Period
to 14 December 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 14 December 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
14 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 89 87 93
Rank change year-on-year -2 +6 -19
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 8 12 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.56% 0.74% 0.28%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.72% 2.30% 0.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 8 2
Birmingham median daily rate £328 £319 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.75% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £194 £261 £228
90th Percentile £464 £445 £373
West Midlands median daily rate £350 £320 £310
% change year-on-year +9.38% +3.14% -8.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Birmingham median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate - £24.50 -

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 465 522 533
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 32.77% 31.99% 36.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 319 378 322
Birmingham median daily rate £425 £383 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% +2.00% +7.14%
10th Percentile £290 £249 £263
90th Percentile £550 £513 £525
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +13.33% - +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 7 5
Birmingham median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £27.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +44.46% +81.57%
10th Percentile £15.25 £14.40 £16.30
90th Percentile £45.00 £53.75 £40.10
West Midlands median hourly rate £42.50 £32.25 £22.50
% change year-on-year +31.78% +43.33% -21.31%

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 14 December 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 14 December 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 8 (100.00%) .NET
2 5 (62.50%) SQL
2 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
3 4 (50.00%) C#
3 4 (50.00%) SQL Server
4 3 (37.50%) Visual Studio
4 3 (37.50%) Windows
4 3 (37.50%) MVC
4 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
4 3 (37.50%) LDAP
4 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (37.50%) PowerShell
4 3 (37.50%) Identity Access Management
5 2 (25.00%) Multi-Factor Authentication
5 2 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (25.00%) Infoblox
5 2 (25.00%) TDD
5 2 (25.00%) Information Security
5 2 (25.00%) Mathematics
5 2 (25.00%) Unix
5 2 (25.00%) SMS
5 2 (25.00%) AIX
5 2 (25.00%) HTML
6 1 (12.50%) Java
6 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
6 1 (12.50%) VB
6 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET
6 1 (12.50%) CSS
6 1 (12.50%) Web Services
6 1 (12.50%) XML

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (12.50%) CMS
1 1 (12.50%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) AutoCAD
1 1 (12.50%) Revit
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (50.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Visual Studio
2 1 (12.50%) Cucumber
2 1 (12.50%) InstallShield
2 1 (12.50%) Selenium
2 1 (12.50%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
1 1 (12.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Developer
2 3 (37.50%) IAM Specialist
3 2 (25.00%) Identity Management Specialist
3 2 (25.00%) Software Developer
4 1 (12.50%) .NET Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Applications Developer
4 1 (12.50%) CMS Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Junior
4 1 (12.50%) Junior Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Junior Software Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Sitecore Developer
4 1 (12.50%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (100.00%) .NET
2 3 (37.50%) LDAP
3 2 (25.00%) HTML
4 1 (12.50%) .NET Framework
4 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET
4 1 (12.50%) CSS
4 1 (12.50%) DirectX
4 1 (12.50%) HTML5
4 1 (12.50%) Node.js
4 1 (12.50%) React
4 1 (12.50%) Web Services
4 1 (12.50%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Data Centre
1 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Windows
2 2 (25.00%) AIX
2 2 (25.00%) Unix
3 1 (12.50%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (37.50%) Identity Access Management
1 3 (37.50%) MVC
2 2 (25.00%) Information Security
2 2 (25.00%) Mathematics
2 2 (25.00%) Multi-Factor Authentication
2 2 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (25.00%) TDD
3 1 (12.50%) Android Development
3 1 (12.50%) CAD
3 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
3 1 (12.50%) Content Management
3 1 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (12.50%) CRM
3 1 (12.50%) Identity Management
3 1 (12.50%) Performance Management
3 1 (12.50%) Process Improvement
3 1 (12.50%) Project Management
3 1 (12.50%) Systems Analysis
3 1 (12.50%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) SQL
2 4 (50.00%) C#
3 3 (37.50%) PowerShell
4 1 (12.50%) Java
4 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
4 1 (12.50%) VB
4 1 (12.50%) VB6
System Software
1 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 2 (25.00%) Infoblox
3 1 (12.50%) Sitecore