Period
to 18 November 2019

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 18 November 2019 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
18 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 165 166 147
Rank change year-on-year +1 -19 +14
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 8 7 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.21% 0.17% 0.44%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.73% 0.54% 1.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 6 14
Berkshire median daily rate £375 £344 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.09% -14.06% +6.67%
10th Percentile £340 £240 £313
90th Percentile £396 £397 £496
South East median daily rate £400 £369 £400
% change year-on-year +8.47% -7.81% +11.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Berkshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year +28.57% - -12.50%

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 1,091 1,304 1,154
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 28.85% 32.10% 28.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 615 791 688
Berkshire median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £313 £313 £288
90th Percentile £588 £575 £538
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 13 26
Berkshire median hourly rate £72.50 £40.00 £33.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +81.25% +21.21% +6.45%
10th Percentile £43.05 £17.50 £10.75
90th Percentile £82.50 £53.75 £48.75
South East median hourly rate £44.00 £45.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year -2.22% - +12.50%

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 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 18 November 2019. 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 +16 2 £376 +7.29% 1
Slough +8 2 - -
VB.NET
South East

For the 6 months to 18 November 2019, 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 6 (75.00%) C#
2 6 (75.00%) .NET Framework
3 5 (62.50%) SQL
4 4 (50.00%) HTML
4 4 (50.00%) CSS
4 4 (50.00%) JavaScript
4 4 (50.00%) MVC
4 4 (50.00%) HTML5
4 4 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (37.50%) Azure
5 3 (37.50%) Visual Studio
6 2 (25.00%) Java
6 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
6 2 (25.00%) LDAP
6 2 (25.00%) Software Engineering
6 2 (25.00%) Identity Access Management
6 2 (25.00%) Single Sign-On
6 2 (25.00%) Azure SQL Database
6 2 (25.00%) PowerShell
7 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (12.50%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (12.50%) Sitecore
7 1 (12.50%) Kanban
7 1 (12.50%) jQuery
7 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (12.50%) Microservices
7 1 (12.50%) GCP
7 1 (12.50%) SDLC

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%) CMS
1 1 (12.50%) Sitecore CMS
Cloud Services
1 3 (37.50%) Azure
2 1 (12.50%) AWS
2 1 (12.50%) GCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) Azure SQL Database
2 1 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2016
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (37.50%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Developer
2 4 (50.00%) .NET Developer
3 2 (25.00%) .NET Software Developer
3 2 (25.00%) C# .NET Developer
3 2 (25.00%) C# Developer
3 2 (25.00%) C# Software Developer
3 2 (25.00%) C# VB.NET Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Consultant
3 2 (25.00%) Software Developer
3 2 (25.00%) VB.NET Developer
4 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
4 1 (12.50%) IAM Consultant
4 1 (12.50%) Implementation Consultant
4 1 (12.50%) JavaScript Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Sitecore Developer
4 1 (12.50%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (100.00%) .NET
2 6 (75.00%) .NET Framework
3 4 (50.00%) CSS
3 4 (50.00%) HTML
3 4 (50.00%) HTML5
4 2 (25.00%) LDAP
5 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET
5 1 (12.50%) jQuery
5 1 (12.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (12.50%) Self-Motivation
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) MVC
2 2 (25.00%) Identity Access Management
2 2 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (12.50%) B2B
3 1 (12.50%) B2C
3 1 (12.50%) Decision-Making
3 1 (12.50%) ETL
3 1 (12.50%) Identity Management
3 1 (12.50%) Information Security
3 1 (12.50%) Kanban
3 1 (12.50%) Microservices
3 1 (12.50%) Problem-Solving
3 1 (12.50%) Scrum
3 1 (12.50%) SDLC
3 1 (12.50%) SOA
3 1 (12.50%) Statistics
3 1 (12.50%) Story Points
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) C#
2 5 (62.50%) SQL
3 4 (50.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (25.00%) Java
4 2 (25.00%) PowerShell
5 1 (12.50%) T-SQL
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (12.50%) Sitecore