The median contractor rate for a VB.NET Developer was - per day in advertised job vacancies in the South West during the 3 months to 24 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
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft VB.NET Developer
England / South West
Rank - 136 140
Contract jobs requiring a VB.NET Developer 0 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West - 0.069% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.072% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 4
Median daily rate - £328 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +4.80%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £338 £290
% change year-on-year -3.70% +16.37%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 West. 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 West
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2477 2795 2993
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 95.34% 96.61% 95.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 1576 1808 1877
Median daily rate £380 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.33% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £500 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 156 183 144
Median hourly rate £38.50 £39.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.28% +30.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.60 £13.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £50.00 £44.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.38
% change year-on-year -12.50% +15.10%  

VB.NET Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

VB.NET Developer Skill Set
Top 28 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 24 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 West region featuring VB.NET Developer in the job title.

1 3 (100.00%) VB.NET
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
2 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) C#
3 1 (33.33%) HTML
3 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (33.33%) VBA
3 1 (33.33%) XML
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle
3 1 (33.33%) MS Access
3 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) MVC
3 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (33.33%) Web Development
3 1 (33.33%) WPF
3 1 (33.33%) jQuery
3 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared

VB.NET Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the South West 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 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) MS Access
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
2 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (33.33%) HTML
2 1 (33.33%) jQuery
2 1 (33.33%) WPF
2 1 (33.33%) XML
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) MVC
1 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
1 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) VB.NET
2 2 (66.67%) C#
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (33.33%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle