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 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
Rank 103 63 51
Rank change year-on-year
-40 -12
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 23 54 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.94% 2.33% 2.67%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.06% 7.71% 8.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 34 27
Average daily rate
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£325 £300 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £160 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £354 £350 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £29.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+44.06% -15.71%
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
751 700 513
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 30.58% 30.25% 30.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 473 418 256
Average daily rate £325 £320 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.56% -1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £220 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £341 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.79% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 25 20
Average hourly rate £26.00 £32.00 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% -13.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £18.50 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £37.50 £37.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+1.38% +2.85%

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 29 May 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 29 May 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 -3 8 £288 +74.24% 2
Birmingham -9 4 £325 +2.76% 8
Staffordshire -13 4 £341 +3.40% 3
Warwickshire -2 3 £350 +16.66% 1
VB.NET
England

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

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 54 (96.43%) .NET
2 41 (73.21%) SQL Server
3 40 (71.43%) SQL
4 39 (69.64%) C#
5 38 (67.86%) ASP.NET
6 25 (44.64%) HTML
7 24 (42.86%) XML
8 22 (39.29%) Microsoft
9 16 (28.57%) MVC
9 16 (28.57%) Finance
9 16 (28.57%) jQuery
10 15 (26.79%) Agile Software Development
10 15 (26.79%) Web Services
10 15 (26.79%) T-SQL
11 14 (25.00%) Ajax
11 14 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 14 (25.00%) .NET Framework
12 13 (23.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 13 (23.21%) VB
12 13 (23.21%) XSLT
13 12 (21.43%) Oracle
13 12 (21.43%) Scrum
13 12 (21.43%) VB6
13 12 (21.43%) Oracle Database
14 11 (19.64%) Web Development
14 11 (19.64%) JavaScript
15 9 (16.07%) Data Warehouse
15 9 (16.07%) NHS
15 9 (16.07%) Degree
16 8 (14.29%) SQL Server 2000

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

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 5 (8.93%) IIS
2 2 (3.57%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (3.57%) SharePoint 2013
2 2 (3.57%) Umbraco
2 2 (3.57%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (8.93%) MS Office
2 2 (3.57%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (1.79%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.79%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.79%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.36%) Internet
2 1 (1.79%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (73.21%) SQL Server
2 14 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 13 (23.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 12 (21.43%) Oracle Database
5 9 (16.07%) Data Warehouse
6 8 (14.29%) SQL Server 2000
7 4 (7.14%) SQL Server 2005
8 3 (5.36%) Relational Database
9 2 (3.57%) SQL Server 2008
10 1 (1.79%) MySQL
10 1 (1.79%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 8 (14.29%) Visual Studio
2 2 (3.57%) Subversion
3 1 (1.79%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (1.79%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.79%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.79%) Moq
3 1 (1.79%) Rational Rhapsody
3 1 (1.79%) NSubstitute
General
1 16 (28.57%) Finance
2 4 (7.14%) Retail
3 1 (1.79%) Games
3 1 (1.79%) Back Office
3 1 (1.79%) Advertising
3 1 (1.79%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 46 (82.14%) Developer
2 27 (48.21%) .NET Developer
3 12 (21.43%) C# Developer
4 11 (19.64%) C# .NET Developer
5 8 (14.29%) VB.NET Developer
6 6 (10.71%) Analyst
7 4 (7.14%) ASP.NET Developer
7 4 (7.14%) Team Leader
7 4 (7.14%) Data Migration Analyst
7 4 (7.14%) Data Analyst
8 3 (5.36%) Lead Developer
8 3 (5.36%) Systems Developer
8 3 (5.36%) .NET Team Leader
8 3 (5.36%) SQL Developer
8 3 (5.36%) Development Team Leader
9 2 (3.57%) SQL Reporting Analyst
9 2 (3.57%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 2 (3.57%) Software Team Leader
9 2 (3.57%) Analyst Developer
9 2 (3.57%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (96.43%) .NET
2 38 (67.86%) ASP.NET
3 25 (44.64%) HTML
4 24 (42.86%) XML
5 16 (28.57%) jQuery
6 15 (26.79%) Web Services
7 14 (25.00%) Ajax
7 14 (25.00%) .NET Framework
8 13 (23.21%) XSLT
9 8 (14.29%) WinForms
10 7 (12.50%) ADO.NET
10 7 (12.50%) CSS
11 3 (5.36%) WPF
12 2 (3.57%) REST
12 2 (3.57%) JSON
12 2 (3.57%) WCF
12 2 (3.57%) ASP.NET MVC
12 2 (3.57%) SOAP
13 1 (1.79%) Middleware
13 1 (1.79%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 9 (16.07%) NHS
2 2 (3.57%) Computer Science
2 2 (3.57%) N-Tier
3 1 (1.79%) E-Learning
3 1 (1.79%) SCORM
3 1 (1.79%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.79%) Learning Management System
3 1 (1.79%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.14%) Windows
2 2 (3.57%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.79%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (28.57%) MVC
2 15 (26.79%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (21.43%) Scrum
4 11 (19.64%) Web Development
5 8 (14.29%) Migration
6 7 (12.50%) Data Transformation
7 5 (8.93%) Data Migration
8 4 (7.14%) OO
9 2 (3.57%) SDLC
9 2 (3.57%) Software Engineering
9 2 (3.57%) E-Commerce
9 2 (3.57%) Business Intelligence
10 1 (1.79%) Service Delivery
10 1 (1.79%) Workflow
10 1 (1.79%) RAD
10 1 (1.79%) RUP
10 1 (1.79%) DSDM
10 1 (1.79%) CRM
10 1 (1.79%) OOD
10 1 (1.79%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 40 (71.43%) SQL
2 39 (69.64%) C#
3 15 (26.79%) T-SQL
4 13 (23.21%) VB
5 12 (21.43%) VB6
6 11 (19.64%) JavaScript
7 5 (8.93%) VBScript
8 3 (5.36%) C++
9 2 (3.57%) Java
10 1 (1.79%) COBOL
10 1 (1.79%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (16.07%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.79%) SLA
Vendors
1 22 (39.29%) Microsoft
2 12 (21.43%) Oracle
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