The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Manchester region.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
Rank 66 53 59
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +6
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 19 22 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.35% 2.24% 2.31%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.57% 6.34% 6.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 19 13
Average daily rate £343 £275 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.54% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £198 £215 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £334 £340
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £15.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +37.25%
Programming Languages Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
532 347 499
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 37.76% 35.34% 35.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 318 174 300
Average daily rate £325 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £370 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 21 30
Average hourly rate £25.00 £27.99 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.66% +24.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.40 £13.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.99 £126.90 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +2.94%
VB.NET
North West

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 17 April 2014.

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 17 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Bolton - 1 £300 - 2
Stockport - 1 £200 - 4
Wigan - 1 - -
Altrincham - - - - 1
Cheadle - - - -
Oldham - - - -
Salford - - - -
VB.NET
North West

VB.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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 18 (56.25%) C#
2 18 (56.25%) SQL
3 15 (46.88%) ASP.NET
4 11 (34.38%) Web Services
5 10 (31.25%) XML
5 10 (31.25%) HTML
5 10 (31.25%) Finance
5 10 (31.25%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 8 (25.00%) PHP
7 7 (21.88%) SOAP
7 7 (21.88%) CMS
7 7 (21.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 6 (18.75%) RESTful
8 6 (18.75%) Jadu
8 6 (18.75%) HTML5
8 6 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (18.75%) JavaScript
8 6 (18.75%) XSL
9 5 (15.63%) Visual Studio
9 5 (15.63%) SQL Server
10 4 (12.50%) Degree
10 4 (12.50%) MVC
10 4 (12.50%) CSS
10 4 (12.50%) OOP
11 3 (9.38%) OO
11 3 (9.38%) Business Intelligence
11 3 (9.38%) T-SQL
11 3 (9.38%) TDD
11 3 (9.38%) Team Foundation Server

VB.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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 7 (21.88%) CMS
2 6 (18.75%) Jadu
3 2 (6.25%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (6.25%) SharePoint
4 1 (3.13%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 2 (6.25%) MS Office
1 2 (6.25%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (6.25%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.25%) VoIP
1 2 (6.25%) WAN
1 2 (6.25%) DHCP
1 2 (6.25%) TCP/IP
1 2 (6.25%) DNS
1 2 (6.25%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (21.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 5 (15.63%) SQL Server
3 3 (9.38%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (6.25%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (3.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (3.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (3.13%) MySQL
5 1 (3.13%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 5 (15.63%) Visual Studio
2 3 (9.38%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (3.13%) NUnit
General
1 10 (31.25%) Finance
Job Titles
1 21 (65.63%) Developer
2 16 (50.00%) .NET Developer
3 6 (18.75%) VB.NET Developer
4 5 (15.63%) Technical Analyst
4 5 (15.63%) Analyst
4 5 (15.63%) Web Analyst
5 3 (9.38%) Senior .NET Developer
5 3 (9.38%) Senior Developer
6 2 (6.25%) Support Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) Tester
6 2 (6.25%) Software Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) IT Support Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) Senior Software Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) Penetration Tester
6 2 (6.25%) IT Support
7 1 (3.13%) C# .NET Developer
7 1 (3.13%) BizTalk Developer
7 1 (3.13%) BizTalk Specialist
7 1 (3.13%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (3.13%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (100.00%) .NET
2 15 (46.88%) ASP.NET
3 11 (34.38%) Web Services
4 10 (31.25%) XML
4 10 (31.25%) HTML
4 10 (31.25%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 7 (21.88%) SOAP
6 6 (18.75%) XSL
6 6 (18.75%) RESTful
6 6 (18.75%) HTML5
7 4 (12.50%) CSS
8 3 (9.38%) ASP.NET MVC
9 2 (6.25%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 2 (6.25%) .NET Framework
9 2 (6.25%) XSLT
10 1 (3.13%) Ajax
10 1 (3.13%) JSON
10 1 (3.13%) WCF
10 1 (3.13%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.25%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.13%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.25%) Windows
1 2 (6.25%) Windows XP
1 2 (6.25%) Mac OS X
1 2 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (6.25%) Windows Vista
1 2 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (6.25%) Windows 2000 Server
1 2 (6.25%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (12.50%) MVC
2 4 (12.50%) OOP
3 3 (9.38%) OO
3 3 (9.38%) TDD
3 3 (9.38%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (6.25%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 2 (6.25%) Software Engineering
4 2 (6.25%) Workflow
4 2 (6.25%) CRM
5 1 (3.13%) ERP
5 1 (3.13%) ETL
5 1 (3.13%) Content Management
5 1 (3.13%) Web Development
5 1 (3.13%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 18 (56.25%) C#
1 18 (56.25%) SQL
2 8 (25.00%) PHP
3 6 (18.75%) JavaScript
4 3 (9.38%) T-SQL
5 2 (6.25%) AppleScript
5 2 (6.25%) C++
5 2 (6.25%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (12.50%) Degree
2 2 (6.25%) CEH
3 1 (3.13%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.13%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (6.25%) Active Directory
1 2 (6.25%) MetaFrame
1 2 (6.25%) VMware Workstation
1 2 (6.25%) Citrix Presentation Server
1 2 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (6.25%) XenApp
1 2 (6.25%) vSphere
Vendors
1 2 (6.25%) IBM
1 2 (6.25%) Microsoft
1 2 (6.25%) Citrix
1 2 (6.25%) Apple
1 2 (6.25%) VMware
2 1 (3.13%) EPiServer
2 1 (3.13%) JD Edwards
2 1 (3.13%) Open Text
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