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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
Rank 250 310 290
Rank change year-on-year
+60 -20
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 158 85 106
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.71% 0.38% 0.48%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.71% 0.91% 1.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 119 70 66
Average daily rate
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£375 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £212 £210 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £515
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 6
Average hourly rate - £160.00 £20.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +671.08%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £29.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+18.64% -15.71%
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
9218 9303 8988
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 41.59% 41.11% 40.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 6710 6896 6501
Average daily rate £450 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 69 63 119
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 £19.00 £18.00 £18.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.19 £160.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +2.85%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 +28 38 £388 +13.97% 14
South Croydon - 2 £212 -
Croydon -8 1 £450 - 2
Wembley - 1 £375 -
VB.NET
England

VB.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 260 (100.00%) .NET
2 167 (64.23%) C#
3 148 (56.92%) SQL
4 134 (51.54%) SQL Server
5 108 (41.54%) ASP.NET
6 90 (34.62%) Finance
7 80 (30.77%) HTML
8 76 (29.23%) JavaScript
9 75 (28.85%) Agile Software Development
10 68 (26.15%) XML
11 66 (25.38%) Microsoft
11 66 (25.38%) .NET Framework
12 55 (21.15%) VB
13 54 (20.77%) Web Services
14 52 (20.00%) CSS
14 52 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 42 (16.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 40 (15.38%) Visual Studio
17 39 (15.00%) Windows
17 39 (15.00%) Banking
17 39 (15.00%) WCF
18 38 (14.62%) Degree
18 38 (14.62%) Oracle
19 35 (13.46%) SQL Server 2008
20 33 (12.69%) Scrum
20 33 (12.69%) T-SQL
21 31 (11.92%) SQL Server 2012
21 31 (11.92%) Analytical Skills
22 30 (11.54%) Web Development
22 30 (11.54%) WinForms

VB.NET
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 20 (7.69%) SharePoint
1 20 (7.69%) IIS
2 17 (6.54%) BizTalk Server
3 10 (3.85%) CMS
4 9 (3.46%) WebSphere
5 7 (2.69%) Oracle Workflow
5 7 (2.69%) WebLogic
5 7 (2.69%) Sitecore CMS
6 5 (1.92%) Tomcat
7 4 (1.54%) Oracle BPEL
8 2 (0.77%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.38%) WebSphere Application Server
9 1 (0.38%) Apache
9 1 (0.38%) Node.js
Applications
1 26 (10.00%) MS Excel
2 16 (6.15%) MS Office
3 9 (3.46%) MS Visio
4 3 (1.15%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.77%) Photoshop
5 2 (0.77%) MS Project
6 1 (0.38%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.38%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 7 (2.69%) WebTrends
1 7 (2.69%) Adobe Campaign
2 4 (1.54%) ZaiNet
2 4 (1.54%) Endur
3 2 (0.77%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.38%) CODA-Financials
4 1 (0.38%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 7 (2.69%) Adobe Analytics
1 7 (2.69%) Google Analytics
2 2 (0.77%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.77%) SaaS
2 2 (0.77%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (3.46%) Firewall
2 3 (1.15%) HTTP
2 3 (1.15%) Internet
2 3 (1.15%) LDAP
3 2 (0.77%) DHCP
3 2 (0.77%) SMS
4 1 (0.38%) Wireless
4 1 (0.38%) SMTP
4 1 (0.38%) FTP
4 1 (0.38%) Broadband
4 1 (0.38%) DNS
4 1 (0.38%) Telnet
4 1 (0.38%) Intranet
4 1 (0.38%) SAN
4 1 (0.38%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 134 (51.54%) SQL Server
2 52 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 42 (16.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 35 (13.46%) SQL Server 2008
5 31 (11.92%) SQL Server 2012
6 23 (8.85%) Oracle Database
7 22 (8.46%) SQL Server 2005
8 17 (6.54%) Oracle Database 11g
9 15 (5.77%) Data Warehouse
10 12 (4.62%) MySQL
11 9 (3.46%) Oracle Database 10g
11 9 (3.46%) Relational Database
11 9 (3.46%) Oracle BI EE
12 8 (3.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 7 (2.69%) Crystal Reports
14 5 (1.92%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 4 (1.54%) RDBMS
16 3 (1.15%) QlikView
17 2 (0.77%) BusinessObjects XI
17 2 (0.77%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 40 (15.38%) Visual Studio
2 28 (10.77%) Team Foundation Server
3 17 (6.54%) NUnit
4 11 (4.23%) JIRA
5 8 (3.08%) Rhino Mocks
6 6 (2.31%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
7 5 (1.92%) Subversion
7 5 (1.92%) ClearQuest
7 5 (1.92%) JUnit
8 4 (1.54%) Ant
8 4 (1.54%) Eclipse
9 3 (1.15%) Rational Rose
9 3 (1.15%) QuickTest Pro
9 3 (1.15%) LoadRunner
9 3 (1.15%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 3 (1.15%) TeamCity
10 2 (0.77%) Git (software)
10 2 (0.77%) ERwin
11 1 (0.38%) Bugzilla
11 1 (0.38%) MSI
General
1 90 (34.62%) Finance
2 39 (15.00%) Banking
3 19 (7.31%) Back Office
4 17 (6.54%) Investment Banking
5 11 (4.23%) Marketing
6 8 (3.08%) Law
6 8 (3.08%) Legal
7 6 (2.31%) Games
7 6 (2.31%) Manufacturing
8 5 (1.92%) Publishing
9 3 (1.15%) Front Office
9 3 (1.15%) Automotive
10 2 (0.77%) Retail
10 2 (0.77%) Electronics
10 2 (0.77%) Telecoms
10 2 (0.77%) Advertising
11 1 (0.38%) Japanese Language
Job Titles
1 191 (73.46%) Developer
2 69 (26.54%) .NET Developer
3 47 (18.08%) C# Developer
4 40 (15.38%) C# .NET Developer
5 35 (13.46%) VB.NET Developer
6 25 (9.62%) Analyst
7 19 (7.31%) AWS Developer
8 15 (5.77%) Architect
8 15 (5.77%) SQL Developer
9 14 (5.38%) VB Developer
10 13 (5.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 11 (4.23%) Analyst Developer
12 10 (3.85%) Tester
12 10 (3.85%) Senior Developer
12 10 (3.85%) Applications Support
13 9 (3.46%) Applications Developer
13 9 (3.46%) Programmer
13 9 (3.46%) Junior
13 9 (3.46%) Web Developer
13 9 (3.46%) Junior Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 260 (100.00%) .NET
2 108 (41.54%) ASP.NET
3 80 (30.77%) HTML
4 68 (26.15%) XML
5 66 (25.38%) .NET Framework
6 54 (20.77%) Web Services
7 52 (20.00%) CSS
8 39 (15.00%) WCF
9 30 (11.54%) WinForms
10 26 (10.00%) XSLT
11 21 (8.08%) SOAP
12 20 (7.69%) DHTML
12 20 (7.69%) jQuery
13 12 (4.62%) Ajax
13 12 (4.62%) WPF
13 12 (4.62%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 11 (4.23%) HTML5
15 10 (3.85%) CSS3
16 9 (3.46%) ASP.NET MVC
16 9 (3.46%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 31 (11.92%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (4.62%) Client/Server
3 9 (3.46%) MPEG
3 9 (3.46%) STB
4 7 (2.69%) iPad
5 5 (1.92%) N-Tier
5 5 (1.92%) Computer Science
6 4 (1.54%) Open Source
7 3 (1.15%) Clustering
8 2 (0.77%) Derivative
8 2 (0.77%) Data Extraction
8 2 (0.77%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (0.77%) NHS
8 2 (0.77%) W3C
8 2 (0.77%) DTV
9 1 (0.38%) Replication
9 1 (0.38%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.38%) Mainframe
9 1 (0.38%) Cryptography
9 1 (0.38%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 39 (15.00%) Windows
2 16 (6.15%) UNIX
3 7 (2.69%) Linux
4 3 (1.15%) Windows XP
4 3 (1.15%) Windows 8
4 3 (1.15%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (0.77%) Windows 7
5 2 (0.77%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.38%) Windows CE
6 1 (0.38%) Windows 2000 Server
6 1 (0.38%) Mac OS
6 1 (0.38%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (28.85%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (12.69%) Scrum
3 30 (11.54%) Web Development
4 28 (10.77%) OO
5 24 (9.23%) Software Testing
6 23 (8.85%) MVC
7 22 (8.46%) TDD
8 18 (6.92%) Workflow
8 18 (6.92%) Analytics
9 16 (6.15%) Migration
10 15 (5.77%) ITIL
10 15 (5.77%) Business Intelligence
10 15 (5.77%) SOA
10 15 (5.77%) ETL
11 13 (5.00%) Unit Testing
11 13 (5.00%) System Testing
12 11 (4.23%) E-Commerce
12 11 (4.23%) Kanban
13 10 (3.85%) UML
14 9 (3.46%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 167 (64.23%) C#
2 148 (56.92%) SQL
3 76 (29.23%) JavaScript
4 55 (21.15%) VB
5 33 (12.69%) T-SQL
6 25 (9.62%) VBScript
6 25 (9.62%) Java
7 24 (9.23%) VBA
8 23 (8.85%) PL/SQL
9 21 (8.08%) VB6
10 11 (4.23%) C++
11 10 (3.85%) PowerShell
11 10 (3.85%) PHP
12 4 (1.54%) XAML
13 3 (1.15%) C
14 2 (0.77%) Perl
15 1 (0.38%) Delphi
15 1 (0.38%) R
15 1 (0.38%) Bash Shell
15 1 (0.38%) F#
Qualifications
1 38 (14.62%) Degree
2 10 (3.85%) Security Cleared
3 9 (3.46%) ISEB
3 9 (3.46%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 8 (3.08%) DV Cleared
5 6 (2.31%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.38%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.38%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.92%) QA
2 2 (0.77%) SLA
3 1 (0.38%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (1.15%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.38%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (0.38%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 13 (5.00%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (2.31%) HP Operations Orchestration
3 5 (1.92%) SCOrch
3 5 (1.92%) SCCM
4 2 (0.77%) BladeLogic
5 1 (0.38%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (0.38%) Control-M
5 1 (0.38%) WMI
Vendors
1 66 (25.38%) Microsoft
2 38 (14.62%) Oracle
3 20 (7.69%) HP
4 13 (5.00%) Business Objects
5 12 (4.62%) Sitecore
6 11 (4.23%) Tableau
7 7 (2.69%) Adobe
7 7 (2.69%) Eloqua
7 7 (2.69%) Aprimo
7 7 (2.69%) Google
8 5 (1.92%) IBM
8 5 (1.92%) Splunk
9 4 (1.54%) SAP
10 3 (1.15%) OpenText
10 3 (1.15%) Telerik
10 3 (1.15%) Interwoven
10 3 (1.15%) Sybase
10 3 (1.15%) Trayport
11 2 (0.77%) BEA
11 2 (0.77%) Altiris
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