Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 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 19 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)
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 101 75
Contract jobs citing VB6 0 2 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham - 0.13% 0.51%
As % of the Programming Languages category - 0.34% 1.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 3
Birmingham median daily rate - £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -6.67% -
West Midlands median daily rate - £350 £375
% change year-on-year - -6.67% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Birmingham median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -

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 Birmingham with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Birmingham
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 489 585 412
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 31.45% 38.46% 30.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 363 369 256
Birmingham median daily rate £400 £375 £364
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +3.09% +7.78%
10th Percentile £259 £250 £234
90th Percentile £500 £525 £488
West Midlands median daily rate £385 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +2.67% +7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 7
Birmingham median hourly rate £40.00 £27.69 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +44.46% +58.23% -12.50%
10th Percentile £14.40 £16.30 £11.75
90th Percentile £53.75 £40.10 £35.95
West Midlands median hourly rate £31.00 £24.25 £24.71
% change year-on-year +27.84% -1.84% +16.26%

VB6
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

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

Job vacancy trend for VB6 in Birmingham

VB6
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VB6 in Birmingham

VB6
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VB6 in Birmingham