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 1 September 2015 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
Rank 11 9 5
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -4
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 4 5 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 12.12% 13.16% 35.48%
As % of the Programming Languages category 19.05% 27.78% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 9
Average daily rate
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£420 £320 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.25% -3.03%
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £310 £320
% change year-on-year
+8.06% -3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+21.42% +7.69%
VB.NET
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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
21 18 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 63.64% 47.37% 70.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 13 17
Average daily rate £393 £325 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.76% -1.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £310 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £330 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.50 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +2.94%

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
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 1 September 2015.

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 1 September 2015, 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 5 (100.00%) .NET
2 4 (80.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (80.00%) C#
3 3 (60.00%) SQL
3 3 (60.00%) E-Commerce
3 3 (60.00%) VB
3 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (60.00%) WinForms
3 3 (60.00%) Degree
3 3 (60.00%) Computer Science
4 2 (40.00%) VB6
4 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (40.00%) Project Management
4 2 (40.00%) Finance
4 2 (40.00%) Games
4 2 (40.00%) RDBMS
4 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET
4 2 (40.00%) CSS
4 2 (40.00%) T-SQL
4 2 (40.00%) HTML
4 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (40.00%) jQuery
4 2 (40.00%) Online Games
4 2 (40.00%) HTML5
4 2 (40.00%) CSS3
4 2 (40.00%) Relational Database
5 1 (20.00%) SDLC
5 1 (20.00%) REST
5 1 (20.00%) Time Management
5 1 (20.00%) Open Source

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

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (80.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (40.00%) RDBMS
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (40.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (20.00%) MySQL
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
1 2 (40.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) .NET Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Team Leader
2 1 (20.00%) Development Team Leader
2 1 (20.00%) .NET Team Leader
2 1 (20.00%) Software Development Team Leader
2 1 (20.00%) Web Team Leader
2 1 (20.00%) Software Team Leader
2 1 (20.00%) Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) .NET
2 3 (60.00%) WinForms
3 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET
3 2 (40.00%) CSS
3 2 (40.00%) jQuery
3 2 (40.00%) HTML5
3 2 (40.00%) HTML
3 2 (40.00%) CSS3
4 1 (20.00%) REST
4 1 (20.00%) SOAP
4 1 (20.00%) Web Services
4 1 (20.00%) XML
4 1 (20.00%) .NET Framework
4 1 (20.00%) JSON
4 1 (20.00%) Classic ASP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (40.00%) Online Games
3 1 (20.00%) N-Tier
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) E-Commerce
2 2 (40.00%) Project Management
3 1 (20.00%) Resource Management
3 1 (20.00%) Release Management
3 1 (20.00%) Time Management
3 1 (20.00%) Open Source
3 1 (20.00%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) C#
2 3 (60.00%) SQL
2 3 (60.00%) VB
3 2 (40.00%) VB6
3 2 (40.00%) T-SQL
3 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft