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 2 September 2015 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
Rank 54 42 -
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 2 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 0.45% 0.53% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.06% 1.48% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Average daily rate
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£415 £283 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+46.90% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £308 £319
% change year-on-year
+8.94% -3.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+21.42% +7.69%
VB.NET
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
189 135 105
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 42.38% 36.10% 36.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 147 103 80
Average daily rate £325 £315 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.17% +14.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 1
Average hourly rate £10.39 £145.00 £15.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-92.83% +850.81%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.89 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+11.10% +2.94%

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 26 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, 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 8 (100.00%) .NET
1 8 (100.00%) C#
2 7 (87.50%) SQL Server
3 5 (62.50%) Project Management
3 5 (62.50%) .NET Framework
3 5 (62.50%) WCF
3 5 (62.50%) Entity Framework
3 5 (62.50%) SDLC
3 5 (62.50%) IIS
3 5 (62.50%) ASP.NET
3 5 (62.50%) MVC
4 3 (37.50%) Finance
5 2 (25.00%) SQL
5 2 (25.00%) Windows
5 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
5 2 (25.00%) GIS
5 2 (25.00%) ESRI
5 2 (25.00%) ArcGIS
5 2 (25.00%) Banking
5 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
5 2 (25.00%) SC Cleared
5 2 (25.00%) ArcObjects
6 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
6 1 (12.50%) CTC Cleared
6 1 (12.50%) ArcSDE
6 1 (12.50%) Degree

VB.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 5 (62.50%) IIS
2 2 (25.00%) ArcGIS
3 1 (12.50%) ArcSDE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (87.50%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (37.50%) Finance
2 2 (25.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (100.00%) Developer
2 6 (75.00%) Analyst
2 6 (75.00%) Analyst Developer
3 4 (50.00%) Applications Support Analyst
3 4 (50.00%) Applications Developer
3 4 (50.00%) Support Analyst
3 4 (50.00%) Applications Support
4 2 (25.00%) GIS Developer
4 2 (25.00%) Windows Support Analyst
5 1 (12.50%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (100.00%) .NET
2 5 (62.50%) ASP.NET
2 5 (62.50%) .NET Framework
2 5 (62.50%) WCF
2 5 (62.50%) Entity Framework
3 2 (25.00%) ArcObjects
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) GIS
2 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Project Management
1 5 (62.50%) MVC
1 5 (62.50%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) C#
2 2 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (12.50%) Degree
2 1 (12.50%) CTC Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (25.00%) ESRI