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 21 January 2017 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
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
UK / England
Rank 360 309 288
Rank change year-on-year
-51 -21
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 223 313 334
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.55% 0.67% 0.72%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.35% 1.73% 1.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 153 211 213
Median daily rate £350 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £444 £450 £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 6 13
Median hourly rate £40.00 £50.00 £34.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +47.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £43.75 £17.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.75 £53.27 £80.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £50.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +47.05%

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
16489 18142 17601
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 40.43% 38.97% 37.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 11353 12396 11970
Median daily rate £440 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £306 £298 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £580 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £375 £355
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 363 481 386
Median hourly rate £41.25 £40.00 £35.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +12.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £17.60 £18.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £46.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £40.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +12.67%

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 21 January 2017.

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 21 January 2017.

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 21 January 2017. 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 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 +17 81 £365 +8.14% 19
South East +11 44 £358 +19.16% 52
South West +22 27 £275 -15.38% 16
North West +13 19 £350 +7.69% 27
East Midlands -14 19 £305 -6.15% 20
West Midlands -36 12 £338 - 36
Yorkshire -5 10 £340 +4.61% 18
East of England -5 6 £475 +49.01% 13
North East -14 4 £361 +3.21% 4
VB.NET
UK

VB.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, 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.

1 518 (99.81%) .NET
2 402 (77.46%) C#
3 320 (61.66%) SQL Server
4 291 (56.07%) SQL
5 225 (43.35%) ASP.NET
6 168 (32.37%) HTML
7 159 (30.64%) Microsoft
8 157 (30.25%) Agile Software Development
9 153 (29.48%) MVC
10 146 (28.13%) JavaScript
11 143 (27.55%) CSS
12 122 (23.51%) T-SQL
13 118 (22.74%) Windows
14 116 (22.35%) XML
15 88 (16.96%) SQL Server 2008
16 87 (16.76%) VB
17 85 (16.38%) Finance
18 83 (15.99%) jQuery
19 77 (14.84%) Web Services
20 75 (14.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
21 73 (14.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
21 73 (14.07%) Team Foundation Server
22 72 (13.87%) Oracle
23 68 (13.10%) SharePoint
24 66 (12.72%) Scrum
24 66 (12.72%) VB6
25 63 (12.14%) WCF
26 62 (11.95%) LINQ
27 60 (11.56%) .NET Framework
28 59 (11.37%) MS Excel

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 68 (13.10%) SharePoint
2 48 (9.25%) IIS
3 32 (6.17%) CMS
4 23 (4.43%) Sitecore CMS
5 17 (3.28%) SharePoint 2010
5 17 (3.28%) SharePoint 2013
6 15 (2.89%) MS Exchange
7 13 (2.50%) BizTalk Server
8 5 (0.96%) SAS
9 3 (0.58%) ColdFusion
9 3 (0.58%) Documentum
9 3 (0.58%) Exchange Server 2010
9 3 (0.58%) Exchange Server 2013
9 3 (0.58%) IBM Domino
9 3 (0.58%) IBM Notes
10 2 (0.39%) Apache
10 2 (0.39%) K2 blackpearl
10 2 (0.39%) Tomcat
10 2 (0.39%) Umbraco
10 2 (0.39%) WebSphere
Applications
1 59 (11.37%) MS Excel
2 6 (1.16%) MS Office
3 5 (0.96%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.19%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.19%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 15 (2.89%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.39%) Sage 50
2 2 (0.39%) Unit4 Business World
2 2 (0.39%) Visualfiles
3 1 (0.19%) BusinessWorks
3 1 (0.19%) CODA-Financials
3 1 (0.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 26 (5.01%) Microsoft Azure
2 21 (4.05%) Office 365
3 8 (1.54%) Boomi
4 7 (1.35%) GitHub
5 6 (1.16%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (0.19%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 7 (1.35%) DNS
1 7 (1.35%) Internet
2 6 (1.16%) DHCP
2 6 (1.16%) LDAP
3 5 (0.96%) Kerberos
4 4 (0.77%) FTP
4 4 (0.77%) TCP/IP
5 3 (0.58%) HTTP
6 2 (0.39%) Intranet
6 2 (0.39%) NetScaler
6 2 (0.39%) SNMP
6 2 (0.39%) SSL
7 1 (0.19%) Firewall
7 1 (0.19%) Network Security
7 1 (0.19%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 320 (61.66%) SQL Server
2 88 (16.96%) SQL Server 2008
3 75 (14.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 73 (14.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 45 (8.67%) SQL Server 2012
6 37 (7.13%) SQL Server 2005
7 31 (5.97%) MS Access
8 29 (5.59%) MongoDB
9 28 (5.39%) Relational Database
10 22 (4.24%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 21 (4.05%) Data Warehouse
12 19 (3.66%) Hadoop
12 19 (3.66%) NoSQL
13 16 (3.08%) SQL Server 2014
14 15 (2.89%) Big Data
15 12 (2.31%) Oracle Database
16 11 (2.12%) SQL Server 2000
17 9 (1.73%) Oracle Database 11g
18 7 (1.35%) DTS
19 5 (0.96%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 73 (14.07%) Team Foundation Server
2 57 (10.98%) Visual Studio
3 18 (3.47%) Eclipse
4 15 (2.89%) Ant
4 15 (2.89%) Gradle
5 14 (2.70%) Hudson
5 14 (2.70%) Jenkins
6 8 (1.54%) Git (software)
7 7 (1.35%) Selenium
8 6 (1.16%) JIRA
8 6 (1.16%) MSBuild
9 5 (0.96%) Subversion
10 4 (0.77%) SpecFlow
11 3 (0.58%) Dreamweaver
11 3 (0.58%) Moq
11 3 (0.58%) NUnit
11 3 (0.58%) SoapUI
11 3 (0.58%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 2 (0.39%) HP UFT
12 2 (0.39%) Xcode
General
1 85 (16.38%) Finance
2 49 (9.44%) Advertising
3 33 (6.36%) Banking
4 23 (4.43%) Manufacturing
5 16 (3.08%) Retail
6 13 (2.50%) Back Office
7 10 (1.93%) Front Office
7 10 (1.93%) Investment Banking
8 7 (1.35%) Games
9 6 (1.16%) French Language
10 5 (0.96%) Automotive
10 5 (0.96%) German Language
10 5 (0.96%) Italian Language
10 5 (0.96%) Spanish Language
11 4 (0.77%) Billing
11 4 (0.77%) Publishing
12 3 (0.58%) Law
12 3 (0.58%) Marketing
12 3 (0.58%) Telecoms
13 2 (0.39%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 427 (82.27%) Developer
2 295 (56.84%) .NET Developer
3 148 (28.52%) C# Developer
4 135 (26.01%) C# .NET Developer
5 103 (19.85%) VB.NET Developer
6 70 (13.49%) SQL Developer
7 50 (9.63%) C# VB.NET Developer
8 28 (5.39%) SQL Server Developer
9 27 (5.20%) ASP.NET Developer
10 26 (5.01%) Software Developer
11 24 (4.62%) Sitecore Developer
12 22 (4.24%) .NET Software Developer
12 22 (4.24%) Analyst
13 21 (4.05%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
13 21 (4.05%) VB Developer
14 20 (3.85%) Senior Developer
14 20 (3.85%) WinForms Developer
15 19 (3.66%) Access Developer
15 19 (3.66%) VB6 Developer
16 18 (3.47%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 518 (99.81%) .NET
2 225 (43.35%) ASP.NET
3 168 (32.37%) HTML
4 143 (27.55%) CSS
5 116 (22.35%) XML
6 83 (15.99%) jQuery
7 77 (14.84%) Web Services
8 63 (12.14%) WCF
9 62 (11.95%) LINQ
10 60 (11.56%) .NET Framework
11 56 (10.79%) WinForms
12 54 (10.40%) ASP.NET MVC
13 52 (10.02%) Ajax
14 48 (9.25%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 44 (8.48%) WPF
16 40 (7.71%) HTML5
17 33 (6.36%) LINQ to SQL
18 30 (5.78%) AngularJS
19 26 (5.01%) XSLT
20 21 (4.05%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 33 (6.36%) N-Tier
2 31 (5.97%) Analytical Skills
3 18 (3.47%) Client/Server
4 13 (2.50%) Mathematics
5 12 (2.31%) Computer Science
6 7 (1.35%) Management Information System
7 5 (0.96%) Clustering
7 5 (0.96%) Enterprise Software
7 5 (0.96%) MPEG
7 5 (0.96%) NHS
7 5 (0.96%) PKI
7 5 (0.96%) Robotics
7 5 (0.96%) STB
8 4 (0.77%) Algorithms
8 4 (0.77%) Inversion of Control
8 4 (0.77%) iPad
8 4 (0.77%) Replication
8 4 (0.77%) SCADA
9 3 (0.58%) Physics
9 3 (0.58%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 118 (22.74%) Windows
2 27 (5.20%) Linux
3 24 (4.62%) Windows Server
4 15 (2.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 12 (2.31%) Windows Server 2012
6 11 (2.12%) Unix
6 11 (2.12%) Windows 10
6 11 (2.12%) Windows XP
7 10 (1.93%) Windows Server 2008
8 7 (1.35%) Windows Server 2003
9 6 (1.16%) Apple iOS
10 5 (0.96%) Android
11 3 (0.58%) Windows 7
11 3 (0.58%) Windows 8
12 2 (0.39%) Windows Mobile
13 1 (0.19%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 157 (30.25%) Agile Software Development
2 153 (29.48%) MVC
3 66 (12.72%) Scrum
4 43 (8.29%) TDD
5 40 (7.71%) Migration
5 40 (7.71%) OOP
6 37 (7.13%) SDLC
7 34 (6.55%) Unit Testing
7 34 (6.55%) Web Development
8 28 (5.39%) OWASP
8 28 (5.39%) Secure Coding
9 26 (5.01%) Continuous Integration
10 23 (4.43%) OO
11 21 (4.05%) Business Intelligence
12 20 (3.85%) UML
13 19 (3.66%) E-Commerce
14 17 (3.28%) ERP
15 15 (2.89%) High Availability
15 15 (2.89%) MapReduce
15 15 (2.89%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 402 (77.46%) C#
2 291 (56.07%) SQL
3 146 (28.13%) JavaScript
4 122 (23.51%) T-SQL
5 87 (16.76%) VB
6 66 (12.72%) VB6
7 53 (10.21%) VBA
8 39 (7.51%) Java
9 24 (4.62%) PowerShell
9 24 (4.62%) Python
10 22 (4.24%) C++
11 18 (3.47%) VBScript
12 15 (2.89%) C
13 14 (2.70%) Perl
14 13 (2.50%) PL/SQL
15 8 (1.54%) PHP
16 5 (0.96%) VC++
17 3 (0.58%) Shell Script
17 3 (0.58%) TypeScript
17 3 (0.58%) XAML
Qualifications
1 37 (7.13%) Security Cleared
2 35 (6.74%) Degree
3 15 (2.89%) SC Cleared
4 14 (2.70%) DV Cleared
5 9 (1.73%) ISEB
6 5 (0.96%) CTC Cleared
6 5 (0.96%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 5 (0.96%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (0.77%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (0.58%) ISTQB
9 2 (0.39%) BC Cleared
10 1 (0.19%) CESG Certified Professional
10 1 (0.19%) CHECK Team Leader
10 1 (0.19%) Citrix Certification
10 1 (0.19%) CREST Certified
10 1 (0.19%) HND
10 1 (0.19%) MCSD
10 1 (0.19%) MCSE
10 1 (0.19%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (2.50%) QA
2 10 (1.93%) SLA
3 3 (0.58%) Disclosure Scotland
3 3 (0.58%) ISO 9000
4 2 (0.39%) Solvency II
5 1 (0.19%) Basel II
5 1 (0.19%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 9 (1.73%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.39%) Docker
3 1 (0.19%) MetaFrame
3 1 (0.19%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (1.73%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (1.54%) Puppet
3 6 (1.16%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 5 (0.96%) HP Quality Center
4 5 (0.96%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.19%) MIIS
Vendors
1 159 (30.64%) Microsoft
2 72 (13.87%) Oracle
3 26 (5.01%) Sitecore
4 15 (2.89%) Red Hat
5 10 (1.93%) Xamarin
6 8 (1.54%) Dell
7 6 (1.16%) AppDynamics
7 6 (1.16%) Blue Prism
8 5 (0.96%) Cisco
8 5 (0.96%) Intel Security
8 5 (0.96%) SAP
8 5 (0.96%) ServiceNow
8 5 (0.96%) Symantec
9 3 (0.58%) Kofax
9 3 (0.58%) Lotus
9 3 (0.58%) Teradata
10 2 (0.39%) Citrix
10 2 (0.39%) DevExpress
10 2 (0.39%) Sage
10 2 (0.39%) TIBCO
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