The table below looks at the statistics for VB.NET skills in IT contracts advertised for the Suffolk region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VB.NET over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
Rank - 42 26
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 0 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk - 0.35% 2.52%
As % of the Programming Languages category - 0.67% 6.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 2
Average daily rate
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- £150 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -40.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £29.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+18.64% -15.71%
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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 Suffolk region.

Programming Languages Category
Suffolk
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
73 150 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 36.14% 52.45% 39.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 122 40
Average daily rate £416 £375 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.00% +36.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 2
Average hourly rate £19.00 £36.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-47.94% -2.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +2.85%

VB.NET
Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

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

VB.NET Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

VB.NET
Daily Rate Trend in Suffolk

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

VB.NET Daily Rate Trend in Suffolk

VB.NET
Hourly Rate Trend in Suffolk

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

VB.NET Hourly Rate Trend in Suffolk