Period
to 20 November 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 20 November 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
20 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 17 21 28
Rank change year-on-year +4 +7 -11
Contract jobs citing VB 3 6 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Stockport 5.56% 5.66% 1.63%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.32% 8.70% 3.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 4
Stockport median daily rate £320 - £550
Manchester median daily rate £363 £325 £300
% change year-on-year +11.54% +8.33% +18.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 0
Stockport median hourly rate - £40.00 -
Manchester median hourly rate £18.00 £40.00 -
% change year-on-year -55.00% - -

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 41 69 86
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Stockport 75.93% 65.09% 46.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 44 65
Stockport median daily rate £350 £410 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.63% +2.50% +23.08%
10th Percentile £298 £358 £250
90th Percentile £533 £466 £508
Manchester median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 9 2
Stockport median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £28.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.50% +39.13% -23.33%
10th Percentile £40.50 £13.00 £18.63
90th Percentile £41.50 £41.00 £37.88
Manchester median hourly rate £30.00 £35.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year -14.29% +48.94% -32.86%

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 20 November 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 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) WPF
2 2 (66.67%) VB6
2 2 (66.67%) MVC
2 2 (66.67%) Manufacturing
2 2 (66.67%) WinForms
2 2 (66.67%) OOD
2 2 (66.67%) VB.NET
2 2 (66.67%) .NET
3 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio
3 1 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) C++
3 1 (33.33%) HTML
3 1 (33.33%) Java
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) WSDL
3 1 (33.33%) Problem-Solving

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 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (66.67%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (66.67%) .NET Developer
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
2 2 (66.67%) Desktop Support
2 2 (66.67%) VB Developer
2 2 (66.67%) VB6 Developer
2 2 (66.67%) WPF Developer
3 1 (33.33%) C++ Developer
3 1 (33.33%) C++ Software Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) WPF
2 2 (66.67%) .NET
2 2 (66.67%) WinForms
3 1 (33.33%) HTML
3 1 (33.33%) WSDL
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) MVC
1 2 (66.67%) OOD
2 1 (33.33%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C#
2 2 (66.67%) VB.NET
2 2 (66.67%) VB6
3 1 (33.33%) C++
3 1 (33.33%) Java
3 1 (33.33%) SQL