The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Shropshire 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 / Shropshire
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 67 36
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 0 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Shropshire - 0.23% 0.53%
As % of the Programming Languages category - 0.44% 1.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £325 -
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 Shropshire with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Shropshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 74 225 97
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Shropshire 40.00% 51.96% 51.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 84 51
Median daily rate £491 £460 £451
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.63% +2.10%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £370 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Shropshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Shropshire 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 Shropshire

VB.NET
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Shropshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VB.NET in Shropshire

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 Shropshire region with a requirement for VB.NET.

1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) T-SQL
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) OO
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
1 1 (100.00%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (100.00%) Web Development
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (100.00%) jQuery
1 1 (100.00%) Web Application Development
1 1 (100.00%) AngularJS
1 1 (100.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
1 1 (100.00%) Customer Requirements

VB.NET
Co-occurring IT Skills in Shropshire 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 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) MS PowerPoint
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (100.00%) AngularJS
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) jQuery
1 1 (100.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (100.00%) Customer Requirements
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
1 1 (100.00%) OO
1 1 (100.00%) Web Application Development
1 1 (100.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft