The table below looks at the statistics for VB.NET skills in IT contracts advertised for the Coventry region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VB.NET over the 3 months to 23 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
Rank 24 26 25
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -1
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 10 10 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 3.98% 3.55% 1.92%
As % of the Programming Languages category 10.31% 9.52% 6.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 7 3
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£325 £300 £215
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% +39.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £142 £131
10% offered a daily rate of more than £403 £311 £243
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £310
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £32.50 £13.30
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +144.36%
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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 Coventry region.

Programming Languages Category
Coventry
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
97 105 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 38.65% 37.23% 27.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 64 25
Average daily rate £338 £350 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% +18.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £195 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £475 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 4
Average hourly rate £22.35 £17.50 £34.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.71% -49.27%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+9.23% -7.14%

VB.NET
Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VB.NET across the Coventry region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

VB.NET Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

VB.NET
Daily Rate Trend in Coventry

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing VB.NET across the Coventry region.

VB.NET Daily Rate Trend in Coventry

VB.NET
Daily Rate Histogram in Coventry

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VB.NET across the Coventry region over the 3 months to 23 January 2015.

VB.NET Daily Rate Histogram in Coventry

VB.NET
Hourly Rate Trend in Coventry

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing VB.NET across the Coventry region.

VB.NET Hourly Rate Trend in Coventry

VB.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Coventry 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 17 (100.00%) .NET
2 8 (47.06%) SQL Server
2 8 (47.06%) XML
3 7 (41.18%) ASP.NET
4 6 (35.29%) C#
4 6 (35.29%) HTML
4 6 (35.29%) SQL
5 5 (29.41%) MVC
5 5 (29.41%) Finance
5 5 (29.41%) Oracle
5 5 (29.41%) XSLT
5 5 (29.41%) jQuery
5 5 (29.41%) Oracle Database
5 5 (29.41%) Web Services
6 4 (23.53%) VB
6 4 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (23.53%) Ajax
6 4 (23.53%) Web Development
6 4 (23.53%) .NET Framework
6 4 (23.53%) SCADA
6 4 (23.53%) Microsoft
6 4 (23.53%) Scrum
7 3 (17.65%) Software Engineering
7 3 (17.65%) VBA
7 3 (17.65%) VBScript
7 3 (17.65%) OO
7 3 (17.65%) Unit Testing
7 3 (17.65%) Test Scripting
7 3 (17.65%) Spreadsheet
8 2 (11.76%) SQL Server 2000

VB.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Coventry 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 (17.65%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Sage 1000
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (47.06%) SQL Server
2 5 (29.41%) Oracle Database
3 2 (11.76%) SQL Server 2000
3 2 (11.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (5.88%) MySQL
4 1 (5.88%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (5.88%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Visual Studio
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle Forms
General
1 5 (29.41%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (76.47%) Developer
2 6 (35.29%) .NET Developer
3 5 (29.41%) VB.NET Developer
4 3 (17.65%) Analyst
5 2 (11.76%) .NET Team Leader
5 2 (11.76%) Analyst Developer
5 2 (11.76%) Team Leader
5 2 (11.76%) SQL Developer
5 2 (11.76%) C# Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Report Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Web Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (5.88%) Development Manager
6 1 (5.88%) Senior Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Analyst Programmer
6 1 (5.88%) Programmer
6 1 (5.88%) Lead Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Development Team Leader
6 1 (5.88%) Senior .NET Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Chief Technology Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (100.00%) .NET
2 8 (47.06%) XML
3 7 (41.18%) ASP.NET
4 6 (35.29%) HTML
5 5 (29.41%) XSLT
5 5 (29.41%) jQuery
5 5 (29.41%) Web Services
6 4 (23.53%) Ajax
6 4 (23.53%) .NET Framework
7 1 (5.88%) ADO.NET
7 1 (5.88%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (23.53%) SCADA
2 1 (5.88%) NHS
2 1 (5.88%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.88%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (29.41%) MVC
2 4 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (23.53%) Web Development
2 4 (23.53%) Scrum
3 3 (17.65%) Software Engineering
3 3 (17.65%) OO
3 3 (17.65%) Unit Testing
3 3 (17.65%) Test Scripting
4 1 (5.88%) Migration
4 1 (5.88%) Service Delivery
4 1 (5.88%) Zachman Framework
4 1 (5.88%) TOGAF
4 1 (5.88%) UML
4 1 (5.88%) RAD
4 1 (5.88%) RUP
4 1 (5.88%) DSDM
4 1 (5.88%) OOD
4 1 (5.88%) ETL
4 1 (5.88%) Mobile Application Development
4 1 (5.88%) Data Transformation
Programming Languages
1 6 (35.29%) C#
1 6 (35.29%) SQL
2 4 (23.53%) VB
3 3 (17.65%) VBA
3 3 (17.65%) VBScript
4 2 (11.76%) T-SQL
5 1 (5.88%) VB6
5 1 (5.88%) JavaScript
5 1 (5.88%) PL/SQL
5 1 (5.88%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) Degree
Vendors
1 5 (29.41%) Oracle
2 4 (23.53%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.88%) Sage