Period
to 22 November 2017

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 6 months to 22 November 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
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 13 21 10
Rank change year-on-year +8 -11 +2
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 10 4 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Stoke-on-Trent 10.10% 2.60% 19.12%
As % of the Programming Languages category 19.23% 7.84% 30.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 11
Stoke-on-Trent median daily rate £313 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.85% -7.14% +10.67%
10th Percentile £294 £303 £310
90th Percentile £331 £458 £430
Staffordshire median daily rate £313 £325 £339
% change year-on-year -3.85% -4.06% +9.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Stoke-on-Trent median hourly rate - - -
Staffordshire median hourly rate - - -

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 Stoke-on-Trent with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Stoke-on-Trent
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 52 51 42
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Stoke-on-Trent 52.53% 33.12% 61.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 36 31
Stoke-on-Trent median daily rate £375 £320 £358
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.19% -10.49% +10.00%
10th Percentile £298 £151 £263
90th Percentile £438 £396 £430
Staffordshire median daily rate £350 £325 £350
% change year-on-year +7.69% -7.14% +12.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Stoke-on-Trent median hourly rate - - -
Staffordshire median hourly rate £45.00 £33.00 £15.37
% change year-on-year +36.36% +114.70% +13.85%

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

Job postings citing VB.NET as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Stoke-on-Trent.

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

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 10 (100.00%) C#
1 10 (100.00%) .NET
1 10 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (80.00%) SQL
3 6 (60.00%) Back Office
3 6 (60.00%) WinForms
4 4 (40.00%) Internet
4 4 (40.00%) WPF
4 4 (40.00%) TypeScript
5 3 (30.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 3 (30.00%) jQuery
5 3 (30.00%) MVC
5 3 (30.00%) T-SQL
5 3 (30.00%) HTML
5 3 (30.00%) CSS
5 3 (30.00%) OOA/OOD
5 3 (30.00%) TDD
5 3 (30.00%) SpecFlow
5 3 (30.00%) Responsive Web Design
5 3 (30.00%) Sass
5 3 (30.00%) Unit Testing
5 3 (30.00%) Dependency Injection
5 3 (30.00%) HTML5
5 3 (30.00%) BDD
6 2 (20.00%) VB
6 2 (20.00%) JIRA
7 1 (10.00%) DTS
7 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (10.00%) Web Development
7 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services

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:

Communications & Networking
1 4 (40.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (10.00%) DTS
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (30.00%) SpecFlow
2 2 (20.00%) JIRA
General
1 6 (60.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 10 (100.00%) Developer
2 8 (80.00%) C# Developer
2 8 (80.00%) C# Software Developer
2 8 (80.00%) Software Developer
3 6 (60.00%) .NET Developer
3 6 (60.00%) .NET Software Developer
3 6 (60.00%) C# .NET Developer
4 5 (50.00%) SQL Developer
5 3 (30.00%) C# VB.NET Developer
5 3 (30.00%) VB.NET Developer
5 3 (30.00%) WinForms Developer
6 2 (20.00%) VB Developer
7 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 1 (10.00%) C# Web Developer
7 1 (10.00%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (100.00%) .NET
2 6 (60.00%) WinForms
3 4 (40.00%) WPF
4 3 (30.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 3 (30.00%) CSS
4 3 (30.00%) HTML
4 3 (30.00%) HTML5
4 3 (30.00%) jQuery
4 3 (30.00%) Sass
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) BDD
1 3 (30.00%) Dependency Injection
1 3 (30.00%) MVC
1 3 (30.00%) OOA/OOD
1 3 (30.00%) Responsive Web Design
1 3 (30.00%) TDD
1 3 (30.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (10.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 10 (100.00%) C#
2 8 (80.00%) SQL
3 4 (40.00%) TypeScript
4 3 (30.00%) T-SQL
5 2 (20.00%) VB