Period
to 21 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Essex 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 November 2018 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)
6 months to
21 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 110 90 83
Rank change year-on-year -20 -7 +7
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 1 6 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 0.092% 0.75% 0.23%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.19% 1.72% 0.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 0
Essex median daily rate £500 £325 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +53.85% - -
East of England median daily rate £375 £350 £313
% change year-on-year +7.14% +12.00% -2.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Essex median hourly rate - - £32.50
East of England median hourly rate - - £42.50

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 Essex with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Essex
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 518 349 290
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 47.87% 43.63% 33.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 332 245 193
Essex median daily rate £500 £505 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.99% +44.29% -6.67%
10th Percentile £349 £313 £242
90th Percentile £600 £600 £525
East of England median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 29 42
Essex median hourly rate £33.00 £40.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.50% +11.11% -1.37%
10th Percentile £9.63 £26.35 £30.75
90th Percentile £51.00 £63.75 £45.98
East of England median hourly rate £43.50 £40.50 £40.50
% change year-on-year +7.41% - +8.00%

VB.NET
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

Job postings citing VB.NET as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Essex.

Job vacancy trend for VB.NET in Essex

VB.NET
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing VB.NET in Essex.

Contractor daily rate trend for VB.NET in Essex

VB.NET
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing VB.NET in Essex.

Contractor hourly rate trend for VB.NET in Essex

For the 6 months to 21 November 2018, 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 Essex region with a requirement for VB.NET.

1 2 (200.00%) .NET
1 2 (200.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (200.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (100.00%) Sage
2 1 (100.00%) Sage 200
2 1 (100.00%) Line Management
2 1 (100.00%) Advertising
2 1 (100.00%) TDD
2 1 (100.00%) Refactoring
2 1 (100.00%) Magento
2 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (100.00%) Web Services
2 1 (100.00%) ERP
2 1 (100.00%) C
2 1 (100.00%) C#
2 1 (100.00%) PHP
2 1 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (100.00%) T-SQL

VB.NET
Co-occurring IT Skills in Essex 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Magento
1 1 (100.00%) Sage 200
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (200.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (100.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 2 (200.00%) Developer
2 1 (100.00%) .NET Developer
2 1 (100.00%) C Developer
2 1 (100.00%) Sage 200 Developer
2 1 (100.00%) Sage Developer
2 1 (100.00%) Senior .NET Developer
2 1 (100.00%) Senior C Developer
2 1 (100.00%) Senior Developer
2 1 (100.00%) Senior VB.NET Developer
2 1 (100.00%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (200.00%) .NET
2 1 (100.00%) Web Services
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) ERP
1 1 (100.00%) Line Management
1 1 (100.00%) Refactoring
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) PHP
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 2 (200.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (100.00%) Sage