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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VB.NET over the 3 months to 22 December 2014 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.

Location
3 months to
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
Rank 7 9 6
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -3
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 2 3 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 6.67% 7.32% 41.46%
As % of the Programming Languages category 12.50% 23.08% 47.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 31
Average daily rate
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£310 - £330
90% offered a daily rate of more than £302 - £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £318 - £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £310
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.25 £32.50 £18.75
% change year-on-year
-6.92% +73.33%
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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
16 13 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 53.33% 31.71% 87.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 5 64
Average daily rate £320 £305 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.91% -7.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £290 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £373 £367 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.18 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.59% -5.71%

VB.NET
Jobs Demand Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VB.NET across the Stoke-on-Trent region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 22 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Stoke-on-Trent 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 6 (100.00%) .NET
2 5 (83.33%) C#
2 5 (83.33%) SQL Server
3 4 (66.67%) ASP.NET
4 3 (50.00%) HTML
4 3 (50.00%) JavaScript
4 3 (50.00%) CSS
5 2 (33.33%) SQL
5 2 (33.33%) Ajax
5 2 (33.33%) HTML5
5 2 (33.33%) CSS3
6 1 (16.67%) Windows
6 1 (16.67%) OOP
6 1 (16.67%) OO
6 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
6 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce
6 1 (16.67%) N-Tier
6 1 (16.67%) DataStage
6 1 (16.67%) Blackberry
6 1 (16.67%) Finance
6 1 (16.67%) Games
6 1 (16.67%) WinForms
6 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (16.67%) .NET Framework
6 1 (16.67%) JIRA
6 1 (16.67%) jQuery
6 1 (16.67%) Unit Testing
6 1 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (16.67%) Android
6 1 (16.67%) AccuRev

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

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Stoke-on-Trent 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.

Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (83.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (16.67%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) JIRA
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
1 1 (16.67%) Games
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Developer
2 5 (83.33%) .NET Developer
3 2 (33.33%) VB.NET Developer
4 1 (16.67%) JavaScript Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (100.00%) .NET
2 4 (66.67%) ASP.NET
3 3 (50.00%) CSS
3 3 (50.00%) HTML
4 2 (33.33%) CSS3
4 2 (33.33%) Ajax
4 2 (33.33%) HTML5
5 1 (16.67%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 1 (16.67%) .NET Framework
5 1 (16.67%) jQuery
5 1 (16.67%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) N-Tier
1 1 (16.67%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
1 1 (16.67%) Android
1 1 (16.67%) Apple iOS
1 1 (16.67%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) OOP
1 1 (16.67%) OO
1 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce
1 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (16.67%) Unit Testing
1 1 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) C#
2 3 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (33.33%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) AccuRev
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