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 8 December 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
Rank 63 51 44
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -7
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 1 4 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.14% 0.60% 1.71%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.36% 2.01% 5.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 5
Median daily rate - - £263
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 £50.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +92.30%
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
274 199 188
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 38.87% 30.06% 29.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 169 131 130
Median daily rate £388 £388 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £242 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £531 £500 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 6
Median hourly rate £36.00 £15.25 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+136.06% -23.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.69 £12.20 £12.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £31.50 £21.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%

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 8 December 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 4 (100.00%) C#
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (75.00%) ASP.NET
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (50.00%) T-SQL
4 1 (25.00%) PL/SQL
4 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio
4 1 (25.00%) Oracle
4 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
4 1 (25.00%) RDBMS
4 1 (25.00%) Regression Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Workflow
4 1 (25.00%) Finance
4 1 (25.00%) Automotive
4 1 (25.00%) Advertising
4 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (25.00%) Scrum
4 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (25.00%) JIRA
4 1 (25.00%) SCADA
4 1 (25.00%) QA
4 1 (25.00%) Integration Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (25.00%) Manual Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Kanban

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 (25.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (25.00%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (25.00%) SharePoint 2013
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (25.00%) RDBMS
3 1 (25.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (25.00%) JIRA
1 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 1 (25.00%) Advertising
1 1 (25.00%) Automotive
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) .NET Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Architect
2 1 (25.00%) C# .NET Developer
2 1 (25.00%) C# Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Manual Tester
2 1 (25.00%) QA Manual Tester
2 1 (25.00%) QA Tester
2 1 (25.00%) SharePoint Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Developer
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
2 3 (75.00%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) SCADA
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (25.00%) Defect Tracking
1 1 (25.00%) Integration Testing
1 1 (25.00%) Kanban
1 1 (25.00%) Manual Testing
1 1 (25.00%) Regression Testing
1 1 (25.00%) Scrum
1 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (25.00%) Test Planning
1 1 (25.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) C#
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) T-SQL
3 1 (25.00%) PL/SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle