Period
to 19 November 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 19 November 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
19 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 21 21 41
Rank change year-on-year 0 +20 -27
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 22 14 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 7.53% 5.49% 0.95%
As % of the Programming Languages category 14.77% 14.58% 2.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 4 3
Staffordshire median daily rate £360 £306 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.55% -5.77% -4.06%
10th Percentile £313 £272 £303
90th Percentile £386 £329 £458
West Midlands median daily rate £350 £325 £301
% change year-on-year +7.69% +8.15% -7.54%
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 149 96 153
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 51.03% 37.65% 36.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 63 95
Staffordshire median daily rate £370 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.71% +7.69% -7.14%
10th Percentile £311 £279 £204
90th Percentile £450 £438 £435
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £385 £375
% change year-on-year +10.39% +2.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 2 2
Staffordshire median hourly rate £52.00 £45.00 £33.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.56% +36.36% +114.70%
10th Percentile £20.50 £40.25 £30.55
90th Percentile £61.00 £49.75 £35.85
West Midlands median hourly rate £40.00 £31.00 £24.25
% change year-on-year +29.03% +27.84% -1.84%

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 19 November 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 +1 16 £360 +14.74% 1
VB.NET
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 22 (100.00%) .NET
2 20 (90.91%) SQL Server
2 20 (90.91%) C#
2 20 (90.91%) SQL
2 20 (90.91%) WinForms
3 15 (68.18%) WPF
4 14 (63.64%) E-Commerce
5 13 (59.09%) Degree
5 13 (59.09%) JIRA
5 13 (59.09%) Computer Science
5 13 (59.09%) NoSQL
5 13 (59.09%) AccuRev
6 12 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (36.36%) MVC
8 7 (31.82%) Web Services
8 7 (31.82%) RESTful
9 6 (27.27%) WCF
9 6 (27.27%) SQL Server 2000
10 5 (22.73%) .NET Framework
10 5 (22.73%) Web Application Development
10 5 (22.73%) T-SQL
11 3 (13.64%) Back Office
11 3 (13.64%) Microsoft
11 3 (13.64%) Internet
12 2 (9.09%) SharePoint
12 2 (9.09%) JavaScript
12 2 (9.09%) IIS
12 2 (9.09%) ASP.NET
12 2 (9.09%) Software Engineering
12 2 (9.09%) Migration

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 2 (9.09%) IIS
1 2 (9.09%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.64%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (90.91%) SQL Server
2 13 (59.09%) NoSQL
3 6 (27.27%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (4.55%) RDBMS
4 1 (4.55%) Relational Database
4 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 13 (59.09%) AccuRev
1 13 (59.09%) JIRA
General
1 3 (13.64%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 20 (90.91%) Developer
2 15 (68.18%) C# Developer
3 13 (59.09%) .NET Developer
4 12 (54.55%) C# .NET Developer
5 10 (45.45%) Software Developer
6 7 (31.82%) C# Software Developer
7 5 (22.73%) .NET Software Developer
7 5 (22.73%) VB.NET Developer
8 4 (18.18%) C# VB.NET Developer
9 3 (13.64%) WinForms Developer
10 2 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
10 2 (9.09%) SharePoint Developer
11 1 (4.55%) .NET Software Engineer
11 1 (4.55%) Backend Developer
11 1 (4.55%) C# Software Engineer
11 1 (4.55%) Desktop Support
11 1 (4.55%) Software Engineer
11 1 (4.55%) SQL Developer
11 1 (4.55%) Technical Leader
11 1 (4.55%) VB.NET Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (100.00%) .NET
2 20 (90.91%) WinForms
3 15 (68.18%) WPF
4 7 (31.82%) RESTful
4 7 (31.82%) Web Services
5 6 (27.27%) WCF
6 5 (22.73%) .NET Framework
7 2 (9.09%) ASP.NET
7 2 (9.09%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 13 (59.09%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.55%) Self-Motivation
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (63.64%) E-Commerce
2 12 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (36.36%) MVC
4 5 (22.73%) Web Application Development
5 2 (9.09%) Migration
5 2 (9.09%) Software Engineering
6 1 (4.55%) Business Forecasting
6 1 (4.55%) Coaching
6 1 (4.55%) Decision-Making
6 1 (4.55%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 20 (90.91%) C#
1 20 (90.91%) SQL
2 5 (22.73%) T-SQL
3 2 (9.09%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 13 (59.09%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (13.64%) Microsoft