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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
Rank 10 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 15 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Solihull 11.90% - -
As % of the Programming Languages category 44.12% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 14 0 0
Average daily rate £375 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
- +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £34.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-4.41% -
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 Solihull region.

Programming Languages Category
Solihull
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
34 15 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Solihull 26.98% 20.55% 22.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 6 11
Average daily rate £375 £400 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +39.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £322 £282 £249
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £410 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +9.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £22.25 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+12.67% +4.41%

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 21 Related IT Skills in Solihull

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 18 (100.00%) .NET
2 17 (94.44%) Team Foundation Server
3 13 (72.22%) Software Engineering
4 12 (66.67%) VB
4 12 (66.67%) WinForms
4 12 (66.67%) Migration
4 12 (66.67%) VB6
4 12 (66.67%) Performance Tuning
5 6 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (33.33%) SQL Server
6 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET
6 1 (5.56%) MS Excel
6 1 (5.56%) Microsoft
6 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (5.56%) Scrum
6 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (5.56%) Refactoring
6 1 (5.56%) Multithreading
6 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (5.56%) Algorithms
6 1 (5.56%) Enterprise Software

VB.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

Applications
1 1 (5.56%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 17 (94.44%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 17 (94.44%) .NET Developer
1 17 (94.44%) Developer
1 17 (94.44%) VB.NET Developer
2 12 (66.67%) WinForms Developer
3 1 (5.56%) .NET Architect
3 1 (5.56%) .NET Technical Architect
3 1 (5.56%) Architect
3 1 (5.56%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (100.00%) .NET
2 12 (66.67%) WinForms
3 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.56%) Algorithms
1 1 (5.56%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (72.22%) Software Engineering
2 12 (66.67%) Migration
2 12 (66.67%) Performance Tuning
3 6 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (5.56%) Multithreading
4 1 (5.56%) Refactoring
4 1 (5.56%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 12 (66.67%) VB
1 12 (66.67%) VB6
Vendors
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft