The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Essex region.

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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
Rank 45 47 50
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +3
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 10 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 2.06% 1.09% 0.61%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.99% 2.62% 1.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 3 2
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£165 £295 £188
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-44.06% +57.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £298 £310 £315
% change year-on-year
-4.03% -1.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £32.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-23.07% +4.83%
Programming Languages Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
167 191 168
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 34.43% 41.61% 34.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 102 79
Average daily rate £350 £295 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.64% +5.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £200 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £450 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 29 33
Average hourly rate £31.00 £27.41 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.09% -14.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £9.23 £27.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £37.20 £38.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
VB.NET
East of England

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 28 July 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 28 July 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 £450 - 1
Hockley - - - -
Loughton - - - -
Basildon - - - -
Billericay - - - -
Braintree - - - - 1
Chelmsford - - - - 3
VB.NET
East of England

VB.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 12 (100.00%) .NET
2 9 (75.00%) JavaScript
2 9 (75.00%) Windows
3 8 (66.67%) PHP
4 6 (50.00%) Perl
4 6 (50.00%) JUnit
4 6 (50.00%) Linux
4 6 (50.00%) Broadband
4 6 (50.00%) DHCP
4 6 (50.00%) FTP
4 6 (50.00%) HTTP
4 6 (50.00%) Firmware
4 6 (50.00%) Telnet
4 6 (50.00%) Wireless
4 6 (50.00%) Bugzilla
4 6 (50.00%) Firewall
4 6 (50.00%) Ruby
4 6 (50.00%) JIRA
4 6 (50.00%) Selenium
4 6 (50.00%) Use Case
4 6 (50.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 6 (50.00%) PowerShell
4 6 (50.00%) NAS
4 6 (50.00%) Bash Shell
4 6 (50.00%) Redmine
4 6 (50.00%) Trac
5 4 (33.33%) ASP.NET
5 4 (33.33%) C#
5 4 (33.33%) SQL
5 4 (33.33%) VB

VB.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 2 (16.67%) MS Exchange
1 2 (16.67%) Documentum
1 2 (16.67%) BizTalk Server
1 2 (16.67%) SharePoint Server
1 2 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (16.67%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (50.00%) Broadband
1 6 (50.00%) DHCP
1 6 (50.00%) FTP
1 6 (50.00%) HTTP
1 6 (50.00%) Telnet
1 6 (50.00%) Firewall
1 6 (50.00%) Wireless
1 6 (50.00%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (8.33%) Ingres
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 6 (50.00%) Bugzilla
1 6 (50.00%) JIRA
1 6 (50.00%) Selenium
1 6 (50.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 6 (50.00%) Redmine
1 6 (50.00%) Trac
1 6 (50.00%) JUnit
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle Forms
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Test Engineer
2 4 (33.33%) Network Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Programmer
3 2 (16.67%) Release Manager
3 2 (16.67%) Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Oracle Developer
4 1 (8.33%) VB Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Oracle Forms Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Software Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (100.00%) .NET
2 4 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 3 (25.00%) CSS
4 2 (16.67%) LAMP
4 2 (16.67%) .NET Framework
4 2 (16.67%) jQuery
4 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 1 (8.33%) HTML
5 1 (8.33%) Silverlight
5 1 (8.33%) WinForms
5 1 (8.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (50.00%) Firmware
2 1 (8.33%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 9 (75.00%) Windows
2 6 (50.00%) Linux
3 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (8.33%) Windows 7
4 1 (8.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) Use Case
2 3 (25.00%) Release Management
3 2 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (16.67%) Service Management
3 2 (16.67%) Process Management
3 2 (16.67%) ITSM
3 2 (16.67%) MVC
3 2 (16.67%) Business Analysis
4 1 (8.33%) Risk Management
4 1 (8.33%) Workflow
4 1 (8.33%) Systems Analysis
4 1 (8.33%) Change Control
4 1 (8.33%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (75.00%) JavaScript
2 8 (66.67%) PHP
3 6 (50.00%) Perl
3 6 (50.00%) Ruby
3 6 (50.00%) PowerShell
3 6 (50.00%) Bash Shell
4 4 (33.33%) C#
4 4 (33.33%) SQL
4 4 (33.33%) VB
5 3 (25.00%) VBA
6 2 (16.67%) VB6
6 2 (16.67%) ABAP
6 2 (16.67%) Java
7 1 (8.33%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (16.67%) XenApp
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) Oracle
2 2 (16.67%) SAP
2 2 (16.67%) EMC
2 2 (16.67%) Citrix
2 2 (16.67%) NetApp
3 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
Brentwood, Essex
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