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 17 December 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
17 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
Rank 274 334 241
Rank change year-on-year
+60 -93
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 135 84 154
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.58% 0.34% 0.71%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.36% 0.85% 1.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 43 100
Average daily rate
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£350 £360 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £244 £153 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £494 £515 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £318 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+5.83% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 9 7
Average hourly rate £37.00 £32.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.62% -14.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.25 £32.50 £18.75
% change year-on-year
-6.92% +73.33%
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
9906 9855 8955
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 42.74% 40.46% 41.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 7562 7112 6428
Average daily rate £450 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £288
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 48 86 121
Average hourly rate £22.50 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.71% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £18.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.50 £50.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+9.23% -7.14%

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 17 December 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 17 December 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 +11 25 £375 -6.25% 6
Brentford - 9 £247 -
Croydon - 2 £263 - 1
Enfield - - - -
Hounslow - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - - 1
Romford - - - -
Uxbridge - - - - 2
Chessington - - - -
Docklands, London - - - -
Wimbledon - - - -
VB.NET
England

VB.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 17 December 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.

1 237 (100.00%) .NET
2 155 (65.40%) C#
3 147 (62.03%) SQL
4 115 (48.52%) SQL Server
5 96 (40.51%) ASP.NET
6 65 (27.43%) Microsoft
7 57 (24.05%) Finance
8 55 (23.21%) HTML
9 49 (20.68%) JavaScript
10 47 (19.83%) WCF
11 44 (18.57%) Analytical Skills
12 43 (18.14%) XML
13 42 (17.72%) CSS
13 42 (17.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 38 (16.03%) .NET Framework
15 35 (14.77%) MVC
16 33 (13.92%) MS Excel
17 32 (13.50%) VB
17 32 (13.50%) Visual Studio
18 30 (12.66%) MS Office
19 29 (12.24%) T-SQL
19 29 (12.24%) OO
20 28 (11.81%) VBA
20 28 (11.81%) Agile Software Development
21 27 (11.39%) Oracle
21 27 (11.39%) Java
21 27 (11.39%) E-Commerce
21 27 (11.39%) ASP.NET Web Forms
22 26 (10.97%) Windows
23 25 (10.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services

VB.NET
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 17 December 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 25 (10.55%) CMS
2 24 (10.13%) SharePoint
3 18 (7.59%) IIS
4 12 (5.06%) WebSphere
4 12 (5.06%) Sitecore CMS
5 6 (2.53%) Tomcat
5 6 (2.53%) Umbraco
6 5 (2.11%) SharePoint 2010
6 5 (2.11%) Drupal
6 5 (2.11%) DNN
6 5 (2.11%) Oracle BPEL
6 5 (2.11%) WorkSite
6 5 (2.11%) SharePoint 2013
7 4 (1.69%) Kentico
7 4 (1.69%) Moodle
8 2 (0.84%) Apache
8 2 (0.84%) IBM Notes
8 2 (0.84%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (0.84%) MS Exchange
8 2 (0.84%) LiveLink
Applications
1 33 (13.92%) MS Excel
2 30 (12.66%) MS Office
3 17 (7.17%) MS Visio
4 3 (1.27%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.42%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.42%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.42%) PowerPivot
5 1 (0.42%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 6 (2.53%) Endur
1 6 (2.53%) ZaiNet
2 3 (1.27%) Advent Portfolio Exchange
3 2 (0.84%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.42%) Magento
4 1 (0.42%) Tridion
4 1 (0.42%) CODA-Financials
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.42%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 12 (5.06%) Firewall
2 5 (2.11%) Intranet
3 3 (1.27%) DHCP
3 3 (1.27%) DNS
3 3 (1.27%) Internet
4 2 (0.84%) SAN
4 2 (0.84%) Extranet
4 2 (0.84%) Wireless
4 2 (0.84%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 115 (48.52%) SQL Server
2 42 (17.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 25 (10.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 24 (10.13%) SQL Server 2008
5 20 (8.44%) Oracle Database
6 16 (6.75%) SQL Server 2005
7 14 (5.91%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 12 (5.06%) DTS
8 12 (5.06%) Relational Database
9 11 (4.64%) SQL Server 2012
9 11 (4.64%) Data Warehouse
10 9 (3.80%) Oracle Database 11g
11 7 (2.95%) MySQL
12 4 (1.69%) RDBMS
13 3 (1.27%) Oracle Database 10g
13 3 (1.27%) SQL Server 2000
13 3 (1.27%) Crystal Reports
14 2 (0.84%) MS Access
14 2 (0.84%) QlikView
14 2 (0.84%) BusinessObjects XI
Development Applications
1 32 (13.50%) Visual Studio
2 24 (10.13%) Team Foundation Server
3 15 (6.33%) NUnit
4 9 (3.80%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 8 (3.38%) JIRA
5 8 (3.38%) ReSharper
5 8 (3.38%) Rhino Mocks
6 6 (2.53%) JUnit
7 5 (2.11%) Subversion
7 5 (2.11%) ClearQuest
8 4 (1.69%) Selenium
9 3 (1.27%) Maven
10 2 (0.84%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
10 2 (0.84%) Git (software)
11 1 (0.42%) WebDriver
11 1 (0.42%) Visual Studio Team System
11 1 (0.42%) MSBuild
11 1 (0.42%) CruiseControl
11 1 (0.42%) QuickTest Pro
11 1 (0.42%) MSI
General
1 57 (24.05%) Finance
2 25 (10.55%) Marketing
3 23 (9.70%) Banking
4 12 (5.06%) Retail
5 9 (3.80%) Legal
6 8 (3.38%) Back Office
7 7 (2.95%) Front Office
7 7 (2.95%) Games
8 5 (2.11%) Pharmaceutical
9 4 (1.69%) Law
10 3 (1.27%) Financial Institution
10 3 (1.27%) Telecoms
11 2 (0.84%) Manufacturing
11 2 (0.84%) Automotive
11 2 (0.84%) Investment Banking
12 1 (0.42%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 160 (67.51%) Developer
2 87 (36.71%) .NET Developer
3 42 (17.72%) VB.NET Developer
4 33 (13.92%) C# Developer
5 25 (10.55%) Analyst
6 22 (9.28%) Architect
6 22 (9.28%) C# .NET Developer
7 15 (6.33%) Web Developer
8 14 (5.91%) Programmer
9 13 (5.49%) Senior Developer
10 12 (5.06%) Analyst Programmer
11 9 (3.80%) Designer
11 9 (3.80%) ASP.NET Developer
11 9 (3.80%) .NET Designer
12 8 (3.38%) Software Developer
12 8 (3.38%) Tester
12 8 (3.38%) Junior
12 8 (3.38%) Manual Tester
12 8 (3.38%) Senior .NET Developer
13 7 (2.95%) Excel Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 237 (100.00%) .NET
2 96 (40.51%) ASP.NET
3 55 (23.21%) HTML
4 47 (19.83%) WCF
5 43 (18.14%) XML
6 42 (17.72%) CSS
7 38 (16.03%) .NET Framework
8 27 (11.39%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 23 (9.70%) Web Services
10 22 (9.28%) jQuery
11 21 (8.86%) ASP.NET MVC
12 19 (8.02%) WinForms
13 16 (6.75%) WPF
14 15 (6.33%) Ajax
15 14 (5.91%) LINQ
16 13 (5.49%) ADO.NET
17 12 (5.06%) XSLT
18 9 (3.80%) REST
18 9 (3.80%) MSMQ
