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 27 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.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
South West / Bristol
Rank 65 - 67
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 1 0 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 0.12% - 0.71%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.32% - 1.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 5
Median daily rate - - £360
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £336 £325
% change year-on-year -3.34% +3.46%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Bristol with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Bristol
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 313 303 313
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol 38.69% 33.48% 37.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 211 205 232
Median daily rate £375 £363 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.44% -5.84%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £291 £281
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £425 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 17 6
Median hourly rate £42.50 £49.50 £38.20
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.14% +29.58%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £31.00 £8.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £50.00 £42.03
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.64 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +4.10% +11.11%  

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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing VB.NET in Bristol.

Contractor hourly rate trend for VB.NET in Bristol

VB.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 27 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 Bristol region with a requirement for VB.NET.

1 5 (100.00%) C#
1 5 (100.00%) .NET
2 4 (80.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (80.00%) ASP.NET
2 4 (80.00%) MVC
3 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (60.00%) CSS
3 3 (60.00%) HTML
3 3 (60.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (60.00%) jQuery
4 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET Web API
4 2 (40.00%) SharePoint
4 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (40.00%) TDD
4 2 (40.00%) Ajax
4 2 (40.00%) .NET Framework
4 2 (40.00%) WPF
4 2 (40.00%) Advertising
5 1 (20.00%) Migration
5 1 (20.00%) CMS
5 1 (20.00%) Hibernate
5 1 (20.00%) LINQ
5 1 (20.00%) Web Development
5 1 (20.00%) Subversion
5 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce
5 1 (20.00%) XML
5 1 (20.00%) PHP
5 1 (20.00%) SQL
5 1 (20.00%) T-SQL
5 1 (20.00%) Java

VB.NET
Top Related 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 2 (40.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (20.00%) CMS
2 1 (20.00%) Sitecore CMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (80.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (20.00%) MySQL
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) SpecFlow
1 1 (20.00%) Subversion
1 1 (20.00%) TeamCity
General
1 2 (40.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Developer
2 3 (60.00%) .NET Developer
3 1 (20.00%) .NET Architect
3 1 (20.00%) .NET Technical Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Sitecore Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Technical Architect
3 1 (20.00%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) .NET
2 4 (80.00%) ASP.NET
3 3 (60.00%) CSS
3 3 (60.00%) HTML
3 3 (60.00%) jQuery
4 2 (40.00%) .NET Framework
4 2 (40.00%) Ajax
4 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET Web API
4 2 (40.00%) WPF
5 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (20.00%) Entity Framework
5 1 (20.00%) Hibernate
5 1 (20.00%) HTML5
5 1 (20.00%) LINQ
5 1 (20.00%) XML
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) MVC
2 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (40.00%) TDD
4 1 (20.00%) Continuous Delivery
4 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce
4 1 (20.00%) Migration
4 1 (20.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) C#
2 3 (60.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (20.00%) Java
3 1 (20.00%) PHP
3 1 (20.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (20.00%) SQL
3 1 (20.00%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) Sitecore