The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Kingston Upon Thames 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 23 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
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
London / Kingston Upon Thames
Rank 8 12 -
Rank change year-on-year +4 -  
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 10 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kingston Upon Thames 16.39% 4.76% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 43.48% 9.52% -
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 0
Median daily rate £400 £390 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.56% -  
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 Kingston Upon Thames with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Kingston Upon Thames
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 23 21 15
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Kingston Upon Thames 37.70% 50.00% 20.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 14 6
Median daily rate £375 £390 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.84% -13.33%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £88.13 - -
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 Kingston Upon Thames

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Kingston Upon Thames 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 Kingston Upon Thames

VB.NET
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Kingston Upon Thames

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VB.NET in Kingston Upon Thames

VB.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kingston Upon Thames

For the 6 months to 23 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 Kingston Upon Thames region with a requirement for VB.NET.

1 17 (100.00%) SQL
1 17 (100.00%) .NET
2 15 (88.24%) ASP.NET
2 15 (88.24%) MVC
3 14 (82.35%) Windows
3 14 (82.35%) SQL Server
3 14 (82.35%) T-SQL
3 14 (82.35%) ASP.NET MVC
4 11 (64.71%) Client/Server
4 11 (64.71%) WinForms
5 10 (58.82%) VB6
5 10 (58.82%) SDLC
5 10 (58.82%) VB
5 10 (58.82%) Release Management
6 6 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (35.29%) C#
7 4 (23.53%) Team Foundation Server
8 3 (17.65%) Mentoring
9 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
9 2 (11.76%) Finance
9 2 (11.76%) Web Services
9 2 (11.76%) RESTful
10 1 (5.88%) TDD
10 1 (5.88%) Retail
10 1 (5.88%) JIRA
10 1 (5.88%) SOA
10 1 (5.88%) Scrum
10 1 (5.88%) Twitter
10 1 (5.88%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET Web API

VB.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Kingston Upon Thames 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 14 (82.35%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (23.53%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (5.88%) JIRA
General
1 2 (11.76%) Finance
2 1 (5.88%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (88.24%) Developer
2 12 (70.59%) .NET Developer
3 7 (41.18%) VB.NET Developer
4 6 (35.29%) C# .NET Developer
4 6 (35.29%) C# Developer
4 6 (35.29%) C# VB.NET Developer
5 4 (23.53%) Senior Developer
6 3 (17.65%) Lead .NET Developer
6 3 (17.65%) Lead C# Developer
6 3 (17.65%) Lead Developer
7 2 (11.76%) Team Leader
8 1 (5.88%) Agile .NET Developer
8 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET Developer
8 1 (5.88%) Development Team Leader
8 1 (5.88%) Senior .NET Developer
8 1 (5.88%) Technical Leader
8 1 (5.88%) Technical Team Leader
8 1 (5.88%) VB Developer
8 1 (5.88%) VB6 Developer
8 1 (5.88%) WinForms Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (100.00%) .NET
2 15 (88.24%) ASP.NET
3 14 (82.35%) ASP.NET MVC
4 11 (64.71%) WinForms
5 2 (11.76%) RESTful
5 2 (11.76%) Web Services
6 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 11 (64.71%) Client/Server
2 1 (5.88%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 14 (82.35%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (88.24%) MVC
2 10 (58.82%) Release Management
2 10 (58.82%) SDLC
3 6 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (17.65%) Mentoring
5 1 (5.88%) Scrum
5 1 (5.88%) SOA
5 1 (5.88%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 17 (100.00%) SQL
2 14 (82.35%) T-SQL
3 10 (58.82%) VB
3 10 (58.82%) VB6
4 6 (35.29%) C#
Vendors
1 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.88%) Twitter