Period
to 25 May 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 25 May 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
25 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 431 433 427
Rank change year-on-year +2 -6 -83
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 201 143 174
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.44% 0.36% 0.40%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.90% 0.78% 0.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 167 106 135
London median daily rate £375 £365 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.74% -8.75% +14.29%
10th Percentile £300 £238 £263
90th Percentile £567 £500 £538
England median daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +4.29% - +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
London median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £35.00 £39.75 £24.25
% change year-on-year -11.95% +63.92% -28.68%

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 22,349 18,328 18,598
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 48.64% 46.39% 42.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 17,048 13,646 13,994
London median daily rate £500 £480 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.17% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £356 £325 £306
90th Percentile £675 £650 £638
England median daily rate £475 £447 £425
% change year-on-year +6.26% +5.18% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 210 128 109
London median hourly rate £41.46 £42.50 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.46% +41.67% +4.35%
10th Percentile £17.94 £17.68 £14.10
90th Percentile £56.29 £54.86 £57.50
England median hourly rate £40.50 £41.50 £38.75
% change year-on-year -2.41% +7.10% +10.71%

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 25 May 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 25 May 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 0 63 £450 +36.36% 8
South London -43 25 £365 -2.67%
West London -35 18 £360 -8.28% 5
East London - 5 £479 - 2
North London +4 1 £300 - 2
VB.NET
England

For the 6 months to 25 May 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.

1 201 (100.00%) .NET
2 161 (80.10%) SQL
3 149 (74.13%) C#
4 91 (45.27%) SQL Server
5 77 (38.31%) Finance
6 73 (36.32%) VB
7 69 (34.33%) T-SQL
8 65 (32.34%) ASP.NET
9 59 (29.35%) Windows
10 50 (24.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 47 (23.38%) Microsoft Excel
11 47 (23.38%) Microsoft
12 45 (22.39%) JavaScript
13 42 (20.90%) Oracle
14 41 (20.40%) Web Services
14 41 (20.40%) Agile Software Development
15 39 (19.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 38 (18.91%) VBA
17 36 (17.91%) MVC
18 35 (17.41%) WinForms
19 33 (16.42%) VB6
19 33 (16.42%) Microsoft Azure
20 32 (15.92%) Team Foundation Server
20 32 (15.92%) PL/SQL
21 28 (13.93%) .NET Framework
22 27 (13.43%) Client/Server
23 25 (12.44%) Banking
24 23 (11.44%) Data Warehouse
24 23 (11.44%) XML
25 22 (10.95%) Oracle Database

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 (4.48%) IIS
2 3 (1.49%) CMS
2 3 (1.49%) Sitecore CMS
3 2 (1.00%) SAS
3 2 (1.00%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.50%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (0.50%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (0.50%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (0.50%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 47 (23.38%) Microsoft Excel
2 12 (5.97%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (2.49%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.50%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.50%) InDesign
4 1 (0.50%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 6 (2.99%) SimCorp Dimension
2 2 (1.00%) Elite 3E
Cloud Services
1 33 (16.42%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (4.98%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (4.98%) npm
2 10 (4.98%) PaaS
3 6 (2.99%) AWS Lambda
3 6 (2.99%) SaaS
3 6 (2.99%) Serverless
4 4 (1.99%) Amazon EC2
4 4 (1.99%) Amazon ELB
4 4 (1.99%) Amazon S3
4 4 (1.99%) AWS CloudFormation
4 4 (1.99%) Azure Machine Learning
4 4 (1.99%) Route 53
4 4 (1.99%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 2 (1.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (4.98%) AMQP
2 1 (0.50%) Internet
2 1 (0.50%) iSCSI
2 1 (0.50%) SAN
2 1 (0.50%) SMS
2 1 (0.50%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.50%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 91 (45.27%) SQL Server
2 50 (24.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 39 (19.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 23 (11.44%) Data Warehouse
5 22 (10.95%) Oracle Database
6 15 (7.46%) SQL Server 2008
7 14 (6.97%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
8 13 (6.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 10 (4.98%) Oracle Database 11g
10 8 (3.98%) InterSystems Cache
11 7 (3.48%) Crystal Reports
12 6 (2.99%) Big Data
12 6 (2.99%) Relational Database
13 5 (2.49%) Power BI
14 4 (1.99%) Data Lake
14 4 (1.99%) HDInsight
14 4 (1.99%) SQL Server 2012
15 2 (1.00%) Amazon Redshift
15 2 (1.00%) Apache Hive
15 2 (1.00%) Presto
Development Applications
1 32 (15.92%) Team Foundation Server
2 14 (6.97%) Visual Studio
3 12 (5.97%) TeamCity
4 10 (4.98%) Git (software)
5 9 (4.48%) JIRA
5 9 (4.48%) Octopus Deploy
6 8 (3.98%) Cucumber
6 8 (3.98%) Karma Test Runner
6 8 (3.98%) Mocha
6 8 (3.98%) Protractor
7 7 (3.48%) NUnit
8 5 (2.49%) Selenium
8 5 (2.49%) SpecFlow
8 5 (2.49%) Visual Studio Team System
9 2 (1.00%) Oracle Forms
9 2 (1.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 2 (1.00%) webpack
10 1 (0.50%) Jenkins
10 1 (0.50%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 77 (38.31%) Finance
2 25 (12.44%) Banking
3 13 (6.47%) Investment Banking
4 11 (5.47%) Law
5 10 (4.98%) Front Office
6 8 (3.98%) Marketing
7 5 (2.49%) Financial Institution
8 3 (1.49%) Retail
9 1 (0.50%) Back Office
9 1 (0.50%) Games
9 1 (0.50%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 158 (78.61%) Developer
2 101 (50.25%) .NET Developer
3 85 (42.29%) C# Developer
4 71 (35.32%) C# .NET Developer
5 64 (31.84%) VB.NET Developer
6 43 (21.39%) SQL Developer
7 41 (20.40%) C# VB.NET Developer
8 24 (11.94%) ASP.NET Developer
8 24 (11.94%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
9 23 (11.44%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 21 (10.45%) VB Developer
11 17 (8.46%) VB6 Developer
12 16 (7.96%) Azure Developer
13 15 (7.46%) Senior Developer
14 12 (5.97%) WinForms Developer
15 11 (5.47%) Consultant
16 10 (4.98%) Architect
16 10 (4.98%) Senior .NET Developer
16 10 (4.98%) SSIS Developer
17 9 (4.48%) SSRS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 201 (100.00%) .NET
2 65 (32.34%) ASP.NET
3 41 (20.40%) Web Services
4 35 (17.41%) WinForms
5 28 (13.93%) .NET Framework
6 23 (11.44%) XML
7 20 (9.95%) ASP.NET MVC
8 19 (9.45%) CSS
9 17 (8.46%) AngularJS
10 14 (6.97%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 13 (6.47%) Gherkin
12 12 (5.97%) HTML
12 12 (5.97%) Node.js
13 10 (4.98%) ASP.NET Web API
13 10 (4.98%) jQuery
13 10 (4.98%) RabbitMQ
14 9 (4.48%) SOAP
15 8 (3.98%) Ajax
15 8 (3.98%) GraphQL
15 8 (3.98%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 27 (13.43%) Client/Server
2 16 (7.96%) Enterprise Software
3 14 (6.97%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (5.47%) Self-Motivation
5 6 (2.99%) Computer Science
5 6 (2.99%) Fintech
6 5 (2.49%) Hedge funds
7 3 (1.49%) Derivative
7 3 (1.49%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 3 (1.49%) iPad
7 3 (1.49%) MPEG
8 2 (1.00%) Data Structures
8 2 (1.00%) Greenfield Project
8 2 (1.00%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.00%) STB
9 1 (0.50%) Algorithms
9 1 (0.50%) Infotainment
9 1 (0.50%) Reinsurance
9 1 (0.50%) SWIFT
9 1 (0.50%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 59 (29.35%) Windows
2 11 (5.47%) Unix
3 7 (3.48%) Windows Server
4 5 (2.49%) Windows 7
5 2 (1.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.50%) Linux
6 1 (0.50%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (20.40%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (17.91%) MVC
3 21 (10.45%) Analytics
3 21 (10.45%) Continuous Integration
4 20 (9.95%) Business Intelligence
4 20 (9.95%) Project Management
5 17 (8.46%) Web Development
6 15 (7.46%) Mathematics
6 15 (7.46%) Microservices
6 15 (7.46%) OO
7 14 (6.97%) ETL
7 14 (6.97%) Problem-Solving
7 14 (6.97%) Scrum
7 14 (6.97%) Web Application Development
8 13 (6.47%) TDD
8 13 (6.47%) Unit Testing
9 12 (5.97%) Data Analysis
10 11 (5.47%) Change Management
10 11 (5.47%) MVVM
10 11 (5.47%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 161 (80.10%) SQL
2 149 (74.13%) C#
3 73 (36.32%) VB
4 69 (34.33%) T-SQL
5 45 (22.39%) JavaScript
6 38 (18.91%) VBA
7 33 (16.42%) VB6
8 32 (15.92%) PL/SQL
9 15 (7.46%) R
10 14 (6.97%) Java
10 14 (6.97%) VBScript
11 10 (4.98%) Python
12 9 (4.48%) MUMPS
13 8 (3.98%) C++
13 8 (3.98%) Perl
14 7 (3.48%) Shell Script
15 6 (2.99%) C
15 6 (2.99%) PowerShell
16 2 (1.00%) TypeScript
16 2 (1.00%) XPath
Qualifications
1 12 (5.97%) SC Cleared
1 12 (5.97%) Security Cleared
2 9 (4.48%) Degree
3 5 (2.49%) ISEB
3 5 (2.49%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (1.49%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (1.00%) Master's Degree
5 2 (1.00%) MCP
5 2 (1.00%) MCPD
5 2 (1.00%) MCTS
6 1 (0.50%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.50%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (5.97%) QA
2 8 (3.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (3.48%) SLA
4 3 (1.49%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.50%) IFRS
5 1 (0.50%) IFRS 9
System Software
1 7 (3.48%) Docker
2 6 (2.99%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.50%) NFS
3 1 (0.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.50%) VMware NSX
3 1 (0.50%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (2.49%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (1.00%) Docker Swarm
3 1 (0.50%) Ansible
3 1 (0.50%) Puppet
3 1 (0.50%) Single Sign-On
3 1 (0.50%) vCenter Server
3 1 (0.50%) vRealize
3 1 (0.50%) vRealize Orchestrator
Vendors
1 47 (23.38%) Microsoft
2 42 (20.90%) Oracle
3 11 (5.47%) Citrix
4 7 (3.48%) CyberArk
5 6 (2.99%) SimCorp
6 5 (2.49%) Dell
7 4 (1.99%) Hortonworks
8 3 (1.49%) Sitecore
9 2 (1.00%) Blue Prism
9 2 (1.00%) Intapp
9 2 (1.00%) InterSystems
9 2 (1.00%) Tableau
9 2 (1.00%) VMware
10 1 (0.50%) 3PAR
10 1 (0.50%) Automation Anywhere
10 1 (0.50%) Cisco
10 1 (0.50%) EMC
10 1 (0.50%) NetApp
10 1 (0.50%) Thunderhead
10 1 (0.50%) Xceptor