Period
to 14 July 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Central London 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 6 months to 14 July 2020 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)
London > Central London
6 months to
14 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 123 271 239
Rank change year-on-year +148 -32 +8
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 30 23 57
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Central London 0.94% 0.27% 0.61%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.91% 0.52% 1.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 22 44
Median daily rate £475 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.00% +11.11% +38.46%
10th Percentile £310 £311 £310
90th Percentile £563 £550 £484
London median daily rate £475 £413 £445
% change year-on-year +15.15% -7.30% +20.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
London median hourly rate - £33.00 -

VB.NET is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Central London with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Central London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 1,573 4,389 4,960
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 49.42% 50.72% 52.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,158 3,559 4,094
Median daily rate £525 £525 £525
10th Percentile £367 £394 £363
90th Percentile £688 £675 £675
London median daily rate £525 £525 £510
% change year-on-year - +2.94% +2.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 23 24
Median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +62.79% -12.19%
10th Percentile £28.55 £21.00 £12.58
90th Percentile £57.10 £59.90 £55.38
Median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £42.38
% change year-on-year - -17.42% +5.96%

VB.NET
Job Vacancy Trend in Central London

Job postings citing VB.NET as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Central London.

Job vacancy trend for VB.NET in Central London

VB.NET
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Central London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing VB.NET in Central London.

Daily rate trend for VB.NET in Central London

VB.NET
Daily Rate Histogram in Central London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing VB.NET in Central London over the 6 months to 14 July 2020.

Daily rate histogram for VB.NET in Central London

VB.NET
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Central London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing VB.NET in Central London.

Hourly rate trend for VB.NET in Central London

VB.NET
Contract Job Locations in Central London

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 Central London region over the 6 months to 14 July 2020. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +112 28 £475 -9.52% 2
West End of London - 1 £575 -
VB.NET
London

For the 6 months to 14 July 2020, IT contractor jobs citing VB.NET also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Central London region with a requirement for VB.NET.

1 30 (100.00%) .NET
2 25 (83.33%) C#
3 23 (76.67%) SQL
4 19 (63.33%) Oracle
5 17 (56.67%) WinForms
6 13 (43.33%) Finance
7 9 (30.00%) OpenLink
7 9 (30.00%) Microsoft Excel
8 8 (26.67%) VBA
8 8 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
8 8 (26.67%) WCF
8 8 (26.67%) Team Foundation Server
9 6 (20.00%) WPF
9 6 (20.00%) Murex
9 6 (20.00%) SunGard
9 6 (20.00%) SQL Server
9 6 (20.00%) C++
9 6 (20.00%) ASP.NET
10 5 (16.67%) XML
10 5 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 4 (13.33%) Java
11 4 (13.33%) VB
11 4 (13.33%) Microsoft
11 4 (13.33%) Problem-Solving
12 3 (10.00%) SDLC
12 3 (10.00%) Reinsurance
12 3 (10.00%) Relational Database
12 3 (10.00%) SQL Server 2016
12 3 (10.00%) RDBMS
12 3 (10.00%) SharePoint

VB.NET
Co-occurring IT Skills in Central London 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 3 (10.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (6.67%) Confluence
2 2 (6.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (3.33%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 9 (30.00%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (10.00%) Endur
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.67%) Azure
2 1 (3.33%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.33%) HTTP
1 1 (3.33%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (10.00%) RDBMS
3 3 (10.00%) Relational Database
3 3 (10.00%) SQL Server 2016
3 3 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (6.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (3.33%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (3.33%) DTS
5 1 (3.33%) Essbase
5 1 (3.33%) OLAP
5 1 (3.33%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (3.33%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (3.33%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (3.33%) Oracle OLAP
5 1 (3.33%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (3.33%) Power BI
5 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (3.33%) TKPROF
Development Applications
1 8 (26.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (10.00%) JIRA
2 3 (10.00%) Visual Studio
3 2 (6.67%) Bitbucket
3 2 (6.67%) eggPlant
3 2 (6.67%) Selenium
4 1 (3.33%) HP UFT
4 1 (3.33%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (3.33%) Rational Functional Tester
4 1 (3.33%) SilkTest
4 1 (3.33%) SpecFlow
General
1 13 (43.33%) Finance
2 3 (10.00%) Front Office
3 2 (6.67%) Banking
4 1 (3.33%) Law
4 1 (3.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 28 (93.33%) Developer
2 10 (33.33%) C# Developer
3 9 (30.00%) Applications Developer
4 6 (20.00%) .NET Developer
4 6 (20.00%) C# Developer - Commodities
5 4 (13.33%) C# .NET Developer
6 3 (10.00%) .NET Applications Developer
6 3 (10.00%) Analyst
6 3 (10.00%) Analyst Developer
6 3 (10.00%) Full Stack Developer
6 3 (10.00%) OpenLink Developer
6 3 (10.00%) SQL Developer
6 3 (10.00%) SQL Server Developer
6 3 (10.00%) VB.NET Developer
7 2 (6.67%) Architect
7 2 (6.67%) Lead Architect
7 2 (6.67%) Lead Developer
7 2 (6.67%) Test Leader
8 1 (3.33%) Cloud Developer
8 1 (3.33%) Oracle Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (100.00%) .NET
2 17 (56.67%) WinForms
3 8 (26.67%) WCF
4 6 (20.00%) ASP.NET
4 6 (20.00%) WPF
5 5 (16.67%) XML
6 3 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (10.00%) HTML
6 3 (10.00%) SOAP
7 2 (6.67%) AngularJS
7 2 (6.67%) ASP.NET Web API
7 2 (6.67%) Web Services
7 2 (6.67%) XBRL
8 1 (3.33%) .NET Framework
8 1 (3.33%) Ajax
8 1 (3.33%) COM
8 1 (3.33%) CSS
8 1 (3.33%) jQuery
8 1 (3.33%) Middleware
8 1 (3.33%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.00%) Fat Client
1 3 (10.00%) Reinsurance
1 3 (10.00%) Thin Client
2 1 (3.33%) Algorithms
2 1 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.00%) Unix
2 2 (6.67%) Linux
3 1 (3.33%) Windows
3 1 (3.33%) Windows 10
3 1 (3.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (13.33%) Problem-Solving
3 3 (10.00%) MVC
3 3 (10.00%) RAD
3 3 (10.00%) SDLC
4 2 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (6.67%) Continuous Delivery
4 2 (6.67%) Customer-Centricity
4 2 (6.67%) ITIL
4 2 (6.67%) Kanban
4 2 (6.67%) Migration
4 2 (6.67%) OO
4 2 (6.67%) Operational Acceptance Testing
4 2 (6.67%) PRINCE2
4 2 (6.67%) Project Delivery
4 2 (6.67%) Resource Allocation
4 2 (6.67%) Scrum
4 2 (6.67%) SOA
4 2 (6.67%) Software Testing
4 2 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 25 (83.33%) C#
2 23 (76.67%) SQL
3 8 (26.67%) VBA
4 6 (20.00%) C++
5 4 (13.33%) Java
5 4 (13.33%) VB
6 3 (10.00%) JavaScript
7 2 (6.67%) PowerShell
7 2 (6.67%) T-SQL
8 1 (3.33%) C
8 1 (3.33%) PHP
8 1 (3.33%) PL/SQL
8 1 (3.33%) Python
8 1 (3.33%) Ruby
8 1 (3.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (6.67%) ISEB
1 2 (6.67%) ISTQB
1 2 (6.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (3.33%) MCITP
2 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (3.33%) SC Cleared
2 1 (3.33%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (3.33%) Oracle Statspack
Vendors
1 19 (63.33%) Oracle
2 9 (30.00%) OpenLink
3 6 (20.00%) Murex
3 6 (20.00%) SunGard
4 4 (13.33%) Microsoft
5 2 (6.67%) SAP
6 1 (3.33%) Bloomberg
6 1 (3.33%) HP
6 1 (3.33%) Hyperion
6 1 (3.33%) Infragistics
6 1 (3.33%) Netezza
6 1 (3.33%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
6 1 (3.33%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (3.33%) Sybase