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 19 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
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
Merseyside / Liverpool
Rank - 31 -
Contract jobs citing VB6 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool - 0.43% -
As % of the Programming Languages category - 1.33% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £300 -
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 Liverpool region.

Programming Languages Category
Liverpool
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
85 75 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 35.71% 32.33% 25.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 63 33
Median daily rate £368 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.00% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £325 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £450 £420
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 0
Median hourly rate £12.00 £40.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-70.00% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £40.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +12.67%

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