The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Suffolk with a requirement for VB.NET skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited VB.NET over the 3 months to 27 June 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 .NET (VB .NET)
East of England / Suffolk
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 24 35 32
Rank change year-on-year +11 -3  
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 2 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Suffolk 1.61% 1.15% 0.47%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.44% 3.45% 1.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 1
Median daily rate £425 £575 £238
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -26.08% +142.10%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £368 £338 £325
% change year-on-year +8.88% +3.84%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £35.63 £42.50
% change year-on-year -29.82% -16.17%  

VB.NET is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Suffolk with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Suffolk
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 45 87 73
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Suffolk 36.29% 33.46% 34.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 51 51
Median daily rate £400 £445 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.11% +7.87%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £265 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £525 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 4
Median hourly rate £43.25 - £19.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year +13.33% +1.35%  

VB.NET
Job Vacancy Trend in Suffolk

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Suffolk citing VB.NET as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Job vacancy trend for VB.NET in Suffolk

VB.NET
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Suffolk

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VB.NET in Suffolk

VB.NET
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Suffolk

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VB.NET in Suffolk

VB.NET
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.NET within the Suffolk region over the 3 months to 27 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Ipswich +9 1 - -
Haverhill - 1 £425 -
VB.NET
East of England

For the 6 months to 27 June 2017, 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 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (50.00%) VB
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) IIS
2 1 (50.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (50.00%) CSS
2 1 (50.00%) SOAP
2 1 (50.00%) Web Services
2 1 (50.00%) XML
2 1 (50.00%) MCP
2 1 (50.00%) OO
2 1 (50.00%) N-Tier
2 1 (50.00%) SSL
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (50.00%) MVC
2 1 (50.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) Billing
2 1 (50.00%) VB6
2 1 (50.00%) Systems Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Ajax
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005

VB.NET
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 (50.00%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (50.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (50.00%) Billing
1 1 (50.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (50.00%) .NET Developer
2 1 (50.00%) C# .NET Developer
2 1 (50.00%) C# Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Software Developer
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (50.00%) Ajax
2 1 (50.00%) CSS
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) HTML5
2 1 (50.00%) jQuery
2 1 (50.00%) JSON
2 1 (50.00%) REST
2 1 (50.00%) SOAP
2 1 (50.00%) WCF
2 1 (50.00%) Web Services
2 1 (50.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Greenfield Project
1 1 (50.00%) Mobile App
1 1 (50.00%) N-Tier
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (50.00%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
1 1 (50.00%) Mentoring
1 1 (50.00%) Mobile Application Development
1 1 (50.00%) MVC
1 1 (50.00%) OO
1 1 (50.00%) Scorecard
1 1 (50.00%) Scrum
1 1 (50.00%) SOLID
1 1 (50.00%) Systems Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) TDD
1 1 (50.00%) Time Management
1 1 (50.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (50.00%) VB
2 1 (50.00%) VB6
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
1 1 (50.00%) MCP
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft