Period
to 23 November 2017

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 23 November 2017 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
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 127 134 136
Rank change year-on-year +7 +2 -18
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 15 22 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.51% 0.62% 0.45%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.20% 1.61% 1.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 17 10
Manchester median daily rate £313 £313 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -3.85% -13.33%
10th Percentile £235 £108 £262
90th Percentile £398 £380 £448
North West median daily rate £300 £300 £323
% change year-on-year - -6.98% +7.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Manchester median hourly rate - - £33.64
North West median hourly rate - £25.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year - -37.50% -

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 1250 1366 1288
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 42.53% 38.51% 33.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 895 988 788
Manchester median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% +7.69%
10th Percentile £290 £263 £238
90th Percentile £529 £500 £513
North West median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 23 46
Manchester median hourly rate £35.00 £23.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +48.94% -32.86% +66.67%
10th Percentile £11.75 £14.30 £13.44
90th Percentile £48.00 £43.00 £42.00
North West median hourly rate £40.00 £29.01 £37.50
% change year-on-year +37.87% -22.63% +27.66%

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 23 November 2017.

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

VB.NET
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VB.NET within the Manchester region over the 6 months to 23 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bolton +1 4 £249 -9.55% 1
VB.NET
North West

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing VB.NET also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Manchester region with a requirement for VB.NET.

1 15 (100.00%) .NET
2 13 (86.67%) C#
3 9 (60.00%) WPF
4 8 (53.33%) SQL Server
5 7 (46.67%) HTML
5 7 (46.67%) JavaScript
5 7 (46.67%) SQL
6 6 (40.00%) CSS
6 6 (40.00%) WinForms
7 5 (33.33%) ASP.NET
7 5 (33.33%) jQuery
7 5 (33.33%) MVC
8 4 (26.67%) WCF
9 3 (20.00%) JSON
9 3 (20.00%) PowerShell
9 3 (20.00%) XAML
9 3 (20.00%) Web Services
9 3 (20.00%) XML
9 3 (20.00%) Windows
9 3 (20.00%) T-SQL
9 3 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 2 (13.33%) NoSQL
10 2 (13.33%) OOP
10 2 (13.33%) CRM
10 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
10 2 (13.33%) AccuRev
10 2 (13.33%) Test Automation
10 2 (13.33%) JIRA
10 2 (13.33%) Web Development
10 2 (13.33%) Computer Science

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (6.67%) CMS
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Salesforce.com CRM
1 1 (6.67%) Visualfiles
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (53.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (13.33%) NoSQL
3 1 (6.67%) MS Access
3 1 (6.67%) MySQL
3 1 (6.67%) RDBMS
3 1 (6.67%) Relational Database
3 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (13.33%) AccuRev
1 2 (13.33%) JIRA
General
1 2 (13.33%) Back Office
2 1 (6.67%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Manufacturing
2 1 (6.67%) Retail
2 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (93.33%) Developer
2 8 (53.33%) .NET Developer
3 5 (33.33%) WPF Developer
4 4 (26.67%) C# Developer
5 3 (20.00%) .NET Applications Developer
5 3 (20.00%) .NET Web Applications Developer
5 3 (20.00%) .NET Web Developer
5 3 (20.00%) Applications Developer
5 3 (20.00%) ASP.NET Developer
5 3 (20.00%) C# WPF Developer
5 3 (20.00%) VB.NET Developer
5 3 (20.00%) Web Applications Developer
5 3 (20.00%) Web Developer
6 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET Web Applications Developer
6 2 (13.33%) C# .NET Developer
6 2 (13.33%) C# VB.NET Developer
6 2 (13.33%) WCF Developer
7 1 (6.67%) Access VBA Developer
7 1 (6.67%) CRM Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (100.00%) .NET
2 9 (60.00%) WPF
3 7 (46.67%) HTML
4 6 (40.00%) CSS
4 6 (40.00%) WinForms
5 5 (33.33%) ASP.NET
5 5 (33.33%) jQuery
6 4 (26.67%) WCF
7 3 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 3 (20.00%) JSON
7 3 (20.00%) Web Services
7 3 (20.00%) XML
8 1 (6.67%) .NET Framework
8 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET Web API
8 1 (6.67%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (6.67%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 3 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) MVC
2 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (13.33%) CRM
2 2 (13.33%) OOP
2 2 (13.33%) Test Automation
2 2 (13.33%) Web Development
3 1 (6.67%) Case Management
3 1 (6.67%) E-Commerce
3 1 (6.67%) OO
3 1 (6.67%) Robotic Process Automation
3 1 (6.67%) TDD
3 1 (6.67%) Unit Testing
3 1 (6.67%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 13 (86.67%) C#
2 7 (46.67%) JavaScript
2 7 (46.67%) SQL
3 3 (20.00%) PowerShell
3 3 (20.00%) T-SQL
3 3 (20.00%) XAML
4 1 (6.67%) PHP
4 1 (6.67%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) Degree
2 1 (6.67%) Computer Science Degree
Vendors
1 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.67%) Citrix
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle
2 1 (6.67%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (6.67%) Siebel