Period
to 1 December 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 1 December 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
1 Dec 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 494 460 510
Rank change year-on-year -34 +50 +62
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 283 75 257
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.40% 0.24% 0.35%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.01% 0.57% 0.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 250 54 197
10th Percentile £313 £295 £313
25th Percentile £356 £350 £350
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £400 £456 £401
Median % change year-on-year -12.33% +13.78% +6.93%
75th Percentile £500 £583 £500
90th Percentile £715 £638 £600
UK median daily rate £400 £463 £415
% change year-on-year -13.51% +11.45% +9.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 8
10th Percentile £33.39 £51.63 £37.50
25th Percentile £43.28 £52.19 £40.31
Median hourly rate £48.26 £53.75 £47.50
Median % change year-on-year -10.22% +13.16% +35.71%
75th Percentile £51.63 £54.69 £52.81
90th Percentile £52.69 £54.88 £53.75
UK median hourly rate £48.26 £55.00 £47.50
% change year-on-year -12.26% +15.79% +35.71%

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 28,151 13,170 30,583
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 39.50% 42.55% 41.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 20,710 9,346 21,627
10th Percentile £363 £310 £325
25th Percentile £438 £388 £400
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £535 £488 £488
Median % change year-on-year +9.74% - +2.63%
75th Percentile £638 £588 £575
90th Percentile £725 £688 £650
UK median daily rate £525 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +10.53% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 421 308 551
10th Percentile £18.33 £12.71 £16.50
25th Percentile £26.63 £22.29 £27.50
Median hourly rate £47.50 £42.00 £44.00
Median % change year-on-year +13.10% -4.55% +4.76%
75th Percentile £58.75 £49.25 £50.00
90th Percentile £69.75 £58.75 £55.00
UK median hourly rate £47.50 £42.00 £43.75
% change year-on-year +13.10% -4.00% +4.17%

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 1 December 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 1 December 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 1 December 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 -92 137 £475 -2.56% 19
North of England 0 92 £400 -4.48% 37
North West -9 60 £400 -7.51% 22
Midlands -54 25 £325 - 29
West Midlands -52 21 £325 +8.33% 25
Yorkshire -27 20 £400 +7.74% 13
South East -92 12 £440 -12.00% 21
North East - 12 £400 - 2
East Midlands -42 3 £400 +11.11% 4
South West -57 2 - - 11
East of England - 2 £223 - 3
VB.NET
UK

For the 6 months to 1 December 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.

1 283 (100.00%) .NET
2 253 (89.40%) C#
3 135 (47.70%) SQL Server
4 132 (46.64%) SQL
5 103 (36.40%) Agile Software Development
6 88 (31.10%) Software Engineering
7 81 (28.62%) Finance
8 77 (27.21%) Oracle
9 67 (23.67%) JavaScript
9 67 (23.67%) Windows
10 64 (22.61%) OO
11 63 (22.26%) TDD
12 61 (21.55%) Microsoft
13 58 (20.49%) OOP
13 58 (20.49%) Microsoft Excel
13 58 (20.49%) .NET Framework
14 54 (19.08%) SharePoint
15 53 (18.73%) MVC
16 50 (17.67%) ASP.NET
17 48 (16.96%) VBA
18 47 (16.61%) VB
18 47 (16.61%) Banking
19 40 (14.13%) T-SQL
20 39 (13.78%) Data Analysis
21 37 (13.07%) CSS
22 36 (12.72%) HTML
22 36 (12.72%) Web Services
23 35 (12.37%) JIRA
24 33 (11.66%) Oracle Database
25 32 (11.31%) ASP.NET Web Forms

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 54 (19.08%) SharePoint
2 20 (7.07%) IIS
3 18 (6.36%) Confluence
4 7 (2.47%) SharePoint 2010
4 7 (2.47%) SharePoint Server
5 6 (2.12%) CMS
6 2 (0.71%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (0.35%) Documentum
7 1 (0.35%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.35%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 58 (20.49%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (2.83%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (0.71%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.35%) FileZilla
4 1 (0.35%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.35%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.35%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.71%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.35%) Alphatax
2 1 (0.35%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 25 (8.83%) Azure
2 20 (7.07%) Power Platform
3 14 (4.95%) Microsoft 365
4 13 (4.59%) PowerApps
5 10 (3.53%) Power Automate
6 7 (2.47%) AWS
7 5 (1.77%) Serverless
8 4 (1.41%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 4 (1.41%) Amazon S3
8 4 (1.41%) AWS CloudTrail
8 4 (1.41%) AWS Lambda
8 4 (1.41%) Azure Active Directory
9 3 (1.06%) SaaS
10 2 (0.71%) Azure Event Grid
10 2 (0.71%) Azure Logic Apps
10 2 (0.71%) Azure Service Bus
10 2 (0.71%) npm
11 1 (0.35%) GitHub
11 1 (0.35%) NuGet
11 1 (0.35%) ShareGate
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.47%) Internet
2 5 (1.77%) Intranet
3 2 (0.71%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.35%) DNS
4 1 (0.35%) Firewall
4 1 (0.35%) FTP
4 1 (0.35%) HTTP
4 1 (0.35%) Network Security
4 1 (0.35%) SSH
4 1 (0.35%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 135 (47.70%) SQL Server
2 33 (11.66%) Oracle Database
3 18 (6.36%) Oracle Reports
3 18 (6.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 16 (5.65%) Power BI
5 12 (4.24%) Relational Database
5 12 (4.24%) SQL Server 2008
5 12 (4.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 11 (3.89%) Crystal Reports
7 7 (2.47%) DTS
8 6 (2.12%) MS Access
8 6 (2.12%) SQL Server 2016
9 5 (1.77%) SQL Server 2012
10 4 (1.41%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 4 (1.41%) MySQL
10 4 (1.41%) NoSQL
10 4 (1.41%) RDBMS
11 3 (1.06%) Data Warehouse
11 3 (1.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 2 (0.71%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 35 (12.37%) JIRA
2 27 (9.54%) Visual Studio
3 25 (8.83%) Team Foundation Server
4 23 (8.13%) GitLab
4 23 (8.13%) ReSharper
5 17 (6.01%) Git (software)
6 4 (1.41%) Jenkins
6 4 (1.41%) Oracle Forms
6 4 (1.41%) Selenium
6 4 (1.41%) webpack
7 3 (1.06%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 2 (0.71%) SilkTest
9 1 (0.35%) AutoIt
9 1 (0.35%) Bitbucket Server
9 1 (0.35%) GoCD
9 1 (0.35%) HP UFT
9 1 (0.35%) REST Assured
9 1 (0.35%) Sikuli
9 1 (0.35%) TeamCity
9 1 (0.35%) TestComplete
General
1 81 (28.62%) Finance
2 47 (16.61%) Banking
3 30 (10.60%) Social Skills
4 21 (7.42%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (3.18%) Games
6 7 (2.47%) Public Sector
7 5 (1.77%) Front Office
8 4 (1.41%) Back Office
9 3 (1.06%) Retail
10 2 (0.71%) Influencing Skills
10 2 (0.71%) Investment Banking
10 2 (0.71%) Local Government
10 2 (0.71%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.71%) Presentation Skills
10 2 (0.71%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.35%) Automotive
11 1 (0.35%) Documentation Skills
11 1 (0.35%) Law
11 1 (0.35%) Legal
11 1 (0.35%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 175 (61.84%) Developer
2 84 (29.68%) .NET Developer
3 58 (20.49%) Software Engineer
4 54 (19.08%) C# Developer
5 32 (11.31%) SharePoint Developer
6 25 (8.83%) C# .NET Developer
7 18 (6.36%) .NET Software Engineer
8 17 (6.01%) VB.NET Developer
9 16 (5.65%) Analyst
9 16 (5.65%) Consultant
10 13 (4.59%) Senior Developer
11 9 (3.18%) Applications Support
