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 28 June 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
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
Rank 66 64 60
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -4
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 6 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.74% 0.55% 0.31%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.07% 1.61% 0.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 1
Median daily rate £330 - £313
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £289
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +12.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.63 £42.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-16.17% +32.81%
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
290 248 213
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 35.89% 34.16% 32.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 209 166 144
Median daily rate £350 £350 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 6
Median hourly rate £37.50 £26.50 £31.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+41.50% -14.51%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%

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 28 June 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 11 (100.00%) .NET
2 9 (81.82%) SQL Server
2 9 (81.82%) C#
3 8 (72.73%) JavaScript
4 7 (63.64%) CSS
5 6 (54.55%) HTML
5 6 (54.55%) ASP.NET
6 4 (36.36%) Data Management
6 4 (36.36%) MVC
6 4 (36.36%) VB
6 4 (36.36%) SQL
6 4 (36.36%) XML
6 4 (36.36%) XSD
6 4 (36.36%) OO
6 4 (36.36%) Integration Testing
6 4 (36.36%) SDLC
7 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
8 2 (18.18%) WinForms
8 2 (18.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (18.18%) Windows
8 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET MVC
9 1 (9.09%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (9.09%) REST
9 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 1 (9.09%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 1 (9.09%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
9 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 1 (9.09%) jQuery

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 (9.09%) SharePoint
1 1 (9.09%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (9.09%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (81.82%) SQL Server
2 2 (18.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (9.09%) Back Office
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (90.91%) Developer
2 9 (81.82%) .NET Developer
3 5 (45.45%) VB.NET Developer
4 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET Developer
4 2 (18.18%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Azure Developer
5 1 (9.09%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (9.09%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (9.09%) C# Developer
5 1 (9.09%) C# VB.NET Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Development Manager
5 1 (9.09%) SharePoint Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Software Development Manager
5 1 (9.09%) Software Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (100.00%) .NET
2 7 (63.64%) CSS
3 6 (54.55%) ASP.NET
3 6 (54.55%) HTML
4 4 (36.36%) XML
4 4 (36.36%) XSD
5 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (18.18%) WinForms
6 1 (9.09%) .NET Framework
6 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC 5
6 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 1 (9.09%) jQuery
6 1 (9.09%) REST
6 1 (9.09%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Data Management
1 4 (36.36%) Integration Testing
1 4 (36.36%) MVC
1 4 (36.36%) OO
1 4 (36.36%) SDLC
2 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (9.09%) API Design
2 1 (9.09%) API Development
2 1 (9.09%) Migration
2 1 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (9.09%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 9 (81.82%) C#
2 8 (72.73%) JavaScript
3 4 (36.36%) SQL
3 4 (36.36%) VB
4 1 (9.09%) T-SQL
4 1 (9.09%) VB6
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) Microsoft