The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Oxford 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 25 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
Oxfordshire / Oxford
Rank 31 32 43
Rank change year-on-year +1 +11  
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 10 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxford 3.57% 0.84% 0.82%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.49% 1.96% 2.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 1 3
Median daily rate £350 £300 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.66% -11.76%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £336 £325
% change year-on-year -3.34% +3.46%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £11.00 -
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 Oxford with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Oxford
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 154 102 142
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Oxford 55.00% 43.04% 38.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 85 115
Median daily rate £405 £425 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.70% +11.84%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £578
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 2 4
Median hourly rate £54.50 £11.00 £22.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +395.45% -50.56%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £11.00 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £35.00 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.64 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +4.10% +11.11%  

VB.NET
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Oxford 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 Oxford

VB.NET
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VB.NET in Oxford

VB.NET
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VB.NET in Oxford

VB.NET
Top 15 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 25 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 Oxford region with a requirement for VB.NET.

1 10 (100.00%) C#
1 10 (100.00%) .NET
2 6 (60.00%) MVC
2 6 (60.00%) Ajax
2 6 (60.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 6 (60.00%) jQuery
2 6 (60.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 6 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (60.00%) ASP.NET
2 6 (60.00%) CSS
2 6 (60.00%) HTML
2 6 (60.00%) JavaScript
2 6 (60.00%) SQL
3 4 (40.00%) T-SQL
3 4 (40.00%) SQL Server Integration Services

VB.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford 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 6 (60.00%) SQL Server
1 6 (60.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 6 (60.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (40.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Job Titles
1 10 (100.00%) .NET Developer
1 10 (100.00%) C# .NET Developer
1 10 (100.00%) C# Developer
1 10 (100.00%) C# VB.NET Developer
1 10 (100.00%) Developer
1 10 (100.00%) VB.NET Developer
2 6 (60.00%) Ajax Developer
2 6 (60.00%) ASP.NET Developer
2 6 (60.00%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
2 6 (60.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
2 6 (60.00%) SQL Developer
2 6 (60.00%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
3 4 (40.00%) SSIS Developer
3 4 (40.00%) T-SQL Developer
4 2 (20.00%) Senior .NET Developer
4 2 (20.00%) Senior C# .NET Developer
4 2 (20.00%) Senior C# Developer
4 2 (20.00%) Senior Developer
4 2 (20.00%) Senior VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (100.00%) .NET
2 6 (60.00%) Ajax
2 6 (60.00%) ASP.NET
2 6 (60.00%) CSS
2 6 (60.00%) HTML
2 6 (60.00%) jQuery
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 10 (100.00%) C#
2 6 (60.00%) JavaScript
2 6 (60.00%) SQL
3 4 (40.00%) T-SQL