Period
to 20 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a VB.NET Developer was £363 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 20 November 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.

Microsoft VB.NET Developer
UK
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 786 774 678
Rank change year-on-year -12 -96 -4
Contract jobs requiring a VB.NET Developer 93 114 209
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.091% 0.11% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.096% 0.12% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 86 143
UK median daily rate £363 £300 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.83% -4.76% +3.28%
10th Percentile £285 £195 £213
90th Percentile £560 £398 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £294 £315
% change year-on-year +8.94% -6.75% +3.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
UK median hourly rate - - £23.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £23.00

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
UK
Contract vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 96939 98568 108531
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.79% 94.76% 94.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 63924 64295 69051
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £260 £250 £250
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £393 £375
% change year-on-year +1.91% +4.67% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2896 3271 4142
UK median hourly rate £18.70 £18.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.89% - +9.09%
10th Percentile £10.96 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.83 £47.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50

VB.NET Developer
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings that featured VB.NET Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

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 6 months to 20 November 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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing VB.NET Developer.

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

VB.NET Developer
Top 12 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 6 months to 20 November 2017. 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
England +3 84 £363 +20.63% 26
UK excluding London -8 51 £320 +8.94% 25
London +8 41 £450 +24.14% 1
South East +15 17 £325 -13.33% 6
West Midlands +31 12 £308 +9.82% 4
Midlands +22 12 £308 +11.82% 6
North of England +18 10 £293 +6.36% 6
Scotland -8 8 £388 +40.91%
Yorkshire +4 4 £310 -1.59% 3
North West -4 4 £248 -10.00% 3
East of England -17 4 £350 +55.56% 4
North East +57 2 £275 -

VB.NET Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 93 (100.00%) VB.NET
1 93 (100.00%) .NET
2 75 (80.65%) SQL
3 57 (61.29%) C#
4 55 (59.14%) SQL Server
5 31 (33.33%) ASP.NET
6 30 (32.26%) Finance
7 27 (29.03%) JavaScript
8 25 (26.88%) T-SQL
8 25 (26.88%) Web Services
9 24 (25.81%) MVC
9 24 (25.81%) WinForms
10 21 (22.58%) Team Foundation Server
11 20 (21.51%) Windows
12 19 (20.43%) VB
13 18 (19.35%) Oracle
13 18 (19.35%) Agile Software Development
13 18 (19.35%) VB6
14 14 (15.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 13 (13.98%) Degree
15 13 (13.98%) Computer Science
16 12 (12.90%) HTML
16 12 (12.90%) Java
16 12 (12.90%) Client/Server
16 12 (12.90%) .NET Framework
16 12 (12.90%) Derivative
16 12 (12.90%) Market Making
17 11 (11.83%) Banking
17 11 (11.83%) ASP.NET MVC
17 11 (11.83%) CSS

VB.NET Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring 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 (3.23%) CMS
2 2 (2.15%) ColdFusion
2 2 (2.15%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (1.08%) IIS
Applications
1 10 (10.75%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (4.30%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.45%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.08%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.15%) FTP
1 2 (2.15%) Internet
2 1 (1.08%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (59.14%) SQL Server
2 14 (15.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (3.23%) Relational Database
3 3 (3.23%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (2.15%) MySQL
4 2 (2.15%) RDBMS
4 2 (2.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.08%) DTS
5 1 (1.08%) MS Access
5 1 (1.08%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.08%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.08%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 21 (22.58%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (6.45%) Octopus Deploy
2 6 (6.45%) TeamCity
3 5 (5.38%) Visual Studio
4 3 (3.23%) Selenium
4 3 (3.23%) SpecFlow
5 2 (2.15%) Git (software)
5 2 (2.15%) JIRA
5 2 (2.15%) Visual Studio Team System
6 1 (1.08%) AccuRev
6 1 (1.08%) MSBuild
6 1 (1.08%) webpack
General
1 30 (32.26%) Finance
2 11 (11.83%) Back Office
2 11 (11.83%) Banking
3 3 (3.23%) Financial Institution
4 2 (2.15%) Automotive
5 1 (1.08%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.08%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 93 (100.00%) .NET
2 31 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 25 (26.88%) Web Services
4 24 (25.81%) WinForms
5 12 (12.90%) .NET Framework
5 12 (12.90%) HTML
6 11 (11.83%) ASP.NET MVC
6 11 (11.83%) CSS
7 9 (9.68%) Entity Framework
7 9 (9.68%) jQuery
8 8 (8.60%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 7 (7.53%) Ajax
10 6 (6.45%) ASP.NET Web API
11 5 (5.38%) AngularJS
11 5 (5.38%) XML
12 4 (4.30%) WPF
13 3 (3.23%) Backbone.js
13 3 (3.23%) COM+
13 3 (3.23%) Node.js
13 3 (3.23%) React
Miscellaneous
1 13 (13.98%) Computer Science
2 12 (12.90%) Client/Server
2 12 (12.90%) Derivative
3 10 (10.75%) Enterprise Software
3 10 (10.75%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (1.08%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 20 (21.51%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (25.81%) MVC
2 18 (19.35%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (12.90%) Market Making
4 7 (7.53%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (6.45%) Refactoring
5 6 (6.45%) Web Development
6 5 (5.38%) TDD
7 4 (4.30%) Microservices
7 4 (4.30%) Release Management
7 4 (4.30%) Unit Testing
8 3 (3.23%) BDD
8 3 (3.23%) Mentoring
8 3 (3.23%) OO
9 2 (2.15%) CRM
9 2 (2.15%) Data Protection
9 2 (2.15%) Kanban
9 2 (2.15%) Migration
9 2 (2.15%) OOP
9 2 (2.15%) SOLID
10 1 (1.08%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 93 (100.00%) VB.NET
2 75 (80.65%) SQL
3 57 (61.29%) C#
4 27 (29.03%) JavaScript
5 25 (26.88%) T-SQL
6 19 (20.43%) VB
7 18 (19.35%) VB6
8 12 (12.90%) Java
9 10 (10.75%) VBA
10 4 (4.30%) PL/SQL
11 2 (2.15%) ES6
11 2 (2.15%) PHP
12 1 (1.08%) ECMAScript
12 1 (1.08%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 13 (13.98%) Degree
2 1 (1.08%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (1.08%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.08%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.23%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.08%) QA
Vendors
1 18 (19.35%) Oracle
2 10 (10.75%) Microsoft
3 2 (2.15%) Capita
3 2 (2.15%) New Relic
3 2 (2.15%) Sitecore