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 26 May 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
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
Rank 44 46 47
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +1
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 10 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 1.85% 0.83% 0.25%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.38% 2.39% 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 1
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£225 £283 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.35% +7.61%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.75 £29.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+31.35% -15.71%
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
186 209 168
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 34.44% 34.55% 42.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 108 92
Average daily rate £370 £363 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.06% +38.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £263 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 24 29
Average hourly rate £42.50 £41.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +50.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.90 £32.75 £22.66
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +2.85%

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
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 26 May 2015.

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 26 May 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
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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
Brentwood +1 5 £170 +3.03% 2
Chelmsford - 4 £225 - 1
Basildon - 1 £330 - 1
VB.NET
East of England

VB.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 17 (100.00%) .NET
2 9 (52.94%) HTML
3 8 (47.06%) SQL Server
4 7 (41.18%) Data Warehouse
4 7 (41.18%) WebFOCUS
4 7 (41.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 7 (41.18%) Data Transformation
4 7 (41.18%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
5 6 (35.29%) SDLC
6 5 (29.41%) AccuRev
6 5 (29.41%) VB6
6 5 (29.41%) Microsoft
6 5 (29.41%) C#
6 5 (29.41%) VB
7 4 (23.53%) JavaScript
7 4 (23.53%) Management Information System
7 4 (23.53%) SharePoint
7 4 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (17.65%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 3 (17.65%) Finance
8 3 (17.65%) Manufacturing
8 3 (17.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 3 (17.65%) SQL
9 2 (11.76%) VBA
9 2 (11.76%) Perl
9 2 (11.76%) PHP
9 2 (11.76%) Java
9 2 (11.76%) JUnit
9 2 (11.76%) CSS
9 2 (11.76%) Web Services

VB.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 4 (23.53%) SharePoint
2 2 (11.76%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (11.76%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 2 (11.76%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.76%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.76%) Broadband
1 2 (11.76%) DHCP
1 2 (11.76%) FTP
1 2 (11.76%) HTTP
1 2 (11.76%) Telnet
1 2 (11.76%) Firewall
1 2 (11.76%) Wireless
1 2 (11.76%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (47.06%) SQL Server
2 7 (41.18%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (41.18%) WebFOCUS
2 7 (41.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 7 (41.18%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
3 3 (17.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 3 (17.65%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 5 (29.41%) AccuRev
2 2 (11.76%) Redmine
2 2 (11.76%) Trac
2 2 (11.76%) JUnit
2 2 (11.76%) Bugzilla
2 2 (11.76%) JIRA
2 2 (11.76%) Selenium
2 2 (11.76%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 3 (17.65%) Finance
1 3 (17.65%) Manufacturing
2 2 (11.76%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 8 (47.06%) Developer
2 7 (41.18%) Analyst
3 5 (29.41%) Report Analyst
4 3 (17.65%) .NET Developer
4 3 (17.65%) VB Developer
5 2 (11.76%) Senior Developer
5 2 (11.76%) Test Engineer
5 2 (11.76%) VB.NET Developer
5 2 (11.76%) VB6 Developer
5 2 (11.76%) MI Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Graduate
6 1 (5.88%) SharePoint Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Graduate Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (100.00%) .NET
2 9 (52.94%) HTML
3 2 (11.76%) CSS
3 2 (11.76%) Web Services
3 2 (11.76%) XML
4 1 (5.88%) WinForms
4 1 (5.88%) WCF
4 1 (5.88%) WPF
4 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (23.53%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.76%) Windows
1 2 (11.76%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (41.18%) Data Transformation
2 6 (35.29%) SDLC
3 4 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (11.76%) Use Case
4 2 (11.76%) Multithreading
5 1 (5.88%) Waterfall
5 1 (5.88%) Project Management
5 1 (5.88%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 5 (29.41%) C#
1 5 (29.41%) VB6
1 5 (29.41%) VB
2 4 (23.53%) JavaScript
3 3 (17.65%) SQL
4 2 (11.76%) VBA
4 2 (11.76%) Perl
4 2 (11.76%) PHP
4 2 (11.76%) Java
4 2 (11.76%) Ruby
4 2 (11.76%) PowerShell
4 2 (11.76%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) MCP
1 1 (5.88%) OCP
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle Certification
1 1 (5.88%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (11.76%) Firmware
Vendors
1 5 (29.41%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle
2 1 (5.88%) IBM