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 3 months to 28 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.

Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 82 96 68
Rank change year-on-year +14 -28  
Contract jobs citing VB6 6 2 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.59% 0.14% 1.87%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.11% 0.30% 3.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 11
Median daily rate £350 - £300
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 Leeds with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Leeds
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 540 659 609
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds 53.25% 45.64% 51.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 387 481 417
Median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £310 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £560 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 6
Median hourly rate £22.50 £9.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +150.00% -74.28%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +3.75% +11.11%  

VB6
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Leeds 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 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing VB6 in Leeds.

Contractor hourly rate trend for VB6 in Leeds

VB6
Top 18 Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 7 (100.00%) VB
2 5 (71.43%) C++
2 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (42.86%) .NET
4 2 (28.57%) Windows
4 2 (28.57%) MVC
4 2 (28.57%) C#
5 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
5 1 (14.29%) .NET Framework
5 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (14.29%) Finance
5 1 (14.29%) Oracle
5 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
5 1 (14.29%) CSS
5 1 (14.29%) Web Services
5 1 (14.29%) HTML
5 1 (14.29%) SQL
5 1 (14.29%) VB.NET

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 (14.29%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) Developer
2 5 (71.43%) VB Developer
2 5 (71.43%) VB6 Developer
3 1 (14.29%) C# Developer
3 1 (14.29%) C# Software Developer
3 1 (14.29%) C++ Software Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Software Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Software Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) VB Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) .NET
2 1 (14.29%) .NET Framework
2 1 (14.29%) CSS
2 1 (14.29%) HTML
2 1 (14.29%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (28.57%) MVC
3 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) VB
2 5 (71.43%) C++
3 2 (28.57%) C#
4 1 (14.29%) SQL
4 1 (14.29%) VB.NET
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle