Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London 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)
Central London > City of London
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 238 247 262
Rank change year-on-year +9 +15 +24
Contract jobs citing VB6 2 6 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.028% 0.090% 0.098%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.054% 0.18% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 6 5
City of London median daily rate - £325 £383
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -15.03% -10.00%
Central London median daily rate - £340 £383
% change year-on-year - -11.11% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
City of London median hourly rate - - -
Central London 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 the City of London with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 3694 3364 4288
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 52.58% 50.57% 46.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 3067 2831 3595
City of London median daily rate £525 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.53% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £363 £325 £313
90th Percentile £688 £650 £663
Central London median daily rate £513 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +7.89% - +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 10 20
City of London median hourly rate £22.99 £27.50 £26.09
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.39% +5.42% +30.43%
10th Percentile £15.12 £16.06 £15.69
90th Percentile £39.10 £55.19 £43.29
Central London median hourly rate £24.49 £27.50 £26.09
% change year-on-year -10.96% +5.42% +30.43%

VB6
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing VB6 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for VB6 in the City of London

VB6
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VB6 in the City of London

VB6
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VB6 in the City of London

VB6
Contract Job Locations in the City of London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VB6 within the City of London region over the 6 months to 19 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Moorgate - 2 - -
VB6
Central London

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 City of London region with a requirement for VB6.

1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) VB
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
1 2 (100.00%) Wealth Management
1 2 (100.00%) Release Management
1 2 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Investment Management
1 2 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 2 (100.00%) High Availability
1 2 (100.00%) SDLC

VB6
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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:

General
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Applications Support
1 2 (100.00%) Applications Support Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Financial Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Production Support Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Service Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Support Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) High Availability
1 2 (100.00%) Investment Management
1 2 (100.00%) Release Management
1 2 (100.00%) SDLC
1 2 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 2 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 2 (100.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) Degree