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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VB.NET over the 3 months to 30 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
Rank - 35 27
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 0 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk - 0.41% 2.70%
As % of the Programming Languages category - 0.97% 5.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 5
Median daily rate - - £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £325 £323
% change year-on-year
-1.53% +0.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.25 £41.25 £34.50
% change year-on-year
-14.54% +19.56%
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
83 103 88
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 37.05% 42.74% 47.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 75 73
Median daily rate £400 £399 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.25% +2.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £505
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 3
Median hourly rate £35.00 £8.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+311.76% -77.33%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.12% +11.42%

VB.NET
Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Suffolk region citing VB.NET as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 30 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing VB.NET also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Suffolk region with a requirement for VB.NET.

1 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) UML
2 2 (66.67%) OOA/OOD
2 2 (66.67%) OO
2 2 (66.67%) SharePoint
2 2 (66.67%) Kofax
2 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) MS Exchange
2 2 (66.67%) Documentum
2 2 (66.67%) Project Management
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (66.67%) Enterprise Architecture
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (66.67%) Data Architecture
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 7
2 2 (66.67%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 8
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (66.67%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (66.67%) Blue Prism
2 2 (66.67%) Robotics

VB.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (66.67%) Documentum
1 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2013
1 2 (66.67%) MS Exchange
1 2 (66.67%) SharePoint
1 2 (66.67%) SharePoint 2010
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Architect
1 2 (66.67%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (33.33%) .NET Developer
2 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET Developer
2 1 (33.33%) C# .NET Developer
2 1 (33.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
2 1 (33.33%) C# Developer
2 1 (33.33%) C# VB.NET Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Developer
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Developer
2 1 (33.33%) VB.NET Developer
2 1 (33.33%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
2 1 (33.33%) .NET Framework
2 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
2 1 (33.33%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Enterprise Software
1 2 (66.67%) Robotics
2 1 (33.33%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Windows 7
1 2 (66.67%) Windows 8
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Data Architecture
1 2 (66.67%) Enterprise Architecture
1 2 (66.67%) OO
1 2 (66.67%) OOA/OOD
1 2 (66.67%) Project Management
1 2 (66.67%) UML
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C#
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Blue Prism
1 2 (66.67%) Kofax