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 19 January 2017 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank 57 52 41
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -11
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 1 5 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.17% 0.80% 1.54%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.49% 2.46% 6.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 4
Median daily rate - £350 £269
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +30.23%
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £48.75 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-17.94% +43.38%

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
206 203 135
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 34.05% 32.32% 23.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 124 130 95
Median daily rate £375 £350 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £516 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 5
Median hourly rate £27.69 £14.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+97.78% +7.69%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £40.00 £35.18
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +13.71%

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 23 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 19 January 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for VB.NET.

1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET
3 1 (33.33%) Workflow
3 1 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) Automotive
3 1 (33.33%) Advertising
3 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
3 1 (33.33%) RDBMS
3 1 (33.33%) T-SQL
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (33.33%) SCADA
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (33.33%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (33.33%) Relational Database

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 (33.33%) SharePoint
1 1 (33.33%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (33.33%) SharePoint 2013
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (33.33%) RDBMS
2 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 1 (33.33%) Advertising
1 1 (33.33%) Automotive
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) .NET Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Architect
2 1 (33.33%) C# .NET Developer
2 1 (33.33%) C# Developer
2 1 (33.33%) SharePoint Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Developer
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) SCADA
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (33.33%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft