Period
to 21 February 2020

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 21 February 2020 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
21 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 468 516 453
Rank change year-on-year +48 -63 -42
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 221 355 449
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.36% 0.39% 0.48%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.87% 0.89% 1.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 166 278 359
England median daily rate £418 £375 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.33% +2.74% +8.15%
10th Percentile £308 £306 £270
90th Percentile £550 £525 £505
UK median daily rate £425 £375 £365
% change year-on-year +13.33% +2.74% +8.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 3 5
England median hourly rate £50.00 £37.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +33.33% +50.00% -37.50%
10th Percentile £37.50 £29.45 £22.55
90th Percentile £53.00 £38.75 £53.50
UK median hourly rate £50.00 £28.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year +75.44% +14.00% -37.50%

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 25,524 40,065 39,481
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 41.18% 44.14% 42.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 17,620 28,389 27,983
England median daily rate £488 £484 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.72% +1.89% +11.76%
10th Percentile £325 £325 £313
90th Percentile £650 £650 £638
UK median daily rate £475 £475 £460
% change year-on-year - +3.26% +8.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 523 623 726
England median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% -
10th Percentile £17.30 £17.53 £17.43
90th Percentile £55.00 £52.50 £52.50
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -

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 21 February 2020.

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 21 February 2020. 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 +106 95 £475 +18.75% 32
South East +89 48 £400 +3.23% 83
North of England +7 36 £360 -0.69% 47
North West -30 18 £360 -0.69% 23
East of England +32 17 £415 +3.75% 21
South West +31 16 £420 -4.00% 23
Yorkshire +53 15 £350 +8.53% 18
Midlands +24 9 £335 +0.37% 59
West Midlands +15 6 £400 +19.85% 35
East Midlands +33 3 £313 -5.66% 24
North East +23 3 £435 +8.75% 6
VB.NET
UK

For the 6 months to 21 February 2020, 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.

1 221 (100.00%) .NET
2 180 (81.45%) C#
3 144 (65.16%) SQL
4 97 (43.89%) SQL Server
5 60 (27.15%) ASP.NET
6 56 (25.34%) Finance
7 55 (24.89%) HTML
8 54 (24.43%) JavaScript
9 52 (23.53%) Team Foundation Server
10 49 (22.17%) T-SQL
10 49 (22.17%) Microsoft
11 43 (19.46%) Oracle
11 43 (19.46%) WinForms
12 42 (19.00%) CSS
13 41 (18.55%) Web Services
13 41 (18.55%) XML
13 41 (18.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 40 (18.10%) Agile Software Development
15 39 (17.65%) .NET Framework
16 36 (16.29%) MVC
17 33 (14.93%) Visual Studio
18 29 (13.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
19 28 (12.67%) VB
19 28 (12.67%) jQuery
20 27 (12.22%) Problem-Solving
21 25 (11.31%) SOAP
22 24 (10.86%) Windows
22 24 (10.86%) OO
22 24 (10.86%) IIS
22 24 (10.86%) Banking

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 24 (10.86%) IIS
2 22 (9.95%) SharePoint
3 7 (3.17%) CMS
4 4 (1.81%) Confluence
4 4 (1.81%) SharePoint Server
5 3 (1.36%) BizTalk Server
5 3 (1.36%) Oracle Workflow
6 2 (0.90%) Oracle Application Server
6 2 (0.90%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 2 (0.90%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (0.90%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (0.45%) Apache
7 1 (0.45%) ColdFusion
7 1 (0.45%) JBoss
7 1 (0.45%) nginx
7 1 (0.45%) Oracle 10gAS
7 1 (0.45%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.45%) WebLogic
Applications
1 20 (9.05%) Microsoft Excel
2 11 (4.98%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (0.90%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.45%) SOLIDWORKS
4 1 (0.45%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (2.71%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (2.26%) Elite 3E
3 3 (1.36%) Dynamics GP
4 2 (0.90%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 22 (9.95%) Azure
2 9 (4.07%) Power Platform
3 7 (3.17%) AWS
3 7 (3.17%) Dynamics 365
4 6 (2.71%) Office 365
5 2 (0.90%) GCP
5 2 (0.90%) GitHub
6 1 (0.45%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.45%) Azure Functions
6 1 (0.45%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.45%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.45%) PowerApps
6 1 (0.45%) SaaS
6 1 (0.45%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.71%) DMZ
2 5 (2.26%) Extranet
2 5 (2.26%) HTTP
2 5 (2.26%) Internet
2 5 (2.26%) Intranet
2 5 (2.26%) SSL
3 3 (1.36%) Network Security
3 3 (1.36%) SMS
4 2 (0.90%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.45%) Firewall
5 1 (0.45%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 97 (43.89%) SQL Server
2 41 (18.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 29 (13.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 18 (8.14%) Data Warehouse
5 17 (7.69%) Oracle Database
5 17 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
6 16 (7.24%) Relational Database
7 12 (5.43%) SQL Server 2016
7 12 (5.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 10 (4.52%) DTS
8 10 (4.52%) SQL Server 2012
9 9 (4.07%) UniData
10 8 (3.62%) Power BI
11 6 (2.71%) NoSQL
11 6 (2.71%) RDBMS
12 5 (2.26%) Crystal Reports
12 5 (2.26%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 5 (2.26%) mvBase
12 5 (2.26%) Oracle Database 10g
12 5 (2.26%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 52 (23.53%) Team Foundation Server
2 33 (14.93%) Visual Studio
3 12 (5.43%) JIRA
4 7 (3.17%) Git (software)
5 6 (2.71%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 4 (1.81%) Selenium
7 3 (1.36%) AccuRev
7 3 (1.36%) Bitbucket
7 3 (1.36%) Oracle Forms
7 3 (1.36%) Subversion
7 3 (1.36%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
7 3 (1.36%) webpack
8 2 (0.90%) eggPlant
8 2 (0.90%) gulp
8 2 (0.90%) HP UFT
8 2 (0.90%) Moq
8 2 (0.90%) Rational Functional Tester
8 2 (0.90%) SilkTest
8 2 (0.90%) Visual Studio Team System
9 1 (0.45%) MorphX
General
1 56 (25.34%) Finance
2 24 (10.86%) Banking
3 13 (5.88%) Back Office
4 8 (3.62%) Financial Institution
5 6 (2.71%) Legal
6 5 (2.26%) Retail
7 4 (1.81%) Front Office
7 4 (1.81%) Law
7 4 (1.81%) Marketing
7 4 (1.81%) Public Sector
8 2 (0.90%) Housing Association
8 2 (0.90%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.45%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.45%) Automotive
9 1 (0.45%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.45%) Local Government
9 1 (0.45%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 174 (78.73%) Developer
2 79 (35.75%) .NET Developer
3 53 (23.98%) C# Developer
4 49 (22.17%) VB.NET Developer
5 31 (14.03%) C# .NET Developer
6 27 (12.22%) SQL Developer
7 24 (10.86%) Software Developer
8 22 (9.95%) Applications Developer
9 21 (9.50%) C# VB.NET Developer
10 20 (9.05%) Architect
11 14 (6.33%) .NET Software Developer
11 14 (6.33%) SSIS Developer
12 12 (5.43%) Senior Developer
13 9 (4.07%) C# Software Developer
14 8 (3.62%) Solutions Architect
14 8 (3.62%) SQL Server Developer
15 7 (3.17%) Analyst
15 7 (3.17%) Applications Support
15 7 (3.17%) ServiceNow Developer
16 6 (2.71%) C# Developer - Commodities
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 221 (100.00%) .NET
2 60 (27.15%) ASP.NET
3 55 (24.89%) HTML
4 43 (19.46%) WinForms
5 42 (19.00%) CSS
6 41 (18.55%) Web Services
6 41 (18.55%) XML
7 39 (17.65%) .NET Framework
8 28 (12.67%) jQuery
9 25 (11.31%) SOAP
10 21 (9.50%) HTML5
11 19 (8.60%) WPF
11 19 (8.60%) XSLT
12 16 (7.24%) Ajax
12 16 (7.24%) WCF
13 14 (6.33%) JSON
13 14 (6.33%) REST
14 13 (5.88%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 9 (4.07%) AngularJS
15 9 (4.07%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 16 (7.24%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (4.07%) Algorithms
3 8 (3.62%) Management Information System
4 7 (3.17%) Data Structures
4 7 (3.17%) Mobile App
4 7 (3.17%) User Experience
5 5 (2.26%) Fat Client
5 5 (2.26%) Greenfield Project
5 5 (2.26%) Self-Motivation
5 5 (2.26%) Thin Client
6 3 (1.36%) NHS
6 3 (1.36%) N-Tier
7 2 (0.90%) Driving Licence
7 2 (0.90%) Reinsurance
8 1 (0.45%) Cyberattack
8 1 (0.45%) Cyberthreat
8 1 (0.45%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.45%) LIMS
8 1 (0.45%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 24 (10.86%) Windows
2 11 (4.98%) Unix
3 7 (3.17%) Linux
4 3 (1.36%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (1.36%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (0.90%) Windows 10
5 2 (0.90%) Windows Server
5 2 (0.90%) Windows XP
6 1 (0.45%) Android
6 1 (0.45%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.45%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.45%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (18.10%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (16.29%) MVC
3 27 (12.22%) Problem-Solving
4 24 (10.86%) OO
5 18 (8.14%) SOA
5 18 (8.14%) Web Development
6 16 (7.24%) Project Management
7 14 (6.33%) CRM
7 14 (6.33%) SDLC
8 13 (5.88%) TDD
9 12 (5.43%) Mathematics
9 12 (5.43%) Refactoring
9 12 (5.43%) Software Engineering
9 12 (5.43%) Waterfall
10 11 (4.98%) CAD
10 11 (4.98%) Change Management
11 10 (4.52%) Business Intelligence
11 10 (4.52%) Test Automation
12 8 (3.62%) Continuous Integration
12 8 (3.62%) Robotic Process Automation
Programming Languages
1 180 (81.45%) C#
2 144 (65.16%) SQL
3 54 (24.43%) JavaScript
4 49 (22.17%) T-SQL
5 28 (12.67%) VB
6 23 (10.41%) Java
7 22 (9.95%) VBA
8 16 (7.24%) Python
9 15 (6.79%) C
9 15 (6.79%) C++
10 12 (5.43%) PL/SQL
11 9 (4.07%) VB6
12 7 (3.17%) XAML
13 6 (2.71%) PowerShell
14 4 (1.81%) PHP
14 4 (1.81%) Ruby
15 3 (1.36%) Shell Script
15 3 (1.36%) UniBasic
16 2 (0.90%) TypeScript
16 2 (0.90%) X++
Qualifications
1 21 (9.50%) Security Cleared
2 16 (7.24%) SC Cleared
3 14 (6.33%) Degree
4 10 (4.52%) Numerate Degree
5 8 (3.62%) Microsoft Certification
6 7 (3.17%) Computer Science Degree
7 5 (2.26%) DV Cleared
8 4 (1.81%) MCP
9 3 (1.36%) ISEB
9 3 (1.36%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 3 (1.36%) MCITP
9 3 (1.36%) MCPD
9 3 (1.36%) MCTS
10 2 (0.90%) ISTQB
11 1 (0.45%) CISA
11 1 (0.45%) CISM
11 1 (0.45%) CISSP
11 1 (0.45%) MBA
11 1 (0.45%) OSCE
11 1 (0.45%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.07%) QA
2 5 (2.26%) GDPR
3 2 (0.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.45%) COBIT
4 1 (0.45%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.45%) NIST
4 1 (0.45%) SNOMED CT
System Software
1 10 (4.52%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.36%) Hyper-V
2 3 (1.36%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (1.36%) VMware Workstation
3 2 (0.90%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (0.90%) Oracle Statspack
2 1 (0.45%) Grafana
2 1 (0.45%) HP ALM
2 1 (0.45%) HP Fortify
2 1 (0.45%) Kibana
2 1 (0.45%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.45%) Puppet
Vendors
1 49 (22.17%) Microsoft
2 43 (19.46%) Oracle
3 12 (5.43%) Blue Prism
4 10 (4.52%) ServiceNow
4 10 (4.52%) UiPath
5 9 (4.07%) Citrix
6 8 (3.62%) jBASE
7 6 (2.71%) HP
7 6 (2.71%) Murex
7 6 (2.71%) OpenLink
7 6 (2.71%) SunGard
8 4 (1.81%) Salesforce.com
9 3 (1.36%) BT
9 3 (1.36%) Hyperion
9 3 (1.36%) Meridio
9 3 (1.36%) Netezza
9 3 (1.36%) SAP
9 3 (1.36%) Sitecore
9 3 (1.36%) Sybase
9 3 (1.36%) VMware