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 26 November 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
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
Rank 27 27 25
Rank change year-on-year
0 -2
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 3 5 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 1.36% 2.54% 3.20%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.80% 5.10% 9.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 8
Average daily rate
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£550 £213 £165
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+158.82% +28.78%
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £301 £300
% change year-on-year
+7.05% +0.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £26.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-1.88% +6.00%
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 98 84
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 48.42% 49.75% 33.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 59 64
Average daily rate £400 £328 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.13% +0.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £223 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £400 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 13 1
Average hourly rate - £36.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +132.25%
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 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 26 November 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
Ipswich - 3 £550 -
VB.NET
East of England

VB.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, 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 5 (100.00%) C#
1 5 (100.00%) .NET
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (80.00%) Windows
2 4 (80.00%) UML
2 4 (80.00%) SharePoint
2 4 (80.00%) SOA
2 4 (80.00%) BizTalk Server
2 4 (80.00%) Finance
2 4 (80.00%) MVC
2 4 (80.00%) Data Management
2 4 (80.00%) Zachman Framework
2 4 (80.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 4 (80.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (80.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 4 (80.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 4 (80.00%) Data Architecture
2 4 (80.00%) SharePoint 2010
2 4 (80.00%) Data Governance
2 4 (80.00%) Master Data Management
3 3 (60.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (60.00%) .NET Framework
4 2 (40.00%) Project Management
4 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (40.00%) MS Exchange
4 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
4 2 (40.00%) Document Management
4 2 (40.00%) Workflow
4 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2012

VB.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (80.00%) SharePoint
1 4 (80.00%) BizTalk Server
1 4 (80.00%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (40.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (80.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 4 (80.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (80.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 3 (60.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 4 (80.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Architect
1 4 (80.00%) Applications Architect
2 3 (60.00%) Technical Architect
2 3 (60.00%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (20.00%) .NET Developer
3 1 (20.00%) VB.NET Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Technical Solutions Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) .NET
2 3 (60.00%) .NET Framework
3 1 (20.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 1 (20.00%) RESTful
3 1 (20.00%) WinForms
3 1 (20.00%) WPF
3 1 (20.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) UML
1 4 (80.00%) SOA
1 4 (80.00%) MVC
1 4 (80.00%) Data Management
1 4 (80.00%) Zachman Framework
1 4 (80.00%) Enterprise Architecture
1 4 (80.00%) Data Architecture
1 4 (80.00%) Data Governance
1 4 (80.00%) Master Data Management
2 2 (40.00%) Project Management
2 2 (40.00%) Document Management
2 2 (40.00%) Workflow
3 1 (20.00%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (20.00%) TDD
3 1 (20.00%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) C#
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft