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 3 months to 27 April 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 / Glasgow
3 months to
27 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 60 -
Contract jobs citing VB6 0 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow - 0.30% -
As % of the Programming Languages category - 0.73% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £213 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £300
% change year-on-year +7.14% +16.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £52.50 £41.13 -
% change year-on-year +27.65% -  

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 Glasgow with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Glasgow
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 301 273 321
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 51.10% 40.99% 36.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 173 144 173
Median daily rate £375 £365 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.73% -2.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £298 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 4
Median hourly rate £17.39 - £31.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £38.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year +11.84% +7.04%  

VB6
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Glasgow 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 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