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 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)
Berkshire / Reading
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 56 63 67
Rank change year-on-year +7 +4  
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 3 9 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.46% 0.89% 0.79%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.56% 3.14% 2.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 3
Median daily rate £175 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -54.83% +10.71%  
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 Reading with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Reading
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 192 287 327
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 29.18% 28.25% 32.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 118 189 215
Median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £339 £294
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 3
Median hourly rate £14.00 £9.00 £55.65
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +55.55% -83.82%  
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 Reading

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Reading 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 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 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 Reading region with a requirement for VB.NET.

1 3 (100.00%) HTML
1 3 (100.00%) PHP
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) CSS
1 3 (100.00%) Web Services
1 3 (100.00%) CRM
1 3 (100.00%) Web Development
1 3 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Integration Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle CX
2 2 (66.67%) Life Science
2 2 (66.67%) QA
2 2 (66.67%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (66.67%) Migration
2 2 (66.67%) BMC
2 2 (66.67%) Remedy
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle

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:

Business Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle CX
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Software Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) .NET Software Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Migration Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) PHP Software Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Software Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) VB.NET Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) CSS
1 3 (100.00%) HTML
1 3 (100.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Life Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) CRM
1 3 (100.00%) Integration Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 3 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Web Development
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) PHP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) BMC
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle
1 2 (66.67%) Remedy
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