The table below looks at the statistics for VB skills in IT contracts advertised for the Swindon region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VB over the 3 months to 27 September 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
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 35 41 31
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -10
Contract jobs citing VB 5 8 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 1.51% 1.72% 2.84%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.24% 7.92% 14.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 9
Median daily rate £325 - £290
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 - £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £329 - £314
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
-5.71% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 8 3
Median hourly rate - £26.00 £20.06
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +29.61%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.75 £37.50 £20.06
% change year-on-year
+16.66% +86.93%
VB
Wiltshire

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

Programming Languages Category
Swindon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
118 101 85
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 35.65% 21.67% 20.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 72 53
Median daily rate £345 £400 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.75% +8.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £316 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £436 £500 £465
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 9 6
Median hourly rate £21.00 £21.00 £20.06
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +4.68%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.12% +11.42%

VB
Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Swindon region citing VB as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Programming Languages category.

VB Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

VB
Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

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

VB Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

VB
Hourly Rate Trend in Swindon

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

VB Hourly Rate Trend in Swindon

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 27 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing VB 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 Swindon region with a requirement for VB.

1 9 (75.00%) SQL
1 9 (75.00%) .NET
1 9 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (66.67%) C#
2 8 (66.67%) ASP.NET
2 8 (66.67%) MVC
3 7 (58.33%) Web Services
3 7 (58.33%) VB.NET
4 5 (41.67%) HTML
4 5 (41.67%) JavaScript
4 5 (41.67%) IIS
4 5 (41.67%) VB6
4 5 (41.67%) jQuery
4 5 (41.67%) RESTful
4 5 (41.67%) ASP.NET MVC
5 4 (33.33%) .NET Framework
5 4 (33.33%) Visual Studio
5 4 (33.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 3 (25.00%) MS Office
6 3 (25.00%) DB2
6 3 (25.00%) T-SQL
6 3 (25.00%) SOAP
6 3 (25.00%) HTTP
6 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (25.00%) JSON
6 3 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (25.00%) Waterfall
7 2 (16.67%) Entity Framework
7 2 (16.67%) HTML5

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon 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 5 (41.67%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (25.00%) MS Office
2 1 (8.33%) AutoCAD
2 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (8.33%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 3 (25.00%) HTTP
2 1 (8.33%) GSM
2 1 (8.33%) LTE
2 1 (8.33%) SSL
2 1 (8.33%) UMTS
2 1 (8.33%) WCDMA
2 1 (8.33%) Wireshark
2 1 (8.33%) XCAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (25.00%) DB2
2 3 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (33.33%) Visual Studio
1 4 (33.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 3 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (16.67%) Git (software)
3 2 (16.67%) Jenkins
3 2 (16.67%) ReSharper
4 1 (8.33%) NuGet
4 1 (8.33%) Subversion
4 1 (8.33%) TortoiseSVN
General
1 1 (8.33%) Finance
1 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (66.67%) .NET Developer
1 8 (66.67%) Developer
2 5 (41.67%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
3 4 (33.33%) VB.NET Developer
4 3 (25.00%) C# .NET Developer
4 3 (25.00%) C# Developer
4 3 (25.00%) SQL Developer
5 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (16.67%) C# VB.NET Developer
5 2 (16.67%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (8.33%) Analyst
6 1 (8.33%) Architect
6 1 (8.33%) ASP Developer
6 1 (8.33%) C# WPF Developer
6 1 (8.33%) Data Analyst
6 1 (8.33%) Lead Architect
6 1 (8.33%) SQL Analyst
6 1 (8.33%) Technical Architect
6 1 (8.33%) Technical Leader
6 1 (8.33%) VB Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (75.00%) .NET
2 8 (66.67%) ASP.NET
3 7 (58.33%) Web Services
4 5 (41.67%) ASP.NET MVC
4 5 (41.67%) HTML
4 5 (41.67%) jQuery
4 5 (41.67%) RESTful
5 4 (33.33%) .NET Framework
6 3 (25.00%) JSON
6 3 (25.00%) SOAP
7 2 (16.67%) Ajax
7 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC 3
7 2 (16.67%) CSS
7 2 (16.67%) Entity Framework
7 2 (16.67%) HTML5
7 2 (16.67%) LINQ
7 2 (16.67%) Razor View Engine
7 2 (16.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET Web API
8 1 (8.33%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (16.67%) User Experience
2 1 (8.33%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) Windows
2 1 (8.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (66.67%) MVC
2 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (25.00%) Waterfall
3 1 (8.33%) Benchmarking
3 1 (8.33%) Continuous Deployment
3 1 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (8.33%) ITIL
3 1 (8.33%) Network Design
3 1 (8.33%) Network Planning
3 1 (8.33%) Project Management
3 1 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (75.00%) SQL
2 8 (66.67%) C#
3 7 (58.33%) VB.NET
4 5 (41.67%) JavaScript
4 5 (41.67%) VB6
5 3 (25.00%) T-SQL
6 1 (8.33%) MapBasic
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) Data Quality
1 1 (8.33%) Solvency II
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (8.33%) Actix
2 1 (8.33%) Anite
2 1 (8.33%) Ericsson
2 1 (8.33%) Mapinfo
2 1 (8.33%) Nokia