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 28 February 2017 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
28 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
England / West Midlands
Rank 110 87 85
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -2
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 13 41 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.54% 1.61% 1.21%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.76% 4.57% 3.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 33 21
Median daily rate £350 £350 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £375 £388
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.75 £32.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+22.30% -4.41%

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
738 897 681
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 30.58% 35.22% 30.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 474 555 390
Median daily rate £390 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £273 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 12 35
Median hourly rate £25.00 £23.00 £28.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.69% -19.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.29 £17.04 £18.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £40.50 £37.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +11.11%

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
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 28 February 2017. 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 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
Birmingham -4 4 £375 +7.14% 10
Coventry -2 2 £400 +9.96% 1
Solihull -8 2 £350 -6.66% 1
Herefordshire - 2 £300 -
Shropshire +28 1 - - 1
Staffordshire -19 1 £350 +16.66% 5
Smethwick - 1 - -
VB.NET
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 February 2017, 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 29 (100.00%) .NET
2 25 (86.21%) C#
3 19 (65.52%) SQL Server
4 17 (58.62%) SQL
5 11 (37.93%) T-SQL
5 11 (37.93%) Visual Studio
6 10 (34.48%) Microsoft
7 9 (31.03%) ASP.NET
7 9 (31.03%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (31.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 8 (27.59%) MVC
8 8 (27.59%) JavaScript
9 7 (24.14%) HTML
10 6 (20.69%) WPF
11 5 (17.24%) ASP.NET Web API
11 5 (17.24%) .NET Framework
11 5 (17.24%) jQuery
11 5 (17.24%) CSS
11 5 (17.24%) ETL
12 4 (13.79%) Business Intelligence
12 4 (13.79%) Web Services
12 4 (13.79%) TDD
12 4 (13.79%) SQL Server 2008
12 4 (13.79%) ASP.NET MVC
12 4 (13.79%) MVVM
12 4 (13.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 4 (13.79%) AngularJS
12 4 (13.79%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 3 (10.34%) SOLID
13 3 (10.34%) Silverlight

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 (3.45%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (6.90%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.45%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (6.90%) Dynamics AX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (65.52%) SQL Server
2 9 (31.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (13.79%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (13.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (10.34%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (10.34%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (6.90%) QlikView
5 2 (6.90%) RDBMS
5 2 (6.90%) Relational Database
5 2 (6.90%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (6.90%) SQL Server 2016
6 1 (3.45%) Event Store
6 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (3.45%) Power BI
6 1 (3.45%) RavenDB
6 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 11 (37.93%) Visual Studio
2 2 (6.90%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (3.45%) Git (software)
3 1 (3.45%) Mercurial
3 1 (3.45%) SpecFlow
General
1 3 (10.34%) Finance
2 2 (6.90%) Advertising
2 2 (6.90%) Automotive
3 1 (3.45%) Back Office
3 1 (3.45%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.45%) Retail
Job Titles
1 21 (72.41%) Developer
2 14 (48.28%) .NET Developer
3 6 (20.69%) C# .NET Developer
3 6 (20.69%) C# Developer
4 5 (17.24%) VB.NET Developer
5 3 (10.34%) Analyst
5 3 (10.34%) Applications Support
5 3 (10.34%) Applications Support Analyst
5 3 (10.34%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 3 (10.34%) C# VB.NET Developer
5 3 (10.34%) Software Developer
5 3 (10.34%) Support Analyst
5 3 (10.34%) Web Developer
6 2 (6.90%) .NET Software Developer
6 2 (6.90%) Architect
6 2 (6.90%) WPF Developer
7 1 (3.45%) Consultant
7 1 (3.45%) DBA
7 1 (3.45%) Software Architect
7 1 (3.45%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (100.00%) .NET
2 9 (31.03%) ASP.NET
3 7 (24.14%) HTML
4 6 (20.69%) WPF
5 5 (17.24%) .NET Framework
5 5 (17.24%) ASP.NET Web API
5 5 (17.24%) CSS
5 5 (17.24%) jQuery
6 4 (13.79%) AngularJS
6 4 (13.79%) ASP.NET MVC
6 4 (13.79%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 4 (13.79%) Web Services
7 3 (10.34%) Silverlight
7 3 (10.34%) WCF
7 3 (10.34%) WinForms
8 2 (6.90%) HTML5
8 2 (6.90%) RESTful
8 2 (6.90%) SOAP
8 2 (6.90%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 2 (6.90%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.90%) SCADA
2 1 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.45%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.90%) Windows
2 1 (3.45%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (31.03%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (27.59%) MVC
3 5 (17.24%) ETL
4 4 (13.79%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (13.79%) MVVM
4 4 (13.79%) TDD
5 3 (10.34%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (10.34%) Dependency Injection
5 3 (10.34%) Domain-Driven Design
5 3 (10.34%) OOP
5 3 (10.34%) SOA
5 3 (10.34%) SOLID
5 3 (10.34%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (10.34%) Web Development
6 2 (6.90%) Continuous Deployment
6 2 (6.90%) E-Commerce
6 2 (6.90%) Scrum
6 2 (6.90%) Software Architecture
6 2 (6.90%) Web Design
6 2 (6.90%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 25 (86.21%) C#
2 17 (58.62%) SQL
3 11 (37.93%) T-SQL
4 8 (27.59%) JavaScript
5 3 (10.34%) XAML
6 1 (3.45%) Java
6 1 (3.45%) PHP
6 1 (3.45%) VB
6 1 (3.45%) VBA
6 1 (3.45%) XPath
Qualifications
1 1 (3.45%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (3.45%) SC Cleared
1 1 (3.45%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.90%) SLA
Vendors
1 10 (34.48%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.45%) Oracle
2 1 (3.45%) Xamarin
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago