The first table below looks at the demand 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 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Solihull region.

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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
Rank 11 14 10
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -4
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 4 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Solihull 5.48% 2.25% 3.23%
As % of the Programming Languages category 16.00% 16.67% 10.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 1
Average daily rate
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£325 £270 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.37% -10.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £295 £310 £315
% change year-on-year
-4.83% -1.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £32.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-23.07% +8.33%
Programming Languages Category
Solihull
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
25 12 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Solihull 34.25% 13.48% 32.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 7 6
Average daily rate £330 £304 £170
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.64% +78.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £160 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £393 £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £16.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
VB.NET
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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 22 July 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 7 (100.00%) .NET
2 2 (28.57%) HTML
2 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
2 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET
2 2 (28.57%) XML
2 2 (28.57%) XQuery
2 2 (28.57%) XPath
2 2 (28.57%) Android
2 2 (28.57%) HTML5
2 2 (28.57%) Apple iOS
2 2 (28.57%) PhoneGap
2 2 (28.57%) Mobile App
2 2 (28.57%) Android Development
2 2 (28.57%) iOS Development
3 1 (14.29%) C#
3 1 (14.29%) Java
3 1 (14.29%) SQL
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
3 1 (14.29%) CSS
3 1 (14.29%) Web Services
3 1 (14.29%) OO
3 1 (14.29%) Eclipse
3 1 (14.29%) IntelliJ
3 1 (14.29%) JDeveloper
3 1 (14.29%) WinRunner
3 1 (14.29%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (14.29%) LoadRunner
3 1 (14.29%) Project Management
3 1 (14.29%) MVC
3 1 (14.29%) Manufacturing

VB.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 (14.29%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) PhoneGap
2 1 (14.29%) T4 Templates
2 1 (14.29%) Eclipse
2 1 (14.29%) IntelliJ
2 1 (14.29%) JDeveloper
2 1 (14.29%) WinRunner
2 1 (14.29%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (14.29%) LoadRunner
General
1 1 (14.29%) Manufacturing
1 1 (14.29%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) Developer
2 3 (42.86%) .NET Developer
2 3 (42.86%) VB.NET Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Applications Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Mobile Applications Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Mobile Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Android Developer
3 2 (28.57%) iOS Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Automation Tester
4 1 (14.29%) Tester
4 1 (14.29%) Web Developer
4 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (14.29%) .NET Web Developer
4 1 (14.29%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (100.00%) .NET
2 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET
2 2 (28.57%) XML
2 2 (28.57%) HTML5
2 2 (28.57%) HTML
3 1 (14.29%) CSS3
3 1 (14.29%) MyBatis
3 1 (14.29%) Spring
3 1 (14.29%) .NET Framework
3 1 (14.29%) Spring Web Flow
3 1 (14.29%) jQuery
3 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (14.29%) CSS
3 1 (14.29%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Android
1 2 (28.57%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Android Development
1 2 (28.57%) iOS Development
2 1 (14.29%) OO
2 1 (14.29%) Project Management
2 1 (14.29%) MVC
2 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (14.29%) Product Management
2 1 (14.29%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
1 2 (28.57%) XQuery
1 2 (28.57%) XPath
2 1 (14.29%) SQL
2 1 (14.29%) C#
2 1 (14.29%) Java