The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Devon 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 3 months to 22 June 2017 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)
South West / Devon
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 38 34 33
Rank change year-on-year -4 -1  
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 2 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Devon 0.60% 1.29% 1.60%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.32% 2.44% 3.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 2
Median daily rate £260 £138 £305
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +89.09% -54.91%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £315
% change year-on-year +3.70% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £13.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £35.63 £42.50
% change year-on-year -29.82% -16.17%  

VB.NET is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Devon with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Devon
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 152 123 109
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Devon 45.78% 52.79% 43.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 74 57
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £321 £289 £276
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 15 9
Median hourly rate £42.50 £34.00 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.00% +65.85%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.50 £13.00 £19.46
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £49.60 £35.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +14.86% +2.77%  

VB.NET
Job Vacancy Trend in Devon

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Devon citing VB.NET as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Job vacancy trend for VB.NET in Devon

VB.NET
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Devon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing VB.NET in Devon.

Contractor daily rate trend for VB.NET in Devon

VB.NET
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Devon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing VB.NET in Devon.

Contractor hourly rate trend for VB.NET in Devon

VB.NET
Contract Job Locations in Devon

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VB.NET within the Devon region over the 3 months to 22 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Exeter -2 2 £260 -
VB.NET
South West

For the 6 months to 22 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing VB.NET also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Devon region with a requirement for VB.NET.

1 5 (100.00%) C#
1 5 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 5 (100.00%) .NET
2 4 (80.00%) MVC
2 4 (80.00%) SQL
3 3 (60.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (40.00%) HTML
4 2 (40.00%) CSS
4 2 (40.00%) SOAP
4 2 (40.00%) Web Services
4 2 (40.00%) Windows
4 2 (40.00%) XHTML
4 2 (40.00%) WCF
4 2 (40.00%) jQuery
4 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET Web API
4 2 (40.00%) WinForms
5 1 (20.00%) ADO.NET
5 1 (20.00%) Skype

VB.NET
Co-occurring IT Skills in Devon 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) Skype
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) .NET Developer
1 5 (100.00%) Developer
2 4 (80.00%) C# .NET Developer
2 4 (80.00%) C# Developer
3 2 (40.00%) .NET Software Developer
3 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
3 2 (40.00%) C# Software Developer
3 2 (40.00%) C# VB.NET Developer
3 2 (40.00%) JavaScript Developer
3 2 (40.00%) Software Developer
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Developer
3 2 (40.00%) VB.NET Developer
3 2 (40.00%) WinForms Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) .NET
1 5 (100.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET Web API
2 2 (40.00%) CSS
2 2 (40.00%) HTML
2 2 (40.00%) jQuery
2 2 (40.00%) SOAP
2 2 (40.00%) WCF
2 2 (40.00%) Web Services
2 2 (40.00%) WinForms
2 2 (40.00%) XHTML
3 1 (20.00%) ADO.NET
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) C#
2 4 (80.00%) SQL
3 3 (60.00%) JavaScript