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 3 months to 23 March 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
UK / England
Rank 356 354 297
Rank change year-on-year -2 -57  
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 230 278 341
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.56% 0.57% 0.72%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.35% 1.49% 1.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 157 200 202
Median daily rate £335 £350 £329
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.28% +6.38%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £244 £275 £254
10% offered a daily rate of more than £446 £475 £544
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £338 £325
% change year-on-year -3.70% +3.84%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 17
Median hourly rate £16.50 £11.00 £34.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +50.00% -67.64%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £11.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year +50.00% -67.64%  

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 England with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 16977 18694 17912
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 41.15% 38.41% 37.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 11700 12877 11747
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 390 445 381
Median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £35.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +12.67%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.98 £15.00 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.64 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +4.10% +11.11%  

VB.NET
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England citing VB.NET as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

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 3 months to 23 March 2017.

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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing VB.NET in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend 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 3 months to 23 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +6 64 £365 -12.57% 22
South East +31 62 £350 -12.50% 48
East Midlands -16 28 £310 -4.61% 11
North West +19 18 £301 -5.35% 18
West Midlands -6 18 £350 +1.81% 31
South West +5 13 £275 -21.42% 11
Yorkshire +2 13 £325 - 12
East of England -5 9 £348 +4.90% 15
North East -16 6 £288 -0.43% 2
VB.NET
UK

VB.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 England region with a requirement for VB.NET.

1 458 (99.57%) .NET
2 332 (72.17%) C#
3 265 (57.61%) SQL Server
4 264 (57.39%) SQL
5 187 (40.65%) ASP.NET
6 147 (31.96%) Microsoft
7 144 (31.30%) MVC
8 138 (30.00%) HTML
9 129 (28.04%) Agile Software Development
10 125 (27.17%) CSS
11 112 (24.35%) JavaScript
12 106 (23.04%) T-SQL
13 100 (21.74%) Windows
14 84 (18.26%) VB
15 81 (17.61%) SQL Server 2008
16 76 (16.52%) Oracle
17 71 (15.43%) XML
17 71 (15.43%) Finance
18 68 (14.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
19 66 (14.35%) jQuery
20 63 (13.70%) WinForms
20 63 (13.70%) Web Services
20 63 (13.70%) .NET Framework
21 61 (13.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
21 61 (13.26%) Team Foundation Server
22 60 (13.04%) MS Excel
23 58 (12.61%) ASP.NET MVC
24 56 (12.17%) VB6
25 55 (11.96%) Unit Testing
26 52 (11.30%) SharePoint

VB.NET
Top Related 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 52 (11.30%) SharePoint
2 28 (6.09%) IIS
3 18 (3.91%) CMS
4 12 (2.61%) SharePoint 2010
5 11 (2.39%) SharePoint 2013
5 11 (2.39%) Sitecore CMS
6 8 (1.74%) BizTalk Server
7 5 (1.09%) MS Exchange
8 4 (0.87%) SAS
9 3 (0.65%) Apache
9 3 (0.65%) StreamWeaver
10 2 (0.43%) JBoss
10 2 (0.43%) K2 blackpearl
10 2 (0.43%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 2 (0.43%) Tomcat
10 2 (0.43%) WebSphere
10 2 (0.43%) WebSphere Application Server
11 1 (0.22%) Skype for Business
11 1 (0.22%) Umbraco
11 1 (0.22%) WebLogic
Applications
1 60 (13.04%) MS Excel
2 9 (1.96%) MS Office
3 7 (1.52%) Spreadsheet
4 3 (0.65%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.22%) Fireworks
5 1 (0.22%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 15 (3.26%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (0.65%) Sage 50
3 2 (0.43%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.43%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (0.43%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.22%) BusinessWorks
4 1 (0.22%) SAP CO
4 1 (0.22%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (0.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.22%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 29 (6.30%) Microsoft Azure
2 17 (3.70%) Office 365
3 8 (1.74%) Boomi
4 6 (1.30%) GitHub
5 5 (1.09%) Amazon AWS
6 2 (0.43%) Oracle CX
7 1 (0.22%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.22%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 7 (1.52%) DNS
2 6 (1.30%) HTTP
2 6 (1.30%) LDAP
3 5 (1.09%) DHCP
3 5 (1.09%) Kerberos
3 5 (1.09%) TCP/IP
4 3 (0.65%) FTP
4 3 (0.65%) NetScaler
4 3 (0.65%) SSL
5 2 (0.43%) Firewall
5 2 (0.43%) Internet
5 2 (0.43%) Intranet
5 2 (0.43%) SNMP
6 1 (0.22%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (0.22%) Skype
6 1 (0.22%) VPN
6 1 (0.22%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 265 (57.61%) SQL Server
2 81 (17.61%) SQL Server 2008
3 68 (14.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 61 (13.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 39 (8.48%) SQL Server 2012
6 38 (8.26%) SQL Server 2005
7 34 (7.39%) MS Access
8 24 (5.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 23 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
10 21 (4.57%) Relational Database
11 18 (3.91%) SQL Server 2014
12 15 (3.26%) Oracle Database
13 13 (2.83%) MongoDB
13 13 (2.83%) SQL Server 2000
14 12 (2.61%) Hadoop
15 11 (2.39%) NoSQL
16 10 (2.17%) Big Data
17 9 (1.96%) Oracle Database 11g
18 8 (1.74%) SQL Server 2016
19 7 (1.52%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 61 (13.26%) Team Foundation Server
2 47 (10.22%) Visual Studio
3 19 (4.13%) MSBuild
4 14 (3.04%) ReSharper
5 13 (2.83%) Eclipse
5 13 (2.83%) Moq
5 13 (2.83%) NUnit
6 10 (2.17%) Ant
6 10 (2.17%) Gradle
6 10 (2.17%) Selenium
7 9 (1.96%) Hudson
7 9 (1.96%) Jenkins
8 7 (1.52%) JIRA
9 6 (1.30%) SpecFlow
10 5 (1.09%) Git (software)
10 5 (1.09%) Subversion
11 4 (0.87%) SoapUI
12 3 (0.65%) SilkTest
13 2 (0.43%) TeamCity
13 2 (0.43%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 71 (15.43%) Finance
2 29 (6.30%) Advertising
3 26 (5.65%) Banking
4 15 (3.26%) Retail
5 14 (3.04%) Manufacturing
6 11 (2.39%) Investment Banking
7 10 (2.17%) Front Office
8 7 (1.52%) Back Office
8 7 (1.52%) Marketing
9 6 (1.30%) Automotive
10 5 (1.09%) Games
11 3 (0.65%) Publishing
11 3 (0.65%) Telecoms
12 1 (0.22%) Aerospace
12 1 (0.22%) Dutch Language
12 1 (0.22%) Electronics
12 1 (0.22%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.22%) French Language
12 1 (0.22%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.22%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 372 (80.87%) Developer
2 238 (51.74%) .NET Developer
3 122 (26.52%) C# Developer
4 106 (23.04%) C# .NET Developer
5 90 (19.57%) VB.NET Developer
6 64 (13.91%) SQL Developer
7 42 (9.13%) C# VB.NET Developer
8 35 (7.61%) ASP.NET Developer
9 33 (7.17%) WinForms Developer
10 28 (6.09%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
11 27 (5.87%) Analyst
12 26 (5.65%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 25 (5.43%) Software Developer
14 24 (5.22%) Oracle Developer
15 23 (5.00%) SQL Server Developer
16 20 (4.35%) VB Developer
16 20 (4.35%) WPF Developer
17 19 (4.13%) Access Developer
17 19 (4.13%) Senior Developer
17 19 (4.13%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 458 (99.57%) .NET
2 187 (40.65%) ASP.NET
3 138 (30.00%) HTML
4 125 (27.17%) CSS
5 71 (15.43%) XML
6 66 (14.35%) jQuery
7 63 (13.70%) .NET Framework
7 63 (13.70%) Web Services
7 63 (13.70%) WinForms
8 58 (12.61%) ASP.NET MVC
9 51 (11.09%) WCF
10 50 (10.87%) WPF
11 45 (9.78%) LINQ
12 42 (9.13%) Ajax
13 30 (6.52%) ASP.NET Web API
14 29 (6.30%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 26 (5.65%) ADO.NET
15 26 (5.65%) AngularJS
16 20 (4.35%) HTML5
17 19 (4.13%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 37 (8.04%) Analytical Skills
2 27 (5.87%) Client/Server
3 17 (3.70%) N-Tier
4 6 (1.30%) PKI
4 6 (1.30%) SCADA
5 5 (1.09%) Clustering
5 5 (1.09%) STB
6 4 (0.87%) Management Information System
6 4 (0.87%) MPEG
6 4 (0.87%) NHS
6 4 (0.87%) Replication
7 3 (0.65%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (0.65%) Reinsurance
7 3 (0.65%) User Experience
8 2 (0.43%) Fat Client
8 2 (0.43%) Life Science
8 2 (0.43%) Mobile App
8 2 (0.43%) Robotics
8 2 (0.43%) Thin Client
9 1 (0.22%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 100 (21.74%) Windows
2 23 (5.00%) Linux
3 20 (4.35%) Windows Server
4 12 (2.61%) Windows 10
4 12 (2.61%) Windows XP
5 10 (2.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 10 (2.17%) Unix
6 9 (1.96%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (1.52%) Windows Server 2003
7 7 (1.52%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (0.87%) Android
9 3 (0.65%) Apple iOS
10 2 (0.43%) Solaris
11 1 (0.22%) CentOS
11 1 (0.22%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.22%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 144 (31.30%) MVC
2 129 (28.04%) Agile Software Development
3 55 (11.96%) Unit Testing
4 46 (10.00%) Scrum
5 37 (8.04%) Migration
5 37 (8.04%) SDLC
6 35 (7.61%) TDD
7 33 (7.17%) Business Intelligence
8 28 (6.09%) Continuous Integration
9 22 (4.78%) ETL
10 21 (4.57%) E-Commerce
10 21 (4.57%) OOP
11 19 (4.13%) MVVM
12 18 (3.91%) OO
13 17 (3.70%) Mathematics
13 17 (3.70%) Web Development
14 15 (3.26%) Prototyping
15 14 (3.04%) Data Analysis
15 14 (3.04%) ITIL
15 14 (3.04%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 332 (72.17%) C#
2 264 (57.39%) SQL
3 112 (24.35%) JavaScript
4 106 (23.04%) T-SQL
5 84 (18.26%) VB
6 56 (12.17%) VB6
7 52 (11.30%) VBA
8 40 (8.70%) Java
9 18 (3.91%) Python
10 16 (3.48%) PowerShell
10 16 (3.48%) VBScript
11 13 (2.83%) PL/SQL
12 9 (1.96%) Perl
13 7 (1.52%) C
13 7 (1.52%) C++
14 6 (1.30%) PHP
14 6 (1.30%) X++
15 5 (1.09%) TypeScript
16 3 (0.65%) XAML
17 2 (0.43%) UniBasic
Qualifications
1 34 (7.39%) Security Cleared
2 22 (4.78%) Degree
3 16 (3.48%) SC Cleared
4 9 (1.96%) DV Cleared
5 7 (1.52%) ISEB
6 6 (1.30%) CTC Cleared
7 5 (1.09%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 5 (1.09%) Microsoft Certification
8 4 (0.87%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (0.43%) BC Cleared
9 2 (0.43%) HNC
9 2 (0.43%) ISTQB
9 2 (0.43%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 1 (0.22%) CESG Certified Professional
10 1 (0.22%) Citrix Certification
10 1 (0.22%) MCSD
10 1 (0.22%) MCSE
10 1 (0.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (3.48%) QA
2 3 (0.65%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (0.43%) IFRS
3 2 (0.43%) IFRS 9
3 2 (0.43%) ISO 9000
3 2 (0.43%) Solvency II
4 1 (0.22%) Basel II
4 1 (0.22%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.22%) MiFID
4 1 (0.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.22%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (1.96%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.65%) Docker
3 1 (0.22%) MetaFrame
3 1 (0.22%) Samba
3 1 (0.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.22%) vSphere
3 1 (0.22%) XenApp
3 1 (0.22%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 11 (2.39%) Puppet
2 9 (1.96%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (1.30%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 5 (1.09%) HP Quality Center
4 5 (1.09%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.22%) MIIS
5 1 (0.22%) SCCM
Vendors
1 147 (31.96%) Microsoft
2 76 (16.52%) Oracle
3 14 (3.04%) Sitecore
4 10 (2.17%) Red Hat
5 9 (1.96%) Xamarin
6 8 (1.74%) Dell
7 7 (1.52%) SAP
8 6 (1.30%) AppDynamics
8 6 (1.30%) Cisco
8 6 (1.30%) ServiceNow
9 5 (1.09%) Citrix
9 5 (1.09%) IBM
9 5 (1.09%) Intel Security
9 5 (1.09%) Symantec
10 4 (0.87%) DevExpress
11 3 (0.65%) Blue Prism
11 3 (0.65%) Remedy
11 3 (0.65%) Sage
12 2 (0.43%) BMC
12 2 (0.43%) TIBCO
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