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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VB.NET over the 3 months to 3 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
Rank 61 68 66
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -2
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 4 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 0.63% 0.50% 0.36%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.33% 0.88% 0.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 2
Median daily rate £300 £323 £265
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.97% +21.69%
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £29.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £48.75 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-17.94% +87.50%
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
301 341 288
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 47.48% 56.74% 51.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 211 279 207
Median daily rate £425 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 9 7
Median hourly rate £40.00 £24.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+63.26% +22.50%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%

VB.NET
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South Wales region citing VB.NET as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Contract Job Locations in South Wales

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 South Wales region over the 3 months to 3 December 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff +18 4 £300 -6.97% 2
VB.NET
Wales

VB.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 3 December 2016, 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 South Wales region with a requirement for VB.NET.

1 4 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (75.00%) ASP.NET
2 3 (75.00%) SharePoint
2 3 (75.00%) Web Development
3 2 (50.00%) jQuery
3 2 (50.00%) MS Exchange
3 2 (50.00%) CSS
3 2 (50.00%) Windows
3 2 (50.00%) CRM
3 2 (50.00%) C#
3 2 (50.00%) HTML
3 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (50.00%) Intranet
3 2 (50.00%) Extranet
3 2 (50.00%) Ajax
3 2 (50.00%) Incident Management
3 2 (50.00%) VMware
3 2 (50.00%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (25.00%) MVC
4 1 (25.00%) Advertising
4 1 (25.00%) T-SQL
4 1 (25.00%) IIS
4 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio
4 1 (25.00%) SAP
4 1 (25.00%) XML
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (25.00%) ERP

VB.NET
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales 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 3 (75.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (50.00%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (25.00%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) Extranet
1 2 (50.00%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (25.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Developer
2 3 (75.00%) .NET Developer
2 3 (75.00%) VB.NET Developer
3 2 (50.00%) .NET Web Developer
3 2 (50.00%) ASP Developer
3 2 (50.00%) VB.NET Web Developer
3 2 (50.00%) Web Developer
4 1 (25.00%) Report Developer
4 1 (25.00%) SAP Developer
4 1 (25.00%) Senior .NET Developer
4 1 (25.00%) Senior .NET Web Developer
4 1 (25.00%) Senior ASP Developer
4 1 (25.00%) Senior Developer
4 1 (25.00%) Senior VB.NET Developer
4 1 (25.00%) Senior Web Developer
4 1 (25.00%) Sitecore Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
2 3 (75.00%) ASP.NET
3 2 (50.00%) Ajax
3 2 (50.00%) CSS
3 2 (50.00%) HTML
3 2 (50.00%) jQuery
4 1 (25.00%) LINQ
4 1 (25.00%) Regular Expression
4 1 (25.00%) WPF
4 1 (25.00%) XML
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Web Development
2 2 (50.00%) CRM
2 2 (50.00%) Incident Management
3 1 (25.00%) ERP
3 1 (25.00%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) C#
3 1 (25.00%) T-SQL
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) SAP
2 1 (25.00%) Sitecore