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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
Rank 407 340 258
Rank change year-on-year
-67 -82
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 241 309 398
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.48% 0.60% 0.81%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.21% 1.56% 2.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 167 208 258
Median daily rate £340 £338 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.74% +5.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £454 £475 £424
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £323 £295
% change year-on-year
+0.77% +9.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 6
Median hourly rate £28.75 £42.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.35% +70.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £42.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-23.52% +70.00%
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
19910 19785 18428
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 39.89% 38.27% 37.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 13777 13540 12006
Median daily rate £425 £400 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £351 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.99% +0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 429 400 386
Median hourly rate £38.75 £37.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.09 £19.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £52.17 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%

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 28 July 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 28 July 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 28 July 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 -21 78 £369 -8.95% 29
South West +9 37 £315 -10.00% 20
South East -5 32 £366 +4.64% 31
North West +24 26 £275 -5.98% 36
East Midlands -7 21 £400 +33.33% 29
Yorkshire -10 15 £325 +4.41% 21
West Midlands -60 13 £338 +12.50% 37
North East -31 10 £308 -24.30% 5
East of England +6 8 £228 -30.00% 12
VB.NET
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VB.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 July 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.

1 501 (100.00%) .NET
2 359 (71.66%) C#
3 317 (63.27%) SQL
4 289 (57.68%) SQL Server
5 229 (45.71%) ASP.NET
6 165 (32.93%) Microsoft
7 146 (29.14%) JavaScript
8 139 (27.74%) HTML
9 128 (25.55%) Agile Software Development
10 125 (24.95%) MVC
11 119 (23.75%) .NET Framework
12 117 (23.35%) VB
13 115 (22.95%) Windows
14 112 (22.36%) T-SQL
15 110 (21.96%) CSS
16 109 (21.76%) XML
17 94 (18.76%) jQuery
18 93 (18.56%) Finance
19 89 (17.76%) Visual Studio
20 86 (17.17%) Web Services
21 83 (16.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
22 79 (15.77%) Team Foundation Server
23 78 (15.57%) MS Excel
24 74 (14.77%) Oracle
25 69 (13.77%) ASP.NET MVC
26 63 (12.57%) VB6
27 60 (11.98%) IIS
28 59 (11.78%) SQL Server 2008
29 57 (11.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
30 54 (10.78%) Web Development

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 60 (11.98%) IIS
2 47 (9.38%) SharePoint
3 26 (5.19%) CMS
4 24 (4.79%) Sitecore CMS
5 20 (3.99%) SharePoint 2013
6 12 (2.40%) BizTalk Server
6 12 (2.40%) MS Exchange
7 8 (1.60%) SharePoint 2010
7 8 (1.60%) WordPress
8 7 (1.40%) SharePoint Server
9 5 (1.00%) Drupal
9 5 (1.00%) Joomla!
10 4 (0.80%) Exchange Server 2010
10 4 (0.80%) Exchange Server 2013
11 3 (0.60%) Documentum
11 3 (0.60%) K2 blackpearl
12 1 (0.20%) Apache
12 1 (0.20%) Exchange Server 2007
12 1 (0.20%) JBoss
12 1 (0.20%) Tomcat
Applications
1 78 (15.57%) MS Excel
2 32 (6.39%) MS Office
3 5 (1.00%) Spreadsheet
4 3 (0.60%) Simulink
5 2 (0.40%) InfoPath
6 1 (0.20%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.20%) Revit
6 1 (0.20%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 4 (0.80%) Dynamics CRM
1 4 (0.80%) Visualfiles
2 1 (0.20%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (0.20%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.20%) Endur
2 1 (0.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 31 (6.19%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (2.40%) Office 365
3 8 (1.60%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (1.20%) SaaS
5 3 (0.60%) Azure Active Directory
6 2 (0.40%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 2 (0.40%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (0.40%) Amazon ELB
6 2 (0.40%) Amazon S3
6 2 (0.40%) AWS CloudFormation
6 2 (0.40%) Route 53
6 2 (0.40%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 1 (0.20%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.20%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 26 (5.19%) HTTP
2 22 (4.39%) Internet
3 14 (2.79%) SSL
4 6 (1.20%) DNS
4 6 (1.20%) LDAP
5 4 (0.80%) Firewall
5 4 (0.80%) Network Security
5 4 (0.80%) SAN
6 3 (0.60%) Intranet
6 3 (0.60%) Kerberos
7 2 (0.40%) DHCP
7 2 (0.40%) DVB
7 2 (0.40%) SMTP
8 1 (0.20%) FTP
8 1 (0.20%) RS-232
8 1 (0.20%) RS-422
8 1 (0.20%) RS-485
8 1 (0.20%) TCP/IP
8 1 (0.20%) VPN
8 1 (0.20%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 289 (57.68%) SQL Server
2 83 (16.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 59 (11.78%) SQL Server 2008
4 57 (11.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 52 (10.38%) SQL Server 2012
6 28 (5.59%) Relational Database
6 28 (5.59%) SQL Server 2005
7 23 (4.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 17 (3.39%) Oracle Database
9 12 (2.40%) Crystal Reports
9 12 (2.40%) MongoDB
9 12 (2.40%) MS Access
10 11 (2.20%) RDBMS
11 10 (2.00%) Big Data
12 9 (1.80%) Data Warehouse
12 9 (1.80%) Hadoop
13 8 (1.60%) SQL Server 2014
14 7 (1.40%) Datazen
14 7 (1.40%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 7 (1.40%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 89 (17.76%) Visual Studio
2 79 (15.77%) Team Foundation Server
3 16 (3.19%) NUnit
3 16 (3.19%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 12 (2.40%) JIRA
5 10 (2.00%) Jenkins
6 8 (1.60%) Subversion
7 7 (1.40%) MSBuild
8 6 (1.20%) Git (software)
8 6 (1.20%) SpecFlow
9 5 (1.00%) Moq
9 5 (1.00%) Rational DOORS
10 4 (0.80%) Ant
10 4 (0.80%) MSI
11 3 (0.60%) Maven
12 2 (0.40%) Eclipse
12 2 (0.40%) LoadRunner
12 2 (0.40%) ReSharper
12 2 (0.40%) Selenium
12 2 (0.40%) TeamCity
General
1 93 (18.56%) Finance
2 32 (6.39%) Banking
3 21 (4.19%) Marketing
4 19 (3.79%) Advertising
5 13 (2.59%) Investment Banking
6 10 (2.00%) German Language
6 10 (2.00%) Manufacturing
7 9 (1.80%) Legal
8 8 (1.60%) Retail
9 6 (1.20%) French Language
9 6 (1.20%) Italian Language
9 6 (1.20%) Spanish Language
10 5 (1.00%) Front Office
10 5 (1.00%) Law
11 4 (0.80%) Back Office
11 4 (0.80%) Electronics
11 4 (0.80%) Games
12 2 (0.40%) Pharmaceutical
12 2 (0.40%) Publishing
13 1 (0.20%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 381 (76.05%) Developer
2 268 (53.49%) .NET Developer
3 135 (26.95%) VB.NET Developer
4 103 (20.56%) C# Developer
5 86 (17.17%) C# .NET Developer
6 76 (15.17%) SQL Developer
7 49 (9.78%) ASP.NET Developer
8 38 (7.58%) C# VB.NET Developer
9 34 (6.79%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
10 26 (5.19%) Analyst
11 23 (4.59%) SQL Server Developer
12 22 (4.39%) Support Engineer
13 20 (3.99%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 20 (3.99%) Senior Developer
14 19 (3.79%) SharePoint Developer
15 18 (3.59%) Software Developer
16 17 (3.39%) .NET Software Developer
16 17 (3.39%) Sitecore Developer
17 16 (3.19%) VB Developer
17 16 (3.19%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 501 (100.00%) .NET
2 229 (45.71%) ASP.NET
3 139 (27.74%) HTML
4 119 (23.75%) .NET Framework
5 110 (21.96%) CSS
6 109 (21.76%) XML
7 94 (18.76%) jQuery
8 86 (17.17%) Web Services
9 69 (13.77%) ASP.NET MVC
10 51 (10.18%) HTML5
11 45 (8.98%) WinForms
12 41 (8.18%) WCF
13 37 (7.39%) WPF
14 35 (6.99%) AngularJS
15 31 (6.19%) Ajax
15 31 (6.19%) ASP.NET Web API
15 31 (6.19%) JSON
16 28 (5.59%) Entity Framework
17 24 (4.79%) ASP.NET Web Forms
17 24 (4.79%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 29 (5.79%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (3.79%) Computer Science
3 17 (3.39%) N-Tier
4 10 (2.00%) iPad
5 9 (1.80%) Enterprise Software
5 9 (1.80%) STB
6 8 (1.60%) Inversion of Control
7 7 (1.40%) Mobile App
7 7 (1.40%) MPEG
8 6 (1.20%) Management Information System
8 6 (1.20%) Mathematics
9 5 (1.00%) Digital Media
10 4 (0.80%) Clustering
10 4 (0.80%) Fintech
10 4 (0.80%) Replication
11 3 (0.60%) Data Integration
11 3 (0.60%) Robotics
11 3 (0.60%) Virtual Team
12 2 (0.40%) iSeries
12 2 (0.40%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 115 (22.95%) Windows
2 16 (3.19%) Unix
3 15 (2.99%) Windows Server
4 14 (2.79%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (2.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (1.40%) Linux
7 6 (1.20%) Windows 7
8 5 (1.00%) Windows Mobile
9 4 (0.80%) Windows 8
9 4 (0.80%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (0.80%) Windows Vista
10 3 (0.60%) Apple iOS
11 2 (0.40%) Android
11 2 (0.40%) Embedded Linux
11 2 (0.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (0.40%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 128 (25.55%) Agile Software Development
2 125 (24.95%) MVC
3 54 (10.78%) Web Development
4 49 (9.78%) SDLC
5 41 (8.18%) OO
5 41 (8.18%) Scrum
6 40 (7.98%) TDD
7 34 (6.79%) Business Intelligence
8 27 (5.39%) Continuous Integration
9 24 (4.79%) ITIL
9 24 (4.79%) Software Engineering
10 22 (4.39%) Unit Testing
11 20 (3.99%) Migration
12 19 (3.79%) E-Commerce
13 16 (3.19%) Memory Management
14 14 (2.79%) Mentoring
15 13 (2.59%) OOP
16 12 (2.40%) CRM
16 12 (2.40%) ERP
16 12 (2.40%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 359 (71.66%) C#
2 317 (63.27%) SQL
3 146 (29.14%) JavaScript
4 117 (23.35%) VB
5 112 (22.36%) T-SQL
6 63 (12.57%) VB6
7 45 (8.98%) Java
8 44 (8.78%) PowerShell
9 43 (8.58%) VBA
10 37 (7.39%) C++
11 33 (6.59%) VBScript
12 17 (3.39%) PHP
13 15 (2.99%) C
13 15 (2.99%) PL/SQL
14 11 (2.20%) MATLAB
15 10 (2.00%) XAML
16 9 (1.80%) Python
17 7 (1.40%) Ruby
18 5 (1.00%) TypeScript
18 5 (1.00%) XPath
Qualifications
1 36 (7.19%) Degree
2 31 (6.19%) Security Cleared
3 17 (3.39%) SC Cleared
4 12 (2.40%) DV Cleared
5 11 (2.20%) ITIL Certification
6 9 (1.80%) ISEB
7 8 (1.60%) HND
7 8 (1.60%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 8 (1.60%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (0.60%) BPSS Clearance
8 3 (0.60%) MCSD
8 3 (0.60%) MCSE
9 2 (0.40%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (2.79%) SLA
2 8 (1.60%) QA
3 1 (0.20%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 18 (3.59%) Active Directory
2 4 (0.80%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.20%) BitLocker
3 1 (0.20%) Firmware
3 1 (0.20%) Postfix
3 1 (0.20%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 10 (2.00%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (1.20%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 5 (1.00%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (1.00%) Puppet
4 4 (0.80%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 2 (0.40%) SCOM
6 1 (0.20%) CA Service Virtualization
6 1 (0.20%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 1 (0.20%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.20%) SCCM
6 1 (0.20%) Sun Identity Manager
6 1 (0.20%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 165 (32.93%) Microsoft
2 74 (14.77%) Oracle
3 24 (4.79%) Sitecore
4 13 (2.59%) SAP
5 8 (1.60%) Lumension
6 7 (1.40%) HP
6 7 (1.40%) Remedy
6 7 (1.40%) Telerik
7 5 (1.00%) AppDynamics
7 5 (1.00%) Intel Security
7 5 (1.00%) ServiceNow
7 5 (1.00%) Sun
7 5 (1.00%) Sybase
7 5 (1.00%) VMware
8 4 (0.80%) IBM
8 4 (0.80%) Kofax
9 3 (0.60%) Bloomberg
9 3 (0.60%) Blue Prism
9 3 (0.60%) Infragistics
9 3 (0.60%) LexisNexis
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