Period
to 17 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for VB6 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited VB6 over the 6 months to 17 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 156 - 172
Rank change year-on-year - +172 +12
Contract jobs citing VB6 3 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.073% - 0.099%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.26% - 0.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 2
Berkshire median daily rate £475 - £413
10th Percentile £463 - £379
90th Percentile £488 - £436
South East median daily rate £475 £335 £338
% change year-on-year +41.79% -0.74% +41.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Berkshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £35.00 - £40.00

VB6 is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Berkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 1160 1218 1224
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 28.22% 28.19% 24.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 692 700 752
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £377
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.24% +0.40%
10th Percentile £288 £275 £250
90th Percentile £538 £538 £506
South East median daily rate £413 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +3.13% +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 38 43
Berkshire median hourly rate £33.00 £31.00 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.45% -16.22% +13.85%
10th Percentile £10.75 £12.25 £16.25
90th Percentile £48.75 £48.98 £54.74
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +12.50% +6.67% +7.14%

VB6
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings citing VB6 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for VB6 in Berkshire

VB6
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing VB6 in Berkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for VB6 in Berkshire

VB6
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VB6 in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for VB6.

1 3 (100.00%) VB
1 3 (100.00%) VB.NET
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) FoxPro (VFP)
1 3 (100.00%) Migration
2 2 (66.67%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Unit Testing

VB6
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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 3 (100.00%) Developer
1 3 (100.00%) FoxPro Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Migration
2 2 (66.67%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) FoxPro (VFP)
1 3 (100.00%) VB
1 3 (100.00%) VB.NET