The table below looks at the statistics for VB.NET skills in IT contracts advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VB.NET over the 3 months to 25 September 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
Rank 33 38 32
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -6
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 3 4 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 1.22% 1.38% 3.11%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.41% 3.17% 8.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 9
Median daily rate £420 £350 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +40.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £335 £320
% change year-on-year
-4.47% +4.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.25 £41.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-14.54% +17.85%
VB.NET
South East

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

Programming Languages Category
Kent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
88 126 104
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 35.92% 43.45% 35.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 70 57
Median daily rate £350 £338 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% +17.39%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £400 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 6
Median hourly rate - £37.50 £10.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +275.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +11.42%

VB.NET
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Kent 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 Kent

VB.NET
Daily Rate Trend in Kent

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

VB.NET Daily Rate Trend in Kent

VB.NET
Daily Rate Histogram in Kent

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VB.NET across the Kent region over the 3 months to 25 September 2016.

VB.NET Daily Rate Histogram in Kent

VB.NET
Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

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

VB.NET Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

VB.NET
Contract Job Locations in Kent

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 Kent region over the 3 months to 25 September 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
Maidstone -3 2 £420 -
VB.NET
South East

VB.NET
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 Kent region with a requirement for VB.NET.

1 4 (100.00%) .NET
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (75.00%) C#
2 3 (75.00%) HTML
2 3 (75.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 3 (75.00%) CSS
2 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (50.00%) MVC
3 2 (50.00%) Finance
3 2 (50.00%) T-SQL
3 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET
4 1 (25.00%) Oracle
4 1 (25.00%) Regression Testing
4 1 (25.00%) ISEB
4 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database
4 1 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (25.00%) SDLC
4 1 (25.00%) ISTQB
4 1 (25.00%) Web Development
4 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Manual Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (25.00%) SilkTest
4 1 (25.00%) Software Testing

VB.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Kent 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:

Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Spreadsheet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) SilkTest
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) .NET Developer
1 3 (75.00%) Developer
1 3 (75.00%) SQL Developer
1 3 (75.00%) VB.NET Developer
2 2 (50.00%) C# .NET Developer
2 2 (50.00%) C# Developer
2 2 (50.00%) C# VB.NET Developer
2 2 (50.00%) Senior .NET Developer
2 2 (50.00%) Senior C# .NET Developer
2 2 (50.00%) Senior C# Developer
2 2 (50.00%) Senior Developer
2 2 (50.00%) Senior SQL Developer
2 2 (50.00%) Senior SQL Server Developer
2 2 (50.00%) Senior VB.NET Developer
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
2 3 (75.00%) CSS
2 3 (75.00%) HTML
3 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) MVC
3 1 (25.00%) Manual Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Regression Testing
3 1 (25.00%) SDLC
3 1 (25.00%) Software Testing
3 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) C#
1 3 (75.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) ISEB
1 1 (25.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle