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 18 December 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
Rank 34 32 39
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +7
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 10 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 2.24% 1.22% 1.04%
As % of the Programming Languages category 14.29% 5.13% 4.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 4
Average daily rate
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£375 £315 £328
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.04% -4.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £315 £301
10% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £340 £379
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.25 £32.50 £18.75
% change year-on-year
-6.92% +73.33%
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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
70 78 98
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 15.66% 23.78% 25.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 56 76
Average daily rate £375 £315 £408
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.04% -22.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £502 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 4
Average hourly rate £23.75 £13.77 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+72.53% -67.61%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+9.23% -7.14%

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
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 18 December 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 13 (100.00%) .NET
2 11 (84.62%) C#
2 11 (84.62%) SQL Server
3 10 (76.92%) ASP.NET
3 10 (76.92%) JavaScript
3 10 (76.92%) SQL
4 6 (46.15%) MS Excel
4 6 (46.15%) Migration
5 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
6 4 (30.77%) Web Services
6 4 (30.77%) XML
6 4 (30.77%) Finance
7 3 (23.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (23.08%) Incident Management
7 3 (23.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 3 (23.08%) .NET Framework
7 3 (23.08%) LINQ
7 3 (23.08%) Unit Testing
7 3 (23.08%) Git (software)
7 3 (23.08%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (23.08%) Hudson
7 3 (23.08%) ITIL V3
7 3 (23.08%) Jenkins
7 3 (23.08%) XSLT
7 3 (23.08%) ITIL
7 3 (23.08%) Visual Studio
7 3 (23.08%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 3 (23.08%) ISO 9001
7 3 (23.08%) SLA
7 3 (23.08%) Change Management

VB.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 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.

Applications
1 6 (46.15%) MS Excel
2 2 (15.38%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (84.62%) SQL Server
2 3 (23.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (23.08%) Git (software)
1 3 (23.08%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (23.08%) Hudson
1 3 (23.08%) Jenkins
1 3 (23.08%) Visual Studio
1 3 (23.08%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 4 (30.77%) Finance
2 2 (15.38%) Banking
3 1 (7.69%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 7 (53.85%) Consultant
2 6 (46.15%) Developer
3 4 (30.77%) Applications Developer
4 2 (15.38%) Process Consultant
4 2 (15.38%) Designer
4 2 (15.38%) Process Designer
5 1 (7.69%) VB Developer
5 1 (7.69%) SQL Developer
5 1 (7.69%) VBA Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (100.00%) .NET
2 10 (76.92%) ASP.NET
3 4 (30.77%) Web Services
3 4 (30.77%) XML
4 3 (23.08%) .NET Framework
4 3 (23.08%) LINQ
4 3 (23.08%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Management Information System
2 1 (7.69%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) Windows
1 1 (7.69%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) Migration
2 3 (23.08%) Incident Management
2 3 (23.08%) Unit Testing
2 3 (23.08%) ITIL V3
2 3 (23.08%) ITIL
2 3 (23.08%) Change Management
3 1 (7.69%) Software Engineering
3 1 (7.69%) Systems Analysis
3 1 (7.69%) Data Security
Programming Languages
1 11 (84.62%) C#
2 10 (76.92%) JavaScript
2 10 (76.92%) SQL
3 2 (15.38%) VB
3 2 (15.38%) VBA
4 1 (7.69%) VB6
4 1 (7.69%) T-SQL
4 1 (7.69%) C
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (23.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (23.08%) ISO 9001
1 3 (23.08%) SLA
2 2 (15.38%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle