The table below looks at the statistics for VB.NET skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VB.NET over the 3 months to 12 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
12 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
Rank 318 322 284
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -38
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 100 101 142
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.41% 0.40% 0.54%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.98% 0.92% 1.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 78 80
Average daily rate
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£325 £381 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.75% +1.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £244 £295 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £475 £514
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £323 £315
% change year-on-year
-3.87% +2.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Average hourly rate - £12.50 £41.05
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -69.54%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £26.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+32.07% -11.66%
VB.NET
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 London region.

Programming Languages Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
10171 11021 10564
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 41.65% 43.85% 40.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 7262 7856 7374
Average daily rate £425 £430 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.16% +1.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 64 93 141
Average hourly rate £34.50 £37.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.00% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £17.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £110.00 £59.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%

VB.NET
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

VB.NET Jobs Demand Trend in London

VB.NET
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

VB.NET Daily Rate Trend in London

VB.NET
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VB.NET across the London region over the 3 months to 12 September 2014.

VB.NET Daily Rate Histogram in London

VB.NET
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

VB.NET Hourly Rate Trend in London

VB.NET
Contract Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 3 months to 12 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
City of London +19 25 £355 +1.42% 10
Docklands, London - - - -
Bromley - - - -
Chessington - - - -
Croydon - - - - 3
Erith - - - -
Harrow - - - - 1
Ilford - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -
Northwood - - - -
Ruislip - - - -
Thornton Heath - - - -
Twickenham - - - -
Uxbridge - - - -
VB.NET
England

VB.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 12 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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.

1 195 (100.00%) .NET
2 147 (75.38%) C#
3 117 (60.00%) SQL
4 102 (52.31%) SQL Server
5 100 (51.28%) ASP.NET
6 74 (37.95%) HTML
7 63 (32.31%) JavaScript
8 55 (28.21%) XML
9 49 (25.13%) WCF
10 48 (24.62%) Microsoft
11 46 (23.59%) CSS
12 42 (21.54%) Finance
12 42 (21.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 41 (21.03%) Web Services
14 40 (20.51%) Visual Studio
15 33 (16.92%) MVC
15 33 (16.92%) Analytical Skills
16 30 (15.38%) .NET Framework
16 30 (15.38%) SQL Server 2008
16 30 (15.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 30 (15.38%) Java
16 30 (15.38%) MS Excel
17 29 (14.87%) Banking
18 28 (14.36%) T-SQL
19 27 (13.85%) SharePoint
20 26 (13.33%) Ajax
20 26 (13.33%) ASP.NET MVC
21 25 (12.82%) jQuery
21 25 (12.82%) OO
22 24 (12.31%) Windows

VB.NET
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 12 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 27 (13.85%) SharePoint
2 22 (11.28%) IIS
3 18 (9.23%) CMS
4 14 (7.18%) Sitecore CMS
5 12 (6.15%) DNN
6 10 (5.13%) Umbraco
7 8 (4.10%) ColdFusion
8 7 (3.59%) SharePoint 2010
9 5 (2.56%) Drupal
9 5 (2.56%) MQSeries
10 4 (2.05%) BizTalk Server
10 4 (2.05%) Moodle
10 4 (2.05%) SharePoint 2013
11 3 (1.54%) Kentico
12 2 (1.03%) Exchange Server 2010
12 2 (1.03%) IBM Notes
12 2 (1.03%) MS Exchange
12 2 (1.03%) Exchange Server 2007
12 2 (1.03%) SharePoint Server
13 1 (0.51%) WebSphere
Applications
1 30 (15.38%) MS Excel
2 17 (8.72%) MS Office
3 2 (1.03%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.51%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.51%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.51%) GIMP
4 1 (0.51%) PowerPivot
4 1 (0.51%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (1.54%) Markit EDM
2 2 (1.03%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.03%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.51%) Temenos T24
3 1 (0.51%) Magento
3 1 (0.51%) Advent Portfolio Exchange
3 1 (0.51%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.05%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.51%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 8 (4.10%) Firewall
2 6 (3.08%) HTTP
2 6 (3.08%) TCP/IP
2 6 (3.08%) Internet
3 5 (2.56%) Intranet
4 2 (1.03%) DHCP
4 2 (1.03%) DNS
4 2 (1.03%) SAN
4 2 (1.03%) Wireless
4 2 (1.03%) NAS
5 1 (0.51%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 102 (52.31%) SQL Server
2 42 (21.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 30 (15.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 30 (15.38%) SQL Server 2008
4 20 (10.26%) SQL Server 2005
5 17 (8.72%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 12 (6.15%) DTS
7 11 (5.64%) Oracle Database
7 11 (5.64%) Relational Database
8 10 (5.13%) Data Warehouse
9 6 (3.08%) MS Access
10 5 (2.56%) MySQL
10 5 (2.56%) RDBMS
11 3 (1.54%) SQL Server 2012
12 2 (1.03%) Oracle Database 10g
12 2 (1.03%) SQL Server 2000
12 2 (1.03%) OLAP
12 2 (1.03%) Crystal Reports
12 2 (1.03%) Oracle Database 11g
12 2 (1.03%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 40 (20.51%) Visual Studio
2 18 (9.23%) Team Foundation Server
3 12 (6.15%) NUnit
4 11 (5.64%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 9 (4.62%) Selenium
6 8 (4.10%) JIRA
6 8 (4.10%) ReSharper
7 7 (3.59%) JUnit
8 4 (2.05%) Subversion
8 4 (2.05%) Git (software)
9 3 (1.54%) Maven
9 3 (1.54%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
9 3 (1.54%) WebDriver
10 2 (1.03%) Cucumber
10 2 (1.03%) Hudson
10 2 (1.03%) Concordion
10 2 (1.03%) Ant
10 2 (1.03%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 2 (1.03%) Eclipse
10 2 (1.03%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 42 (21.54%) Finance
2 29 (14.87%) Banking
3 17 (8.72%) Back Office
4 8 (4.10%) Marketing
5 7 (3.59%) Front Office
5 7 (3.59%) Retail
5 7 (3.59%) Investment Banking
5 7 (3.59%) Legal
6 2 (1.03%) Advertising
6 2 (1.03%) Law
6 2 (1.03%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.03%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.51%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.51%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 139 (71.28%) Developer
2 68 (34.87%) .NET Developer
3 25 (12.82%) C# Developer
4 15 (7.69%) Analyst
4 15 (7.69%) VB.NET Developer
5 13 (6.67%) C# .NET Developer
6 11 (5.64%) Web Developer
7 10 (5.13%) Senior Developer
7 10 (5.13%) SQL Developer
8 9 (4.62%) ASP.NET Developer
8 9 (4.62%) .NET Designer
8 9 (4.62%) Architect
8 9 (4.62%) Designer
9 8 (4.10%) Tester
9 8 (4.10%) Programmer
10 7 (3.59%) Software Developer
10 7 (3.59%) Analyst Developer
10 7 (3.59%) Technical Engineer
11 6 (3.08%) Technical Support Engineer
11 6 (3.08%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 195 (100.00%) .NET
2 100 (51.28%) ASP.NET
3 74 (37.95%) HTML
4 55 (28.21%) XML
5 49 (25.13%) WCF
6 46 (23.59%) CSS
7 41 (21.03%) Web Services
8 30 (15.38%) .NET Framework
9 26 (13.33%) Ajax
9 26 (13.33%) ASP.NET MVC
10 25 (12.82%) jQuery
11 24 (12.31%) ADO.NET
12 19 (9.74%) XSLT
12 19 (9.74%) LINQ
13 15 (7.69%) WPF
13 15 (7.69%) DHTML
14 14 (7.18%) WinForms
14 14 (7.18%) ASP.NET MVC 3
14 14 (7.18%) Razor View Engine
15 12 (6.15%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 33 (16.92%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (6.15%) Management Information System
3 10 (5.13%) Mainframe
3 10 (5.13%) IBM Mainframe
4 9 (4.62%) Market Risk
4 9 (4.62%) Computer Science
5 7 (3.59%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 6 (3.08%) MPEG
6 6 (3.08%) STB
7 5 (2.56%) Data Integration
8 4 (2.05%) Open Source
9 3 (1.54%) iPad
9 3 (1.54%) Digital Media
10 2 (1.03%) Mobile Payment
10 2 (1.03%) User Experience
10 2 (1.03%) iPhone
10 2 (1.03%) Visualisation
10 2 (1.03%) Replication
10 2 (1.03%) Clustering
10 2 (1.03%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 24 (12.31%) Windows
2 13 (6.67%) UNIX
3 7 (3.59%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (3.08%) Linux
4 6 (3.08%) Windows XP
5 3 (1.54%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (1.03%) Apple iOS
6 2 (1.03%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.51%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (16.92%) MVC
2 25 (12.82%) OO
3 23 (11.79%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (8.21%) CRM
4 16 (8.21%) Data Transformation
5 14 (7.18%) E-Commerce
6 13 (6.67%) Migration
6 13 (6.67%) Web Development
6 13 (6.67%) Unit Testing
7 12 (6.15%) OOP
8 11 (5.64%) Project Management
9 9 (4.62%) Scrum
9 9 (4.62%) Test Planning
10 8 (4.10%) Web Design
10 8 (4.10%) Business Intelligence
10 8 (4.10%) Content Management
11 7 (3.59%) Software Testing
11 7 (3.59%) Load Testing
11 7 (3.59%) Security Testing
11 7 (3.59%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 147 (75.38%) C#
2 117 (60.00%) SQL
3 63 (32.31%) JavaScript
4 30 (15.38%) Java
5 28 (14.36%) T-SQL
6 24 (12.31%) C++
7 18 (9.23%) VB
8 17 (8.72%) PHP
9 16 (8.21%) VBScript
10 14 (7.18%) Python
11 13 (6.67%) PL/SQL
12 11 (5.64%) C
13 10 (5.13%) Ruby
14 9 (4.62%) Perl
15 8 (4.10%) VBA
16 3 (1.54%) XPath
16 3 (1.54%) VB6
17 2 (1.03%) MATLAB
17 2 (1.03%) Objective-C
17 2 (1.03%) R
Qualifications
1 17 (8.72%) Degree
2 7 (3.59%) ISEB
3 6 (3.08%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 4 (2.05%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (1.54%) Security Cleared
6 2 (1.03%) CCNA
6 2 (1.03%) MCTS
6 2 (1.03%) MCITP
6 2 (1.03%) SC Cleared
6 2 (1.03%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (1.03%) MCSE
7 1 (0.51%) PhD
7 1 (0.51%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.51%) IIBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.56%) QA
2 3 (1.54%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.03%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.51%) EMIR
System Software
1 3 (1.54%) Active Directory
1 3 (1.54%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.03%) Hyper-V
2 2 (1.03%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 2 (1.03%) DFS Replication
2 2 (1.03%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 6 (3.08%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (1.03%) NetBackup
3 1 (0.51%) WMI
Vendors
1 48 (24.62%) Microsoft
2 20 (10.26%) Oracle
3 14 (7.18%) Sitecore
4 12 (6.15%) EPiServer
5 11 (5.64%) IBM
6 7 (3.59%) HP
7 5 (2.56%) Sybase
8 3 (1.54%) Business Objects
8 3 (1.54%) Open Text
8 3 (1.54%) VMware
8 3 (1.54%) DevExpress
9 2 (1.03%) Tableau
9 2 (1.03%) Veritas
9 2 (1.03%) Lotus
9 2 (1.03%) Symantec
9 2 (1.03%) Charles River
9 2 (1.03%) Citrix
9 2 (1.03%) Interwoven
9 2 (1.03%) Hitachi
10 1 (0.51%) MicroStrategy
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