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 31 May 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
Rank 385 303 239
Rank change year-on-year
-82 -64
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 236 344 451
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.48% 0.70% 0.93%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.23% 1.84% 2.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 168 231 278
Median daily rate £344 £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.76% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £227 £250 £206
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
- +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 0 13
Median hourly rate £35.00 - £32.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.75 - £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.65 - £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £42.50 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-11.76% +44.06%
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
19157 18670 18138
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 38.90% 37.91% 37.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 13417 12609 12144
Median daily rate £425 £400 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £343
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 413 384 429
Median hourly rate £38.00 £37.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.70% +5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £19.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.50 £47.50 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%

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 31 May 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 31 May 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 31 May 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 -68 80 £390 +2.63% 29
South East -24 40 £375 +5.63% 42
South West -14 28 £315 -3.07% 19
West Midlands -21 22 £328 +0.76% 37
North West -8 17 £300 -5.88% 30
East Midlands +8 16 £263 -12.50% 21
North East -35 14 £301 +4.52% 2
East of England -4 11 £375 +25.00% 16
Yorkshire -20 7 £331 +12.28% 21
VB.NET
UK

VB.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 May 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.

1 540 (100.00%) .NET
2 382 (70.74%) C#
3 321 (59.44%) SQL
4 308 (57.04%) SQL Server
5 226 (41.85%) ASP.NET
6 170 (31.48%) Microsoft
7 157 (29.07%) JavaScript
8 143 (26.48%) VB
9 133 (24.63%) MVC
10 132 (24.44%) Windows
10 132 (24.44%) .NET Framework
11 123 (22.78%) HTML
12 110 (20.37%) XML
12 110 (20.37%) Agile Software Development
13 105 (19.44%) T-SQL
14 103 (19.07%) CSS
15 99 (18.33%) Finance
16 96 (17.78%) MS Excel
17 95 (17.59%) jQuery
18 86 (15.93%) SQL Server 2008
19 85 (15.74%) Oracle
20 82 (15.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
21 77 (14.26%) Web Services
22 76 (14.07%) VB6
23 72 (13.33%) Visual Studio
24 67 (12.41%) WinForms
24 67 (12.41%) ASP.NET MVC
25 65 (12.04%) SQL Server 2012
25 65 (12.04%) VBA
26 62 (11.48%) Web Development

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 60 (11.11%) SharePoint
2 54 (10.00%) IIS
3 29 (5.37%) SharePoint 2013
4 21 (3.89%) SharePoint 2010
5 13 (2.41%) CMS
5 13 (2.41%) Node.js
6 11 (2.04%) MS Exchange
7 9 (1.67%) SharePoint Server
7 9 (1.67%) WordPress
8 7 (1.30%) Apache
8 7 (1.30%) Sitecore CMS
9 5 (0.93%) Drupal
9 5 (0.93%) Joomla!
10 4 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2010
10 4 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2013
11 2 (0.37%) BizTalk Server
11 2 (0.37%) DNN
11 2 (0.37%) Documentum
11 2 (0.37%) Exchange Server 2007
12 1 (0.19%) SAS
Applications
1 96 (17.78%) MS Excel
2 45 (8.33%) MS Office
3 3 (0.56%) InfoPath
3 3 (0.56%) Simulink
3 3 (0.56%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.19%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.19%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.19%) Revit
4 1 (0.19%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 4 (0.74%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.19%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (0.19%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.19%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 27 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (2.04%) Office 365
