Period
to 18 September 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 18 September 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
18 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 190 179 147
Rank change year-on-year -11 -32 +6
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 23 20 65
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.40% 0.37% 1.12%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.99% 0.97% 2.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 9 49
South West median daily rate £444 £375 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.33% +19.05% -11.58%
10th Percentile £319 £255 £273
90th Percentile £590 £413 £428
England median daily rate £380 £350 £340
% change year-on-year +8.57% +2.94% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
South West median hourly rate - - £35.63
England median hourly rate £35.00 £26.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year +32.08% -18.46% -23.53%

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 2,312 2,054 2,315
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 39.86% 37.71% 39.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,470 1,250 1,494
South West median daily rate £413 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% +7.14% -6.67%
10th Percentile £280 £275 £263
90th Percentile £563 £513 £488
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 114 102 157
South West median hourly rate £42.50 £43.25 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.73% +8.13% +3.90%
10th Percentile £26.98 £17.28 £22.27
90th Percentile £48.38 £53.75 £51.50
England median hourly rate £42.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +5.00% +6.67% +2.74%

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 September 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 18 September 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 -3 10 £419 +15.52% 6
Dorset +3 4 £413 +10.07% 9
Gloucestershire -2 4 £450 +63.64% 7
Devon +5 2 - - 11
Wiltshire -1 2 £600 +60.00% 6
Somerset +1 1 £400 - 2
VB.NET
England

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 20 (86.96%) C#
3 16 (69.57%) SQL Server
4 14 (60.87%) SQL
4 14 (60.87%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (56.52%) .NET Framework
6 12 (52.17%) HTML
6 12 (52.17%) CSS
7 11 (47.83%) JavaScript
8 10 (43.48%) ASP.NET
9 9 (39.13%) jQuery
10 8 (34.78%) Team Foundation Server
10 8 (34.78%) ADO.NET
10 8 (34.78%) Microsoft
11 7 (30.43%) MVC
11 7 (30.43%) Oracle
12 6 (26.09%) XML
12 6 (26.09%) Scrum
12 6 (26.09%) ASP.NET MVC
12 6 (26.09%) Entity Framework
12 6 (26.09%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 6 (26.09%) ASP.NET Web API
13 5 (21.74%) Server Building
13 5 (21.74%) WCF
13 5 (21.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 5 (21.74%) Finance
13 5 (21.74%) Microsoft Excel
14 4 (17.39%) Python
14 4 (17.39%) HTML5
14 4 (17.39%) Problem-Solving

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 3 (13.04%) IIS
2 1 (4.35%) WordPress
Applications
1 5 (21.74%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (4.35%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (13.04%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (8.70%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 3 (13.04%) Dynamics 365
2 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.35%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (69.57%) SQL Server
2 5 (21.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (8.70%) Oracle Database
4 1 (4.35%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 8 (34.78%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (13.04%) Visual Studio
3 1 (4.35%) Git (software)
3 1 (4.35%) XMLUnit
General
1 5 (21.74%) Finance
2 3 (13.04%) Financial Institution
3 2 (8.70%) Advertising
3 2 (8.70%) Banking
3 2 (8.70%) Marketing
4 1 (4.35%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 19 (82.61%) Developer
2 11 (47.83%) .NET Developer
3 6 (26.09%) ASP.NET Developer
4 5 (21.74%) C# Developer
5 4 (17.39%) C# .NET Developer
6 3 (13.04%) CRM Developer
6 3 (13.04%) SQL Developer
7 2 (8.70%) .NET Software Developer
7 2 (8.70%) Architect
7 2 (8.70%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (8.70%) C# Software Developer
7 2 (8.70%) JavaScript Developer
7 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Developer
7 2 (8.70%) Software Developer
7 2 (8.70%) Solutions Architect
7 2 (8.70%) SQL Server Developer
8 1 (4.35%) Dynamics CRM Developer
8 1 (4.35%) Full Stack Developer
8 1 (4.35%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
8 1 (4.35%) WordPress Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (100.00%) .NET
2 13 (56.52%) .NET Framework
3 12 (52.17%) CSS
3 12 (52.17%) HTML
4 10 (43.48%) ASP.NET
5 9 (39.13%) jQuery
6 8 (34.78%) ADO.NET
7 6 (26.09%) ASP.NET MVC
7 6 (26.09%) ASP.NET Web API
7 6 (26.09%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 6 (26.09%) Entity Framework
7 6 (26.09%) XML
8 5 (21.74%) WCF
9 4 (17.39%) HTML5
10 3 (13.04%) Silverlight
10 3 (13.04%) Web Services
11 2 (8.70%) .NET Core
12 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET Core
12 1 (4.35%) Code First Entity Framework
12 1 (4.35%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (8.70%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (4.35%) Fintech
3 1 (4.35%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.70%) Linux
1 2 (8.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (60.87%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (30.43%) MVC
3 6 (26.09%) Scrum
4 5 (21.74%) Server Building
5 4 (17.39%) Problem-Solving
6 3 (13.04%) CRM
6 3 (13.04%) Data Modelling
6 3 (13.04%) Software Engineering
6 3 (13.04%) Strategic Thinking
7 2 (8.70%) Analytics
7 2 (8.70%) Business Analysis
7 2 (8.70%) CAD
7 2 (8.70%) Change Management
7 2 (8.70%) OO
7 2 (8.70%) OOP
7 2 (8.70%) Prototyping
7 2 (8.70%) SDLC
7 2 (8.70%) Test Scripting
7 2 (8.70%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (8.70%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 20 (86.96%) C#
2 14 (60.87%) SQL
3 11 (47.83%) JavaScript
4 4 (17.39%) Python
5 2 (8.70%) PowerShell
5 2 (8.70%) VB
6 1 (4.35%) Java
6 1 (4.35%) PHP
6 1 (4.35%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (8.70%) Degree
1 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (4.35%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (4.35%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 8 (34.78%) Microsoft
2 7 (30.43%) Oracle
3 3 (13.04%) Infragistics
3 3 (13.04%) Telerik
4 1 (4.35%) WooCommerce