The table below looks at the statistics 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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
Rank 28 23 21
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -2
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 9 4 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Norfolk 3.46% 2.68% 3.57%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.83% 7.14% 8.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 1
Average daily rate
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£275 £325 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.38% -27.77%
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £325 £315
% change year-on-year
-1.53% +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £26.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+32.07% -11.66%
VB.NET
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Norfolk region.

Programming Languages Category
Norfolk
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
115 56 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Norfolk 44.23% 37.58% 39.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 28 34
Average daily rate £300 £275 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £150 £154
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £375 £448
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 2
Average hourly rate £13.20 £21.75 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-39.31% -27.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%

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 19 September 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
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statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Norwich -7 6 £250 - 3
Thetford - - - -
VB.NET
East of England

VB.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Norfolk

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 20 (100.00%) .NET
2 17 (85.00%) C#
3 12 (60.00%) SQL Server
4 9 (45.00%) ASP.NET
5 7 (35.00%) Windows
5 7 (35.00%) JavaScript
5 7 (35.00%) .NET Framework
6 6 (30.00%) SQL Server 2008
6 6 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (30.00%) SQL
6 6 (30.00%) VB
7 5 (25.00%) MVC
7 5 (25.00%) Scrum
7 5 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
8 4 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 4 (20.00%) WPF
8 4 (20.00%) VBA
8 4 (20.00%) PL/SQL
9 3 (15.00%) HTML
9 3 (15.00%) WinForms
9 3 (15.00%) HL7
9 3 (15.00%) QA
9 3 (15.00%) VB6
9 3 (15.00%) SQL Server 2012
10 2 (10.00%) WCF
10 2 (10.00%) Degree
10 2 (10.00%) TDD
10 2 (10.00%) CSS
10 2 (10.00%) HNC
10 2 (10.00%) HND

VB.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Norfolk by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (30.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (15.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (5.00%) MS Access
Job Titles
1 20 (100.00%) Developer
2 16 (80.00%) .NET Developer
3 7 (35.00%) VB.NET Developer
4 4 (20.00%) C# .NET Developer
4 4 (20.00%) C# Developer
5 3 (15.00%) Programmer
6 2 (10.00%) WinForms Developer
6 2 (10.00%) VB6 Developer
6 2 (10.00%) Systems Programmer
6 2 (10.00%) Senior Developer
6 2 (10.00%) VB Developer
6 2 (10.00%) Systems Developer
6 2 (10.00%) Senior .NET Developer
7 1 (5.00%) Software Developer
7 1 (5.00%) Analyst Developer
7 1 (5.00%) Analyst Programmer
7 1 (5.00%) Analyst
7 1 (5.00%) Applications Developer
7 1 (5.00%) .NET Applications Developer
7 1 (5.00%) VB.NET Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (100.00%) .NET
2 9 (45.00%) ASP.NET
3 7 (35.00%) .NET Framework
4 5 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 4 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 4 (20.00%) WPF
6 3 (15.00%) HTML
6 3 (15.00%) WinForms
7 2 (10.00%) WCF
7 2 (10.00%) CSS
8 1 (5.00%) Web Services
8 1 (5.00%) ADO.NET
8 1 (5.00%) jQuery
8 1 (5.00%) Ajax
8 1 (5.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET MVC 3
8 1 (5.00%) KnockoutJS
8 1 (5.00%) HTML5
8 1 (5.00%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.00%) NHS
1 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 7 (35.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (25.00%) MVC
2 5 (25.00%) Scrum
3 2 (10.00%) TDD
4 1 (5.00%) Migration
4 1 (5.00%) Unit Testing
4 1 (5.00%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (5.00%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 17 (85.00%) C#
2 7 (35.00%) JavaScript
3 6 (30.00%) SQL
3 6 (30.00%) VB
4 4 (20.00%) VBA
4 4 (20.00%) PL/SQL
5 3 (15.00%) VB6
Qualifications
1 2 (10.00%) Degree
1 2 (10.00%) HNC
1 2 (10.00%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.00%) HL7
1 3 (15.00%) QA