The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hampshire 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 23 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
South East / Hampshire
Rank - 110 120
Contract jobs citing VB6 0 12 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire - 0.55% 0.047%
As % of the Programming Languages category - 1.64% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 12 1
Median daily rate - £325 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +18.18%  
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 Hampshire with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Hampshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 621 731 820
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hampshire 33.81% 33.59% 38.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 361 487 425
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 32 41
Median hourly rate £43.00 £38.50 £39.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.68% -1.28%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £22.50 £35.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.80 £47.50 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.64 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +4.10% +11.11%  

VB6
Job Vacancy Trend in Hampshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Hampshire 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 Hampshire

VB6
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VB6 in Hampshire

VB6
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VB6 in Hampshire