The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes 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 3 months to 30 March 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)
Buckinghamshire / Milton Keynes
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 71 69 65
Rank change year-on-year -2 -4  
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 1 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 0.13% 0.26% 0.59%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.54% 0.74% 1.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £1,000 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £338 £325
% change year-on-year -3.70% +3.84%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £11.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year +50.00% -67.64%  

VB.NET is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Milton Keynes
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 186 269 252
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes 24.77% 35.12% 29.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 158 141
Median daily rate £365 £379 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.63% +12.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £525 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £15.00 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -18.91%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +3.75% +11.11%  

VB.NET
Job Vacancy Trend in Milton Keynes

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Milton Keynes citing VB.NET as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Job vacancy trend for VB.NET in Milton Keynes

VB.NET
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing VB.NET in Milton Keynes.

Contractor daily rate trend for VB.NET in Milton Keynes

VB.NET
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing VB.NET in Milton Keynes.

Contractor hourly rate trend for VB.NET in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 Milton Keynes region with a requirement for VB.NET.

1 5 (100.00%) Ant
1 5 (100.00%) EJB
1 5 (100.00%) CSS
1 5 (100.00%) Web Services
1 5 (100.00%) XML
1 5 (100.00%) XSLT
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Linux
1 5 (100.00%) UML
1 5 (100.00%) C#
1 5 (100.00%) HTML
1 5 (100.00%) Java
1 5 (100.00%) JMS
1 5 (100.00%) Eclipse
1 5 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 5 (100.00%) .NET
1 5 (100.00%) Scrum
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (100.00%) TDD
1 5 (100.00%) Java EE
1 5 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 5 (100.00%) Hadoop
1 5 (100.00%) High Availability
1 5 (100.00%) MapReduce
1 5 (100.00%) Big Data
1 5 (100.00%) Gradle
2 4 (80.00%) Jenkins
2 4 (80.00%) Relational Database
2 4 (80.00%) Open Source
2 4 (80.00%) MongoDB

VB.NET
Co-occurring IT Skills in Milton Keynes 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (100.00%) Big Data
1 5 (100.00%) Hadoop
2 4 (80.00%) MongoDB
2 4 (80.00%) NoSQL
2 4 (80.00%) Relational Database
2 4 (80.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (100.00%) Ant
1 5 (100.00%) Eclipse
1 5 (100.00%) Gradle
2 4 (80.00%) Hudson
2 4 (80.00%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Developer
2 3 (60.00%) DV Cleared Java Developer
2 3 (60.00%) Java Developer
3 2 (40.00%) Senior Developer
3 2 (40.00%) Senior Java Developer
4 1 (20.00%) C Developer
4 1 (20.00%) C/C++ Developer
4 1 (20.00%) C++ Developer
4 1 (20.00%) C++ Software Engineer
4 1 (20.00%) DV Cleared Software Engineer
4 1 (20.00%) Java Engineer
4 1 (20.00%) Java Software Engineer
4 1 (20.00%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) .NET
1 5 (100.00%) CSS
1 5 (100.00%) EJB
1 5 (100.00%) HTML
1 5 (100.00%) Java EE
1 5 (100.00%) JMS
1 5 (100.00%) Web Services
1 5 (100.00%) XML
1 5 (100.00%) XSLT
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Linux
1 5 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (100.00%) High Availability
1 5 (100.00%) MapReduce
1 5 (100.00%) Scrum
1 5 (100.00%) TDD
1 5 (100.00%) UML
2 4 (80.00%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (80.00%) OO
2 4 (80.00%) Open Source
3 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) C#
1 5 (100.00%) Java
2 4 (80.00%) Perl
2 4 (80.00%) Python
3 2 (40.00%) C
3 2 (40.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) DV Cleared
1 4 (80.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Red Hat
2 4 (80.00%) Oracle