The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London 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 22 June 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)
England / London
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 336 346 294
Rank change year-on-year +10 -52  
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 80 85 137
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.39% 0.39% 0.58%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.81% 0.90% 1.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 64 99
Median daily rate £373 £379 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.65% +1.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £244 £186 £222
10% offered a daily rate of more than £536 £475 £476
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £315
% change year-on-year +3.70% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £21.20 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £35.63 £42.50
% change year-on-year -29.82% -16.17%  

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 London with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 9910 9445 9851
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 47.80% 43.51% 41.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 7327 7203 7211
Median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £645 £620 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 82 42 84
Median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +14.28%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.82 £15.05 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £102.00 £52.55
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +14.86% +2.77%  

VB.NET
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London 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 London

VB.NET
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VB.NET in London

VB.NET
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing VB.NET in London over the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for VB.NET in London

VB.NET
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VB.NET in London

VB.NET
Contract Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 3 months to 22 June 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
Kingston Upon Thames +3 19 £370 -6.62% 2
City of London -9 9 £475 +43.93% 3
Surbiton 0 3 £390 -
Bromley - 2 £325 -
Ruislip - 1 - -
VB.NET
England

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 London region with a requirement for VB.NET.

1 140 (97.90%) .NET
2 97 (67.83%) C#
3 84 (58.74%) SQL
4 75 (52.45%) SQL Server
5 51 (35.66%) VB
6 49 (34.27%) ASP.NET
7 48 (33.57%) Windows
7 48 (33.57%) Finance
8 43 (30.07%) Agile Software Development
9 42 (29.37%) Microsoft
10 39 (27.27%) T-SQL
11 36 (25.17%) VB6
12 31 (21.68%) Web Services
13 30 (20.98%) MVC
14 29 (20.28%) Microsoft Excel
15 28 (19.58%) .NET Framework
16 26 (18.18%) WinForms
16 26 (18.18%) Oracle
17 24 (16.78%) HTML
18 23 (16.08%) Banking
19 22 (15.38%) JavaScript
19 22 (15.38%) VBA
19 22 (15.38%) SDLC
20 21 (14.69%) TDD
21 19 (13.29%) CSS
22 18 (12.59%) Java
22 18 (12.59%) jQuery
22 18 (12.59%) Unit Testing
22 18 (12.59%) ASP.NET MVC
23 17 (11.89%) SQL Server 2008

VB.NET
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 9 (6.29%) IIS
2 4 (2.80%) SharePoint
3 3 (2.10%) Apache
3 3 (2.10%) Tomcat
4 2 (1.40%) CMS
4 2 (1.40%) JBoss
4 2 (1.40%) WebSphere
4 2 (1.40%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (0.70%) Apache Solr
5 1 (0.70%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.70%) Kentico
5 1 (0.70%) SAS
5 1 (0.70%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.70%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.70%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 29 (20.28%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (4.90%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (1.40%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.70%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (3.50%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (2.80%) Endur
3 3 (2.10%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (1.40%) Sage 50
4 2 (1.40%) SAP FI
5 1 (0.70%) Sage 200
5 1 (0.70%) SAP CO
5 1 (0.70%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 9 (6.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (5.59%) Office 365
3 7 (4.90%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (4.20%) AWS Lambda
4 6 (4.20%) SaaS
5 2 (1.40%) GitHub
6 1 (0.70%) Dynamics 365
6 1 (0.70%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.50%) NetScaler
2 4 (2.80%) TCP/IP
3 3 (2.10%) Internet
3 3 (2.10%) SAN
4 2 (1.40%) DNS
4 2 (1.40%) HTTP
4 2 (1.40%) SSL
5 1 (0.70%) FTP
5 1 (0.70%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 75 (52.45%) SQL Server
2 17 (11.89%) SQL Server 2008
3 16 (11.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 11 (7.69%) Oracle Database
5 9 (6.29%) Big Data
5 9 (6.29%) MS Access
6 8 (5.59%) Oracle Database 11g
6 8 (5.59%) Relational Database
6 8 (5.59%) SQL Server 2005
6 8 (5.59%) SQL Server 2014
7 7 (4.90%) SQL Server 2000
8 6 (4.20%) Amazon Redshift
8 6 (4.20%) Apache Hive
8 6 (4.20%) Presto
8 6 (4.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 4 (2.80%) MongoDB
9 4 (2.80%) NoSQL
10 3 (2.10%) Hadoop
10 3 (2.10%) Power BI
10 3 (2.10%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 14 (9.79%) Team Foundation Server
2 9 (6.29%) Selenium
3 8 (5.59%) JIRA
4 7 (4.90%) NUnit
5 6 (4.20%) Visual Studio
6 4 (2.80%) Jenkins
7 3 (2.10%) Ant
7 3 (2.10%) Eclipse
7 3 (2.10%) Git (software)
7 3 (2.10%) Gradle
7 3 (2.10%) Hudson
7 3 (2.10%) SilkTest
8 2 (1.40%) JUnit
8 2 (1.40%) SoapUI
8 2 (1.40%) SpecFlow
9 1 (0.70%) Moq
9 1 (0.70%) MorphX
9 1 (0.70%) ReSharper
9 1 (0.70%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 48 (33.57%) Finance
2 23 (16.08%) Banking
3 11 (7.69%) Front Office
4 9 (6.29%) Investment Banking
5 5 (3.50%) Manufacturing
5 5 (3.50%) Retail
6 4 (2.80%) Marketing
7 2 (1.40%) Advertising
7 2 (1.40%) Publishing
8 1 (0.70%) Automotive
8 1 (0.70%) Back Office
8 1 (0.70%) Law
8 1 (0.70%) Legal
8 1 (0.70%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.70%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 100 (69.93%) Developer
2 49 (34.27%) .NET Developer
3 36 (25.17%) C# Developer
4 30 (20.98%) C# .NET Developer
5 18 (12.59%) VB Developer
6 17 (11.89%) VB.NET Developer
7 16 (11.19%) Analyst
8 15 (10.49%) VB6 Developer
9 12 (8.39%) C# VB.NET Developer
10 11 (7.69%) WinForms Developer
11 9 (6.29%) Web Developer
12 8 (5.59%) Test Analyst
13 7 (4.90%) Software Developer
13 7 (4.90%) SQL Developer
13 7 (4.90%) Tester
14 6 (4.20%) Access Developer
14 6 (4.20%) UI Developer
14 6 (4.20%) Web UI Developer
15 5 (3.50%) PowerShell Engineer
15 5 (3.50%) SQL Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 140 (97.90%) .NET
2 49 (34.27%) ASP.NET
3 31 (21.68%) Web Services
4 28 (19.58%) .NET Framework
5 26 (18.18%) WinForms
6 24 (16.78%) HTML
7 19 (13.29%) CSS
8 18 (12.59%) ASP.NET MVC
8 18 (12.59%) jQuery
9 17 (11.89%) Ajax
10 11 (7.69%) XML
11 8 (5.59%) JSON
12 7 (4.90%) ASP.NET Web API
12 7 (4.90%) HTML5
12 7 (4.90%) Node.js
13 5 (3.50%) SOAP
14 4 (2.80%) AngularJS
14 4 (2.80%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 4 (2.80%) WCF
14 4 (2.80%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 14 (9.79%) Client/Server
2 12 (8.39%) Enterprise Software
3 9 (6.29%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (6.29%) Derivative
4 6 (4.20%) Management Information System
5 5 (3.50%) Fintech
5 5 (3.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 4 (2.80%) Computer Science
6 4 (2.80%) Equities
6 4 (2.80%) STB
7 3 (2.10%) Clustering
7 3 (2.10%) Greenfield Project
7 3 (2.10%) New Media
7 3 (2.10%) Virtual Team
8 2 (1.40%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.70%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.70%) Fat Client
9 1 (0.70%) Life Science
9 1 (0.70%) Mobile Banking
9 1 (0.70%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 48 (33.57%) Windows
2 7 (4.90%) Windows 10
2 7 (4.90%) Windows XP
3 6 (4.20%) Linux
3 6 (4.20%) Windows Server
3 6 (4.20%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (3.50%) Unix
5 3 (2.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (2.10%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (1.40%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.70%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (30.07%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (20.98%) MVC
3 22 (15.38%) SDLC
4 21 (14.69%) TDD
5 18 (12.59%) Unit Testing
6 16 (11.19%) Web Development
7 15 (10.49%) Test Automation
8 12 (8.39%) Continuous Integration
8 12 (8.39%) Scrum
9 11 (7.69%) Migration
9 11 (7.69%) OO
9 11 (7.69%) Release Management
10 9 (6.29%) Data Analysis
11 8 (5.59%) Mathematics
11 8 (5.59%) Project Management
12 7 (4.90%) BDD
12 7 (4.90%) Open Source
12 7 (4.90%) Software Testing
13 6 (4.20%) Functional Testing
13 6 (4.20%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 97 (67.83%) C#
2 84 (58.74%) SQL
3 51 (35.66%) VB
4 39 (27.27%) T-SQL
5 36 (25.17%) VB6
6 22 (15.38%) JavaScript
6 22 (15.38%) VBA
7 18 (12.59%) Java
8 10 (6.99%) PowerShell
9 7 (4.90%) VBScript
10 6 (4.20%) TypeScript
11 5 (3.50%) X++
12 4 (2.80%) Python
13 3 (2.10%) C
13 3 (2.10%) C++
13 3 (2.10%) Perl
13 3 (2.10%) PHP
14 2 (1.40%) Bash Shell
14 2 (1.40%) PL/SQL
15 1 (0.70%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 8 (5.59%) Security Cleared
2 5 (3.50%) Degree
3 4 (2.80%) ISEB
3 4 (2.80%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (2.10%) CTC Cleared
4 3 (2.10%) SC Cleared
5 2 (1.40%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.29%) QA
2 2 (1.40%) GxP
3 1 (0.70%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.70%) SLA
3 1 (0.70%) Solvency II
System Software
1 3 (2.10%) Active Directory
1 3 (2.10%) Hyper-V
1 3 (2.10%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (2.10%) vSphere
1 3 (2.10%) XenApp
1 3 (2.10%) XenDesktop
2 2 (1.40%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.70%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (2.80%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.70%) Ansible
2 1 (0.70%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.70%) Mesos
2 1 (0.70%) Nagios
2 1 (0.70%) Puppet
2 1 (0.70%) SCCM
2 1 (0.70%) WSUS
Vendors
1 42 (29.37%) Microsoft
2 26 (18.18%) Oracle
3 6 (4.20%) Citrix
4 5 (3.50%) Blue Prism
5 4 (2.80%) OpenLink
6 3 (2.10%) AppSense
6 3 (2.10%) Dell
6 3 (2.10%) HP
6 3 (2.10%) IBM
6 3 (2.10%) Red Hat
6 3 (2.10%) SAP
6 3 (2.10%) Sitecore
6 3 (2.10%) VMware
7 2 (1.40%) Atlassian
7 2 (1.40%) Sage
8 1 (0.70%) Embarcadero
8 1 (0.70%) Infragistics
8 1 (0.70%) Plumtree
8 1 (0.70%) Retek
8 1 (0.70%) Salesforce.com
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