Period
to 19 August 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England 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 19 August 2019 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)
UK > England
6 months to
19 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 485 478 431
Rank change year-on-year -7 -47 0
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 340 431 452
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.41% 0.46% 0.51%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.97% 1.03% 1.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 281 339 316
England median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% +0.72%
10th Percentile £313 £285 £256
90th Percentile £600 £525 £516
UK median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 3
England median hourly rate £47.50 £35.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +35.71% - +32.08%
10th Percentile £37.75 £25.73 £26.50
90th Percentile £53.75 £37.50 £37.50
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year +21.43% - +25.00%

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 England with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 35,059 41,680 37,341
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 42.61% 44.64% 41.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 24,492 29,492 25,818
England median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £305
90th Percentile £650 £638 £625
UK median daily rate £475 £463 £450
% change year-on-year +2.70% +2.78% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 616 689 730
England median hourly rate £44.50 £41.77 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.55% +4.41% +6.67%
10th Percentile £20.50 £17.49 £16.25
90th Percentile £56.38 £52.60 £53.75
UK median hourly rate £43.50 £41.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year +4.82% +3.75% +6.67%

VB.NET
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for VB.NET in England

VB.NET
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VB.NET in England

VB.NET
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing VB.NET in England over the 6 months to 19 August 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for VB.NET in England

VB.NET
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 in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for VB.NET in England

VB.NET
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing VB.NET in England over the 6 months to 19 August 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for VB.NET in England

VB.NET
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 within the England region over the 6 months to 19 August 2019. 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 +4 157 £413 -8.33% 38
South East +42 67 £403 -2.30% 68
North of England +11 62 £370 +2.07% 36
North West +5 45 £363 -3.33% 23
East of England +19 22 £390 +11.43% 27
Midlands -2 22 £363 +16.00% 51
East Midlands +15 11 £375 +30.43% 16
West Midlands +8 11 £356 +11.33% 35
Yorkshire +4 11 £350 +9.38% 12
South West -33 9 £413 +3.13% 34
North East +25 6 £400 +23.08% 1
VB.NET
UK

For the 6 months to 19 August 2019, IT contractor jobs citing VB.NET also mentioned the following 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 with a requirement for VB.NET.

1 340 (100.00%) .NET
2 296 (87.06%) C#
3 200 (58.82%) SQL
4 172 (50.59%) SQL Server
5 123 (36.18%) Finance
6 102 (30.00%) WinForms
7 95 (27.94%) Banking
8 90 (26.47%) Microsoft
9 78 (22.94%) T-SQL
10 73 (21.47%) Oracle
10 73 (21.47%) Data Warehouse
11 64 (18.82%) ASP.NET
12 63 (18.53%) VB
13 62 (18.24%) SDLC
14 61 (17.94%) Agile Software Development
15 55 (16.18%) VBA
15 55 (16.18%) Microsoft Excel
16 54 (15.88%) MVC
17 53 (15.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 52 (15.29%) WCF
19 50 (14.71%) JavaScript
20 47 (13.82%) Unit Testing
21 44 (12.94%) HTML
21 44 (12.94%) Web Services
22 40 (11.76%) Back Office
22 40 (11.76%) Software Engineering
22 40 (11.76%) WPF
23 38 (11.18%) ETL
24 36 (10.59%) Visual Studio
24 36 (10.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services

VB.NET
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 33 (9.71%) IIS
2 17 (5.00%) SharePoint
3 8 (2.35%) SharePoint 2010
4 5 (1.47%) Captiva
4 5 (1.47%) Documentum
5 3 (0.88%) BizTalk Server
5 3 (0.88%) Oracle Workflow
6 2 (0.59%) Apache
6 2 (0.59%) JBoss
6 2 (0.59%) LiveLink
6 2 (0.59%) nginx
6 2 (0.59%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (0.59%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.29%) EPiServer
7 1 (0.29%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (0.29%) Tomcat
Applications
1 55 (16.18%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (1.76%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (0.59%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.29%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 20 (5.88%) Endur
2 13 (3.82%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.29%) Raiser's Edge
Cloud Services
1 32 (9.41%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (3.24%) Power Platform
3 5 (1.47%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (1.47%) Force.com
4 4 (1.18%) GitHub
4 4 (1.18%) Google Cloud Platform
5 3 (0.88%) Dynamics 365
5 3 (0.88%) Office 365
6 1 (0.29%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.29%) NuGet
6 1 (0.29%) ShareGate
Communications & Networking
1 8 (2.35%) HTTP
2 7 (2.06%) Internet
3 5 (1.47%) FTP
4 4 (1.18%) Intranet
5 2 (0.59%) SSL
5 2 (0.59%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.29%) RS-232
Database & Business Intelligence
1 172 (50.59%) SQL Server
2 73 (21.47%) Data Warehouse
3 53 (15.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 36 (10.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 27 (7.94%) Oracle Database
6 20 (5.88%) SQL Server 2014
7 13 (3.82%) MS Access
8 11 (3.24%) NoSQL
8 11 (3.24%) Power BI
8 11 (3.24%) SQL Server 2012
9 10 (2.94%) Relational Database
9 10 (2.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 10 (2.94%) Star Schema
10 9 (2.65%) SQL Server 2008
11 7 (2.06%) Crystal Reports
12 6 (1.76%) Oracle Database 11g
13 5 (1.47%) DB2
13 5 (1.47%) OLAP
13 5 (1.47%) Oracle Reports
13 5 (1.47%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 36 (10.59%) Visual Studio
2 27 (7.94%) Team Foundation Server
3 21 (6.18%) JIRA
4 18 (5.29%) Oracle Forms
5 5 (1.47%) Git (software)
5 5 (1.47%) Jenkins
5 5 (1.47%) Selenium
6 4 (1.18%) Visual Studio Team System
7 3 (0.88%) Selenium IDE
7 3 (0.88%) SoapUI
7 3 (0.88%) TeamCity
7 3 (0.88%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
8 2 (0.59%) Eclipse
8 2 (0.59%) FishEye
8 2 (0.59%) IntelliJ
8 2 (0.59%) JUnit
8 2 (0.59%) MSTest
8 2 (0.59%) NUnit
8 2 (0.59%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 2 (0.59%) Subversion
General
1 123 (36.18%) Finance
2 95 (27.94%) Banking
3 40 (11.76%) Back Office
4 25 (7.35%) Front Office
5 20 (5.88%) Financial Institution
6 10 (2.94%) Military
7 9 (2.65%) Law
8 8 (2.35%) Investment Banking
8 8 (2.35%) Public Sector
9 6 (1.76%) Retail
10 4 (1.18%) Billing
10 4 (1.18%) French Language
10 4 (1.18%) Manufacturing
11 3 (0.88%) Automotive
12 2 (0.59%) Legal
12 2 (0.59%) Pharmaceutical
12 2 (0.59%) Telecoms
13 1 (0.29%) Advertising
13 1 (0.29%) Aerospace
13 1 (0.29%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 292 (85.88%) Developer
2 172 (50.59%) .NET Developer
3 150 (44.12%) C# Developer
4 101 (29.71%) C# .NET Developer
5 60 (17.65%) VB.NET Developer
6 52 (15.29%) WinForms Developer
7 49 (14.41%) SQL Developer
8 37 (10.88%) Software Developer
9 31 (9.12%) C# VB.NET Developer
10 27 (7.94%) .NET Software Developer
11 21 (6.18%) Senior Developer
12 20 (5.88%) Endur Developer
12 20 (5.88%) OpenLink Developer
13 19 (5.59%) SSIS Developer
14 15 (4.41%) C# Software Developer
15 14 (4.12%) Senior .NET Developer
16 13 (3.82%) SQL Server Developer
17 10 (2.94%) Consultant
18 9 (2.65%) Applications Developer
19 8 (2.35%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 340 (100.00%) .NET
2 102 (30.00%) WinForms
3 64 (18.82%) ASP.NET
4 52 (15.29%) WCF
5 44 (12.94%) HTML
5 44 (12.94%) Web Services
6 40 (11.76%) WPF
7 35 (10.29%) CSS
8 34 (10.00%) .NET Framework
9 32 (9.41%) XML
10 31 (9.12%) ASP.NET Web API
11 25 (7.35%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 20 (5.88%) Middleware
12 20 (5.88%) REST
13 19 (5.59%) HTML5
14 18 (5.29%) ADO.NET
14 18 (5.29%) ASP.NET MVC
14 18 (5.29%) SOAP
15 14 (4.12%) jQuery
15 14 (4.12%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 22 (6.47%) Greenfield Project
2 21 (6.18%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 20 (5.88%) Derivative
3 20 (5.88%) Equities
4 18 (5.29%) Self-Motivation
5 14 (4.12%) Analytical Skills
6 11 (3.24%) Enterprise Software
7 10 (2.94%) Mobile App
8 6 (1.76%) e-Learning
9 5 (1.47%) Data Protection Act
9 5 (1.47%) NHS
10 4 (1.18%) Robotics
11 3 (0.88%) Smart Meter
12 2 (0.59%) 3D Graphics
12 2 (0.59%) Algorithms
12 2 (0.59%) AS400
12 2 (0.59%) Client/Server
12 2 (0.59%) Data Structures
12 2 (0.59%) Mainframe
12 2 (0.59%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 34 (10.00%) Windows
2 10 (2.94%) Android
3 5 (1.47%) Apple iOS
3 5 (1.47%) Windows Mobile
4 4 (1.18%) Windows Server
5 3 (0.88%) Linux
6 2 (0.59%) Unix
6 2 (0.59%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.29%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.29%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (18.24%) SDLC
2 61 (17.94%) Agile Software Development
3 54 (15.88%) MVC
4 47 (13.82%) Unit Testing
5 40 (11.76%) Software Engineering
6 38 (11.18%) ETL
7 29 (8.53%) Migration
8 28 (8.24%) SOLID
9 27 (7.94%) Analytics
10 26 (7.65%) Data Analysis
11 25 (7.35%) Data Migration
12 22 (6.47%) Business Intelligence
12 22 (6.47%) E-Commerce
13 21 (6.18%) TDD
14 20 (5.88%) Release Management
15 18 (5.29%) Test Automation
16 17 (5.00%) Creative Thinking
16 17 (5.00%) CRM
16 17 (5.00%) Information Management
17 14 (4.12%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 296 (87.06%) C#
2 200 (58.82%) SQL
3 78 (22.94%) T-SQL
4 63 (18.53%) VB
5 55 (16.18%) VBA
6 50 (14.71%) JavaScript
7 32 (9.41%) PL/SQL
8 21 (6.18%) Java
9 19 (5.59%) PowerShell
10 18 (5.29%) C
10 18 (5.29%) C++
11 15 (4.41%) VB6
12 12 (3.53%) Python
13 7 (2.06%) Shell Script
13 7 (2.06%) VC++
14 5 (1.47%) Apex Code
14 5 (1.47%) SOQL
15 4 (1.18%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
15 4 (1.18%) VBScript
16 3 (0.88%) Scala
Qualifications
1 16 (4.71%) Security Cleared
2 12 (3.53%) Degree
2 12 (3.53%) SC Cleared
3 3 (0.88%) CISSP
4 2 (0.59%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.29%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (0.29%) DBS Check
5 1 (0.29%) HNC
5 1 (0.29%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (8.53%) QA
2 2 (0.59%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.29%) Dodd-Frank
3 1 (0.29%) EMIR
3 1 (0.29%) JTAG
3 1 (0.29%) MiFID
System Software
1 9 (2.65%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.88%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (2.06%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 2 (0.59%) Ansible
2 2 (0.59%) Puppet
2 2 (0.59%) Single Sign-On
3 1 (0.29%) Grafana
3 1 (0.29%) Kibana
3 1 (0.29%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 90 (26.47%) Microsoft
2 73 (21.47%) Oracle
3 20 (5.88%) OpenLink
4 19 (5.59%) Citrix
5 7 (2.06%) Blue Prism
5 7 (2.06%) OpenText
5 7 (2.06%) Salesforce.com
6 5 (1.47%) Micro Focus
6 5 (1.47%) Telerik
7 3 (0.88%) UiPath
8 2 (0.59%) Cadence
8 2 (0.59%) Databricks
8 2 (0.59%) IBM
8 2 (0.59%) Meridio
8 2 (0.59%) webMethods
9 1 (0.29%) DevExpress
9 1 (0.29%) Google
9 1 (0.29%) Infor
9 1 (0.29%) Kofax
9 1 (0.29%) Red Hat