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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
Rank 67 47 55
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +8
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 24 40 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 1.70% 3.19% 2.66%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.72% 8.60% 7.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 19 28
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£350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £320 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £425 £382
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £310 £313
% change year-on-year
+4.83% -0.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Average hourly rate £90.00 £22.25 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+304.49% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £33.17 £11.15
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +197.48%
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
508 465 490
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 36.00% 37.08% 37.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 325 244 266
Average daily rate £350 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £225 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £445 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 27 42
Average hourly rate £45.00 £20.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+125.00% -46.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £11.25 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £86.90 £39.00 £48.92
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £33.53 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.89% -4.21%

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 30 January 2015.

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 30 January 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
Reigate -1 3 - -
Guildford - 2 £343 - 3
Woking - 1 £400 - 2
Redhill - - - -
Staines - - - - 1
Dorking - - - -
Egham - - - -
Farnham - - - - 1
Godalming - - - -
VB.NET
South East

VB.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 46 (100.00%) .NET
2 31 (67.39%) C#
3 28 (60.87%) SQL
4 27 (58.70%) SQL Server
5 25 (54.35%) ASP.NET
6 23 (50.00%) Microsoft
7 21 (45.65%) Agile Software Development
8 16 (34.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 16 (34.78%) WCF
9 15 (32.61%) JavaScript
10 14 (30.43%) CRM
10 14 (30.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 14 (30.43%) Dynamics CRM
11 11 (23.91%) Web Services
11 11 (23.91%) XML
11 11 (23.91%) HTML
11 11 (23.91%) MVC
11 11 (23.91%) Scrum
12 10 (21.74%) Migration
12 10 (21.74%) Windows
12 10 (21.74%) WPF
12 10 (21.74%) SQL Server 2008
13 9 (19.57%) Data Migration
13 9 (19.57%) Microsoft Certification
13 9 (19.57%) Relational Database
14 8 (17.39%) Project Management
14 8 (17.39%) MS Excel
14 8 (17.39%) SharePoint
14 8 (17.39%) jQuery
14 8 (17.39%) Software Engineering

VB.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 8 (17.39%) SharePoint
2 7 (15.22%) ArcGIS
3 2 (4.35%) WinCC
4 1 (2.17%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 8 (17.39%) MS Excel
2 7 (15.22%) ArcInfo
3 4 (8.70%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 14 (30.43%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.35%) SAN
1 2 (4.35%) Ethernet
1 2 (4.35%) FTP
1 2 (4.35%) Modbus
1 2 (4.35%) Profibus
2 1 (2.17%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (58.70%) SQL Server
2 16 (34.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 14 (30.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 10 (21.74%) SQL Server 2008
5 9 (19.57%) Relational Database
6 7 (15.22%) MS Access
7 5 (10.87%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (4.35%) SQL Server 2000
8 2 (4.35%) DTS
8 2 (4.35%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (2.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (2.17%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 6 (13.04%) Visual Studio
2 4 (8.70%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (4.35%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 6 (13.04%) Finance
2 5 (10.87%) Marketing
3 2 (4.35%) Telecoms
3 2 (4.35%) Manufacturing
3 2 (4.35%) Banking
3 2 (4.35%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 32 (69.57%) Developer
2 15 (32.61%) .NET Developer
3 10 (21.74%) VB.NET Developer
4 7 (15.22%) GIS Technician
4 7 (15.22%) Support Technician
5 6 (13.04%) CRM Developer
5 6 (13.04%) Dynamics CRM Developer
5 6 (13.04%) C# Developer
6 5 (10.87%) C# .NET Developer
6 5 (10.87%) Agile .NET Developer
6 5 (10.87%) Software Developer
7 4 (8.70%) Senior Developer
8 3 (6.52%) SQL DBA
8 3 (6.52%) CRM Consultant
8 3 (6.52%) Senior C# Developer
8 3 (6.52%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
8 3 (6.52%) Consultant
8 3 (6.52%) DBA
9 2 (4.35%) C# Software Developer
9 2 (4.35%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (100.00%) .NET
2 25 (54.35%) ASP.NET
3 16 (34.78%) WCF
4 11 (23.91%) Web Services
4 11 (23.91%) XML
4 11 (23.91%) HTML
5 10 (21.74%) WPF
6 8 (17.39%) jQuery
7 7 (15.22%) .NET Framework
8 6 (13.04%) XSLT
9 5 (10.87%) CSS
10 4 (8.70%) HTML5
10 4 (8.70%) Razor View Engine
10 4 (8.70%) Ajax
10 4 (8.70%) WF
11 3 (6.52%) ADO.NET
12 2 (4.35%) WinForms
12 2 (4.35%) DHTML
12 2 (4.35%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 2 (4.35%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 7 (15.22%) Computer Science
1 7 (15.22%) GIS
2 2 (4.35%) Replication
2 2 (4.35%) Clustering
2 2 (4.35%) SCADA
2 2 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.17%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 10 (21.74%) Windows
2 1 (2.17%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (45.65%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (30.43%) CRM
3 11 (23.91%) MVC
3 11 (23.91%) Scrum
4 10 (21.74%) Migration
5 9 (19.57%) Data Migration
6 8 (17.39%) Project Management
6 8 (17.39%) Software Engineering
7 7 (15.22%) Asset Management
7 7 (15.22%) Data Management
7 7 (15.22%) Cartography
8 5 (10.87%) TDD
9 4 (8.70%) Workflow
9 4 (8.70%) Performance Tuning
10 3 (6.52%) Unit Testing
11 2 (4.35%) ERP
11 2 (4.35%) ETL
11 2 (4.35%) Release Management
11 2 (4.35%) Database Tuning
11 2 (4.35%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 31 (67.39%) C#
2 28 (60.87%) SQL
3 15 (32.61%) JavaScript
4 6 (13.04%) T-SQL
5 2 (4.35%) VBScript
5 2 (4.35%) Java
6 1 (2.17%) VBA
Qualifications
1 9 (19.57%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (15.22%) Degree
3 6 (13.04%) MCTS
4 2 (4.35%) SC Cleared
4 2 (4.35%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 23 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.35%) Sun
2 2 (4.35%) Siemens
2 2 (4.35%) Oracle