The table below looks at the statistics for VB.NET skills in IT contracts advertised for the Worcestershire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VB.NET over the 3 months to 27 April 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
Rank 15 - 19
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 1 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Worcestershire 1.09% - 1.35%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.17% - 2.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £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 £32.10 £34.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-6.95% -1.42%
VB.NET
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Worcestershire region.

Programming Languages Category
Worcestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
24 14 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Worcestershire 26.09% 17.50% 52.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 9 23
Average daily rate £325 £325 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -4.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £300 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £605 £368 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 1
Average hourly rate £40.00 £32.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% +30.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £36.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-2.73% +4.28%

VB.NET
Jobs Demand Trend in Worcestershire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VB.NET across the Worcestershire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

VB.NET Jobs Demand Trend in Worcestershire

VB.NET
Daily Rate Trend in Worcestershire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing VB.NET across the Worcestershire region.

VB.NET Daily Rate Trend in Worcestershire

VB.NET
Hourly Rate Trend in Worcestershire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing VB.NET across the Worcestershire region.

VB.NET Hourly Rate Trend in Worcestershire

VB.NET
Contract Job Locations in Worcestershire

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 Worcestershire region over the 3 months to 27 April 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
Worcester - 1 - - 2
VB.NET
West Midlands

VB.NET
Top 14 Related IT Skills in Worcestershire

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Worcestershire 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 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) C#
3 1 (33.33%) PHP
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) VB
3 1 (33.33%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 1 (33.33%) MySQL
3 1 (33.33%) VB6
3 1 (33.33%) Open Source
3 1 (33.33%) Digital Media
3 1 (33.33%) Manufacturing
3 1 (33.33%) WinForms

VB.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Worcestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Worcestershire 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (33.33%) MySQL
General
1 1 (33.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (66.67%) C# Developer
3 1 (33.33%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (33.33%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
2 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
2 1 (33.33%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Open Source
1 1 (33.33%) Digital Media
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) PHP
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) VB
2 1 (33.33%) VB6