Period
to 19 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 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 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)
Scotland > Glasgow
6 months to
19 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 85 81 90
Rank change year-on-year -4 +9 +4
Contract jobs citing VB6 3 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 0.26% 0.094% 0.13%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.56% 0.21% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 2
Glasgow median daily rate £350 - £275
Scotland median daily rate £350 £290 £275
% change year-on-year +20.69% +5.45% -20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Glasgow 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 Glasgow with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Glasgow
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 534 472 567
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 46.03% 44.19% 36.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 325 235 307
Glasgow median daily rate £375 £370 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.35% +9.63% -10.00%
10th Percentile £300 £263 £213
90th Percentile £520 £450 £464
Scotland median daily rate £389 £350 £365
% change year-on-year +11.07% -4.11% -2.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 8 4
Glasgow median hourly rate £24.00 £30.16 £55.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.42% -45.16% +175.00%
Scotland median hourly rate £21.00 £43.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year -51.16% +14.67% +38.89%

VB6
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

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

Job vacancy trend for VB6 in Glasgow

VB6
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VB6 in Glasgow

VB6
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VB6 in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 19 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 Glasgow region with a requirement for VB6.

1 3 (100.00%) VB
2 1 (33.33%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) Retail
2 1 (33.33%) VB.NET
2 1 (33.33%) .NET

VB6
Co-occurring IT Skills in Glasgow 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 1 (33.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
1 3 (100.00%) VB Developer
1 3 (100.00%) VB6 Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) VB
2 1 (33.33%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) VB.NET