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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VB.NET over the 3 months to 20 January 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
West Midlands / Solihull
Rank 24 8 -
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 3 15 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Solihull 1.96% 11.90% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 13.04% 40.54% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 14 0
Median daily rate £350 £375 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £50.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +47.05%

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 37 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Solihull 15.03% 29.37% 12.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 22 4
Median daily rate £350 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -6.25%
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Median hourly rate - £41.25 £33.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +25.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.25 £40.00 £35.34
% change year-on-year
+0.62% +13.19%

VB.NET
Jobs Demand Trend in Solihull

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Solihull 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 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 20 January 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 Solihull region with a requirement for VB.NET.

1 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) OOP
1 3 (100.00%) SOA
1 3 (100.00%) ETL
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 3 (100.00%) XAML
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) TDD
1 3 (100.00%) WPF
1 3 (100.00%) Silverlight
1 3 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 3 (100.00%) Domain-Driven Design
1 3 (100.00%) Dependency Injection
1 3 (100.00%) MVVM
1 3 (100.00%) SOLID
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) T-SQL
3 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (33.33%) NHibernate
3 1 (33.33%) .NET Framework
3 1 (33.33%) WCF
3 1 (33.33%) MVC
3 1 (33.33%) XML
3 1 (33.33%) KnockoutJS
3 1 (33.33%) AngularJS
3 1 (33.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (33.33%) Breeze.js
3 1 (33.33%) Durandal

VB.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull 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:

Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) .NET Developer
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (66.67%) WPF Developer
3 1 (33.33%) .NET Software Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) Silverlight
1 3 (100.00%) WPF
2 1 (33.33%) .NET Framework
2 1 (33.33%) AngularJS
2 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (33.33%) Breeze.js
2 1 (33.33%) Durandal
2 1 (33.33%) Entity Framework
2 1 (33.33%) KnockoutJS
2 1 (33.33%) NHibernate
2 1 (33.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 1 (33.33%) WCF
2 1 (33.33%) XML
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 3 (100.00%) Dependency Injection
1 3 (100.00%) Domain-Driven Design
1 3 (100.00%) ETL
1 3 (100.00%) MVVM
1 3 (100.00%) OOP
1 3 (100.00%) SOA
1 3 (100.00%) SOLID
1 3 (100.00%) TDD
2 1 (33.33%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) XAML
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (33.33%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft