The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire 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 27 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)
South East / Oxfordshire
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 41 50 70
Rank change year-on-year +9 +20  
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 20 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 3.55% 0.40% 0.43%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.38% 0.90% 1.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 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 Oxfordshire with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Oxfordshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 271 221 237
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire 48.05% 44.47% 33.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 185 185 166
Median daily rate £400 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +10.34%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £297 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 3 15
Median hourly rate £35.00 £11.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +218.18% -56.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £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 Oxfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 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 Oxfordshire

VB.NET
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VB.NET in Oxfordshire

VB.NET
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing VB.NET in Oxfordshire over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for VB.NET in Oxfordshire

VB.NET
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VB.NET in Oxfordshire

VB.NET
Contract Job Locations in Oxfordshire

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 Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 27 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxford +3 11 £350 +16.66% 2
Abingdon - 7 £350 -
Witney - 2 £225 -
VB.NET
South East

VB.NET
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 27 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 Oxfordshire region with a requirement for VB.NET.

1 22 (100.00%) .NET
2 20 (90.91%) C#
3 15 (68.18%) SQL Server
4 14 (63.64%) ASP.NET
4 14 (63.64%) MVC
5 13 (59.09%) SQL
6 11 (50.00%) HTML
6 11 (50.00%) CSS
6 11 (50.00%) JavaScript
6 11 (50.00%) Ajax
6 11 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
6 11 (50.00%) jQuery
6 11 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
7 6 (27.27%) T-SQL
8 4 (18.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 3 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
10 2 (9.09%) Dynamics AX
10 2 (9.09%) Oracle
10 2 (9.09%) Finance
10 2 (9.09%) Automotive
10 2 (9.09%) Advertising
10 2 (9.09%) Scrum
10 2 (9.09%) Java
10 2 (9.09%) Web Services
10 2 (9.09%) Microsoft
10 2 (9.09%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 2 (9.09%) Oracle Database
10 2 (9.09%) DevExpress
11 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
11 1 (4.55%) MVVM

VB.NET
Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxfordshire 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:

Business Applications
1 2 (9.09%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (68.18%) SQL Server
2 11 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 11 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (18.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (9.09%) Oracle Database
5 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 2 (9.09%) Advertising
1 2 (9.09%) Automotive
1 2 (9.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 22 (100.00%) .NET Developer
1 22 (100.00%) Developer
2 19 (86.36%) VB.NET Developer
3 17 (77.27%) C# .NET Developer
3 17 (77.27%) C# Developer
4 15 (68.18%) C# VB.NET Developer
5 14 (63.64%) ASP.NET Developer
5 14 (63.64%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
6 11 (50.00%) Ajax Developer
6 11 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 11 (50.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 11 (50.00%) SQL Developer
7 4 (18.18%) Senior .NET Developer
7 4 (18.18%) Senior Developer
7 4 (18.18%) Senior VB.NET Developer
7 4 (18.18%) SSIS Developer
7 4 (18.18%) T-SQL Developer
8 2 (9.09%) Java Developer
8 2 (9.09%) Oracle Developer
8 2 (9.09%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (100.00%) .NET
2 14 (63.64%) ASP.NET
3 11 (50.00%) Ajax
3 11 (50.00%) CSS
3 11 (50.00%) HTML
3 11 (50.00%) jQuery
4 2 (9.09%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 2 (9.09%) Web Services
5 1 (4.55%) WPF
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (63.64%) MVC
2 3 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (9.09%) Scrum
4 1 (4.55%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 20 (90.91%) C#
2 13 (59.09%) SQL
3 11 (50.00%) JavaScript
4 6 (27.27%) T-SQL
5 2 (9.09%) Java
Vendors
1 2 (9.09%) DevExpress
1 2 (9.09%) Microsoft
1 2 (9.09%) Oracle
Oxfordshire
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