Period
to 20 November 2017

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 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)
England > South East
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 264 265 292
Rank change year-on-year +1 +27 -79
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 108 113 107
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.65% 0.69% 0.55%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.83% 1.94% 1.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 71 56
South East median daily rate £400 £358 £336
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.89% +6.32% -3.93%
10th Percentile £313 £263 £219
90th Percentile £475 £425 £431
England median daily rate £370 £338 £325
% change year-on-year +9.63% +3.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 10
South East median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.50% -11.11% +73.08%
10th Percentile £32.50 £37.75 £39.18
90th Percentile £37.50 £49.50 £50.00
England median hourly rate £26.50 £38.75 £45.00
% change year-on-year -31.61% -13.89% +28.57%

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 5889 5820 6721
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 35.22% 35.28% 34.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 3665 3558 4172
South East median daily rate £413 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £300 £275 £263
90th Percentile £550 £538 £500
England median daily rate £460 £425 £410
% change year-on-year +8.24% +3.66% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 167 218 250
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.50% +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £18.50 £14.48 £15.00
90th Percentile £51.75 £53.75 £50.00
England median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +25.00%

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 20 November 2017.

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 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
Thames Valley +16 46 £400 +19.40% 12
Oxfordshire +26 25 £400 - 3
Surrey -10 21 £438 +22.38% 6
Kent +2 20 £345 -13.21% 3
Berkshire +9 19 £400 +6.67% 7
Hampshire -36 15 £325 -13.33% 7
East Sussex -6 5 £350 +14.94% 3
Buckinghamshire -32 2 - - 2
Sussex - 1 £363 -
VB.NET
England

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 South East region with a requirement for VB.NET.

1 108 (100.00%) .NET
2 88 (81.48%) C#
3 79 (73.15%) SQL Server
4 64 (59.26%) SQL
5 55 (50.93%) MVC
6 54 (50.00%) ASP.NET
7 49 (45.37%) CSS
7 49 (45.37%) HTML
8 47 (43.52%) Web Services
9 40 (37.04%) JavaScript
10 38 (35.19%) AngularJS
11 34 (31.48%) Microsoft
12 31 (28.70%) Windows
13 30 (27.78%) jQuery
14 26 (24.07%) .NET Framework
14 26 (24.07%) Oracle
15 23 (21.30%) Ajax
16 22 (20.37%) Amazon AWS
16 22 (20.37%) ASP.NET Web API
17 21 (19.44%) Microsoft Azure
18 19 (17.59%) Agile Software Development
19 17 (15.74%) XML
19 17 (15.74%) ASP.NET MVC
19 17 (15.74%) MVVM
19 17 (15.74%) Prototyping
20 16 (14.81%) ADO.NET
20 16 (14.81%) TDD
21 15 (13.89%) E-Commerce
22 14 (12.96%) MSBuild
22 14 (12.96%) Team Foundation Server

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 7 (6.48%) IIS
2 6 (5.56%) BizTalk Server
2 6 (5.56%) CMS
3 4 (3.70%) Sitecore CMS
4 3 (2.78%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.93%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.93%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 2 (1.85%) Fireworks
1 2 (1.85%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.93%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.85%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 22 (20.37%) Amazon AWS
2 21 (19.44%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (2.78%) IaaS
3 3 (2.78%) PaaS
4 1 (0.93%) npm
4 1 (0.93%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.70%) Internet
2 2 (1.85%) AMQP
2 2 (1.85%) CTI
2 2 (1.85%) Intranet
2 2 (1.85%) Network Security
3 1 (0.93%) HTTP
3 1 (0.93%) SMTP
3 1 (0.93%) SSL
3 1 (0.93%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 79 (73.15%) SQL Server
2 12 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012
3 10 (9.26%) MySQL
4 8 (7.41%) Relational Database
5 7 (6.48%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 7 (6.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 7 (6.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 6 (5.56%) Datazen
6 6 (5.56%) Oracle Reports
6 6 (5.56%) RDBMS
7 4 (3.70%) MongoDB
8 3 (2.78%) SQL Server 2008
8 3 (2.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (1.85%) Big Data
9 2 (1.85%) Hadoop
9 2 (1.85%) NoSQL
9 2 (1.85%) Power BI
10 1 (0.93%) OLAP Cube
10 1 (0.93%) Oracle Database
10 1 (0.93%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 14 (12.96%) MSBuild
1 14 (12.96%) Team Foundation Server
2 9 (8.33%) Visual Studio
3 8 (7.41%) ReSharper
4 7 (6.48%) Moq
4 7 (6.48%) NUnit
4 7 (6.48%) Visual Studio Team System
5 5 (4.63%) Ant
5 5 (4.63%) Gradle
6 3 (2.78%) Git (software)
6 3 (2.78%) Maven
6 3 (2.78%) Selenium
7 2 (1.85%) Bitbucket
7 2 (1.85%) Eclipse
7 2 (1.85%) Hudson
7 2 (1.85%) Jenkins
7 2 (1.85%) SpecFlow
8 1 (0.93%) Fiddler
8 1 (0.93%) webpack
General
1 11 (10.19%) Finance
2 6 (5.56%) Legal
3 5 (4.63%) Financial Institution
4 2 (1.85%) Advertising
4 2 (1.85%) Automotive
5 1 (0.93%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 94 (87.04%) Developer
2 71 (65.74%) .NET Developer
3 55 (50.93%) C# Developer
4 54 (50.00%) C# .NET Developer
5 28 (25.93%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 27 (25.00%) ASP.NET Developer
6 27 (25.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 27 (25.00%) SQL Developer
7 21 (19.44%) SQL Server Developer
8 17 (15.74%) AWS Developer
8 17 (15.74%) VB.NET Developer
9 8 (7.41%) .NET Software Developer
9 8 (7.41%) Software Developer
10 7 (6.48%) Azure Developer
10 7 (6.48%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 7 (6.48%) Consultant
11 5 (4.63%) C# VB.NET Developer
11 5 (4.63%) SQL BI Developer
12 4 (3.70%) DevOps Consultant
12 4 (3.70%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 108 (100.00%) .NET
2 54 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 49 (45.37%) CSS
3 49 (45.37%) HTML
4 47 (43.52%) Web Services
5 38 (35.19%) AngularJS
6 30 (27.78%) jQuery
7 26 (24.07%) .NET Framework
8 23 (21.30%) Ajax
9 22 (20.37%) ASP.NET Web API
10 17 (15.74%) ASP.NET MVC
10 17 (15.74%) XML
11 16 (14.81%) ADO.NET
12 11 (10.19%) WCF
13 10 (9.26%) KnockoutJS
13 10 (9.26%) WinForms
14 9 (8.33%) Backbone.js
15 8 (7.41%) LINQ
16 7 (6.48%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
16 7 (6.48%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 9 (8.33%) Client/Server
2 7 (6.48%) Greenfield Project
3 3 (2.78%) Computer Science
3 3 (2.78%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (1.85%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.85%) User Experience
5 1 (0.93%) FMCG
5 1 (0.93%) New Media
5 1 (0.93%) N-Tier
5 1 (0.93%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 31 (28.70%) Windows
2 12 (11.11%) Windows Server
3 3 (2.78%) Linux
4 2 (1.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (1.85%) Unix
5 1 (0.93%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (50.93%) MVC
2 19 (17.59%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (15.74%) MVVM
3 17 (15.74%) Prototyping
4 16 (14.81%) TDD
5 15 (13.89%) E-Commerce
6 13 (12.04%) Continuous Integration
7 10 (9.26%) Unit Testing
8 9 (8.33%) Open Source
8 9 (8.33%) OWASP
8 9 (8.33%) Software Architecture
9 8 (7.41%) Release Management
9 8 (7.41%) SOLID
9 8 (7.41%) Web Development
10 7 (6.48%) Business Intelligence
10 7 (6.48%) SDLC
11 6 (5.56%) DevOps
11 6 (5.56%) Refactoring
11 6 (5.56%) Service Management
12 5 (4.63%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 88 (81.48%) C#
2 64 (59.26%) SQL
3 40 (37.04%) JavaScript
4 10 (9.26%) C++
5 8 (7.41%) Java
5 8 (7.41%) VB
6 7 (6.48%) PowerShell
6 7 (6.48%) T-SQL
7 6 (5.56%) PHP
8 5 (4.63%) VB6
9 4 (3.70%) C
10 3 (2.78%) FoxPro (VFP)
10 3 (2.78%) Python
10 3 (2.78%) TypeScript
10 3 (2.78%) VBA
11 2 (1.85%) Perl
12 1 (0.93%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.93%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 6 (5.56%) Degree
2 3 (2.78%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (1.85%) CREST Certified
3 2 (1.85%) OSCP
3 2 (1.85%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.93%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.93%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.93%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.78%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (2.78%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (2.78%) Puppet
2 1 (0.93%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 34 (31.48%) Microsoft
2 26 (24.07%) Oracle
3 6 (5.56%) AppDynamics
3 6 (5.56%) ServiceNow
3 6 (5.56%) Sitecore
3 6 (5.56%) Sybase
4 2 (1.85%) Capita
4 2 (1.85%) Citrix
4 2 (1.85%) New Relic
4 2 (1.85%) Red Hat
4 2 (1.85%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (1.85%) Siebel
5 1 (0.93%) Agilent
5 1 (0.93%) Remedy