The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 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 Wales 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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
Rank 66 44 51
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +7
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 4 10 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 0.53% 1.86% 1.26%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.41% 6.58% 3.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 9 4
Average daily rate
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£283 £300 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.83% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £207 £150 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £291 £338 £293
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £303 £313
% change year-on-year
-0.82% -3.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £32.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-23.07% +4.83%
Programming Languages Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
283 152 228
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 37.63% 28.31% 35.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 199 108 128
Average daily rate £350 £300 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £237 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £401 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 9
Average hourly rate £27.63 £40.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.93% +77.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.38 £13.71 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.38 £47.50 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
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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
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 29 July 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -17 3 £283 -14.71% 7
North Wales - - - - 3
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VB.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 8 (100.00%) .NET
2 7 (87.50%) C#
3 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 4 (50.00%) MS Excel
3 4 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 4 (50.00%) SQL
4 3 (37.50%) Scrum
4 3 (37.50%) Apache FOP
4 3 (37.50%) WCF
4 3 (37.50%) WPF
4 3 (37.50%) Security Cleared
4 3 (37.50%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (37.50%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (37.50%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 3 (37.50%) REST
4 3 (37.50%) SOAP
4 3 (37.50%) Web Services
4 3 (37.50%) XML
4 3 (37.50%) XSD
4 3 (37.50%) XSLT
4 3 (37.50%) MCSD
4 3 (37.50%) Windows
4 3 (37.50%) Java
4 3 (37.50%) MVC
4 3 (37.50%) TDD
4 3 (37.50%) NHibernate
4 3 (37.50%) .NET Framework
4 3 (37.50%) Java SE

VB.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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.

Applications
1 4 (50.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (37.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database
3 1 (12.50%) Relational Database
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle8/8i Database
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle9i Database
3 1 (12.50%) MS Access
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle Forms
General
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (87.50%) Developer
2 6 (75.00%) .NET Developer
3 3 (37.50%) VB.NET Developer
3 3 (37.50%) Systems Developer
4 1 (12.50%) SAP Programmer
4 1 (12.50%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (100.00%) .NET
2 4 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 3 (37.50%) SOAP
3 3 (37.50%) Web Services
3 3 (37.50%) XML
3 3 (37.50%) XSD
3 3 (37.50%) XSLT
3 3 (37.50%) NHibernate
3 3 (37.50%) .NET Framework
3 3 (37.50%) Java SE
3 3 (37.50%) Apache FOP
3 3 (37.50%) WCF
3 3 (37.50%) WPF
3 3 (37.50%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 3 (37.50%) REST
4 1 (12.50%) Apache Cordova
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) MVC
1 3 (37.50%) Scrum
1 3 (37.50%) TDD
2 1 (12.50%) Data Management
2 1 (12.50%) Data Analysis
2 1 (12.50%) Data Protection
2 1 (12.50%) OOP
2 1 (12.50%) OO
2 1 (12.50%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 7 (87.50%) C#
2 4 (50.00%) SQL
3 3 (37.50%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (37.50%) Security Cleared
2 3 (37.50%) MCSD
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) JD Edwards
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle
2 1 (12.50%) SAP