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 1 September 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
Rank 317 260 273
Rank change year-on-year
-57 +13
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 332 394 343
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.62% 0.77% 0.71%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.60% 2.06% 1.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 218 265 217
Average daily rate
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£340 £320 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £400 £428
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £310 £320
% change year-on-year
+8.06% -3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 4 20
Average hourly rate £42.50 £35.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% +7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £28.00 £21.63
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £56.20 £133.00 £35.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+21.42% +7.69%
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
20781 19153 19022
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 38.57% 37.42% 39.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 14206 12347 12166
Average daily rate £410 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.62% -0.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £270 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 469 392 514
Average hourly rate £38.00 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £15.16 £16.72
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.50 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +2.94%

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 1 September 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
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 September 2015.

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 1 September 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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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 -17 87 £425 +30.76% 24
South East -73 57 £335 +3.07% 39
West Midlands +2 44 £325 +8.33% 40
South West -2 39 £375 +44.23% 29
East Midlands +4 28 £300 -1.63% 28
Yorkshire -36 24 £325 +1.56% 21
East of England -4 21 £323 -0.76% 24
North West -16 17 £344 +16.52% 58
North East -18 16 £324 -13.66% 9
VB.NET
UK

VB.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 September 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.

1 660 (100.00%) .NET
2 441 (66.82%) C#
3 391 (59.24%) SQL Server
4 347 (52.58%) SQL
5 317 (48.03%) ASP.NET
6 208 (31.52%) HTML
7 201 (30.45%) JavaScript
8 182 (27.58%) Microsoft
9 160 (24.24%) Agile Software Development
10 157 (23.79%) VB
11 154 (23.33%) Finance
12 147 (22.27%) CSS
13 138 (20.91%) Visual Studio
13 138 (20.91%) MVC
14 135 (20.45%) Web Services
15 133 (20.15%) .NET Framework
16 129 (19.55%) XML
17 125 (18.94%) Windows
18 120 (18.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
19 111 (16.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
20 108 (16.36%) T-SQL
21 95 (14.39%) WCF
22 93 (14.09%) jQuery
22 93 (14.09%) SQL Server 2008
23 91 (13.79%) SDLC
24 89 (13.48%) VB6
24 89 (13.48%) WinForms
25 84 (12.73%) MS Excel
26 82 (12.42%) Oracle
26 82 (12.42%) Team Foundation Server

VB.NET
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 67 (10.15%) IIS
2 56 (8.48%) SharePoint
3 24 (3.64%) SharePoint 2010
4 22 (3.33%) SharePoint 2013
4 22 (3.33%) BizTalk Server
5 17 (2.58%) CMS
6 13 (1.97%) SAS
7 12 (1.82%) Sitecore CMS
8 10 (1.52%) Oracle Workflow
9 7 (1.06%) WebSphere
9 7 (1.06%) JBoss
9 7 (1.06%) Apache
9 7 (1.06%) Tomcat
10 6 (0.91%) Umbraco
11 5 (0.76%) SharePoint Server
11 5 (0.76%) WebSphere Application Server
12 4 (0.61%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 2 (0.30%) LiveCycle
13 2 (0.30%) WebLogic
13 2 (0.30%) WordPress
Applications
1 84 (12.73%) MS Excel
2 39 (5.91%) MS Office
3 8 (1.21%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.61%) MS Project
4 4 (0.61%) Spreadsheet
5 3 (0.45%) InfoPath
6 2 (0.30%) MS PowerPoint
7 1 (0.15%) GNU Octave
7 1 (0.15%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.15%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 12 (1.82%) Adobe Campaign
2 10 (1.52%) WebTrends
3 5 (0.76%) Dynamics CRM
4 4 (0.61%) Markit EDM
4 4 (0.61%) SmartPlant
5 2 (0.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.15%) Agresso
6 1 (0.15%) Pivotal CRM
Cloud Services
1 14 (2.12%) Google Analytics
1 14 (2.12%) Adobe Analytics
2 8 (1.21%) Office 365
3 5 (0.76%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (0.76%) SaaS
4 1 (0.15%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.15%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 20 (3.03%) HTTP
1 20 (3.03%) Internet
2 12 (1.82%) FTP
3 10 (1.52%) SSL
4 7 (1.06%) TCP/IP
5 6 (0.91%) DNS
5 6 (0.91%) LDAP
5 6 (0.91%) SMTP
6 5 (0.76%) DHCP
6 5 (0.76%) Intranet
7 4 (0.61%) Wireless
7 4 (0.61%) NetScaler
8 3 (0.45%) NAS
8 3 (0.45%) Telnet
8 3 (0.45%) Firewall
8 3 (0.45%) Broadband
9 1 (0.15%) ATM
9 1 (0.15%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 391 (59.24%) SQL Server
2 120 (18.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 111 (16.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 93 (14.09%) SQL Server 2008
5 66 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
6 65 (9.85%) Data Warehouse
7 53 (8.03%) SQL Server 2005
8 46 (6.97%) Relational Database
9 41 (6.21%) Oracle Database
10 37 (5.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 33 (5.00%) BusinessObjects
12 26 (3.94%) SQL Server 2000
13 19 (2.88%) Oracle Database 11g
14 18 (2.73%) Oracle Database 10g
15 15 (2.27%) MySQL
15 15 (2.27%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 15 (2.27%) Oracle BI EE
16 14 (2.12%) DTS
16 14 (2.12%) Crystal Reports
17 12 (1.82%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 138 (20.91%) Visual Studio
2 82 (12.42%) Team Foundation Server
3 24 (3.64%) JIRA
4 21 (3.18%) Subversion
5 20 (3.03%) NUnit
6 18 (2.73%) Git (software)
7 11 (1.67%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 8 (1.21%) JUnit
8 8 (1.21%) Selenium
9 6 (0.91%) TeamCity
9 6 (0.91%) Eclipse
9 6 (0.91%) Oracle Forms
9 6 (0.91%) ERwin
10 5 (0.76%) Oracle APEX
10 5 (0.76%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 4 (0.61%) Jenkins
11 4 (0.61%) AccuRev
11 4 (0.61%) PHPUnit
11 4 (0.61%) Rhino Mocks
11 4 (0.61%) ClearQuest
General
1 154 (23.33%) Finance
2 48 (7.27%) Banking
3 26 (3.94%) Investment Banking
4 23 (3.48%) Marketing
5 22 (3.33%) Manufacturing
6 18 (2.73%) Back Office
7 9 (1.36%) Retail
8 8 (1.21%) Publishing
8 8 (1.21%) Financial Institution
8 8 (1.21%) Automotive
8 8 (1.21%) Telecoms
8 8 (1.21%) Legal
9 5 (0.76%) Law
9 5 (0.76%) Advertising
10 4 (0.61%) Games
11 3 (0.45%) Front Office
12 2 (0.30%) Electronics
12 2 (0.30%) Pharmaceutical
13 1 (0.15%) Military
13 1 (0.15%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 498 (75.45%) Developer
2 255 (38.64%) .NET Developer
3 130 (19.70%) VB.NET Developer
4 73 (11.06%) C# Developer
5 58 (8.79%) Analyst
5 58 (8.79%) C# .NET Developer
6 41 (6.21%) SQL Developer
7 33 (5.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 32 (4.85%) Programmer
8 32 (4.85%) ASP.NET Developer
9 29 (4.39%) Web Developer
9 29 (4.39%) Software Developer
10 27 (4.09%) Architect
11 26 (3.94%) Senior Developer
12 23 (3.48%) VB Developer
13 21 (3.18%) AWS Developer
14 17 (2.58%) Oracle Developer
14 17 (2.58%) Applications Developer
15 16 (2.42%) Analyst Programmer
15 16 (2.42%) SharePoint Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 660 (100.00%) .NET
2 317 (48.03%) ASP.NET
3 208 (31.52%) HTML
4 147 (22.27%) CSS
5 135 (20.45%) Web Services
6 133 (20.15%) .NET Framework
7 129 (19.55%) XML
8 95 (14.39%) WCF
9 93 (14.09%) jQuery
10 89 (13.48%) WinForms
11 50 (7.58%) Ajax
11 50 (7.58%) ASP.NET MVC
12 33 (5.00%) WPF
12 33 (5.00%) HTML5
13 31 (4.70%) XSLT
14 30 (4.55%) SOAP
15 27 (4.09%) ASP.NET Web Forms
16 23 (3.48%) CSS3
16 23 (3.48%) MDX
17 21 (3.18%) ADO.NET
Miscellaneous
1 44 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (3.33%) Client/Server
3 19 (2.88%) N-Tier
4 18 (2.73%) Computer Science
5 10 (1.52%) NHS
6 9 (1.36%) Management Information System
7 8 (1.21%) STB
7 8 (1.21%) MPEG
7 8 (1.21%) Mathematics
8 7 (1.06%) iPad
8 7 (1.06%) Digital Media
