Period
to 18 June 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for VB.NET skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited VB.NET over the 6 months to 18 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
18 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 91 74 89
Rank change year-on-year -17 +15 -8
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 12 11 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.81% 0.89% 0.83%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.05% 2.48% 2.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 6 10
Birmingham median daily rate £350 £400 £344
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +16.36% +5.77%
10th Percentile £294 £328 £304
90th Percentile £463 £488 £370
West Midlands median daily rate £320 £350 £338
% change year-on-year -8.57% +3.70% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Birmingham median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year - -33.33% -

VB.NET is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Birmingham
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 585 444 479
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 39.39% 35.78% 33.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 375 298 338
Birmingham median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +14.29% -
10th Percentile £279 £275 £239
90th Percentile £548 £513 £475
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 4 5
Birmingham median hourly rate £41.00 £27.25 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +50.46% -22.14% +34.62%
10th Percentile £19.80 £13.00 £10.70
90th Percentile £44.50 £41.90 £38.90
West Midlands median hourly rate £35.36 £31.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year +14.05% +24.00% -12.86%

VB.NET
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

Job postings citing VB.NET as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Birmingham.

Job vacancy trend for VB.NET in Birmingham

VB.NET
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VB.NET in Birmingham

VB.NET
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing VB.NET in Birmingham over the 6 months to 18 June 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for VB.NET in Birmingham

VB.NET
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VB.NET in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 18 June 2018, IT contractor jobs citing VB.NET also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Birmingham region with a requirement for VB.NET.

1 12 (100.00%) .NET
2 11 (91.67%) C#
3 9 (75.00%) ASP.NET
4 8 (66.67%) OO
4 8 (66.67%) SQL Server
5 7 (58.33%) HTML
6 6 (50.00%) CSS
7 5 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (41.67%) Visual Studio
7 5 (41.67%) SDLC
8 4 (33.33%) Mercurial
8 4 (33.33%) Collaborative Working
8 4 (33.33%) Problem-Solving
8 4 (33.33%) WCF
8 4 (33.33%) LINQ
8 4 (33.33%) Data Management
8 4 (33.33%) Integration Testing
8 4 (33.33%) Node.js
8 4 (33.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 4 (33.33%) React
8 4 (33.33%) SQL
8 4 (33.33%) .NET Framework
8 4 (33.33%) JSON
9 3 (25.00%) JavaScript
9 3 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
9 3 (25.00%) T-SQL
9 3 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (25.00%) Classic ASP
9 3 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 3 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008

VB.NET
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 1 (8.33%) AutoCAD
1 1 (8.33%) Revit
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 3 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 3 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (41.67%) Visual Studio
2 4 (33.33%) Mercurial
3 1 (8.33%) InstallShield
General
1 2 (16.67%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (100.00%) Developer
2 8 (66.67%) .NET Developer
3 6 (50.00%) ASP.NET Developer
4 2 (16.67%) VB.NET Developer
5 1 (8.33%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (8.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (8.33%) C# Developer
5 1 (8.33%) C# VB.NET Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Software Developer
5 1 (8.33%) UI Developer
5 1 (8.33%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (100.00%) .NET
2 9 (75.00%) ASP.NET
3 7 (58.33%) HTML
4 6 (50.00%) CSS
5 4 (33.33%) .NET Framework
5 4 (33.33%) JSON
5 4 (33.33%) LINQ
5 4 (33.33%) Node.js
5 4 (33.33%) React
5 4 (33.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 4 (33.33%) WCF
6 3 (25.00%) Ajax
6 3 (25.00%) Classic ASP
6 3 (25.00%) Entity Framework
6 3 (25.00%) jQuery
7 2 (16.67%) XML
8 1 (8.33%) DirectX
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Robotics
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (66.67%) OO
2 5 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (41.67%) SDLC
3 4 (33.33%) Collaborative Working
3 4 (33.33%) Data Management
3 4 (33.33%) Integration Testing
3 4 (33.33%) Problem-Solving
4 3 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (16.67%) Robotic Process Automation
5 2 (16.67%) Test Automation
5 2 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (8.33%) CAD
6 1 (8.33%) Mathematics
6 1 (8.33%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 11 (91.67%) C#
2 4 (33.33%) SQL
3 3 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (25.00%) T-SQL
4 1 (8.33%) C++
4 1 (8.33%) Java
4 1 (8.33%) VB
Vendors
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft