Period
to 20 April 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 20 April 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
20 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 178 166 181
Rank change year-on-year -12 +15 -44
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 19 37 29
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.37% 0.70% 0.49%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.95% 1.77% 1.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 20 19
South West median daily rate £340 £275 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.64% -15.38% -
10th Percentile £220 £255 £277
90th Percentile £419 £419 £448
England median daily rate £365 £350 £338
% change year-on-year +4.29% +3.70% +3.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 7
South West median hourly rate - £41.50 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +277.27% -
England median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year -12.50% +6.67% +10.29%

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 1,992 2,093 2,279
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 38.96% 39.36% 38.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,231 1,317 1,433
South West median daily rate £400 £380 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +1.33% -
10th Percentile £275 £263 £263
90th Percentile £575 £525 £500
England median daily rate £475 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +8.57% +2.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 77 144 187
South West median hourly rate £40.00 £41.00 £42.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.44% -2.96% +19.01%
10th Percentile £26.25 £26.25 £22.10
90th Percentile £47.50 £53.75 £52.35
England median hourly rate £40.00 £41.00 £38.75
% change year-on-year -2.44% +5.81% +10.71%

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 20 April 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 20 April 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 0 7 £348 -35.35% 9
Gloucestershire -1 5 £325 +18.18% 5
Dorset -11 3 £278 -27.21% 7
Wiltshire +5 1 £425 - 5
Somerset -5 1 - - 3
Devon -7 1 £150 -45.45% 2
VB.NET
England

For the 6 months to 20 April 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 19 (100.00%) .NET
2 11 (57.89%) Finance
2 11 (57.89%) C#
3 10 (52.63%) SQL Server
4 7 (36.84%) SQL
5 6 (31.58%) User Acceptance Testing
5 6 (31.58%) Test Automation
5 6 (31.58%) Blue Prism
6 4 (21.05%) Relational Database
6 4 (21.05%) Oracle
6 4 (21.05%) Visual Studio
6 4 (21.05%) ASP.NET
6 4 (21.05%) Windows
7 3 (15.79%) CSS
7 3 (15.79%) Python
7 3 (15.79%) XML
7 3 (15.79%) Perl
7 3 (15.79%) HTML
7 3 (15.79%) Java
7 3 (15.79%) TDD
7 3 (15.79%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (15.79%) BusinessObjects
7 3 (15.79%) Robotics
7 3 (15.79%) Security Cleared
8 2 (10.53%) Hadoop
8 2 (10.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (10.53%) DV Cleared
8 2 (10.53%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (10.53%) WCF

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
2 1 (5.26%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (5.26%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (52.63%) SQL Server
2 4 (21.05%) Relational Database
3 3 (15.79%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (10.53%) Big Data
4 2 (10.53%) Hadoop
4 2 (10.53%) MongoDB
4 2 (10.53%) NoSQL
5 1 (5.26%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
5 1 (5.26%) BusinessObjects XI
5 1 (5.26%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (21.05%) Visual Studio
2 2 (10.53%) Ant
2 2 (10.53%) Eclipse
2 2 (10.53%) Gradle
2 2 (10.53%) Hudson
2 2 (10.53%) Jenkins
3 1 (5.26%) ER Studio
3 1 (5.26%) StarTeam
3 1 (5.26%) Subversion
3 1 (5.26%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (5.26%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 11 (57.89%) Finance
2 2 (10.53%) Manufacturing
3 1 (5.26%) Banking
3 1 (5.26%) Electronics
3 1 (5.26%) Marketing
3 1 (5.26%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (89.47%) Developer
2 4 (21.05%) .NET Developer
3 3 (15.79%) UI Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Java Developer
4 2 (10.53%) VB.NET Developer
5 1 (5.26%) .NET Applications Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Analyst Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Applications Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Data Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Data Warehouse Developer
5 1 (5.26%) DBA
5 1 (5.26%) Full Stack Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Oracle Developer
5 1 (5.26%) SQL Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) SQL Data Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) SQL DBA
5 1 (5.26%) SQL Developer
5 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (100.00%) .NET
2 4 (21.05%) ASP.NET
3 3 (15.79%) CSS
3 3 (15.79%) HTML
3 3 (15.79%) XML
4 2 (10.53%) EJB
4 2 (10.53%) Java EE
4 2 (10.53%) JMS
4 2 (10.53%) WCF
4 2 (10.53%) Web Services
4 2 (10.53%) XSLT
5 1 (5.26%) .NET Framework
5 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 1 (5.26%) Entity Framework
5 1 (5.26%) jQuery
5 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
5 1 (5.26%) Regular Expression
5 1 (5.26%) SOAP
5 1 (5.26%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) Robotics
2 1 (5.26%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (5.26%) NHS
2 1 (5.26%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 4 (21.05%) Windows
2 2 (10.53%) Linux
2 2 (10.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (10.53%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (31.58%) Test Automation
1 6 (31.58%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (15.79%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (15.79%) TDD
3 2 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (10.53%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (10.53%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (10.53%) High Availability
3 2 (10.53%) MapReduce
3 2 (10.53%) MVC
3 2 (10.53%) OO
3 2 (10.53%) Open Source
3 2 (10.53%) Scrum
3 2 (10.53%) UML
3 2 (10.53%) Web Development
4 1 (5.26%) Data Protection
4 1 (5.26%) Dimensional Modelling
4 1 (5.26%) Kimball Methodology
4 1 (5.26%) Robotic Process Automation
4 1 (5.26%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 11 (57.89%) C#
2 7 (36.84%) SQL
3 3 (15.79%) Java
3 3 (15.79%) Perl
3 3 (15.79%) Python
4 2 (10.53%) PL/SQL
4 2 (10.53%) Shell Script
4 2 (10.53%) VB
5 1 (5.26%) AWK
5 1 (5.26%) C++
5 1 (5.26%) JavaScript
5 1 (5.26%) R
5 1 (5.26%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (15.79%) Security Cleared
2 2 (10.53%) DV Cleared
3 1 (5.26%) Degree
3 1 (5.26%) Master's Degree
3 1 (5.26%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) Basel II
1 1 (5.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 6 (31.58%) Blue Prism
2 4 (21.05%) Oracle
3 2 (10.53%) Microsoft
3 2 (10.53%) Red Hat
3 2 (10.53%) Teradata
4 1 (5.26%) Borland
4 1 (5.26%) SAP