11 9 (3.18%) C# Software Engineer
11 9 (3.18%) C# VB.NET Developer
11 9 (3.18%) Lead Developer
11 9 (3.18%) Software Developer
11 9 (3.18%) VB.NET Software Engineer
12 8 (2.83%) Senior C# Developer
12 8 (2.83%) SQL Developer
13 7 (2.47%) Analyst Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 283 (100.00%) .NET
2 58 (20.49%) .NET Framework
3 50 (17.67%) ASP.NET
4 37 (13.07%) CSS
5 36 (12.72%) HTML
5 36 (12.72%) Web Services
6 32 (11.31%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 30 (10.60%) WPF
8 25 (8.83%) WinForms
9 24 (8.48%) SOAP
10 21 (7.42%) JSON
11 17 (6.01%) REST
12 15 (5.30%) HTML5
13 14 (4.95%) jQuery
13 14 (4.95%) XML
14 13 (4.59%) AngularJS
15 12 (4.24%) ASP.NET Web API
15 12 (4.24%) RESTful
16 11 (3.89%) ASP.NET MVC
17 10 (3.53%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 14 (4.95%) User Experience
2 11 (3.89%) Mobile App
3 9 (3.18%) Legacy Code
4 6 (2.12%) Derivative
5 5 (1.77%) Management Information System
6 4 (1.41%) Data Structures
6 4 (1.41%) NHS
7 3 (1.06%) Self-Motivation
8 2 (0.71%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (0.71%) Equities
8 2 (0.71%) State Machine
9 1 (0.35%) Algorithms
9 1 (0.35%) Clustering
9 1 (0.35%) FMCG
9 1 (0.35%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 1 (0.35%) Legacy Applications
9 1 (0.35%) Legacy Systems
9 1 (0.35%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 67 (23.67%) Windows
2 19 (6.71%) Windows Server
3 8 (2.83%) Windows Server 2016
4 5 (1.77%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (1.41%) Unix
5 4 (1.41%) Windows 10
6 3 (1.06%) Android
6 3 (1.06%) Apple iOS
6 3 (1.06%) Linux
7 2 (0.71%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 103 (36.40%) Agile Software Development
2 88 (31.10%) Software Engineering
3 64 (22.61%) OO
4 63 (22.26%) TDD
5 58 (20.49%) OOP
6 53 (18.73%) MVC
7 39 (13.78%) Data Analysis
8 26 (9.19%) Clean Code
9 25 (8.83%) Business Intelligence
10 23 (8.13%) Test Automation
11 22 (7.77%) Scrum
11 22 (7.77%) SOA
12 20 (7.07%) ITIL
12 20 (7.07%) Problem-Solving
13 19 (6.71%) DevOps
13 19 (6.71%) Unit Testing
14 18 (6.36%) Disaster Recovery
14 18 (6.36%) Web Development
15 17 (6.01%) SDLC
16 16 (5.65%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 253 (89.40%) C#
2 132 (46.64%) SQL
3 67 (23.67%) JavaScript
4 48 (16.96%) VBA
5 47 (16.61%) VB
6 40 (14.13%) T-SQL
7 30 (10.60%) Go
7 30 (10.60%) PowerShell
8 26 (9.19%) Java
9 23 (8.13%) PL/SQL
10 17 (6.01%) PHP
11 12 (4.24%) C
11 12 (4.24%) Python
12 9 (3.18%) C++
13 6 (2.12%) R
14 5 (1.77%) Shell Script
15 3 (1.06%) TypeScript
16 2 (0.71%) Bash Shell
16 2 (0.71%) Perl
16 2 (0.71%) VB6
Qualifications
1 16 (5.65%) Security Cleared
2 9 (3.18%) SC Cleared
3 5 (1.77%) DV Cleared
4 3 (1.06%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (0.71%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.35%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.35%) Degree
6 1 (0.35%) MCSD
6 1 (0.35%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (9.89%) QA
2 2 (0.71%) Accessibility
2 2 (0.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.35%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.35%) GDPR
3 1 (0.35%) NIST
System Software
1 27 (9.54%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.71%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (1.41%) Microsoft Intune
2 2 (0.71%) Kubernetes
3 1 (0.35%) HP ALM
3 1 (0.35%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.35%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (0.35%) MIIS
3 1 (0.35%) SCCM
Vendors
1 77 (27.21%) Oracle
2 61 (21.55%) Microsoft
3 11 (3.89%) ServiceNow
4 6 (2.12%) Citrix
4 6 (2.12%) UiPath
5 4 (1.41%) Sitecore
5 4 (1.41%) VMware
6 3 (1.06%) Murex
6 3 (1.06%) OpenLink
7 2 (0.71%) SAP
7 2 (0.71%) Splunk
7 2 (0.71%) Trayport
7 2 (0.71%) Xamarin
8 1 (0.35%) Automation Anywhere
8 1 (0.35%) Blue Prism
8 1 (0.35%) CA Agile Central
8 1 (0.35%) HP
8 1 (0.35%) SunGard
8 1 (0.35%) Sybase
8 1 (0.35%) Telerik