Period
to 14 December 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 14 December 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
14 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 340 259 253
Rank change year-on-year -81 -6 +30
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 42 116 122
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.25% 0.69% 0.75%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.60% 1.94% 2.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 92 81
South East median daily rate £375 £375 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +4.17% +9.59%
10th Percentile £294 £313 £263
90th Percentile £475 £475 £430
England median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.45% +3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 5
South East median hourly rate - £35.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -12.50% -11.11%
England median hourly rate - £30.75 £40.00
% change year-on-year - -23.13% -11.11%

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 6,966 5,968 5,685
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 41.23% 35.49% 34.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,482 3,683 3,469
South East median daily rate £430 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.24% +3.13% +6.67%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £275
90th Percentile £575 £556 £538
England median daily rate £475 £465 £425
% change year-on-year +2.15% +9.41% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 165 163 209
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £41.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +9.76% +9.33%
10th Percentile £23.81 £16.69 £14.49
90th Percentile £52.50 £51.00 £55.50
England median hourly rate £42.19 £40.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year +5.48% +2.56% +4.00%

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 14 December 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 14 December 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 -25 12 £475 +46.15% 11
Thames Valley -13 11 £350 -12.50% 22
West Sussex - 10 £457 - 4
Berkshire -24 7 £350 -9.68% 7
Surrey -35 4 £325 -27.78% 9
Oxfordshire -6 3 £300 -25.00% 6
East Sussex -18 3 £356 +1.79% 5
Kent -13 2 £313 -9.42% 5
Buckinghamshire +21 1 £438 - 9
VB.NET
England

For the 6 months to 14 December 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 42 (100.00%) .NET
2 35 (83.33%) C#
3 31 (73.81%) SQL Server
4 19 (45.24%) SQL
5 17 (40.48%) Microsoft
6 14 (33.33%) Oracle
6 14 (33.33%) .NET Framework
7 11 (26.19%) Agile Software Development
8 10 (23.81%) HTML
9 9 (21.43%) Java
9 9 (21.43%) JavaScript
9 9 (21.43%) CSS
9 9 (21.43%) Microsoft Azure
9 9 (21.43%) .NET Core
10 8 (19.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 8 (19.05%) Software Engineering
10 8 (19.05%) SOAP
10 8 (19.05%) XML
10 8 (19.05%) Apache
10 8 (19.05%) Business Intelligence
11 7 (16.67%) IntelliJ
11 7 (16.67%) Configuration Management
11 7 (16.67%) Windows
11 7 (16.67%) ASP.NET
11 7 (16.67%) VBA
11 7 (16.67%) Scala
11 7 (16.67%) Web Development
11 7 (16.67%) JSON
11 7 (16.67%) Microservices
11 7 (16.67%) Puppet

