Period
to 18 November 2017

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 18 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 West
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 178 140 149
Rank change year-on-year -38 +9 0
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 19 69 74
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.34% 1.19% 1.12%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.88% 2.92% 2.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 53 53
South West median daily rate £363 £315 £368
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.08% -14.29% +26.72%
10th Percentile £125 £263 £246
90th Percentile £413 £435 £463
England median daily rate £375 £338 £329
% change year-on-year +11.11% +2.74% +1.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
South West median hourly rate - - £56.53
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 West with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
South West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 2151 2363 2581
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 38.28% 40.69% 38.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 1324 1531 1724
South West median daily rate £385 £363 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.21% -2.03% +4.89%
10th Percentile £270 £263 £263
90th Percentile £525 £513 £490
England median daily rate £455 £425 £410
% change year-on-year +7.06% +3.66% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 104 142 168
South West median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £39.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.67% -4.46% +12.14%
10th Percentile £18.33 £20.05 £23.63
90th Percentile £50.18 £48.00 £54.90
England median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.23
% change year-on-year +6.67% +0.74% +24.08%

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 18 November 2017.

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 18 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
Bristol -14 6 £363 -2.03% 4
Wiltshire -20 4 £375 +19.05%
Gloucestershire +13 3 - - 1
Devon -15 2 £150 -50.00%
Somerset -7 1 £400 -
VB.NET
England

For the 6 months to 18 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 West region with a requirement for VB.NET.

1 19 (100.00%) .NET
2 13 (68.42%) C#
3 12 (63.16%) SQL Server
4 8 (42.11%) Finance
5 7 (36.84%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (36.84%) ASP.NET
5 7 (36.84%) HTML
5 7 (36.84%) CSS
6 6 (31.58%) MVC
7 5 (26.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 5 (26.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 5 (26.32%) SQL
7 5 (26.32%) Oracle
8 4 (21.05%) Visual Studio
8 4 (21.05%) VB
8 4 (21.05%) VBA
8 4 (21.05%) JavaScript
8 4 (21.05%) XML
8 4 (21.05%) ASP.NET MVC
9 3 (15.79%) jQuery
9 3 (15.79%) User Acceptance Testing
9 3 (15.79%) Unit Testing
9 3 (15.79%) Driving Licence
9 3 (15.79%) Windows
9 3 (15.79%) SAP
9 3 (15.79%) Microsoft
9 3 (15.79%) SQL Server 2005
9 3 (15.79%) .NET Framework
9 3 (15.79%) Manufacturing
10 2 (10.53%) MicroStrategy

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 (10.53%) SAS
1 2 (10.53%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.26%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (5.26%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (63.16%) SQL Server
2 5 (26.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 5 (26.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (15.79%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (10.53%) Oracle Database
4 2 (10.53%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (10.53%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (10.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (5.26%) Big Data
5 1 (5.26%) Hadoop
5 1 (5.26%) MongoDB
5 1 (5.26%) MS Access
5 1 (5.26%) NoSQL
5 1 (5.26%) Relational Database
5 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 4 (21.05%) Visual Studio
2 2 (10.53%) Subversion
2 2 (10.53%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (10.53%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (5.26%) Ant
3 1 (5.26%) Eclipse
3 1 (5.26%) Gradle
3 1 (5.26%) Hudson
3 1 (5.26%) Jenkins
3 1 (5.26%) ReSharper
3 1 (5.26%) Visual Studio Team System
3 1 (5.26%) XMLUnit
General
1 8 (42.11%) Finance
2 3 (15.79%) Manufacturing
3 1 (5.26%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 14 (73.68%) Developer
2 5 (26.32%) .NET Developer
2 5 (26.32%) Analyst
3 3 (15.79%) Applications Developer
3 3 (15.79%) Technical Analyst
3 3 (15.79%) Technical Writer
4 2 (10.53%) C# Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Data Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) DBA
4 2 (10.53%) SQL Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) SQL Data Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) SQL DBA
4 2 (10.53%) SQL Server Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) SQL Server DBA
5 1 (5.26%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 1 (5.26%) Full Stack Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Java Developer
5 1 (5.26%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (100.00%) .NET
2 7 (36.84%) ASP.NET
2 7 (36.84%) CSS
2 7 (36.84%) HTML
3 4 (21.05%) ASP.NET MVC
3 4 (21.05%) XML
4 3 (15.79%) .NET Framework
4 3 (15.79%) jQuery
5 2 (10.53%) .NET Core
5 2 (10.53%) Ajax
5 2 (10.53%) CSS3
5 2 (10.53%) HTML5
5 2 (10.53%) Web Services
5 2 (10.53%) WPF
6 1 (5.26%) Angular 2
6 1 (5.26%) AngularJS
6 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 1 (5.26%) Entity Framework
6 1 (5.26%) REST
6 1 (5.26%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) Driving Licence
2 2 (10.53%) Robotics
3 1 (5.26%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (5.26%) NHS
3 1 (5.26%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.79%) Windows
2 1 (5.26%) Linux
2 1 (5.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (5.26%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (36.84%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (31.58%) MVC
3 3 (15.79%) Unit Testing
3 3 (15.79%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (10.53%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (10.53%) Data Analysis
4 2 (10.53%) Robotic Process Automation
4 2 (10.53%) Scrum
4 2 (10.53%) Test Automation
5 1 (5.26%) Business Analysis
5 1 (5.26%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
5 1 (5.26%) Front End Development
5 1 (5.26%) MapReduce
5 1 (5.26%) OO
5 1 (5.26%) Project Management
5 1 (5.26%) SDLC
5 1 (5.26%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (5.26%) TDD
5 1 (5.26%) UML
5 1 (5.26%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 13 (68.42%) C#
2 5 (26.32%) SQL
3 4 (21.05%) JavaScript
3 4 (21.05%) VB
3 4 (21.05%) VBA
4 1 (5.26%) Java
4 1 (5.26%) Perl
4 1 (5.26%) PL/SQL
4 1 (5.26%) Python
4 1 (5.26%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.26%) DV Cleared
1 1 (5.26%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) QA
System Software
1 1 (5.26%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (26.32%) Oracle
2 3 (15.79%) Microsoft
2 3 (15.79%) SAP
3 2 (10.53%) Blue Prism
3 2 (10.53%) MicroStrategy
3 2 (10.53%) Teradata
4 1 (5.26%) Red Hat