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 26 May 2016 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
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
Rank 25 - 15
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 5 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Solihull 3.07% - 2.94%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.58% - 10.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 3
Median daily rate £338 - £325
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.53% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £38.75 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-58.70% +31.35%
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
66 23 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Solihull 40.49% 27.06% 27.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 12 14
Median daily rate £440 £309 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.51% -5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £291 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £486 £344 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £343
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Median hourly rate - £30.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -14.28%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £36.00 £36.40
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -1.09%

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 20 Related IT Skills in Solihull

For the 6 months to 26 May 2016, 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 15 (100.00%) .NET
2 14 (93.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 11 (73.33%) Performance Tuning
3 11 (73.33%) VB
3 11 (73.33%) VB6
3 11 (73.33%) Software Engineering
3 11 (73.33%) Migration
3 11 (73.33%) WinForms
4 4 (26.67%) SQL Server
5 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (6.67%) MVC
6 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET
6 1 (6.67%) CSS
6 1 (6.67%) C#
6 1 (6.67%) HTML
6 1 (6.67%) JavaScript
6 1 (6.67%) SQL
6 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC 5
6 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC 4

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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (26.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 14 (93.33%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 15 (100.00%) .NET Developer
1 15 (100.00%) Developer
2 14 (93.33%) VB.NET Developer
3 11 (73.33%) WinForms Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (100.00%) .NET
2 11 (73.33%) WinForms
3 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET
3 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC 5
3 1 (6.67%) CSS
3 1 (6.67%) HTML
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (73.33%) Migration
1 11 (73.33%) Performance Tuning
1 11 (73.33%) Software Engineering
2 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (6.67%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 11 (73.33%) VB
1 11 (73.33%) VB6
2 1 (6.67%) C#
2 1 (6.67%) JavaScript
2 1 (6.67%) SQL