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 14 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft VB.NET Developer
Rank 523 524 435
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -89
Contract jobs requiring a VB.NET Developer 103 81 165
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.20% 0.16% 0.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 0.17% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 49 95
Average daily rate £345 £294 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.44% -2.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £281 £212 £236
10% offered a daily rate of more than £407 £375 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £275 £300
% change year-on-year
+25.34% -8.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 7
Average hourly rate £22.50 £25.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -23.07%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £25.00 £33.75
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -25.92%

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
48768 48345 46356
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.58% 94.48% 94.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 31355 30091 27314
Average daily rate £413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £563 £565
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1699 1902 2042
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.22 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.62% -1.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 14 February 2016.

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 14 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
England +12 94 £338 +14.89% 69
West Midlands +3 24 £350 +27.27% 10
London -10 20 £369 +14.34% 9
South East +10 16 £350 +26.81% 11
Solihull - 12 £375 - 1
East Midlands -2 9 £363 +150.00% 10
Tyne and Wear - 9 £350 - 1
North East - 9 £350 - 1
Newcastle upon Tyne - 8 £350 -
Northamptonshire +16 7 £375 - 3
Staffordshire -1 7 £315 +9.56% 4
Scotland -3 7 £375 -
East of England +3 6 £310 - 3
Surrey -7 6 £378 +78.06% 1
Hampshire - 6 £310 -
Stoke-on-Trent 0 5 £315 +9.56% 1
North West -8 5 £300 +9.09% 15
Yorkshire -11 5 £290 -5.30% 7
Leatherhead - 5 £380 -
Birmingham -1 4 £344 +25.00% 4
City of London +42 3 £450 +38.46% 2
Northampton +13 3 £338 -10.00% 1
West Yorkshire -8 3 £275 -10.20% 5
Leeds -16 3 £275 -4.34% 3
Liverpool - 3 £300 - 1
Livingston - 3 £375 -
Merseyside - 3 £300 - 2
West Lothian - 3 £375 -
Suffolk - 2 £319 -
Bury St Edmunds - 2 £319 -

VB.NET Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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.

1 207 (100.00%) VB.NET
1 207 (100.00%) .NET
2 119 (57.49%) C#
3 112 (54.11%) SQL Server
4 97 (46.86%) SQL
5 75 (36.23%) VB
6 57 (27.54%) ASP.NET
7 56 (27.05%) JavaScript
7 56 (27.05%) WinForms
7 56 (27.05%) MVC
8 52 (25.12%) VB6
9 50 (24.15%) Windows
10 45 (21.74%) .NET Framework
11 41 (19.81%) jQuery
12 39 (18.84%) SQL Server 2008
13 36 (17.39%) Oracle
13 36 (17.39%) Web Services
14 33 (15.94%) HTML
15 32 (15.46%) Team Foundation Server
16 28 (13.53%) Finance
17 27 (13.04%) Agile Software Development
17 27 (13.04%) CSS
18 25 (12.08%) XML
19 24 (11.59%) PL/SQL
20 23 (11.11%) T-SQL
21 22 (10.63%) Microsoft
21 22 (10.63%) Banking
22 21 (10.14%) MS Excel
22 21 (10.14%) VBA
23 20 (9.66%) Migration

VB.NET Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 19 (9.18%) IIS
2 4 (1.93%) SharePoint
3 3 (1.45%) CMS
4 2 (0.97%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.48%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.48%) Umbraco
Applications
1 21 (10.14%) MS Excel
2 7 (3.38%) MS Office
3 2 (0.97%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.48%) Mathematica
4 1 (0.48%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.45%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.48%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.97%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.48%) Extranet
2 1 (0.48%) Internet
2 1 (0.48%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 112 (54.11%) SQL Server
2 39 (18.84%) SQL Server 2008
3 20 (9.66%) Oracle Database
4 19 (9.18%) SQL Server 2012
5 16 (7.73%) Oracle Database 11g
6 13 (6.28%) Oracle Reports
7 10 (4.83%) SQL Server 2005
8 9 (4.35%) DB2
9 7 (3.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 6 (2.90%) MS Access
10 6 (2.90%) SQL Server 2014
11 4 (1.93%) Relational Database
11 4 (1.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 2 (0.97%) Crystal Reports
12 2 (0.97%) MySQL
12 2 (0.97%) Oracle Database 10g
13 1 (0.48%) Data Warehouse
13 1 (0.48%) Oracle9i Database
13 1 (0.48%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 32 (15.46%) Team Foundation Server
2 19 (9.18%) Visual Studio
3 4 (1.93%) NUnit
4 3 (1.45%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 2 (0.97%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
5 2 (0.97%) XMLUnit
6 1 (0.48%) ClearCase
6 1 (0.48%) ClearQuest
6 1 (0.48%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.48%) Moq
6 1 (0.48%) MSTest
6 1 (0.48%) ReSharper
6 1 (0.48%) Subversion
General
1 28 (13.53%) Finance
2 22 (10.63%) Banking
3 17 (8.21%) Back Office
4 6 (2.90%) Retail
5 3 (1.45%) Law
6 2 (0.97%) Legal
6 2 (0.97%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.97%) Marketing
7 1 (0.48%) Advertising
7 1 (0.48%) Automotive
7 1 (0.48%) Front Office
7 1 (0.48%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.48%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 207 (100.00%) .NET
2 57 (27.54%) ASP.NET
3 56 (27.05%) WinForms
4 45 (21.74%) .NET Framework
5 41 (19.81%) jQuery
6 36 (17.39%) Web Services
7 33 (15.94%) HTML
8 27 (13.04%) CSS
9 25 (12.08%) XML
10 14 (6.76%) ASP.NET MVC
11 13 (6.28%) Entity Framework
12 12 (5.80%) Ajax
12 12 (5.80%) JSON
12 12 (5.80%) WCF
13 7 (3.38%) HTML5
14 6 (2.90%) NHibernate
14 6 (2.90%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 5 (2.42%) REST
15 5 (2.42%) SOAP
16 4 (1.93%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 9 (4.35%) iSeries
2 8 (3.86%) N-Tier
3 5 (2.42%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (0.97%) Replication
4 2 (0.97%) User Experience
5 1 (0.48%) Algorithms
5 1 (0.48%) Data Integration
5 1 (0.48%) Hedge funds
5 1 (0.48%) iPad
5 1 (0.48%) Mathematics
5 1 (0.48%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 50 (24.15%) Windows
2 4 (1.93%) Windows 7
3 1 (0.48%) Android
3 1 (0.48%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.48%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (27.05%) MVC
2 27 (13.04%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (9.66%) Migration
4 19 (9.18%) Software Engineering
5 18 (8.70%) Unit Testing
6 14 (6.76%) Performance Tuning
7 13 (6.28%) OO
8 12 (5.80%) Change Management
9 11 (5.31%) MVVM
9 11 (5.31%) Scrum
10 8 (3.86%) SDLC
11 7 (3.38%) Web Development
12 6 (2.90%) E-Commerce
12 6 (2.90%) OOD
13 5 (2.42%) Mentoring
14 4 (1.93%) Document Management
14 4 (1.93%) Software Deployment
14 4 (1.93%) Waterfall
15 3 (1.45%) Low Latency
15 3 (1.45%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 207 (100.00%) VB.NET
2 119 (57.49%) C#
3 97 (46.86%) SQL
4 75 (36.23%) VB
5 56 (27.05%) JavaScript
6 52 (25.12%) VB6
7 24 (11.59%) PL/SQL
8 23 (11.11%) T-SQL
9 21 (10.14%) VBA
10 10 (4.83%) XAML
11 7 (3.38%) PowerShell
12 6 (2.90%) VBScript
13 3 (1.45%) C++
14 1 (0.48%) Java
14 1 (0.48%) MATLAB
14 1 (0.48%) Python
14 1 (0.48%) XPath
Qualifications
1 13 (6.28%) Security Cleared
2 12 (5.80%) SC Cleared
3 2 (0.97%) Degree
4 1 (0.48%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (0.48%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (7.73%) QA
2 1 (0.48%) SLA
Systems Management
1 4 (1.93%) SCCM
2 1 (0.48%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 36 (17.39%) Oracle
2 22 (10.63%) Microsoft
3 4 (1.93%) iManage
4 2 (0.97%) DevExpress
5 1 (0.48%) Capita
5 1 (0.48%) Google
5 1 (0.48%) IBM
5 1 (0.48%) Motorola
5 1 (0.48%) Sage
York
Real Staffing
Rate: £250 - £300 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago
Sunderland, Tyne and Wear
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £275 - £300 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Essex
Circle Recruitment
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 6 days ago
Leicestershire
Ampersand Consulting
Rate: £270 - £300 per day
Posted: 19 days ago
Leeds
Real Staffing
Rate: £300 - £350 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 23 days ago