Period
to 23 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South West 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 23 January 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 West
6 months to
23 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 165 135 159
Rank change year-on-year -30 +24 -19
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 23 63 57
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.44% 1.18% 0.93%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.13% 2.85% 2.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 42 38
South West median daily rate £348 £300 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.83% -25.00% +23.08%
10th Percentile £142 £263 £276
90th Percentile £408 £438 £479
England median daily rate £363 £338 £330
% change year-on-year +7.41% +2.27% +1.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 5
South West median hourly rate - £41.50 £56.53
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -26.59% +2.78%
England median hourly rate £30.75 £40.00 £47.50
% change year-on-year -23.13% -15.79% +37.68%

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 West with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
South West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 2,038 2,213 2,409
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 38.73% 41.45% 39.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,261 1,419 1,587
South West median daily rate £400 £368 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.84% -2.00% -
10th Percentile £270 £263 £263
90th Percentile £550 £525 £500
England median daily rate £475 £425 £415
% change year-on-year +11.76% +2.41% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 85 161 161
South West median hourly rate £39.00 £39.50 £41.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.27% -5.50% +19.43%
10th Percentile £22.20 £21.93 £26.25
90th Percentile £48.00 £47.50 £52.50
England median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +15.38%

VB.NET
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

Job vacancy trend for VB.NET in the South West

VB.NET
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 in the South West.

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

VB.NET
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing VB.NET in the South West over the 6 months to 23 January 2018.

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

VB.NET
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

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

VB.NET
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 6 months to 23 January 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
Bristol -8 8 £348 -18.24% 13
Wiltshire +6 4 £375 +3.45% 5
Gloucestershire +10 3 £325 +18.18% 3
Somerset -3 2 £400 - 3
Devon -7 2 £150 -50.00% 6
Dorset -5 1 £218 -37.86% 11
VB.NET
England

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 West region with a requirement for VB.NET.

1 23 (100.00%) .NET
2 14 (60.87%) C#
3 10 (43.48%) Finance
4 9 (39.13%) SQL Server
5 7 (30.43%) User Acceptance Testing
5 7 (30.43%) Test Automation
5 7 (30.43%) Blue Prism
6 5 (21.74%) Visual Studio
6 5 (21.74%) ASP.NET
6 5 (21.74%) HTML
6 5 (21.74%) SQL
6 5 (21.74%) VB
7 4 (17.39%) CSS
7 4 (17.39%) Manufacturing
7 4 (17.39%) Robotics
8 3 (13.04%) Driving Licence
8 3 (13.04%) MVC
8 3 (13.04%) .NET Framework
8 3 (13.04%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (13.04%) SAP
9 2 (8.70%) Perl
9 2 (8.70%) T-SQL
9 2 (8.70%) Web Services
9 2 (8.70%) XML
9 2 (8.70%) Python
9 2 (8.70%) SharePoint
9 2 (8.70%) Microsoft
9 2 (8.70%) Scrum
9 2 (8.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 2 (8.70%) Data Analysis

VB.NET
Co-occurring 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (8.70%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.35%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (4.35%) Azure Active Directory
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (39.13%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (8.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (8.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (4.35%) Big Data
3 1 (4.35%) Hadoop
3 1 (4.35%) MongoDB
3 1 (4.35%) NoSQL
3 1 (4.35%) Relational Database
3 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 5 (21.74%) Visual Studio
2 1 (4.35%) Ant
2 1 (4.35%) Eclipse
2 1 (4.35%) Gradle
2 1 (4.35%) Hudson
2 1 (4.35%) Jenkins
2 1 (4.35%) ReSharper
2 1 (4.35%) Subversion
2 1 (4.35%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 10 (43.48%) Finance
2 4 (17.39%) Manufacturing
3 1 (4.35%) Banking
3 1 (4.35%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 18 (78.26%) Developer
2 6 (26.09%) Analyst
3 5 (21.74%) .NET Developer
4 4 (17.39%) UI Developer
5 3 (13.04%) Technical Analyst
5 3 (13.04%) Technical Writer
6 2 (8.70%) C# Developer
6 2 (8.70%) Data Analyst
6 2 (8.70%) DBA
6 2 (8.70%) SQL Analyst
6 2 (8.70%) SQL Data Analyst
6 2 (8.70%) SQL DBA
6 2 (8.70%) SQL Server Analyst
6 2 (8.70%) SQL Server DBA
6 2 (8.70%) VB.NET Developer
7 1 (4.35%) Analyst Developer
7 1 (4.35%) C# .NET Developer
7 1 (4.35%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 1 (4.35%) Java Developer
7 1 (4.35%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (100.00%) .NET
2 5 (21.74%) ASP.NET
2 5 (21.74%) HTML
3 4 (17.39%) CSS
4 3 (13.04%) .NET Framework
5 2 (8.70%) .NET Core
5 2 (8.70%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (8.70%) CSS3
5 2 (8.70%) HTML5
5 2 (8.70%) Web Services
5 2 (8.70%) XML
6 1 (4.35%) Angular 2
6 1 (4.35%) AngularJS
6 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 1 (4.35%) Entity Framework
6 1 (4.35%) jQuery
6 1 (4.35%) LINQ
6 1 (4.35%) Regular Expression
6 1 (4.35%) REST
6 1 (4.35%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 4 (17.39%) Robotics
2 3 (13.04%) Driving Licence
3 1 (4.35%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.35%) Linux
1 1 (4.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (4.35%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (30.43%) Test Automation
1 7 (30.43%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (13.04%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (13.04%) MVC
3 2 (8.70%) Data Analysis
3 2 (8.70%) Robotic Process Automation
3 2 (8.70%) Scrum
4 1 (4.35%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (4.35%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (4.35%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
4 1 (4.35%) Front End Development
4 1 (4.35%) High Availability
4 1 (4.35%) Innovative Thinking
4 1 (4.35%) MapReduce
4 1 (4.35%) Mobile Marketing
4 1 (4.35%) Open Source
4 1 (4.35%) Pattern Matching
4 1 (4.35%) Physics
4 1 (4.35%) Re-Platforming
4 1 (4.35%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 14 (60.87%) C#
2 5 (21.74%) SQL
2 5 (21.74%) VB
3 2 (8.70%) Perl
3 2 (8.70%) Python
3 2 (8.70%) T-SQL
4 1 (4.35%) AWK
4 1 (4.35%) Java
4 1 (4.35%) JavaScript
4 1 (4.35%) R
Qualifications
1 1 (4.35%) Degree
1 1 (4.35%) DV Cleared
1 1 (4.35%) Master's Degree
1 1 (4.35%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) QA
System Software
1 1 (4.35%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 7 (30.43%) Blue Prism
2 3 (13.04%) SAP
3 2 (8.70%) Microsoft
4 1 (4.35%) Oracle
4 1 (4.35%) Red Hat