The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 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 27 March 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.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
England / East Midlands
Rank 72 53 80
Rank change year-on-year -19 +27  
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 27 42 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 1.81% 2.59% 1.07%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.25% 8.70% 3.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 25 8
Median daily rate £320 £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.53% +8.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £185 £145
10% offered a daily rate of more than £439 £405 £309
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £336 £325
% change year-on-year -3.34% +3.46%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Median hourly rate - £11.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -68.57%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £11.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year +50.00% -67.64%  

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 the East Midlands with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
East Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 636 483 590
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 42.71% 29.76% 35.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 402 303 352
Median daily rate £351 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.07% -7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £249 £225 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 10 14
Median hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.28% +16.66%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.50 £11.00 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £40.00 £39.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.64 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +4.10% +11.11%  

VB.NET
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East Midlands 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 the East Midlands

VB.NET
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VB.NET in the East Midlands

VB.NET
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing VB.NET in the East Midlands over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for VB.NET in the East Midlands

VB.NET
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VB.NET in the East Midlands

VB.NET
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

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 East Midlands region over the 3 months to 27 March 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
Leicestershire -5 11 £275 +3.77% 3
Northamptonshire -23 7 £375 -1.63% 6
Derbyshire 0 5 £330 +169.38% 2
Nottinghamshire +5 4 £338 +1.88%
VB.NET
England

VB.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for VB.NET.

1 40 (100.00%) .NET
2 28 (70.00%) SQL
3 26 (65.00%) C#
4 18 (45.00%) MVC
5 16 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
5 16 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
6 12 (30.00%) Scrum
6 12 (30.00%) Microsoft
7 11 (27.50%) ASP.NET
8 10 (25.00%) E-Commerce
8 10 (25.00%) Translating Business Requirements
9 7 (17.50%) Mentoring
9 7 (17.50%) Unit Testing
9 7 (17.50%) Retail
9 7 (17.50%) Linux
9 7 (17.50%) SQL Server
9 7 (17.50%) Java
9 7 (17.50%) ITSM
10 6 (15.00%) Change Management
10 6 (15.00%) Finance
10 6 (15.00%) Manufacturing
10 6 (15.00%) Oracle ADF
10 6 (15.00%) Oracle
10 6 (15.00%) Python
10 6 (15.00%) Web Services
10 6 (15.00%) PL/SQL
10 6 (15.00%) Windows
11 5 (12.50%) MS Exchange
11 5 (12.50%) ADSI
11 5 (12.50%) DHCP

VB.NET
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands 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 (12.50%) MS Exchange
2 3 (7.50%) SharePoint
3 2 (5.00%) K2 blackpearl
3 2 (5.00%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (2.50%) CMS
4 1 (2.50%) IIS
4 1 (2.50%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 1 (2.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.50%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (12.50%) DHCP
1 5 (12.50%) DNS
1 5 (12.50%) Kerberos
1 5 (12.50%) LDAP
2 2 (5.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (17.50%) SQL Server
2 5 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 5 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (7.50%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 3 (7.50%) SQL Server 2016
4 3 (7.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (2.50%) DB2
5 1 (2.50%) MS Access
5 1 (2.50%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Subversion
1 1 (2.50%) Xcode
General
1 7 (17.50%) Retail
2 6 (15.00%) Finance
2 6 (15.00%) Manufacturing
3 4 (10.00%) Marketing
4 1 (2.50%) Advertising
4 1 (2.50%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 31 (77.50%) Developer
2 16 (40.00%) .NET Developer
3 15 (37.50%) C# Developer
4 13 (32.50%) C# .NET Developer
5 11 (27.50%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 10 (25.00%) ASP.NET Developer
6 10 (25.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 6 (15.00%) Oracle Developer
8 5 (12.50%) Analyst
9 4 (10.00%) VB.NET Developer
10 3 (7.50%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 3 (7.50%) SQL BI Developer
10 3 (7.50%) SQL Developer
10 3 (7.50%) SQL Server BI Developer
10 3 (7.50%) SQL Server Developer
10 3 (7.50%) SSIS Developer
11 2 (5.00%) C# VB.NET Developer
11 2 (5.00%) SharePoint Developer
12 1 (2.50%) Senior Software Engineer
12 1 (2.50%) Software Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (100.00%) .NET
2 11 (27.50%) ASP.NET
3 6 (15.00%) Oracle ADF
3 6 (15.00%) Web Services
4 5 (12.50%) ADSI
5 4 (10.00%) CSS
5 4 (10.00%) HTML
6 3 (7.50%) .NET Framework
6 3 (7.50%) WPF
7 2 (5.00%) AngularJS
7 2 (5.00%) Classic ASP
7 2 (5.00%) KnockoutJS
7 2 (5.00%) XML
8 1 (2.50%) Ajax
8 1 (2.50%) Cocoa
8 1 (2.50%) jQuery
8 1 (2.50%) LINQ
8 1 (2.50%) TIBCO EMS
8 1 (2.50%) WCF
8 1 (2.50%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 16 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (12.50%) Clustering
2 5 (12.50%) PKI
3 1 (2.50%) iPad
3 1 (2.50%) iPhone
3 1 (2.50%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 7 (17.50%) Linux
2 6 (15.00%) Windows
3 5 (12.50%) Windows Server
3 5 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (2.50%) Apple iOS
4 1 (2.50%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (45.00%) MVC
2 16 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (30.00%) Scrum
4 10 (25.00%) E-Commerce
4 10 (25.00%) Translating Business Requirements
5 7 (17.50%) ITSM
5 7 (17.50%) Mentoring
5 7 (17.50%) Unit Testing
6 6 (15.00%) Change Management
7 4 (10.00%) System Testing
8 3 (7.50%) Analytics
8 3 (7.50%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (7.50%) ETL
8 3 (7.50%) Single Customer View
9 2 (5.00%) ITIL
9 2 (5.00%) Workflow
10 1 (2.50%) Migration
10 1 (2.50%) Project Management
10 1 (2.50%) Service Management
10 1 (2.50%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 28 (70.00%) SQL
2 26 (65.00%) C#
3 7 (17.50%) Java
4 6 (15.00%) PL/SQL
4 6 (15.00%) Python
5 5 (12.50%) JavaScript
6 4 (10.00%) T-SQL
6 4 (10.00%) VB
6 4 (10.00%) VB6
7 3 (7.50%) VBA
8 2 (5.00%) PowerShell
9 1 (2.50%) Apple Swift
9 1 (2.50%) Objective-C
9 1 (2.50%) XPath
Qualifications
1 5 (12.50%) SC Cleared
1 5 (12.50%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.50%) Degree
2 1 (2.50%) MCSD
2 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 5 (12.50%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (12.50%) Forefront Identity Manager
1 5 (12.50%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (2.50%) MIIS
Vendors
1 12 (30.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (15.00%) Oracle
3 5 (12.50%) Cisco
3 5 (12.50%) Intel Security
3 5 (12.50%) Symantec
4 2 (5.00%) SAP
5 1 (2.50%) Citrix
5 1 (2.50%) ServiceNow
5 1 (2.50%) Sitecore
5 1 (2.50%) TIBCO
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