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 23 January 2017 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
West Midlands / Staffordshire
Rank - 9 12
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 0 22 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire - 15.38% 5.95%
As % of the Programming Languages category - 28.21% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 15 3
Median daily rate - £315 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
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 £47.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-15.78% +39.70%

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
69 78 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 37.50% 54.55% 35.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 53 15
Median daily rate £338 £338 £301
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +12.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £209 £275 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £418 £420 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £40.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +12.67%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, 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 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) Visual Studio
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) T-SQL
2 2 (66.67%) SOAP
2 2 (66.67%) Web Services
2 2 (66.67%) MVC
2 2 (66.67%) Web Development
2 2 (66.67%) RESTful
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET Web API
2 2 (66.67%) WCF
3 1 (33.33%) jQuery
3 1 (33.33%) Line Management
3 1 (33.33%) Mobile First
3 1 (33.33%) Software Architecture
3 1 (33.33%) Responsive Web Design
3 1 (33.33%) .NET Framework
3 1 (33.33%) XPath
3 1 (33.33%) Web Design
3 1 (33.33%) Ajax
3 1 (33.33%) XML
3 1 (33.33%) XSLT
3 1 (33.33%) XHTML
3 1 (33.33%) Middleware
3 1 (33.33%) HTML
3 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (33.33%) CSS

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 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
1 2 (66.67%) Web Developer
2 1 (33.33%) .NET Architect
2 1 (33.33%) .NET Developer
2 1 (33.33%) .NET Technical Architect
2 1 (33.33%) .NET Web Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Architect
2 1 (33.33%) C# .NET Developer
2 1 (33.33%) C# Architect
2 1 (33.33%) C# Developer
2 1 (33.33%) C# WCF Developer
2 1 (33.33%) C# Web Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Lead Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Lead Software Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Middleware Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Software Architect
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Leader
2 1 (33.33%) WCF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET Web API
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 2 (66.67%) RESTful
2 2 (66.67%) SOAP
2 2 (66.67%) WCF
2 2 (66.67%) Web Services
3 1 (33.33%) .NET Framework
3 1 (33.33%) Ajax
3 1 (33.33%) CSS
3 1 (33.33%) HTML
3 1 (33.33%) jQuery
3 1 (33.33%) Middleware
3 1 (33.33%) XHTML
3 1 (33.33%) XML
3 1 (33.33%) XSLT
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) MVC
1 2 (66.67%) Web Development
2 1 (33.33%) Line Management
2 1 (33.33%) Mobile First
2 1 (33.33%) Responsive Web Design
2 1 (33.33%) Software Architecture
2 1 (33.33%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C#
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) T-SQL
3 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (33.33%) XPath