Period
to 19 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for VB.NET skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited VB.NET over the 6 months to 19 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
19 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 156 151 161
Rank change year-on-year -5 +10 +4
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 8 17 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.20% 0.43% 0.42%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.65% 1.56% 1.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 12 14
Berkshire median daily rate £344 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.06% +6.67% +11.94%
10th Percentile £240 £313 £273
90th Percentile £397 £488 £400
South East median daily rate £375 £400 £375
% change year-on-year -6.25% +6.67% +10.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Berkshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 -

VB.NET is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Berkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 1,228 1,093 1,247
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 31.29% 27.38% 27.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 743 657 717
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £313 £285 £275
90th Percentile £561 £538 £538
South East median daily rate £425 £401 £400
% change year-on-year +6.12% +0.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 25 40
Berkshire median hourly rate £37.50 £19.66 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +90.74% -1.70% -46.31%
10th Percentile £8.00 £10.75 £12.23
90th Percentile £51.25 £49.00 £48.83
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year - +12.50% +6.67%

VB.NET
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings citing VB.NET as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for VB.NET in Berkshire

VB.NET
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VB.NET in Berkshire

VB.NET
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing VB.NET in Berkshire over the 6 months to 19 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for VB.NET in Berkshire

VB.NET
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VB.NET in Berkshire

VB.NET
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

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 Berkshire region over the 6 months to 19 October 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bracknell -1 2 £350 -13.58% 1
Reading -14 2 £338 - 4
Slough - 2 £413 - 1
Maidenhead - 1 £275 - 2
Newbury - 1 £210 -
VB.NET
South East

For the 6 months to 19 October 2018, IT contractor jobs citing VB.NET also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for VB.NET.

1 8 (100.00%) .NET
2 7 (87.50%) C#
3 5 (62.50%) SQL
4 4 (50.00%) SQL Server
4 4 (50.00%) VB
5 3 (37.50%) VBA
5 3 (37.50%) ASP.NET
5 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Excel
5 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
6 2 (25.00%) Banking
6 2 (25.00%) Migration
6 2 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (25.00%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (25.00%) Power BI
6 2 (25.00%) Data Centre
7 1 (12.50%) SDLC
7 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
7 1 (12.50%) Business Transformation
7 1 (12.50%) Mobile App
7 1 (12.50%) Relational Database
7 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 1 (12.50%) B2B
7 1 (12.50%) CSS
7 1 (12.50%) Windows
7 1 (12.50%) MVC
7 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
7 1 (12.50%) Finance
7 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Office
7 1 (12.50%) VBScript
7 1 (12.50%) HTML

VB.NET
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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 (12.50%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (25.00%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (25.00%) Power BI
3 1 (12.50%) Relational Database
General
1 2 (25.00%) Banking
2 1 (12.50%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Retail
2 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (87.50%) Developer
2 3 (37.50%) C# Developer
2 3 (37.50%) VBA Developer
3 2 (25.00%) .NET Developer
3 2 (25.00%) C# .NET Developer
3 2 (25.00%) C# VB.NET Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Full Stack Developer
3 2 (25.00%) VB Developer
3 2 (25.00%) VB VBA Developer
3 2 (25.00%) VB.NET Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Applications Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Applications Support
4 1 (12.50%) Applications Support Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (12.50%) BizTalk Developer
4 1 (12.50%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (12.50%) SQL Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Support Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (100.00%) .NET
2 3 (37.50%) ASP.NET
3 1 (12.50%) .NET Framework
3 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 1 (12.50%) CSS
3 1 (12.50%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (12.50%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) Migration
2 1 (12.50%) B2B
2 1 (12.50%) Business Transformation
2 1 (12.50%) Logistics
2 1 (12.50%) MVC
2 1 (12.50%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 7 (87.50%) C#
2 5 (62.50%) SQL
3 4 (50.00%) VB
4 3 (37.50%) VBA
5 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
5 1 (12.50%) PowerShell
5 1 (12.50%) VB6
5 1 (12.50%) VBScript
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft