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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VB.NET over the 3 months to 18 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
England / London
Rank 323 339 281
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -58
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 80 72 126
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.41% 0.34% 0.61%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.91% 0.80% 1.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 61 93
Median daily rate £370 £338 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.62% -0.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £288 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £37.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £48.75 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-17.94% +43.38%

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
8833 9053 8849
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 45.48% 43.29% 42.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 6580 6678 6658
Median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £620 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 73 37
Median hourly rate £45.00 £30.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.40 £17.12 £15.18
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £39.00 £35.18
% change year-on-year
+5.12% +10.87%

VB.NET
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the London region citing VB.NET as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 January 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VB.NET within the London region over the 3 months to 18 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London -13 12 £330 +0.76% 3
Kingston Upon Thames - 11 £375 - 1
Harrow - 3 £400 -
Westminster - 2 £373 -
Croydon - 1 £325 - 1
Enfield - 1 £300 -
VB.NET
England

VB.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing VB.NET also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region with a requirement for VB.NET.

1 160 (99.38%) .NET
2 122 (75.78%) SQL Server
3 114 (70.81%) C#
4 87 (54.04%) SQL
5 59 (36.65%) ASP.NET
6 57 (35.40%) Windows
7 55 (34.16%) Finance
8 53 (32.92%) Agile Software Development
9 49 (30.43%) Microsoft
10 48 (29.81%) VB
11 43 (26.71%) MVC
12 42 (26.09%) HTML
13 41 (25.47%) JavaScript
14 40 (24.84%) T-SQL
15 39 (24.22%) SQL Server 2008
16 38 (23.60%) VB6
17 34 (21.12%) MS Excel
18 33 (20.50%) VBA
19 31 (19.25%) Oracle
20 29 (18.01%) Banking
21 27 (16.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
21 27 (16.77%) CSS
22 25 (15.53%) Migration
22 25 (15.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
22 25 (15.53%) WinForms
22 25 (15.53%) ASP.NET MVC
23 24 (14.91%) TDD
23 24 (14.91%) SQL Server 2005
24 23 (14.29%) SharePoint
25 22 (13.66%) XML

VB.NET
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 23 (14.29%) SharePoint
2 11 (6.83%) IIS
3 8 (4.97%) SharePoint 2010
4 6 (3.73%) SharePoint 2013
5 5 (3.11%) CMS
6 3 (1.86%) Documentum
6 3 (1.86%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (1.86%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (1.86%) IBM Domino
6 3 (1.86%) IBM Notes
6 3 (1.86%) MS Exchange
7 2 (1.24%) JBoss
7 2 (1.24%) SAS
7 2 (1.24%) Sitecore CMS
7 2 (1.24%) Tomcat
7 2 (1.24%) WebSphere
7 2 (1.24%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (0.62%) Drupal
8 1 (0.62%) Umbraco
8 1 (0.62%) WordPress
Applications
1 34 (21.12%) MS Excel
2 6 (3.73%) MS Office
3 5 (3.11%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.62%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 4 (2.48%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.62%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.62%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 18 (11.18%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (8.70%) Office 365
3 5 (3.11%) GitHub
4 2 (1.24%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.48%) FTP
1 4 (2.48%) TCP/IP
2 2 (1.24%) DNS
2 2 (1.24%) HTTP
2 2 (1.24%) NetScaler
2 2 (1.24%) SNMP
2 2 (1.24%) SSL
3 1 (0.62%) DHCP
3 1 (0.62%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 122 (75.78%) SQL Server
2 39 (24.22%) SQL Server 2008
3 27 (16.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 25 (15.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 24 (14.91%) SQL Server 2005
6 16 (9.94%) SQL Server 2012
7 15 (9.32%) SQL Server 2014
8 13 (8.07%) MS Access
9 11 (6.83%) Relational Database
9 11 (6.83%) SQL Server 2000
10 10 (6.21%) MongoDB
10 10 (6.21%) NoSQL
10 10 (6.21%) Oracle Database
11 9 (5.59%) Data Warehouse
11 9 (5.59%) Hadoop
11 9 (5.59%) Oracle Database 11g
12 8 (4.97%) Big Data
13 7 (4.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 2 (1.24%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 2 (1.24%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 21 (13.04%) Team Foundation Server
2 11 (6.83%) Eclipse
2 11 (6.83%) Visual Studio
3 8 (4.97%) Ant
3 8 (4.97%) Gradle
3 8 (4.97%) Hudson
3 8 (4.97%) Jenkins
4 6 (3.73%) JIRA
5 4 (2.48%) Git (software)
5 4 (2.48%) Selenium
6 2 (1.24%) Oracle Forms
7 1 (0.62%) SoapUI
7 1 (0.62%) SpecFlow
General
1 55 (34.16%) Finance
2 29 (18.01%) Banking
3 12 (7.45%) Advertising
4 11 (6.83%) Back Office
5 10 (6.21%) Front Office
5 10 (6.21%) Investment Banking
6 3 (1.86%) Billing
6 3 (1.86%) Games
6 3 (1.86%) Retail
7 2 (1.24%) Legal
7 2 (1.24%) Local Government
7 2 (1.24%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.24%) Publishing
7 2 (1.24%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.62%) Electronics
8 1 (0.62%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.62%) Law
8 1 (0.62%) Marketing
8 1 (0.62%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.62%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 129 (80.12%) Developer
2 84 (52.17%) .NET Developer
3 47 (29.19%) C# Developer
4 44 (27.33%) C# .NET Developer
5 23 (14.29%) VB.NET Developer
6 22 (13.66%) SQL Developer
7 16 (9.94%) VB Developer
8 15 (9.32%) VB6 Developer
9 14 (8.70%) WinForms Developer
10 11 (6.83%) SSIS Developer
11 9 (5.59%) Access Developer
11 9 (5.59%) C# VB.NET Developer
11 9 (5.59%) Senior Developer
11 9 (5.59%) VBA Developer
12 8 (4.97%) Access VBA Developer
12 8 (4.97%) Analyst
12 8 (4.97%) Excel Developer
12 8 (4.97%) Excel VBA Developer
12 8 (4.97%) VB VBA Developer
13 7 (4.35%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 160 (99.38%) .NET
2 59 (36.65%) ASP.NET
3 42 (26.09%) HTML
4 27 (16.77%) CSS
5 25 (15.53%) ASP.NET MVC
5 25 (15.53%) WinForms
6 22 (13.66%) XML
7 20 (12.42%) jQuery
8 17 (10.56%) Web Services
8 17 (10.56%) XSLT
9 16 (9.94%) .NET Framework
10 12 (7.45%) WCF
11 10 (6.21%) RESTful
12 9 (5.59%) Ajax
12 9 (5.59%) DHTML
13 8 (4.97%) EJB
13 8 (4.97%) HTML5
13 8 (4.97%) Java EE
13 8 (4.97%) JMS
13 8 (4.97%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 13 (8.07%) Client/Server
2 9 (5.59%) Mathematics
3 6 (3.73%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (3.11%) MPEG
4 5 (3.11%) STB
5 4 (2.48%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (2.48%) Inversion of Control
5 4 (2.48%) Replication
5 4 (2.48%) Robotics
6 3 (1.86%) Reinsurance
7 2 (1.24%) Artificial Intelligence
7 2 (1.24%) Data Extraction
7 2 (1.24%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.24%) SCADA
8 1 (0.62%) Biotechnology
8 1 (0.62%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.62%) FMCG
8 1 (0.62%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (0.62%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.62%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 57 (35.40%) Windows
2 11 (6.83%) Windows 10
2 11 (6.83%) Windows Server
2 11 (6.83%) Windows XP
3 9 (5.59%) Linux
4 8 (4.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (3.11%) Unix
5 5 (3.11%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (3.11%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (1.86%) Windows 7
6 3 (1.86%) Windows 8
7 2 (1.24%) Android
7 2 (1.24%) Apple iOS
7 2 (1.24%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (32.92%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (26.71%) MVC
3 25 (15.53%) Migration
4 24 (14.91%) TDD
5 22 (13.66%) SDLC
6 19 (11.80%) Unit Testing
7 18 (11.18%) Scrum
8 15 (9.32%) Web Development
9 13 (8.07%) OO
10 12 (7.45%) Data Analysis
10 12 (7.45%) Release Management
11 11 (6.83%) Continuous Integration
11 11 (6.83%) UML
12 8 (4.97%) High Availability
12 8 (4.97%) MapReduce
12 8 (4.97%) Open Source
13 6 (3.73%) Business Intelligence
13 6 (3.73%) Manual Testing
13 6 (3.73%) User Acceptance Testing
14 5 (3.11%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 114 (70.81%) C#
2 87 (54.04%) SQL
3 48 (29.81%) VB
4 41 (25.47%) JavaScript
5 40 (24.84%) T-SQL
6 38 (23.60%) VB6
7 33 (20.50%) VBA
8 10 (6.21%) Java
9 9 (5.59%) Python
10 8 (4.97%) Perl
10 8 (4.97%) VBScript
11 6 (3.73%) PowerShell
12 5 (3.11%) C
13 4 (2.48%) C++
14 2 (1.24%) PHP
15 1 (0.62%) F#
15 1 (0.62%) MATLAB
15 1 (0.62%) PL/SQL
15 1 (0.62%) R
Qualifications
1 17 (10.56%) Security Cleared
2 8 (4.97%) DV Cleared
3 5 (3.11%) CTC Cleared
3 5 (3.11%) ISEB
3 5 (3.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (1.86%) Degree
5 2 (1.24%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.62%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (5.59%) QA
2 3 (1.86%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (1.24%) Solvency II
4 1 (0.62%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (1.86%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.24%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (3.11%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (1.24%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (1.24%) Puppet
Vendors
1 49 (30.43%) Microsoft
2 31 (19.25%) Oracle
3 8 (4.97%) Red Hat
4 5 (3.11%) Blue Prism
5 4 (2.48%) Sitecore
6 3 (1.86%) Kofax
6 3 (1.86%) Lotus
7 1 (0.62%) ION Trading
7 1 (0.62%) Northgate
7 1 (0.62%) PTC
7 1 (0.62%) SAP
7 1 (0.62%) TIBCO
7 1 (0.62%) Twitter
7 1 (0.62%) Xamarin
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