The table below looks at the statistics for VB.NET skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wiltshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VB.NET over the 3 months to 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
Rank 50 34 50
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +16
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 12 14 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 1.67% 2.74% 1.73%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.02% 9.66% 5.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 8 9
Average daily rate
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£338 £333 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.50% +2.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £214 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £401 £350 £354
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £301 £310
% change year-on-year
+7.88% -2.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £55.00 £27.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+103.70% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £32.50 £18.38
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +76.87%
VB.NET
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Wiltshire region.

Programming Languages Category
Wiltshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
171 145 196
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 23.78% 28.38% 30.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 86 132
Average daily rate £375 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £253 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £434 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 8 15
Average hourly rate £28.50 £27.25 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.58% -31.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £13.77 £15.54
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.75 £41.50 £44.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.18 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.59% -5.71%

VB.NET
Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

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

VB.NET Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

VB.NET
Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

VB.NET Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

VB.NET
Daily Rate Histogram in Wiltshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VB.NET across the Wiltshire region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

VB.NET Daily Rate Histogram in Wiltshire

VB.NET
Hourly Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

VB.NET Hourly Rate Trend in Wiltshire

VB.NET
Contract Job Locations in Wiltshire

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 Wiltshire region over the 3 months to 24 December 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
Swindon -4 9 £375 +19.04% 1
Chippenham - - - -
VB.NET
South West

VB.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wiltshire 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 28 (100.00%) .NET
2 21 (75.00%) C#
3 17 (60.71%) SQL Server
4 16 (57.14%) ASP.NET
5 14 (50.00%) SQL
6 12 (42.86%) JavaScript
7 10 (35.71%) Web Services
8 9 (32.14%) WCF
9 7 (25.00%) SharePoint 2013
9 7 (25.00%) SharePoint
10 6 (21.43%) OO
10 6 (21.43%) MS Excel
10 6 (21.43%) Microsoft
10 6 (21.43%) Migration
10 6 (21.43%) SharePoint 2010
11 5 (17.86%) CAML
11 5 (17.86%) Team Foundation Server
11 5 (17.86%) Microsoft Azure
11 5 (17.86%) XML
12 4 (14.29%) HTML
12 4 (14.29%) CSS
12 4 (14.29%) Visual Studio
12 4 (14.29%) Finance
12 4 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 4 (14.29%) jQuery
12 4 (14.29%) HTML5
13 3 (10.71%) Jenkins
13 3 (10.71%) Hudson
13 3 (10.71%) Git (software)
13 3 (10.71%) ITIL V3

VB.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wiltshire 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 7 (25.00%) SharePoint
1 7 (25.00%) SharePoint 2013
2 6 (21.43%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (7.14%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (21.43%) MS Excel
2 2 (7.14%) MS Office
3 1 (3.57%) PowerPivot
Cloud Services
1 5 (17.86%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (60.71%) SQL Server
2 4 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (10.71%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (7.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (3.57%) MS Access
5 1 (3.57%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (3.57%) PerformancePoint
5 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Power View
Development Applications
1 5 (17.86%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (14.29%) Visual Studio
3 3 (10.71%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 3 (10.71%) Git (software)
3 3 (10.71%) Hudson
3 3 (10.71%) Jenkins
4 1 (3.57%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (3.57%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 4 (14.29%) Finance
2 2 (7.14%) Banking
3 1 (3.57%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 20 (71.43%) Developer
2 9 (32.14%) Consultant
3 6 (21.43%) SharePoint Developer
4 4 (14.29%) Applications Developer
5 3 (10.71%) .NET Developer
6 2 (7.14%) Process Consultant
6 2 (7.14%) Process Designer
6 2 (7.14%) Designer
6 2 (7.14%) Classic ASP Developer
6 2 (7.14%) SQL Developer
6 2 (7.14%) ASP Developer
6 2 (7.14%) WinForms Developer
7 1 (3.57%) Information Analyst
7 1 (3.57%) VBA Developer
7 1 (3.57%) SharePoint Consultant
7 1 (3.57%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 1 (3.57%) Lead Developer
7 1 (3.57%) VB Developer
7 1 (3.57%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (100.00%) .NET
2 16 (57.14%) ASP.NET
3 10 (35.71%) Web Services
4 9 (32.14%) WCF
5 5 (17.86%) CAML
5 5 (17.86%) XML
6 4 (14.29%) CSS
6 4 (14.29%) HTML
6 4 (14.29%) jQuery
6 4 (14.29%) HTML5
7 3 (10.71%) LINQ
7 3 (10.71%) .NET Framework
7 3 (10.71%) XSLT
8 2 (7.14%) WinForms
8 2 (7.14%) Classic ASP
8 2 (7.14%) CSS3
9 1 (3.57%) REST
9 1 (3.57%) MDX
9 1 (3.57%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.71%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.57%) Data Integration
2 1 (3.57%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.14%) Windows
2 1 (3.57%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (21.43%) OO
1 6 (21.43%) Migration
2 3 (10.71%) Change Management
2 3 (10.71%) Incident Management
2 3 (10.71%) Unit Testing
2 3 (10.71%) ITIL V3
2 3 (10.71%) ITIL
3 2 (7.14%) Software Engineering
3 2 (7.14%) ETL
4 1 (3.57%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (3.57%) Data Modelling
4 1 (3.57%) Data Security
4 1 (3.57%) MVC
4 1 (3.57%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (3.57%) Systems Analysis
4 1 (3.57%) Web Development
4 1 (3.57%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (3.57%) Kimball Methodology
4 1 (3.57%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (3.57%) Dimensional Modelling
Programming Languages
1 21 (75.00%) C#
2 14 (50.00%) SQL
3 12 (42.86%) JavaScript
4 3 (10.71%) T-SQL
5 2 (7.14%) VB
5 2 (7.14%) VBA
6 1 (3.57%) VB6
6 1 (3.57%) Data Mining Extensions (DMX)
6 1 (3.57%) C
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.71%) ISO 9001
1 3 (10.71%) SLA
1 3 (10.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (7.14%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 6 (21.43%) Microsoft
2 2 (7.14%) Oracle
3 1 (3.57%) Talend