Period
to 22 April 2018

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 22 April 2018 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
22 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 46 43 71
Rank change year-on-year -3 +28 -14
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 14 24 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 2.94% 4.20% 0.41%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.73% 10.81% 0.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 16 3
Kent median daily rate £368 £396 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.26% +21.92% -
10th Percentile £328 £266 £203
90th Percentile £393 £481 £388
South East median daily rate £450 £350 £375
% change year-on-year +28.57% -6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Kent median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate - £43.75 £11.00
% change year-on-year - +297.73% -63.33%

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 208 222 371
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 43.61% 38.81% 51.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 121 158 294
Kent median daily rate £363 £341 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.23% -2.50% -
10th Percentile £313 £266 £245
90th Percentile £500 £475 £575
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +6.25% +5.26% +7.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 0 12
Kent median hourly rate £40.00 - £17.00
10th Percentile £32.50 - £15.00
90th Percentile £48.75 - £40.25
South East median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% +11.11%

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 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 22 April 2018. 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 -4 3 £365 -2.67% 2
VB.NET
South East

For the 6 months to 22 April 2018, IT contractor jobs citing VB.NET also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Kent region with a requirement for VB.NET.

1 14 (100.00%) C#
1 14 (100.00%) .NET
2 11 (78.57%) SQL Server
3 10 (71.43%) HTML
3 10 (71.43%) CSS
3 10 (71.43%) ReSharper
3 10 (71.43%) WCF
4 9 (64.29%) Microsoft
4 9 (64.29%) HTML5
4 9 (64.29%) CSS3
5 8 (57.14%) AngularJS
5 8 (57.14%) JavaScript
5 8 (57.14%) SQL
6 7 (50.00%) Visual Studio
6 7 (50.00%) SOAP
6 7 (50.00%) TypeScript
6 7 (50.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 7 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
7 6 (42.86%) JSON
7 6 (42.86%) Team Foundation Server
7 6 (42.86%) Fiddler
7 6 (42.86%) REST
7 6 (42.86%) Microservices
7 6 (42.86%) SMTP
7 6 (42.86%) HTTP
7 6 (42.86%) SSL
7 6 (42.86%) ASP.NET
7 6 (42.86%) EDI
8 5 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (35.71%) Software Engineering

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:

Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (7.14%) IaaS
2 1 (7.14%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (42.86%) HTTP
1 6 (42.86%) SMTP
1 6 (42.86%) SSL
2 5 (35.71%) AMQP
3 3 (21.43%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (78.57%) SQL Server
2 4 (28.57%) Big Data
3 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 10 (71.43%) ReSharper
2 7 (50.00%) Visual Studio
3 6 (42.86%) Fiddler
3 6 (42.86%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (28.57%) Moq
4 4 (28.57%) MSBuild
4 4 (28.57%) NUnit
5 3 (21.43%) Selenium
6 2 (14.29%) SoapUI
7 1 (7.14%) Cucumber
7 1 (7.14%) SpecFlow
7 1 (7.14%) TeamCity
7 1 (7.14%) Visual Studio Team System
7 1 (7.14%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (7.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (50.00%) Developer
2 6 (42.86%) Architect
3 5 (35.71%) .NET Developer
3 5 (35.71%) C# .NET Developer
3 5 (35.71%) C# Developer
4 4 (28.57%) C# WCF Developer
4 4 (28.57%) C# WPF Developer
4 4 (28.57%) Oracle Developer
4 4 (28.57%) SQL Developer
4 4 (28.57%) WCF Developer
4 4 (28.57%) WinForms Developer
4 4 (28.57%) WPF Developer
5 3 (21.43%) .NET Architect
5 3 (21.43%) Azure Architect
5 3 (21.43%) C# Architect
5 3 (21.43%) Software Architect
5 3 (21.43%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (14.29%) .NET Solutions Architect
6 2 (14.29%) Lead Architect
6 2 (14.29%) Senior QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (100.00%) .NET
2 10 (71.43%) CSS
2 10 (71.43%) HTML
2 10 (71.43%) WCF
3 9 (64.29%) CSS3
3 9 (64.29%) HTML5
4 8 (57.14%) AngularJS
5 7 (50.00%) SOAP
5 7 (50.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 6 (42.86%) ASP.NET
6 6 (42.86%) EDI
6 6 (42.86%) JSON
6 6 (42.86%) REST
7 5 (35.71%) ADO.NET
7 5 (35.71%) ASP.NET MVC
7 5 (35.71%) ASP.NET Web API
8 4 (28.57%) LINQ
8 4 (28.57%) WinForms
8 4 (28.57%) WPF
8 4 (28.57%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) Client/Server
2 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.14%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 5 (35.71%) Windows
1 5 (35.71%) Windows Server
2 2 (14.29%) Windows 8
3 1 (7.14%) Windows 10
3 1 (7.14%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) Microservices
2 5 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (35.71%) Continuous Improvement
2 5 (35.71%) Data Modelling
2 5 (35.71%) MVC
2 5 (35.71%) SOA
2 5 (35.71%) Software Engineering
2 5 (35.71%) Unit Testing
3 4 (28.57%) Analytics
3 4 (28.57%) Big Data Analytics
3 4 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (28.57%) Data Analytics
3 4 (28.57%) MVVM
3 4 (28.57%) Prototyping
4 3 (21.43%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (21.43%) Test Automation
5 2 (14.29%) Functional Testing
5 2 (14.29%) Non-Functional Testing
5 2 (14.29%) Scrum
5 2 (14.29%) UML
Programming Languages
1 14 (100.00%) C#
2 8 (57.14%) JavaScript
2 8 (57.14%) SQL
3 7 (50.00%) TypeScript
4 1 (7.14%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) ISEB
1 1 (7.14%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (21.43%) QA
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (7.14%) Puppet
Vendors
1 9 (64.29%) Microsoft
2 4 (28.57%) Oracle
3 1 (7.14%) Capita
3 1 (7.14%) Facebook
3 1 (7.14%) Google
3 1 (7.14%) Telerik