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 20 February 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
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
UK / England
Rank 356 338 309
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -29
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 225 299 319
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.54% 0.64% 0.67%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.33% 1.65% 1.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 155 220 186
Median daily rate £330 £338 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.22% +3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £288 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £434 £450 £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.03% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 16
Median hourly rate £38.75 £32.50 £34.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.23% -4.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.10 £32.50 £15.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.40 £32.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.75 £27.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+40.90% -19.11%

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
16956 18119 18115
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 40.53% 38.63% 38.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 11730 12415 12071
Median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 394 458 396
Median hourly rate £41.64 £40.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.10% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £18.70 £19.58
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £50.68 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +11.11%

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 20 February 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 20 February 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 20 February 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 -5 76 £375 -3.22% 22
South East +17 49 £350 - 48
South West +30 28 £275 -26.66% 19
East Midlands -15 22 £325 - 14
North West +12 20 £300 -7.61% 16
West Midlands -26 13 £350 - 29
Yorkshire -1 10 £326 +0.38% 15
East of England -7 5 £198 -36.29% 13
North East -30 2 £391 +11.78% 2
VB.NET
UK

VB.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 20 February 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.

1 485 (99.59%) .NET
2 359 (73.72%) C#
3 289 (59.34%) SQL Server
4 271 (55.65%) SQL
5 200 (41.07%) ASP.NET
6 159 (32.65%) HTML
7 153 (31.42%) Agile Software Development
8 147 (30.18%) MVC
9 143 (29.36%) Microsoft
10 142 (29.16%) CSS
11 122 (25.05%) JavaScript
12 109 (22.38%) Windows
13 104 (21.36%) XML
14 102 (20.94%) T-SQL
15 86 (17.66%) VB
16 81 (16.63%) SQL Server 2008
17 77 (15.81%) Web Services
18 76 (15.61%) Oracle
18 76 (15.61%) Finance
19 69 (14.17%) jQuery
20 65 (13.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
21 64 (13.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
22 63 (12.94%) .NET Framework
22 63 (12.94%) Scrum
23 62 (12.73%) Team Foundation Server
24 61 (12.53%) VB6
24 61 (12.53%) SharePoint
25 58 (11.91%) WCF
26 54 (11.09%) Visual Studio
27 53 (10.88%) VBA

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 61 (12.53%) SharePoint
2 39 (8.01%) IIS
3 27 (5.54%) CMS
4 20 (4.11%) Sitecore CMS
5 16 (3.29%) SharePoint 2010
6 13 (2.67%) SharePoint 2013
7 8 (1.64%) BizTalk Server
8 7 (1.44%) MS Exchange
9 5 (1.03%) SAS
10 3 (0.62%) Apache
11 2 (0.41%) ColdFusion
11 2 (0.41%) Documentum
11 2 (0.41%) Exchange Server 2010
11 2 (0.41%) Exchange Server 2013
11 2 (0.41%) JBoss
11 2 (0.41%) K2 blackpearl
11 2 (0.41%) Tomcat
11 2 (0.41%) Umbraco
11 2 (0.41%) WebSphere
11 2 (0.41%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 53 (10.88%) MS Excel
2 7 (1.44%) MS Office
2 7 (1.44%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.21%) Fireworks
3 1 (0.21%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 16 (3.29%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.41%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (0.41%) Sage 50
2 2 (0.41%) SAP FI
3 1 (0.21%) BusinessWorks
3 1 (0.21%) CODA-Financials
3 1 (0.21%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.21%) SAP CO
3 1 (0.21%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (0.21%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.21%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 28 (5.75%) Microsoft Azure
2 17 (3.49%) Office 365
3 8 (1.64%) Boomi
4 7 (1.44%) GitHub
5 5 (1.03%) Amazon AWS
6 2 (0.41%) Oracle CX
7 1 (0.21%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.21%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 7 (1.44%) DNS
2 6 (1.23%) LDAP
3 5 (1.03%) DHCP
3 5 (1.03%) Kerberos
4 4 (0.82%) HTTP
4 4 (0.82%) TCP/IP
5 3 (0.62%) NetScaler
5 3 (0.62%) SSL
6 2 (0.41%) Firewall
6 2 (0.41%) FTP
6 2 (0.41%) Intranet
6 2 (0.41%) SNMP
7 1 (0.21%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (0.21%) Internet
7 1 (0.21%) VPN
7 1 (0.21%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 289 (59.34%) SQL Server
2 81 (16.63%) SQL Server 2008
3 65 (13.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 64 (13.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 43 (8.83%) SQL Server 2012
6 37 (7.60%) SQL Server 2005
7 34 (6.98%) MS Access
8 27 (5.54%) Relational Database
9 25 (5.13%) MongoDB
10 22 (4.52%) Data Warehouse
11 19 (3.90%) SQL Server 2014
11 19 (3.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 18 (3.70%) Hadoop
13 17 (3.49%) NoSQL
14 15 (3.08%) Big Data
15 13 (2.67%) Oracle Database
16 12 (2.46%) SQL Server 2000
17 9 (1.85%) Oracle Database 11g
18 7 (1.44%) DTS
19 5 (1.03%) DB2
Development Applications
1 62 (12.73%) Team Foundation Server
2 54 (11.09%) Visual Studio
3 18 (3.70%) Eclipse
4 15 (3.08%) Ant
4 15 (3.08%) Gradle
5 14 (2.87%) Hudson
5 14 (2.87%) Jenkins
6 10 (2.05%) MSBuild
6 10 (2.05%) Selenium
7 8 (1.64%) Git (software)
8 7 (1.44%) JIRA
9 6 (1.23%) SpecFlow
9 6 (1.23%) Subversion
10 5 (1.03%) ReSharper
11 4 (0.82%) Moq
11 4 (0.82%) NUnit
11 4 (0.82%) SoapUI
12 3 (0.62%) Dreamweaver
12 3 (0.62%) SilkTest
12 3 (0.62%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 76 (15.61%) Finance
2 40 (8.21%) Advertising
3 27 (5.54%) Banking
4 18 (3.70%) Manufacturing
5 16 (3.29%) Retail
6 10 (2.05%) Front Office
6 10 (2.05%) Investment Banking
7 6 (1.23%) Back Office
7 6 (1.23%) Games
8 5 (1.03%) Automotive
9 3 (0.62%) Billing
9 3 (0.62%) Marketing
9 3 (0.62%) Publishing
9 3 (0.62%) Telecoms
10 1 (0.21%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.21%) Dutch Language
10 1 (0.21%) French Language
10 1 (0.21%) Legal
10 1 (0.21%) Local Government
10 1 (0.21%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 394 (80.90%) Developer
2 266 (54.62%) .NET Developer
3 135 (27.72%) C# Developer
4 123 (25.26%) C# .NET Developer
5 92 (18.89%) VB.NET Developer
6 62 (12.73%) SQL Developer
7 44 (9.03%) C# VB.NET Developer
8 29 (5.95%) ASP.NET Developer
9 26 (5.34%) Analyst
10 24 (4.93%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
11 23 (4.72%) SQL Server Developer
11 23 (4.72%) VB Developer
12 22 (4.52%) Sitecore Developer
12 22 (4.52%) WinForms Developer
13 21 (4.31%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 21 (4.31%) Senior Developer
14 20 (4.11%) Software Developer
15 19 (3.90%) Access Developer
15 19 (3.90%) VB6 Developer
16 16 (3.29%) Microsoft Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 485 (99.59%) .NET
2 200 (41.07%) ASP.NET
3 159 (32.65%) HTML
4 142 (29.16%) CSS
5 104 (21.36%) XML
6 77 (15.81%) Web Services
7 69 (14.17%) jQuery
8 63 (12.94%) .NET Framework
9 58 (11.91%) WCF
10 53 (10.88%) ASP.NET MVC
11 52 (10.68%) WinForms
12 49 (10.06%) LINQ
13 46 (9.45%) Ajax
14 41 (8.42%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 40 (8.21%) WPF
16 31 (6.37%) HTML5
17 28 (5.75%) LINQ to SQL
18 27 (5.54%) AngularJS
19 26 (5.34%) ASP.NET Web API
20 22 (4.52%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 33 (6.78%) Analytical Skills
2 27 (5.54%) N-Tier
3 19 (3.90%) Client/Server
4 6 (1.23%) PKI
5 5 (1.03%) Clustering
5 5 (1.03%) STB
6 4 (0.82%) MPEG
6 4 (0.82%) NHS
6 4 (0.82%) Replication
6 4 (0.82%) Robotics
6 4 (0.82%) SCADA
7 3 (0.62%) Mobile App
7 3 (0.62%) Reinsurance
7 3 (0.62%) User Experience
8 2 (0.41%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (0.41%) Life Science
8 2 (0.41%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.21%) AS400
9 1 (0.21%) Biotechnology
9 1 (0.21%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 109 (22.38%) Windows
2 27 (5.54%) Linux
3 22 (4.52%) Windows Server
4 15 (3.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 12 (2.46%) Windows 10
5 12 (2.46%) Windows XP
6 11 (2.26%) Windows Server 2012
7 10 (2.05%) Unix
8 9 (1.85%) Windows Server 2008
9 7 (1.44%) Windows Server 2003
10 4 (0.82%) Android
10 4 (0.82%) Apple iOS
11 2 (0.41%) Windows 7
11 2 (0.41%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.21%) CentOS
12 1 (0.21%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 153 (31.42%) Agile Software Development
2 147 (30.18%) MVC
3 63 (12.94%) Scrum
4 42 (8.62%) Unit Testing
5 40 (8.21%) TDD
6 38 (7.80%) SDLC
7 37 (7.60%) Migration
8 34 (6.98%) OOP
9 31 (6.37%) Web Development
10 26 (5.34%) Continuous Integration
11 23 (4.72%) Business Intelligence
11 23 (4.72%) OO
12 22 (4.52%) OWASP
12 22 (4.52%) Secure Coding
13 19 (3.90%) UML
14 18 (3.70%) E-Commerce
15 17 (3.49%) Mathematics
16 15 (3.08%) High Availability
16 15 (3.08%) Open Source
16 15 (3.08%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 359 (73.72%) C#
2 271 (55.65%) SQL
3 122 (25.05%) JavaScript
4 102 (20.94%) T-SQL
5 86 (17.66%) VB
6 61 (12.53%) VB6
7 53 (10.88%) VBA
8 39 (8.01%) Java
9 24 (4.93%) Python
10 17 (3.49%) PowerShell
11 14 (2.87%) C
11 14 (2.87%) Perl
12 13 (2.67%) C++
12 13 (2.67%) PL/SQL
13 11 (2.26%) VBScript
14 7 (1.44%) PHP
15 5 (1.03%) VC++
16 4 (0.82%) TypeScript
17 3 (0.62%) Shell Script
17 3 (0.62%) XAML
Qualifications
1 39 (8.01%) Security Cleared
2 23 (4.72%) Degree
3 16 (3.29%) SC Cleared
4 14 (2.87%) DV Cleared
5 9 (1.85%) ISEB
6 6 (1.23%) CTC Cleared
7 5 (1.03%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 5 (1.03%) Microsoft Certification
8 4 (0.82%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (0.62%) ISTQB
10 2 (0.41%) BC Cleared
11 1 (0.21%) CESG Certified Professional
11 1 (0.21%) Citrix Certification
11 1 (0.21%) HNC
11 1 (0.21%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 1 (0.21%) MCSD
11 1 (0.21%) MCSE
11 1 (0.21%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (3.49%) QA
2 3 (0.62%) Disclosure Scotland
2 3 (0.62%) ISO 9000
2 3 (0.62%) SLA
3 2 (0.41%) Solvency II
4 1 (0.21%) Basel II
4 1 (0.21%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 9 (1.85%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.62%) Docker
3 1 (0.21%) MetaFrame
3 1 (0.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.21%) vSphere
3 1 (0.21%) XenApp
3 1 (0.21%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 10 (2.05%) Puppet
2 9 (1.85%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (1.23%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 5 (1.03%) HP Quality Center
4 5 (1.03%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.21%) MIIS
5 1 (0.21%) SCCM
Vendors
1 143 (29.36%) Microsoft
2 76 (15.61%) Oracle
3 24 (4.93%) Sitecore
4 15 (3.08%) Red Hat
5 10 (2.05%) Xamarin
6 8 (1.64%) Dell
7 7 (1.44%) SAP
8 6 (1.23%) AppDynamics
8 6 (1.23%) Cisco
8 6 (1.23%) ServiceNow
9 5 (1.03%) Blue Prism
9 5 (1.03%) Intel Security
9 5 (1.03%) Symantec
10 4 (0.82%) DevExpress
11 3 (0.62%) Citrix
11 3 (0.62%) Remedy
11 3 (0.62%) Teradata
12 2 (0.41%) BMC
12 2 (0.41%) Sage
12 2 (0.41%) TIBCO
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Square One Resources
Rate: Up to £450 per day 3 months initial (rate negotiable DOE)
Posted: 14 hours ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 17 hours ago
Berkshire
Computer People
Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Vivid Resourcing
Rate: £450 - £600 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Sunderland, Tyne and Wear
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £250 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Computer People
Rate: £275.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £550 - £700 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Surrey
Pioneer Search
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
East Riding
Oscar
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Surrey
Pioneer Search
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Southampton
Spectrum IT
Rate: £300 - £340 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
London
Vivid Resourcing
Rate: £450 - £600 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester
Vivid Resourcing
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Sogeti
Rate: Competitive Day Rate
Posted: 5 days ago
Essex
Westbourne Partners
Rate: From £400 to £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
South West London
Bite Consulting
Rate: From £150 to £600 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Glocomms
Rate: £750 - £850 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Activus
Rate: Competitive plus Company Benefits
Posted: 12 days ago