Period
to 17 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire 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 17 February 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 > Staffordshire
6 months to
17 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 19 36 12
Rank change year-on-year +17 -24 +16
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 20 4 37
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 7.55% 1.05% 12.98%
As % of the Programming Languages category 17.09% 2.68% 26.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 3 26
Staffordshire median daily rate £314 £325 £331
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.46% -1.89% +10.42%
10th Percentile £284 £303 £272
90th Percentile £340 £348 £418
West Midlands median daily rate £313 £323 £338
% change year-on-year -3.10% -4.44% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Staffordshire median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate £25.00 - -

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 Staffordshire with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Staffordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 117 149 140
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 44.15% 39.11% 49.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 103 97
Staffordshire median daily rate £350 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.69% - -
10th Percentile £275 £215 £263
90th Percentile £438 £438 £430
West Midlands median daily rate £388 £375 £360
% change year-on-year +3.33% +4.17% +2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Staffordshire median hourly rate £45.00 - £17.24
10th Percentile £40.25 - £16.30
90th Percentile £49.75 - £18.18
West Midlands median hourly rate £32.75 £25.00 £25.66
% change year-on-year +31.00% -2.57% -10.56%

VB.NET
Job Vacancy Trend in Staffordshire

Job postings citing VB.NET as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire.

Job vacancy trend for VB.NET in Staffordshire

VB.NET
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VB.NET in Staffordshire

VB.NET
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VB.NET in Staffordshire

VB.NET
Contract Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VB.NET within the Staffordshire region over the 6 months to 17 February 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stoke-on-Trent +17 16 £315 +0.80% 3
Tamworth - 2 £288 - 5
Stafford - 1 £325 -
VB.NET
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 17 February 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 Staffordshire region with a requirement for VB.NET.

1 20 (100.00%) .NET
2 19 (95.00%) C#
3 18 (90.00%) SQL Server
4 17 (85.00%) SQL
5 16 (80.00%) WinForms
6 12 (60.00%) T-SQL
6 12 (60.00%) Back Office
7 10 (50.00%) Internet
8 4 (20.00%) WPF
9 3 (15.00%) TypeScript
9 3 (15.00%) JIRA
9 3 (15.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 3 (15.00%) MVC
10 2 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 2 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 2 (10.00%) OO
10 2 (10.00%) DTS
10 2 (10.00%) CSS
10 2 (10.00%) VB
10 2 (10.00%) HTML
10 2 (10.00%) JavaScript
10 2 (10.00%) Unit Testing
11 1 (5.00%) TeamCity
11 1 (5.00%) Git (software)
11 1 (5.00%) Dependency Injection
11 1 (5.00%) HTML5
11 1 (5.00%) BDD
11 1 (5.00%) REST
11 1 (5.00%) Relational Database
11 1 (5.00%) jQuery

VB.NET
Co-occurring IT Skills in Staffordshire 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 (5.00%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (50.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (90.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (10.00%) DTS
2 2 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (5.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 3 (15.00%) JIRA
2 1 (5.00%) Bitbucket
2 1 (5.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (5.00%) SpecFlow
2 1 (5.00%) TeamCity
2 1 (5.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 12 (60.00%) Back Office
2 1 (5.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 19 (95.00%) Developer
2 16 (80.00%) .NET Developer
3 13 (65.00%) C# Developer
3 13 (65.00%) Software Developer
3 13 (65.00%) VB.NET Developer
4 12 (60.00%) .NET Software Developer
4 12 (60.00%) C# .NET Developer
4 12 (60.00%) C# Software Developer
5 10 (50.00%) C# VB.NET Developer
6 8 (40.00%) SQL Developer
7 7 (35.00%) WinForms Developer
8 2 (10.00%) VB Developer
9 1 (5.00%) C# Web Developer
9 1 (5.00%) Full Stack Developer
9 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Developer
9 1 (5.00%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (100.00%) .NET
2 16 (80.00%) WinForms
3 4 (20.00%) WPF
4 3 (15.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 2 (10.00%) CSS
5 2 (10.00%) HTML
6 1 (5.00%) HTML5
6 1 (5.00%) jQuery
6 1 (5.00%) REST
6 1 (5.00%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.00%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (15.00%) MVC
2 2 (10.00%) OO
2 2 (10.00%) Unit Testing
3 1 (5.00%) BDD
3 1 (5.00%) Customer Requirements
3 1 (5.00%) Dependency Injection
3 1 (5.00%) OOA/OOD
3 1 (5.00%) OOP
3 1 (5.00%) Responsive Web Design
3 1 (5.00%) TDD
3 1 (5.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 19 (95.00%) C#
2 17 (85.00%) SQL
3 12 (60.00%) T-SQL
4 3 (15.00%) TypeScript
5 2 (10.00%) JavaScript
5 2 (10.00%) VB
Vendors
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft