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 17 September 2014 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VB.NET Developer
Rank 539 508 465
Rank change year-on-year
-31 -43
Contract jobs requiring a VB.NET Developer 57 74 131
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.10% 0.14% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.15% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 57 58
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£320 £300 £314
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -4.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £396 £355 £340
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £300 £314
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -4.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 16
Average hourly rate £175.00 £12.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1300.00% -64.28%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £175.00 - £35.00

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
51582 48912 54385
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 91.02% 92.74% 92.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 31504 29191 30441
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £234 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2019 2115 2659
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.00 £18.47
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -7.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.48
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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 17 September 2014.

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 17 September 2014. 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 -33 52 £325 +7.43% 50
South East +20 28 £375 +7.14% 8
Surrey +18 21 £375 +0.67% 2
West Midlands -31 10 £280 +12.00% 8
Wales - 5 £283 - 3
Warwickshire -9 4 - -
Oxfordshire - 4 £275 - 2
South Wales - 4 £283 - 3
Reigate - 4 £400 -
London +9 3 £280 -13.84% 4
Warwick -3 3 - -
Yorkshire -6 3 £130 -56.66% 17
Sheffield +11 2 £115 - 1
South Yorkshire +8 2 £115 - 3
East Midlands +3 2 - -
Staffordshire +1 2 £310 -6.06% 2
Buckinghamshire -1 2 £338 +12.50%
Gloucestershire - 2 £226 - 1
Oxford - 2 £270 - 1
Cardiff - 2 £283 -
South West - 2 £226 - 7
East of England - 2 £303 - 1
York +4 1 £320 +1.58% 7
Stoke-on-Trent 0 1 £310 -6.06% 2
North Yorkshire -2 1 £320 +1.58% 7
Coventry -6 1 £225 -29.13% 2
North West -12 1 £300 - 5
Lancashire -23 1 £300 - 1
Milton Keynes - 1 £325 -
Preston - 1 £300 - 1

VB.NET Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, 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.

1 215 (100.00%) VB.NET
1 215 (100.00%) .NET
2 126 (58.60%) SQL Server
3 120 (55.81%) ASP.NET
4 98 (45.58%) C#
5 86 (40.00%) SQL
6 66 (30.70%) JavaScript
7 52 (24.19%) Windows
7 52 (24.19%) MVC
8 49 (22.79%) WinForms
8 49 (22.79%) CSS
9 48 (22.33%) jQuery
10 46 (21.40%) HTML
11 40 (18.60%) Microsoft
12 39 (18.14%) Agile Software Development
13 35 (16.28%) WCF
14 34 (15.81%) Finance
15 29 (13.49%) ASP.NET MVC
16 28 (13.02%) XML
17 27 (12.56%) Oracle
18 26 (12.09%) SQL Server 2008
19 25 (11.63%) Web Services
20 24 (11.16%) T-SQL
21 22 (10.23%) Team Foundation Server
22 21 (9.77%) VB
22 21 (9.77%) Scrum
23 19 (8.84%) CRM
24 18 (8.37%) Visual Studio
24 18 (8.37%) VB6
25 16 (7.44%) Dynamics CRM

VB.NET Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, 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 16 (7.44%) SharePoint
2 4 (1.86%) CMS
2 4 (1.86%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (0.93%) IIS
4 1 (0.47%) CICS
4 1 (0.47%) SAS
4 1 (0.47%) WorkSite
4 1 (0.47%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (0.47%) Umbraco
Applications
1 13 (6.05%) MS Office
2 6 (2.79%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.47%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.47%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 16 (7.44%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.93%) Markit EDM
2 2 (0.93%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 126 (58.60%) SQL Server
2 26 (12.09%) SQL Server 2008
3 16 (7.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 15 (6.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 13 (6.05%) SQL Server 2005
6 8 (3.72%) DTS
7 5 (2.33%) SQL Server 2012
8 3 (1.40%) RDBMS
8 3 (1.40%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 3 (1.40%) Relational Database
9 2 (0.93%) Oracle Database
9 2 (0.93%) Crystal Reports
9 2 (0.93%) SQL Server 2000
10 1 (0.47%) MS Access
10 1 (0.47%) DB2
Development Applications
1 22 (10.23%) Team Foundation Server
2 18 (8.37%) Visual Studio
3 5 (2.33%) JIRA
4 1 (0.47%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (0.47%) T4 Templates
General
1 34 (15.81%) Finance
2 7 (3.26%) Manufacturing
3 5 (2.33%) Retail
3 5 (2.33%) Marketing
4 2 (0.93%) Electronics
4 2 (0.93%) Telecoms
4 2 (0.93%) Games
5 1 (0.47%) Publishing
5 1 (0.47%) Legal
5 1 (0.47%) Back Office
5 1 (0.47%) Banking
5 1 (0.47%) French Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 215 (100.00%) .NET
2 120 (55.81%) ASP.NET
3 49 (22.79%) WinForms
3 49 (22.79%) CSS
4 48 (22.33%) jQuery
5 46 (21.40%) HTML
6 35 (16.28%) WCF
7 29 (13.49%) ASP.NET MVC
8 28 (13.02%) XML
9 25 (11.63%) Web Services
10 16 (7.44%) HTML5
11 15 (6.98%) XSLT
12 14 (6.51%) Ajax
13 12 (5.58%) .NET Framework
13 12 (5.58%) WF
14 11 (5.12%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 7 (3.26%) CSS3
16 4 (1.86%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
16 4 (1.86%) Silverlight
16 4 (1.86%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 9 (4.19%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (3.26%) N-Tier
3 6 (2.79%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (1.40%) E-Learning
5 2 (0.93%) WURFL
5 2 (0.93%) Blackberry
5 2 (0.93%) DTV
5 2 (0.93%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (0.47%) EPoS
6 1 (0.47%) Clustering
6 1 (0.47%) SCORM
6 1 (0.47%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.47%) iPad
6 1 (0.47%) Hedge funds
6 1 (0.47%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 52 (24.19%) Windows
2 2 (0.93%) BlackBerry OS
2 2 (0.93%) Android
2 2 (0.93%) Apple iOS
2 2 (0.93%) Windows Mobile
3 1 (0.47%) UNIX
3 1 (0.47%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (0.47%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (24.19%) MVC
2 39 (18.14%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (9.77%) Scrum
4 19 (8.84%) CRM
5 13 (6.05%) Unit Testing
6 12 (5.58%) Workflow
7 8 (3.72%) TDD
8 7 (3.26%) Web Application Development
9 6 (2.79%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (2.79%) Release Management
9 6 (2.79%) E-Commerce
10 5 (2.33%) Software Engineering
10 5 (2.33%) Performance Tuning
11 3 (1.40%) Business Intelligence
11 3 (1.40%) OOA/OOD
11 3 (1.40%) OO
11 3 (1.40%) ERP
11 3 (1.40%) SOA
11 3 (1.40%) SEO
11 3 (1.40%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 215 (100.00%) VB.NET
2 98 (45.58%) C#
3 86 (40.00%) SQL
4 66 (30.70%) JavaScript
5 24 (11.16%) T-SQL
6 21 (9.77%) VB
7 18 (8.37%) VB6
8 8 (3.72%) VBA
9 7 (3.26%) PL/SQL
10 2 (0.93%) VBScript
11 1 (0.47%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.47%) JCL
11 1 (0.47%) XQuery
11 1 (0.47%) Perl
11 1 (0.47%) COBOL
11 1 (0.47%) XPath
11 1 (0.47%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 9 (4.19%) Security Cleared
2 6 (2.79%) SC Cleared
3 4 (1.86%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (0.93%) HL7
2 1 (0.47%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.47%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.47%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 40 (18.60%) Microsoft
2 27 (12.56%) Oracle
3 5 (2.33%) AccuRev
4 2 (0.93%) Telerik
4 2 (0.93%) SAP
5 1 (0.47%) Charles River
5 1 (0.47%) JD Edwards
5 1 (0.47%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (0.47%) Cisco
5 1 (0.47%) Interwoven
5 1 (0.47%) Business Objects
5 1 (0.47%) Sybase
5 1 (0.47%) Infragistics
5 1 (0.47%) Capita
5 1 (0.47%) DevExpress
5 1 (0.47%) Sitecore
London
Senitor Associates
Rate: £200 - £220 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
G2 Recruitment Solutions Ltd.
Posted: 5 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £300 - £340 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Newport
Computer Futures
Rate: £200 - £270 per day + competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
Newport
Computer Futures
Rate: £200 - £250 per day + competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
Oxford
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £250-£280pd
Posted: 20 days ago