The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Coventry 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 3 months to 30 March 2017 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 / Coventry
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 41 44 30
Rank change year-on-year +3 -14  
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 2 2 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Coventry 0.56% 0.54% 2.59%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.53% 1.46% 8.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 6
Median daily rate £400 £364 £294
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.96% +23.82%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £338 £325
% change year-on-year -3.70% +3.84%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £11.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year +50.00% -67.64%  

VB.NET is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Coventry with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Coventry
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 79 137 98
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Coventry 22.25% 37.03% 31.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 99 60
Median daily rate £400 £375 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% +17.18%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £297 £275 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £466 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 4
Median hourly rate £29.50 £35.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.71% +55.55%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £35.00 £22.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £35.00 £36.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +3.75% +11.11%  

VB.NET
Job Vacancy Trend in Coventry

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Coventry citing VB.NET as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Job vacancy trend for VB.NET in Coventry

VB.NET
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Coventry

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VB.NET in Coventry

VB.NET
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Coventry

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VB.NET in Coventry

For the 6 months to 30 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing VB.NET also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Coventry region with a requirement for VB.NET.

1 4 (100.00%) C#
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 3 (75.00%) T-SQL
2 3 (75.00%) ASP.NET
3 2 (50.00%) Web Services
3 2 (50.00%) HTML
3 2 (50.00%) Scrum
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (50.00%) jQuery
3 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web API
3 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (25.00%) Event Store
4 1 (25.00%) SDLC
4 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
4 1 (25.00%) Mercurial
4 1 (25.00%) RavenDB
4 1 (25.00%) SpecFlow
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (25.00%) AngularJS
4 1 (25.00%) Xamarin
4 1 (25.00%) Apache Cordova
4 1 (25.00%) .NET Framework
4 1 (25.00%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (25.00%) Java
4 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio

VB.NET
Co-occurring IT Skills in Coventry 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 (25.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (25.00%) Event Store
2 1 (25.00%) RavenDB
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (25.00%) Mercurial
1 1 (25.00%) SpecFlow
1 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Developer
2 2 (50.00%) .NET Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Applications Support
3 1 (25.00%) Applications Support Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (25.00%) C# Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Software Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
2 3 (75.00%) ASP.NET
3 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web API
3 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 2 (50.00%) HTML
3 2 (50.00%) jQuery
3 2 (50.00%) Web Services
4 1 (25.00%) .NET Framework
4 1 (25.00%) AngularJS
4 1 (25.00%) Apache Cordova
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (50.00%) Scrum
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) C#
2 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 3 (75.00%) T-SQL
3 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (25.00%) Java
4 1 (25.00%) VB
4 1 (25.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) ITIL Certification
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Xamarin