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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
Rank 78 52 62
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +10
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 9 40 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 0.70% 2.89% 1.56%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.78% 8.00% 4.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 31 13
Average daily rate
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£313 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £236
10% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £425 £421
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £29.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+18.64% -15.71%
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
507 500 420
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 39.58% 36.18% 36.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 315 322 185
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 19 31
Average hourly rate £47.79 £33.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+42.65% -10.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £20.00 £20.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.19 £59.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +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
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 May 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Guildford +3 1 £275 -26.66%
Leatherhead -9 1 £375 - 1
Epsom - 1 £325 -
VB.NET
South East

VB.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 26 (100.00%) .NET
2 20 (76.92%) C#
3 17 (65.38%) SQL
4 16 (61.54%) SQL Server
4 16 (61.54%) ASP.NET
5 12 (46.15%) XML
6 10 (38.46%) Windows
7 9 (34.62%) HTML
7 9 (34.62%) CRM
8 8 (30.77%) VBScript
8 8 (30.77%) VB
8 8 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
8 8 (30.77%) VB6
9 7 (26.92%) Incident Management
9 7 (26.92%) Visual Studio
9 7 (26.92%) Microsoft
9 7 (26.92%) SQL Server 2000
10 6 (23.08%) Microsoft Certification
10 6 (23.08%) Scrum
10 6 (23.08%) IIS
10 6 (23.08%) COM+
10 6 (23.08%) DTS
11 5 (19.23%) MVC
11 5 (19.23%) Windows Server 2003
11 5 (19.23%) WCF
11 5 (19.23%) TDD
11 5 (19.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 5 (19.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 5 (19.23%) SQL Server 2008
12 4 (15.38%) Subversion

VB.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 6 (23.08%) IIS
2 2 (7.69%) WinCC
Applications
1 2 (7.69%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.85%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (7.69%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.69%) Modbus
1 2 (7.69%) Profibus
1 2 (7.69%) Ethernet
1 2 (7.69%) SAN
2 1 (3.85%) Internet
2 1 (3.85%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (61.54%) SQL Server
2 7 (26.92%) SQL Server 2000
3 6 (23.08%) DTS
4 5 (19.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (19.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (19.23%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (11.54%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (11.54%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (3.85%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (3.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (3.85%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (26.92%) Visual Studio
2 4 (15.38%) Subversion
2 4 (15.38%) JIRA
2 4 (15.38%) ClearQuest
2 4 (15.38%) ClearCase
3 1 (3.85%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (3.85%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (3.85%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (15.38%) Automotive
2 2 (7.69%) Marketing
2 2 (7.69%) Investment Banking
2 2 (7.69%) Banking
2 2 (7.69%) Manufacturing
2 2 (7.69%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (57.69%) Developer
2 9 (34.62%) .NET Developer
3 5 (19.23%) Consultant
4 4 (15.38%) CRM Consultant
4 4 (15.38%) VB.NET Developer
5 3 (11.54%) Agile .NET Developer
6 2 (7.69%) PLC Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) SCADA Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) PLC SCADA Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) CRM Developer
6 2 (7.69%) SQL DBA
6 2 (7.69%) Dynamics CRM Developer
6 2 (7.69%) Support Consultant
6 2 (7.69%) DBA
7 1 (3.85%) Software Developer
7 1 (3.85%) Analyst
7 1 (3.85%) Test Analyst
7 1 (3.85%) Senior Developer
7 1 (3.85%) Support Engineer
7 1 (3.85%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (100.00%) .NET
2 16 (61.54%) ASP.NET
3 12 (46.15%) XML
4 9 (34.62%) HTML
5 6 (23.08%) COM+
6 5 (19.23%) WCF
7 4 (15.38%) .NET Framework
7 4 (15.38%) Web Services
8 3 (11.54%) XSLT
9 2 (7.69%) Razor View Engine
9 2 (7.69%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 2 (7.69%) jQuery
9 2 (7.69%) WPF
10 1 (3.85%) WinForms
10 1 (3.85%) ADO.NET
10 1 (3.85%) DHTML
10 1 (3.85%) CSS
10 1 (3.85%) Ruby on Rails
10 1 (3.85%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (7.69%) SCADA
1 2 (7.69%) Replication
1 2 (7.69%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 10 (38.46%) Windows
2 5 (19.23%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (3.85%) Windows XP
3 1 (3.85%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (34.62%) CRM
2 8 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (26.92%) Incident Management
4 6 (23.08%) Scrum
5 5 (19.23%) MVC
5 5 (19.23%) TDD
6 3 (11.54%) Time Management
6 3 (11.54%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (7.69%) Database Mirroring
7 2 (7.69%) Software Engineering
7 2 (7.69%) Data Migration
7 2 (7.69%) Unit Testing
7 2 (7.69%) ERP
7 2 (7.69%) Migration
8 1 (3.85%) Business Intelligence
8 1 (3.85%) Data Modelling
8 1 (3.85%) ETL
8 1 (3.85%) Test Scripting
8 1 (3.85%) Information Management
8 1 (3.85%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 20 (76.92%) C#
2 17 (65.38%) SQL
3 8 (30.77%) VBScript
3 8 (30.77%) VB
3 8 (30.77%) VB6
4 4 (15.38%) T-SQL
5 2 (7.69%) Java
5 2 (7.69%) JavaScript
6 1 (3.85%) C++
6 1 (3.85%) VBA
6 1 (3.85%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 6 (23.08%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (15.38%) MCDBA
2 4 (15.38%) MCAD
2 4 (15.38%) MCSD
3 1 (3.85%) ISEB
3 1 (3.85%) ISTQB
3 1 (3.85%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) SLA
1 1 (3.85%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (3.85%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (26.92%) Microsoft
2 4 (15.38%) IBM
3 2 (7.69%) Siemens
3 2 (7.69%) Oracle
3 2 (7.69%) Sun
4 1 (3.85%) HP
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