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 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
Rank 298 230 219
Rank change year-on-year
-68 -11
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 338 449 379
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.70% 0.93% 0.89%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.84% 2.49% 2.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 229 277 250
Average daily rate
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£325 £300 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £205 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 13 25
Average hourly rate - £32.00 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -5.88%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £29.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+44.06% -15.71%
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
18380 18021 15987
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 37.94% 37.42% 37.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 12427 12052 10098
Average daily rate £400 £380 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £341 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.79% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 380 424 582
Average hourly rate £37.00 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £17.50 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+1.38% +2.85%

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 29 May 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
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 29 May 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 +64 156 £375 -3.22% 42
South East -61 43 £360 +5.10% 60
South West +19 35 £320 +20.75% 28
Yorkshire -57 26 £295 +1.72% 26
West Midlands -40 23 £325 +8.33% 21
East of England -4 21 £300 - 19
East Midlands -8 16 £300 +9.09% 28
North West -51 10 £319 +11.84% 51
North East -13 3 £288 +43.75% 2
VB.NET
UK

VB.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 May 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.

1 669 (99.70%) .NET
2 444 (66.17%) C#
3 392 (58.42%) SQL
4 366 (54.55%) SQL Server
5 343 (51.12%) ASP.NET
6 212 (31.59%) HTML
7 197 (29.36%) JavaScript
8 167 (24.89%) Microsoft
9 165 (24.59%) Agile Software Development
10 159 (23.70%) XML
11 157 (23.40%) Finance
12 142 (21.16%) Visual Studio
13 134 (19.97%) Web Services
14 132 (19.67%) .NET Framework
15 129 (19.23%) VB
16 122 (18.18%) CSS
17 108 (16.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 107 (15.95%) MVC
19 101 (15.05%) WCF
20 100 (14.90%) T-SQL
21 97 (14.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
22 95 (14.16%) Oracle
23 91 (13.56%) Team Foundation Server
24 90 (13.41%) SQL Server 2008
25 89 (13.26%) Windows
26 84 (12.52%) Scrum
27 80 (11.92%) WinForms
28 77 (11.48%) jQuery
29 75 (11.18%) VB6
30 73 (10.88%) SDLC

VB.NET
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 58 (8.64%) IIS
2 42 (6.26%) SharePoint
3 29 (4.32%) BizTalk Server
4 15 (2.24%) CMS
5 13 (1.94%) SharePoint 2010
6 10 (1.49%) Oracle Workflow
7 9 (1.34%) WebSphere
8 8 (1.19%) SharePoint 2013
8 8 (1.19%) Sitecore CMS
9 7 (1.04%) WebLogic
10 5 (0.75%) Tomcat
10 5 (0.75%) K2 blackpearl
11 4 (0.60%) Apache
11 4 (0.60%) Umbraco
11 4 (0.60%) Oracle BPEL
12 3 (0.45%) Sitefinity
13 2 (0.30%) LiveCycle
13 2 (0.30%) Node.js
13 2 (0.30%) WinCC
13 2 (0.30%) SAS
Applications
1 60 (8.94%) MS Excel
2 25 (3.73%) MS Office
3 9 (1.34%) MS Visio
3 9 (1.34%) MS Project
4 7 (1.04%) Spreadsheet
5 3 (0.45%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.30%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.15%) InfoPath
7 1 (0.15%) CATIA
Business Applications
1 12 (1.79%) Adobe Campaign
2 11 (1.64%) SmartPlant
3 10 (1.49%) WebTrends
4 6 (0.89%) Dynamics CRM
5 5 (0.75%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 5 (0.75%) Markit EDM
6 4 (0.60%) Endur
6 4 (0.60%) ZaiNet
7 1 (0.15%) Pivotal CRM
7 1 (0.15%) CODA-Financials
Cloud Services
1 10 (1.49%) Adobe Analytics
1 10 (1.49%) Google Analytics
2 9 (1.34%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (0.75%) SaaS
4 4 (0.60%) Office 365
5 1 (0.15%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (1.64%) Internet
2 10 (1.49%) Firewall
2 10 (1.49%) HTTP
3 9 (1.34%) LDAP
4 8 (1.19%) FTP
5 5 (0.75%) SSL
6 4 (0.60%) DHCP
7 3 (0.45%) Broadband
7 3 (0.45%) Wireless
7 3 (0.45%) Telnet
7 3 (0.45%) SAN
7 3 (0.45%) NAS
8 2 (0.30%) Modbus
8 2 (0.30%) Profibus
8 2 (0.30%) Intranet
8 2 (0.30%) Ethernet
8 2 (0.30%) SMS
9 1 (0.15%) SMTP
9 1 (0.15%) DNS
9 1 (0.15%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 366 (54.55%) SQL Server
2 108 (16.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 97 (14.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 90 (13.41%) SQL Server 2008
5 65 (9.69%) SQL Server 2012
6 62 (9.24%) SQL Server 2005
7 60 (8.94%) Oracle Database
8 49 (7.30%) Data Warehouse
9 29 (4.32%) SQL Server 2000
10 23 (3.43%) Oracle Database 11g
11 22 (3.28%) MS Access
11 22 (3.28%) Relational Database
12 20 (2.98%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 17 (2.53%) Oracle Database 10g
14 16 (2.38%) MySQL
15 15 (2.24%) Oracle BI EE
16 13 (1.94%) Crystal Reports
17 12 (1.79%) DTS
18 11 (1.64%) Microsoft Analysis Services
19 7 (1.04%) WebFOCUS
Development Applications
1 142 (21.16%) Visual Studio
2 91 (13.56%) Team Foundation Server
3 25 (3.73%) JIRA
4 16 (2.38%) Git (software)
5 15 (2.24%) NUnit
6 14 (2.09%) Subversion
7 11 (1.64%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 9 (1.34%) ClearQuest
9 8 (1.19%) Selenium
10 7 (1.04%) Maven
10 7 (1.04%) JUnit
11 5 (0.75%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 5 (0.75%) AccuRev
12 4 (0.60%) Rhino Mocks
12 4 (0.60%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
12 4 (0.60%) Jenkins
12 4 (0.60%) QuickTest Pro
12 4 (0.60%) ClearCase
12 4 (0.60%) Eclipse
12 4 (0.60%) Ant
General
1 157 (23.40%) Finance
2 51 (7.60%) Banking
3 30 (4.47%) Back Office
4 24 (3.58%) Investment Banking
5 21 (3.13%) Marketing
6 17 (2.53%) Manufacturing
7 13 (1.94%) Legal
8 11 (1.64%) Retail
9 10 (1.49%) Automotive
10 9 (1.34%) Telecoms
11 7 (1.04%) Law
11 7 (1.04%) Publishing
12 6 (0.89%) Games
13 4 (0.60%) Military
13 4 (0.60%) Advertising
14 3 (0.45%) Electronics
14 3 (0.45%) Front Office
15 1 (0.15%) Dutch Language
15 1 (0.15%) French Language
15 1 (0.15%) Japanese Language
Job Titles
1 492 (73.32%) Developer
2 228 (33.98%) .NET Developer
3 85 (12.67%) VB.NET Developer
4 83 (12.37%) C# Developer
5 70 (10.43%) Analyst
6 69 (10.28%) C# .NET Developer
7 46 (6.86%) SQL Developer
8 42 (6.26%) Programmer
9 39 (5.81%) Senior Developer
10 29 (4.32%) VB Developer
11 27 (4.02%) Software Developer
11 27 (4.02%) Architect
11 27 (4.02%) ASP.NET Developer
12 24 (3.58%) Web Developer
13 22 (3.28%) AWS Developer
14 21 (3.13%) Applications Developer
14 21 (3.13%) C# ASP.NET Developer
15 19 (2.83%) Senior .NET Developer
16 17 (2.53%) VB6 Developer
16 17 (2.53%) Analyst Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 669 (99.70%) .NET
2 343 (51.12%) ASP.NET
3 212 (31.59%) HTML
4 159 (23.70%) XML
5 134 (19.97%) Web Services
6 132 (19.67%) .NET Framework
7 122 (18.18%) CSS
8 101 (15.05%) WCF
9 80 (11.92%) WinForms
10 77 (11.48%) jQuery
11 46 (6.86%) XSLT
11 46 (6.86%) ASP.NET MVC
12 45 (6.71%) Ajax
13 42 (6.26%) WPF
14 33 (4.92%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 28 (4.17%) SOAP
15 28 (4.17%) DHTML
16 21 (3.13%) ASP.NET Web API
16 21 (3.13%) HTML5
17 19 (2.83%) ASP.NET MVC 3
Miscellaneous
1 48 (7.15%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (3.28%) Client/Server
3 21 (3.13%) Data Structures
4 14 (2.09%) NHS
4 14 (2.09%) Computer Science
5 11 (1.64%) SCADA
6 9 (1.34%) Management Information System
7 8 (1.19%) N-Tier
7 8 (1.19%) MPEG
7 8 (1.19%) STB
8 7 (1.04%) iPad
9 6 (0.89%) Clustering
9 6 (0.89%) Life Science
10 5 (0.75%) PKI
11 4 (0.60%) Data Centre
11 4 (0.60%) Replication
12 3 (0.45%) Data Integration
12 3 (0.45%) Market Risk
12 3 (0.45%) Enterprise Software
12 3 (0.45%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 89 (13.26%) Windows
2 15 (2.24%) UNIX
3 10 (1.49%) Windows Server 2003
4 9 (1.34%) Linux
5 8 (1.19%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (0.60%) Windows 7
7 3 (0.45%) Android
7 3 (0.45%) Windows XP
7 3 (0.45%) Apple iOS
8 2 (0.30%) Windows 8
8 2 (0.30%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (0.30%) Windows Mobile
9 1 (0.15%) Windows Vista
9 1 (0.15%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.15%) Windows 2000 Server
9 1 (0.15%) Solaris
9 1 (0.15%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 165 (24.59%) Agile Software Development
2 107 (15.95%) MVC
3 84 (12.52%) Scrum
4 73 (10.88%) SDLC
5 52 (7.75%) Web Development
6 51 (7.60%) TDD
7 47 (7.00%) OO
8 44 (6.56%) Business Intelligence
9 43 (6.41%) Unit Testing
10 36 (5.37%) Migration
10 36 (5.37%) Software Engineering
11 35 (5.22%) Workflow
12 33 (4.92%) ETL
13 32 (4.77%) E-Commerce
14 30 (4.47%) SOA
15 27 (4.02%) ITIL
16 24 (3.58%) CRM
17 23 (3.43%) Software Testing
18 21 (3.13%) Analytics
18 21 (3.13%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 444 (66.17%) C#
2 392 (58.42%) SQL
3 197 (29.36%) JavaScript
4 129 (19.23%) VB
5 100 (14.90%) T-SQL
6 75 (11.18%) VB6
7 60 (8.94%) Java
8 56 (8.35%) VBScript
9 55 (8.20%) VBA
10 51 (7.60%) PL/SQL
11 26 (3.87%) PowerShell
12 23 (3.43%) C++
13 16 (2.38%) PHP
14 12 (1.79%) XAML
15 7 (1.04%) Perl
16 6 (0.89%) Ruby
17 5 (0.75%) C
17 5 (0.75%) Delphi
17 5 (0.75%) Shell Script
18 4 (0.60%) R
Qualifications
1 62 (9.24%) Degree
2 42 (6.26%) Security Cleared
3 31 (4.62%) SC Cleared
4 9 (1.34%) DV Cleared
4 9 (1.34%) ISEB
4 9 (1.34%) Microsoft Certification
5 8 (1.19%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 7 (1.04%) ISTQB
7 5 (0.75%) CISSP
8 4 (0.60%) ITIL Certification
8 4 (0.60%) MCDBA
8 4 (0.60%) MCAD
8 4 (0.60%) MCSD
8 4 (0.60%) MCTS
9 3 (0.45%) MCITP
10 1 (0.15%) MCP
10 1 (0.15%) PMI Certification
10 1 (0.15%) OCP
10 1 (0.15%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (2.53%) QA
2 5 (0.75%) SLA
3 2 (0.30%) 21 CFR Part 11
4 1 (0.15%) Data Quality
System Software
1 10 (1.49%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.45%) Firmware
3 2 (0.30%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.15%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (0.15%) Samba
4 1 (0.15%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 13 (1.94%) HP Quality Center
2 7 (1.04%) SCCM
3 6 (0.89%) HP Operations Orchestration
4 5 (0.75%) SCOrch
4 5 (0.75%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 2 (0.30%) BladeLogic
6 1 (0.15%) WMI
6 1 (0.15%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (0.15%) Control-M
Vendors
1 167 (24.89%) Microsoft
2 95 (14.16%) Oracle
3 21 (3.13%) Business Objects
4 20 (2.98%) HP
5 16 (2.38%) Tableau
6 14 (2.09%) Adobe
6 14 (2.09%) Sitecore
7 12 (1.79%) Eloqua
7 12 (1.79%) Aprimo
8 11 (1.64%) Google
9 10 (1.49%) SAP
9 10 (1.49%) IBM
10 9 (1.34%) Intergraph
11 6 (0.89%) Telerik
12 5 (0.75%) Salesforce.com
12 5 (0.75%) Splunk
13 3 (0.45%) Sybase
13 3 (0.45%) Sun
13 3 (0.45%) Progress
13 3 (0.45%) OpenText
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