Period
to 22 June 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester with a requirement for VB.NET skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited VB.NET over the 6 months to 22 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Microsoft Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET)
North West > Manchester
6 months to
22 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 103 117 136
Rank change year-on-year +14 +19 -3
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 46 13 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 1.50% 0.48% 0.44%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.22% 1.19% 1.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 10 12
Manchester median daily rate £375 £336 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.52% +22.27% -13.73%
10th Percentile £325 £219 £263
90th Percentile £425 £408 £398
North West median daily rate £375 £310 £300
% change year-on-year +21.16% +3.17% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Manchester median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate - - £41.50

VB.NET is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Manchester
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 1,429 1,096 1,199
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 46.53% 40.82% 33.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,005 717 777
Manchester median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £293 £263 £263
90th Percentile £538 £525 £525
North West median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 38 18
Manchester median hourly rate £27.00 £35.00 £34.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -22.86% +2.19% +65.06%
10th Percentile £12.75 £11.75 £14.09
90th Percentile £42.53 £44.13 £48.00
North West median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year -10.00% +14.29% +4.48%

VB.NET
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

Job postings citing VB.NET as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Manchester.

Job vacancy trend for VB.NET in Manchester

VB.NET
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing VB.NET in Manchester.

Contractor daily rate trend for VB.NET in Manchester

VB.NET
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing VB.NET in Manchester over the 6 months to 22 June 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for VB.NET in Manchester

VB.NET
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing VB.NET in Manchester.

Contractor hourly rate trend for VB.NET in Manchester

For the 6 months to 22 June 2018, IT contractor jobs citing VB.NET also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Manchester region with a requirement for VB.NET.

1 46 (100.00%) .NET
2 39 (84.78%) C#
3 38 (82.61%) SQL
4 30 (65.22%) SQL Server
5 27 (58.70%) WPF
6 26 (56.52%) WinForms
7 16 (34.78%) E-Commerce
8 14 (30.43%) Microsoft
9 13 (28.26%) Games
9 13 (28.26%) Agile Software Development
10 12 (26.09%) Software Engineering
11 11 (23.91%) VB
12 10 (21.74%) JIRA
13 9 (19.57%) AccuRev
13 9 (19.57%) NoSQL
13 9 (19.57%) Collaborative Working
13 9 (19.57%) MVC
14 8 (17.39%) SQL Server 2000
14 8 (17.39%) RDBMS
14 8 (17.39%) Relational Database
15 7 (15.22%) WCF
16 6 (13.04%) Degree
16 6 (13.04%) Computer Science
17 5 (10.87%) .NET Framework
17 5 (10.87%) Mentoring
18 4 (8.70%) Coaching
18 4 (8.70%) Decision-Making
18 4 (8.70%) Back Office
18 4 (8.70%) ASP.NET
19 3 (6.52%) T-SQL

VB.NET
Co-occurring 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (2.17%) Sage 200
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.35%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (65.22%) SQL Server
2 9 (19.57%) NoSQL
3 8 (17.39%) RDBMS
3 8 (17.39%) Relational Database
3 8 (17.39%) SQL Server 2000
4 2 (4.35%) Riak
5 1 (2.17%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (2.17%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 10 (21.74%) JIRA
2 9 (19.57%) AccuRev
3 1 (2.17%) Visual Studio
General
1 13 (28.26%) Games
2 4 (8.70%) Back Office
3 1 (2.17%) Advertising
3 1 (2.17%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 29 (63.04%) Developer
2 19 (41.30%) C# Developer
3 12 (26.09%) Team Leader
4 11 (23.91%) .NET Developer
4 11 (23.91%) Software Developer
5 10 (21.74%) C# .NET Developer
6 7 (15.22%) Desktop Support
7 5 (10.87%) Software Team Leader
7 5 (10.87%) SQL Developer
8 4 (8.70%) Backend Developer
8 4 (8.70%) VB.NET Developer
9 3 (6.52%) C# Software Developer
9 3 (6.52%) C# VB.NET Developer
9 3 (6.52%) Development Team Leader
9 3 (6.52%) Full Stack Developer
9 3 (6.52%) Software Development Team Leader
10 2 (4.35%) ASP Developer
10 2 (4.35%) Desktop Team Leader
10 2 (4.35%) Lead Software Developer
10 2 (4.35%) WinForms Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (100.00%) .NET
2 27 (58.70%) WPF
3 26 (56.52%) WinForms
4 7 (15.22%) WCF
5 5 (10.87%) .NET Framework
6 4 (8.70%) ASP.NET
7 2 (4.35%) CSS
7 2 (4.35%) HTML
7 2 (4.35%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.04%) Computer Science
2 3 (6.52%) Fintech
3 1 (2.17%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (2.17%) Online Gambling
3 1 (2.17%) Online Games
3 1 (2.17%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.35%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (34.78%) E-Commerce
2 13 (28.26%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (26.09%) Software Engineering
4 9 (19.57%) Collaborative Working
4 9 (19.57%) MVC
5 5 (10.87%) Mentoring
6 4 (8.70%) Coaching
6 4 (8.70%) Decision-Making
7 3 (6.52%) CRM
8 2 (4.35%) Migration
8 2 (4.35%) SDLC
8 2 (4.35%) Waterfall
8 2 (4.35%) Web Development
9 1 (2.17%) Data Migration
9 1 (2.17%) ERP
9 1 (2.17%) Front End Development
9 1 (2.17%) Project Management
9 1 (2.17%) Scrum
9 1 (2.17%) Software Delivery
9 1 (2.17%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 39 (84.78%) C#
2 38 (82.61%) SQL
3 11 (23.91%) VB
4 3 (6.52%) T-SQL
5 2 (4.35%) Erlang
5 2 (4.35%) VB6
Qualifications
1 6 (13.04%) Degree
Vendors
1 14 (30.43%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.17%) Atlassian
2 1 (2.17%) Sage