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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
Rank 70 61 51
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -10
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 1 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 0.16% 0.73% 0.20%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.36% 1.53% 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate - £250 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
- +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £34.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-4.41% -
VB.NET
UK

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
281 326 166
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 44.25% 47.80% 32.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 199 212 111
Average daily rate £363 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £272 £255 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +9.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 4 5
Average hourly rate £24.50 £22.50 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.88% -50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.85 £17.43 £28.98
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £62.40 £22.50 £190.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+12.67% +4.41%

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 5 February 2016. 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 -8 1 - - 11
VB.NET
UK

VB.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 6 (100.00%) C#
1 6 (100.00%) .NET
1 6 (100.00%) ASP.NET
2 5 (83.33%) JavaScript
2 5 (83.33%) XML
2 5 (83.33%) SQL Server
2 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 5 (83.33%) VBScript
3 4 (66.67%) Axure RP
3 4 (66.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (66.67%) Ajax
3 4 (66.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (66.67%) IIS
3 4 (66.67%) Visual Studio
3 4 (66.67%) HTML
4 3 (50.00%) ETL
4 3 (50.00%) CSS
4 3 (50.00%) Management Information System
4 3 (50.00%) MVC
4 3 (50.00%) HTML5
4 3 (50.00%) Data Migration
4 3 (50.00%) Migration
5 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC 5
6 1 (16.67%) CMS
6 1 (16.67%) GoLive
6 1 (16.67%) Razor View Engine
6 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web API

VB.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 4 (66.67%) IIS
2 1 (16.67%) CMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (83.33%) SQL Server
2 4 (66.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (66.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 4 (66.67%) Axure RP
1 4 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
1 4 (66.67%) Visual Studio
2 1 (16.67%) Dreamweaver
2 1 (16.67%) GoLive
General
1 1 (16.67%) Banking
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) .NET Developer
1 5 (83.33%) Developer
2 3 (50.00%) Data Migration Developer
3 1 (16.67%) .NET Software Developer
3 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
3 1 (16.67%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (16.67%) C# Developer
3 1 (16.67%) C# Software Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Graduate
3 1 (16.67%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (100.00%) .NET
1 6 (100.00%) ASP.NET
2 5 (83.33%) XML
3 4 (66.67%) Ajax
3 4 (66.67%) HTML
4 3 (50.00%) CSS
4 3 (50.00%) HTML5
5 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (16.67%) ADO.NET
6 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC 5
6 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (16.67%) DHTML
6 1 (16.67%) Razor View Engine
6 1 (16.67%) WCF
6 1 (16.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
2 1 (16.67%) Mathematics
2 1 (16.67%) Physics
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Data Migration
1 3 (50.00%) ETL
1 3 (50.00%) Migration
1 3 (50.00%) MVC
2 1 (16.67%) Content Management
2 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce
2 1 (16.67%) Project Management
2 1 (16.67%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) C#
2 5 (83.33%) JavaScript
2 5 (83.33%) VBScript
3 1 (16.67%) Java
3 1 (16.67%) SQL
3 1 (16.67%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) Adobe
2 1 (16.67%) Macromedia
2 1 (16.67%) Telerik
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
X4 Group
Rate: £250 - 275 per day
Posted: 5 days ago