The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 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 Wiltshire 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
Rank 55 40 46
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +6
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 9 14 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 1.34% 2.43% 1.44%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.52% 8.05% 4.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 11 6
Average daily rate
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£200 £355 £276
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-43.66% +28.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £250 £244
10% offered a daily rate of more than £236 £450 £331
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £305 £315
% change year-on-year
-1.63% -3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Average hourly rate - £34.50 £105.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -67.14%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £32.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-23.07% +8.33%
Programming Languages Category
Wiltshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
163 174 189
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 24.26% 30.26% 30.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 100 105 100
Average daily rate £310 £340 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.82% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £399 £450 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 19 11
Average hourly rate £20.06 £30.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.13% -20.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
VB.NET
South West

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
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 31 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
Swindon -7 2 - - 2
Chippenham - - - - 4
VB.NET
South West

VB.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 18 (64.29%) SQL
3 16 (57.14%) C#
4 11 (39.29%) SQL Server
5 9 (32.14%) HTML
5 9 (32.14%) CSS
5 9 (32.14%) WinForms
5 9 (32.14%) jQuery
6 8 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (25.00%) WPF
7 7 (25.00%) .NET Framework
7 7 (25.00%) Test Scripting
7 7 (25.00%) Finance
7 7 (25.00%) Windows
7 7 (25.00%) QuickTest Pro
7 7 (25.00%) VBScript
7 7 (25.00%) ASP.NET
7 7 (25.00%) JavaScript
8 6 (21.43%) Scrum
8 6 (21.43%) HTML5
9 5 (17.86%) SQL Server 2008
9 5 (17.86%) Microsoft
10 4 (14.29%) WCF
11 3 (10.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 3 (10.71%) Umbraco
11 3 (10.71%) Software Engineering
11 3 (10.71%) Business Intelligence
11 3 (10.71%) IIS
11 3 (10.71%) Classic ASP
11 3 (10.71%) SharePoint

VB.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 3 (10.71%) IIS
1 3 (10.71%) SharePoint
1 3 (10.71%) Umbraco
1 3 (10.71%) SharePoint 2013
2 2 (7.14%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (7.14%) CMS
3 1 (3.57%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 2 (7.14%) PowerPivot
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (39.29%) SQL Server
2 5 (17.86%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (10.71%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (10.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (7.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (7.14%) PerformancePoint
4 2 (7.14%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 7 (25.00%) QuickTest Pro
2 2 (7.14%) Talend Open Studio
2 2 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 7 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 18 (64.29%) Developer
2 7 (25.00%) Test Engineer
3 5 (17.86%) Programmer
4 4 (14.29%) .NET Developer
5 3 (10.71%) C# Developer
5 3 (10.71%) Analyst
5 3 (10.71%) ASP Developer
5 3 (10.71%) WinForms Developer
5 3 (10.71%) Classic ASP Developer
6 2 (7.14%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 2 (7.14%) Front-End Developer
6 2 (7.14%) Software Programmer
6 2 (7.14%) Analyst Programmer
6 2 (7.14%) Software Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) Business Analyst
7 1 (3.57%) VB.NET Developer
7 1 (3.57%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (3.57%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (3.57%) SharePoint Developer
7 1 (3.57%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (100.00%) .NET
2 9 (32.14%) HTML
2 9 (32.14%) CSS
2 9 (32.14%) WinForms
2 9 (32.14%) jQuery
3 7 (25.00%) WPF
3 7 (25.00%) .NET Framework
3 7 (25.00%) ASP.NET
4 6 (21.43%) HTML5
5 4 (14.29%) WCF
6 3 (10.71%) CSS3
6 3 (10.71%) Classic ASP
7 2 (7.14%) MDX
7 2 (7.14%) Web Services
8 1 (3.57%) XML
8 1 (3.57%) ASP.NET MVC
Operating Systems
1 7 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (25.00%) Test Scripting
3 6 (21.43%) Scrum
4 3 (10.71%) Software Engineering
4 3 (10.71%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (7.14%) Data Management
5 2 (7.14%) ITIL
5 2 (7.14%) Data Modelling
5 2 (7.14%) ETL
5 2 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (7.14%) Dimensional Modelling
5 2 (7.14%) Kimball Methodology
5 2 (7.14%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (3.57%) OO
6 1 (3.57%) Content Management
6 1 (3.57%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 18 (64.29%) SQL
2 16 (57.14%) C#
3 7 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 7 (25.00%) VBScript
4 2 (7.14%) Data Mining Extensions (DMX)
4 2 (7.14%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (3.57%) SC Cleared
1 1 (3.57%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 5 (17.86%) Microsoft
2 2 (7.14%) Talend
3 1 (3.57%) Sitecore