Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Suffolk with a requirement for VB skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited VB over the 6 months to 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
East of England > Suffolk
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 35 47 46
Rank change year-on-year +12 -1 +8
Contract jobs citing VB 1 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Suffolk 0.32% 0.22% 0.87%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.94% 0.58% 2.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 5
Suffolk median daily rate - £300 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +20.00% +13.64%
East of England median daily rate £333 £288 £325
% change year-on-year +15.65% -11.54% -10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Suffolk median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate - £38.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year - -9.41% +88.89%

VB is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Suffolk with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Suffolk
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 106 171 188
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Suffolk 33.54% 37.09% 40.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 110 135
Suffolk median daily rate £389 £400 £403
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.81% -0.62% +0.63%
10th Percentile £261 £286 £280
90th Percentile £501 £526 £500
East of England median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +2.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 2
Suffolk median hourly rate £27.50 £35.00 £8.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -21.43% +311.76% -77.33%
10th Percentile £26.25 £13.20 £7.75
90th Percentile £28.75 £42.50 £9.25
East of England median hourly rate £40.50 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +1.25% +6.67% +1.35%

VB
Job Vacancy Trend in Suffolk

Job postings citing VB as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Suffolk.

Job vacancy trend for VB in Suffolk

VB
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Suffolk

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VB in Suffolk

VB
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Suffolk

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VB in Suffolk

VB
Contract Job Locations in Suffolk

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VB within the Suffolk region over the 6 months to 24 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Ipswich +6 1 - -
VB
East of England

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing VB 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.

1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) T-SQL
1 1 (100.00%) VB.NET
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) IIS
1 1 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) SOAP
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) MCP
1 1 (100.00%) N-Tier
1 1 (100.00%) SSL
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) VB6
1 1 (100.00%) Systems Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Ajax
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (100.00%) Web Development
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (100.00%) Degree

VB
Co-occurring 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 1 (100.00%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (100.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (100.00%) Ajax
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) HTML5
1 1 (100.00%) jQuery
1 1 (100.00%) JSON
1 1 (100.00%) REST
1 1 (100.00%) SOAP
1 1 (100.00%) WCF
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Mobile App
1 1 (100.00%) N-Tier
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (100.00%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
1 1 (100.00%) Mentoring
1 1 (100.00%) Mobile Application Development
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
1 1 (100.00%) Scorecard
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) SOLID
1 1 (100.00%) Systems Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) Time Management
1 1 (100.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) T-SQL
1 1 (100.00%) VB.NET
1 1 (100.00%) VB6
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) MCP
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft