Period
to 21 March 2019

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 21 March 2019 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
21 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 91 - 91
Rank change year-on-year - +91 -8
Contract jobs citing VB6 2 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.15% - 0.076%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.47% - 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Birmingham median daily rate £408 - £375
10th Percentile £330 - £363
90th Percentile £479 - £388
West Midlands median daily rate £350 £281 £388
% change year-on-year +24.44% -27.42% +3.33%
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 426 598 479
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 32.62% 38.04% 36.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 283 401 304
Birmingham median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +10.29%
10th Percentile £298 £246 £270
90th Percentile £555 £563 £525
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 7 5
Birmingham median hourly rate £41.25 £41.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.61% +13.89% +148.28%
10th Percentile £15.25 £29.75 £17.98
90th Percentile £45.00 £43.45 £41.00
West Midlands median hourly rate £45.00 £33.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year +36.36% +37.50% +17.07%

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing VB6 in Birmingham over the 6 months to 21 March 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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

For the 6 months to 21 March 2019, IT contractor jobs citing VB6 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Birmingham region with a requirement for VB6.

1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (100.00%) VB
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) Web Services
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (50.00%) SAP
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (50.00%) CSS
2 1 (50.00%) MVC
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) CMS
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) Content Management
2 1 (50.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (50.00%) Selenium
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (50.00%) Visual Studio Team System
2 1 (50.00%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (50.00%) Sitecore
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (50.00%) HTML5
2 1 (50.00%) Cucumber
2 1 (50.00%) Node.js
2 1 (50.00%) Process Improvement
2 1 (50.00%) React
2 1 (50.00%) XML

VB6
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (50.00%) CMS
1 1 (50.00%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (50.00%) Selenium
1 1 (50.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (50.00%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (50.00%) CMS Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Sitecore Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) Web Services
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (50.00%) CSS
2 1 (50.00%) HTML5
2 1 (50.00%) Node.js
2 1 (50.00%) React
2 1 (50.00%) XML
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Content Management
1 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (50.00%) CRM
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) MVC
1 1 (50.00%) Process Improvement
1 1 (50.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (100.00%) VB
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) VB.NET
2 1 (50.00%) VBA
2 1 (50.00%) VBScript
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle
1 1 (50.00%) SAP
1 1 (50.00%) Sitecore