The median contractor rate for a VB.NET Developer was £325 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft VB.NET Developer
UK
Rank 538 557 559
Rank change year-on-year +19 +2  
Contract jobs requiring a VB.NET Developer 58 85 62
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.13% 0.16% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.17% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 71 37
Median daily rate £325 £350 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.14% +16.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £246 £285 £207
10% offered a daily rate of more than £359 £475 £419
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £338 £290
% change year-on-year -3.70% +16.37%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 3
Median hourly rate - £30.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -14.28%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £30.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year - -14.28%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
UK
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 42950 50452 49894
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 94.82% 95.19% 94.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 27813 32635 30138
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £260 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £555
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1510 1582 1977
Median hourly rate £18.00 £18.75 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.00% +7.14%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £48.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.38
% change year-on-year -12.50% +15.10%  

VB.NET Developer
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised that featured VB.NET Developer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for VB.NET Developer in the UK

VB.NET Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VB.NET Developer in the UK

VB.NET Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing VB.NET Developer over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for VB.NET Developer in the UK

VB.NET Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VB.NET Developer in the UK

VB.NET Developer
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VB.NET Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 24 March 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
England +5 54 £325 -7.14% 37
South East +36 21 £350 -7.89% 10
Oxfordshire - 18 £350 -
Oxford - 10 £350 -
London +17 9 £400 -15.78% 2
North West +32 7 £275 - 4
Kingston Upon Thames - 7 £400 -
Abingdon - 6 £350 -
Yorkshire +12 5 £338 +12.03% 4
West Midlands -1 5 £306 -12.50% 10
Lancashire - 4 £275 -
Fleetwood - 4 £275 -
Northampton -1 3 £300 -7.69%
Northamptonshire -3 3 £300 -20.00% 1
East Midlands -9 3 £300 -9.43% 1
Tyne and Wear -19 3 £263 -8.69% 1
North East -21 3 £263 -8.69% 1
West Yorkshire +10 2 £350 +9.80% 1
Liverpool +4 2 £310 -4.61%
Merseyside +2 2 £310 -4.61%
Hereford - 2 £300 -
Belfast - 2 £275 - 1
County Antrim - 2 £275 - 1
Doncaster - 2 £125 -
Berkshire - 2 £325 - 1
Witney - 2 £225 -
South Yorkshire - 2 £125 -
Herefordshire - 2 £300 -
Northern Ireland - 2 £275 - 1
Cheshire +31 1 £213 - 2

VB.NET Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, VB.NET Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads featuring VB.NET Developer in the job title.

1 100 (100.00%) VB.NET
1 100 (100.00%) .NET
2 63 (63.00%) SQL
3 51 (51.00%) C#
4 47 (47.00%) SQL Server
5 38 (38.00%) HTML
6 36 (36.00%) CSS
7 34 (34.00%) ASP.NET
8 28 (28.00%) MVC
9 25 (25.00%) JavaScript
9 25 (25.00%) VB
10 22 (22.00%) T-SQL
11 21 (21.00%) VB6
11 21 (21.00%) SQL Server 2008
12 20 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
13 19 (19.00%) Microsoft
14 17 (17.00%) jQuery
14 17 (17.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 16 (16.00%) XML
16 15 (15.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 14 (14.00%) SQL Server 2005
18 13 (13.00%) Ajax
18 13 (13.00%) Visual Studio
18 13 (13.00%) Windows
19 12 (12.00%) Finance
19 12 (12.00%) WinForms
20 11 (11.00%) Web Services
21 10 (10.00%) Oracle
21 10 (10.00%) MS Excel
22 9 (9.00%) XSD

VB.NET Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills 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 (3.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.00%) IIS
2 2 (2.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (2.00%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (1.00%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 10 (10.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.00%) MS Office
2 1 (1.00%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (2.00%) Sage 50
2 1 (1.00%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (5.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.00%) HTTP
1 4 (4.00%) Intranet
2 3 (3.00%) FTP
3 2 (2.00%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (47.00%) SQL Server
2 21 (21.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 17 (17.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 15 (15.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 14 (14.00%) SQL Server 2005
6 7 (7.00%) SQL Server 2012
7 6 (6.00%) MS Access
8 3 (3.00%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (3.00%) SQL Server 2000
8 3 (3.00%) SQL Server 2014
9 2 (2.00%) Oracle Database
9 2 (2.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 1 (1.00%) Crystal Reports
10 1 (1.00%) MySQL
10 1 (1.00%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 13 (13.00%) Visual Studio
2 5 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.00%) Dreamweaver
3 1 (1.00%) JIRA
General
1 12 (12.00%) Finance
2 2 (2.00%) Advertising
2 2 (2.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.00%) Automotive
3 1 (1.00%) Back Office
3 1 (1.00%) Banking
3 1 (1.00%) Electronics
3 1 (1.00%) Investment Banking
3 1 (1.00%) Marketing
3 1 (1.00%) Retail
3 1 (1.00%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 100 (100.00%) .NET
2 38 (38.00%) HTML
3 36 (36.00%) CSS
4 34 (34.00%) ASP.NET
5 17 (17.00%) jQuery
6 16 (16.00%) XML
7 13 (13.00%) Ajax
8 12 (12.00%) WinForms
9 11 (11.00%) Web Services
10 9 (9.00%) ASP.NET MVC
10 9 (9.00%) XSD
10 9 (9.00%) XSL
11 5 (5.00%) WPF
12 4 (4.00%) .NET Framework
12 4 (4.00%) Entity Framework
12 4 (4.00%) KnockoutJS
12 4 (4.00%) RESTful
13 3 (3.00%) Classic ASP
13 3 (3.00%) CSS3
13 3 (3.00%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (2.00%) Client/Server
1 2 (2.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (1.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.00%) Derivative
2 1 (1.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (1.00%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 13 (13.00%) Windows
2 2 (2.00%) Windows 10
2 2 (2.00%) Windows XP
3 1 (1.00%) Unix
3 1 (1.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (28.00%) MVC
2 20 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (6.00%) Migration
3 6 (6.00%) Unit Testing
4 4 (4.00%) Mathematics
4 4 (4.00%) Web Development
5 3 (3.00%) Mentoring
6 2 (2.00%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (2.00%) CRM
6 2 (2.00%) Data Analysis
6 2 (2.00%) ERP
6 2 (2.00%) Incident Management
6 2 (2.00%) Validation
7 1 (1.00%) ITIL
7 1 (1.00%) OO
7 1 (1.00%) OOP
7 1 (1.00%) Programme Management
7 1 (1.00%) Scrum
7 1 (1.00%) SOA
7 1 (1.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 100 (100.00%) VB.NET
2 63 (63.00%) SQL
3 51 (51.00%) C#
4 25 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 25 (25.00%) VB
5 22 (22.00%) T-SQL
6 21 (21.00%) VB6
7 9 (9.00%) VBA
8 5 (5.00%) Java
9 1 (1.00%) C
9 1 (1.00%) PHP
9 1 (1.00%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.00%) UniBasic
Qualifications
1 7 (7.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (3.00%) CTC Cleared
2 3 (3.00%) Degree
3 2 (2.00%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.00%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.00%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 2 (2.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 19 (19.00%) Microsoft
2 10 (10.00%) Oracle
3 2 (2.00%) DevExpress
3 2 (2.00%) Sage
3 2 (2.00%) SAP
3 2 (2.00%) VMware
4 1 (1.00%) IBM
4 1 (1.00%) Mitel
4 1 (1.00%) Redback
4 1 (1.00%) Twitter
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