Period
to 6 August 2020

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 6 August 2020 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
6 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 117 227 214
Rank change year-on-year +110 -13 +2
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 19 14 49
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 0.84% 0.22% 0.70%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.69% 0.44% 1.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 13 39
Median daily rate £500 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +11.11% +31.39%
10th Percentile £330 £367 £310
90th Percentile £563 £550 £498
Central London median daily rate £500 £500 £450
% change year-on-year - +11.11% +38.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
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 1,123 3,215 3,724
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 49.71% 49.48% 53.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 817 2,612 3,099
Median daily rate £525 £525 £525
10th Percentile £375 £406 £367
90th Percentile £688 £675 £700
Central London median daily rate £525 £525 £525
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 24 18
Median hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.86% +62.79% -6.49%
10th Percentile £25.35 £21.00 £12.50
90th Percentile £57.30 £56.50 £64.00
Median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year - +62.79% -18.61%

VB.NET
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing VB.NET as a proportion 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

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing VB.NET in the City of London.

Daily rate trend for VB.NET in the City of London

VB.NET
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing VB.NET in the City of London over the 6 months to 6 August 2020.

Daily rate histogram for VB.NET in the City of London

VB.NET
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing VB.NET in the City of London.

Hourly rate trend for VB.NET in the City of London

For the 6 months to 6 August 2020, 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 19 (100.00%) .NET
2 17 (89.47%) C#
3 12 (63.16%) SQL
4 11 (57.89%) WinForms
5 9 (47.37%) Oracle
6 8 (42.11%) Finance
7 7 (36.84%) OpenLink
8 6 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (31.58%) WCF
9 5 (26.32%) C++
9 5 (26.32%) Microsoft Excel
9 5 (26.32%) Team Foundation Server
10 4 (21.05%) VBA
10 4 (21.05%) Murex
10 4 (21.05%) SunGard
10 4 (21.05%) ASP.NET
10 4 (21.05%) WPF
11 3 (15.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 3 (15.79%) Endur
11 3 (15.79%) Front Office
11 3 (15.79%) MVC
11 3 (15.79%) Visual Studio
11 3 (15.79%) SQL Server
11 3 (15.79%) RAD
11 3 (15.79%) Problem-Solving
11 3 (15.79%) ASP.NET MVC
12 2 (10.53%) AngularJS
12 2 (10.53%) Continuous Delivery
12 2 (10.53%) ASP.NET Web API
12 2 (10.53%) Scrum

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 (10.53%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.26%) Confluence
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 5 (26.32%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (15.79%) Endur
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.53%) Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.79%) SQL Server
1 3 (15.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (10.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (5.26%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (5.26%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (5.26%) RDBMS
3 1 (5.26%) Relational Database
3 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2016
3 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (5.26%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 5 (26.32%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (15.79%) Visual Studio
3 1 (5.26%) Bitbucket
3 1 (5.26%) eggPlant
3 1 (5.26%) JIRA
3 1 (5.26%) Selenium
3 1 (5.26%) SpecFlow
General
1 8 (42.11%) Finance
2 3 (15.79%) Front Office
3 1 (5.26%) Banking
3 1 (5.26%) Law
Job Titles
1 18 (94.74%) Developer
2 8 (42.11%) C# Developer
3 5 (26.32%) .NET Developer
4 4 (21.05%) C# .NET Developer
4 4 (21.05%) C# Developer - Commodities
5 3 (15.79%) Analyst
5 3 (15.79%) Analyst Developer
5 3 (15.79%) Applications Developer
5 3 (15.79%) Full Stack Developer
5 3 (15.79%) OpenLink Developer
6 2 (10.53%) .NET Applications Developer
6 2 (10.53%) VB.NET Developer
7 1 (5.26%) Angular Developer
7 1 (5.26%) C# Application Developer
7 1 (5.26%) C# VB.NET Developer
7 1 (5.26%) SQL Developer
7 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Developer
7 1 (5.26%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (100.00%) .NET
2 11 (57.89%) WinForms
3 6 (31.58%) WCF
4 4 (21.05%) ASP.NET
4 4 (21.05%) WPF
5 3 (15.79%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (10.53%) AngularJS
6 2 (10.53%) ASP.NET Web API
6 2 (10.53%) XML
7 1 (5.26%) .NET Framework
7 1 (5.26%) COM
7 1 (5.26%) Entity Framework
7 1 (5.26%) HTML
7 1 (5.26%) Kendo UI
7 1 (5.26%) SOAP
7 1 (5.26%) Web Services
7 1 (5.26%) XBRL
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) Reinsurance
2 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.26%) Fat Client
2 1 (5.26%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.26%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.26%) Linux
1 1 (5.26%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (15.79%) MVC
2 3 (15.79%) Problem-Solving
2 3 (15.79%) RAD
3 2 (10.53%) Continuous Delivery
3 2 (10.53%) Customer-Centricity
3 2 (10.53%) Kanban
3 2 (10.53%) Project Delivery
3 2 (10.53%) Scrum
4 1 (5.26%) Incident Management
4 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure as Code
4 1 (5.26%) Operational Acceptance Testing
4 1 (5.26%) Release Management
4 1 (5.26%) Resource Allocation
4 1 (5.26%) SDLC
4 1 (5.26%) Software Testing
4 1 (5.26%) TDD
4 1 (5.26%) Technical Debt
4 1 (5.26%) Unit Testing
4 1 (5.26%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 17 (89.47%) C#
2 12 (63.16%) SQL
3 5 (26.32%) C++
4 4 (21.05%) VBA
5 1 (5.26%) Java
5 1 (5.26%) JavaScript
5 1 (5.26%) PowerShell
5 1 (5.26%) T-SQL
5 1 (5.26%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (5.26%) ISEB
1 1 (5.26%) ISTQB
1 1 (5.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Vendors
1 9 (47.37%) Oracle
2 7 (36.84%) OpenLink
3 4 (21.05%) Murex
3 4 (21.05%) SunGard
4 2 (10.53%) Microsoft
5 1 (5.26%) Bloomberg
5 1 (5.26%) Infragistics
5 1 (5.26%) SAP