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 29 July 2015 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.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
Rank 96 73 65
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -8
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 3 9 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.18% 0.72% 0.98%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.57% 2.03% 2.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 9
Average daily rate
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£255 £281 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.33% +2.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £231 £249 £244
10% offered a daily rate of more than £279 £349 £310
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £295 £301
% change year-on-year
+10.16% -2.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £25.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+70.00% -23.07%
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
530 443 385
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 32.64% 35.36% 34.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 351 275 217
Average daily rate £350 £325 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +4.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 16 12
Average hourly rate £25.75 £18.75 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+37.33% -10.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.50 £13.61
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £41.25 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -

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
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 29 July 2015. 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
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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
Salford - 1 £225 - 1
VB.NET
North West

VB.NET
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, 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 8 (100.00%) .NET
1 8 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (87.50%) C#
3 6 (75.00%) ASP.NET
4 5 (62.50%) CSS
4 5 (62.50%) HTML
4 5 (62.50%) JavaScript
4 5 (62.50%) MVC
5 4 (50.00%) jQuery
6 2 (25.00%) Twitter
6 2 (25.00%) SDLC
6 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (25.00%) WCF
6 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (12.50%) Marketing
7 1 (12.50%) QA
7 1 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (12.50%) Online Marketing
7 1 (12.50%) Finance
7 1 (12.50%) Legal
7 1 (12.50%) WinForms
7 1 (12.50%) SQL
7 1 (12.50%) Visual Studio

VB.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (100.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Visual Studio
1 1 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
1 1 (12.50%) Legal
1 1 (12.50%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 8 (100.00%) Developer
1 8 (100.00%) .NET Developer
2 4 (50.00%) VB.NET Developer
3 3 (37.50%) ASP.NET Developer
3 3 (37.50%) C# Developer
3 3 (37.50%) C# .NET Developer
4 2 (25.00%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (12.50%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (12.50%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (100.00%) .NET
2 6 (75.00%) ASP.NET
3 5 (62.50%) CSS
3 5 (62.50%) HTML
4 4 (50.00%) jQuery
5 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (25.00%) WCF
6 1 (12.50%) WinForms
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) MVC
2 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (25.00%) SDLC
3 1 (12.50%) Online Marketing
Programming Languages
1 7 (87.50%) C#
2 5 (62.50%) JavaScript
3 1 (12.50%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Twitter
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