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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VB.NET over the 3 months to 9 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
Rank 99 89 87
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -2
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 8 17 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.48% 0.87% 0.35%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.21% 2.41% 0.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 8 5
Median daily rate £300 £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £167 £301 £276
10% offered a daily rate of more than £311 £400 £420
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £50.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +92.30%
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
659 704 563
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 39.79% 36.08% 38.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 495 428 401
Median daily rate £400 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 29 8
Median hourly rate £33.47 £29.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.39% +38.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £13.70 £12.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.18
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +9.45%

VB.NET
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Manchester region citing VB.NET as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 9 December 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VB.NET within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 9 December 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Stockport - 2 £315 -
Wigan - 2 £300 -
Altrincham - 1 - - 1
VB.NET
North West

VB.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 9 December 2016, 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 Manchester region with a requirement for VB.NET.

1 23 (100.00%) .NET
2 17 (73.91%) C#
3 16 (69.57%) SQL
4 13 (56.52%) MVC
5 12 (52.17%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (52.17%) ASP.NET
6 11 (47.83%) SQL Server
7 10 (43.48%) XML
7 10 (43.48%) jQuery
7 10 (43.48%) ASP.NET MVC
8 9 (39.13%) HTML
8 9 (39.13%) JavaScript
9 8 (34.78%) CSS
10 7 (30.43%) Windows
10 7 (30.43%) Microsoft
11 6 (26.09%) ERP
11 6 (26.09%) WCF
12 5 (21.74%) WPF
12 5 (21.74%) LINQ
12 5 (21.74%) Team Foundation Server
12 5 (21.74%) Crystal Reports
12 5 (21.74%) T-SQL
13 4 (17.39%) TDD
13 4 (17.39%) Web Development
13 4 (17.39%) .NET Framework
13 4 (17.39%) Degree
13 4 (17.39%) Scrum
13 4 (17.39%) Analytical Skills
13 4 (17.39%) Qlik Sense
13 4 (17.39%) Computer Science

VB.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester 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 2 (8.70%) BizTalk Server
1 2 (8.70%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.35%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (47.83%) SQL Server
2 5 (21.74%) Crystal Reports
3 4 (17.39%) Qlik Sense
4 1 (4.35%) MS Access
4 1 (4.35%) MySQL
4 1 (4.35%) SQL Anywhere
4 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (21.74%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (13.04%) Moq
2 3 (13.04%) NUnit
2 3 (13.04%) Visual Studio
3 1 (4.35%) PowerBuilder
3 1 (4.35%) Selenium
3 1 (4.35%) Xcode
General
1 3 (13.04%) Advertising
2 2 (8.70%) Marketing
3 1 (4.35%) Manufacturing
3 1 (4.35%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 22 (95.65%) Developer
2 17 (73.91%) .NET Developer
3 10 (43.48%) VB.NET Developer
4 8 (34.78%) C# Developer
4 8 (34.78%) SQL Developer
5 5 (21.74%) C# .NET Developer
6 4 (17.39%) .NET Software Developer
6 4 (17.39%) C# VB.NET Developer
6 4 (17.39%) Excel Developer
6 4 (17.39%) Software Developer
7 2 (8.70%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 1 (4.35%) C# Software Developer
8 1 (4.35%) ERP Developer
8 1 (4.35%) HTML CSS Developer
8 1 (4.35%) iOS Developer
8 1 (4.35%) Lead Tester
8 1 (4.35%) Objective-C Developer
8 1 (4.35%) PHP MySQL Developer
8 1 (4.35%) Report Developer
8 1 (4.35%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (100.00%) .NET
2 12 (52.17%) ASP.NET
3 10 (43.48%) ASP.NET MVC
3 10 (43.48%) jQuery
3 10 (43.48%) XML
4 9 (39.13%) HTML
5 8 (34.78%) CSS
6 6 (26.09%) WCF
7 5 (21.74%) LINQ
7 5 (21.74%) WPF
8 4 (17.39%) .NET Framework
9 3 (13.04%) Entity Framework
9 3 (13.04%) WinForms
10 2 (8.70%) Ajax
10 2 (8.70%) AngularJS
10 2 (8.70%) REST
10 2 (8.70%) SOAP
10 2 (8.70%) Web Services
10 2 (8.70%) XSL
10 2 (8.70%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 4 (17.39%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (17.39%) Computer Science
2 3 (13.04%) Algorithms
2 3 (13.04%) Mathematics
2 3 (13.04%) Physics
3 2 (8.70%) N-Tier
4 1 (4.35%) Client/Server
4 1 (4.35%) Digital Media
4 1 (4.35%) iPad
4 1 (4.35%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 7 (30.43%) Windows
2 2 (8.70%) Windows NT
3 1 (4.35%) Apple iOS
3 1 (4.35%) Linux
3 1 (4.35%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (56.52%) MVC
2 12 (52.17%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (26.09%) ERP
4 4 (17.39%) Scrum
4 4 (17.39%) TDD
4 4 (17.39%) Web Development
5 3 (13.04%) SEO
5 3 (13.04%) User Stories
6 2 (8.70%) BDD
6 2 (8.70%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
6 2 (8.70%) Single Responsibility Principle
7 1 (4.35%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (4.35%) Feasibility Study
7 1 (4.35%) Rapid Prototyping
7 1 (4.35%) Refactoring
7 1 (4.35%) Release Management
7 1 (4.35%) Time Management
7 1 (4.35%) Translating Business Requirements
7 1 (4.35%) Unit Testing
7 1 (4.35%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 17 (73.91%) C#
2 16 (69.57%) SQL
3 9 (39.13%) JavaScript
4 5 (21.74%) T-SQL
5 2 (8.70%) PHP
6 1 (4.35%) Apple Swift
6 1 (4.35%) Java
6 1 (4.35%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 4 (17.39%) Degree
2 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 7 (30.43%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle
2 1 (4.35%) SAP
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