The table below looks at the statistics for VB6 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Newcastle upon Tyne region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VB6 over the 3 months to 28 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
28 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
Tyne and Wear / Newcastle upon Tyne
Rank 73 61 38
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -23
Contract jobs citing VB6 1 9 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 0.15% 1.40% 0.31%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.37% 3.24% 0.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 9 1
Median daily rate £300 £350 £451
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% -22.47%
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 £37.50 -
% change year-on-year
+40.00% -

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

Programming Languages Category
Newcastle upon Tyne
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
270 278 135
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 41.03% 43.10% 42.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 199 176 101
Median daily rate £350 £375 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £290 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £499 £550 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 3 1
Median hourly rate £40.00 £15.25 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+162.29% +38.63%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +11.11%

VB6
Jobs Demand Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

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

VB6 Jobs Demand Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

VB6
Daily Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

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

VB6 Daily Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

VB6
Hourly Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

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

VB6 Hourly Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

VB6
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 28 February 2017, 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 Newcastle upon Tyne region with a requirement for VB6.

1 8 (100.00%) VB
1 8 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (75.00%) Oracle
2 6 (75.00%) Waterfall
3 5 (62.50%) Open Source
3 5 (62.50%) Project Management
3 5 (62.50%) Windows
3 5 (62.50%) UML
3 5 (62.50%) OOA/OOD
3 5 (62.50%) OO
3 5 (62.50%) Business Analysis
3 5 (62.50%) Use Case
4 4 (50.00%) JIRA
4 4 (50.00%) Service Design
5 3 (37.50%) Finance
6 2 (25.00%) QA
7 1 (12.50%) Selenium
7 1 (12.50%) Problem Management
7 1 (12.50%) Performance Testing
7 1 (12.50%) WebDriver
7 1 (12.50%) MS PowerPoint
7 1 (12.50%) .NET
7 1 (12.50%) CRM
7 1 (12.50%) SLA
7 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (12.50%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (12.50%) LoadRunner
7 1 (12.50%) Configuration Management
7 1 (12.50%) Quality Management
7 1 (12.50%) Management Information System

VB6
Top Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne 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:

Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (50.00%) JIRA
2 1 (12.50%) Jenkins
2 1 (12.50%) LoadRunner
2 1 (12.50%) Octopus Deploy
2 1 (12.50%) Selenium
2 1 (12.50%) WebDriver
General
1 3 (37.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Analyst
1 5 (62.50%) Business Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Configuration Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Public Sector Business Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) QA Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Senior Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Senior Business Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Senior Technical Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Senior Technical Business Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Technical Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Technical Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) .NET
1 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
1 1 (12.50%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 5 (62.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (75.00%) Waterfall
3 5 (62.50%) Business Analysis
3 5 (62.50%) OO
3 5 (62.50%) OOA/OOD
3 5 (62.50%) Open Source
3 5 (62.50%) Project Management
3 5 (62.50%) UML
3 5 (62.50%) Use Case
4 4 (50.00%) Service Design
5 1 (12.50%) Agile Project Management
5 1 (12.50%) Business Process Mapping
5 1 (12.50%) Configuration Management
5 1 (12.50%) CRM
5 1 (12.50%) Functional Testing
5 1 (12.50%) ITIL
5 1 (12.50%) Performance Testing
5 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2
5 1 (12.50%) Problem Management
5 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (12.50%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) QA
2 1 (12.50%) SLA
Vendors
1 6 (75.00%) Oracle
2 1 (12.50%) SOASTA, Inc