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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VB.NET Developer
Rank 566 424 428
Rank change year-on-year
-142 +4
Contract jobs requiring a VB.NET Developer 33 147 112
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.062% 0.28% 0.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.067% 0.31% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 98 72
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£300 £290 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £245 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £375 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £293 £290 £311
% change year-on-year
+0.86% -6.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 3
Average hourly rate £33.75 £35.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.75 £35.00 £29.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.75 £35.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.75 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-3.57% -6.66%

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
49598 47956 42731
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.44% 92.38% 92.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 30070 28704 24525
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £228 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1954 2000 2187
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.51
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.85 £17.00 £17.33
% change year-on-year
-0.86% -1.87%

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 27 March 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
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VB.NET Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 27 March 2015.

VB.NET Developer Hourly Rate Histogram 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 27 March 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 -116 31 £300 +3.44% 49
London +5 8 £350 +27.27% 9
East Midlands -13 6 £295 +7.27% 7
West Yorkshire -30 4 £295 +1.72%
Yorkshire -47 4 £295 +2.60% 3
Leicestershire -5 3 £300 +11.11% 3
West Midlands -14 3 £275 -8.33% 6
Leeds -24 3 £295 +6.30%
North East - 3 £288 -
Tyne and Wear - 3 £288 -
City of London +17 2 £350 +27.27% 3
South West -8 2 £313 +18.48% 3
Nottinghamshire -11 2 £145 -50.63%
South East -97 2 - - 14
East of England - 2 £393 - 2
Derbyshire +4 1 £330 +22.79% 1
Leicester +2 1 £300 +11.62% 1
Staffordshire -8 1 £275 - 1
Manchester -10 1 - - 1
Birmingham -14 1 - - 2
North West -17 1 - - 5
Surrey -44 1 - - 4
Somerset - 1 £325 -
South Wales - 1 £200 -
Wales - 1 £200 -
Scotland - 1 - - 1
Edinburgh - 1 - - 1
Newport - 1 £200 -
Stoke-on-Trent - 1 £275 -
Tamworth - - - - 1

VB.NET Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 March 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.

1 105 (100.00%) VB.NET
1 105 (100.00%) .NET
2 57 (54.29%) SQL Server
3 50 (47.62%) SQL
4 35 (33.33%) C#
5 24 (22.86%) ASP.NET
6 20 (19.05%) JavaScript
6 20 (19.05%) jQuery
7 17 (16.19%) Agile Software Development
8 16 (15.24%) WCF
9 15 (14.29%) .NET Framework
9 15 (14.29%) WinForms
10 14 (13.33%) T-SQL
10 14 (13.33%) VB
10 14 (13.33%) Visual Studio
10 14 (13.33%) E-Commerce
10 14 (13.33%) Microsoft
10 14 (13.33%) Finance
11 13 (12.38%) MVC
11 13 (12.38%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 12 (11.43%) Scrum
12 12 (11.43%) CSS
12 12 (11.43%) HTML
12 12 (11.43%) SQL Server 2008
13 11 (10.48%) XML
14 10 (9.52%) Team Foundation Server
15 9 (8.57%) OO
15 9 (8.57%) TDD
15 9 (8.57%) NUnit
16 8 (7.62%) VB6

VB.NET Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 6 (5.71%) CMS
2 4 (3.81%) WebSphere
2 4 (3.81%) SharePoint
3 3 (2.86%) WorkSite
4 2 (1.90%) IIS
5 1 (0.95%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.95%) DNN
5 1 (0.95%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.95%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 4 (3.81%) MS Office
1 4 (3.81%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.95%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.95%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.95%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (54.29%) SQL Server
2 12 (11.43%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (7.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 7 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 7 (6.67%) SQL Server 2005
5 6 (5.71%) Crystal Reports
6 4 (3.81%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (2.86%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.95%) MySQL
8 1 (0.95%) Cognos Impromptu
8 1 (0.95%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.95%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (0.95%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 1 (0.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 14 (13.33%) Visual Studio
2 10 (9.52%) Team Foundation Server
3 9 (8.57%) NUnit
4 4 (3.81%) Rhino Mocks
5 2 (1.90%) Selenium
6 1 (0.95%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.95%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (0.95%) CruiseControl
6 1 (0.95%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 14 (13.33%) Finance
2 8 (7.62%) Marketing
3 6 (5.71%) Banking
4 5 (4.76%) Retail
5 2 (1.90%) Legal
5 2 (1.90%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.95%) Electronics
6 1 (0.95%) Automotive
6 1 (0.95%) Law
6 1 (0.95%) Publishing
6 1 (0.95%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 105 (100.00%) .NET
2 24 (22.86%) ASP.NET
3 20 (19.05%) jQuery
4 16 (15.24%) WCF
5 15 (14.29%) WinForms
5 15 (14.29%) .NET Framework
6 13 (12.38%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 12 (11.43%) CSS
7 12 (11.43%) HTML
8 11 (10.48%) XML
9 8 (7.62%) Web Services
10 4 (3.81%) Ajax
10 4 (3.81%) ASP.NET MVC
11 3 (2.86%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 3 (2.86%) XSLT
11 3 (2.86%) ADO.NET
12 2 (1.90%) WPF
12 2 (1.90%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 1 (0.95%) ASP.NET Web API
13 1 (0.95%) FusionCharts
Miscellaneous
1 6 (5.71%) SCADA
2 4 (3.81%) N-Tier
2 4 (3.81%) FMCG
2 4 (3.81%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (1.90%) Client/Server
4 1 (0.95%) Computer Science
4 1 (0.95%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 5 (4.76%) Windows
2 1 (0.95%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (0.95%) Windows Mobile
2 1 (0.95%) Android
2 1 (0.95%) Windows 7
2 1 (0.95%) Apple iOS
2 1 (0.95%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (16.19%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (13.33%) E-Commerce
3 13 (12.38%) MVC
4 12 (11.43%) Scrum
5 9 (8.57%) TDD
5 9 (8.57%) OO
6 7 (6.67%) Kanban
7 6 (5.71%) Unit Testing
8 5 (4.76%) Project Management
9 4 (3.81%) OOP
9 4 (3.81%) Workflow
9 4 (3.81%) CRM
9 4 (3.81%) OOD
9 4 (3.81%) Refactoring
10 3 (2.86%) Release Management
10 3 (2.86%) Continuous Improvement
10 3 (2.86%) Stakeholder Management
10 3 (2.86%) Software Engineering
11 2 (1.90%) Data Analysis
11 2 (1.90%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 105 (100.00%) VB.NET
2 50 (47.62%) SQL
3 35 (33.33%) C#
4 20 (19.05%) JavaScript
5 14 (13.33%) T-SQL
5 14 (13.33%) VB
6 8 (7.62%) VB6
7 4 (3.81%) VBA
7 4 (3.81%) C++
8 3 (2.86%) VBScript
9 1 (0.95%) Java
9 1 (0.95%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (1.90%) SC Cleared
1 2 (1.90%) Security Cleared
2 1 (0.95%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.86%) QA
Vendors
1 14 (13.33%) Microsoft
2 3 (2.86%) Interwoven
3 2 (1.90%) Oracle
4 1 (0.95%) Google
4 1 (0.95%) DevExpress
4 1 (0.95%) Twitter
4 1 (0.95%) Xamarin
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