The table below looks at the statistics for VB.NET skills in IT contracts advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VB.NET over the 3 months to 28 June 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
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
Rank 54 57 47
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -10
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 5 5 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 1.04% 0.78% 1.87%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.75% 2.50% 5.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 8
Median daily rate £351 £235 £165
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+49.46% +42.42%
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £289
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +12.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £32.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.63 £42.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-16.17% +32.81%
VB.NET
East of England

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

Programming Languages Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
182 200 183
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 37.68% 31.35% 34.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 116 96
Median daily rate £313 £370 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.54% +13.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £250 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 15 25
Median hourly rate £33.50 £40.60 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.48% +1.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.00 £37.45 £28.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.25 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%

VB.NET
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

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

VB.NET Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

VB.NET
Daily Rate Trend in Essex

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

VB.NET Daily Rate Trend in Essex

VB.NET
Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VB.NET across the Essex region over the 3 months to 28 June 2016.

VB.NET Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

VB.NET
Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

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

VB.NET Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

VB.NET
Contract Job Locations in Essex

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 Essex region over the 3 months to 28 June 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
Brentwood 0 2 £351 +49.46% 1
Chelmsford +10 1 - -
VB.NET
East of England

VB.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 across the Essex region with a requirement for VB.NET.

1 9 (100.00%) .NET
2 6 (66.67%) SQL
3 5 (55.56%) Windows
3 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (44.44%) iPad
4 4 (44.44%) C#
4 4 (44.44%) WCF
5 2 (22.22%) .NET Framework
5 2 (22.22%) Finance
5 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
5 2 (22.22%) Linux
5 2 (22.22%) MVC
5 2 (22.22%) Software Engineering
6 1 (11.11%) Embedded Linux
6 1 (11.11%) TDD
6 1 (11.11%) VB6
6 1 (11.11%) Autofac
6 1 (11.11%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (11.11%) AutoMapper
6 1 (11.11%) SDLC
6 1 (11.11%) Cross-Platform Development
6 1 (11.11%) Electronics
6 1 (11.11%) C
6 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET
6 1 (11.11%) SOAP
6 1 (11.11%) Web Services
6 1 (11.11%) XML
6 1 (11.11%) C++
6 1 (11.11%) HTML

VB.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Essex 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 2 (22.22%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 7 (77.78%) Developer
2 6 (66.67%) .NET Developer
3 5 (55.56%) VB.NET Developer
4 2 (22.22%) Software Engineer
5 1 (11.11%) .NET Software Developer
5 1 (11.11%) Developer/Software Engineer
5 1 (11.11%) Embedded Engineer
5 1 (11.11%) Embedded Linux Engineer
5 1 (11.11%) Embedded Linux Software Engineer
5 1 (11.11%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 1 (11.11%) Kernel Engineer
5 1 (11.11%) Kernel Software Engineer
5 1 (11.11%) Linux Engineer
5 1 (11.11%) Linux Systems Engineer
5 1 (11.11%) Software Developer
5 1 (11.11%) VB Developer
5 1 (11.11%) VB6 Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (100.00%) .NET
2 4 (44.44%) WCF
3 2 (22.22%) .NET Framework
4 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET
4 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (11.11%) Autofac
4 1 (11.11%) AutoMapper
4 1 (11.11%) HTML
4 1 (11.11%) SOAP
4 1 (11.11%) Web Services
4 1 (11.11%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) iPad
2 1 (11.11%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (11.11%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 5 (55.56%) Windows
2 2 (22.22%) Linux
3 1 (11.11%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (22.22%) MVC
2 2 (22.22%) Software Engineering
3 1 (11.11%) Cross-Platform Development
3 1 (11.11%) Dependency Injection
3 1 (11.11%) SDLC
3 1 (11.11%) TDD
3 1 (11.11%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (66.67%) SQL
2 4 (44.44%) C#
3 1 (11.11%) C
3 1 (11.11%) C++
3 1 (11.11%) T-SQL
3 1 (11.11%) VB
3 1 (11.11%) VB6
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) Degree