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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VB.NET over the 3 months to 23 February 2017 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
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
West Midlands / Coventry
Rank 50 43 25
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -18
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 2 2 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 0.49% 0.52% 3.64%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.77% 1.54% 9.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 9
Median daily rate £400 £364 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.96% +11.92%
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £333 £325
% change year-on-year
-2.25% +2.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.75 £27.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+40.90% -19.11%

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
113 130 102
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 27.76% 33.59% 37.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 94 70
Median daily rate £414 £356 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.14% +9.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £450 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 4
Median hourly rate £25.00 - £22.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 - £22.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 - £36.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +12.67%

VB.NET
Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Coventry 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 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
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 February 2017, 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 Coventry region with a requirement for VB.NET.

1 6 (100.00%) C#
1 6 (100.00%) .NET
1 6 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (83.33%) SQL
3 4 (66.67%) T-SQL
3 4 (66.67%) ASP.NET
4 3 (50.00%) HTML
4 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
5 2 (33.33%) Visual Studio
5 2 (33.33%) Scrum
5 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
5 2 (33.33%) Web Services
5 2 (33.33%) jQuery
5 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web API
5 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (16.67%) Data Management
6 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (16.67%) .NET Framework
6 1 (16.67%) SCADA
6 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (16.67%) Event Store
6 1 (16.67%) SDLC
6 1 (16.67%) Power BI
6 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
6 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (16.67%) Time Management
6 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008

VB.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry 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 (16.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (16.67%) Event Store
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 1 (16.67%) Power BI
3 1 (16.67%) RavenDB
3 1 (16.67%) RDBMS
3 1 (16.67%) Relational Database
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Visual Studio
2 1 (16.67%) Git (software)
2 1 (16.67%) Mercurial
2 1 (16.67%) SpecFlow
General
1 1 (16.67%) Automotive
1 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Developer
2 2 (33.33%) .NET Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Applications Support
3 1 (16.67%) Applications Support Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (16.67%) C# Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) DBA
3 1 (16.67%) Software Developer
3 1 (16.67%) SQL DBA
3 1 (16.67%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (100.00%) .NET
2 4 (66.67%) ASP.NET
3 3 (50.00%) HTML
4 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web API
4 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 2 (33.33%) jQuery
4 2 (33.33%) Web Services
5 1 (16.67%) .NET Framework
5 1 (16.67%) AngularJS
5 1 (16.67%) Apache Cordova
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (16.67%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
1 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (33.33%) Scrum
2 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (16.67%) Data Management
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL
2 1 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (16.67%) SDLC
2 1 (16.67%) Time Management
2 1 (16.67%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) C#
2 5 (83.33%) SQL
3 4 (66.67%) T-SQL
4 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
5 1 (16.67%) Java
5 1 (16.67%) PHP
5 1 (16.67%) VB
5 1 (16.67%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) Xamarin