 127 (13.99%) SQL Server 2008
4 75 (8.26%) SQL Server 2005
5 50 (5.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 37 (4.07%) Relational Database
7 35 (3.85%) DTS
8 25 (2.75%) MySQL
9 24 (2.64%) SQL Server 2000
10 23 (2.53%) RDBMS
11 22 (2.42%) Data Warehouse
12 21 (2.31%) Oracle Database
12 21 (2.31%) SQL Server 2012
13 14 (1.54%) MS Access
14 12 (1.32%) Oracle Database 11g
14 12 (1.32%) Oracle Database 10g
15 11 (1.21%) Crystal Reports
16 6 (0.66%) Microsoft Analysis Services
17 5 (0.55%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 144 (15.86%) Visual Studio
2 102 (11.23%) Team Foundation Server
3 20 (2.20%) Selenium
4 18 (1.98%) JIRA
5 16 (1.76%) Subversion
6 14 (1.54%) JUnit
6 14 (1.54%) Git (software)
7 13 (1.43%) NUnit
8 12 (1.32%) QuickTest Pro
9 11 (1.21%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 9 (0.99%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
11 8 (0.88%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 7 (0.77%) Trac
12 7 (0.77%) Redmine
12 7 (0.77%) Bugzilla
12 7 (0.77%) ReSharper
13 6 (0.66%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 6 (0.66%) Oracle Forms
13 6 (0.66%) Cucumber
13 6 (0.66%) Jenkins
General
1 171 (18.83%) Finance
2 39 (4.30%) Banking
3 31 (3.41%) Back Office
4 22 (2.42%) Marketing
4 22 (2.42%) Manufacturing
5 19 (2.09%) Retail
6 9 (0.99%) Telecoms
7 7 (0.77%) Front Office
7 7 (0.77%) Legal
7 7 (0.77%) Investment Banking
8 5 (0.55%) Advertising
9 4 (0.44%) Financial Institution
10 3 (0.33%) Electronics
10 3 (0.33%) Games
11 1 (0.11%) Publishing
11 1 (0.11%) Law
11 1 (0.11%) Local Government
11 1 (0.11%) German Language
Job Titles
1 724 (79.74%) Developer
2 440 (48.46%) .NET Developer
3 260 (28.63%) VB.NET Developer
4 88 (9.69%) C# Developer
5 70 (7.71%) ASP.NET Developer
6 66 (7.27%) Analyst
7 61 (6.72%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
7 61 (6.72%) C# .NET Developer
8 57 (6.28%) SQL Developer
9 47 (5.18%) Web Developer
10 39 (4.30%) Programmer
11 35 (3.85%) Software Developer
12 33 (3.63%) Senior Developer
12 33 (3.63%) VB Developer
13 32 (3.52%) SQL Server Developer
14 31 (3.41%) WinForms Developer
15 27 (2.97%) C# ASP.NET Developer
16 24 (2.64%) Tester
17 23 (2.53%) VB6 Developer
18 21 (2.31%) Microsoft Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 907 (99.89%) .NET
2 467 (51.43%) ASP.NET
3 239 (26.32%) HTML
4 194 (21.37%) XML
5 167 (18.39%) CSS
6 150 (16.52%) WCF
7 142 (15.64%) WinForms
8 139 (15.31%) Web Services
9 124 (13.66%) jQuery
10 92 (10.13%) ASP.NET MVC
11 89 (9.80%) .NET Framework
12 69 (7.60%) Ajax
13 66 (7.27%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 64 (7.05%) XSLT
15 60 (6.61%) HTML5
16 47 (5.18%) WPF
17 39 (4.30%) WF
18 31 (3.41%) JSON
18 31 (3.41%) LINQ
19 28 (3.08%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 23 (2.53%) N-Tier
2 18 (1.98%) Computer Science
3 14 (1.54%) Management Information System
4 13 (1.43%) Enterprise Software
5 11 (1.21%) Inversion of Control
6 10 (1.10%) Mainframe
7 9 (0.99%) NHS
7 9 (0.99%) Market Risk
8 8 (0.88%) IBM Mainframe
8 8 (0.88%) Mobile App
9 7 (0.77%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 7 (0.77%) Data Integration
10 6 (0.66%) STB
10 6 (0.66%) Firmware
10 6 (0.66%) E-Learning
10 6 (0.66%) Client/Server
11 5 (0.55%) MPEG
12 4 (0.44%) SCORM
13 3 (0.33%) iPad
13 3 (0.33%) WURFL
Operating Systems
1 185 (20.37%) Windows
2 22 (2.42%) UNIX
3 21 (2.31%) Windows Server 2003
3 21 (2.31%) Linux
4 14 (1.54%) Windows 8
5 11 (1.21%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (0.88%) Apple iOS
7 6 (0.66%) Windows XP
7 6 (0.66%) Android
7 6 (0.66%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (0.44%) Windows 7
9 3 (0.33%) BlackBerry OS
9 3 (0.33%) Solaris
9 3 (0.33%) Windows Mobile
10 1 (0.11%) Windows Phone
10 1 (0.11%) Windows Phone 8
