Period
to 21 July 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 21 July 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
21 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 177 183 160
Rank change year-on-year +6 -23 -19
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 22 19 50
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.41% 0.34% 0.83%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.05% 0.90% 2.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 10 33
South West median daily rate £420 £313 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +34.40% -0.79% -3.52%
10th Percentile £315 £255 £201
90th Percentile £575 £413 £399
England median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +7.14% - +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 9
South West median hourly rate - - £11.00
England median hourly rate £35.00 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year +40.00% - -26.47%

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 2,104 2,100 2,254
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 39.27% 37.91% 37.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,300 1,285 1,392
South West median daily rate £400 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +3.45% -3.33%
10th Percentile £275 £265 £263
90th Percentile £550 £513 £500
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 100 120 181
South West median hourly rate £42.50 £43.25 £42.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.73% +2.98% +13.51%
10th Percentile £26.75 £31.25 £22.50
90th Percentile £48.75 £53.75 £52.17
England median hourly rate £41.50 £41.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year - +10.67% +7.14%

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 21 July 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 21 July 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 -1 7 £394 +8.62% 14
Gloucestershire +2 6 £450 +63.64% 7
Dorset -2 5 £331 -11.67% 8
Wiltshire +6 2 £600 +60.00% 4
Somerset +9 1 £400 - 2
VB.NET
England

For the 6 months to 21 July 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 22 (100.00%) .NET
2 16 (72.73%) C#
3 14 (63.64%) SQL Server
4 12 (54.55%) SQL
5 9 (40.91%) JavaScript
5 9 (40.91%) Finance
5 9 (40.91%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (40.91%) .NET Framework
6 8 (36.36%) Microsoft
6 8 (36.36%) CSS
7 7 (31.82%) HTML
8 6 (27.27%) Oracle
8 6 (27.27%) ASP.NET
8 6 (27.27%) jQuery
9 5 (22.73%) Team Foundation Server
9 5 (22.73%) Windows
10 4 (18.18%) ADO.NET
10 4 (18.18%) Web Services
10 4 (18.18%) Visual Studio
10 4 (18.18%) MVC
11 3 (13.64%) Infragistics
11 3 (13.64%) BusinessObjects
11 3 (13.64%) OO
11 3 (13.64%) IIS
11 3 (13.64%) Java
11 3 (13.64%) Linux
11 3 (13.64%) CRM
11 3 (13.64%) ASP.NET MVC
11 3 (13.64%) HTML5
11 3 (13.64%) Business Intelligence

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 (13.64%) IIS
2 2 (9.09%) SAS
3 1 (4.55%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (4.55%) SharePoint
3 1 (4.55%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (4.55%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (13.64%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (9.09%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 3 (13.64%) Dynamics 365
2 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (63.64%) SQL Server
2 3 (13.64%) BusinessObjects
2 3 (13.64%) Relational Database
3 2 (9.09%) Oracle Database
4 1 (4.55%) Big Data
4 1 (4.55%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 1 (4.55%) BusinessObjects XI
4 1 (4.55%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (4.55%) Hadoop
4 1 (4.55%) MongoDB
4 1 (4.55%) NoSQL
4 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (22.73%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (18.18%) Visual Studio
3 1 (4.55%) Ant
3 1 (4.55%) Eclipse
3 1 (4.55%) Gradle
3 1 (4.55%) Hudson
3 1 (4.55%) Jenkins
3 1 (4.55%) StarTeam
3 1 (4.55%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 9 (40.91%) Finance
2 3 (13.64%) Marketing
3 2 (9.09%) Advertising
3 2 (9.09%) Banking
3 2 (9.09%) Financial Institution
3 2 (9.09%) Manufacturing
4 1 (4.55%) Electronics
4 1 (4.55%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (77.27%) Developer
2 6 (27.27%) .NET Developer
3 3 (13.64%) C# Developer
3 3 (13.64%) CRM Developer
4 2 (9.09%) .NET Software Developer
4 2 (9.09%) Architect
4 2 (9.09%) ASP.NET Developer
4 2 (9.09%) C# .NET Developer
4 2 (9.09%) C# Software Developer
4 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Developer
4 2 (9.09%) Software Developer
4 2 (9.09%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (9.09%) SQL Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Applications Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Dynamics CRM Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Java Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Lead Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Oracle Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Product Architect
5 1 (4.55%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (100.00%) .NET
2 9 (40.91%) .NET Framework
3 8 (36.36%) CSS
4 7 (31.82%) HTML
5 6 (27.27%) ASP.NET
5 6 (27.27%) jQuery
6 4 (18.18%) ADO.NET
6 4 (18.18%) Web Services
7 3 (13.64%) ASP.NET MVC
7 3 (13.64%) HTML5
7 3 (13.64%) Silverlight
7 3 (13.64%) WCF
8 2 (9.09%) .NET Core
8 2 (9.09%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 2 (9.09%) Entity Framework
8 2 (9.09%) XML
9 1 (4.55%) EJB
9 1 (4.55%) JMS
9 1 (4.55%) WinForms
9 1 (4.55%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.09%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.55%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (4.55%) Fintech
2 1 (4.55%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 5 (22.73%) Windows
2 3 (13.64%) Linux
3 2 (9.09%) Unix
4 1 (4.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (40.91%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (18.18%) MVC
3 3 (13.64%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (13.64%) CRM
3 3 (13.64%) OO
3 3 (13.64%) SDLC
3 3 (13.64%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (9.09%) Analytics
4 2 (9.09%) Business Analysis
4 2 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (9.09%) Creative Thinking
4 2 (9.09%) Kanban
4 2 (9.09%) Problem-Solving
4 2 (9.09%) Prototyping
4 2 (9.09%) Scrum
4 2 (9.09%) Software Engineering
4 2 (9.09%) Strategic Thinking
4 2 (9.09%) TDD
4 2 (9.09%) Test Scripting
4 2 (9.09%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 16 (72.73%) C#
2 12 (54.55%) SQL
3 9 (40.91%) JavaScript
4 3 (13.64%) Java
5 2 (9.09%) PL/SQL
5 2 (9.09%) PowerShell
5 2 (9.09%) Python
5 2 (9.09%) Shell Script
5 2 (9.09%) VB
6 1 (4.55%) C++
6 1 (4.55%) Perl
6 1 (4.55%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (9.09%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.55%) Degree
2 1 (4.55%) DV Cleared
2 1 (4.55%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) Basel II
1 1 (4.55%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 8 (36.36%) Microsoft
2 6 (27.27%) Oracle
3 3 (13.64%) Infragistics
3 3 (13.64%) Telerik
4 2 (9.09%) Teradata
5 1 (4.55%) Blue Prism
5 1 (4.55%) Borland
5 1 (4.55%) Red Hat
5 1 (4.55%) SAP
5 1 (4.55%) UiPath
5 1 (4.55%) WooCommerce