19 8 (3.38%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 44 (18.57%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (5.06%) FMCG
3 11 (4.64%) Computer Science
4 10 (4.22%) Mainframe
4 10 (4.22%) IBM Mainframe
5 8 (3.38%) MPEG
5 8 (3.38%) Management Information System
5 8 (3.38%) STB
6 7 (2.95%) User Experience
7 4 (1.69%) Data Integration
7 4 (1.69%) Open Source
8 3 (1.27%) Mobile Payment
8 3 (1.27%) Digital Media
8 3 (1.27%) NHS
9 2 (0.84%) N-Tier
9 2 (0.84%) Clustering
9 2 (0.84%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (0.84%) Data Structures
9 2 (0.84%) Mathematics
9 2 (0.84%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 26 (10.97%) Windows
2 14 (5.91%) UNIX
3 7 (2.95%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (2.95%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (1.69%) Windows XP
4 4 (1.69%) Windows 7
5 3 (1.27%) Android
5 3 (1.27%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.42%) Windows Vista
6 1 (0.42%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.42%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.42%) Windows CE
6 1 (0.42%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (14.77%) MVC
2 29 (12.24%) OO
3 28 (11.81%) Agile Software Development
4 27 (11.39%) E-Commerce
5 23 (9.70%) Migration
6 20 (8.44%) CRM
7 16 (6.75%) Data Transformation
7 16 (6.75%) Web Development
8 14 (5.91%) ITIL
8 14 (5.91%) OOP
9 13 (5.49%) TDD
10 12 (5.06%) Scrum
10 12 (5.06%) Web Design
10 12 (5.06%) Unit Testing
11 11 (4.64%) Test Planning
11 11 (4.64%) Business Analysis
12 10 (4.22%) Business Intelligence
12 10 (4.22%) Content Management
13 9 (3.80%) Software Testing
13 9 (3.80%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 155 (65.40%) C#
2 147 (62.03%) SQL
3 49 (20.68%) JavaScript
4 32 (13.50%) VB
5 29 (12.24%) T-SQL
6 28 (11.81%) VBA
7 27 (11.39%) Java
8 20 (8.44%) VBScript
9 17 (7.17%) PL/SQL
10 16 (6.75%) C++
11 9 (3.80%) VB6
11 9 (3.80%) PHP
12 4 (1.69%) R
13 3 (1.27%) XPath
13 3 (1.27%) Ruby
13 3 (1.27%) C
13 3 (1.27%) Perl
14 2 (0.84%) PowerShell
15 1 (0.42%) F#
15 1 (0.42%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 13 (5.49%) Degree
2 8 (3.38%) ISEB
2 8 (3.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 7 (2.95%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (2.11%) DV Cleared
4 5 (2.11%) Security Cleared
5 4 (1.69%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (1.27%) MCITP
6 3 (1.27%) MCTS
7 2 (0.84%) MCSE
7 2 (0.84%) CCNA
7 2 (0.84%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.42%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.80%) QA
2 1 (0.42%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (3.80%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.84%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (0.84%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 2 (0.84%) Hyper-V
3 2 (0.84%) DFS Replication
4 1 (0.42%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 13 (5.49%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.84%) NetBackup
3 1 (0.42%) SCCM
3 1 (0.42%) WMI
3 1 (0.42%) SCOrch
3 1 (0.42%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 65 (27.43%) Microsoft
2 27 (11.39%) Oracle
3 12 (5.06%) Sitecore
4 11 (4.64%) IBM
5 10 (4.22%) HP
6 7 (2.95%) EPiServer
6 7 (2.95%) Interwoven
7 5 (2.11%) Trayport
7 5 (2.11%) Tableau
7 5 (2.11%) Open Text
7 5 (2.11%) Business Objects
8 4 (1.69%) Sybase
8 4 (1.69%) Informatica
9 3 (1.27%) DevExpress
9 3 (1.27%) VMware
10 2 (0.84%) Symantec
10 2 (0.84%) Hitachi
10 2 (0.84%) Citrix
10 2 (0.84%) Veritas
10 2 (0.84%) Lotus
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