Period
to 23 September 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 23 September 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
23 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 100 96 74
Rank change year-on-year -4 -22 +7
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 3 6 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 0.31% 0.71% 0.54%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.67% 1.49% 1.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 2
Essex median daily rate £500 £325 £351
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +53.85% -7.47% +33.81%
10th Percentile £355 £313 £251
90th Percentile £520 £338 £450
East of England median daily rate £363 £338 £313
% change year-on-year +7.41% +8.00% +0.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Essex median hourly rate - - £32.50
East of England median hourly rate - - £43.50

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 445 402 319
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 46.26% 47.57% 34.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 292 268 188
Essex median daily rate £500 £475 £326
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +45.59% -13.00%
10th Percentile £360 £312 £230
90th Percentile £600 £600 £496
East of England median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +0.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 33 51
Essex median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +14.29% -6.67%
10th Percentile £24.50 £27.15 £26.25
90th Percentile £75.00 £63.75 £45.00
East of England median hourly rate £44.00 £40.00 £39.75
% change year-on-year +10.00% +0.63% +6.00%

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing VB.NET in Essex over the 6 months to 23 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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

VB.NET
Contract Job Locations in Essex

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 Essex region over the 6 months to 23 September 2018. 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
Brentwood +4 1 £500 +53.85%
VB.NET
East of England

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) C#
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) T-SQL
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (33.33%) Sage 200
3 1 (33.33%) Data Transformation
3 1 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (33.33%) Line Management
3 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (33.33%) Logical Data Model
3 1 (33.33%) Physical Data Model
3 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
3 1 (33.33%) Ticket Management
3 1 (33.33%) Decision-Making
3 1 (33.33%) Problem-Solving
3 1 (33.33%) OLAP
3 1 (33.33%) Web Services
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL
3 1 (33.33%) ERP
3 1 (33.33%) Data Modelling
3 1 (33.33%) ETL
3 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (33.33%) OLTP
3 1 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) Advertising
3 1 (33.33%) TDD
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services

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 (33.33%) Magento
1 1 (33.33%) Sage 200
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
2 1 (33.33%) OLAP
2 1 (33.33%) OLTP
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (33.33%) Advertising
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) .NET Developer
2 1 (33.33%) C Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Sage 200 Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Sage Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior .NET Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior C Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior VB.NET Developer
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Developer
2 1 (33.33%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
2 1 (33.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Data Integration
1 1 (33.33%) Data Mapping
1 1 (33.33%) Data Modelling
1 1 (33.33%) Data Transformation
1 1 (33.33%) Decision-Making
1 1 (33.33%) ERP
1 1 (33.33%) ETL
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL
1 1 (33.33%) Line Management
1 1 (33.33%) Logical Data Model
1 1 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
1 1 (33.33%) Physical Data Model
1 1 (33.33%) Problem-Solving
1 1 (33.33%) Refactoring
1 1 (33.33%) TDD
1 1 (33.33%) Ticket Management
1 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) C#
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
1 2 (66.67%) T-SQL
2 1 (33.33%) C
2 1 (33.33%) PHP
2 1 (33.33%) VBScript
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Sage