Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London 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)
England > London
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 597 580 587
Rank change year-on-year -17 +7 -25
Contract jobs citing VB6 35 36 31
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.075% 0.081% 0.066%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.15% 0.18% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 28 11
London median daily rate £363 £365 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.68% -9.88% +4.52%
10th Percentile £340 £300 £313
90th Percentile £485 £406 £525
England median daily rate £358 £336 £331
% change year-on-year +6.32% +1.51% +7.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
London median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £41.25 £42.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year -2.94% +6.25% +14.29%

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 London with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 22710 19885 20374
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 48.66% 44.61% 43.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 17204 14874 15199
London median daily rate £500 £468 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.95% +3.89% +5.88%
10th Percentile £350 £313 £305
90th Percentile £669 £633 £638
England median daily rate £460 £425 £410
% change year-on-year +8.24% +3.66% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 155 113 144
London median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +40.00% -14.50%
10th Percentile £18.02 £16.70 £13.65
90th Percentile £52.30 £57.38 £52.17
England median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +25.00%

VB6
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for VB6 in London

VB6
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VB6 in London

VB6
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing VB6 in London over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for VB6 in London

VB6
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VB6 in London

VB6
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VB6 within the London region over the 6 months to 20 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South London -10 29 £363 -5.23%
Central London -14 2 - -
VB6
England

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 London region with a requirement for VB6.

1 35 (100.00%) VB
2 33 (94.29%) .NET
3 30 (85.71%) SQL
4 29 (82.86%) C#
4 29 (82.86%) VB.NET
5 25 (71.43%) T-SQL
5 25 (71.43%) Windows
6 24 (68.57%) ASP.NET
7 21 (60.00%) Web Services
8 20 (57.14%) SQL Server
9 18 (51.43%) Client/Server
10 17 (48.57%) WinForms
10 17 (48.57%) Agile Software Development
11 16 (45.71%) MVC
11 16 (45.71%) ASP.NET MVC
12 15 (42.86%) Finance
13 13 (37.14%) Team Foundation Server
14 8 (22.86%) TDD
14 8 (22.86%) Release Management
14 8 (22.86%) Scrum
14 8 (22.86%) Microsoft
14 8 (22.86%) Enterprise Software
14 8 (22.86%) ASP.NET Web API
15 7 (20.00%) BDD
15 7 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
15 7 (20.00%) Web Development
16 6 (17.14%) TeamCity
16 6 (17.14%) Octopus Deploy
16 6 (17.14%) SDLC
17 5 (14.29%) High Availability

VB6
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.86%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.86%) FINCAD Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (57.14%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 13 (37.14%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (17.14%) Octopus Deploy
2 6 (17.14%) TeamCity
3 1 (2.86%) JIRA
General
1 15 (42.86%) Finance
2 1 (2.86%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 28 (80.00%) Developer
2 20 (57.14%) .NET Developer
3 18 (51.43%) C# Developer
4 15 (42.86%) VB.NET Developer
5 11 (31.43%) C# .NET Developer
5 11 (31.43%) C# VB.NET Developer
6 9 (25.71%) VB Developer
6 9 (25.71%) VB6 Developer
7 5 (14.29%) Applications Support
7 5 (14.29%) WinForms Developer
8 4 (11.43%) Analyst
8 4 (11.43%) Applications Support Analyst
8 4 (11.43%) Support Analyst
9 3 (8.57%) .NET Software Developer
9 3 (8.57%) ASP.NET Developer
9 3 (8.57%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 3 (8.57%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
10 2 (5.71%) Financial Analyst
10 2 (5.71%) Production Support Analyst
10 2 (5.71%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (94.29%) .NET
2 24 (68.57%) ASP.NET
3 21 (60.00%) Web Services
4 17 (48.57%) WinForms
5 16 (45.71%) ASP.NET MVC
6 8 (22.86%) ASP.NET Web API
7 2 (5.71%) jQuery
8 1 (2.86%) Ajax
8 1 (2.86%) AngularJS
8 1 (2.86%) JSON
8 1 (2.86%) RabbitMQ
8 1 (2.86%) RESTful
8 1 (2.86%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 18 (51.43%) Client/Server
2 8 (22.86%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.86%) Derivative
3 1 (2.86%) Fintech
3 1 (2.86%) OTC Derivatives
Operating Systems
1 25 (71.43%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (48.57%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (45.71%) MVC
3 8 (22.86%) Release Management
3 8 (22.86%) Scrum
3 8 (22.86%) TDD
4 7 (20.00%) BDD
4 7 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
4 7 (20.00%) Web Development
5 6 (17.14%) SDLC
6 5 (14.29%) High Availability
6 5 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (8.57%) Mentoring
8 2 (5.71%) Investment Management
8 2 (5.71%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (5.71%) Wealth Management
9 1 (2.86%) Data Modelling
9 1 (2.86%) Mathematics
9 1 (2.86%) OO
9 1 (2.86%) Project Management
9 1 (2.86%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 35 (100.00%) VB
2 30 (85.71%) SQL
3 29 (82.86%) C#
3 29 (82.86%) VB.NET
4 25 (71.43%) T-SQL
5 2 (5.71%) PowerShell
6 1 (2.86%) C++
6 1 (2.86%) C++/CLI
6 1 (2.86%) COBOL
6 1 (2.86%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (5.71%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (8.57%) Docker
Vendors
1 8 (22.86%) Microsoft