The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had VB.NET Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 30 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft VB.NET Developer
Rank 585 578 541
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -37
Contract jobs requiring a VB.NET Developer 67 95 100
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.13% 0.16% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.17% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 72 70
Median daily rate £308 £315 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.38% +1.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £225 £249
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £400 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £313 £320
% change year-on-year
-4.00% -2.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Median hourly rate - £23.00 £29.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -22.68%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £23.00 £29.75
% change year-on-year
- -22.68%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
50426 54977 54154
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.62% 94.99% 92.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 32986 35136 33089
Median daily rate £425 £405 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1704 2093 2157
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

VB.NET Developer
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of IT contracts that featured VB.NET Developer in the job title.

VB.NET Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

VB.NET Developer
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing VB.NET Developer within the UK.

VB.NET Developer Daily Rate Trend in the UK

VB.NET Developer
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VB.NET Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 30 September 2016.

VB.NET Developer Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

VB.NET Developer
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing VB.NET Developer within the UK.

VB.NET Developer Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

VB.NET Developer
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VB.NET Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 30 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
England -20 67 £308 -1.99% 51
North West +26 16 £250 -12.28% 3
Yorkshire +22 12 £315 -7.35% 1
London +15 11 £375 +11.11% 9
West Yorkshire +14 9 £325 +3.58% 1
South West +20 8 £300 +17.07% 1
Leeds +15 7 £350 +11.55% 1
South East +3 5 £398 +16.91% 11
North East -16 5 £313 -7.40%
Tyne and Wear -21 5 £313 -7.40%
Newcastle upon Tyne -23 5 £313 -7.40%
Merseyside - 5 £300 -
Bristol - 5 £325 -
Lancashire +26 4 £300 -11.11% 1
Cheshire +6 4 £225 -21.05% 1
East Midlands -20 4 £240 -20.00% 6
Kingston Upon Thames - 4 £369 -
South Yorkshire +4 3 £315 -
East of England -4 3 £225 -26.22% 10
Manchester -10 3 £115 -48.88% 1
West Midlands -42 3 £275 -14.06% 10
Hertfordshire - 3 £225 - 1
Kent +5 2 £420 - 1
Derbyshire +4 2 £240 +6.66% 1
Swindon - 2 £300 -
Watford - 2 £225 -
Maidstone - 2 £420 -
Fleetwood - 2 £300 -
Wiltshire - 2 £300 -
City of London +15 1 £438 +26.81% 3

VB.NET Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 September 2016, VB.NET Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads featuring VB.NET Developer in the job title.

1 126 (100.00%) VB.NET
1 126 (100.00%) .NET
2 83 (65.87%) SQL
3 68 (53.97%) SQL Server
4 62 (49.21%) C#
5 45 (35.71%) ASP.NET
6 31 (24.60%) VB
7 27 (21.43%) HTML
7 27 (21.43%) JavaScript
8 26 (20.63%) T-SQL
8 26 (20.63%) Web Services
8 26 (20.63%) VB6
9 25 (19.84%) MVC
10 24 (19.05%) Microsoft
11 23 (18.25%) CSS
12 21 (16.67%) Finance
13 17 (13.49%) ASP.NET MVC
14 15 (11.90%) jQuery
15 14 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
15 14 (11.11%) Visual Studio
15 14 (11.11%) XML
15 14 (11.11%) Windows
16 13 (10.32%) WinForms
17 12 (9.52%) Crystal Reports
17 12 (9.52%) IIS
18 11 (8.73%) RESTful
19 10 (7.94%) Team Foundation Server
19 10 (7.94%) MS Excel
19 10 (7.94%) ERP
19 10 (7.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services

VB.NET Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills 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 12 (9.52%) IIS
2 3 (2.38%) ColdFusion
3 2 (1.59%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 10 (7.94%) MS Excel
2 7 (5.56%) MS Office
3 1 (0.79%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (3.17%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.59%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (1.59%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (1.59%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (7.14%) HTTP
2 7 (5.56%) SSL
3 3 (2.38%) Internet
4 2 (1.59%) Network Security
5 1 (0.79%) FTP
5 1 (0.79%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (53.97%) SQL Server
2 12 (9.52%) Crystal Reports
3 10 (7.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 9 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 6 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
6 5 (3.97%) SQL Server 2012
7 4 (3.17%) Qlik Sense
8 2 (1.59%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (1.59%) SQL Server 2000
9 1 (0.79%) Couchbase
9 1 (0.79%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.79%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.79%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.79%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (0.79%) SQL Server 2014
9 1 (0.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 14 (11.11%) Visual Studio
2 10 (7.94%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (5.56%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 3 (2.38%) Dreamweaver
5 1 (0.79%) Moq
General
1 21 (16.67%) Finance
2 8 (6.35%) Manufacturing
3 6 (4.76%) Retail
4 5 (3.97%) Law
5 2 (1.59%) Advertising
5 2 (1.59%) Banking
5 2 (1.59%) Legal
6 1 (0.79%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.79%) Automotive
6 1 (0.79%) Back Office
6 1 (0.79%) French Language
6 1 (0.79%) German Language
6 1 (0.79%) Italian Language
6 1 (0.79%) Marketing
6 1 (0.79%) Publishing
6 1 (0.79%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 126 (100.00%) .NET
2 45 (35.71%) ASP.NET
3 27 (21.43%) HTML
4 26 (20.63%) Web Services
5 23 (18.25%) CSS
6 17 (13.49%) ASP.NET MVC
7 15 (11.90%) jQuery
8 14 (11.11%) XML
9 13 (10.32%) WinForms
10 11 (8.73%) RESTful
11 9 (7.14%) ASP.NET Web API
11 9 (7.14%) JSON
12 7 (5.56%) XSD
13 6 (4.76%) .NET Framework
14 5 (3.97%) HTML5
15 4 (3.17%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 4 (3.17%) SOAP
15 4 (3.17%) XSL
16 3 (2.38%) ADO.NET
16 3 (2.38%) Classic ASP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (3.17%) Client/Server
2 3 (2.38%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (2.38%) N-Tier
3 2 (1.59%) Digital Media
3 2 (1.59%) NHS
3 2 (1.59%) User Experience
4 1 (0.79%) Computer Science
4 1 (0.79%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (0.79%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 14 (11.11%) Windows
2 2 (1.59%) Android
2 2 (1.59%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (0.79%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.79%) Windows NT
3 1 (0.79%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (19.84%) MVC
2 14 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (7.94%) ERP
4 7 (5.56%) TDD
5 6 (4.76%) Web Development
6 5 (3.97%) Migration
7 4 (3.17%) Case Management
7 4 (3.17%) Release Management
7 4 (3.17%) SDLC
7 4 (3.17%) Workflow
8 3 (2.38%) Feasibility Study
8 3 (2.38%) OO
8 3 (2.38%) Scrum
8 3 (2.38%) Software Engineering
8 3 (2.38%) Unit Testing
9 2 (1.59%) Business Intelligence
9 2 (1.59%) CRM
9 2 (1.59%) Data Management
9 2 (1.59%) Integration Testing
9 2 (1.59%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 126 (100.00%) VB.NET
2 83 (65.87%) SQL
3 62 (49.21%) C#
4 31 (24.60%) VB
5 27 (21.43%) JavaScript
6 26 (20.63%) T-SQL
6 26 (20.63%) VB6
7 4 (3.17%) C++
8 3 (2.38%) Java
9 2 (1.59%) PHP
9 2 (1.59%) PL/SQL
9 2 (1.59%) PowerShell
9 2 (1.59%) VBScript
10 1 (0.79%) C
10 1 (0.79%) Ruby
10 1 (0.79%) VBA
10 1 (0.79%) XPath
Qualifications
1 2 (1.59%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (0.79%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.17%) SLA
Vendors
1 24 (19.05%) Microsoft
2 4 (3.17%) LexisNexis
3 3 (2.38%) Oracle
4 2 (1.59%) Pega
5 1 (0.79%) Blue Prism