The table below looks at the statistics for VB.NET skills in IT contracts advertised for the Solihull region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VB.NET over the 3 months to 24 October 2014 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
Rank - 16 8
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 0 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Solihull - 2.52% 6.00%
As % of the Programming Languages category - 9.68% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Average daily rate
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- £275 £275
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £305 £315
% change year-on-year
+6.55% -3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.50 £26.50 £27.75
% change year-on-year
+30.18% -4.50%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Solihull region.

Programming Languages Category
Solihull
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
23 31 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Solihull 32.86% 26.05% 24.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 16 3
Average daily rate £325 £288 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.04% +4.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £236 £252 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £350 £283
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £23.50 £26.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -12.14%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%

VB.NET
Jobs Demand Trend in Solihull

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

VB.NET Jobs Demand Trend in Solihull

VB.NET
Daily Rate Trend in Solihull

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

VB.NET Daily Rate Trend in Solihull

VB.NET
Hourly Rate Trend in Solihull

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

VB.NET Hourly Rate Trend in Solihull

VB.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Solihull

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Solihull 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 4 (100.00%) .NET
2 2 (50.00%) XPath
2 2 (50.00%) HTML5
2 2 (50.00%) XML
2 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (50.00%) HTML
2 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (50.00%) XQuery
3 1 (25.00%) Project Management
3 1 (25.00%) C#
3 1 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) Java
3 1 (25.00%) CSS
3 1 (25.00%) Web Services
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (25.00%) OO
3 1 (25.00%) Eclipse
3 1 (25.00%) IntelliJ
3 1 (25.00%) JDeveloper
3 1 (25.00%) MVC
3 1 (25.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (25.00%) CSS3
3 1 (25.00%) T4 Templates
3 1 (25.00%) MyBatis
3 1 (25.00%) Spring Web Flow
3 1 (25.00%) jQuery
3 1 (25.00%) Product Management
3 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) Retail

VB.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Solihull 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Eclipse
1 1 (25.00%) IntelliJ
1 1 (25.00%) JDeveloper
1 1 (25.00%) T4 Templates
General
1 1 (25.00%) Manufacturing
1 1 (25.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Developer
2 3 (75.00%) .NET Developer
2 3 (75.00%) VB.NET Developer
3 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (25.00%) .NET Web Developer
3 1 (25.00%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
2 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (50.00%) XML
2 2 (50.00%) HTML5
2 2 (50.00%) HTML
3 1 (25.00%) CSS3
3 1 (25.00%) MyBatis
3 1 (25.00%) Spring
3 1 (25.00%) .NET Framework
3 1 (25.00%) Spring Web Flow
3 1 (25.00%) jQuery
3 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (25.00%) CSS
3 1 (25.00%) Web Services
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) OO
1 1 (25.00%) Project Management
1 1 (25.00%) MVC
1 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (25.00%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (50.00%) XQuery
1 2 (50.00%) XPath
2 1 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) C#
2 1 (25.00%) Java