Period
to 18 January 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 18 January 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
18 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 232 208 217
Rank change year-on-year -24 +9 +6
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 15 42 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.22% 0.59% 0.30%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.41% 1.12% 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 36 18
City of London median daily rate £500 £425 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.65% +25.00% +3.03%
10th Percentile £339 £334 £330
90th Percentile £648 £575 £450
Central London median daily rate £500 £413 £350
% change year-on-year +21.21% +17.86% +6.06%
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 3,677 3,750 3,172
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 54.05% 53.06% 50.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,037 3,167 2,653
City of London median daily rate £525 £525 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +10.53% -
10th Percentile £388 £363 £325
90th Percentile £675 £688 £663
Central London median daily rate £525 £513 £475
% change year-on-year +2.44% +7.89% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 8 10
City of London median hourly rate £37.09 £27.55 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +34.65% +0.16% -7.78%
10th Percentile £18.35 £20.30 £16.06
90th Percentile £85.21 £54.03 £55.19
Central London median hourly rate £37.09 £28.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year +32.46% +1.82% -7.78%

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 18 January 2019.

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 18 January 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 11 (73.33%) SQL
3 10 (66.67%) C#
4 7 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (46.67%) SDLC
5 6 (40.00%) Finance
5 6 (40.00%) SQL Server
5 6 (40.00%) ASP.NET
6 5 (33.33%) T-SQL
6 5 (33.33%) ETL
6 5 (33.33%) SAS
6 5 (33.33%) Asset Management
6 5 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 5 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (26.67%) Workflow
8 3 (20.00%) Mainframe
8 3 (20.00%) Citrix
8 3 (20.00%) HTML
8 3 (20.00%) Java
8 3 (20.00%) Robotics
8 3 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
8 3 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
8 3 (20.00%) Robotic Process Automation
8 3 (20.00%) Reinsurance
8 3 (20.00%) UiPath
9 2 (13.33%) GitHub
9 2 (13.33%) Visual Studio Team System
9 2 (13.33%) Markit EDM
9 2 (13.33%) Retail
9 2 (13.33%) Web Development

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 (33.33%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 2 (13.33%) GitHub
2 1 (6.67%) Google Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (13.33%) Visual Studio Team System
3 1 (6.67%) NUnit
3 1 (6.67%) Visual Studio
3 1 (6.67%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 6 (40.00%) Finance
2 2 (13.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (100.00%) Developer
2 7 (46.67%) .NET Developer
3 5 (33.33%) SQL Developer
4 4 (26.67%) C# Developer
5 3 (20.00%) ASP.NET Developer
5 3 (20.00%) C# .NET Developer
5 3 (20.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 3 (20.00%) C# VB.NET Developer
5 3 (20.00%) Citrix Developer
5 3 (20.00%) HTML Developer
5 3 (20.00%) VB.NET Developer
5 3 (20.00%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (13.33%) Analyst
6 2 (13.33%) Analyst Developer
6 2 (13.33%) Software Developer
7 1 (6.67%) .NET Analyst Programmer
7 1 (6.67%) Analyst Programmer
7 1 (6.67%) Programmer
7 1 (6.67%) Senior Developer
7 1 (6.67%) VB Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (100.00%) .NET
2 6 (40.00%) ASP.NET
3 5 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 3 (20.00%) HTML
5 1 (6.67%) Ajax
5 1 (6.67%) AngularJS
5 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET 2.0
5 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (6.67%) CSS
5 1 (6.67%) jQuery
5 1 (6.67%) KnockoutJS
5 1 (6.67%) Web Services
5 1 (6.67%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (20.00%) Mainframe
2 3 (20.00%) Reinsurance
2 3 (20.00%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) Windows
1 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (46.67%) SDLC
2 5 (33.33%) Asset Management
2 5 (33.33%) ETL
3 4 (26.67%) Workflow
4 3 (20.00%) Robotic Process Automation
4 3 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (13.33%) Web Development
6 1 (6.67%) Analytics
6 1 (6.67%) Data Analytics
6 1 (6.67%) Data Modelling
6 1 (6.67%) MVC
6 1 (6.67%) OO
6 1 (6.67%) Problem Management
6 1 (6.67%) Process Improvement
6 1 (6.67%) SOLID
6 1 (6.67%) TDD
6 1 (6.67%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 11 (73.33%) SQL
2 10 (66.67%) C#
3 5 (33.33%) T-SQL
4 3 (20.00%) Java
5 1 (6.67%) VB
5 1 (6.67%) VB6
5 1 (6.67%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 3 (20.00%) Citrix
1 3 (20.00%) UiPath
2 2 (13.33%) Oracle
3 1 (6.67%) Atlassian
3 1 (6.67%) Google
3 1 (6.67%) Microsoft