The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Gloucester 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 29 March 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)
Gloucestershire / Gloucester
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 21 22
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 0 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucester - 0.91% 0.79%
As % of the Programming Languages category - 2.86% 1.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £375 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £338 £325
% change year-on-year -3.70% +3.84%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £11.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year +50.00% -67.64%  

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 Gloucester with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Gloucester
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 32 35 54
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Gloucester 29.36% 31.82% 42.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 20 43
Median daily rate £425 £438 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.85% +6.06%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £325 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £434 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £8.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +3.75% +11.11%  

VB.NET
Job Vacancy Trend in Gloucester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Gloucester 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 Gloucester

VB.NET
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Gloucester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VB.NET in Gloucester

VB.NET
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucester

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VB.NET in Gloucester

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 Gloucester region with a requirement for VB.NET.

1 2 (100.00%) PL/SQL
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (100.00%) Unix
1 2 (100.00%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (100.00%) SAS
1 2 (100.00%) ISO 9000
1 2 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) BusinessObjects
1 2 (100.00%) ISEB
1 2 (100.00%) Shell Script
1 2 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 2 (100.00%) Quality Management
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) Teradata
1 2 (100.00%) Subversion
1 2 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 2 (100.00%) Test Management
1 2 (100.00%) BusinessObjects XI
1 2 (100.00%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) Dimensional Modelling
1 2 (100.00%) Kimball Methodology
1 2 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (50.00%) SDLC
2 1 (50.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (50.00%) Degree

VB.NET
Co-occurring IT Skills in Gloucester 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 2 (100.00%) SAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) BusinessObjects
1 2 (100.00%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) BusinessObjects XI
1 2 (100.00%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (100.00%) Relational Database
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Subversion
1 2 (100.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Banking
2 1 (50.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Test Leader
2 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence Lead
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 2 (100.00%) Dimensional Modelling
1 2 (100.00%) Kimball Methodology
1 2 (100.00%) Quality Management
1 2 (100.00%) Test Management
2 1 (50.00%) Migration
2 1 (50.00%) SDLC
2 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (50.00%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) PL/SQL
1 2 (100.00%) Shell Script
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) ISEB
1 2 (100.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) ISO 9000
2 1 (50.00%) Basel II
2 1 (50.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
1 2 (100.00%) Teradata