The median contractor rate for a VB.NET Developer was £350 per day in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 3 months to 22 March 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft VB.NET Developer
England / South East
Rank 226 253 255
Rank change year-on-year +27 +2  
Contract jobs requiring a VB.NET Developer 21 12 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.27% 0.13% 0.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.29% 0.14% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 9 2
Median daily rate £350 £380 £295
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.89% +28.81%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £338 £295
% change year-on-year -3.70% +14.40%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £20.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £30.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year - -14.28%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in the South East. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
South East
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 7239 8654 9158
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 94.09% 94.90% 94.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 4089 5298 4876
Median daily rate £401 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.35% +3.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £520 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 376 378 441
Median hourly rate £17.50 £20.21 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.38% +9.21%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.50 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £51.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

VB.NET Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East that featured VB.NET Developer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for VB.NET Developer in the South East

VB.NET Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VB.NET Developer in the South East

VB.NET Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing VB.NET Developer in the South East over the 3 months to 22 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for VB.NET Developer in the South East

VB.NET Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VB.NET Developer in the South East

VB.NET Developer
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VB.NET Developer within the South East region over the 3 months to 22 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
Oxfordshire - 18 £350 -
Berkshire - 2 £325 - 1
Middlesex - 1 £350 -
VB.NET Developer
England

VB.NET Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 March 2017, VB.NET Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South East region featuring VB.NET Developer in the job title.

1 24 (100.00%) VB.NET
1 24 (100.00%) .NET
2 18 (75.00%) SQL
3 17 (70.83%) C#
4 14 (58.33%) ASP.NET
5 12 (50.00%) JavaScript
5 12 (50.00%) SQL Server
6 11 (45.83%) CSS
6 11 (45.83%) HTML
6 11 (45.83%) SQL Server 2005
7 10 (41.67%) jQuery
7 10 (41.67%) SQL Server 2008
7 10 (41.67%) Ajax
7 10 (41.67%) MVC
8 8 (33.33%) T-SQL
9 5 (20.83%) Oracle
10 4 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 3 (12.50%) Mathematics
11 3 (12.50%) Microsoft
11 3 (12.50%) Finance
11 3 (12.50%) Visual Studio
11 3 (12.50%) MS Excel
11 3 (12.50%) MS Access
11 3 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
11 3 (12.50%) VBA
11 3 (12.50%) VB
11 3 (12.50%) Java
11 3 (12.50%) Web Services
12 2 (8.33%) XML
12 2 (8.33%) OOP

VB.NET Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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:

Applications
1 3 (12.50%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 11 (45.83%) SQL Server 2005
3 10 (41.67%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (12.50%) MS Access
6 2 (8.33%) Oracle Database
7 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (12.50%) Visual Studio
2 1 (4.17%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (12.50%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (100.00%) .NET
2 14 (58.33%) ASP.NET
3 11 (45.83%) CSS
3 11 (45.83%) HTML
4 10 (41.67%) Ajax
4 10 (41.67%) jQuery
5 3 (12.50%) Web Services
6 2 (8.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 2 (8.33%) XML
7 1 (4.17%) .NET Framework
7 1 (4.17%) HTML5
7 1 (4.17%) JSON
7 1 (4.17%) WCF
7 1 (4.17%) WinForms
7 1 (4.17%) XSD
7 1 (4.17%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.17%) Unix
1 1 (4.17%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (41.67%) MVC
2 3 (12.50%) Mathematics
3 2 (8.33%) OOP
4 1 (4.17%) Multithreading
4 1 (4.17%) OO
4 1 (4.17%) Prototyping
4 1 (4.17%) Statistical Modelling
Programming Languages
1 24 (100.00%) VB.NET
2 18 (75.00%) SQL
3 17 (70.83%) C#
4 12 (50.00%) JavaScript
5 8 (33.33%) T-SQL
6 3 (12.50%) Java
6 3 (12.50%) VB
6 3 (12.50%) VBA
7 1 (4.17%) UniBasic
Qualifications
1 2 (8.33%) Degree
Vendors
1 5 (20.83%) Oracle
2 3 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 2 (8.33%) DevExpress
4 1 (4.17%) IBM
4 1 (4.17%) Redback