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 11 December 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
11 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
Rank 115 76 75
Rank change year-on-year
-39 -1
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 15 45 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.55% 1.76% 1.79%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.68% 5.70% 5.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 33 21
Median daily rate £325 £338 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.70% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £296 £222 £231
10% offered a daily rate of more than £383 £375 £348
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £50.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +92.30%
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
893 790 717
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 32.65% 30.91% 30.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 532 466 444
Median daily rate £375 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £254 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 23 34
Median hourly rate £29.50 £31.44 £28.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.17% +9.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £13.83 £16.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.20 £42.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.00 £35.75
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +6.29%

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 11 December 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 11 December 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 -15 3 £348 +85.33%
Staffordshire -16 3 £313 -7.40% 9
Warwickshire - 3 £400 -
Solihull -5 2 £338 -10.00% 1
Shropshire -4 1 - -
Birmingham -7 1 - - 9
VB.NET
England

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

For the 6 months to 11 December 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 33 (100.00%) .NET
2 27 (81.82%) C#
3 25 (75.76%) SQL Server
4 21 (63.64%) SQL
5 14 (42.42%) ASP.NET
5 14 (42.42%) Microsoft
6 12 (36.36%) T-SQL
7 11 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
8 10 (30.30%) MVC
9 8 (24.24%) Finance
9 8 (24.24%) HTML
9 8 (24.24%) JavaScript
9 8 (24.24%) Oracle
9 8 (24.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 8 (24.24%) jQuery
10 7 (21.21%) Visual Studio
11 6 (18.18%) Web Services
11 6 (18.18%) WPF
12 5 (15.15%) ASP.NET Web API
12 5 (15.15%) WCF
12 5 (15.15%) Web Development
12 5 (15.15%) .NET Framework
12 5 (15.15%) Scrum
12 5 (15.15%) XML
12 5 (15.15%) SLA
13 4 (12.12%) CSS
13 4 (12.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 4 (12.12%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 4 (12.12%) SQL Server 2008
13 4 (12.12%) ASP.NET Web Forms

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 (3.03%) SharePoint
1 1 (3.03%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (3.03%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 2 (6.06%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.03%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (6.06%) Dynamics AX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (75.76%) SQL Server
2 8 (24.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (12.12%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (12.12%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 4 (12.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (9.09%) RDBMS
4 3 (9.09%) Relational Database
5 2 (6.06%) Oracle Database
5 2 (6.06%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (3.03%) NoSQL
6 1 (3.03%) Power BI
6 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 7 (21.21%) Visual Studio
2 1 (3.03%) Jenkins
2 1 (3.03%) JIRA
2 1 (3.03%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 8 (24.24%) Finance
2 3 (9.09%) Advertising
2 3 (9.09%) Automotive
3 1 (3.03%) Aerospace
3 1 (3.03%) Back Office
3 1 (3.03%) Games
3 1 (3.03%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.03%) Retail
Job Titles
1 21 (63.64%) Developer
2 15 (45.45%) .NET Developer
3 6 (18.18%) Applications Support
3 6 (18.18%) C# .NET Developer
3 6 (18.18%) C# Developer
4 5 (15.15%) Analyst
4 5 (15.15%) Applications Support Analyst
4 5 (15.15%) Support Analyst
5 4 (12.12%) VB.NET Developer
6 3 (9.09%) SQL Developer
6 3 (9.09%) Web Developer
7 2 (6.06%) Architect
8 1 (3.03%) Applications Developer
8 1 (3.03%) Consultant
8 1 (3.03%) DBA
8 1 (3.03%) Software Architect
8 1 (3.03%) Software Developer
8 1 (3.03%) Solutions Architect
8 1 (3.03%) Technical Architect
8 1 (3.03%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (100.00%) .NET
2 14 (42.42%) ASP.NET
3 8 (24.24%) HTML
3 8 (24.24%) jQuery
4 6 (18.18%) Web Services
4 6 (18.18%) WPF
5 5 (15.15%) .NET Framework
5 5 (15.15%) ASP.NET Web API
5 5 (15.15%) WCF
5 5 (15.15%) XML
6 4 (12.12%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 4 (12.12%) CSS
7 3 (9.09%) Ajax
7 3 (9.09%) AngularJS
7 3 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC
7 3 (9.09%) XSLT
8 2 (6.06%) RESTful
8 2 (6.06%) Silverlight
8 2 (6.06%) SOAP
8 2 (6.06%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.06%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (6.06%) SCADA
2 1 (3.03%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.03%) NHS
2 1 (3.03%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.06%) Windows
2 1 (3.03%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (30.30%) MVC
3 5 (15.15%) Scrum
3 5 (15.15%) Web Development
4 3 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (9.09%) Migration
4 3 (9.09%) MVVM
5 2 (6.06%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (6.06%) Data Migration
5 2 (6.06%) Dependency Injection
5 2 (6.06%) Domain-Driven Design
5 2 (6.06%) E-Commerce
5 2 (6.06%) ETL
5 2 (6.06%) OOP
5 2 (6.06%) Responsive Web Design
5 2 (6.06%) SOA
5 2 (6.06%) Software Architecture
5 2 (6.06%) TDD
5 2 (6.06%) Web Design
5 2 (6.06%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 27 (81.82%) C#
2 21 (63.64%) SQL
3 12 (36.36%) T-SQL
4 8 (24.24%) JavaScript
5 2 (6.06%) VB
5 2 (6.06%) VB6
5 2 (6.06%) XAML
6 1 (3.03%) C++
6 1 (3.03%) PHP
6 1 (3.03%) PL/SQL
6 1 (3.03%) VBA
6 1 (3.03%) XPath
Qualifications
1 1 (3.03%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (15.15%) SLA
2 1 (3.03%) QA
Vendors
1 14 (42.42%) Microsoft
2 8 (24.24%) Oracle