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 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 / Shropshire
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 53 -
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 0 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Shropshire - 0.86% -
As % of the Programming Languages category - 2.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 0
Median daily rate - £190 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £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 £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 Shropshire with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Shropshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 54 150 55
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Shropshire 31.21% 42.86% 42.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 84 26
Median daily rate £500 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% +12.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £472 £370 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £558 £525 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £17.00
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 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