Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England 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 21 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)
England > East of England
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 201 - 195
Rank change year-on-year - +195 +7
Contract jobs citing VB6 2 0 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.039% - 0.20%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.099% - 0.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 8
East of England median daily rate - - £331
England median daily rate £358 £336 £331
% change year-on-year +6.32% +1.51% +7.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
East of England median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £41.25 £42.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year -2.94% +6.25% +14.29%

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 of England with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
East of England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 2015 1904 2243
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 38.93% 39.38% 38.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 1118 1126 1304
East of England median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - +2.74%
10th Percentile £288 £238 £250
90th Percentile £575 £531 £500
England median daily rate £460 £425 £410
% change year-on-year +8.24% +3.66% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 133 134 172
East of England median hourly rate £40.50 £40.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +8.00% +1.35%
10th Percentile £15.86 £27.73 £21.03
90th Percentile £53.50 £53.38 £50.00
England median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.45
% change year-on-year +6.67% +0.13% +22.79%

VB6
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

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

Job vacancy trend for VB6 in the East of England

VB6
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VB6 in the East of England

VB6
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VB6 in the East of England

VB6
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 of England region over the 6 months to 21 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
Essex - 1 - -
Suffolk - 1 - -
VB6
England

For the 6 months to 21 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 East of England region with a requirement for VB6.

1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) VB
1 2 (100.00%) VB.NET
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 2 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (50.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) Systems Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Ajax
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (50.00%) Web Development
2 1 (50.00%) MVC
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) JSON
2 1 (50.00%) JIRA
2 1 (50.00%) WCF
2 1 (50.00%) Atlassian
2 1 (50.00%) jQuery
2 1 (50.00%) Time Management
2 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (50.00%) HTML5
2 1 (50.00%) REST

VB6
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 1 (50.00%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (50.00%) JIRA
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Software Developer
2 1 (50.00%) .NET Developer
2 1 (50.00%) .NET Software Developer
2 1 (50.00%) C# .NET Developer
2 1 (50.00%) C# Developer
2 1 (50.00%) C# Software Developer
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Developer
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (50.00%) Ajax
2 1 (50.00%) CSS
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) HTML5
2 1 (50.00%) jQuery
2 1 (50.00%) JSON
2 1 (50.00%) REST
2 1 (50.00%) SOAP
2 1 (50.00%) WCF
2 1 (50.00%) Web Services
2 1 (50.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Mobile App
1 1 (50.00%) N-Tier
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (50.00%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
2 1 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (50.00%) Mobile Application Development
2 1 (50.00%) Mobile Development
2 1 (50.00%) MVC
2 1 (50.00%) OO
2 1 (50.00%) OOP
2 1 (50.00%) Scorecard
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) SDLC
2 1 (50.00%) SOA
2 1 (50.00%) SOLID
2 1 (50.00%) Systems Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (50.00%) Time Management
2 1 (50.00%) Web Application Development
2 1 (50.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) VB
1 2 (100.00%) VB.NET
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
1 1 (50.00%) MCP
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Atlassian