Period
to 22 June 2021

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 22 June 2021 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
22 Jun 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 537 438 476
Rank change year-on-year -99 +38 -14
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 99 132 380
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.20% 0.35% 0.46%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.48% 0.84% 1.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 104 311
10th Percentile £316 £309 £310
25th Percentile £356 £340 £344
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £450 £423 £380
Median % change year-on-year +6.51% +11.18% +1.33%
75th Percentile £538 £525 £488
90th Percentile £701 £563 £588
UK median daily rate £446 £425 £380
% change year-on-year +4.82% +11.84% +4.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 6
10th Percentile £28.19 " £32.00
25th Percentile £34.45 £49.25 £37.50
Median hourly rate £48.25 £50.50 £43.75
Median % change year-on-year -4.46% +15.43% +25.00%
75th Percentile £52.69 £51.75 £52.19
90th Percentile £53.33 " £53.75
UK median hourly rate £35.00 £50.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year -30.69% +26.25% +14.29%

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 20,484 15,704 35,662
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 40.88% 41.60% 42.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 14,605 11,244 25,249
10th Percentile £338 £325 £325
25th Percentile £413 £410 £400
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £500 £480
Median % change year-on-year - +4.17% +1.05%
75th Percentile £613 £588 £575
90th Percentile £700 £675 £650
UK median daily rate £500 £495 £475
% change year-on-year +1.01% +4.21% +3.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 387 256 588
10th Percentile £16.73 £17.83 £18.00
25th Percentile £24.40 £23.06 £32.50
Median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £44.50
Median % change year-on-year - -4.49% +8.21%
75th Percentile £53.75 £51.06 £50.38
90th Percentile £64.00 £61.13 £55.00
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £43.50
% change year-on-year - -2.30% +8.75%

VB.NET
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for VB.NET in England

VB.NET
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing VB.NET in England.

Daily rate trend for VB.NET in England

VB.NET
Daily Rate Histogram in England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing VB.NET in England over the 6 months to 22 June 2021.

Daily rate histogram for VB.NET in England

VB.NET
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing VB.NET in England.

Hourly rate trend for VB.NET in England

VB.NET
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing VB.NET in England over the 6 months to 22 June 2021.

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 22 June 2021. 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 -107 47 £525 +10.53% 30
South East +3 17 £410 +9.33% 13
North of England +13 13 £400 +17.65% 26
Midlands -9 13 £410 +26.15% 35
West Midlands -8 11 £370 - 25
North West +1 7 £400 +32.23% 10
Yorkshire +14 6 £400 +23.08% 11
South West +11 2 - - 14
East Midlands +5 2 £465 +43.08% 10
East of England -6 1 - - 9
VB.NET
UK

For the 6 months to 22 June 2021, 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 99 (100.00%) .NET
2 63 (63.64%) SQL
3 61 (61.62%) C#
4 60 (60.61%) SQL Server
5 36 (36.36%) ASP.NET
6 32 (32.32%) Agile Software Development
7 30 (30.30%) JavaScript
8 28 (28.28%) HTML
8 28 (28.28%) Azure
9 27 (27.27%) Windows
9 27 (27.27%) Microsoft
10 24 (24.24%) MVC
11 23 (23.23%) CSS
12 22 (22.22%) Oracle
13 20 (20.20%) DevOps
14 19 (19.19%) VB
15 18 (18.18%) .NET Framework
15 18 (18.18%) PowerShell
16 16 (16.16%) JSON
16 16 (16.16%) JIRA
16 16 (16.16%) Git (software)
16 16 (16.16%) Active Directory
17 15 (15.15%) Scrum
17 15 (15.15%) SOAP
17 15 (15.15%) Social Skills
18 14 (14.14%) XML
18 14 (14.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
19 13 (13.13%) Security Cleared
19 13 (13.13%) REST
19 13 (13.13%) Web 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 13 (13.13%) IIS
2 9 (9.09%) Confluence
3 7 (7.07%) SharePoint
4 3 (3.03%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 2 (2.02%) Oracle Workflow
5 2 (2.02%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (1.01%) Apache
6 1 (1.01%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (1.01%) CMS
6 1 (1.01%) Documentum
6 1 (1.01%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (1.01%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (5.05%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.01%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.01%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.01%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (1.01%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 28 (28.28%) Azure
2 6 (6.06%) AWS
3 5 (5.05%) Azure Event Grid
3 5 (5.05%) Azure Service Bus
3 5 (5.05%) SaaS
4 4 (4.04%) AWS CloudFormation
4 4 (4.04%) GitHub
5 3 (3.03%) Amazon EKS
5 3 (3.03%) AWS CodeCommit
5 3 (3.03%) AWS CodePipeline
5 3 (3.03%) GCP
5 3 (3.03%) IaaS
5 3 (3.03%) OpenShift
5 3 (3.03%) PaaS
5 3 (3.03%) Power Automate
5 3 (3.03%) Power Platform
6 2 (2.02%) npm
6 2 (2.02%) PowerApps
7 1 (1.01%) Azure Cosmos DB
7 1 (1.01%) Azure Storage
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.06%) Firewall
2 4 (4.04%) Internet
3 3 (3.03%) DNS
3 3 (3.03%) IPv4
3 3 (3.03%) LAN
3 3 (3.03%) TCP/IP
3 3 (3.03%) WAN
4 2 (2.02%) BIG-IP
4 2 (2.02%) Reverse Proxy
4 2 (2.02%) SSH
4 2 (2.02%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (60.61%) SQL Server
2 14 (14.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 10 (10.10%) Crystal Reports
4 7 (7.07%) MySQL
4 7 (7.07%) NoSQL
5 6 (6.06%) SQL Server 2008
6 5 (5.05%) PostgreSQL
6 5 (5.05%) SQL Server 2016
6 5 (5.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (4.04%) DTS
7 4 (4.04%) MongoDB
7 4 (4.04%) Relational Database
8 3 (3.03%) Oracle Database
8 3 (3.03%) Oracle Reports
8 3 (3.03%) RDBMS
8 3 (3.03%) SQL Server 2000
9 2 (2.02%) Azure SQL Database
9 2 (2.02%) MS Access
9 2 (2.02%) SQL Server 2012
10 1 (1.01%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 16 (16.16%) Git (software)
1 16 (16.16%) JIRA
2 12 (12.12%) Visual Studio
3 11 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
4 8 (8.08%) webpack
5 6 (6.06%) Jenkins
6 4 (4.04%) GitLab
6 4 (4.04%) Oracle Forms
6 4 (4.04%) Vagrant
7 2 (2.02%) Subversion
7 2 (2.02%) TeamCity
8 1 (1.01%) Ant
8 1 (1.01%) Artifactory
8 1 (1.01%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (1.01%) Bugzilla
8 1 (1.01%) Hudson
8 1 (1.01%) Maven
8 1 (1.01%) NUnit
8 1 (1.01%) ReSharper
8 1 (1.01%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 15 (15.15%) Social Skills
2 10 (10.10%) Banking
2 10 (10.10%) Finance
3 7 (7.07%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.03%) Public Sector
5 2 (2.02%) Influencing Skills
6 1 (1.01%) Automotive
6 1 (1.01%) Documentation Skills
6 1 (1.01%) Front Office
6 1 (1.01%) Games
6 1 (1.01%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.01%) Law
6 1 (1.01%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 78 (78.79%) Developer
2 32 (32.32%) .NET Developer
3 13 (13.13%) Software Developer
4 12 (12.12%) Consultant
5 10 (10.10%) SQL Developer
6 9 (9.09%) Senior Developer
6 9 (9.09%) VB.NET Developer
7 8 (8.08%) C# Developer
8 7 (7.07%) .NET Software Developer
9 6 (6.06%) Robotic Process Automation Developer
10 5 (5.05%) Applications Developer
10 5 (5.05%) ASP.NET Developer
10 5 (5.05%) Senior .NET Developer
10 5 (5.05%) ServiceNow Developer
10 5 (5.05%) SharePoint Developer
11 4 (4.04%) C# Software Developer
12 3 (3.03%) DevOps Engineer
12 3 (3.03%) Lead Developer
12 3 (3.03%) Senior Software Developer
12 3 (3.03%) VB Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 99 (100.00%) .NET
2 36 (36.36%) ASP.NET
3 28 (28.28%) HTML
4 23 (23.23%) CSS
5 18 (18.18%) .NET Framework
6 16 (16.16%) JSON
7 15 (15.15%) SOAP
8 14 (14.14%) XML
9 13 (13.13%) .NET Core
9 13 (13.13%) REST
9 13 (13.13%) Web Services
10 10 (10.10%) RESTful
11 9 (9.09%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 9 (9.09%) jQuery
12 8 (8.08%) ASP.NET Web API
13 7 (7.07%) ASP.NET 2.0
14 6 (6.06%) HTML5
14 6 (6.06%) Node.js
14 6 (6.06%) WCF
14 6 (6.06%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.06%) NHS
2 5 (5.05%) Data Centre
3 4 (4.04%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (3.03%) Public Cloud
4 3 (3.03%) User Experience
5 2 (2.02%) Algorithms
5 2 (2.02%) Clustering
5 2 (2.02%) Self-Motivation
5 2 (2.02%) State Machine
6 1 (1.01%) CMDB
6 1 (1.01%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.01%) EPoS
6 1 (1.01%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (1.01%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 27 (27.27%) Windows
2 7 (7.07%) Unix
3 6 (6.06%) Linux
3 6 (6.06%) Windows Server
4 4 (4.04%) Windows Server 2016
5 2 (2.02%) Android
5 2 (2.02%) Apple iOS
5 2 (2.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (2.02%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (2.02%) Windows Server 2019
6 1 (1.01%) CentOS
6 1 (1.01%) Solaris
6 1 (1.01%) SUSE
6 1 (1.01%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (32.32%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (24.24%) MVC
3 20 (20.20%) DevOps
4 15 (15.15%) Scrum
5 12 (12.12%) SDLC
5 12 (12.12%) Workflow
6 11 (11.11%) Problem-Solving
7 10 (10.10%) Continuous Integration
8 9 (9.09%) Issue Tracking
9 8 (8.08%) Change Management
9 8 (8.08%) Deployment Automation
9 8 (8.08%) Migration
10 7 (7.07%) OO
10 7 (7.07%) SOA
10 7 (7.07%) Web Development
11 6 (6.06%) Mentoring
11 6 (6.06%) Project Management
11 6 (6.06%) Test Automation
12 5 (5.05%) Regression Testing
12 5 (5.05%) Robotic Process Automation
Programming Languages
1 63 (63.64%) SQL
2 61 (61.62%) C#
3 30 (30.30%) JavaScript
4 19 (19.19%) VB
5 18 (18.18%) PowerShell
6 11 (11.11%) T-SQL
7 8 (8.08%) Java
8 6 (6.06%) C++
8 6 (6.06%) Perl
8 6 (6.06%) PL/SQL
8 6 (6.06%) Python
9 5 (5.05%) Bash Shell
9 5 (5.05%) C
9 5 (5.05%) VBScript
10 4 (4.04%) PHP
10 4 (4.04%) Ruby
10 4 (4.04%) VBA
11 2 (2.02%) COBOL
11 2 (2.02%) XAML
11 2 (2.02%) XPath
Qualifications
1 13 (13.13%) Security Cleared
2 12 (12.12%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.02%) Degree
3 2 (2.02%) DV Cleared
3 2 (2.02%) MCSE
3 2 (2.02%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.01%) CISA
4 1 (1.01%) CISSP
4 1 (1.01%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.03%) QA
2 1 (1.01%) Accessibility
2 1 (1.01%) GRC
2 1 (1.01%) NIST
System Software
1 16 (16.16%) Active Directory
2 6 (6.06%) Docker
3 2 (2.02%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
4 1 (1.01%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (1.01%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (1.01%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (6.06%) Kubernetes
1 6 (6.06%) Terraform
2 5 (5.05%) SCCM
3 4 (4.04%) Ansible
3 4 (4.04%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (4.04%) Puppet
3 4 (4.04%) Single Sign-On
4 2 (2.02%) Active Directory Federation Services
4 2 (2.02%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 2 (2.02%) MIIS
5 1 (1.01%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (1.01%) Oracle Identity Management
5 1 (1.01%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 27 (27.27%) Microsoft
2 22 (22.22%) Oracle
3 5 (5.05%) ServiceNow
4 4 (4.04%) Blue Prism
5 3 (3.03%) Alibaba
5 3 (3.03%) IBM
5 3 (3.03%) UiPath
6 2 (2.02%) Atlassian
6 2 (2.02%) CA
6 2 (2.02%) F5
6 2 (2.02%) OutSystems
6 2 (2.02%) Red Hat
6 2 (2.02%) Splunk
7 1 (1.01%) AppDynamics
7 1 (1.01%) Citrix
7 1 (1.01%) DevExpress
7 1 (1.01%) MuleSoft
7 1 (1.01%) OpenLink
7 1 (1.01%) Telerik
7 1 (1.01%) Xamarin