The table below looks at the statistics for VB.NET skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VB.NET over the 3 months to 25 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
East of England / Hertfordshire
Rank 54 53 50
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -3
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 2 1 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.34% 0.17% 1.72%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.03% 0.55% 4.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 6
Median daily rate £198 £300 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-34.16% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £184 £300 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £212 £300 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £328 £325
% change year-on-year
-0.76% +0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 in the Hertfordshire region.

Programming Languages Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
194 182 222
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 32.94% 30.18% 34.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 116 98 105
Median daily rate £363 £375 £351
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +6.99%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £216 £285 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £595 £600 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 18 14
Median hourly rate £45.71 £49.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.66% +32.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.72 £37.50 £32.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £50.00 £40.00
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 in Hertfordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 Hertfordshire

VB.NET
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

VB.NET Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

VB.NET
Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

VB.NET Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

VB.NET
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 25 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 across the Hertfordshire region with a requirement for VB.NET.

1 5 (100.00%) .NET
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (80.00%) C#
2 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (60.00%) ASP.NET
4 2 (40.00%) SOAP
4 2 (40.00%) Web Services
4 2 (40.00%) Windows
4 2 (40.00%) Scrum
4 2 (40.00%) WinForms
4 2 (40.00%) SQL
4 2 (40.00%) TDD
4 2 (40.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (20.00%) Web Development
5 1 (20.00%) jQuery
5 1 (20.00%) HTML
5 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
5 1 (20.00%) CSS

VB.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) .NET Developer
1 3 (60.00%) Developer
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Developer
2 2 (40.00%) .NET Architect
2 2 (40.00%) .NET Solutions Architect
2 2 (40.00%) Architect
2 2 (40.00%) C# Architect
2 2 (40.00%) Solutions Architect
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Architect
3 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (20.00%) HTML CSS Developer
3 1 (20.00%) HTML Developer
3 1 (20.00%) JavaScript Developer
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Developer
3 1 (20.00%) VB.NET Developer
3 1 (20.00%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) .NET
2 3 (60.00%) ASP.NET
3 2 (40.00%) SOAP
3 2 (40.00%) Web Services
3 2 (40.00%) WinForms
4 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 1 (20.00%) CSS
4 1 (20.00%) HTML
4 1 (20.00%) jQuery
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) Scrum
2 2 (40.00%) TDD
3 1 (20.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) C#
2 2 (40.00%) SQL
3 1 (20.00%) JavaScript