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 3 months to 28 June 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
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 74 92 79
Rank change year-on-year +18 -13  
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 8 6 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.65% 0.44% 0.57%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.70% 1.44% 2.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 6
Median daily rate £388 £275 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +40.90% -15.38%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £263 £281
10% offered a daily rate of more than £406 £288 £357
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £338 £325
% change year-on-year +11.11% +3.84%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £32.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year -23.07% -23.52%  

VB.NET is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Edinburgh
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 470 417 401
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 38.46% 30.89% 28.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 510 437 383
Median daily rate £388 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% +3.44%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £480
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 4 10
Median hourly rate £43.39 £42.50 £48.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.09% -12.82%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year +14.86% -  

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 28 June 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 10 (100.00%) .NET
2 7 (70.00%) C#
2 7 (70.00%) HTML
2 7 (70.00%) JavaScript
2 7 (70.00%) SQL
3 6 (60.00%) CSS
3 6 (60.00%) Ajax
3 6 (60.00%) Web Development
4 5 (50.00%) COM+
4 5 (50.00%) VB6
4 5 (50.00%) AngularJS
4 5 (50.00%) React
4 5 (50.00%) VB
4 5 (50.00%) PL/SQL
4 5 (50.00%) Oracle
5 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
5 3 (30.00%) ASP.NET
5 3 (30.00%) Windows
5 3 (30.00%) Backbone.js
5 3 (30.00%) Disclosure Scotland
5 3 (30.00%) Vue.js
6 2 (20.00%) Banking
6 2 (20.00%) .NET Framework
6 2 (20.00%) Web Services
6 2 (20.00%) XML
6 2 (20.00%) T-SQL
6 2 (20.00%) MSMQ
7 1 (10.00%) MS Access
7 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
7 1 (10.00%) N-Tier

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 1 (10.00%) EPiServer
1 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (10.00%) MS Access
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (20.00%) Banking
2 1 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (90.00%) .NET Developer
1 9 (90.00%) Developer
2 5 (50.00%) VB Developer
2 5 (50.00%) VB.NET Developer
2 5 (50.00%) VB6 Developer
3 3 (30.00%) C# .NET Developer
3 3 (30.00%) C# Developer
4 1 (10.00%) .NET Software Developer
4 1 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (10.00%) Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Analyst Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Applications Support
4 1 (10.00%) C# Software Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Senior .NET Software Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Senior C# .NET Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Senior C# Software Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Software Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Technical Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (100.00%) .NET
2 7 (70.00%) HTML
3 6 (60.00%) Ajax
3 6 (60.00%) CSS
4 5 (50.00%) AngularJS
4 5 (50.00%) COM+
4 5 (50.00%) React
5 3 (30.00%) ASP.NET
5 3 (30.00%) Backbone.js
5 3 (30.00%) Vue.js
6 2 (20.00%) .NET Framework
6 2 (20.00%) MSMQ
6 2 (20.00%) Web Services
6 2 (20.00%) XML
7 1 (10.00%) ADO.NET
7 1 (10.00%) Entity Framework
7 1 (10.00%) jQuery
7 1 (10.00%) WCF
7 1 (10.00%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 3 (30.00%) Windows
2 1 (10.00%) OpenVMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) Web Development
2 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (10.00%) MVC
2 1 (10.00%) OO
2 1 (10.00%) SDLC
2 1 (10.00%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 7 (70.00%) C#
1 7 (70.00%) JavaScript
1 7 (70.00%) SQL
2 5 (50.00%) PL/SQL
2 5 (50.00%) VB
2 5 (50.00%) VB6
3 2 (20.00%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (30.00%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (10.00%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (10.00%) CyberArk
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