The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Stoke-on-Trent 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 27 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)
Staffordshire / Stoke-on-Trent
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 13 - 11
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 3 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Stoke-on-Trent 6.52% - 6.06%
As % of the Programming Languages category 12.00% - 12.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
Median daily rate £315 - £316
UK excluding London median daily rate £368 £338 £325
% change year-on-year +8.88% +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 Stoke-on-Trent with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Stoke-on-Trent
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 25 17 16
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Stoke-on-Trent 54.35% 23.29% 48.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 13 10
Median daily rate £335 £200 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +67.50% -41.17%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £148 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £368 £415
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year +13.33% +1.35%  

VB.NET
Job Vacancy Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Stoke-on-Trent 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 Stoke-on-Trent

VB.NET
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VB.NET in Stoke-on-Trent

VB.NET
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VB.NET in Stoke-on-Trent

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 Stoke-on-Trent region with a requirement for VB.NET.

1 6 (100.00%) C#
1 6 (100.00%) SQL
1 6 (100.00%) .NET
2 4 (66.67%) WPF
2 4 (66.67%) WinForms
2 4 (66.67%) Back Office
2 4 (66.67%) Windows
3 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 2 (33.33%) TypeScript
4 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 1 (16.67%) jQuery
4 1 (16.67%) SpecFlow
4 1 (16.67%) Responsive Web Design
4 1 (16.67%) Sass
4 1 (16.67%) TDD
4 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (16.67%) Unit Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Dependency Injection
4 1 (16.67%) HTML5
4 1 (16.67%) BDD
4 1 (16.67%) CSS
4 1 (16.67%) OOA/OOD
4 1 (16.67%) DTS
4 1 (16.67%) T-SQL
4 1 (16.67%) HTML
4 1 (16.67%) MVC

VB.NET
Co-occurring IT Skills in Stoke-on-Trent 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (16.67%) DTS
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) SpecFlow
General
1 4 (66.67%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) C# Developer
1 6 (100.00%) C# Software Developer
1 6 (100.00%) Developer
1 6 (100.00%) Software Developer
2 4 (66.67%) .NET Developer
2 4 (66.67%) .NET Software Developer
2 4 (66.67%) C# .NET Developer
2 4 (66.67%) C# WPF Developer
2 4 (66.67%) SQL Developer
2 4 (66.67%) WPF Developer
3 3 (50.00%) C# VB.NET Developer
3 3 (50.00%) VB.NET Developer
4 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
4 1 (16.67%) WinForms Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (100.00%) .NET
2 4 (66.67%) WinForms
2 4 (66.67%) WPF
3 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 1 (16.67%) CSS
3 1 (16.67%) HTML
3 1 (16.67%) HTML5
3 1 (16.67%) jQuery
3 1 (16.67%) Sass
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) BDD
1 1 (16.67%) Dependency Injection
1 1 (16.67%) MVC
1 1 (16.67%) OOA/OOD
1 1 (16.67%) Responsive Web Design
1 1 (16.67%) TDD
1 1 (16.67%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) C#
1 6 (100.00%) SQL
2 2 (33.33%) TypeScript
3 1 (16.67%) T-SQL