Period
to 22 April 2018

The median contractor rate for a VB.NET Developer was £363 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 22 April 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
22 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 725 726 684
Rank change year-on-year +1 -42 -26
Contract jobs requiring a VB.NET Developer 123 89 168
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.13% 0.10% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.11% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 104 73 138
England median daily rate £363 £325 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.54% -3.70% +12.50%
10th Percentile £305 £229 £263
90th Percentile £488 £379 £475
UK median daily rate £363 £325 £338
% change year-on-year +11.54% -3.70% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
England median hourly rate - £41.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +10.67% +22.95%
UK median hourly rate - £41.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year - +38.33% -14.29%

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 87,925 80,837 93,503
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.88% 94.87% 95.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 58,321 52,843 61,134
England median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £269 £263 £255
90th Percentile £638 £613 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £420
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,716 2,741 3,067
England median hourly rate £18.70 £19.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.58% - +11.76%
10th Percentile £11.00 £10.65 £10.50
90th Percentile £48.75 £47.83 £47.83
UK median hourly rate £18.50 £18.93 £19.50
% change year-on-year -2.27% -2.92% +14.71%

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 22 April 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 22 April 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 -5 63 £365 -2.67% 10
North of England -15 23 £310 +12.73% 7
Midlands 0 22 £315 +5.00% 11
Yorkshire +1 21 £310 +9.73% 2
West Midlands +6 18 £318 +3.67% 6
South East -39 9 £350 - 11
East Midlands -1 4 £269 -10.42% 5
East of England -10 4 £356 +43.94% 1
South West +11 2 £218 -16.35% 1
North West -21 2 £356 +29.55% 5
VB.NET Developer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 22 April 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.

1 123 (100.00%) VB.NET
1 123 (100.00%) .NET
2 88 (71.54%) C#
3 87 (70.73%) SQL
4 79 (64.23%) SQL Server
5 53 (43.09%) ASP.NET
6 43 (34.96%) T-SQL
7 39 (31.71%) WinForms
8 37 (30.08%) VB
9 36 (29.27%) Windows
10 31 (25.20%) Finance
11 30 (24.39%) MVC
12 29 (23.58%) Web Services
13 27 (21.95%) Client/Server
13 27 (21.95%) VB6
14 23 (18.70%) Team Foundation Server
15 21 (17.07%) Microsoft
16 20 (16.26%) Agile Software Development
17 18 (14.63%) JavaScript
18 17 (13.82%) ASP.NET MVC
18 17 (13.82%) Enterprise Software
19 16 (13.01%) Oracle
20 15 (12.20%) Visual Studio
20 15 (12.20%) CSS
21 14 (11.38%) XML
22 13 (10.57%) Project Management
23 12 (9.76%) Web Development
23 12 (9.76%) Greenfield Project
24 11 (8.94%) Octopus Deploy
24 11 (8.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services

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 (4.07%) CMS
1 5 (4.07%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 7 (5.69%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.81%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.81%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (4.07%) SimCorp Dimension
2 1 (0.81%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.44%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (8.13%) Internet
2 1 (0.81%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 79 (64.23%) SQL Server
2 11 (8.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 10 (8.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 8 (6.50%) InterSystems Cache
4 8 (6.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 7 (5.69%) Relational Database
6 2 (1.63%) Blockchain
6 2 (1.63%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (1.63%) DTS
6 2 (1.63%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.81%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (0.81%) MS Access
7 1 (0.81%) MySQL
7 1 (0.81%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.81%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.81%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 23 (18.70%) Team Foundation Server
2 15 (12.20%) Visual Studio
3 11 (8.94%) Octopus Deploy
3 11 (8.94%) TeamCity
4 4 (3.25%) Selenium
4 4 (3.25%) SpecFlow
5 3 (2.44%) JIRA
5 3 (2.44%) Visual Studio Team System
6 2 (1.63%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 1 (0.81%) AccuRev
7 1 (0.81%) ER Studio
7 1 (0.81%) Git (software)
7 1 (0.81%) Mercurial
7 1 (0.81%) MSBuild
7 1 (0.81%) Subversion
General
1 31 (25.20%) Finance
2 10 (8.13%) Back Office
3 8 (6.50%) Law
3 8 (6.50%) Marketing
4 4 (3.25%) Financial Institution
5 2 (1.63%) Banking
5 2 (1.63%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.81%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 123 (100.00%) .NET
2 53 (43.09%) ASP.NET
3 39 (31.71%) WinForms
4 29 (23.58%) Web Services
5 17 (13.82%) ASP.NET MVC
6 15 (12.20%) CSS
7 14 (11.38%) XML
8 10 (8.13%) HTML
8 10 (8.13%) WPF
9 8 (6.50%) SOAP
10 7 (5.69%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 5 (4.07%) .NET Framework
11 5 (4.07%) WCF
12 4 (3.25%) ASP.NET Web API
13 3 (2.44%) Entity Framework
13 3 (2.44%) Gherkin
13 3 (2.44%) LINQ
14 2 (1.63%) jQuery
14 2 (1.63%) Regular Expression
15 1 (0.81%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 27 (21.95%) Client/Server
2 17 (13.82%) Enterprise Software
3 12 (9.76%) Greenfield Project
4 5 (4.07%) Hedge funds
5 2 (1.63%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.63%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (0.81%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.81%) N-Tier
6 1 (0.81%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 36 (29.27%) Windows
2 5 (4.07%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (24.39%) MVC
2 20 (16.26%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (10.57%) Project Management
4 12 (9.76%) Web Development
5 10 (8.13%) Continuous Integration
5 10 (8.13%) TDD
5 10 (8.13%) Unit Testing
5 10 (8.13%) Web Application Development
6 8 (6.50%) Business Intelligence
6 8 (6.50%) Front End Development
6 8 (6.50%) Workflow
7 5 (4.07%) Business Analysis
7 5 (4.07%) OO
7 5 (4.07%) Release Management
8 4 (3.25%) Catastrophe Modelling
8 4 (3.25%) Microservices
9 3 (2.44%) BDD
9 3 (2.44%) Continuous Improvement
10 2 (1.63%) MVVM
10 2 (1.63%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 123 (100.00%) VB.NET
2 88 (71.54%) C#
3 87 (70.73%) SQL
4 43 (34.96%) T-SQL
5 37 (30.08%) VB
6 27 (21.95%) VB6
7 18 (14.63%) JavaScript
8 8 (6.50%) MUMPS
9 7 (5.69%) R
10 6 (4.88%) VBA
11 5 (4.07%) PL/SQL
12 2 (1.63%) AWK
12 2 (1.63%) Perl
12 2 (1.63%) Python
12 2 (1.63%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 3 (2.44%) Degree
2 2 (1.63%) Master's Degree
3 1 (0.81%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.81%) QA
2 1 (0.81%) SLA
Vendors
1 21 (17.07%) Microsoft
2 16 (13.01%) Oracle
3 5 (4.07%) New Relic
3 5 (4.07%) SimCorp
3 5 (4.07%) Sitecore
4 2 (1.63%) Capita
4 2 (1.63%) InterSystems
5 1 (0.81%) Tableau