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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VB.NET over the 3 months to 30 May 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
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
Rank 22 37 40
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +3
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 14 1 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 4.29% 0.31% 1.68%
As % of the Programming Languages category 14.74% 1.45% 5.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 0 0
Median daily rate £315 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.53% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £11.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.25 £38.75 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-37.41% +31.35%
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
95 69 122
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 29.14% 21.17% 29.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 50 81
Median daily rate £358 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £246 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £426 £430
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £343
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 10
Median hourly rate £11.00 £20.19 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.50% -46.17%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £36.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +1.38%

VB.NET
Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Swindon region citing VB.NET as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 30 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing VB.NET 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.NET.

1 15 (100.00%) .NET
2 12 (80.00%) SQL
3 11 (73.33%) Web Services
4 10 (66.67%) ASP.NET
5 9 (60.00%) C#
5 9 (60.00%) SQL Server
5 9 (60.00%) IIS
5 9 (60.00%) Visual Studio
6 7 (46.67%) MVC
7 6 (40.00%) WPF
7 6 (40.00%) Microsoft
7 6 (40.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 5 (33.33%) MS Office
8 5 (33.33%) HTML
8 5 (33.33%) HTTP
8 5 (33.33%) SSL
8 5 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
8 5 (33.33%) RESTful
8 5 (33.33%) JSON
8 5 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web API
9 4 (26.67%) SOAP
9 4 (26.67%) Windows
9 4 (26.67%) XML
9 4 (26.67%) XSD
9 4 (26.67%) ITIL
9 4 (26.67%) VB
10 3 (20.00%) Finance
11 2 (13.33%) VB6
11 2 (13.33%) BPSS Clearance
12 1 (6.67%) Subversion

VB.NET
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 9 (60.00%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (33.33%) MS Office
2 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (33.33%) HTTP
1 5 (33.33%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.67%) DB2
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 9 (60.00%) Visual Studio
2 6 (40.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 5 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (6.67%) Subversion
4 1 (6.67%) TortoiseSVN
General
1 3 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (93.33%) Developer
2 13 (86.67%) .NET Developer
3 7 (46.67%) SQL Developer
4 5 (33.33%) VB.NET Developer
5 4 (26.67%) ASP.NET Developer
5 4 (26.67%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 2 (13.33%) C# .NET Developer
6 2 (13.33%) C# Developer
7 1 (6.67%) Applications Developer
7 1 (6.67%) C# Software Engineer
7 1 (6.67%) C# VB.NET Developer
7 1 (6.67%) C# WPF Developer
7 1 (6.67%) C++ Software Engineer
7 1 (6.67%) Graduate
7 1 (6.67%) Graduate C++ Software Engineer
7 1 (6.67%) Graduate Software Engineer
7 1 (6.67%) Software Engineer
7 1 (6.67%) VB Developer
7 1 (6.67%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (100.00%) .NET
2 11 (73.33%) Web Services
3 10 (66.67%) ASP.NET
4 6 (40.00%) WPF
5 5 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web API
5 5 (33.33%) HTML
5 5 (33.33%) JSON
5 5 (33.33%) RESTful
6 4 (26.67%) SOAP
6 4 (26.67%) XML
6 4 (26.67%) XSD
7 1 (6.67%) .NET Framework
7 1 (6.67%) Ajax
7 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (6.67%) jQuery
7 1 (6.67%) Unity DI Container
7 1 (6.67%) WCF
Operating Systems
1 4 (26.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) MVC
2 4 (26.67%) ITIL
3 1 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (6.67%) Dependency Injection
3 1 (6.67%) Functional Programming
3 1 (6.67%) OO
3 1 (6.67%) Software Engineering
3 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (6.67%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 12 (80.00%) SQL
2 9 (60.00%) C#
3 4 (26.67%) VB
4 2 (13.33%) VB6
5 1 (6.67%) C++
5 1 (6.67%) F#
5 1 (6.67%) Haskell
5 1 (6.67%) Java
5 1 (6.67%) JavaScript
5 1 (6.67%) T-SQL
5 1 (6.67%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (6.67%) Degree
Vendors
1 6 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle
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