Period
to 18 February 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 18 February 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
18 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 458 425 453
Rank change year-on-year -33 +28 -86
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 159 151 153
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.34% 0.37% 0.34%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.72% 0.81% 0.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 135 109 117
London median daily rate £375 £375 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +11.11% -3.57%
10th Percentile £303 £263 £266
90th Percentile £570 £504 £550
England median daily rate £365 £338 £329
% change year-on-year +8.15% +2.74% +1.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
London median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £25.75 £40.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year -35.63% -5.88% +25.00%

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 22,034 18,606 19,204
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 47.66% 45.38% 43.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 16,914 13,897 14,427
London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +2.86%
10th Percentile £350 £325 £306
90th Percentile £675 £638 £638
England median daily rate £475 £425 £420
% change year-on-year +11.76% +1.19% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 172 124 126
London median hourly rate £33.27 £42.00 £29.32
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.79% +43.25% +1.98%
10th Percentile £17.75 £16.74 £14.06
90th Percentile £50.50 £65.00 £55.00
England median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +13.64%

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 18 February 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 18 February 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 +15 53 £431 +30.68% 12
South London -37 24 £365 -2.67% 1
West London -39 5 £375 -2.28% 10
East London -7 1 £558 +48.67% 3
VB.NET
England

For the 6 months to 18 February 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.

1 159 (100.00%) .NET
2 128 (80.50%) C#
3 118 (74.21%) SQL
4 81 (50.94%) SQL Server
5 73 (45.91%) Finance
6 62 (38.99%) ASP.NET
7 55 (34.59%) T-SQL
8 48 (30.19%) Microsoft Excel
9 46 (28.93%) Windows
10 44 (27.67%) VB
11 43 (27.04%) WinForms
12 42 (26.42%) .NET Framework
13 39 (24.53%) Team Foundation Server
13 39 (24.53%) VBA
13 39 (24.53%) Oracle
14 38 (23.90%) Web Services
15 37 (23.27%) JavaScript
15 37 (23.27%) Microsoft
16 36 (22.64%) Agile Software Development
17 34 (21.38%) Banking
18 31 (19.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
19 30 (18.87%) Continuous Integration
20 28 (17.61%) MVC
21 27 (16.98%) Client/Server
22 24 (15.09%) Microsoft Azure
22 24 (15.09%) Oracle Database
23 23 (14.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
24 20 (12.58%) CSS
24 20 (12.58%) ASP.NET MVC
25 18 (11.32%) Investment Banking

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 7 (4.40%) SharePoint
2 4 (2.52%) CMS
3 3 (1.89%) IIS
4 2 (1.26%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (1.26%) Joomla!
4 2 (1.26%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (0.63%) SAS
5 1 (0.63%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 48 (30.19%) Microsoft Excel
2 9 (5.66%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (1.89%) SimCorp Dimension
2 1 (0.63%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 24 (15.09%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (5.66%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (5.66%) SaaS
3 7 (4.40%) AWS Lambda
3 7 (4.40%) Serverless
4 4 (2.52%) Amazon EC2
4 4 (2.52%) Amazon ELB
4 4 (2.52%) Amazon S3
4 4 (2.52%) AWS CloudFormation
4 4 (2.52%) Azure Machine Learning
4 4 (2.52%) Route 53
4 4 (2.52%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 3 (1.89%) PaaS
6 1 (0.63%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.89%) FTP
1 3 (1.89%) HTTP
1 3 (1.89%) NetScaler
1 3 (1.89%) SAN
1 3 (1.89%) SMTP
1 3 (1.89%) SSH
1 3 (1.89%) SSL
1 3 (1.89%) TCP/IP
1 3 (1.89%) VPN
2 1 (0.63%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 81 (50.94%) SQL Server
2 31 (19.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 24 (15.09%) Oracle Database
4 23 (14.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 15 (9.43%) SQL Server 2008
6 14 (8.81%) Oracle Database 11g
7 10 (6.29%) Big Data
8 8 (5.03%) Data Warehouse
8 8 (5.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 7 (4.40%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
9 7 (4.40%) Power BI
10 6 (3.77%) InterSystems Cache
11 4 (2.52%) Data Lake
11 4 (2.52%) HDInsight
11 4 (2.52%) Relational Database
12 3 (1.89%) Amazon Redshift
12 3 (1.89%) Apache Hive
12 3 (1.89%) Hadoop
12 3 (1.89%) Presto
12 3 (1.89%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 39 (24.53%) Team Foundation Server
2 15 (9.43%) TeamCity
3 12 (7.55%) Octopus Deploy
4 6 (3.77%) JIRA
4 6 (3.77%) NUnit
4 6 (3.77%) Selenium
4 6 (3.77%) SpecFlow
4 6 (3.77%) Visual Studio
5 5 (3.14%) Visual Studio Team System
6 4 (2.52%) MSBuild
7 2 (1.26%) Xcode
8 1 (0.63%) Ant
8 1 (0.63%) Eclipse
8 1 (0.63%) Git (software)
8 1 (0.63%) Gradle
8 1 (0.63%) Hudson
8 1 (0.63%) Jenkins
8 1 (0.63%) Mercurial
8 1 (0.63%) Subversion
8 1 (0.63%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 73 (45.91%) Finance
2 34 (21.38%) Banking
3 18 (11.32%) Investment Banking
4 13 (8.18%) Front Office
5 9 (5.66%) Financial Institution
6 8 (5.03%) Back Office
6 8 (5.03%) Marketing
7 7 (4.40%) Law
8 5 (3.14%) Retail
Job Titles
1 131 (82.39%) Developer
2 88 (55.35%) .NET Developer
3 84 (52.83%) C# Developer
4 69 (43.40%) C# .NET Developer
5 52 (32.70%) VB.NET Developer
6 38 (23.90%) C# VB.NET Developer
7 27 (16.98%) SQL Developer
8 25 (15.72%) ASP.NET Developer
9 24 (15.09%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 24 (15.09%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
10 21 (13.21%) WinForms Developer
11 16 (10.06%) SSIS Developer
12 8 (5.03%) Analyst
13 7 (4.40%) JavaScript Developer
13 7 (4.40%) Senior Developer
13 7 (4.40%) Software Developer
13 7 (4.40%) Tester
14 6 (3.77%) Architect
14 6 (3.77%) Senior C# Developer
14 6 (3.77%) SSAS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 159 (100.00%) .NET
2 62 (38.99%) ASP.NET
3 43 (27.04%) WinForms
4 42 (26.42%) .NET Framework
5 38 (23.90%) Web Services
6 20 (12.58%) ASP.NET MVC
6 20 (12.58%) CSS
7 15 (9.43%) ASP.NET Web API
7 15 (9.43%) HTML
8 13 (8.18%) jQuery
9 12 (7.55%) Entity Framework
10 11 (6.92%) SOAP
11 10 (6.29%) XML
12 9 (5.66%) Ajax
13 6 (3.77%) AngularJS
13 6 (3.77%) HTML5
13 6 (3.77%) JSON
14 5 (3.14%) Gherkin
15 4 (2.52%) LDAP
15 4 (2.52%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 27 (16.98%) Client/Server
2 13 (8.18%) Enterprise Software
3 10 (6.29%) Computer Science
4 9 (5.66%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (5.66%) Greenfield Project
5 7 (4.40%) Fintech
6 4 (2.52%) MPEG
6 4 (2.52%) STB
6 4 (2.52%) User Experience
7 3 (1.89%) Clustering
7 3 (1.89%) Derivative
8 2 (1.26%) FMCG
8 2 (1.26%) iPad
8 2 (1.26%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.63%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 1 (0.63%) Mainframe
9 1 (0.63%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.63%) SWIFT
9 1 (0.63%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 46 (28.93%) Windows
2 5 (3.14%) Unix
3 4 (2.52%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (1.89%) Windows Server
5 2 (1.26%) Android
5 2 (1.26%) Apple iOS
5 2 (1.26%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.63%) Linux
6 1 (0.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (22.64%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (18.87%) Continuous Integration
3 28 (17.61%) MVC
4 17 (10.69%) Business Intelligence
4 17 (10.69%) Mathematics
4 17 (10.69%) OO
5 15 (9.43%) Web Development
6 14 (8.81%) Web Application Development
7 13 (8.18%) Project Management
8 12 (7.55%) TDD
9 11 (6.92%) Data Analysis
10 10 (6.29%) Release Management
11 9 (5.66%) ETL
11 9 (5.66%) Software Testing
12 8 (5.03%) Scrum
12 8 (5.03%) Unit Testing
13 7 (4.40%) Configuration Management
13 7 (4.40%) Front End Development
13 7 (4.40%) OOP
13 7 (4.40%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 128 (80.50%) C#
2 118 (74.21%) SQL
3 55 (34.59%) T-SQL
4 44 (27.67%) VB
5 39 (24.53%) VBA
6 37 (23.27%) JavaScript
7 18 (11.32%) VB6
8 11 (6.92%) PL/SQL
9 10 (6.29%) Java
10 8 (5.03%) PowerShell
11 7 (4.40%) MUMPS
11 7 (4.40%) PHP
11 7 (4.40%) Python
12 6 (3.77%) R
12 6 (3.77%) VBScript
13 5 (3.14%) C++
14 3 (1.89%) TypeScript
15 2 (1.26%) Delphi
16 1 (0.63%) Perl
16 1 (0.63%) VC++
Qualifications
1 18 (11.32%) Degree
2 5 (3.14%) ISEB
2 5 (3.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 5 (3.14%) Security Cleared
3 4 (2.52%) SC Cleared
4 3 (1.89%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (1.26%) ISTQB
5 2 (1.26%) Master's Degree
5 2 (1.26%) PMI Certification
5 2 (1.26%) PMP
6 1 (0.63%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.63%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (9.43%) QA
2 6 (3.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.63%) IFRS
3 1 (0.63%) IFRS 9
System Software
1 4 (2.52%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.89%) Hyper-V
2 3 (1.89%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (1.89%) vSphere
2 3 (1.89%) XenApp
2 3 (1.89%) XenDesktop
3 1 (0.63%) Virtual Desktop
3 1 (0.63%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 5 (3.14%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 39 (24.53%) Oracle
2 37 (23.27%) Microsoft
3 13 (8.18%) Citrix
4 4 (2.52%) Dell
4 4 (2.52%) Hortonworks
5 3 (1.89%) Blue Prism
5 3 (1.89%) HP
5 3 (1.89%) IBM
5 3 (1.89%) Ivanti
5 3 (1.89%) SimCorp
5 3 (1.89%) Sitecore
5 3 (1.89%) VMware
6 2 (1.26%) Retek
6 2 (1.26%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (1.26%) Xamarin
7 1 (0.63%) Murex
7 1 (0.63%) OpenLink
7 1 (0.63%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.63%) Tableau
7 1 (0.63%) Xceptor