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 3 July 2015 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
Rank 311 227 249
Rank change year-on-year
-84 +22
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 313 420 351
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.62% 0.88% 0.79%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.61% 2.33% 2.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 202 252 227
Average daily rate
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£325 £313 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £208 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £288 £313
% change year-on-year
+13.04% -8.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 12 27
Average hourly rate - £32.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -1.53%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £32.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+32.81% -1.53%
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
19485 18017 17104
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 38.45% 37.62% 38.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 13289 11823 10727
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.12% -0.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 404 379 549
Average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.02 £15.33 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £48.50 £45.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%

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 3 July 2015.

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
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 3 July 2015. 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
London +19 124 £375 -3.22% 53
South East -64 40 £350 +16.66% 54
South West -6 39 £363 +61.11% 45
West Midlands -14 34 £300 -4.00% 32
Yorkshire -55 26 £305 +1.66% 29
East of England -8 20 £325 +8.33% 12
East Midlands -10 17 £300 +8.10% 26
North West -35 8 £325 +22.64% 44
North East -27 4 £475 +113.48% 4
VB.NET
UK

VB.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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.

1 671 (99.70%) .NET
2 440 (65.38%) C#
3 383 (56.91%) SQL
4 377 (56.02%) SQL Server
5 339 (50.37%) ASP.NET
6 210 (31.20%) HTML
7 199 (29.57%) JavaScript
8 161 (23.92%) Microsoft
9 156 (23.18%) Agile Software Development
10 153 (22.73%) Finance
11 139 (20.65%) VB
12 132 (19.61%) .NET Framework
13 131 (19.47%) CSS
14 128 (19.02%) Visual Studio
15 123 (18.28%) XML
16 121 (17.98%) Web Services
17 115 (17.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 108 (16.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
19 107 (15.90%) T-SQL
20 105 (15.60%) Windows
21 102 (15.16%) MVC
22 95 (14.12%) WCF
23 91 (13.52%) SQL Server 2008
24 88 (13.08%) SDLC
25 87 (12.93%) Oracle
26 86 (12.78%) VB6
26 86 (12.78%) Team Foundation Server
27 83 (12.33%) WinForms
28 72 (10.70%) Scrum
28 72 (10.70%) jQuery

VB.NET
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 58 (8.62%) IIS
2 49 (7.28%) SharePoint
3 24 (3.57%) BizTalk Server
4 17 (2.53%) CMS
5 16 (2.38%) SharePoint 2010
6 14 (2.08%) SharePoint 2013
7 11 (1.63%) Sitecore CMS
7 11 (1.63%) SAS
8 10 (1.49%) Oracle Workflow
9 9 (1.34%) WebSphere
9 9 (1.34%) Tomcat
10 6 (0.89%) WebLogic
10 6 (0.89%) Oracle BPEL
11 5 (0.74%) Umbraco
11 5 (0.74%) K2 blackpearl
12 4 (0.59%) Apache
13 2 (0.30%) WebSphere Application Server
13 2 (0.30%) WordPress
13 2 (0.30%) LiveCycle
13 2 (0.30%) DNN
Applications
1 61 (9.06%) MS Excel
2 27 (4.01%) MS Office
3 8 (1.19%) MS Visio
3 8 (1.19%) MS Project
4 7 (1.04%) Spreadsheet
5 3 (0.45%) InfoPath
6 2 (0.30%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 12 (1.78%) Adobe Campaign
2 10 (1.49%) WebTrends
3 5 (0.74%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (0.74%) Markit EDM
4 3 (0.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.15%) Agresso
5 1 (0.15%) SmartPlant
5 1 (0.15%) Endur
5 1 (0.15%) Pivotal CRM
5 1 (0.15%) ZaiNet
Cloud Services
1 10 (1.49%) Google Analytics
1 10 (1.49%) Adobe Analytics
2 9 (1.34%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (0.89%) Office 365
4 5 (0.74%) SaaS
5 1 (0.15%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (2.38%) Internet
2 11 (1.63%) HTTP
3 8 (1.19%) LDAP
4 7 (1.04%) SSL
5 5 (0.74%) Firewall
5 5 (0.74%) DHCP
5 5 (0.74%) FTP
6 3 (0.45%) SMTP
6 3 (0.45%) Broadband
6 3 (0.45%) Wireless
6 3 (0.45%) NAS
6 3 (0.45%) SAN
6 3 (0.45%) Telnet
6 3 (0.45%) DNS
7 2 (0.30%) Modbus
7 2 (0.30%) Profibus
7 2 (0.30%) Intranet
7 2 (0.30%) SMS
7 2 (0.30%) Ethernet
8 1 (0.15%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 377 (56.02%) SQL Server
2 115 (17.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 108 (16.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 91 (13.52%) SQL Server 2008
5 67 (9.96%) SQL Server 2012
6 62 (9.21%) Data Warehouse
7 58 (8.62%) SQL Server 2005
8 46 (6.84%) Oracle Database
9 28 (4.16%) Relational Database
10 25 (3.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 24 (3.57%) Oracle Database 11g
12 23 (3.42%) SQL Server 2000
13 19 (2.82%) MySQL
14 17 (2.53%) Oracle Database 10g
15 15 (2.23%) Oracle BI EE
16 12 (1.78%) MS Access
17 11 (1.63%) Microsoft Analysis Services
18 10 (1.49%) Crystal Reports
19 9 (1.34%) DTS
19 9 (1.34%) BusinessObjects XI
Development Applications
1 128 (19.02%) Visual Studio
2 86 (12.78%) Team Foundation Server
3 23 (3.42%) JIRA
4 16 (2.38%) Git (software)
5 14 (2.08%) Subversion
5 14 (2.08%) NUnit
6 7 (1.04%) JUnit
6 7 (1.04%) Maven
6 7 (1.04%) Selenium
6 7 (1.04%) AccuRev
7 6 (0.89%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 6 (0.89%) ClearQuest
7 6 (0.89%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 5 (0.74%) Eclipse
9 4 (0.59%) HP UFT
9 4 (0.59%) Oracle Forms
9 4 (0.59%) ClearCase
9 4 (0.59%) Ant
9 4 (0.59%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
9 4 (0.59%) ERwin
General
1 153 (22.73%) Finance
2 52 (7.73%) Banking
3 29 (4.31%) Back Office
4 25 (3.71%) Investment Banking
5 21 (3.12%) Marketing
6 16 (2.38%) Manufacturing
7 14 (2.08%) Retail
8 9 (1.34%) Legal
9 8 (1.19%) Automotive
10 7 (1.04%) Law
10 7 (1.04%) Publishing
11 6 (0.89%) Telecoms
12 5 (0.74%) Advertising
13 4 (0.59%) Military
14 3 (0.45%) Games
14 3 (0.45%) Electronics
14 3 (0.45%) Financial Institution
15 2 (0.30%) Pharmaceutical
16 1 (0.15%) Aerospace
16 1 (0.15%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 503 (74.74%) Developer
2 234 (34.77%) .NET Developer
3 99 (14.71%) VB.NET Developer
4 83 (12.33%) C# Developer
5 69 (10.25%) Analyst
6 66 (9.81%) C# .NET Developer
7 50 (7.43%) SQL Developer
8 36 (5.35%) Senior Developer
9 34 (5.05%) Programmer
10 31 (4.61%) ASP.NET Developer
11 30 (4.46%) VB Developer
12 28 (4.16%) Software Developer
13 27 (4.01%) Web Developer
14 23 (3.42%) Architect
14 23 (3.42%) AWS Developer
15 21 (3.12%) Applications Developer
16 20 (2.97%) VB6 Developer
16 20 (2.97%) Business Intelligence Developer
17 19 (2.82%) C# ASP.NET Developer
18 16 (2.38%) Analyst Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 671 (99.70%) .NET
2 339 (50.37%) ASP.NET
3 210 (31.20%) HTML
4 132 (19.61%) .NET Framework
5 131 (19.47%) CSS
6 123 (18.28%) XML
7 121 (17.98%) Web Services
8 95 (14.12%) WCF
9 83 (12.33%) WinForms
10 72 (10.70%) jQuery
11 55 (8.17%) ASP.NET MVC
12 40 (5.94%) Ajax
13 39 (5.79%) XSLT
14 36 (5.35%) WPF
14 36 (5.35%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 28 (4.16%) HTML5
15 28 (4.16%) SOAP
16 22 (3.27%) DHTML
16 22 (3.27%) CSS3
17 19 (2.82%) ASP.NET MVC 3
Miscellaneous
1 48 (7.13%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (2.97%) Client/Server
3 14 (2.08%) NHS
4 12 (1.78%) Computer Science
5 9 (1.34%) SCADA
5 9 (1.34%) Data Structures
6 8 (1.19%) N-Tier
7 7 (1.04%) MPEG
7 7 (1.04%) Management Information System
7 7 (1.04%) Clustering
7 7 (1.04%) STB
7 7 (1.04%) iPad
8 6 (0.89%) Mathematics
8 6 (0.89%) W3C
9 5 (0.74%) PKI
9 5 (0.74%) Replication
9 5 (0.74%) Data Centre
10 4 (0.59%) Economics
11 3 (0.45%) Data Protection Act
11 3 (0.45%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 105 (15.60%) Windows
2 25 (3.71%) UNIX
3 11 (1.63%) Windows Server 2003
4 10 (1.49%) Linux
4 10 (1.49%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (0.74%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (0.59%) Windows 7
6 4 (0.59%) Apple iOS
6 4 (0.59%) Android
7 2 (0.30%) Windows Mobile
7 2 (0.30%) Windows XP
7 2 (0.30%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.15%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (0.15%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.15%) Windows Phone
8 1 (0.15%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 156 (23.18%) Agile Software Development
2 102 (15.16%) MVC
3 88 (13.08%) SDLC
4 72 (10.70%) Scrum
5 55 (8.17%) Business Intelligence
6 52 (7.73%) Web Development
7 48 (7.13%) OO
8 46 (6.84%) TDD
9 43 (6.39%) Unit Testing
10 39 (5.79%) E-Commerce
11 36 (5.35%) Migration
12 35 (5.20%) Software Engineering
12 35 (5.20%) Workflow
13 34 (5.05%) ETL
14 28 (4.16%) ITIL
15 27 (4.01%) SOA
16 23 (3.42%) CRM
17 22 (3.27%) Software Testing
17 22 (3.27%) System Testing
18 20 (2.97%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 440 (65.38%) C#
2 383 (56.91%) SQL
3 199 (29.57%) JavaScript
4 139 (20.65%) VB
5 107 (15.90%) T-SQL
6 86 (12.78%) VB6
7 59 (8.77%) PL/SQL
8 56 (8.32%) Java
9 52 (7.73%) VBScript
10 49 (7.28%) VBA
11 32 (4.75%) PowerShell
12 24 (3.57%) C++
13 17 (2.53%) PHP
14 13 (1.93%) Shell Script
15 8 (1.19%) Perl
16 7 (1.04%) XMLA
17 6 (0.89%) Ruby
17 6 (0.89%) C
18 5 (0.74%) Delphi
18 5 (0.74%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 67 (9.96%) Degree
2 39 (5.79%) Security Cleared
3 27 (4.01%) SC Cleared
4 11 (1.63%) DV Cleared
5 9 (1.34%) ISEB
6 8 (1.19%) Microsoft Certification
6 8 (1.19%) ISTQB
7 7 (1.04%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 5 (0.74%) CISSP
9 4 (0.59%) ITIL Certification
9 4 (0.59%) MCAD
9 4 (0.59%) MCSD
9 4 (0.59%) HNC
9 4 (0.59%) HND
9 4 (0.59%) MCDBA
10 3 (0.45%) MCTS
11 2 (0.30%) MCITP
11 2 (0.30%) PMI Certification
12 1 (0.15%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 1 (0.15%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (1.78%) QA
2 6 (0.89%) SLA
3 3 (0.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 3 (0.45%) Basel II
4 2 (0.30%) 21 CFR Part 11
5 1 (0.15%) Solvency II
5 1 (0.15%) Data Quality
System Software
1 16 (2.38%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.45%) Firmware
3 2 (0.30%) ISA Server
3 2 (0.30%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.15%) Samba
Systems Management
1 10 (1.49%) HP Quality Center
2 7 (1.04%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 6 (0.89%) SCCM
3 6 (0.89%) HP Operations Orchestration
4 4 (0.59%) SCOrch
5 2 (0.30%) BladeLogic
6 1 (0.15%) Control-M
Vendors
1 161 (23.92%) Microsoft
2 87 (12.93%) Oracle
3 31 (4.61%) Business Objects
4 18 (2.67%) HP
5 17 (2.53%) Sitecore
6 15 (2.23%) Tableau
7 14 (2.08%) Adobe
8 12 (1.78%) Aprimo
8 12 (1.78%) Eloqua
9 11 (1.63%) Google
10 9 (1.34%) IBM
11 7 (1.04%) SAP
12 5 (0.74%) Salesforce.com
12 5 (0.74%) Teradata
12 5 (0.74%) Telerik
12 5 (0.74%) Splunk
13 3 (0.45%) Xamarin
13 3 (0.45%) OpenText
13 3 (0.45%) EPiServer
13 3 (0.45%) DevExpress
Cirencester, Gloucestershire
GB Solutions
Rate: From £45,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
William-Arthur & Associates
Posted: 2 days ago
Greater Manchester
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Sunderland, Tyne and Wear
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
JM
Rate: £275 - £300 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £320 - £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
North Yorkshire
Uniting Ambition
Rate: Market related
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £450.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
West Midlands
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £275 - £325 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Warrington
Computer Futures
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Venturi
Rate: £200.00 - £275 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
Newton-Le-Willows
Computer Futures
Rate: £250 - £325 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
City of London
Venturi
Rate: £220.00 - £270 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
Bristol
iKonnect
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 16 days ago
Leeds
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £450 - £600 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
Gloucester
Orgtel
Rate: £350 - £500 per day + competitive
Posted: 17 days ago
London
Orgtel
Rate: £350 - £375 per day
Posted: 17 days ago