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 29 April 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft VB.NET Developer
Rank 562 559 420
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -139
Contract jobs requiring a VB.NET Developer 78 76 208
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.14% 0.14% 0.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.14% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 49 118
Average daily rate £313 £300 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £229 £242 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £489 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £290
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 8
Average hourly rate £37.50 £27.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+36.36% -21.42%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £27.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+36.36% -21.42%

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
53034 52811 51540
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.93% 94.73% 94.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 34546 32021 31371
Average daily rate £425 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £243 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1532 2104 2098
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%

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 29 April 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 29 April 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 -19 78 £313 +4.16% 50
London -21 18 £425 +13.33% 6
West Midlands -8 11 £331 - 12
South East -12 9 £380 +52.00% 8
East of England +13 8 £313 -20.38% 3
East Midlands +4 8 £255 -15.00% 6
North West -5 8 £275 -15.38% 3
North East -25 7 £288 - 1
Tyne and Wear -29 7 £288 - 1
Sunderland +1 6 £288 -
Yorkshire -2 6 £313 +8.69% 7
Manchester -3 6 £275 -12.00% 2
City of London +42 4 £359 -4.33%
Essex +5 4 £375 - 2
West Yorkshire -9 4 £313 +8.69% 5
Surrey - 4 £378 - 1
Solihull - 4 £338 -
Leicestershire -2 3 £173 -42.50% 1
Leeds -6 3 £313 +8.69% 3
Northamptonshire - 3 £375 - 2
Leatherhead - 3 £380 -
Derbyshire +8 2 £148 -55.30% 1
Gloucestershire +8 2 £328 +0.76% 1
Birmingham +5 2 £338 - 2
Hampshire 0 2 £475 +90.00% 2
South West -3 2 £328 +0.76% 4
Shropshire - 2 £183 - 1
Suffolk - 2 £313 -
North Yorkshire - 2 £283 - 1
Derby - 2 £148 - 1

VB.NET Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 April 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.

1 182 (100.00%) VB.NET
1 182 (100.00%) .NET
2 105 (57.69%) SQL Server
3 86 (47.25%) C#
4 84 (46.15%) SQL
5 65 (35.71%) VB
6 46 (25.27%) VB6
6 46 (25.27%) ASP.NET
7 45 (24.73%) WinForms
8 41 (22.53%) JavaScript
8 41 (22.53%) .NET Framework
9 39 (21.43%) Windows
10 35 (19.23%) Team Foundation Server
11 32 (17.58%) Oracle
12 31 (17.03%) MVC
13 30 (16.48%) Finance
13 30 (16.48%) HTML
14 29 (15.93%) SQL Server 2008
15 28 (15.38%) jQuery
16 27 (14.84%) XML
17 25 (13.74%) CSS
17 25 (13.74%) Agile Software Development
18 24 (13.19%) T-SQL
19 23 (12.64%) Software Engineering
20 21 (11.54%) Banking
20 21 (11.54%) Web Services
20 21 (11.54%) SQL Server 2012
21 19 (10.44%) MS Excel
22 17 (9.34%) OO
22 17 (9.34%) Migration

VB.NET Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 15 (8.24%) IIS
2 2 (1.10%) CMS
2 2 (1.10%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.55%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.55%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (0.55%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 19 (10.44%) MS Excel
2 8 (4.40%) MS Office
3 1 (0.55%) Mathematica
3 1 (0.55%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.55%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.55%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.55%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.10%) Firewall
1 2 (1.10%) Internet
1 2 (1.10%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.55%) Extranet
2 1 (0.55%) Intranet
2 1 (0.55%) LDAP
2 1 (0.55%) SMTP
2 1 (0.55%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 105 (57.69%) SQL Server
2 29 (15.93%) SQL Server 2008
3 21 (11.54%) SQL Server 2012
4 15 (8.24%) Oracle Database
5 12 (6.59%) Oracle Database 11g
6 9 (4.95%) Oracle Reports
7 8 (4.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 7 (3.85%) SQL Server 2005
9 4 (2.20%) DB2
9 4 (2.20%) Relational Database
9 4 (2.20%) SQL Server 2014
10 3 (1.65%) MS Access
11 2 (1.10%) MySQL
11 2 (1.10%) Oracle Database 10g
11 2 (1.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 1 (0.55%) Crystal Reports
12 1 (0.55%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 35 (19.23%) Team Foundation Server
2 15 (8.24%) Visual Studio
3 3 (1.65%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 2 (1.10%) Moq
4 2 (1.10%) MSI
5 1 (0.55%) LabVIEW
5 1 (0.55%) MSTest
5 1 (0.55%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 30 (16.48%) Finance
2 21 (11.54%) Banking
3 12 (6.59%) Back Office
4 9 (4.95%) Legal
5 5 (2.75%) Law
5 5 (2.75%) Marketing
6 4 (2.20%) Retail
7 2 (1.10%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.55%) Automotive
8 1 (0.55%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 182 (100.00%) .NET
2 46 (25.27%) ASP.NET
3 45 (24.73%) WinForms
4 41 (22.53%) .NET Framework
5 30 (16.48%) HTML
6 28 (15.38%) jQuery
7 27 (14.84%) XML
8 25 (13.74%) CSS
9 21 (11.54%) Web Services
10 16 (8.79%) ASP.NET MVC
11 11 (6.04%) HTML5
12 8 (4.40%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 7 (3.85%) Entity Framework
14 6 (3.30%) AngularJS
14 6 (3.30%) JSON
15 5 (2.75%) Ajax
15 5 (2.75%) Ruby on Rails
15 5 (2.75%) WCF
16 3 (1.65%) ASP.NET MVC 4
16 3 (1.65%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 9 (4.95%) N-Tier
2 4 (2.20%) iPad
2 4 (2.20%) iSeries
3 3 (1.65%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.10%) Replication
5 1 (0.55%) Algorithms
5 1 (0.55%) Client/Server
5 1 (0.55%) Data Integration
5 1 (0.55%) Mathematics
5 1 (0.55%) SCADA
5 1 (0.55%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 39 (21.43%) Windows
2 4 (2.20%) Windows 7
3 2 (1.10%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (1.10%) Windows Vista
4 1 (0.55%) Android
4 1 (0.55%) Unix
4 1 (0.55%) Windows CE
4 1 (0.55%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.55%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (0.55%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (17.03%) MVC
2 25 (13.74%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (12.64%) Software Engineering
4 17 (9.34%) Migration
4 17 (9.34%) OO
5 15 (8.24%) Performance Tuning
6 13 (7.14%) Unit Testing
7 11 (6.04%) Web Development
8 10 (5.49%) TDD
9 8 (4.40%) Change Management
9 8 (4.40%) Scrum
9 8 (4.40%) SDLC
10 6 (3.30%) MVVM
11 5 (2.75%) E-Commerce
11 5 (2.75%) ETL
12 4 (2.20%) Data Management
12 4 (2.20%) Document Management
12 4 (2.20%) OOD
12 4 (2.20%) Software Deployment
13 2 (1.10%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 182 (100.00%) VB.NET
2 86 (47.25%) C#
3 84 (46.15%) SQL
4 65 (35.71%) VB
5 46 (25.27%) VB6
6 41 (22.53%) JavaScript
7 24 (13.19%) T-SQL
8 14 (7.69%) VBA
9 11 (6.04%) PL/SQL
10 9 (4.95%) VBScript
11 6 (3.30%) C++
11 6 (3.30%) Java
11 6 (3.30%) PowerShell
12 5 (2.75%) C
12 5 (2.75%) Ruby
12 5 (2.75%) XAML
13 4 (2.20%) XPath
14 1 (0.55%) MATLAB
14 1 (0.55%) PHP
14 1 (0.55%) Python
Qualifications
1 8 (4.40%) Security Cleared
2 5 (2.75%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.10%) Degree
3 2 (1.10%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.55%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.95%) QA
2 1 (0.55%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (1.65%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.10%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (2.20%) SCCM
2 2 (1.10%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 32 (17.58%) Oracle
2 16 (8.79%) Microsoft
3 4 (2.20%) iManage
4 2 (1.10%) Charles River
4 2 (1.10%) HP
4 2 (1.10%) Intel Security
4 2 (1.10%) Lumension
4 2 (1.10%) VMware
5 1 (0.55%) Capita
5 1 (0.55%) DevExpress
5 1 (0.55%) IBM
5 1 (0.55%) Motorola
5 1 (0.55%) Sage
5 1 (0.55%) SAP
5 1 (0.55%) Siemens
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