The table below looks at the statistics for VB.NET skills in IT contracts advertised for the Milton Keynes region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VB.NET over the 3 months to 19 January 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
Buckinghamshire / Milton Keynes
Rank 57 67 62
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -5
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 3 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.49% 0.28% 0.62%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.94% 0.79% 2.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Median daily rate - £675 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £48.75 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-17.94% +43.38%

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

Programming Languages Category
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
155 254 221
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 25.29% 35.23% 27.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 143 112
Median daily rate £350 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £280 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £600 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 8
Median hourly rate £37.50 £14.00 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+167.85% -24.32%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £40.00 £35.18
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +13.71%

VB.NET
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 Milton Keynes

VB.NET
Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

VB.NET Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

VB.NET
Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

VB.NET Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

VB.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 19 January 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 Milton Keynes region with a requirement for VB.NET.

1 6 (100.00%) HTML
1 6 (100.00%) C#
1 6 (100.00%) .NET
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (83.33%) Linux
2 5 (83.33%) UML
2 5 (83.33%) JMS
2 5 (83.33%) Eclipse
2 5 (83.33%) Red Hat
2 5 (83.33%) Scrum
2 5 (83.33%) Java
2 5 (83.33%) SQL Server
2 5 (83.33%) Ant
2 5 (83.33%) EJB
2 5 (83.33%) CSS
2 5 (83.33%) Web Services
2 5 (83.33%) XML
2 5 (83.33%) XSLT
2 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (83.33%) TDD
2 5 (83.33%) Java EE
2 5 (83.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 5 (83.33%) Hadoop
2 5 (83.33%) High Availability
2 5 (83.33%) MapReduce
2 5 (83.33%) Big Data
2 5 (83.33%) Gradle
3 4 (66.67%) Jenkins
3 4 (66.67%) Open Source
3 4 (66.67%) MongoDB

VB.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes 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 (83.33%) Big Data
1 5 (83.33%) Hadoop
1 5 (83.33%) SQL Server
2 4 (66.67%) MongoDB
2 4 (66.67%) NoSQL
2 4 (66.67%) Relational Database
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 1 (16.67%) Power BI
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (83.33%) Ant
1 5 (83.33%) Eclipse
1 5 (83.33%) Gradle
2 4 (66.67%) Hudson
2 4 (66.67%) Jenkins
3 1 (16.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Developer
2 3 (50.00%) DV Cleared Java Developer
2 3 (50.00%) Java Developer
3 1 (16.67%) C Developer
3 1 (16.67%) C/C++ Developer
3 1 (16.67%) C++ Developer
3 1 (16.67%) C++ Software Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) DBA
3 1 (16.67%) DV Cleared Software Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Java Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Java Software Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Java Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Software Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (100.00%) .NET
1 6 (100.00%) HTML
2 5 (83.33%) CSS
2 5 (83.33%) EJB
2 5 (83.33%) Java EE
2 5 (83.33%) JMS
2 5 (83.33%) Web Services
2 5 (83.33%) XML
2 5 (83.33%) XSLT
3 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (83.33%) Linux
2 5 (83.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (83.33%) High Availability
1 5 (83.33%) MapReduce
1 5 (83.33%) Scrum
1 5 (83.33%) TDD
1 5 (83.33%) UML
2 4 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (66.67%) OO
2 4 (66.67%) Open Source
3 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (16.67%) Data Management
3 1 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
3 1 (16.67%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) C#
2 5 (83.33%) Java
3 4 (66.67%) Perl
3 4 (66.67%) Python
4 2 (33.33%) C
4 2 (33.33%) C++
5 1 (16.67%) PHP
5 1 (16.67%) SQL
5 1 (16.67%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) DV Cleared
1 4 (66.67%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Red Hat
2 4 (66.67%) Oracle