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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
Rank 267 327 264
Rank change year-on-year
+60 -63
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 147 88 128
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.66% 0.36% 0.58%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.58% 0.90% 1.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 67 92
Average daily rate
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£363 £350 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £221 £200 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £505 £524
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Average hourly rate - £95.00 £31.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +199.21%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -5.71%
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
9278 9756 8895
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 41.60% 40.28% 40.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 6651 7104 6436
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 £295 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 67 100
Average hourly rate £27.37 £35.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.80% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £18.00 £17.87
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £160.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.40 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-1.09% +4.00%

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 17 April 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 17 April 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 +26 29 £400 +6.66% 22
Docklands, London - 1 £145 -
Croydon - 1 £450 -
Enfield - - - -
Harrow - - - -
Hayes - - - -
Hounslow - - - - 1
Isleworth - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -
Twickenham - - - -
Uxbridge - - - -
Southwark - - - -
Chiswick - - - -
Brentford - - - -
VB.NET
England

VB.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

1 277 (100.00%) .NET
2 181 (65.34%) C#
3 174 (62.82%) SQL
4 136 (49.10%) SQL Server
5 112 (40.43%) ASP.NET
6 92 (33.21%) Finance
7 83 (29.96%) HTML
8 79 (28.52%) JavaScript
9 65 (23.47%) Microsoft
10 63 (22.74%) Agile Software Development
11 60 (21.66%) .NET Framework
12 57 (20.58%) XML
13 51 (18.41%) CSS
14 49 (17.69%) Banking
15 48 (17.33%) VB
16 46 (16.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 42 (15.16%) Oracle
17 42 (15.16%) Analytical Skills
18 41 (14.80%) SQL Server 2008
18 41 (14.80%) Web Services
19 40 (14.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
20 39 (14.08%) Windows
21 36 (13.00%) Web Development
22 33 (11.91%) VBA
23 32 (11.55%) T-SQL
23 32 (11.55%) Java
24 31 (11.19%) Scrum
24 31 (11.19%) Visual Studio
25 30 (10.83%) OO
25 30 (10.83%) Degree

VB.NET
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 17 (6.14%) SharePoint
1 17 (6.14%) CMS
2 15 (5.42%) IIS
3 11 (3.97%) WebSphere
4 10 (3.61%) Tomcat
5 9 (3.25%) Oracle BPEL
5 9 (3.25%) Sitecore CMS
6 7 (2.53%) Oracle Workflow
7 6 (2.17%) WebLogic
8 4 (1.44%) BizTalk Server
9 3 (1.08%) SharePoint 2010
10 2 (0.72%) WorkSite
10 2 (0.72%) Apache
11 1 (0.36%) WebSphere Application Server
11 1 (0.36%) LiveLink
11 1 (0.36%) Node.js
11 1 (0.36%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 27 (9.75%) MS Excel
2 20 (7.22%) MS Office
3 16 (5.78%) MS Visio
4 3 (1.08%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.72%) Photoshop
5 2 (0.72%) MS Project
6 1 (0.36%) InfoPath
6 1 (0.36%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (2.89%) Endur
1 8 (2.89%) ZaiNet
2 7 (2.53%) WebTrends
2 7 (2.53%) Google Analytics
2 7 (2.53%) SiteCatalyst
2 7 (2.53%) Adobe Campaign
3 2 (0.72%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.36%) CODA-Financials
4 1 (0.36%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.72%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (0.72%) Office 365
2 1 (0.36%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (5.42%) Firewall
2 3 (1.08%) Internet
2 3 (1.08%) LDAP
2 3 (1.08%) HTTP
3 2 (0.72%) DHCP
3 2 (0.72%) SMS
3 2 (0.72%) Intranet
4 1 (0.36%) Telnet
4 1 (0.36%) Wireless
4 1 (0.36%) NAS
4 1 (0.36%) SMTP
4 1 (0.36%) Broadband
4 1 (0.36%) FTP
4 1 (0.36%) DNS
4 1 (0.36%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 136 (49.10%) SQL Server
2 46 (16.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 41 (14.80%) SQL Server 2008
4 40 (14.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 30 (10.83%) SQL Server 2005
6 29 (10.47%) SQL Server 2012
7 28 (10.11%) Oracle Database
8 21 (7.58%) Oracle Database 11g
9 16 (5.78%) MySQL
10 12 (4.33%) Data Warehouse
11 9 (3.25%) Oracle Database 10g
12 8 (2.89%) Oracle BI EE
13 7 (2.53%) Crystal Reports
14 6 (2.17%) Relational Database
15 4 (1.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 3 (1.08%) RDBMS
17 2 (0.72%) BusinessObjects XI
18 1 (0.36%) QlikView
18 1 (0.36%) Microsoft Analysis Services
18 1 (0.36%) DTS
Development Applications
1 31 (11.19%) Visual Studio
2 27 (9.75%) Team Foundation Server
3 19 (6.86%) NUnit
4 10 (3.61%) Rhino Mocks
5 9 (3.25%) ClearQuest
6 8 (2.89%) Subversion
6 8 (2.89%) JIRA
7 5 (1.81%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
7 5 (1.81%) JUnit
8 4 (1.44%) Ant
8 4 (1.44%) Eclipse
8 4 (1.44%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 3 (1.08%) QuickTest Pro
10 2 (0.72%) LoadRunner
11 1 (0.36%) MSI
11 1 (0.36%) Bugzilla
11 1 (0.36%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 1 (0.36%) SilkPerformer
11 1 (0.36%) ReSharper
11 1 (0.36%) Selenium
General
1 92 (33.21%) Finance
2 49 (17.69%) Banking
3 23 (8.30%) Back Office
4 19 (6.86%) Marketing
5 18 (6.50%) Investment Banking
6 10 (3.61%) Games
7 9 (3.25%) Front Office
8 8 (2.89%) Law
9 7 (2.53%) Legal
10 6 (2.17%) Manufacturing
11 5 (1.81%) Publishing
12 4 (1.44%) Retail
13 3 (1.08%) Automotive
14 2 (0.72%) Pharmaceutical
14 2 (0.72%) Electronics
14 2 (0.72%) Telecoms
15 1 (0.36%) Advertising
15 1 (0.36%) Japanese Language
Job Titles
1 193 (69.68%) Developer
2 70 (25.27%) .NET Developer
3 53 (19.13%) C# Developer
4 42 (15.16%) VB.NET Developer
5 41 (14.80%) C# .NET Developer
6 32 (11.55%) Analyst
7 22 (7.94%) Architect
8 19 (6.86%) AWS Developer
9 16 (5.78%) Programmer
10 15 (5.42%) Applications Support
11 14 (5.05%) Analyst Programmer
11 14 (5.05%) SQL Developer
11 14 (5.05%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 11 (3.97%) Senior Developer
13 10 (3.61%) VB Developer
13 10 (3.61%) Analyst Developer
14 9 (3.25%) Excel Developer
15 8 (2.89%) Senior .NET Developer
15 8 (2.89%) Oracle Developer
15 8 (2.89%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 277 (100.00%) .NET
2 112 (40.43%) ASP.NET
3 83 (29.96%) HTML
4 60 (21.66%) .NET Framework
5 57 (20.58%) XML
6 51 (18.41%) CSS
7 41 (14.80%) Web Services
8 29 (10.47%) XSLT
8 29 (10.47%) WCF
9 24 (8.66%) DHTML
10 23 (8.30%) WinForms
11 19 (6.86%) jQuery
11 19 (6.86%) SOAP
12 16 (5.78%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 14 (5.05%) WPF
14 12 (4.33%) Ajax
14 12 (4.33%) MSMQ
15 10 (3.61%) ASP.NET MVC
15 10 (3.61%) HTML5
16 9 (3.25%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 42 (15.16%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (2.53%) MPEG
2 7 (2.53%) STB
2 7 (2.53%) Computer Science
3 6 (2.17%) iPad
4 5 (1.81%) FMCG
4 5 (1.81%) Client/Server
4 5 (1.81%) N-Tier
5 4 (1.44%) Open Source
5 4 (1.44%) NHS
5 4 (1.44%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (1.44%) User Experience
6 2 (0.72%) Data Structures
6 2 (0.72%) Data Extraction
6 2 (0.72%) W3C
6 2 (0.72%) DTV
6 2 (0.72%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.36%) GIS
7 1 (0.36%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.36%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 39 (14.08%) Windows
2 18 (6.50%) UNIX
3 8 (2.89%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (2.53%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (2.17%) Linux
6 4 (1.44%) Windows 7
7 3 (1.08%) Apple iOS
7 3 (1.08%) Windows XP
7 3 (1.08%) Android
8 2 (0.72%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.36%) Windows 2000 Server
9 1 (0.36%) Windows Vista
9 1 (0.36%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (22.74%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (13.00%) Web Development
3 31 (11.19%) Scrum
4 30 (10.83%) OO
5 28 (10.11%) ITIL
6 24 (8.66%) E-Commerce
6 24 (8.66%) MVC
7 22 (7.94%) Migration
7 22 (7.94%) Software Testing
8 19 (6.86%) TDD
9 17 (6.14%) Analytics
10 15 (5.42%) Workflow
10 15 (5.42%) SOA
11 13 (4.69%) Unit Testing
11 13 (4.69%) Kanban
12 12 (4.33%) Business Intelligence
13 11 (3.97%) ETL
13 11 (3.97%) Business Analysis
14 10 (3.61%) OOP
15 9 (3.25%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 181 (65.34%) C#
2 174 (62.82%) SQL
3 79 (28.52%) JavaScript
4 48 (17.33%) VB
5 33 (11.91%) VBA
6 32 (11.55%) T-SQL
6 32 (11.55%) Java
7 26 (9.39%) PL/SQL
8 22 (7.94%) VBScript
9 18 (6.50%) VB6
10 13 (4.69%) C++
11 8 (2.89%) PHP
11 8 (2.89%) PowerShell
12 3 (1.08%) C
13 2 (0.72%) Perl
13 2 (0.72%) XAML
14 1 (0.36%) F#
14 1 (0.36%) Bash Shell
14 1 (0.36%) R
14 1 (0.36%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 30 (10.83%) Degree
2 15 (5.42%) Security Cleared
3 13 (4.69%) DV Cleared
4 7 (2.53%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 7 (2.53%) ISEB
5 4 (1.44%) ITIL Certification
5 4 (1.44%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.36%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.36%) MCTS
6 1 (0.36%) MCITP
6 1 (0.36%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.36%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.53%) QA
2 2 (0.72%) SLA
3 1 (0.36%) Data Quality
System Software
1 8 (2.89%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.36%) Firmware
2 1 (0.36%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 15 (5.42%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (2.17%) HP Operations Orchestration
3 5 (1.81%) SCCM
3 5 (1.81%) SCOrch
4 1 (0.36%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (0.36%) Control-M
4 1 (0.36%) WMI
Vendors
1 65 (23.47%) Microsoft
2 42 (15.16%) Oracle
3 16 (5.78%) HP
4 14 (5.05%) Sitecore
5 10 (3.61%) Tableau
5 10 (3.61%) Business Objects
6 7 (2.53%) Adobe
6 7 (2.53%) Eloqua
6 7 (2.53%) Trayport
6 7 (2.53%) Google
6 7 (2.53%) Aprimo
7 5 (1.81%) IBM
7 5 (1.81%) Interwoven
7 5 (1.81%) Splunk
8 4 (1.44%) OpenText
8 4 (1.44%) Informatica
9 2 (0.72%) SAP
9 2 (0.72%) BEA
9 2 (0.72%) Altiris
10 1 (0.36%) RedDot
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