Period
to 11 December 2017

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 11 December 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 (VB)
Manchester > Stockport
6 months to
11 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 19 26 12
Rank change year-on-year +7 -14 -
Contract jobs citing VB 6 3 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Stockport 5.56% 1.89% 8.57%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.96% 3.70% 14.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 0
Stockport median daily rate - £550 -
Manchester median daily rate £325 £300 £255
% change year-on-year +8.33% +17.65% -12.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 6
Stockport median hourly rate £40.00 - £33.25
Manchester median hourly rate £40.00 - £29.00

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 67 81 42
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Stockport 62.04% 50.94% 60.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 61 18
Stockport median daily rate £410 £413 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.61% +26.92% +1.56%
10th Percentile £363 £275 £243
90th Percentile £469 £513 £439
Manchester median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 2 18
Stockport median hourly rate £40.00 £28.75 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +39.13% -23.33% -
10th Percentile £13.00 £18.63 £27.00
90th Percentile £41.00 £37.88 £40.30
Manchester median hourly rate £35.00 £23.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year +48.94% -25.40% +55.56%

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 11 December 2017, IT contractor jobs citing VB 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 Stockport region with a requirement for VB.

1 6 (100.00%) C#
1 6 (100.00%) C++
1 6 (100.00%) HTML
1 6 (100.00%) Java
1 6 (100.00%) SQL
1 6 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) WSDL
1 6 (100.00%) WPF

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 6 (100.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) C++ Developer
1 6 (100.00%) Developer
2 5 (83.33%) C++ Software Developer
2 5 (83.33%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (100.00%) HTML
1 6 (100.00%) WPF
1 6 (100.00%) WSDL
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) C#
1 6 (100.00%) C++
1 6 (100.00%) Java
1 6 (100.00%) SQL