The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Surrey 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 3 months to 28 June 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)
South East / Surrey
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 73 88 91
Rank change year-on-year +15 +3  
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 15 9 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 1.23% 0.71% 0.23%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.05% 1.61% 0.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 7 2
Median daily rate £416 £358 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.43% +30.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £364 £313 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £529 £400 £310
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £338 £325
% change year-on-year +11.11% +3.84%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £32.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year -23.07% -23.52%  

VB.NET is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Surrey with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Surrey
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 491 558 515
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Surrey 40.31% 43.90% 40.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 694 775 656
Median daily rate £422 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.76% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £315 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 74 29
Median hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.50% -  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.75 £9.95 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.00 £46.00 £52.19
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year +14.86% -  

VB.NET
Job Vacancy Trend in Surrey

Job postings citing VB.NET as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Surrey.

Job vacancy trend for VB.NET in Surrey

VB.NET
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing VB.NET in Surrey.

Contractor daily rate trend for VB.NET in Surrey

VB.NET
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing VB.NET in Surrey over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for VB.NET in Surrey

VB.NET
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing VB.NET in Surrey.

Contractor hourly rate trend for VB.NET in Surrey

VB.NET
Contract Job Locations in Surrey

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 Surrey region over the 3 months to 28 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reigate - 6 £400 - 5
Cobham +1 4 £518 +46.95%
Woking - 1 £275 -
VB.NET
South East

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 Surrey region with a requirement for VB.NET.

1 17 (100.00%) .NET
2 16 (94.12%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (88.24%) C#
4 11 (64.71%) Microsoft
4 11 (64.71%) Finance
5 9 (52.94%) Team Foundation Server
5 9 (52.94%) MSBuild
5 9 (52.94%) DevOps
5 9 (52.94%) SOLID
6 7 (41.18%) TDD
6 7 (41.18%) SQL Server
7 6 (35.29%) IIS
7 6 (35.29%) BizTalk Server
7 6 (35.29%) Windows
7 6 (35.29%) Service Management
7 6 (35.29%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (35.29%) PowerShell
7 6 (35.29%) E-Commerce
7 6 (35.29%) Degree
7 6 (35.29%) Release Management
7 6 (35.29%) Windows Server
7 6 (35.29%) ServiceNow
7 6 (35.29%) AppDynamics
8 5 (29.41%) Continuous Delivery
8 5 (29.41%) BDD
8 5 (29.41%) SQL
9 4 (23.53%) .NET Framework
9 4 (23.53%) SDLC
10 3 (17.65%) Opscode Chef
10 3 (17.65%) Visual Studio Team System

VB.NET
Co-occurring IT Skills in Surrey 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 6 (35.29%) BizTalk Server
1 6 (35.29%) IIS
2 1 (5.88%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (17.65%) IaaS
1 3 (17.65%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (17.65%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (41.18%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 9 (52.94%) MSBuild
1 9 (52.94%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (17.65%) Ant
2 3 (17.65%) Git (software)
2 3 (17.65%) Gradle
2 3 (17.65%) Maven
2 3 (17.65%) Visual Studio
2 3 (17.65%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 11 (64.71%) Finance
2 2 (11.76%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 10 (58.82%) Developer
2 8 (47.06%) .NET Developer
3 6 (35.29%) VB.NET Developer
4 5 (29.41%) Consultant
5 4 (23.53%) DevOps Consultant
6 3 (17.65%) C# .NET Developer
6 3 (17.65%) C# Developer
6 3 (17.65%) C# VB.NET Developer
6 3 (17.65%) Solutions Consultant
7 2 (11.76%) Azure Consultant
7 2 (11.76%) Azure DevOps
7 2 (11.76%) DevOps Manager
7 2 (11.76%) Senior Developer
8 1 (5.88%) Analyst
8 1 (5.88%) Analyst Programmer
8 1 (5.88%) Graduate
8 1 (5.88%) Graduate .NET Developer
8 1 (5.88%) Graduate C# Developer
8 1 (5.88%) Programmer
8 1 (5.88%) VB.NET Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (100.00%) .NET
2 4 (23.53%) .NET Framework
3 2 (11.76%) Web Services
4 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET
4 1 (5.88%) WCF
4 1 (5.88%) WinForms
4 1 (5.88%) XML
4 1 (5.88%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 6 (35.29%) Windows
1 6 (35.29%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (94.12%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (52.94%) DevOps
2 9 (52.94%) SOLID
3 7 (41.18%) TDD
4 6 (35.29%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (35.29%) E-Commerce
4 6 (35.29%) Release Management
4 6 (35.29%) Service Management
5 5 (29.41%) BDD
5 5 (29.41%) Continuous Delivery
6 4 (23.53%) SDLC
7 3 (17.65%) Mathematics
8 2 (11.76%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (11.76%) CRM
8 2 (11.76%) Mentoring
8 2 (11.76%) Scrum
9 1 (5.88%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 15 (88.24%) C#
2 6 (35.29%) PowerShell
3 5 (29.41%) SQL
4 3 (17.65%) Java
4 3 (17.65%) T-SQL
5 1 (5.88%) VB
Qualifications
1 6 (35.29%) Degree
2 1 (5.88%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (17.65%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (17.65%) Puppet
Vendors
1 11 (64.71%) Microsoft
2 6 (35.29%) AppDynamics
2 6 (35.29%) ServiceNow
Reigate, Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £25000 - £27000 per annum + Pro rata 6 month fixed term
Posted: 5 days ago