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 21 February 2017 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
Wiltshire / Swindon
Rank 41 50 44
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -6
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 4 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 1.13% 0.27% 0.23%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.90% 0.75% 1.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £300
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
-1.51% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.75 £27.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+40.90% -19.11%

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
138 134 89
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 38.87% 35.73% 20.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 107 53
Median daily rate £403 £360 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.80% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £420 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 6
Median hourly rate £50.00 £13.00 £20.06
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+284.61% -35.19%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £40.00 £35.75
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +11.88%

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 21 February 2017, 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 8 (100.00%) .NET
2 7 (87.50%) C#
2 7 (87.50%) ASP.NET
3 5 (62.50%) MVC
3 5 (62.50%) HTML
4 4 (50.00%) CSS
4 4 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 4 (50.00%) .NET Framework
5 3 (37.50%) Entity Framework
5 3 (37.50%) jQuery
5 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (12.50%) Degree
6 1 (12.50%) Billing
6 1 (12.50%) VB6
6 1 (12.50%) Project Planning
6 1 (12.50%) Advertising
6 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (12.50%) Test Scripting
6 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
6 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC 5
6 1 (12.50%) Web Services
6 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
6 1 (12.50%) MS Access
6 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
6 1 (12.50%) ERP
6 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
6 1 (12.50%) Unit4 Business World
6 1 (12.50%) SQL
6 1 (12.50%) VB

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 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Unit4 Business World
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) MS Access
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (12.50%) Advertising
1 1 (12.50%) Billing
Job Titles
1 8 (100.00%) Developer
2 7 (87.50%) .NET Developer
3 2 (25.00%) VB.NET Developer
4 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
4 1 (12.50%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (12.50%) C# Developer
4 1 (12.50%) C# VB.NET Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (100.00%) .NET
2 7 (87.50%) ASP.NET
3 5 (62.50%) HTML
4 4 (50.00%) .NET Framework
4 4 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 4 (50.00%) CSS
5 3 (37.50%) Entity Framework
5 3 (37.50%) jQuery
6 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC 5
6 1 (12.50%) Web Services
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) MVC
2 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (12.50%) ERP
3 1 (12.50%) Project Planning
3 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (12.50%) Test Scripting
3 1 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (87.50%) C#
2 1 (12.50%) SQL
2 1 (12.50%) VB
2 1 (12.50%) VB6
2 1 (12.50%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
1 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft