The table below looks at the statistics for VB.NET skills in IT contracts advertised for the Essex 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 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
Rank 52 47 45
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -2
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 9 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 1.83% 0.82% 0.66%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.15% 2.40% 1.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 0
Average daily rate
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£338 £300 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £325 £315
% change year-on-year
-1.53% +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £26.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+32.07% -11.66%
VB.NET
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Essex region.

Programming Languages Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
217 167 156
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 44.11% 34.36% 34.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 125 78 79
Average daily rate £400 £375 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £263 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £515 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 26 27
Average hourly rate £33.73 £22.50 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+49.88% -28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £9.09 £26.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £34.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%

VB.NET
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VB.NET across the Essex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

VB.NET Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

VB.NET
Daily Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing VB.NET across the Essex region.

VB.NET Daily Rate Trend in Essex

VB.NET
Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VB.NET across the Essex region over the 3 months to 18 September 2014.

VB.NET Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

VB.NET
Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing VB.NET across the Essex region.

VB.NET Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

VB.NET
Contract Job Locations in Essex

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 Essex region over the 3 months to 18 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Colchester - 1 £525 -
Southend-on-Sea - 1 - - 1
Hockley - - - - 1
Loughton - - - -
Basildon - - - - 1
Braintree - - - -
Chelmsford - - - -
VB.NET
East of England

VB.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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 17 (100.00%) .NET
2 13 (76.47%) PHP
3 12 (70.59%) JavaScript
4 10 (58.82%) Windows
5 9 (52.94%) Linux
5 9 (52.94%) Broadband
5 9 (52.94%) Perl
5 9 (52.94%) Firmware
5 9 (52.94%) Wireless
5 9 (52.94%) Ruby
5 9 (52.94%) Selenium
5 9 (52.94%) PowerShell
5 9 (52.94%) NAS
5 9 (52.94%) Bash Shell
6 8 (47.06%) Firewall
6 8 (47.06%) Telnet
6 8 (47.06%) DHCP
6 8 (47.06%) FTP
6 8 (47.06%) HTTP
7 7 (41.18%) C#
8 6 (35.29%) JUnit
8 6 (35.29%) Functional Testing
8 6 (35.29%) Redmine
8 6 (35.29%) Trac
8 6 (35.29%) JIRA
8 6 (35.29%) Use Case
8 6 (35.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 6 (35.29%) Bugzilla
9 5 (29.41%) Oracle
9 5 (29.41%) SQL Server

VB.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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 3 (17.65%) MS Exchange
1 3 (17.65%) BizTalk Server
1 3 (17.65%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (17.65%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (11.76%) SharePoint Server
2 2 (11.76%) Documentum
3 1 (5.88%) CICS
3 1 (5.88%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (5.88%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (5.88%) MS Excel
1 1 (5.88%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (11.76%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (52.94%) Broadband
1 9 (52.94%) Wireless
1 9 (52.94%) NAS
2 8 (47.06%) DHCP
2 8 (47.06%) FTP
2 8 (47.06%) HTTP
2 8 (47.06%) Telnet
2 8 (47.06%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (29.41%) SQL Server
2 3 (17.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (11.76%) Ingres
4 1 (5.88%) DB2
4 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (5.88%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (5.88%) IDMS
4 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (5.88%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 9 (52.94%) Selenium
2 6 (35.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 6 (35.29%) Redmine
2 6 (35.29%) Trac
2 6 (35.29%) JUnit
2 6 (35.29%) Bugzilla
2 6 (35.29%) JIRA
General
1 1 (5.88%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (35.29%) Test Engineer
2 4 (23.53%) Network Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) Programmer
4 2 (11.76%) Release Manager
4 2 (11.76%) Tester
4 2 (11.76%) Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Automation Tester
5 1 (5.88%) Automation Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) SQL Programmer
5 1 (5.88%) Architect
5 1 (5.88%) VB Developer
5 1 (5.88%) SQL Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Applications Architect
5 1 (5.88%) Software Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (100.00%) .NET
2 5 (29.41%) CSS
3 4 (23.53%) ASP.NET
4 3 (17.65%) HTML
5 2 (11.76%) LAMP
5 2 (11.76%) .NET Framework
5 2 (11.76%) jQuery
5 2 (11.76%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (5.88%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (52.94%) Firmware
2 3 (17.65%) STB
2 3 (17.65%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (5.88%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 10 (58.82%) Windows
2 9 (52.94%) Linux
3 4 (23.53%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (11.76%) Windows 7
4 2 (11.76%) Windows XP
4 2 (11.76%) UNIX
5 1 (5.88%) OpenVMS
5 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (5.88%) Windows 8
5 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (35.29%) Use Case
1 6 (35.29%) Functional Testing
2 3 (17.65%) Test Automation
2 3 (17.65%) Test Scripting
2 3 (17.65%) MVC
3 2 (11.76%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (11.76%) Release Management
3 2 (11.76%) Service Management
3 2 (11.76%) Process Management
3 2 (11.76%) Business Analysis
3 2 (11.76%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (11.76%) ITSM
4 1 (5.88%) Master Data Management
4 1 (5.88%) Data Governance
4 1 (5.88%) Change Control
4 1 (5.88%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (5.88%) Regression Testing
4 1 (5.88%) Data Architecture
4 1 (5.88%) Project Management
4 1 (5.88%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 13 (76.47%) PHP
2 12 (70.59%) JavaScript
3 9 (52.94%) Perl
3 9 (52.94%) Ruby
3 9 (52.94%) PowerShell
3 9 (52.94%) Bash Shell
4 7 (41.18%) C#
5 5 (29.41%) SQL
6 3 (17.65%) VB
6 3 (17.65%) VBA
6 3 (17.65%) Python
7 2 (11.76%) Shell Script
7 2 (11.76%) ABAP
7 2 (11.76%) T-SQL
7 2 (11.76%) PL/SQL
7 2 (11.76%) Java
8 1 (5.88%) VB6
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (11.76%) XenApp
Vendors
1 5 (29.41%) Oracle
2 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
3 2 (11.76%) EMC
3 2 (11.76%) Citrix
3 2 (11.76%) Business Objects
3 2 (11.76%) SAP
3 2 (11.76%) Cognos
3 2 (11.76%) Cisco
3 2 (11.76%) NetApp
4 1 (5.88%) Actuate