10 1 (0.11%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 166 (18.28%) MVC
2 93 (10.24%) Agile Software Development
3 80 (8.81%) CRM
4 72 (7.93%) Scrum
5 67 (7.38%) Unit Testing
6 45 (4.96%) OO
7 44 (4.85%) Workflow
7 44 (4.85%) Test Scripting
8 43 (4.74%) TDD
9 41 (4.52%) E-Commerce
10 40 (4.41%) Software Engineering
11 37 (4.07%) Business Intelligence
12 31 (3.41%) Web Development
13 30 (3.30%) OOP
14 22 (2.42%) Project Management
15 20 (2.20%) ETL
15 20 (2.20%) Migration
16 19 (2.09%) Release Management
17 18 (1.98%) ITIL
18 17 (1.87%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 570 (62.78%) C#
2 483 (53.19%) SQL
3 255 (28.08%) JavaScript
4 142 (15.64%) T-SQL
5 132 (14.54%) VB
6 79 (8.70%) VB6
7 71 (7.82%) Java
8 56 (6.17%) VBA
9 52 (5.73%) C++
10 47 (5.18%) PHP
11 39 (4.30%) PL/SQL
12 37 (4.07%) VBScript
13 29 (3.19%) C
14 25 (2.75%) Perl
15 23 (2.53%) Ruby
16 17 (1.87%) Python
17 14 (1.54%) PowerShell
18 9 (0.99%) COBOL
18 9 (0.99%) PL/1
19 8 (0.88%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 69 (7.60%) Security Cleared
2 52 (5.73%) SC Cleared
3 41 (4.52%) Degree
4 12 (1.32%) Microsoft Certification
5 8 (0.88%) DV Cleared
6 7 (0.77%) ISEB
7 5 (0.55%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 5 (0.55%) CEH
7 5 (0.55%) MCTS
8 3 (0.33%) MCITP
9 2 (0.22%) ISTQB
10 1 (0.11%) APMP
10 1 (0.11%) IIBA
10 1 (0.11%) MCSD
10 1 (0.11%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (1.21%) QA
2 6 (0.66%) ISO 9001
3 3 (0.33%) PCI DSS
3 3 (0.33%) HL7
4 1 (0.11%) EMIR
4 1 (0.11%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (0.22%) Active Directory
1 2 (0.22%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (0.22%) Hyper-V
1 2 (0.22%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 7 (0.77%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (0.55%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 1 (0.11%) WMI
3 1 (0.11%) WSUS
Vendors
1 205 (22.58%) Microsoft
2 129 (14.21%) Oracle
3 18 (1.98%) Sybase
4 16 (1.76%) Telerik
4 16 (1.76%) EPiServer
5 15 (1.65%) Sitecore
6 14 (1.54%) IBM
7 9 (0.99%) Curam
8 7 (0.77%) DevExpress
9 6 (0.66%) SAP
9 6 (0.66%) Business Objects
10 5 (0.55%) AccuRev
10 5 (0.55%) Salesforce.com
10 5 (0.55%) Capita
11 4 (0.44%) NetApp
11 4 (0.44%) Borland
11 4 (0.44%) Citrix
11 4 (0.44%) Tableau
12 3 (0.33%) Talend
12 3 (0.33%) HP
Warwickshire
Roc Search
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Slaughter and May
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 17 hours ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Posted: 21 hours ago
Street
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Rate: £300 - £310 per day + +
Posted: Yesterday
Wymondham
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Street, Somerset
People Source Consulting
Rate: £280 - £300 per day + (Potentially higher)
Posted: Yesterday
West Midlands
TEKsystems
Rate: £230 - £240 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Preston
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Preston
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxfordshire
OCC Computer personnel
Rate: 200-250 Per Annum 200 - 250 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £400 Per Day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Acorn
Rate: £26400 per annum + plus full benefits package
Posted: 5 days ago
Diss
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Witney, Oxfordshire
Senitor Associates
Rate: £200 - £240 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Uniting Ambition
Rate: 280pd
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Epsom
esynergy Solutions - UK
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
England
Interquest - IQ ERP
Posted: 8 days ago
Berkshire
DP Connect
Rate: £400 - £550 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 9 days ago