The table below looks at the statistics for VB6 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VB6 over the 3 months to 25 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
South East / Berkshire
Rank - 119 128
Contract jobs citing VB6 0 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire - 0.040% 0.071%
As % of the Programming Languages category - 0.16% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £288 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
-17.85% +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £52.50 £37.25 -
% change year-on-year
+40.93% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Programming Languages Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
514 643 756
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 26.21% 25.46% 26.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 298 410 440
Median daily rate £425 £390 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.97% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £302 £280 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 24 19
Median hourly rate £41.00 £38.50 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.49% +6.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £14.00 £17.18
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.40 £55.55 £69.52
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +12.67%

VB6
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Berkshire region citing VB6 as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Programming Languages category.

VB6 Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

VB6
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing VB6 across the Berkshire region.

VB6 Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

VB6
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing VB6 across the Berkshire region.

VB6 Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire