The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 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 Stoke-on-Trent 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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
Rank 5 6 4
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -2
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 9 17 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 26.47% 42.50% 36.76%
As % of the Programming Languages category 52.94% 53.13% 67.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 14 21
Average daily rate
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£330 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.53% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £309 £303 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £358 £330 £340
UK excluding London average daily rate £295 £310 £315
% change year-on-year
-4.83% -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
Stoke-on-Trent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
17 32 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 50.00% 80.00% 54.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 26 29
Average daily rate £328 £330 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.75% +1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £375 £345
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 £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
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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 24 July 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 18 (100.00%) .NET
2 14 (77.78%) SQL Server
3 11 (61.11%) SQL
4 10 (55.56%) C#
5 7 (38.89%) HTML
5 7 (38.89%) JavaScript
5 7 (38.89%) ASP.NET
5 7 (38.89%) CSS
5 7 (38.89%) Ajax
5 7 (38.89%) HTML5
5 7 (38.89%) CSS3
6 6 (33.33%) E-Commerce
7 5 (27.78%) N-Tier
7 5 (27.78%) Back Office
7 5 (27.78%) Web Services
7 5 (27.78%) Degree
8 4 (22.22%) WCF
8 4 (22.22%) WinForms
9 3 (16.67%) XML
9 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
9 3 (16.67%) Resource Management
9 3 (16.67%) Computer Science
9 3 (16.67%) AccuRev
10 2 (11.11%) JIRA
10 2 (11.11%) Refactoring
10 2 (11.11%) jQuery
10 2 (11.11%) Unit Testing
10 2 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
10 2 (11.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 2 (11.11%) Android

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

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 2 (11.11%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (77.78%) SQL Server
2 2 (11.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (11.11%) JIRA
General
1 5 (27.78%) Back Office
2 2 (11.11%) Retail
2 2 (11.11%) Games
Job Titles
1 14 (77.78%) Developer
2 10 (55.56%) .NET Developer
3 4 (22.22%) Development Team Leader
3 4 (22.22%) VB.NET Developer
3 4 (22.22%) Team Leader
4 3 (16.67%) .NET Team Leader
5 2 (11.11%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (11.11%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (11.11%) Software Team Leader
5 2 (11.11%) C# Web Developer
5 2 (11.11%) Software Development Team Leader
5 2 (11.11%) .NET Web Developer
5 2 (11.11%) Software Developer
5 2 (11.11%) SQL Developer
5 2 (11.11%) ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (11.11%) C# Developer
5 2 (11.11%) Lead Developer
5 2 (11.11%) Web Developer
5 2 (11.11%) C# .NET Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (100.00%) .NET
2 7 (38.89%) HTML
2 7 (38.89%) ASP.NET
2 7 (38.89%) CSS
2 7 (38.89%) Ajax
2 7 (38.89%) HTML5
2 7 (38.89%) CSS3
3 5 (27.78%) Web Services
4 4 (22.22%) WCF
4 4 (22.22%) WinForms
5 3 (16.67%) XML
6 2 (11.11%) jQuery
6 2 (11.11%) .NET Framework
6 2 (11.11%) XSLT
6 2 (11.11%) XHTML
7 1 (5.56%) REST
7 1 (5.56%) SOAP
7 1 (5.56%) Classic ASP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (27.78%) N-Tier
2 3 (16.67%) Computer Science
3 2 (11.11%) Blackberry
3 2 (11.11%) WURFL
4 1 (5.56%) Mobile App
4 1 (5.56%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.11%) Android
1 2 (11.11%) Windows Mobile
1 2 (11.11%) Windows
1 2 (11.11%) BlackBerry OS
1 2 (11.11%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (33.33%) E-Commerce
2 3 (16.67%) Resource Management
3 2 (11.11%) Refactoring
3 2 (11.11%) Unit Testing
3 2 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (11.11%) Incident Management
3 2 (11.11%) TDD
3 2 (11.11%) Document Management
3 2 (11.11%) Software Engineering
3 2 (11.11%) Project Management
3 2 (11.11%) SEO
3 2 (11.11%) SOA
3 2 (11.11%) Web Application Development
4 1 (5.56%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 11 (61.11%) SQL
2 10 (55.56%) C#
3 7 (38.89%) JavaScript
4 2 (11.11%) VB
5 1 (5.56%) VB6
Qualifications
1 5 (27.78%) Degree
2 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
1 3 (16.67%) AccuRev