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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
Rank 92 97 76
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -21
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 10 3 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.54% 0.19% 0.71%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.56% 0.56% 2.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 2 4
Median daily rate £288 £255 £281
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.74% -9.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £115 £231 £249
10% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £279 £349
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £323 £295
% change year-on-year
+0.77% +9.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £42.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-23.52% +70.00%
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
641 533 442
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 34.63% 32.90% 34.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 440 353 275
Median daily rate £375 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £281 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £351 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.99% +0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 13 16
Median hourly rate £28.50 £20.00 £18.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+42.50% +6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.00 £41.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%

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 28 July 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 28 July 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 - 4 £331 - 4
Bolton - 2 £275 - 1
VB.NET
North West

VB.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 19 (100.00%) .NET
2 11 (57.89%) SQL Server
3 8 (42.11%) ASP.NET
3 8 (42.11%) MVC
3 8 (42.11%) Web Services
3 8 (42.11%) ASP.NET MVC
4 7 (36.84%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (36.84%) SQL
4 7 (36.84%) C#
4 7 (36.84%) JavaScript
5 6 (31.58%) Finance
5 6 (31.58%) jQuery
6 5 (26.32%) TDD
6 5 (26.32%) ERP
7 4 (21.05%) XML
7 4 (21.05%) Crystal Reports
7 4 (21.05%) Web Development
7 4 (21.05%) Team Foundation Server
8 3 (15.79%) WCF
8 3 (15.79%) Scrum
8 3 (15.79%) SEO
8 3 (15.79%) T-SQL
8 3 (15.79%) Marketing
9 2 (10.53%) HTML
9 2 (10.53%) XSL
9 2 (10.53%) XSLT
9 2 (10.53%) Windows
9 2 (10.53%) N-Tier
9 2 (10.53%) Windows NT
9 2 (10.53%) CSS

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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (57.89%) SQL Server
2 4 (21.05%) Crystal Reports
3 2 (10.53%) Qlik Sense
Development Applications
1 4 (21.05%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (5.26%) Git (software)
2 1 (5.26%) Jenkins
General
1 6 (31.58%) Finance
2 3 (15.79%) Marketing
3 2 (10.53%) Advertising
4 1 (5.26%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 17 (89.47%) Developer
2 13 (68.42%) .NET Developer
3 11 (57.89%) VB.NET Developer
4 10 (52.63%) SQL Developer
5 6 (31.58%) SQL Server Developer
6 4 (21.05%) C# Developer
7 2 (10.53%) C# Web Developer
7 2 (10.53%) Crystal Reports Developer
7 2 (10.53%) ERP Developer
7 2 (10.53%) Excel Developer
7 2 (10.53%) Report Developer
7 2 (10.53%) Web Developer
8 1 (5.26%) Analyst
8 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET Developer
8 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 1 (5.26%) Business Analyst
8 1 (5.26%) HTML CSS Developer
8 1 (5.26%) HTML Developer
8 1 (5.26%) Project Analyst
8 1 (5.26%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (100.00%) .NET
2 8 (42.11%) ASP.NET
2 8 (42.11%) ASP.NET MVC
2 8 (42.11%) Web Services
3 6 (31.58%) jQuery
4 4 (21.05%) XML
5 3 (15.79%) WCF
6 2 (10.53%) CSS
6 2 (10.53%) HTML
6 2 (10.53%) REST
6 2 (10.53%) SOAP
6 2 (10.53%) XSL
6 2 (10.53%) XSLT
7 1 (5.26%) .NET Framework
7 1 (5.26%) AngularJS
7 1 (5.26%) Entity Framework
7 1 (5.26%) React
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) N-Tier
2 1 (5.26%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.53%) Windows
1 2 (10.53%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (42.11%) MVC
2 7 (36.84%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (26.32%) ERP
3 5 (26.32%) TDD
4 4 (21.05%) Web Development
5 3 (15.79%) Scrum
5 3 (15.79%) SEO
6 2 (10.53%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
6 2 (10.53%) Single Responsibility Principle
7 1 (5.26%) CRM
7 1 (5.26%) Migration
7 1 (5.26%) OO
7 1 (5.26%) Refactoring
7 1 (5.26%) Release Management
7 1 (5.26%) SDLC
7 1 (5.26%) Time Management
7 1 (5.26%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 7 (36.84%) C#
1 7 (36.84%) JavaScript
1 7 (36.84%) SQL
2 3 (15.79%) T-SQL
3 1 (5.26%) Java
3 1 (5.26%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft