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 28 January 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
Rank 270 194 162
Rank change year-on-year
-76 -32
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 335 456 543
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.73% 1.02% 1.32%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.94% 2.72% 3.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 205 242 337
Average daily rate
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£325 £325 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -1.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £241 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £474 £425 £422
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £310 £313
% change year-on-year
+4.83% -0.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 30 9
Average hourly rate £34.00 £33.17 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +47.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.75 £15.45 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £70.00 £37.45 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £33.17 £13.30
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +149.39%
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
17290 16752 15962
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 37.93% 37.57% 38.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 11658 10704 9991
Average daily rate £400 £385 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 391 465 680
Average hourly rate £35.18 £34.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.45% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.50 £15.00 £16.72
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £44.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £33.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.76% -5.00%

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 28 January 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 28 January 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 28 January 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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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 +37 126 £350 +3.70% 37
South East -42 83 £350 +7.69% 76
South West -27 32 £328 -2.96% 33
West Midlands -8 31 £300 - 50
East of England -18 16 £375 +25.00% 13
North West -41 13 £300 -7.69% 58
East Midlands +15 11 £300 - 31
North East -13 11 £275 -8.33% 5
Yorkshire -43 11 £330 +20.00% 28
VB.NET
UK

VB.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 January 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.

1 691 (100.00%) .NET
2 468 (67.73%) C#
3 402 (58.18%) SQL
4 363 (52.53%) SQL Server
5 341 (49.35%) ASP.NET
6 196 (28.36%) JavaScript
7 179 (25.90%) Microsoft
8 177 (25.62%) HTML
9 129 (18.67%) MVC
10 128 (18.52%) CSS
10 128 (18.52%) XML
11 116 (16.79%) VB
11 116 (16.79%) Visual Studio
12 115 (16.64%) Agile Software Development
13 112 (16.21%) Web Services
14 111 (16.06%) Finance
15 110 (15.92%) SQL Server 2008
16 109 (15.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 109 (15.77%) WCF
17 104 (15.05%) .NET Framework
17 104 (15.05%) Oracle
18 100 (14.47%) jQuery
19 97 (14.04%) Windows
20 84 (12.16%) T-SQL
21 83 (12.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
22 79 (11.43%) VBA
22 79 (11.43%) Team Foundation Server
23 78 (11.29%) MS Excel
24 73 (10.56%) Java
25 72 (10.42%) Scrum

VB.NET
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 52 (7.53%) SharePoint
2 44 (6.37%) IIS
3 31 (4.49%) CMS
4 22 (3.18%) SharePoint 2010
5 18 (2.60%) BizTalk Server
6 16 (2.32%) WebSphere
7 15 (2.17%) SharePoint 2013
8 9 (1.30%) Sitecore CMS
8 9 (1.30%) Tomcat
8 9 (1.30%) ArcGIS
9 8 (1.16%) Umbraco
9 8 (1.16%) Oracle BPEL
10 6 (0.87%) MS Exchange
10 6 (0.87%) Kentico
10 6 (0.87%) Exchange Server 2010
11 5 (0.72%) Drupal
12 4 (0.58%) WorkSite
12 4 (0.58%) LiveCycle
12 4 (0.58%) Moodle
13 3 (0.43%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 78 (11.29%) MS Excel
2 48 (6.95%) MS Office
3 20 (2.89%) MS Visio
4 14 (2.03%) Spreadsheet
5 7 (1.01%) MS Project
5 7 (1.01%) ArcInfo
6 4 (0.58%) MS PowerPoint
7 1 (0.14%) PowerPivot
7 1 (0.14%) CATIA
7 1 (0.14%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 17 (2.46%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (1.59%) SmartPlant
3 8 (1.16%) ZaiNet
3 8 (1.16%) Endur
4 6 (0.87%) Advent Portfolio Exchange
5 4 (0.58%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 2 (0.29%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (0.14%) Markit EDM
7 1 (0.14%) Magento
7 1 (0.14%) CODA-Financials
7 1 (0.14%) Dynamics NAV
7 1 (0.14%) Sage 1000
7 1 (0.14%) Cerner Millennium
Cloud Services
1 11 (1.59%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (0.72%) Office 365
3 3 (0.43%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (2.89%) Firewall
2 16 (2.32%) HTTP
3 10 (1.45%) FTP
4 8 (1.16%) DHCP
5 7 (1.01%) NAS
5 7 (1.01%) Intranet
5 7 (1.01%) Wireless
6 5 (0.72%) Broadband
6 5 (0.72%) Internet
6 5 (0.72%) SAN
7 4 (0.58%) Telnet
7 4 (0.58%) DNS
8 3 (0.43%) LDAP
9 2 (0.29%) Extranet
9 2 (0.29%) Ethernet
9 2 (0.29%) Modbus
9 2 (0.29%) Profibus
10 1 (0.14%) TCP/IP
10 1 (0.14%) VPN
10 1 (0.14%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 363 (52.53%) SQL Server
2 110 (15.92%) SQL Server 2008
3 109 (15.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 83 (12.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 69 (9.99%) Oracle Database
6 63 (9.12%) SQL Server 2005
7 48 (6.95%) SQL Server 2012
8 37 (5.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 28 (4.05%) Data Warehouse
9 28 (4.05%) MS Access
10 23 (3.33%) Relational Database
11 22 (3.18%) SQL Server 2000
12 19 (2.75%) Crystal Reports
13 16 (2.32%) MySQL
14 15 (2.17%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 15 (2.17%) Oracle Database 11g
15 14 (2.03%) DTS
16 10 (1.45%) Oracle Database 10g
17 8 (1.16%) Oracle BI EE
17 8 (1.16%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 116 (16.79%) Visual Studio
2 79 (11.43%) Team Foundation Server
3 19 (2.75%) JIRA
4 15 (2.17%) Subversion
5 14 (2.03%) NUnit
6 13 (1.88%) Git (software)
7 12 (1.74%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 9 (1.30%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 8 (1.16%) Selenium
9 8 (1.16%) ClearQuest
9 8 (1.16%) Rhino Mocks
10 6 (0.87%) Oracle APEX
10 6 (0.87%) Maven
10 6 (0.87%) JUnit
10 6 (0.87%) Jenkins
11 3 (0.43%) Hudson
11 3 (0.43%) WebDriver
11 3 (0.43%) TeamCity
11 3 (0.43%) QuickTest Pro
11 3 (0.43%) ReSharper
General
1 111 (16.06%) Finance
2 34 (4.92%) Marketing
2 34 (4.92%) Banking
3 16 (2.32%) Retail
4 14 (2.03%) Telecoms
5 11 (1.59%) Back Office
5 11 (1.59%) Legal
6 10 (1.45%) Games
7 9 (1.30%) Front Office
7 9 (1.30%) Manufacturing
8 6 (0.87%) Financial Institution
9 5 (0.72%) Law
9 5 (0.72%) Pharmaceutical
10 4 (0.58%) Investment Banking
10 4 (0.58%) Automotive
11 3 (0.43%) Advertising
12 2 (0.29%) Military
12 2 (0.29%) Electronics
13 1 (0.14%) Local Government
13 1 (0.14%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 501 (72.50%) Developer
2 259 (37.48%) .NET Developer
3 109 (15.77%) VB.NET Developer
4 76 (11.00%) C# Developer
5 58 (8.39%) Analyst
6 57 (8.25%) C# .NET Developer
7 47 (6.80%) Programmer
8 39 (5.64%) Senior Developer
9 38 (5.50%) Software Developer
10 33 (4.78%) ASP.NET Developer
11 30 (4.34%) Architect
12 29 (4.20%) SQL Developer
13 27 (3.91%) C# ASP.NET Developer
14 26 (3.76%) Web Developer
14 26 (3.76%) Analyst Programmer
15 24 (3.47%) Consultant
15 24 (3.47%) Senior .NET Developer
16 17 (2.46%) Tester
16 17 (2.46%) Applications Support
16 17 (2.46%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 691 (100.00%) .NET
2 341 (49.35%) ASP.NET
3 177 (25.62%) HTML
4 128 (18.52%) CSS
4 128 (18.52%) XML
5 112 (16.21%) Web Services
6 109 (15.77%) WCF
7 104 (15.05%) .NET Framework
8 100 (14.47%) jQuery
9 63 (9.12%) WinForms
10 61 (8.83%) ASP.NET MVC
11 58 (8.39%) Ajax
12 51 (7.38%) WPF
13 43 (6.22%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 32 (4.63%) XSLT
14 32 (4.63%) HTML5
15 27 (3.91%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
16 26 (3.76%) SOAP
17 24 (3.47%) LINQ
18 23 (3.33%) ADO.NET
Miscellaneous
1 72 (10.42%) Analytical Skills
2 29 (4.20%) Computer Science
3 27 (3.91%) N-Tier
4 21 (3.04%) Management Information System
5 18 (2.60%) User Experience
6 16 (2.32%) Data Structures
7 15 (2.17%) Open Source
8 12 (1.74%) STB
9 11 (1.59%) SCADA
9 11 (1.59%) FMCG
10 10 (1.45%) GIS
11 9 (1.30%) NHS
12 7 (1.01%) Enterprise Software
12 7 (1.01%) MPEG
13 6 (0.87%) Mobile Payment
14 5 (0.72%) Embedded Systems
14 5 (0.72%) Client/Server
14 5 (0.72%) Clustering
14 5 (0.72%) E-Learning
14 5 (0.72%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 97 (14.04%) Windows
2 20 (2.89%) UNIX
3 15 (2.17%) Windows Server 2008
4 12 (1.74%) Windows Server 2003
5 9 (1.30%) Linux
6 8 (1.16%) Apple iOS
6 8 (1.16%) Android
7 7 (1.01%) Windows XP
8 6 (0.87%) Windows 7
9 4 (0.58%) Windows 8
9 4 (0.58%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.14%) Windows Phone
10 1 (0.14%) OpenVMS
10 1 (0.14%) Solaris
10 1 (0.14%) Windows CE
10 1 (0.14%) Windows Vista
10 1 (0.14%) Mac OS X Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 129 (18.67%) MVC
2 115 (16.64%) Agile Software Development
3 72 (10.42%) Scrum
4 62 (8.97%) OO
5 51 (7.38%) Migration
6 48 (6.95%) TDD
7 47 (6.80%) E-Commerce
8 43 (6.22%) Unit Testing
9 41 (5.93%) Web Development
9 41 (5.93%) Business Intelligence
10 38 (5.50%) Software Engineering
11 33 (4.78%) CRM
12 27 (3.91%) ITIL
12 27 (3.91%) Data Management
13 26 (3.76%) Performance Tuning
13 26 (3.76%) Test Scripting
13 26 (3.76%) Web Design
13 26 (3.76%) Project Management
13 26 (3.76%) Service Delivery
14 23 (3.33%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 468 (67.73%) C#
2 402 (58.18%) SQL
3 196 (28.36%) JavaScript
4 116 (16.79%) VB
5 84 (12.16%) T-SQL
6 79 (11.43%) VBA
7 73 (10.56%) Java
8 63 (9.12%) VBScript
9 53 (7.67%) PL/SQL
10 52 (7.53%) VB6
11 22 (3.18%) PHP
11 22 (3.18%) C++
12 14 (2.03%) C
13 11 (1.59%) Ruby
14 10 (1.45%) XAML
14 10 (1.45%) Perl
15 8 (1.16%) Python
15 8 (1.16%) PowerShell
16 6 (0.87%) Bash Shell
17 5 (0.72%) R
Qualifications
1 47 (6.80%) Security Cleared
2 38 (5.50%) Degree
3 31 (4.49%) SC Cleared
4 17 (2.46%) Microsoft Certification
5 10 (1.45%) MCTS
5 10 (1.45%) DV Cleared
6 7 (1.01%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 7 (1.01%) ISEB
7 5 (0.72%) ITIL Certification
8 4 (0.58%) MCITP
9 2 (0.29%) CCNA
9 2 (0.29%) MCSE
9 2 (0.29%) HNC
9 2 (0.29%) HND
9 2 (0.29%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (0.14%) OCP
10 1 (0.14%) Oracle Certification
10 1 (0.14%) PhD
10 1 (0.14%) MCP
10 1 (0.14%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (3.18%) QA
2 5 (0.72%) SLA
3 3 (0.43%) ISO 9001
3 3 (0.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.29%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 12 (1.74%) Active Directory
2 5 (0.72%) Firmware
3 3 (0.43%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.29%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.29%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 2 (0.29%) DFS Replication
4 2 (0.29%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.14%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 14 (2.03%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.29%) NetBackup
3 1 (0.14%) SCOrch
3 1 (0.14%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.14%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (0.14%) Control-M
3 1 (0.14%) WMI
3 1 (0.14%) SCCM
Vendors
1 179 (25.90%) Microsoft
2 104 (15.05%) Oracle
3 11 (1.59%) Sitecore
4 10 (1.45%) HP
5 9 (1.30%) Intergraph
6 7 (1.01%) Trayport
6 7 (1.01%) Adobe
6 7 (1.01%) SAP
6 7 (1.01%) Telerik
7 6 (0.87%) Open Text
7 6 (0.87%) Business Objects
7 6 (0.87%) Tableau
8 5 (0.72%) Interwoven
8 5 (0.72%) IBM
8 5 (0.72%) EPiServer
9 4 (0.58%) Informatica
9 4 (0.58%) DevExpress
10 3 (0.43%) Sun
10 3 (0.43%) Citrix
10 3 (0.43%) Sybase
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