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 28 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
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
Rank 80 78 54
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -24
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 40 41 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.67% 1.71% 2.69%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.59% 5.72% 8.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 27 39
Average daily rate
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£300 £275 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -11.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £199 £219
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £358 £333
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £295 £310
% change year-on-year
+9.32% -4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £175.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £25.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+70.00% -23.07%
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
716 717 643
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 29.96% 29.83% 32.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 426 425 333
Average daily rate £339 £325 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.23% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £238 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £351 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+0.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 21 19
Average hourly rate £23.75 £27.50 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.63% -11.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £13.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £44.00 £37.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+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 28 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 28 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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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 +9 15 £265 +17.77% 4
Staffordshire -6 13 £323 -2.27% 6
Birmingham +5 5 - - 8
Warwickshire +1 4 £300 +20.00% 1
VB.NET
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 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 63 (96.92%) .NET
2 50 (76.92%) C#
3 48 (73.85%) SQL
4 43 (66.15%) SQL Server
5 41 (63.08%) ASP.NET
6 29 (44.62%) HTML
7 23 (35.38%) Microsoft
7 23 (35.38%) jQuery
8 20 (30.77%) WinForms
8 20 (30.77%) T-SQL
8 20 (30.77%) XML
9 18 (27.69%) JavaScript
10 16 (24.62%) Finance
11 15 (23.08%) CSS
11 15 (23.08%) Windows
12 14 (21.54%) Web Services
12 14 (21.54%) Agile Software Development
12 14 (21.54%) .NET Framework
13 13 (20.00%) MVC
14 12 (18.46%) Scrum
14 12 (18.46%) VB
14 12 (18.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 11 (16.92%) Ajax
16 10 (15.38%) Visual Studio
16 10 (15.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 10 (15.38%) VB6
17 9 (13.85%) Web Development
17 9 (13.85%) Degree
17 9 (13.85%) IIS
18 8 (12.31%) Oracle

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

For the 6 months to 28 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 9 (13.85%) IIS
2 3 (4.62%) SharePoint
2 3 (4.62%) SharePoint 2010
2 3 (4.62%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (3.08%) CMS
3 2 (3.08%) Umbraco
Applications
1 6 (9.23%) MS Office
2 3 (4.62%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.62%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.15%) Internet
2 2 (3.08%) SMTP
2 2 (3.08%) DNS
2 2 (3.08%) SSL
3 1 (1.54%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (66.15%) SQL Server
2 12 (18.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 10 (15.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 8 (12.31%) Data Warehouse
4 8 (12.31%) Oracle Database
5 7 (10.77%) SQL Server 2000
6 6 (9.23%) SQL Server 2008
7 5 (7.69%) Relational Database
7 5 (7.69%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (3.08%) RDBMS
8 2 (3.08%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (1.54%) MySQL
9 1 (1.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 10 (15.38%) Visual Studio
2 4 (6.15%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (3.08%) Rational Rhapsody
4 1 (1.54%) Subversion
General
1 16 (24.62%) Finance
2 5 (7.69%) Retail
3 3 (4.62%) Games
4 2 (3.08%) Advertising
5 1 (1.54%) Automotive
5 1 (1.54%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.54%) Back Office
5 1 (1.54%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 52 (80.00%) Developer
2 30 (46.15%) .NET Developer
3 13 (20.00%) VB.NET Developer
4 11 (16.92%) C# Developer
4 11 (16.92%) C# .NET Developer
5 5 (7.69%) Analyst
6 4 (6.15%) Data Analyst
6 4 (6.15%) ASP.NET Developer
6 4 (6.15%) Data Migration Analyst
6 4 (6.15%) Agile .NET Developer
7 3 (4.62%) Team Leader
7 3 (4.62%) WinForms Developer
7 3 (4.62%) SharePoint Developer
7 3 (4.62%) Software Team Leader
7 3 (4.62%) Systems Developer
8 2 (3.08%) Software Developer
8 2 (3.08%) Web Developer
8 2 (3.08%) Applications Developer
8 2 (3.08%) Development Manager
8 2 (3.08%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (96.92%) .NET
2 41 (63.08%) ASP.NET
3 29 (44.62%) HTML
4 23 (35.38%) jQuery
5 20 (30.77%) WinForms
5 20 (30.77%) XML
6 15 (23.08%) CSS
7 14 (21.54%) Web Services
7 14 (21.54%) .NET Framework
8 11 (16.92%) Ajax
9 8 (12.31%) XSLT
10 6 (9.23%) ADO.NET
11 5 (7.69%) WCF
12 4 (6.15%) HTML5
12 4 (6.15%) CSS3
13 3 (4.62%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 3 (4.62%) ASP.NET MVC
13 3 (4.62%) Classic ASP
14 2 (3.08%) SOAP
14 2 (3.08%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.77%) NHS
2 2 (3.08%) SCADA
2 2 (3.08%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.54%) Online Games
3 1 (1.54%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.54%) Data Structures
3 1 (1.54%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.54%) Streaming Video
3 1 (1.54%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 15 (23.08%) Windows
2 3 (4.62%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (3.08%) Windows Mobile
4 1 (1.54%) Android
4 1 (1.54%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (21.54%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (20.00%) MVC
3 12 (18.46%) Scrum
4 9 (13.85%) Web Development
5 7 (10.77%) E-Commerce
5 7 (10.77%) Data Transformation
6 6 (9.23%) Migration
7 4 (6.15%) Data Migration
8 3 (4.62%) Business Intelligence
9 2 (3.08%) OO
9 2 (3.08%) CRM
9 2 (3.08%) Data Analysis
9 2 (3.08%) Software Engineering
9 2 (3.08%) Data Mapping
9 2 (3.08%) Unit Testing
9 2 (3.08%) People Management
9 2 (3.08%) Low Latency
10 1 (1.54%) Android Development
10 1 (1.54%) iOS Development
10 1 (1.54%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 50 (76.92%) C#
2 48 (73.85%) SQL
3 20 (30.77%) T-SQL
4 18 (27.69%) JavaScript
5 12 (18.46%) VB
6 10 (15.38%) VB6
7 6 (9.23%) VBScript
8 4 (6.15%) C++
9 3 (4.62%) Java
10 1 (1.54%) ActionScript
10 1 (1.54%) VBA
10 1 (1.54%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 9 (13.85%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.54%) SLA
Vendors
1 23 (35.38%) Microsoft
2 8 (12.31%) Oracle
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