The table below looks at the statistics for VB.NET skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VB.NET over the 3 months to 22 September 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
Rank 71 45 45
Rank change year-on-year
-26 0
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 8 10 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 1.03% 1.80% 1.62%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.51% 5.29% 5.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 10 5
Average daily rate
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£289 £288 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.43% -8.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £320 £315
% change year-on-year
- +1.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £18.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £26.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+32.07% -11.66%
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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 Wales region.

Programming Languages Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
319 189 179
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 41.11% 33.99% 32.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 225 134 100
Average daily rate £338 £285 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.42% -12.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 9 11
Average hourly rate £21.80 £15.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+45.33% -23.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.90 £11.50 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £71.08 £18.99 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%

VB.NET
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VB.NET across the Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

VB.NET Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

VB.NET
Daily Rate Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing VB.NET across the Wales region.

VB.NET Daily Rate Trend in Wales

VB.NET
Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VB.NET across the Wales region over the 3 months to 22 September 2014.

VB.NET Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

VB.NET
Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing VB.NET across the Wales region.

VB.NET Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

VB.NET
Contract Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VB.NET within the Wales region over the 3 months to 22 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South Wales -6 4 £283 -13.07% 5
West Wales - - - -
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VB.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wales 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 10 (100.00%) .NET
2 7 (70.00%) C#
3 6 (60.00%) SQL
4 4 (40.00%) Security Cleared
5 3 (30.00%) ESRI
5 3 (30.00%) ArcGIS
5 3 (30.00%) Oracle
5 3 (30.00%) SC Cleared
5 3 (30.00%) Oracle Database
5 3 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (20.00%) Apache Cordova
6 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
6 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET
6 2 (20.00%) GIS
7 1 (10.00%) C
7 1 (10.00%) Open Source
7 1 (10.00%) PostGIS
7 1 (10.00%) Oracle EBS
7 1 (10.00%) Finance
7 1 (10.00%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (10.00%) Data Management
7 1 (10.00%) Data Analysis
7 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (10.00%) Network Security
7 1 (10.00%) Data Protection
7 1 (10.00%) OOP
7 1 (10.00%) OO
7 1 (10.00%) Oracle Forms
7 1 (10.00%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (10.00%) Oracle8/8i Database

VB.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wales 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 3 (30.00%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) Oracle Database
2 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (10.00%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (10.00%) Oracle8/8i Database
3 1 (10.00%) Oracle9i Database
3 1 (10.00%) MS Access
3 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (10.00%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (10.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle Forms
General
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (90.00%) Developer
2 5 (50.00%) .NET Developer
2 5 (50.00%) VB.NET Developer
3 3 (30.00%) Systems Developer
4 1 (10.00%) SQL Developer
4 1 (10.00%) GIS Developer
4 1 (10.00%) SAP Programmer
4 1 (10.00%) Programmer
4 1 (10.00%) Oracle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (100.00%) .NET
2 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (20.00%) Apache Cordova
3 1 (10.00%) PostGIS
3 1 (10.00%) Classic ASP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (20.00%) GIS
3 1 (10.00%) Open Source
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (10.00%) OOP
1 1 (10.00%) OO
1 1 (10.00%) OOD
1 1 (10.00%) ETL
1 1 (10.00%) Data Management
1 1 (10.00%) Data Analysis
1 1 (10.00%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 7 (70.00%) C#
2 6 (60.00%) SQL
3 1 (10.00%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (30.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Oracle
1 3 (30.00%) ESRI
2 1 (10.00%) SAP
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (10.00%) JD Edwards
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