The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 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 22 April 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)
Tyne and Wear / Newcastle upon Tyne
3 months to
22 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 80 -
Contract jobs citing VB6 0 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne - 0.59% -
As % of the Programming Languages category - 1.57% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 0
Median daily rate - £350 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £338 £300
% change year-on-year +7.40% +12.50%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £52.50 £41.13 -
% change year-on-year +27.65% -  

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 Newcastle upon Tyne with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Newcastle upon Tyne
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 228 318 201
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 44.71% 37.59% 42.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 151 195 137
Median daily rate £350 £320 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.37% -1.53%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £460 £472
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 3
Median hourly rate £42.00 £18.50 £32.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +127.02% -42.18%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.24 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +11.15% +5.55%  

VB6
Job Vacancy Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 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 Newcastle upon Tyne

VB6
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VB6 in Newcastle upon Tyne

VB6
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VB6 in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 22 April 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 Newcastle upon Tyne region with a requirement for VB6.

1 1 (100.00%) VB
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) QA
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) WebDriver
1 1 (100.00%) Functional Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (100.00%) SOASTA, Inc
1 1 (100.00%) Octopus Deploy

VB6
Co-occurring IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne 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 (100.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (100.00%) Octopus Deploy
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) WebDriver
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Functional Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) VB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) SOASTA, Inc