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 25 March 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
South West / Bristol
Rank 66 - -
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing VB6 4 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 0.49% - -
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.27% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Median daily rate £350 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £300
% change year-on-year - +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% -  

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 316 303 310
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol 38.40% 33.48% 36.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 214 205 232
Median daily rate £375 £363 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.44% -5.84%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £291 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £425 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 17 5
Median hourly rate £42.50 £49.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.14% +23.75%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £31.00 £8.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £50.00 £42.38
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.64 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +4.10% +11.11%  

VB6
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bristol citing VB6 as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing VB6 in Bristol.

Contractor hourly rate trend for VB6 in Bristol

VB6
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 4 (100.00%) VB
1 4 (100.00%) C#
1 4 (100.00%) C++
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) Mathematics
3 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (50.00%) T-SQL
3 2 (50.00%) VBScript
3 2 (50.00%) COM+
3 2 (50.00%) DCOM
3 2 (50.00%) Windows
3 2 (50.00%) CRM
3 2 (50.00%) Scrum
3 2 (50.00%) Data Management
3 2 (50.00%) WPF
3 2 (50.00%) Multithreading
3 2 (50.00%) Modbus
3 2 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
4 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (25.00%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (25.00%) Degree
4 1 (25.00%) VMware
4 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (25.00%) Active Directory

VB6
Top Related 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 (25.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) Modbus
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) C++ Developer
1 3 (75.00%) Developer
2 2 (50.00%) AWS Developer
2 2 (50.00%) C# Developer
2 2 (50.00%) C# WPF Developer
2 2 (50.00%) C++/C# Developer
2 2 (50.00%) Cloud Developer
2 2 (50.00%) WPF Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Agile C# Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Developer
3 1 (25.00%) C# Software Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) C++ Software Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Software Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) VB Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) COM+
1 2 (50.00%) DCOM
1 2 (50.00%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) Mathematics
3 2 (50.00%) CRM
3 2 (50.00%) Data Management
3 2 (50.00%) Multithreading
3 2 (50.00%) Scrum
4 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) C#
1 4 (100.00%) C++
1 4 (100.00%) VB
2 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (50.00%) T-SQL
2 2 (50.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (25.00%) VMware