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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
Rank - 18 9
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 0 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Solihull - 2.83% 4.92%
As % of the Programming Languages category - 10.34% 27.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate
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- £275 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £325 £315
% change year-on-year
-1.53% +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £26.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+32.07% -11.66%
VB.NET
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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
21 29 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Solihull 35.00% 27.36% 18.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 14 3
Average daily rate £325 £300 £286
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% +5.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £196 £217
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £385 £297
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £23.50 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -26.56%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%

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 19 September 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 6 (100.00%) .NET
2 2 (33.33%) XPath
2 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET
2 2 (33.33%) HTML
2 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 2 (33.33%) XML
2 2 (33.33%) XQuery
2 2 (33.33%) HTML5
3 1 (16.67%) Apple iOS
3 1 (16.67%) CSS3
3 1 (16.67%) PhoneGap
3 1 (16.67%) Mobile App
3 1 (16.67%) Automation Testing
3 1 (16.67%) T4 Templates
3 1 (16.67%) Android Development
3 1 (16.67%) iOS Development
3 1 (16.67%) MyBatis
3 1 (16.67%) MVC
3 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
3 1 (16.67%) C#
3 1 (16.67%) WinRunner
3 1 (16.67%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (16.67%) LoadRunner
3 1 (16.67%) Project Management
3 1 (16.67%) OO
3 1 (16.67%) Eclipse
3 1 (16.67%) IntelliJ
3 1 (16.67%) JDeveloper
3 1 (16.67%) SQL
3 1 (16.67%) Java

VB.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (16.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) T4 Templates
1 1 (16.67%) WinRunner
1 1 (16.67%) QuickTest Pro
1 1 (16.67%) LoadRunner
1 1 (16.67%) Eclipse
1 1 (16.67%) IntelliJ
1 1 (16.67%) JDeveloper
General
1 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
1 1 (16.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Developer
2 3 (50.00%) .NET Developer
2 3 (50.00%) VB.NET Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Automation Tester
3 1 (16.67%) iOS Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Web Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Applications Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Tester
3 1 (16.67%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Mobile Applications Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Mobile Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Android Developer
3 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (16.67%) .NET Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (100.00%) .NET
2 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET
2 2 (33.33%) HTML
2 2 (33.33%) XML
2 2 (33.33%) HTML5
3 1 (16.67%) CSS3
3 1 (16.67%) PhoneGap
3 1 (16.67%) MyBatis
3 1 (16.67%) CSS
3 1 (16.67%) Web Services
3 1 (16.67%) Spring Web Flow
3 1 (16.67%) jQuery
3 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (16.67%) Spring
3 1 (16.67%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Apple iOS
1 1 (16.67%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) Automation Testing
1 1 (16.67%) Android Development
1 1 (16.67%) iOS Development
1 1 (16.67%) MVC
1 1 (16.67%) Project Management
1 1 (16.67%) OO
1 1 (16.67%) Product Management
1 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) XPath
1 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
1 2 (33.33%) XQuery
2 1 (16.67%) C#
2 1 (16.67%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) Java