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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VB.NET over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
Rank 45 41 34
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -7
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 12 10 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.91% 1.64% 2.58%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.10% 4.57% 7.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 6
Average daily rate
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£269 £338 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.37% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £246 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £338 £308
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £301 £310
% change year-on-year
+7.88% -2.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £32.50 £18.38
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +76.87%
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
169 219 169
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 26.87% 36.02% 33.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 112 131 80
Average daily rate £325 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 9
Average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -43.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.70 £14.30 £20.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.40 £37.50 £44.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.18 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.59% -5.71%

VB.NET
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VB.NET across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 24 December 2014.

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 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing VB.NET also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited VB.NET.

1 13 (100.00%) .NET
2 10 (76.92%) SQL Server
3 8 (61.54%) HTML
3 8 (61.54%) JavaScript
3 8 (61.54%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (53.85%) jQuery
4 7 (53.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 7 (53.85%) ASP.NET
4 7 (53.85%) CSS
5 6 (46.15%) SQL
5 6 (46.15%) Microsoft
6 5 (38.46%) Finance
6 5 (38.46%) Management Information System
6 5 (38.46%) C#
6 5 (38.46%) Crystal Reports
6 5 (38.46%) Web Development
6 5 (38.46%) WinForms
7 4 (30.77%) VB
7 4 (30.77%) OO
8 3 (23.08%) VBA
8 3 (23.08%) VBScript
8 3 (23.08%) Software Engineering
8 3 (23.08%) Unit Testing
8 3 (23.08%) Test Scripting
8 3 (23.08%) Spreadsheet
9 2 (15.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (15.38%) Team Foundation Server
9 2 (15.38%) MVC
10 1 (7.69%) Workflow
10 1 (7.69%) Migration

VB.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing VB.NET also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited VB.NET. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 3 (23.08%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (76.92%) SQL Server
2 8 (61.54%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (53.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (38.46%) Crystal Reports
5 2 (15.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (7.69%) Relational Database
6 1 (7.69%) DTS
6 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (7.69%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (38.46%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (100.00%) Developer
2 5 (38.46%) Database Developer
3 3 (23.08%) Software Developer
4 2 (15.38%) .NET Developer
5 1 (7.69%) C# Developer
5 1 (7.69%) VB.NET Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Developer
5 1 (7.69%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (7.69%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (100.00%) .NET
2 8 (61.54%) HTML
3 7 (53.85%) ASP.NET
3 7 (53.85%) CSS
3 7 (53.85%) jQuery
4 5 (38.46%) WinForms
5 1 (7.69%) .NET Framework
5 1 (7.69%) Silverlight
5 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (7.69%) Razor View Engine
5 1 (7.69%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (38.46%) Management Information System
2 1 (7.69%) Data Conversion
2 1 (7.69%) Data Integration
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) Web Development
2 4 (30.77%) OO
3 3 (23.08%) Unit Testing
3 3 (23.08%) Test Scripting
3 3 (23.08%) Software Engineering
4 2 (15.38%) MVC
5 1 (7.69%) Workflow
5 1 (7.69%) Migration
5 1 (7.69%) Scrum
5 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (7.69%) Data Management
5 1 (7.69%) Data Migration
5 1 (7.69%) Data Architecture
5 1 (7.69%) Master Data Management
5 1 (7.69%) Metadata Management
5 1 (7.69%) RUP
5 1 (7.69%) CRM
5 1 (7.69%) Data Modelling
5 1 (7.69%) OOD
5 1 (7.69%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 8 (61.54%) JavaScript
2 6 (46.15%) SQL
3 5 (38.46%) C#
4 4 (30.77%) VB
5 3 (23.08%) VBA
5 3 (23.08%) VBScript
6 1 (7.69%) T-SQL
6 1 (7.69%) VB6
Vendors
1 6 (46.15%) Microsoft
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