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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VB.NET over the 3 months to 30 July 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
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
Rank 130 78 77
Rank change year-on-year
-52 -1
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 14 40 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.44% 1.66% 1.76%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.38% 5.56% 5.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 25 27
Median daily rate £331 £300 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.41% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £224 £190 £199
10% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £350 £358
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £298
% change year-on-year
- +9.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £175.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £42.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-23.52% +70.00%
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
1012 720 724
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 32.13% 29.89% 29.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 654 425 427
Median daily rate £375 £338 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £190 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £425 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 32 23
Median hourly rate £36.25 £23.75 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+52.63% -13.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.85 £16.95 £12.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.95 £35.30 £54.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-0.66% +7.85%

VB.NET
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Midlands 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 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 30 July 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VB.NET within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 30 July 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Coventry -22 4 £344 +29.71%
Birmingham -16 3 £225 - 11
Warwickshire -2 2 £283 -5.66% 3
Herefordshire - 2 £275 -
Staffordshire -15 1 £475 +47.28% 3
Solihull - 1 £275 - 1
VB.NET
England

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

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for VB.NET.

1 40 (100.00%) .NET
2 29 (72.50%) C#
3 25 (62.50%) SQL
4 22 (55.00%) SQL Server
5 18 (45.00%) ASP.NET
6 14 (35.00%) JavaScript
7 13 (32.50%) HTML
7 13 (32.50%) VB
8 10 (25.00%) T-SQL
8 10 (25.00%) CSS
9 9 (22.50%) MVC
10 8 (20.00%) WinForms
10 8 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
10 8 (20.00%) VB6
10 8 (20.00%) Microsoft
10 8 (20.00%) XML
11 7 (17.50%) Oracle
12 6 (15.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 6 (15.00%) Migration
12 6 (15.00%) Finance
12 6 (15.00%) Scrum
13 5 (12.50%) jQuery
13 5 (12.50%) Integration Testing
13 5 (12.50%) Web Services
14 4 (10.00%) OO
14 4 (10.00%) Visual Studio
14 4 (10.00%) XSD
14 4 (10.00%) Data Management
14 4 (10.00%) WPF
14 4 (10.00%) .NET Framework

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

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.50%) SharePoint
1 1 (2.50%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (2.50%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (2.50%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (55.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (15.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (7.50%) Oracle Database
3 3 (7.50%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (5.00%) RDBMS
4 2 (5.00%) Relational Database
4 2 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (5.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (5.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (2.50%) NoSQL
5 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 4 (10.00%) Visual Studio
2 2 (5.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (5.00%) Subversion
3 1 (2.50%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.50%) JIRA
3 1 (2.50%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 6 (15.00%) Finance
2 1 (2.50%) Back Office
2 1 (2.50%) Games
2 1 (2.50%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 35 (87.50%) Developer
2 27 (67.50%) .NET Developer
3 14 (35.00%) VB.NET Developer
4 6 (15.00%) ASP.NET Developer
4 6 (15.00%) C# Developer
5 5 (12.50%) WinForms Developer
6 4 (10.00%) C# .NET Developer
6 4 (10.00%) SQL Developer
7 2 (5.00%) Analyst
7 2 (5.00%) Applications Support
7 2 (5.00%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
8 1 (2.50%) Applications Developer
8 1 (2.50%) Applications Support Analyst
8 1 (2.50%) Developer Analyst
8 1 (2.50%) Manual Tester
8 1 (2.50%) QA Tester
8 1 (2.50%) SQL Server Developer
8 1 (2.50%) Support Analyst
8 1 (2.50%) Systems Analyst
8 1 (2.50%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (100.00%) .NET
2 18 (45.00%) ASP.NET
3 13 (32.50%) HTML
4 10 (25.00%) CSS
5 8 (20.00%) WinForms
5 8 (20.00%) XML
6 5 (12.50%) jQuery
6 5 (12.50%) Web Services
7 4 (10.00%) .NET Framework
7 4 (10.00%) WPF
7 4 (10.00%) XSD
8 3 (7.50%) Ajax
8 3 (7.50%) ASP.NET MVC
8 3 (7.50%) WCF
8 3 (7.50%) XSLT
9 2 (5.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 2 (5.00%) ASP.NET MVC 5
10 1 (2.50%) AngularJS
10 1 (2.50%) REST
10 1 (2.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.50%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.50%) Fat Client
2 1 (2.50%) NHS
2 1 (2.50%) Online Games
2 1 (2.50%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.00%) Windows
2 1 (2.50%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (22.50%) MVC
2 8 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (15.00%) Migration
3 6 (15.00%) Scrum
4 5 (12.50%) Integration Testing
5 4 (10.00%) Data Management
5 4 (10.00%) OO
5 4 (10.00%) SDLC
6 3 (7.50%) Performance Tuning
6 3 (7.50%) Software Engineering
6 3 (7.50%) Web Development
7 2 (5.00%) E-Commerce
8 1 (2.50%) Android Development
8 1 (2.50%) Business Intelligence
8 1 (2.50%) CRM
8 1 (2.50%) ERP
8 1 (2.50%) Mobile Development
8 1 (2.50%) Project Management
8 1 (2.50%) Regression Testing
8 1 (2.50%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 29 (72.50%) C#
2 25 (62.50%) SQL
3 14 (35.00%) JavaScript
4 13 (32.50%) VB
5 10 (25.00%) T-SQL
6 8 (20.00%) VB6
7 1 (2.50%) PL/SQL
7 1 (2.50%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (5.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.50%) QA
1 1 (2.50%) SLA
Vendors
1 8 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (17.50%) Oracle
3 1 (2.50%) Kofax
3 1 (2.50%) Siemens