The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the England region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
Rank 206 167 152
Rank change year-on-year
-39 -15
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 525 489 741
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.02% 1.13% 1.33%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.75% 3.07% 3.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 331 321 354
Average daily rate £300 £350 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £250 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £439 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 19 31
Average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.40 £21.40 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £77.00 £44.60 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +37.25%
Programming Languages Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
19076 15932 19789
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 37.16% 36.97% 35.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 12561 10005 11910
Average daily rate £375 £385 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.59% -1.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.30% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 452 578 705
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £16.50 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £43.75 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.94%
VB.NET
UK

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 18 April 2014.

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 18 April 2014.

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 18 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
South East +6 126 £350 +4.47% 87
London -53 92 £375 -6.25% 49
Yorkshire +8 78 £290 -7.20% 32
West Midlands -11 55 £313 -5.30% 50
North West -20 51 £294 -11.65% 63
South West -38 43 £275 -15.38% 34
East Midlands +5 30 £270 -16.92% 27
North East -8 27 £240 -31.42% 10
East of England -34 24 £313 -3.84% 25
Midlands -1 1 £350 -
VB.NET
UK

VB.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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.

1 968 (99.90%) .NET
2 544 (56.14%) C#
3 530 (54.70%) SQL Server
4 529 (54.59%) SQL
5 483 (49.85%) ASP.NET
6 257 (26.52%) HTML
7 253 (26.11%) JavaScript
8 222 (22.91%) XML
9 218 (22.50%) Microsoft
10 185 (19.09%) Finance
11 173 (17.85%) Visual Studio
12 169 (17.44%) Windows
13 168 (17.34%) WinForms
14 163 (16.82%) VB
15 162 (16.72%) SQL Server 2008
16 157 (16.20%) T-SQL
17 154 (15.89%) CSS
18 148 (15.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
19 147 (15.17%) Web Services
20 142 (14.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
21 137 (14.14%) MVC
22 131 (13.52%) Oracle
23 129 (13.31%) jQuery
24 123 (12.69%) SQL Server 2005
25 108 (11.15%) WCF
26 107 (11.04%) SharePoint
27 93 (9.60%) MS Excel
27 93 (9.60%) Security Cleared
28 89 (9.18%) Agile Software Development
29 88 (9.08%) .NET Framework

VB.NET
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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
1 107 (11.04%) SharePoint
2 49 (5.06%) IIS
3 41 (4.23%) BizTalk Server
4 30 (3.10%) CMS
5 18 (1.86%) SharePoint 2013
6 14 (1.44%) Umbraco
7 12 (1.24%) SharePoint 2010
7 12 (1.24%) DNN
8 11 (1.14%) Sitecore CMS
9 9 (0.93%) SAS
9 9 (0.93%) ColdFusion
10 6 (0.62%) Jadu
10 6 (0.62%) Drupal
10 6 (0.62%) Alfresco
11 3 (0.31%) MQSeries
11 3 (0.31%) Apache
12 1 (0.10%) SharePoint Server
12 1 (0.10%) WebSphere
12 1 (0.10%) Documentum
12 1 (0.10%) Tuxedo
Applications
1 93 (9.60%) MS Excel
2 61 (6.30%) MS Office
3 4 (0.41%) AutoCAD
4 3 (0.31%) Spreadsheet
4 3 (0.31%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.31%) PowerPivot
5 2 (0.21%) Windchill
5 2 (0.21%) Pro/ENGINEER
5 2 (0.21%) CATIA
5 2 (0.21%) Simulink
5 2 (0.21%) InfoPath
6 1 (0.10%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.10%) ArcInfo
6 1 (0.10%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 44 (4.54%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (0.93%) Dynamics NAV
3 5 (0.52%) Endur
4 4 (0.41%) ZaiNet
5 2 (0.21%) Oracle Applications
5 2 (0.21%) ENOVIA
6 1 (0.10%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.31%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (0.31%) Office 365
2 1 (0.10%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (2.06%) Intranet
2 16 (1.65%) Internet
3 13 (1.34%) Wireless
4 11 (1.14%) HTTP
5 9 (0.93%) TCP/IP
5 9 (0.93%) Firewall
6 5 (0.52%) FTP
7 4 (0.41%) DHCP
8 3 (0.31%) DNS
8 3 (0.31%) SAN
8 3 (0.31%) WAN
9 2 (0.21%) NAS
9 2 (0.21%) TELNET
9 2 (0.21%) VoIP
9 2 (0.21%) Broadband
10 1 (0.10%) iSCSI
10 1 (0.10%) RTSP
10 1 (0.10%) Intrusion Detection
10 1 (0.10%) VPN
10 1 (0.10%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 530 (54.70%) SQL Server
2 162 (16.72%) SQL Server 2008
3 148 (15.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 142 (14.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 123 (12.69%) SQL Server 2005
6 58 (5.99%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 42 (4.33%) MySQL
8 36 (3.72%) Data Warehouse
9 35 (3.61%) Relational Database
10 26 (2.68%) DTS
11 21 (2.17%) Oracle Database
11 21 (2.17%) SQL Server 2012
12 18 (1.86%) Crystal Reports
13 15 (1.55%) RDBMS
14 14 (1.44%) Oracle Database 10g
15 13 (1.34%) Oracle Database 11g
16 10 (1.03%) MS Access
17 9 (0.93%) SQL Server 2000
18 5 (0.52%) SQLite
18 5 (0.52%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 173 (17.85%) Visual Studio
2 87 (8.98%) Team Foundation Server
3 28 (2.89%) Subversion
4 12 (1.24%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 12 (1.24%) JIRA
5 10 (1.03%) Oracle Forms
6 8 (0.83%) Git (software)
6 8 (0.83%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
7 7 (0.72%) NUnit
8 6 (0.62%) QuickTest Pro
8 6 (0.62%) ReSharper
9 5 (0.52%) Selenium
9 5 (0.52%) Moq
10 4 (0.41%) TeamCity
10 4 (0.41%) TortoiseSVN
10 4 (0.41%) Xcode
10 4 (0.41%) StarTeam
11 3 (0.31%) Talend Open Studio
11 3 (0.31%) WinRunner
11 3 (0.31%) NetAdvantage
General
1 185 (19.09%) Finance
2 22 (2.27%) Banking
3 14 (1.44%) Back Office
4 11 (1.14%) Legal
5 9 (0.93%) Marketing
5 9 (0.93%) Local Government
5 9 (0.93%) Retail
6 7 (0.72%) Manufacturing
7 4 (0.41%) Games
7 4 (0.41%) Telecoms
7 4 (0.41%) Financial Institution
8 3 (0.31%) Front Office
8 3 (0.31%) Advertising
9 2 (0.21%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.10%) Law
Job Titles
1 759 (78.33%) Developer
2 460 (47.47%) .NET Developer
3 247 (25.49%) VB.NET Developer
4 87 (8.98%) Analyst
5 76 (7.84%) SQL Developer
6 74 (7.64%) C# Developer
7 60 (6.19%) Programmer
8 55 (5.68%) ASP.NET Developer
9 50 (5.16%) C# .NET Developer
10 48 (4.95%) Software Developer
11 44 (4.54%) VB Developer
12 43 (4.44%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
13 36 (3.72%) VB6 Developer
14 35 (3.61%) Web Developer
15 32 (3.30%) Senior Developer
16 31 (3.20%) Analyst Programmer
17 30 (3.10%) SQL Server Developer
18 29 (2.99%) Software Engineer
19 25 (2.58%) Tester
20 24 (2.48%) WinForms Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 968 (99.90%) .NET
2 483 (49.85%) ASP.NET
3 257 (26.52%) HTML
4 222 (22.91%) XML
5 168 (17.34%) WinForms
6 154 (15.89%) CSS
7 147 (15.17%) Web Services
8 129 (13.31%) jQuery
9 108 (11.15%) WCF
10 88 (9.08%) .NET Framework
11 71 (7.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 70 (7.22%) XSLT
13 68 (7.02%) Ajax
14 54 (5.57%) WPF
15 49 (5.06%) ASP.NET MVC
16 44 (4.54%) WF
17 43 (4.44%) LINQ
18 41 (4.23%) SOAP
19 36 (3.72%) HTML5
20 24 (2.48%) ADO.NET
Miscellaneous
1 26 (2.68%) Computer Science
2 19 (1.96%) N-Tier
3 16 (1.65%) NHS
3 16 (1.65%) Inversion of Control
4 15 (1.55%) Mobile App
4 15 (1.55%) Enterprise Software
5 7 (0.72%) Data Integration
5 7 (0.72%) STB
5 7 (0.72%) MPEG
6 6 (0.62%) Open Source
6 6 (0.62%) Client/Server
7 5 (0.52%) Market Risk
7 5 (0.52%) VLE
8 4 (0.41%) iPad
8 4 (0.41%) Management Information System
