Period
to 18 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 18 October 2018 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)
England > South East
6 months to
18 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 328 264 267
Rank change year-on-year -64 +3 +20
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 50 103 109
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.30% 0.63% 0.64%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.75% 1.80% 1.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 81 77
South East median daily rate £375 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +6.67% +10.29%
10th Percentile £301 £300 £263
90th Percentile £475 £466 £424
England median daily rate £380 £364 £338
% change year-on-year +4.47% +7.78% +0.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 0
South East median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 -
England median hourly rate £35.00 £26.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year +32.08% -18.46% -23.53%

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 the South East with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 6,652 5,732 6,059
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 40.44% 35.23% 35.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,243 3,557 3,733
South East median daily rate £425 £401 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.12% +0.13% +6.67%
10th Percentile £310 £290 £275
90th Percentile £575 £550 £538
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 194 173 223
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +12.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £21.58 £17.30 £12.25
90th Percentile £52.50 £52.50 £55.50
England median hourly rate £42.26 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +5.64% +6.67% +2.74%

VB.NET
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing VB.NET as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for VB.NET in the South East

VB.NET
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 in the South East.

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

VB.NET
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing VB.NET in the South East over the 6 months to 18 October 2018.

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

VB.NET
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

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

VB.NET
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 within the South East region over the 6 months to 18 October 2018. 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
Hampshire -20 21 £419 +34.00% 15
Thames Valley -23 11 £350 -12.50% 24
Berkshire -10 8 £344 -14.60% 13
West Sussex - 7 £450 - 5
Surrey -39 5 £325 -21.92% 8
Buckinghamshire +10 3 £363 - 6
Kent -12 3 £313 -8.42% 7
East Sussex -4 2 £300 -24.53% 3
VB.NET
England

For the 6 months to 18 October 2018, IT contractor jobs citing VB.NET also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the South East region with a requirement for VB.NET.

1 50 (100.00%) .NET
2 44 (88.00%) C#
3 31 (62.00%) SQL Server
4 22 (44.00%) SQL
4 22 (44.00%) Microsoft
5 15 (30.00%) Oracle
6 13 (26.00%) ASP.NET
7 12 (24.00%) Agile Software Development
8 11 (22.00%) .NET Framework
8 11 (22.00%) VBA
9 10 (20.00%) HTML
9 10 (20.00%) JavaScript
10 9 (18.00%) T-SQL
10 9 (18.00%) CSS
11 8 (16.00%) Security Cleared
11 8 (16.00%) Software Engineering
11 8 (16.00%) .NET Core
12 7 (14.00%) Problem-Solving
12 7 (14.00%) SC Cleared
12 7 (14.00%) Degree
12 7 (14.00%) Mathematics
12 7 (14.00%) Business Intelligence
13 6 (12.00%) Microsoft Excel
13 6 (12.00%) XML
13 6 (12.00%) VB
13 6 (12.00%) MySQL
13 6 (12.00%) C
13 6 (12.00%) Java
13 6 (12.00%) Migration
13 6 (12.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services

VB.NET
Co-occurring 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:

