The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Leicestershire 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 25 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
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
East Midlands / Leicestershire
Rank - 38 -
Contract jobs citing VB6 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire - 0.37% -
As % of the Programming Languages category - 0.83% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £285 -
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 Leicestershire with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Leicestershire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 146 121 123
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leicestershire 51.96% 44.32% 40.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 72 85
Median daily rate £320 £288 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.30% -4.16%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £248 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £407 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 5
Median hourly rate £18.50 £35.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -47.14% -  
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 Leicestershire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Leicestershire 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 Leicestershire

VB6
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VB6 in Leicestershire

VB6
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Leicestershire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VB6 in Leicestershire

VB6
Top 4 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 25 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 Leicestershire region with a requirement for VB6.

1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) VB
1 1 (100.00%) VB.NET
1 1 (100.00%) .NET

VB6
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire 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:

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) VB
1 1 (100.00%) VB.NET