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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
Rank 283 209 155
Rank change year-on-year
-74 -54
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 377 468 584
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.75% 0.99% 1.29%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.97% 2.59% 3.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 243 275 326
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 £230 £222 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+7.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 22 17
Average hourly rate £37.00 £32.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.84% +44.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £20.70 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £90.00 £42.25 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.25 £32.50 £18.75
% change year-on-year
-6.92% +73.33%
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
19115 18064 17340
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 37.89% 38.25% 38.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 13233 11695 10759
Average daily rate £400 £380 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £553 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 413 526 693
Average hourly rate £35.50 £34.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.41% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.85 £14.01 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £42.95 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.57% -5.71%

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 19 December 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 19 December 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 19 December 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
London +57 132 £350 +3.70% 33
South East -53 76 £350 +11.11% 59
West Midlands -8 45 £300 +8.10% 48
South West -31 40 £325 -1.88% 27
East of England -22 29 £300 +1.69% 20
North East -14 16 £300 - 9
Yorkshire -52 15 £325 +16.07% 31
North West -41 13 £288 -11.53% 43
East Midlands -13 9 £300 +11.11% 17
VB.NET
UK

VB.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

1 752 (100.00%) .NET
2 510 (67.82%) C#
3 417 (55.45%) SQL Server
4 416 (55.32%) SQL
5 381 (50.66%) ASP.NET
6 217 (28.86%) Microsoft
7 214 (28.46%) JavaScript
8 208 (27.66%) HTML
9 161 (21.41%) XML
10 159 (21.14%) MVC
11 147 (19.55%) CSS
12 140 (18.62%) WCF
13 129 (17.15%) Visual Studio
14 128 (17.02%) Agile Software Development
15 126 (16.76%) Finance
16 121 (16.09%) Web Services
17 119 (15.82%) VB
18 116 (15.43%) jQuery
18 116 (15.43%) .NET Framework
19 115 (15.29%) Windows
20 113 (15.03%) SQL Server 2008
21 110 (14.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
22 101 (13.43%) Oracle
23 92 (12.23%) Team Foundation Server
24 91 (12.10%) T-SQL
24 91 (12.10%) MS Excel
25 85 (11.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
26 84 (11.17%) VBA
27 83 (11.04%) Scrum
28 79 (10.51%) Java

VB.NET
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 72 (9.57%) SharePoint
2 52 (6.91%) IIS
3 34 (4.52%) CMS
4 25 (3.32%) SharePoint 2010
5 23 (3.06%) BizTalk Server
6 17 (2.26%) SharePoint 2013
7 15 (1.99%) WebSphere
8 11 (1.46%) Sitecore CMS
9 10 (1.33%) Umbraco
10 9 (1.20%) ArcGIS
11 6 (0.80%) Tomcat
11 6 (0.80%) MS Exchange
11 6 (0.80%) Kentico
11 6 (0.80%) Exchange Server 2010
12 5 (0.66%) DNN
12 5 (0.66%) Drupal
12 5 (0.66%) WorkSite
12 5 (0.66%) Oracle BPEL
13 4 (0.53%) SharePoint Server
13 4 (0.53%) Moodle
Applications
1 91 (12.10%) MS Excel
2 68 (9.04%) MS Office
3 20 (2.66%) MS Visio
4 18 (2.39%) Spreadsheet
5 8 (1.06%) MS Project
6 7 (0.93%) ArcInfo
7 4 (0.53%) MS PowerPoint
8 2 (0.27%) Photoshop
8 2 (0.27%) PowerPivot
9 1 (0.13%) GIMP
9 1 (0.13%) AutoCAD
9 1 (0.13%) Fireworks
9 1 (0.13%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 34 (4.52%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (1.20%) SmartPlant
3 7 (0.93%) Endur
3 7 (0.93%) ZaiNet
4 6 (0.80%) Advent Portfolio Exchange
5 4 (0.53%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 2 (0.27%) Dynamics AX
6 2 (0.27%) Tridion
7 1 (0.13%) Magento
7 1 (0.13%) Cerner Millennium
7 1 (0.13%) CODA-Financials
7 1 (0.13%) Sage 1000
7 1 (0.13%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 15 (1.99%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (0.66%) Office 365
3 3 (0.40%) SaaS
4 2 (0.27%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 18 (2.39%) Firewall
2 17 (2.26%) HTTP
3 11 (1.46%) FTP
4 9 (1.20%) DHCP
4 9 (1.20%) Intranet
5 8 (1.06%) Wireless
5 8 (1.06%) NAS
6 7 (0.93%) Internet
7 6 (0.80%) Broadband
8 5 (0.66%) Telnet
9 4 (0.53%) DNS
10 2 (0.27%) SAN
10 2 (0.27%) Extranet
11 1 (0.13%) SSL
11 1 (0.13%) HTTPS
11 1 (0.13%) TCP/IP
11 1 (0.13%) VPN
11 1 (0.13%) SMTP
11 1 (0.13%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 417 (55.45%) SQL Server
2 113 (15.03%) SQL Server 2008
3 110 (14.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 85 (11.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 60 (7.98%) Oracle Database
6 58 (7.71%) SQL Server 2005
7 41 (5.45%) SQL Server 2012
8 36 (4.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 30 (3.99%) MS Access
9 30 (3.99%) Relational Database
10 25 (3.32%) Data Warehouse
10 25 (3.32%) DTS
10 25 (3.32%) SQL Server 2000
11 17 (2.26%) Crystal Reports
12 14 (1.86%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 13 (1.73%) MySQL
14 10 (1.33%) Oracle Database 11g
14 10 (1.33%) Oracle Database 10g
15 8 (1.06%) Oracle ODI
15 8 (1.06%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 129 (17.15%) Visual Studio
2 92 (12.23%) Team Foundation Server
3 20 (2.66%) JIRA
4 18 (2.39%) Subversion
4 18 (2.39%) Git (software)
5 15 (1.99%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 15 (1.99%) NUnit
6 13 (1.73%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 13 (1.73%) Selenium
7 11 (1.46%) JUnit
8 8 (1.06%) ReSharper
8 8 (1.06%) Maven
8 8 (1.06%) Rhino Mocks
9 6 (0.80%) Oracle APEX
9 6 (0.80%) ClearQuest
9 6 (0.80%) Jenkins
10 3 (0.40%) TeamCity
10 3 (0.40%) WebDriver
10 3 (0.40%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
10 3 (0.40%) Hudson
General
1 126 (16.76%) Finance
2 43 (5.72%) Marketing
3 33 (4.39%) Banking
4 19 (2.53%) Retail
5 15 (1.99%) Telecoms
6 14 (1.86%) Back Office
7 10 (1.33%) Legal
8 8 (1.06%) Games
8 8 (1.06%) Front Office
8 8 (1.06%) Manufacturing
9 6 (0.80%) Financial Institution
10 5 (0.66%) Pharmaceutical
11 4 (0.53%) Law
11 4 (0.53%) Advertising
12 3 (0.40%) Automotive
12 3 (0.40%) Electronics
12 3 (0.40%) Military
13 2 (0.27%) Investment Banking
14 1 (0.13%) German Language
14 1 (0.13%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 547 (72.74%) Developer
2 281 (37.37%) .NET Developer
3 130 (17.29%) VB.NET Developer
4 69 (9.18%) C# Developer
5 59 (7.85%) Analyst
6 55 (7.31%) Programmer
7 53 (7.05%) C# .NET Developer
8 43 (5.72%) Web Developer
9 36 (4.79%) Software Developer
10 34 (4.52%) ASP.NET Developer
10 34 (4.52%) Senior Developer
11 33 (4.39%) Architect
12 29 (3.86%) Analyst Programmer
13 28 (3.72%) SQL Developer
14 24 (3.19%) C# ASP.NET Developer
14 24 (3.19%) Consultant
15 21 (2.79%) Tester
15 21 (2.79%) VB Developer
16 20 (2.66%) Senior .NET Developer
17 17 (2.26%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 752 (100.00%) .NET
2 381 (50.66%) ASP.NET
3 208 (27.66%) HTML
4 161 (21.41%) XML
5 147 (19.55%) CSS
6 140 (18.62%) WCF
7 121 (16.09%) Web Services
8 116 (15.43%) jQuery
8 116 (15.43%) .NET Framework
9 71 (9.44%) ASP.NET MVC
10 65 (8.64%) WinForms
11 63 (8.38%) Ajax
12 51 (6.78%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 47 (6.25%) WPF
14 45 (5.98%) XSLT
14 45 (5.98%) HTML5
15 31 (4.12%) JSON
16 30 (3.99%) LINQ
16 30 (3.99%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
17 28 (3.72%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 79 (10.51%) Analytical Skills
2 35 (4.65%) Computer Science
3 27 (3.59%) Management Information System
4 26 (3.46%) N-Tier
5 22 (2.93%) User Experience
6 15 (1.99%) Open Source
7 13 (1.73%) STB
8 12 (1.60%) Data Structures
8 12 (1.60%) FMCG
9 11 (1.46%) Mainframe
10 10 (1.33%) GIS
10 10 (1.33%) IBM Mainframe
11 8 (1.06%) MPEG
12 7 (0.93%) Enterprise Software
12 7 (0.93%) NHS
13 6 (0.80%) SCADA
13 6 (0.80%) Client/Server
13 6 (0.80%) Mobile Payment
13 6 (0.80%) Visualisation
13 6 (0.80%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 115 (15.29%) Windows
2 23 (3.06%) UNIX
3 14 (1.86%) Windows Server 2003
3 14 (1.86%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (1.33%) Linux
5 8 (1.06%) Windows 7
6 7 (0.93%) Windows XP
7 6 (0.80%) Apple iOS
7 6 (0.80%) Android
8 4 (0.53%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (0.40%) Windows 8
10 2 (0.27%) Solaris
11 1 (0.13%) Mac OS X Server
11 1 (0.13%) Windows Phone
11 1 (0.13%) OpenVMS
11 1 (0.13%) Windows CE
11 1 (0.13%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 159 (21.14%) MVC
2 128 (17.02%) Agile Software Development
3 83 (11.04%) Scrum
4 74 (9.84%) OO
5 62 (8.24%) CRM
6 60 (7.98%) Unit Testing
7 51 (6.78%) E-Commerce
8 49 (6.52%) Migration
8 49 (6.52%) TDD
9 45 (5.98%) Software Engineering
10 44 (5.85%) Business Intelligence
11 38 (5.05%) Web Development
12 36 (4.79%) Workflow
13 34 (4.52%) Project Management
13 34 (4.52%) OOP
14 32 (4.26%) Data Management
15 31 (4.12%) Test Scripting
16 28 (3.72%) Web Design
17 24 (3.19%) Service Delivery
17 24 (3.19%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 510 (67.82%) C#
2 416 (55.32%) SQL
3 214 (28.46%) JavaScript
4 119 (15.82%) VB
5 91 (12.10%) T-SQL
6 84 (11.17%) VBA
7 79 (10.51%) Java
8 73 (9.71%) VBScript
9 56 (7.45%) VB6
10 49 (6.52%) PL/SQL
11 31 (4.12%) PHP
12 24 (3.19%) C++
13 14 (1.86%) Ruby
14 13 (1.73%) PowerShell
15 12 (1.60%) C
16 11 (1.46%) Perl
17 9 (1.20%) Python
17 9 (1.20%) XAML
18 7 (0.93%) Bash Shell
19 5 (0.66%) R
Qualifications
1 48 (6.38%) Degree
2 42 (5.59%) Security Cleared
3 26 (3.46%) SC Cleared
4 14 (1.86%) Microsoft Certification
5 8 (1.06%) MCTS
5 8 (1.06%) ISEB
5 8 (1.06%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 7 (0.93%) DV Cleared
7 5 (0.66%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (0.40%) HNC
8 3 (0.40%) HND
8 3 (0.40%) MCITP
9 2 (0.27%) MCSE
9 2 (0.27%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (0.27%) CCNA
10 1 (0.13%) BC Cleared
10 1 (0.13%) MCP
10 1 (0.13%) PhD
10 1 (0.13%) OCP
10 1 (0.13%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (3.32%) QA
2 5 (0.66%) SLA
3 3 (0.40%) ISO 9001
3 3 (0.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.27%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 14 (1.86%) Active Directory
2 6 (0.80%) Firmware
3 3 (0.40%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.27%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (0.27%) DFS Replication
4 2 (0.27%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.27%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 1 (0.13%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 15 (1.99%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (0.40%) SCCM
3 2 (0.27%) NetBackup
4 1 (0.13%) SCOrch
4 1 (0.13%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.13%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (0.13%) WMI
Vendors
1 217 (28.86%) Microsoft
2 101 (13.43%) Oracle
3 12 (1.60%) IBM
4 11 (1.46%) Sitecore
5 10 (1.33%) Telerik
5 10 (1.33%) HP
6 9 (1.20%) DevExpress
7 8 (1.06%) Adobe
7 8 (1.06%) EPiServer
8 7 (0.93%) Tableau
8 7 (0.93%) Business Objects
8 7 (0.93%) Intergraph
8 7 (0.93%) Interwoven
8 7 (0.93%) Open Text
9 6 (0.80%) SAP
9 6 (0.80%) Trayport
10 4 (0.53%) Informatica
10 4 (0.53%) Sybase
11 3 (0.40%) Citrix
11 3 (0.40%) Cognos
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Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 hours ago
Dorset
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Rate: £370.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago
Glastonbury, Somerset
Reed Professional Services
Rate: £300 - £360 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Roc Search
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading
Volt
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Senitor Associates
Rate: £200 - £220 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Nationwide People Ltd
Rate: £400 - £450 Per Day
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Firway Consulting
Rate: From £225 to £275 per annum Good - Dependant on Experience
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
The Datawarehousing Company
Rate: From £450 to £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Big Red Recruitment
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
83Zero
Rate: From £300 to £350 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Uniting Ambition
Rate: £342 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
Eaglecliff
Rate: From £450 to £530 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Farnborough
First Recruitment Group
Rate: £0 - £500+ per day
Posted: 8 days ago
Berkshire
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
Altrincham
Computer Futures
Rate: £325 - £425 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
Wakefield
Real Staffing
Rate: £275 - £300 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 14 days ago
Birmingham
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £250.00 - £300.00 per day
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