Period
to 16 November 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 16 November 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
16 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 513 537 460
Rank change year-on-year +24 -77 -36
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 272 363 437
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.36% 0.38% 0.46%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.86% 0.85% 1.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 210 285 323
England median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - +11.11%
10th Percentile £313 £302 £264
90th Percentile £600 £575 £525
UK median daily rate £401 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.80% - +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 4 5
England median hourly rate £43.75 £35.00 £26.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.00% +32.08% -31.61%
10th Percentile £37.50 £25.73 £22.75
90th Percentile £53.75 £37.50 £37.50
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £35.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year +21.43% +32.08% -31.61%

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 31,772 42,793 39,894
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 41.79% 45.03% 42.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 22,173 30,435 28,116
England median daily rate £488 £475 £451
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.63% +5.32% +6.12%
10th Percentile £325 £320 £310
90th Percentile £650 £650 £638
UK median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 624 623 758
England median hourly rate £44.00 £42.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +6.67%
10th Percentile £18.00 £17.17 £16.34
90th Percentile £55.00 £52.50 £52.50
UK median hourly rate £43.00 £41.53 £40.00
% change year-on-year +3.54% +3.83% +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 16 November 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
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 16 November 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 +52 116 £450 - 21
South East +62 69 £400 +8.47% 52
North of England -8 35 £363 +0.35% 34
North West -28 19 £363 - 19
East of England +34 18 £415 +10.67% 10
Midlands +16 17 £388 +12.73% 53
South West -14 17 £365 -16.57% 30
Yorkshire +40 16 £375 +56.25% 12
East Midlands +25 10 £381 +12.96% 16
West Midlands +6 7 £400 +14.29% 37
VB.NET
UK

For the 6 months to 16 November 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.

1 272 (100.00%) .NET
2 232 (85.29%) C#
3 159 (58.46%) SQL
4 125 (45.96%) SQL Server
5 83 (30.51%) Finance
6 78 (28.68%) Microsoft
7 70 (25.74%) WinForms
8 58 (21.32%) ASP.NET
9 57 (20.96%) T-SQL
10 54 (19.85%) Banking
11 47 (17.28%) Oracle
12 45 (16.54%) JavaScript
12 45 (16.54%) MVC
13 43 (15.81%) .NET Framework
13 43 (15.81%) Visual Studio
14 42 (15.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 41 (15.07%) Team Foundation Server
16 40 (14.71%) SDLC
16 40 (14.71%) Web Services
16 40 (14.71%) Data Warehouse
17 38 (13.97%) Microsoft Excel
18 37 (13.60%) VBA
19 35 (12.87%) Windows
20 34 (12.50%) VB
20 34 (12.50%) HTML
20 34 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
21 33 (12.13%) WCF
22 31 (11.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
23 29 (10.66%) Security Cleared
24 27 (9.93%) Unit Testing

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 26 (9.56%) IIS
2 16 (5.88%) SharePoint
3 8 (2.94%) SharePoint 2010
4 5 (1.84%) Captiva
4 5 (1.84%) Documentum
4 5 (1.84%) Oracle Workflow
5 3 (1.10%) BizTalk Server
5 3 (1.10%) SharePoint Server
6 2 (0.74%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.37%) CMS
7 1 (0.37%) ColdFusion
7 1 (0.37%) nginx
7 1 (0.37%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 38 (13.97%) Microsoft Excel
2 12 (4.41%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (0.74%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.37%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 14 (5.15%) Endur
2 10 (3.68%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (1.47%) Elite 3E
4 3 (1.10%) Dynamics GP
5 1 (0.37%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.37%) Raiser's Edge
5 1 (0.37%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 23 (8.46%) Azure
2 8 (2.94%) Power Platform
3 7 (2.57%) Dynamics 365
4 6 (2.21%) Office 365
5 3 (1.10%) AWS
5 3 (1.10%) GCP
6 2 (0.74%) GitHub
7 1 (0.37%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (0.37%) Azure Functions
7 1 (0.37%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.37%) NuGet
7 1 (0.37%) SaaS
7 1 (0.37%) Serverless
7 1 (0.37%) ShareGate
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.84%) HTTP
2 3 (1.10%) Internet
2 3 (1.10%) Intranet
3 1 (0.37%) RS-232
3 1 (0.37%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 125 (45.96%) SQL Server
2 42 (15.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 40 (14.71%) Data Warehouse
4 31 (11.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 22 (8.09%) Oracle Database
6 17 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
7 14 (5.15%) SQL Server 2012
8 11 (4.04%) MS Access
9 10 (3.68%) Relational Database
10 9 (3.31%) SQL Server 2014
11 8 (2.94%) Crystal Reports
11 8 (2.94%) Power BI
11 8 (2.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 7 (2.57%) NoSQL
12 7 (2.57%) SQL Server 2016
12 7 (2.57%) Star Schema
13 6 (2.21%) SQL Server 2000
14 5 (1.84%) DB2
14 5 (1.84%) Oracle Database 10g
15 4 (1.47%) DTS
Development Applications
1 43 (15.81%) Visual Studio
2 41 (15.07%) Team Foundation Server
3 14 (5.15%) JIRA
4 7 (2.57%) Oracle Forms
5 5 (1.84%) Git (software)
5 5 (1.84%) Visual Studio Team System
5 5 (1.84%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
6 3 (1.10%) AccuRev
7 2 (0.74%) Jenkins
8 1 (0.37%) git-flow
8 1 (0.37%) gulp
8 1 (0.37%) Moq
8 1 (0.37%) NUnit
8 1 (0.37%) ProC
8 1 (0.37%) Rational Rose
8 1 (0.37%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 1 (0.37%) Subversion
8 1 (0.37%) TeamCity
8 1 (0.37%) webpack
8 1 (0.37%) WiX
General
1 83 (30.51%) Finance
2 54 (19.85%) Banking
3 25 (9.19%) Back Office
4 19 (6.99%) Front Office
5 14 (5.15%) Financial Institution
6 10 (3.68%) Military
7 7 (2.57%) Legal
8 6 (2.21%) Investment Banking
9 5 (1.84%) Public Sector
10 4 (1.47%) Law
11 2 (0.74%) Manufacturing
11 2 (0.74%) Telecoms
12 1 (0.37%) Advertising
12 1 (0.37%) Aerospace
12 1 (0.37%) Electronics
12 1 (0.37%) Marketing
12 1 (0.37%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.37%) Retail
12 1 (0.37%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 231 (84.93%) Developer
2 121 (44.49%) .NET Developer
3 103 (37.87%) C# Developer
4 63 (23.16%) C# .NET Developer
4 63 (23.16%) VB.NET Developer
5 36 (13.24%) SQL Developer
6 30 (11.03%) C# VB.NET Developer
6 30 (11.03%) Software Developer
7 25 (9.19%) Senior Developer
8 21 (7.72%) WinForms Developer
9 20 (7.35%) .NET Software Developer
10 14 (5.15%) Endur Developer
10 14 (5.15%) OpenLink Developer
11 13 (4.78%) SSIS Developer
12 12 (4.41%) Architect
12 12 (4.41%) C# Software Developer
13 11 (4.04%) Senior .NET Developer
14 10 (3.68%) Applications Developer
14 10 (3.68%) SQL Server Developer
15 8 (2.94%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 272 (100.00%) .NET
2 70 (25.74%) WinForms
3 58 (21.32%) ASP.NET
4 43 (15.81%) .NET Framework
5 40 (14.71%) Web Services
6 34 (12.50%) HTML
7 33 (12.13%) WCF
8 26 (9.56%) WPF
9 24 (8.82%) XML
10 21 (7.72%) CSS
11 15 (5.51%) REST
12 14 (5.15%) HTML5
13 13 (4.78%) ASP.NET MVC
14 12 (4.41%) ADO.NET
14 12 (4.41%) XSLT
15 11 (4.04%) ASP.NET Web API
15 11 (4.04%) jQuery
16 9 (3.31%) AngularJS
16 9 (3.31%) Entity Framework
16 9 (3.31%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 16 (5.88%) Greenfield Project
2 14 (5.15%) Derivative
2 14 (5.15%) Equities
2 14 (5.15%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 11 (4.04%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (4.04%) Self-Motivation
4 9 (3.31%) Data Structures
5 8 (2.94%) Enterprise Software
6 6 (2.21%) Algorithms
7 5 (1.84%) Mobile App
8 3 (1.10%) Management Information System
8 3 (1.10%) Smart Meter
9 2 (0.74%) AS400
9 2 (0.74%) Mainframe
9 2 (0.74%) Robotics
9 2 (0.74%) User Experience
9 2 (0.74%) Virtual Team
10 1 (0.37%) LIMS
10 1 (0.37%) NHS
10 1 (0.37%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 35 (12.87%) Windows
2 6 (2.21%) Android
3 5 (1.84%) Unix
3 5 (1.84%) Windows Mobile
3 5 (1.84%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (1.47%) Linux
4 4 (1.47%) Windows Server
5 3 (1.10%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.37%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.37%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.37%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (16.54%) MVC
2 40 (14.71%) SDLC
3 34 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
4 27 (9.93%) Unit Testing
5 21 (7.72%) TDD
6 20 (7.35%) Problem-Solving
6 20 (7.35%) Software Engineering
7 18 (6.62%) ETL
8 16 (5.88%) Analytics
9 15 (5.51%) Business Intelligence
10 14 (5.15%) OO
10 14 (5.15%) Release Management
11 13 (4.78%) Information Management
11 13 (4.78%) Web Development
12 12 (4.41%) Change Management
12 12 (4.41%) Computer Science
12 12 (4.41%) Migration
12 12 (4.41%) Refactoring
13 11 (4.04%) CRM
13 11 (4.04%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 232 (85.29%) C#
2 159 (58.46%) SQL
3 57 (20.96%) T-SQL
4 45 (16.54%) JavaScript
5 37 (13.60%) VBA
6 34 (12.50%) VB
7 25 (9.19%) C
8 20 (7.35%) C++
9 19 (6.99%) PL/SQL
10 18 (6.62%) Java
10 18 (6.62%) PowerShell
11 11 (4.04%) Python
12 9 (3.31%) VB6
13 7 (2.57%) Shell Script
14 5 (1.84%) VC++
15 3 (1.10%) TypeScript
16 2 (0.74%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
16 2 (0.74%) RPG
17 1 (0.37%) ES6
17 1 (0.37%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 29 (10.66%) Security Cleared
2 22 (8.09%) SC Cleared
3 12 (4.41%) Degree
4 7 (2.57%) Computer Science Degree
5 6 (2.21%) Numerate Degree
6 4 (1.47%) CISSP
7 3 (1.10%) DV Cleared
7 3 (1.10%) MCP
8 2 (0.74%) MCPD
8 2 (0.74%) MCTS
8 2 (0.74%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.37%) CISM
9 1 (0.37%) DBS Check
9 1 (0.37%) HNC
9 1 (0.37%) ISSMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (4.78%) QA
2 1 (0.37%) COBIT
2 1 (0.37%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.37%) Dodd-Frank
2 1 (0.37%) EMIR
2 1 (0.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.37%) JTAG
2 1 (0.37%) MiFID
2 1 (0.37%) SNOMED CT
System Software
1 13 (4.78%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.10%) Hyper-V
2 3 (1.10%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (1.10%) VMware Workstation
3 1 (0.37%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (2.57%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 2 (0.74%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 78 (28.68%) Microsoft
2 47 (17.28%) Oracle
3 15 (5.51%) OpenLink
4 10 (3.68%) Citrix
5 9 (3.31%) Blue Prism
6 7 (2.57%) ServiceNow
7 6 (2.21%) UiPath
8 5 (1.84%) Micro Focus
8 5 (1.84%) OpenText
8 5 (1.84%) Telerik
9 4 (1.47%) Meridio
10 3 (1.10%) BT
10 3 (1.10%) HP
10 3 (1.10%) VMware
11 2 (0.74%) Aderant
11 2 (0.74%) IBM
11 2 (0.74%) Tableau
12 1 (0.37%) Google
12 1 (0.37%) Sitecore
12 1 (0.37%) Wonderware