The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 April 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 London 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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
Rank 302 261 236
Rank change year-on-year
-41 -25
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 91 122 198
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.39% 0.56% 0.71%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.96% 1.39% 1.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 88 112
Average daily rate £388 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £292 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 3
Average hourly rate £160.00 £31.75 £50.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+403.93% -36.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.50 £35.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-1.42% +16.66%
Programming Languages Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
9497 8777 10486
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 40.64% 40.56% 37.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 6950 6365 7100
Average daily rate £425 £450 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 66 101 123
Average hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £34.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +8.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.40 £17.77 £19.63
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £160.00 £50.00 £50.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +2.94%
VB.NET
England

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 24 April 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 24 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
City of London -20 27 £375 -6.25% 6
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 £275 -
Orpington - - - -
Teddington - - - -
Uxbridge - - - -
Bromley - - - -
Croydon - - - -
Enfield - - - - 1
Harrow - - - -
Ealing - - - -
Chiswick - - - -
VB.NET
England

VB.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

1 185 (100.00%) .NET
2 133 (71.89%) SQL
3 119 (64.32%) SQL Server
4 107 (57.84%) C#
5 93 (50.27%) ASP.NET
6 79 (42.70%) HTML
7 61 (32.97%) Finance
8 56 (30.27%) JavaScript
9 50 (27.03%) SQL Server 2005
10 49 (26.49%) XML
11 43 (23.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 42 (22.70%) Microsoft
13 40 (21.62%) T-SQL
13 40 (21.62%) SQL Server 2008
14 38 (20.54%) Windows
15 37 (20.00%) CSS
16 34 (18.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 33 (17.84%) Visual Studio
18 32 (17.30%) MS Excel
19 29 (15.68%) MVC
20 28 (15.14%) Web Services
21 25 (13.51%) VB
21 25 (13.51%) jQuery
22 24 (12.97%) Java
23 22 (11.89%) Ajax
23 22 (11.89%) Security Cleared
24 21 (11.35%) IIS
25 20 (10.81%) Windows Server 2003
25 20 (10.81%) Banking
26 19 (10.27%) SharePoint

VB.NET
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 21 (11.35%) IIS
2 19 (10.27%) SharePoint
3 11 (5.95%) DNN
3 11 (5.95%) Umbraco
3 11 (5.95%) Sitecore CMS
3 11 (5.95%) CMS
4 9 (4.86%) ColdFusion
5 3 (1.62%) MQSeries
6 2 (1.08%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.54%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (0.54%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 32 (17.30%) MS Excel
2 12 (6.49%) MS Office
3 1 (0.54%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (2.70%) Endur
2 4 (2.16%) ZaiNet
3 1 (0.54%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 9 (4.86%) Internet
2 7 (3.78%) HTTP
2 7 (3.78%) Firewall
3 6 (3.24%) TCP/IP
4 2 (1.08%) Intranet
4 2 (1.08%) FTP
5 1 (0.54%) TELNET
5 1 (0.54%) Bluetooth
5 1 (0.54%) Broadband
5 1 (0.54%) DHCP
5 1 (0.54%) Wireless
5 1 (0.54%) RTSP
5 1 (0.54%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 119 (64.32%) SQL Server
2 50 (27.03%) SQL Server 2005
3 43 (23.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 40 (21.62%) SQL Server 2008
5 34 (18.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 19 (10.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 14 (7.57%) Data Warehouse
8 12 (6.49%) Crystal Reports
9 8 (4.32%) Relational Database
10 4 (2.16%) MS Access
11 3 (1.62%) Oracle Database
11 3 (1.62%) Oracle Reports
11 3 (1.62%) SQL Server 2000
11 3 (1.62%) DTS
11 3 (1.62%) OLAP
12 2 (1.08%) MySQL
12 2 (1.08%) Data Mining
12 2 (1.08%) Star Schema
12 2 (1.08%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 2 (1.08%) Oracle OLAP
Development Applications
1 33 (17.84%) Visual Studio
2 15 (8.11%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (3.78%) JIRA
4 6 (3.24%) Subversion
4 6 (3.24%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
5 4 (2.16%) Oracle Forms
6 2 (1.08%) NUnit
6 2 (1.08%) Git (software)
6 2 (1.08%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 2 (1.08%) ReSharper
7 1 (0.54%) Selenium
7 1 (0.54%) FitNesse
7 1 (0.54%) Visual Studio Team System
7 1 (0.54%) Maven
7 1 (0.54%) Ant
7 1 (0.54%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 1 (0.54%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.54%) Bugzilla
7 1 (0.54%) Xcode
7 1 (0.54%) TortoiseSVN
General
1 61 (32.97%) Finance
2 20 (10.81%) Banking
3 10 (5.41%) Back Office
4 4 (2.16%) Financial Institution
4 4 (2.16%) Front Office
4 4 (2.16%) Local Government
4 4 (2.16%) Marketing
5 3 (1.62%) Investment Banking
5 3 (1.62%) Legal
5 3 (1.62%) Advertising
6 2 (1.08%) Retail
7 1 (0.54%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 128 (69.19%) Developer
2 44 (23.78%) .NET Developer
3 40 (21.62%) SQL Developer
4 31 (16.76%) Analyst
5 17 (9.19%) Programmer
6 14 (7.57%) Analyst Programmer
7 13 (7.03%) C# Developer
8 12 (6.49%) SQL Server Developer
9 11 (5.95%) VB.NET Developer
10 10 (5.41%) Analyst Developer
11 9 (4.86%) Applications Support
12 7 (3.78%) Junior
12 7 (3.78%) Software Developer
12 7 (3.78%) ASP.NET Developer
12 7 (3.78%) Technical Engineer
13 6 (3.24%) Business Intelligence Developer
13 6 (3.24%) Senior Developer
13 6 (3.24%) Technical Support Engineer
13 6 (3.24%) Technical Support
13 6 (3.24%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 185 (100.00%) .NET
2 93 (50.27%) ASP.NET
3 79 (42.70%) HTML
4 49 (26.49%) XML
5 37 (20.00%) CSS
6 28 (15.14%) Web Services
7 25 (13.51%) jQuery
8 22 (11.89%) Ajax
9 18 (9.73%) ASP.NET 2.0
9 18 (9.73%) ASP.NET MVC
10 17 (9.19%) Razor View Engine
10 17 (9.19%) .NET Framework
10 17 (9.19%) WCF
10 17 (9.19%) SOAP
11 14 (7.57%) XSLT
12 13 (7.03%) ADO.NET
12 13 (7.03%) JSON
12 13 (7.03%) ASP.NET MVC 4
13 12 (6.49%) WinForms
14 11 (5.95%) ASP.NET MVC 2
Miscellaneous
1 6 (3.24%) STB
1 6 (3.24%) Market Risk
1 6 (3.24%) Mobile App
2 5 (2.70%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (2.70%) Computer Science
2 5 (2.70%) MPEG
3 4 (2.16%) N-Tier
3 4 (2.16%) NHS
3 4 (2.16%) Derivative
3 4 (2.16%) Data Integration
4 3 (1.62%) Management Information System
4 3 (1.62%) Open Source
5 2 (1.08%) Data Protection Act
5 2 (1.08%) Mainframe
5 2 (1.08%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 2 (1.08%) IBM Mainframe
5 2 (1.08%) Credit Risk
6 1 (0.54%) Animation
6 1 (0.54%) iPhone
6 1 (0.54%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 38 (20.54%) Windows
2 20 (10.81%) Windows Server 2003
3 11 (5.95%) UNIX
4 7 (3.78%) Linux
5 2 (1.08%) Windows XP
6 1 (0.54%) Android
6 1 (0.54%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.54%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (15.68%) MVC
2 14 (7.57%) Web Development
3 13 (7.03%) Business Intelligence
4 12 (6.49%) E-Commerce
4 12 (6.49%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (6.49%) Validation
5 10 (5.41%) Scrum
5 10 (5.41%) Business Analysis
6 9 (4.86%) ETL
6 9 (4.86%) Change Control
7 8 (4.32%) Project Management
8 7 (3.78%) CRM
8 7 (3.78%) Software Engineering
8 7 (3.78%) Migration
8 7 (3.78%) Unit Testing
8 7 (3.78%) Analytics
8 7 (3.78%) Procure-to-pay
9 6 (3.24%) Integration Testing
9 6 (3.24%) Data Modelling
9 6 (3.24%) OO
Programming Languages
1 133 (71.89%) SQL
2 107 (57.84%) C#
3 56 (30.27%) JavaScript
4 40 (21.62%) T-SQL
5 25 (13.51%) VB
6 24 (12.97%) Java
7 17 (9.19%) C++
7 17 (9.19%) VBA
8 15 (8.11%) PHP
9 14 (7.57%) Perl
10 13 (7.03%) C
11 11 (5.95%) Python
12 9 (4.86%) VB6
12 9 (4.86%) Ruby
13 7 (3.78%) VBScript
14 4 (2.16%) PL/SQL
15 3 (1.62%) R
16 2 (1.08%) PowerShell
16 2 (1.08%) VC++
17 1 (0.54%) XPath
Qualifications
1 22 (11.89%) Security Cleared
2 17 (9.19%) DV Cleared
3 16 (8.65%) Degree
4 7 (3.78%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (3.24%) ISEB
6 5 (2.70%) MCTS
6 5 (2.70%) MCITP
7 3 (1.62%) CEH
8 2 (1.08%) MCSD
8 2 (1.08%) SC Cleared
9 1 (0.54%) IIBA
9 1 (0.54%) CBAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.62%) QA
2 1 (0.54%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.54%) EMIR
System Software
1 2 (1.08%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.54%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (2.70%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.54%) WSUS
Vendors
1 42 (22.70%) Microsoft
2 11 (5.95%) EPiServer
2 11 (5.95%) Sitecore
3 9 (4.86%) Oracle
4 7 (3.78%) Civica
5 4 (2.16%) Infor
5 4 (2.16%) Trayport
5 4 (2.16%) Business Objects
6 3 (1.62%) Tableau
7 2 (1.08%) Capita
7 2 (1.08%) IBM
7 2 (1.08%) HP
7 2 (1.08%) MicroStrategy
7 2 (1.08%) Remedy
7 2 (1.08%) VMware
8 1 (0.54%) OpenLink
8 1 (0.54%) Metastorm
8 1 (0.54%) Open Text
8 1 (0.54%) Software AG
8 1 (0.54%) Dundas
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