Period
to 19 August 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 August 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 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 21 21 39
Rank change year-on-year 0 +18 -13
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 15 12 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 5.42% 5.22% 0.78%
As % of the Programming Languages category 12.10% 15.00% 2.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 3 3
Staffordshire median daily rate £320 £340 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +13.33% -11.11%
10th Percentile £263 £314 £282
90th Percentile £355 £348 £450
West Midlands median daily rate £320 £350 £325
% change year-on-year -8.57% +7.69% +0.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Staffordshire median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate - £25.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year - -33.33% -

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 124 80 118
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 44.77% 34.78% 30.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 52 69
Staffordshire median daily rate £350 £338 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.70% +12.50% -17.24%
10th Percentile £271 £298 £201
90th Percentile £424 £446 £376
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 2
Staffordshire median hourly rate £21.00 £32.00 £33.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -34.38% -3.03% +106.25%
10th Percentile £17.71 £28.90 £30.55
90th Percentile £37.85 £36.70 £35.85
West Midlands median hourly rate £28.75 £32.50 £24.75
% change year-on-year -11.54% +31.31% -4.81%

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 August 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 9 £320 +1.59% 4
Tamworth - 1 £313 - 5
VB.NET
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 19 August 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 15 (100.00%) .NET
1 15 (100.00%) WinForms
2 14 (93.33%) C#
3 13 (86.67%) SQL
3 13 (86.67%) SQL Server
4 11 (73.33%) T-SQL
5 7 (46.67%) Back Office
5 7 (46.67%) Internet
6 4 (26.67%) .NET Framework
6 4 (26.67%) Windows
7 3 (20.00%) OOP
7 3 (20.00%) OO
7 3 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (20.00%) Entity Framework
7 3 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
8 2 (13.33%) Computer Science
8 2 (13.33%) AccuRev
8 2 (13.33%) WPF
8 2 (13.33%) NoSQL
8 2 (13.33%) E-Commerce
8 2 (13.33%) Degree
8 2 (13.33%) JIRA
8 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (13.33%) MVC
9 1 (6.67%) Software Engineering
9 1 (6.67%) RDBMS
9 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
9 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2000
9 1 (6.67%) JavaScript
9 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET

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:

Communications & Networking
1 7 (46.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (86.67%) SQL Server
2 3 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (13.33%) NoSQL
4 1 (6.67%) RDBMS
4 1 (6.67%) Relational Database
4 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 2 (13.33%) AccuRev
1 2 (13.33%) JIRA
General
1 7 (46.67%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 14 (93.33%) Developer
2 11 (73.33%) Software Developer
3 10 (66.67%) .NET Developer
4 9 (60.00%) VB.NET Developer
5 7 (46.67%) .NET Software Developer
6 6 (40.00%) C# .NET Developer
6 6 (40.00%) C# Developer
6 6 (40.00%) SQL Developer
7 5 (33.33%) C# Software Developer
7 5 (33.33%) C# VB.NET Developer
8 3 (20.00%) WinForms Developer
9 2 (13.33%) SQL Server Developer
10 1 (6.67%) .NET Applications Developer
10 1 (6.67%) .NET Software Engineer
10 1 (6.67%) Applications Developer
10 1 (6.67%) C# Software Engineer
10 1 (6.67%) Software Engineer
10 1 (6.67%) T-SQL Developer
10 1 (6.67%) VB.NET Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (100.00%) .NET
1 15 (100.00%) WinForms
2 4 (26.67%) .NET Framework
3 3 (20.00%) Entity Framework
4 2 (13.33%) WPF
5 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET
5 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (6.67%) RESTful
5 1 (6.67%) WCF
5 1 (6.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (26.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (20.00%) OO
1 3 (20.00%) OOP
1 3 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
2 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (13.33%) E-Commerce
2 2 (13.33%) MVC
3 1 (6.67%) Software Engineering
3 1 (6.67%) Web Application Development
3 1 (6.67%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 14 (93.33%) C#
2 13 (86.67%) SQL
3 11 (73.33%) T-SQL
4 1 (6.67%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft