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 1 October 2014 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
Rank 302 327 278
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -49
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 112 98 145
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.46% 0.39% 0.57%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.11% 0.90% 1.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 71 76
Average daily rate
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£325 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £475 £483
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £315
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -0.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 4
Average hourly rate - £12.50 £45.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -72.67%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.75 £26.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+12.26% -11.66%
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
10091 10856 10409
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 41.64% 43.04% 40.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 7341 7779 7313
Average daily rate £425 £438 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £288
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 66 83 121
Average hourly rate £30.00 £37.50 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +4.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £17.00 £13.32
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £110.00 £57.50 £48.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%

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 1 October 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 1 October 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
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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 +26 24 £325 -7.14% 12
Wimbledon - 1 £275 - 1
Docklands, London - - - -
Bromley - - - -
Croydon - - - - 5
Erith - - - -
Harrow - - - -
Ilford - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -
Northwood - - - -
Ruislip - - - - 1
Twickenham - - - -
Uxbridge - - - - 1
VB.NET
England

VB.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 October 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.

1 205 (100.00%) .NET
2 153 (74.63%) C#
3 123 (60.00%) SQL
4 112 (54.63%) SQL Server
5 111 (54.15%) ASP.NET
6 73 (35.61%) HTML
7 62 (30.24%) JavaScript
8 55 (26.83%) XML
8 55 (26.83%) WCF
9 52 (25.37%) Microsoft
10 47 (22.93%) CSS
11 46 (22.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 45 (21.95%) Finance
13 42 (20.49%) MVC
14 40 (19.51%) Web Services
14 40 (19.51%) Analytical Skills
15 39 (19.02%) Visual Studio
16 36 (17.56%) .NET Framework
17 34 (16.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 33 (16.10%) SQL Server 2008
19 31 (15.12%) T-SQL
20 30 (14.63%) Banking
21 29 (14.15%) ASP.NET MVC
22 28 (13.66%) SharePoint
23 27 (13.17%) MS Excel
23 27 (13.17%) OO
23 27 (13.17%) jQuery
24 25 (12.20%) Ajax
24 25 (12.20%) Java
25 24 (11.71%) Windows

VB.NET
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 28 (13.66%) SharePoint
2 22 (10.73%) IIS
3 21 (10.24%) CMS
4 15 (7.32%) Sitecore CMS
5 11 (5.37%) Umbraco
5 11 (5.37%) DNN
6 8 (3.90%) SharePoint 2010
7 6 (2.93%) WebSphere
8 5 (2.44%) Kentico
8 5 (2.44%) Drupal
8 5 (2.44%) SharePoint 2013
8 5 (2.44%) MQSeries
9 4 (1.95%) BizTalk Server
9 4 (1.95%) Moodle
10 2 (0.98%) IBM Notes
10 2 (0.98%) MS Exchange
10 2 (0.98%) ColdFusion
10 2 (0.98%) Exchange Server 2010
10 2 (0.98%) SharePoint Server
10 2 (0.98%) WorkSite
Applications
1 27 (13.17%) MS Excel
2 18 (8.78%) MS Office
3 4 (1.95%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.49%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.49%) GIMP
4 1 (0.49%) PowerPivot
4 1 (0.49%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.49%) MS Project
4 1 (0.49%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (1.46%) Advent Portfolio Exchange
1 3 (1.46%) Markit EDM
2 2 (0.98%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.98%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.49%) Magento
3 1 (0.49%) Temenos T24
3 1 (0.49%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.95%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.49%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.41%) Internet
2 6 (2.93%) Intranet
3 4 (1.95%) Firewall
4 2 (0.98%) Extranet
4 2 (0.98%) DHCP
4 2 (0.98%) HTTP
4 2 (0.98%) TCP/IP
4 2 (0.98%) DNS
4 2 (0.98%) SAN
4 2 (0.98%) Wireless
4 2 (0.98%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 112 (54.63%) SQL Server
2 46 (22.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 34 (16.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 33 (16.10%) SQL Server 2008
5 22 (10.73%) SQL Server 2005
6 17 (8.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 12 (5.85%) DTS
8 11 (5.37%) Oracle Database
8 11 (5.37%) Relational Database
9 9 (4.39%) Data Warehouse
10 6 (2.93%) MS Access
11 5 (2.44%) RDBMS
11 5 (2.44%) MySQL
12 4 (1.95%) SQL Server 2012
13 3 (1.46%) SQL Server 2000
14 2 (0.98%) Crystal Reports
14 2 (0.98%) OLAP
14 2 (0.98%) Oracle Database 10g
14 2 (0.98%) SQLite
14 2 (0.98%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 39 (19.02%) Visual Studio
2 18 (8.78%) Team Foundation Server
3 11 (5.37%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 11 (5.37%) NUnit
4 9 (4.39%) JUnit
5 8 (3.90%) Selenium
5 8 (3.90%) ReSharper
6 6 (2.93%) JIRA
7 4 (1.95%) Maven
8 3 (1.46%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
8 3 (1.46%) Git (software)
9 2 (0.98%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 2 (0.98%) QuickTest Pro
9 2 (0.98%) Subversion
9 2 (0.98%) Xcode
9 2 (0.98%) WebDriver
9 2 (0.98%) Visual Studio Team System
10 1 (0.49%) Cucumber
10 1 (0.49%) Hudson
10 1 (0.49%) FitNesse
General
1 45 (21.95%) Finance
2 30 (14.63%) Banking
3 19 (9.27%) Back Office
4 16 (7.80%) Marketing
5 10 (4.88%) Legal
6 7 (3.41%) Retail
6 7 (3.41%) Investment Banking
7 6 (2.93%) Front Office
8 4 (1.95%) Financial Institution
8 4 (1.95%) Telecoms
9 2 (0.98%) Pharmaceutical
9 2 (0.98%) Advertising
9 2 (0.98%) Law
10 1 (0.49%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 152 (74.15%) Developer
2 78 (38.05%) .NET Developer
3 30 (14.63%) C# Developer
4 19 (9.27%) VB.NET Developer
5 16 (7.80%) Analyst
6 15 (7.32%) C# .NET Developer
7 12 (5.85%) Web Developer
8 11 (5.37%) ASP.NET Developer
9 10 (4.88%) Architect
9 10 (4.88%) Senior Developer
10 9 (4.39%) Designer
10 9 (4.39%) .NET Designer
11 8 (3.90%) Software Developer
11 8 (3.90%) Analyst Developer
11 8 (3.90%) Programmer
12 7 (3.41%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
12 7 (3.41%) Tester
13 6 (2.93%) SQL Developer
13 6 (2.93%) Technical Architect
13 6 (2.93%) Analyst Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 205 (100.00%) .NET
2 111 (54.15%) ASP.NET
3 73 (35.61%) HTML
4 55 (26.83%) XML
4 55 (26.83%) WCF
5 47 (22.93%) CSS
6 40 (19.51%) Web Services
7 36 (17.56%) .NET Framework
8 29 (14.15%) ASP.NET MVC
9 27 (13.17%) jQuery
10 25 (12.20%) Ajax
11 23 (11.22%) ADO.NET
12 22 (10.73%) XSLT
13 18 (8.78%) LINQ
14 17 (8.29%) DHTML
15 16 (7.80%) WinForms
16 15 (7.32%) WPF
17 14 (6.83%) ASP.NET MVC 3
17 14 (6.83%) ASP.NET Web Forms
18 13 (6.34%) Razor View Engine
Miscellaneous
1 40 (19.51%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (6.34%) Management Information System
3 10 (4.88%) Mainframe
3 10 (4.88%) IBM Mainframe
4 9 (4.39%) Computer Science
5 8 (3.90%) Market Risk
6 7 (3.41%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 6 (2.93%) FMCG
8 5 (2.44%) Data Integration
8 5 (2.44%) STB
8 5 (2.44%) MPEG
9 4 (1.95%) User Experience
9 4 (1.95%) Open Source
10 3 (1.46%) iPad
10 3 (1.46%) Mobile Payment
10 3 (1.46%) Digital Media
11 2 (0.98%) Clustering
11 2 (0.98%) Replication
11 2 (0.98%) Mathematics
11 2 (0.98%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 24 (11.71%) Windows
2 8 (3.90%) UNIX
3 7 (3.41%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (2.93%) Windows XP
5 3 (1.46%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (0.98%) Linux
6 2 (0.98%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.98%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.49%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (20.49%) MVC
2 27 (13.17%) OO
3 23 (11.22%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (9.27%) CRM
4 19 (9.27%) E-Commerce
5 18 (8.78%) Web Development
6 16 (7.80%) Data Transformation
7 13 (6.34%) Migration
7 13 (6.34%) OOP
8 12 (5.85%) Project Management
8 12 (5.85%) Unit Testing
9 9 (4.39%) Content Management
10 8 (3.90%) Business Intelligence
10 8 (3.90%) Scrum
10 8 (3.90%) Web Design
10 8 (3.90%) Test Planning
10 8 (3.90%) Investment Management
11 7 (3.41%) Load Testing
11 7 (3.41%) Security Testing
11 7 (3.41%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 153 (74.63%) C#
2 123 (60.00%) SQL
3 62 (30.24%) JavaScript
4 31 (15.12%) T-SQL
5 25 (12.20%) Java
6 20 (9.76%) VB
7 18 (8.78%) C++
8 16 (7.80%) VBScript
9 13 (6.34%) PHP
9 13 (6.34%) PL/SQL
10 8 (3.90%) VBA
10 8 (3.90%) Python
11 6 (2.93%) C
11 6 (2.93%) Ruby
12 4 (1.95%) VB6
13 3 (1.46%) XPath
13 3 (1.46%) Perl
14 2 (0.98%) MATLAB
14 2 (0.98%) Objective-C
14 2 (0.98%) R
Qualifications
1 14 (6.83%) Degree
2 6 (2.93%) ISEB
3 5 (2.44%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 4 (1.95%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (0.98%) MCSE
5 2 (0.98%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (0.98%) CCNA
5 2 (0.98%) MCITP
5 2 (0.98%) MCTS
5 2 (0.98%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.49%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.49%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.49%) IIBA
6 1 (0.49%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.44%) QA
2 3 (1.46%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.98%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.49%) EMIR
4 1 (0.49%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (1.46%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (1.46%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.98%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (0.98%) DFS Replication
2 2 (0.98%) Hyper-V
2 2 (0.98%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 5 (2.44%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.98%) NetBackup
3 1 (0.49%) WMI
Vendors
1 52 (25.37%) Microsoft
2 22 (10.73%) Oracle
3 15 (7.32%) Sitecore
4 13 (6.34%) EPiServer
5 11 (5.37%) IBM
6 6 (2.93%) HP
7 5 (2.44%) Sybase
8 4 (1.95%) Open Text
9 3 (1.46%) DevExpress
9 3 (1.46%) VMware
9 3 (1.46%) Interwoven
9 3 (1.46%) Business Objects
10 2 (0.98%) SAP
10 2 (0.98%) Symantec
10 2 (0.98%) Charles River
10 2 (0.98%) Citrix
10 2 (0.98%) Veritas
10 2 (0.98%) Lotus
10 2 (0.98%) Hitachi
10 2 (0.98%) Tableau
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