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 29 September 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
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
Rank 59 50 64
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +14
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 3 7 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.40% 0.98% 0.13%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.12% 3.30% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Median daily rate £300 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £323 £335 £320
% change year-on-year
-3.73% +4.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.25 £41.25 £34.50
% change year-on-year
-14.54% +19.56%
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
269 212 263
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 35.63% 29.78% 33.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 160 133 144
Median daily rate £375 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £265 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 9
Median hourly rate £18.25 £17.50 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.28% -14.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.25 £12.30 £18.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.25 £20.70 £22.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.76% +11.42%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VB.NET across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 29 September 2016.

VB.NET Daily Rate Histogram 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 29 September 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 8 (100.00%) C#
1 8 (100.00%) .NET
2 7 (87.50%) ASP.NET
3 6 (75.00%) SQL Server
4 5 (62.50%) SQL
4 5 (62.50%) JavaScript
5 4 (50.00%) HTML
5 4 (50.00%) CSS
5 4 (50.00%) Integration Testing
6 3 (37.50%) Data Management
6 3 (37.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (37.50%) SDLC
6 3 (37.50%) XML
6 3 (37.50%) XSD
6 3 (37.50%) OO
6 3 (37.50%) T-SQL
6 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
7 2 (25.00%) MVC
7 2 (25.00%) VB
8 1 (12.50%) jQuery
8 1 (12.50%) API Development
8 1 (12.50%) API Design
8 1 (12.50%) Defect Tracking
8 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (12.50%) Degree
8 1 (12.50%) JIRA
8 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
8 1 (12.50%) QA
8 1 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
8 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services

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 (12.50%) SharePoint
1 1 (12.50%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (12.50%) SharePoint 2013
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (37.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Jenkins
1 1 (12.50%) JIRA
1 1 (12.50%) Visual Studio
1 1 (12.50%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 1 (12.50%) Advertising
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (87.50%) Developer
2 6 (75.00%) .NET Developer
3 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET Developer
3 2 (25.00%) C# .NET Developer
3 2 (25.00%) C# Developer
3 2 (25.00%) VB.NET Developer
3 2 (25.00%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Azure Developer
4 1 (12.50%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (12.50%) C# VB.NET Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Manual Tester
4 1 (12.50%) QA Manual Tester
4 1 (12.50%) QA Tester
4 1 (12.50%) SharePoint Developer
4 1 (12.50%) SQL Developer
4 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (100.00%) .NET
2 7 (87.50%) ASP.NET
3 4 (50.00%) CSS
3 4 (50.00%) HTML
4 3 (37.50%) XML
4 3 (37.50%) XSD
5 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (12.50%) jQuery
5 1 (12.50%) REST
5 1 (12.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Integration Testing
2 3 (37.50%) Data Management
2 3 (37.50%) OO
2 3 (37.50%) SDLC
3 2 (25.00%) MVC
4 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (12.50%) API Design
4 1 (12.50%) API Development
4 1 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (12.50%) Defect Tracking
4 1 (12.50%) Kanban
4 1 (12.50%) Manual Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Regression Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Scrum
4 1 (12.50%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) C#
2 5 (62.50%) JavaScript
2 5 (62.50%) SQL
3 3 (37.50%) T-SQL
4 2 (25.00%) VB
5 1 (12.50%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle