The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bristol 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 23 June 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)
South West / Bristol
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 74 72 68
Rank change year-on-year -2 -4  
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 2 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 0.24% 0.12% 0.33%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.63% 0.33% 0.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 3
Median daily rate £350 £370 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.40% +12.12%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year +3.70% +3.84%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £35.63 £42.50
% change year-on-year -29.82% -16.17%  

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 Bristol with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Bristol
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 316 305 349
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol 37.35% 35.76% 38.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 197 210 289
Median daily rate £388 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.71% -6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 16 4
Median hourly rate £48.50 £39.00 £36.20
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +24.35% +7.73%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.85 £29.55 £34.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £42.95 £41.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year +13.33% +2.73%  

VB.NET
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bristol 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 Bristol

VB.NET
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VB.NET in Bristol

VB.NET
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VB.NET in Bristol

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 Bristol region with a requirement for VB.NET.

1 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) Unit Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) MVC
2 2 (66.67%) HTML
2 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 2 (66.67%) CSS
3 1 (33.33%) XML
3 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
3 1 (33.33%) HTTP
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) Advertising
3 1 (33.33%) Hibernate
3 1 (33.33%) TDD
3 1 (33.33%) Subversion
3 1 (33.33%) Ajax
3 1 (33.33%) JSON
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
3 1 (33.33%) TeamCity
3 1 (33.33%) XMLUnit
3 1 (33.33%) HTML5
3 1 (33.33%) SpecFlow
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Delivery
3 1 (33.33%) Greenfield Project

VB.NET
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol 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 (33.33%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) SpecFlow
1 1 (33.33%) Subversion
1 1 (33.33%) TeamCity
1 1 (33.33%) XMLUnit
General
1 1 (33.33%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) .NET Developer
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
2 2 (66.67%) CSS
2 2 (66.67%) HTML
3 1 (33.33%) Ajax
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (33.33%) Hibernate
3 1 (33.33%) HTML5
3 1 (33.33%) JSON
3 1 (33.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Greenfield Project
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) MVC
1 2 (66.67%) Unit Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Delivery
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (33.33%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C#
2 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
3 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
Bristol
Nigel Frank International
Rate: £350 - £450 per annum
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