The table below looks at the statistics for VB.NET skills 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 over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
Rank 79 49 33
Rank change year-on-year
-30 -16
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 44 59 88
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.73% 2.75% 3.90%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.64% 8.30% 11.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 44 59
Average daily rate
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£300 £298 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.84% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £231 £210 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £361 £337
UK excluding London average daily rate £305 £310 £320
% change year-on-year
-1.61% -3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £175.00 - £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
VB.NET
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Programming Languages Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
780 711 749
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 30.70% 33.16% 33.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 446 422 403
Average daily rate £325 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £221 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 14 24
Average hourly rate £21.50 £30.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.33% -7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.80 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £40.30 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%

VB.NET
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VB.NET across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

VB.NET Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

VB.NET
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 across the West Midlands region.

VB.NET Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

VB.NET
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VB.NET across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014.

VB.NET Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

VB.NET
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 across the West Midlands region.

VB.NET Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

VB.NET
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 within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 22 August 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
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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
Warwickshire +1 13 £300 - 3
Staffordshire -1 12 £310 -6.06% 13
Coventry -7 8 £235 -10.47% 5
Solihull +1 3 £325 +20.37% 3
Wolverhampton - 1 - - 1
Herefordshire - - - - 2
Walsall - - - - 2
Birmingham - - - - 8
Worcestershire - - - - 6
VB.NET
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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.

1 100 (100.00%) .NET
2 64 (64.00%) SQL Server
3 63 (63.00%) C#
3 63 (63.00%) ASP.NET
4 52 (52.00%) SQL
5 42 (42.00%) HTML
6 41 (41.00%) JavaScript
7 35 (35.00%) CSS
8 24 (24.00%) Microsoft
9 21 (21.00%) WinForms
10 20 (20.00%) Unit Testing
11 19 (19.00%) jQuery
12 17 (17.00%) T-SQL
13 16 (16.00%) VB
13 16 (16.00%) Windows
13 16 (16.00%) HTML5
14 15 (15.00%) N-Tier
15 12 (12.00%) .NET Framework
15 12 (12.00%) CSS3
16 11 (11.00%) XML
17 10 (10.00%) Web Services
17 10 (10.00%) OO
18 9 (9.00%) SOA
18 9 (9.00%) MS Excel
18 9 (9.00%) WCF
19 8 (8.00%) E-Commerce
19 8 (8.00%) MVC
19 8 (8.00%) Software Engineering
19 8 (8.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
19 8 (8.00%) Ajax

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

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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.

Application Platforms
1 6 (6.00%) SharePoint
2 4 (4.00%) SharePoint 2010
3 3 (3.00%) IIS
4 2 (2.00%) Drupal
4 2 (2.00%) Alfresco
5 1 (1.00%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (1.00%) SAS
Applications
1 9 (9.00%) MS Excel
2 5 (5.00%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (1.00%) AutoCAD
3 1 (1.00%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.00%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (2.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.00%) SaaS
2 3 (3.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.00%) HTTP
2 1 (1.00%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (64.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (8.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (5.00%) MySQL
4 4 (4.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (3.00%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (2.00%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (2.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (1.00%) SQLite
7 1 (1.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 5 (5.00%) JIRA
1 5 (5.00%) Subversion
2 4 (4.00%) Visual Studio
2 4 (4.00%) Git (software)
3 3 (3.00%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
4 1 (1.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.00%) T4 Templates
4 1 (1.00%) LabVIEW
4 1 (1.00%) Xcode
4 1 (1.00%) WinRunner
4 1 (1.00%) QuickTest Pro
4 1 (1.00%) LoadRunner
4 1 (1.00%) Eclipse
4 1 (1.00%) IntelliJ
4 1 (1.00%) JDeveloper
4 1 (1.00%) Oracle Forms
General
1 5 (5.00%) Back Office
2 3 (3.00%) Retail
2 3 (3.00%) Games
3 2 (2.00%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.00%) Marketing
4 1 (1.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 89 (89.00%) Developer
2 60 (60.00%) .NET Developer
3 32 (32.00%) VB.NET Developer
4 15 (15.00%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
5 14 (14.00%) ASP.NET Developer
6 10 (10.00%) SQL Developer
7 9 (9.00%) C# Developer
8 8 (8.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 8 (8.00%) C# .NET Developer
8 8 (8.00%) Web Developer
9 5 (5.00%) .NET Web Developer
9 5 (5.00%) Team Leader
10 4 (4.00%) VB Developer
10 4 (4.00%) Senior Developer
10 4 (4.00%) Analyst
10 4 (4.00%) Software Developer
10 4 (4.00%) .NET Team Leader
10 4 (4.00%) Development Team Leader
10 4 (4.00%) Microsoft Developer
10 4 (4.00%) SharePoint Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 100 (100.00%) .NET
2 63 (63.00%) ASP.NET
3 42 (42.00%) HTML
4 35 (35.00%) CSS
5 21 (21.00%) WinForms
6 19 (19.00%) jQuery
7 16 (16.00%) HTML5
8 12 (12.00%) .NET Framework
8 12 (12.00%) CSS3
9 11 (11.00%) XML
10 10 (10.00%) Web Services
11 9 (9.00%) WCF
12 8 (8.00%) Ajax
13 6 (6.00%) XSLT
14 4 (4.00%) Middleware
15 3 (3.00%) REST
15 3 (3.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 3 (3.00%) JSON
15 3 (3.00%) XHTML
15 3 (3.00%) Classic ASP
Miscellaneous
1 15 (15.00%) N-Tier
2 4 (4.00%) NHS
2 4 (4.00%) Learning Management System
3 3 (3.00%) Computer Science
3 3 (3.00%) WURFL
3 3 (3.00%) E-Learning
3 3 (3.00%) SCORM
3 3 (3.00%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.00%) iPhone
4 1 (1.00%) Open Source
4 1 (1.00%) iPad
4 1 (1.00%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.00%) BBC
4 1 (1.00%) EPoS
4 1 (1.00%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 16 (16.00%) Windows
2 5 (5.00%) Apple iOS
3 4 (4.00%) Android
4 3 (3.00%) BlackBerry OS
4 3 (3.00%) Windows Mobile
4 3 (3.00%) UNIX
5 2 (2.00%) Solaris
5 2 (2.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (20.00%) Unit Testing
2 10 (10.00%) OO
3 9 (9.00%) SOA
4 8 (8.00%) E-Commerce
4 8 (8.00%) MVC
4 8 (8.00%) Software Engineering
5 7 (7.00%) Migration
6 6 (6.00%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (6.00%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (5.00%) Test Scripting
7 5 (5.00%) TDD
7 5 (5.00%) Scrum
7 5 (5.00%) CRM
7 5 (5.00%) ETL
8 3 (3.00%) Resource Management
8 3 (3.00%) Web Development
8 3 (3.00%) Software Architecture
8 3 (3.00%) Web Application Development
8 3 (3.00%) Document Management
8 3 (3.00%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 63 (63.00%) C#
2 52 (52.00%) SQL
3 41 (41.00%) JavaScript
4 17 (17.00%) T-SQL
5 16 (16.00%) VB
6 7 (7.00%) VBA
7 6 (6.00%) VBScript
8 4 (4.00%) PHP
9 3 (3.00%) PowerShell
9 3 (3.00%) VB6
10 2 (2.00%) Perl
10 2 (2.00%) C++
10 2 (2.00%) XQuery
10 2 (2.00%) XPath
10 2 (2.00%) Korn
10 2 (2.00%) Bash Shell
11 1 (1.00%) Objective-C
11 1 (1.00%) Shell Script
11 1 (1.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (6.00%) Degree
2 2 (2.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (2.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.00%) ISEB
System Software
1 1 (1.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 24 (24.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (6.00%) AccuRev
3 3 (3.00%) Capita
4 2 (2.00%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.00%) Infragistics
5 1 (1.00%) SolidWorks
5 1 (1.00%) Citrix
5 1 (1.00%) Business Objects
5 1 (1.00%) Oracle
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