The table below looks at the statistics for VB.NET skills in IT contracts advertised for the Surrey region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VB.NET over the 3 months to 18 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
South East / Surrey
Rank 68 82 71
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -11
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 6 12 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 0.64% 1.00% 1.31%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.92% 2.39% 3.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 7 7
Median daily rate £358 £300 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.16% -7.69%
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £90.00
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 Surrey region.

Programming Languages Category
Surrey
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
312 503 516
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 33.48% 42.06% 37.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 203 352 333
Median daily rate £425 £420 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £303 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 15 17
Median hourly rate £41.00 £47.50 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.68% +5.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £40.00 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £60.62 £90.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £39.00 £35.18
% change year-on-year
+5.12% +10.87%

VB.NET
Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Surrey 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 Surrey

VB.NET
Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

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

VB.NET Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

VB.NET
Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

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

VB.NET Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

VB.NET
Contract Job Locations in Surrey

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 Surrey region over the 3 months to 18 January 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
Cobham - 5 £360 -
VB.NET
South East

VB.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 18 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 Surrey region with a requirement for VB.NET.

1 11 (100.00%) .NET
2 10 (90.91%) C#
3 9 (81.82%) SQL
4 8 (72.73%) SQL Server
5 7 (63.64%) T-SQL
5 7 (63.64%) Windows
5 7 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (63.64%) .NET Framework
5 7 (63.64%) Team Foundation Server
6 6 (54.55%) Puppet
6 6 (54.55%) MSBuild
6 6 (54.55%) Opscode Chef
6 6 (54.55%) AppDynamics
6 6 (54.55%) SDLC
6 6 (54.55%) Windows Server
6 6 (54.55%) PowerShell
6 6 (54.55%) IIS
6 6 (54.55%) Visual Studio
6 6 (54.55%) BizTalk Server
7 5 (45.45%) Service Management
7 5 (45.45%) E-Commerce
7 5 (45.45%) ServiceNow
8 3 (27.27%) HTML5
8 3 (27.27%) XML
8 3 (27.27%) Degree
8 3 (27.27%) HTML
9 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET
9 2 (18.18%) COM
9 2 (18.18%) AS400
9 2 (18.18%) MVC

VB.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey 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 6 (54.55%) BizTalk Server
1 6 (54.55%) IIS
Business Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Dynamics AX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (72.73%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (63.64%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (54.55%) MSBuild
2 6 (54.55%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (18.18%) Advertising
1 2 (18.18%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Games
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) .NET Developer
1 5 (45.45%) Developer
2 4 (36.36%) Applications Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (9.09%) C# Developer
3 1 (9.09%) C# GUI Developer
3 1 (9.09%) GUI Developer
3 1 (9.09%) HTML Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Release Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) SQL Developer
3 1 (9.09%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (100.00%) .NET
2 7 (63.64%) .NET Framework
3 3 (27.27%) HTML
3 3 (27.27%) HTML5
3 3 (27.27%) XML
4 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET
4 2 (18.18%) COM
4 2 (18.18%) WPF
5 1 (9.09%) CSS
5 1 (9.09%) WCF
5 1 (9.09%) XSD
5 1 (9.09%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) AS400
2 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 7 (63.64%) Windows
2 6 (54.55%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (54.55%) SDLC
3 5 (45.45%) E-Commerce
3 5 (45.45%) Service Management
4 2 (18.18%) MVC
4 2 (18.18%) Software Testing
5 1 (9.09%) OOP
5 1 (9.09%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 10 (90.91%) C#
2 9 (81.82%) SQL
3 7 (63.64%) T-SQL
4 6 (54.55%) PowerShell
5 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) Degree
Systems Management
1 6 (54.55%) Opscode Chef
1 6 (54.55%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (54.55%) AppDynamics
2 5 (45.45%) ServiceNow
3 2 (18.18%) Microsoft