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 24 May 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
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
Rank - 34 30
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 0 1 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent - 0.41% 2.59%
As % of the Programming Languages category - 0.84% 6.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Median daily rate - - £290
UK excluding London median daily rate £334 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+2.69% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.25 £35.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-30.71% +9.37%
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
209 119 88
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 51.48% 48.57% 37.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 143 57 42
Median daily rate £380 £338 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.59% -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £303 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £514 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 1
Median hourly rate £40.00 £38.81 £47.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.06% -17.42%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £36.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +1.38%

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
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
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 24 May 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 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (66.67%) T-SQL
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (33.33%) .NET Framework
3 1 (33.33%) Unit Testing
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (33.33%) WordPress
3 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (33.33%) Waterfall
3 1 (33.33%) Entity Framework
3 1 (33.33%) AngularJS
3 1 (33.33%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (33.33%) MVC
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) Subversion
3 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) C#
3 1 (33.33%) PHP
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (33.33%) VSS/SourceSafe

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
1 1 (33.33%) SharePoint 2013
1 1 (33.33%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Subversion
1 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (33.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) .NET Analyst Programmer
2 1 (33.33%) .NET Programmer
2 1 (33.33%) Analyst Programmer
2 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET Programmer
2 1 (33.33%) C# Programmer
2 1 (33.33%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) PHP Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Programmer
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Programmer
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) SSIS Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) SSRS Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) T-SQL Programmer
2 1 (33.33%) VB.NET Analyst Programmer
2 1 (33.33%) VB.NET Programmer
2 1 (33.33%) WordPress Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET
3 1 (33.33%) .NET Framework
3 1 (33.33%) AngularJS
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (33.33%) Entity Framework
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (33.33%) MVC
1 1 (33.33%) Unit Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) T-SQL
3 1 (33.33%) C#
3 1 (33.33%) PHP
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft