Period
to 9 December 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of 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 9 December 2019 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)
Central London > City of London
6 months to
9 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 203 239 225
Rank change year-on-year +36 -14 +3
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 15 22 31
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.26% 0.31% 0.43%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.54% 0.57% 0.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 19 24
City of London median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% +25.00%
10th Percentile £428 £361 £334
90th Percentile £524 £640 £535
Central London median daily rate £450 £475 £413
% change year-on-year -5.26% +15.15% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
City of London median hourly rate - - -
Central London median hourly rate - - -

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 the City of London with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 2,802 3,847 3,762
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 49.37% 54.25% 52.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,257 3,205 3,144
City of London median daily rate £525 £525 £525
10th Percentile £389 £381 £363
90th Percentile £688 £675 £688
Central London median daily rate £525 £525 £513
% change year-on-year - +2.44% +7.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 8 11
City of London median hourly rate £28.00 £37.09 £24.49
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -24.51% +51.48% -10.96%
10th Percentile £21.13 £16.10 £13.35
90th Percentile £57.40 £74.46 £30.00
Central London median hourly rate £28.00 £37.09 £25.79
% change year-on-year -24.51% +43.83% -6.23%

VB.NET
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing VB.NET as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for VB.NET in the City of London

VB.NET
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VB.NET in the City of London

VB.NET
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VB.NET in the City of London

For the 6 months to 9 December 2019, 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 City of London region with a requirement for VB.NET.

1 15 (100.00%) .NET
2 12 (80.00%) SQL
3 10 (66.67%) Microsoft
4 9 (60.00%) T-SQL
5 8 (53.33%) Team Foundation Server
6 7 (46.67%) Refactoring
6 7 (46.67%) TDD
7 6 (40.00%) C#
8 5 (33.33%) C
8 5 (33.33%) Oracle
9 4 (26.67%) WinForms
9 4 (26.67%) RAD
10 3 (20.00%) Web Services
10 3 (20.00%) Murex
10 3 (20.00%) SunGard
10 3 (20.00%) SQL Server
10 3 (20.00%) OpenLink
10 3 (20.00%) Front Office
10 3 (20.00%) WCF
10 3 (20.00%) WPF
11 2 (13.33%) QA
11 2 (13.33%) SDLC
11 2 (13.33%) Workflow
11 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET
11 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Excel
12 1 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
12 1 (6.67%) DTS
12 1 (6.67%) ERP
12 1 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
12 1 (6.67%) XML

VB.NET
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of 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 1 (6.67%) IIS
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (6.67%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Dynamics 365
1 1 (6.67%) Power Platform
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (6.67%) DTS
2 1 (6.67%) Essbase
2 1 (6.67%) OLAP
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle OLAP
2 1 (6.67%) Power BI
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2016
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 8 (53.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (6.67%) MorphX
2 1 (6.67%) Visual Studio
2 1 (6.67%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 3 (20.00%) Front Office
2 1 (6.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (100.00%) Developer
2 9 (60.00%) .NET Developer
3 7 (46.67%) VB.NET Developer
4 5 (33.33%) Senior .NET Developer
4 5 (33.33%) Senior Developer
5 4 (26.67%) C# Developer
6 3 (20.00%) C Developer
6 3 (20.00%) C# Developer - Commodities
6 3 (20.00%) Senior C Developer
6 3 (20.00%) Senior VB.NET Developer
7 1 (6.67%) Applications Developer
7 1 (6.67%) Applications Support
7 1 (6.67%) Dynamics AX Developer
7 1 (6.67%) Programmer
7 1 (6.67%) RAD Developer
7 1 (6.67%) SQL Developer
7 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Developer
7 1 (6.67%) SSIS Developer
7 1 (6.67%) VBA Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (100.00%) .NET
2 4 (26.67%) WinForms
3 3 (20.00%) WCF
3 3 (20.00%) Web Services
3 3 (20.00%) WPF
4 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET
5 1 (6.67%) AngularJS
5 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (6.67%) React
5 1 (6.67%) REST
5 1 (6.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (6.67%) Fat Client
1 1 (6.67%) Self-Motivation
1 1 (6.67%) Thin Client
1 1 (6.67%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) Refactoring
1 7 (46.67%) TDD
2 4 (26.67%) RAD
3 2 (13.33%) SDLC
3 2 (13.33%) Workflow
4 1 (6.67%) API Development
4 1 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (6.67%) Document Management
4 1 (6.67%) ERP
4 1 (6.67%) Microservices
4 1 (6.67%) MVC
4 1 (6.67%) OO
4 1 (6.67%) Problem-Solving
4 1 (6.67%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (80.00%) SQL
2 9 (60.00%) T-SQL
3 6 (40.00%) C#
4 5 (33.33%) C
5 1 (6.67%) JavaScript
5 1 (6.67%) PL/SQL
5 1 (6.67%) PowerShell
5 1 (6.67%) TypeScript
5 1 (6.67%) VB
5 1 (6.67%) VBA
5 1 (6.67%) X++
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) MCITP
1 1 (6.67%) MCP
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) QA
Vendors
1 10 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 5 (33.33%) Oracle
3 3 (20.00%) Murex
3 3 (20.00%) OpenLink
3 3 (20.00%) SunGard
4 1 (6.67%) Hyperion
4 1 (6.67%) Sybase