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 21 February 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
England / London
Rank 331 329 303
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -26
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 76 87 104
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.39% 0.41% 0.49%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.87% 0.98% 1.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 72 74
Median daily rate £375 £388 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% +19.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £537 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
-1.51% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.75 £27.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+40.90% -19.11%

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
8778 8877 9015
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 45.43% 42.08% 42.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 6561 6580 6680
Median daily rate £475 £465 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.15% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 62 46
Median hourly rate £46.75 £40.00 £27.37
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.87% +46.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.65 £19.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £55.00 £41.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £40.00 £35.75
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +11.88%

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 21 February 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 21 February 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
Kingston Upon Thames - 13 £388 - 2
City of London -4 11 £330 - 4
Harrow - 3 £400 -
Enfield - 1 £300 - 1
Westminster - 1 £380 -
VB.NET
England

VB.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 21 February 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.

1 148 (98.67%) .NET
2 103 (68.67%) SQL Server
3 97 (64.67%) C#
4 71 (47.33%) SQL
5 51 (34.00%) Windows
6 47 (31.33%) VB
6 47 (31.33%) Finance
6 47 (31.33%) Agile Software Development
7 46 (30.67%) Microsoft
8 39 (26.00%) ASP.NET
9 36 (24.00%) MS Excel
10 34 (22.67%) VB6
11 33 (22.00%) VBA
12 32 (21.33%) SQL Server 2008
13 30 (20.00%) HTML
13 30 (20.00%) MVC
14 29 (19.33%) T-SQL
14 29 (19.33%) Oracle
15 25 (16.67%) JavaScript
15 25 (16.67%) WinForms
15 25 (16.67%) Banking
16 22 (14.67%) Unit Testing
16 22 (14.67%) Migration
16 22 (14.67%) CSS
17 21 (14.00%) TDD
17 21 (14.00%) SDLC
18 20 (13.33%) SharePoint
19 19 (12.67%) XML
19 19 (12.67%) SQL Server 2005
20 18 (12.00%) .NET Framework

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 20 (13.33%) SharePoint
2 8 (5.33%) IIS
3 7 (4.67%) SharePoint 2010
4 4 (2.67%) SharePoint 2013
5 3 (2.00%) CMS
6 2 (1.33%) Apache
6 2 (1.33%) Documentum
6 2 (1.33%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (1.33%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (1.33%) JBoss
6 2 (1.33%) MS Exchange
6 2 (1.33%) SAS
6 2 (1.33%) Sitecore CMS
6 2 (1.33%) Tomcat
6 2 (1.33%) WebSphere
6 2 (1.33%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (0.67%) IBM Domino
7 1 (0.67%) IBM Notes
7 1 (0.67%) Skype for Business
7 1 (0.67%) Umbraco
Applications
1 36 (24.00%) MS Excel
2 7 (4.67%) MS Office
3 6 (4.00%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (4.00%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (1.33%) SAP FI
3 1 (0.67%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.67%) SAP CO
3 1 (0.67%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (0.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 18 (12.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 16 (10.67%) Office 365
3 5 (3.33%) GitHub
4 1 (0.67%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.67%) TCP/IP
2 2 (1.33%) DNS
2 2 (1.33%) FTP
2 2 (1.33%) HTTP
2 2 (1.33%) NetScaler
2 2 (1.33%) SNMP
2 2 (1.33%) SSL
3 1 (0.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 103 (68.67%) SQL Server
2 32 (21.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 19 (12.67%) SQL Server 2005
4 17 (11.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 16 (10.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 15 (10.00%) SQL Server 2014
7 14 (9.33%) MS Access
8 12 (8.00%) SQL Server 2000
9 11 (7.33%) SQL Server 2012
10 10 (6.67%) Oracle Database
10 10 (6.67%) Relational Database
11 9 (6.00%) Oracle Database 11g
12 8 (5.33%) Data Warehouse
12 8 (5.33%) Hadoop
12 8 (5.33%) MongoDB
12 8 (5.33%) NoSQL
13 7 (4.67%) Big Data
14 6 (4.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 2 (1.33%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 2 (1.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 12 (8.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 10 (6.67%) Eclipse
3 8 (5.33%) Selenium
3 8 (5.33%) Visual Studio
4 7 (4.67%) Ant
4 7 (4.67%) Gradle
4 7 (4.67%) Hudson
4 7 (4.67%) Jenkins
5 6 (4.00%) JIRA
6 3 (2.00%) Git (software)
6 3 (2.00%) SilkTest
7 2 (1.33%) SoapUI
7 2 (1.33%) SpecFlow
8 1 (0.67%) MorphX
8 1 (0.67%) Oracle Forms
General
1 47 (31.33%) Finance
2 25 (16.67%) Banking
3 10 (6.67%) Front Office
3 10 (6.67%) Investment Banking
4 8 (5.33%) Advertising
5 4 (2.67%) Back Office
5 4 (2.67%) Retail
6 2 (1.33%) Billing
6 2 (1.33%) Games
6 2 (1.33%) Publishing
6 2 (1.33%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.67%) Electronics
7 1 (0.67%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.67%) Legal
7 1 (0.67%) Local Government
7 1 (0.67%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.67%) Marketing
7 1 (0.67%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.67%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 114 (76.00%) Developer
2 67 (44.67%) .NET Developer
3 38 (25.33%) C# Developer
4 35 (23.33%) C# .NET Developer
5 20 (13.33%) VB.NET Developer
6 18 (12.00%) VB Developer
7 15 (10.00%) SQL Developer
7 15 (10.00%) VB6 Developer
7 15 (10.00%) WinForms Developer
8 12 (8.00%) Analyst
9 10 (6.67%) VBA Developer
10 9 (6.00%) Access Developer
10 9 (6.00%) Senior Developer
11 8 (5.33%) Access VBA Developer
11 8 (5.33%) Excel Developer
11 8 (5.33%) Excel VBA Developer
11 8 (5.33%) Test Analyst
11 8 (5.33%) Tester
11 8 (5.33%) VB VBA Developer
12 7 (4.67%) Microsoft Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 148 (98.67%) .NET
2 39 (26.00%) ASP.NET
3 30 (20.00%) HTML
4 25 (16.67%) WinForms
5 22 (14.67%) CSS
6 19 (12.67%) XML
7 18 (12.00%) .NET Framework
7 18 (12.00%) Web Services
8 17 (11.33%) ASP.NET MVC
9 11 (7.33%) WCF
9 11 (7.33%) XSLT
10 9 (6.00%) jQuery
11 8 (5.33%) Ajax
12 7 (4.67%) EJB
12 7 (4.67%) Java EE
12 7 (4.67%) JMS
12 7 (4.67%) WPF
13 6 (4.00%) RESTful
14 5 (3.33%) LINQ
14 5 (3.33%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (6.67%) Client/Server
2 7 (4.67%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (3.33%) STB
4 4 (2.67%) MPEG
4 4 (2.67%) Replication
5 3 (2.00%) Mobile App
5 3 (2.00%) Reinsurance
5 3 (2.00%) Robotics
6 2 (1.33%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.33%) SCADA
7 1 (0.67%) Algorithms
7 1 (0.67%) Biotechnology
7 1 (0.67%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.67%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.67%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 51 (34.00%) Windows
2 12 (8.00%) Windows 10
2 12 (8.00%) Windows XP
3 9 (6.00%) Linux
3 9 (6.00%) Windows Server
4 7 (4.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (3.33%) Unix
6 4 (2.67%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (2.67%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (1.33%) Windows 7
7 2 (1.33%) Windows 8
7 2 (1.33%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.67%) Android
8 1 (0.67%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (31.33%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (20.00%) MVC
3 22 (14.67%) Migration
3 22 (14.67%) Unit Testing
4 21 (14.00%) SDLC
4 21 (14.00%) TDD
5 17 (11.33%) Scrum
6 14 (9.33%) Data Analysis
7 13 (8.67%) Mathematics
7 13 (8.67%) OO
8 10 (6.67%) Release Management
9 9 (6.00%) Continuous Integration
9 9 (6.00%) UML
9 9 (6.00%) Web Development
10 8 (5.33%) Open Source
11 7 (4.67%) Business Intelligence
11 7 (4.67%) High Availability
11 7 (4.67%) MapReduce
12 6 (4.00%) User Acceptance Testing
13 5 (3.33%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 97 (64.67%) C#
2 71 (47.33%) SQL
3 47 (31.33%) VB
4 34 (22.67%) VB6
5 33 (22.00%) VBA
6 29 (19.33%) T-SQL
7 25 (16.67%) JavaScript
8 13 (8.67%) Java
9 8 (5.33%) Python
9 8 (5.33%) VBScript
10 7 (4.67%) Perl
11 6 (4.00%) PowerShell
12 5 (3.33%) C++
13 4 (2.67%) C
14 3 (2.00%) X++
15 1 (0.67%) F#
15 1 (0.67%) MATLAB
15 1 (0.67%) PL/SQL
15 1 (0.67%) R
Qualifications
1 17 (11.33%) Security Cleared
2 7 (4.67%) DV Cleared
3 6 (4.00%) CTC Cleared
4 5 (3.33%) ISEB
4 5 (3.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 4 (2.67%) Degree
6 2 (1.33%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.67%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (8.67%) QA
2 3 (2.00%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (1.33%) Solvency II
4 1 (0.67%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (1.33%) Active Directory
1 2 (1.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (3.33%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (1.33%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (1.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 46 (30.67%) Microsoft
2 29 (19.33%) Oracle
3 7 (4.67%) Red Hat
4 4 (2.67%) Blue Prism
4 4 (2.67%) SAP
4 4 (2.67%) Sitecore
5 2 (1.33%) Kofax
6 1 (0.67%) Infor
6 1 (0.67%) Lotus
6 1 (0.67%) Retek
6 1 (0.67%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (0.67%) TIBCO
6 1 (0.67%) Twitter
6 1 (0.67%) Xamarin
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