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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
Rank 70 70 79
Rank change year-on-year
0 +9
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 24 20 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 1.56% 1.54% 0.69%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.09% 4.25% 1.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 15 7
Average daily rate
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£350 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £297 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £450 £385
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+7.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 0
Average hourly rate £90.00 £22.25 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+304.49% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.25 £32.50 £18.75
% change year-on-year
-6.92% +73.33%
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
587 471 471
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 38.22% 36.26% 35.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 371 285 261
Average daily rate £350 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £204 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 36 42
Average hourly rate £46.75 £21.00 £40.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+122.61% -48.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £11.25 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £90.00 £36.50 £48.92
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.57% -5.71%

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 19 December 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 19 December 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 £375 -
Reigate - 3 - -
Guildford - 2 £343 - 3
Redhill - - - -
Staines - - - -
Dorking - - - - 1
Egham - - - - 1
Esher - - - -
Farnham - - - - 1
Godalming - - - -
VB.NET
South East

VB.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 66 (100.00%) .NET
2 43 (65.15%) SQL
3 39 (59.09%) ASP.NET
4 38 (57.58%) Microsoft
5 37 (56.06%) Agile Software Development
6 36 (54.55%) SQL Server
7 35 (53.03%) C#
8 30 (45.45%) WCF
9 29 (43.94%) CRM
10 28 (42.42%) XML
11 27 (40.91%) Scrum
12 26 (39.39%) Dynamics CRM
13 25 (37.88%) Windows
14 24 (36.36%) MVC
15 22 (33.33%) SharePoint
16 21 (31.82%) Visual Studio
17 19 (28.79%) JavaScript
18 18 (27.27%) XSLT
19 17 (25.76%) HTML
20 16 (24.24%) Workflow
21 15 (22.73%) WF
22 14 (21.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
22 14 (21.21%) Finance
22 14 (21.21%) MS Office
23 12 (18.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
24 9 (13.64%) WPF
24 9 (13.64%) Degree
24 9 (13.64%) Web Services
24 9 (13.64%) Team Foundation Server
24 9 (13.64%) Relational Database

VB.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 22 (33.33%) SharePoint
2 7 (10.61%) ArcGIS
3 4 (6.06%) IIS
3 4 (6.06%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (4.55%) Documentum
5 1 (1.52%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 14 (21.21%) MS Office
2 7 (10.61%) ArcInfo
2 7 (10.61%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 26 (39.39%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.52%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.03%) FTP
2 1 (1.52%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (54.55%) SQL Server
2 14 (21.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 12 (18.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 9 (13.64%) Relational Database
5 7 (10.61%) SQL Server 2008
5 7 (10.61%) MS Access
6 6 (9.09%) SQL Server 2000
7 5 (7.58%) DTS
8 3 (4.55%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (1.52%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 21 (31.82%) Visual Studio
2 9 (13.64%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (3.03%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 14 (21.21%) Finance
2 3 (4.55%) Marketing
3 2 (3.03%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.52%) Retail
Job Titles
1 49 (74.24%) Developer
2 32 (48.48%) .NET Developer
3 26 (39.39%) VB.NET Developer
4 7 (10.61%) GIS Technician
4 7 (10.61%) C# Developer
4 7 (10.61%) Support Technician
4 7 (10.61%) Agile .NET Developer
5 6 (9.09%) C# .NET Developer
5 6 (9.09%) Software Developer
6 4 (6.06%) CRM Developer
6 4 (6.06%) Senior Developer
6 4 (6.06%) Dynamics CRM Developer
7 3 (4.55%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
7 3 (4.55%) Senior VB.NET Developer
7 3 (4.55%) SQL Developer
7 3 (4.55%) Senior C# Developer
7 3 (4.55%) Senior .NET Developer
7 3 (4.55%) CRM Consultant
7 3 (4.55%) Programmer
7 3 (4.55%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (100.00%) .NET
2 39 (59.09%) ASP.NET
3 30 (45.45%) WCF
4 28 (42.42%) XML
5 18 (27.27%) XSLT
6 17 (25.76%) HTML
7 15 (22.73%) WF
8 9 (13.64%) WPF
8 9 (13.64%) Web Services
9 8 (12.12%) .NET Framework
9 8 (12.12%) jQuery
10 7 (10.61%) WinForms
10 7 (10.61%) CSS
11 6 (9.09%) Ajax
12 5 (7.58%) HTML5
13 4 (6.06%) Razor View Engine
13 4 (6.06%) COM+
14 3 (4.55%) ADO.NET
15 2 (3.03%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
15 2 (3.03%) DHTML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.61%) Computer Science
1 7 (10.61%) GIS
2 2 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.52%) E-Learning
3 1 (1.52%) EPoS
3 1 (1.52%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 25 (37.88%) Windows
2 4 (6.06%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (1.52%) Android
3 1 (1.52%) Solaris
3 1 (1.52%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (56.06%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (43.94%) CRM
3 27 (40.91%) Scrum
4 24 (36.36%) MVC
5 16 (24.24%) Workflow
6 8 (12.12%) Migration
6 8 (12.12%) Project Management
6 8 (12.12%) TDD
7 7 (10.61%) Asset Management
7 7 (10.61%) Data Management
7 7 (10.61%) Software Engineering
7 7 (10.61%) Data Migration
7 7 (10.61%) Cartography
8 5 (7.58%) Release Management
8 5 (7.58%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (6.06%) Kanban
10 3 (4.55%) Unit Testing
10 3 (4.55%) User Stories
11 2 (3.03%) Performance Tuning
11 2 (3.03%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 43 (65.15%) SQL
2 35 (53.03%) C#
3 19 (28.79%) JavaScript
4 6 (9.09%) Java
4 6 (9.09%) VB
5 5 (7.58%) VB6
5 5 (7.58%) VBScript
6 4 (6.06%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.52%) C
7 1 (1.52%) C++
7 1 (1.52%) VBA
Qualifications
1 9 (13.64%) Degree
2 7 (10.61%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (7.58%) MCTS
4 4 (6.06%) Security Cleared
5 2 (3.03%) SC Cleared
Vendors
1 38 (57.58%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.52%) Oracle