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 29 June 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
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 60 - 63
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 11 0 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 1.77% - 1.31%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.27% - 3.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 0 7
Median daily rate £400 - £475
90% offered a daily rate of more than £329 - £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £431 - £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £325 £325
% change year-on-year +15.38% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £32.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year -23.07% -23.52%  

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 336 288 322
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire 54.19% 48.65% 42.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 574 445 543
Median daily rate £450 £400 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% -2.43%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £313 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £576 £510
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 14 10
Median hourly rate £37.50 £40.50 £39.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.40% +3.84%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.60 £32.50 £36.73
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.75 £48.75 £64.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year +14.86% -  

VB.NET
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxfordshire

Job postings citing VB.NET as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire.

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 Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 29 June 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 - 11 £400 -
Abingdon - 1 £350 - 2
VB.NET
South East

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 32 (100.00%) .NET
2 30 (93.75%) C#
3 26 (81.25%) ASP.NET
4 24 (75.00%) SQL Server
4 24 (75.00%) SQL
5 23 (71.88%) MVC
6 22 (68.75%) HTML
6 22 (68.75%) CSS
6 22 (68.75%) jQuery
7 21 (65.63%) Ajax
7 21 (65.63%) JavaScript
8 12 (37.50%) SQL Server 2008
8 12 (37.50%) SQL Server 2005
9 9 (28.13%) AngularJS
10 7 (21.88%) T-SQL
11 4 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 3 (9.38%) Web Services
13 2 (6.25%) Oracle
13 2 (6.25%) Java
13 2 (6.25%) SharePoint
13 2 (6.25%) Finance
13 2 (6.25%) Automotive
13 2 (6.25%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 2 (6.25%) ASP.NET Web API
13 2 (6.25%) Oracle Database
13 2 (6.25%) Entity Framework
13 2 (6.25%) DevExpress
13 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
13 2 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
13 2 (6.25%) .NET Framework

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (6.25%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.13%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 12 (37.50%) SQL Server 2005
2 12 (37.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (6.25%) Oracle Database
5 1 (3.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (3.13%) SpecFlow
General
1 2 (6.25%) Automotive
1 2 (6.25%) Finance
2 1 (3.13%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 32 (100.00%) .NET Developer
1 32 (100.00%) Developer
2 26 (81.25%) C# .NET Developer
2 26 (81.25%) C# Developer
3 23 (71.88%) ASP.NET Developer
4 20 (62.50%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
4 20 (62.50%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 20 (62.50%) SQL Developer
4 20 (62.50%) VB.NET Developer
5 16 (50.00%) C# VB.NET Developer
6 15 (46.88%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
7 12 (37.50%) Ajax Developer
8 8 (25.00%) SQL Server Developer
9 5 (15.63%) Senior .NET Developer
9 5 (15.63%) Senior Developer
10 4 (12.50%) Senior VB.NET Developer
10 4 (12.50%) SSIS Developer
10 4 (12.50%) T-SQL Developer
11 2 (6.25%) Senior C# .NET Developer
11 2 (6.25%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (100.00%) .NET
2 26 (81.25%) ASP.NET
3 22 (68.75%) CSS
3 22 (68.75%) HTML
3 22 (68.75%) jQuery
4 21 (65.63%) Ajax
5 9 (28.13%) AngularJS
6 3 (9.38%) Web Services
7 2 (6.25%) .NET Framework
7 2 (6.25%) ASP.NET Web API
7 2 (6.25%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 2 (6.25%) Entity Framework
8 1 (3.13%) .NET Core
8 1 (3.13%) Angular 2
8 1 (3.13%) ASP.NET MVC 3
8 1 (3.13%) Castle Windsor
8 1 (3.13%) LINQ
8 1 (3.13%) Spring
8 1 (3.13%) Spring MVC
8 1 (3.13%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.13%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (71.88%) MVC
2 2 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (3.13%) Scrum
3 1 (3.13%) Software Engineering
3 1 (3.13%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 30 (93.75%) C#
2 24 (75.00%) SQL
3 21 (65.63%) JavaScript
4 7 (21.88%) T-SQL
5 2 (6.25%) Java
6 1 (3.13%) C
6 1 (3.13%) C++
Vendors
1 2 (6.25%) DevExpress
1 2 (6.25%) Oracle
2 1 (3.13%) Microsoft