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 30 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.

Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
England / London
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 339 358 292
Rank change year-on-year +19 -66  
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 61 76 129
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.31% 0.34% 0.60%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.67% 0.79% 1.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 59 97
Median daily rate £365 £418 £356
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.57% +17.19%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £300 £259
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £540 £550
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 London with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 9071 9603 8953
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 46.03% 42.56% 41.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 6747 7235 6478
Median daily rate £488 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.63% +5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 71 51 45
Median hourly rate £44.25 £32.50 £27.37
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +36.15% +18.74%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.65 £17.50 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £53.25 £54.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +3.75% +11.11%  

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 30 March 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 30 March 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
City of London +12 12 £293 -11.36% 3
Kingston Upon Thames +3 9 £400 +2.56% 2
Brentford - 1 £450 -
Bromley - 1 £425 -
VB.NET
England

For the 6 months to 30 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 London region with a requirement for VB.NET.

1 136 (98.55%) .NET
2 86 (62.32%) SQL Server
3 82 (59.42%) C#
4 68 (49.28%) SQL
5 50 (36.23%) VB
6 45 (32.61%) Windows
7 44 (31.88%) Microsoft
8 39 (28.26%) Finance
9 38 (27.54%) MS Excel
9 38 (27.54%) ASP.NET
10 36 (26.09%) Agile Software Development
10 36 (26.09%) VB6
11 34 (24.64%) VBA
12 33 (23.91%) T-SQL
13 26 (18.84%) MVC
14 25 (18.12%) WinForms
14 25 (18.12%) SQL Server 2008
15 24 (17.39%) Unit Testing
16 23 (16.67%) HTML
16 23 (16.67%) Oracle
17 22 (15.94%) Migration
18 21 (15.22%) SDLC
19 20 (14.49%) .NET Framework
19 20 (14.49%) Banking
20 19 (13.77%) JavaScript
21 18 (13.04%) Microsoft Azure
22 16 (11.59%) ASP.NET MVC
22 16 (11.59%) Office 365
22 16 (11.59%) CSS
22 16 (11.59%) Web Services

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 14 (10.14%) SharePoint
2 7 (5.07%) IIS
3 4 (2.90%) SharePoint 2010
4 3 (2.17%) CMS
4 3 (2.17%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (1.45%) Apache
5 2 (1.45%) JBoss
5 2 (1.45%) SAS
5 2 (1.45%) Sitecore CMS
5 2 (1.45%) Tomcat
5 2 (1.45%) WebSphere
5 2 (1.45%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (0.72%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.72%) Skype for Business
6 1 (0.72%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.72%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 38 (27.54%) MS Excel
2 8 (5.80%) MS Office
3 6 (4.35%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (4.35%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (1.45%) Sage 50
2 2 (1.45%) SAP FI
3 1 (0.72%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.72%) Sage 200
3 1 (0.72%) SAP CO
3 1 (0.72%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (0.72%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 18 (13.04%) Microsoft Azure
2 16 (11.59%) Office 365
3 5 (3.62%) GitHub
4 1 (0.72%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.90%) TCP/IP
2 2 (1.45%) DNS
2 2 (1.45%) HTTP
2 2 (1.45%) NetScaler
2 2 (1.45%) SSL
3 1 (0.72%) Internet
3 1 (0.72%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 86 (62.32%) SQL Server
2 25 (18.12%) SQL Server 2008
3 15 (10.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 14 (10.14%) MS Access
4 14 (10.14%) SQL Server 2005
4 14 (10.14%) SQL Server 2014
5 12 (8.70%) SQL Server 2000
6 11 (7.97%) Oracle Database
7 10 (7.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 9 (6.52%) Oracle Database 11g
9 8 (5.80%) Relational Database
10 7 (5.07%) SQL Server 2012
11 6 (4.35%) Data Warehouse
12 4 (2.90%) Power BI
12 4 (2.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 3 (2.17%) Big Data
13 3 (2.17%) Hadoop
13 3 (2.17%) MongoDB
13 3 (2.17%) NoSQL
13 3 (2.17%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 11 (7.97%) Team Foundation Server
2 9 (6.52%) Selenium
2 9 (6.52%) Visual Studio
3 6 (4.35%) Eclipse
3 6 (4.35%) JIRA
4 4 (2.90%) Jenkins
5 3 (2.17%) Ant
5 3 (2.17%) Gradle
5 3 (2.17%) Hudson
5 3 (2.17%) SilkTest
6 2 (1.45%) SoapUI
6 2 (1.45%) SpecFlow
7 1 (0.72%) Git (software)
7 1 (0.72%) Moq
7 1 (0.72%) MorphX
7 1 (0.72%) NUnit
7 1 (0.72%) ReSharper
General
1 39 (28.26%) Finance
2 20 (14.49%) Banking
3 10 (7.25%) Front Office
3 10 (7.25%) Investment Banking
4 6 (4.35%) Advertising
5 3 (2.17%) Retail
6 2 (1.45%) Games
6 2 (1.45%) Marketing
6 2 (1.45%) Publishing
6 2 (1.45%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.72%) Electronics
7 1 (0.72%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.72%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.72%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 103 (74.64%) Developer
2 57 (41.30%) .NET Developer
3 30 (21.74%) C# Developer
4 29 (21.01%) C# .NET Developer
5 19 (13.77%) VB Developer
5 19 (13.77%) VB.NET Developer
6 16 (11.59%) Analyst
6 16 (11.59%) VB6 Developer
7 15 (10.87%) WinForms Developer
8 9 (6.52%) Access Developer
8 9 (6.52%) SQL Developer
8 9 (6.52%) VBA Developer
9 8 (5.80%) Access VBA Developer
9 8 (5.80%) Excel Developer
9 8 (5.80%) Excel VBA Developer
9 8 (5.80%) Senior Developer
9 8 (5.80%) Test Analyst
9 8 (5.80%) Tester
9 8 (5.80%) VB VBA Developer
10 7 (5.07%) C# VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 136 (98.55%) .NET
2 38 (27.54%) ASP.NET
3 25 (18.12%) WinForms
4 23 (16.67%) HTML
5 20 (14.49%) .NET Framework
6 16 (11.59%) ASP.NET MVC
6 16 (11.59%) CSS
6 16 (11.59%) Web Services
7 12 (8.70%) XML
8 9 (6.52%) WCF
9 8 (5.80%) Ajax
9 8 (5.80%) jQuery
10 6 (4.35%) RESTful
10 6 (4.35%) SOAP
10 6 (4.35%) WPF
11 3 (2.17%) AngularJS
11 3 (2.17%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 3 (2.17%) EJB
11 3 (2.17%) JMS
11 3 (2.17%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 11 (7.97%) Client/Server
2 8 (5.80%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (3.62%) STB
4 4 (2.90%) MPEG
4 4 (2.90%) Replication
5 3 (2.17%) Management Information System
5 3 (2.17%) Reinsurance
6 2 (1.45%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.72%) Algorithms
7 1 (0.72%) Biotechnology
7 1 (0.72%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.72%) Derivative
7 1 (0.72%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.72%) Fat Client
7 1 (0.72%) New Media
7 1 (0.72%) N-Tier
7 1 (0.72%) Robotics
7 1 (0.72%) SCADA
7 1 (0.72%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 45 (32.61%) Windows
2 12 (8.70%) Windows 10
2 12 (8.70%) Windows XP
3 6 (4.35%) Linux
3 6 (4.35%) Unix
3 6 (4.35%) Windows Server
4 3 (2.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (1.45%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (1.45%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (1.45%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.72%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (26.09%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (18.84%) MVC
3 24 (17.39%) Unit Testing
4 22 (15.94%) Migration
5 21 (15.22%) SDLC
6 15 (10.87%) TDD
7 14 (10.14%) Data Analysis
8 13 (9.42%) Mathematics
9 11 (7.97%) Scrum
10 10 (7.25%) Business Intelligence
10 10 (7.25%) Release Management
11 9 (6.52%) OO
12 6 (4.35%) User Acceptance Testing
13 5 (3.62%) Automated Testing
13 5 (3.62%) Functional Testing
13 5 (3.62%) Inversion of Control
13 5 (3.62%) Manual Testing
14 4 (2.90%) Front End Development
14 4 (2.90%) Open Source
14 4 (2.90%) SQL Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 82 (59.42%) C#
2 68 (49.28%) SQL
3 50 (36.23%) VB
4 36 (26.09%) VB6
5 34 (24.64%) VBA
6 33 (23.91%) T-SQL
7 19 (13.77%) JavaScript
8 13 (9.42%) Java
9 7 (5.07%) VBScript
10 5 (3.62%) X++
11 4 (2.90%) C++
11 4 (2.90%) PowerShell
11 4 (2.90%) Python
12 3 (2.17%) Perl
13 2 (1.45%) C
13 2 (1.45%) PL/SQL
14 1 (0.72%) MATLAB
14 1 (0.72%) PHP
14 1 (0.72%) R
Qualifications
1 13 (9.42%) Security Cleared
2 6 (4.35%) CTC Cleared
3 5 (3.62%) ISEB
3 5 (3.62%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (2.17%) Degree
4 3 (2.17%) DV Cleared
5 2 (1.45%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.72%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (7.97%) QA
2 3 (2.17%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (1.45%) Solvency II
4 1 (0.72%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (1.45%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.72%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (3.62%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.72%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.72%) Puppet
Vendors
1 44 (31.88%) Microsoft
2 23 (16.67%) Oracle
3 4 (2.90%) SAP
3 4 (2.90%) Sitecore
4 3 (2.17%) Red Hat
5 2 (1.45%) Blue Prism
5 2 (1.45%) Citrix
5 2 (1.45%) Sage
6 1 (0.72%) Embarcadero
6 1 (0.72%) Infor
6 1 (0.72%) Infragistics
6 1 (0.72%) Perforce
6 1 (0.72%) Plumtree
6 1 (0.72%) Retek
6 1 (0.72%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (0.72%) Sybase
6 1 (0.72%) TIBCO
6 1 (0.72%) Twitter
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