Period
to 23 May 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 23 May 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
23 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 192 213 201
Rank change year-on-year +21 -12 +25
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 60 25 30
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.87% 0.41% 0.46%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.64% 0.82% 1.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 25 23
City of London median daily rate £450 £330 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +36.36% - -12.00%
10th Percentile £312 £200 £302
90th Percentile £493 £555 £520
Central London median daily rate £450 £330 £330
% change year-on-year +36.36% - -10.51%
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 3,652 3,064 3,005
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 52.70% 49.88% 46.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,072 2,494 2,518
City of London median daily rate £525 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £363 £325 £313
90th Percentile £694 £650 £650
Central London median daily rate £513 £488 £463
% change year-on-year +5.13% +5.41% +2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 4 13
City of London median hourly rate £21.50 £28.35 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -24.15% +9.02% +9.47%
10th Percentile £12.75 £15.43 £18.50
90th Percentile £48.25 £35.18 £60.00
Central London median hourly rate £21.50 £28.35 £26.00
% change year-on-year -24.15% +9.02% +8.38%

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 23 May 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 23 May 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 60 (100.00%) .NET
2 59 (98.33%) C#
3 50 (83.33%) SQL
4 28 (46.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 26 (43.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 23 (38.33%) Finance
7 20 (33.33%) T-SQL
7 20 (33.33%) VBA
8 19 (31.67%) Microsoft Azure
9 18 (30.00%) WinForms
10 15 (25.00%) Oracle
10 15 (25.00%) SQL Server
11 14 (23.33%) VB
11 14 (23.33%) Microsoft Excel
12 13 (21.67%) Data Warehouse
12 13 (21.67%) ASP.NET
12 13 (21.67%) JavaScript
13 12 (20.00%) XML
13 12 (20.00%) ETL
13 12 (20.00%) Microsoft
13 12 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
13 12 (20.00%) Banking
14 11 (18.33%) Law
15 10 (16.67%) Front Office
15 10 (16.67%) SOAP
15 10 (16.67%) Investment Banking
15 10 (16.67%) .NET Framework
15 10 (16.67%) Mathematics
15 10 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
15 10 (16.67%) PaaS

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 2 (3.33%) IIS
Applications
1 14 (23.33%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (3.33%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 19 (31.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (16.67%) PaaS
3 3 (5.00%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.00%) AMQP
2 1 (1.67%) iSCSI
2 1 (1.67%) SAN
2 1 (1.67%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (46.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 26 (43.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 15 (25.00%) SQL Server
4 13 (21.67%) Data Warehouse
5 10 (16.67%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
5 10 (16.67%) Oracle Database
5 10 (16.67%) Oracle Database 11g
5 10 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
6 9 (15.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 8 (13.33%) InterSystems Cache
8 2 (3.33%) Crystal Reports
9 1 (1.67%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 12 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (8.33%) Selenium
2 5 (8.33%) SpecFlow
2 5 (8.33%) Visual Studio Team System
3 4 (6.67%) Visual Studio
4 3 (5.00%) Cucumber
4 3 (5.00%) Git (software)
4 3 (5.00%) Karma Test Runner
4 3 (5.00%) Mocha
4 3 (5.00%) Protractor
5 1 (1.67%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.67%) MSBuild
General
1 23 (38.33%) Finance
2 12 (20.00%) Banking
3 11 (18.33%) Law
4 10 (16.67%) Front Office
4 10 (16.67%) Investment Banking
5 8 (13.33%) Marketing
6 6 (10.00%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 53 (88.33%) Developer
2 35 (58.33%) C# Developer
3 33 (55.00%) .NET Developer
4 31 (51.67%) C# .NET Developer
5 21 (35.00%) SQL Developer
6 15 (25.00%) C# VB.NET Developer
6 15 (25.00%) VB.NET Developer
7 14 (23.33%) Azure Developer
8 10 (16.67%) WinForms Developer
9 8 (13.33%) JavaScript Developer
9 8 (13.33%) SSAS Developer
9 8 (13.33%) SSIS Developer
9 8 (13.33%) SSRS Developer
9 8 (13.33%) XML Developer
10 5 (8.33%) Analytics Consultant
10 5 (8.33%) ASP.NET Developer
10 5 (8.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 5 (8.33%) Data Analytics Consultant
10 5 (8.33%) Data Consultant
10 5 (8.33%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (100.00%) .NET
2 18 (30.00%) WinForms
3 13 (21.67%) ASP.NET
4 12 (20.00%) XML
5 10 (16.67%) .NET Framework
5 10 (16.67%) SOAP
6 9 (15.00%) CSS
7 8 (13.33%) Gherkin
8 6 (10.00%) ASP.NET Web API
9 4 (6.67%) AngularJS
9 4 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC
10 3 (5.00%) Chai
10 3 (5.00%) GraphQL
10 3 (5.00%) Node.js
10 3 (5.00%) RabbitMQ
10 3 (5.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 3 (5.00%) WPF
11 1 (1.67%) COM
11 1 (1.67%) JSON
11 1 (1.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.00%) Self-Motivation
2 3 (5.00%) Derivative
2 3 (5.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 2 (3.33%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (3.33%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.67%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.67%) Replication
4 1 (1.67%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 4 (6.67%) Windows
2 1 (1.67%) Linux
2 1 (1.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (20.00%) ETL
2 10 (16.67%) Mathematics
3 9 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (15.00%) Business Intelligence
3 9 (15.00%) Web Development
4 8 (13.33%) Front End Development
4 8 (13.33%) Microservices
4 8 (13.33%) MVC
4 8 (13.33%) Unit Testing
4 8 (13.33%) Web Application Development
5 6 (10.00%) Analytics
5 6 (10.00%) Data Analytics
5 6 (10.00%) Release Management
6 5 (8.33%) TDD
7 4 (6.67%) Catastrophe Modelling
7 4 (6.67%) SOLID
7 4 (6.67%) Workflow
8 3 (5.00%) MVVM
8 3 (5.00%) Open Source
8 3 (5.00%) RAD
Programming Languages
1 59 (98.33%) C#
2 50 (83.33%) SQL
3 20 (33.33%) T-SQL
3 20 (33.33%) VBA
4 14 (23.33%) VB
5 13 (21.67%) JavaScript
6 9 (15.00%) MUMPS
7 8 (13.33%) PL/SQL
8 6 (10.00%) R
9 1 (1.67%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.67%) C
9 1 (1.67%) C++
9 1 (1.67%) Java
9 1 (1.67%) Perl
9 1 (1.67%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.67%) Python
9 1 (1.67%) VB6
9 1 (1.67%) VBScript
9 1 (1.67%) VC++
Qualifications
1 3 (5.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (5.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.33%) Degree
2 2 (3.33%) Master's Degree
3 1 (1.67%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (13.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (5.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.33%) Docker
2 1 (1.67%) NFS
2 1 (1.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.67%) VMware NSX
2 1 (1.67%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (3.33%) Docker Swarm
2 1 (1.67%) vCenter Server
2 1 (1.67%) vRealize
2 1 (1.67%) vRealize Orchestrator
Vendors
1 15 (25.00%) Oracle
2 12 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.33%) Citrix
3 2 (3.33%) InterSystems
3 2 (3.33%) VMware
4 1 (1.67%) 3PAR
4 1 (1.67%) Cisco
4 1 (1.67%) EMC
4 1 (1.67%) HP
4 1 (1.67%) Murex
4 1 (1.67%) NetApp
4 1 (1.67%) OpenLink
4 1 (1.67%) SunGard