Period
to 23 October 2018

The median contractor rate for a VB.NET Developer was £375 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 23 October 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 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 766 766 752
Rank change year-on-year 0 -14 -68
Contract jobs requiring a VB.NET Developer 89 87 116
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.094% 0.094% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.099% 0.099% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 74 90
England median daily rate £375 £353 £304
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.38% +15.95% -3.11%
10th Percentile £294 £256 £201
90th Percentile £488 £560 £420
UK median daily rate £375 £356 £300
% change year-on-year +5.26% +18.65% -4.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
England median hourly rate £35.00 - -
UK median hourly rate £35.00 - -

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 89,537 87,466 92,663
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.71% 94.91% 94.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 59,665 58,037 61,023
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% +5.59%
10th Percentile £275 £263 £256
90th Percentile £638 £625 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £440 £425
% change year-on-year +2.27% +3.53% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,825 2,571 2,978
England median hourly rate £18.00 £18.70 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.74% +1.08% +4.11%
10th Percentile £11.17 £10.75 £10.50
90th Percentile £48.75 £48.75 £46.58
UK median hourly rate £17.99 £18.70 £18.00
% change year-on-year -3.82% +3.89% -

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 October 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 October 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 -9 35 £400 -11.11% 6
North of England +3 27 £363 +46.46% 9
North West +7 24 £363 +53.44% 4
Midlands -13 11 £338 +6.30% 20
West Midlands -24 10 £338 +7.14% 12
South East -22 8 £363 +11.54% 3
East of England +14 7 £375 +7.14% 2
Yorkshire -10 2 £240 +6.67% 5
East Midlands +11 1 £313 -10.71% 8
North East -3 1 £300 +9.09%
South West -17 1 - - 4
VB.NET Developer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 89 (100.00%) VB.NET
1 89 (100.00%) .NET
2 62 (69.66%) SQL Server
3 60 (67.42%) C#
4 53 (59.55%) SQL
5 36 (40.45%) WinForms
6 30 (33.71%) Agile Software Development
7 23 (25.84%) ASP.NET
8 18 (20.22%) T-SQL
8 18 (20.22%) WPF
9 17 (19.10%) VB
9 17 (19.10%) MVC
9 17 (19.10%) Microsoft
10 15 (16.85%) E-Commerce
11 14 (15.73%) WCF
11 14 (15.73%) Degree
11 14 (15.73%) VB6
12 13 (14.61%) .NET Framework
13 12 (13.48%) JIRA
13 12 (13.48%) AccuRev
13 12 (13.48%) Web Services
13 12 (13.48%) SQL Server 2000
13 12 (13.48%) NoSQL
14 11 (12.36%) Project Management
14 11 (12.36%) Computer Science
15 9 (10.11%) JavaScript
16 8 (8.99%) Visual Studio
16 8 (8.99%) Windows
16 8 (8.99%) Problem-Solving
17 7 (7.87%) Self-Motivation

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 4 (4.49%) IIS
2 3 (3.37%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 3 (3.37%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (3.37%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.12%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.49%) Internet
2 1 (1.12%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (69.66%) SQL Server
2 12 (13.48%) NoSQL
2 12 (13.48%) SQL Server 2000
3 3 (3.37%) Crystal Reports
3 3 (3.37%) MySQL
3 3 (3.37%) Oracle Database
3 3 (3.37%) Oracle Database 10g
4 2 (2.25%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (2.25%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (2.25%) Relational Database
4 2 (2.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (2.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.12%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.12%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.12%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.12%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 12 (13.48%) AccuRev
1 12 (13.48%) JIRA
2 8 (8.99%) Visual Studio
3 7 (7.87%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (3.37%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
5 1 (1.12%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (1.12%) Oracle Forms
General
1 6 (6.74%) Games
2 4 (4.49%) Back Office
2 4 (4.49%) Retail
3 3 (3.37%) Finance
4 2 (2.25%) Banking
5 1 (1.12%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 89 (100.00%) .NET
2 36 (40.45%) WinForms
3 23 (25.84%) ASP.NET
4 18 (20.22%) WPF
5 14 (15.73%) WCF
6 13 (14.61%) .NET Framework
7 12 (13.48%) Web Services
8 6 (6.74%) ASP.NET Web API
8 6 (6.74%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 4 (4.49%) Ajax
9 4 (4.49%) jQuery
10 3 (3.37%) AngularJS
10 3 (3.37%) CSS
10 3 (3.37%) HTML
11 2 (2.25%) ASP.NET MVC
11 2 (2.25%) Middleware
11 2 (2.25%) RESTful
11 2 (2.25%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 2 (2.25%) XML
12 1 (1.12%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 11 (12.36%) Computer Science
2 7 (7.87%) Self-Motivation
3 6 (6.74%) Online Gambling
3 6 (6.74%) Online Games
4 4 (4.49%) Reinsurance
5 3 (3.37%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (3.37%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (1.12%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.12%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.12%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 8 (8.99%) Windows
2 2 (2.25%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (33.71%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (19.10%) MVC
3 15 (16.85%) E-Commerce
4 11 (12.36%) Project Management
5 8 (8.99%) Problem-Solving
6 6 (6.74%) Web Application Development
7 5 (5.62%) Logistics
8 4 (4.49%) API Development
8 4 (4.49%) Data Management
8 4 (4.49%) DevOps
8 4 (4.49%) Mathematics
8 4 (4.49%) SDLC
8 4 (4.49%) Waterfall
8 4 (4.49%) Workflow
9 3 (3.37%) Analytical Thinking
9 3 (3.37%) Creative Thinking
9 3 (3.37%) Document Management
10 2 (2.25%) Business Analysis
10 2 (2.25%) Continuous Integration
10 2 (2.25%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 89 (100.00%) VB.NET
2 60 (67.42%) C#
3 53 (59.55%) SQL
4 18 (20.22%) T-SQL
5 17 (19.10%) VB
6 14 (15.73%) VB6
7 9 (10.11%) JavaScript
8 5 (5.62%) C
9 3 (3.37%) Java
9 3 (3.37%) PL/SQL
10 1 (1.12%) C++
10 1 (1.12%) Erlang
10 1 (1.12%) F#
10 1 (1.12%) Go
10 1 (1.12%) Haskell
10 1 (1.12%) Python
10 1 (1.12%) VBA
Qualifications
1 14 (15.73%) Degree
2 3 (3.37%) SC Cleared
2 3 (3.37%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.12%) MCP
3 1 (1.12%) MCPD
3 1 (1.12%) MCTS
3 1 (1.12%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.25%) Dodd-Frank
1 2 (2.25%) EMIR
1 2 (2.25%) MiFID
Vendors
1 17 (19.10%) Microsoft
2 6 (6.74%) Oracle
3 1 (1.12%) Meridio
3 1 (1.12%) Telerik