The table below looks at the statistics for VB.NET skills in IT contracts advertised for the Staffordshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VB.NET over the 3 months to 9 December 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
Rank 25 10 19
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +9
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 3 18 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 1.42% 13.24% 5.17%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.70% 27.69% 11.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 13 3
Median daily rate £313 £338 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.40% +8.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £278 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £408 £319
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £50.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +92.30%
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 Staffordshire region.

Programming Languages Category
Staffordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
81 65 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 38.39% 47.79% 43.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 46 34
Median daily rate £325 £338 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.70% +3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £420 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £14.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.18
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +9.45%

VB.NET
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Staffordshire 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 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VB.NET within the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 9 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stoke-on-Trent -12 3 £313 -7.40% 1
VB.NET
West Midlands

VB.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 9 December 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 Staffordshire region with a requirement for VB.NET.

1 4 (100.00%) C#
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 3 (75.00%) T-SQL
3 2 (50.00%) Visual Studio
3 2 (50.00%) SOAP
3 2 (50.00%) Web Services
3 2 (50.00%) MVC
3 2 (50.00%) Web Development
3 2 (50.00%) RESTful
3 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web API
3 2 (50.00%) WCF
4 1 (25.00%) jQuery
4 1 (25.00%) Online Games
4 1 (25.00%) Line Management
4 1 (25.00%) Mobile First
4 1 (25.00%) Software Architecture
4 1 (25.00%) NoSQL
4 1 (25.00%) Responsive Web Design
4 1 (25.00%) Relational Database
4 1 (25.00%) .NET Framework
4 1 (25.00%) XPath
4 1 (25.00%) Degree
4 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
4 1 (25.00%) Finance
4 1 (25.00%) Games
4 1 (25.00%) WinForms
4 1 (25.00%) Web Design

VB.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire 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 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (25.00%) NoSQL
2 1 (25.00%) RDBMS
2 1 (25.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
1 1 (25.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Web Developer
2 1 (25.00%) .NET Architect
2 1 (25.00%) .NET Developer
2 1 (25.00%) .NET Technical Architect
2 1 (25.00%) .NET Web Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Architect
2 1 (25.00%) C# .NET Developer
2 1 (25.00%) C# Architect
2 1 (25.00%) C# Developer
2 1 (25.00%) C# WCF Developer
2 1 (25.00%) C# Web Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Lead Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Lead Software Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Middleware Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Software Architect
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Leader
2 1 (25.00%) WCF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
2 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web API
2 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 2 (50.00%) RESTful
2 2 (50.00%) SOAP
2 2 (50.00%) WCF
2 2 (50.00%) Web Services
3 1 (25.00%) .NET Framework
3 1 (25.00%) Ajax
3 1 (25.00%) CSS
3 1 (25.00%) HTML
3 1 (25.00%) jQuery
3 1 (25.00%) Middleware
3 1 (25.00%) WinForms
3 1 (25.00%) XHTML
3 1 (25.00%) XML
3 1 (25.00%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (25.00%) Online Games
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) MVC
1 2 (50.00%) Web Development
2 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (25.00%) Line Management
2 1 (25.00%) Mobile First
2 1 (25.00%) Project Management
2 1 (25.00%) Responsive Web Design
2 1 (25.00%) Software Architecture
2 1 (25.00%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) C#
2 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 3 (75.00%) T-SQL
3 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (25.00%) VB
3 1 (25.00%) VB6
3 1 (25.00%) XPath
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft