Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Wales 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 6 months to 20 November 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)
UK > Wales
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 89 100 100
Rank change year-on-year +11 0 +6
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 3 4 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 0.25% 0.29% 0.97%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.65% 0.67% 1.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 5
Wales median daily rate - £350 £323
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +8.53% +14.16%
UK median daily rate £370 £338 £325
% change year-on-year +9.63% +3.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Wales median hourly rate - - £29.50
UK median hourly rate £26.50 £38.75 £42.50
% change year-on-year -31.61% -8.82% +21.43%

VB.NET is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Wales with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Wales
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 459 593 813
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 38.70% 42.33% 49.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 305 399 591
Wales median daily rate £375 £413 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.09% +17.86% -
10th Percentile £252 £263 £225
90th Percentile £538 £575 £475
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 15 24
Wales median hourly rate £18.75 £55.00 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -65.91% +168.29% -1.68%
10th Percentile £14.29 £17.83 £13.00
90th Percentile £39.20 £77.50 £56.16
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +21.95%

VB.NET
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

Job postings citing VB.NET as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Wales.

Job vacancy trend for VB.NET in Wales

VB.NET
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VB.NET in Wales

VB.NET
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VB.NET in Wales

VB.NET
Contract Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VB.NET within the Wales region over the 6 months to 20 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
West Wales - 3 - -
VB.NET
UK

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 Wales region with a requirement for VB.NET.

1 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (66.67%) MVC
2 2 (66.67%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (33.33%) ADO.NET
3 1 (33.33%) Mobile Development

VB.NET
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wales 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) .NET Developer
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (66.67%) C# .NET Developer
2 2 (66.67%) C# Developer
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (33.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (33.33%) ADO.NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) MVC
2 1 (33.33%) Mobile Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) SQL