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 24 June 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
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 30 44 29
Rank change year-on-year +14 -15  
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 2 2 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Coventry 0.82% 0.49% 3.45%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.33% 1.52% 10.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 9
Median daily rate £575 £394 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +46.03% +43.18%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year +3.70% +3.84%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £25.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £35.63 £42.50
% change year-on-year -29.82% -16.17%  

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 60 132 109
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Coventry 24.69% 32.04% 34.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 90 82
Median daily rate £353 £388 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.03% +29.16%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £300 £234
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £450 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 8
Median hourly rate £25.00 £17.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +42.85% -22.22%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year +13.33% +2.73%  

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 24 June 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
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (75.00%) .NET Framework
3 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET
4 1 (25.00%) MVC
4 1 (25.00%) Manufacturing
4 1 (25.00%) Ruby
4 1 (25.00%) CSS
4 1 (25.00%) XML
4 1 (25.00%) ITIL
4 1 (25.00%) Windows
4 1 (25.00%) Python
4 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
4 1 (25.00%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (25.00%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (25.00%) Middleware
4 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management
4 1 (25.00%) jQuery
4 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
4 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
4 1 (25.00%) Mercurial
4 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (25.00%) Bash Shell
4 1 (25.00%) Entity Framework
4 1 (25.00%) RavenDB
4 1 (25.00%) SpecFlow
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (25.00%) Xamarin

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%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) 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
General
1 1 (25.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) .NET Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Applications Support
2 1 (25.00%) Applications Support Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET Developer
2 1 (25.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Software Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Support Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Windows DevOps Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
2 3 (75.00%) .NET Framework
3 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET
4 1 (25.00%) Apache Cordova
4 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (25.00%) CSS
4 1 (25.00%) Entity Framework
4 1 (25.00%) jQuery
4 1 (25.00%) Middleware
4 1 (25.00%) XML
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (25.00%) DevOps
1 1 (25.00%) ITIL
1 1 (25.00%) MVC
1 1 (25.00%) SDLC
1 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) C#
2 1 (25.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (25.00%) Java
2 1 (25.00%) Perl
2 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (25.00%) Python
2 1 (25.00%) Ruby
2 1 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (25.00%) VB
2 1 (25.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) ITIL Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) SaltStack
1 1 (25.00%) Xamarin