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 10 December 2016 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
Rank 376 333 295
Rank change year-on-year
-43 -38
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 239 318 368
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.52% 0.63% 0.71%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.28% 1.62% 1.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 153 209 237
Median daily rate £350 £325 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -1.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £251 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 8 15
Median hourly rate £40.00 £50.00 £34.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +44.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.40 £34.90 £22.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.75 £51.96 £90.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £50.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +92.30%
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
18626 19629 19324
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 40.62% 38.97% 37.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 12888 13512 13356
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 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 371 499 396
Median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.18
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +6.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.12 £16.25 £16.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.18
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +9.45%

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 10 December 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
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 10 December 2016.

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 10 December 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +14 62 £370 +15.62% 24
South East +15 55 £360 +20.00% 34
South West +8 31 £300 -22.58% 7
North West -11 28 £315 +5.00% 24
Yorkshire +7 16 £313 -3.84% 12
East Midlands -21 15 £275 -8.33% 20
West Midlands -46 15 £325 -3.70% 25
East of England -4 8 £475 +46.15% 9
North East -27 7 £350 +1.44% 1
VB.NET
UK

VB.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 10 December 2016, 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.

1 542 (100.00%) .NET
2 422 (77.86%) C#
3 339 (62.55%) SQL Server
4 323 (59.59%) SQL
5 249 (45.94%) ASP.NET
6 199 (36.72%) HTML
7 171 (31.55%) Agile Software Development
8 163 (30.07%) CSS
9 161 (29.70%) Microsoft
10 155 (28.60%) JavaScript
11 152 (28.04%) MVC
12 144 (26.57%) XML
13 116 (21.40%) Windows
13 116 (21.40%) T-SQL
14 98 (18.08%) jQuery
15 93 (17.16%) Team Foundation Server
16 92 (16.97%) Web Services
17 91 (16.79%) Finance
18 82 (15.13%) SQL Server 2008
19 79 (14.58%) VB
20 78 (14.39%) Oracle
20 78 (14.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
21 77 (14.21%) WCF
21 77 (14.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
22 76 (14.02%) Scrum
23 75 (13.84%) SharePoint
24 73 (13.47%) Visual Studio
25 71 (13.10%) .NET Framework
26 70 (12.92%) LINQ
27 63 (11.62%) 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 75 (13.84%) SharePoint
2 61 (11.25%) IIS
3 46 (8.49%) CMS
4 38 (7.01%) Sitecore CMS
5 23 (4.24%) SharePoint 2013
6 19 (3.51%) BizTalk Server
7 18 (3.32%) SharePoint 2010
8 10 (1.85%) MS Exchange
9 4 (0.74%) SAS
10 3 (0.55%) ColdFusion
10 3 (0.55%) Documentum
10 3 (0.55%) Exchange Server 2010
10 3 (0.55%) Exchange Server 2013
10 3 (0.55%) IBM Domino
10 3 (0.55%) IBM Notes
10 3 (0.55%) SharePoint Server
11 1 (0.18%) Apache
11 1 (0.18%) Elasticsearch
11 1 (0.18%) K2 blackpearl
11 1 (0.18%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 63 (11.62%) MS Excel
2 9 (1.66%) MS Office
3 6 (1.11%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (0.37%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.18%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 14 (2.58%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (0.74%) Visualfiles
3 2 (0.37%) Unit4 Business World
4 1 (0.18%) CODA-Financials
4 1 (0.18%) Endur
4 1 (0.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 30 (5.54%) Microsoft Azure
2 18 (3.32%) Office 365
3 7 (1.29%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (1.29%) Boomi
4 3 (0.55%) Azure Active Directory
4 3 (0.55%) GitHub
5 1 (0.18%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 9 (1.66%) HTTP
2 7 (1.29%) Internet
3 5 (0.92%) FTP
3 5 (0.92%) LDAP
4 3 (0.55%) Network Security
4 3 (0.55%) SAN
5 2 (0.37%) DNS
5 2 (0.37%) Intranet
5 2 (0.37%) SNMP
5 2 (0.37%) SSL
5 2 (0.37%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.18%) DHCP
6 1 (0.18%) Firewall
6 1 (0.18%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 339 (62.55%) SQL Server
2 82 (15.13%) SQL Server 2008
3 78 (14.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 77 (14.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 51 (9.41%) SQL Server 2012
6 40 (7.38%) MongoDB
7 34 (6.27%) Relational Database
8 26 (4.80%) MS Access
9 25 (4.61%) SQL Server 2005
10 21 (3.87%) Hadoop
10 21 (3.87%) NoSQL
11 19 (3.51%) Data Warehouse
11 19 (3.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 17 (3.14%) Big Data
13 13 (2.40%) Crystal Reports
14 12 (2.21%) Oracle Database
14 12 (2.21%) SQL Server 2014
15 7 (1.29%) SQL Server 2000
16 6 (1.11%) MySQL
16 6 (1.11%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 93 (17.16%) Team Foundation Server
2 73 (13.47%) Visual Studio
3 20 (3.69%) Eclipse
4 19 (3.51%) Ant
5 17 (3.14%) Gradle
5 17 (3.14%) Jenkins
6 16 (2.95%) Hudson
7 10 (1.85%) Git (software)
8 9 (1.66%) MSBuild
9 8 (1.48%) JIRA
10 6 (1.11%) Moq
10 6 (1.11%) Subversion
11 5 (0.92%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 4 (0.74%) NUnit
13 3 (0.55%) Dreamweaver
13 3 (0.55%) TeamCity
14 2 (0.37%) NuGet
14 2 (0.37%) Oracle Forms
14 2 (0.37%) SpecFlow
14 2 (0.37%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 91 (16.79%) Finance
2 51 (9.41%) Advertising
3 28 (5.17%) Banking
4 25 (4.61%) Manufacturing
5 16 (2.95%) Retail
6 12 (2.21%) Back Office
7 10 (1.85%) Investment Banking
8 8 (1.48%) Games
9 7 (1.29%) Front Office
10 6 (1.11%) French Language
11 5 (0.92%) German Language
11 5 (0.92%) Italian Language
11 5 (0.92%) Law
11 5 (0.92%) Publishing
11 5 (0.92%) Spanish Language
12 4 (0.74%) Automotive
12 4 (0.74%) Billing
12 4 (0.74%) Marketing
13 2 (0.37%) Local Government
13 2 (0.37%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 445 (82.10%) Developer
2 297 (54.80%) .NET Developer
3 131 (24.17%) C# Developer
4 114 (21.03%) C# .NET Developer
5 109 (20.11%) VB.NET Developer
6 69 (12.73%) SQL Developer
7 41 (7.56%) C# VB.NET Developer
8 38 (7.01%) Sitecore Developer
9 33 (6.09%) ASP.NET Developer
10 28 (5.17%) Software Developer
11 23 (4.24%) SharePoint Developer
12 21 (3.87%) .NET Software Developer
12 21 (3.87%) Senior Developer
13 19 (3.51%) Analyst
13 19 (3.51%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
13 19 (3.51%) SQL Server Developer
14 18 (3.32%) CMS Developer
14 18 (3.32%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
15 17 (3.14%) C# ASP.NET Developer
15 17 (3.14%) WinForms Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 542 (100.00%) .NET
2 249 (45.94%) ASP.NET
3 199 (36.72%) HTML
4 163 (30.07%) CSS
5 144 (26.57%) XML
6 98 (18.08%) jQuery
7 92 (16.97%) Web Services
8 77 (14.21%) WCF
9 71 (13.10%) .NET Framework
10 70 (12.92%) LINQ
11 60 (11.07%) HTML5
12 59 (10.89%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 54 (9.96%) Ajax
13 54 (9.96%) ASP.NET MVC
13 54 (9.96%) WinForms
14 46 (8.49%) WPF
15 38 (7.01%) LINQ to SQL
16 34 (6.27%) XSLT
17 28 (5.17%) AngularJS
18 24 (4.43%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 41 (7.56%) N-Tier
2 33 (6.09%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (2.40%) Client/Server
4 12 (2.21%) Computer Science
5 10 (1.85%) Mathematics
6 7 (1.29%) Management Information System
7 6 (1.11%) MPEG
7 6 (1.11%) STB
8 5 (0.92%) Enterprise Software
8 5 (0.92%) Robotics
8 5 (0.92%) User Experience
9 4 (0.74%) iPad
9 4 (0.74%) NHS
9 4 (0.74%) SCADA
10 3 (0.55%) Algorithms
10 3 (0.55%) Clustering
10 3 (0.55%) Digital Media
10 3 (0.55%) Physics
10 3 (0.55%) Reinsurance
10 3 (0.55%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 116 (21.40%) Windows
2 28 (5.17%) Linux
3 20 (3.69%) Windows Server
4 17 (3.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 12 (2.21%) Unix
6 8 (1.48%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (1.11%) Apple iOS
8 5 (0.92%) Windows 10
8 5 (0.92%) Windows 7
8 5 (0.92%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (0.92%) Windows XP
9 4 (0.74%) Android
10 3 (0.55%) Windows 8
11 2 (0.37%) Windows Mobile
11 2 (0.37%) Windows NT
12 1 (0.18%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 171 (31.55%) Agile Software Development
2 152 (28.04%) MVC
3 76 (14.02%) Scrum
4 48 (8.86%) TDD
5 46 (8.49%) Web Development
6 45 (8.30%) OOP
7 40 (7.38%) SDLC
8 33 (6.09%) OWASP
8 33 (6.09%) Secure Coding
9 32 (5.90%) Continuous Integration
9 32 (5.90%) Migration
10 29 (5.35%) Unit Testing
11 27 (4.98%) OO
12 24 (4.43%) ERP
13 22 (4.06%) Business Intelligence
13 22 (4.06%) UML
14 19 (3.51%) Content Management
14 19 (3.51%) E-Commerce
14 19 (3.51%) Software Engineering
15 17 (3.14%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 422 (77.86%) C#
2 323 (59.59%) SQL
3 155 (28.60%) JavaScript
4 116 (21.40%) T-SQL
5 79 (14.58%) VB
6 58 (10.70%) VB6
7 51 (9.41%) VBA
8 47 (8.67%) Java
9 30 (5.54%) PowerShell
10 25 (4.61%) Python
11 21 (3.87%) C++
12 19 (3.51%) VBScript
13 16 (2.95%) C
13 16 (2.95%) Perl
14 14 (2.58%) PL/SQL
15 10 (1.85%) PHP
16 6 (1.11%) VC++
17 3 (0.55%) Shell Script
17 3 (0.55%) TypeScript
18 2 (0.37%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 39 (7.20%) Degree
2 32 (5.90%) Security Cleared
3 16 (2.95%) DV Cleared
4 11 (2.03%) ISEB
5 10 (1.85%) SC Cleared
6 7 (1.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 7 (1.29%) ITIL Certification
7 4 (0.74%) HND
7 4 (0.74%) ISTQB
7 4 (0.74%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (0.55%) CTC Cleared
9 2 (0.37%) BC Cleared
10 1 (0.18%) CESG Certified Professional
10 1 (0.18%) CHECK Team Leader
10 1 (0.18%) Citrix Certification
10 1 (0.18%) CREST Certified
10 1 (0.18%) MCSD
10 1 (0.18%) MCSE
10 1 (0.18%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (3.14%) SLA
2 13 (2.40%) QA
3 3 (0.55%) ISO 9000
4 2 (0.37%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.18%) Basel II
5 1 (0.18%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.18%) Solvency II
System Software
1 6 (1.11%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.37%) Docker
3 1 (0.18%) MetaFrame
3 1 (0.18%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 12 (2.21%) Opscode Chef
2 11 (2.03%) Puppet
3 6 (1.11%) HP Quality Center
4 5 (0.92%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 161 (29.70%) Microsoft
2 78 (14.39%) Oracle
3 41 (7.56%) Sitecore
4 17 (3.14%) Red Hat
5 9 (1.66%) AppDynamics
6 8 (1.48%) ServiceNow
7 7 (1.29%) Dell
7 7 (1.29%) SAP
8 6 (1.11%) Blue Prism
9 4 (0.74%) LexisNexis
10 3 (0.55%) DevExpress
10 3 (0.55%) Kofax
10 3 (0.55%) Lotus
10 3 (0.55%) Sun
10 3 (0.55%) Sybase
10 3 (0.55%) Telerik
10 3 (0.55%) Teradata
11 2 (0.37%) BT
11 2 (0.37%) Tableau
11 2 (0.37%) Xamarin
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