Period
to 17 December 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 17 December 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
17 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 199 180 148
Rank change year-on-year -19 -32 +11
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 23 25 67
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.35% 0.45% 1.20%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.87% 1.19% 2.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 14 44
South West median daily rate £438 £349 £305
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.45% +14.34% -18.67%
10th Percentile £313 £150 £263
90th Percentile £475 £405 £438
England median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.45% +3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
South West median hourly rate - - £41.50
England median hourly rate - £30.75 £40.00
% change year-on-year - -23.13% -11.11%

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 2,629 2,103 2,265
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 40.30% 38.12% 40.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,698 1,291 1,475
South West median daily rate £425 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.68% +3.33% -
10th Percentile £300 £270 £263
90th Percentile £575 £525 £525
England median daily rate £475 £465 £425
% change year-on-year +2.15% +9.41% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 111 97 149
South West median hourly rate £42.50 £39.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.97% -2.50% -
10th Percentile £26.25 £19.90 £20.40
90th Percentile £50.00 £48.75 £47.60
England median hourly rate £42.00 £40.00 £39.50
% change year-on-year +5.00% +1.27% +5.33%

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 17 December 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 17 December 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 -19 9 £400 +14.70% 9
Wiltshire -26 4 - - 2
Dorset +6 3 £501 +130.11% 7
Devon -3 3 £350 +133.33% 4
Gloucestershire -14 3 £440 +35.38% 3
Somerset -7 1 £400 - 1
VB.NET
England

For the 6 months to 17 December 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 18 (78.26%) SQL Server
2 18 (78.26%) SQL
2 18 (78.26%) C#
3 14 (60.87%) ASP.NET
3 14 (60.87%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (47.83%) MVC
5 10 (43.48%) CSS
5 10 (43.48%) HTML
6 9 (39.13%) JavaScript
6 9 (39.13%) Oracle
6 9 (39.13%) .NET Framework
6 9 (39.13%) ASP.NET MVC
6 9 (39.13%) Entity Framework
6 9 (39.13%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 8 (34.78%) ASP.NET Web API
7 8 (34.78%) Scrum
8 7 (30.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 7 (30.43%) jQuery
9 6 (26.09%) WCF
9 6 (26.09%) Finance
9 6 (26.09%) XML
9 6 (26.09%) ADO.NET
10 5 (21.74%) Microsoft Excel
10 5 (21.74%) Team Foundation Server
10 5 (21.74%) Server Building
11 4 (17.39%) Python
11 4 (17.39%) Microsoft
11 4 (17.39%) Software Engineering
12 3 (13.04%) Banking

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 1 (4.35%) Apache
Applications
1 5 (21.74%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Sage 200
1 1 (4.35%) Sage CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.35%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (78.26%) SQL Server
2 7 (30.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (8.70%) Oracle Database
4 1 (4.35%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (4.35%) MySQL
4 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 5 (21.74%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (4.35%) Git (software)
2 1 (4.35%) XMLUnit
General
1 6 (26.09%) Finance
2 3 (13.04%) Banking
3 1 (4.35%) Advertising
3 1 (4.35%) Financial Institution
3 1 (4.35%) Manufacturing
3 1 (4.35%) Retail
3 1 (4.35%) Retail Finance
Job Titles
1 22 (95.65%) Developer
2 14 (60.87%) .NET Developer
3 6 (26.09%) ASP.NET Developer
3 6 (26.09%) C# Developer
4 4 (17.39%) C# .NET Developer
4 4 (17.39%) SQL Developer
5 2 (8.70%) .NET Software Developer
5 2 (8.70%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (8.70%) C# Software Developer
5 2 (8.70%) JavaScript Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Software Developer
5 2 (8.70%) SQL Server Developer
5 2 (8.70%) VB.NET Developer
6 1 (4.35%) CRM Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Junior
6 1 (4.35%) Senior .NET Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Senior Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Software Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (4.35%) VBA Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (100.00%) .NET
2 14 (60.87%) ASP.NET
3 10 (43.48%) CSS
3 10 (43.48%) HTML
4 9 (39.13%) .NET Framework
4 9 (39.13%) ASP.NET MVC
4 9 (39.13%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 9 (39.13%) Entity Framework
5 8 (34.78%) ASP.NET Web API
6 7 (30.43%) jQuery
7 6 (26.09%) ADO.NET
7 6 (26.09%) WCF
7 6 (26.09%) XML
8 1 (4.35%) Ajax
8 1 (4.35%) CSS3
8 1 (4.35%) HTML5
8 1 (4.35%) JSON
8 1 (4.35%) LINQ
8 1 (4.35%) Node.js
8 1 (4.35%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.35%) Fintech
2 1 (4.35%) Self-Motivation
2 1 (4.35%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.70%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (60.87%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (47.83%) MVC
3 8 (34.78%) Scrum
4 5 (21.74%) Server Building
5 4 (17.39%) Software Engineering
6 3 (13.04%) Strategic Thinking
7 2 (8.70%) Analytics
7 2 (8.70%) Business Analysis
7 2 (8.70%) Creative Thinking
7 2 (8.70%) Kanban
7 2 (8.70%) Problem-Solving
7 2 (8.70%) SDLC
7 2 (8.70%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (8.70%) Waterfall
8 1 (4.35%) CRM
8 1 (4.35%) Data Modelling
8 1 (4.35%) E-Commerce
8 1 (4.35%) ERP
8 1 (4.35%) ETL
8 1 (4.35%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 18 (78.26%) C#
1 18 (78.26%) SQL
2 9 (39.13%) JavaScript
3 4 (17.39%) Python
4 2 (8.70%) Java
4 2 (8.70%) PL/SQL
4 2 (8.70%) PowerShell
4 2 (8.70%) T-SQL
4 2 (8.70%) VB
5 1 (4.35%) C
5 1 (4.35%) C++
5 1 (4.35%) Perl
5 1 (4.35%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (8.70%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.70%) CRD IV
1 2 (8.70%) IFRS
1 2 (8.70%) IFRS 9
2 1 (4.35%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (4.35%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (4.35%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 9 (39.13%) Oracle
2 4 (17.39%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.35%) Sage