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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
Rank 55 53 35
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -18
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 8 4 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 1.56% 0.70% 2.19%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.85% 2.00% 6.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 0
Average daily rate
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£338 £304 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+7.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £12.78
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.25 £32.50 £18.75
% change year-on-year
-6.92% +73.33%
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
208 200 125
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 40.63% 34.84% 34.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 146 107 72
Average daily rate £425 £285 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+49.12% -12.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £276 £133 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 33 16
Average hourly rate £35.18 £31.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.66% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £12.50 £13.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.60 £38.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.57% -5.71%

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 19 December 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 19 December 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 - 2 £263 - 1
Basildon - 2 - -
Brentwood - 2 £338 -
Chelmsford - - - - 4
Hockley - - - - 1
Loughton - - - -
Southend-on-Sea - - - -
VB.NET
East of England

VB.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 11 (64.71%) C#
3 10 (58.82%) PHP
4 9 (52.94%) SQL Server
5 8 (47.06%) JavaScript
5 8 (47.06%) SQL
6 7 (41.18%) Microsoft
7 6 (35.29%) Wireless
7 6 (35.29%) Firmware
7 6 (35.29%) Broadband
7 6 (35.29%) Perl
7 6 (35.29%) Linux
7 6 (35.29%) Ruby
7 6 (35.29%) Selenium
7 6 (35.29%) PowerShell
7 6 (35.29%) NAS
7 6 (35.29%) Bash Shell
8 5 (29.41%) Test Automation
8 5 (29.41%) Test Scripting
8 5 (29.41%) .NET Framework
8 5 (29.41%) STB
8 5 (29.41%) Python
8 5 (29.41%) Web Services
8 5 (29.41%) Windows
8 5 (29.41%) T-SQL
8 5 (29.41%) DHCP
8 5 (29.41%) FTP
8 5 (29.41%) HTTP
8 5 (29.41%) Firewall
8 5 (29.41%) Telnet

VB.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (5.88%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (5.88%) MS Exchange
2 1 (5.88%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (5.88%) CICS
Applications
1 1 (5.88%) MS Visio
1 1 (5.88%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (35.29%) Wireless
1 6 (35.29%) Broadband
1 6 (35.29%) NAS
2 5 (29.41%) DHCP
2 5 (29.41%) FTP
2 5 (29.41%) HTTP
2 5 (29.41%) Firewall
2 5 (29.41%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (52.94%) SQL Server
2 3 (17.65%) SQL Server 2012
2 3 (17.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (5.88%) Oracle Database
3 1 (5.88%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (5.88%) IDMS
3 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (5.88%) DB2
3 1 (5.88%) Ingres
Development Applications
1 6 (35.29%) Selenium
2 2 (11.76%) Bugzilla
2 2 (11.76%) JIRA
2 2 (11.76%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (11.76%) Trac
2 2 (11.76%) Redmine
3 1 (5.88%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (5.88%) JUnit
General
1 1 (5.88%) Finance
1 1 (5.88%) Automotive
1 1 (5.88%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 7 (41.18%) Developer
2 3 (17.65%) Automation Engineer
2 3 (17.65%) .NET Developer
2 3 (17.65%) Programmer
3 2 (11.76%) Tester
3 2 (11.76%) Test Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Automation Tester
4 1 (5.88%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (5.88%) SQL Programmer
4 1 (5.88%) Software Programmer
4 1 (5.88%) FoxPro Developer
4 1 (5.88%) WinForms Developer
4 1 (5.88%) VB Developer
4 1 (5.88%) SQL Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Applications Architect
4 1 (5.88%) C# Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Software Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Network Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (100.00%) .NET
2 5 (29.41%) .NET Framework
2 5 (29.41%) Web Services
3 4 (23.53%) ASP.NET
3 4 (23.53%) CSS
3 4 (23.53%) XML
4 3 (17.65%) WinForms
5 2 (11.76%) HTML
5 2 (11.76%) LAMP
5 2 (11.76%) WF
5 2 (11.76%) jQuery
5 2 (11.76%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (11.76%) AppFabric
6 1 (5.88%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (29.41%) STB
2 4 (23.53%) Embedded Systems
3 2 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (5.88%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 6 (35.29%) Linux
2 5 (29.41%) Windows
3 2 (11.76%) UNIX
4 1 (5.88%) Windows 8
4 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (5.88%) Windows 7
4 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (5.88%) Windows XP
4 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (5.88%) OpenVMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (29.41%) Test Automation
1 5 (29.41%) Test Scripting
2 3 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (17.65%) MVC
2 3 (17.65%) Workflow
3 2 (11.76%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (11.76%) Data Modelling
3 2 (11.76%) E-Commerce
3 2 (11.76%) Scrum
3 2 (11.76%) Time Management
4 1 (5.88%) Master Data Management
4 1 (5.88%) Functional Testing
4 1 (5.88%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (5.88%) Data Governance
4 1 (5.88%) Change Control
4 1 (5.88%) Waterfall
4 1 (5.88%) Use Case
4 1 (5.88%) Data Architecture
4 1 (5.88%) Data Management
4 1 (5.88%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 11 (64.71%) C#
2 10 (58.82%) PHP
3 8 (47.06%) JavaScript
3 8 (47.06%) SQL
4 6 (35.29%) Perl
4 6 (35.29%) Ruby
4 6 (35.29%) PowerShell
4 6 (35.29%) Bash Shell
5 5 (29.41%) Python
5 5 (29.41%) T-SQL
6 3 (17.65%) Java
7 2 (11.76%) Shell Script
7 2 (11.76%) PL/SQL
7 2 (11.76%) VB
7 2 (11.76%) VBA
7 2 (11.76%) VB6
8 1 (5.88%) FoxPro (VFP)
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) Degree
2 1 (5.88%) MCP
2 1 (5.88%) OCP
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle Certification
System Software
1 6 (35.29%) Firmware
Vendors
1 7 (41.18%) Microsoft
2 4 (23.53%) Oracle
3 2 (11.76%) Cisco
3 2 (11.76%) Cognos
3 2 (11.76%) Business Objects
4 1 (5.88%) DevExpress
4 1 (5.88%) Actuate
4 1 (5.88%) IBM