Period
to 23 January 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 January 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 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 209 214 215
Rank change year-on-year +5 +1 +28
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 43 19 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.60% 0.31% 0.32%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.13% 0.61% 0.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 18 21
City of London median daily rate £425 £340 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.00% +3.03% -8.33%
10th Percentile £334 £330 £308
90th Percentile £575 £450 £475
Central London median daily rate £413 £350 £330
% change year-on-year +17.86% +6.06% -8.33%
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 3,793 3,124 3,261
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 53.20% 50.63% 46.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,210 2,617 2,746
City of London median daily rate £525 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.53% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £363 £325 £313
90th Percentile £688 £663 £663
Central London median daily rate £513 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +7.89% - +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 9 19
City of London median hourly rate £27.09 £27.50 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.49% -8.33% +50.00%
10th Percentile £20.45 £15.50 £19.25
90th Percentile £52.10 £49.37 £56.00
Central London median hourly rate £28.00 £27.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +1.82% -8.33% +50.00%

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 23 January 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 January 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 43 (100.00%) .NET
2 40 (93.02%) C#
3 30 (69.77%) SQL
4 24 (55.81%) Finance
5 18 (41.86%) SQL Server
5 18 (41.86%) ASP.NET
6 17 (39.53%) WinForms
7 15 (34.88%) Oracle
8 14 (32.56%) Microsoft Excel
8 14 (32.56%) Microsoft
8 14 (32.56%) Oracle Database
9 13 (30.23%) ASP.NET Web API
9 13 (30.23%) Banking
9 13 (30.23%) Investment Banking
9 13 (30.23%) .NET Framework
9 13 (30.23%) Oracle Database 11g
9 13 (30.23%) VB
9 13 (30.23%) VBA
10 12 (27.91%) Front Office
10 12 (27.91%) Mathematics
10 12 (27.91%) SQL Server 2008
11 11 (25.58%) JavaScript
11 11 (25.58%) SOAP
12 10 (23.26%) Agile Software Development
12 10 (23.26%) Release Management
13 9 (20.93%) Web Development
13 9 (20.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 9 (20.93%) Microsoft Azure
13 9 (20.93%) CSS
13 9 (20.93%) Financial Institution

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 (4.65%) SharePoint
Applications
1 14 (32.56%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 9 (20.93%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (41.86%) SQL Server
2 14 (32.56%) Oracle Database
3 13 (30.23%) Oracle Database 11g
4 12 (27.91%) SQL Server 2008
5 9 (20.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 7 (16.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 7 (16.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 6 (13.95%) InterSystems Cache
8 2 (4.65%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (4.65%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (2.33%) EDRMS
9 1 (2.33%) Power BI
9 1 (2.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (13.95%) Selenium
1 6 (13.95%) SpecFlow
2 5 (11.63%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (11.63%) Visual Studio Team System
3 4 (9.30%) MSBuild
3 4 (9.30%) Visual Studio
General
1 24 (55.81%) Finance
2 13 (30.23%) Banking
2 13 (30.23%) Investment Banking
3 12 (27.91%) Front Office
4 9 (20.93%) Financial Institution
5 7 (16.28%) Law
6 6 (13.95%) Marketing
7 1 (2.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 41 (95.35%) Developer
2 35 (81.40%) .NET Developer
3 33 (76.74%) C# Developer
4 31 (72.09%) C# .NET Developer
5 16 (37.21%) VB.NET Developer
6 14 (32.56%) C# VB.NET Developer
7 12 (27.91%) WinForms Developer
8 8 (18.60%) ASP.NET Developer
8 8 (18.60%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
9 7 (16.28%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 6 (13.95%) JavaScript Developer
10 6 (13.95%) SSAS Developer
10 6 (13.95%) SSIS Developer
10 6 (13.95%) SSRS Developer
10 6 (13.95%) XML Developer
11 5 (11.63%) SQL Developer
12 4 (9.30%) Lead Developer
12 4 (9.30%) Senior .NET Developer
12 4 (9.30%) Senior C# Developer
12 4 (9.30%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (100.00%) .NET
2 18 (41.86%) ASP.NET
3 17 (39.53%) WinForms
4 13 (30.23%) .NET Framework
4 13 (30.23%) ASP.NET Web API
5 11 (25.58%) SOAP
6 9 (20.93%) CSS
7 7 (16.28%) XML
8 5 (11.63%) Gherkin
9 4 (9.30%) ASP.NET MVC
10 3 (6.98%) jQuery
11 2 (4.65%) AngularJS
11 2 (4.65%) HTML
11 2 (4.65%) Web Services
12 1 (2.33%) COM
12 1 (2.33%) DCOM
12 1 (2.33%) Entity Framework
12 1 (2.33%) KnockoutJS
12 1 (2.33%) REST
12 1 (2.33%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (16.28%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (4.65%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.33%) Windows
1 1 (2.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (27.91%) Mathematics
2 10 (23.26%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (23.26%) Release Management
3 9 (20.93%) Web Development
4 8 (18.60%) MVC
5 7 (16.28%) Business Intelligence
5 7 (16.28%) Front End Development
5 7 (16.28%) TDD
6 6 (13.95%) Microservices
6 6 (13.95%) Unit Testing
6 6 (13.95%) Web Application Development
7 5 (11.63%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (11.63%) OO
8 4 (9.30%) Catastrophe Modelling
8 4 (9.30%) Continuous Delivery
8 4 (9.30%) Continuous Improvement
8 4 (9.30%) Workflow
9 3 (6.98%) BDD
9 3 (6.98%) SOLID
10 2 (4.65%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 40 (93.02%) C#
2 30 (69.77%) SQL
3 13 (30.23%) VB
3 13 (30.23%) VBA
4 11 (25.58%) JavaScript
5 7 (16.28%) MUMPS
6 3 (6.98%) PHP
7 2 (4.65%) Java
7 2 (4.65%) T-SQL
8 1 (2.33%) C++
8 1 (2.33%) ES6
8 1 (2.33%) VB6
8 1 (2.33%) VC++
Qualifications
1 2 (4.65%) Degree
2 1 (2.33%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (13.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (9.30%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 15 (34.88%) Oracle
2 14 (32.56%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.33%) OpenText
3 1 (2.33%) Retek