The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 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 28 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.

Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
Scotland / Edinburgh
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 92 -
Contract jobs citing VB6 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh - 0.066% -
As % of the Programming Languages category - 0.23% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £500 -
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 Edinburgh with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Edinburgh
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 368 435 401
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 40.53% 28.64% 27.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 246 265 254
Median daily rate £375 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £280 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 3 3
Median hourly rate £49.62 £39.00 £47.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +27.21% -17.89%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +3.75% +11.11%  

VB6
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Edinburgh 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 Edinburgh

VB6
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VB6 in Edinburgh

VB6
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VB6 in Edinburgh