Period
to 20 August 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 20 August 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
20 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 429 440 449
Rank change year-on-year +11 +9 -84
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 200 166 170
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.44% 0.39% 0.38%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.88% 0.81% 0.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 158 134 129
London median daily rate £450 £363 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +24.14% -7.05% -2.50%
10th Percentile £310 £263 £262
90th Percentile £575 £560 £538
England median daily rate £375 £350 £349
% change year-on-year +7.14% +0.36% +4.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
London median hourly rate - - £21.20
England median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year - +32.08% -33.75%

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 22,792 20,483 19,779
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 50.06% 47.92% 43.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 17,381 15,237 14,906
London median daily rate £520 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.00% +11.11% -
10th Percentile £363 £331 £313
90th Percentile £675 £650 £638
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 169 150 92
London median hourly rate £39.00 £40.00 £27.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.50% +46.08% -0.72%
10th Percentile £18.00 £17.20 £14.18
90th Percentile £60.50 £52.05 £56.68
England median hourly rate £41.53 £40.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year +3.18% +7.33% +4.17%

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 20 August 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 20 August 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 +3 49 £450 +38.46% 10
West London -17 25 £375 +141.94% 7
South London -65 10 £375 +1.35% 3
East London - 4 £400 - 1
North London +3 1 £300 -7.69% 3
VB.NET
England

For the 6 months to 20 August 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.

1 200 (100.00%) .NET
2 155 (77.50%) SQL
3 140 (70.00%) C#
4 90 (45.00%) SQL Server
5 65 (32.50%) ASP.NET
6 59 (29.50%) T-SQL
6 59 (29.50%) VB
7 55 (27.50%) Agile Software Development
7 55 (27.50%) Finance
8 50 (25.00%) JavaScript
9 46 (23.00%) MVC
10 45 (22.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 41 (20.50%) PL/SQL
12 40 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
13 38 (19.00%) Microsoft
14 35 (17.50%) Windows
14 35 (17.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 33 (16.50%) Oracle
16 32 (16.00%) Microsoft Excel
16 32 (16.00%) VB6
16 32 (16.00%) AngularJS
16 32 (16.00%) Microservices
17 31 (15.50%) VBA
18 29 (14.50%) Gherkin
19 28 (14.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 28 (14.00%) Web Services
19 28 (14.00%) WinForms
19 28 (14.00%) Banking
20 23 (11.50%) Node.js
20 23 (11.50%) Git (software)

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 15 (7.50%) IIS
2 5 (2.50%) CMS
2 5 (2.50%) SAS
3 3 (1.50%) Oracle Workflow
4 2 (1.00%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.50%) Apache
5 1 (0.50%) Confluence
5 1 (0.50%) JBoss
5 1 (0.50%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.50%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.50%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (0.50%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (0.50%) Umbraco
5 1 (0.50%) WebLogic
Applications
1 32 (16.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (4.00%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (2.50%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.50%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 2 (1.00%) Elite 3E
1 2 (1.00%) SimCorp Dimension
2 1 (0.50%) Endur
Cloud Services
1 40 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 22 (11.00%) npm
3 7 (3.50%) PaaS
4 2 (1.00%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (1.00%) Office 365
5 1 (0.50%) AWS Lambda
5 1 (0.50%) SaaS
5 1 (0.50%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 22 (11.00%) AMQP
2 1 (0.50%) Internet
2 1 (0.50%) iSCSI
2 1 (0.50%) Network Security
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 90 (45.00%) SQL Server
2 45 (22.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 35 (17.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 20 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
5 12 (6.00%) Oracle Database
6 7 (3.50%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
6 7 (3.50%) Crystal Reports
6 7 (3.50%) SQL Server 2008
7 5 (2.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 4 (2.00%) Oracle Database 12c
8 4 (2.00%) Relational Database
8 4 (2.00%) SQL Server 2012
8 4 (2.00%) SQL Server 2014
8 4 (2.00%) SQL Server 2016
9 3 (1.50%) Oracle Database 10g
9 3 (1.50%) Oracle Database 11g
10 2 (1.00%) InterSystems Cache
10 2 (1.00%) MongoDB
10 2 (1.00%) SQL Server 2005
10 2 (1.00%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 23 (11.50%) Git (software)
1 23 (11.50%) Team Foundation Server
2 20 (10.00%) Cucumber
2 20 (10.00%) Karma Test Runner
2 20 (10.00%) Mocha
2 20 (10.00%) Protractor
3 13 (6.50%) Visual Studio
4 10 (5.00%) Selenium
5 9 (4.50%) SpecFlow
5 9 (4.50%) Visual Studio Team System
6 6 (3.00%) JIRA
6 6 (3.00%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
7 3 (1.50%) NUnit
7 3 (1.50%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 2 (1.00%) Jenkins
8 2 (1.00%) Oracle Forms
8 2 (1.00%) webpack
9 1 (0.50%) Eclipse
9 1 (0.50%) Octopus Deploy
9 1 (0.50%) TeamCity
General
1 55 (27.50%) Finance
2 28 (14.00%) Banking
3 9 (4.50%) Financial Institution
4 5 (2.50%) Law
5 4 (2.00%) Front Office
5 4 (2.00%) Investment Banking
6 3 (1.50%) Retail
7 2 (1.00%) Back Office
7 2 (1.00%) Legal
7 2 (1.00%) Marketing
8 1 (0.50%) Advertising
8 1 (0.50%) Games
8 1 (0.50%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 158 (79.00%) Developer
2 98 (49.00%) .NET Developer
3 58 (29.00%) VB.NET Developer
4 57 (28.50%) C# Developer
5 47 (23.50%) C# .NET Developer
6 31 (15.50%) SQL Developer
7 22 (11.00%) Senior Developer
8 21 (10.50%) C# VB.NET Developer
9 17 (8.50%) Azure Developer
10 16 (8.00%) VB Developer
11 15 (7.50%) Senior .NET Developer
12 14 (7.00%) Consultant
12 14 (7.00%) VB6 Developer
13 11 (5.50%) Senior VB.NET Developer
14 10 (5.00%) Angular Developer
14 10 (5.00%) ASP.NET Developer
14 10 (5.00%) Node.js Developer
14 10 (5.00%) Open Source Developer
14 10 (5.00%) SQL Server Developer
14 10 (5.00%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 200 (100.00%) .NET
2 65 (32.50%) ASP.NET
3 32 (16.00%) AngularJS
4 29 (14.50%) Gherkin
5 28 (14.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 28 (14.00%) Web Services
5 28 (14.00%) WinForms
6 23 (11.50%) Node.js
7 22 (11.00%) RabbitMQ
8 20 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC
8 20 (10.00%) ASP.NET Web API
8 20 (10.00%) Chai
8 20 (10.00%) GraphQL
9 18 (9.00%) XML
10 15 (7.50%) HTML
11 12 (6.00%) jQuery
12 11 (5.50%) .NET Framework
12 11 (5.50%) CSS
13 9 (4.50%) Ajax
14 8 (4.00%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 13 (6.50%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (5.00%) Self-Motivation
3 9 (4.50%) Client/Server
4 8 (4.00%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (2.50%) Hedge funds
6 4 (2.00%) Computer Science
6 4 (2.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 4 (2.00%) Robotics
6 4 (2.00%) Virtual Team
7 3 (1.50%) Data Structures
7 3 (1.50%) Derivative
7 3 (1.50%) Mainframe
7 3 (1.50%) Reinsurance
8 2 (1.00%) Greenfield Project
8 2 (1.00%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.00%) N-Tier
9 1 (0.50%) Algorithms
9 1 (0.50%) Infotainment
9 1 (0.50%) MPEG
9 1 (0.50%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 35 (17.50%) Windows
2 10 (5.00%) Unix
3 7 (3.50%) Windows Server
4 3 (1.50%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.50%) Linux
5 1 (0.50%) Windows 10
5 1 (0.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (27.50%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (23.00%) MVC
3 32 (16.00%) Microservices
4 22 (11.00%) MVVM
4 22 (11.00%) Project Management
5 21 (10.50%) Open Source
6 20 (10.00%) Analytics
7 18 (9.00%) Business Intelligence
8 17 (8.50%) TDD
9 14 (7.00%) Open Source Development
9 14 (7.00%) SDLC
10 13 (6.50%) OO
10 13 (6.50%) Software Engineering
11 12 (6.00%) Change Management
11 12 (6.00%) Data Analytics
11 12 (6.00%) Problem-Solving
12 11 (5.50%) ETL
13 10 (5.00%) Data Mapping
13 10 (5.00%) Scrum
13 10 (5.00%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 155 (77.50%) SQL
2 140 (70.00%) C#
3 59 (29.50%) T-SQL
3 59 (29.50%) VB
4 50 (25.00%) JavaScript
5 41 (20.50%) PL/SQL
6 32 (16.00%) VB6
7 31 (15.50%) VBA
8 22 (11.00%) Java
9 11 (5.50%) R
10 10 (5.00%) VBScript
11 9 (4.50%) C++
11 9 (4.50%) Perl
12 8 (4.00%) C
12 8 (4.00%) Python
12 8 (4.00%) Shell Script
13 3 (1.50%) TypeScript
14 2 (1.00%) MUMPS
14 2 (1.00%) PowerShell
14 2 (1.00%) XPath
Qualifications
1 17 (8.50%) SC Cleared
1 17 (8.50%) Security Cleared
2 5 (2.50%) Degree
3 3 (1.50%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (1.00%) ISEB
4 2 (1.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (1.00%) MCP
4 2 (1.00%) MCPD
4 2 (1.00%) MCTS
5 1 (0.50%) CREST Certified
5 1 (0.50%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.50%) Numerate Degree
5 1 (0.50%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (6.50%) QA
2 10 (5.00%) Dodd-Frank
2 10 (5.00%) EMIR
2 10 (5.00%) MiFID
3 7 (3.50%) SLA
4 3 (1.50%) Data Quality
5 2 (1.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 14 (7.00%) Docker
2 5 (2.50%) 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 9 (4.50%) Docker Swarm
2 2 (1.00%) Ansible
2 2 (1.00%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (1.00%) Puppet
3 1 (0.50%) Forefront Identity Manager
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 38 (19.00%) Microsoft
2 33 (16.50%) Oracle
3 10 (5.00%) Citrix
4 7 (3.50%) CyberArk
5 5 (2.50%) UiPath
6 4 (2.00%) Meridio
7 3 (1.50%) Dell
8 2 (1.00%) Blue Prism
8 2 (1.00%) Capita
8 2 (1.00%) Intapp
8 2 (1.00%) InterSystems
8 2 (1.00%) SimCorp
8 2 (1.00%) Sybase
8 2 (1.00%) Tableau
8 2 (1.00%) VMware
9 1 (0.50%) 3PAR
9 1 (0.50%) Automation Anywhere
9 1 (0.50%) Cisco
9 1 (0.50%) HP
9 1 (0.50%) Sitecore