Period
to 20 November 2017

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 6 months to 20 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)
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 129 - 135
Rank change year-on-year - +135 -25
Contract jobs citing VB6 5 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.17% - 0.031%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.48% - 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 1
Edinburgh median daily rate £388 - £275
10th Percentile £364 - £263
90th Percentile £406 - £288
Scotland median daily rate £369 £290 £275
% change year-on-year +27.16% +5.45% -21.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate - - -
Scotland 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 Edinburgh with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Edinburgh
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 1035 768 861
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 35.57% 36.45% 26.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 633 479 500
Edinburgh median daily rate £388 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% - -3.23%
10th Percentile £286 £275 £263
90th Percentile £538 £488 £538
Scotland median daily rate £388 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +10.71% - -6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 11 12
Edinburgh median hourly rate £30.50 £47.25 £28.96
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -35.45% +63.14% -17.25%
10th Percentile £20.20 £41.25 £15.00
90th Percentile £43.39 £52.00 £40.38
Scotland median hourly rate £27.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year -32.50% +6.67% +7.14%

VB6
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

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

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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing VB6 in Edinburgh.

Contractor hourly rate trend for VB6 in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 20 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for VB6.

1 5 (100.00%) C#
1 5 (100.00%) HTML
1 5 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 5 (100.00%) PL/SQL
1 5 (100.00%) SQL
1 5 (100.00%) VB
1 5 (100.00%) VB.NET
1 5 (100.00%) .NET
1 5 (100.00%) Oracle
1 5 (100.00%) COM+
1 5 (100.00%) CSS
1 5 (100.00%) Ajax
1 5 (100.00%) Web Development
1 5 (100.00%) AngularJS
1 5 (100.00%) React
2 3 (60.00%) Vue (Vue.js)
2 3 (60.00%) Disclosure Scotland
2 3 (60.00%) Backbone.js
3 2 (40.00%) Windows
3 2 (40.00%) MSMQ

VB6
Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh 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:

Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) .NET Developer
1 5 (100.00%) Developer
1 5 (100.00%) VB Developer
1 5 (100.00%) VB6 Developer
2 3 (60.00%) VB.NET Developer
3 2 (40.00%) C# .NET Developer
3 2 (40.00%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) .NET
1 5 (100.00%) Ajax
1 5 (100.00%) AngularJS
1 5 (100.00%) COM+
1 5 (100.00%) CSS
1 5 (100.00%) HTML
1 5 (100.00%) React
2 3 (60.00%) Backbone.js
2 3 (60.00%) Vue (Vue.js)
3 2 (40.00%) MSMQ
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) C#
1 5 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 5 (100.00%) PL/SQL
1 5 (100.00%) SQL
1 5 (100.00%) VB
1 5 (100.00%) VB.NET
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (60.00%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Oracle