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 10 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
Rank 62 58 37
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -21
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 2 2 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 0.29% 0.29% 3.11%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.97% 1.20% 10.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 4
Average daily rate £325 £300 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -14.28%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
- +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £27.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £34.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-4.41% -
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
207 166 167
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 29.66% 24.02% 30.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 152 91 103
Average daily rate £368 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.00% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £249
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £473 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 16 3
Average hourly rate £43.50 £28.50 £27.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+52.63% +5.55%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%

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 10 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
Swindon -2 1 - - 1
VB.NET
South West

VB.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 8 (100.00%) .NET
2 6 (75.00%) VB
3 5 (62.50%) C#
4 4 (50.00%) HTML
4 4 (50.00%) JavaScript
4 4 (50.00%) Photoshop
4 4 (50.00%) IIS
4 4 (50.00%) Visual Studio
4 4 (50.00%) ASP.NET
4 4 (50.00%) CSS
4 4 (50.00%) XML
4 4 (50.00%) Adobe Illustrator
4 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 4 (50.00%) jQuery
4 4 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (50.00%) HTML5
4 4 (50.00%) CSS3
4 4 (50.00%) User Experience
4 4 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (50.00%) Front End Development
5 2 (25.00%) WF
5 2 (25.00%) Workflow
5 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
5 2 (25.00%) SOA
5 2 (25.00%) Windows
5 2 (25.00%) ATL
5 2 (25.00%) DCOM
5 2 (25.00%) C++
5 2 (25.00%) MFC
6 1 (12.50%) Oracle

VB.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 4 (50.00%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (50.00%) Adobe Illustrator
1 4 (50.00%) Photoshop
2 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 4 (50.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (100.00%) Developer
2 4 (50.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
2 4 (50.00%) UI Developer
3 2 (25.00%) C++ Developer
4 1 (12.50%) .NET Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Applications Developer
4 1 (12.50%) C# Developer
4 1 (12.50%) SOA Developer
4 1 (12.50%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (100.00%) .NET
2 4 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 4 (50.00%) CSS
2 4 (50.00%) CSS3
2 4 (50.00%) HTML
2 4 (50.00%) HTML5
2 4 (50.00%) jQuery
2 4 (50.00%) XML
3 2 (25.00%) ATL
3 2 (25.00%) DCOM
3 2 (25.00%) MFC
3 2 (25.00%) WF
4 1 (12.50%) WinForms
4 1 (12.50%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (50.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Front End Development
2 2 (25.00%) SOA
2 2 (25.00%) Workflow
3 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) VB
2 5 (62.50%) C#
3 4 (50.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (25.00%) C++
5 1 (12.50%) SQL
5 1 (12.50%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
1 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle