The table below looks at the statistics for VB.NET skills in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VB.NET over the 3 months to 4 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
Rank 60 59 52
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -7
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 6 6 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.79% 0.73% 1.61%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.63% 2.42% 4.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 7
Median daily rate £340 £300 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £242
10% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £395 £329
UK excluding London median daily rate £336 £323 £293
% change year-on-year
+4.26% +10.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £33.05 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-51.58% -2.79%
VB.NET
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

Programming Languages Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
228 248 226
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 29.92% 30.10% 36.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 153 175 152
Median daily rate £350 £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £450 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 7 6
Median hourly rate £14.50 £26.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.23% +4.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £22.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.70 £28.00 £36.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £36.00 £36.40
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -1.09%

VB.NET
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Birmingham region citing VB.NET as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Programming Languages category.

VB.NET Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

VB.NET
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

VB.NET Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

VB.NET
Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

VB.NET Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

VB.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 4 May 2016, 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for VB.NET.

1 12 (100.00%) .NET
2 10 (83.33%) SQL Server
2 10 (83.33%) C#
3 8 (66.67%) JavaScript
4 7 (58.33%) CSS
5 6 (50.00%) ASP.NET
6 5 (41.67%) OO
6 5 (41.67%) HTML
6 5 (41.67%) VB
7 4 (33.33%) SQL
7 4 (33.33%) XML
7 4 (33.33%) XSD
7 4 (33.33%) Data Management
7 4 (33.33%) WinForms
7 4 (33.33%) MVC
7 4 (33.33%) Integration Testing
7 4 (33.33%) SDLC
8 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
9 2 (16.67%) Visual Studio
9 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC 5
9 2 (16.67%) VB6
9 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
9 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 2 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
10 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 1 (8.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 1 (8.33%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (8.33%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2012

VB.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham 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 (8.33%) SharePoint
1 1 (8.33%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (8.33%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
1 1 (8.33%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (83.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (8.33%) Back Office
1 1 (8.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (83.33%) Developer
2 9 (75.00%) .NET Developer
3 6 (50.00%) VB.NET Developer
4 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET Developer
4 2 (16.67%) Development Manager
4 2 (16.67%) Software Development Manager
4 2 (16.67%) Software Manager
4 2 (16.67%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (8.33%) .NET Development Manager
5 1 (8.33%) Agile Development Manager
5 1 (8.33%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (8.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (8.33%) C# Developer
5 1 (8.33%) C# VB.NET Developer
5 1 (8.33%) SharePoint Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (100.00%) .NET
2 7 (58.33%) CSS
3 6 (50.00%) ASP.NET
4 5 (41.67%) HTML
5 4 (33.33%) WinForms
5 4 (33.33%) XML
5 4 (33.33%) XSD
6 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC 5
7 1 (8.33%) .NET Framework
7 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 1 (8.33%) jQuery
7 1 (8.33%) LINQ
7 1 (8.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) OO
2 4 (33.33%) Data Management
2 4 (33.33%) Integration Testing
2 4 (33.33%) MVC
2 4 (33.33%) SDLC
3 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (8.33%) Migration
4 1 (8.33%) Scrum
4 1 (8.33%) TDD
4 1 (8.33%) UML
Programming Languages
1 10 (83.33%) C#
2 8 (66.67%) JavaScript
3 5 (41.67%) VB
4 4 (33.33%) SQL
5 2 (16.67%) VB6
6 1 (8.33%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) Microsoft