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 25 June 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
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
Rank 381 344 255
Rank change year-on-year
-37 -89
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 252 306 428
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.52% 0.60% 0.87%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.32% 1.57% 2.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 178 205 255
Median daily rate £350 £328 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.87% +9.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £250 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £290
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +12.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 0 13
Median hourly rate £32.50 - £32.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.75 - £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.65 - £135.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.63 £42.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-16.17% +32.81%
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
19040 19526 18487
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 39.12% 38.40% 37.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 13275 13272 12224
Median daily rate £425 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 412 395 404
Median hourly rate £37.50 £37.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.85 £19.03 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.30 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +4.22%

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 25 June 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 25 June 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 25 June 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 -33 85 £388 +5.08% 39
South East +11 39 £375 +7.14% 55
South West -5 31 £315 -11.57% 11
East Midlands +15 24 £375 +25.00% 19
West Midlands -28 21 £338 +12.50% 32
North West -2 16 £288 -11.53% 18
Yorkshire -9 12 £340 +13.80% 25
North East -44 12 £308 -35.26% 4
East of England +8 10 £394 +21.15% 16
VB.NET
UK

VB.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 June 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.

1 532 (100.00%) .NET
2 381 (71.62%) C#
3 325 (61.09%) SQL
4 303 (56.95%) SQL Server
5 216 (40.60%) ASP.NET
6 174 (32.71%) Microsoft
7 146 (27.44%) JavaScript
8 139 (26.13%) VB
9 130 (24.44%) .NET Framework
10 128 (24.06%) MVC
11 127 (23.87%) HTML
12 125 (23.50%) Windows
13 115 (21.62%) Agile Software Development
14 113 (21.24%) XML
15 101 (18.98%) T-SQL
16 98 (18.42%) Finance
17 97 (18.23%) CSS
18 93 (17.48%) jQuery
19 90 (16.92%) MS Excel
20 81 (15.23%) Web Services
20 81 (15.23%) Oracle
20 81 (15.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
21 79 (14.85%) VB6
21 79 (14.85%) Visual Studio
22 72 (13.53%) SQL Server 2008
23 67 (12.59%) VBA
24 65 (12.22%) ASP.NET MVC
25 62 (11.65%) IIS
25 62 (11.65%) Team Foundation Server
25 62 (11.65%) SQL Server Integration 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 (11.65%) IIS
2 57 (10.71%) SharePoint
3 26 (4.89%) SharePoint 2013
4 19 (3.57%) CMS
5 13 (2.44%) Sitecore CMS
6 11 (2.07%) MS Exchange
6 11 (2.07%) SharePoint Server
7 9 (1.69%) SharePoint 2010
7 9 (1.69%) WordPress
8 5 (0.94%) BizTalk Server
8 5 (0.94%) Drupal
8 5 (0.94%) Joomla!
9 4 (0.75%) Apache
9 4 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2010
9 4 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2013
10 3 (0.56%) K2 blackpearl
11 2 (0.38%) DNN
11 2 (0.38%) Documentum
11 2 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2007
12 1 (0.19%) Umbraco
Applications
1 90 (16.92%) MS Excel
2 40 (7.52%) MS Office
3 4 (0.75%) Spreadsheet
4 3 (0.56%) Simulink
5 1 (0.19%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.19%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.19%) Revit
5 1 (0.19%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 4 (0.75%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.19%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (0.19%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.19%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 28 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (2.26%) Office 365
3 8 (1.50%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (1.13%) SaaS
5 4 (0.75%) Azure Active Directory
6 2 (0.38%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 2 (0.38%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (0.38%) Amazon ELB
6 2 (0.38%) Amazon S3
6 2 (0.38%) AWS CloudFormation
6 2 (0.38%) Route 53
6 2 (0.38%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 1 (0.19%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.19%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 22 (4.14%) HTTP
1 22 (4.14%) Internet
2 16 (3.01%) SSL
3 8 (1.50%) DNS
4 6 (1.13%) LDAP
4 6 (1.13%) SMTP
5 5 (0.94%) Firewall
5 5 (0.94%) Intranet
6 3 (0.56%) Kerberos
7 2 (0.38%) DHCP
7 2 (0.38%) DVB
7 2 (0.38%) Network Security
7 2 (0.38%) TCP/IP
8 1 (0.19%) RS-232
8 1 (0.19%) RS-422
8 1 (0.19%) RS-485
8 1 (0.19%) SAN
8 1 (0.19%) VPN
8 1 (0.19%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 303 (56.95%) SQL Server
2 81 (15.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 72 (13.53%) SQL Server 2008
4 62 (11.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 59 (11.09%) SQL Server 2012
6 38 (7.14%) Relational Database
7 30 (5.64%) SQL Server 2005
8 24 (4.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 20 (3.76%) Oracle Database
10 19 (3.57%) RDBMS
11 14 (2.63%) Data Warehouse
12 12 (2.26%) MS Access
13 10 (1.88%) Big Data
13 10 (1.88%) Crystal Reports
13 10 (1.88%) MySQL
14 9 (1.69%) Hadoop
15 8 (1.50%) Oracle Database 11g
15 8 (1.50%) SQL Server 2014
16 7 (1.32%) DB2
16 7 (1.32%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 79 (14.85%) Visual Studio
2 62 (11.65%) Team Foundation Server
3 16 (3.01%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 15 (2.82%) NUnit
5 9 (1.69%) JIRA
6 8 (1.50%) Jenkins
7 6 (1.13%) SpecFlow
7 6 (1.13%) Subversion
8 5 (0.94%) Git (software)
8 5 (0.94%) MSBuild
9 4 (0.75%) MSI
9 4 (0.75%) Rational DOORS
9 4 (0.75%) Selenium
10 3 (0.56%) SoapUI
11 2 (0.38%) CruiseControl
11 2 (0.38%) Cucumber
11 2 (0.38%) LoadRunner
11 2 (0.38%) Moq
11 2 (0.38%) ReSharper
12 1 (0.19%) Maven
General
1 98 (18.42%) Finance
2 46 (8.65%) Banking
3 20 (3.76%) Marketing
4 19 (3.57%) Advertising
5 15 (2.82%) Legal
6 12 (2.26%) Investment Banking
6 12 (2.26%) Law
7 10 (1.88%) Retail
8 9 (1.69%) German Language
9 8 (1.50%) Manufacturing
10 7 (1.32%) Back Office
11 5 (0.94%) French Language
11 5 (0.94%) Front Office
11 5 (0.94%) Italian Language
11 5 (0.94%) Spanish Language
12 4 (0.75%) Electronics
12 4 (0.75%) Games
13 2 (0.38%) Automotive
13 2 (0.38%) Billing
13 2 (0.38%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 405 (76.13%) Developer
2 281 (52.82%) .NET Developer
3 141 (26.50%) VB.NET Developer
4 101 (18.98%) C# Developer
5 89 (16.73%) C# .NET Developer
6 81 (15.23%) SQL Developer
7 49 (9.21%) ASP.NET Developer
8 37 (6.95%) C# VB.NET Developer
9 32 (6.02%) Analyst
9 32 (6.02%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
10 29 (5.45%) Software Developer
11 26 (4.89%) SharePoint Developer
12 24 (4.51%) SQL Server Developer
13 23 (4.32%) .NET Software Developer
13 23 (4.32%) C# ASP.NET Developer
14 22 (4.14%) Applications Developer
14 22 (4.14%) VB Developer
15 21 (3.95%) Senior Developer
15 21 (3.95%) Web Developer
16 20 (3.76%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 532 (100.00%) .NET
2 216 (40.60%) ASP.NET
3 130 (24.44%) .NET Framework
4 127 (23.87%) HTML
5 113 (21.24%) XML
6 97 (18.23%) CSS
7 93 (17.48%) jQuery
8 81 (15.23%) Web Services
9 65 (12.22%) ASP.NET MVC
10 55 (10.34%) WinForms
11 37 (6.95%) WCF
12 35 (6.58%) WPF
13 34 (6.39%) HTML5
14 31 (5.83%) Classic ASP
15 29 (5.45%) Ajax
16 28 (5.26%) Entity Framework
16 28 (5.26%) JSON
17 26 (4.89%) ASP.NET Web API
18 23 (4.32%) AngularJS
19 20 (3.76%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 32 (6.02%) Analytical Skills
2 25 (4.70%) Computer Science
3 17 (3.20%) N-Tier
4 14 (2.63%) Mathematics
5 11 (2.07%) Enterprise Software
6 9 (1.69%) iPad
7 8 (1.50%) Inversion of Control
8 7 (1.32%) Mobile App
8 7 (1.32%) STB
9 5 (0.94%) Management Information System
9 5 (0.94%) MPEG
10 4 (0.75%) Fintech
10 4 (0.75%) iSeries
11 3 (0.56%) Data Integration
11 3 (0.56%) Digital Media
11 3 (0.56%) Online Games
11 3 (0.56%) Virtual Team
12 2 (0.38%) Blackberry
12 2 (0.38%) Robotics
12 2 (0.38%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 125 (23.50%) Windows
2 16 (3.01%) Windows Server 2008
3 14 (2.63%) Unix
3 14 (2.63%) Windows Server
4 10 (1.88%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (1.69%) Linux
6 8 (1.50%) Windows 7
6 8 (1.50%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (0.94%) Windows Mobile
8 4 (0.75%) Windows Vista
9 3 (0.56%) Apple iOS
9 3 (0.56%) Windows 8
10 2 (0.38%) Embedded Linux
11 1 (0.19%) Android
11 1 (0.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 128 (24.06%) MVC
2 115 (21.62%) Agile Software Development
3 59 (11.09%) Web Development
4 51 (9.59%) OO
5 46 (8.65%) SDLC
6 44 (8.27%) Business Intelligence
7 40 (7.52%) TDD
8 39 (7.33%) Scrum
9 31 (5.83%) Software Engineering
10 30 (5.64%) ITIL
11 29 (5.45%) E-Commerce
12 28 (5.26%) Unit Testing
13 22 (4.14%) Migration
14 21 (3.95%) Continuous Integration
15 18 (3.38%) Mentoring
16 16 (3.01%) Performance Tuning
17 15 (2.82%) Memory Management
17 15 (2.82%) Software Testing
18 14 (2.63%) BDD
18 14 (2.63%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 381 (71.62%) C#
2 325 (61.09%) SQL
3 146 (27.44%) JavaScript
4 139 (26.13%) VB
5 101 (18.98%) T-SQL
6 79 (14.85%) VB6
7 67 (12.59%) VBA
8 46 (8.65%) PowerShell
9 45 (8.46%) Java
10 41 (7.71%) C++
11 39 (7.33%) VBScript
12 21 (3.95%) C
12 21 (3.95%) PL/SQL
13 16 (3.01%) PHP
14 12 (2.26%) XAML
15 11 (2.07%) MATLAB
16 10 (1.88%) Python
17 8 (1.50%) Ruby
18 5 (0.94%) R
18 5 (0.94%) XPath
Qualifications
1 43 (8.08%) Degree
2 33 (6.20%) Security Cleared
3 19 (3.57%) SC Cleared
4 13 (2.44%) ITIL Certification
5 11 (2.07%) DV Cleared
6 8 (1.50%) HND
7 7 (1.32%) Microsoft Certification
8 6 (1.13%) ISEB
9 5 (0.94%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 4 (0.75%) BPSS Clearance
11 3 (0.56%) MCSD
11 3 (0.56%) MCSE
12 1 (0.19%) CISSP
12 1 (0.19%) CREST Certified
12 1 (0.19%) GWAPT
12 1 (0.19%) ISTQB
12 1 (0.19%) OSCE
12 1 (0.19%) OSCP
12 1 (0.19%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (1.50%) QA
1 8 (1.50%) SLA
2 1 (0.19%) Basel II
2 1 (0.19%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 20 (3.76%) Active Directory
2 4 (0.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.38%) Postfix
3 2 (0.38%) Sendmail
4 1 (0.19%) BitLocker
4 1 (0.19%) Firmware
4 1 (0.19%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 8 (1.50%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (1.13%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 5 (0.94%) SCCM
4 4 (0.75%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 4 (0.75%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (0.75%) Puppet
5 3 (0.56%) SCOM
6 2 (0.38%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 2 (0.38%) Norton AntiVirus
6 2 (0.38%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 1 (0.19%) Ambari
7 1 (0.19%) CA Service Virtualization
7 1 (0.19%) Sun Identity Manager
Vendors
1 174 (32.71%) Microsoft
2 81 (15.23%) Oracle
3 17 (3.20%) SAP
4 13 (2.44%) Sitecore
5 8 (1.50%) Lumension
6 7 (1.32%) HP
7 6 (1.13%) Intel Security
7 6 (1.13%) RedGate
7 6 (1.13%) Remedy
8 5 (0.94%) iManage
8 5 (0.94%) VMware
9 4 (0.75%) AppDynamics
9 4 (0.75%) Telerik
10 3 (0.56%) Bloomberg
10 3 (0.56%) IBM
10 3 (0.56%) Infragistics
10 3 (0.56%) Kofax
10 3 (0.56%) ServiceNow
10 3 (0.56%) Tableau
11 2 (0.38%) Sun
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