The table below looks at the statistics for VB.NET skills in IT contracts advertised for the Surrey region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VB.NET over the 3 months to 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
Rank 45 80 76
Rank change year-on-year
+35 -4
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 45 6 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 3.46% 0.48% 1.00%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.57% 1.28% 2.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 2 8
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£350 £450 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% +63.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £450 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £450 £355
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £320 £315
% change year-on-year
-3.12% +1.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £28.75
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +13.04%
VB.NET
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Surrey region.

Programming Languages Category
Surrey
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
525 468 505
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 40.35% 37.11% 38.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 342 257 220
Average daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £212 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 25 43
Average hourly rate £45.00 £37.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £20.00 £30.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £52.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%

VB.NET
Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VB.NET across the Surrey region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

VB.NET Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

VB.NET
Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing VB.NET across the Surrey region.

VB.NET Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

VB.NET
Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VB.NET across the Surrey region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

VB.NET Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

VB.NET
Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing VB.NET across the Surrey region.

VB.NET Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

VB.NET
Contract Job Locations in Surrey

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 Surrey region over the 3 months to 29 August 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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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
Woking - 5 £320 - 1
Reigate - 4 £400 -
Guildford +3 1 - -
Leatherhead - 1 £350 -
Redhill - 1 £375 - 2
Camberley - 1 £350 -
Caterham - - - -
Dorking - - - -
Esher - - - - 1
Farnham - - - - 1
Shepperton - - - -
Staines - - - -
Walton-on-Thames - - - - 1
Weybridge - - - -
VB.NET
South East

VB.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey 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 80 (100.00%) .NET
2 56 (70.00%) ASP.NET
3 51 (63.75%) SQL
4 45 (56.25%) XML
5 41 (51.25%) SQL Server
6 33 (41.25%) C#
6 33 (41.25%) Microsoft
7 32 (40.00%) Windows
8 30 (37.50%) JavaScript
9 28 (35.00%) CRM
10 25 (31.25%) Visual Studio
11 24 (30.00%) Finance
12 23 (28.75%) WCF
13 22 (27.50%) Scrum
13 22 (27.50%) MVC
13 22 (27.50%) HTML
14 21 (26.25%) SharePoint
15 19 (23.75%) Dynamics CRM
15 19 (23.75%) Security Cleared
16 18 (22.50%) Workflow
16 18 (22.50%) XSLT
17 17 (21.25%) WF
18 16 (20.00%) MS Office
18 16 (20.00%) SC Cleared
19 15 (18.75%) Oracle
19 15 (18.75%) VB
20 12 (15.00%) SQL Server 2000
20 12 (15.00%) VB6
21 11 (13.75%) Agile Software Development
21 11 (13.75%) Windows Server 2003

VB.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey 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 21 (26.25%) SharePoint
2 11 (13.75%) IIS
3 9 (11.25%) Documentum
3 9 (11.25%) BizTalk Server
4 5 (6.25%) CMS
5 1 (1.25%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 16 (20.00%) MS Office
2 2 (2.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 19 (23.75%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.25%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.25%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (51.25%) SQL Server
2 12 (15.00%) SQL Server 2000
3 9 (11.25%) DTS
3 9 (11.25%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (8.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 7 (8.75%) SQL Server 2005
5 6 (7.50%) Oracle Database 10g
5 6 (7.50%) MySQL
5 6 (7.50%) Oracle Database 11g
5 6 (7.50%) Oracle Database
6 3 (3.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (2.50%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (1.25%) Relational Database
8 1 (1.25%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 25 (31.25%) Visual Studio
2 6 (7.50%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.25%) TortoiseSVN
3 1 (1.25%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (1.25%) Subversion
General
1 24 (30.00%) Finance
2 5 (6.25%) Banking
3 4 (5.00%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.50%) Electronics
4 2 (2.50%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.50%) Marketing
5 1 (1.25%) Retail
Job Titles
1 67 (83.75%) Developer
2 48 (60.00%) .NET Developer
3 38 (47.50%) VB.NET Developer
4 11 (13.75%) ASP.NET Developer
4 11 (13.75%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
5 10 (12.50%) C# Developer
6 8 (10.00%) Technical Support
6 8 (10.00%) Senior Developer
6 8 (10.00%) C# .NET Developer
7 6 (7.50%) Analyst
7 6 (7.50%) Software Developer
7 6 (7.50%) Senior VB.NET Developer
7 6 (7.50%) Senior .NET Developer
8 5 (6.25%) Technical Analyst
8 5 (6.25%) Programmer
8 5 (6.25%) Support Analyst
8 5 (6.25%) Technical Support Analyst
9 4 (5.00%) Agile .NET Developer
9 4 (5.00%) Support Analyst Programmer
9 4 (5.00%) Analyst Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 80 (100.00%) .NET
2 56 (70.00%) ASP.NET
3 45 (56.25%) XML
4 23 (28.75%) WCF
5 22 (27.50%) HTML
6 18 (22.50%) XSLT
7 17 (21.25%) WF
8 10 (12.50%) COM+
9 7 (8.75%) WinForms
9 7 (8.75%) jQuery
10 6 (7.50%) HTML5
10 6 (7.50%) Web Services
11 5 (6.25%) CSS
11 5 (6.25%) .NET Framework
12 4 (5.00%) Ajax
13 2 (2.50%) WPF
13 2 (2.50%) ADO.NET
13 2 (2.50%) Razor View Engine
13 2 (2.50%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 1 (1.25%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 2 (2.50%) DTV
2 1 (1.25%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 32 (40.00%) Windows
2 11 (13.75%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (1.25%) Android
3 1 (1.25%) Solaris
3 1 (1.25%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (35.00%) CRM
2 22 (27.50%) MVC
2 22 (27.50%) Scrum
3 18 (22.50%) Workflow
4 11 (13.75%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (7.50%) Release Management
6 5 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (5.00%) TDD
8 3 (3.75%) Web Development
8 3 (3.75%) Kanban
8 3 (3.75%) User Stories
9 2 (2.50%) Pair Programming
9 2 (2.50%) Digital Marketing
9 2 (2.50%) Programme Management
9 2 (2.50%) Business Intelligence
10 1 (1.25%) Configuration Management
10 1 (1.25%) E-Commerce
10 1 (1.25%) OOD
10 1 (1.25%) Compatibility Testing
10 1 (1.25%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 51 (63.75%) SQL
2 33 (41.25%) C#
3 30 (37.50%) JavaScript
4 15 (18.75%) VB
5 12 (15.00%) VB6
6 10 (12.50%) VBScript
6 10 (12.50%) Java
7 5 (6.25%) PL/SQL
8 3 (3.75%) T-SQL
9 2 (2.50%) VBA
10 1 (1.25%) C
10 1 (1.25%) C++
Qualifications
1 19 (23.75%) Security Cleared
2 16 (20.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.50%) Degree
Vendors
1 33 (41.25%) Microsoft
2 15 (18.75%) Oracle
3 2 (2.50%) SAP