Period
to 15 July 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 15 July 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
15 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 47 42 72
Rank change year-on-year -5 +30 -19
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 5 21 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 1.07% 3.81% 0.62%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.86% 10.66% 1.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 13 5
Kent median daily rate - £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +23.08% -3.70%
South East median daily rate £425 £355 £375
% change year-on-year +19.72% -5.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Kent median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £35.00 - £11.00

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 175 197 397
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 37.55% 35.75% 49.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 141 282
Kent median daily rate £400 £345 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.94% -1.43% +3.70%
10th Percentile £279 £300 £260
90th Percentile £475 £426 £575
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 1 6
Kent median hourly rate £40.25 £45.00 £15.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.56% +197.52% -62.19%
10th Percentile £31.00 £45.00 £13.56
90th Percentile £52.05 £45.00 £30.92
South East median hourly rate £42.50 £43.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year -1.16% +7.50% +6.67%

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

For the 6 months to 15 July 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 5 (100.00%) C#
1 5 (100.00%) .NET
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (80.00%) Software Engineering
2 4 (80.00%) WCF
2 4 (80.00%) Visual Studio
2 4 (80.00%) HTML
2 4 (80.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (80.00%) CSS
2 4 (80.00%) Data Modelling
2 4 (80.00%) SOA
2 4 (80.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (80.00%) HTML5
2 4 (80.00%) CSS3
2 4 (80.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 4 (80.00%) REST
2 4 (80.00%) AngularJS
2 4 (80.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 4 (80.00%) TypeScript
2 4 (80.00%) Microservices
3 3 (60.00%) EDI
3 3 (60.00%) Analytics
3 3 (60.00%) Windows Server
3 3 (60.00%) Big Data
3 3 (60.00%) Big Data Analytics
3 3 (60.00%) Data Analytics
3 3 (60.00%) AMQP
3 3 (60.00%) SMTP
3 3 (60.00%) HTTP
3 3 (60.00%) SSL

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:

Cloud Services
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (20.00%) IaaS
2 1 (20.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) AMQP
1 3 (60.00%) HTTP
1 3 (60.00%) SMTP
1 3 (60.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) Big Data
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (80.00%) Visual Studio
2 3 (60.00%) Fiddler
2 3 (60.00%) ReSharper
3 1 (20.00%) Cucumber
3 1 (20.00%) Selenium
3 1 (20.00%) TeamCity
3 1 (20.00%) Visual Studio Team System
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Architect
2 3 (60.00%) Azure Architect
2 3 (60.00%) Software Architect
3 2 (40.00%) .NET Architect
3 2 (40.00%) C# Architect
3 2 (40.00%) Developer
3 2 (40.00%) Lead Architect
3 2 (40.00%) Software Design Architect
4 1 (20.00%) .NET Solutions Architect
4 1 (20.00%) Automation Test Lead
4 1 (20.00%) Azure Developer
4 1 (20.00%) Azure DevOps
4 1 (20.00%) Azure Test Lead
4 1 (20.00%) DevOps Architect
4 1 (20.00%) Lead Developer
4 1 (20.00%) Lead DevOps
4 1 (20.00%) Lead Software Architect
4 1 (20.00%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (20.00%) Test Automation Architect
4 1 (20.00%) Test Automation Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) .NET
2 4 (80.00%) AngularJS
2 4 (80.00%) CSS
2 4 (80.00%) CSS3
2 4 (80.00%) HTML
2 4 (80.00%) HTML5
2 4 (80.00%) REST
2 4 (80.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 4 (80.00%) WCF
3 3 (60.00%) EDI
3 3 (60.00%) JSON
3 3 (60.00%) SOAP
4 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
1 3 (60.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 4 (80.00%) Data Modelling
1 4 (80.00%) Microservices
1 4 (80.00%) SOA
1 4 (80.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (60.00%) Analytics
2 3 (60.00%) Big Data Analytics
2 3 (60.00%) Data Analytics
2 3 (60.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (20.00%) DevOps
4 1 (20.00%) IT Strategy
4 1 (20.00%) OO
4 1 (20.00%) OOP
4 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) C#
2 4 (80.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (80.00%) TypeScript
3 1 (20.00%) C++
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (20.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) Blue Prism
2 1 (20.00%) UiPath