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 July 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
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
Rank 15 11 6
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -5
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 1 3 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 1.39% 8.82% 27.27%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.35% 15.79% 52.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 4
Median daily rate £475 £348 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.69% +5.30%
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £289
% change year-on-year
- +12.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.63 £42.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-16.17% +70.00%
VB.NET
Staffordshire

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
23 19 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 31.94% 55.88% 51.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 13 10
Median daily rate £350 £365 £328
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.10% +11.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £420 £370
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%

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 22 Related IT Skills in Stoke-on-Trent

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 Stoke-on-Trent region with a requirement for VB.NET.

1 2 (100.00%) VB
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 2 (100.00%) WinForms
1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Games
2 1 (50.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (50.00%) VB6
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (50.00%) Online Games
2 1 (50.00%) Multithreading
2 1 (50.00%) NoSQL
2 1 (50.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (50.00%) RDBMS
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Project Management
2 1 (50.00%) Windows

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 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) NoSQL
2 1 (50.00%) RDBMS
2 1 (50.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) .NET Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) VB.NET Developer
1 1 (50.00%) WinForms Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (50.00%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (50.00%) Multithreading
2 1 (50.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) VB
2 1 (50.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (50.00%) VB6
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft