The table below looks at the statistics for VB.NET skills in IT contracts advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VB.NET over the 3 months to 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
Rank - 54 45
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 0 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales - 0.39% 0.24%
As % of the Programming Languages category - 0.78% 0.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Average daily rate - £225 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
- +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £34.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-4.41% -
VB.NET
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 South Wales region.

Programming Languages Category
South Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
253 257 130
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 44.94% 49.52% 31.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 187 187 91
Average daily rate £363 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £255 £282
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £495 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 4 5
Average hourly rate £24.50 £22.50 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.88% -50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £17.43 £28.98
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £66.00 £22.50 £190.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%

VB.NET
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

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

VB.NET Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

VB.NET
Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

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

VB.NET Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

VB.NET
Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

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

VB.NET Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

VB.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales 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%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 3 (100.00%) XML
2 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) HTML
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) MVC
2 2 (66.67%) VBScript
3 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
3 1 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) Migration
3 1 (33.33%) CMS
3 1 (33.33%) GoLive
3 1 (33.33%) Adobe
3 1 (33.33%) Macromedia
3 1 (33.33%) Project Management
3 1 (33.33%) Banking
3 1 (33.33%) Telerik
3 1 (33.33%) Content Management
3 1 (33.33%) Ajax
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (33.33%) Mathematics
3 1 (33.33%) Physics
3 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
3 1 (33.33%) WCF
3 1 (33.33%) Data Migration
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server

VB.NET
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales 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 1 (33.33%) CMS
1 1 (33.33%) IIS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Axure RP
1 1 (33.33%) Dreamweaver
1 1 (33.33%) GoLive
1 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (33.33%) Banking
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) .NET Developer
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) .NET Software Developer
2 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
2 1 (33.33%) C# .NET Developer
2 1 (33.33%) C# Developer
2 1 (33.33%) C# Software Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Data Migration Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Graduate
2 1 (33.33%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 3 (100.00%) XML
2 2 (66.67%) HTML
3 1 (33.33%) ADO.NET
3 1 (33.33%) Ajax
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (33.33%) CSS
3 1 (33.33%) DHTML
3 1 (33.33%) HTML5
3 1 (33.33%) WCF
3 1 (33.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
1 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
1 1 (33.33%) Mathematics
1 1 (33.33%) Physics
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) MVC
2 1 (33.33%) Content Management
2 1 (33.33%) Data Migration
2 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce
2 1 (33.33%) ETL
2 1 (33.33%) Migration
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C#
2 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 2 (66.67%) VBScript
3 1 (33.33%) Java
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Adobe
2 1 (33.33%) Macromedia
2 1 (33.33%) Telerik