The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire 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 28 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)
South West / Gloucestershire
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 40 47 56
Rank change year-on-year +7 +9  
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 7 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 2.11% 0.89% 0.63%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.83% 1.71% 1.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 2
Median daily rate £275 £363 £341
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -24.13% +6.22%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £336 £325
% change year-on-year -3.34% +3.46%  
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 Gloucestershire with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Gloucestershire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 145 234 278
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire 43.67% 51.88% 58.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 95 187
Median daily rate £425 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £306 £343
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 24 16
Median hourly rate £41.25 £44.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +3.52%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.75 £42.00 £40.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £46.20 £44.50
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 Gloucestershire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 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 Gloucestershire

VB.NET
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VB.NET in Gloucestershire

VB.NET
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VB.NET in Gloucestershire

VB.NET
Contract Job Locations in Gloucestershire

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 Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 28 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cirencester +2 6 £275 -9.83%
Cheltenham - 1 - -
VB.NET
South West

VB.NET
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 28 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 Gloucestershire region with a requirement for VB.NET.

1 12 (100.00%) .NET
1 12 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 9 (75.00%) C#
3 8 (66.67%) JavaScript
3 8 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 8 (66.67%) SQL Server 2012
4 7 (58.33%) AngularJS
4 7 (58.33%) Xamarin
4 7 (58.33%) Silverlight
4 7 (58.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 7 (58.33%) SQL Server 2005
4 7 (58.33%) DTS
4 7 (58.33%) T-SQL
5 4 (33.33%) Oracle
5 4 (33.33%) Relational Database
6 3 (25.00%) SQL
6 3 (25.00%) HTML
6 3 (25.00%) ASP.NET
6 3 (25.00%) CSS
6 3 (25.00%) XML
6 3 (25.00%) Windows
7 2 (16.67%) Linux
7 2 (16.67%) UML
7 2 (16.67%) JMS
7 2 (16.67%) OO
7 2 (16.67%) Python
7 2 (16.67%) BusinessObjects
7 2 (16.67%) ISEB
7 2 (16.67%) Red Hat
7 2 (16.67%) Shell Script

VB.NET
Co-occurring IT Skills in Gloucestershire 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 (16.67%) SAS
2 1 (8.33%) SharePoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (66.67%) SQL Server 2012
3 7 (58.33%) DTS
3 7 (58.33%) SQL Server 2005
3 7 (58.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (33.33%) Relational Database
5 2 (16.67%) Big Data
5 2 (16.67%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (16.67%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
5 2 (16.67%) BusinessObjects XI
5 2 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (16.67%) Hadoop
5 2 (16.67%) MongoDB
5 2 (16.67%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Ant
1 2 (16.67%) Eclipse
1 2 (16.67%) Gradle
1 2 (16.67%) Hudson
1 2 (16.67%) Jenkins
1 2 (16.67%) Subversion
1 2 (16.67%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (16.67%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Advertising
2 1 (8.33%) Banking
2 1 (8.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (83.33%) Developer
2 8 (66.67%) .NET Developer
3 7 (58.33%) C# .NET Developer
3 7 (58.33%) C# Developer
3 7 (58.33%) SQL Developer
3 7 (58.33%) SQL Server Developer
3 7 (58.33%) T-SQL Developer
4 2 (16.67%) Java Developer
4 2 (16.67%) Test Leader
5 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence Lead
5 1 (8.33%) DV Cleared Java Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Senior Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (100.00%) .NET
2 7 (58.33%) AngularJS
2 7 (58.33%) Silverlight
3 3 (25.00%) ASP.NET
3 3 (25.00%) CSS
3 3 (25.00%) HTML
3 3 (25.00%) XML
4 2 (16.67%) EJB
4 2 (16.67%) Java EE
4 2 (16.67%) JMS
4 2 (16.67%) Web Services
4 2 (16.67%) XSLT
5 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 1 (8.33%) jQuery
5 1 (8.33%) LINQ
5 1 (8.33%) LINQ to SQL
5 1 (8.33%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (8.33%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 3 (25.00%) Windows
2 2 (16.67%) Linux
2 2 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (16.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) Configuration Management
1 2 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (16.67%) Dimensional Modelling
1 2 (16.67%) High Availability
1 2 (16.67%) Kimball Methodology
1 2 (16.67%) MapReduce
1 2 (16.67%) OO
1 2 (16.67%) Open Source
1 2 (16.67%) Quality Management
1 2 (16.67%) Scrum
1 2 (16.67%) TDD
1 2 (16.67%) Test Management
1 2 (16.67%) UML
2 1 (8.33%) Migration
2 1 (8.33%) OOP
2 1 (8.33%) SDLC
2 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (8.33%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 9 (75.00%) C#
2 8 (66.67%) JavaScript
3 7 (58.33%) T-SQL
4 3 (25.00%) SQL
5 2 (16.67%) Java
5 2 (16.67%) Perl
5 2 (16.67%) PL/SQL
5 2 (16.67%) Python
5 2 (16.67%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) DV Cleared
1 2 (16.67%) ISEB
1 2 (16.67%) ISTQB
1 2 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (8.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) ISO 9000
2 1 (8.33%) Basel II
2 1 (8.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 8 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 7 (58.33%) Xamarin
3 4 (33.33%) Oracle
4 2 (16.67%) Red Hat
4 2 (16.67%) Teradata