Application Platforms
1 5 (10.00%) Apache
2 4 (8.00%) BizTalk Server
2 4 (8.00%) SharePoint
3 3 (6.00%) JBoss
3 3 (6.00%) WebLogic
4 1 (2.00%) Confluence
4 1 (2.00%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (12.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (4.00%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (4.00%) Sage 200
2 1 (2.00%) Sage BI
2 1 (2.00%) Sage CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (12.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (10.00%) Internet
2 4 (8.00%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (62.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (12.00%) MySQL
2 6 (12.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (10.00%) SQL Server 2016
4 4 (8.00%) MongoDB
4 4 (8.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 4 (8.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (6.00%) Relational Database
6 2 (4.00%) Power BI
6 2 (4.00%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (2.00%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (2.00%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (2.00%) SQL Server 7
Development Applications
1 4 (8.00%) Git (software)
1 4 (8.00%) IntelliJ
1 4 (8.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 4 (8.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (6.00%) Eclipse
2 3 (6.00%) JUnit
2 3 (6.00%) Selenium
3 2 (4.00%) NSubstitute
3 2 (4.00%) NUnit
3 2 (4.00%) TeamCity
4 1 (2.00%) JIRA
4 1 (2.00%) MSI
4 1 (2.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (6.00%) Advertising
2 2 (4.00%) Banking
2 2 (4.00%) Finance
2 2 (4.00%) Retail
3 1 (2.00%) Multimedia
3 1 (2.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 36 (72.00%) Developer
2 21 (42.00%) .NET Developer
3 8 (16.00%) VB.NET Developer
4 6 (12.00%) C# Developer
4 6 (12.00%) Software Developer
5 5 (10.00%) ASP.NET Developer
5 5 (10.00%) C# .NET Developer
5 5 (10.00%) Software Engineer
6 4 (8.00%) Analyst
6 4 (8.00%) Applications Support
6 4 (8.00%) Business Intelligence Analyst
7 3 (6.00%) .NET Software Developer
7 3 (6.00%) BizTalk Developer
7 3 (6.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 3 (6.00%) C# VB.NET Developer
7 3 (6.00%) Senior Software Engineer
7 3 (6.00%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
7 3 (6.00%) VBA Developer
8 2 (4.00%) Full Stack Developer
8 2 (4.00%) VB VBA Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (100.00%) .NET
2 13 (26.00%) ASP.NET
3 11 (22.00%) .NET Framework
4 10 (20.00%) HTML
5 9 (18.00%) CSS
6 8 (16.00%) .NET Core
7 6 (12.00%) XML
8 5 (10.00%) HTML5
8 5 (10.00%) REST
8 5 (10.00%) Sass
8 5 (10.00%) SOAP
9 4 (8.00%) Enzyme
9 4 (8.00%) Jest
9 4 (8.00%) jQuery
9 4 (8.00%) JSON
9 4 (8.00%) Play Framework
9 4 (8.00%) Redux
10 3 (6.00%) Hibernate
10 3 (6.00%) Spring
10 3 (6.00%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (8.00%) Computer Science
2 4 (8.00%) Self-Motivation
3 2 (4.00%) Algorithms
3 2 (4.00%) Data Centre
3 2 (4.00%) Data Structures
4 1 (2.00%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.00%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (2.00%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.00%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.00%) Unix
2 2 (4.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (24.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (16.00%) Software Engineering
3 7 (14.00%) Business Intelligence
3 7 (14.00%) Mathematics
3 7 (14.00%) Problem-Solving
4 6 (12.00%) Migration
5 5 (10.00%) Analytical Thinking
5 5 (10.00%) Creative Thinking
6 4 (8.00%) Configuration Management
6 4 (8.00%) Data Modelling
6 4 (8.00%) Microservices
6 4 (8.00%) MVC
6 4 (8.00%) OO
6 4 (8.00%) Time Management
6 4 (8.00%) Web Development
7 3 (6.00%) B2B
7 3 (6.00%) ERP
8 2 (4.00%) 3D Modelling
8 2 (4.00%) Change Management
8 2 (4.00%) Physics
Programming Languages
1 44 (88.00%) C#
2 22 (44.00%) SQL
3 11 (22.00%) VBA
4 10 (20.00%) JavaScript
5 9 (18.00%) T-SQL
6 6 (12.00%) C
6 6 (12.00%) Java
6 6 (12.00%) VB
7 4 (8.00%) C++
7 4 (8.00%) PL/SQL
7 4 (8.00%) Scala
7 4 (8.00%) TypeScript
8 2 (4.00%) PHP
8 2 (4.00%) VB6
9 1 (2.00%) PowerShell
9 1 (2.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 8 (16.00%) Security Cleared
2 7 (14.00%) Degree
2 7 (14.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (4.00%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (4.00%) Numerate Degree
System Software
1 4 (8.00%) Docker
2 1 (2.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (8.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 22 (44.00%) Microsoft
2 15 (30.00%) Oracle
3 3 (6.00%) SAP
3 3 (6.00%) webMethods
4 2 (4.00%) Sage
5 1 (2.00%) Ariba
5 1 (2.00%) Blue Prism
5 1 (2.00%) Epicor
5 1 (2.00%) Telerik
5 1 (2.00%) UiPath