The table below looks at the statistics for VB6 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VB6 over the 3 months to 5 May 2016 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
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing VB6 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester - - -
As % of the Programming Languages category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £344 £300 £320
% change year-on-year
+14.58% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 - -
VB6
Cheshire

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

Programming Languages Category
Chester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
114 92 108
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 59.07% 38.02% 44.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 70 47
Median daily rate £375 £401 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.36% +17.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £313 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £475 £376
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 6
Median hourly rate £24.25 £16.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+46.96% -52.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.70 £16.50 £20.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £16.50 £42.11
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £36.00 £36.40
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -1.09%

VB6
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

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

VB6 Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

VB6
Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

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

VB6 Hourly Rate Trend in Chester