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 4 May 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
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
Rank - 11 7
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 0 3 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent - 8.11% 20.00%
As % of the Programming Languages category - 13.04% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 4
Median daily rate - £358 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +13.49%
UK excluding London median daily rate £336 £323 £293
% change year-on-year
+4.26% +10.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £33.05 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-51.58% -2.79%
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
15 23 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 20.55% 62.16% 60.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 14 22
Median daily rate £338 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £438 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £13.75 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £36.00 £36.40
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -1.09%

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 4 May 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 8 (100.00%) .NET
2 6 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (75.00%) SQL
2 6 (75.00%) C#
2 6 (75.00%) WinForms
3 3 (37.50%) Back Office
3 3 (37.50%) Windows
3 3 (37.50%) OO
3 3 (37.50%) E-Commerce
3 3 (37.50%) T-SQL
4 2 (25.00%) TypeScript
4 2 (25.00%) SDLC
4 2 (25.00%) Replication
4 2 (25.00%) VB
4 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET
4 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (25.00%) Finance
4 2 (25.00%) Games
5 1 (12.50%) Streaming Video
5 1 (12.50%) MVC
5 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (12.50%) Degree
5 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
5 1 (12.50%) jQuery
5 1 (12.50%) Online Games
5 1 (12.50%) Multithreading
5 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (12.50%) HTML5
5 1 (12.50%) NoSQL

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 6 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (12.50%) NoSQL
2 1 (12.50%) RDBMS
2 1 (12.50%) Relational Database
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 3 (37.50%) Back Office
2 2 (25.00%) Finance
2 2 (25.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) .NET Developer
1 5 (62.50%) Developer
1 5 (62.50%) VB.NET Developer
2 4 (50.00%) WinForms Developer
3 3 (37.50%) SQL Developer
4 2 (25.00%) .NET Software Developer
4 2 (25.00%) C# .NET Developer
4 2 (25.00%) C# Developer
4 2 (25.00%) C# VB.NET Developer
4 2 (25.00%) Software Developer
4 2 (25.00%) SQL Server Developer
5 1 (12.50%) C# Software Developer
5 1 (12.50%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (100.00%) .NET
2 6 (75.00%) WinForms
3 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET
4 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (12.50%) CSS
4 1 (12.50%) CSS3
4 1 (12.50%) Flash
4 1 (12.50%) HTML
4 1 (12.50%) HTML5
4 1 (12.50%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Replication
2 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
2 1 (12.50%) Online Games
2 1 (12.50%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) E-Commerce
1 3 (37.50%) OO
2 2 (25.00%) SDLC
3 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (12.50%) Low Latency
3 1 (12.50%) Multithreading
3 1 (12.50%) MVC
3 1 (12.50%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) C#
1 6 (75.00%) SQL
2 3 (37.50%) T-SQL
3 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (25.00%) TypeScript
3 2 (25.00%) VB
4 1 (12.50%) ActionScript
4 1 (12.50%) VB6
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft