The table below looks at the statistics for VB.NET skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VB.NET over the 3 months to 28 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in 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
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
Rank 96 91 81
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -10
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 9 5 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.50% 0.30% 0.65%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.60% 0.97% 1.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 2 7
Average daily rate £275 £319 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.72% -17.20%
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+2.30% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £32.10 £34.50
% change year-on-year
-50.15% -6.95%
VB.NET
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Manchester region.

Programming Languages Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
561 517 510
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 30.89% 31.35% 37.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 366 313 301
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £281 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £488 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 9 9
Average hourly rate £17.30 £19.00 £37.49
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.94% -49.31%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £35.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+7.04% -2.73%

VB.NET
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VB.NET across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

VB.NET Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

VB.NET
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

VB.NET Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

VB.NET
Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VB.NET across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 28 April 2016.

VB.NET Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

VB.NET
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

VB.NET Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

VB.NET
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

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 Manchester region over the 3 months to 28 April 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Stockport -6 1 £315 +0.80% 1
VB.NET
North West

VB.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 32 (100.00%) .NET
2 21 (65.63%) JavaScript
2 21 (65.63%) ASP.NET
3 18 (56.25%) HTML
4 15 (46.88%) CSS
4 15 (46.88%) Web Development
5 14 (43.75%) SQL Server
6 13 (40.63%) SQL
6 13 (40.63%) T-SQL
7 12 (37.50%) C#
7 12 (37.50%) Intranet
8 11 (34.38%) VBScript
8 11 (34.38%) MVC
8 11 (34.38%) Classic ASP
9 10 (31.25%) Web Services
10 9 (28.13%) XML
10 9 (28.13%) jQuery
11 8 (25.00%) PHP
12 7 (21.88%) Windows
12 7 (21.88%) OO
12 7 (21.88%) Microsoft
13 6 (18.75%) Finance
13 6 (18.75%) TDD
13 6 (18.75%) ASP.NET MVC
14 5 (15.63%) WCF
14 5 (15.63%) Entity Framework
14 5 (15.63%) Visual Studio
14 5 (15.63%) Java
15 4 (12.50%) IIS
15 4 (12.50%) MS Excel

VB.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 4 (12.50%) IIS
2 3 (9.38%) CMS
2 3 (9.38%) Umbraco
Applications
1 4 (12.50%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 12 (37.50%) Intranet
2 2 (6.25%) Firewall
3 1 (3.13%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (43.75%) SQL Server
2 4 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
2 4 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (6.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Power View
4 1 (3.13%) Power BI
4 1 (3.13%) PowerPivot
4 1 (3.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 5 (15.63%) Visual Studio
2 4 (12.50%) Appcelerator Titanium
2 4 (12.50%) Xcode
3 3 (9.38%) Subversion
4 2 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (3.13%) Git (software)
5 1 (3.13%) Jenkins
5 1 (3.13%) Moq
5 1 (3.13%) NUnit
General
1 6 (18.75%) Finance
2 2 (6.25%) Advertising
3 1 (3.13%) Local Government
3 1 (3.13%) Marketing
3 1 (3.13%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 27 (84.38%) Developer
2 12 (37.50%) Software Developer
3 11 (34.38%) Web Developer
4 7 (21.88%) .NET Developer
5 6 (18.75%) SQL Developer
5 6 (18.75%) SQL Server Developer
5 6 (18.75%) VB.NET Developer
6 4 (12.50%) Applications Developer
6 4 (12.50%) Mobile Applications Developer
6 4 (12.50%) Mobile Developer
7 2 (6.25%) Android Developer
7 2 (6.25%) C# Developer
7 2 (6.25%) iOS Android Developer
7 2 (6.25%) iOS Developer
8 1 (3.13%) C# Web Developer
8 1 (3.13%) Microsoft BI Developer
8 1 (3.13%) SSAS Developer
8 1 (3.13%) SSIS Developer
8 1 (3.13%) SSRS Developer
8 1 (3.13%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (100.00%) .NET
2 21 (65.63%) ASP.NET
3 18 (56.25%) HTML
4 15 (46.88%) CSS
5 11 (34.38%) Classic ASP
6 10 (31.25%) Web Services
7 9 (28.13%) jQuery
7 9 (28.13%) XML
8 6 (18.75%) ASP.NET MVC
9 5 (15.63%) Entity Framework
9 5 (15.63%) WCF
10 4 (12.50%) .NET Framework
10 4 (12.50%) Ajax
10 4 (12.50%) Android SDK
10 4 (12.50%) HTML5
10 4 (12.50%) iOS SDK
10 4 (12.50%) PhoneGap
11 3 (9.38%) XSLT
12 2 (6.25%) WinForms
13 1 (3.13%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.50%) Mobile App
2 3 (9.38%) N-Tier
3 2 (6.25%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.13%) Digital Media
4 1 (3.13%) Mathematics
4 1 (3.13%) NHS
4 1 (3.13%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 7 (21.88%) Windows
2 4 (12.50%) Android
2 4 (12.50%) Apple iOS
2 4 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (46.88%) Web Development
2 11 (34.38%) MVC
3 7 (21.88%) OO
4 6 (18.75%) TDD
5 4 (12.50%) Mobile Application Development
6 3 (9.38%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (9.38%) Content Management
7 2 (6.25%) Android Development
7 2 (6.25%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
7 2 (6.25%) E-Commerce
7 2 (6.25%) ERP
7 2 (6.25%) iOS Development
7 2 (6.25%) ITIL
7 2 (6.25%) Problem Management
7 2 (6.25%) Single Responsibility Principle
7 2 (6.25%) Translating Business Requirements
8 1 (3.13%) Responsive Web Design
8 1 (3.13%) SDLC
8 1 (3.13%) Time Management
8 1 (3.13%) UML
Programming Languages
1 21 (65.63%) JavaScript
2 13 (40.63%) SQL
2 13 (40.63%) T-SQL
3 12 (37.50%) C#
4 11 (34.38%) VBScript
5 8 (25.00%) PHP
6 5 (15.63%) Java
7 4 (12.50%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 2 (6.25%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (6.25%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 7 (21.88%) Microsoft
2 4 (12.50%) Appcelerator
2 4 (12.50%) Xamarin
3 3 (9.38%) EPiServer
3 3 (9.38%) OpenText
4 1 (3.13%) Twitter
Stockport
Real Staffing
Rate: £300 - £330 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago