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 22 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
South East / Kent
Rank 30 46 -
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 13 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 4.76% 0.86% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 13.68% 1.75% -
Number of daily rates quoted 10 3 0
Median daily rate £388 £325 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.23% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £333 £325
% change year-on-year
-2.25% +2.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.75 £27.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+40.90% -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 Kent region.

Programming Languages Category
Kent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
95 171 121
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 34.80% 49.00% 44.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 145 71
Median daily rate £338 £340 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.73% -9.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £284 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £500 £467
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 5
Median hourly rate - £15.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -62.50%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +11.11%

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 22 February 2017.

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 22 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
Sevenoaks - 3 £248 -
Maidstone +9 2 £354 -11.56%
VB.NET
South East

VB.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 22 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 Kent region with a requirement for VB.NET.

1 15 (100.00%) .NET
2 13 (86.67%) SQL Server
2 13 (86.67%) SQL
3 11 (73.33%) C#
4 10 (66.67%) ASP.NET
4 10 (66.67%) MVC
4 10 (66.67%) ASP.NET MVC
5 9 (60.00%) Team Foundation Server
6 7 (46.67%) Prototyping
6 7 (46.67%) ASP.NET Web API
6 7 (46.67%) ADO.NET
6 7 (46.67%) Client/Server
6 7 (46.67%) Oracle
6 7 (46.67%) MVVM
6 7 (46.67%) Moq
6 7 (46.67%) Unit Testing
6 7 (46.67%) Continuous Integration
6 7 (46.67%) MSBuild
6 7 (46.67%) Caliburn.Micro
6 7 (46.67%) NUnit
6 7 (46.67%) WinForms
6 7 (46.67%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
6 7 (46.67%) ReSharper
6 7 (46.67%) WCF
6 7 (46.67%) WPF
6 7 (46.67%) LINQ
7 5 (33.33%) HTML
7 5 (33.33%) JavaScript
7 5 (33.33%) T-SQL
8 4 (26.67%) VB

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 (6.67%) Fireworks
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (86.67%) SQL Server
2 3 (20.00%) MS Access
2 3 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (13.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 9 (60.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (46.67%) Moq
2 7 (46.67%) MSBuild
2 7 (46.67%) NUnit
2 7 (46.67%) ReSharper
3 2 (13.33%) HP UFT
3 2 (13.33%) Selenium
3 2 (13.33%) SoapUI
3 2 (13.33%) SpecFlow
4 1 (6.67%) Bitbucket
4 1 (6.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (13.33%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 12 (80.00%) Developer
2 10 (66.67%) .NET Developer
3 9 (60.00%) SQL Developer
4 7 (46.67%) Oracle Developer
4 7 (46.67%) WCF Developer
4 7 (46.67%) WinForms Developer
4 7 (46.67%) WPF Developer
5 4 (26.67%) C# .NET Developer
5 4 (26.67%) C# Developer
6 2 (13.33%) QA Tester
6 2 (13.33%) Senior .NET Developer
6 2 (13.33%) Senior C# Developer
6 2 (13.33%) Senior Developer
6 2 (13.33%) Senior QA Tester
6 2 (13.33%) Senior SQL Server Developer
6 2 (13.33%) Senior Tester
6 2 (13.33%) Senior VB.NET Developer
6 2 (13.33%) SQL Server Developer
6 2 (13.33%) Tester
6 2 (13.33%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (100.00%) .NET
2 10 (66.67%) ASP.NET
2 10 (66.67%) ASP.NET MVC
3 7 (46.67%) ADO.NET
3 7 (46.67%) ASP.NET Web API
3 7 (46.67%) Caliburn.Micro
3 7 (46.67%) LINQ
3 7 (46.67%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
3 7 (46.67%) WCF
3 7 (46.67%) WinForms
3 7 (46.67%) WPF
4 5 (33.33%) HTML
5 4 (26.67%) CSS
6 3 (20.00%) .NET Framework
7 2 (13.33%) AngularJS
7 2 (13.33%) Gherkin
7 2 (13.33%) SOAP
7 2 (13.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 7 (46.67%) Client/Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (66.67%) MVC
2 7 (46.67%) Continuous Integration
2 7 (46.67%) MVVM
2 7 (46.67%) Prototyping
2 7 (46.67%) Unit Testing
3 4 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (13.33%) Automated Testing
4 2 (13.33%) Defect Management
4 2 (13.33%) Matrix Management
4 2 (13.33%) QA Automation
4 2 (13.33%) Scrum
4 2 (13.33%) UML
5 1 (6.67%) SDLC
5 1 (6.67%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 13 (86.67%) SQL
2 11 (73.33%) C#
3 5 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 5 (33.33%) T-SQL
4 4 (26.67%) VB
5 2 (13.33%) TypeScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (46.67%) Oracle
2 2 (13.33%) Microsoft