Period
to 17 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Kent 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 6 months to 17 November 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 > Kent
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 43 45 53
Rank change year-on-year +2 +8 -4
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 19 4 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 3.69% 0.81% 2.12%
As % of the Programming Languages category 9.05% 2.22% 4.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 4 4
Kent median daily rate £345 £398 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.21% +17.78% +35.00%
10th Percentile £329 £258 £223
90th Percentile £375 £420 £350
South East median daily rate £400 £358 £340
% change year-on-year +11.89% +5.15% -2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Kent median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% -11.11% +73.08%

VB.NET is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Kent with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Kent
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 210 180 287
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 40.78% 36.29% 50.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 155 114 184
Kent median daily rate £350 £350 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +4.48% +3.08%
10th Percentile £288 £257 £263
90th Percentile £563 £518 £475
South East median daily rate £413 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +3.13% +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 16
Kent median hourly rate £45.00 £17.42 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +158.40% -53.56% -6.25%
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +12.50% +6.67% +7.14%

VB.NET
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

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

Job vacancy trend for VB.NET in Kent

VB.NET
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Kent

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VB.NET in Kent

VB.NET
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Kent

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing VB.NET in Kent over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for VB.NET in Kent

VB.NET
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VB.NET in Kent

VB.NET
Contract Job Locations in Kent

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 Kent region over the 6 months to 17 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Maidstone -3 12 £338 -19.64%
Tunbridge Wells - 3 £375 -
West Malling - 1 £345 -
VB.NET
South East

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 Kent region with a requirement for VB.NET.

1 19 (100.00%) C#
1 19 (100.00%) .NET
2 17 (89.47%) SQL Server
3 16 (84.21%) MVC
4 13 (68.42%) ASP.NET Web API
4 13 (68.42%) Web Services
4 13 (68.42%) HTML
5 12 (63.16%) CSS
5 12 (63.16%) MVVM
5 12 (63.16%) Prototyping
6 11 (57.89%) AngularJS
6 11 (57.89%) .NET Framework
7 9 (47.37%) TDD
7 9 (47.37%) OWASP
7 9 (47.37%) Software Architecture
7 9 (47.37%) E-Commerce
7 9 (47.37%) SQL Server 2012
7 9 (47.37%) Backbone.js
7 9 (47.37%) KnockoutJS
8 7 (36.84%) ASP.NET
8 7 (36.84%) SQL
9 6 (31.58%) Oracle
9 6 (31.58%) JavaScript
10 5 (26.32%) ASP.NET MVC
10 5 (26.32%) WCF
11 4 (21.05%) ReSharper
11 4 (21.05%) Visual Studio
11 4 (21.05%) ADO.NET
11 4 (21.05%) Windows
11 4 (21.05%) Microsoft

VB.NET
Co-occurring IT Skills in Kent 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 (5.26%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Fireworks
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) AMQP
1 1 (5.26%) HTTP
1 1 (5.26%) Internet
1 1 (5.26%) SMTP
1 1 (5.26%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (89.47%) SQL Server
2 9 (47.37%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (21.05%) ReSharper
1 4 (21.05%) Visual Studio
2 3 (15.79%) Moq
2 3 (15.79%) MSBuild
2 3 (15.79%) NUnit
2 3 (15.79%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (10.53%) Bitbucket
4 1 (5.26%) Fiddler
General
1 3 (15.79%) Legal
2 2 (10.53%) Automotive
3 1 (5.26%) Finance
Job Titles
1 17 (89.47%) Developer
2 16 (84.21%) .NET Developer
3 14 (73.68%) C# .NET Developer
3 14 (73.68%) C# Developer
4 4 (21.05%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 2 (10.53%) .NET Web Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Architect
5 2 (10.53%) C# VB.NET Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (10.53%) VB.NET Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Web Developer
6 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (5.26%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Sitecore Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Technical Architect
6 1 (5.26%) Technical Solutions Architect
6 1 (5.26%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (100.00%) .NET
2 13 (68.42%) ASP.NET Web API
2 13 (68.42%) HTML
2 13 (68.42%) Web Services
3 12 (63.16%) CSS
4 11 (57.89%) .NET Framework
4 11 (57.89%) AngularJS
5 9 (47.37%) Backbone.js
5 9 (47.37%) KnockoutJS
6 7 (36.84%) ASP.NET
7 5 (26.32%) ASP.NET MVC
7 5 (26.32%) WCF
8 4 (21.05%) ADO.NET
9 3 (15.79%) Caliburn.Micro
9 3 (15.79%) LINQ
9 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
9 3 (15.79%) WinForms
9 3 (15.79%) WPF
10 2 (10.53%) JSON
10 2 (10.53%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) Client/Server
2 2 (10.53%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (5.26%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 4 (21.05%) Windows
2 3 (15.79%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (84.21%) MVC
2 12 (63.16%) MVVM
2 12 (63.16%) Prototyping
3 9 (47.37%) E-Commerce
3 9 (47.37%) OWASP
3 9 (47.37%) Software Architecture
3 9 (47.37%) TDD
4 3 (15.79%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (15.79%) Unit Testing
5 2 (10.53%) Data Protection
5 2 (10.53%) SDLC
5 2 (10.53%) Web Development
6 1 (5.26%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 19 (100.00%) C#
2 7 (36.84%) SQL
3 6 (31.58%) JavaScript
4 2 (10.53%) VB
5 1 (5.26%) PHP
5 1 (5.26%) T-SQL
5 1 (5.26%) TypeScript
Vendors
1 6 (31.58%) Oracle
2 4 (21.05%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.26%) Sitecore