The table below looks at the statistics for the VB.NET Developer role in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VB.NET Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 26 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
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VB.NET Developer
Rank 554 422 486
Rank change year-on-year
-132 +64
Contract jobs requiring a VB.NET Developer 51 161 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.094% 0.31% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.10% 0.33% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 91 41
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£313 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £232 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £398 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £294 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.12% -9.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 9 4
Average hourly rate - £32.00 £26.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +21.90%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £32.00 £36.25
% change year-on-year
- -11.72%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
50225 48710 42844
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.36% 92.47% 92.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 31072 30211 24612
Average daily rate £400 £390 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1971 1993 2105
Average hourly rate £16.60 £17.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.35% -8.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.50 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.75 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-3.52% -4.28%

VB.NET Developer
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VB.NET Developer in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

VB.NET Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

VB.NET Developer
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing VB.NET Developer within the UK.

VB.NET Developer Daily Rate Trend in the UK

VB.NET Developer
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VB.NET Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 26 May 2015.

VB.NET Developer Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

VB.NET Developer
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing VB.NET Developer within the UK.

VB.NET Developer Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

VB.NET Developer
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VB.NET Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 26 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
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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
England -99 51 £313 +5.04% 39
London +17 19 £400 -23.80% 6
East Midlands -15 10 £300 +11.11% 3
Leicestershire -3 8 £300 +13.20% 1
Leicester +3 5 £300 +13.20%
North West -28 5 £325 +18.18% 10
South West +3 4 £325 +23.80% 2
East of England -3 4 £393 +57.00% 1
Sunderland +2 3 £288 -
Tyne and Wear -8 3 £288 -
North East -8 3 £288 -
West Yorkshire -41 3 £295 +1.72% 1
Leeds -41 3 £295 +1.72% 1
Yorkshire -49 3 £295 +1.72% 2
City of London +4 2 £425 - 3
Cheshire -12 2 - - 5
Manchester -16 2 £313 +13.63% 3
West Midlands -27 2 £325 +8.33% 1
Somerset - 2 £325 -
Essex - 2 - -
Chelmsford - 2 - -
Winsford - 2 - - 1
Gloucester +10 1 £325 +30.00%
Lancashire +3 1 £338 +18.42% 1
Sussex -2 1 £250 -
Staffordshire -9 1 £325 -1.51%
Gloucestershire -13 1 £325 +25.60% 1
South East -56 1 £250 -23.07% 14
Tamworth - 1 £325 -
Taunton - 1 £325 -

VB.NET Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited VB.NET Developer in their job title 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 with VB.NET Developer in their job title.

1 89 (100.00%) VB.NET
1 89 (100.00%) .NET
2 54 (60.67%) SQL Server
3 43 (48.31%) SQL
4 34 (38.20%) C#
5 31 (34.83%) ASP.NET
6 27 (30.34%) WCF
7 22 (24.72%) Agile Software Development
7 22 (24.72%) JavaScript
7 22 (24.72%) Finance
8 20 (22.47%) WinForms
9 18 (20.22%) HTML
10 17 (19.10%) CSS
10 17 (19.10%) XML
10 17 (19.10%) MVC
11 16 (17.98%) Visual Studio
12 15 (16.85%) Web Services
13 14 (15.73%) VB
13 14 (15.73%) .NET Framework
14 13 (14.61%) SQL Server 2008
14 13 (14.61%) SDLC
15 12 (13.48%) Microsoft
16 11 (12.36%) jQuery
16 11 (12.36%) ASP.NET Web Forms
17 10 (11.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 10 (11.24%) TDD
17 10 (11.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 10 (11.24%) Scrum
18 9 (10.11%) SQL Server 2012
19 8 (8.99%) Team Foundation Server

VB.NET Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited VB.NET Developer in their job title 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 with VB.NET Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 8 (8.99%) BizTalk Server
2 5 (5.62%) IIS
3 4 (4.49%) SharePoint
4 2 (2.25%) CMS
5 1 (1.12%) DNN
5 1 (1.12%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 2 (2.25%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.12%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.12%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (60.67%) SQL Server
2 13 (14.61%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (11.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 10 (11.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 9 (10.11%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (5.62%) Crystal Reports
6 4 (4.49%) SQL Server 2005
7 3 (3.37%) Relational Database
8 2 (2.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (2.25%) Data Mining
9 1 (1.12%) RDBMS
9 1 (1.12%) SQL Server 2000
9 1 (1.12%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 1 (1.12%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 16 (17.98%) Visual Studio
2 8 (8.99%) NUnit
2 8 (8.99%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (3.37%) Rhino Mocks
4 2 (2.25%) Selenium
4 2 (2.25%) TeamCity
5 1 (1.12%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.12%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
5 1 (1.12%) CruiseControl
5 1 (1.12%) Rational Rose
General
1 22 (24.72%) Finance
2 4 (4.49%) Retail
3 3 (3.37%) Manufacturing
3 3 (3.37%) Banking
4 2 (2.25%) Legal
5 1 (1.12%) Electronics
5 1 (1.12%) Automotive
5 1 (1.12%) Law
5 1 (1.12%) Publishing
5 1 (1.12%) Games
5 1 (1.12%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 89 (100.00%) .NET
2 31 (34.83%) ASP.NET
3 27 (30.34%) WCF
4 20 (22.47%) WinForms
5 18 (20.22%) HTML
6 17 (19.10%) XML
6 17 (19.10%) CSS
7 15 (16.85%) Web Services
8 14 (15.73%) .NET Framework
9 11 (12.36%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 11 (12.36%) jQuery
10 7 (7.87%) WPF
11 4 (4.49%) ASP.NET MVC
11 4 (4.49%) ASP.NET MVC 2
12 3 (3.37%) Ajax
12 3 (3.37%) XSLT
13 2 (2.25%) LINQ
13 2 (2.25%) Entity Framework
13 2 (2.25%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 1 (1.12%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 4 (4.49%) N-Tier
2 3 (3.37%) Client/Server
2 3 (3.37%) Data Centre
3 2 (2.25%) SCADA
4 1 (1.12%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.12%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 6 (6.74%) Windows
2 1 (1.12%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (1.12%) Windows Mobile
2 1 (1.12%) Android
2 1 (1.12%) Windows 7
2 1 (1.12%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.12%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (24.72%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (19.10%) MVC
3 13 (14.61%) SDLC
4 10 (11.24%) Scrum
4 10 (11.24%) TDD
5 8 (8.99%) OO
6 6 (6.74%) Kanban
7 5 (5.62%) Unit Testing
7 5 (5.62%) E-Commerce
7 5 (5.62%) OOD
7 5 (5.62%) Project Management
8 4 (4.49%) CRM
8 4 (4.49%) Software Engineering
9 3 (3.37%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (3.37%) Refactoring
9 3 (3.37%) Continuous Improvement
9 3 (3.37%) Workflow
9 3 (3.37%) Integration Testing
9 3 (3.37%) Continuous Integration
10 2 (2.25%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 89 (100.00%) VB.NET
2 43 (48.31%) SQL
3 34 (38.20%) C#
4 22 (24.72%) JavaScript
5 14 (15.73%) VB
6 8 (8.99%) T-SQL
7 6 (6.74%) VB6
8 3 (3.37%) VBScript
8 3 (3.37%) C++
9 1 (1.12%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (2.25%) Degree
1 2 (2.25%) SC Cleared
1 2 (2.25%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.25%) QA
Vendors
1 12 (13.48%) Microsoft
2 2 (2.25%) Oracle
2 2 (2.25%) Telerik
3 1 (1.12%) Google
3 1 (1.12%) DevExpress
3 1 (1.12%) Twitter
3 1 (1.12%) Xamarin
3 1 (1.12%) Infragistics
Oxfordshire
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh
Orion Enterprise Software Services
Rate: £40 - £45 per hour
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh
Orion Enterprise Software Services
Rate: £40 - 45 per hour
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
First Recruitment
Rate: From £300 to £350 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Rate: £100 - £150 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds
Real Staffing
Rate: £300 - £325 per day + competitive
Posted: 20 days ago
Wirral
Computer Futures
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 24 days ago