Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland 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 6 months to 20 November 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)
UK > Scotland
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 171 141 162
Rank change year-on-year -30 +21 +6
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 16 33 43
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.32% 0.77% 0.69%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.84% 1.90% 2.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 17 37
Scotland median daily rate £375 £290 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +29.31% -10.77% -
10th Percentile £349 £252 £275
90th Percentile £423 £395 £388
UK median daily rate £370 £338 £325
% change year-on-year +9.63% +3.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Scotland median hourly rate - - £42.50
UK median hourly rate £26.50 £38.75 £42.50
% change year-on-year -31.61% -8.82% +21.43%

VB.NET is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Scotland
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 1909 1735 1920
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 38.36% 40.39% 30.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 1146 1050 1043
Scotland median daily rate £388 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.71% - -6.67%
10th Percentile £283 £263 £260
90th Percentile £525 £475 £500
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 31 45
Scotland median hourly rate £27.00 £40.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -32.50% +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £15.09 £14.85 £14.48
90th Percentile £195.00 £52.00 £55.00
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +21.95%

VB.NET
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for VB.NET in Scotland

VB.NET
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VB.NET in Scotland

VB.NET
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing VB.NET in Scotland over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for VB.NET in Scotland

VB.NET
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VB.NET in Scotland

VB.NET
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

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 Scotland region over the 6 months to 20 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh +4 14 £388 -3.13% 3
Glasgow -13 1 £363 -
West Lothian - 1 £338 -
VB.NET
UK

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 Scotland region with a requirement for VB.NET.

1 16 (100.00%) .NET
2 13 (81.25%) C#
3 12 (75.00%) SQL
4 10 (62.50%) JavaScript
5 8 (50.00%) HTML
5 8 (50.00%) CSS
5 8 (50.00%) Ajax
5 8 (50.00%) Web Development
6 7 (43.75%) VB6
6 7 (43.75%) VB
7 6 (37.50%) T-SQL
8 5 (31.25%) AngularJS
8 5 (31.25%) React
8 5 (31.25%) PL/SQL
8 5 (31.25%) Web Services
8 5 (31.25%) Oracle
8 5 (31.25%) ASP.NET
8 5 (31.25%) COM+
9 4 (25.00%) SQL Server
9 4 (25.00%) XML
9 4 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
10 3 (18.75%) Vue (Vue.js)
10 3 (18.75%) Disclosure Scotland
10 3 (18.75%) .NET Framework
10 3 (18.75%) Backbone.js
10 3 (18.75%) jQuery
10 3 (18.75%) Banking
10 3 (18.75%) Finance
10 3 (18.75%) WinForms
10 3 (18.75%) Visual Studio

VB.NET
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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 (12.50%) ColdFusion
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (12.50%) MySQL
3 1 (6.25%) RDBMS
3 1 (6.25%) Relational Database
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (18.75%) Visual Studio
2 2 (12.50%) Git (software)
General
1 3 (18.75%) Banking
1 3 (18.75%) Finance
2 2 (12.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 16 (100.00%) Developer
2 14 (87.50%) .NET Developer
3 8 (50.00%) VB.NET Developer
4 6 (37.50%) VB Developer
4 6 (37.50%) VB6 Developer
5 4 (25.00%) C# .NET Developer
5 4 (25.00%) C# Developer
6 3 (18.75%) Analyst
6 3 (18.75%) Analyst Developer
6 3 (18.75%) Technical Analyst
6 3 (18.75%) Technical Developer
7 2 (12.50%) C# VB.NET Developer
7 2 (12.50%) Senior .NET Developer
7 2 (12.50%) Senior C# .NET Developer
7 2 (12.50%) Senior C# Developer
7 2 (12.50%) Senior Developer
7 2 (12.50%) Senior VB.NET Developer
7 2 (12.50%) WinForms Developer
8 1 (6.25%) .NET Software Developer
8 1 (6.25%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (100.00%) .NET
2 8 (50.00%) Ajax
2 8 (50.00%) CSS
2 8 (50.00%) HTML
3 5 (31.25%) AngularJS
3 5 (31.25%) ASP.NET
3 5 (31.25%) COM+
3 5 (31.25%) React
3 5 (31.25%) Web Services
4 4 (25.00%) XML
5 3 (18.75%) .NET Framework
5 3 (18.75%) Backbone.js
5 3 (18.75%) jQuery
5 3 (18.75%) Vue (Vue.js)
5 3 (18.75%) WinForms
6 2 (12.50%) MSMQ
6 2 (12.50%) Node.js
7 1 (6.25%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 2 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (50.00%) Web Development
2 4 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (12.50%) Kanban
3 2 (12.50%) MVC
3 2 (12.50%) OO
3 2 (12.50%) SOLID
3 2 (12.50%) TDD
4 1 (6.25%) E-Commerce
4 1 (6.25%) Robotic Process Automation
4 1 (6.25%) SDLC
4 1 (6.25%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 13 (81.25%) C#
2 12 (75.00%) SQL
3 10 (62.50%) JavaScript
4 7 (43.75%) VB
4 7 (43.75%) VB6
5 6 (37.50%) T-SQL
6 5 (31.25%) PL/SQL
7 2 (12.50%) PHP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (18.75%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) Virtual Desktop
Vendors
1 5 (31.25%) Oracle
2 1 (6.25%) Blue Prism
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft