Period
to 30 May 2020

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 30 May 2020 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
30 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 209 319 305
Rank change year-on-year +110 -14 -60
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 21 50 69
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the South East 0.30% 0.34% 0.41%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.90% 0.90% 1.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 37 50
Median daily rate £388 £408 £444
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.91% -8.17% +25.00%
10th Percentile £225 £342 £325
90th Percentile £489 £530 £476
England median daily rate £425 £380 £365
% change year-on-year +11.84% +4.11% +4.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Median hourly rate - £52.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +50.00% -
England median hourly rate £51.75 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year +38.00% +7.14% +112.12%

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 2,332 5,535 6,339
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 32.89% 37.79% 37.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,474 3,477 3,855
Median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £313 £313 £306
90th Percentile £600 £588 £563
England median daily rate £500 £485 £475
% change year-on-year +3.09% +2.11% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 67 164 184
Median hourly rate £42.50 £46.59 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.77% +9.61% -
10th Percentile £18.25 £21.70 £18.32
90th Percentile £58.80 £57.50 £52.50
Median hourly rate £35.00 £43.00 £41.00
% change year-on-year -18.60% +4.88% -1.20%

VB.NET
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing VB.NET as a proportion 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

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing VB.NET in the South East.

Daily rate trend for VB.NET in the South East

VB.NET
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing VB.NET in the South East over the 6 months to 30 May 2020.

Daily rate histogram for VB.NET in the South East

VB.NET
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing VB.NET in the South East.

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 30 May 2020. 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
Thames Valley +71 14 £318 -20.18% 5
Berkshire +47 8 £375 -3.35% 4
Hampshire +60 3 £425 +25.93% 2
Buckinghamshire +35 3 £481 +17.38% 1
Oxfordshire +33 3 £250 -16.67%
East Sussex +23 2 £450 +5.88% 2
Surrey +49 1 £475 +22.58% 3
West Sussex +20 1 £650 +40.09% 1
VB.NET
England

For the 6 months to 30 May 2020, 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 21 (100.00%) .NET
2 17 (80.95%) C#
3 11 (52.38%) MVC
3 11 (52.38%) ASP.NET
4 10 (47.62%) HTML
5 9 (42.86%) SQL
5 9 (42.86%) Azure
6 8 (38.10%) JavaScript
6 8 (38.10%) CSS
7 6 (28.57%) Web Services
7 6 (28.57%) XML
8 5 (23.81%) SQL Server
8 5 (23.81%) Java
8 5 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (23.81%) AWS
8 5 (23.81%) ASP.NET MVC
8 5 (23.81%) HTML5
9 4 (19.05%) .NET Framework
9 4 (19.05%) Visual Studio
10 3 (14.29%) Microsoft
10 3 (14.29%) SOA
10 3 (14.29%) Software Engineering
10 3 (14.29%) WinForms
10 3 (14.29%) Scrum
10 3 (14.29%) JSON
10 3 (14.29%) jQuery
10 3 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
10 3 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
10 3 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web API
10 3 (14.29%) SDLC

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 1 (4.76%) CMS
1 1 (4.76%) Confluence
1 1 (4.76%) SharePoint
1 1 (4.76%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (4.76%) MS Visio
2 1 (4.76%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 9 (42.86%) Azure
2 5 (23.81%) AWS
3 2 (9.52%) GCP
4 1 (4.76%) Dynamics 365
4 1 (4.76%) IaaS
4 1 (4.76%) PaaS
4 1 (4.76%) SaaS
4 1 (4.76%) Serverless
4 1 (4.76%) ShareGate
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.52%) HTTP
1 2 (9.52%) SSL
1 2 (9.52%) TCP/IP
2 1 (4.76%) DMZ
2 1 (4.76%) Firewall
2 1 (4.76%) FTP
2 1 (4.76%) HTTPS
2 1 (4.76%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (23.81%) SQL Server
2 3 (14.29%) Relational Database
3 2 (9.52%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (9.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (9.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (4.76%) NoSQL
4 1 (4.76%) RDBMS
4 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2016
4 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (4.76%) UniData
Development Applications
1 4 (19.05%) Visual Studio
2 3 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (9.52%) Git (software)
3 2 (9.52%) webpack
4 1 (4.76%) GitLab
4 1 (4.76%) Jenkins
4 1 (4.76%) JIRA
4 1 (4.76%) Selenium
4 1 (4.76%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 2 (9.52%) Finance
2 1 (4.76%) Banking
2 1 (4.76%) Legal
2 1 (4.76%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (61.90%) Developer
2 7 (33.33%) .NET Developer
3 4 (19.05%) Software Developer
3 4 (19.05%) VB.NET Developer
4 3 (14.29%) Software Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) .NET Software Developer
5 2 (9.52%) .NET Software Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 2 (9.52%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (9.52%) C# Developer
5 2 (9.52%) C# Software Developer
5 2 (9.52%) C# Software Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) C# VB.NET Developer
5 2 (9.52%) CAD Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Consultant
5 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Developer
5 2 (9.52%) VB.NET Software Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) AWS Solutions Architect
6 1 (4.76%) Cyberthreat Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Digital Transformation
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (100.00%) .NET
2 11 (52.38%) ASP.NET
3 10 (47.62%) HTML
4 8 (38.10%) CSS
5 6 (28.57%) Web Services
5 6 (28.57%) XML
6 5 (23.81%) ASP.NET MVC
6 5 (23.81%) HTML5
7 4 (19.05%) .NET Framework
8 3 (14.29%) .NET Core
8 3 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web API
8 3 (14.29%) jQuery
8 3 (14.29%) JSON
8 3 (14.29%) WinForms
9 2 (9.52%) ASP.NET Core
9 2 (9.52%) React
9 2 (9.52%) RESTful
9 2 (9.52%) SOAP
9 2 (9.52%) Spring
10 1 (4.76%) UDDI
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.52%) Greenfield Project
1 2 (9.52%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.76%) Cyberattack
2 1 (4.76%) Cyberthreat
2 1 (4.76%) Mainframe
2 1 (4.76%) NHS
2 1 (4.76%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.52%) Linux
1 2 (9.52%) Unix
1 2 (9.52%) Windows
2 1 (4.76%) Solaris
2 1 (4.76%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (52.38%) MVC
2 5 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (14.29%) Scrum
3 3 (14.29%) SDLC
3 3 (14.29%) SOA
3 3 (14.29%) Software Engineering
4 2 (9.52%) CAD
4 2 (9.52%) Cybersecurity
4 2 (9.52%) DevOps
4 2 (9.52%) ERP
4 2 (9.52%) Fintech
4 2 (9.52%) Information Security
4 2 (9.52%) Security Architecture
5 1 (4.76%) Document Management
5 1 (4.76%) Ethical Hacking
5 1 (4.76%) Penetration Testing
5 1 (4.76%) Risk Assessment
5 1 (4.76%) TOGAF
5 1 (4.76%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 17 (80.95%) C#
2 9 (42.86%) SQL
3 8 (38.10%) JavaScript
4 5 (23.81%) Java
5 1 (4.76%) C
5 1 (4.76%) C++
5 1 (4.76%) ES6
5 1 (4.76%) Perl
5 1 (4.76%) PHP
5 1 (4.76%) PowerShell
5 1 (4.76%) Python
5 1 (4.76%) T-SQL
5 1 (4.76%) TypeScript
5 1 (4.76%) VB
5 1 (4.76%) VBScript
5 1 (4.76%) X++
5 1 (4.76%) XAML
Qualifications
1 2 (9.52%) CEH
1 2 (9.52%) CISA
1 2 (9.52%) DV Cleared
1 2 (9.52%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.76%) AWS Certification
2 1 (4.76%) CISM
2 1 (4.76%) CISSP
2 1 (4.76%) CRISC
2 1 (4.76%) Degree
2 1 (4.76%) GIAC
2 1 (4.76%) ISEB
2 1 (4.76%) ISSAP
2 1 (4.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (4.76%) MBA
2 1 (4.76%) OSCE
2 1 (4.76%) OSCP
2 1 (4.76%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (9.52%) NIST
2 1 (4.76%) COBIT
2 1 (4.76%) COSO
2 1 (4.76%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (4.76%) HP ALM
1 1 (4.76%) HP Fortify
1 1 (4.76%) Single Sign-On
1 1 (4.76%) Terraform
Vendors
1 3 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.76%) Autodesk
2 1 (4.76%) Black Duck
2 1 (4.76%) F5
2 1 (4.76%) HP
2 1 (4.76%) Micro Focus
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle
2 1 (4.76%) Qualys
2 1 (4.76%) Red Hat
2 1 (4.76%) Sitecore
2 1 (4.76%) Sonatype