Period
to 23 January 2018

The median contractor rate for a VB.NET Developer was £365 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 23 January 2018.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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 VB.NET Developer
UK > England
6 months to
23 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 743 718 679
Rank change year-on-year -25 -39 -21
Contract jobs requiring a VB.NET Developer 101 105 179
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.11% 0.12% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.12% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 79 142
England median daily rate £365 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.31% - +8.33%
10th Percentile £263 £219 £246
90th Percentile £560 £425 £425
UK median daily rate £365 £315 £325
% change year-on-year +15.87% -3.08% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
England median hourly rate - £41.50 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +80.43% -11.54%
UK median hourly rate - £41.50 £22.75
% change year-on-year - +82.42% -24.79%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
England
Contract vacancies in England with a recognized job title 87,749 84,604 93,304
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.75% 94.77% 95.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 58,840 55,711 60,381
England median daily rate £450 £425 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +2.41% +3.75%
10th Percentile £263 £256 £250
90th Percentile £638 £613 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,580 2,902 3,571
England median hourly rate £18.38 £18.42 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.24% -0.43% +12.12%
10th Percentile £10.75 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.83 £47.00 £46.94
UK median hourly rate £18.50 £18.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year +2.78% -5.26% +15.15%

VB.NET Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings that featured VB.NET Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for VB.NET Developer in England

VB.NET Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VB.NET Developer in England

VB.NET Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing VB.NET Developer in England over the 6 months to 23 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for VB.NET Developer in England

VB.NET Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VB.NET Developer in England

VB.NET Developer
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VB.NET Developer within the England region over the 6 months to 23 January 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
London -7 50 £450 +16.88% 5
North of England +14 15 £310 +5.08% 16
Midlands +9 15 £315 +12.50% 13
South East -22 14 £350 -1.41% 14
West Midlands +22 13 £315 +10.53% 7
Yorkshire +1 10 £310 -1.59% 7
East of England -7 5 £350 - 3
North West -11 4 £350 +27.27% 9
South West +8 2 £218 -40.00% 1
East Midlands -2 2 £303 +26.04% 6
North East +46 1 £275 -
VB.NET Developer
UK

VB.NET Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 January 2018, VB.NET Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the England region featuring VB.NET Developer in the job title.

1 101 (100.00%) VB.NET
1 101 (100.00%) .NET
2 72 (71.29%) SQL
3 65 (64.36%) C#
4 59 (58.42%) SQL Server
5 44 (43.56%) ASP.NET
6 30 (29.70%) Finance
7 29 (28.71%) WinForms
7 29 (28.71%) T-SQL
8 26 (25.74%) MVC
9 25 (24.75%) JavaScript
10 24 (23.76%) Team Foundation Server
11 22 (21.78%) Web Services
12 21 (20.79%) Windows
12 21 (20.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 19 (18.81%) Client/Server
14 16 (15.84%) VB
14 16 (15.84%) ASP.NET MVC
15 15 (14.85%) Microsoft
16 14 (13.86%) VB6
17 13 (12.87%) Enterprise Software
17 13 (12.87%) Back Office
17 13 (12.87%) CSS
18 12 (11.88%) Agile Software Development
18 12 (11.88%) Oracle
18 12 (11.88%) ASP.NET Web Forms
18 12 (11.88%) Greenfield Project
19 11 (10.89%) Octopus Deploy
19 11 (10.89%) TeamCity
19 11 (10.89%) Continuous Integration

VB.NET Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 (4.95%) CMS
1 5 (4.95%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 9 (8.91%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (3.96%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.99%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 7 (6.93%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.99%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.95%) Internet
2 1 (0.99%) AMQP
2 1 (0.99%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (58.42%) SQL Server
2 21 (20.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 8 (7.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (5.94%) InterSystems Cache
4 6 (5.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 4 (3.96%) Relational Database
6 3 (2.97%) RDBMS
7 2 (1.98%) Blockchain
7 2 (1.98%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (1.98%) DTS
7 2 (1.98%) NoSQL
7 2 (1.98%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.99%) MS Access
8 1 (0.99%) MySQL
8 1 (0.99%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.99%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.99%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 24 (23.76%) Team Foundation Server
2 11 (10.89%) Octopus Deploy
2 11 (10.89%) TeamCity
3 8 (7.92%) Visual Studio
4 4 (3.96%) Selenium
4 4 (3.96%) SpecFlow
5 3 (2.97%) Visual Studio Team System
6 2 (1.98%) AccuRev
6 2 (1.98%) JIRA
7 1 (0.99%) Git (software)
7 1 (0.99%) MSBuild
7 1 (0.99%) Subversion
7 1 (0.99%) webpack
General
1 30 (29.70%) Finance
2 13 (12.87%) Back Office
3 10 (9.90%) Banking
4 6 (5.94%) Law
4 6 (5.94%) Marketing
5 4 (3.96%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.98%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 101 (100.00%) .NET
2 44 (43.56%) ASP.NET
3 29 (28.71%) WinForms
4 22 (21.78%) Web Services
5 16 (15.84%) ASP.NET MVC
6 13 (12.87%) CSS
7 12 (11.88%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 9 (8.91%) .NET Framework
8 9 (8.91%) Entity Framework
8 9 (8.91%) HTML
8 9 (8.91%) XML
9 6 (5.94%) ASP.NET Web API
9 6 (5.94%) SOAP
10 5 (4.95%) jQuery
11 4 (3.96%) WPF
12 3 (2.97%) Gherkin
13 2 (1.98%) ADO.NET
13 2 (1.98%) Razor View Engine
13 2 (1.98%) Regular Expression
14 1 (0.99%) Classic ASP
Miscellaneous
1 19 (18.81%) Client/Server
2 13 (12.87%) Enterprise Software
3 12 (11.88%) Greenfield Project
4 6 (5.94%) Computer Science
4 6 (5.94%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 21 (20.79%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (25.74%) MVC
2 12 (11.88%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (10.89%) Continuous Integration
4 8 (7.92%) Unit Testing
4 8 (7.92%) Web Development
5 7 (6.93%) Front End Development
6 6 (5.94%) Business Intelligence
6 6 (5.94%) Market Making
6 6 (5.94%) Web Application Development
7 5 (4.95%) Microservices
7 5 (4.95%) Release Management
8 4 (3.96%) Catastrophe Modelling
8 4 (3.96%) TDD
8 4 (3.96%) Workflow
9 3 (2.97%) BDD
9 3 (2.97%) Continuous Improvement
9 3 (2.97%) Migration
9 3 (2.97%) MVVM
9 3 (2.97%) OO
10 2 (1.98%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 101 (100.00%) VB.NET
2 72 (71.29%) SQL
3 65 (64.36%) C#
4 29 (28.71%) T-SQL
5 25 (24.75%) JavaScript
6 16 (15.84%) VB
7 14 (13.86%) VB6
8 10 (9.90%) VBA
9 6 (5.94%) Java
9 6 (5.94%) MUMPS
10 2 (1.98%) AWK
10 2 (1.98%) ES6
10 2 (1.98%) Perl
10 2 (1.98%) Python
10 2 (1.98%) R
10 2 (1.98%) TypeScript
11 1 (0.99%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (7.92%) Degree
2 2 (1.98%) Master's Degree
3 1 (0.99%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.99%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.99%) QA
Vendors
1 15 (14.85%) Microsoft
2 12 (11.88%) Oracle
3 5 (4.95%) New Relic
3 5 (4.95%) Sitecore
4 3 (2.97%) Capita