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 23 September 2014 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
Rank 260 261 168
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -93
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 381 352 656
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.73% 0.73% 1.22%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.97% 1.85% 3.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 254 221 291
Average daily rate
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£325 £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £226 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £442 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £320 £315
% change year-on-year
- +1.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 17 45
Average hourly rate £35.00 £26.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.07% -24.28%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £26.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+32.07% -11.66%
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
19315 19025 20286
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 36.82% 39.50% 37.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 12596 12314 12162
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 386 492 715
Average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £15.50 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £46.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -5.71%

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 23 September 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 23 September 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 23 September 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
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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 +20 109 £325 -13.33% 36
South East +40 99 £350 - 63
West Midlands -20 44 £300 - 45
East of England -12 31 £331 +6.00% 26
South West -29 31 £290 -10.76% 39
Yorkshire +2 26 £288 -10.15% 37
East Midlands -3 17 £308 -5.38% 23
North West -19 12 £300 - 27
North East -36 8 £375 +15.38% 7
VB.NET
UK

VB.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 September 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.

1 809 (100.00%) .NET
2 554 (68.48%) C#
3 463 (57.23%) SQL Server
4 430 (53.15%) ASP.NET
5 428 (52.90%) SQL
6 252 (31.15%) JavaScript
7 245 (30.28%) HTML
8 189 (23.36%) Microsoft
9 185 (22.87%) CSS
10 180 (22.25%) MVC
11 170 (21.01%) XML
12 161 (19.90%) WCF
13 158 (19.53%) Windows
14 144 (17.80%) Web Services
15 140 (17.31%) Agile Software Development
16 132 (16.32%) Finance
17 128 (15.82%) jQuery
18 117 (14.46%) T-SQL
19 116 (14.34%) VB
20 113 (13.97%) SQL Server 2008
21 112 (13.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
22 110 (13.60%) .NET Framework
23 109 (13.47%) Visual Studio
24 107 (13.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
25 102 (12.61%) Oracle
26 98 (12.11%) WinForms
26 98 (12.11%) Team Foundation Server
26 98 (12.11%) ASP.NET MVC
27 90 (11.12%) SharePoint
28 75 (9.27%) Java

VB.NET
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 90 (11.12%) SharePoint
2 57 (7.05%) IIS
3 35 (4.33%) CMS
4 33 (4.08%) BizTalk Server
5 29 (3.58%) SharePoint 2010
6 18 (2.22%) SharePoint 2013
7 16 (1.98%) Umbraco
7 16 (1.98%) Sitecore CMS
8 12 (1.48%) DNN
9 11 (1.36%) Documentum
10 10 (1.24%) WebSphere
11 8 (0.99%) Exchange Server 2010
11 8 (0.99%) ColdFusion
11 8 (0.99%) MS Exchange
12 7 (0.87%) SharePoint Server
13 5 (0.62%) MQSeries
13 5 (0.62%) Kentico
13 5 (0.62%) Exchange Server 2013
13 5 (0.62%) Drupal
14 4 (0.49%) Moodle
Applications
1 67 (8.28%) MS Excel
2 46 (5.69%) MS Office
3 9 (1.11%) Spreadsheet
4 7 (0.87%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.49%) ArcInfo
6 3 (0.37%) Photoshop
6 3 (0.37%) PowerPivot
7 2 (0.25%) GIMP
7 2 (0.25%) MS Project
7 2 (0.25%) AutoCAD
8 1 (0.12%) InDesign
8 1 (0.12%) InfoPath
8 1 (0.12%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 29 (3.58%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (0.74%) Advent Portfolio Exchange
3 5 (0.62%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 4 (0.49%) Dynamics AX
5 3 (0.37%) Markit EDM
6 2 (0.25%) assyst
6 2 (0.25%) Tridion
7 1 (0.12%) Dynamics NAV
7 1 (0.12%) Oracle Retail
7 1 (0.12%) GoldMine
7 1 (0.12%) Line 500
7 1 (0.12%) Sage 1000
7 1 (0.12%) Temenos T24
7 1 (0.12%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 16 (1.98%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (0.62%) SaaS
3 4 (0.49%) Office 365
4 3 (0.37%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 23 (2.84%) HTTP
2 16 (1.98%) Firewall
3 15 (1.85%) Intranet
3 15 (1.85%) Internet
4 13 (1.61%) FTP
5 11 (1.36%) DHCP
5 11 (1.36%) Wireless
5 11 (1.36%) NAS
6 9 (1.11%) Broadband
7 8 (0.99%) Telnet
8 6 (0.74%) TCP/IP
9 4 (0.49%) DNS
10 2 (0.25%) SAN
10 2 (0.25%) Extranet
11 1 (0.12%) VPN
11 1 (0.12%) Kerberos
11 1 (0.12%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 463 (57.23%) SQL Server
2 113 (13.97%) SQL Server 2008
3 112 (13.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 107 (13.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 50 (6.18%) SQL Server 2005
6 44 (5.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 33 (4.08%) Oracle Database
7 33 (4.08%) Relational Database
8 32 (3.96%) DTS
9 27 (3.34%) Data Warehouse
10 25 (3.09%) SQL Server 2012
11 24 (2.97%) SQL Server 2000
12 16 (1.98%) RDBMS
13 14 (1.73%) MS Access
14 11 (1.36%) MySQL
15 9 (1.11%) Microsoft Analysis Services
16 7 (0.87%) Crystal Reports
16 7 (0.87%) Oracle Database 11g
17 6 (0.74%) Oracle ODI
17 6 (0.74%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 109 (13.47%) Visual Studio
2 98 (12.11%) Team Foundation Server
3 23 (2.84%) Selenium
4 22 (2.72%) JIRA
5 20 (2.47%) JUnit
6 16 (1.98%) Subversion
6 16 (1.98%) Git (software)
7 13 (1.61%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 12 (1.48%) NUnit
8 12 (1.48%) QuickTest Pro
9 11 (1.36%) Maven
10 8 (0.99%) ReSharper
10 8 (0.99%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 6 (0.74%) Bugzilla
11 6 (0.74%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 6 (0.74%) Jenkins
11 6 (0.74%) Trac
11 6 (0.74%) Redmine
12 5 (0.62%) Cucumber
12 5 (0.62%) FitNesse
General
1 132 (16.32%) Finance
2 40 (4.94%) Banking
3 32 (3.96%) Marketing
4 28 (3.46%) Back Office
5 23 (2.84%) Retail
6 18 (2.22%) Manufacturing
7 17 (2.10%) Telecoms
8 10 (1.24%) Legal
9 7 (0.87%) Financial Institution
9 7 (0.87%) Investment Banking
10 6 (0.74%) Front Office
10 6 (0.74%) Electronics
11 5 (0.62%) Advertising
12 4 (0.49%) Games
13 3 (0.37%) Military
14 2 (0.25%) Local Government
14 2 (0.25%) Pharmaceutical
14 2 (0.25%) Law
15 1 (0.12%) Retail Banking
15 1 (0.12%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 620 (76.64%) Developer
2 372 (45.98%) .NET Developer
3 196 (24.23%) VB.NET Developer
4 80 (9.89%) C# Developer
5 71 (8.78%) ASP.NET Developer
6 58 (7.17%) C# .NET Developer
7 56 (6.92%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
8 51 (6.30%) Analyst
9 45 (5.56%) Web Developer
10 38 (4.70%) SQL Developer
11 37 (4.57%) Programmer
12 34 (4.20%) Senior Developer
13 33 (4.08%) C# ASP.NET Developer
14 29 (3.58%) Software Developer
15 24 (2.97%) VB Developer
16 22 (2.72%) Tester
16 22 (2.72%) SQL Server Developer
16 22 (2.72%) SharePoint Developer
17 21 (2.60%) Consultant
18 18 (2.22%) Analyst Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 809 (100.00%) .NET
2 430 (53.15%) ASP.NET
3 245 (30.28%) HTML
4 185 (22.87%) CSS
5 170 (21.01%) XML
6 161 (19.90%) WCF
7 144 (17.80%) Web Services
8 128 (15.82%) jQuery
9 110 (13.60%) .NET Framework
10 98 (12.11%) WinForms
10 98 (12.11%) ASP.NET MVC
11 72 (8.90%) Ajax
12 69 (8.53%) HTML5
13 55 (6.80%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 50 (6.18%) XSLT
15 44 (5.44%) WPF
16 43 (5.32%) JSON
17 34 (4.20%) SOAP
18 32 (3.96%) REST
19 31 (3.83%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 63 (7.79%) Analytical Skills
2 28 (3.46%) N-Tier
2 28 (3.46%) Computer Science
3 20 (2.47%) Management Information System
4 19 (2.35%) User Experience
5 12 (1.48%) Mainframe
6 10 (1.24%) IBM Mainframe
6 10 (1.24%) Enterprise Software
7 9 (1.11%) STB
7 9 (1.11%) Firmware
8 8 (0.99%) E-Learning
8 8 (0.99%) Market Risk
9 7 (0.87%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 7 (0.87%) Mobile Payment
10 6 (0.74%) Inversion of Control
10 6 (0.74%) MPEG
10 6 (0.74%) GIS
10 6 (0.74%) Visualisation
10 6 (0.74%) SCORM
11 5 (0.62%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 158 (19.53%) Windows
2 24 (2.97%) UNIX
3 21 (2.60%) Linux
4 18 (2.22%) Windows Server 2003
5 13 (1.61%) Windows Server 2008
6 9 (1.11%) Apple iOS
6 9 (1.11%) Windows XP
7 7 (0.87%) Android
7 7 (0.87%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (0.74%) Windows 8
8 6 (0.74%) Windows 7
9 3 (0.37%) BlackBerry OS
9 3 (0.37%) Windows Mobile
9 3 (0.37%) Solaris
10 2 (0.25%) Windows Phone
11 1 (0.12%) Windows Phone 8
11 1 (0.12%) OpenVMS
11 1 (0.12%) Mac OS X Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 180 (22.25%) MVC
2 140 (17.31%) Agile Software Development
3 64 (7.91%) Scrum
3 64 (7.91%) OO
3 64 (7.91%) CRM
4 59 (7.29%) Unit Testing
5 45 (5.56%) E-Commerce
6 42 (5.19%) TDD
7 40 (4.94%) Business Intelligence
8 36 (4.45%) OOP
9 33 (4.08%) Project Management
9 33 (4.08%) Migration
10 31 (3.83%) Software Engineering
11 30 (3.71%) Web Development
11 30 (3.71%) Workflow
11 30 (3.71%) Test Scripting
12 25 (3.09%) ETL
13 22 (2.72%) SOA
14 20 (2.47%) Data Management
15 19 (2.35%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 554 (68.48%) C#
2 428 (52.90%) SQL
3 252 (31.15%) JavaScript
4 117 (14.46%) T-SQL
5 116 (14.34%) VB
6 75 (9.27%) Java
7 62 (7.66%) VB6
8 55 (6.80%) VBScript
9 50 (6.18%) PHP
9 50 (6.18%) PL/SQL
10 42 (5.19%) VBA
11 38 (4.70%) C++
12 30 (3.71%) Ruby
13 25 (3.09%) Perl
14 21 (2.60%) Python
15 19 (2.35%) C
16 17 (2.10%) PowerShell
17 11 (1.36%) Bash Shell
18 5 (0.62%) XPath
19 4 (0.49%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 49 (6.06%) Degree
2 38 (4.70%) Security Cleared
3 28 (3.46%) SC Cleared
4 7 (0.87%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (0.87%) ISEB
5 6 (0.74%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 3 (0.37%) HNC
6 3 (0.37%) HND
6 3 (0.37%) MCSE
6 3 (0.37%) DV Cleared
7 2 (0.25%) MCTS
7 2 (0.25%) MCITP
7 2 (0.25%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (0.25%) CCNA
8 1 (0.12%) MCSD
8 1 (0.12%) PhD
8 1 (0.12%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.12%) IIBA
8 1 (0.12%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (2.22%) QA
2 5 (0.62%) ISO 9001
3 3 (0.37%) HL7
3 3 (0.37%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.12%) EMIR
4 1 (0.12%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (0.99%) Active Directory
2 4 (0.49%) Hyper-V
3 3 (0.37%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.25%) XenApp
4 2 (0.25%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 2 (0.25%) DFS Replication
4 2 (0.25%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 8 (0.99%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (0.62%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 2 (0.25%) NetBackup
3 2 (0.25%) SCCM
4 1 (0.12%) WMI
Vendors
1 189 (23.36%) Microsoft
2 102 (12.61%) Oracle
3 16 (1.98%) EPiServer
3 16 (1.98%) Sitecore
4 14 (1.73%) Sybase
4 14 (1.73%) IBM
5 11 (1.36%) Telerik
6 10 (1.24%) DevExpress
7 9 (1.11%) SAP
8 7 (0.87%) HP
8 7 (0.87%) AccuRev
8 7 (0.87%) Open Text
9 6 (0.74%) Business Objects
10 5 (0.62%) Citrix
10 5 (0.62%) Capita
11 4 (0.49%) Cisco
11 4 (0.49%) Cognos
11 4 (0.49%) Salesforce.com
12 3 (0.37%) NetApp
12 3 (0.37%) Adobe
West London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £275 - £297 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
TEKsystems
Rate: £210 - £250 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
Henley-On-Thames, Oxfordshire
Roc Search
Posted: Yesterday
Hampshire
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £300 - £360 per day
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £270 - £297 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Roc Search
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, Warwickshire
PwC Careers in the UK
Posted: 4 days ago
Cheltenham
Capita - ITMS
Rate: £400 - £516 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
West Yorkshire
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £300.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350 - £405 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Berkshire
Nationwide People Ltd
Rate: £400 - £500 Per Day
Posted: 5 days ago
Richmond, Surrey
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: Market rates
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol
CPS Group
Posted: 8 days ago
West Midlands
Real Staffing
Rate: £300 - £350 per day + competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
West Midlands
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 18 days ago
East Midlands
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 18 days ago
Bradford
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £250.00 - £295 per day
Posted: 20 days ago
Central London / West End
Bite Consulting
Rate: From £250 to £400 per day
Posted: 22 days ago
Nottingham
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £290 - £325 per day
Posted: 24 days ago