The table below looks at the statistics for VB.NET skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VB.NET over the 3 months to 24 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
UK
Rank 367 327 316
Rank change year-on-year
-40 -11
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 247 333 340
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.54% 0.64% 0.65%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.34% 1.68% 1.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 169 243 196
Median daily rate £338 £338 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £275 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
-2.98% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 20
Median hourly rate £39.75 £27.50 £34.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+44.54% -19.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.95 £23.50 £15.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.55 £31.50 £40.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.75 £27.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+44.54% -19.11%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Programming Languages Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
18473 19878 19824
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 40.68% 38.22% 37.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 12733 13507 13054
Median daily rate £430 £418 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.99% +4.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £297 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 424 487 421
Median hourly rate £42.00 £40.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.65 £18.30 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.85 £50.51 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +12.67%

VB.NET
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing VB.NET as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Programming Languages category.

VB.NET Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

VB.NET
Daily Rate Trend

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

VB.NET Daily Rate Trend in the UK

VB.NET
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VB.NET within the UK over the 3 months to 24 February 2017.

VB.NET Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

VB.NET
Hourly Rate Trend

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

VB.NET Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

VB.NET
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VB.NET within the UK over the 3 months to 24 February 2017.

VB.NET Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

VB.NET
Top 30 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 within the UK over the 3 months to 24 February 2017. 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 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 -21 232 £338 -3.57% 176
London +12 77 £375 -6.25% 24
South East +31 59 £350 - 45
South West +32 26 £275 -24.13% 16
East Midlands -15 21 £318 -2.30% 16
North West +20 20 £305 -14.38% 21
Kent +19 15 £375 +15.38% 4
Oxfordshire +15 15 £350 +7.69% 5
Kingston Upon Thames - 13 £388 - 1
West Midlands -21 12 £350 - 32
Hampshire +6 11 £294 -8.20% 8
City of London -5 11 £330 - 4
Leicestershire +8 9 £275 +1.85% 3
Gloucestershire +6 9 £275 -26.66% 1
Yorkshire -4 7 £313 -3.84% 10
Cirencester - 7 £275 -
Berkshire +16 6 £250 -37.50% 5
Oxford +6 6 £350 +16.66% 1
Derbyshire +2 6 £330 -17.50% 3
East of England +1 6 £333 +7.25% 9
Merseyside -1 6 £313 +0.88%
Lancashire - 6 £275 - 3
Manchester +3 5 £276 -7.91% 8
Derby -2 5 £330 -17.50% 1
Liverpool -3 5 £325 +4.00%
Southampton +10 4 £313 +5.93% 4
Maidstone +10 4 £375 -6.25%
North Yorkshire +8 4 £275 -15.38%
Swindon +5 4 - -
Wiltshire +4 4 - -

VB.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing VB.NET also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for VB.NET.

1 528 (99.62%) .NET
2 394 (74.34%) C#
3 312 (58.87%) SQL Server
4 290 (54.72%) SQL
5 212 (40.00%) ASP.NET
6 168 (31.70%) Microsoft
7 166 (31.32%) HTML
8 160 (30.19%) MVC
9 152 (28.68%) Agile Software Development
10 148 (27.92%) CSS
11 139 (26.23%) JavaScript
12 114 (21.51%) T-SQL
13 112 (21.13%) Windows
14 101 (19.06%) XML
15 92 (17.36%) VB
16 84 (15.85%) Oracle
17 82 (15.47%) jQuery
17 82 (15.47%) SQL Server 2008
18 79 (14.91%) Finance
19 75 (14.15%) Web Services
19 75 (14.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
20 69 (13.02%) .NET Framework
21 66 (12.45%) SharePoint
22 65 (12.26%) VB6
23 64 (12.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
24 62 (11.70%) ASP.NET MVC
25 60 (11.32%) Team Foundation Server
25 60 (11.32%) VBA
26 59 (11.13%) MS Excel
26 59 (11.13%) Scrum

VB.NET
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 66 (12.45%) SharePoint
2 36 (6.79%) IIS
3 20 (3.77%) CMS
4 14 (2.64%) SharePoint 2010
5 13 (2.45%) Sitecore CMS
6 12 (2.26%) SharePoint 2013
7 10 (1.89%) BizTalk Server
8 9 (1.70%) Predix
9 8 (1.51%) MS Exchange
10 5 (0.94%) SAS
11 3 (0.57%) Apache
12 2 (0.38%) ColdFusion
12 2 (0.38%) JBoss
12 2 (0.38%) K2 blackpearl
12 2 (0.38%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 2 (0.38%) SharePoint Server
12 2 (0.38%) Tomcat
12 2 (0.38%) Umbraco
12 2 (0.38%) WebSphere
12 2 (0.38%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 59 (11.13%) MS Excel
2 8 (1.51%) MS Office
3 7 (1.32%) Spreadsheet
4 3 (0.57%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.19%) EngageOne
5 1 (0.19%) Fireworks
5 1 (0.19%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 18 (3.40%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.38%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.38%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (0.38%) Sage 50
2 2 (0.38%) SAP FI
2 2 (0.38%) Unit4 Business World
3 1 (0.19%) BusinessWorks
3 1 (0.19%) CODA-Financials
3 1 (0.19%) SAP CO
3 1 (0.19%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (0.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 28 (5.28%) Microsoft Azure
2 17 (3.21%) Office 365
3 8 (1.51%) Boomi
4 7 (1.32%) GitHub
5 5 (0.94%) Amazon AWS
6 2 (0.38%) Oracle CX
7 1 (0.19%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.19%) SaaS
7 1 (0.19%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 7 (1.32%) DNS
2 6 (1.13%) LDAP
3 5 (0.94%) DHCP
3 5 (0.94%) Kerberos
4 4 (0.75%) Intranet
4 4 (0.75%) TCP/IP
5 3 (0.57%) FTP
5 3 (0.57%) HTTP
5 3 (0.57%) NetScaler
5 3 (0.57%) SSL
6 2 (0.38%) Extranet
6 2 (0.38%) Firewall
6 2 (0.38%) SNMP
7 1 (0.19%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (0.19%) Internet
7 1 (0.19%) Skype
7 1 (0.19%) VPN
7 1 (0.19%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 312 (58.87%) SQL Server
2 82 (15.47%) SQL Server 2008
3 75 (14.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 64 (12.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 41 (7.74%) Relational Database
6 36 (6.79%) MS Access
6 36 (6.79%) SQL Server 2005
7 35 (6.60%) SQL Server 2012
8 25 (4.72%) Data Warehouse
9 20 (3.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 19 (3.58%) MongoDB
10 19 (3.58%) SQL Server 2014
11 18 (3.40%) Hadoop
12 17 (3.21%) NoSQL
13 15 (2.83%) Big Data
13 15 (2.83%) Oracle Database
14 13 (2.45%) RDBMS
15 12 (2.26%) SQL Server 2000
16 9 (1.70%) Oracle Database 11g
17 7 (1.32%) DTS
Development Applications
1 60 (11.32%) Team Foundation Server
2 57 (10.75%) Visual Studio
3 18 (3.40%) Eclipse
4 15 (2.83%) Ant
4 15 (2.83%) Gradle
4 15 (2.83%) MSBuild
5 14 (2.64%) Hudson
5 14 (2.64%) Jenkins
6 13 (2.45%) Git (software)
7 11 (2.08%) Selenium
8 10 (1.89%) NUnit
8 10 (1.89%) ReSharper
9 9 (1.70%) Moq
10 8 (1.51%) JIRA
11 7 (1.32%) Subversion
12 6 (1.13%) SpecFlow
13 5 (0.94%) SoapUI
14 3 (0.57%) Dreamweaver
14 3 (0.57%) SilkTest
14 3 (0.57%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 79 (14.91%) Finance
2 43 (8.11%) Advertising
3 27 (5.09%) Banking
4 17 (3.21%) Manufacturing
4 17 (3.21%) Retail
5 14 (2.64%) Automotive
6 10 (1.89%) Front Office
6 10 (1.89%) Investment Banking
7 6 (1.13%) Games
8 4 (0.75%) Back Office
9 3 (0.57%) Billing
9 3 (0.57%) Marketing
9 3 (0.57%) Publishing
9 3 (0.57%) Telecoms
10 1 (0.19%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.19%) Dutch Language
10 1 (0.19%) French Language
10 1 (0.19%) Legal
10 1 (0.19%) Local Government
10 1 (0.19%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 424 (80.00%) Developer
2 283 (53.40%) .NET Developer
3 141 (26.60%) C# Developer
4 126 (23.77%) C# .NET Developer
5 100 (18.87%) VB.NET Developer
6 69 (13.02%) SQL Developer
7 46 (8.68%) C# VB.NET Developer
8 31 (5.85%) ASP.NET Developer
9 28 (5.28%) WinForms Developer
10 26 (4.91%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
10 26 (4.91%) Senior Developer
11 25 (4.72%) Analyst
12 24 (4.53%) SQL Server Developer
13 23 (4.34%) C# ASP.NET Developer
14 22 (4.15%) VB Developer
15 20 (3.77%) Oracle Developer
15 20 (3.77%) Software Developer
16 19 (3.58%) Access Developer
17 18 (3.40%) VB6 Developer
18 17 (3.21%) Microsoft Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 528 (99.62%) .NET
2 212 (40.00%) ASP.NET
3 166 (31.32%) HTML
4 148 (27.92%) CSS
5 101 (19.06%) XML
6 82 (15.47%) jQuery
7 75 (14.15%) Web Services
8 69 (13.02%) .NET Framework
9 62 (11.70%) ASP.NET MVC
10 58 (10.94%) WCF
10 58 (10.94%) WinForms
11 52 (9.81%) Ajax
11 52 (9.81%) LINQ
12 48 (9.06%) WPF
13 37 (6.98%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 31 (5.85%) ASP.NET Web API
15 30 (5.66%) AngularJS
16 29 (5.47%) HTML5
17 22 (4.15%) LINQ to SQL
18 21 (3.96%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 35 (6.60%) Analytical Skills
2 24 (4.53%) N-Tier
3 22 (4.15%) Client/Server
4 13 (2.45%) SCADA
5 6 (1.13%) PKI
6 5 (0.94%) Clustering
6 5 (0.94%) Enterprise Software
6 5 (0.94%) NHS
6 5 (0.94%) STB
7 4 (0.75%) MPEG
7 4 (0.75%) Replication
8 3 (0.57%) Mobile App
8 3 (0.57%) Reinsurance
8 3 (0.57%) Robotics
8 3 (0.57%) User Experience
9 2 (0.38%) Computer Science
9 2 (0.38%) Life Science
9 2 (0.38%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.19%) AS400
10 1 (0.19%) Biotechnology
Operating Systems
1 112 (21.13%) Windows
2 27 (5.09%) Linux
3 22 (4.15%) Windows Server
4 15 (2.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 12 (2.26%) Unix
5 12 (2.26%) Windows 10
5 12 (2.26%) Windows XP
6 10 (1.89%) Windows Server 2012
7 8 (1.51%) Windows Server 2008
8 7 (1.32%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (0.75%) Android
9 4 (0.75%) Apple iOS
10 2 (0.38%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.19%) CentOS
11 1 (0.19%) Solaris
11 1 (0.19%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.19%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 160 (30.19%) MVC
2 152 (28.68%) Agile Software Development
3 59 (11.13%) Scrum
4 54 (10.19%) Unit Testing
5 45 (8.49%) TDD
6 41 (7.74%) SDLC
7 37 (6.98%) Migration
8 33 (6.23%) Web Development
9 32 (6.04%) Continuous Integration
10 30 (5.66%) OO
11 29 (5.47%) OOP
12 27 (5.09%) Business Intelligence
13 22 (4.15%) ERP
14 18 (3.40%) E-Commerce
14 18 (3.40%) Stakeholder Management
14 18 (3.40%) UML
15 17 (3.21%) ETL
15 17 (3.21%) Mathematics
15 17 (3.21%) Mentoring
15 17 (3.21%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 394 (74.34%) C#
2 290 (54.72%) SQL
3 139 (26.23%) JavaScript
4 114 (21.51%) T-SQL
5 92 (17.36%) VB
6 65 (12.26%) VB6
7 60 (11.32%) VBA
8 50 (9.43%) Java
9 24 (4.53%) Python
10 19 (3.58%) C++
11 17 (3.21%) PowerShell
12 14 (2.64%) C
12 14 (2.64%) Perl
12 14 (2.64%) PL/SQL
12 14 (2.64%) VBScript
13 8 (1.51%) PHP
14 5 (0.94%) VC++
14 5 (0.94%) X++
15 4 (0.75%) TypeScript
16 3 (0.57%) XAML
Qualifications
1 41 (7.74%) Security Cleared
2 27 (5.09%) Degree
3 17 (3.21%) SC Cleared
4 14 (2.64%) DV Cleared
5 10 (1.89%) ISEB
6 6 (1.13%) CTC Cleared
7 5 (0.94%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 4 (0.75%) ISTQB
8 4 (0.75%) ITIL Certification
8 4 (0.75%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (0.38%) BC Cleared
10 1 (0.19%) CESG Certified Professional
10 1 (0.19%) Citrix Certification
10 1 (0.19%) HNC
10 1 (0.19%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 1 (0.19%) MCSD
10 1 (0.19%) MCSE
10 1 (0.19%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (4.72%) QA
2 4 (0.75%) Disclosure Scotland
3 3 (0.57%) ISO 9000
4 2 (0.38%) SLA
4 2 (0.38%) Solvency II
5 1 (0.19%) Basel II
5 1 (0.19%) Basel III
5 1 (0.19%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.19%) MiFID
5 1 (0.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 11 (2.08%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.57%) Docker
3 1 (0.19%) MetaFrame
3 1 (0.19%) Samba
3 1 (0.19%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.19%) vSphere
3 1 (0.19%) XenApp
3 1 (0.19%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 10 (1.89%) Puppet
2 9 (1.70%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (1.13%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 5 (0.94%) HP Quality Center
4 5 (0.94%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.19%) MIIS
5 1 (0.19%) SCCM
Vendors
1 168 (31.70%) Microsoft
2 84 (15.85%) Oracle
3 18 (3.40%) Sitecore
4 17 (3.21%) SAP
5 15 (2.83%) Red Hat
6 10 (1.89%) Xamarin
7 8 (1.51%) Dell
8 7 (1.32%) Blue Prism
9 6 (1.13%) AppDynamics
9 6 (1.13%) Cisco
9 6 (1.13%) ServiceNow
10 5 (0.94%) Intel Security
10 5 (0.94%) Symantec
11 4 (0.75%) DevExpress
11 4 (0.75%) ILOG
11 4 (0.75%) VMware
12 3 (0.57%) Citrix
12 3 (0.57%) Remedy
12 3 (0.57%) Teradata
13 2 (0.38%) TIBCO
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