3 9 (1.67%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (1.11%) SaaS
5 2 (0.37%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 2 (0.37%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (0.37%) Amazon ELB
5 2 (0.37%) Amazon S3
5 2 (0.37%) AWS CloudFormation
5 2 (0.37%) Route 53
5 2 (0.37%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 1 (0.19%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.19%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.19%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 21 (3.89%) Internet
2 19 (3.52%) HTTP
3 14 (2.59%) SSL
4 8 (1.48%) DNS
4 8 (1.48%) Intranet
5 6 (1.11%) SMTP
6 5 (0.93%) Firewall
7 4 (0.74%) Extranet
7 4 (0.74%) Kerberos
8 3 (0.56%) TCP/IP
9 2 (0.37%) DHCP
9 2 (0.37%) DVB
9 2 (0.37%) Network Security
10 1 (0.19%) LDAP
10 1 (0.19%) SAN
10 1 (0.19%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 308 (57.04%) SQL Server
2 86 (15.93%) SQL Server 2008
3 82 (15.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 65 (12.04%) SQL Server 2012
5 52 (9.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 35 (6.48%) Relational Database
7 32 (5.93%) SQL Server 2005
8 25 (4.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 24 (4.44%) Oracle Database
10 19 (3.52%) RDBMS
11 13 (2.41%) Data Warehouse
12 11 (2.04%) Big Data
13 10 (1.85%) Hadoop
13 10 (1.85%) MySQL
14 9 (1.67%) Datazen
14 9 (1.67%) MS Access
14 9 (1.67%) Oracle Database 11g
15 8 (1.48%) Crystal Reports
15 8 (1.48%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 8 (1.48%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 72 (13.33%) Visual Studio
2 61 (11.30%) Team Foundation Server
3 14 (2.59%) NUnit
4 13 (2.41%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 9 (1.67%) JIRA
6 6 (1.11%) Jenkins
6 6 (1.11%) Subversion
7 4 (0.74%) MSI
7 4 (0.74%) Rational DOORS
7 4 (0.74%) Selenium
7 4 (0.74%) SpecFlow
8 3 (0.56%) Git (software)
8 3 (0.56%) Moq
8 3 (0.56%) SoapUI
9 2 (0.37%) CruiseControl
9 2 (0.37%) Cucumber
9 2 (0.37%) FishEye
9 2 (0.37%) LoadRunner
9 2 (0.37%) MSBuild
10 1 (0.19%) Toad
General
1 99 (18.33%) Finance
2 51 (9.44%) Banking
3 20 (3.70%) Marketing
4 17 (3.15%) Advertising
5 15 (2.78%) Legal
6 14 (2.59%) Retail
7 12 (2.22%) Investment Banking
7 12 (2.22%) Law
8 9 (1.67%) Back Office
8 9 (1.67%) German Language
8 9 (1.67%) Manufacturing
9 5 (0.93%) French Language
9 5 (0.93%) Italian Language
9 5 (0.93%) Spanish Language
10 4 (0.74%) Games
11 3 (0.56%) Automotive
11 3 (0.56%) Electronics
11 3 (0.56%) Front Office
12 2 (0.37%) Billing
12 2 (0.37%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 420 (77.78%) Developer
2 289 (53.52%) .NET Developer
3 150 (27.78%) VB.NET Developer
4 110 (20.37%) C# Developer
5 96 (17.78%) C# .NET Developer
6 83 (15.37%) SQL Developer
7 50 (9.26%) ASP.NET Developer
8 45 (8.33%) C# VB.NET Developer
9 34 (6.30%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
10 32 (5.93%) Software Developer
11 30 (5.56%) Analyst
12 29 (5.37%) SharePoint Developer
13 27 (5.00%) WinForms Developer
14 26 (4.81%) SQL Server Developer
14 26 (4.81%) Web Developer
15 25 (4.63%) C# ASP.NET Developer
15 25 (4.63%) VB Developer
16 24 (4.44%) .NET Software Developer
16 24 (4.44%) Applications Developer
17 21 (3.89%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 540 (100.00%) .NET
2 226 (41.85%) ASP.NET
3 132 (24.44%) .NET Framework
4 123 (22.78%) HTML
5 110 (20.37%) XML
6 103 (19.07%) CSS
7 95 (17.59%) jQuery
8 77 (14.26%) Web Services
9 67 (12.41%) ASP.NET MVC
9 67 (12.41%) WinForms
10 37 (6.85%) Entity Framework
11 34 (6.30%) Ajax
11 34 (6.30%) WPF
12 29 (5.37%) HTML5
13 28 (5.19%) Classic ASP
14 27 (5.00%) WCF
15 26 (4.81%) JSON
16 25 (4.63%) ASP.NET Web API
17 24 (4.44%) AngularJS
18 22 (4.07%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 34 (6.30%) Analytical Skills
2 28 (5.19%) Computer Science
3 16 (2.96%) Mathematics
4 12 (2.22%) N-Tier
5 10 (1.85%) Enterprise Software
5 10 (1.85%) Inversion of Control
6 9 (1.67%) iPad
7 7 (1.30%) Mobile App
8 6 (1.11%) STB
9 5 (0.93%) Management Information System
10 4 (0.74%) Fintech
10 4 (0.74%) iSeries
10 4 (0.74%) MPEG
11 3 (0.56%) Data Integration
11 3 (0.56%) Digital Media
11 3 (0.56%) Online Games
11 3 (0.56%) Replication
12 2 (0.37%) Blackberry
12 2 (0.37%) Client/Server
12 2 (0.37%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 132 (24.44%) Windows
