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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
Rank 47 45 -
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 1 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 0.25% 0.24% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.75% 1.19% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate - £300 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
- +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £34.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-4.41% -
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
133 84 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 33.84% 20.24% 21.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 112 53 50
Average daily rate £368 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.00% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £475 £502
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +9.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 1
Average hourly rate £12.00 £20.06 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.17% -52.80%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+12.67% +4.41%

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 5 February 2016, 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 7 (100.00%) .NET
2 6 (85.71%) VB
3 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
3 4 (57.14%) Adobe Illustrator
3 4 (57.14%) jQuery
3 4 (57.14%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (57.14%) HTML5
3 4 (57.14%) C#
3 4 (57.14%) HTML
3 4 (57.14%) JavaScript
3 4 (57.14%) Photoshop
3 4 (57.14%) IIS
3 4 (57.14%) Visual Studio
3 4 (57.14%) ASP.NET
3 4 (57.14%) CSS
3 4 (57.14%) XML
3 4 (57.14%) CSS3
3 4 (57.14%) User Experience
3 4 (57.14%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (57.14%) Front End Development
4 2 (28.57%) WF
4 2 (28.57%) Windows
4 2 (28.57%) ATL
4 2 (28.57%) DCOM
4 2 (28.57%) C++
4 2 (28.57%) MFC
4 2 (28.57%) SOA
4 2 (28.57%) Workflow
5 1 (14.29%) Finance
5 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management

VB.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 4 (57.14%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (57.14%) Adobe Illustrator
1 4 (57.14%) Photoshop
2 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (57.14%) Team Foundation Server
1 4 (57.14%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) Developer
2 4 (57.14%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
2 4 (57.14%) UI Developer
3 2 (28.57%) C++ Developer
4 1 (14.29%) .NET Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Applications Developer
4 1 (14.29%) SOA Developer
4 1 (14.29%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (100.00%) .NET
2 4 (57.14%) ASP.NET
2 4 (57.14%) CSS
2 4 (57.14%) CSS3
2 4 (57.14%) HTML
2 4 (57.14%) HTML5
2 4 (57.14%) jQuery
2 4 (57.14%) XML
3 2 (28.57%) ATL
3 2 (28.57%) DCOM
3 2 (28.57%) MFC
3 2 (28.57%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (57.14%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Front End Development
2 2 (28.57%) SOA
2 2 (28.57%) Workflow
3 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) VB
2 4 (57.14%) C#
2 4 (57.14%) JavaScript
3 2 (28.57%) C++
4 1 (14.29%) SQL
4 1 (14.29%) VBA
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle