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 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
Rank 81 70 45
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -25
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 15 21 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 1.25% 1.48% 3.57%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.03% 4.27% 9.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 8 21
Average daily rate £375 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £246 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £441 £408 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
- +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £31.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £34.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-4.41% -
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
495 492 480
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 41.22% 34.77% 37.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 341 316 253
Average daily rate £420 £350 £344
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +1.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 12 26
Average hourly rate £46.25 £42.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.82% +112.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £27.60 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.62 £57.40 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+12.67% +4.41%

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 9 February 2016.

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 9 February 2016. 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
Leatherhead - 5 £380 - 1
Tadworth - 2 £425 -
Egham - 1 £245 - 1
VB.NET
South East

VB.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 30 (100.00%) .NET
2 23 (76.67%) SQL
3 21 (70.00%) C#
3 21 (70.00%) ASP.NET
4 20 (66.67%) JavaScript
5 18 (60.00%) XML
5 18 (60.00%) MVC
6 16 (53.33%) Windows
7 14 (46.67%) SC Cleared
7 14 (46.67%) Security Cleared
8 12 (40.00%) HTML
8 12 (40.00%) SQL Server
9 11 (36.67%) PL/SQL
9 11 (36.67%) XAML
9 11 (36.67%) JSON
10 9 (30.00%) CSS
10 9 (30.00%) MVVM
10 9 (30.00%) jQuery
11 8 (26.67%) Microsoft
12 7 (23.33%) Finance
12 7 (23.33%) .NET Framework
12 7 (23.33%) PowerShell
13 6 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
13 6 (20.00%) Web Services
14 5 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
14 5 (16.67%) Waterfall
14 5 (16.67%) Razor View Engine
15 4 (13.33%) Entity Framework
15 4 (13.33%) Team Foundation Server
15 4 (13.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms

VB.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 3 (10.00%) JBoss
2 2 (6.67%) CMS
2 2 (6.67%) SharePoint
2 2 (6.67%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (6.67%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (3.33%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (6.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.00%) FTP
2 1 (3.33%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (13.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (10.00%) DTS
4 3 (10.00%) SQL Server 2000
4 3 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (6.67%) Relational Database
5 2 (6.67%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (13.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (10.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 2 (6.67%) HP UFT
4 1 (3.33%) Subversion
General
1 7 (23.33%) Finance
2 2 (6.67%) Banking
2 2 (6.67%) Retail
2 2 (6.67%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 27 (90.00%) Developer
2 18 (60.00%) .NET Developer
3 13 (43.33%) ASP.NET Developer
4 11 (36.67%) VB.NET Developer
5 10 (33.33%) C# .NET Developer
5 10 (33.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 10 (33.33%) C# Developer
5 10 (33.33%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
6 9 (30.00%) JavaScript Developer
7 7 (23.33%) C# VB.NET Developer
7 7 (23.33%) XML Developer
8 6 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 6 (20.00%) XAML Developer
9 4 (13.33%) PL/SQL Developer
10 3 (10.00%) Analyst
10 3 (10.00%) Software Developer
10 3 (10.00%) SQL Developer
10 3 (10.00%) Test Analyst
11 2 (6.67%) Senior Developer
11 2 (6.67%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (100.00%) .NET
2 21 (70.00%) ASP.NET
3 18 (60.00%) XML
4 12 (40.00%) HTML
5 11 (36.67%) JSON
6 9 (30.00%) CSS
6 9 (30.00%) jQuery
7 7 (23.33%) .NET Framework
8 6 (20.00%) Web Services
9 5 (16.67%) Razor View Engine
10 4 (13.33%) Ajax
10 4 (13.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 4 (13.33%) Entity Framework
10 4 (13.33%) LINQ
10 4 (13.33%) WCF
11 3 (10.00%) ADO.NET
11 3 (10.00%) DHTML
11 3 (10.00%) HTML5
11 3 (10.00%) WinForms
11 3 (10.00%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.33%) AS400
2 1 (3.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 16 (53.33%) Windows
2 3 (10.00%) Linux
3 2 (6.67%) Windows Server
3 2 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (60.00%) MVC
2 9 (30.00%) MVVM
3 5 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (16.67%) Waterfall
4 3 (10.00%) SDLC
4 3 (10.00%) Software Testing
4 3 (10.00%) Unit Testing
5 2 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (6.67%) Database Tuning
5 2 (6.67%) Integration Testing
5 2 (6.67%) Investment Management
5 2 (6.67%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (6.67%) Regression Testing
5 2 (6.67%) Scrum
5 2 (6.67%) System Testing
5 2 (6.67%) Test Scripting
5 2 (6.67%) Use Case
5 2 (6.67%) Web Development
5 2 (6.67%) Workflow
6 1 (3.33%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 23 (76.67%) SQL
2 21 (70.00%) C#
3 20 (66.67%) JavaScript
4 11 (36.67%) PL/SQL
4 11 (36.67%) XAML
5 7 (23.33%) PowerShell
6 4 (13.33%) T-SQL
6 4 (13.33%) VBA
7 3 (10.00%) Java
7 3 (10.00%) VBScript
8 1 (3.33%) PHP
Qualifications
1 14 (46.67%) SC Cleared
1 14 (46.67%) Security Cleared
2 3 (10.00%) ISEB
2 3 (10.00%) ISTQB
Systems Management
1 3 (10.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (26.67%) Microsoft
2 3 (10.00%) HP