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 28 August 2014 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
Rank 80 61 68
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +7
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 5 16 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.38% 1.34% 1.95%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.07% 3.76% 4.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 9 17
Average daily rate
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£375 £275 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.36% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £319 £315
% change year-on-year
-2.74% +1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £35.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £28.75
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +13.04%
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
469 425 631
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 35.91% 35.56% 43.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 302 255 298
Average daily rate £325 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £425 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 10 37
Average hourly rate £18.00 £23.75 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.21% -13.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £19.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £35.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%

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 28 August 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
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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
Altrincham - - - - 1
Bolton - - - -
Cheadle - - - -
Oldham - - - -
Salford - - - -
Stockport - - - - 2
Wigan - - - - 1
VB.NET
North West

VB.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 15 (100.00%) .NET
2 10 (66.67%) C#
3 9 (60.00%) ASP.NET
4 6 (40.00%) SQL
4 6 (40.00%) SQL Server
4 6 (40.00%) Visual Studio
4 6 (40.00%) Web Services
5 5 (33.33%) JavaScript
5 5 (33.33%) .NET Framework
6 4 (26.67%) CSS
6 4 (26.67%) MVC
6 4 (26.67%) CMS
6 4 (26.67%) Umbraco
6 4 (26.67%) HTML
6 4 (26.67%) XML
7 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
7 3 (20.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 3 (20.00%) Web Application Development
8 2 (13.33%) Subversion
8 2 (13.33%) Windows
8 2 (13.33%) MS Excel
8 2 (13.33%) XSL
8 2 (13.33%) Oracle
8 2 (13.33%) PL/SQL
9 1 (6.67%) T-SQL
9 1 (6.67%) VB
9 1 (6.67%) VBA
9 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2
9 1 (6.67%) MS Access
9 1 (6.67%) CRM

VB.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 4 (26.67%) CMS
1 4 (26.67%) Umbraco
2 1 (6.67%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (6.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (13.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (6.67%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) GoldMine
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.67%) MS Access
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 6 (40.00%) Visual Studio
2 2 (13.33%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 14 (93.33%) Developer
2 8 (53.33%) .NET Developer
3 4 (26.67%) VB.NET Developer
3 4 (26.67%) ASP.NET Developer
4 3 (20.00%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (13.33%) Umbraco Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Software Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Web Applications Developer
6 1 (6.67%) MI Analyst
6 1 (6.67%) Analyst
6 1 (6.67%) Web Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (100.00%) .NET
2 9 (60.00%) ASP.NET
3 6 (40.00%) Web Services
4 5 (33.33%) .NET Framework
5 4 (26.67%) CSS
5 4 (26.67%) XML
5 4 (26.67%) HTML
6 3 (20.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 2 (13.33%) XSL
8 1 (6.67%) Middleware
8 1 (6.67%) jQuery
8 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Client/Server
1 1 (6.67%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 2 (13.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (26.67%) MVC
2 3 (20.00%) Web Application Development
3 1 (6.67%) Scrum
3 1 (6.67%) Content Management
3 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2
3 1 (6.67%) CRM
3 1 (6.67%) E-Commerce
3 1 (6.67%) ERP
3 1 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (6.67%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (66.67%) C#
2 6 (40.00%) SQL
3 5 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 2 (13.33%) PL/SQL
5 1 (6.67%) T-SQL
5 1 (6.67%) VB
5 1 (6.67%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) Degree
1 1 (6.67%) SC Cleared
1 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
1 1 (6.67%) APMP
Vendors
1 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (13.33%) Oracle
3 1 (6.67%) JD Edwards
3 1 (6.67%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (6.67%) Open Text
3 1 (6.67%) EPiServer
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