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 8 (19.05%) Apache
2 6 (14.29%) BizTalk Server
2 6 (14.29%) JBoss
2 6 (14.29%) WebLogic
3 3 (7.14%) IIS
3 3 (7.14%) nginx
3 3 (7.14%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (7.14%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (4.76%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.38%) Sage 200
1 1 (2.38%) Sage BI
Cloud Services
1 9 (21.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (7.14%) GitHub
2 3 (7.14%) Google Analytics
3 2 (4.76%) Azure Active Directory
3 2 (4.76%) Office 365
4 1 (2.38%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (11.90%) Internet
2 4 (9.52%) Intranet
3 3 (7.14%) HTTP
3 3 (7.14%) SSL
3 3 (7.14%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (73.81%) SQL Server
2 8 (19.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 7 (16.67%) MongoDB
4 5 (11.90%) MySQL
4 5 (11.90%) SQL Server 2016
5 4 (9.52%) Power BI
5 4 (9.52%) Relational Database
6 3 (7.14%) NoSQL
6 3 (7.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (4.76%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (2.38%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (2.38%) RDBMS
8 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 7
Development Applications
1 7 (16.67%) IntelliJ
2 6 (14.29%) Eclipse
2 6 (14.29%) Git (software)
2 6 (14.29%) JUnit
2 6 (14.29%) Selenium
3 3 (7.14%) Ant
3 3 (7.14%) Cucumber
3 3 (7.14%) Gatling
3 3 (7.14%) Grunt
3 3 (7.14%) gulp
3 3 (7.14%) Jenkins
3 3 (7.14%) Karma Test Runner
3 3 (7.14%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 3 (7.14%) Sublime Text
4 1 (2.38%) MSI
4 1 (2.38%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (4.76%) Banking
1 2 (4.76%) Retail
2 1 (2.38%) Advertising
2 1 (2.38%) Finance
2 1 (2.38%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 32 (76.19%) Developer
2 20 (47.62%) .NET Developer
3 7 (16.67%) VB.NET Developer
4 5 (11.90%) BizTalk Developer
4 5 (11.90%) C# .NET Developer
4 5 (11.90%) C# Developer
4 5 (11.90%) Software Engineer
5 3 (7.14%) Analyst
5 3 (7.14%) ASP.NET Developer
5 3 (7.14%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 3 (7.14%) C# VB.NET Developer
5 3 (7.14%) Senior Software Engineer
5 3 (7.14%) VBA Developer
6 2 (4.76%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (4.76%) Senior .NET Developer
6 2 (4.76%) Senior Developer
6 2 (4.76%) Senior VB.NET Developer
6 2 (4.76%) VB Developer
6 2 (4.76%) VB VBA Developer
6 2 (4.76%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (100.00%) .NET
2 14 (33.33%) .NET Framework
3 10 (23.81%) HTML
4 9 (21.43%) .NET Core
4 9 (21.43%) CSS
5 8 (19.05%) SOAP
5 8 (19.05%) XML
6 7 (16.67%) ASP.NET
6 7 (16.67%) JSON
6 7 (16.67%) Play Framework
6 7 (16.67%) REST
7 6 (14.29%) EJB
7 6 (14.29%) Hibernate
7 6 (14.29%) HTML5
7 6 (14.29%) J2EE
7 6 (14.29%) J2SE
7 6 (14.29%) Spring
8 5 (11.90%) AngularJS
8 5 (11.90%) jQuery
9 4 (9.52%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 6 (14.29%) Self-Motivation
2 2 (4.76%) Algorithms
2 2 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.76%) Data Centre
2 2 (4.76%) Data Structures
3 1 (2.38%) Cloud Native
3 1 (2.38%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.38%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (2.38%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 7 (16.67%) Windows
2 6 (14.29%) Unix
3 3 (7.14%) Linux
3 3 (7.14%) Ubuntu
4 2 (4.76%) Windows Server
5 1 (2.38%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (26.19%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (19.05%) Business Intelligence
2 8 (19.05%) Software Engineering
3 7 (16.67%) Configuration Management
3 7 (16.67%) Microservices
3 7 (16.67%) Problem-Solving
3 7 (16.67%) Web Development
4 6 (14.29%) Migration
5 5 (11.90%) B2B
5 5 (11.90%) DevOps
5 5 (11.90%) OO
5 5 (11.90%) Open Source
5 5 (11.90%) Test Automation
6 4 (9.52%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (9.52%) Time Management
7 3 (7.14%) Analytics
7 3 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (7.14%) Data Modelling
7 3 (7.14%) Lean Software Development
8 2 (4.76%) Technical Leadership
Programming Languages
1 35 (83.33%) C#
2 19 (45.24%) SQL
3 9 (21.43%) Java
3 9 (21.43%) JavaScript
4 7 (16.67%) Scala
4 7 (16.67%) VBA
5 6 (14.29%) T-SQL
5 6 (14.29%) VB
6 4 (9.52%) TypeScript
7 3 (7.14%) Groovy
7 3 (7.14%) Haskell
7 3 (7.14%) Perl
7 3 (7.14%) PL/SQL
7 3 (7.14%) PowerShell
7 3 (7.14%) Python
7 3 (7.14%) Ruby
8 2 (4.76%) C++
8 2 (4.76%) PHP
8 2 (4.76%) VB6
Qualifications
1 3 (7.14%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.76%) Computer Science Degree
2 2 (4.76%) Degree
2 2 (4.76%) Numerate Degree
2 2 (4.76%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 7 (16.67%) Docker
2 2 (4.76%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (16.67%) Puppet
2 3 (7.14%) Grafana
2 3 (7.14%) Kibana
Vendors
1 17 (40.48%) Microsoft
2 14 (33.33%) Oracle
3 6 (14.29%) webMethods
4 3 (7.14%) Google
5 1 (2.38%) Ariba
5 1 (2.38%) Sage