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 26 November 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
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
Rank 74 63 24
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -39
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 38 38 120
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.60% 1.83% 5.62%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.05% 5.50% 15.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 24 69
Average daily rate
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£300 £276 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.59% -12.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £141 £252
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £413 £340
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £301 £300
% change year-on-year
+7.05% +0.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £26.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-1.88% +6.00%
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
752 691 789
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 31.74% 33.32% 36.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 459 400 397
Average daily rate £350 £315 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £225 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 22 42
Average hourly rate £28.69 £25.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.76% -23.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £22.30 £16.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £34.70 £36.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%

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 26 November 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 26 November 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
Birmingham -1 11 £263 -22.22% 9
Coventry 0 8 £233 +1.08% 4
Staffordshire -8 5 £316 +13.96% 15
Warwickshire - 2 £250 - 5
Worcestershire - 2 £300 - 5
Wolverhampton - 1 - - 4
Herefordshire - 1 £300 -
Shropshire - 1 - -
Dudley - - - -
Solihull - - - - 2
Sutton Coldfield - - - - 1
Walsall - - - - 2
VB.NET
England

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

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 85 (100.00%) .NET
2 51 (60.00%) SQL Server
3 48 (56.47%) C#
4 44 (51.76%) ASP.NET
5 40 (47.06%) SQL
6 31 (36.47%) HTML
6 31 (36.47%) JavaScript
7 30 (35.29%) CSS
8 22 (25.88%) Microsoft
9 21 (24.71%) OO
9 21 (24.71%) jQuery
10 20 (23.53%) Unit Testing
10 20 (23.53%) VB
11 15 (17.65%) Software Engineering
12 14 (16.47%) VBScript
12 14 (16.47%) SQL Server 2008
13 13 (15.29%) .NET Framework
14 12 (14.12%) Spreadsheet
14 12 (14.12%) Test Scripting
14 12 (14.12%) HTML5
15 11 (12.94%) WinForms
15 11 (12.94%) VBA
16 10 (11.76%) N-Tier
16 10 (11.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 9 (10.59%) MS Excel
17 9 (10.59%) Web Services
18 8 (9.41%) T-SQL
18 8 (9.41%) Finance
18 8 (9.41%) Agile Software Development
18 8 (9.41%) WCF

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

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 5 (5.88%) SharePoint
1 5 (5.88%) SharePoint 2010
2 3 (3.53%) IIS
3 2 (2.35%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.18%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 12 (14.12%) Spreadsheet
2 9 (10.59%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.18%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.18%) AutoCAD
3 1 (1.18%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.18%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.18%) Sage 1000
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.71%) Office 365
2 3 (3.53%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.35%) HTTP
2 1 (1.18%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 14 (16.47%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (11.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 7 (8.24%) Crystal Reports
5 3 (3.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (2.35%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (1.18%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.18%) DTS
7 1 (1.18%) DataStage
7 1 (1.18%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (1.18%) MySQL
7 1 (1.18%) Oracle Database
7 1 (1.18%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.18%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 6 (7.06%) Visual Studio
2 5 (5.88%) Subversion
3 4 (4.71%) Git (software)
4 3 (3.53%) JIRA
5 2 (2.35%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (1.18%) LabVIEW
6 1 (1.18%) Xcode
6 1 (1.18%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (1.18%) T4 Templates
General
1 8 (9.41%) Finance
2 4 (4.71%) Retail
3 3 (3.53%) Marketing
3 3 (3.53%) Back Office
4 2 (2.35%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.18%) Games
Job Titles
1 75 (88.24%) Developer
2 35 (41.18%) .NET Developer
3 18 (21.18%) VB.NET Developer
4 10 (11.76%) ASP.NET Developer
5 9 (10.59%) C# Developer
5 9 (10.59%) Software Developer
6 8 (9.41%) C# .NET Developer
6 8 (9.41%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 6 (7.06%) Web Developer
8 5 (5.88%) Senior Developer
8 5 (5.88%) Analyst
8 5 (5.88%) Software Engineer
8 5 (5.88%) Database Developer
8 5 (5.88%) SharePoint Developer
8 5 (5.88%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
9 4 (4.71%) Microsoft Developer
10 3 (3.53%) SQL Server Developer
10 3 (3.53%) SQL Developer
10 3 (3.53%) VB Developer
10 3 (3.53%) Senior Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 85 (100.00%) .NET
2 44 (51.76%) ASP.NET
3 31 (36.47%) HTML
4 30 (35.29%) CSS
5 21 (24.71%) jQuery
6 13 (15.29%) .NET Framework
7 12 (14.12%) HTML5
8 11 (12.94%) WinForms
9 9 (10.59%) Web Services
10 8 (9.41%) WCF
11 7 (8.24%) CSS3
11 7 (8.24%) XML
12 4 (4.71%) ASP.NET MVC
12 4 (4.71%) Middleware
13 3 (3.53%) Ajax
13 3 (3.53%) SOAP
13 3 (3.53%) XSLT
13 3 (3.53%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 3 (3.53%) REST
13 3 (3.53%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 10 (11.76%) N-Tier
2 6 (7.06%) Management Information System
3 4 (4.71%) Learning Management System
3 4 (4.71%) SCADA
4 3 (3.53%) E-Learning
4 3 (3.53%) SCORM
5 1 (1.18%) BBC
5 1 (1.18%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.18%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.18%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.18%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.18%) iPad
5 1 (1.18%) Data Conversion
5 1 (1.18%) Data Integration
5 1 (1.18%) Open Source
5 1 (1.18%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.53%) Windows
2 2 (2.35%) Apple iOS
2 2 (2.35%) UNIX
3 1 (1.18%) Solaris
3 1 (1.18%) Linux
3 1 (1.18%) Windows Phone
3 1 (1.18%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (24.71%) OO
2 20 (23.53%) Unit Testing
3 15 (17.65%) Software Engineering
4 12 (14.12%) Test Scripting
5 8 (9.41%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (8.24%) Web Development
6 7 (8.24%) MVC
6 7 (8.24%) OOP
6 7 (8.24%) SOA
7 5 (5.88%) Scrum
8 4 (4.71%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (4.71%) E-Commerce
8 4 (4.71%) CRM
9 3 (3.53%) TDD
9 3 (3.53%) Software Architecture
10 2 (2.35%) Refactoring
10 2 (2.35%) Technical Architecture
10 2 (2.35%) Resource Management
10 2 (2.35%) Performance Tuning
10 2 (2.35%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 48 (56.47%) C#
2 40 (47.06%) SQL
3 31 (36.47%) JavaScript
4 20 (23.53%) VB
5 14 (16.47%) VBScript
6 11 (12.94%) VBA
7 8 (9.41%) T-SQL
8 7 (8.24%) VB6
9 2 (2.35%) PowerShell
9 2 (2.35%) PHP
10 1 (1.18%) Korn
10 1 (1.18%) XPath
10 1 (1.18%) Objective-C
10 1 (1.18%) XQuery
10 1 (1.18%) Shell Script
10 1 (1.18%) PL/SQL
10 1 (1.18%) Perl
10 1 (1.18%) Java
10 1 (1.18%) C++
10 1 (1.18%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 1 (1.18%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (1.18%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 22 (25.88%) Microsoft
2 3 (3.53%) Capita
3 2 (2.35%) AccuRev
3 2 (2.35%) Oracle
4 1 (1.18%) SolidWorks
4 1 (1.18%) Red Hat
4 1 (1.18%) Sage
Staffordshire
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
Kidderminster
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £250.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 22 days ago