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 25 September 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
Rank 14 11 11
Rank change year-on-year
-3 0
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 4 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 5.13% 16.13% 9.52%
As % of the Programming Languages category 14.81% 22.73% 19.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 2
Median daily rate £325 £420 £311
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.61% +34.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £371 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £420 £312
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £335 £320
% change year-on-year
-4.47% +4.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.25 £41.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-14.54% +17.85%
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
27 22 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 34.62% 70.97% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 18 16
Median daily rate £308 £420 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.78% +29.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £320 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £420 £338
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +11.42%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Stoke-on-Trent

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VB.NET across the Stoke-on-Trent region over the 3 months to 25 September 2016.

VB.NET Daily Rate Histogram 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 25 September 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 4 (100.00%) C#
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 3 (75.00%) T-SQL
3 2 (50.00%) Visual Studio
3 2 (50.00%) SOAP
3 2 (50.00%) Web Services
3 2 (50.00%) MVC
3 2 (50.00%) Web Development
3 2 (50.00%) RESTful
3 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web API
3 2 (50.00%) WCF
4 1 (25.00%) jQuery
4 1 (25.00%) Online Games
4 1 (25.00%) Line Management
4 1 (25.00%) Mobile First
4 1 (25.00%) Software Architecture
4 1 (25.00%) NoSQL
4 1 (25.00%) Responsive Web Design
4 1 (25.00%) Relational Database
4 1 (25.00%) .NET Framework
4 1 (25.00%) XPath
4 1 (25.00%) Degree
4 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
4 1 (25.00%) Finance
4 1 (25.00%) Games
4 1 (25.00%) WinForms
4 1 (25.00%) Web Design

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 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (25.00%) NoSQL
2 1 (25.00%) RDBMS
2 1 (25.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
1 1 (25.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Web Developer
2 1 (25.00%) .NET Architect
2 1 (25.00%) .NET Developer
2 1 (25.00%) .NET Technical Architect
2 1 (25.00%) .NET Web Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Architect
2 1 (25.00%) C# .NET Developer
2 1 (25.00%) C# Architect
2 1 (25.00%) C# Developer
2 1 (25.00%) C# WCF Developer
2 1 (25.00%) C# Web Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Lead Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Lead Software Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Middleware Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Software Architect
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Leader
2 1 (25.00%) WCF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
2 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web API
2 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 2 (50.00%) RESTful
2 2 (50.00%) SOAP
2 2 (50.00%) WCF
2 2 (50.00%) Web Services
3 1 (25.00%) .NET Framework
3 1 (25.00%) Ajax
3 1 (25.00%) CSS
3 1 (25.00%) HTML
3 1 (25.00%) jQuery
3 1 (25.00%) Middleware
3 1 (25.00%) WinForms
3 1 (25.00%) XHTML
3 1 (25.00%) XML
3 1 (25.00%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (25.00%) Online Games
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) MVC
1 2 (50.00%) Web Development
2 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (25.00%) Line Management
2 1 (25.00%) Mobile First
2 1 (25.00%) Project Management
2 1 (25.00%) Responsive Web Design
2 1 (25.00%) Software Architecture
2 1 (25.00%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) C#
2 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 3 (75.00%) T-SQL
3 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (25.00%) VB
3 1 (25.00%) VB6
3 1 (25.00%) XPath
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft