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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
Rank 36 41 23
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -18
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 2 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 0.81% 0.75% 0.64%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.87% 1.38% 1.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 1
Average daily rate
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£238 £215 £265
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.46% -18.86%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £301
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -0.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.88 £25.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+91.53% -23.07%
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 Suffolk region.

Programming Languages Category
Suffolk
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
107 145 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 43.15% 54.72% 39.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 112 42
Average daily rate £413 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £289 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 7
Average hourly rate £19.00 £36.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-47.22% -4.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -

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

VB.NET
Contract Job Locations in Suffolk

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 Suffolk region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015. 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
Ipswich +3 1 £238 +58.33% 2
Lowestoft - 1 - -
VB.NET
East of England

VB.NET
Top 12 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Suffolk 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 2 (100.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) VBA
2 1 (50.00%) Migration
2 1 (50.00%) jQuery
2 1 (50.00%) Data Migration
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008

VB.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Suffolk 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 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Web Developer
2 1 (50.00%) C# Developer
2 1 (50.00%) C# Software Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (50.00%) jQuery
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Migration
1 1 (50.00%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (50.00%) VBA
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft