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 30 July 2015 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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
Rank 58 45 47
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +2
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 2 10 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 0.32% 2.06% 1.09%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.98% 5.99% 2.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 8 3
Average daily rate
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- £165 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -44.06%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £298 £310
% change year-on-year
+9.24% -4.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £25.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+70.00% -23.07%
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
205 167 191
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 32.75% 34.43% 41.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 133 85 102
Average daily rate £360 £350 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +18.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £165 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £460 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 23 29
Average hourly rate £38.00 £31.00 £27.46
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.58% +12.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £25.00 £9.23
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £45.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.75 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.85% -

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
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 30 July 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Brentwood -1 2 - -
VB.NET
East of England

VB.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, 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 16 (100.00%) .NET
2 9 (56.25%) HTML
2 9 (56.25%) Data Warehouse
2 9 (56.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 8 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 8 (50.00%) SDLC
4 7 (43.75%) XMLA
4 7 (43.75%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
4 7 (43.75%) Data Transformation
4 7 (43.75%) WebFOCUS
5 5 (31.25%) Finance
5 5 (31.25%) AccuRev
5 5 (31.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 4 (25.00%) PowerShell
6 4 (25.00%) Management Information System
6 4 (25.00%) C#
6 4 (25.00%) JavaScript
7 3 (18.75%) VB
7 3 (18.75%) XML
7 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
7 3 (18.75%) VB6
7 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 2 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (12.50%) Manufacturing
8 2 (12.50%) Bugzilla
8 2 (12.50%) Wireless
8 2 (12.50%) Bash Shell
8 2 (12.50%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (12.50%) Red Gate
8 2 (12.50%) Redmine

VB.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, 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 2 (12.50%) SharePoint
1 2 (12.50%) SharePoint 2010
1 2 (12.50%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (12.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) Broadband
1 2 (12.50%) DHCP
1 2 (12.50%) FTP
1 2 (12.50%) HTTP
1 2 (12.50%) Telnet
1 2 (12.50%) Firewall
1 2 (12.50%) Wireless
1 2 (12.50%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (56.25%) Data Warehouse
1 9 (56.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 8 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 7 (43.75%) WebFOCUS
3 7 (43.75%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
4 5 (31.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 2 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (31.25%) AccuRev
2 2 (12.50%) Redmine
2 2 (12.50%) Trac
2 2 (12.50%) JUnit
2 2 (12.50%) Bugzilla
2 2 (12.50%) JIRA
2 2 (12.50%) Selenium
2 2 (12.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 5 (31.25%) Finance
2 2 (12.50%) Manufacturing
3 1 (6.25%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 7 (43.75%) Developer
1 7 (43.75%) Analyst
2 5 (31.25%) Report Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) .NET Developer
3 2 (12.50%) Test Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) VB.NET Developer
3 2 (12.50%) VB Developer
3 2 (12.50%) Data Warehouse Developer
3 2 (12.50%) VB6 Developer
3 2 (12.50%) MI Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Graduate
4 1 (6.25%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 1 (6.25%) SharePoint Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Graduate Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Business Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (100.00%) .NET
2 9 (56.25%) HTML
3 3 (18.75%) XML
4 2 (12.50%) XML Schema
4 2 (12.50%) CSS
5 1 (6.25%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (12.50%) Windows
1 2 (12.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (50.00%) SDLC
2 7 (43.75%) Data Transformation
3 2 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (12.50%) ETL
3 2 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (12.50%) Use Case
3 2 (12.50%) Test Scripting
3 2 (12.50%) Multithreading
3 2 (12.50%) Time Management
4 1 (6.25%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (43.75%) XMLA
2 4 (25.00%) PowerShell
2 4 (25.00%) C#
2 4 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (18.75%) VB
3 3 (18.75%) VB6
4 2 (12.50%) Ruby
4 2 (12.50%) XPath
4 2 (12.50%) XQuery
4 2 (12.50%) Perl
4 2 (12.50%) PHP
4 2 (12.50%) SQL
4 2 (12.50%) T-SQL
4 2 (12.50%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (12.50%) Firmware
Vendors
1 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
2 2 (12.50%) Red Gate