Period
to 22 November 2017

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 November 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
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 458 451 467
Rank change year-on-year -7 +16 -75
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 182 161 147
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.39% 0.36% 0.32%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.79% 0.80% 0.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 149 123 106
London median daily rate £375 £375 £394
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -4.76% +15.81%
10th Percentile £268 £275 £248
90th Percentile £560 £538 £525
England median daily rate £368 £338 £325
% change year-on-year +8.89% +3.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
London median hourly rate - £21.20 -
England median hourly rate £26.50 £38.75 £45.00
% change year-on-year -31.61% -13.89% +28.57%

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 22927 20193 20094
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 48.64% 44.64% 43.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 17365 15092 14989
London median daily rate £500 £470 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.38% +4.44% +5.88%
10th Percentile £350 £313 £305
90th Percentile £675 £633 £638
England median daily rate £462 £425 £410
% change year-on-year +8.71% +3.66% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 158 116 137
London median hourly rate £35.00 £33.18 £24.23
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.48% +36.95% -18.53%
10th Percentile £18.01 £16.07 £13.50
90th Percentile £52.15 £57.19 £50.87
England median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.45
% change year-on-year +6.67% +0.13% +21.79%

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 November 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 6 months to 22 November 2017. 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
South London -7 37 £365 - 1
Central London +4 30 £360 +6.67% 6
West London -14 7 £265 -29.33%
North London -9 1 £325 - 1
VB.NET
England

For the 6 months to 22 November 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.

1 181 (99.45%) .NET
2 139 (76.37%) C#
3 137 (75.27%) SQL
4 96 (52.75%) SQL Server
5 93 (51.10%) Finance
6 70 (38.46%) ASP.NET
7 53 (29.12%) T-SQL
7 53 (29.12%) Windows
8 52 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
9 51 (28.02%) Oracle
10 49 (26.92%) VB
10 49 (26.92%) Microsoft Excel
11 48 (26.37%) JavaScript
11 48 (26.37%) WinForms
12 45 (24.73%) Web Services
13 43 (23.63%) VBA
14 41 (22.53%) MVC
15 39 (21.43%) .NET Framework
16 38 (20.88%) Microsoft
17 37 (20.33%) Team Foundation Server
18 34 (18.68%) Banking
19 31 (17.03%) jQuery
20 29 (15.93%) VB6
21 27 (14.84%) HTML
21 27 (14.84%) Java
22 26 (14.29%) Degree
23 25 (13.74%) Oracle Database
24 24 (13.19%) ASP.NET Web API
24 24 (13.19%) TDD
25 23 (12.64%) Ajax

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 (4.95%) SharePoint
2 4 (2.20%) IIS
3 3 (1.65%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (1.65%) CMS
3 3 (1.65%) LiveLink
4 2 (1.10%) Apache Solr
4 2 (1.10%) Joomla!
5 1 (0.55%) Kentico
5 1 (0.55%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 49 (26.92%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (3.85%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.55%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (3.85%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 17 (9.34%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (4.40%) SaaS
3 7 (3.85%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (3.30%) AWS Lambda
4 6 (3.30%) Serverless
5 3 (1.65%) Dynamics 365
6 2 (1.10%) Azure Machine Learning
7 1 (0.55%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.85%) LDAP
2 3 (1.65%) FTP
2 3 (1.65%) HTTP
2 3 (1.65%) Internet
2 3 (1.65%) NetScaler
2 3 (1.65%) SAN
2 3 (1.65%) SMTP
2 3 (1.65%) SSH
2 3 (1.65%) SSL
2 3 (1.65%) TCP/IP
2 3 (1.65%) VPN
3 1 (0.55%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 96 (52.75%) SQL Server
2 25 (13.74%) Oracle Database
3 17 (9.34%) SQL Server 2008
3 17 (9.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 16 (8.79%) Oracle Database 11g
5 11 (6.04%) Big Data
6 10 (5.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 6 (3.30%) Amazon Redshift
7 6 (3.30%) Apache Hive
7 6 (3.30%) Presto
8 5 (2.75%) EDRMS
8 5 (2.75%) Power BI
9 4 (2.20%) SQL Server 2012
10 3 (1.65%) Data Warehouse
10 3 (1.65%) Hadoop
10 3 (1.65%) MongoDB
10 3 (1.65%) Oracle Reports
11 2 (1.10%) MS Access
11 2 (1.10%) NoSQL
11 2 (1.10%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 37 (20.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (3.85%) NUnit
2 7 (3.85%) Octopus Deploy
2 7 (3.85%) TeamCity
3 6 (3.30%) JIRA
4 5 (2.75%) Selenium
4 5 (2.75%) SpecFlow
5 4 (2.20%) Visual Studio Team System
6 3 (1.65%) MSBuild
6 3 (1.65%) Visual Studio
6 3 (1.65%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
7 2 (1.10%) Xcode
8 1 (0.55%) Eclipse
8 1 (0.55%) Git (software)
8 1 (0.55%) Gradle
8 1 (0.55%) Hudson
8 1 (0.55%) Jenkins
8 1 (0.55%) Mercurial
8 1 (0.55%) Subversion
8 1 (0.55%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 93 (51.10%) Finance
2 34 (18.68%) Banking
3 16 (8.79%) Investment Banking
4 14 (7.69%) Front Office
5 8 (4.40%) Back Office
6 7 (3.85%) Financial Institution
7 5 (2.75%) Marketing
7 5 (2.75%) Retail
8 2 (1.10%) Electronics
8 2 (1.10%) Manufacturing
8 2 (1.10%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.55%) Advertising
9 1 (0.55%) Legal
Job Titles
1 137 (75.27%) Developer
2 92 (50.55%) .NET Developer
3 77 (42.31%) C# Developer
4 63 (34.62%) C# .NET Developer
5 41 (22.53%) VB.NET Developer
6 26 (14.29%) C# VB.NET Developer
7 23 (12.64%) WinForms Developer
8 15 (8.24%) SQL Developer
9 13 (7.14%) C# Developer - Commodities
10 12 (6.59%) Team Leader
11 11 (6.04%) Consultant
11 11 (6.04%) Software Developer
11 11 (6.04%) SSIS Developer
12 10 (5.49%) .NET Team Leader
13 9 (4.95%) VB Developer
13 9 (4.95%) VB6 Developer
14 8 (4.40%) Analyst
15 7 (3.85%) ASP.NET Developer
15 7 (3.85%) Tester
15 7 (3.85%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 181 (99.45%) .NET
2 70 (38.46%) ASP.NET
3 48 (26.37%) WinForms
4 45 (24.73%) Web Services
5 39 (21.43%) .NET Framework
6 31 (17.03%) jQuery
7 27 (14.84%) HTML
8 24 (13.19%) ASP.NET Web API
9 23 (12.64%) Ajax
10 22 (12.09%) ASP.NET MVC
11 20 (10.99%) CSS
12 12 (6.59%) Entity Framework
13 11 (6.04%) JSON
14 10 (5.49%) XML
15 9 (4.95%) HTML5
16 6 (3.30%) AngularJS
16 6 (3.30%) Node.js
17 5 (2.75%) REST
18 4 (2.20%) Gherkin
18 4 (2.20%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 20 (10.99%) Computer Science
2 19 (10.44%) Client/Server
3 14 (7.69%) Derivative
3 14 (7.69%) Enterprise Software
4 12 (6.59%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (4.40%) Fintech
6 6 (3.30%) Greenfield Project
6 6 (3.30%) User Experience
7 4 (2.20%) STB
8 3 (1.65%) Clustering
9 2 (1.10%) FMCG
9 2 (1.10%) Management Information System
9 2 (1.10%) Mobile App
9 2 (1.10%) MPEG
9 2 (1.10%) Virtual Team
10 1 (0.55%) Data Structures
10 1 (0.55%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 1 (0.55%) Mainframe
10 1 (0.55%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 53 (29.12%) Windows
2 6 (3.30%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (2.75%) Unix
4 3 (1.65%) Windows 7
4 3 (1.65%) Windows Server
5 2 (1.10%) Android
5 2 (1.10%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.55%) Linux
6 1 (0.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (22.53%) MVC
3 24 (13.19%) TDD
4 22 (12.09%) Web Development
5 20 (10.99%) Continuous Integration
6 16 (8.79%) Mathematics
6 16 (8.79%) Project Management
7 14 (7.69%) Scrum
8 13 (7.14%) Market Making
9 12 (6.59%) SDLC
10 11 (6.04%) BDD
10 11 (6.04%) OO
10 11 (6.04%) Release Management
11 10 (5.49%) Business Intelligence
11 10 (5.49%) CRM
11 10 (5.49%) Test Automation
12 9 (4.95%) Software Testing
13 7 (3.85%) Mentoring
13 7 (3.85%) User Acceptance Testing
13 7 (3.85%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 139 (76.37%) C#
2 137 (75.27%) SQL
3 53 (29.12%) T-SQL
4 49 (26.92%) VB
5 48 (26.37%) JavaScript
6 43 (23.63%) VBA
7 29 (15.93%) VB6
8 27 (14.84%) Java
9 9 (4.95%) PHP
9 9 (4.95%) PowerShell
10 7 (3.85%) Python
10 7 (3.85%) VBScript
11 6 (3.30%) TypeScript
12 5 (2.75%) PL/SQL
13 4 (2.20%) C++
14 2 (1.10%) Bash Shell
14 2 (1.10%) Delphi
14 2 (1.10%) R
15 1 (0.55%) ES6
15 1 (0.55%) Perl
Qualifications
1 26 (14.29%) Degree
2 5 (2.75%) ISEB
2 5 (2.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 5 (2.75%) Security Cleared
3 3 (1.65%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (1.65%) DV Cleared
4 2 (1.10%) ISTQB
4 2 (1.10%) PMI Certification
4 2 (1.10%) PMP
4 2 (1.10%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.55%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (9.34%) QA
System Software
1 4 (2.20%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.65%) Hyper-V
2 3 (1.65%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (1.65%) vSphere
2 3 (1.65%) XenApp
2 3 (1.65%) XenDesktop
3 2 (1.10%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.55%) Docker
4 1 (0.55%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 5 (2.75%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (1.10%) Nagios
3 1 (0.55%) Kubernetes
3 1 (0.55%) Mesos
3 1 (0.55%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 51 (28.02%) Oracle
2 38 (20.88%) Microsoft
3 8 (4.40%) Citrix
4 7 (3.85%) Blue Prism
5 5 (2.75%) Dell
6 4 (2.20%) HP
6 4 (2.20%) Salesforce.com
7 3 (1.65%) AppSense
7 3 (1.65%) IBM
7 3 (1.65%) Kofax
7 3 (1.65%) OpenText
7 3 (1.65%) Sitecore
7 3 (1.65%) VMware
8 2 (1.10%) AppDynamics
8 2 (1.10%) Hortonworks
8 2 (1.10%) Retek
8 2 (1.10%) SAP
8 2 (1.10%) Xamarin
9 1 (0.55%) Cognos
9 1 (0.55%) Compaq