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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
Rank 81 32 57
Rank change year-on-year
-49 +25
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 13 76 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 0.91% 5.02% 2.22%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.50% 13.13% 6.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 50 24
Average daily rate
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£319 £375 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.00% +11.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £273 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £378 £425 £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -5.71%
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
519 579 427
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 36.14% 38.27% 32.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 325 346 200
Average daily rate £363 £365 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.68% +4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 16 29
Average hourly rate £41.25 £39.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.76% +11.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.25 £28.00 £26.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.88 £51.00 £43.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.40 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-1.09% +4.00%

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 17 April 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 17 April 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
Guildford +4 1 £275 -21.42%
Reigate -5 1 - -
Leatherhead -9 1 £375 -3.22% 1
Redhill - - - -
Staines - - - - 1
Woking - - - -
Camberley - - - -
Chertsey - - - - 1
Dorking - - - -
Egham - - - -
Farnham - - - -
VB.NET
South East

VB.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 35 (100.00%) .NET
2 27 (77.14%) C#
3 23 (65.71%) SQL
3 23 (65.71%) SQL Server
4 20 (57.14%) ASP.NET
5 14 (40.00%) CRM
6 12 (34.29%) XML
6 12 (34.29%) Agile Software Development
7 11 (31.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 11 (31.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 11 (31.43%) Windows
8 10 (28.57%) HTML
8 10 (28.57%) Microsoft
9 9 (25.71%) Microsoft Certification
9 9 (25.71%) Visual Studio
10 8 (22.86%) VB6
10 8 (22.86%) WCF
10 8 (22.86%) VBScript
10 8 (22.86%) VB
11 7 (20.00%) Web Services
11 7 (20.00%) SQL Server 2000
11 7 (20.00%) Incident Management
11 7 (20.00%) Dynamics CRM
11 7 (20.00%) Scrum
12 6 (17.14%) Migration
12 6 (17.14%) SQL Server 2008
12 6 (17.14%) IIS
12 6 (17.14%) COM+
12 6 (17.14%) DTS
13 5 (14.29%) MS Excel

VB.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 (17.14%) IIS
2 2 (5.71%) ArcGIS
2 2 (5.71%) WinCC
Applications
1 5 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.71%) ArcInfo
3 1 (2.86%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (20.00%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.71%) Ethernet
1 2 (5.71%) SAN
1 2 (5.71%) Modbus
1 2 (5.71%) Profibus
2 1 (2.86%) Internet
2 1 (2.86%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (65.71%) SQL Server
2 11 (31.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 11 (31.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 7 (20.00%) SQL Server 2000
4 6 (17.14%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (17.14%) DTS
5 3 (8.57%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (8.57%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (8.57%) Relational Database
6 2 (5.71%) MS Access
7 1 (2.86%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (2.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 9 (25.71%) Visual Studio
2 4 (11.43%) ClearCase
2 4 (11.43%) ClearQuest
2 4 (11.43%) Subversion
2 4 (11.43%) JIRA
3 2 (5.71%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (2.86%) QuickTest Pro
4 1 (2.86%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 4 (11.43%) Automotive
1 4 (11.43%) Marketing
2 2 (5.71%) Finance
2 2 (5.71%) Manufacturing
2 2 (5.71%) Banking
2 2 (5.71%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 22 (62.86%) Developer
2 9 (25.71%) .NET Developer
3 6 (17.14%) Dynamics CRM Developer
3 6 (17.14%) CRM Developer
4 5 (14.29%) Consultant
5 4 (11.43%) VB.NET Developer
5 4 (11.43%) CRM Consultant
6 3 (8.57%) DBA
6 3 (8.57%) Agile .NET Developer
6 3 (8.57%) SQL DBA
7 2 (5.71%) GIS Technician
7 2 (5.71%) PLC Engineer
7 2 (5.71%) SCADA Engineer
7 2 (5.71%) PLC SCADA Engineer
7 2 (5.71%) Software Developer
7 2 (5.71%) Support Technician
7 2 (5.71%) Support Consultant
8 1 (2.86%) Administrator
8 1 (2.86%) Java Developer
8 1 (2.86%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (100.00%) .NET
2 20 (57.14%) ASP.NET
3 12 (34.29%) XML
4 10 (28.57%) HTML
5 8 (22.86%) WCF
6 7 (20.00%) Web Services
7 6 (17.14%) COM+
8 5 (14.29%) .NET Framework
8 5 (14.29%) WPF
9 3 (8.57%) jQuery
9 3 (8.57%) XSLT
10 2 (5.71%) CSS
10 2 (5.71%) Razor View Engine
10 2 (5.71%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 1 (2.86%) ASP.NET MVC
11 1 (2.86%) Entity Framework
11 1 (2.86%) LINQ
11 1 (2.86%) WinForms
11 1 (2.86%) Ajax
11 1 (2.86%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.71%) GIS
1 2 (5.71%) Replication
1 2 (5.71%) Clustering
1 2 (5.71%) SCADA
1 2 (5.71%) Computer Science
1 2 (5.71%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.86%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 11 (31.43%) Windows
2 5 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (2.86%) Windows 7
3 1 (2.86%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (40.00%) CRM
2 12 (34.29%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (20.00%) Incident Management
3 7 (20.00%) Scrum
4 6 (17.14%) Migration
5 5 (14.29%) MVC
5 5 (14.29%) Software Engineering
5 5 (14.29%) TDD
5 5 (14.29%) Data Migration
6 3 (8.57%) Time Management
6 3 (8.57%) Performance Tuning
6 3 (8.57%) Project Management
7 2 (5.71%) ERP
7 2 (5.71%) ETL
7 2 (5.71%) Asset Management
7 2 (5.71%) Data Management
7 2 (5.71%) Cartography
7 2 (5.71%) Unit Testing
7 2 (5.71%) Database Mirroring
8 1 (2.86%) Database Tuning
Programming Languages
1 27 (77.14%) C#
2 23 (65.71%) SQL
3 8 (22.86%) VBScript
3 8 (22.86%) VB
3 8 (22.86%) VB6
4 5 (14.29%) T-SQL
5 3 (8.57%) Java
5 3 (8.57%) JavaScript
6 1 (2.86%) C++
6 1 (2.86%) VBA
6 1 (2.86%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 9 (25.71%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (11.43%) MCAD
2 4 (11.43%) MCSD
2 4 (11.43%) MCDBA
3 3 (8.57%) MCTS
4 2 (5.71%) Degree
5 1 (2.86%) ISTQB
5 1 (2.86%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.86%) SLA
1 1 (2.86%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.86%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 4 (11.43%) IBM
3 2 (5.71%) Oracle
3 2 (5.71%) Sun
3 2 (5.71%) Siemens
4 1 (2.86%) HP