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 10 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 37 42 43
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +1
Contract jobs citing VB 1 6 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 0.31% 1.49% 0.67%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.78% 5.66% 4.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 2
Median daily rate - £375 £394
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -4.76%
UK excluding London median daily rate £345 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
-1.57% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.75 £30.00 £31.20
% change year-on-year
+45.83% -3.84%
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
128 106 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 39.26% 26.24% 15.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 88 38
Median daily rate £375 £370 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £313 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £425 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 5
Median hourly rate - £42.50 £23.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +78.94%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.18
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +9.45%

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 10 December 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 6 (75.00%) SQL
1 6 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (62.50%) .NET
2 5 (62.50%) C#
2 5 (62.50%) ASP.NET
2 5 (62.50%) MVC
3 4 (50.00%) jQuery
3 4 (50.00%) RESTful
3 4 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 4 (50.00%) HTML
3 4 (50.00%) JavaScript
4 3 (37.50%) VB.NET
4 3 (37.50%) Web Services
4 3 (37.50%) IIS
4 3 (37.50%) VB6
4 3 (37.50%) .NET Framework
5 2 (25.00%) Razor View Engine
5 2 (25.00%) Git (software)
5 2 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (25.00%) Entity Framework
5 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC 3
5 2 (25.00%) Jenkins
5 2 (25.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 2 (25.00%) User Experience
5 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (25.00%) JSON
5 2 (25.00%) ReSharper
5 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (25.00%) HTML5
5 2 (25.00%) Waterfall

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 3 (37.50%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (25.00%) MS Office
2 1 (12.50%) AutoCAD
2 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 1 (12.50%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) HTTP
2 1 (12.50%) GSM
2 1 (12.50%) LTE
2 1 (12.50%) UMTS
2 1 (12.50%) WCDMA
2 1 (12.50%) Wireshark
2 1 (12.50%) XCAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (25.00%) DB2
2 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (25.00%) Jenkins
1 2 (25.00%) ReSharper
1 2 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (25.00%) Visual Studio
1 2 (25.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (12.50%) NuGet
General
1 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) .NET Developer
1 4 (50.00%) Developer
2 3 (37.50%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
2 3 (37.50%) VB.NET Developer
3 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET Developer
3 2 (25.00%) SQL Developer
3 2 (25.00%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Architect
4 1 (12.50%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (12.50%) C# Developer
4 1 (12.50%) C# VB.NET Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Data Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Excel Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Lead Architect
4 1 (12.50%) SQL Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) SQL Data Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Technical Architect
4 1 (12.50%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (62.50%) .NET
1 5 (62.50%) ASP.NET
2 4 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 4 (50.00%) HTML
2 4 (50.00%) jQuery
2 4 (50.00%) RESTful
3 3 (37.50%) .NET Framework
3 3 (37.50%) Web Services
4 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC 3
4 2 (25.00%) CSS
4 2 (25.00%) Entity Framework
4 2 (25.00%) HTML5
4 2 (25.00%) JSON
4 2 (25.00%) LINQ
4 2 (25.00%) Razor View Engine
4 2 (25.00%) SOAP
4 2 (25.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (12.50%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (25.00%) User Experience
2 1 (12.50%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Linux
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) MVC
2 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (25.00%) Waterfall
3 1 (12.50%) Benchmarking
3 1 (12.50%) Continuous Deployment
3 1 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (12.50%) Network Design
3 1 (12.50%) Network Planning
3 1 (12.50%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) SQL
2 5 (62.50%) C#
3 4 (50.00%) JavaScript
4 3 (37.50%) VB.NET
4 3 (37.50%) VB6
5 2 (25.00%) T-SQL
6 1 (12.50%) MapBasic
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) Data Quality
1 1 (12.50%) Solvency II
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Actix
1 1 (12.50%) Anite
1 1 (12.50%) Ericsson
1 1 (12.50%) Mapinfo
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
1 1 (12.50%) Nokia