The first table below looks at the demand for VB.NET skills in IT contracts advertised for the Norfolk region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VB.NET over the 3 months to 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Norfolk region.

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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
Rank 21 24 35
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +11
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 6 8 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Norfolk 3.70% 4.12% 0.38%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.45% 10.26% 1.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 0
Average daily rate £300 £400 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.50 £35.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-1.42% +16.66%
Programming Languages Category
Norfolk
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
71 78 88
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Norfolk 43.83% 40.21% 33.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 45 48
Average daily rate £300 £300 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £257
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £400 £448
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 8 4
Average hourly rate - £26.00 £21.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +19.54%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +2.94%
VB.NET
East of England

VB.NET
Jobs Demand Trend in Norfolk

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VB.NET across the Norfolk region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

VB.NET Jobs Demand Trend in Norfolk

VB.NET
Daily Rate Trend in Norfolk

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

VB.NET Daily Rate Trend in Norfolk

VB.NET
Hourly Rate Trend in Norfolk

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

VB.NET Hourly Rate Trend in Norfolk

VB.NET
Contract Job Locations in Norfolk

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 Norfolk region over the 3 months to 24 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Norwich - 3 - - 5
Thetford - - - -
VB.NET
East of England

VB.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Norfolk

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Norfolk 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 13 (100.00%) .NET
2 12 (92.31%) SQL Server
3 8 (61.54%) C#
4 7 (53.85%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (38.46%) Windows
6 4 (30.77%) WCF
6 4 (30.77%) WinForms
7 3 (23.08%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (23.08%) HL7
7 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
8 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET
8 2 (15.38%) SQL
8 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (15.38%) MVC
8 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET MVC
9 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC 3
9 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 1 (7.69%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (7.69%) Workflow
9 1 (7.69%) Migration
9 1 (7.69%) Scrum
9 1 (7.69%) jQuery
9 1 (7.69%) T-SQL
9 1 (7.69%) VB
9 1 (7.69%) HTML
9 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
9 1 (7.69%) DB2
9 1 (7.69%) Visual Studio
9 1 (7.69%) CSS

VB.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Norfolk by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Norfolk 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 1 (7.69%) MQSeries
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (92.31%) SQL Server
2 7 (53.85%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (23.08%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (7.69%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 12 (92.31%) Developer
1 12 (92.31%) .NET Developer
2 8 (61.54%) VB.NET Developer
3 4 (30.77%) C# Developer
3 4 (30.77%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Applications Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Team Leader
4 1 (7.69%) Development Team Leader
4 1 (7.69%) Senior .NET Developer
4 1 (7.69%) .NET Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (100.00%) .NET
2 4 (30.77%) WinForms
2 4 (30.77%) WCF
3 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET
4 1 (7.69%) CSS
4 1 (7.69%) SOAP
4 1 (7.69%) XML
4 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC 3
4 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 1 (7.69%) jQuery
4 1 (7.69%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) NHS
1 1 (7.69%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 5 (38.46%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (15.38%) MVC
3 1 (7.69%) Workflow
3 1 (7.69%) Migration
3 1 (7.69%) Scrum
3 1 (7.69%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 8 (61.54%) C#
2 2 (15.38%) SQL
3 1 (7.69%) T-SQL
3 1 (7.69%) VB
3 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (23.08%) HL7
Vendors
1 3 (23.08%) Microsoft