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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VB.NET over the 3 months to 1 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
Rank 376 297 213
Rank change year-on-year
-79 -84
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 260 378 519
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.51% 0.73% 1.04%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.32% 1.94% 2.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 189 238 335
Median daily rate £350 £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £512 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £320 £293
% change year-on-year
+5.46% +9.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 10 15
Median hourly rate £14.50 £33.05 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-56.12% -5.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £15.75 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.75 £35.25 £98.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £33.05 £34.50
% change year-on-year
-51.58% -4.20%
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
19642 19438 18583
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 38.33% 37.75% 37.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 13637 12836 12308
Median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £332
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +5.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 424 417 444
Median hourly rate £38.00 £36.00 £36.45
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -1.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £20.00 £18.03
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.81 £45.00 £46.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £36.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -1.36%

VB.NET
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing VB.NET as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 1 May 2016.

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 1 May 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VB.NET within the England region over the 3 months to 1 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -100 72 £401 +7.00% 48
South East -19 58 £375 +7.14% 41
East Midlands +12 30 £300 - 15
West Midlands -12 26 £325 - 50
North West -1 20 £288 -8.00% 25
East of England +6 14 £350 +33.33% 18
North East -18 14 £288 - 3
South West -21 14 £338 +2.89% 19
Yorkshire -16 12 £319 -0.39% 25
VB.NET
UK

VB.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing VB.NET also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for VB.NET.

1 576 (100.00%) .NET
2 400 (69.44%) C#
3 342 (59.38%) SQL
4 327 (56.77%) SQL Server
5 215 (37.33%) ASP.NET
6 173 (30.03%) JavaScript
6 173 (30.03%) Microsoft
7 147 (25.52%) VB
8 141 (24.48%) .NET Framework
9 140 (24.31%) Windows
10 132 (22.92%) HTML
11 128 (22.22%) MVC
12 115 (19.97%) CSS
13 112 (19.44%) Agile Software Development
14 110 (19.10%) T-SQL
15 109 (18.92%) MS Excel
15 109 (18.92%) Finance
16 106 (18.40%) XML
17 105 (18.23%) SQL Server 2008
18 98 (17.01%) jQuery
18 98 (17.01%) Oracle
18 98 (17.01%) WinForms
19 96 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
20 74 (12.85%) Visual Studio
21 73 (12.67%) VB6
22 72 (12.50%) VBA
23 71 (12.33%) Team Foundation Server
24 68 (11.81%) SQL Server 2012
25 66 (11.46%) Web Development
25 66 (11.46%) Web Services

VB.NET
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 62 (10.76%) SharePoint
2 48 (8.33%) IIS
3 30 (5.21%) SharePoint 2013
4 22 (3.82%) SharePoint 2010
5 12 (2.08%) CMS
5 12 (2.08%) Node.js
6 10 (1.74%) MS Exchange
6 10 (1.74%) SharePoint Server
7 9 (1.56%) WordPress
8 7 (1.22%) Apache
9 5 (0.87%) Drupal
9 5 (0.87%) Joomla!
10 4 (0.69%) Exchange Server 2010
10 4 (0.69%) Exchange Server 2013
10 4 (0.69%) Umbraco
11 2 (0.35%) BizTalk Server
11 2 (0.35%) DNN
11 2 (0.35%) Documentum
11 2 (0.35%) Exchange Server 2007
11 2 (0.35%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 109 (18.92%) MS Excel
2 43 (7.47%) MS Office
3 3 (0.52%) InfoPath
3 3 (0.52%) Simulink
3 3 (0.52%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.17%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.17%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.17%) Revit
4 1 (0.17%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 4 (0.69%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.17%) AWD
2 1 (0.17%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (0.17%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.17%) Sage 200
2 1 (0.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.17%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 30 (5.21%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (1.74%) Office 365
3 8 (1.39%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (0.69%) SaaS
5 2 (0.35%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 2 (0.35%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (0.35%) Amazon ELB
5 2 (0.35%) Amazon S3
5 2 (0.35%) AWS CloudFormation
5 2 (0.35%) Route 53
5 2 (0.35%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 1 (0.17%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.17%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 20 (3.47%) Internet
2 13 (2.26%) HTTP
2 13 (2.26%) Intranet
3 8 (1.39%) DNS
3 8 (1.39%) Firewall
3 8 (1.39%) SSL
4 6 (1.04%) SMTP
5 4 (0.69%) Extranet
5 4 (0.69%) Kerberos
6 3 (0.52%) ATM
6 3 (0.52%) DHCP
6 3 (0.52%) TCP/IP
7 2 (0.35%) DVB
7 2 (0.35%) FTP
7 2 (0.35%) Network Security
8 1 (0.17%) NAS
8 1 (0.17%) SAN
8 1 (0.17%) Telnet
8 1 (0.17%) VDSL
8 1 (0.17%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 327 (56.77%) SQL Server
2 105 (18.23%) SQL Server 2008
3 96 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 68 (11.81%) SQL Server 2012
5 58 (10.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 36 (6.25%) Oracle Database
7 34 (5.90%) Relational Database
7 34 (5.90%) SQL Server 2005
8 33 (5.73%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 22 (3.82%) Oracle Database 11g
10 20 (3.47%) RDBMS
11 14 (2.43%) Oracle Reports
12 12 (2.08%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 11 (1.91%) Data Warehouse
14 10 (1.74%) Big Data
14 10 (1.74%) Hadoop
14 10 (1.74%) MySQL
15 9 (1.56%) Datazen
16 8 (1.39%) Crystal Reports
16 8 (1.39%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 74 (12.85%) Visual Studio
2 71 (12.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 12 (2.08%) Subversion
4 10 (1.74%) JIRA
5 7 (1.22%) NUnit
6 6 (1.04%) Git (software)
6 6 (1.04%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 4 (0.69%) Appcelerator Titanium
7 4 (0.69%) Moq
7 4 (0.69%) MSI
7 4 (0.69%) Selenium
7 4 (0.69%) Xcode
8 3 (0.52%) Rational DOORS
9 2 (0.35%) CruiseControl
9 2 (0.35%) FishEye
9 2 (0.35%) MSBuild
9 2 (0.35%) SoapUI
10 1 (0.17%) Bugzilla
10 1 (0.17%) LabVIEW
10 1 (0.17%) Toad
General
1 109 (18.92%) Finance
2 59 (10.24%) Banking
3 19 (3.30%) Marketing
4 17 (2.95%) Advertising
5 16 (2.78%) Investment Banking
5 16 (2.78%) Retail
6 15 (2.60%) Back Office
7 14 (2.43%) Legal
8 13 (2.26%) Law
9 10 (1.74%) Manufacturing
10 9 (1.56%) German Language
11 6 (1.04%) Games
12 5 (0.87%) French Language
12 5 (0.87%) Italian Language
12 5 (0.87%) Spanish Language
13 3 (0.52%) Automotive
13 3 (0.52%) Front Office
13 3 (0.52%) Pharmaceutical
14 2 (0.35%) Billing
14 2 (0.35%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 445 (77.26%) Developer
2 300 (52.08%) .NET Developer
3 170 (29.51%) VB.NET Developer
4 122 (21.18%) C# Developer
5 112 (19.44%) C# .NET Developer
6 94 (16.32%) SQL Developer
7 60 (10.42%) C# VB.NET Developer
8 42 (7.29%) ASP.NET Developer
9 41 (7.12%) Software Developer
10 40 (6.94%) WinForms Developer
11 34 (5.90%) SQL Server Developer
12 32 (5.56%) SharePoint Developer
13 30 (5.21%) Analyst
14 29 (5.03%) Applications Developer
15 28 (4.86%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
15 28 (4.86%) Web Developer
16 26 (4.51%) .NET Software Developer
17 25 (4.34%) C# ASP.NET Developer
18 24 (4.17%) VB Developer
19 21 (3.65%) VB6 Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 576 (100.00%) .NET
2 215 (37.33%) ASP.NET
3 141 (24.48%) .NET Framework
4 132 (22.92%) HTML
5 115 (19.97%) CSS
6 106 (18.40%) XML
7 98 (17.01%) jQuery
7 98 (17.01%) WinForms
8 66 (11.46%) Web Services
9 56 (9.72%) ASP.NET MVC
10 47 (8.16%) Entity Framework
11 38 (6.60%) WCF
12 37 (6.42%) Ajax
13 35 (6.08%) WPF
14 33 (5.73%) HTML5
15 32 (5.56%) Classic ASP
16 25 (4.34%) LINQ
17 22 (3.82%) AngularJS
17 22 (3.82%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 21 (3.65%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 33 (5.73%) Analytical Skills
2 29 (5.03%) Computer Science
3 17 (2.95%) Mathematics
3 17 (2.95%) N-Tier
4 10 (1.74%) Enterprise Software
4 10 (1.74%) Mobile App
5 9 (1.56%) Inversion of Control
6 7 (1.22%) NHS
6 7 (1.22%) STB
7 6 (1.04%) iPad
7 6 (1.04%) Management Information System
8 5 (0.87%) iSeries
9 4 (0.69%) MPEG
9 4 (0.69%) Online Games
10 3 (0.52%) Data Integration
10 3 (0.52%) Digital Media
10 3 (0.52%) Fintech
10 3 (0.52%) Replication
10 3 (0.52%) SCADA
11 2 (0.35%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 140 (24.31%) Windows
2 18 (3.13%) Windows Server 2008
3 14 (2.43%) Unix
4 12 (2.08%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (1.56%) Windows Server
6 8 (1.39%) Windows Server 2003
7 7 (1.22%) Apple iOS
7 7 (1.22%) Linux
7 7 (1.22%) Windows 7
8 6 (1.04%) Windows Mobile
9 5 (0.87%) Android
10 4 (0.69%) Windows Vista
11 3 (0.52%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.17%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 128 (22.22%) MVC
2 112 (19.44%) Agile Software Development
3 66 (11.46%) Web Development
4 56 (9.72%) OO
5 44 (7.64%) Business Intelligence
6 42 (7.29%) SDLC
7 40 (6.94%) TDD
8 38 (6.60%) Software Engineering
9 34 (5.90%) Scrum
10 31 (5.38%) Unit Testing
11 30 (5.21%) Change Management
12 26 (4.51%) E-Commerce
13 25 (4.34%) Mentoring
13 25 (4.34%) Migration
14 24 (4.17%) ITIL
15 22 (3.82%) Performance Tuning
16 16 (2.78%) Memory Management
17 15 (2.60%) Continuous Integration
18 14 (2.43%) Service Delivery
18 14 (2.43%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 400 (69.44%) C#
2 342 (59.38%) SQL
3 173 (30.03%) JavaScript
4 147 (25.52%) VB
5 110 (19.10%) T-SQL
6 73 (12.67%) VB6
7 72 (12.50%) VBA
8 48 (8.33%) VBScript
9 41 (7.12%) C++
9 41 (7.12%) Java
10 34 (5.90%) PL/SQL
11 33 (5.73%) PowerShell
12 23 (3.99%) C
13 22 (3.82%) PHP
14 12 (2.08%) XAML
15 11 (1.91%) Python
16 7 (1.22%) Ruby
17 6 (1.04%) MATLAB
17 6 (1.04%) R
18 5 (0.87%) Scala
Qualifications
1 52 (9.03%) Degree
2 34 (5.90%) Security Cleared
3 21 (3.65%) Microsoft Certification
3 21 (3.65%) SC Cleared
4 10 (1.74%) DV Cleared
5 7 (1.22%) ITIL Certification
6 6 (1.04%) MCSD
7 5 (0.87%) ISEB
8 4 (0.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 4 (0.69%) MCSE
9 3 (0.52%) HND
10 2 (0.35%) ISTQB
11 1 (0.17%) BPSS Clearance
11 1 (0.17%) CISSP
11 1 (0.17%) CREST Certified
11 1 (0.17%) GWAPT
11 1 (0.17%) MCP
11 1 (0.17%) OSCE
11 1 (0.17%) OSCP
11 1 (0.17%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (3.30%) QA
2 6 (1.04%) SLA
3 3 (0.52%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 1 (0.17%) Basel II
4 1 (0.17%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.17%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 18 (3.13%) Active Directory
2 4 (0.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.35%) Postfix
3 2 (0.35%) Sendmail
4 1 (0.17%) BitLocker
4 1 (0.17%) DFS Replication
4 1 (0.17%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 7 (1.22%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (0.87%) SCCM
3 4 (0.69%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 3 (0.52%) SCOM
5 2 (0.35%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 2 (0.35%) Norton AntiVirus
5 2 (0.35%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.35%) Puppet
5 2 (0.35%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 1 (0.17%) Ambari
6 1 (0.17%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 173 (30.03%) Microsoft
2 98 (17.01%) Oracle
3 11 (1.91%) SAP
4 8 (1.39%) HP
4 8 (1.39%) Lumension
5 7 (1.22%) Remedy
6 6 (1.04%) Intel Security
6 6 (1.04%) RedGate
7 5 (0.87%) iManage
7 5 (0.87%) VMware
8 4 (0.69%) Appcelerator
8 4 (0.69%) Xamarin
9 3 (0.52%) Bloomberg
9 3 (0.52%) Citrix
9 3 (0.52%) EPiServer
9 3 (0.52%) IBM
9 3 (0.52%) Infragistics
9 3 (0.52%) OpenText
9 3 (0.52%) Telerik
10 2 (0.35%) Siebel
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