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 27 September 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
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
Rank 341 354 287
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -67
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 300 311 375
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.60% 0.60% 0.72%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.47% 1.55% 1.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 203 201 251
Median daily rate £325 £338 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.70% +3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £238 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £469 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £333 £320
% change year-on-year
-3.75% +3.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 13 4
Median hourly rate £35.25 £42.50 £34.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.05% +22.30%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £34.91 £21.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.75 £55.88 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.25 £41.25 £34.75
% change year-on-year
-14.54% +18.70%
VB.NET
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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
20393 20006 19134
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 40.99% 38.47% 36.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 14130 13761 12522
Median daily rate £425 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 425 475 380
Median hourly rate £40.00 £38.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.66 £17.50 £14.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.50 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.12% +11.42%

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 27 September 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 27 September 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 27 September 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 -2 83 £400 -11.11% 29
South East +27 65 £370 +8.82% 40
North West +38 42 £300 -9.43% 27
South West +17 39 £300 -25.00% 12
Yorkshire +14 22 £315 -6.66% 17
West Midlands -47 21 £300 -11.11% 35
East Midlands -23 14 £248 -17.50% 28
East of England -7 9 £225 -27.41% 23
North East -33 5 £313 -0.79% 6
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VB.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 September 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.

1 556 (100.00%) .NET
2 431 (77.52%) C#
3 333 (59.89%) SQL
4 321 (57.73%) SQL Server
5 266 (47.84%) ASP.NET
6 177 (31.83%) HTML
7 168 (30.22%) Microsoft
8 163 (29.32%) JavaScript
9 144 (25.90%) Agile Software Development
10 139 (25.00%) MVC
11 138 (24.82%) CSS
12 126 (22.66%) XML
13 117 (21.04%) Windows
14 112 (20.14%) Web Services
15 110 (19.78%) VB
16 103 (18.53%) T-SQL
17 100 (17.99%) Finance
18 98 (17.63%) .NET Framework
19 92 (16.55%) jQuery
20 85 (15.29%) Team Foundation Server
21 83 (14.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
22 80 (14.39%) Visual Studio
23 78 (14.03%) MS Excel
24 76 (13.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
25 74 (13.31%) VB6
25 74 (13.31%) IIS
26 73 (13.13%) Oracle
27 65 (11.69%) SQL Server 2008
27 65 (11.69%) ASP.NET MVC
28 64 (11.51%) WCF

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 74 (13.31%) IIS
2 55 (9.89%) SharePoint
3 40 (7.19%) CMS
4 36 (6.47%) Sitecore CMS
5 22 (3.96%) SharePoint 2013
6 19 (3.42%) MS Exchange
7 14 (2.52%) BizTalk Server
8 10 (1.80%) SharePoint 2010
9 8 (1.44%) WordPress
10 6 (1.08%) Drupal
10 6 (1.08%) SharePoint Server
11 5 (0.90%) Documentum
11 5 (0.90%) Exchange Server 2010
11 5 (0.90%) Exchange Server 2013
11 5 (0.90%) Joomla!
