The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 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 25 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
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
Rank - 44 -
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 0 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge - 0.49% -
As % of the Programming Languages category - 1.23% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Median daily rate - £350 -
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 Cambridge with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Cambridge
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 158 163 129
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 50.48% 39.95% 40.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 94 84
Median daily rate £375 £370 £344
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.35% +7.63%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £315 £212
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £488 £473
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 21 6
Median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.33% +4.16%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.50 £9.00 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.75 £50.00 £47.50
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 Cambridge

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cambridge 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 Cambridge

VB.NET
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VB.NET in Cambridge

VB.NET
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VB.NET in Cambridge

VB.NET
Top 14 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 25 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 Cambridge region with a requirement for VB.NET.

1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) LDAP
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (50.00%) WinForms
2 1 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (50.00%) Forefront Identity Manager

VB.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) .NET Applications Developer
1 1 (50.00%) .NET Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Administrator
1 1 (50.00%) Applications Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Systems Administrator
1 1 (50.00%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) WinForms
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle