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 8 February 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.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
Rank 323 293 309
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +16
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 85 125 105
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.40% 0.59% 0.49%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.95% 1.38% 1.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 94 59
Average daily rate £338 £345 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.17% +1.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £212 £178
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £490 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
- +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 8
Average hourly rate - £37.00 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +19.35%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £34.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-4.41% -
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
8986 9060 8705
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 42.44% 42.68% 40.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 6686 6764 6183
Average daily rate £470 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.44% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +9.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 53 76
Average hourly rate £34.00 £28.75 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.26% -17.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.20 £16.90 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £46.70 £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+12.67% +4.41%

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 8 February 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 8 February 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
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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 +36 12 £330 -7.04% 7
Edgware - 1 £415 - 1
Clapham - 1 £275 -
VB.NET
England

VB.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 8 February 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.

1 153 (100.00%) .NET
2 134 (87.58%) C#
3 107 (69.93%) SQL Server
4 96 (62.75%) SQL
5 67 (43.79%) ASP.NET
6 56 (36.60%) .NET Framework
7 51 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
7 51 (33.33%) MS Excel
7 51 (33.33%) Finance
8 50 (32.68%) Windows
8 50 (32.68%) Microsoft
8 50 (32.68%) Banking
9 47 (30.72%) VBA
10 44 (28.76%) VB
11 43 (28.10%) JavaScript
12 41 (26.80%) HTML
13 39 (25.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 37 (24.18%) WinForms
15 34 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
16 33 (21.57%) Oracle
17 32 (20.92%) SQL Server 2012
18 28 (18.30%) T-SQL
18 28 (18.30%) CSS
18 28 (18.30%) IIS
19 27 (17.65%) XML
20 26 (16.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
20 26 (16.99%) Oracle Database
21 22 (14.38%) SharePoint
21 22 (14.38%) MVC
22 21 (13.73%) Investment Banking

VB.NET
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 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 28 (18.30%) IIS
2 22 (14.38%) SharePoint
3 17 (11.11%) SharePoint 2013
4 13 (8.50%) SharePoint 2010
5 7 (4.58%) Apache
6 2 (1.31%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 2 (1.31%) SharePoint Server
6 2 (1.31%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.65%) Apache Pig
7 1 (0.65%) CMS
7 1 (0.65%) JBoss
7 1 (0.65%) Umbraco
7 1 (0.65%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.65%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 51 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 19 (12.42%) MS Office
3 3 (1.96%) InfoPath
4 2 (1.31%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.31%) Brady Trinity
1 2 (1.31%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.65%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.92%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (2.61%) Office 365
3 3 (1.96%) Google Analytics
4 2 (1.31%) Adobe Analytics
4 2 (1.31%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.65%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.96%) Extranet
2 2 (1.31%) HTTP
2 2 (1.31%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.65%) DNS
3 1 (0.65%) Internet
3 1 (0.65%) NetScaler
3 1 (0.65%) Network Security
3 1 (0.65%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 107 (69.93%) SQL Server
2 51 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 39 (25.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 32 (20.92%) SQL Server 2012
5 26 (16.99%) Oracle Database
5 26 (16.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 21 (13.73%) Oracle Database 11g
7 19 (12.42%) Oracle Reports
8 16 (10.46%) Crystal Reports
9 10 (6.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 8 (5.23%) Relational Database
11 7 (4.58%) Data Warehouse
11 7 (4.58%) SQL Server 2014
12 6 (3.92%) MySQL
13 3 (1.96%) BusinessObjects
13 3 (1.96%) SQL Server 2005
14 2 (1.31%) Apache Hive
14 2 (1.31%) Hadoop
14 2 (1.31%) OLAP
14 2 (1.31%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 20 (13.07%) Visual Studio
2 11 (7.19%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (5.23%) JIRA
4 4 (2.61%) NUnit
5 2 (1.31%) Ant
5 2 (1.31%) FishEye
5 2 (1.31%) Git (software)
5 2 (1.31%) SpecFlow
5 2 (1.31%) Subversion
5 2 (1.31%) TeamCity
5 2 (1.31%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
6 1 (0.65%) ERwin
6 1 (0.65%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 1 (0.65%) XMLUnit
General
1 51 (33.33%) Finance
2 50 (32.68%) Banking
3 21 (13.73%) Investment Banking
4 12 (7.84%) Back Office
5 9 (5.88%) Retail
6 7 (4.58%) Advertising
7 5 (3.27%) Law
7 5 (3.27%) Legal
8 3 (1.96%) Front Office
8 3 (1.96%) Marketing
9 1 (0.65%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.65%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 124 (81.05%) Developer
2 82 (53.59%) .NET Developer
3 46 (30.07%) C# Developer
4 44 (28.76%) C# .NET Developer
5 41 (26.80%) SQL Developer
6 33 (21.57%) VB.NET Developer
7 20 (13.07%) C# VB.NET Developer
8 16 (10.46%) WinForms Developer
9 15 (9.80%) SharePoint Developer
10 14 (9.15%) Oracle Developer
11 12 (7.84%) Analyst
11 12 (7.84%) ASP.NET Developer
11 12 (7.84%) SQL Server Developer
12 9 (5.88%) T-SQL Developer
13 8 (5.23%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 8 (5.23%) Junior
13 8 (5.23%) Software Developer
14 7 (4.58%) Applications Developer
14 7 (4.58%) Business Intelligence Developer
15 6 (3.92%) Analyst Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 153 (100.00%) .NET
2 67 (43.79%) ASP.NET
3 56 (36.60%) .NET Framework
4 41 (26.80%) HTML
5 37 (24.18%) WinForms
6 28 (18.30%) CSS
7 27 (17.65%) XML
8 21 (13.73%) WCF
9 19 (12.42%) jQuery
10 15 (9.80%) Web Services
11 13 (8.50%) WPF
12 11 (7.19%) Ajax
13 9 (5.88%) SOAP
14 8 (5.23%) ASP.NET MVC
14 8 (5.23%) Entity Framework
15 6 (3.92%) CSS3
15 6 (3.92%) LINQ
15 6 (3.92%) XSLT
16 5 (3.27%) HTML5
16 5 (3.27%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 19 (12.42%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (9.15%) Mathematics
3 8 (5.23%) Computer Science
4 5 (3.27%) User Experience
5 4 (2.61%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 4 (2.61%) MPEG
5 4 (2.61%) STB
6 3 (1.96%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (1.96%) Hedge funds
7 2 (1.31%) N-Tier
8 1 (0.65%) Blog
8 1 (0.65%) Clustering
8 1 (0.65%) Contract for Difference
8 1 (0.65%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.65%) Embedded Systems
8 1 (0.65%) Fixed Income
8 1 (0.65%) NHS
8 1 (0.65%) Physics
8 1 (0.65%) Statistics
8 1 (0.65%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 50 (32.68%) Windows
2 6 (3.92%) Linux
2 6 (3.92%) Windows Server 2003
2 6 (3.92%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (3.27%) Unix
3 5 (3.27%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (2.61%) Windows 7
5 2 (1.31%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (14.38%) MVC
3 20 (13.07%) Change Management
4 15 (9.80%) TDD
4 15 (9.80%) Unit Testing
5 14 (9.15%) SDLC
6 13 (8.50%) Software Engineering
7 12 (7.84%) Business Intelligence
7 12 (7.84%) Software Testing
8 11 (7.19%) OO
9 10 (6.54%) SOLID
10 9 (5.88%) Asset Management
10 9 (5.88%) Scrum
11 8 (5.23%) Data Analysis
11 8 (5.23%) OOD
11 8 (5.23%) OOP
12 7 (4.58%) Analytics
12 7 (4.58%) Mentoring
13 6 (3.92%) MVVM
13 6 (3.92%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 134 (87.58%) C#
2 96 (62.75%) SQL
3 47 (30.72%) VBA
4 44 (28.76%) VB
5 43 (28.10%) JavaScript
6 28 (18.30%) T-SQL
7 13 (8.50%) Java
8 10 (6.54%) VBScript
9 8 (5.23%) C++
10 7 (4.58%) C
11 6 (3.92%) PL/SQL
12 5 (3.27%) PowerShell
12 5 (3.27%) VB6
13 2 (1.31%) Perl
14 1 (0.65%) PHP
14 1 (0.65%) Python
14 1 (0.65%) R
Qualifications
1 20 (13.07%) Degree
2 9 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (3.27%) SC Cleared
3 5 (3.27%) Security Cleared
4 4 (2.61%) ISEB
4 4 (2.61%) ISTQB
4 4 (2.61%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.65%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.65%) CREST Certified
5 1 (0.65%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (11.76%) QA
2 3 (1.96%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 1 (0.65%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 6 (3.92%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.65%) DFS Replication
2 1 (0.65%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 4 (2.61%) HP Quality Center
1 4 (2.61%) SCCM
2 3 (1.96%) SCOM
3 2 (1.31%) Control-M
3 2 (1.31%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (1.31%) Puppet
4 1 (0.65%) Ambari
4 1 (0.65%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 50 (32.68%) Microsoft
2 33 (21.57%) Oracle
3 5 (3.27%) HP
3 5 (3.27%) Red Gate
4 4 (2.61%) iManage
5 3 (1.96%) Citrix
5 3 (1.96%) Google
6 2 (1.31%) Adobe
6 2 (1.31%) AppDynamics
6 2 (1.31%) Atlassian
6 2 (1.31%) Brady
6 2 (1.31%) DevExpress
6 2 (1.31%) Infragistics
6 2 (1.31%) Microgen
6 2 (1.31%) New Relic
6 2 (1.31%) SAP
6 2 (1.31%) Sitecore
6 2 (1.31%) Splunk
6 2 (1.31%) Tableau
7 1 (0.65%) Cyber-Ark
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