Period
to 23 November 2017

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 November 2017 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 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 90 78 83
Rank change year-on-year -12 +5 -9
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 6 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 0.75% 0.23% 0.33%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.74% 0.68% 0.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 1
Essex median daily rate £325 - £325
10th Percentile £313 - £313
90th Percentile £338 - £338
East of England median daily rate £350 £313 £320
% change year-on-year +12.00% -2.34% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
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 345 295 460
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 43.34% 33.60% 38.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 243 193 253
Essex median daily rate £500 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +42.86% -6.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £313 £242 £235
90th Percentile £600 £525 £525
East of England median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +2.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 46 62
Essex median hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £36.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.11% -1.37% +14.96%
10th Percentile £26.35 £29.38 £25.33
90th Percentile £63.75 £45.88 £43.75
East of England median hourly rate £40.50 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +1.25% +6.67% +1.35%

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

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 November 2017. 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 - 5 £325 -
VB.NET
East of England

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing VB.NET also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Essex region with a requirement for VB.NET.

1 6 (100.00%) .NET
1 6 (100.00%) Finance
1 6 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 5 (83.33%) Bash Shell
2 5 (83.33%) Continuous Improvement
2 5 (83.33%) Wireless
2 5 (83.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 5 (83.33%) PowerShell
2 5 (83.33%) VDSL
2 5 (83.33%) UPnP
2 5 (83.33%) Ruby
2 5 (83.33%) Software Testing
2 5 (83.33%) Marketing
2 5 (83.33%) JIRA
2 5 (83.33%) Wireshark
2 5 (83.33%) QA
2 5 (83.33%) Selenium
2 5 (83.33%) Release Management
2 5 (83.33%) 802.1X
2 5 (83.33%) Network Packet Analysis
2 5 (83.33%) IPv4
2 5 (83.33%) IPv6
2 5 (83.33%) Firmware
2 5 (83.33%) 802.11
2 5 (83.33%) JUnit
2 5 (83.33%) JavaScript
2 5 (83.33%) Perl
2 5 (83.33%) PHP
2 5 (83.33%) ADSL
2 5 (83.33%) Bluetooth

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:

Communications & Networking
1 5 (83.33%) 802.11
1 5 (83.33%) ADSL
1 5 (83.33%) Bluetooth
1 5 (83.33%) Broadband
1 5 (83.33%) IPv4
1 5 (83.33%) IPv6
1 5 (83.33%) UPnP
1 5 (83.33%) VDSL
1 5 (83.33%) WAN
1 5 (83.33%) Wireless
1 5 (83.33%) Wireshark
2 4 (66.67%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (83.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 5 (83.33%) JIRA
1 5 (83.33%) JUnit
1 5 (83.33%) Selenium
2 4 (66.67%) Bugzilla
2 4 (66.67%) Redmine
2 4 (66.67%) Trac
3 1 (16.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (100.00%) Finance
2 5 (83.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Software Tester
1 5 (83.33%) Tester
2 1 (16.67%) .NET Developer
2 1 (16.67%) .NET Software Developer
2 1 (16.67%) C# .NET Developer
2 1 (16.67%) C# Developer
2 1 (16.67%) C# Software Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Software Developer
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Developer
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (100.00%) .NET
2 5 (83.33%) 802.1X
3 1 (16.67%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) Management Information System
1 4 (66.67%) STB
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Linux
1 4 (66.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 5 (83.33%) Continuous Improvement
2 5 (83.33%) Network Packet Analysis
2 5 (83.33%) Release Management
2 5 (83.33%) Software Testing
3 4 (66.67%) Defect Management
3 4 (66.67%) Defect Tracking
3 4 (66.67%) Issue Tracking
3 4 (66.67%) Non-Functional Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (16.67%) Mobile Development
4 1 (16.67%) OO
4 1 (16.67%) OOP
4 1 (16.67%) SDLC
4 1 (16.67%) SOA
4 1 (16.67%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) Bash Shell
1 5 (83.33%) JavaScript
1 5 (83.33%) Perl
1 5 (83.33%) PHP
1 5 (83.33%) PowerShell
1 5 (83.33%) Ruby
2 1 (16.67%) C#
2 1 (16.67%) VB
2 1 (16.67%) VB6
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (83.33%) QA
System Software
1 5 (83.33%) Firmware
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Atlassian
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft