Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 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)
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 123 124 123
Rank change year-on-year +1 -1 -11
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 13 3 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.44% 0.14% 0.38%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.24% 0.39% 1.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 9
Edinburgh median daily rate £381 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.69% +23.08% -7.14%
10th Percentile £363 £285 £297
90th Percentile £447 £505 £384
Scotland median daily rate £375 £290 £325
% change year-on-year +29.31% -10.77% -2.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate - - -

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 Edinburgh with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Edinburgh
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 1048 777 854
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 35.53% 36.63% 26.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 645 483 498
Edinburgh median daily rate £388 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% - -3.23%
10th Percentile £288 £275 £263
90th Percentile £538 £488 £538
Scotland median daily rate £388 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +10.71% - -6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 11 11
Edinburgh median hourly rate £25.50 £47.25 £25.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -46.03% +85.29% -27.14%
10th Percentile £20.20 £41.25 £14.00
90th Percentile £42.59 £52.00 £40.38
Scotland median hourly rate £24.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year -40.00% +6.67% +7.14%

VB.NET
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

Job postings citing VB.NET as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh.

Job vacancy trend for VB.NET in Edinburgh

VB.NET
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VB.NET in Edinburgh

VB.NET
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VB.NET in Edinburgh

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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for VB.NET.

1 13 (100.00%) .NET
2 10 (76.92%) SQL
2 10 (76.92%) C#
3 9 (69.23%) JavaScript
4 7 (53.85%) HTML
4 7 (53.85%) CSS
4 7 (53.85%) Ajax
4 7 (53.85%) Web Development
5 5 (38.46%) Web Services
5 5 (38.46%) T-SQL
5 5 (38.46%) ASP.NET
6 4 (30.77%) COM+
6 4 (30.77%) Oracle
6 4 (30.77%) VB
6 4 (30.77%) XML
6 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (30.77%) VB6
6 4 (30.77%) AngularJS
6 4 (30.77%) React
6 4 (30.77%) PL/SQL
7 3 (23.08%) Banking
7 3 (23.08%) .NET Framework
7 3 (23.08%) jQuery
7 3 (23.08%) Finance
7 3 (23.08%) WinForms
7 3 (23.08%) SQL Server
7 3 (23.08%) Visual Studio
8 2 (15.38%) MVC
8 2 (15.38%) Windows
8 2 (15.38%) OO

VB.NET
Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 2 (15.38%) ColdFusion
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (23.08%) SQL Server
2 2 (15.38%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (23.08%) Visual Studio
2 2 (15.38%) Git (software)
General
1 3 (23.08%) Banking
1 3 (23.08%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (100.00%) Developer
2 12 (92.31%) .NET Developer
3 7 (53.85%) VB.NET Developer
4 4 (30.77%) C# .NET Developer
4 4 (30.77%) C# Developer
4 4 (30.77%) VB Developer
4 4 (30.77%) VB6 Developer
5 3 (23.08%) Analyst
5 3 (23.08%) Analyst Developer
5 3 (23.08%) Technical Analyst
5 3 (23.08%) Technical Developer
6 2 (15.38%) C# VB.NET Developer
6 2 (15.38%) Senior .NET Developer
6 2 (15.38%) Senior C# .NET Developer
6 2 (15.38%) Senior C# Developer
6 2 (15.38%) Senior Developer
6 2 (15.38%) Senior VB.NET Developer
6 2 (15.38%) WinForms Developer
7 1 (7.69%) .NET Software Developer
7 1 (7.69%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (100.00%) .NET
2 7 (53.85%) Ajax
2 7 (53.85%) CSS
2 7 (53.85%) HTML
3 5 (38.46%) ASP.NET
3 5 (38.46%) Web Services
4 4 (30.77%) AngularJS
4 4 (30.77%) COM+
4 4 (30.77%) React
4 4 (30.77%) XML
5 3 (23.08%) .NET Framework
5 3 (23.08%) jQuery
5 3 (23.08%) WinForms
6 2 (15.38%) Backbone.js
6 2 (15.38%) MSMQ
6 2 (15.38%) Node.js
6 2 (15.38%) Vue (Vue.js)
7 1 (7.69%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 2 (15.38%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) Web Development
2 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (15.38%) Kanban
3 2 (15.38%) MVC
3 2 (15.38%) OO
3 2 (15.38%) SOLID
3 2 (15.38%) TDD
4 1 (7.69%) Robotic Process Automation
4 1 (7.69%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 10 (76.92%) C#
1 10 (76.92%) SQL
2 9 (69.23%) JavaScript
3 5 (38.46%) T-SQL
4 4 (30.77%) PL/SQL
4 4 (30.77%) VB
4 4 (30.77%) VB6
5 2 (15.38%) PHP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) Virtual Desktop
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) Oracle
2 1 (7.69%) Blue Prism