The table below looks at the statistics for VB.NET skills in IT contracts advertised for the Swindon region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VB.NET over the 3 months to 30 October 2014 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
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
Rank 31 30 38
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +8
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 12 7 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 2.65% 2.38% 0.52%
As % of the Programming Languages category 15.79% 8.14% 2.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 2
Average daily rate
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£413 £315 £328
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.95% -4.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £383 £315 £326
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £338 £331
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £305 £315
% change year-on-year
+6.55% -3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.50 £26.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+30.18% -11.66%
VB.NET
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
76 86 88
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 16.78% 29.25% 23.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 61 61
Average daily rate £400 £319 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.49% -18.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £286 £290 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £463 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 5
Average hourly rate £18.71 £13.77 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.92% -67.61%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%

VB.NET
Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

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

VB.NET Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

VB.NET
Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

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

VB.NET Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

VB.NET
Daily Rate Histogram in Swindon

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VB.NET across the Swindon region over the 3 months to 30 October 2014.

VB.NET Daily Rate Histogram in Swindon

VB.NET
Hourly Rate Trend in Swindon

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

VB.NET Hourly Rate Trend in Swindon

VB.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Swindon 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 14 (100.00%) .NET
2 11 (78.57%) SQL Server
2 11 (78.57%) C#
3 10 (71.43%) JavaScript
3 10 (71.43%) SQL
3 10 (71.43%) ASP.NET
4 6 (42.86%) Migration
5 5 (35.71%) Finance
5 5 (35.71%) MS Excel
6 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
6 4 (28.57%) .NET Framework
7 3 (21.43%) LINQ
7 3 (21.43%) Unit Testing
7 3 (21.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 3 (21.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (21.43%) Incident Management
7 3 (21.43%) Git (software)
7 3 (21.43%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (21.43%) Hudson
7 3 (21.43%) ITIL V3
7 3 (21.43%) Jenkins
7 3 (21.43%) Management Information System
7 3 (21.43%) Change Management
7 3 (21.43%) ISO 9001
7 3 (21.43%) SLA
7 3 (21.43%) Visual Studio
7 3 (21.43%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 3 (21.43%) Web Services
7 3 (21.43%) XML
7 3 (21.43%) XSLT

VB.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Swindon 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 (7.14%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (35.71%) MS Excel
2 2 (14.29%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (78.57%) SQL Server
2 3 (21.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (21.43%) Git (software)
1 3 (21.43%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (21.43%) Hudson
1 3 (21.43%) Jenkins
1 3 (21.43%) Visual Studio
1 3 (21.43%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (7.14%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 5 (35.71%) Finance
2 2 (14.29%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (50.00%) Consultant
2 6 (42.86%) Developer
3 4 (28.57%) Applications Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Process Consultant
4 2 (14.29%) Designer
4 2 (14.29%) Process Designer
5 1 (7.14%) Test Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) VB Developer
5 1 (7.14%) ASP Developer
5 1 (7.14%) VBA Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Classic ASP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (100.00%) .NET
2 10 (71.43%) ASP.NET
3 4 (28.57%) .NET Framework
4 3 (21.43%) LINQ
4 3 (21.43%) Web Services
4 3 (21.43%) XML
4 3 (21.43%) XSLT
5 1 (7.14%) HTML5
5 1 (7.14%) CSS
5 1 (7.14%) HTML
5 1 (7.14%) Classic ASP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) Windows XP
1 1 (7.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) Migration
2 3 (21.43%) Unit Testing
2 3 (21.43%) Incident Management
2 3 (21.43%) ITIL V3
2 3 (21.43%) Change Management
2 3 (21.43%) ITIL
3 1 (7.14%) Test Scripting
3 1 (7.14%) Software Engineering
3 1 (7.14%) Systems Analysis
3 1 (7.14%) Data Security
Programming Languages
1 11 (78.57%) C#
2 10 (71.43%) JavaScript
2 10 (71.43%) SQL
3 2 (14.29%) VBA
4 1 (7.14%) C
4 1 (7.14%) VBScript
4 1 (7.14%) VB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (21.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (21.43%) ISO 9001
1 3 (21.43%) SLA
2 2 (14.29%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
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