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 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
Rank 313 301 202
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -99
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 300 315 501
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.65% 0.68% 1.10%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.67% 1.78% 2.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 220 188 276
Average daily rate £338 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £248 £219
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £473 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
- +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 16 29
Average hourly rate £32.50 £34.00 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.41% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £34.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-19.11% -
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
17933 17670 17036
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 38.58% 37.97% 37.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 12294 11854 10829
Average daily rate £425 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £553
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 479 402 462
Average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £34.06
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £19.85 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.39 £44.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%

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 13 February 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
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 13 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -35 85 £375 +15.38% 59
South East -32 45 £325 -4.41% 64
West Midlands +2 44 £350 +16.66% 36
East Midlands +27 42 £325 +8.33% 39
North West +8 29 £325 +8.33% 40
Yorkshire +4 28 £325 - 37
North East -10 13 £350 +16.66% 4
South West -25 8 £375 +13.63% 30
East of England -7 7 £310 -17.33% 10
VB.NET
UK

VB.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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.

1 626 (100.00%) .NET
2 458 (73.16%) C#
3 360 (57.51%) SQL
4 327 (52.24%) SQL Server
5 232 (37.06%) ASP.NET
6 175 (27.96%) JavaScript
7 168 (26.84%) Microsoft
8 167 (26.68%) VB
9 146 (23.32%) MVC
10 144 (23.00%) HTML
11 143 (22.84%) Windows
12 141 (22.52%) .NET Framework
13 128 (20.45%) WinForms
14 125 (19.97%) Agile Software Development
15 119 (19.01%) Finance
15 119 (19.01%) CSS
16 116 (18.53%) SQL Server 2008
17 101 (16.13%) Oracle
18 97 (15.50%) MS Excel
18 97 (15.50%) jQuery
19 96 (15.34%) XML
20 95 (15.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
21 94 (15.02%) Visual Studio
22 91 (14.54%) VBA
23 90 (14.38%) T-SQL
24 88 (14.06%) VB6
25 83 (13.26%) Web Services
26 74 (11.82%) Team Foundation Server
27 70 (11.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
28 68 (10.86%) SharePoint

VB.NET
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 68 (10.86%) SharePoint
2 53 (8.47%) IIS
3 38 (6.07%) SharePoint 2013
4 26 (4.15%) SharePoint 2010
5 12 (1.92%) CMS
6 11 (1.76%) Apache
6 11 (1.76%) SharePoint Server
7 7 (1.12%) SAS
8 5 (0.80%) Umbraco
9 4 (0.64%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 4 (0.64%) JBoss
10 2 (0.32%) DNN
10 2 (0.32%) Exchange Server 2007
10 2 (0.32%) Exchange Server 2010
10 2 (0.32%) Exchange Server 2013
10 2 (0.32%) MS Exchange
10 2 (0.32%) Tomcat
10 2 (0.32%) WordPress
11 1 (0.16%) WebSphere
11 1 (0.16%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 97 (15.50%) MS Excel
2 42 (6.71%) MS Office
3 4 (0.64%) Adobe Illustrator
3 4 (0.64%) Photoshop
4 3 (0.48%) InfoPath
5 2 (0.32%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.16%) MS Project
6 1 (0.16%) Simulink
6 1 (0.16%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.16%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 3 (0.48%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.32%) SmartPlant
3 1 (0.16%) AWD
3 1 (0.16%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.16%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 18 (2.88%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (0.96%) Google Analytics
2 6 (0.96%) Office 365
3 4 (0.64%) Adobe Analytics
4 3 (0.48%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.16%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 12 (1.92%) Intranet
2 9 (1.44%) HTTP
2 9 (1.44%) SMTP
3 8 (1.28%) Internet
4 6 (0.96%) ATM
4 6 (0.96%) DNS
5 5 (0.80%) FTP
5 5 (0.80%) TCP/IP
6 4 (0.64%) Extranet
6 4 (0.64%) Firewall
6 4 (0.64%) SSL
7 2 (0.32%) Wireless
8 1 (0.16%) ADSL
8 1 (0.16%) Broadband
8 1 (0.16%) DHCP
8 1 (0.16%) IPsec
8 1 (0.16%) Kerberos
8 1 (0.16%) NAS
8 1 (0.16%) Telnet
8 1 (0.16%) VDSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 327 (52.24%) SQL Server
2 116 (18.53%) SQL Server 2008
3 95 (15.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 70 (11.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 68 (10.86%) SQL Server 2012
6 47 (7.51%) Oracle Database
7 35 (5.59%) Relational Database
8 34 (5.43%) SQL Server 2005
9 31 (4.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 26 (4.15%) Oracle Database 11g
11 20 (3.19%) Data Warehouse
11 20 (3.19%) Oracle Reports
12 18 (2.88%) RDBMS
13 14 (2.24%) Crystal Reports
13 14 (2.24%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 13 (2.08%) MySQL
15 10 (1.60%) DB2
16 9 (1.44%) SQL Server 2000
17 8 (1.28%) MS Access
17 8 (1.28%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 94 (15.02%) Visual Studio
2 74 (11.82%) Team Foundation Server
3 21 (3.35%) Subversion
4 12 (1.92%) Git (software)
4 12 (1.92%) JIRA
5 10 (1.60%) NUnit
5 10 (1.60%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 8 (1.28%) Selenium
7 5 (0.80%) JUnit
7 5 (0.80%) Oracle APEX
8 4 (0.64%) Appcelerator Titanium
8 4 (0.64%) Eclipse
8 4 (0.64%) Jenkins
8 4 (0.64%) Oracle Forms
8 4 (0.64%) PHPUnit
8 4 (0.64%) Rational DOORS
8 4 (0.64%) WebDriver
8 4 (0.64%) Xcode
9 3 (0.48%) HP UFT
10 2 (0.32%) Ant
General
1 119 (19.01%) Finance
2 58 (9.27%) Banking
3 22 (3.51%) Back Office
4 19 (3.04%) Investment Banking
5 18 (2.88%) Retail
6 16 (2.56%) Law
7 15 (2.40%) Advertising
8 12 (1.92%) Games
9 10 (1.60%) Legal
9 10 (1.60%) Manufacturing
10 9 (1.44%) Marketing
11 4 (0.64%) Automotive
12 3 (0.48%) Financial Institution
12 3 (0.48%) Telecoms
13 2 (0.32%) Billing
13 2 (0.32%) Front Office
13 2 (0.32%) Pharmaceutical
13 2 (0.32%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 493 (78.75%) Developer
2 312 (49.84%) .NET Developer
3 183 (29.23%) VB.NET Developer
4 141 (22.52%) C# Developer
5 129 (20.61%) C# .NET Developer
6 96 (15.34%) SQL Developer
7 83 (13.26%) C# VB.NET Developer
8 52 (8.31%) Software Developer
9 47 (7.51%) WinForms Developer
10 46 (7.35%) SharePoint Developer
11 44 (7.03%) ASP.NET Developer
12 41 (6.55%) Analyst
13 32 (5.11%) VB Developer
14 29 (4.63%) C# ASP.NET Developer
14 29 (4.63%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
15 27 (4.31%) Oracle Developer
15 27 (4.31%) SQL Server Developer
15 27 (4.31%) VB6 Developer
15 27 (4.31%) Web Developer
16 26 (4.15%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 626 (100.00%) .NET
2 232 (37.06%) ASP.NET
3 144 (23.00%) HTML
4 141 (22.52%) .NET Framework
5 128 (20.45%) WinForms
6 119 (19.01%) CSS
7 97 (15.50%) jQuery
8 96 (15.34%) XML
9 83 (13.26%) Web Services
10 57 (9.11%) WCF
11 50 (7.99%) Entity Framework
12 43 (6.87%) ASP.NET MVC
13 40 (6.39%) Ajax
14 36 (5.75%) WPF
15 34 (5.43%) HTML5
16 32 (5.11%) Classic ASP
17 26 (4.15%) LINQ
18 20 (3.19%) ASP.NET Web Forms
18 20 (3.19%) CSS3
18 20 (3.19%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 47 (7.51%) Analytical Skills
2 30 (4.79%) N-Tier
3 23 (3.67%) Computer Science
4 16 (2.56%) Mathematics
5 12 (1.92%) User Experience
6 11 (1.76%) Management Information System
7 10 (1.60%) iSeries
8 9 (1.44%) NHS
9 6 (0.96%) Enterprise Software
9 6 (0.96%) Online Games
10 5 (0.80%) Data Protection Act
10 5 (0.80%) Mobile App
10 5 (0.80%) STB
11 4 (0.64%) MPEG
11 4 (0.64%) Streaming Video
12 3 (0.48%) Data Structures
12 3 (0.48%) Embedded Systems
12 3 (0.48%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 3 (0.48%) SCADA
13 2 (0.32%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 143 (22.84%) Windows
2 23 (3.67%) Unix
3 21 (3.35%) Windows Server
4 14 (2.24%) Linux
4 14 (2.24%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (1.60%) Windows Server 2003
6 9 (1.44%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (0.96%) Apple iOS
8 5 (0.80%) Windows 7
9 4 (0.64%) Android
9 4 (0.64%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.16%) Windows CE
10 1 (0.16%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 146 (23.32%) MVC
2 125 (19.97%) Agile Software Development
3 56 (8.95%) Business Intelligence
4 45 (7.19%) OO
5 41 (6.55%) TDD
6 40 (6.39%) Scrum
7 38 (6.07%) Unit Testing
8 37 (5.91%) SDLC
9 36 (5.75%) Change Management
9 36 (5.75%) Software Engineering
10 29 (4.63%) E-Commerce
10 29 (4.63%) Migration
11 27 (4.31%) Web Development
12 24 (3.83%) ITIL
12 24 (3.83%) Performance Tuning
13 20 (3.19%) Service Delivery
14 19 (3.04%) Mentoring
15 18 (2.88%) MVVM
16 16 (2.56%) OOP
16 16 (2.56%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 458 (73.16%) C#
2 360 (57.51%) SQL
3 175 (27.96%) JavaScript
4 167 (26.68%) VB
5 91 (14.54%) VBA
6 90 (14.38%) T-SQL
7 88 (14.06%) VB6
8 50 (7.99%) PL/SQL
9 45 (7.19%) VBScript
10 39 (6.23%) Java
11 34 (5.43%) C++
12 32 (5.11%) PowerShell
13 25 (3.99%) C
14 19 (3.04%) PHP
