Period
to 26 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England 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 26 September 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)
England > East of England
6 months to
26 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 188 176 176
Rank change year-on-year -12 0 -2
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 22 26 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.44% 0.53% 0.38%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.17% 1.37% 1.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 10 8
East of England median daily rate £363 £338 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.41% +8.00% +0.81%
10th Percentile £248 £246 £213
90th Percentile £448 £381 £588
England median daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year +7.14% +3.70% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
East of England median hourly rate - - £43.50
England median hourly rate £35.00 £26.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year +32.08% -18.46% -23.53%

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 East of England with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
East of England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 1,878 1,904 1,850
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 37.19% 38.64% 36.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,190 1,077 1,071
East of England median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +1.25%
10th Percentile £300 £279 £233
90th Percentile £569 £575 £525
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 63 127 133
East of England median hourly rate £44.00 £40.00 £39.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.00% +1.27% +5.33%
10th Percentile £21.73 £17.16 £27.00
90th Percentile £54.75 £53.30 £52.50
England median hourly rate £42.10 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +5.24% +6.67% +1.35%

VB.NET
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing VB.NET as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

Job vacancy trend for VB.NET in the East of England

VB.NET
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VB.NET in the East of England

VB.NET
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing VB.NET in the East of England over the 6 months to 26 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for VB.NET in the East of England

VB.NET
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VB.NET in the East of England

VB.NET
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 of England region over the 6 months to 26 September 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Suffolk -5 9 £375 -11.76%
Norfolk +19 5 £350 - 5
Hertfordshire -15 4 £275 +10.00% 3
Essex -6 3 £500 +53.85% 3
Bedfordshire - 1 - - 3
VB.NET
England

For the 6 months to 26 September 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 East of England region with a requirement for VB.NET.

1 22 (100.00%) .NET
2 14 (63.64%) C#
3 13 (59.09%) SQL
3 13 (59.09%) SQL Server
4 10 (45.45%) ASP.NET
5 9 (40.91%) Microsoft
6 5 (22.73%) Visual Studio
6 5 (22.73%) SQL Server 2008
6 5 (22.73%) Team Foundation Server
7 4 (18.18%) SQL Server 2016
7 4 (18.18%) IIS
7 4 (18.18%) T-SQL
7 4 (18.18%) VB
8 3 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (13.64%) TDD
8 3 (13.64%) Scrum
8 3 (13.64%) Web Services
8 3 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (13.64%) Data Mapping
8 3 (13.64%) .NET Framework
9 2 (9.09%) JIRA
9 2 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 2 (9.09%) Software Engineering
9 2 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (9.09%) Unit Testing
9 2 (9.09%) Apache Cassandra
9 2 (9.09%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 2 (9.09%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (9.09%) DevOps
9 2 (9.09%) Windows

VB.NET
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 4 (18.18%) IIS
2 1 (4.55%) CMS
2 1 (4.55%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Magento
1 1 (4.55%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.55%) DNS
1 1 (4.55%) FTP
1 1 (4.55%) HTTP
1 1 (4.55%) Reverse Proxy
1 1 (4.55%) SMTP
1 1 (4.55%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (59.09%) SQL Server
2 5 (22.73%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (18.18%) SQL Server 2016
4 2 (9.09%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (9.09%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (4.55%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (4.55%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
5 1 (4.55%) MS Access
5 1 (4.55%) MySQL
5 1 (4.55%) OLAP
5 1 (4.55%) OLTP
5 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 5 (22.73%) Team Foundation Server
1 5 (22.73%) Visual Studio
2 2 (9.09%) JIRA
2 2 (9.09%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (4.55%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 2 (9.09%) Advertising
1 2 (9.09%) Manufacturing
2 1 (4.55%) Finance
Job Titles
1 19 (86.36%) Developer
2 14 (63.64%) .NET Developer
3 10 (45.45%) VB.NET Developer
4 4 (18.18%) ASP.NET Developer
5 3 (13.64%) Analyst
5 3 (13.64%) C# .NET Developer
5 3 (13.64%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 3 (13.64%) C# Developer
5 3 (13.64%) SQL Developer
5 3 (13.64%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (9.09%) C# VB.NET Developer
6 2 (9.09%) Software Developer
7 1 (4.55%) C# Software Engineer
7 1 (4.55%) Senior Developer
7 1 (4.55%) Software Engineer
7 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Developer
7 1 (4.55%) Support Analyst
7 1 (4.55%) Systems Analyst
7 1 (4.55%) Technical Analyst
7 1 (4.55%) VB Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (100.00%) .NET
2 10 (45.45%) ASP.NET
3 3 (13.64%) .NET Framework
3 3 (13.64%) Web Services
4 2 (9.09%) HTML
4 2 (9.09%) WinForms
5 1 (4.55%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (4.55%) Classic ASP
5 1 (4.55%) CSS
5 1 (4.55%) Entity Framework
5 1 (4.55%) jQuery
5 1 (4.55%) REST
5 1 (4.55%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (9.09%) N-Tier
3 1 (4.55%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.09%) Windows
2 1 (4.55%) Linux
2 1 (4.55%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (13.64%) Data Mapping
1 3 (13.64%) Scrum
1 3 (13.64%) TDD
2 2 (9.09%) DevOps
2 2 (9.09%) Software Engineering
2 2 (9.09%) Unit Testing
3 1 (4.55%) API Development
3 1 (4.55%) Business Analysis
3 1 (4.55%) Data Cleansing
3 1 (4.55%) Decision-Making
3 1 (4.55%) Line Management
3 1 (4.55%) Logical Data Model
3 1 (4.55%) Physical Data Model
3 1 (4.55%) Problem-Solving
3 1 (4.55%) Refactoring
3 1 (4.55%) Systems Analysis
3 1 (4.55%) Ticket Management
3 1 (4.55%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (4.55%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 14 (63.64%) C#
2 13 (59.09%) SQL
3 4 (18.18%) T-SQL
3 4 (18.18%) VB
4 2 (9.09%) C
4 2 (9.09%) Java
4 2 (9.09%) VB6
4 2 (9.09%) VBScript
5 1 (4.55%) JavaScript
5 1 (4.55%) PHP
5 1 (4.55%) PowerShell
Vendors
1 9 (40.91%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.55%) Sage
2 1 (4.55%) Tableau