Period
to 16 August 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 16 August 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
16 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 92 75 93
Rank change year-on-year -17 +18 -8
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 12 13 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.82% 0.98% 0.58%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.25% 2.88% 1.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 8 7
Birmingham median daily rate £319 £425 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -25.00% +28.79% -12.00%
10th Percentile £213 £342 £268
90th Percentile £451 £478 £389
West Midlands median daily rate £320 £350 £325
% change year-on-year -8.57% +7.69% +6.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Birmingham median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate - £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 534 452 511
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 36.50% 34.09% 33.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 351 320 340
Birmingham median daily rate £400 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% +7.14%
10th Percentile £285 £270 £250
90th Percentile £538 £500 £488
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 5
Birmingham median hourly rate £24.00 £35.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -31.43% - +34.62%
10th Percentile £15.15 £13.50 £15.10
90th Percentile £44.95 £42.35 £38.90
West Midlands median hourly rate £28.00 £32.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -13.85% +30.00% -3.85%

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 16 August 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 16 August 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 10 (83.33%) C#
3 8 (66.67%) SQL Server
3 8 (66.67%) ASP.NET
4 7 (58.33%) HTML
5 6 (50.00%) OO
6 5 (41.67%) CSS
6 5 (41.67%) Visual Studio
6 5 (41.67%) SQL
6 5 (41.67%) .NET Framework
7 4 (33.33%) SDLC
7 4 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (25.00%) T-SQL
8 3 (25.00%) Classic ASP
8 3 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (25.00%) SMS
8 3 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (25.00%) Entity Framework
8 3 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (25.00%) Ajax
8 3 (25.00%) jQuery
8 3 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 3 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (16.67%) Revit
9 2 (16.67%) Integration Testing
9 2 (16.67%) Mercurial
9 2 (16.67%) Retail
9 2 (16.67%) Data Management
9 2 (16.67%) JSON
9 2 (16.67%) Mathematics

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 2 (16.67%) AutoCAD
1 2 (16.67%) Revit
Communications & Networking
1 3 (25.00%) 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 2 (16.67%) InstallShield
2 2 (16.67%) Mercurial
General
1 2 (16.67%) Retail
2 1 (8.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (100.00%) Developer
2 7 (58.33%) .NET Developer
3 5 (41.67%) ASP.NET Developer
4 2 (16.67%) Software Developer
4 2 (16.67%) VB.NET Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Applications Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Junior
5 1 (8.33%) Junior Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Junior Software Developer
5 1 (8.33%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (100.00%) .NET
2 8 (66.67%) ASP.NET
3 7 (58.33%) HTML
4 5 (41.67%) .NET Framework
4 5 (41.67%) CSS
5 3 (25.00%) Ajax
5 3 (25.00%) Classic ASP
5 3 (25.00%) Entity Framework
5 3 (25.00%) jQuery
6 2 (16.67%) DirectX
6 2 (16.67%) JSON
6 2 (16.67%) LINQ
6 2 (16.67%) Node.js
6 2 (16.67%) React
6 2 (16.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 2 (16.67%) WCF
6 2 (16.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Robotics
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) OO
2 4 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (33.33%) SDLC
3 3 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (16.67%) CAD
4 2 (16.67%) Collaborative Working
4 2 (16.67%) Data Management
4 2 (16.67%) Integration Testing
4 2 (16.67%) Mathematics
4 2 (16.67%) Problem-Solving
5 1 (8.33%) MVC
5 1 (8.33%) OOP
5 1 (8.33%) Robotic Process Automation
5 1 (8.33%) TDD
5 1 (8.33%) Test Automation
5 1 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (83.33%) C#
2 5 (41.67%) SQL
3 3 (25.00%) T-SQL
4 2 (16.67%) Java
4 2 (16.67%) JavaScript
5 1 (8.33%) C++
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) UiPath
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft