Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 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)
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 98 -
Contract jobs citing VB6 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire - 0.068% -
As % of the Programming Languages category - 0.20% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Cheshire median daily rate - £525 -
North West median daily rate £450 £300 £210
% change year-on-year +50.00% +42.86% -26.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Cheshire median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate £41.88 £42.50 -
% change year-on-year -1.47% - -

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 Cheshire with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Cheshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 402 508 635
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 30.34% 34.70% 30.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 280 376 458
Cheshire median daily rate £400 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% +10.29%
10th Percentile £275 £269 £268
90th Percentile £525 £499 £538
North West median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 7 11
Cheshire median hourly rate £31.00 £21.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +47.62% -40.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £26.50 £11.85 £13.00
90th Percentile £38.75 £36.05 £38.75
North West median hourly rate £40.00 £29.01 £37.50
% change year-on-year +37.87% -22.63% +31.87%

VB6
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

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

Job vacancy trend for VB6 in Cheshire

VB6
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VB6 in Cheshire

VB6
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VB6 in Cheshire