Period
to 17 October 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 17 October 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
17 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 218 226 223
Rank change year-on-year +8 -3 +6
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 41 13 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.58% 0.19% 0.37%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.08% 0.37% 0.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 10 21
City of London median daily rate £450 £463 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.70% +25.00% -12.94%
10th Percentile £310 £222 £300
90th Percentile £628 £650 £500
Central London median daily rate £450 £375 £373
% change year-on-year +20.00% +0.67% -11.83%
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 3,781 3,545 3,334
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 53.85% 51.68% 49.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,145 2,880 2,812
City of London median daily rate £525 £525 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +10.53% -
10th Percentile £375 £363 £319
90th Percentile £688 £675 £650
Central London median daily rate £525 £500 £470
% change year-on-year +5.00% +6.33% +1.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 11 12
City of London median hourly rate £29.55 £21.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +37.42% -21.82% +15.79%
10th Percentile £13.12 £13.30 £16.66
90th Percentile £60.47 £30.00 £56.68
Central London median hourly rate £22.00 £21.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year +2.33% -21.82% +15.79%

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 17 October 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 17 October 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 41 (100.00%) .NET
2 37 (90.24%) SQL
3 36 (87.80%) C#
4 20 (48.78%) Finance
5 18 (43.90%) Agile Software Development
6 17 (41.46%) T-SQL
6 17 (41.46%) ASP.NET
7 15 (36.59%) VBA
8 14 (34.15%) MVC
8 14 (34.15%) Microsoft Azure
9 13 (31.71%) Gherkin
9 13 (31.71%) Microservices
10 11 (26.83%) Visual Studio Team System
10 11 (26.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 10 (24.39%) TDD
11 10 (24.39%) WinForms
11 10 (24.39%) SQL Server
11 10 (24.39%) ASP.NET MVC
11 10 (24.39%) ASP.NET Web API
12 9 (21.95%) Data Analytics
12 9 (21.95%) SpecFlow
12 9 (21.95%) Analytics
12 9 (21.95%) R
12 9 (21.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 9 (21.95%) Selenium
12 9 (21.95%) Release Management
12 9 (21.95%) Financial Institution
12 9 (21.95%) SDLC
12 9 (21.95%) SOLID
12 9 (21.95%) Self-Motivation

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 5 (12.20%) SAS
2 3 (7.32%) IIS
3 1 (2.44%) CMS
3 1 (2.44%) Confluence
3 1 (2.44%) Umbraco
Applications
1 6 (14.63%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (4.88%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (4.88%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 14 (34.15%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (9.76%) npm
3 2 (4.88%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.76%) AMQP
2 1 (2.44%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (26.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 10 (24.39%) SQL Server
3 9 (21.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (7.32%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (4.88%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (2.44%) Oracle Database
6 1 (2.44%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 11 (26.83%) Visual Studio Team System
2 9 (21.95%) Selenium
2 9 (21.95%) SpecFlow
3 4 (9.76%) Cucumber
3 4 (9.76%) Git (software)
3 4 (9.76%) Karma Test Runner
3 4 (9.76%) Mocha
3 4 (9.76%) Protractor
4 2 (4.88%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (2.44%) Jenkins
5 1 (2.44%) JIRA
General
1 20 (48.78%) Finance
2 9 (21.95%) Financial Institution
3 4 (9.76%) Banking
4 3 (7.32%) Law
5 1 (2.44%) Front Office
5 1 (2.44%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 32 (78.05%) Developer
2 21 (51.22%) .NET Developer
3 17 (41.46%) C# Developer
4 16 (39.02%) C# .NET Developer
5 9 (21.95%) Azure Developer
6 8 (19.51%) Analytics Consultant
6 8 (19.51%) Consultant
6 8 (19.51%) Data Analytics Consultant
6 8 (19.51%) Data Consultant
6 8 (19.51%) SQL Developer
7 3 (7.32%) C# VB.NET Developer
7 3 (7.32%) Citrix Developer
7 3 (7.32%) HTML Developer
7 3 (7.32%) VB.NET Developer
8 2 (4.88%) Analyst
8 2 (4.88%) Analyst Developer
8 2 (4.88%) Data Analytics Specialist
8 2 (4.88%) Software Developer
8 2 (4.88%) VB VBA Developer
8 2 (4.88%) VBA Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (100.00%) .NET
2 17 (41.46%) ASP.NET
3 13 (31.71%) Gherkin
4 10 (24.39%) ASP.NET MVC
4 10 (24.39%) ASP.NET Web API
4 10 (24.39%) WinForms
5 5 (12.20%) AngularJS
5 5 (12.20%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 4 (9.76%) Chai
6 4 (9.76%) GraphQL
6 4 (9.76%) HTML
6 4 (9.76%) Node.js
6 4 (9.76%) RabbitMQ
7 3 (7.32%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 2 (4.88%) XML
9 1 (2.44%) .NET Core
9 1 (2.44%) .NET Framework
9 1 (2.44%) CSS
9 1 (2.44%) HTML5
9 1 (2.44%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 9 (21.95%) Self-Motivation
2 5 (12.20%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (7.32%) Mainframe
3 3 (7.32%) Robotics
4 2 (4.88%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.44%) CESG
5 1 (2.44%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (2.44%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (2.44%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 3 (7.32%) Windows
2 1 (2.44%) Linux
2 1 (2.44%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (43.90%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (34.15%) MVC
3 13 (31.71%) Microservices
4 10 (24.39%) TDD
5 9 (21.95%) Analytics
5 9 (21.95%) Data Analytics
5 9 (21.95%) Release Management
5 9 (21.95%) SDLC
5 9 (21.95%) SOLID
6 7 (17.07%) Asset Management
7 5 (12.20%) ETL
8 4 (9.76%) MVVM
8 4 (9.76%) Open Source
8 4 (9.76%) Workflow
9 3 (7.32%) Robotic Process Automation
9 3 (7.32%) Software Engineering
9 3 (7.32%) User Acceptance Testing
10 2 (4.88%) Investment Management
10 2 (4.88%) Open Source Development
10 2 (4.88%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 37 (90.24%) SQL
2 36 (87.80%) C#
3 17 (41.46%) T-SQL
4 15 (36.59%) VBA
5 9 (21.95%) R
6 7 (17.07%) PL/SQL
7 5 (12.20%) Java
7 5 (12.20%) JavaScript
8 4 (9.76%) VB
9 1 (2.44%) C
9 1 (2.44%) C++
9 1 (2.44%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (9.76%) SC Cleared
1 4 (9.76%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.44%) CREST Certified
2 1 (2.44%) Degree
2 1 (2.44%) DV Cleared
2 1 (2.44%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.76%) QA
System Software
1 2 (4.88%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (7.32%) Docker Swarm
Vendors
1 6 (14.63%) Citrix
1 6 (14.63%) Oracle
2 3 (7.32%) Microsoft
2 3 (7.32%) UiPath
3 1 (2.44%) VMware