The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Reading 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)
Berkshire > Reading
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 50 57 64
Rank change year-on-year +7 +7  
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 3 12 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.51% 1.37% 0.12%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.90% 4.55% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 9 0
Reading median daily rate £125 £375 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -66.66% -  
Berkshire median daily rate £405 £375 £475
% change year-on-year +8.00% -21.05%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Reading median hourly rate - - -
Berkshire median hourly rate - - -

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 Reading with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Reading
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 158 264 234
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 27.10% 30.24% 27.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 204 367 324
Reading median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
10th Percentile £308 £325 £282
90th Percentile £544 £495 £510
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 10 12
Reading median hourly rate £36.08 £9.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +300.88% -77.50%  
10th Percentile £18.26 £8.50 £36.25
90th Percentile £57.50 £28.88 £45.00
Berkshire median hourly rate £19.66 £12.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year +57.28% -65.27%  

VB.NET
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

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

Job vacancy trend for VB.NET in Reading

VB.NET
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VB.NET in Reading

VB.NET
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VB.NET in Reading

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 Reading region with a requirement for VB.NET.

1 6 (100.00%) .NET
2 4 (66.67%) HTML
2 4 (66.67%) CSS
2 4 (66.67%) Web Services
3 3 (50.00%) CRM
3 3 (50.00%) C#
3 3 (50.00%) PHP
3 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 3 (50.00%) Software Engineering
3 3 (50.00%) Web Development
3 3 (50.00%) Unit Testing
3 3 (50.00%) Integration Testing
3 3 (50.00%) Oracle Service Cloud
4 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (33.33%) Oracle CX
4 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (33.33%) Life Science
4 2 (33.33%) QA
4 2 (33.33%) Remedy ITSM
4 2 (33.33%) Migration
4 2 (33.33%) Oracle
4 2 (33.33%) SQL
4 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET
4 2 (33.33%) BMC
4 2 (33.33%) Remedy
5 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
5 1 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (16.67%) ETL

VB.NET
Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading 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 (16.67%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 3 (50.00%) Oracle Service Cloud
2 2 (33.33%) Oracle CX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 1 (16.67%) OLAP
3 1 (16.67%) OLAP Cube
3 1 (16.67%) PerformancePoint
3 1 (16.67%) Power BI
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Developer
1 3 (50.00%) Software Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) .NET Developer
2 2 (33.33%) C# .NET Developer
2 2 (33.33%) C# Developer
3 1 (16.67%) .NET Software Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 1 (16.67%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Junior
3 1 (16.67%) Junior .NET Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Junior ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Junior C# .NET Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Junior C# Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Junior Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Migration Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Software Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) SQL BI Developer
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Developer
3 1 (16.67%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (100.00%) .NET
2 4 (66.67%) CSS
2 4 (66.67%) HTML
2 4 (66.67%) Web Services
3 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET
4 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC 5
4 1 (16.67%) HTML5
4 1 (16.67%) jQuery
4 1 (16.67%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Life Science
2 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) CRM
1 3 (50.00%) Integration Testing
1 3 (50.00%) Software Engineering
1 3 (50.00%) Unit Testing
1 3 (50.00%) Web Development
2 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) Migration
3 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (16.67%) Dimensional Modelling
3 1 (16.67%) ETL
3 1 (16.67%) Kimball Methodology
3 1 (16.67%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) C#
1 3 (50.00%) PHP
2 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 2 (33.33%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) BMC
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle
1 2 (33.33%) Remedy