The table below looks at the statistics for VB.NET skills in IT contracts advertised for the Stoke-on-Trent 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)
Staffordshire / Stoke-on-Trent
Rank - 10 8
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 0 8 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent - 19.05% 13.79%
As % of the Programming Languages category - 27.59% 28.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 6 3
Median daily rate - £331 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +10.41%
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 Stoke-on-Trent region.

Programming Languages Category
Stoke-on-Trent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
24 29 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 33.80% 69.05% 48.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 17 7
Median daily rate £275 £338 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.51% +17.39%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £315 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £420 £350
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 Stoke-on-Trent

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Stoke-on-Trent 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 Stoke-on-Trent

VB.NET
Daily Rate Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

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

VB.NET Daily Rate Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

VB.NET
Hourly Rate Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

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

VB.NET Hourly Rate Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

VB.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stoke-on-Trent

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 Stoke-on-Trent 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 Stoke-on-Trent 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