Period
to 16 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 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 16 January 2018 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)
England > East Midlands
6 months to
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 141 144 132
Rank change year-on-year +3 -12 0
Contract jobs citing VB6 6 6 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.20% 0.19% 0.36%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.53% 0.50% 1.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 5
East Midlands median daily rate £350 £338 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.70% +8.00% +25.00%
10th Percentile £281 £319 £242
90th Percentile £375 £356 £433
England median daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +4.29% - +13.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
East Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £35.00 £42.50 £37.25
% change year-on-year -17.65% +14.09% -

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 East Midlands with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
East Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 1,138 1,192 1,050
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 37.58% 38.00% 34.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 747 746 644
East Midlands median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.14% +2.94%
10th Percentile £263 £249 £244
90th Percentile £538 £538 £487
England median daily rate £475 £425 £415
% change year-on-year +11.76% +2.41% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 13 28
East Midlands median hourly rate £39.25 £32.50 £18.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.77% +76.87% -45.19%
10th Percentile £12.50 £15.85 £12.93
90th Percentile £58.56 £42.50 £42.70
England median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +15.38%

VB6
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

Job postings citing VB6 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for VB6 in the East Midlands

VB6
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VB6 in the East Midlands

VB6
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VB6 in the East Midlands

VB6
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VB6 within the East Midlands region over the 6 months to 16 January 2018. 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
Lincolnshire - 3 £313 -
Leicestershire -1 2 £350 -
Northamptonshire +10 1 - - 2
VB6
England

For the 6 months to 16 January 2018, 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for VB6.

1 6 (100.00%) VB
2 5 (83.33%) C#
3 4 (66.67%) SQL
3 4 (66.67%) .NET
4 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
4 3 (50.00%) Visual Studio
4 3 (50.00%) ASP.NET
4 3 (50.00%) AngularJS
5 2 (33.33%) Web Application Development
5 2 (33.33%) Wireframes
5 2 (33.33%) Relational Database
5 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (33.33%) Web Development
5 2 (33.33%) .NET Framework
5 2 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (33.33%) Data Modelling
5 2 (33.33%) IIS
5 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (33.33%) Statistical Analysis
6 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (16.67%) Logistics
6 1 (16.67%) Ajax
6 1 (16.67%) Retail
6 1 (16.67%) SAP
6 1 (16.67%) Classic ASP
6 1 (16.67%) T-SQL
6 1 (16.67%) VB.NET
6 1 (16.67%) VBA
6 1 (16.67%) Microsoft

VB6
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands 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 2 (33.33%) IIS
2 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
2 1 (16.67%) SharePoint 2013
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (33.33%) Relational Database
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (16.67%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (16.67%) Spotfire
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
1 1 (16.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (33.33%) .NET Developer
2 2 (33.33%) VB Developer
2 2 (33.33%) VB6 Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Web Developer
3 1 (16.67%) .NET Web Developer
3 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (16.67%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (16.67%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (16.67%) C# Developer
3 1 (16.67%) C# Web Developer
3 1 (16.67%) SharePoint Developer
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) .NET
2 3 (50.00%) AngularJS
2 3 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 2 (33.33%) .NET Framework
4 1 (16.67%) Ajax
4 1 (16.67%) Classic ASP
4 1 (16.67%) jQuery
4 1 (16.67%) KnockoutJS
4 1 (16.67%) WCF
4 1 (16.67%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (33.33%) Data Modelling
1 2 (33.33%) Statistical Analysis
1 2 (33.33%) Web Application Development
1 2 (33.33%) Web Development
1 2 (33.33%) Wireframes
2 1 (16.67%) Logistics
2 1 (16.67%) Metadata Management
2 1 (16.67%) OO
2 1 (16.67%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) VB
2 5 (83.33%) C#
3 4 (66.67%) SQL
4 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
4 1 (16.67%) T-SQL
4 1 (16.67%) VB.NET
4 1 (16.67%) VBA
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
1 1 (16.67%) SAP
1 1 (16.67%) Tableau