Period
to 22 January 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 22 January 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
22 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 163 149 161
Rank change year-on-year -14 +12 -2
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 15 13 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.37% 0.33% 0.37%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.22% 1.13% 1.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 8 10
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £375 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +13.64% -12.00%
10th Percentile £311 £294 £211
90th Percentile £498 £411 £456
South East median daily rate £400 £359 £325
% change year-on-year +11.50% +10.38% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Berkshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% -11.11% +73.08%

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 1,227 1,148 1,219
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 30.19% 29.17% 24.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 704 671 753
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.23% +3.33%
10th Percentile £290 £275 £263
90th Percentile £575 £538 £500
South East median daily rate £413 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +3.13% +6.67% +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 33 51
Berkshire median hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £38.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -7.89% +16.92%
10th Percentile £8.00 £12.25 £13.50
90th Percentile £48.50 £48.50 £55.55
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £41.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year +9.76% +5.13% +18.18%

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 22 January 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 22 January 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
Reading +11 6 £338 -10.00% 3
Windsor - 1 £375 - 1
VB.NET
South East

For the 6 months to 22 January 2018, 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for VB.NET.

1 15 (100.00%) .NET
2 10 (66.67%) C#
3 8 (53.33%) SQL Server
4 7 (46.67%) Windows
4 7 (46.67%) SQL
5 6 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
5 6 (40.00%) C++
5 6 (40.00%) Oracle
6 5 (33.33%) ADO.NET
6 5 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (33.33%) .NET Framework
7 4 (26.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 4 (26.67%) Open Source
7 4 (26.67%) ADO
7 4 (26.67%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 4 (26.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (26.67%) RDBMS
7 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
7 4 (26.67%) OLE
7 4 (26.67%) OLE DB
7 4 (26.67%) Oracle Reports
7 4 (26.67%) Sybase
7 4 (26.67%) XML
7 4 (26.67%) ODBC
7 4 (26.67%) ASP.NET
7 4 (26.67%) MySQL
7 4 (26.67%) Datazen
7 4 (26.67%) Relational Database
7 4 (26.67%) Migration
8 3 (20.00%) Chat Support

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:

Cloud Services
1 6 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (13.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (13.33%) Internet
1 2 (13.33%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (53.33%) SQL Server
2 4 (26.67%) Datazen
2 4 (26.67%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 4 (26.67%) MySQL
2 4 (26.67%) Oracle Reports
2 4 (26.67%) RDBMS
2 4 (26.67%) Relational Database
2 4 (26.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 4 (26.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database
General
1 1 (6.67%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 13 (86.67%) Developer
2 7 (46.67%) .NET Developer
3 4 (26.67%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 3 (20.00%) C# .NET Developer
4 3 (20.00%) C# Developer
4 3 (20.00%) FoxPro Developer
4 3 (20.00%) SQL BI Developer
4 3 (20.00%) SQL Developer
5 2 (13.33%) Azure Developer
5 2 (13.33%) Consultant
5 2 (13.33%) Security Consultant
5 2 (13.33%) VB.NET Developer
6 1 (6.67%) .NET Programmer
6 1 (6.67%) .NET Software Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Programmer
6 1 (6.67%) Software Developer
6 1 (6.67%) VB.NET Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (100.00%) .NET
2 5 (33.33%) .NET Framework
2 5 (33.33%) ADO.NET
3 4 (26.67%) ADO
3 4 (26.67%) ASP.NET
3 4 (26.67%) ODBC
3 4 (26.67%) OLE
3 4 (26.67%) OLE DB
3 4 (26.67%) XML
4 3 (20.00%) CSS
4 3 (20.00%) HTML
4 3 (20.00%) jQuery
5 2 (13.33%) AngularJS
5 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET MVC 5
5 2 (13.33%) CSS3
5 2 (13.33%) HTML5
5 2 (13.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 2 (13.33%) Web Services
6 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (6.67%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Computer Science
1 2 (13.33%) User Experience
2 1 (6.67%) Client/Server
2 1 (6.67%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 7 (46.67%) Windows
2 2 (13.33%) Unix
3 1 (6.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (26.67%) Migration
2 4 (26.67%) Open Source
3 3 (20.00%) Chat Support
3 3 (20.00%) MVC
4 2 (13.33%) Penetration Testing
4 2 (13.33%) Threat Modelling
4 2 (13.33%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (13.33%) Vulnerability Scanning
5 1 (6.67%) Benchmarking
5 1 (6.67%) Data Migration
5 1 (6.67%) ERP
5 1 (6.67%) Front End Development
5 1 (6.67%) Unit Testing
5 1 (6.67%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 10 (66.67%) C#
2 7 (46.67%) SQL
3 6 (40.00%) C++
4 3 (20.00%) FoxPro (VFP)
4 3 (20.00%) JavaScript
4 3 (20.00%) VB
4 3 (20.00%) VB6
5 2 (13.33%) C
5 2 (13.33%) Java
5 2 (13.33%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) Computer Science Degree
1 2 (13.33%) CREST Certified
1 2 (13.33%) Degree
1 2 (13.33%) OSCP
Vendors
1 6 (40.00%) Oracle
2 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
2 4 (26.67%) Sybase
3 2 (13.33%) Capita
4 1 (6.67%) SAP