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 29 July 2016 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
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
Rank 403 348 268
Rank change year-on-year
-55 -80
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 272 340 428
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.51% 0.60% 0.78%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.28% 1.57% 2.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 179 228 275
Median daily rate £338 £338 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £409
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £295
% change year-on-year
- +10.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 6
Median hourly rate £28.75 £42.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.35% +70.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £42.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-23.52% +70.00%

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
21329 21615 20237
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 39.60% 37.85% 36.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 14632 14534 12959
Median daily rate £425 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 448 442 410
Median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.05 £18.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £52.17 £55.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%

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 29 July 2016.

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 29 July 2016.

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 29 July 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
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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 -50 245 £340 +0.74% 216
London -26 77 £375 -8.25% 28
South West 0 37 £315 -13.10% 20
South East -8 32 £366 +4.64% 32
North West +20 27 £269 -8.11% 34
East Midlands +3 23 £400 +33.33% 28
Wiltshire +17 19 £315 -21.25% 1
Scotland +10 19 £275 -15.38% 2
Swindon +19 18 £315 -21.25%
Hampshire +6 18 £375 +7.14% 11
Northamptonshire +6 17 £413 +47.32% 7
Yorkshire -7 16 £325 +4.41% 19
Northampton +10 15 £425 +70.00% 4
City of London +18 14 £330 -22.35% 2
West Midlands -50 14 £331 +10.41% 38
Manchester +5 10 £288 +12.74% 23
North East -36 10 £308 -24.30% 5
Bristol +7 9 £370 +0.33% 2
Lancashire +4 9 £263 -19.23% 1
Surrey -5 9 £358 +24.34% 8
Tyne and Wear -40 9 £308 -8.88% 5
East of England -1 8 £228 -30.00% 12
West Yorkshire -11 8 £370 +19.35% 15
Leeds -2 7 £370 +16.53% 8
South Yorkshire -6 7 £315 -13.10% 1
Cheshire +5 6 £225 - 8
Newcastle upon Tyne -38 6 £308 -8.88% 3
Erskine - 6 £275 -
Aberdeen - 6 - -
Renfrewshire - 6 £275 -

VB.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 July 2016, 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.

1 546 (100.00%) .NET
2 390 (71.43%) C#
3 328 (60.07%) SQL
4 314 (57.51%) SQL Server
5 244 (44.69%) ASP.NET
6 183 (33.52%) Microsoft
7 161 (29.49%) JavaScript
8 148 (27.11%) HTML
9 135 (24.73%) VB
9 135 (24.73%) Agile Software Development
10 134 (24.54%) MVC
11 130 (23.81%) .NET Framework
12 125 (22.89%) Windows
13 119 (21.79%) CSS
13 119 (21.79%) XML
14 113 (20.70%) T-SQL
15 108 (19.78%) jQuery
16 99 (18.13%) Web Services
17 94 (17.22%) Finance
18 90 (16.48%) Visual Studio
19 87 (15.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
20 79 (14.47%) MS Excel
21 78 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
22 77 (14.10%) Oracle
23 73 (13.37%) VB6
24 69 (12.64%) ASP.NET MVC
25 61 (11.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
25 61 (11.17%) Java
26 60 (10.99%) SQL Server 2008
26 60 (10.99%) SDLC

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 59 (10.81%) IIS
2 57 (10.44%) SharePoint
3 31 (5.68%) CMS
4 29 (5.31%) Sitecore CMS
5 23 (4.21%) SharePoint 2013
6 15 (2.75%) SharePoint Server
7 12 (2.20%) BizTalk Server
7 12 (2.20%) MS Exchange
8 8 (1.47%) SharePoint 2010
8 8 (1.47%) WordPress
9 7 (1.28%) Apache
10 5 (0.92%) Drupal
10 5 (0.92%) Joomla!
11 4 (0.73%) Exchange Server 2010
11 4 (0.73%) Exchange Server 2013
11 4 (0.73%) K2 blackpearl
12 3 (0.55%) Documentum
13 1 (0.18%) Exchange Server 2007
13 1 (0.18%) Oracle Workflow
13 1 (0.18%) WebSphere
Applications
1 79 (14.47%) MS Excel
2 32 (5.86%) MS Office
3 5 (0.92%) Spreadsheet
4 3 (0.55%) Simulink
5 2 (0.37%) InfoPath
6 1 (0.18%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.18%) Revit
6 1 (0.18%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 4 (0.73%) Dynamics CRM
1 4 (0.73%) Visualfiles
2 1 (0.18%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (0.18%) Cognos TM1
2 1 (0.18%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.18%) Endur
2 1 (0.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 31 (5.68%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (2.20%) Office 365
3 8 (1.47%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (1.10%) SaaS
5 3 (0.55%) Azure Active Directory
6 2 (0.37%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 2 (0.37%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (0.37%) Amazon ELB
6 2 (0.37%) Amazon S3
6 2 (0.37%) AWS CloudFormation
6 2 (0.37%) Route 53
6 2 (0.37%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 1 (0.18%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.18%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 26 (4.76%) HTTP
2 24 (4.40%) Internet
3 14 (2.56%) SSL
4 6 (1.10%) DNS
4 6 (1.10%) LDAP
5 4 (0.73%) Firewall
5 4 (0.73%) Network Security
5 4 (0.73%) SAN
6 3 (0.55%) Intranet
6 3 (0.55%) Kerberos
7 2 (0.37%) DHCP
7 2 (0.37%) DVB
7 2 (0.37%) FTP
7 2 (0.37%) SMTP
8 1 (0.18%) RS-232
8 1 (0.18%) RS-422
8 1 (0.18%) RS-485
8 1 (0.18%) TCP/IP
8 1 (0.18%) VPN
8 1 (0.18%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 314 (57.51%) SQL Server
2 87 (15.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 61 (11.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 60 (10.99%) SQL Server 2008
5 53 (9.71%) SQL Server 2012
6 36 (6.59%) Relational Database
7 28 (5.13%) SQL Server 2005
8 23 (4.21%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 17 (3.11%) Oracle Database
10 13 (2.38%) MS Access
10 13 (2.38%) MySQL
10 13 (2.38%) RDBMS
11 12 (2.20%) Crystal Reports
11 12 (2.20%) MongoDB
12 10 (1.83%) Big Data
12 10 (1.83%) Data Warehouse
13 9 (1.65%) Hadoop
14 8 (1.47%) SQL Server 2014
15 7 (1.28%) Datazen
15 7 (1.28%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 90 (16.48%) Visual Studio
2 78 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
3 21 (3.85%) NUnit
4 16 (2.93%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 15 (2.75%) JIRA
6 10 (1.83%) Jenkins
7 9 (1.65%) SpecFlow
8 8 (1.47%) Subversion
9 7 (1.28%) MSBuild
10 6 (1.10%) Git (software)
10 6 (1.10%) MSI
11 5 (0.92%) Moq
11 5 (0.92%) Rational DOORS
11 5 (0.92%) Selenium
12 4 (0.73%) Ant
12 4 (0.73%) Eclipse
13 3 (0.55%) Maven
13 3 (0.55%) WebDriver
14 2 (0.37%) Cucumber
14 2 (0.37%) LoadRunner
General
1 94 (17.22%) Finance
2 31 (5.68%) Banking
3 21 (3.85%) Marketing
4 20 (3.66%) Advertising
5 12 (2.20%) Investment Banking
5 12 (2.20%) Manufacturing
6 10 (1.83%) German Language
7 9 (1.65%) Legal
7 9 (1.65%) Retail
8 6 (1.10%) French Language
8 6 (1.10%) Italian Language
8 6 (1.10%) Spanish Language
9 5 (0.92%) Front Office
9 5 (0.92%) Law
10 4 (0.73%) Electronics
10 4 (0.73%) Games
11 3 (0.55%) Back Office
12 2 (0.37%) Pharmaceutical
12 2 (0.37%) Publishing
13 1 (0.18%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 409 (74.91%) Developer
2 275 (50.37%) .NET Developer
3 139 (25.46%) VB.NET Developer
4 106 (19.41%) C# Developer
5 88 (16.12%) C# .NET Developer
6 81 (14.84%) SQL Developer
7 52 (9.52%) ASP.NET Developer
8 39 (7.14%) C# VB.NET Developer
9 35 (6.41%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
10 30 (5.49%) Analyst
11 29 (5.31%) SharePoint Developer
12 25 (4.58%) SQL Server Developer
12 25 (4.58%) Support Engineer
13 22 (4.03%) C# ASP.NET Developer
14 20 (3.66%) Senior Developer
15 18 (3.30%) Software Developer
16 17 (3.11%) .NET Software Developer
16 17 (3.11%) Applications Developer
16 17 (3.11%) Sitecore Developer
16 17 (3.11%) WinForms Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 546 (100.00%) .NET
2 244 (44.69%) ASP.NET
3 148 (27.11%) HTML
4 130 (23.81%) .NET Framework
5 119 (21.79%) CSS
5 119 (21.79%) XML
6 108 (19.78%) jQuery
7 99 (18.13%) Web Services
8 69 (12.64%) ASP.NET MVC
9 53 (9.71%) HTML5
10 49 (8.97%) WinForms
11 41 (7.51%) WCF
12 39 (7.14%) WPF
13 38 (6.96%) AngularJS
14 30 (5.49%) Ajax
14 30 (5.49%) ASP.NET Web API
14 30 (5.49%) JSON
15 28 (5.13%) Entity Framework
16 25 (4.58%) ASP.NET Web Forms
17 24 (4.40%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 42 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (4.03%) Computer Science
3 17 (3.11%) N-Tier
4 15 (2.75%) Enterprise Software
4 15 (2.75%) iPad
5 13 (2.38%) Management Information System
6 9 (1.65%) STB
7 8 (1.47%) Inversion of Control
7 8 (1.47%) Mathematics
7 8 (1.47%) Mobile App
8 7 (1.28%) MPEG
9 5 (0.92%) Digital Media
10 4 (0.73%) Clustering
10 4 (0.73%) Fintech
10 4 (0.73%) Replication
11 3 (0.55%) Data Integration
11 3 (0.55%) NHS
11 3 (0.55%) Robotics
11 3 (0.55%) Virtual Team
12 2 (0.37%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 125 (22.89%) Windows
2 17 (3.11%) Windows Server
3 16 (2.93%) Unix
4 13 (2.38%) Linux
4 13 (2.38%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (2.01%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (1.10%) Windows 7
7 5 (0.92%) Windows Mobile
7 5 (0.92%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (0.73%) Windows 8
8 4 (0.73%) Windows Vista
9 3 (0.55%) Apple iOS
10 2 (0.37%) Android
10 2 (0.37%) Embedded Linux
10 2 (0.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (0.37%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 135 (24.73%) Agile Software Development
2 134 (24.54%) MVC
3 60 (10.99%) SDLC
4 54 (9.89%) Web Development
5 49 (8.97%) OO
6 47 (8.61%) Scrum
7 46 (8.42%) TDD
8 36 (6.59%) Business Intelligence
9 33 (6.04%) ITIL
10 32 (5.86%) Continuous Integration
11 27 (4.95%) E-Commerce
12 25 (4.58%) Migration
12 25 (4.58%) Software Engineering
13 23 (4.21%) Unit Testing
14 20 (3.66%) Mentoring
14 20 (3.66%) Release Management
15 19 (3.48%) User Acceptance Testing
16 18 (3.30%) BDD
17 17 (3.11%) Workflow
18 16 (2.93%) Memory Management
Programming Languages
1 390 (71.43%) C#
2 328 (60.07%) SQL
3 161 (29.49%) JavaScript
4 135 (24.73%) VB
5 113 (20.70%) T-SQL
6 73 (13.37%) VB6
7 61 (11.17%) Java
8 51 (9.34%) C++
8 51 (9.34%) VBA
9 49 (8.97%) PowerShell
10 36 (6.59%) VBScript
11 23 (4.21%) C
12 17 (3.11%) PHP
13 15 (2.75%) PL/SQL
14 11 (2.01%) MATLAB
15 10 (1.83%) XAML
16 9 (1.65%) Python
17 7 (1.28%) Ruby
18 5 (0.92%) TypeScript
18 5 (0.92%) XPath
Qualifications
1 40 (7.33%) Degree
2 37 (6.78%) Security Cleared
3 22 (4.03%) SC Cleared
4 12 (2.20%) DV Cleared
4 12 (2.20%) ITIL Certification
5 9 (1.65%) HND
5 9 (1.65%) ISEB
6 8 (1.47%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 8 (1.47%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (0.55%) BPSS Clearance
7 3 (0.55%) MCSD
7 3 (0.55%) MCSE
8 2 (0.37%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (2.56%) SLA
2 11 (2.01%) QA
3 1 (0.18%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.18%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 18 (3.30%) Active Directory
2 6 (1.10%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.18%) BitLocker
3 1 (0.18%) Firmware
3 1 (0.18%) Postfix
3 1 (0.18%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 10 (1.83%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (1.10%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 5 (0.92%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (0.92%) Puppet
4 4 (0.73%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 1 (0.18%) CA Service Virtualization
5 1 (0.18%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 1 (0.18%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.18%) SCCM
5 1 (0.18%) SCOM
5 1 (0.18%) Sun Identity Manager
5 1 (0.18%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 183 (33.52%) Microsoft
2 77 (14.10%) Oracle
3 29 (5.31%) Sitecore
4 15 (2.75%) SAP
5 8 (1.47%) Lumension
5 8 (1.47%) Nintex
6 7 (1.28%) HP
6 7 (1.28%) Remedy
6 7 (1.28%) Telerik
6 7 (1.28%) VMware
7 6 (1.10%) ILOG
8 5 (0.92%) AppDynamics
8 5 (0.92%) Blue Prism
8 5 (0.92%) IBM
8 5 (0.92%) Intel Security
8 5 (0.92%) ServiceNow
8 5 (0.92%) Sun
8 5 (0.92%) Sybase
9 4 (0.73%) Kofax
10 3 (0.55%) LexisNexis
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