Period
to 21 August 2018

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 21 August 2018 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
21 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 214 232 219
Rank change year-on-year +18 -13 +9
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 46 18 29
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.66% 0.27% 0.43%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.23% 0.53% 0.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 16 21
City of London median daily rate £450 £380 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.42% +12.59% -20.59%
10th Percentile £310 £200 £300
90th Percentile £518 £625 £525
Central London median daily rate £450 £325 £338
% change year-on-year +38.46% -3.70% -20.59%
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 3,751 3,413 3,268
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 53.46% 51.52% 48.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,120 2,733 2,751
City of London median daily rate £525 £513 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.44% +7.89% +2.70%
10th Percentile £368 £358 £313
90th Percentile £694 £675 £638
Central London median daily rate £525 £500 £455
% change year-on-year +5.00% +9.89% +1.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 12 11
City of London median hourly rate £21.50 £22.99 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.49% +21.01% -22.81%
10th Percentile £12.50 £13.31 £15.16
90th Percentile £50.48 £36.73 £55.00
Central London median hourly rate £21.50 £28.35 £19.00
% change year-on-year -24.15% +49.18% -24.00%

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 Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing VB.NET in the City of London over the 6 months to 21 August 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 21 August 2018, 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 46 (100.00%) .NET
2 43 (93.48%) C#
3 41 (89.13%) SQL
4 22 (47.83%) Finance
5 21 (45.65%) T-SQL
6 20 (43.48%) Microsoft Azure
7 19 (41.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 17 (36.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 16 (34.78%) VBA
10 14 (30.43%) ASP.NET
10 14 (30.43%) MVC
10 14 (30.43%) Agile Software Development
11 13 (28.26%) WinForms
11 13 (28.26%) Microservices
11 13 (28.26%) Gherkin
12 10 (21.74%) TDD
12 10 (21.74%) ASP.NET MVC
12 10 (21.74%) ASP.NET Web API
13 9 (19.57%) SpecFlow
13 9 (19.57%) Analytics
13 9 (19.57%) Data Analytics
13 9 (19.57%) R
13 9 (19.57%) SOLID
13 9 (19.57%) Self-Motivation
13 9 (19.57%) Visual Studio Team System
13 9 (19.57%) Selenium
13 9 (19.57%) Release Management
13 9 (19.57%) Financial Institution
13 9 (19.57%) Data Warehouse
13 9 (19.57%) ETL

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 3 (6.52%) IIS
2 2 (4.35%) SAS
3 1 (2.17%) CMS
3 1 (2.17%) Confluence
3 1 (2.17%) Umbraco
Applications
1 7 (15.22%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (4.35%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 20 (43.48%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (13.04%) PaaS
3 4 (8.70%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.70%) AMQP
2 1 (2.17%) iSCSI
2 1 (2.17%) Network Security
2 1 (2.17%) SAN
2 1 (2.17%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (41.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 17 (36.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 9 (19.57%) Data Warehouse
3 9 (19.57%) SQL Server
4 6 (13.04%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
5 2 (4.35%) Crystal Reports
5 2 (4.35%) InterSystems Cache
5 2 (4.35%) Oracle Database
5 2 (4.35%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (4.35%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (4.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 9 (19.57%) Selenium
1 9 (19.57%) SpecFlow
1 9 (19.57%) Visual Studio Team System
2 6 (13.04%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (8.70%) Cucumber
3 4 (8.70%) Git (software)
3 4 (8.70%) Karma Test Runner
3 4 (8.70%) Mocha
3 4 (8.70%) Protractor
4 1 (2.17%) Jenkins
4 1 (2.17%) JIRA
General
1 22 (47.83%) Finance
2 9 (19.57%) Financial Institution
3 5 (10.87%) Banking
3 5 (10.87%) Law
4 2 (4.35%) Front Office
4 2 (4.35%) Investment Banking
4 2 (4.35%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 35 (76.09%) Developer
2 21 (45.65%) .NET Developer
3 20 (43.48%) C# Developer
4 18 (39.13%) C# .NET Developer
5 15 (32.61%) Azure Developer
6 12 (26.09%) SQL Developer
7 8 (17.39%) Analytics Consultant
7 8 (17.39%) Consultant
7 8 (17.39%) Data Analytics Consultant
7 8 (17.39%) Data Consultant
8 4 (8.70%) C# VB.NET Developer
8 4 (8.70%) VB.NET Developer
9 2 (4.35%) .NET Applications Developer
9 2 (4.35%) Applications Developer
9 2 (4.35%) C# Application Developer
9 2 (4.35%) Excel Developer
9 2 (4.35%) VB VBA Developer
9 2 (4.35%) VBA Developer
9 2 (4.35%) WinForms Developer
9 2 (4.35%) XML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (100.00%) .NET
2 14 (30.43%) ASP.NET
3 13 (28.26%) Gherkin
3 13 (28.26%) WinForms
4 10 (21.74%) ASP.NET MVC
4 10 (21.74%) ASP.NET Web API
5 5 (10.87%) AngularJS
5 5 (10.87%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 5 (10.87%) XML
6 4 (8.70%) Chai
6 4 (8.70%) GraphQL
6 4 (8.70%) Node.js
6 4 (8.70%) RabbitMQ
7 3 (6.52%) CSS
7 3 (6.52%) HTML
8 2 (4.35%) .NET Framework
8 2 (4.35%) SOAP
8 2 (4.35%) WPF
9 1 (2.17%) jQuery
9 1 (2.17%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 9 (19.57%) Self-Motivation
2 3 (6.52%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.52%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 2 (4.35%) Derivative
3 2 (4.35%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.17%) CESG
4 1 (2.17%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (2.17%) Mainframe
4 1 (2.17%) Replication
4 1 (2.17%) Robotics
4 1 (2.17%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 4 (8.70%) Windows
2 1 (2.17%) Linux
2 1 (2.17%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (30.43%) Agile Software Development
1 14 (30.43%) MVC
2 13 (28.26%) Microservices
3 10 (21.74%) TDD
4 9 (19.57%) Analytics
4 9 (19.57%) Data Analytics
4 9 (19.57%) ETL
4 9 (19.57%) Release Management
4 9 (19.57%) SOLID
5 4 (8.70%) Asset Management
5 4 (8.70%) MVVM
5 4 (8.70%) Open Source
5 4 (8.70%) SDLC
6 3 (6.52%) Software Engineering
6 3 (6.52%) Unit Testing
7 2 (4.35%) Investment Management
7 2 (4.35%) Process Improvement
7 2 (4.35%) RAD
7 2 (4.35%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (4.35%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 43 (93.48%) C#
2 41 (89.13%) SQL
3 21 (45.65%) T-SQL
4 16 (34.78%) VBA
5 9 (19.57%) PL/SQL
5 9 (19.57%) R
6 8 (17.39%) JavaScript
7 6 (13.04%) VB
8 3 (6.52%) Java
9 2 (4.35%) C
9 2 (4.35%) MUMPS
10 1 (2.17%) Bash Shell
10 1 (2.17%) C++
10 1 (2.17%) Perl
10 1 (2.17%) PHP
10 1 (2.17%) PowerShell
10 1 (2.17%) Python
10 1 (2.17%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (8.70%) SC Cleared
1 4 (8.70%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.17%) CREST Certified
2 1 (2.17%) Degree
2 1 (2.17%) DV Cleared
2 1 (2.17%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.70%) QA
2 2 (4.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (4.35%) Docker
2 1 (2.17%) NFS
2 1 (2.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.17%) VMware NSX
2 1 (2.17%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (6.52%) Docker Swarm
2 1 (2.17%) vCenter Server
2 1 (2.17%) vRealize
2 1 (2.17%) vRealize Orchestrator
Vendors
1 7 (15.22%) Oracle
2 5 (10.87%) Microsoft
3 4 (8.70%) Citrix
4 2 (4.35%) InterSystems
4 2 (4.35%) VMware
5 1 (2.17%) 3PAR
5 1 (2.17%) Cisco
5 1 (2.17%) EMC
5 1 (2.17%) HP
5 1 (2.17%) NetApp
5 1 (2.17%) UiPath