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 24 November 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
24 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VB.NET Developer
Rank 546 487 442
Rank change year-on-year
-59 -45
Contract jobs requiring a VB.NET Developer 70 98 141
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.12% 0.19% 0.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.20% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 65 64
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90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £225 £247
10% offered a daily rate of more than £378 £400 £371
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £300
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 12
Average hourly rate £26.00 - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 - £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
51713 48167 48748
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 90.71% 92.71% 93.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 32673 29142 27386
Average daily rate £400 £400 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £570
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2104 2096 2586
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.50 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -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 24 November 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 24 November 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 -50 65 £300 - 46
London +37 31 £295 -34.44% 3
South East -32 14 £375 - 13
West Midlands -25 6 £313 +38.88% 5
Brentford - 6 £247 -
City of London +19 4 £304 -42.14%
Coventry -2 4 - -
East of England -15 4 £300 - 2
Yorkshire -31 4 £320 +6.66% 3
Oxfordshire -24 3 £375 +33.92% 4
Gloucestershire - 3 £248 - 9
South West - 3 £248 - 12
East Midlands -3 2 - - 2
Glasgow -5 2 - - 2
Scotland -6 2 - - 3
Northampton -7 2 - -
Surrey -9 2 £375 - 2
Buckinghamshire -11 2 £325 +8.33%
Milton Keynes -11 2 £325 -
Northamptonshire -13 2 - - 2
South Wales -23 2 £265 -10.92% 1
Wales -28 2 £265 -10.92% 1
Abingdon - 2 £375 - 1
South Yorkshire 0 1 £130 - 1
Sheffield -3 1 £130 -
York -5 1 £320 +6.66% 1
North Yorkshire -15 1 £320 +6.66% 2
Leeds -15 1 - -
West Yorkshire -16 1 - -
Staffordshire - 1 £313 - 1

VB.NET Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 November 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.

1 151 (100.00%) VB.NET
1 151 (100.00%) .NET
2 73 (48.34%) SQL Server
3 59 (39.07%) SQL
4 53 (35.10%) ASP.NET
5 52 (34.44%) C#
6 43 (28.48%) Microsoft
7 38 (25.17%) JavaScript
8 36 (23.84%) jQuery
9 29 (19.21%) MVC
10 26 (17.22%) HTML
10 26 (17.22%) Visual Studio
11 25 (16.56%) CSS
12 23 (15.23%) Windows
12 23 (15.23%) Agile Software Development
13 22 (14.57%) VB
14 21 (13.91%) Finance
14 21 (13.91%) WCF
15 20 (13.25%) XML
16 19 (12.58%) MS Office
16 19 (12.58%) CRM
16 19 (12.58%) Scrum
17 18 (11.92%) VB6
17 18 (11.92%) SharePoint
17 18 (11.92%) E-Commerce
18 17 (11.26%) T-SQL
18 17 (11.26%) WinForms
18 17 (11.26%) .NET Framework
19 16 (10.60%) ASP.NET Web Forms
20 15 (9.93%) Marketing

VB.NET Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 18 (11.92%) SharePoint
2 10 (6.62%) CMS
3 6 (3.97%) WebSphere
4 5 (3.31%) WorkSite
5 4 (2.65%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (1.32%) IIS
6 2 (1.32%) Umbraco
7 1 (0.66%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (0.66%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.66%) Kentico
7 1 (0.66%) Adobe CQ
7 1 (0.66%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.66%) CICS
Applications
1 19 (12.58%) MS Office
2 6 (3.97%) MS Visio
3 4 (2.65%) MS Excel
4 1 (0.66%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 15 (9.93%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.66%) Markit EDM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.66%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 73 (48.34%) SQL Server
2 14 (9.27%) SQL Server 2008
3 12 (7.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 10 (6.62%) SQL Server 2005
4 10 (6.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (1.99%) RDBMS
5 3 (1.99%) Relational Database
6 2 (1.32%) DTS
6 2 (1.32%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.66%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (0.66%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.66%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.66%) DB2
7 1 (0.66%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (0.66%) Cognos Impromptu
Development Applications
1 26 (17.22%) Visual Studio
2 14 (9.27%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (1.32%) JIRA
4 1 (0.66%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (0.66%) NUnit
4 1 (0.66%) Rhino Mocks
4 1 (0.66%) T4 Templates
4 1 (0.66%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 21 (13.91%) Finance
2 15 (9.93%) Marketing
3 5 (3.31%) Banking
4 3 (1.99%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.32%) Retail
5 2 (1.32%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (1.32%) Legal
6 1 (0.66%) Law
6 1 (0.66%) Publishing
6 1 (0.66%) Games
6 1 (0.66%) French Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 151 (100.00%) .NET
2 53 (35.10%) ASP.NET
3 36 (23.84%) jQuery
4 26 (17.22%) HTML
5 25 (16.56%) CSS
6 21 (13.91%) WCF
7 20 (13.25%) XML
8 17 (11.26%) .NET Framework
8 17 (11.26%) WinForms
9 16 (10.60%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 14 (9.27%) Web Services
11 13 (8.61%) WF
12 12 (7.95%) XSLT
13 11 (7.28%) ASP.NET MVC
14 7 (4.64%) Ajax
15 4 (2.65%) WPF
15 4 (2.65%) HTML5
16 3 (1.99%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
16 3 (1.99%) ADO.NET
17 2 (1.32%) Classic ASP
Miscellaneous
1 12 (7.95%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (3.97%) FMCG
3 4 (2.65%) SCADA
4 2 (1.32%) N-Tier
4 2 (1.32%) E-Learning
4 2 (1.32%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.66%) Client/Server
5 1 (0.66%) SCORM
5 1 (0.66%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (0.66%) Blackberry
5 1 (0.66%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.66%) iPad
5 1 (0.66%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 23 (15.23%) Windows
2 1 (0.66%) Android
2 1 (0.66%) Apple iOS
2 1 (0.66%) Windows Phone
2 1 (0.66%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (19.21%) MVC
2 23 (15.23%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (12.58%) Scrum
3 19 (12.58%) CRM
4 18 (11.92%) E-Commerce
5 14 (9.27%) Workflow
6 7 (4.64%) TDD
7 6 (3.97%) Release Management
8 5 (3.31%) Unit Testing
8 5 (3.31%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (2.65%) Kanban
9 4 (2.65%) OO
10 3 (1.99%) OOA/OOD
10 3 (1.99%) Web Application Development
11 2 (1.32%) MVVM
11 2 (1.32%) Software Engineering
11 2 (1.32%) OOP
11 2 (1.32%) ETL
11 2 (1.32%) Project Management
11 2 (1.32%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 151 (100.00%) VB.NET
2 59 (39.07%) SQL
3 52 (34.44%) C#
4 38 (25.17%) JavaScript
5 22 (14.57%) VB
6 18 (11.92%) VB6
7 17 (11.26%) T-SQL
8 6 (3.97%) VBA
9 2 (1.32%) PL/SQL
9 2 (1.32%) VBScript
10 1 (0.66%) Perl
10 1 (0.66%) C++
10 1 (0.66%) COBOL
10 1 (0.66%) Java
10 1 (0.66%) XPath
10 1 (0.66%) XQuery
10 1 (0.66%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.66%) JCL
Qualifications
1 2 (1.32%) Security Cleared
2 1 (0.66%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.32%) QA
2 1 (0.66%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 43 (28.48%) Microsoft
2 8 (5.30%) Oracle
3 5 (3.31%) Interwoven
4 2 (1.32%) Telerik
4 2 (1.32%) AccuRev
5 1 (0.66%) DevExpress
5 1 (0.66%) Capita
5 1 (0.66%) Sitecore
5 1 (0.66%) Charles River
5 1 (0.66%) Sybase
5 1 (0.66%) Adobe
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