15 13 (2.08%) XAML
16 12 (1.92%) Python
17 8 (1.28%) Perl
17 8 (1.28%) Ruby
17 8 (1.28%) TypeScript
18 7 (1.12%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 52 (8.31%) Degree
2 44 (7.03%) Security Cleared
3 38 (6.07%) SC Cleared
4 17 (2.72%) Microsoft Certification
5 11 (1.76%) ISEB
5 11 (1.76%) ISTQB
6 9 (1.44%) HND
7 5 (0.80%) HNC
8 4 (0.64%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 4 (0.64%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (0.48%) MCP
9 3 (0.48%) MCSD
10 2 (0.32%) BPSS Clearance
10 2 (0.32%) CREST Certified
10 2 (0.32%) MCSE
11 1 (0.16%) CISSP
11 1 (0.16%) GWAPT
11 1 (0.16%) OSCE
11 1 (0.16%) OSCP
11 1 (0.16%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (3.83%) QA
2 5 (0.80%) Basel II
2 5 (0.80%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 3 (0.48%) Disclosure Scotland
3 3 (0.48%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 2 (0.32%) 21 CFR Part 11
5 1 (0.16%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (2.56%) Active Directory
2 4 (0.64%) BitLocker
3 2 (0.32%) Postfix
3 2 (0.32%) Sendmail
4 1 (0.16%) DFS Replication
4 1 (0.16%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 7 (1.12%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (0.64%) SCCM
3 3 (0.48%) SCOM
4 2 (0.32%) Control-M
4 2 (0.32%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 2 (0.32%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (0.32%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.32%) Puppet
4 2 (0.32%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 1 (0.16%) Ambari
5 1 (0.16%) BladeLogic
5 1 (0.16%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 168 (26.84%) Microsoft
2 101 (16.13%) Oracle
3 13 (2.08%) SAP
4 12 (1.92%) HP
5 6 (0.96%) Google
6 5 (0.80%) IBM
6 5 (0.80%) Red Gate
6 5 (0.80%) Teradata
7 4 (0.64%) Adobe
7 4 (0.64%) Appcelerator
7 4 (0.64%) iManage
7 4 (0.64%) Sitecore
7 4 (0.64%) Xamarin
8 3 (0.48%) Citrix
8 3 (0.48%) EPiServer
8 3 (0.48%) OpenText
9 2 (0.32%) Infragistics
9 2 (0.32%) Intergraph
9 2 (0.32%) Sage
9 2 (0.32%) Symantec
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: Yesterday
London
Square One Resources
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
York
Real Staffing
Rate: £250 - £300 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
Hull, North Humberside
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Posted: 3 days ago
Camberley, Surrey
Elevate Direct
Rate: From £400 to £475 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Sunderland, Tyne and Wear
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £275 - £300 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
G2 Recruitment
Rate: Market related
Posted: 4 days ago
North Yorkshire
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Ashton-Under-Lyne, Lancashire
Venn Group
Rate: £270 - £300 Per Day
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Senitor Associates
Rate: £325 - £375 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Uniting Ambition
Rate: £340 - 380 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Gosport, Hampshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £300 - £340 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Essex
Circle Recruitment
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 5 days ago
Northamptonshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £325 - £425 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Shropshire
Vivid Resourcing
Rate: £300 - 350 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Leicestershire
Ampersand Consulting
Rate: £32000 - £33000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Leeds
Real Staffing
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
Nottingham
Vivid Resourcing
Rate: £300 - 350 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
London
Nigel Frank International
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 16 days ago
London
Nigel Frank International
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 16 days ago
London
Nigel Frank International
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 16 days ago
London
Nigel Frank International
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 16 days ago
London
Nigel Frank International
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 16 days ago
London
Nigel Frank International
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 16 days ago
London
Nigel Frank International
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 16 days ago
London
Nigel Frank International
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 17 days ago
London
Nigel Frank International
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 17 days ago
London
Nigel Frank International
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 18 days ago