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 2 July 2015 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
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
Rank 59 58 42
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -16
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 5 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.70% 0.29% 1.11%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.03% 0.92% 3.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 2
Average daily rate
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- £313 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -10.71%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £288 £313
% change year-on-year
+13.04% -8.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £32.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+32.81% -1.53%
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
246 217 161
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 34.26% 31.91% 29.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 163 141 86
Average daily rate £350 £300 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £245 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £445 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 5
Average hourly rate £26.50 £25.00 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.00% -32.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £20.00 £12.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.00 £36.50 £175.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%

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
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 2 July 2015, 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 9 (81.82%) .NET
2 7 (63.64%) C#
2 7 (63.64%) SQL
3 6 (54.55%) ASP.NET
4 4 (36.36%) C++
4 4 (36.36%) SQL Server
5 3 (27.27%) Java
5 3 (27.27%) T-SQL
5 3 (27.27%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
5 3 (27.27%) Relational Database
5 3 (27.27%) Spreadsheet
5 3 (27.27%) Finance
5 3 (27.27%) Retail
5 3 (27.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (27.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (18.18%) WPF
6 2 (18.18%) Migration
6 2 (18.18%) WinForms
6 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2000
6 2 (18.18%) Data Transformation
6 2 (18.18%) NHS
6 2 (18.18%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (18.18%) HTML
6 2 (18.18%) MS Office
6 2 (18.18%) Visual Studio
7 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
7 1 (9.09%) E-Commerce
7 1 (9.09%) CSS
7 1 (9.09%) Windows

VB.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (9.09%) SharePoint
1 1 (9.09%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (9.09%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 3 (27.27%) Spreadsheet
2 2 (18.18%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (36.36%) SQL Server
2 3 (27.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (27.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (27.27%) Relational Database
3 2 (18.18%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Visual Studio
2 1 (9.09%) Moq
2 1 (9.09%) NSubstitute
General
1 3 (27.27%) Finance
1 3 (27.27%) Retail
2 1 (9.09%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 9 (81.82%) Developer
2 3 (27.27%) .NET Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Senior Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Lead Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Data Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) C# Developer
4 1 (9.09%) VB.NET Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Systems Developer
4 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (9.09%) SQL Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Support Manager
4 1 (9.09%) IT Support Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Data Migration Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Senior .NET Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Senior VB.NET Developer
4 1 (9.09%) SharePoint Developer
4 1 (9.09%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (9.09%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (81.82%) .NET
2 6 (54.55%) ASP.NET
3 2 (18.18%) WinForms
3 2 (18.18%) WPF
3 2 (18.18%) HTML
4 1 (9.09%) LINQ
4 1 (9.09%) jQuery
4 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (9.09%) Reactive Extensions
4 1 (9.09%) Managed Extensibility Framework
4 1 (9.09%) MDX
4 1 (9.09%) WCF
4 1 (9.09%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) NHS
2 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (18.18%) Data Transformation
2 2 (18.18%) Migration
3 1 (9.09%) Data Analysis
3 1 (9.09%) Data Migration
3 1 (9.09%) Data Mapping
3 1 (9.09%) MVVM
3 1 (9.09%) E-Commerce
3 1 (9.09%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 7 (63.64%) C#
1 7 (63.64%) SQL
2 4 (36.36%) C++
3 3 (27.27%) Java
3 3 (27.27%) T-SQL
4 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) SLA
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
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