The first table below looks at the demand for VB.NET skills 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 over the 3 months to 28 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 Staffordshire 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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
Rank 9 8 7
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -1
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 13 20 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 10.83% 17.24% 15.84%
As % of the Programming Languages category 33.33% 35.71% 37.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 16 25
Average daily rate
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£330 £328 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.76% +0.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £305 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £333 £343
UK excluding London average daily rate £298 £310 £315
% change year-on-year
-4.03% -1.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £32.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-23.07% +4.83%
Programming Languages Category
Staffordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
39 56 85
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 32.50% 48.28% 42.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 38 50
Average daily rate £300 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.61% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £380 £370
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 3
Average hourly rate £13.00 £42.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-69.41% +21.42%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
VB.NET
West Midlands

VB.NET
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VB.NET across the Staffordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

VB.NET Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

VB.NET
Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

VB.NET Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

VB.NET
Hourly Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

VB.NET Hourly Rate Trend in Staffordshire

VB.NET
Contract Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VB.NET within the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 28 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stoke-on-Trent 0 8 £330 +1.53% 3
Tamworth - - - -
Burton-upon-Trent - - - - 3
Cannock - - - -
Lichfield - - - - 2
Rugeley - - - - 1
Stafford - - - -
VB.NET
West Midlands

VB.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Staffordshire 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 25 (100.00%) .NET
2 19 (76.00%) SQL Server
3 14 (56.00%) C#
3 14 (56.00%) SQL
4 12 (48.00%) ASP.NET
5 9 (36.00%) HTML
5 9 (36.00%) JavaScript
6 8 (32.00%) CSS
6 8 (32.00%) Ajax
6 8 (32.00%) HTML5
6 8 (32.00%) CSS3
7 7 (28.00%) WinForms
8 6 (24.00%) E-Commerce
8 6 (24.00%) N-Tier
8 6 (24.00%) WCF
9 5 (20.00%) Back Office
9 5 (20.00%) Web Services
9 5 (20.00%) XML
9 5 (20.00%) Degree
10 4 (16.00%) Windows
10 4 (16.00%) .NET Framework
11 3 (12.00%) jQuery
11 3 (12.00%) AccuRev
11 3 (12.00%) XSLT
11 3 (12.00%) SOA
11 3 (12.00%) Microsoft
11 3 (12.00%) Resource Management
11 3 (12.00%) Computer Science
12 2 (8.00%) JIRA
12 2 (8.00%) Refactoring

VB.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Staffordshire 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.00%) IIS
1 1 (4.00%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (8.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (76.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (8.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (8.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (8.00%) Visual Studio
1 2 (8.00%) JIRA
2 1 (4.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (4.00%) Oracle Forms
General
1 5 (20.00%) Back Office
2 2 (8.00%) Games
2 2 (8.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 20 (80.00%) Developer
2 14 (56.00%) .NET Developer
3 6 (24.00%) VB.NET Developer
4 5 (20.00%) Team Leader
5 4 (16.00%) Development Team Leader
5 4 (16.00%) .NET Team Leader
5 4 (16.00%) ASP.NET Developer
6 3 (12.00%) C# .NET Developer
6 3 (12.00%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
6 3 (12.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 3 (12.00%) C# Developer
6 3 (12.00%) Software Developer
7 2 (8.00%) Lead Developer
7 2 (8.00%) Web Developer
7 2 (8.00%) C# Web Developer
7 2 (8.00%) Software Development Team Leader
7 2 (8.00%) .NET Web Developer
7 2 (8.00%) SQL Developer
7 2 (8.00%) Software Team Leader
8 1 (4.00%) Mobile Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (100.00%) .NET
2 12 (48.00%) ASP.NET
3 9 (36.00%) HTML
4 8 (32.00%) Ajax
4 8 (32.00%) HTML5
4 8 (32.00%) CSS
4 8 (32.00%) CSS3
5 7 (28.00%) WinForms
6 6 (24.00%) WCF
7 5 (20.00%) Web Services
7 5 (20.00%) XML
8 4 (16.00%) .NET Framework
9 3 (12.00%) XSLT
9 3 (12.00%) jQuery
10 2 (8.00%) XHTML
11 1 (4.00%) SOAP
11 1 (4.00%) Classic ASP
11 1 (4.00%) WPF
11 1 (4.00%) WF
11 1 (4.00%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 6 (24.00%) N-Tier
2 3 (12.00%) Computer Science
3 2 (8.00%) WURFL
3 2 (8.00%) Blackberry
4 1 (4.00%) Mainframe
4 1 (4.00%) BBC
4 1 (4.00%) EPoS
4 1 (4.00%) Mobile App
4 1 (4.00%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 4 (16.00%) Windows
2 2 (8.00%) Windows Mobile
2 2 (8.00%) Android
2 2 (8.00%) Apple iOS
2 2 (8.00%) BlackBerry OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (24.00%) E-Commerce
2 3 (12.00%) SOA
2 3 (12.00%) Resource Management
3 2 (8.00%) Unit Testing
3 2 (8.00%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (8.00%) Web Application Development
3 2 (8.00%) Project Management
3 2 (8.00%) SEO
3 2 (8.00%) Migration
3 2 (8.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (8.00%) TDD
3 2 (8.00%) Document Management
3 2 (8.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (8.00%) Incident Management
3 2 (8.00%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 14 (56.00%) C#
1 14 (56.00%) SQL
2 9 (36.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (8.00%) VB
4 1 (4.00%) VB6
4 1 (4.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (20.00%) Degree
2 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (4.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 3 (12.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (12.00%) AccuRev
2 1 (4.00%) Infragistics
2 1 (4.00%) Oracle
2 1 (4.00%) Business Objects
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