Period
to 17 December 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 17 December 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
17 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 196 183 172
Rank change year-on-year -13 -11 +1
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 12 19 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.24% 0.38% 0.36%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.64% 0.98% 0.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 11 5
East of England median daily rate £375 £325 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.38% +4.00% -3.85%
10th Percentile £297 £275 £213
90th Percentile £433 £375 £488
England median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.45% +3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
East of England median hourly rate - - £42.50
England median hourly rate - £30.75 £40.00
% change year-on-year - -23.13% -11.11%

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 1,861 1,938 1,883
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 37.68% 38.57% 39.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,121 1,086 1,097
East of England median daily rate £430 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.50% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £300 £288 £238
90th Percentile £575 £575 £538
England median daily rate £475 £465 £425
% change year-on-year +2.15% +9.41% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 80 128 137
East of England median hourly rate £44.50 £40.50 £41.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.88% -2.41% +9.21%
10th Percentile £15.12 £18.88 £30.75
90th Percentile £52.50 £53.75 £52.50
England median hourly rate £42.00 £40.00 £39.50
% change year-on-year +5.00% +1.27% +5.33%

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 17 December 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 17 December 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 £375 -
Bedfordshire - 4 £350 - 2
Norfolk +9 1 £228 -35.00% 4
Hertfordshire -5 1 £313 - 6
Essex -17 1 £500 +53.85% 2
VB.NET
England

For the 6 months to 17 December 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 12 (100.00%) .NET
2 9 (75.00%) C#
2 9 (75.00%) SQL Server
3 7 (58.33%) ASP.NET
4 6 (50.00%) SQL
5 5 (41.67%) IIS
5 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
6 4 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (33.33%) .NET Framework
6 4 (33.33%) FTP
6 4 (33.33%) Linux
7 3 (25.00%) Web Services
7 3 (25.00%) JavaScript
7 3 (25.00%) HTTP
7 3 (25.00%) TCP/IP
7 3 (25.00%) DNS
7 3 (25.00%) SMTP
7 3 (25.00%) Reverse Proxy
7 3 (25.00%) Web Development
7 3 (25.00%) MVC
7 3 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
7 3 (25.00%) HAProxy
7 3 (25.00%) SQL Server 2016
8 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web API
8 2 (16.67%) Time Management
8 2 (16.67%) WinForms
8 2 (16.67%) VB
8 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development

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 5 (41.67%) IIS
2 1 (8.33%) Apache
2 1 (8.33%) SharePoint
2 1 (8.33%) WordPress
Communications & Networking
1 4 (33.33%) FTP
2 3 (25.00%) DNS
2 3 (25.00%) HTTP
2 3 (25.00%) Reverse Proxy
2 3 (25.00%) SMTP
2 3 (25.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (16.67%) DHCP
3 2 (16.67%) SSH
3 2 (16.67%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (25.00%) SQL Server 2016
4 2 (16.67%) MySQL
5 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Visual Studio
2 1 (8.33%) Git (software)
2 1 (8.33%) NUnit
2 1 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (8.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (83.33%) Developer
2 9 (75.00%) .NET Developer
3 5 (41.67%) VB.NET Developer
4 2 (16.67%) Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET Developer
4 2 (16.67%) C# .NET Developer
4 2 (16.67%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 2 (16.67%) C# Developer
4 2 (16.67%) Support Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) Web Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) Web Support Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) .NET Software Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Agile .NET Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Agile Developer
5 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 1 (8.33%) C Developer
5 1 (8.33%) C# Software Developer
5 1 (8.33%) C# VB.NET Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Developer/Software Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) VB.NET Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (100.00%) .NET
2 7 (58.33%) ASP.NET
3 4 (33.33%) .NET Framework
4 3 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (25.00%) Web Services
5 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web API
5 2 (16.67%) HTML
5 2 (16.67%) WinForms
6 1 (8.33%) Classic ASP
6 1 (8.33%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) N-Tier
2 1 (8.33%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 4 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (8.33%) Ubuntu
2 1 (8.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) MVC
1 3 (25.00%) Web Development
2 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (16.67%) ETL
2 2 (16.67%) Time Management
3 1 (8.33%) Business Analysis
3 1 (8.33%) DevOps
3 1 (8.33%) Refactoring
3 1 (8.33%) Scrum
3 1 (8.33%) Software Engineering
3 1 (8.33%) Systems Analysis
3 1 (8.33%) TDD
3 1 (8.33%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 9 (75.00%) C#
2 6 (50.00%) SQL
3 3 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (16.67%) C
4 2 (16.67%) Java
4 2 (16.67%) Python
4 2 (16.67%) VB
4 2 (16.67%) VB6
5 1 (8.33%) PowerShell
5 1 (8.33%) T-SQL
System Software
1 2 (16.67%) Active Directory
1 2 (16.67%) Squid
Systems Management
1 3 (25.00%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) Microsoft