The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bristol with a requirement for VB6 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited VB6 over the 3 months to 29 June 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 West > Bristol
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 75 - -
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing VB6 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 0.12% - -
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.32% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Bristol median daily rate £413 - -
South West median daily rate £413 £325 £330
% change year-on-year +26.92% -1.51%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Bristol median hourly rate - - -
South West median hourly rate - - -

VB6 is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Bristol with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Bristol
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 311 292 355
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol 36.67% 34.11% 38.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 387 362 539
Bristol median daily rate £388 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.71% -6.66%  
10th Percentile £301 £265 £270
90th Percentile £525 £475 £438
South West median daily rate £375 £370 £375
% change year-on-year +1.35% -1.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 27 5
Bristol median hourly rate £48.50 £39.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +24.35% +8.33%  
10th Percentile £28.83 £28.50 £33.00
90th Percentile £77.50 £43.85 £41.50
South West median hourly rate £47.50 £38.75 £36.25
% change year-on-year +22.58% +6.89%  

VB6
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

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

Job vacancy trend for VB6 in Bristol

VB6
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VB6 in Bristol

VB6
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VB6 in Bristol

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 Bristol region with a requirement for VB6.

1 5 (100.00%) VB
1 5 (100.00%) C#
1 5 (100.00%) C++
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (80.00%) Mathematics
3 3 (60.00%) Scrum
3 3 (60.00%) Data Management
3 3 (60.00%) WPF
3 3 (60.00%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (40.00%) Modbus
4 2 (40.00%) Multithreading
4 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (40.00%) T-SQL
4 2 (40.00%) VBScript
4 2 (40.00%) COM+
4 2 (40.00%) DCOM
4 2 (40.00%) Windows
4 2 (40.00%) CRM
5 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
5 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
5 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
5 1 (20.00%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (20.00%) Degree
5 1 (20.00%) VMware
5 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
5 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
5 1 (20.00%) Greenfield Project

VB6
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (60.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) Modbus
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) C++ Developer
1 4 (80.00%) Developer
2 3 (60.00%) C# Developer
2 3 (60.00%) C# WPF Developer
2 3 (60.00%) C++/C# Developer
2 3 (60.00%) WPF Developer
3 2 (40.00%) AWS Developer
3 2 (40.00%) Cloud Developer
4 1 (20.00%) Agile C# Developer
4 1 (20.00%) Agile Developer
4 1 (20.00%) C# Software Engineer
4 1 (20.00%) C++ Software Engineer
4 1 (20.00%) Software Engineer
4 1 (20.00%) VB Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) WPF
2 2 (40.00%) COM+
2 2 (40.00%) DCOM
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (20.00%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (80.00%) Mathematics
3 3 (60.00%) Data Management
3 3 (60.00%) Scrum
4 2 (40.00%) CRM
4 2 (40.00%) Multithreading
5 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) C#
1 5 (100.00%) C++
1 5 (100.00%) VB
2 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (40.00%) T-SQL
2 2 (40.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (20.00%) VMware