The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire 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 April 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 of England / Cambridgeshire
3 months to
27 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 55 57 65
Rank change year-on-year +2 +8  
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 1 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 0.19% 0.65% 0.14%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.43% 1.51% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 1
Median daily rate £220 £350 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -37.14% +16.66%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £336 £325
% change year-on-year +0.37% +3.46%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £32.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £16.00 £33.05
% change year-on-year - -51.58%  

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 Cambridgeshire with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Cambridgeshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 231 265 289
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire 43.34% 43.23% 40.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 114 145 162
Median daily rate £370 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.33% +15.38%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £320 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 24 22
Median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £39.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.66% -3.84%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.50 £9.00 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £48.50 £41.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £38.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year +11.84% +7.04%  

VB.NET
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 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 Cambridgeshire

VB.NET
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VB.NET in Cambridgeshire

VB.NET
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VB.NET in Cambridgeshire

VB.NET
Contract Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

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 Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 27 April 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
Peterborough +1 1 £220 -
VB.NET
East of England

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

1 3 (100.00%) .NET
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) Java
3 1 (33.33%) PL/SQL
3 1 (33.33%) Change Management
3 1 (33.33%) ITSM
3 1 (33.33%) Manufacturing
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle ADF
3 1 (33.33%) WinForms
3 1 (33.33%) .NET Framework
3 1 (33.33%) Unit Testing
3 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
3 1 (33.33%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (33.33%) Web Services
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL
3 1 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) Linux
3 1 (33.33%) Python
3 1 (33.33%) LDAP
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL Certification

VB.NET
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridgeshire 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:

Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (33.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Applications Developer
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) .NET Applications Developer
2 1 (33.33%) .NET Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Administrator
2 1 (33.33%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (33.33%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
2 1 (33.33%) .NET Framework
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle ADF
2 1 (33.33%) Web Services
2 1 (33.33%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Change Management
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL
1 1 (33.33%) ITSM
1 1 (33.33%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) PL/SQL
2 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
2 1 (33.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft