The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Nottingham 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)
Nottinghamshire / Nottingham
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 41 42 42
Rank change year-on-year +1 0  
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 3 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Nottingham 0.85% 1.02% 0.79%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.70% 3.45% 2.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 0
Median daily rate - £331 -
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 Nottingham with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Nottingham
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 176 145 138
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Nottingham 50.14% 29.65% 36.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 75 82
Median daily rate £375 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £274 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £477 £450 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 2
Median hourly rate - £14.88 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -66.94%  
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 Nottingham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Nottingham 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 Nottingham

VB.NET
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Nottingham

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VB.NET in Nottingham

VB.NET
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Nottingham

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VB.NET in Nottingham

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 Nottingham region with a requirement for VB.NET.

1 5 (100.00%) .NET
1 5 (100.00%) C#
2 4 (80.00%) SQL
3 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
3 3 (60.00%) Finance
3 3 (60.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (40.00%) Analytics
4 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (40.00%) System Testing
4 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (40.00%) Marketing
4 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2016
4 2 (40.00%) Single Customer View
4 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (40.00%) T-SQL
4 2 (40.00%) ETL
4 2 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
5 1 (20.00%) TIBCO
5 1 (20.00%) BusinessWorks
5 1 (20.00%) VB
5 1 (20.00%) VBA
5 1 (20.00%) DB2
5 1 (20.00%) IIS
5 1 (20.00%) CSS
5 1 (20.00%) XML
5 1 (20.00%) XSLT
5 1 (20.00%) ITIL

VB.NET
Co-occurring IT Skills in Nottingham 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 1 (20.00%) IIS
Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) BusinessWorks
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2016
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (20.00%) DB2
3 1 (20.00%) MS Access
3 1 (20.00%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Subversion
1 1 (20.00%) Xcode
General
1 3 (60.00%) Finance
2 2 (40.00%) Marketing
3 1 (20.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
2 2 (40.00%) SQL BI Developer
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Developer
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server BI Developer
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Developer
2 2 (40.00%) SSIS Developer
3 1 (20.00%) iOS Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Objective-C Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Software Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Software Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) TIBCO Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) .NET
2 1 (20.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (20.00%) Cocoa
2 1 (20.00%) CSS
2 1 (20.00%) HTML
2 1 (20.00%) TIBCO EMS
2 1 (20.00%) XML
2 1 (20.00%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) iPad
1 1 (20.00%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Apple iOS
1 1 (20.00%) Linux
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
1 1 (20.00%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Analytics
1 2 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) ETL
1 2 (40.00%) Single Customer View
1 2 (40.00%) System Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) Incident Management
2 1 (20.00%) iOS Development
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL
2 1 (20.00%) SDLC
2 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) C#
2 4 (80.00%) SQL
3 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (40.00%) T-SQL
4 1 (20.00%) Apple Swift
4 1 (20.00%) Java
4 1 (20.00%) Objective-C
4 1 (20.00%) VB
4 1 (20.00%) VB6
4 1 (20.00%) VBA
4 1 (20.00%) XPath
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) ServiceNow
2 1 (20.00%) TIBCO