Period
to 14 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Stockport with a requirement for VB skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited VB over the 6 months to 14 August 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 (VB)
Manchester > Stockport
6 months to
14 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 18 22 23
Rank change year-on-year +4 +1 -9
Contract jobs citing VB 4 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Stockport 5.56% 5.06% 1.94%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.51% 6.15% 3.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 4
Stockport median daily rate - - £550
Manchester median daily rate £350 £300 £400
% change year-on-year +16.67% -25.00% +60.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 0
Stockport median hourly rate £42.00 £40.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.00% - -
Manchester median hourly rate £42.00 £40.00 £41.00
% change year-on-year +5.00% -2.44% +164.52%

VB 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 Stockport with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Stockport
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 47 65 76
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Stockport 65.28% 82.28% 49.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 34 58
Stockport median daily rate £375 £410 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.54% +9.33% +15.38%
10th Percentile £299 £299 £268
90th Percentile £486 £438 £516
Manchester median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 19 1
Stockport median hourly rate £42.00 £40.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.00% - -
Manchester median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year - +37.25% -22.14%

VB
Job Vacancy Trend in Stockport

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

Job vacancy trend for VB in Stockport

VB
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Stockport

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VB in Stockport

VB
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Stockport

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VB in Stockport

For the 6 months to 14 August 2018, IT contractor jobs citing VB 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 Stockport region with a requirement for VB.

1 4 (100.00%) C#
1 4 (100.00%) WPF
2 3 (75.00%) Visual Studio
2 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) Problem-Solving
2 3 (75.00%) C++
2 3 (75.00%) HTML
2 3 (75.00%) Java
2 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 3 (75.00%) WSDL
3 1 (25.00%) VB6
3 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (25.00%) MVC
3 1 (25.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (25.00%) WinForms
3 1 (25.00%) VB.NET
3 1 (25.00%) .NET
3 1 (25.00%) OOD

VB
Co-occurring IT Skills in Stockport 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:

Development Applications
1 3 (75.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (25.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Developer
2 2 (50.00%) C++ Developer
3 1 (25.00%) .NET Developer
3 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
3 1 (25.00%) C++ Software Developer
3 1 (25.00%) C++ Software Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Desktop Support
3 1 (25.00%) Software Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Software Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) VB Developer
3 1 (25.00%) VB6 Developer
3 1 (25.00%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) WPF
2 3 (75.00%) HTML
2 3 (75.00%) WSDL
3 1 (25.00%) .NET
3 1 (25.00%) WinForms
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Problem-Solving
2 1 (25.00%) MVC
2 1 (25.00%) OOD
2 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) C#
2 3 (75.00%) C++
2 3 (75.00%) Java
2 3 (75.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) VB.NET
3 1 (25.00%) VB6