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 31 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
Rank 25 33 26
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -7
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 15 10 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 4.36% 2.72% 1.23%
As % of the Programming Languages category 13.76% 9.01% 4.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 9 3
Average daily rate
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£265 £225 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.77% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £156 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £325 £301
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £301
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -0.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.88 £25.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+91.53% -23.07%
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 Coventry region.

Programming Languages Category
Coventry
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
109 111 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 31.69% 30.16% 25.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 81 28
Average daily rate £300 £325 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% +18.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £225 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £403 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 5
Average hourly rate £19.82 - £28.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.40 - £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.75 - £30.36
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+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 31 July 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 31 July 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 22 (100.00%) .NET
2 17 (77.27%) SQL Server
3 16 (72.73%) ASP.NET
3 16 (72.73%) HTML
3 16 (72.73%) SQL
4 15 (68.18%) C#
5 13 (59.09%) T-SQL
6 12 (54.55%) XML
7 11 (50.00%) WinForms
8 10 (45.45%) jQuery
9 9 (40.91%) JavaScript
10 8 (36.36%) Web Services
10 8 (36.36%) Microsoft
10 8 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
10 8 (36.36%) Scrum
11 7 (31.82%) VB6
11 7 (31.82%) Windows
11 7 (31.82%) VB
12 6 (27.27%) VBScript
12 6 (27.27%) CSS
12 6 (27.27%) IIS
12 6 (27.27%) ADO.NET
12 6 (27.27%) Data Warehouse
12 6 (27.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 6 (27.27%) MVC
12 6 (27.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 6 (27.27%) .NET Framework
12 6 (27.27%) Degree
13 5 (22.73%) NHS
13 5 (22.73%) SQL Server 2000

VB.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

Application Platforms
1 6 (27.27%) IIS
2 2 (9.09%) CMS
Applications
1 4 (18.18%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (18.18%) Internet
2 2 (9.09%) SMTP
2 2 (9.09%) DNS
2 2 (9.09%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (77.27%) SQL Server
2 6 (27.27%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (27.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 6 (27.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (22.73%) SQL Server 2000
4 4 (18.18%) Oracle Database
5 2 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (9.09%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 5 (22.73%) Visual Studio
2 4 (18.18%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (18.18%) Finance
Job Titles
1 19 (86.36%) Developer
2 10 (45.45%) .NET Developer
3 8 (36.36%) VB.NET Developer
4 4 (18.18%) Agile .NET Developer
4 4 (18.18%) C# .NET Developer
4 4 (18.18%) C# Developer
4 4 (18.18%) Analyst
5 3 (13.64%) Data Analyst
5 3 (13.64%) Data Migration Analyst
6 2 (9.09%) Web Developer
6 2 (9.09%) Applications Developer
6 2 (9.09%) Systems Developer
7 1 (4.55%) SQL Developer
7 1 (4.55%) Analyst Developer
7 1 (4.55%) SQL Reporting Analyst
7 1 (4.55%) AWS Developer
7 1 (4.55%) Report Analyst
7 1 (4.55%) Software Developer
7 1 (4.55%) WinForms Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (100.00%) .NET
2 16 (72.73%) ASP.NET
2 16 (72.73%) HTML
3 12 (54.55%) XML
4 11 (50.00%) WinForms
5 10 (45.45%) jQuery
6 8 (36.36%) Web Services
7 6 (27.27%) CSS
7 6 (27.27%) ADO.NET
7 6 (27.27%) .NET Framework
8 4 (18.18%) WCF
8 4 (18.18%) Ajax
8 4 (18.18%) XSLT
9 2 (9.09%) Classic ASP
9 2 (9.09%) LINQ
9 2 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC
9 2 (9.09%) Entity Framework
9 2 (9.09%) LINQ to SQL
9 2 (9.09%) KnockoutJS
9 2 (9.09%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 5 (22.73%) NHS
2 1 (4.55%) SCADA
2 1 (4.55%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 7 (31.82%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (36.36%) Scrum
1 8 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (27.27%) MVC
3 5 (22.73%) Data Transformation
4 4 (18.18%) Web Development
5 3 (13.64%) Migration
5 3 (13.64%) Data Migration
6 2 (9.09%) OO
6 2 (9.09%) CRM
6 2 (9.09%) E-Commerce
7 1 (4.55%) System Testing
7 1 (4.55%) Data Analysis
7 1 (4.55%) Data Mapping
Programming Languages
1 16 (72.73%) SQL
2 15 (68.18%) C#
3 13 (59.09%) T-SQL
4 9 (40.91%) JavaScript
5 7 (31.82%) VB
5 7 (31.82%) VB6
6 6 (27.27%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 6 (27.27%) Degree
Vendors
1 8 (36.36%) Microsoft
2 4 (18.18%) Oracle