Period
to 24 September 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 24 September 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
24 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 106 118 130
Rank change year-on-year +12 +12 +13
Contract jobs citing VB.NET 50 17 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 1.59% 0.59% 0.67%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.48% 1.47% 1.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 13 21
Manchester median daily rate £366 £335 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.33% +7.20% -
10th Percentile £325 £237 £110
90th Percentile £425 £395 £375
North West median daily rate £363 £291 £300
% change year-on-year +24.46% -2.92% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Manchester median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate - - £28.00

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 1,435 1,160 1,277
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 45.60% 40.25% 35.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 984 787 887
Manchester median daily rate £400 £390 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00% +7.14%
10th Percentile £300 £288 £257
90th Percentile £556 £525 £513
North West median daily rate £400 £395 £375
% change year-on-year +1.27% +5.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 41 26
Manchester median hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £28.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.14% +22.81% -18.57%
10th Percentile £12.75 £11.75 £14.56
90th Percentile £43.75 £48.75 £44.38
North West median hourly rate £35.00 £39.13 £28.50
% change year-on-year -10.54% +37.28% -22.97%

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 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 24 September 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 +1 1 £308 +23.62% 4
Cheadle - 1 £375 -
Stockport - 1 - -
VB.NET
North West

For the 6 months to 24 September 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 50 (100.00%) .NET
2 42 (84.00%) C#
3 36 (72.00%) SQL
4 31 (62.00%) WinForms
5 29 (58.00%) SQL Server
6 23 (46.00%) WPF
7 21 (42.00%) Agile Software Development
7 21 (42.00%) E-Commerce
8 15 (30.00%) MVC
9 14 (28.00%) Microsoft
10 13 (26.00%) VB
11 12 (24.00%) SQL Server 2000
11 12 (24.00%) JIRA
12 10 (20.00%) AccuRev
12 10 (20.00%) NoSQL
12 10 (20.00%) Games
13 9 (18.00%) Computer Science
13 9 (18.00%) WCF
13 9 (18.00%) Degree
14 8 (16.00%) .NET Framework
15 6 (12.00%) ASP.NET
15 6 (12.00%) Software Engineering
15 6 (12.00%) VB6
15 6 (12.00%) Waterfall
15 6 (12.00%) Online Games
15 6 (12.00%) Online Gambling
15 6 (12.00%) Self-Motivation
16 5 (10.00%) Erlang
16 5 (10.00%) Mentoring
16 5 (10.00%) Web Application Development

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 (2.00%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Project
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (58.00%) SQL Server
2 12 (24.00%) SQL Server 2000
3 10 (20.00%) NoSQL
4 4 (8.00%) RDBMS
4 4 (8.00%) Relational Database
4 4 (8.00%) Riak
5 2 (4.00%) MySQL
6 1 (2.00%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (2.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 12 (24.00%) JIRA
2 10 (20.00%) AccuRev
General
1 10 (20.00%) Games
2 2 (4.00%) Back Office
2 2 (4.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 36 (72.00%) Developer
2 28 (56.00%) .NET Developer
3 23 (46.00%) C# Developer
4 19 (38.00%) C# .NET Developer
5 17 (34.00%) VB.NET Developer
6 11 (22.00%) C# VB.NET Developer
7 9 (18.00%) SQL Developer
8 8 (16.00%) Software Developer
9 6 (12.00%) C# Software Developer
9 6 (12.00%) Team Leader
10 5 (10.00%) Desktop Support
10 5 (10.00%) Project Manager
11 4 (8.00%) .NET Software Developer
11 4 (8.00%) Backend Developer
12 3 (6.00%) ASP Developer
12 3 (6.00%) WinForms Developer
13 2 (4.00%) Software Development Manager
13 2 (4.00%) Software Manager
13 2 (4.00%) Software Project Manager
13 2 (4.00%) VB Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (100.00%) .NET
2 31 (62.00%) WinForms
3 23 (46.00%) WPF
4 9 (18.00%) WCF
5 8 (16.00%) .NET Framework
6 6 (12.00%) ASP.NET
7 3 (6.00%) HTML
8 2 (4.00%) ASP.NET Web API
8 2 (4.00%) CSS
8 2 (4.00%) Middleware
9 1 (2.00%) AngularJS
9 1 (2.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 1 (2.00%) HTML5
9 1 (2.00%) LAMP
9 1 (2.00%) RESTful
9 1 (2.00%) WAMP
9 1 (2.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (18.00%) Computer Science
2 6 (12.00%) Online Gambling
2 6 (12.00%) Online Games
2 6 (12.00%) Self-Motivation
3 2 (4.00%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (2.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (10.00%) Windows
2 2 (4.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (42.00%) Agile Software Development
1 21 (42.00%) E-Commerce
2 15 (30.00%) MVC
3 6 (12.00%) Software Engineering
3 6 (12.00%) Waterfall
4 5 (10.00%) Mentoring
4 5 (10.00%) Web Application Development
5 4 (8.00%) Coaching
6 3 (6.00%) Collaborative Working
6 3 (6.00%) Decision-Making
6 3 (6.00%) Problem-Solving
7 2 (4.00%) High Availability
7 2 (4.00%) Project Management
7 2 (4.00%) SDLC
7 2 (4.00%) Software Delivery
8 1 (2.00%) Business Intelligence
8 1 (2.00%) ERP
8 1 (2.00%) OOD
8 1 (2.00%) Release Management
8 1 (2.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 42 (84.00%) C#
2 36 (72.00%) SQL
3 13 (26.00%) VB
4 6 (12.00%) VB6
5 5 (10.00%) Erlang
5 5 (10.00%) T-SQL
6 3 (6.00%) JavaScript
7 1 (2.00%) F#
7 1 (2.00%) Go
7 1 (2.00%) Haskell
7 1 (2.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 9 (18.00%) Degree
2 1 (2.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 14 (28.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.00%) Atlassian