The first table below looks at the demand 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 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Surrey region.

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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
Rank 53 66 73
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +7
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 35 15 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 2.86% 1.22% 1.22%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.59% 3.01% 3.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 9 12
Average daily rate
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£350 £403 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.10% +38.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £376 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £470 £423
UK excluding London average daily rate £295 £310 £315
% change year-on-year
-4.83% -1.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 2
Average hourly rate - £45.00 £33.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +33.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £32.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-23.07% +8.33%
Programming Languages Category
Surrey
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
461 499 546
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 37.63% 40.67% 36.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 302 229 255
Average daily rate £325 £361 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.03% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £201 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £463 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 40 47
Average hourly rate £47.50 £37.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.66% -6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £20.50 £30.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.50 £54.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
VB.NET
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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 22 July 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 22 July 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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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
Woking +4 4 £360 +28.57% 3
Guildford -3 1 £403 -5.60% 2
Leatherhead - 1 £350 -
Reigate - 1 £350 -
Camberley - 1 £350 -
Caterham - - - - 1
Dorking - - - - 1
Esher - - - -
Farnham - - - - 2
Shepperton - - - -
Staines - - - -
Walton-on-Thames - - - -
Weybridge - - - - 1
VB.NET
South East

VB.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 99 (100.00%) .NET
2 67 (67.68%) ASP.NET
3 65 (65.66%) SQL
4 56 (56.57%) XML
5 44 (44.44%) SQL Server
6 43 (43.43%) Windows
6 43 (43.43%) Microsoft
7 38 (38.38%) C#
8 37 (37.37%) Finance
9 36 (36.36%) Visual Studio
10 31 (31.31%) CRM
10 31 (31.31%) Workflow
11 30 (30.30%) WF
12 29 (29.29%) WCF
12 29 (29.29%) XSLT
13 27 (27.27%) Scrum
14 26 (26.26%) SharePoint
14 26 (26.26%) JavaScript
15 24 (24.24%) Security Cleared
16 22 (22.22%) Dynamics CRM
16 22 (22.22%) MVC
17 20 (20.20%) SC Cleared
18 19 (19.19%) Oracle
19 18 (18.18%) MS Office
20 16 (16.16%) HTML
20 16 (16.16%) VB
21 15 (15.15%) Agile Software Development
22 12 (12.12%) VB6
22 12 (12.12%) BizTalk Server
23 11 (11.11%) SQL Server 2000

VB.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 26 (26.26%) SharePoint
2 12 (12.12%) BizTalk Server
3 11 (11.11%) IIS
4 9 (9.09%) Documentum
5 6 (6.06%) CMS
Applications
1 18 (18.18%) MS Office
2 2 (2.02%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 22 (22.22%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.02%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (44.44%) SQL Server
2 11 (11.11%) SQL Server 2000
3 10 (10.10%) Oracle Database 11g
3 10 (10.10%) Oracle Database
3 10 (10.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 9 (9.09%) Oracle Database 10g
4 9 (9.09%) SQL Server 2005
4 9 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
5 8 (8.08%) MySQL
5 8 (8.08%) DTS
6 5 (5.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (2.02%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (1.01%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 36 (36.36%) Visual Studio
2 6 (6.06%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.01%) Subversion
3 1 (1.01%) TortoiseSVN
General
1 37 (37.37%) Finance
2 5 (5.05%) Banking
3 2 (2.02%) Electronics
3 2 (2.02%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.02%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.02%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 86 (86.87%) Developer
2 70 (70.71%) .NET Developer
3 53 (53.54%) VB.NET Developer
4 14 (14.14%) ASP.NET Developer
4 14 (14.14%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
5 8 (8.08%) Technical Support
6 7 (7.07%) Analyst
7 6 (6.06%) C# Developer
8 5 (5.05%) Technical Analyst
8 5 (5.05%) Technical Support Analyst
8 5 (5.05%) Agile .NET Developer
8 5 (5.05%) C# .NET Developer
8 5 (5.05%) Senior Developer
8 5 (5.05%) Programmer
8 5 (5.05%) Support Analyst
9 4 (4.04%) Analyst Programmer
9 4 (4.04%) Consultant
9 4 (4.04%) Software Developer
9 4 (4.04%) Support Analyst Programmer
9 4 (4.04%) BizTalk Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 99 (100.00%) .NET
2 67 (67.68%) ASP.NET
3 56 (56.57%) XML
4 30 (30.30%) WF
5 29 (29.29%) WCF
5 29 (29.29%) XSLT
6 16 (16.16%) HTML
7 10 (10.10%) COM+
7 10 (10.10%) WinForms
8 8 (8.08%) Web Services
9 3 (3.03%) jQuery
10 2 (2.02%) CSS
10 2 (2.02%) Ajax
11 1 (1.01%) Spring
11 1 (1.01%) HTML5
11 1 (1.01%) CSS3
11 1 (1.01%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 1 (1.01%) Spring MVC
11 1 (1.01%) Classic ASP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (2.02%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 43 (43.43%) Windows
2 10 (10.10%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (1.01%) UNIX
3 1 (1.01%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (31.31%) CRM
1 31 (31.31%) Workflow
2 27 (27.27%) Scrum
3 22 (22.22%) MVC
4 15 (15.15%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (11.11%) Release Management
6 5 (5.05%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (4.04%) Web Development
7 4 (4.04%) TDD
8 3 (3.03%) User Stories
8 3 (3.03%) Kanban
9 2 (2.02%) Programme Management
9 2 (2.02%) Business Intelligence
9 2 (2.02%) Unit Testing
9 2 (2.02%) Digital Marketing
9 2 (2.02%) Pair Programming
10 1 (1.01%) Web Application Development
10 1 (1.01%) Test Scripting
10 1 (1.01%) Compatibility Testing
10 1 (1.01%) Investment Management
Programming Languages
1 65 (65.66%) SQL
2 38 (38.38%) C#
3 26 (26.26%) JavaScript
4 16 (16.16%) VB
5 12 (12.12%) VB6
6 10 (10.10%) Java
7 9 (9.09%) VBScript
8 7 (7.07%) PL/SQL
9 2 (2.02%) VBA
9 2 (2.02%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 24 (24.24%) Security Cleared
2 20 (20.20%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.02%) Degree
Vendors
1 43 (43.43%) Microsoft
2 19 (19.19%) Oracle
3 2 (2.02%) SAP
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