The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Swindon with a requirement for VB.NET skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited VB.NET over the 3 months to 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
Wiltshire / Swindon
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 42 40 42
Rank change year-on-year -2 +2  
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 1 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Swindon 0.29% 0.62% 0.26%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.76% 1.69% 1.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £338 £325
% change year-on-year -3.70% +3.84%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £11.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £11.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year +50.00% -67.64%  

VB.NET is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Swindon with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Swindon
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 132 118 82
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Swindon 38.37% 36.53% 21.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 94 51
Median daily rate £413 £350 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.85% -1.40%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £420 £435
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 6
Median hourly rate £55.00 £11.00 £20.06
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +400.00% -45.16%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +3.75% +11.11%  

VB.NET
Job Vacancy Trend in Swindon

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Swindon citing VB.NET as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Job vacancy trend for VB.NET in Swindon

VB.NET
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VB.NET in Swindon

VB.NET
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Swindon

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VB.NET in Swindon

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing VB.NET also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Swindon region with a requirement for VB.NET.

1 6 (100.00%) .NET
2 5 (83.33%) ASP.NET
2 5 (83.33%) C#
3 4 (66.67%) HTML
3 4 (66.67%) MVC
4 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (50.00%) CSS
4 3 (50.00%) .NET Framework
4 3 (50.00%) jQuery
4 3 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (50.00%) Entity Framework
5 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC 5
5 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (16.67%) Test Scripting
5 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
5 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
5 1 (16.67%) MS Access
5 1 (16.67%) ERP
5 1 (16.67%) Unit4 Business World
5 1 (16.67%) SQL
5 1 (16.67%) VBA
5 1 (16.67%) Billing
5 1 (16.67%) Project Planning
5 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management

VB.NET
Co-occurring IT Skills in Swindon by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Unit4 Business World
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) MS Access
General
1 1 (16.67%) Billing
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Developer
2 5 (83.33%) .NET Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (100.00%) .NET
2 5 (83.33%) ASP.NET
3 4 (66.67%) HTML
4 3 (50.00%) .NET Framework
4 3 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (50.00%) CSS
4 3 (50.00%) Entity Framework
4 3 (50.00%) jQuery
5 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC 5
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) MVC
2 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) ERP
3 1 (16.67%) Project Planning
3 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (16.67%) Test Scripting
3 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) C#
2 1 (16.67%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared