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 30 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
Rank 360 276 347
Rank change year-on-year
-84 +71
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 72 153 90
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.31% 0.68% 0.39%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.73% 1.64% 0.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 109 77
Average daily rate £401 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.00% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £167 £210 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £336 £320 £300
% change year-on-year
+5.07% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £160.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £33.05 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-51.58% -5.57%
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
9838 9343 9480
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 42.74% 41.66% 40.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 7435 6723 6970
Average daily rate £475 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £310 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £613
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £333
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +5.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 50 67
Average hourly rate £26.00 £24.23 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.30% -30.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.01 £20.00 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.75 £55.00 £160.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £36.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -1.36%

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 30 April 2016.

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 30 April 2016. 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
City of London +25 15 £350 -12.50% 7
Kingston Upon Thames - 5 £390 - 2
Brentford - 2 £475 -
Osterley - 2 £113 -
Surbiton - 1 - - 3
Canary Wharf - 1 £400 - 1
VB.NET
England

VB.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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.

1 157 (100.00%) .NET
2 121 (77.07%) C#
3 116 (73.89%) SQL Server
4 99 (63.06%) SQL
5 68 (43.31%) ASP.NET
6 63 (40.13%) .NET Framework
7 58 (36.94%) Microsoft
7 58 (36.94%) Finance
8 55 (35.03%) MS Excel
9 50 (31.85%) Banking
10 48 (30.57%) SQL Server 2008
11 47 (29.94%) JavaScript
12 43 (27.39%) HTML
13 41 (26.11%) VBA
13 41 (26.11%) Agile Software Development
14 40 (25.48%) jQuery
15 39 (24.84%) Windows
16 38 (24.20%) VB
17 36 (22.93%) T-SQL
18 34 (21.66%) Oracle
19 32 (20.38%) XML
20 31 (19.75%) MVC
20 31 (19.75%) SQL Server 2012
21 28 (17.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
22 27 (17.20%) WinForms
23 26 (16.56%) CSS
23 26 (16.56%) MS Office
24 24 (15.29%) IIS
24 24 (15.29%) SharePoint
25 23 (14.65%) Oracle Database

VB.NET
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 24 (15.29%) IIS
1 24 (15.29%) SharePoint
2 14 (8.92%) SharePoint 2013
3 13 (8.28%) SharePoint 2010
4 6 (3.82%) Apache
5 3 (1.91%) CMS
6 2 (1.27%) Node.js
6 2 (1.27%) Sitecore CMS
6 2 (1.27%) WordPress
7 1 (0.64%) Apache Pig
7 1 (0.64%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (0.64%) Umbraco
Applications
1 55 (35.03%) MS Excel
2 26 (16.56%) MS Office
3 3 (1.91%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.64%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.64%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.64%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 2 (1.27%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.64%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (0.64%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 7 (4.46%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (2.55%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (2.55%) SaaS
3 2 (1.27%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 2 (1.27%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (1.27%) Amazon ELB
3 2 (1.27%) Amazon S3
3 2 (1.27%) AWS CloudFormation
3 2 (1.27%) Office 365
3 2 (1.27%) Route 53
3 2 (1.27%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 1 (0.64%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (0.64%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.91%) Extranet
2 2 (1.27%) DVB
3 1 (0.64%) DNS
3 1 (0.64%) Internet
3 1 (0.64%) Intranet
3 1 (0.64%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.64%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 116 (73.89%) SQL Server
2 48 (30.57%) SQL Server 2008
3 31 (19.75%) SQL Server 2012
4 28 (17.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 23 (14.65%) Oracle Database
6 18 (11.46%) Oracle Database 11g
7 17 (10.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 13 (8.28%) Oracle Reports
9 10 (6.37%) Relational Database
10 8 (5.10%) MySQL
11 7 (4.46%) Crystal Reports
11 7 (4.46%) Data Warehouse
11 7 (4.46%) SQL Server 2014
12 6 (3.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 5 (3.18%) MS Access
14 4 (2.55%) SQL Server 2005
15 2 (1.27%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 2 (1.27%) Amazon Redshift
15 2 (1.27%) BusinessObjects
16 1 (0.64%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 21 (13.38%) Visual Studio
2 12 (7.64%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (5.10%) JIRA
4 6 (3.82%) NUnit
5 2 (1.27%) FishEye
5 2 (1.27%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 1 (0.64%) Moq
6 1 (0.64%) MSBuild
6 1 (0.64%) ReSharper
6 1 (0.64%) Subversion
6 1 (0.64%) Toad
6 1 (0.64%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 58 (36.94%) Finance
2 50 (31.85%) Banking
3 15 (9.55%) Investment Banking
4 11 (7.01%) Legal
5 8 (5.10%) Advertising
5 8 (5.10%) Marketing
5 8 (5.10%) Retail
6 7 (4.46%) Back Office
6 7 (4.46%) Law
7 3 (1.91%) Front Office
8 2 (1.27%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 131 (83.44%) Developer
2 92 (58.60%) .NET Developer
3 53 (33.76%) C# Developer
4 52 (33.12%) C# .NET Developer
5 39 (24.84%) SQL Developer
5 39 (24.84%) VB.NET Developer
6 22 (14.01%) C# VB.NET Developer
7 16 (10.19%) ASP.NET Developer
8 14 (8.92%) SQL Server Developer
8 14 (8.92%) WinForms Developer
9 13 (8.28%) .NET Software Developer
10 12 (7.64%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 12 (7.64%) Software Developer
11 11 (7.01%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
12 10 (6.37%) SharePoint Developer
13 9 (5.73%) C# Software Developer
13 9 (5.73%) Oracle Developer
14 8 (5.10%) Applications Developer
15 7 (4.46%) Excel Developer
15 7 (4.46%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 157 (100.00%) .NET
2 68 (43.31%) ASP.NET
3 63 (40.13%) .NET Framework
4 43 (27.39%) HTML
5 40 (25.48%) jQuery
6 32 (20.38%) XML
7 27 (17.20%) WinForms
8 26 (16.56%) CSS
9 18 (11.46%) Ajax
10 16 (10.19%) Web Services
11 15 (9.55%) ASP.NET MVC
12 14 (8.92%) HTML5
13 13 (8.28%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 12 (7.64%) WPF
15 11 (7.01%) AngularJS
16 10 (6.37%) JSON
17 9 (5.73%) LINQ
17 9 (5.73%) WCF
18 8 (5.10%) ASP.NET Web API
19 7 (4.46%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 19 (12.10%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (9.55%) Mathematics
3 8 (5.10%) Computer Science
4 6 (3.82%) STB
5 5 (3.18%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (2.55%) MPEG
7 3 (1.91%) Fintech
8 2 (1.27%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 2 (1.27%) iPad
9 1 (0.64%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.64%) Data Integration
9 1 (0.64%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.64%) Derivative
9 1 (0.64%) Digital Media
9 1 (0.64%) Equity Derivative
9 1 (0.64%) FMCG
9 1 (0.64%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.64%) NHS
9 1 (0.64%) Reference Data
9 1 (0.64%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 39 (24.84%) Windows
2 6 (3.82%) Linux
2 6 (3.82%) Unix
3 5 (3.18%) Windows 7
3 5 (3.18%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (3.18%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (2.55%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.64%) Windows Mobile
5 1 (0.64%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (26.11%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (19.75%) MVC
3 18 (11.46%) TDD
4 17 (10.83%) SDLC
5 16 (10.19%) Change Management
5 16 (10.19%) Unit Testing
5 16 (10.19%) Web Development
6 14 (8.92%) OO
7 13 (8.28%) Scrum
7 13 (8.28%) Software Testing
8 12 (7.64%) Continuous Integration
9 11 (7.01%) Data Analysis
10 10 (6.37%) ETL
11 9 (5.73%) Business Intelligence
11 9 (5.73%) Mentoring
12 7 (4.46%) E-Commerce
12 7 (4.46%) OOD
12 7 (4.46%) Software Engineering
13 6 (3.82%) Document Management
13 6 (3.82%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 121 (77.07%) C#
2 99 (63.06%) SQL
3 47 (29.94%) JavaScript
4 41 (26.11%) VBA
5 38 (24.20%) VB
6 36 (22.93%) T-SQL
7 16 (10.19%) Java
8 13 (8.28%) VBScript
9 11 (7.01%) C
9 11 (7.01%) C++
10 8 (5.10%) VB6
11 5 (3.18%) Ruby
12 4 (2.55%) PL/SQL
12 4 (2.55%) Python
13 3 (1.91%) MATLAB
13 3 (1.91%) PowerShell
14 2 (1.27%) PHP
14 2 (1.27%) TypeScript
14 2 (1.27%) XPath
15 1 (0.64%) R
Qualifications
1 18 (11.46%) Degree
2 11 (7.01%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (2.55%) ISEB
3 4 (2.55%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 4 (2.55%) Security Cleared
4 3 (1.91%) SC Cleared
5 2 (1.27%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.64%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (8.92%) QA
2 3 (1.91%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 1 (0.64%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 4 (2.55%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.64%) BitLocker
2 1 (0.64%) DFS Replication
2 1 (0.64%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 6 (3.82%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (3.18%) SCCM
3 3 (1.91%) SCOM
4 2 (1.27%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (1.27%) Puppet
5 1 (0.64%) Ambari
5 1 (0.64%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 58 (36.94%) Microsoft
2 34 (21.66%) Oracle
3 6 (3.82%) RedGate
4 5 (3.18%) iManage
5 3 (1.91%) Bloomberg
5 3 (1.91%) Citrix
5 3 (1.91%) HP
5 3 (1.91%) Infragistics
6 2 (1.27%) AppDynamics
6 2 (1.27%) Atlassian
6 2 (1.27%) Charles River
6 2 (1.27%) New Relic
6 2 (1.27%) Sitecore
6 2 (1.27%) Splunk
6 2 (1.27%) Telerik
7 1 (0.64%) Cyber-Ark
7 1 (0.64%) DevExpress
7 1 (0.64%) Google
7 1 (0.64%) Hortonworks
7 1 (0.64%) Tableau
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