The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Wiltshire 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.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
South West / Wiltshire
Rank 60 59 60
Rank change year-on-year -1 +1  
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 1 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 0.16% 0.46% 0.42%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.54% 1.44% 1.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £336 £325
% change year-on-year -3.34% +3.46%  
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 Wiltshire with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Wiltshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 184 209 176
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Wiltshire 28.75% 32.06% 24.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 117 141 97
Median daily rate £413 £350 £353
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.85% -0.70%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £446 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 15 7
Median hourly rate £40.50 £40.00 £20.06
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.25% +99.40%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £11.00 £15.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £46.43 £30.80
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 Wiltshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Wiltshire 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 Wiltshire

VB.NET
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VB.NET in Wiltshire

VB.NET
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VB.NET in Wiltshire

VB.NET
Contract Job Locations in Wiltshire

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 Wiltshire 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
Swindon -1 1 - -
VB.NET
South West

VB.NET
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

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 Wiltshire 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
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire 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