Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Leeds 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)
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 123 144 155
Rank change year-on-year +21 +11 -42
Contract jobs citing VB6 9 1 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.40% 0.039% 0.18%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.84% 0.078% 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 0 7
Leeds median daily rate £345 - £325
10th Percentile £330 - £296
90th Percentile £353 - £397
West Yorkshire median daily rate £345 - £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Leeds median hourly rate - - -
West Yorkshire 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 Leeds with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Leeds
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 1069 1287 1333
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 47.77% 49.71% 40.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 830 907 947
Leeds median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +15.38%
10th Percentile £300 £296 £275
90th Percentile £525 £538 £525
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £350
% change year-on-year - +14.29% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 7 14
Leeds median hourly rate £40.00 £13.50 £18.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +196.30% -28.00% -42.31%
10th Percentile £39.60 £12.90 £14.13
90th Percentile £40.40 £32.50 £43.50
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £40.00 £13.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year +196.30% -30.77% -18.75%

VB6
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

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

Job vacancy trend for VB6 in Leeds

VB6
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VB6 in Leeds

VB6
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VB6 in Leeds

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 Leeds region with a requirement for VB6.

1 9 (100.00%) VB
2 8 (88.89%) C++
3 7 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (22.22%) C#
4 2 (22.22%) SQL
4 2 (22.22%) VB.NET
4 2 (22.22%) .NET
5 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
5 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET
5 1 (11.11%) OO
5 1 (11.11%) DSDM
5 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
5 1 (11.11%) T-SQL
5 1 (11.11%) MVC
5 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (11.11%) Time Management
5 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (11.11%) Waterfall
5 1 (11.11%) Mentoring
5 1 (11.11%) Coaching

VB6
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2005
Job Titles
1 9 (100.00%) Developer
2 7 (77.78%) VB Developer
2 7 (77.78%) VB6 Developer
3 1 (11.11%) .NET Developer
3 1 (11.11%) C++ Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Software Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) .NET
2 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET
2 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (11.11%) Coaching
2 1 (11.11%) DSDM
2 1 (11.11%) Mentoring
2 1 (11.11%) MVC
2 1 (11.11%) OO
2 1 (11.11%) Time Management
2 1 (11.11%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) VB
2 8 (88.89%) C++
3 2 (22.22%) C#
3 2 (22.22%) SQL
3 2 (22.22%) VB.NET
4 1 (11.11%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft