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 29 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 East > Hampshire
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 101 104 118
Rank change year-on-year +3 +14  
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 9 10 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 0.50% 0.51% 0.23%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.64% 1.59% 0.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 5 5
Hampshire median daily rate £288 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -23.33% +7.14%  
10th Percentile £258 £328 £287
90th Percentile £391 £410 £389
South East median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Hampshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate - - -

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 550 629 761
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hampshire 30.56% 31.83% 35.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 579 937 855
Hampshire median daily rate £400 £364 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.89% +4.00%  
10th Percentile £263 £275 £261
90th Percentile £525 £475 £450
South East median daily rate £405 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +1.25% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 71 83 61
Hampshire median hourly rate £43.50 £45.00 £39.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.33% +13.92%  
10th Percentile £37.50 £31.50 £20.50
90th Percentile £50.25 £58.75 £45.00
South East median hourly rate £44.50 £42.50 £39.50
% change year-on-year +4.70% +7.59%  

VB.NET
Job Vacancy Trend in Hampshire

Job postings citing VB.NET as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Hampshire.

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing VB.NET in Hampshire over the 3 months to 29 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 29 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
Southampton +10 4 £338 -15.62% 6
Portsmouth - 4 £275 - 1
VB.NET
South East

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

1 20 (100.00%) .NET
2 16 (80.00%) SQL Server
2 16 (80.00%) C#
2 16 (80.00%) ASP.NET
3 14 (70.00%) SQL
4 12 (60.00%) CSS
4 12 (60.00%) HTML
5 10 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (45.00%) MVC
7 8 (40.00%) jQuery
8 7 (35.00%) ASP.NET Web API
9 6 (30.00%) Unit Testing
9 6 (30.00%) ADO.NET
10 5 (25.00%) XML
11 4 (20.00%) Microsoft
11 4 (20.00%) CMS
11 4 (20.00%) Sitecore
11 4 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 3 (15.00%) MongoDB
12 3 (15.00%) SQL Server 2012
12 3 (15.00%) HTML5
12 3 (15.00%) Sitecore CMS
12 3 (15.00%) Team Foundation Server
12 3 (15.00%) Windows
12 3 (15.00%) JavaScript
13 2 (10.00%) N-Tier
13 2 (10.00%) LINQ
13 2 (10.00%) .NET Framework
13 2 (10.00%) REST
13 2 (10.00%) Entity Framework

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 4 (20.00%) CMS
2 3 (15.00%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (5.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (5.00%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (5.00%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (5.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (5.00%) Firewall
1 1 (5.00%) HTTP
1 1 (5.00%) NetScaler
1 1 (5.00%) SSL
1 1 (5.00%) VPN
1 1 (5.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (80.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (15.00%) MongoDB
2 3 (15.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (10.00%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (5.00%) MS Access
4 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (15.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (10.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (5.00%) Mercurial
3 1 (5.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (5.00%) Advertising
1 1 (5.00%) Billing
1 1 (5.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 18 (90.00%) Developer
2 11 (55.00%) .NET Developer
3 4 (20.00%) Sitecore Developer
4 3 (15.00%) Software Developer
5 1 (5.00%) .NET Programmer
5 1 (5.00%) .NET Software Developer
5 1 (5.00%) C++ Programmer
5 1 (5.00%) Cloud Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Java Programmer
5 1 (5.00%) Programmer
5 1 (5.00%) SQL Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Technical Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Technical Leader
5 1 (5.00%) Umbraco Developer
5 1 (5.00%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (100.00%) .NET
2 16 (80.00%) ASP.NET
3 12 (60.00%) CSS
3 12 (60.00%) HTML
4 8 (40.00%) jQuery
5 7 (35.00%) ASP.NET Web API
6 6 (30.00%) ADO.NET
7 5 (25.00%) XML
8 4 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 3 (15.00%) HTML5
10 2 (10.00%) .NET Framework
10 2 (10.00%) Entity Framework
10 2 (10.00%) LINQ
10 2 (10.00%) REST
11 1 (5.00%) Ajax
11 1 (5.00%) LINQ to SQL
11 1 (5.00%) SAML
11 1 (5.00%) WCF
11 1 (5.00%) Web Services
11 1 (5.00%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) N-Tier
2 1 (5.00%) CMDB
2 1 (5.00%) Enterprise Storage
2 1 (5.00%) Fat Client
2 1 (5.00%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (5.00%) Hybrid Cloud
2 1 (5.00%) PKI
2 1 (5.00%) Public Cloud
2 1 (5.00%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.00%) Windows
2 1 (5.00%) Solaris
2 1 (5.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (5.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (45.00%) MVC
3 6 (30.00%) Unit Testing
4 1 (5.00%) Analytics
4 1 (5.00%) Configuration Management
4 1 (5.00%) DevOps
4 1 (5.00%) Digital Transformation Programme
4 1 (5.00%) ITIL
4 1 (5.00%) Microservices
4 1 (5.00%) Migration
4 1 (5.00%) OOD
4 1 (5.00%) OOP
4 1 (5.00%) Refactoring
4 1 (5.00%) Scrum
4 1 (5.00%) SDLC
4 1 (5.00%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 16 (80.00%) C#
2 14 (70.00%) SQL
3 3 (15.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (5.00%) C++
4 1 (5.00%) COBOL
4 1 (5.00%) Java
4 1 (5.00%) PowerShell
4 1 (5.00%) T-SQL
4 1 (5.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (5.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (5.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (5.00%) Docker
1 1 (5.00%) Samba
1 1 (5.00%) vSphere
1 1 (5.00%) XenApp
1 1 (5.00%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (5.00%) Puppet
1 1 (5.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (20.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (20.00%) Sitecore
2 1 (5.00%) CheckPoint
2 1 (5.00%) Cisco
2 1 (5.00%) Citrix
2 1 (5.00%) Google
2 1 (5.00%) Palo Alto
2 1 (5.00%) Remedy
2 1 (5.00%) VMware