8 4 (0.41%) iPhone
8 4 (0.41%) Derivative
8 4 (0.41%) SCADA
8 4 (0.41%) Mathematics
9 3 (0.31%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 169 (17.44%) Windows
2 23 (2.37%) Windows Server 2003
3 22 (2.27%) UNIX
4 19 (1.96%) Linux
5 11 (1.14%) Windows 8
6 10 (1.03%) Windows Server 2012
7 9 (0.93%) Android
7 9 (0.93%) Apple iOS
8 7 (0.72%) Windows 7
9 4 (0.41%) Windows XP
10 3 (0.31%) Windows Vista
10 3 (0.31%) Windows Server 2008
11 2 (0.21%) Mac OS X
11 2 (0.21%) Solaris
11 2 (0.21%) Windows 2000 Server
12 1 (0.10%) Windows Mobile
12 1 (0.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.10%) AIX
12 1 (0.10%) BlackBerry OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 137 (14.14%) MVC
2 89 (9.18%) Agile Software Development
3 69 (7.12%) Scrum
4 63 (6.50%) Unit Testing
5 61 (6.30%) Software Engineering
6 60 (6.19%) CRM
7 53 (5.47%) OO
8 48 (4.95%) Workflow
9 47 (4.85%) Business Intelligence
10 43 (4.44%) TDD
11 36 (3.72%) Test Scripting
12 32 (3.30%) Web Development
13 27 (2.79%) Migration
13 27 (2.79%) E-Commerce
14 25 (2.58%) ETL
14 25 (2.58%) UML
15 24 (2.48%) OOP
16 22 (2.27%) Business Analysis
17 21 (2.17%) Release Management
17 21 (2.17%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 544 (56.14%) C#
2 529 (54.59%) SQL
3 253 (26.11%) JavaScript
4 163 (16.82%) VB
5 157 (16.20%) T-SQL
6 86 (8.88%) VB6
7 78 (8.05%) VBA
8 71 (7.33%) Java
9 58 (5.99%) C++
10 40 (4.13%) PHP
11 37 (3.82%) PL/SQL
12 36 (3.72%) C
13 32 (3.30%) VBScript
14 21 (2.17%) Perl
15 13 (1.34%) Python
16 12 (1.24%) Ruby
17 11 (1.14%) COBOL
18 9 (0.93%) PL/1
19 8 (0.83%) Shell Script
20 7 (0.72%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 93 (9.60%) Security Cleared
2 66 (6.81%) SC Cleared
3 56 (5.78%) Degree
4 18 (1.86%) DV Cleared
5 17 (1.75%) Microsoft Certification
6 12 (1.24%) ISEB
7 7 (0.72%) MCTS
8 5 (0.52%) MCITP
8 5 (0.52%) CEH
9 4 (0.41%) MCSD
10 3 (0.31%) ISTQB
11 2 (0.21%) MCAD
12 1 (0.10%) ITIL Certification
12 1 (0.10%) IIBA
12 1 (0.10%) CBAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (1.14%) QA
2 4 (0.41%) SLA
3 3 (0.31%) HL7
3 3 (0.31%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.21%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.10%) EMIR
System Software
1 4 (0.41%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (0.31%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.21%) XenApp
3 2 (0.21%) vSphere
3 2 (0.21%) VMware Workstation
3 2 (0.21%) MetaFrame
3 2 (0.21%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 1 (0.10%) Cygwin
Systems Management
1 8 (0.83%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.21%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 1 (0.10%) WSUS
Vendors
1 218 (22.50%) Microsoft
2 131 (13.52%) Oracle
3 15 (1.55%) Telerik
3 15 (1.55%) Sybase
4 13 (1.34%) EPiServer
5 11 (1.14%) Sitecore
6 9 (0.93%) Curam
7 8 (0.83%) Business Objects
7 8 (0.83%) Civica
8 7 (0.72%) IBM
8 7 (0.72%) JD Edwards
8 7 (0.72%) VMware
9 5 (0.52%) Blackboard
10 4 (0.41%) Xamarin
10 4 (0.41%) Trayport
10 4 (0.41%) Remedy
10 4 (0.41%) Borland
10 4 (0.41%) Citrix
10 4 (0.41%) Infor
11 3 (0.31%) Infragistics
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Rate: £300.00 - £330.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucestershire
X4 Group
Rate: £250 - 260 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridgeshire
G2 Recruitment Solutions Ltd.
Rate: Excellent market rate paid weekly
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £295 - £300 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Petersfield, Hampshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Rate: 240 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Experis Engineering
Rate: £300.00 - £330.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
People Source Consulting
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Posted: 4 days ago
Norfolk
Experis IT
Rate: £280 - £320 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Hampshire
MBN Recruitment Solutions
Rate: Unspecified £Market
Posted: 4 days ago
Hampshire
Proactive Appointments
Rate: Unspecified Market rate
Posted: 4 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Applause IT Innovation
Rate: £310 - £350 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
West Midlands
Axica Recruitment
Rate: Unspecified Negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
Brentwood, Essex
Experis IT
Rate: £150 - £180 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
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Rate: £350 - £400 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Twenty Recruitment Group
Rate: Up to £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Witney, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Rate: Up to £280 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
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Rate: £35 per hour
Posted: 5 days ago