Period
to 22 February 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 22 February 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
22 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 180 172 166
Rank change year-on-year -8 -6 -16
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 13 17 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.28% 0.38% 0.47%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.72% 0.98% 1.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 6 20
East of England median daily rate £300 £450 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -33.33% +45.16% +3.33%
10th Percentile £275 £186 £274
90th Percentile £490 £488 £340
England median daily rate £365 £338 £327
% change year-on-year +8.15% +3.21% +0.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 1
East of England median hourly rate £55.00 £27.63 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +99.10% -15.00% -
10th Percentile £52.50 £15.25 £31.25
90th Percentile £57.50 £45.06 £33.75
England median hourly rate £25.00 £40.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year -37.50% -11.11% +32.35%

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 1,813 1,743 1,821
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 38.57% 39.02% 36.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,030 1,038 1,037
East of England median daily rate £425 £396 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.32% +4.21% +1.33%
10th Percentile £294 £250 £263
90th Percentile £588 £538 £533
England median daily rate £475 £425 £420
% change year-on-year +11.76% +1.19% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 110 128 178
East of England median hourly rate £41.75 £41.38 £39.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.91% +6.09% +4.00%
10th Percentile £18.38 £29.90 £26.00
90th Percentile £57.50 £52.50 £52.25
England median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +11.94%

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 22 February 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 22 February 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
Norfolk -4 6 £300 - 6
Cambridgeshire -20 4 £275 - 5
Essex +5 3 £498 +10.56% 1
VB.NET
England

For the 6 months to 22 February 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 13 (100.00%) .NET
2 12 (92.31%) SQL
3 8 (61.54%) Microsoft
4 7 (53.85%) C#
4 7 (53.85%) ASP.NET
4 7 (53.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (38.46%) Microsoft Azure
5 5 (38.46%) SQL Server
5 5 (38.46%) Microsoft Office
6 3 (23.08%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (23.08%) OLAP
6 3 (23.08%) CSS
6 3 (23.08%) XML
6 3 (23.08%) HTML
6 3 (23.08%) JavaScript
6 3 (23.08%) VBScript
6 3 (23.08%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (15.38%) Data Transformation
7 2 (15.38%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (15.38%) Logical Data Model
7 2 (15.38%) Physical Data Model
7 2 (15.38%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
7 2 (15.38%) Ticket Management
7 2 (15.38%) Migration
7 2 (15.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (15.38%) Web Development
7 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (15.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (15.38%) System Testing
7 2 (15.38%) Data Integration

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 1 (7.69%) CMS
1 1 (7.69%) Drupal
1 1 (7.69%) Sitecore CMS
1 1 (7.69%) Umbraco
Applications
1 5 (38.46%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (38.46%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (53.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 5 (38.46%) SQL Server
3 3 (23.08%) OLAP
3 3 (23.08%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (15.38%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
4 2 (15.38%) OLTP
4 2 (15.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (15.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (7.69%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (15.38%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 12 (92.31%) Developer
2 8 (61.54%) .NET Developer
3 3 (23.08%) SQL Developer
4 2 (15.38%) C# Developer
4 2 (15.38%) VB.NET Developer
5 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (7.69%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (7.69%) ETL Developer
5 1 (7.69%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (100.00%) .NET
2 7 (53.85%) ASP.NET
3 3 (23.08%) CSS
3 3 (23.08%) HTML
3 3 (23.08%) XML
4 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 1 (7.69%) CSS3
4 1 (7.69%) HTML5
4 1 (7.69%) Regular Expression
4 1 (7.69%) WCF
4 1 (7.69%) WPF
4 1 (7.69%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (7.69%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (23.08%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (15.38%) Data Integration
2 2 (15.38%) Data Modelling
2 2 (15.38%) Data Transformation
2 2 (15.38%) Logical Data Model
2 2 (15.38%) Migration
2 2 (15.38%) MVC
2 2 (15.38%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (15.38%) Physical Data Model
2 2 (15.38%) System Testing
2 2 (15.38%) Ticket Management
2 2 (15.38%) Web Development
3 1 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (7.69%) Multithreading
3 1 (7.69%) MVVM
3 1 (7.69%) Pattern Matching
3 1 (7.69%) Physics
3 1 (7.69%) Process Improvement
3 1 (7.69%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 12 (92.31%) SQL
2 7 (53.85%) C#
3 3 (23.08%) JavaScript
3 3 (23.08%) VBScript
4 2 (15.38%) T-SQL
5 1 (7.69%) AWK
5 1 (7.69%) Perl
5 1 (7.69%) PL/SQL
5 1 (7.69%) Python
5 1 (7.69%) R
5 1 (7.69%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) Degree
1 1 (7.69%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) IFRS
Vendors
1 8 (61.54%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.69%) Sitecore