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 13 February 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.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
Rank 86 86 60
Rank change year-on-year
0 -26
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 18 4 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.01% 0.28% 1.99%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.54% 0.76% 5.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 4 13
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 £293 £283 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £318 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
- +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £21.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £34.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-19.11% -
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
709 528 468
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 39.65% 37.26% 38.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 429 359 297
Average daily rate £363 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 9 7
Average hourly rate £29.00 £30.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.30 £19.00 £15.41
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £42.50 £33.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%

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 13 February 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 13 February 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
Bolton - 3 £300 - 1
VB.NET
North West

VB.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 13 February 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 27 (100.00%) .NET
2 21 (77.78%) ASP.NET
3 19 (70.37%) JavaScript
4 18 (66.67%) HTML
5 15 (55.56%) CSS
6 14 (51.85%) SQL
7 13 (48.15%) T-SQL
7 13 (48.15%) C#
8 12 (44.44%) Intranet
9 11 (40.74%) VBScript
9 11 (40.74%) Classic ASP
9 11 (40.74%) XML
10 9 (33.33%) MVC
11 8 (29.63%) Microsoft
11 8 (29.63%) jQuery
12 7 (25.93%) Windows
12 7 (25.93%) OO
12 7 (25.93%) SQL Server
12 7 (25.93%) PHP
13 6 (22.22%) Java
13 6 (22.22%) WCF
14 5 (18.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 5 (18.52%) Entity Framework
14 5 (18.52%) Visual Studio
14 5 (18.52%) Web Services
15 4 (14.81%) Xcode
15 4 (14.81%) Objective-C
15 4 (14.81%) MS Excel
15 4 (14.81%) ERP
15 4 (14.81%) IIS

VB.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 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 (14.81%) IIS
2 3 (11.11%) CMS
2 3 (11.11%) Umbraco
3 2 (7.41%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 4 (14.81%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.41%) Adobe Analytics
1 2 (7.41%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 12 (44.44%) Intranet
2 2 (7.41%) Firewall
2 2 (7.41%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (25.93%) SQL Server
2 5 (18.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (14.81%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (14.81%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (7.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Power View
5 1 (3.70%) Power BI
5 1 (3.70%) PowerPivot
5 1 (3.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 5 (18.52%) Visual Studio
2 4 (14.81%) Appcelerator Titanium
2 4 (14.81%) Xcode
3 3 (11.11%) Subversion
4 1 (3.70%) Moq
4 1 (3.70%) NUnit
4 1 (3.70%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (7.41%) Marketing
2 1 (3.70%) Advertising
2 1 (3.70%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (3.70%) Publishing
2 1 (3.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 21 (77.78%) Developer
2 12 (44.44%) Software Developer
3 10 (37.04%) Web Developer
4 5 (18.52%) Applications Developer
5 4 (14.81%) Mobile Applications Developer
5 4 (14.81%) Mobile Developer
6 3 (11.11%) Architect
7 2 (7.41%) Android Developer
7 2 (7.41%) Digital Architect
7 2 (7.41%) iOS Android Developer
7 2 (7.41%) iOS Developer
8 1 (3.70%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 1 (3.70%) C# Software Developer
8 1 (3.70%) Development Manager
8 1 (3.70%) Microsoft BI Developer
8 1 (3.70%) Software Manager
8 1 (3.70%) Technical Architect
8 1 (3.70%) Technical Leader
8 1 (3.70%) VB6 Developer
8 1 (3.70%) Website Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (100.00%) .NET
2 21 (77.78%) ASP.NET
3 18 (66.67%) HTML
4 15 (55.56%) CSS
5 11 (40.74%) Classic ASP
5 11 (40.74%) XML
6 8 (29.63%) jQuery
7 6 (22.22%) WCF
8 5 (18.52%) Entity Framework
8 5 (18.52%) Web Services
9 4 (14.81%) .NET Framework
9 4 (14.81%) Ajax
9 4 (14.81%) Android SDK
9 4 (14.81%) ASP.NET MVC
9 4 (14.81%) HTML5
9 4 (14.81%) iOS SDK
9 4 (14.81%) PhoneGap
10 3 (11.11%) XSLT
11 2 (7.41%) SAML
11 2 (7.41%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.81%) Mobile App
2 3 (11.11%) N-Tier
3 2 (7.41%) Computer Science
3 2 (7.41%) User Experience
4 1 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.70%) Mathematics
4 1 (3.70%) NHS
4 1 (3.70%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 7 (25.93%) Windows
2 4 (14.81%) Android
2 4 (14.81%) Apple iOS
2 4 (14.81%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (14.81%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (3.70%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (33.33%) MVC
2 7 (25.93%) OO
3 4 (14.81%) Content Management
3 4 (14.81%) ERP
3 4 (14.81%) Mobile Application Development
4 3 (11.11%) TDD
5 2 (7.41%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (7.41%) Analytics
5 2 (7.41%) Android Development
5 2 (7.41%) Digital Marketing
5 2 (7.41%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
5 2 (7.41%) E-Commerce
5 2 (7.41%) iOS Development
5 2 (7.41%) ITIL
5 2 (7.41%) OOP
5 2 (7.41%) Problem Management
5 2 (7.41%) Single Responsibility Principle
5 2 (7.41%) Tag Management
5 2 (7.41%) Translating Business Requirements
5 2 (7.41%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 19 (70.37%) JavaScript
2 14 (51.85%) SQL
3 13 (48.15%) C#
3 13 (48.15%) T-SQL
4 11 (40.74%) VBScript
5 7 (25.93%) PHP
6 6 (22.22%) Java
7 4 (14.81%) Objective-C
8 1 (3.70%) C
8 1 (3.70%) VB
8 1 (3.70%) VB6
8 1 (3.70%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (7.41%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (7.41%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 8 (29.63%) Microsoft
2 4 (14.81%) Appcelerator
2 4 (14.81%) Xamarin
3 3 (11.11%) EPiServer
3 3 (11.11%) OpenText
4 2 (7.41%) Adobe
4 2 (7.41%) Google
4 2 (7.41%) Sitecore
5 1 (3.70%) Oracle
5 1 (3.70%) Twitter
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