The table below looks at the statistics for VB.NET skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cardiff region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VB.NET over the 3 months to 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
Rank 42 36 26
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -10
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 2 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 0.53% 0.73% 1.12%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.42% 1.82% 3.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 0
Average daily rate
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£283 £220 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.40% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £320 £315
% change year-on-year
- +1.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £21.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £26.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+32.07% -11.66%
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South Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Cardiff region.

Programming Languages Category
Cardiff
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
141 110 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 37.11% 40.00% 29.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 110 83 39
Average daily rate £325 £275 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.18% -15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £237 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £400 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 5
Average hourly rate £145.00 £18.97 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+664.36% -24.12%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%

VB.NET
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VB.NET across the Cardiff region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

VB.NET Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

VB.NET
Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing VB.NET across the Cardiff region.

VB.NET Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

VB.NET
Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing VB.NET across the Cardiff region.

VB.NET Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

VB.NET
Top 17 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff region citing VB.NET also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited VB.NET.

1 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
2 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (33.33%) Data Management
3 1 (33.33%) Network Security
3 1 (33.33%) Data Protection
3 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 1 (33.33%) OOP
3 1 (33.33%) OO
3 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 1 (33.33%) MS Access
3 1 (33.33%) OOD
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification

VB.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff region citing VB.NET also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited VB.NET. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (33.33%) MS Access
1 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (66.67%) .NET Developer
2 2 (66.67%) VB.NET Developer
2 2 (66.67%) Systems Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
2 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) OOP
1 1 (33.33%) OO
1 1 (33.33%) OOD
1 1 (33.33%) Data Management
1 1 (33.33%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft