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 18 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
Rank 320 267 233
Rank change year-on-year
-53 -34
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 92 124 203
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.38% 0.57% 0.72%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.94% 1.41% 1.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 90 115
Average daily rate £375 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £292 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 3
Average hourly rate £95.00 £31.75 £50.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+199.21% -36.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £21.55 £36.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £147.00 £41.95 £51.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +37.25%
Programming Languages Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
9782 8774 10499
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 40.43% 40.61% 37.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 7143 6354 7145
Average daily rate £425 £450 £434
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +3.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £300 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £624 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.30% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 69 100 118
Average hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +11.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.60 £17.86 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £160.00 £48.56 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +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 18 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VB.NET across the London region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

VB.NET Hourly Rate Histogram 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 18 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 -35 26 £400 -4.76% 15
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 £275 - 1
Orpington - - - - 1
Teddington - - - -
Uxbridge - - - -
Bromley - - - - 1
Croydon - - - -
Enfield - - - - 2
Harrow - - - -
Ealing - - - -
Chiswick - - - -
VB.NET
England

VB.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 18 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.

1 186 (100.00%) .NET
2 133 (71.51%) SQL
3 117 (62.90%) SQL Server
4 106 (56.99%) C#
5 93 (50.00%) ASP.NET
6 78 (41.94%) HTML
7 59 (31.72%) Finance
8 55 (29.57%) JavaScript
9 53 (28.49%) XML
10 46 (24.73%) Microsoft
10 46 (24.73%) SQL Server 2005
11 42 (22.58%) T-SQL
12 40 (21.51%) CSS
13 39 (20.97%) SQL Server 2008
14 38 (20.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 38 (20.43%) Windows
15 36 (19.35%) Visual Studio
16 32 (17.20%) MS Excel
17 31 (16.67%) MVC
18 29 (15.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
19 27 (14.52%) Web Services
20 26 (13.98%) jQuery
21 25 (13.44%) VB
22 24 (12.90%) Java
23 23 (12.37%) Ajax
24 22 (11.83%) Security Cleared
25 20 (10.75%) IIS
25 20 (10.75%) SharePoint
26 19 (10.22%) Windows Server 2003
26 19 (10.22%) .NET Framework

VB.NET
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 18 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 20 (10.75%) IIS
1 20 (10.75%) SharePoint
2 11 (5.91%) CMS
2 11 (5.91%) DNN
2 11 (5.91%) Umbraco
2 11 (5.91%) Sitecore CMS
3 9 (4.84%) ColdFusion
4 2 (1.08%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (1.08%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (1.08%) MQSeries
5 1 (0.54%) Apache
5 1 (0.54%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (0.54%) Apache Solr
5 1 (0.54%) concrete5
Applications
1 32 (17.20%) MS Excel
2 13 (6.99%) MS Office
3 3 (1.61%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.54%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.54%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (2.69%) Endur
2 4 (2.15%) ZaiNet
3 1 (0.54%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 9 (4.84%) Internet
2 7 (3.76%) Firewall
2 7 (3.76%) HTTP
3 6 (3.23%) TCP/IP
4 3 (1.61%) Intranet
5 2 (1.08%) FTP
6 1 (0.54%) Wireless
6 1 (0.54%) TELNET
6 1 (0.54%) DHCP
6 1 (0.54%) Bluetooth
6 1 (0.54%) Broadband
6 1 (0.54%) RTSP
6 1 (0.54%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 117 (62.90%) SQL Server
2 46 (24.73%) SQL Server 2005
3 39 (20.97%) SQL Server 2008
4 38 (20.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 29 (15.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 18 (9.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 15 (8.06%) Data Warehouse
8 12 (6.45%) Crystal Reports
9 8 (4.30%) Relational Database
10 4 (2.15%) SQL Server 2000
10 4 (2.15%) OLAP
10 4 (2.15%) MS Access
11 3 (1.61%) DTS
11 3 (1.61%) Data Mining
11 3 (1.61%) Oracle Reports
11 3 (1.61%) MySQL
11 3 (1.61%) Star Schema
11 3 (1.61%) Oracle OLAP
11 3 (1.61%) Oracle Database
12 2 (1.08%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 36 (19.35%) Visual Studio
2 17 (9.14%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (4.30%) JIRA
4 6 (3.23%) Subversion
5 4 (2.15%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
5 4 (2.15%) Oracle Forms
6 2 (1.08%) MSBuild
6 2 (1.08%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 2 (1.08%) Git (software)
6 2 (1.08%) ReSharper
6 2 (1.08%) NUnit
7 1 (0.54%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 1 (0.54%) Ant
7 1 (0.54%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.54%) Xcode
7 1 (0.54%) Bugzilla
7 1 (0.54%) Maven
7 1 (0.54%) Selenium
7 1 (0.54%) FitNesse
7 1 (0.54%) TortoiseSVN
General
1 59 (31.72%) Finance
2 15 (8.06%) Banking
3 5 (2.69%) Back Office
4 4 (2.15%) Marketing
4 4 (2.15%) Local Government
4 4 (2.15%) Financial Institution
5 3 (1.61%) Front Office
5 3 (1.61%) Legal
5 3 (1.61%) Advertising
6 2 (1.08%) Investment Banking
6 2 (1.08%) Retail
7 1 (0.54%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 125 (67.20%) Developer
2 45 (24.19%) .NET Developer
3 39 (20.97%) SQL Developer
4 30 (16.13%) Analyst
5 17 (9.14%) Programmer
6 14 (7.53%) Analyst Programmer
7 12 (6.45%) SQL Server Developer
8 11 (5.91%) VB.NET Developer
9 9 (4.84%) C# Developer
9 9 (4.84%) Analyst Developer
10 8 (4.30%) Applications Support
11 7 (3.76%) Junior
11 7 (3.76%) Software Developer
11 7 (3.76%) ASP.NET Developer
11 7 (3.76%) Technical Engineer
11 7 (3.76%) Business Intelligence Developer
12 6 (3.23%) Technical Support Engineer
12 6 (3.23%) Web Developer
12 6 (3.23%) Senior Developer
12 6 (3.23%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 186 (100.00%) .NET
2 93 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 78 (41.94%) HTML
4 53 (28.49%) XML
5 40 (21.51%) CSS
6 27 (14.52%) Web Services
7 26 (13.98%) jQuery
8 23 (12.37%) Ajax
9 19 (10.22%) .NET Framework
10 18 (9.68%) ASP.NET 2.0
10 18 (9.68%) ASP.NET MVC
11 17 (9.14%) Razor View Engine
11 17 (9.14%) WCF
11 17 (9.14%) SOAP
12 13 (6.99%) ADO.NET
12 13 (6.99%) JSON
12 13 (6.99%) ASP.NET MVC 4
13 12 (6.45%) WinForms
14 11 (5.91%) LINQ
14 11 (5.91%) ASP.NET MVC 2
Miscellaneous
1 7 (3.76%) STB
2 6 (3.23%) Mobile App
2 6 (3.23%) MPEG
3 5 (2.69%) Market Risk
3 5 (2.69%) Computer Science
3 5 (2.69%) Data Integration
3 5 (2.69%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (2.15%) Derivative
4 4 (2.15%) NHS
4 4 (2.15%) N-Tier
5 3 (1.61%) Management Information System
5 3 (1.61%) Open Source
6 2 (1.08%) Data Protection Act
6 2 (1.08%) IBM Mainframe
6 2 (1.08%) Credit Risk
6 2 (1.08%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.54%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.54%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (0.54%) Streaming Video
7 1 (0.54%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 38 (20.43%) Windows
2 19 (10.22%) Windows Server 2003
3 12 (6.45%) UNIX
4 8 (4.30%) Linux
5 1 (0.54%) Windows XP
5 1 (0.54%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.54%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.54%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (16.67%) MVC
2 14 (7.53%) Business Intelligence
3 12 (6.45%) Web Development
3 12 (6.45%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (6.45%) Validation
3 12 (6.45%) E-Commerce
4 10 (5.38%) Business Analysis
4 10 (5.38%) Scrum
4 10 (5.38%) ETL
5 9 (4.84%) Change Control
6 8 (4.30%) Migration
6 8 (4.30%) Project Management
7 7 (3.76%) Data Modelling
7 7 (3.76%) CRM
7 7 (3.76%) Unit Testing
7 7 (3.76%) Software Engineering
7 7 (3.76%) Procure-to-pay
7 7 (3.76%) Analytics
8 6 (3.23%) Software Testing
8 6 (3.23%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 133 (71.51%) SQL
2 106 (56.99%) C#
3 55 (29.57%) JavaScript
4 42 (22.58%) T-SQL
5 25 (13.44%) VB
6 24 (12.90%) Java
7 17 (9.14%) VBA
8 16 (8.60%) C++
8 16 (8.60%) PHP
9 14 (7.53%) Perl
10 13 (6.99%) C
11 10 (5.38%) Python
12 9 (4.84%) VB6
12 9 (4.84%) Ruby
13 8 (4.30%) VBScript
14 7 (3.76%) PL/SQL
15 3 (1.61%) R
16 2 (1.08%) PowerShell
16 2 (1.08%) VC++
17 1 (0.54%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 22 (11.83%) Security Cleared
2 17 (9.14%) DV Cleared
2 17 (9.14%) Degree
3 7 (3.76%) ISEB
3 7 (3.76%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (2.69%) MCTS
4 5 (2.69%) MCITP
5 3 (1.61%) CEH
6 2 (1.08%) SC Cleared
6 2 (1.08%) MCSD
7 1 (0.54%) IIBA
7 1 (0.54%) CBAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.61%) QA
2 1 (0.54%) EMIR
2 1 (0.54%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (1.08%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.54%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (3.23%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.54%) WSUS
Vendors
1 46 (24.73%) Microsoft
2 13 (6.99%) Oracle
3 11 (5.91%) EPiServer
3 11 (5.91%) Sitecore
4 7 (3.76%) Civica
5 4 (2.15%) Infor
5 4 (2.15%) Trayport
5 4 (2.15%) Business Objects
6 3 (1.61%) Tableau
7 2 (1.08%) Capita
7 2 (1.08%) VMware
7 2 (1.08%) IBM
7 2 (1.08%) HP
7 2 (1.08%) Remedy
7 2 (1.08%) MicroStrategy
8 1 (0.54%) Software AG
8 1 (0.54%) OpenLink
8 1 (0.54%) Adobe
8 1 (0.54%) Metastorm
8 1 (0.54%) Open Text
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