2 15 (2.78%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (2.41%) Unix
4 12 (2.22%) Windows Server
5 9 (1.67%) Linux
5 9 (1.67%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (1.48%) Windows Server 2003
7 7 (1.30%) Windows 7
8 5 (0.93%) Windows Mobile
9 4 (0.74%) Windows Vista
10 3 (0.56%) Apple iOS
10 3 (0.56%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.19%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 133 (24.63%) MVC
2 110 (20.37%) Agile Software Development
3 62 (11.48%) Web Development
4 51 (9.44%) OO
5 45 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
6 44 (8.15%) SDLC
7 41 (7.59%) TDD
8 33 (6.11%) Scrum
9 31 (5.74%) Software Engineering
10 29 (5.37%) Unit Testing
11 26 (4.81%) E-Commerce
12 25 (4.63%) Mentoring
12 25 (4.63%) Migration
13 24 (4.44%) ITIL
14 20 (3.70%) Continuous Integration
15 19 (3.52%) Change Management
15 19 (3.52%) Performance Tuning
16 16 (2.96%) Memory Management
16 16 (2.96%) Software Testing
17 14 (2.59%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 382 (70.74%) C#
2 321 (59.44%) SQL
3 157 (29.07%) JavaScript
4 143 (26.48%) VB
5 105 (19.44%) T-SQL
6 76 (14.07%) VB6
7 65 (12.04%) VBA
8 44 (8.15%) C++
9 43 (7.96%) Java
9 43 (7.96%) VBScript
10 35 (6.48%) PowerShell
11 25 (4.63%) PL/SQL
12 23 (4.26%) C
13 16 (2.96%) PHP
14 12 (2.22%) XAML
15 10 (1.85%) MATLAB
15 10 (1.85%) Python
16 8 (1.48%) Ruby
17 6 (1.11%) R
18 5 (0.93%) Scala
Qualifications
1 51 (9.44%) Degree
2 36 (6.67%) Security Cleared
3 22 (4.07%) SC Cleared
4 18 (3.33%) Microsoft Certification
5 10 (1.85%) DV Cleared
6 8 (1.48%) ITIL Certification
7 5 (0.93%) ISEB
8 4 (0.74%) BPSS Clearance
8 4 (0.74%) HND
8 4 (0.74%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 4 (0.74%) MCSD
8 4 (0.74%) MCSE
9 1 (0.19%) CISSP
9 1 (0.19%) CREST Certified
9 1 (0.19%) GWAPT
9 1 (0.19%) ISTQB
9 1 (0.19%) OSCE
9 1 (0.19%) OSCP
9 1 (0.19%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (2.22%) QA
2 6 (1.11%) SLA
3 3 (0.56%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 1 (0.19%) Basel II
4 1 (0.19%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.19%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 18 (3.33%) Active Directory
2 4 (0.74%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.37%) Postfix
3 2 (0.37%) Sendmail
4 1 (0.19%) BitLocker
4 1 (0.19%) DFS Replication
4 1 (0.19%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 7 (1.30%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (0.93%) SCCM
3 4 (0.74%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 3 (0.56%) SCOM
5 2 (0.37%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 2 (0.37%) Norton AntiVirus
5 2 (0.37%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.37%) Puppet
5 2 (0.37%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 1 (0.19%) Ambari
6 1 (0.19%) BladeLogic
6 1 (0.19%) CA Service Virtualization
6 1 (0.19%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 1 (0.19%) Sun Identity Manager
Vendors
1 170 (31.48%) Microsoft
2 85 (15.74%) Oracle
3 12 (2.22%) SAP
4 8 (1.48%) HP
4 8 (1.48%) Lumension
4 8 (1.48%) Remedy
5 7 (1.30%) Sitecore
6 6 (1.11%) Intel Security
6 6 (1.11%) RedGate
7 5 (0.93%) iManage
7 5 (0.93%) VMware
8 4 (0.74%) Citrix
8 4 (0.74%) Telerik
9 3 (0.56%) Bloomberg
9 3 (0.56%) IBM
9 3 (0.56%) Infragistics
9 3 (0.56%) Kofax
10 2 (0.37%) Charles River
10 2 (0.37%) Mapinfo
10 2 (0.37%) Symantec
Sunderland, Tyne and Wear
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 6 days ago
Loughborough, Leicestershire
Oscar
Rate: £225 - £300 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
ComputAppoint
Rate: £330 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Northampton
Edward Carter Solutions
Rate: Excellent day rate
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Rate: £90 - £100 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
South Yorkshire
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £310 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
Northamptonshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
Essex
G2 Recruitment Solutions
Posted: 4 days ago
Yeovil
aap3
Rate: £30.25 - £38.75 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Leeds
Real Staffing
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 21 days ago
London
Mint
Rate: £350 - £351 per day
Posted: 18 days ago