The table below looks at the statistics for the VB.NET Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VB.NET Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft VB.NET Developer
Rank 104 104 98
Rank change year-on-year
0 -6
Contract jobs requiring a VB.NET Developer 24 7 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.95% 0.32% 0.56%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.00% 0.35% 0.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 5 4
Average daily rate £350 £275 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% -4.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £296 £260 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £290 £351
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £275 £300
% change year-on-year
+25.34% -8.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £25.00 £33.75
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -25.92%
VB.NET Developer
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2395 2017 1978
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 94.44% 92.48% 92.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 1348 1123 1028
Average daily rate £388 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £378 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 85 178 138
Average hourly rate £14.10 £15.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.03% -11.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.33 £11.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.95 £30.00 £36.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

VB.NET Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VB.NET Developer in the job title across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

VB.NET Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

VB.NET Developer
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing VB.NET Developer across the West Midlands region.

VB.NET Developer Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

VB.NET Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VB.NET Developer across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 13 February 2016.

VB.NET Developer Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

VB.NET Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing VB.NET Developer across the West Midlands region.

VB.NET Developer Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

VB.NET Developer
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VB.NET Developer within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 13 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Solihull - 12 £375 - 1
Staffordshire +2 7 £315 +9.56% 4
Birmingham 0 4 £344 +25.00% 4
Coventry -7 1 £215 -21.96%
VB.NET Developer
England

VB.NET Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region that cited VB.NET Developer in their job title 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 with VB.NET Developer in their job title.

1 42 (100.00%) VB.NET
1 42 (100.00%) .NET
2 33 (78.57%) WinForms
3 25 (59.52%) SQL Server
4 18 (42.86%) VB
5 17 (40.48%) C#
5 17 (40.48%) Team Foundation Server
6 15 (35.71%) VB6
6 15 (35.71%) SQL
7 14 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
8 12 (28.57%) Windows
8 12 (28.57%) Migration
8 12 (28.57%) Software Engineering
9 8 (19.05%) T-SQL
10 6 (14.29%) ASP.NET
10 6 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
11 5 (11.90%) Back Office
12 4 (9.52%) MVC
12 4 (9.52%) Finance
12 4 (9.52%) OO
12 4 (9.52%) E-Commerce
13 3 (7.14%) .NET Framework
13 3 (7.14%) JavaScript
13 3 (7.14%) Low Latency
14 2 (4.76%) ASP.NET MVC 4
14 2 (4.76%) SDLC
14 2 (4.76%) ASP.NET MVC 5
14 2 (4.76%) Replication
14 2 (4.76%) Microsoft
14 2 (4.76%) CSS

VB.NET Developer
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region that cited VB.NET Developer in their job title 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 with VB.NET Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (59.52%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (4.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (2.38%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 17 (40.48%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (11.90%) Back Office
2 4 (9.52%) Finance
3 1 (2.38%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (100.00%) .NET
2 33 (78.57%) WinForms
3 6 (14.29%) ASP.NET
4 3 (7.14%) .NET Framework
5 2 (4.76%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (4.76%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 2 (4.76%) ASP.NET MVC 5
5 2 (4.76%) CSS
5 2 (4.76%) jQuery
5 2 (4.76%) WPF
6 1 (2.38%) Ajax
6 1 (2.38%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 1 (2.38%) HTML
6 1 (2.38%) Web Services
6 1 (2.38%) XML
6 1 (2.38%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.76%) Replication
2 1 (2.38%) N-Tier
2 1 (2.38%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 12 (28.57%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
2 12 (28.57%) Migration
2 12 (28.57%) Software Engineering
3 6 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (9.52%) E-Commerce
4 4 (9.52%) MVC
4 4 (9.52%) OO
5 3 (7.14%) Low Latency
6 2 (4.76%) SDLC
6 2 (4.76%) Unit Testing
7 1 (2.38%) Data Analysis
7 1 (2.38%) Data Mapping
7 1 (2.38%) Data Protection
7 1 (2.38%) High Availability
7 1 (2.38%) Multithreading
7 1 (2.38%) Scrum
7 1 (2.38%) Secure Coding
7 1 (2.38%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 42 (100.00%) VB.NET
2 18 (42.86%) VB
3 17 (40.48%) C#
4 15 (35.71%) SQL
4 15 (35.71%) VB6
5 8 (19.05%) T-SQL
6 3 (7.14%) JavaScript
7 1 (2.38%) Java
Vendors
1 2 (4.76%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.38%) Oracle