Period
to 23 November 2017

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 23 November 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)
England > East of England
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 191 177 170
Rank change year-on-year -14 -7 -11
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 22 18 38
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.43% 0.37% 0.65%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.10% 0.94% 1.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 5 27
East of England median daily rate £350 £313 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.00% -2.34% +6.67%
10th Percentile £292 £213 £263
90th Percentile £375 £488 £405
England median daily rate £368 £338 £325
% change year-on-year +8.89% +3.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 0
East of England median hourly rate - £42.50 -
England median hourly rate £26.50 £38.75 £45.00
% change year-on-year -31.61% -13.89% +28.57%

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 2001 1919 2233
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 38.78% 39.37% 37.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 1110 1134 1296
East of England median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - +2.74%
10th Percentile £288 £238 £250
90th Percentile £575 £538 £500
England median daily rate £463 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +8.82% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 135 140 168
East of England median hourly rate £40.50 £40.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.25% +6.67% +1.35%
10th Percentile £15.92 £27.62 £20.70
90th Percentile £53.25 £52.50 £50.00
England median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +21.95%

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 23 November 2017.

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 23 November 2017. 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
Hertfordshire -7 6 - - 7
Essex -12 6 £325 - 1
Cambridgeshire -19 5 £284 - 2
Norfolk -2 4 £350 +12.00% 4
Suffolk - 1 - -
VB.NET
England

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 of England region with a requirement for VB.NET.

1 22 (100.00%) .NET
2 15 (68.18%) SQL
3 12 (54.55%) C#
4 11 (50.00%) SQL Server
5 10 (45.45%) JavaScript
5 10 (45.45%) Visual Studio
6 9 (40.91%) Finance
7 8 (36.36%) QA
7 8 (36.36%) ASP.NET
8 7 (31.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 7 (31.82%) Continuous Improvement
9 6 (27.27%) Degree
9 6 (27.27%) Test Automation
9 6 (27.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 6 (27.27%) Perl
10 5 (22.73%) PHP
10 5 (22.73%) HTML
10 5 (22.73%) JUnit
10 5 (22.73%) CSS
10 5 (22.73%) XML
10 5 (22.73%) Wireless
10 5 (22.73%) IPv4
10 5 (22.73%) IPv6
10 5 (22.73%) Firmware
10 5 (22.73%) 802.11
10 5 (22.73%) Data Warehouse
10 5 (22.73%) ADSL
10 5 (22.73%) Bluetooth
10 5 (22.73%) Broadband
10 5 (22.73%) WAN

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 3 (13.64%) SharePoint
2 2 (9.09%) Apache
2 2 (9.09%) JBoss
2 2 (9.09%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 2 (9.09%) Oracle Service Bus
2 2 (9.09%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (9.09%) Tomcat
2 2 (9.09%) Tuxedo
2 2 (9.09%) WebLogic
3 1 (4.55%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (18.18%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (13.64%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (9.09%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 5 (22.73%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (22.73%) 802.11
1 5 (22.73%) ADSL
1 5 (22.73%) Bluetooth
1 5 (22.73%) Broadband
1 5 (22.73%) IPv4
1 5 (22.73%) IPv6
1 5 (22.73%) UPnP
1 5 (22.73%) VDSL
1 5 (22.73%) WAN
1 5 (22.73%) Wireless
1 5 (22.73%) Wireshark
2 4 (18.18%) NAS
3 2 (9.09%) HTTP
4 1 (4.55%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (31.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (27.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (22.73%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (13.64%) Big Data
5 3 (13.64%) Data Lake
5 3 (13.64%) OLAP
5 3 (13.64%) OLAP Cube
5 3 (13.64%) Power BI
5 3 (13.64%) RDBMS
5 3 (13.64%) Relational Database
5 3 (13.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (9.09%) Oracle ODI
6 2 (9.09%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 10 (45.45%) Visual Studio
2 5 (22.73%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 5 (22.73%) JIRA
2 5 (22.73%) JUnit
2 5 (22.73%) Selenium
3 4 (18.18%) Bugzilla
3 4 (18.18%) Redmine
3 4 (18.18%) Trac
4 2 (9.09%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (4.55%) Git (software)
General
1 9 (40.91%) Finance
2 5 (22.73%) Marketing
3 1 (4.55%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 14 (63.64%) Developer
2 10 (45.45%) .NET Developer
3 5 (22.73%) Software Tester
3 5 (22.73%) Tester
3 5 (22.73%) VB.NET Developer
4 4 (18.18%) ASP.NET Developer
4 4 (18.18%) SQL Developer
4 4 (18.18%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
5 3 (13.64%) .NET Team Leader
5 3 (13.64%) Analyst
5 3 (13.64%) Analyst Developer
5 3 (13.64%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 3 (13.64%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 3 (13.64%) CRM Developer
5 3 (13.64%) Developer Analyst
5 3 (13.64%) Dynamics CRM Developer
5 3 (13.64%) Lead .NET Developer
5 3 (13.64%) Lead Developer
5 3 (13.64%) Team Leader
6 2 (9.09%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (100.00%) .NET
2 8 (36.36%) ASP.NET
3 5 (22.73%) 802.1X
3 5 (22.73%) CSS
3 5 (22.73%) HTML
3 5 (22.73%) XML
4 4 (18.18%) jQuery
4 4 (18.18%) JSON
4 4 (18.18%) WCF
4 4 (18.18%) Web Services
5 3 (13.64%) CAML
5 3 (13.64%) RESTful
5 3 (13.64%) XSL
6 2 (9.09%) .NET Framework
6 2 (9.09%) Oracle GoldenGate
6 2 (9.09%) WebCenter
7 1 (4.55%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (4.55%) HTML5
7 1 (4.55%) Regular Expression
7 1 (4.55%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 4 (18.18%) Management Information System
1 4 (18.18%) STB
2 1 (4.55%) Mobile App
2 1 (4.55%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 4 (18.18%) Linux
1 4 (18.18%) Windows
2 2 (9.09%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (31.82%) Continuous Improvement
2 6 (27.27%) Test Automation
3 5 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (22.73%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (22.73%) Network Packet Analysis
3 5 (22.73%) Release Management
3 5 (22.73%) Software Testing
4 4 (18.18%) Defect Management
4 4 (18.18%) Defect Tracking
4 4 (18.18%) Issue Tracking
4 4 (18.18%) Non-Functional Testing
5 3 (13.64%) CRM
5 3 (13.64%) Data Modelling
5 3 (13.64%) ETL
5 3 (13.64%) Kimball Methodology
5 3 (13.64%) SOA
5 3 (13.64%) Workflow
6 2 (9.09%) BPEL
6 2 (9.09%) E-business
6 2 (9.09%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 15 (68.18%) SQL
2 12 (54.55%) C#
3 10 (45.45%) JavaScript
4 6 (27.27%) Perl
5 5 (22.73%) Bash Shell
5 5 (22.73%) PHP
5 5 (22.73%) PowerShell
5 5 (22.73%) Ruby
6 4 (18.18%) T-SQL
7 3 (13.64%) PL/SQL
7 3 (13.64%) VB
8 2 (9.09%) COBOL
8 2 (9.09%) Java
8 2 (9.09%) VB6
9 1 (4.55%) AWK
9 1 (4.55%) C++
9 1 (4.55%) Python
9 1 (4.55%) R
Qualifications
1 6 (27.27%) Degree
2 1 (4.55%) Master's Degree
2 1 (4.55%) MCP
2 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (4.55%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (36.36%) QA
2 2 (9.09%) Data Quality
System Software
1 5 (22.73%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (9.09%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 5 (22.73%) Microsoft
2 3 (13.64%) Oracle
3 2 (9.09%) Hyperion
4 1 (4.55%) Atlassian