The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 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 24 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
East of England / Hertfordshire
Rank 53 57 61
Rank change year-on-year +4 +4  
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 3 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 0.49% 0.15% 0.73%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.34% 0.54% 1.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 4
Median daily rate £215 £300 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -28.33% -29.41%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £187 £300 £355
10% offered a daily rate of more than £239 £300 £478
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 Hertfordshire with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Hertfordshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 224 185 252
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 36.25% 27.49% 36.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 147 106 117
Median daily rate £405 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.00% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £279 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 18 9
Median hourly rate £45.71 £49.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.66% +32.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £37.50 £32.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £50.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.64 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +4.10% +11.11%  

VB.NET
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 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 Hertfordshire

VB.NET
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VB.NET in Hertfordshire

VB.NET
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VB.NET in Hertfordshire

VB.NET
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

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 Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 24 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
Watford -1 1 £245 -18.33% 2
VB.NET
East of England

VB.NET
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 24 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for VB.NET.

1 5 (100.00%) .NET
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (80.00%) C#
2 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (60.00%) SQL
3 3 (60.00%) Web Services
3 3 (60.00%) ASP.NET
4 2 (40.00%) SOAP
4 2 (40.00%) Windows
4 2 (40.00%) Scrum
4 2 (40.00%) WinForms
4 2 (40.00%) TDD
4 2 (40.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
5 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (20.00%) CSS
5 1 (20.00%) T-SQL
5 1 (20.00%) HTML
5 1 (20.00%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (20.00%) Visual Studio
5 1 (20.00%) Classic ASP

VB.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (20.00%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (20.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) .NET Developer
1 3 (60.00%) Developer
2 2 (40.00%) .NET Architect
2 2 (40.00%) .NET Solutions Architect
2 2 (40.00%) Architect
2 2 (40.00%) C# Architect
2 2 (40.00%) Solutions Architect
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Developer
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Architect
3 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (20.00%) VB.NET Developer
3 1 (20.00%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) .NET
2 3 (60.00%) ASP.NET
2 3 (60.00%) Web Services
3 2 (40.00%) SOAP
3 2 (40.00%) WinForms
4 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 1 (20.00%) Classic ASP
4 1 (20.00%) CSS
4 1 (20.00%) HTML
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) Scrum
2 2 (40.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) C#
2 3 (60.00%) SQL
3 1 (20.00%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
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