The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the West Midlands region.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VB.NET Developer
Rank 102 88 88
Rank change year-on-year
-14 0
Contract jobs requiring a VB.NET Developer 16 10 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.68% 0.55% 0.84%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.74% 0.59% 0.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 8 15
Average daily rate £300 £330 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £223 £196 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £330 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £313 £323
% change year-on-year
-4.00% -3.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £28.94
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +29.58%
Job Titles Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2153 1705 2113
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 90.92% 93.02% 93.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 1107 799 955
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £203 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 142 154 177
Average hourly rate £16.00 £16.25 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.53% -1.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £37.80 £33.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -8.90%
VB.NET Developer
England

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 17 April 2014.

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 17 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Warwickshire - 10 £300 - 2
Birmingham -7 3 £269 +34.37% 3
Staffordshire -6 1 - - 4
Worcestershire - 1 £225 - 1
Coventry - - - -
Dudley - - - -
Solihull - - - -
Walsall - - - - 1
Wolverhampton - - - - 1
Herefordshire - - - -
VB.NET Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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 24 (100.00%) VB.NET
1 24 (100.00%) .NET
2 15 (62.50%) SQL Server
3 14 (58.33%) ASP.NET
4 10 (41.67%) HTML
4 10 (41.67%) JavaScript
5 7 (29.17%) C#
5 7 (29.17%) VB
6 6 (25.00%) VB6
6 6 (25.00%) CSS
7 5 (20.83%) jQuery
8 4 (16.67%) Unit Testing
8 4 (16.67%) Microsoft
8 4 (16.67%) SQL
8 4 (16.67%) T-SQL
8 4 (16.67%) Finance
9 3 (12.50%) Web Services
9 3 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
10 2 (8.33%) WinForms
10 2 (8.33%) MVC
10 2 (8.33%) SQL Server 2005
11 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 1 (4.17%) .NET Framework
11 1 (4.17%) WCF
11 1 (4.17%) Scrum
11 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 1 (4.17%) Software Engineering
11 1 (4.17%) EPoS
11 1 (4.17%) DTS
11 1 (4.17%) VBA

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

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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 15 (62.50%) SQL Server
2 3 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (8.33%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (4.17%) DTS
4 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 4 (16.67%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (100.00%) .NET
2 14 (58.33%) ASP.NET
3 10 (41.67%) HTML
4 6 (25.00%) CSS
5 5 (20.83%) jQuery
6 3 (12.50%) Web Services
7 2 (8.33%) WinForms
8 1 (4.17%) .NET Framework
8 1 (4.17%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.17%) EPoS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (16.67%) Unit Testing
2 2 (8.33%) MVC
3 1 (4.17%) Scrum
3 1 (4.17%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 24 (100.00%) VB.NET
2 10 (41.67%) JavaScript
3 7 (29.17%) C#
3 7 (29.17%) VB
4 6 (25.00%) VB6
5 4 (16.67%) SQL
5 4 (16.67%) T-SQL
6 1 (4.17%) VBA
Vendors
1 4 (16.67%) Microsoft
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