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 3 July 2015 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
Rank 85 71 58
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -13
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 34 47 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.44% 2.01% 2.37%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.44% 6.65% 7.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 27 28
Average daily rate
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£300 £313 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £160 £216
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £370 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £288 £313
% change year-on-year
+13.04% -8.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £175.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £32.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+32.81% -1.53%
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
766 707 554
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 32.51% 30.17% 31.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 472 419 272
Average daily rate £325 £325 £325
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £231 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 25 17
Average hourly rate £23.75 £33.55 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.21% +8.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £13.45 £19.58
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £44.00 £43.56
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%

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 3 July 2015.

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 3 July 2015. 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
Coventry +10 13 £265 +20.45% 4
Staffordshire -12 8 £325 -1.51% 7
Warwickshire +1 5 £325 +35.41% 1
Birmingham 0 5 - - 3
VB.NET
England

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

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 59 (96.72%) .NET
2 46 (75.41%) C#
2 46 (75.41%) SQL
3 42 (68.85%) ASP.NET
4 39 (63.93%) SQL Server
5 29 (47.54%) HTML
6 21 (34.43%) T-SQL
7 20 (32.79%) XML
7 20 (32.79%) Microsoft
8 18 (29.51%) JavaScript
8 18 (29.51%) jQuery
9 16 (26.23%) WinForms
10 15 (24.59%) CSS
11 14 (22.95%) VB
11 14 (22.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 12 (19.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 12 (19.67%) .NET Framework
12 12 (19.67%) Agile Software Development
12 12 (19.67%) VB6
12 12 (19.67%) Web Services
12 12 (19.67%) MVC
13 11 (18.03%) Finance
13 11 (18.03%) Degree
14 10 (16.39%) Scrum
14 10 (16.39%) Data Warehouse
14 10 (16.39%) Windows
14 10 (16.39%) Visual Studio
15 9 (14.75%) NHS
15 9 (14.75%) Ajax
16 8 (13.11%) SQL Server 2000

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

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 8 (13.11%) IIS
2 3 (4.92%) SharePoint
2 3 (4.92%) SharePoint 2010
2 3 (4.92%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (3.28%) CMS
3 2 (3.28%) Umbraco
Applications
1 6 (9.84%) MS Office
2 3 (4.92%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (3.28%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.64%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.56%) Internet
2 2 (3.28%) SMTP
2 2 (3.28%) DNS
2 2 (3.28%) SSL
3 1 (1.64%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (63.93%) SQL Server
2 14 (22.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 12 (19.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 10 (16.39%) Data Warehouse
5 8 (13.11%) SQL Server 2000
6 6 (9.84%) Oracle Database
7 5 (8.20%) SQL Server 2008
8 4 (6.56%) Relational Database
8 4 (6.56%) SQL Server 2005
9 2 (3.28%) SQL Server 2012
10 1 (1.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 1 (1.64%) MySQL
10 1 (1.64%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 10 (16.39%) Visual Studio
2 3 (4.92%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (3.28%) Subversion
4 1 (1.64%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.64%) Moq
4 1 (1.64%) Rational Rhapsody
4 1 (1.64%) NSubstitute
General
1 11 (18.03%) Finance
2 5 (8.20%) Retail
3 2 (3.28%) Advertising
4 1 (1.64%) Games
4 1 (1.64%) Automotive
4 1 (1.64%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.64%) Back Office
4 1 (1.64%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 49 (80.33%) Developer
2 28 (45.90%) .NET Developer
3 9 (14.75%) C# Developer
3 9 (14.75%) VB.NET Developer
3 9 (14.75%) C# .NET Developer
4 7 (11.48%) Analyst
5 5 (8.20%) Data Analyst
5 5 (8.20%) Data Migration Analyst
5 5 (8.20%) ASP.NET Developer
6 3 (4.92%) SQL Developer
6 3 (4.92%) Systems Developer
6 3 (4.92%) SharePoint Developer
6 3 (4.92%) Agile .NET Developer
7 2 (3.28%) SQL Reporting Analyst
7 2 (3.28%) Analyst Developer
7 2 (3.28%) Web Developer
7 2 (3.28%) Applications Developer
7 2 (3.28%) Development Manager
7 2 (3.28%) Senior Developer
7 2 (3.28%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (96.72%) .NET
2 42 (68.85%) ASP.NET
3 29 (47.54%) HTML
4 20 (32.79%) XML
5 18 (29.51%) jQuery
6 16 (26.23%) WinForms
7 15 (24.59%) CSS
8 12 (19.67%) Web Services
8 12 (19.67%) .NET Framework
9 9 (14.75%) Ajax
10 8 (13.11%) ADO.NET
11 7 (11.48%) XSLT
12 5 (8.20%) WCF
13 4 (6.56%) ASP.NET MVC
13 4 (6.56%) HTML5
14 3 (4.92%) CSS3
14 3 (4.92%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 3 (4.92%) WPF
14 3 (4.92%) LINQ
14 3 (4.92%) Classic ASP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (14.75%) NHS
2 2 (3.28%) SCADA
2 2 (3.28%) Computer Science
2 2 (3.28%) N-Tier
3 1 (1.64%) Learning Management System
3 1 (1.64%) Data Structures
3 1 (1.64%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.64%) E-Learning
3 1 (1.64%) SCORM
Operating Systems
1 10 (16.39%) Windows
2 2 (3.28%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.64%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (19.67%) MVC
1 12 (19.67%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (16.39%) Scrum
3 8 (13.11%) Data Transformation
4 7 (11.48%) Migration
5 6 (9.84%) Web Development
6 5 (8.20%) Data Migration
7 4 (6.56%) OO
7 4 (6.56%) E-Commerce
8 3 (4.92%) Business Intelligence
9 2 (3.28%) CRM
9 2 (3.28%) Data Mapping
9 2 (3.28%) Data Analysis
9 2 (3.28%) Software Engineering
9 2 (3.28%) People Management
10 1 (1.64%) SDLC
10 1 (1.64%) Performance Tuning
10 1 (1.64%) Open Source
10 1 (1.64%) Software Architecture
10 1 (1.64%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 46 (75.41%) C#
1 46 (75.41%) SQL
2 21 (34.43%) T-SQL
3 18 (29.51%) JavaScript
4 14 (22.95%) VB
5 12 (19.67%) VB6
6 6 (9.84%) VBScript
7 4 (6.56%) C++
8 3 (4.92%) Java
9 1 (1.64%) VBA
Qualifications
1 11 (18.03%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.64%) SLA
Vendors
1 20 (32.79%) Microsoft
2 6 (9.84%) Oracle
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