The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Coventry region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
Rank 25 30 -
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 16 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 4.91% 1.32% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 17.39% 6.82% -
Number of daily rates quoted 14 0 0
Average daily rate £260 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +37.25%
Programming Languages Category
Coventry
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
92 44 86
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 28.22% 19.38% 33.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 15 48
Average daily rate £325 £300 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £171 £296
10% offered a daily rate of more than £458 £353 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.30% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 5
Average hourly rate £30.50 £37.80 £28.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.31% +32.63%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.94%
VB.NET
West Midlands

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 18 April 2014.

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 18 April 2014, 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 25 (96.15%) .NET
2 19 (73.08%) C#
3 16 (61.54%) SQL
3 16 (61.54%) ASP.NET
4 10 (38.46%) SQL Server
4 10 (38.46%) WinForms
5 8 (30.77%) MVC
6 6 (23.08%) T-SQL
6 6 (23.08%) Windows
6 6 (23.08%) SharePoint
7 5 (19.23%) CRM
7 5 (19.23%) HTML
7 5 (19.23%) PHP
7 5 (19.23%) Drupal
7 5 (19.23%) jQuery
7 5 (19.23%) Alfresco
8 4 (15.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 4 (15.38%) .NET Framework
8 4 (15.38%) Migration
8 4 (15.38%) Finance
8 4 (15.38%) ETL
8 4 (15.38%) NHS
8 4 (15.38%) MySQL
9 3 (11.54%) Microsoft
9 3 (11.54%) Business Process Mapping
9 3 (11.54%) Business Analysis
10 1 (3.85%) Dynamics CRM
10 1 (3.85%) Mobile App
10 1 (3.85%) Mobile Application Development
10 1 (3.85%) Security Cleared

VB.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 6 (23.08%) SharePoint
2 5 (19.23%) Drupal
2 5 (19.23%) Alfresco
Business Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.85%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (38.46%) SQL Server
2 4 (15.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (15.38%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (15.38%) Finance
2 1 (3.85%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 19 (73.08%) Developer
2 14 (53.85%) .NET Developer
3 6 (23.08%) Business Analyst
3 6 (23.08%) Analyst
4 4 (15.38%) SQL Developer
5 3 (11.54%) Software Developer
5 3 (11.54%) C# Developer
5 3 (11.54%) C# .NET Developer
5 3 (11.54%) .NET Software Developer
6 2 (7.69%) Technical Analyst
6 2 (7.69%) Technical Business Analyst
7 1 (3.85%) VB.NET Developer
7 1 (3.85%) Applications Support Engineer
7 1 (3.85%) Web Developer
7 1 (3.85%) Applications Developer
7 1 (3.85%) Support Engineer
7 1 (3.85%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (96.15%) .NET
2 16 (61.54%) ASP.NET
3 10 (38.46%) WinForms
4 5 (19.23%) HTML
4 5 (19.23%) jQuery
5 4 (15.38%) .NET Framework
6 1 (3.85%) CSS
6 1 (3.85%) Web Services
6 1 (3.85%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (15.38%) NHS
2 1 (3.85%) Mobile App
2 1 (3.85%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (23.08%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (30.77%) MVC
2 5 (19.23%) CRM
3 4 (15.38%) Migration
3 4 (15.38%) ETL
4 3 (11.54%) Business Process Mapping
4 3 (11.54%) Business Analysis
5 1 (3.85%) Mobile Application Development
5 1 (3.85%) ERP
5 1 (3.85%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 19 (73.08%) C#
2 16 (61.54%) SQL
3 6 (23.08%) T-SQL
4 5 (19.23%) PHP
5 1 (3.85%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (3.85%) Security Cleared
1 1 (3.85%) ISEB
Vendors
1 3 (11.54%) Microsoft