The first table below looks at the demand 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 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Swindon region.

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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
Rank 38 36 27
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -9
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 6 7 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 1.53% 1.79% 3.31%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.06% 7.45% 12.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 6 6
Average daily rate
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- £325 £244
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +33.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £286 £315 £305
% change year-on-year
-9.12% +3.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £35.00 £105.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -66.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.50 £32.50 £31.75
% change year-on-year
-9.23% +2.36%
Programming Languages Category
Swindon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
85 94 88
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 21.68% 24.10% 26.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 59 48
Average daily rate £325 £365 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.95% +17.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £213 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £382 £508 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 8 2
Average hourly rate £20.06 £17.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.62% -30.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
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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 14 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 8 (100.00%) .NET
2 7 (87.50%) SQL
2 7 (87.50%) VBScript
2 7 (87.50%) QuickTest Pro
2 7 (87.50%) .NET Framework
2 7 (87.50%) Test Scripting
2 7 (87.50%) Finance
3 1 (12.50%) HTML
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (12.50%) HTML5
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
3 1 (12.50%) IIS
3 1 (12.50%) Classic ASP
3 1 (12.50%) CSS

VB.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 (12.50%) IIS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 7 (87.50%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 7 (87.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (87.50%) Test Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) ASP Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Classic ASP Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (100.00%) .NET
2 7 (87.50%) .NET Framework
3 1 (12.50%) HTML5
3 1 (12.50%) Classic ASP
3 1 (12.50%) CSS
3 1 (12.50%) HTML
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 7 (87.50%) SQL
1 7 (87.50%) VBScript