Period
to 24 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a VB.NET Developer was £308 per day in advertised job vacancies in the West Midlands during the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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 VB.NET Developer
England > West Midlands
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 172 198 141
Rank change year-on-year +26 -57 +13
Contract jobs requiring a VB.NET Developer 11 5 36
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.23% 0.081% 0.72%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.24% 0.085% 0.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 28
West Midlands median daily rate £308 £280 £318
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.82% -11.81% +2.42%
10th Percentile £276 £256 £158
90th Percentile £330 £302 £375
England median daily rate £360 £308 £315
% change year-on-year +17.07% -2.38% +1.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - - £23.00

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
West Midlands
Contract vacancies in the West Midlands with a recognized job title 4603 5857 4727
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.58% 95.00% 94.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 2911 3519 2703
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £210 £235 £213
90th Percentile £543 £544 £525
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 202 238 273
West Midlands median hourly rate £17.38 £15.21 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.22% -10.51% +5.20%
10th Percentile £10.50 £10.00 £10.50
90th Percentile £43.75 £39.50 £38.75
England median hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year - +2.78% +9.09%

VB.NET Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings that featured VB.NET Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for VB.NET Developer in the West Midlands

VB.NET Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VB.NET Developer in the West Midlands

VB.NET Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VB.NET Developer in the West Midlands

VB.NET Developer
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VB.NET Developer within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 24 November 2017. 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
Staffordshire - 7 £300 - 3
Warwickshire +4 2 £320 +6.49%
Birmingham - 1 - - 2
Coventry - 1 £300 -
VB.NET Developer
England

VB.NET Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, VB.NET Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the West Midlands region featuring VB.NET Developer in the job title.

1 11 (100.00%) VB.NET
1 11 (100.00%) .NET
2 7 (63.64%) C#
2 7 (63.64%) SQL
2 7 (63.64%) T-SQL
2 7 (63.64%) SQL Server
2 7 (63.64%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 6 (54.55%) JavaScript
3 6 (54.55%) WinForms
4 4 (36.36%) MVC
5 3 (27.27%) Greenfield Project
5 3 (27.27%) Finance
5 3 (27.27%) jQuery
5 3 (27.27%) Unit Testing
5 3 (27.27%) HTML
6 2 (18.18%) Internet
6 2 (18.18%) Back Office
6 2 (18.18%) CSS
6 2 (18.18%) Automotive
7 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (9.09%) Sass
7 1 (9.09%) LESS
7 1 (9.09%) TypeScript
7 1 (9.09%) Relational Database
7 1 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (9.09%) HTML5
7 1 (9.09%) XML
7 1 (9.09%) OOP
7 1 (9.09%) OO

VB.NET Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 2 (18.18%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (63.64%) SQL Server
2 1 (9.09%) DTS
2 1 (9.09%) Relational Database
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (27.27%) Finance
2 2 (18.18%) Automotive
2 2 (18.18%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (100.00%) .NET
2 7 (63.64%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 6 (54.55%) WinForms
4 3 (27.27%) HTML
4 3 (27.27%) jQuery
5 2 (18.18%) CSS
6 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (9.09%) HTML5
6 1 (9.09%) LESS
6 1 (9.09%) Sass
6 1 (9.09%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Greenfield Project
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) MVC
2 3 (27.27%) Unit Testing
3 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (9.09%) Customer Requirements
3 1 (9.09%) ERP
3 1 (9.09%) OO
3 1 (9.09%) OOP
3 1 (9.09%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 11 (100.00%) VB.NET
2 7 (63.64%) C#
2 7 (63.64%) SQL
2 7 (63.64%) T-SQL
3 6 (54.55%) JavaScript
4 1 (9.09%) ES6
4 1 (9.09%) TypeScript
Vendors
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft