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 3 months to 27 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)
UK / Wales
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 66 76 57
Rank change year-on-year +10 -19  
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 2 1 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 0.29% 0.15% 0.82%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.70% 0.28% 2.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 3
Median daily rate £450 £250 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +80.00% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £336 £325
% change year-on-year -3.34% +3.46%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Wales with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Wales
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 286 353 295
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Wales 40.97% 51.99% 40.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 213 234 187
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £271 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 17 3
Median hourly rate £35.00 £21.75 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +60.91% -33.07%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.64 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +4.10% +11.11%  

VB.NET
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Wales 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 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 27 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South Wales - 2 £450 - 7
VB.NET
UK

VB.NET
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 27 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 Wales region with a requirement for VB.NET.

1 5 (100.00%) .NET
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (80.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (80.00%) SQL
3 3 (60.00%) C#
3 3 (60.00%) HTML
3 3 (60.00%) ASP.NET
3 3 (60.00%) CSS
3 3 (60.00%) SharePoint
3 3 (60.00%) jQuery
4 2 (40.00%) Ajax
4 2 (40.00%) Incident Management
4 2 (40.00%) SharePoint Server
4 2 (40.00%) Web Development
4 2 (40.00%) WPF
4 2 (40.00%) VMware
4 2 (40.00%) MS Exchange
4 2 (40.00%) Windows
4 2 (40.00%) CRM
4 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
4 2 (40.00%) Intranet
4 2 (40.00%) Extranet
4 2 (40.00%) MVC
5 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (20.00%) Advertising
5 1 (20.00%) CMS
5 1 (20.00%) XML
5 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
5 1 (20.00%) ERP
5 1 (20.00%) T-SQL

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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (60.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (40.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (40.00%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (20.00%) CMS
3 1 (20.00%) IIS
3 1 (20.00%) Sitecore CMS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) Extranet
1 2 (40.00%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (20.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Developer
2 3 (60.00%) .NET Developer
2 3 (60.00%) VB.NET Developer
3 2 (40.00%) .NET Web Developer
3 2 (40.00%) ASP Developer
3 2 (40.00%) Senior Developer
3 2 (40.00%) VB.NET Web Developer
3 2 (40.00%) Web Developer
4 1 (20.00%) Report Developer
4 1 (20.00%) SAP Developer
4 1 (20.00%) Senior .NET Developer
4 1 (20.00%) Senior .NET Web Developer
4 1 (20.00%) Senior ASP Developer
4 1 (20.00%) Senior Sitecore Developer
4 1 (20.00%) Senior VB.NET Developer
4 1 (20.00%) Senior Web Developer
4 1 (20.00%) Sitecore Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) .NET
2 3 (60.00%) ASP.NET
2 3 (60.00%) CSS
2 3 (60.00%) HTML
2 3 (60.00%) jQuery
3 2 (40.00%) Ajax
3 2 (40.00%) WPF
4 1 (20.00%) .NET Framework
4 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (20.00%) LINQ
4 1 (20.00%) Regular Expression
4 1 (20.00%) XML
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) CRM
1 2 (40.00%) Incident Management
1 2 (40.00%) MVC
1 2 (40.00%) Web Development
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) ERP
2 1 (20.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) JavaScript
1 4 (80.00%) SQL
2 3 (60.00%) C#
3 1 (20.00%) T-SQL
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) VMware
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) SAP
2 1 (20.00%) Sitecore