The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hampshire 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 30 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 East / Hampshire
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 102 106 94
Rank change year-on-year +4 -12  
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 11 20 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 0.58% 0.90% 1.06%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.75% 2.67% 2.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 18 11
Median daily rate £275 £373 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -26.17% +6.42%  
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 Hampshire with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Hampshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 629 748 826
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hampshire 33.23% 33.60% 38.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 363 502 429
Median daily rate £390 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £290 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 31 42
Median hourly rate £43.00 £38.00 £39.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.15% -2.56%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £22.50 £35.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.65 £45.00
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 Hampshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Hampshire 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 Hampshire

VB.NET
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VB.NET in Hampshire

VB.NET
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VB.NET in Hampshire

VB.NET
Contract Job Locations in Hampshire

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 Hampshire region over the 3 months to 30 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
Southampton +6 5 £313 - 3
Portsmouth - 2 £275 - 3
Fareham -7 1 - - 1
VB.NET
South East

For the 6 months to 30 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 Hampshire region with a requirement for VB.NET.

1 33 (100.00%) .NET
2 29 (87.88%) C#
3 26 (78.79%) ASP.NET
4 25 (75.76%) CSS
4 25 (75.76%) HTML
5 23 (69.70%) SQL Server
6 22 (66.67%) SQL
7 20 (60.61%) JavaScript
8 17 (51.52%) MVC
9 16 (48.48%) jQuery
9 16 (48.48%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 15 (45.45%) Team Foundation Server
10 15 (45.45%) XML
11 14 (42.42%) N-Tier
11 14 (42.42%) SQL Server 2008
11 14 (42.42%) LINQ
12 13 (39.39%) WCF
12 13 (39.39%) LINQ to SQL
12 13 (39.39%) OOP
13 12 (36.36%) Ajax
14 11 (33.33%) OWASP
14 11 (33.33%) Secure Coding
14 11 (33.33%) Microsoft
14 11 (33.33%) IIS
15 9 (27.27%) MS Access
15 9 (27.27%) Analytics
15 9 (27.27%) VBA
15 9 (27.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 8 (24.24%) HTML5
17 7 (21.21%) Agile Software Development

VB.NET
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hampshire 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 11 (33.33%) IIS
2 7 (21.21%) SharePoint
3 6 (18.18%) SharePoint 2010
3 6 (18.18%) SharePoint 2013
4 3 (9.09%) CMS
5 2 (6.06%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (3.03%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1 (3.03%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (21.21%) Boomi
2 1 (3.03%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.03%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.03%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.03%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (3.03%) Firewall
1 1 (3.03%) HTTP
1 1 (3.03%) NetScaler
1 1 (3.03%) SSL
1 1 (3.03%) VPN
1 1 (3.03%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (69.70%) SQL Server
2 14 (42.42%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (27.27%) MS Access
3 9 (27.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (6.06%) MongoDB
4 2 (6.06%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (6.06%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 15 (45.45%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (21.21%) Visual Studio
3 2 (6.06%) Git (software)
4 1 (3.03%) Mercurial
General
1 1 (3.03%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 31 (93.94%) Developer
2 20 (60.61%) .NET Developer
3 9 (27.27%) Access Developer
4 8 (24.24%) Microsoft Developer
5 6 (18.18%) SharePoint Developer
6 3 (9.09%) SQL Developer
7 2 (6.06%) Sitecore Developer
8 1 (3.03%) .NET Programmer
8 1 (3.03%) ASP.NET Developer
8 1 (3.03%) C++ Programmer
8 1 (3.03%) Cloud Engineer
8 1 (3.03%) HTML CSS Developer
8 1 (3.03%) HTML Developer
8 1 (3.03%) Java Programmer
8 1 (3.03%) JavaScript Developer
8 1 (3.03%) SQL Server Developer
8 1 (3.03%) Technical Engineer
8 1 (3.03%) Technical Leader
8 1 (3.03%) Umbraco Developer
8 1 (3.03%) XML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (100.00%) .NET
2 26 (78.79%) ASP.NET
3 25 (75.76%) CSS
3 25 (75.76%) HTML
4 16 (48.48%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 16 (48.48%) jQuery
5 15 (45.45%) XML
6 14 (42.42%) LINQ
7 13 (39.39%) LINQ to SQL
7 13 (39.39%) WCF
8 12 (36.36%) Ajax
9 8 (24.24%) HTML5
10 6 (18.18%) Web Services
11 4 (12.12%) ASP.NET Web API
12 3 (9.09%) ADO.NET
13 2 (6.06%) REST
14 1 (3.03%) AngularJS
14 1 (3.03%) SAML
14 1 (3.03%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 14 (42.42%) N-Tier
2 1 (3.03%) CMDB
2 1 (3.03%) Enterprise Storage
2 1 (3.03%) Fat Client
2 1 (3.03%) Hybrid Cloud
2 1 (3.03%) PKI
2 1 (3.03%) Public Cloud
2 1 (3.03%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 7 (21.21%) Windows
2 1 (3.03%) Solaris
2 1 (3.03%) Windows 7
2 1 (3.03%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (51.52%) MVC
2 13 (39.39%) OOP
3 11 (33.33%) OWASP
3 11 (33.33%) Secure Coding
4 9 (27.27%) Analytics
5 7 (21.21%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (21.21%) Migration
6 3 (9.09%) Unit Testing
7 1 (3.03%) Configuration Management
7 1 (3.03%) DevOps
7 1 (3.03%) ETL
7 1 (3.03%) ITIL
7 1 (3.03%) Microservices
7 1 (3.03%) OOD
7 1 (3.03%) Scrum
7 1 (3.03%) SDLC
7 1 (3.03%) SOA
7 1 (3.03%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 29 (87.88%) C#
2 22 (66.67%) SQL
3 20 (60.61%) JavaScript
4 9 (27.27%) VBA
5 1 (3.03%) C
5 1 (3.03%) C++
5 1 (3.03%) Java
5 1 (3.03%) PowerShell
5 1 (3.03%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (18.18%) SC Cleared
1 6 (18.18%) Security Cleared
2 4 (12.12%) Degree
3 2 (6.06%) BC Cleared
4 1 (3.03%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 1 (3.03%) Active Directory
1 1 (3.03%) Docker
1 1 (3.03%) Samba
1 1 (3.03%) vSphere
1 1 (3.03%) XenApp
1 1 (3.03%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 1 (3.03%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (3.03%) Puppet
1 1 (3.03%) SCCM
Vendors
1 11 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 7 (21.21%) Dell
3 2 (6.06%) Sitecore
4 1 (3.03%) CheckPoint
4 1 (3.03%) Cisco
4 1 (3.03%) Citrix
4 1 (3.03%) Google
4 1 (3.03%) Palo Alto
4 1 (3.03%) Remedy
4 1 (3.03%) VMware
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