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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
Rank 270 202 191
Rank change year-on-year
-68 -11
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 382 514 481
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.76% 1.02% 1.10%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.01% 2.74% 2.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 237 333 316
Average daily rate
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£325 £300 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £514 £447 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 16 20
Average hourly rate £33.05 £34.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.20% -1.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.75 £23.50 £21.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £87.50 £44.55
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.05 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-2.79% -2.85%
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
19015 18777 16194
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 37.63% 37.34% 37.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 12510 12373 10186
Average daily rate £400 £375 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -2.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £255 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £559 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 406 442 584
Average hourly rate £35.00 £36.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.68 £17.50 £16.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £46.00 £43.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £36.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-2.73% +4.28%

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 24 April 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 24 April 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 24 April 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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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 +64 155 £356 -8.06% 46
South East -50 73 £350 - 46
South West +2 40 £327 +20.92% 21
Yorkshire -60 29 £320 +10.34% 26
West Midlands -39 27 £325 +4.00% 48
East Midlands -6 21 £300 +11.11% 26
East of England +17 19 £300 -4.00% 20
North West -50 11 £313 +9.17% 39
North East -26 3 £288 +19.79% 8
VB.NET
UK

VB.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

1 703 (99.72%) .NET
2 475 (67.38%) C#
3 417 (59.15%) SQL
4 384 (54.47%) SQL Server
5 351 (49.79%) ASP.NET
6 211 (29.93%) HTML
7 197 (27.94%) JavaScript
8 175 (24.82%) Microsoft
9 160 (22.70%) Agile Software Development
10 159 (22.55%) Finance
11 153 (21.70%) XML
12 137 (19.43%) VB
13 135 (19.15%) Visual Studio
14 130 (18.44%) .NET Framework
15 128 (18.16%) Web Services
16 125 (17.73%) CSS
17 114 (16.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 111 (15.74%) MVC
19 109 (15.46%) SQL Server 2008
20 97 (13.76%) T-SQL
21 96 (13.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
21 96 (13.62%) Team Foundation Server
22 95 (13.48%) Oracle
23 94 (13.33%) Windows
24 92 (13.05%) WCF
25 90 (12.77%) Scrum
26 85 (12.06%) jQuery
27 76 (10.78%) VB6
28 73 (10.35%) SQL Server 2005
29 72 (10.21%) WinForms

VB.NET
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 51 (7.23%) IIS
2 31 (4.40%) SharePoint
3 23 (3.26%) CMS
4 19 (2.70%) BizTalk Server
5 11 (1.56%) WebSphere
5 11 (1.56%) Sitecore CMS
6 9 (1.28%) SharePoint 2010
7 8 (1.13%) Tomcat
8 7 (0.99%) Oracle Workflow
8 7 (0.99%) Oracle BPEL
9 6 (0.85%) WebLogic
9 6 (0.85%) SharePoint 2013
10 5 (0.71%) K2 blackpearl
10 5 (0.71%) Apache
11 4 (0.57%) LiveCycle
12 3 (0.43%) Sitefinity
12 3 (0.43%) SAS
13 2 (0.28%) WorkSite
13 2 (0.28%) DNN
13 2 (0.28%) Umbraco
Applications
1 66 (9.36%) MS Excel
2 33 (4.68%) MS Office
3 14 (1.99%) MS Visio
4 11 (1.56%) MS Project
5 8 (1.13%) Spreadsheet
6 4 (0.57%) MS PowerPoint
7 2 (0.28%) Photoshop
7 2 (0.28%) ArcInfo
8 1 (0.14%) CATIA
8 1 (0.14%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 12 (1.70%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (1.56%) SmartPlant
3 8 (1.13%) ZaiNet
3 8 (1.13%) Endur
4 7 (0.99%) Adobe Campaign
4 7 (0.99%) WebTrends
5 5 (0.71%) Markit EDM
5 5 (0.71%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.14%) CODA-Financials
6 1 (0.14%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 8 (1.13%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (0.99%) Adobe Analytics
2 7 (0.99%) Google Analytics
3 4 (0.57%) Office 365
3 4 (0.57%) SaaS
4 1 (0.14%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (1.99%) Firewall
2 10 (1.42%) Internet
3 9 (1.28%) HTTP
4 8 (1.13%) FTP
5 5 (0.71%) SSL
6 4 (0.57%) DHCP
7 3 (0.43%) NAS
7 3 (0.43%) Intranet
7 3 (0.43%) Telnet
7 3 (0.43%) SAN
7 3 (0.43%) Wireless
7 3 (0.43%) Broadband
7 3 (0.43%) LDAP
8 2 (0.28%) Ethernet
8 2 (0.28%) SMS
8 2 (0.28%) Modbus
8 2 (0.28%) Profibus
9 1 (0.14%) SMTP
9 1 (0.14%) TCP/IP
9 1 (0.14%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 384 (54.47%) SQL Server
2 114 (16.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 109 (15.46%) SQL Server 2008
4 96 (13.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 73 (10.35%) SQL Server 2005
6 62 (8.79%) SQL Server 2012
7 61 (8.65%) Oracle Database
8 34 (4.82%) Data Warehouse
9 30 (4.26%) SQL Server 2000
10 28 (3.97%) MS Access
11 22 (3.12%) MySQL
12 20 (2.84%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 19 (2.70%) Oracle Database 11g
13 19 (2.70%) Crystal Reports
14 15 (2.13%) Oracle Database 10g
14 15 (2.13%) Relational Database
15 12 (1.70%) Microsoft Analysis Services
16 11 (1.56%) DTS
17 8 (1.13%) Oracle BI EE
18 7 (0.99%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 135 (19.15%) Visual Studio
2 96 (13.62%) Team Foundation Server
3 26 (3.69%) JIRA
4 22 (3.12%) NUnit
5 20 (2.84%) Subversion
6 16 (2.27%) Git (software)
7 13 (1.84%) ClearQuest
7 13 (1.84%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 10 (1.42%) Rhino Mocks
9 8 (1.13%) Selenium
9 8 (1.13%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 6 (0.85%) Maven
10 6 (0.85%) JUnit
11 5 (0.71%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
11 5 (0.71%) AccuRev
11 5 (0.71%) Jenkins
11 5 (0.71%) Oracle APEX
12 4 (0.57%) ClearCase
12 4 (0.57%) Eclipse
12 4 (0.57%) Ant
General
1 159 (22.55%) Finance
2 57 (8.09%) Banking
3 33 (4.68%) Back Office
4 24 (3.40%) Marketing
5 23 (3.26%) Investment Banking
6 15 (2.13%) Manufacturing
7 13 (1.84%) Legal
8 11 (1.56%) Retail
9 10 (1.42%) Automotive
10 9 (1.28%) Law
10 9 (1.28%) Games
10 9 (1.28%) Telecoms
10 9 (1.28%) Front Office
11 7 (0.99%) Publishing
12 4 (0.57%) Military
13 3 (0.43%) Electronics
14 2 (0.28%) Advertising
14 2 (0.28%) Pharmaceutical
15 1 (0.14%) Aerospace
15 1 (0.14%) Japanese Language
Job Titles
1 514 (72.91%) Developer
2 246 (34.89%) .NET Developer
3 100 (14.18%) VB.NET Developer
4 95 (13.48%) C# Developer
5 77 (10.92%) C# .NET Developer
6 76 (10.78%) Analyst
7 50 (7.09%) Programmer
8 47 (6.67%) SQL Developer
9 40 (5.67%) Senior Developer
10 33 (4.68%) Software Developer
11 30 (4.26%) Architect
12 27 (3.83%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 26 (3.69%) Analyst Programmer
14 24 (3.40%) ASP.NET Developer
14 24 (3.40%) VB Developer
15 23 (3.26%) Web Developer
16 22 (3.12%) AWS Developer
17 21 (2.98%) Senior .NET Developer
18 18 (2.55%) Applications Support
19 16 (2.27%) Analyst Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 703 (99.72%) .NET
2 351 (49.79%) ASP.NET
3 211 (29.93%) HTML
4 153 (21.70%) XML
5 130 (18.44%) .NET Framework
6 128 (18.16%) Web Services
7 125 (17.73%) CSS
8 92 (13.05%) WCF
9 85 (12.06%) jQuery
10 72 (10.21%) WinForms
11 51 (7.23%) XSLT
11 51 (7.23%) ASP.NET MVC
12 47 (6.67%) Ajax
13 43 (6.10%) WPF
14 35 (4.96%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 33 (4.68%) DHTML
16 27 (3.83%) SOAP
17 23 (3.26%) LINQ
17 23 (3.26%) HTML5
17 23 (3.26%) ASP.NET MVC 3
Miscellaneous
1 62 (8.79%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (3.12%) Data Structures
3 20 (2.84%) Open Source
4 17 (2.41%) Computer Science
5 14 (1.99%) N-Tier
6 13 (1.84%) Management Information System
6 13 (1.84%) Client/Server
6 13 (1.84%) SCADA
7 12 (1.70%) NHS
8 8 (1.13%) STB
9 7 (0.99%) Enterprise Software
9 7 (0.99%) iPad
9 7 (0.99%) MPEG
10 6 (0.85%) Life Science
11 4 (0.57%) FMCG
11 4 (0.57%) Replication
11 4 (0.57%) User Experience
11 4 (0.57%) Mobile App
12 3 (0.43%) GIS
12 3 (0.43%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 94 (13.33%) Windows
2 18 (2.55%) UNIX
3 13 (1.84%) Windows Server 2003
4 10 (1.42%) Linux
5 9 (1.28%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (0.85%) Android
6 6 (0.85%) Apple iOS
7 5 (0.71%) Windows XP
8 4 (0.57%) Windows 7
9 3 (0.43%) Windows 8
10 2 (0.28%) Windows Mobile
11 1 (0.14%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.14%) Windows CE
11 1 (0.14%) Solaris
11 1 (0.14%) Windows 2000 Server
11 1 (0.14%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 160 (22.70%) Agile Software Development
2 111 (15.74%) MVC
3 90 (12.77%) Scrum
4 62 (8.79%) Web Development
5 57 (8.09%) OO
6 54 (7.66%) TDD
7 44 (6.24%) Unit Testing
7 44 (6.24%) E-Commerce
7 44 (6.24%) Business Intelligence
8 43 (6.10%) Migration
8 43 (6.10%) Software Engineering
9 37 (5.25%) ITIL
10 27 (3.83%) CRM
10 27 (3.83%) Workflow
11 24 (3.40%) SOA
12 22 (3.12%) Software Testing
13 21 (2.98%) ETL
13 21 (2.98%) Performance Tuning
14 20 (2.84%) Waterfall
14 20 (2.84%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 475 (67.38%) C#
2 417 (59.15%) SQL
3 197 (27.94%) JavaScript
4 137 (19.43%) VB
5 97 (13.76%) T-SQL
6 76 (10.78%) VB6
7 72 (10.21%) VBA
8 67 (9.50%) Java
9 54 (7.66%) VBScript
10 53 (7.52%) PL/SQL
11 25 (3.55%) C++
12 17 (2.41%) PHP
12 17 (2.41%) PowerShell
13 12 (1.70%) XAML
14 8 (1.13%) Perl
15 7 (0.99%) C
16 6 (0.85%) Ruby
16 6 (0.85%) Delphi
17 3 (0.43%) Bash Shell
18 2 (0.28%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 54 (7.66%) Degree
2 52 (7.38%) Security Cleared
3 36 (5.11%) SC Cleared
4 13 (1.84%) Microsoft Certification
5 12 (1.70%) DV Cleared
6 9 (1.28%) ITIL Certification
7 8 (1.13%) ISEB
8 7 (0.99%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 7 (0.99%) MCTS
9 5 (0.71%) ISTQB
10 4 (0.57%) MCITP
10 4 (0.57%) MCDBA
10 4 (0.57%) MCAD
10 4 (0.57%) MCSD
11 1 (0.14%) MCP
11 1 (0.14%) PMI Certification
11 1 (0.14%) OCP
11 1 (0.14%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (2.13%) QA
2 5 (0.71%) SLA
3 2 (0.28%) 21 CFR Part 11
4 1 (0.14%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.14%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 8 (1.13%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.43%) Firmware
3 1 (0.14%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (0.14%) Samba
Systems Management
1 16 (2.27%) HP Quality Center
2 7 (0.99%) SCCM
3 6 (0.85%) HP Operations Orchestration
4 5 (0.71%) SCOrch
5 1 (0.14%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.14%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (0.14%) Control-M
5 1 (0.14%) WMI
Vendors
1 175 (24.82%) Microsoft
2 95 (13.48%) Oracle
3 17 (2.41%) HP
3 17 (2.41%) Sitecore
4 11 (1.56%) Tableau
4 11 (1.56%) Adobe
5 10 (1.42%) IBM
5 10 (1.42%) Business Objects
6 9 (1.28%) Intergraph
7 8 (1.13%) Google
8 7 (0.99%) Trayport
8 7 (0.99%) Eloqua
8 7 (0.99%) SAP
8 7 (0.99%) Aprimo
9 5 (0.71%) Splunk
9 5 (0.71%) OpenText
9 5 (0.71%) Interwoven
9 5 (0.71%) Telerik
10 4 (0.57%) Salesforce.com
10 4 (0.57%) Informatica
Warwick, Warwickshire
Big Red Recruitment
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Warwickshire
Big Red Recruitment
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
TEKsystems
Rate: £380 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Brentwood, Essex
Experis Ltd
Rate: £160.00 - £180.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Mpower Plus UK Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
William-Arthur & Associates
Rate: Unspecified
Posted: 3 days ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Foresight Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Posted: 4 days ago
Stockport
Real Staffing
Rate: £300 - £325 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
Preston
Computer Futures
Rate: £250 - £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
East Midlands
Computer Futures
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Volt
Rate: £315.00 - £330.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Interquest - IQ Public Sector
Rate: £200.00 - £210.00 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Liverpool
Shortlist Recruitment
Rate: £250 - £275 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
West Midlands
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
Oxford
Venturi
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 16 days ago
Stoke on Trent
Applause IT Innovation
Rate: £340 - £375 per day + neg.
Posted: 17 days ago
Wirral, Merseyside
adviserplus
Rate: Up to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago