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 27 May 2015 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
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
Rank 53 51 45
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -6
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 3 10 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 0.47% 1.60% 1.74%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.08% 5.38% 5.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 8
Average daily rate
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- - £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £27.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.75 £29.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+31.35% -15.71%
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
144 186 147
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 22.68% 29.81% 32.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 106 97
Average daily rate £361 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.21% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 15 9
Average hourly rate £20.19 £37.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.17% +15.38%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +2.85%

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 27 May 2015. 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
Salisbury - 2 - -
Swindon +3 1 - - 3
VB.NET
South West

VB.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, 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 4 (100.00%) .NET
2 3 (75.00%) Web Services
2 3 (75.00%) C#
2 3 (75.00%) SharePoint
3 2 (50.00%) CAML
3 2 (50.00%) WCF
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (50.00%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (50.00%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (50.00%) OO
4 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
4 1 (25.00%) XML
4 1 (25.00%) Back Office
4 1 (25.00%) Finance
4 1 (25.00%) VB6
4 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio
4 1 (25.00%) SOAP
4 1 (25.00%) Oracle
4 1 (25.00%) HTML
4 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (25.00%) SQL
4 1 (25.00%) T-SQL
4 1 (25.00%) VB
4 1 (25.00%) Information Architecture
4 1 (25.00%) jQuery
4 1 (25.00%) Data Integration
4 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (25.00%) Ajax

VB.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, 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 (75.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (50.00%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (50.00%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (25.00%) Back Office
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (50.00%) SharePoint Developer
3 1 (25.00%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (25.00%) .NET Developer
3 1 (25.00%) C# Developer
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
2 3 (75.00%) Web Services
3 2 (50.00%) WCF
3 2 (50.00%) CAML
4 1 (25.00%) HTML
4 1 (25.00%) jQuery
4 1 (25.00%) XML
4 1 (25.00%) Ajax
4 1 (25.00%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Data Integration
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) OO
2 1 (25.00%) Information Architecture
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) C#
2 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (25.00%) VB
2 1 (25.00%) VB6
2 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft