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 23 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)
South West / Gloucestershire
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 40 53 46
Rank change year-on-year +13 -7  
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 4 1 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 1.23% 0.21% 1.75%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.39% 0.42% 3.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 7
Median daily rate £275 £325 £346
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.38% -6.13%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £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 £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 Gloucestershire with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Gloucestershire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 118 238 239
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire 36.42% 50.00% 52.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 118 150
Median daily rate £400 £400 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -1.23%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £300 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £525 £478
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 15 14
Median hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.88% -  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £25.00 £27.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £52.50 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year +13.33% +2.73%  

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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 23 June 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
Cheltenham +7 2 £275 -15.38%
VB.NET
South West

For the 6 months to 23 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 Gloucestershire region with a requirement for VB.NET.

1 11 (100.00%) .NET
1 11 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 10 (90.91%) C#
3 9 (81.82%) JavaScript
4 8 (72.73%) AngularJS
5 7 (63.64%) SQL Server 2012
5 7 (63.64%) Microsoft
6 6 (54.55%) DTS
6 6 (54.55%) T-SQL
6 6 (54.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 6 (54.55%) SQL Server 2005
6 6 (54.55%) Silverlight
6 6 (54.55%) Xamarin
7 5 (45.45%) HTML
7 5 (45.45%) CSS
8 3 (27.27%) ASP.NET
8 3 (27.27%) Windows
8 3 (27.27%) XML
8 3 (27.27%) jQuery
9 2 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
9 2 (18.18%) DV Cleared
9 2 (18.18%) Security Cleared
9 2 (18.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (18.18%) Java EE
9 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (18.18%) TDD
9 2 (18.18%) Eclipse
9 2 (18.18%) Gradle
9 2 (18.18%) Jenkins
9 2 (18.18%) High Availability

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 1 (9.09%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (63.64%) SQL Server 2012
3 6 (54.55%) DTS
3 6 (54.55%) SQL Server 2005
3 6 (54.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (18.18%) Big Data
4 2 (18.18%) Hadoop
4 2 (18.18%) MongoDB
4 2 (18.18%) NoSQL
4 2 (18.18%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Ant
1 2 (18.18%) Eclipse
1 2 (18.18%) Gradle
1 2 (18.18%) Hudson
1 2 (18.18%) Jenkins
2 1 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (9.09%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 11 (100.00%) Developer
2 9 (81.82%) .NET Developer
3 8 (72.73%) C# .NET Developer
3 8 (72.73%) C# Developer
4 6 (54.55%) SQL Developer
4 6 (54.55%) SQL Server Developer
4 6 (54.55%) T-SQL Developer
5 1 (9.09%) C++ Developer
5 1 (9.09%) DV Cleared Java Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (100.00%) .NET
2 8 (72.73%) AngularJS
3 6 (54.55%) Silverlight
4 5 (45.45%) CSS
4 5 (45.45%) HTML
5 3 (27.27%) ASP.NET
5 3 (27.27%) jQuery
5 3 (27.27%) XML
6 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET MVC 5
6 2 (18.18%) CSS3
6 2 (18.18%) EJB
6 2 (18.18%) HTML5
6 2 (18.18%) Java EE
6 2 (18.18%) JMS
6 2 (18.18%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 2 (18.18%) Web Services
6 2 (18.18%) XSLT
7 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 1 (9.09%) LINQ to SQL
7 1 (9.09%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) User Experience
2 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (9.09%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 3 (27.27%) Windows
2 2 (18.18%) Linux
2 2 (18.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (18.18%) High Availability
1 2 (18.18%) MapReduce
1 2 (18.18%) MVC
1 2 (18.18%) OO
1 2 (18.18%) Open Source
1 2 (18.18%) Scrum
1 2 (18.18%) TDD
1 2 (18.18%) UML
2 1 (9.09%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 10 (90.91%) C#
2 9 (81.82%) JavaScript
3 6 (54.55%) T-SQL
4 2 (18.18%) Java
4 2 (18.18%) Perl
4 2 (18.18%) Python
5 1 (9.09%) C
5 1 (9.09%) C++
5 1 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) DV Cleared
1 2 (18.18%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 7 (63.64%) Microsoft
2 6 (54.55%) Xamarin
3 2 (18.18%) Oracle
3 2 (18.18%) Red Hat