9 6 (0.91%) Clustering
9 6 (0.91%) W3C
10 5 (0.76%) PKI
10 5 (0.76%) Life Science
10 5 (0.76%) Market Risk
10 5 (0.76%) User Experience
10 5 (0.76%) Data Structures
11 4 (0.61%) Data Centre
11 4 (0.61%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 125 (18.94%) Windows
2 29 (4.39%) UNIX
3 14 (2.12%) Linux
3 14 (2.12%) Windows Server 2003
3 14 (2.12%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (1.36%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (0.61%) Android
5 4 (0.61%) Apple iOS
5 4 (0.61%) Mac OS X
6 3 (0.45%) Windows 7
7 2 (0.30%) Windows Phone
7 2 (0.30%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.15%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (0.15%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.15%) Windows Mobile
8 1 (0.15%) VME
8 1 (0.15%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 160 (24.24%) Agile Software Development
2 138 (20.91%) MVC
3 91 (13.79%) SDLC
4 65 (9.85%) Business Intelligence
5 58 (8.79%) Scrum
6 49 (7.42%) E-Commerce
6 49 (7.42%) TDD
7 46 (6.97%) Web Development
8 41 (6.21%) OO
9 39 (5.91%) Unit Testing
10 37 (5.61%) Migration
10 37 (5.61%) ETL
11 29 (4.39%) SOA
12 28 (4.24%) Workflow
13 27 (4.09%) ITIL
14 24 (3.64%) Analytics
15 23 (3.48%) Kimball Methodology
15 23 (3.48%) Software Engineering
16 21 (3.18%) CRM
17 19 (2.88%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 441 (66.82%) C#
2 347 (52.58%) SQL
3 201 (30.45%) JavaScript
4 157 (23.79%) VB
5 108 (16.36%) T-SQL
6 89 (13.48%) VB6
7 68 (10.30%) VBScript
8 57 (8.64%) VBA
9 51 (7.73%) Java
10 38 (5.76%) PL/SQL
11 37 (5.61%) PowerShell
12 24 (3.64%) C++
13 20 (3.03%) PHP
14 15 (2.27%) Shell Script
15 13 (1.97%) Python
16 12 (1.82%) C
17 10 (1.52%) Perl
17 10 (1.52%) Ruby
18 8 (1.21%) MATLAB
18 8 (1.21%) XAML
Qualifications
1 69 (10.45%) Degree
2 26 (3.94%) Security Cleared
3 14 (2.12%) SC Cleared
4 11 (1.67%) ISEB
5 10 (1.52%) ISTQB
6 8 (1.21%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 7 (1.06%) Microsoft Certification
8 6 (0.91%) HND
9 5 (0.76%) CISSP
10 4 (0.61%) MCDBA
10 4 (0.61%) MCAD
10 4 (0.61%) MCSD
10 4 (0.61%) HNC
11 3 (0.45%) DV Cleared
12 2 (0.30%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 2 (0.30%) PMI Certification
13 1 (0.15%) PMP
13 1 (0.15%) MCSA
13 1 (0.15%) MCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (1.82%) QA
2 6 (0.91%) 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 19 (2.88%) Active Directory
2 4 (0.61%) BitLocker
3 3 (0.45%) Firmware
4 2 (0.30%) ISA Server
4 2 (0.30%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.30%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 9 (1.36%) HP Quality Center
2 7 (1.06%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 4 (0.61%) BladeLogic
4 2 (0.30%) SCOrch
4 2 (0.30%) HP Operations Orchestration
5 1 (0.15%) SCCM
Vendors
1 182 (27.58%) Microsoft
2 82 (12.42%) Oracle
3 20 (3.03%) HP
4 18 (2.73%) Adobe
4 18 (2.73%) Tableau
5 17 (2.58%) Sitecore
6 15 (2.27%) IBM
7 14 (2.12%) Google
8 12 (1.82%) Aprimo
8 12 (1.82%) Eloqua
9 8 (1.21%) Telerik
9 8 (1.21%) SAP
10 6 (0.91%) Teradata
11 5 (0.76%) Salesforce.com
12 4 (0.61%) Intergraph
12 4 (0.61%) EPiServer
13 3 (0.45%) Aquila
14 2 (0.30%) Facebook
14 2 (0.30%) Twitter
14 2 (0.30%) Xamarin
West Midlands
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £325 - £375 per day
Posted: 2 hours ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £350 per day + competitive
Posted: 3 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
IT Retail People Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Good Rates, Good Team, Interesting Work
Posted: 3 days ago
Staffordshire
Uniting Ambition
Rate: £300 - 315 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
West London
ninesharp
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £350 per day + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £350 per day + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
TEKsystems
Posted: 4 days ago
Norfolk
CK Group
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Big Red Recruitment
Rate: £350 - £390 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
West Midlands
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £350 - £375 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Warrington
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £350 per day + DOE
Posted: 4 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Rate: £280 - £320 per hour
Posted: 5 days ago
Norwich, Norfolk
Senitor Associates
Rate: £280 - £320 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Bolton
Computer Futures
Rate: £200 - £300 per day + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Rate: £200 - £300 per day + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Bolton
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £350 per day + DOE
Posted: 6 days ago
Winchester
Mason Frank
Posted: 7 days ago
Birmingham, Warwickshire
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Chester
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 11 days ago