12 4 (0.72%) K2 blackpearl
13 3 (0.54%) ColdFusion
13 3 (0.54%) IBM Domino
13 3 (0.54%) IBM Notes
14 2 (0.36%) Umbraco
Applications
1 78 (14.03%) MS Excel
2 26 (4.68%) MS Office
3 4 (0.72%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (0.36%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.18%) Revit
Business Applications
1 6 (1.08%) Dynamics AX
2 5 (0.90%) AWD
2 5 (0.90%) Visualfiles
3 2 (0.36%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.18%) CODA-Financials
4 1 (0.18%) Endur
4 1 (0.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.18%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 24 (4.32%) Microsoft Azure
2 17 (3.06%) Office 365
3 9 (1.62%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (1.08%) SaaS
5 3 (0.54%) Amazon EC2
5 3 (0.54%) Azure Active Directory
6 2 (0.36%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 2 (0.36%) Amazon ELB
6 2 (0.36%) Amazon S3
6 2 (0.36%) AWS CloudFormation
6 2 (0.36%) Route 53
6 2 (0.36%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 1 (0.18%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.18%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 28 (5.04%) HTTP
2 25 (4.50%) Internet
3 14 (2.52%) SSL
4 5 (0.90%) FTP
4 5 (0.90%) LDAP
5 3 (0.54%) Network Security
5 3 (0.54%) SAN
6 2 (0.36%) DNS
6 2 (0.36%) DVB
6 2 (0.36%) Intranet
7 1 (0.18%) DHCP
7 1 (0.18%) RS-232
7 1 (0.18%) RS-422
7 1 (0.18%) RS-485
7 1 (0.18%) SNMP
7 1 (0.18%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (0.18%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 321 (57.73%) SQL Server
2 83 (14.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 76 (13.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 65 (11.69%) SQL Server 2008
5 55 (9.89%) SQL Server 2012
6 35 (6.29%) Relational Database
7 30 (5.40%) MongoDB
8 24 (4.32%) SQL Server 2005
9 18 (3.24%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 15 (2.70%) Crystal Reports
10 15 (2.70%) Oracle Database
11 12 (2.16%) Data Warehouse
11 12 (2.16%) NoSQL
12 11 (1.98%) Hadoop
12 11 (1.98%) MS Access
13 10 (1.80%) Big Data
14 9 (1.62%) RDBMS
15 7 (1.26%) DB2
15 7 (1.26%) SQL Server 2014
16 6 (1.08%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 85 (15.29%) Team Foundation Server
2 80 (14.39%) Visual Studio
3 18 (3.24%) NUnit
4 16 (2.88%) Jenkins
5 12 (2.16%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 11 (1.98%) Ant
6 11 (1.98%) JIRA
7 9 (1.62%) Eclipse
7 9 (1.62%) Gradle
7 9 (1.62%) Hudson
8 8 (1.44%) Git (software)
8 8 (1.44%) Moq
9 7 (1.26%) MSBuild
10 6 (1.08%) SpecFlow
10 6 (1.08%) Subversion
11 3 (0.54%) Dreamweaver
11 3 (0.54%) Maven
11 3 (0.54%) Rational DOORS
11 3 (0.54%) Selenium
11 3 (0.54%) TeamCity
General
1 100 (17.99%) Finance
2 35 (6.29%) Advertising
3 33 (5.94%) Banking
4 20 (3.60%) Manufacturing
5 14 (2.52%) German Language
5 14 (2.52%) Marketing
6 11 (1.98%) Back Office
6 11 (1.98%) French Language
7 10 (1.80%) Italian Language
7 10 (1.80%) Spanish Language
8 9 (1.62%) Investment Banking
8 9 (1.62%) Retail
9 6 (1.08%) Law
10 5 (0.90%) Games
11 4 (0.72%) Front Office
11 4 (0.72%) Legal
11 4 (0.72%) Publishing
12 3 (0.54%) Billing
12 3 (0.54%) Electronics
13 2 (0.36%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 435 (78.24%) Developer
2 315 (56.65%) .NET Developer
3 136 (24.46%) C# Developer
4 127 (22.84%) VB.NET Developer
5 117 (21.04%) C# .NET Developer
6 85 (15.29%) SQL Developer
7 45 (8.09%) C# VB.NET Developer
8 44 (7.91%) ASP.NET Developer
9 29 (5.22%) Sitecore Developer
9 29 (5.22%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
10 26 (4.68%) Support Engineer
11 24 (4.32%) Analyst
12 23 (4.14%) Software Developer
13 22 (3.96%) .NET Software Developer
14 21 (3.78%) SharePoint Developer
14 21 (3.78%) SQL Server Developer
15 18 (3.24%) Applications Support
15 18 (3.24%) CMS Developer
15 18 (3.24%) Senior Developer
16 17 (3.06%) WinForms Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 556 (100.00%) .NET
2 266 (47.84%) ASP.NET
3 177 (31.83%) HTML
4 138 (24.82%) CSS
5 126 (22.66%) XML
6 112 (20.14%) Web Services
7 98 (17.63%) .NET Framework
8 92 (16.55%) jQuery
9 65 (11.69%) ASP.NET MVC
10 64 (11.51%) WCF
11 58 (10.43%) HTML5
12 52 (9.35%) WinForms
13 51 (9.17%) LINQ
14 46 (8.27%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 43 (7.73%) Ajax
16 39 (7.01%) WPF
17 31 (5.58%) AngularJS
18 29 (5.22%) ASP.NET Web API
19 28 (5.04%) XSLT
20 26 (4.68%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 36 (6.47%) Analytical Skills
2 34 (6.12%) N-Tier
3 17 (3.06%) Computer Science
4 12 (2.16%) Enterprise Software
5 11 (1.98%) Mathematics
6 9 (1.62%) Management Information System
7 8 (1.44%) iPad
7 8 (1.44%) STB
8 7 (1.26%) Client/Server
9 6 (1.08%) MPEG
10 5 (0.90%) Robotics
11 4 (0.72%) Algorithms
11 4 (0.72%) Fintech
11 4 (0.72%) NHS
12 3 (0.54%) Clustering
12 3 (0.54%) Digital Media
12 3 (0.54%) Physics
12 3 (0.54%) Replication
12 3 (0.54%) User Experience
13 2 (0.36%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 117 (21.04%) Windows
2 21 (3.78%) Linux
3 18 (3.24%) Windows Server
4 17 (3.06%) Unix
5 10 (1.80%) Windows Server 2012
6 9 (1.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 8 (1.44%) Windows Server 2008
8 7 (1.26%) Windows 7
9 5 (0.90%) Windows 8
10 3 (0.54%) Android
10 3 (0.54%) Apple iOS
11 2 (0.36%) Embedded Linux
11 2 (0.36%) Windows NT
12 1 (0.18%) Windows Mobile
12 1 (0.18%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 144 (25.90%) Agile Software Development
2 139 (25.00%) MVC
3 57 (10.25%) Scrum
4 54 (9.71%) Web Development
5 48 (8.63%) TDD
6 41 (7.37%) SDLC
7 38 (6.83%) Continuous Integration
7 38 (6.83%) OO
8 33 (5.94%) OOP
9 24 (4.32%) Business Intelligence
9 24 (4.32%) ERP
10 23 (4.14%) Migration
10 23 (4.14%) Software Engineering
11 22 (3.96%) ITIL
11 22 (3.96%) OWASP
11 22 (3.96%) Secure Coding
12 20 (3.60%) E-Commerce
12 20 (3.60%) Unit Testing
13 18 (3.24%) Memory Management
14 16 (2.88%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 431 (77.52%) C#
2 333 (59.89%) SQL
3 163 (29.32%) JavaScript
4 110 (19.78%) VB
5 103 (18.53%) T-SQL
6 74 (13.31%) VB6
7 51 (9.17%) Java
8 47 (8.45%) VBA
9 43 (7.73%) PowerShell
10 39 (7.01%) C++
11 28 (5.04%) VBScript
12 18 (3.24%) Python
13 16 (2.88%) PHP
13 16 (2.88%) PL/SQL
14 15 (2.70%) C
15 10 (1.80%) Perl
16 7 (1.26%) VC++
17 5 (0.90%) MATLAB
17 5 (0.90%) TypeScript
18 3 (0.54%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 38 (6.83%) Degree
2 25 (4.50%) Security Cleared
3 14 (2.52%) SC Cleared
4 10 (1.80%) DV Cleared
4 10 (1.80%) ITIL Certification
5 9 (1.62%) ISEB
6 7 (1.26%) HND
6 7 (1.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 3 (0.54%) BPSS Clearance
7 3 (0.54%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (0.36%) ISTQB
9 1 (0.18%) CHECK Team Leader
9 1 (0.18%) CREST Certified
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (3.96%) SLA
2 13 (2.34%) QA
3 1 (0.18%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 8 (1.44%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.18%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 8 (1.44%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (1.08%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 6 (1.08%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (0.90%) Puppet
4 1 (0.18%) CA Service Virtualization
4 1 (0.18%) Sun Identity Manager
Vendors
1 168 (30.22%) Microsoft
2 73 (13.13%) Oracle
3 37 (6.65%) Sitecore
4 12 (2.16%) SAP
5 9 (1.62%) Red Hat
6 7 (1.26%) Telerik
7 6 (1.08%) Kofax
8 5 (0.90%) AppDynamics
8 5 (0.90%) Blue Prism
8 5 (0.90%) ServiceNow
9 4 (0.72%) LexisNexis
9 4 (0.72%) Sun
10 3 (0.54%) Lotus
10 3 (0.54%) Sybase
11 2 (0.36%) BT
11 2 (0.36%) DevExpress
11 2 (0.36%) IBM
11 2 (0.36%) Mapinfo
11 2 (0.36%) Pega
11 2 (0.36%) Remedy
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