The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire 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 29 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 East > Buckinghamshire
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 92 - 84
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 1 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 0.098% - 0.082%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.25% - 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Buckinghamshire median daily rate - - £350
South East median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate - - -

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 Buckinghamshire with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Buckinghamshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 393 313 429
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire 38.38% 32.54% 35.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 436 311 428
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £419 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +19.57% -  
10th Percentile £290 £256 £229
90th Percentile £525 £475 £519
South East median daily rate £405 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +1.25% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 5 32
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £55.00 £40.00 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +37.50% +42.85%  
10th Percentile £18.50 £31.00 £21.63
90th Percentile £77.50 £54.50 £43.75
South East median hourly rate £44.50 £42.50 £39.50
% change year-on-year +4.70% +7.59%  

VB.NET
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

Job postings citing VB.NET as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire.

Job vacancy trend for VB.NET in Buckinghamshire

VB.NET
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VB.NET in Buckinghamshire

VB.NET
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VB.NET in Buckinghamshire

VB.NET
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

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 Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 29 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes - 1 - - 2
VB.NET
South East

For the 6 months to 29 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 Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for VB.NET.

1 4 (100.00%) C#
1 4 (100.00%) HTML
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
1 4 (100.00%) CSS
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (75.00%) XML
2 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (50.00%) TDD
3 2 (50.00%) Java EE
3 2 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (50.00%) Hadoop
3 2 (50.00%) Open Source
3 2 (50.00%) MongoDB
3 2 (50.00%) NoSQL
3 2 (50.00%) Hudson
3 2 (50.00%) High Availability
3 2 (50.00%) MapReduce
3 2 (50.00%) Big Data
3 2 (50.00%) Gradle
3 2 (50.00%) Jenkins
3 2 (50.00%) Relational Database
3 2 (50.00%) Red Hat
3 2 (50.00%) XSLT
3 2 (50.00%) Windows
3 2 (50.00%) Linux
3 2 (50.00%) UML
3 2 (50.00%) OO
3 2 (50.00%) Python
3 2 (50.00%) Ant

VB.NET
Co-occurring IT Skills in Buckinghamshire 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%) CMS
1 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (25.00%) Umbraco
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (50.00%) Big Data
2 2 (50.00%) Hadoop
2 2 (50.00%) MongoDB
2 2 (50.00%) NoSQL
2 2 (50.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Ant
1 2 (50.00%) Eclipse
1 2 (50.00%) Gradle
1 2 (50.00%) Hudson
1 2 (50.00%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (25.00%) Advertising
1 1 (25.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (50.00%) Java Developer
3 1 (25.00%) .NET Developer
3 1 (25.00%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (25.00%) C# Developer
3 1 (25.00%) DV Cleared Java Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Senior Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
1 4 (100.00%) CSS
1 4 (100.00%) HTML
2 3 (75.00%) XML
3 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 2 (50.00%) EJB
3 2 (50.00%) Java EE
3 2 (50.00%) JMS
3 2 (50.00%) Web Services
3 2 (50.00%) XSLT
4 1 (25.00%) .NET Framework
4 1 (25.00%) Ajax
4 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (25.00%) HTML5
4 1 (25.00%) jQuery
4 1 (25.00%) LINQ
4 1 (25.00%) WPF
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Linux
1 2 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (50.00%) High Availability
2 2 (50.00%) MapReduce
2 2 (50.00%) MVC
2 2 (50.00%) OO
2 2 (50.00%) Open Source
2 2 (50.00%) Scrum
2 2 (50.00%) TDD
2 2 (50.00%) UML
3 1 (25.00%) Responsive Web Design
3 1 (25.00%) Software Architecture
3 1 (25.00%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) C#
2 2 (50.00%) Java
2 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (50.00%) Perl
2 2 (50.00%) Python
3 1 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) DV Cleared
1 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle
1 2 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft