The first table below looks at the demand 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 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Suffolk region.

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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
Rank 43 26 38
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +12
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 2 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 0.70% 0.65% 0.44%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.32% 1.79% 1.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Average daily rate
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£215 £265 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.86% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £286 £315 £305
% change year-on-year
-9.12% +3.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.50 £32.50 £31.75
% change year-on-year
-9.23% +2.36%
Programming Languages Category
Suffolk
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
151 56 91
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 52.61% 36.13% 39.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 117 35 56
Average daily rate £375 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 11
Average hourly rate £19.50 £37.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-48.00% +92.30%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
VB.NET
East of England

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 11 July 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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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
Bury St Edmunds - 1 £280 -
VB.NET
East of England

VB.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) Web Services
1 2 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 2 (100.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) Logistics
2 1 (50.00%) Ajax
2 1 (50.00%) JSON
2 1 (50.00%) WPF
2 1 (50.00%) jQuery
2 1 (50.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (50.00%) RESTful
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (50.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC 3
2 1 (50.00%) Razor View Engine
2 1 (50.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) MVC
2 1 (50.00%) WinForms
2 1 (50.00%) XML
2 1 (50.00%) RDBMS
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Intranet
2 1 (50.00%) Internet

VB.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 1 (50.00%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) Intranet
1 1 (50.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) RDBMS
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (50.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
1 2 (100.00%) .NET Developer
2 1 (50.00%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) Web Services
1 2 (100.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (50.00%) JSON
2 1 (50.00%) WPF
2 1 (50.00%) jQuery
2 1 (50.00%) RESTful
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (50.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC 3
2 1 (50.00%) Razor View Engine
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 1 (50.00%) XML
2 1 (50.00%) WinForms
2 1 (50.00%) Ajax
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (50.00%) CSS
2 1 (50.00%) DHTML
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) Logistics
2 1 (50.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (50.00%) MVC
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft