The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Exeter 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 3 months to 27 June 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)
Devon / Exeter
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 28 27 30
Rank change year-on-year -1 +3  
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 2 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Exeter 1.13% 1.40% 1.23%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.41% 2.86% 2.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 2
Median daily rate £260 - £305
UK excluding London median daily rate £368 £338 £325
% change year-on-year +8.88% +3.84%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £13.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £35.63 £42.50
% change year-on-year -29.82% -16.17%  

VB.NET is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Exeter with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Exeter
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 83 70 68
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Exeter 46.89% 48.95% 41.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 38 39
Median daily rate £395 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.05% +13.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £295 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 2
Median hourly rate - £32.50 £19.46
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +67.05%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year +13.33% +1.35%  

VB.NET
Job Vacancy Trend in Exeter

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Exeter citing VB.NET as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Job vacancy trend for VB.NET in Exeter

VB.NET
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Exeter

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VB.NET in Exeter

VB.NET
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Exeter

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VB.NET in Exeter

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 Exeter region with a requirement for VB.NET.

1 4 (100.00%) SQL
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
1 4 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 4 (100.00%) C#
1 4 (100.00%) MVC
2 2 (50.00%) WinForms
2 2 (50.00%) HTML
2 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (50.00%) WCF
2 2 (50.00%) jQuery
2 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web API
2 2 (50.00%) CSS
2 2 (50.00%) SOAP
2 2 (50.00%) Web Services
2 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) XHTML

VB.NET
Co-occurring IT Skills in Exeter 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:

Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) .NET Developer
1 4 (100.00%) C# .NET Developer
1 4 (100.00%) C# Developer
1 4 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (50.00%) .NET Software Developer
2 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
2 2 (50.00%) C# Software Developer
2 2 (50.00%) C# VB.NET Developer
2 2 (50.00%) JavaScript Developer
2 2 (50.00%) Software Developer
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Developer
2 2 (50.00%) VB.NET Developer
2 2 (50.00%) WinForms Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
1 4 (100.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web API
2 2 (50.00%) CSS
2 2 (50.00%) HTML
2 2 (50.00%) jQuery
2 2 (50.00%) SOAP
2 2 (50.00%) WCF
2 2 (50.00%) Web Services
2 2 (50.00%) WinForms
2 2 (50.00%) XHTML
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) C#
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) JavaScript