The table below looks at the statistics for the VB.NET Programmer role in IT contracts advertised for the Staffordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VB.NET Programmer in their job title over the 3 months to 28 April 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.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VB.NET Programmer
Rank - - -
Contract jobs requiring a VB.NET Programmer 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire - - -
As % of the Job Titles category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £288 £253
% change year-on-year
+21.73% +13.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
VB.NET Programmer
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Staffordshire region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Staffordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
133 202 129
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 91.72% 93.95% 96.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 123 67
Average daily rate £350 £363 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +13.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 18 16
Average hourly rate £13.50 £16.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.62% +18.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.56 £11.50 £8.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £20.50 £21.99
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.70 £17.45
% change year-on-year
+4.79% -4.29%

VB.NET Programmer
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VB.NET Programmer in the job title across the Staffordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

VB.NET Programmer Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

VB.NET Programmer
Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing VB.NET Programmer across the Staffordshire region.

VB.NET Programmer Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

VB.NET Programmer
Top 10 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Staffordshire region that cited VB.NET Programmer in their job title 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 with VB.NET Programmer in their job title.

1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) T-SQL
1 1 (100.00%) VB.NET
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) OO
1 1 (100.00%) WinForms
1 1 (100.00%) WPF
1 1 (100.00%) Unit Testing

VB.NET Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Staffordshire region that cited VB.NET Programmer in their job title 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 with VB.NET Programmer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) WinForms
1 1 (100.00%) WPF
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) OO
1 1 (100.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) T-SQL
1 1 (100.00%) VB.NET