Period
to 26 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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 26 July 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)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
26 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 138 173 111
Rank change year-on-year +35 -62 -26
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 40 38 68
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.91% 0.63% 1.34%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.90% 1.95% 4.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 30 44
West Midlands median daily rate £350 £334 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.87% +11.25% -
10th Percentile £295 £218 £180
90th Percentile £503 £409 £375
England median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year - +7.69% +4.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
West Midlands median hourly rate £25.00 £37.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -33.33% - -
England median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year - -26.47% -

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 the West Midlands with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
West Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 1381 1949 1584
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 31.39% 32.32% 31.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 916 1205 943
West Midlands median daily rate £375 £375 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +10.29% +4.62%
10th Percentile £263 £250 £213
90th Percentile £525 £510 £475
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 38 77
West Midlands median hourly rate £34.00 £24.75 £26.85
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +37.37% -7.80% -12.70%
10th Percentile £19.75 £12.59 £14.80
90th Percentile £73.75 £39.50 £39.25
England median hourly rate £41.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year +9.33% +7.14% +2.86%

VB.NET
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing VB.NET as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for VB.NET in the West Midlands

VB.NET
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 in the West Midlands.

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

VB.NET
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing VB.NET in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 26 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for VB.NET in the West Midlands

VB.NET
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 in the West Midlands.

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

VB.NET
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 within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 26 July 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
Birmingham +20 14 £425 +28.79% 4
Staffordshire +11 12 £345 +6.15% 2
Coventry +16 4 £438 +25.00%
Warwickshire +5 3 £325 -7.14% 4
Worcestershire +15 1 £375 +15.38% 5
Solihull +12 1 £325 -3.70%
Herefordshire -7 1 £300 -
Wolverhampton - 1 £350 - 1
VB.NET
England

For the 6 months to 26 July 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for VB.NET.

1 40 (100.00%) .NET
2 30 (75.00%) SQL
3 29 (72.50%) C#
4 20 (50.00%) SQL Server
5 15 (37.50%) HTML
6 14 (35.00%) CSS
7 12 (30.00%) JavaScript
8 11 (27.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 10 (25.00%) WinForms
9 10 (25.00%) WPF
9 10 (25.00%) Microsoft
10 9 (22.50%) T-SQL
10 9 (22.50%) ASP.NET
10 9 (22.50%) Windows
10 9 (22.50%) jQuery
11 8 (20.00%) MVC
12 7 (17.50%) Automotive
12 7 (17.50%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 7 (17.50%) HTML5
13 6 (15.00%) Workflow
13 6 (15.00%) SCADA
14 5 (12.50%) Unit Testing
14 5 (12.50%) Manufacturing
14 5 (12.50%) RDBMS
14 5 (12.50%) Microsoft Excel
14 5 (12.50%) VBA
14 5 (12.50%) Relational Database
15 4 (10.00%) ThingWorx
15 4 (10.00%) Greenfield Project
15 4 (10.00%) Visual Studio

VB.NET
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:

Application Platforms
1 4 (10.00%) SharePoint
1 4 (10.00%) ThingWorx
2 2 (5.00%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (2.50%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (2.50%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.50%) Oracle 10gAS
3 1 (2.50%) Oracle Application Server
3 1 (2.50%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 5 (12.50%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 11 (27.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (12.50%) RDBMS
3 5 (12.50%) Relational Database
4 4 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (5.00%) Oracle Database
5 2 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (5.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (2.50%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (2.50%) DTS
6 1 (2.50%) OLAP
6 1 (2.50%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (2.50%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (2.50%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (2.50%) Oracle9i Database
6 1 (2.50%) QlikView
6 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 4 (10.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.50%) Octopus Deploy
2 1 (2.50%) SpecFlow
2 1 (2.50%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 7 (17.50%) Automotive
2 5 (12.50%) Manufacturing
3 4 (10.00%) Back Office
4 3 (7.50%) Finance
5 2 (5.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 26 (65.00%) Developer
2 19 (47.50%) .NET Developer
3 13 (32.50%) VB.NET Developer
4 11 (27.50%) C# Developer
5 9 (22.50%) C# .NET Developer
6 7 (17.50%) Software Developer
7 6 (15.00%) C# Software Developer
7 6 (15.00%) C# VB.NET Developer
8 5 (12.50%) .NET Software Developer
9 4 (10.00%) C# WPF Developer
9 4 (10.00%) SQL Developer
9 4 (10.00%) WinForms Developer
9 4 (10.00%) WPF Developer
10 3 (7.50%) Analyst
10 3 (7.50%) Designer
10 3 (7.50%) UX Designer
11 2 (5.00%) ASP.NET Developer
11 2 (5.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
12 1 (2.50%) SharePoint Administrator
12 1 (2.50%) Software Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (100.00%) .NET
2 15 (37.50%) HTML
3 14 (35.00%) CSS
4 10 (25.00%) WinForms
4 10 (25.00%) WPF
5 9 (22.50%) ASP.NET
5 9 (22.50%) jQuery
6 7 (17.50%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 7 (17.50%) HTML5
7 4 (10.00%) .NET Framework
7 4 (10.00%) WCF
8 3 (7.50%) Ajax
8 3 (7.50%) XML
9 2 (5.00%) ASP.NET MVC
9 2 (5.00%) ASP.NET Web API
9 2 (5.00%) Entity Framework
9 2 (5.00%) Middleware
9 2 (5.00%) Sass
10 1 (2.50%) AngularJS
10 1 (2.50%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.00%) SCADA
2 4 (10.00%) Greenfield Project
3 3 (7.50%) User Experience
4 1 (2.50%) NHS
4 1 (2.50%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 9 (22.50%) Windows
2 2 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (2.50%) Android
3 1 (2.50%) HPUX
3 1 (2.50%) Linux
3 1 (2.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (2.50%) Unix
3 1 (2.50%) Windows 7
3 1 (2.50%) Windows Server
3 1 (2.50%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (2.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (20.00%) MVC
2 6 (15.00%) Workflow
3 5 (12.50%) Unit Testing
4 4 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (10.00%) E-Commerce
5 2 (5.00%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (5.00%) DevOps
5 2 (5.00%) ETL
5 2 (5.00%) ITIL
5 2 (5.00%) Software Testing
5 2 (5.00%) TDD
5 2 (5.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (2.50%) Business Process Analysis
6 1 (2.50%) Continuous Deployment
6 1 (2.50%) Infrastructure Management
6 1 (2.50%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (2.50%) Responsive Web Design
6 1 (2.50%) Robotic Process Automation
6 1 (2.50%) SDLC
6 1 (2.50%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 30 (75.00%) SQL
2 29 (72.50%) C#
3 12 (30.00%) JavaScript
4 9 (22.50%) T-SQL
5 5 (12.50%) VBA
6 2 (5.00%) PL/SQL
6 2 (5.00%) PowerShell
6 2 (5.00%) TypeScript
7 1 (2.50%) Bash Shell
7 1 (2.50%) ES6
7 1 (2.50%) Perl
7 1 (2.50%) Python
7 1 (2.50%) Ruby
7 1 (2.50%) VB
7 1 (2.50%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (2.50%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.50%) Solvency II
System Software
1 2 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.50%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.50%) Hyper-V
2 1 (2.50%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (2.50%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (2.50%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 10 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (7.50%) Oracle
3 2 (5.00%) VMware
4 1 (2.50%) Blue Prism
4 1 (2.50%) Citrix
4 1 (2.50%) IFS
4 1 (2.50%) Informatica
4 1 (2.50%) Red Hat
4 1 (2.50%) SaltStack
4 1 (2.50%) ServiceNow
4 1 (2.50%) Sitecore
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