Period
to 23 February 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 23 February 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
23 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 114 138 128
Rank change year-on-year +24 -10 +1
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 24 12 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.88% 0.40% 0.73%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.92% 0.96% 1.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 7 13
Manchester median daily rate £350 £300 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.67% -7.69% +8.33%
10th Percentile £255 £173 £270
90th Percentile £411 £400 £465
North West median daily rate £350 £300 £318
% change year-on-year +16.67% -5.51% +5.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Manchester median hourly rate - - £33.64
North West median hourly rate - - £36.82

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 1,251 1,248 1,423
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 45.87% 41.41% 36.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 899 901 852
Manchester median daily rate £400 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +3.45% +11.54%
10th Percentile £275 £269 £250
90th Percentile £563 £500 £500
North West median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +10.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 16 51
Manchester median hourly rate £18.07 £23.67 £29.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -23.64% -18.40% +18.37%
10th Percentile £13.50 £14.44 £13.50
90th Percentile £41.83 £46.25 £40.00
North West median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year -6.25% +8.11% +13.85%

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 February 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

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 February 2018. 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 - 3 £250 - 5
VB.NET
North West

For the 6 months to 23 February 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 24 (100.00%) .NET
2 20 (83.33%) C#
3 18 (75.00%) SQL
3 18 (75.00%) WPF
4 14 (58.33%) WinForms
4 14 (58.33%) SQL Server
5 11 (45.83%) MVC
6 10 (41.67%) WCF
7 8 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (29.17%) JIRA
8 7 (29.17%) AccuRev
8 7 (29.17%) NoSQL
9 6 (25.00%) E-Commerce
9 6 (25.00%) Microsoft
9 6 (25.00%) HTML
9 6 (25.00%) JavaScript
9 6 (25.00%) SQL Server 2000
9 6 (25.00%) Degree
9 6 (25.00%) Computer Science
10 5 (20.83%) CSS
11 4 (16.67%) jQuery
11 4 (16.67%) Relational Database
11 4 (16.67%) ASP.NET
11 4 (16.67%) RDBMS
11 4 (16.67%) .NET Framework
12 3 (12.50%) Software Engineering
12 3 (12.50%) JSON
12 3 (12.50%) Back Office
12 3 (12.50%) XAML
12 3 (12.50%) Web Services

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 (4.17%) Sage 200
1 1 (4.17%) Salesforce.com CRM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.33%) Internet
2 1 (4.17%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (58.33%) SQL Server
2 7 (29.17%) NoSQL
3 6 (25.00%) SQL Server 2000
4 4 (16.67%) RDBMS
4 4 (16.67%) Relational Database
5 1 (4.17%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 7 (29.17%) AccuRev
1 7 (29.17%) JIRA
General
1 3 (12.50%) Back Office
2 2 (8.33%) Games
2 2 (8.33%) Manufacturing
3 1 (4.17%) Advertising
3 1 (4.17%) Finance
3 1 (4.17%) Retail
3 1 (4.17%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 20 (83.33%) Developer
2 7 (29.17%) C# Developer
2 7 (29.17%) Desktop Support
2 7 (29.17%) Software Developer
3 6 (25.00%) .NET Developer
4 5 (20.83%) WPF Developer
5 3 (12.50%) .NET Applications Developer
5 3 (12.50%) .NET Web Applications Developer
5 3 (12.50%) .NET Web Developer
5 3 (12.50%) Applications Developer
5 3 (12.50%) C# WPF Developer
5 3 (12.50%) Web Applications Developer
5 3 (12.50%) Web Developer
6 2 (8.33%) ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 2 (8.33%) ASP.NET Web Applications Developer
6 2 (8.33%) C# VB.NET Developer
6 2 (8.33%) SQL Developer
6 2 (8.33%) Team Leader
6 2 (8.33%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (100.00%) .NET
2 18 (75.00%) WPF
3 14 (58.33%) WinForms
4 10 (41.67%) WCF
5 6 (25.00%) HTML
6 5 (20.83%) CSS
7 4 (16.67%) .NET Framework
7 4 (16.67%) ASP.NET
7 4 (16.67%) jQuery
8 3 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 3 (12.50%) JSON
8 3 (12.50%) Web Services
8 3 (12.50%) XML
9 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET MVC
9 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET Web API
9 1 (4.17%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (25.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.17%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 3 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (45.83%) MVC
2 8 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (25.00%) E-Commerce
4 3 (12.50%) Software Engineering
5 2 (8.33%) Collaborative Working
5 2 (8.33%) SDLC
5 2 (8.33%) Web Application Development
6 1 (4.17%) CRM
6 1 (4.17%) ERP
6 1 (4.17%) Migration
6 1 (4.17%) OOP
6 1 (4.17%) Robotic Process Automation
6 1 (4.17%) Test Automation
6 1 (4.17%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 20 (83.33%) C#
2 18 (75.00%) SQL
3 6 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 3 (12.50%) PowerShell
4 3 (12.50%) T-SQL
4 3 (12.50%) XAML
5 1 (4.17%) PHP
5 1 (4.17%) VB
Qualifications
1 6 (25.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 6 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.17%) Citrix
2 1 (4.17%) Oracle
2 1 (4.17%) Sage
2 1 (4.17%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (4.17%) Siebel