The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had VB.NET Programmer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 3 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VB.NET Programmer
Rank 644 633 624
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -9
Contract jobs requiring a VB.NET Programmer 3 7 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.005% 0.013% 0.011%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.006% 0.013% 0.011%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 4
Median daily rate £400 £281 £253
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.22% +11.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £235 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £414 £333 £288
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £288 £253
% change year-on-year
+21.73% +13.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
52745 52880 52258
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.86% 94.75% 94.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 34373 32080 31881
Median daily rate £425 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £243 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1528 2113 2153
Median hourly rate £17.95 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.54% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.40 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.28 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+7.50% -

VB.NET Programmer
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of IT contracts that featured VB.NET Programmer in the job title.

VB.NET Programmer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

VB.NET Programmer
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing VB.NET Programmer within the UK.

VB.NET Programmer Daily Rate Trend in the UK

VB.NET Programmer
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing VB.NET Programmer within the UK.

VB.NET Programmer Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

VB.NET Programmer
Top 7 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VB.NET Programmer within the UK over the 3 months to 3 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -25 3 £400 +42.22% 1
South East -3 2 £350 -7.40% 1
London -25 1 £418 +75.78%
City of London - 1 £418 -
Maidstone - 1 £400 -
Kent - 1 £400 - 1
Surrey - 1 £300 -

VB.NET Programmer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 May 2016, VB.NET Programmer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads featuring VB.NET Programmer in the job title.

1 4 (100.00%) VB.NET
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (50.00%) C#
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) T-SQL
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (25.00%) Web Application Development
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (25.00%) HTML5
3 1 (25.00%) Waterfall
3 1 (25.00%) CSS3
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (25.00%) WPF
3 1 (25.00%) Unit Testing
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (25.00%) Data Integration
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (25.00%) CAPI
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (25.00%) HTML
3 1 (25.00%) Migration
3 1 (25.00%) WinForms
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) Subversion
3 1 (25.00%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (25.00%) IIS
3 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio
3 1 (25.00%) VSS/SourceSafe

VB.NET Programmer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (25.00%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (25.00%) SPSS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (25.00%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Subversion
1 1 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (25.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
2 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (25.00%) Classic ASP
2 1 (25.00%) CSS
2 1 (25.00%) CSS3
2 1 (25.00%) HTML
2 1 (25.00%) HTML5
2 1 (25.00%) Web Services
2 1 (25.00%) WinForms
2 1 (25.00%) WPF
2 1 (25.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (25.00%) CAPI
1 1 (25.00%) Migration
1 1 (25.00%) OO
1 1 (25.00%) Unit Testing
1 1 (25.00%) Waterfall
1 1 (25.00%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) VB.NET
2 2 (50.00%) C#
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) T-SQL
3 1 (25.00%) Python
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) IBM
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft