The table below looks at the statistics for VB6 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Liverpool region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VB6 over the 3 months to 6 December 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
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
Rank - 33 -
Contract jobs citing VB6 0 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool - 0.70% -
As % of the Programming Languages category - 2.86% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Median daily rate - £300 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £315 £373 £313
% change year-on-year
-15.43% +19.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 -
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
VB6
Merseyside

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

Programming Languages Category
Liverpool
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
78 70 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 39.00% 24.39% 25.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 33 33
Median daily rate £370 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £263 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £487
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Median hourly rate £36.50 £13.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+170.37% -40.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%

VB6
Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

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

VB6 Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

VB6
Daily Rate Trend in Liverpool

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

VB6 Daily Rate Trend in Liverpool

VB6
Hourly Rate Trend in Liverpool

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

VB6 Hourly Rate Trend in Liverpool

VB6
Top 4 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 6 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing VB6 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 Liverpool region with a requirement for VB6.

1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) VB
1 1 (100.00%) .NET

VB6
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool 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:

Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) VB Developer
1 1 (100.00%) VB6 Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) VB