Period
to 22 January 2019

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 22 January 2019 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
22 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 492 476 429
Rank change year-on-year -16 -47 +30
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 122 160 164
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.27% 0.35% 0.40%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.55% 0.72% 0.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 100 137 123
London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - +11.11%
10th Percentile £312 £279 £276
90th Percentile £613 £567 £538
England median daily rate £375 £363 £338
% change year-on-year +3.45% +7.41% +3.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
London median hourly rate £28.50 - -
England median hourly rate £28.50 £30.75 £40.00
% change year-on-year -7.32% -23.13% -11.11%

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 22,306 22,331 18,752
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 50.09% 48.35% 45.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 16,915 17,141 14,005
London median daily rate £525 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £363 £350 £320
90th Percentile £675 £675 £638
England median daily rate £480 £475 £425
% change year-on-year +1.05% +11.76% +2.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 115 152 123
London median hourly rate £36.00 £32.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.77% -18.75% +34.95%
10th Percentile £18.79 £18.25 £16.57
90th Percentile £53.75 £56.63 £65.00
England median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%

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 22 January 2019.

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 22 January 2019. 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 -39 19 £500 +21.21% 14
West London +10 7 £400 +6.67% 10
East London -22 1 - - 1
VB.NET
England

For the 6 months to 22 January 2019, 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.

1 122 (100.00%) .NET
2 106 (86.89%) C#
3 88 (72.13%) SQL
4 67 (54.92%) SQL Server
5 46 (37.70%) Finance
6 42 (34.43%) ASP.NET
7 40 (32.79%) Oracle
8 39 (31.97%) VB
9 38 (31.15%) Agile Software Development
10 37 (30.33%) T-SQL
11 36 (29.51%) VBA
12 34 (27.87%) PL/SQL
13 32 (26.23%) Microsoft Excel
14 28 (22.95%) Data Warehouse
14 28 (22.95%) Banking
14 28 (22.95%) MVC
15 27 (22.13%) WinForms
16 26 (21.31%) SDLC
17 24 (19.67%) WPF
17 24 (19.67%) Citrix
18 23 (18.85%) JavaScript
18 23 (18.85%) IIS
18 23 (18.85%) QA
18 23 (18.85%) Microsoft Azure
19 21 (17.21%) Software Engineering
20 20 (16.39%) Oracle Database
20 20 (16.39%) SQL Server 2014
21 19 (15.57%) Git (software)
22 18 (14.75%) AngularJS
22 18 (14.75%) Java

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 23 (18.85%) IIS
2 13 (10.66%) CMS
3 8 (6.56%) SAS
4 5 (4.10%) BizTalk Server
4 5 (4.10%) Confluence
5 1 (0.82%) Apache
5 1 (0.82%) JBoss
5 1 (0.82%) Umbraco
5 1 (0.82%) WebLogic
Applications
1 32 (26.23%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (4.92%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (1.64%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (1.64%) Markit EDM
2 1 (0.82%) Elite 3E
Cloud Services
1 23 (18.85%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (7.38%) npm
3 2 (1.64%) GitHub
3 2 (1.64%) IaaS
4 1 (0.82%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.82%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (10.66%) AMQP
2 1 (0.82%) DNS
2 1 (0.82%) Internet
2 1 (0.82%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 67 (54.92%) SQL Server
2 28 (22.95%) Data Warehouse
3 20 (16.39%) Oracle Database
3 20 (16.39%) SQL Server 2014
4 13 (10.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 10 (8.20%) Oracle Database 12c
5 10 (8.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 6 (4.92%) SQL Server 2008
7 5 (4.10%) SQL Server 2016
8 4 (3.28%) Oracle Database 11g
8 4 (3.28%) Oracle Reports
9 3 (2.46%) Crystal Reports
9 3 (2.46%) Star Schema
10 2 (1.64%) MongoDB
10 2 (1.64%) NoSQL
10 2 (1.64%) SQL Server 2000
10 2 (1.64%) SQL Server 2012
10 2 (1.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 1 (0.82%) Azure SQL Database
11 1 (0.82%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 19 (15.57%) Git (software)
2 13 (10.66%) Cucumber
2 13 (10.66%) Karma Test Runner
2 13 (10.66%) Mocha
2 13 (10.66%) Protractor
3 7 (5.74%) JIRA
3 7 (5.74%) Oracle Forms
4 5 (4.10%) Visual Studio
4 5 (4.10%) Visual Studio Team System
5 4 (3.28%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (2.46%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 2 (1.64%) AccuRev
8 1 (0.82%) Eclipse
8 1 (0.82%) IntelliJ
8 1 (0.82%) Jenkins
8 1 (0.82%) JUnit
8 1 (0.82%) NUnit
8 1 (0.82%) Selenium
8 1 (0.82%) Visual Studio Code
8 1 (0.82%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 46 (37.70%) Finance
2 28 (22.95%) Banking
3 5 (4.10%) Back Office
4 4 (3.28%) Front Office
4 4 (3.28%) Investment Banking
5 2 (1.64%) Legal
5 2 (1.64%) Retail
6 1 (0.82%) Advertising
6 1 (0.82%) Billing
6 1 (0.82%) Law
6 1 (0.82%) Russian Language
6 1 (0.82%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 106 (86.89%) Developer
2 69 (56.56%) .NET Developer
3 49 (40.16%) C# Developer
4 42 (34.43%) C# .NET Developer
5 15 (12.30%) SQL Developer
6 12 (9.84%) VB.NET Developer
7 8 (6.56%) Analyst
7 8 (6.56%) C# VB.NET Developer
7 8 (6.56%) Java Developer
7 8 (6.56%) Node.js Developer
8 7 (5.74%) Angular Developer
8 7 (5.74%) ASP.NET Developer
8 7 (5.74%) PL/SQL Developer
9 6 (4.92%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 6 (4.92%) VB Developer
9 6 (4.92%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
10 5 (4.10%) JavaScript Developer
10 5 (4.10%) Open Source Developer
10 5 (4.10%) Software Developer
11 4 (3.28%) Analyst Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 122 (100.00%) .NET
2 42 (34.43%) ASP.NET
3 27 (22.13%) WinForms
4 24 (19.67%) WPF
5 18 (14.75%) AngularJS
6 17 (13.93%) .NET Framework
7 16 (13.11%) HTML
8 13 (10.66%) Chai
8 13 (10.66%) Gherkin
8 13 (10.66%) GraphQL
8 13 (10.66%) Node.js
8 13 (10.66%) RabbitMQ
9 11 (9.02%) CSS
9 11 (9.02%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 10 (8.20%) .NET Core
11 8 (6.56%) ASP.NET Web API
11 8 (6.56%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 8 (6.56%) WCF
12 7 (5.74%) HTML5
12 7 (5.74%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (6.56%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (4.92%) Robotics
3 5 (4.10%) Mainframe
4 4 (3.28%) Reinsurance
5 3 (2.46%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 3 (2.46%) Greenfield Project
6 2 (1.64%) Fintech
6 2 (1.64%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (0.82%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.82%) EPoS
7 1 (0.82%) Social Network
7 1 (0.82%) Virtual Team
7 1 (0.82%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 11 (9.02%) Windows
2 8 (6.56%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (1.64%) Windows 10
3 2 (1.64%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.82%) Unix
4 1 (0.82%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (31.15%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (22.95%) MVC
3 26 (21.31%) SDLC
4 21 (17.21%) Software Engineering
5 15 (12.30%) Data Analysis
6 14 (11.48%) Microservices
7 13 (10.66%) ETL
7 13 (10.66%) MVVM
8 12 (9.84%) Case Management
8 12 (9.84%) Open Source
9 11 (9.02%) Data Protection
10 9 (7.38%) Workflow
11 8 (6.56%) Asset Management
12 7 (5.74%) Data Modelling
13 6 (4.92%) Business Intelligence
13 6 (4.92%) DevOps
13 6 (4.92%) Migration
13 6 (4.92%) Problem Management
13 6 (4.92%) Process Improvement
13 6 (4.92%) Robotic Process Automation
Programming Languages
1 106 (86.89%) C#
2 88 (72.13%) SQL
3 39 (31.97%) VB
4 37 (30.33%) T-SQL
5 36 (29.51%) VBA
6 34 (27.87%) PL/SQL
7 23 (18.85%) JavaScript
8 18 (14.75%) Java
9 10 (8.20%) VB6
10 3 (2.46%) TypeScript
11 1 (0.82%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
11 1 (0.82%) Python
11 1 (0.82%) R
11 1 (0.82%) Scala
Qualifications
1 7 (5.74%) SC Cleared
1 7 (5.74%) Security Cleared
2 3 (2.46%) Degree
3 1 (0.82%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (0.82%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (18.85%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.64%) Active Directory
1 2 (1.64%) Docker
1 2 (1.64%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 12 (9.84%) Docker Swarm
2 1 (0.82%) Puppet
Vendors
1 40 (32.79%) Oracle
2 24 (19.67%) Citrix
3 13 (10.66%) Microsoft
4 6 (4.92%) Atlassian
5 5 (4.10%) UiPath
6 1 (0.82%) Blue Prism
6 1 (0.82%) Google
6 1 (0.82%) Meridio
6 1 (0.82%) Tableau
6 1 (0.82%) webMethods