Period
to 21 November 2018

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 6 months to 21 November 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)
England > London
6 months to
21 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 478 459 462
Rank change year-on-year -19 +3 +3
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 144 182 161
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.31% 0.39% 0.36%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.62% 0.79% 0.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 121 149 123
London median daily rate £450 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.00% - -6.25%
10th Percentile £360 £268 £275
90th Percentile £651 £560 £538
England median daily rate £375 £368 £338
% change year-on-year +2.04% +8.89% +3.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
London median hourly rate - - £21.20
England median hourly rate £35.00 £26.50 £38.75
% change year-on-year +32.08% -31.61% -13.89%

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 London with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 23,365 22,914 20,046
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 50.31% 48.68% 44.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 17,827 17,360 14,984
London median daily rate £525 £500 £470
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +6.38% +4.44%
10th Percentile £363 £350 £313
90th Percentile £675 £669 £634
England median daily rate £475 £460 £425
% change year-on-year +3.26% +8.24% +3.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 116 157 116
London median hourly rate £36.80 £35.00 £33.18
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.13% +5.48% +36.95%
10th Percentile £18.25 £18.01 £16.07
90th Percentile £60.85 £52.20 £57.19
England median hourly rate £42.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +5.00% +6.67% +0.13%

VB.NET
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing VB.NET as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in London.

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 6 months to 21 November 2018.

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 6 months to 21 November 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
Central London -21 30 £475 +31.94% 10
West London +5 11 £375 +41.51% 11
South London -48 1 £375 +2.74% 4
VB.NET
England

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 London region with a requirement for VB.NET.

1 144 (100.00%) .NET
2 113 (78.47%) C#
3 105 (72.92%) SQL
4 75 (52.08%) SQL Server
5 55 (38.19%) ASP.NET
6 49 (34.03%) Agile Software Development
7 44 (30.56%) MVC
8 43 (29.86%) Finance
9 40 (27.78%) T-SQL
10 39 (27.08%) JavaScript
11 36 (25.00%) PL/SQL
12 33 (22.92%) VB
12 33 (22.92%) Microsoft Azure
13 28 (19.44%) Banking
13 28 (19.44%) Oracle
13 28 (19.44%) AngularJS
13 28 (19.44%) Microservices
14 27 (18.75%) Gherkin
15 25 (17.36%) Git (software)
16 24 (16.67%) WinForms
16 24 (16.67%) SDLC
17 23 (15.97%) Microsoft Excel
17 23 (15.97%) Node.js
17 23 (15.97%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 22 (15.28%) Karma Test Runner
18 22 (15.28%) RabbitMQ
18 22 (15.28%) AMQP
18 22 (15.28%) MVVM
18 22 (15.28%) Mocha
18 22 (15.28%) Cucumber

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 20 (13.89%) IIS
2 13 (9.03%) CMS
3 10 (6.94%) SAS
4 2 (1.39%) Confluence
4 2 (1.39%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (0.69%) Apache
5 1 (0.69%) JBoss
5 1 (0.69%) Umbraco
5 1 (0.69%) WebLogic
Applications
1 23 (15.97%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (1.39%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.39%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (1.39%) Markit EDM
2 1 (0.69%) Elite 3E
2 1 (0.69%) Endur
Cloud Services
1 33 (22.92%) Microsoft Azure
2 19 (13.19%) npm
3 2 (1.39%) GitHub
4 1 (0.69%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.69%) AWS Lambda
4 1 (0.69%) SaaS
4 1 (0.69%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 22 (15.28%) AMQP
2 1 (0.69%) Intranet
2 1 (0.69%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 75 (52.08%) SQL Server
2 20 (13.89%) Data Warehouse
3 18 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 17 (11.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 15 (10.42%) Oracle Database
6 11 (7.64%) SQL Server 2014
7 10 (6.94%) Oracle Database 12c
8 6 (4.17%) SQL Server 2016
9 4 (2.78%) SQL Server 2008
10 3 (2.08%) Oracle Database 11g
10 3 (2.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 2 (1.39%) MongoDB
11 2 (1.39%) NoSQL
11 2 (1.39%) Oracle Database 10g
11 2 (1.39%) SQL Server 2000
12 1 (0.69%) Amazon Redshift
12 1 (0.69%) Big Data
12 1 (0.69%) Presto
12 1 (0.69%) Relational Database
12 1 (0.69%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 25 (17.36%) Git (software)
2 22 (15.28%) Cucumber
2 22 (15.28%) Karma Test Runner
2 22 (15.28%) Mocha
2 22 (15.28%) Protractor
3 8 (5.56%) Team Foundation Server
4 7 (4.86%) Visual Studio Team System
5 6 (4.17%) Selenium
6 5 (3.47%) SpecFlow
6 5 (3.47%) Visual Studio
6 5 (3.47%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
7 4 (2.78%) JIRA
8 2 (1.39%) AccuRev
9 1 (0.69%) Eclipse
9 1 (0.69%) IntelliJ
9 1 (0.69%) Jenkins
9 1 (0.69%) JUnit
9 1 (0.69%) NUnit
9 1 (0.69%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 43 (29.86%) Finance
2 28 (19.44%) Banking
3 5 (3.47%) Financial Institution
4 4 (2.78%) Front Office
4 4 (2.78%) Investment Banking
5 3 (2.08%) Law
5 3 (2.08%) Retail
6 2 (1.39%) Legal
7 1 (0.69%) Advertising
7 1 (0.69%) Back Office
7 1 (0.69%) Billing
7 1 (0.69%) Russian Language
7 1 (0.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 122 (84.72%) Developer
2 79 (54.86%) .NET Developer
3 41 (28.47%) C# Developer
4 35 (24.31%) C# .NET Developer
5 30 (20.83%) VB.NET Developer
6 11 (7.64%) Node.js Developer
6 11 (7.64%) SQL Developer
7 10 (6.94%) Angular Developer
8 9 (6.25%) C# VB.NET Developer
8 9 (6.25%) Java Developer
8 9 (6.25%) Open Source Developer
8 9 (6.25%) Senior Developer
8 9 (6.25%) Software Developer
9 8 (5.56%) Azure Developer
10 7 (4.86%) Analyst
10 7 (4.86%) ASP.NET Developer
10 7 (4.86%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 7 (4.86%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
11 6 (4.17%) Consultant
11 6 (4.17%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 144 (100.00%) .NET
2 55 (38.19%) ASP.NET
3 28 (19.44%) AngularJS
4 27 (18.75%) Gherkin
5 24 (16.67%) WinForms
6 23 (15.97%) Node.js
6 23 (15.97%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 22 (15.28%) Chai
7 22 (15.28%) GraphQL
7 22 (15.28%) RabbitMQ
8 21 (14.58%) HTML
9 16 (11.11%) .NET Framework
10 14 (9.72%) ASP.NET Web API
10 14 (9.72%) Web Services
11 13 (9.03%) ASP.NET MVC
12 11 (7.64%) CSS
13 9 (6.25%) HTML5
14 8 (5.56%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 8 (5.56%) XML
15 7 (4.86%) .NET Core
Miscellaneous
1 8 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (4.17%) Mainframe
2 6 (4.17%) Robotics
3 5 (3.47%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 5 (3.47%) Reinsurance
3 5 (3.47%) Self-Motivation
4 4 (2.78%) Computer Science
4 4 (2.78%) Greenfield Project
4 4 (2.78%) Virtual Team
5 1 (0.69%) CESG
5 1 (0.69%) Data Structures
5 1 (0.69%) Derivative
5 1 (0.69%) Equities
5 1 (0.69%) Fintech
5 1 (0.69%) N-Tier
5 1 (0.69%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 7 (4.86%) Windows
2 2 (1.39%) Unix
3 1 (0.69%) Windows 10
3 1 (0.69%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (34.03%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (30.56%) MVC
3 28 (19.44%) Microservices
4 24 (16.67%) SDLC
5 22 (15.28%) MVVM
6 21 (14.58%) Open Source
7 16 (11.11%) Software Engineering
8 15 (10.42%) Business Intelligence
9 13 (9.03%) Open Source Development
9 13 (9.03%) Workflow
10 12 (8.33%) Case Management
11 11 (7.64%) Data Mapping
12 10 (6.94%) ETL
13 9 (6.25%) Data Protection
13 9 (6.25%) TDD
14 8 (5.56%) Asset Management
14 8 (5.56%) Project Management
15 7 (4.86%) DevOps
16 6 (4.17%) Robotic Process Automation
16 6 (4.17%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 113 (78.47%) C#
2 105 (72.92%) SQL
3 40 (27.78%) T-SQL
4 39 (27.08%) JavaScript
5 36 (25.00%) PL/SQL
6 33 (22.92%) VB
7 22 (15.28%) VBA
8 21 (14.58%) Java
9 13 (9.03%) VB6
10 6 (4.17%) Python
11 5 (3.47%) C++
12 4 (2.78%) R
12 4 (2.78%) TypeScript
13 2 (1.39%) C
14 1 (0.69%) Perl
14 1 (0.69%) PHP
14 1 (0.69%) Scala
14 1 (0.69%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 15 (10.42%) SC Cleared
1 15 (10.42%) Security Cleared
2 4 (2.78%) Degree
3 1 (0.69%) CREST Certified
3 1 (0.69%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (9.72%) QA
2 10 (6.94%) Dodd-Frank
2 10 (6.94%) EMIR
2 10 (6.94%) MiFID
3 2 (1.39%) Data Quality
System Software
1 8 (5.56%) Docker
2 1 (0.69%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 16 (11.11%) Docker Swarm
2 1 (0.69%) Ansible
2 1 (0.69%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 1 (0.69%) Puppet
Vendors
1 28 (19.44%) Oracle
2 18 (12.50%) Citrix
3 17 (11.81%) Microsoft
4 6 (4.17%) UiPath
5 3 (2.08%) Meridio
6 1 (0.69%) OpenLink
6 1 (0.69%) Sybase
6 1 (0.69%) Tableau
6 1 (0.69%) webMethods