The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Brighton 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 3 months to 28 March 2017 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)
East Sussex / Brighton
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 26 - 37
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 1 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Brighton 0.70% - 0.87%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.30% - 1.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £275 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £336 £325
% change year-on-year -3.34% +3.46%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £11.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year +50.00% -67.64%  

VB.NET is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Brighton with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Brighton
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 77 99 106
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Brighton 54.23% 51.30% 46.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 61 64
Median daily rate £325 £350 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.14% +16.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £275 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £425 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Median hourly rate £42.50 £20.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +112.50% -46.66%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +3.75% +11.11%  

VB.NET
Job Vacancy Trend in Brighton

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Brighton citing VB.NET as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Job vacancy trend for VB.NET in Brighton

VB.NET
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Brighton

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VB.NET in Brighton

VB.NET
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Brighton

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VB.NET in Brighton

VB.NET
Top 29 Co-occurring IT Skills in Brighton

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 Brighton region with a requirement for VB.NET.

1 4 (100.00%) .NET
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 4 (100.00%) C#
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (75.00%) HTML5
2 3 (75.00%) AngularJS
2 3 (75.00%) User Experience
2 3 (75.00%) HTML
2 3 (75.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (75.00%) MVC
2 3 (75.00%) Games
2 3 (75.00%) CSS
3 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC 5
3 2 (50.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 2 (50.00%) jQuery
3 2 (50.00%) CSS3
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
4 1 (25.00%) Angular 2
4 1 (25.00%) .NET Core
4 1 (25.00%) SDLC
4 1 (25.00%) Windows
4 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
4 1 (25.00%) SOA
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (25.00%) Scrum
4 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development

VB.NET
Co-occurring IT Skills in Brighton 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 (25.00%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 4 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 3 (75.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) .NET Developer
1 4 (100.00%) Developer
2 3 (75.00%) C# .NET Developer
2 3 (75.00%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
1 4 (100.00%) ASP.NET
2 3 (75.00%) AngularJS
2 3 (75.00%) CSS
2 3 (75.00%) HTML
2 3 (75.00%) HTML5
3 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC 5
3 2 (50.00%) CSS3
3 2 (50.00%) jQuery
3 2 (50.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (25.00%) .NET Core
4 1 (25.00%) Angular 2
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) MVC
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Scrum
2 1 (25.00%) SDLC
2 1 (25.00%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) C#
2 3 (75.00%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft