Period
to 19 May 2019

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 19 May 2019 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
19 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 169 149 138
Rank change year-on-year -20 -11 -5
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 17 46 34
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.37% 0.93% 0.78%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.02% 2.83% 2.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 34 18
West Midlands median daily rate £325 £318 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.36% -9.29% +3.70%
10th Percentile £270 £263 £288
90th Percentile £385 £359 £429
England median daily rate £380 £365 £350
% change year-on-year +4.11% +4.29% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
West Midlands median hourly rate - £25.00 -
England median hourly rate £37.50 £30.00 £38.75
% change year-on-year +25.00% -22.58% +59.79%

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 the West Midlands with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
West Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 1,672 1,623 1,353
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 36.43% 32.85% 31.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,023 1,023 866
West Midlands median daily rate £435 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.75% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £313 £263 £250
90th Percentile £575 £538 £525
England median daily rate £485 £475 £440
% change year-on-year +2.11% +7.95% +3.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 36 35
West Midlands median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £31.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.33% +19.05% +40.00%
10th Percentile £35.00 £18.11 £18.40
90th Percentile £47.88 £48.75 £75.00
England median hourly rate £43.00 £41.00 £41.50
% change year-on-year +4.88% -1.20% +7.10%

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 19 May 2019.

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 19 May 2019. 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 6 £335 +4.69% 3
Walsall - 5 £290 - 1
Birmingham +8 3 £363 +5.45% 6
Warwickshire +7 2 £325 - 1
Coventry -8 1 £350 +7.69%
VB.NET
England

For the 6 months to 19 May 2019, 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for VB.NET.

1 17 (100.00%) .NET
2 13 (76.47%) SQL Server
3 9 (52.94%) C#
4 8 (47.06%) WCF
5 7 (41.18%) ASP.NET
5 7 (41.18%) XML
6 6 (35.29%) SQL
6 6 (35.29%) WPF
7 5 (29.41%) Finance
7 5 (29.41%) MVVM
7 5 (29.41%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 5 (29.41%) WinForms
8 4 (23.53%) Back Office
8 4 (23.53%) T-SQL
8 4 (23.53%) Internet
9 3 (17.65%) OO
9 3 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (17.65%) JSON
10 2 (11.76%) LINQ
10 2 (11.76%) Node.js
10 2 (11.76%) Integration Testing
10 2 (11.76%) Mercurial
10 2 (11.76%) Data Management
10 2 (11.76%) MVC
10 2 (11.76%) JavaScript
10 2 (11.76%) HTML
10 2 (11.76%) Visual Studio
10 2 (11.76%) Windows
10 2 (11.76%) CSS
10 2 (11.76%) Collaborative Working

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:

Applications
1 1 (5.88%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 4 (23.53%) Internet
2 1 (5.88%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (76.47%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.88%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Mercurial
1 2 (11.76%) Visual Studio
2 1 (5.88%) JIRA
General
1 5 (29.41%) Finance
2 4 (23.53%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 12 (70.59%) Developer
2 8 (47.06%) .NET Developer
3 6 (35.29%) VB.NET Developer
4 5 (29.41%) WPF Developer
5 4 (23.53%) ASP.NET Developer
6 3 (17.65%) C# Developer
6 3 (17.65%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (11.76%) Development Team Leader
7 2 (11.76%) Software Developer
7 2 (11.76%) Software Development Team Leader
7 2 (11.76%) Software Team Leader
7 2 (11.76%) Team Leader
8 1 (5.88%) .NET Applications Developer
8 1 (5.88%) Analyst
8 1 (5.88%) Analyst Programmer
8 1 (5.88%) Applications Developer
8 1 (5.88%) C# Application Developer
8 1 (5.88%) Consultant
8 1 (5.88%) Programmer
8 1 (5.88%) Web Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (100.00%) .NET
2 8 (47.06%) WCF
3 7 (41.18%) ASP.NET
3 7 (41.18%) XML
4 6 (35.29%) WPF
5 5 (29.41%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 5 (29.41%) WinForms
6 3 (17.65%) JSON
7 2 (11.76%) CSS
7 2 (11.76%) HTML
7 2 (11.76%) LINQ
7 2 (11.76%) Node.js
7 2 (11.76%) React
7 2 (11.76%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET Web API
8 1 (5.88%) DOM
8 1 (5.88%) REST
8 1 (5.88%) SOAP
8 1 (5.88%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.76%) Windows
2 1 (5.88%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (29.41%) MVVM
2 3 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (17.65%) OO
3 2 (11.76%) Collaborative Working
3 2 (11.76%) Data Management
3 2 (11.76%) Integration Testing
3 2 (11.76%) MVC
3 2 (11.76%) Problem-Solving
3 2 (11.76%) SDLC
4 1 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (5.88%) E-Commerce
4 1 (5.88%) ERP
4 1 (5.88%) Identity Access Management
4 1 (5.88%) Migration
4 1 (5.88%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (5.88%) Project Management
4 1 (5.88%) Prototyping
4 1 (5.88%) Risk Analysis
4 1 (5.88%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (5.88%) Technical Leadership
Programming Languages
1 9 (52.94%) C#
2 6 (35.29%) SQL
3 4 (23.53%) T-SQL
4 2 (11.76%) JavaScript
5 1 (5.88%) Java
5 1 (5.88%) PowerShell
5 1 (5.88%) VB
5 1 (5.88%) VBA
5 1 (5.88%) VBScript
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (5.88%) Infor
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft