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 22 March 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.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
East of England / Suffolk
Rank - 27 -
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Suffolk - 0.53% -
As % of the Programming Languages category - 2.08% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £313 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £338 £325
% change year-on-year -3.70% +3.84%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £11.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year +50.00% -67.64%  

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 52 48 59
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Suffolk 29.38% 25.67% 32.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 30 43
Median daily rate £388 £401 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.42% +3.54%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £313 £256
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £450 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £12.10 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.64 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +4.10% +11.11%  

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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing VB.NET in Suffolk.

Contractor hourly rate trend for VB.NET in Suffolk