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 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
Rank 54 51 39
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -12
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 5 5 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.75% 0.84% 1.65%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.33% 3.25% 4.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 2
Average daily rate £344 £275 £293
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £275 £259
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £319 £327
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
- +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £34.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-19.11% -
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
215 154 186
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 32.23% 25.93% 34.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 139 99 107
Average daily rate £325 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £229 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £463 £444
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 5
Average hourly rate £14.25 £13.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.61% -48.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.05 £11.80 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.45 £22.50 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%

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 13 February 2016, 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 14 (100.00%) .NET
2 11 (78.57%) WinForms
3 8 (57.14%) VB
3 8 (57.14%) VB6
4 6 (42.86%) Migration
4 6 (42.86%) SQL Server
4 6 (42.86%) C#
5 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
6 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (21.43%) CSS
6 3 (21.43%) JavaScript
6 3 (21.43%) SQL
6 3 (21.43%) Visual Studio
6 3 (21.43%) MVC
7 2 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC 5
7 2 (14.29%) LINQ
7 2 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 2 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (14.29%) ASP.NET
7 2 (14.29%) MS Office
7 2 (14.29%) HTML
7 2 (14.29%) NHS
7 2 (14.29%) UML
7 2 (14.29%) OO
7 2 (14.29%) TDD
8 1 (7.14%) Back Office
8 1 (7.14%) Scrum
8 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (7.14%) .NET Framework

VB.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 2 (14.29%) MS Office
2 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (42.86%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (21.43%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (7.14%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 11 (78.57%) Developer
2 6 (42.86%) Software Developer
3 4 (28.57%) .NET Developer
3 4 (28.57%) VB.NET Developer
4 3 (21.43%) Development Manager
5 2 (14.29%) .NET Development Manager
5 2 (14.29%) Agile Development Manager
5 2 (14.29%) Software Development Manager
5 2 (14.29%) Software Manager
6 1 (7.14%) Business Intelligence Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (100.00%) .NET
2 11 (78.57%) WinForms
3 3 (21.43%) CSS
4 2 (14.29%) ASP.NET
4 2 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 2 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC 5
4 2 (14.29%) HTML
4 2 (14.29%) LINQ
5 1 (7.14%) .NET Framework
5 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 1 (7.14%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) Migration
2 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (21.43%) MVC
3 2 (14.29%) OO
3 2 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (14.29%) TDD
3 2 (14.29%) UML
4 1 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (7.14%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 8 (57.14%) VB
1 8 (57.14%) VB6
2 6 (42.86%) C#
3 3 (21.43%) JavaScript
3 3 (21.43%) SQL
Vendors
1 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
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