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 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
Rank 270 293 224
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -69
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 128 102 142
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.61% 0.47% 0.73%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.41% 1.18% 1.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 55 102
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£350 £338 £389
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% -13.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £244 £200 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £513 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £310 £313
% change year-on-year
+4.83% -0.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 9 4
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 £34.00 £33.17 £11.15
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +197.48%
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
9079 8679 8199
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 42.98% 40.27% 42.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 6770 6195 5837
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 £295
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 80 108
Average hourly rate £30.00 £35.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £18.00 £17.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £52.50 £48.85
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £33.53 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.89% -4.21%

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 January 2015.

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 January 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
City of London 0 24 £350 -12.93% 9
Brentford - 6 £244 - 1
Croydon - 2 £263 -
Docklands, London - 1 £145 - 2
Wimbledon - - - -
Enfield - - - - 1
Hayes - - - - 1
Kingston Upon Thames - - - - 1
Romford - - - -
Uxbridge - - - - 1
VB.NET
England

VB.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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.

1 240 (100.00%) .NET
2 154 (64.17%) SQL
3 151 (62.92%) C#
4 106 (44.17%) SQL Server
5 91 (37.92%) ASP.NET
6 60 (25.00%) HTML
7 57 (23.75%) JavaScript
8 56 (23.33%) Microsoft
8 56 (23.33%) Finance
9 50 (20.83%) CSS
10 40 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
11 39 (16.25%) .NET Framework
11 39 (16.25%) VB
11 39 (16.25%) XML
12 37 (15.42%) WCF
13 35 (14.58%) Agile Software Development
14 33 (13.75%) Oracle
15 32 (13.33%) MVC
15 32 (13.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 31 (12.92%) Visual Studio
17 30 (12.50%) Java
18 29 (12.08%) VBA
19 28 (11.67%) T-SQL
19 28 (11.67%) E-Commerce
20 27 (11.25%) ASP.NET Web Forms
21 26 (10.83%) SQL Server 2008
21 26 (10.83%) Windows
22 25 (10.42%) OO
22 25 (10.42%) MS Excel
22 25 (10.42%) jQuery

VB.NET
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 23 (9.58%) CMS
1 23 (9.58%) SharePoint
2 17 (7.08%) IIS
3 13 (5.42%) WebSphere
4 9 (3.75%) Sitecore CMS
4 9 (3.75%) Tomcat
5 8 (3.33%) Oracle BPEL
6 5 (2.08%) Drupal
7 4 (1.67%) SharePoint 2013
7 4 (1.67%) SharePoint 2010
7 4 (1.67%) Kentico
7 4 (1.67%) Moodle
7 4 (1.67%) Umbraco
7 4 (1.67%) WorkSite
8 3 (1.25%) DNN
9 2 (0.83%) Apache
9 2 (0.83%) IBM Notes
9 2 (0.83%) MS Exchange
9 2 (0.83%) LiveLink
9 2 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 25 (10.42%) MS Excel
2 24 (10.00%) MS Office
3 18 (7.50%) MS Visio
4 3 (1.25%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.42%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.42%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.42%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 8 (3.33%) Endur
1 8 (3.33%) ZaiNet
2 3 (1.25%) Advent Portfolio Exchange
3 1 (0.42%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.42%) Markit EDM
3 1 (0.42%) CODA-Financials
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.83%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 15 (6.25%) Firewall
2 5 (2.08%) Intranet
3 4 (1.67%) Internet
4 3 (1.25%) SAN
4 3 (1.25%) DHCP
4 3 (1.25%) DNS
5 2 (0.83%) LDAP
5 2 (0.83%) Extranet
5 2 (0.83%) Wireless
5 2 (0.83%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 106 (44.17%) SQL Server
2 32 (13.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 26 (10.83%) SQL Server 2008
4 24 (10.00%) Oracle Database
4 24 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 17 (7.08%) SQL Server 2005
6 14 (5.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 14 (5.83%) Oracle Database 11g
7 12 (5.00%) SQL Server 2012
8 10 (4.17%) MySQL
9 9 (3.75%) Data Warehouse
10 7 (2.92%) Relational Database
11 5 (2.08%) DTS
12 4 (1.67%) Crystal Reports
12 4 (1.67%) RDBMS
13 3 (1.25%) SQL Server 2000
13 3 (1.25%) Oracle Database 10g
14 2 (0.83%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 2 (0.83%) BusinessObjects XI
15 1 (0.42%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 31 (12.92%) Visual Studio
2 19 (7.92%) Team Foundation Server
3 14 (5.83%) NUnit
4 8 (3.33%) ClearQuest
4 8 (3.33%) Rhino Mocks
5 7 (2.92%) JIRA
5 7 (2.92%) Subversion
6 4 (1.67%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 3 (1.25%) ReSharper
7 3 (1.25%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
7 3 (1.25%) Maven
7 3 (1.25%) JUnit
8 2 (0.83%) QuickTest Pro
9 1 (0.42%) Selenium
9 1 (0.42%) WebDriver
9 1 (0.42%) Visual Studio Team System
9 1 (0.42%) MSBuild
9 1 (0.42%) CruiseControl
9 1 (0.42%) MSI
9 1 (0.42%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 56 (23.33%) Finance
2 23 (9.58%) Banking
3 20 (8.33%) Marketing
4 10 (4.17%) Retail
5 9 (3.75%) Front Office
5 9 (3.75%) Games
5 9 (3.75%) Legal
6 8 (3.33%) Back Office
7 6 (2.50%) Law
8 5 (2.08%) Pharmaceutical
9 3 (1.25%) Automotive
9 3 (1.25%) Manufacturing
9 3 (1.25%) Financial Institution
9 3 (1.25%) Telecoms
10 2 (0.83%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.42%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 164 (68.33%) Developer
2 82 (34.17%) .NET Developer
3 44 (18.33%) VB.NET Developer
4 40 (16.67%) C# Developer
5 28 (11.67%) Analyst
6 27 (11.25%) C# .NET Developer
7 22 (9.17%) Architect
8 15 (6.25%) Programmer
9 14 (5.83%) Analyst Programmer
10 12 (5.00%) Senior Developer
10 12 (5.00%) Web Developer
10 12 (5.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 11 (4.58%) ASP.NET Developer
12 10 (4.17%) Applications Support
13 8 (3.33%) Junior
13 8 (3.33%) Senior .NET Developer
13 8 (3.33%) Analyst Developer
13 8 (3.33%) Solutions Architect
14 7 (2.92%) Front Office Developer
14 7 (2.92%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 240 (100.00%) .NET
2 91 (37.92%) ASP.NET
3 60 (25.00%) HTML
4 50 (20.83%) CSS
5 39 (16.25%) .NET Framework
5 39 (16.25%) XML
6 37 (15.42%) WCF
7 27 (11.25%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 25 (10.42%) jQuery
9 20 (8.33%) Web Services
9 20 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC
10 19 (7.92%) WinForms
11 14 (5.83%) WPF
12 13 (5.42%) Ajax
13 12 (5.00%) MSMQ
14 11 (4.58%) HTML5
14 11 (4.58%) XSLT
15 10 (4.17%) ADO.NET
16 9 (3.75%) LINQ
16 9 (3.75%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 40 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (4.58%) FMCG
3 7 (2.92%) STB
3 7 (2.92%) MPEG
4 6 (2.50%) User Experience
4 6 (2.50%) Computer Science
5 4 (1.67%) N-Tier
5 4 (1.67%) Open Source
6 3 (1.25%) IBM Mainframe
6 3 (1.25%) Mobile Payment
6 3 (1.25%) Digital Media
6 3 (1.25%) Clustering
6 3 (1.25%) NHS
6 3 (1.25%) Mainframe
7 2 (0.83%) Management Information System
7 2 (0.83%) Data Structures
7 2 (0.83%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (0.83%) Visualisation
7 2 (0.83%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.42%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 26 (10.83%) Windows
2 16 (6.67%) UNIX
3 8 (3.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 8 (3.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (2.08%) Windows 7
5 4 (1.67%) Windows XP
6 3 (1.25%) Apple iOS
6 3 (1.25%) Android
7 2 (0.83%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.42%) Windows Vista
8 1 (0.42%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.42%) Windows CE
8 1 (0.42%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (14.58%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (13.33%) MVC
3 28 (11.67%) E-Commerce
4 25 (10.42%) OO
5 24 (10.00%) Migration
6 19 (7.92%) ITIL
7 18 (7.50%) Scrum
7 18 (7.50%) TDD
7 18 (7.50%) Web Development
8 13 (5.42%) CRM
9 12 (5.00%) Business Analysis
10 11 (4.58%) Kanban
10 11 (4.58%) OOP
11 10 (4.17%) Unit Testing
12 9 (3.75%) ETRM
12 9 (3.75%) Risk Management
12 9 (3.75%) Web Design
12 9 (3.75%) Content Management
13 8 (3.33%) OOD
13 8 (3.33%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 154 (64.17%) SQL
2 151 (62.92%) C#
3 57 (23.75%) JavaScript
4 39 (16.25%) VB
5 30 (12.50%) Java
6 29 (12.08%) VBA
7 28 (11.67%) T-SQL
8 20 (8.33%) PL/SQL
9 18 (7.50%) VBScript
10 16 (6.67%) C++
11 13 (5.42%) VB6
12 10 (4.17%) PHP
13 4 (1.67%) C
13 4 (1.67%) R
14 3 (1.25%) Ruby
14 3 (1.25%) Perl
15 2 (0.83%) PowerShell
15 2 (0.83%) XPath
16 1 (0.42%) F#
16 1 (0.42%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 9 (3.75%) Security Cleared
2 8 (3.33%) DV Cleared
3 7 (2.92%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 7 (2.92%) ISEB
3 7 (2.92%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (2.50%) Degree
5 4 (1.67%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (1.25%) MCTS
6 3 (1.25%) MCITP
7 2 (0.83%) MCSE
7 2 (0.83%) CCNA
7 2 (0.83%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.42%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.42%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.42%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.08%) QA
2 1 (0.42%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (4.17%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.83%) DFS Replication
3 2 (0.83%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 2 (0.83%) Hyper-V
3 2 (0.83%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.42%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 14 (5.83%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.83%) NetBackup
3 1 (0.42%) WMI
3 1 (0.42%) SCCM
3 1 (0.42%) SCOrch
3 1 (0.42%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (0.42%) Control-M
Vendors
1 56 (23.33%) Microsoft
2 33 (13.75%) Oracle
3 11 (4.58%) Sitecore
4 10 (4.17%) HP
5 7 (2.92%) Trayport
6 6 (2.50%) Interwoven
6 6 (2.50%) Open Text
7 5 (2.08%) EPiServer
7 5 (2.08%) Business Objects
8 4 (1.67%) Informatica
8 4 (1.67%) IBM
8 4 (1.67%) Tableau
9 3 (1.25%) DevExpress
9 3 (1.25%) VMware
9 3 (1.25%) Sybase
10 2 (0.83%) Hitachi
10 2 (0.83%) Citrix
10 2 (0.83%) Symantec
10 2 (0.83%) Veritas
10 2 (0.83%) Lotus
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