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 5 March 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
Rank 290 286 251
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -35
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 102 105 116
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.49% 0.49% 0.59%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.15% 1.20% 1.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 65 93
Average daily rate
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£350 £350 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £214 £241 £292
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £520 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £320
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 0
Average hourly rate - £30.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.85%
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
8857 8752 8028
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 42.28% 40.57% 40.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 6472 6248 5808
Average daily rate £450 £430 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 73 80
Average hourly rate £28.75 £35.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.85% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.10 £27.50 £16.91
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £76.00 £70.75 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -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 5 March 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 5 March 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 0 19 £363 -9.82% 14
Docklands, London - 2 £145 -
Chiswick - - - -
Brentford - - - -
Croydon - - - -
Enfield - - - -
Hayes - - - - 1
Kingston Upon Thames - - - - 1
Romford - - - -
Twickenham - - - -
Uxbridge - - - - 1
VB.NET
England

VB.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 5 March 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.

1 238 (100.00%) .NET
2 158 (66.39%) C#
3 151 (63.45%) SQL
4 114 (47.90%) SQL Server
5 87 (36.55%) ASP.NET
6 72 (30.25%) Finance
7 64 (26.89%) HTML
8 61 (25.63%) JavaScript
9 53 (22.27%) Microsoft
10 43 (18.07%) CSS
11 42 (17.65%) VB
12 40 (16.81%) Agile Software Development
12 40 (16.81%) Analytical Skills
13 39 (16.39%) XML
14 38 (15.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 38 (15.97%) SQL Server 2008
15 37 (15.55%) Banking
16 36 (15.13%) .NET Framework
17 35 (14.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 33 (13.87%) Java
18 33 (13.87%) Web Development
19 32 (13.45%) Oracle
20 31 (13.03%) VBA
21 30 (12.61%) Windows
22 29 (12.18%) WCF
23 28 (11.76%) T-SQL
23 28 (11.76%) SQL Server 2005
23 28 (11.76%) MVC
24 27 (11.34%) Visual Studio
25 25 (10.50%) E-Commerce

VB.NET
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 (8.40%) SharePoint
2 18 (7.56%) CMS
3 17 (7.14%) WebSphere
4 14 (5.88%) IIS
5 11 (4.62%) Tomcat
6 9 (3.78%) Oracle BPEL
7 6 (2.52%) Sitecore CMS
8 5 (2.10%) WebLogic
9 4 (1.68%) WorkSite
9 4 (1.68%) SharePoint 2013
10 3 (1.26%) SharePoint 2010
11 2 (0.84%) Kentico
11 2 (0.84%) Umbraco
11 2 (0.84%) Apache
12 1 (0.42%) BizTalk Server
12 1 (0.42%) LiveLink
12 1 (0.42%) Drupal
12 1 (0.42%) Node.js
Applications
1 24 (10.08%) MS Excel
2 21 (8.82%) MS Office
3 18 (7.56%) MS Visio
4 3 (1.26%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.84%) MS Project
6 1 (0.42%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.42%) InfoPath
6 1 (0.42%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (3.36%) ZaiNet
1 8 (3.36%) Endur
2 3 (1.26%) Advent Portfolio Exchange
3 1 (0.42%) CODA-Financials
3 1 (0.42%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.42%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.42%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.84%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.42%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (5.88%) Firewall
2 5 (2.10%) Internet
3 3 (1.26%) LDAP
3 3 (1.26%) Intranet
4 2 (0.84%) SMS
4 2 (0.84%) Extranet
5 1 (0.42%) SAN
5 1 (0.42%) SMTP
5 1 (0.42%) DHCP
5 1 (0.42%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 114 (47.90%) SQL Server
2 38 (15.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 38 (15.97%) SQL Server 2008
3 35 (14.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 28 (11.76%) SQL Server 2005
5 20 (8.40%) Oracle Database
6 18 (7.56%) SQL Server 2012
7 15 (6.30%) MySQL
8 13 (5.46%) Oracle Database 11g
9 12 (5.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 9 (3.78%) Data Warehouse
11 6 (2.52%) Relational Database
12 5 (2.10%) Crystal Reports
13 3 (1.26%) RDBMS
13 3 (1.26%) BusinessObjects XI
14 2 (0.84%) QlikView
14 2 (0.84%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 2 (0.84%) SQL Server 2000
15 1 (0.42%) DTS
15 1 (0.42%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 27 (11.34%) Visual Studio
2 20 (8.40%) Team Foundation Server
3 12 (5.04%) NUnit
4 9 (3.78%) ClearQuest
5 8 (3.36%) Rhino Mocks
5 8 (3.36%) Subversion
6 6 (2.52%) JUnit
7 5 (2.10%) JIRA
8 3 (1.26%) Ant
8 3 (1.26%) Eclipse
8 3 (1.26%) Maven
8 3 (1.26%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 3 (1.26%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
9 2 (0.84%) QuickTest Pro
10 1 (0.42%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 1 (0.42%) MSI
10 1 (0.42%) NSubstitute
10 1 (0.42%) Jenkins
10 1 (0.42%) ReSharper
10 1 (0.42%) SpecFlow
General
1 72 (30.25%) Finance
2 37 (15.55%) Banking
3 19 (7.98%) Marketing
4 17 (7.14%) Back Office
5 10 (4.20%) Games
6 9 (3.78%) Front Office
7 8 (3.36%) Legal
8 6 (2.52%) Investment Banking
9 5 (2.10%) Law
9 5 (2.10%) Retail
10 4 (1.68%) Telecoms
10 4 (1.68%) Manufacturing
10 4 (1.68%) Pharmaceutical
11 3 (1.26%) Automotive
11 3 (1.26%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.42%) Advertising
12 1 (0.42%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 166 (69.75%) Developer
2 72 (30.25%) .NET Developer
3 47 (19.75%) VB.NET Developer
4 44 (18.49%) C# Developer
5 31 (13.03%) C# .NET Developer
6 29 (12.18%) Analyst
7 17 (7.14%) Architect
8 14 (5.88%) Applications Support
9 13 (5.46%) Programmer
10 12 (5.04%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 11 (4.62%) SQL Developer
11 11 (4.62%) Analyst Programmer
12 10 (4.20%) Senior Developer
13 9 (3.78%) Analyst Developer
13 9 (3.78%) ASP.NET Developer
14 8 (3.36%) Web Developer
15 7 (2.94%) VB Developer
15 7 (2.94%) Data Analyst
15 7 (2.94%) Front Office Developer
15 7 (2.94%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 238 (100.00%) .NET
2 87 (36.55%) ASP.NET
3 64 (26.89%) HTML
4 43 (18.07%) CSS
5 39 (16.39%) XML
6 36 (15.13%) .NET Framework
7 29 (12.18%) WCF
8 24 (10.08%) jQuery
9 23 (9.66%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 23 (9.66%) XSLT
10 21 (8.82%) Web Services
11 17 (7.14%) DHTML
11 17 (7.14%) WinForms
12 15 (6.30%) ASP.NET MVC
13 12 (5.04%) MSMQ
14 10 (4.20%) WPF
14 10 (4.20%) SOAP
15 9 (3.78%) Ajax
15 9 (3.78%) HTML5
15 9 (3.78%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 40 (16.81%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (4.62%) FMCG
3 6 (2.52%) User Experience
4 5 (2.10%) MPEG
4 5 (2.10%) STB
5 4 (1.68%) Computer Science
5 4 (1.68%) N-Tier
6 3 (1.26%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (1.26%) Mobile Payment
6 3 (1.26%) Open Source
7 2 (0.84%) Mathematics
7 2 (0.84%) Data Structures
7 2 (0.84%) NHS
8 1 (0.42%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.42%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.42%) DTV
8 1 (0.42%) Thin Client
8 1 (0.42%) Clustering
8 1 (0.42%) Replication
8 1 (0.42%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 30 (12.61%) Windows
2 16 (6.72%) UNIX
3 8 (3.36%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (2.52%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (1.68%) Windows 7
5 4 (1.68%) Linux
6 3 (1.26%) Windows XP
6 3 (1.26%) Android
6 3 (1.26%) Apple iOS
7 2 (0.84%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.42%) Windows CE
8 1 (0.42%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (16.81%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (13.87%) Web Development
3 28 (11.76%) MVC
4 25 (10.50%) E-Commerce
5 24 (10.08%) OO
6 20 (8.40%) ITIL
6 20 (8.40%) Scrum
7 19 (7.98%) TDD
8 16 (6.72%) Migration
9 14 (5.88%) Business Analysis
10 12 (5.04%) Kanban
11 11 (4.62%) CRM
11 11 (4.62%) OOP
11 11 (4.62%) Unit Testing
12 10 (4.20%) Workflow
13 9 (3.78%) Business Intelligence
13 9 (3.78%) Software Testing
13 9 (3.78%) BPEL
13 9 (3.78%) Refactoring
13 9 (3.78%) ETRM
Programming Languages
1 158 (66.39%) C#
2 151 (63.45%) SQL
3 61 (25.63%) JavaScript
4 42 (17.65%) VB
5 33 (13.87%) Java
6 31 (13.03%) VBA
7 28 (11.76%) T-SQL
8 16 (6.72%) VB6
8 16 (6.72%) PL/SQL
9 14 (5.88%) VBScript
9 14 (5.88%) C++
10 8 (3.36%) PHP
11 6 (2.52%) PowerShell
12 5 (2.10%) C
13 4 (1.68%) R
14 3 (1.26%) Perl
14 3 (1.26%) Ruby
15 2 (0.84%) F#
16 1 (0.42%) Python
16 1 (0.42%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 13 (5.46%) Security Cleared
2 12 (5.04%) DV Cleared
3 8 (3.36%) Degree
3 8 (3.36%) VCP4
4 5 (2.10%) ISEB
4 5 (2.10%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (2.10%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 4 (1.68%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (1.26%) MCTS
6 3 (1.26%) MCITP
7 1 (0.42%) PhD
7 1 (0.42%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.42%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.68%) QA
2 1 (0.42%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (3.36%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.42%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (0.42%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 12 (5.04%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (1.68%) HP Operations Orchestration
2 4 (1.68%) SCCM
3 3 (1.26%) SCOrch
4 1 (0.42%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (0.42%) Control-M
4 1 (0.42%) WMI
Vendors
1 53 (22.27%) Microsoft
2 32 (13.45%) Oracle
3 10 (4.20%) Sitecore
3 10 (4.20%) HP
4 7 (2.94%) Trayport
5 6 (2.52%) Interwoven
6 5 (2.10%) Open Text
6 5 (2.10%) Tableau
7 4 (1.68%) Splunk
7 4 (1.68%) Informatica
8 3 (1.26%) Business Objects
8 3 (1.26%) IBM
9 2 (0.84%) EPiServer
9 2 (0.84%) Altiris
9 2 (0.84%) BEA
9 2 (0.84%) SAP
10 1 (0.42%) Sybase
10 1 (0.42%) McAfee
10 1 (0.42%) TIBCO
10 1 (0.42%) CheckPoint
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