The table below looks at the statistics for VB6 skills in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VB6 over the 3 months to 20 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
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
England / East of England
Rank - 118 119
Contract jobs citing VB6 0 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England - 0.13% 0.16%
As % of the Programming Languages category - 0.38% 0.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 2
Median daily rate - £410 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.89%
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £370 £300
% change year-on-year
-18.91% +23.33%
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 East of England region.

Programming Languages Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
801 794 906
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 37.64% 34.14% 35.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 476 469 511
Median daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £508 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 69 70 69
Median hourly rate £42.20 £42.50 £39.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.70% +7.59%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £36.50 £32.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.68 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +11.11%

VB6
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

VB6 Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

VB6
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

VB6 Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

VB6
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

VB6 Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England