Period
to 23 January 2018

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 6 months to 23 January 2018 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
6 months to
23 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank - 130 99
Contract jobs citing VB6 0 8 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne - 0.42% 0.44%
As % of the Programming Languages category - 1.01% 1.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 9 6
Newcastle upon Tyne median daily rate - £475 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +35.71% +6.06%
Tyne and Wear median daily rate - £475 £350
% change year-on-year - +35.71% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Newcastle upon Tyne median hourly rate - - -
Tyne and Wear 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 Newcastle upon Tyne with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Newcastle upon Tyne
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 295 789 575
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 32.35% 41.81% 41.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 216 596 380
Newcastle upon Tyne median daily rate £400 £350 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% -14.63% +14.79%
10th Percentile £275 £275 £286
90th Percentile £578 £513 £550
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £400 £350 £400
% change year-on-year +14.29% -12.50% +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 16 15
Newcastle upon Tyne median hourly rate £36.25 £38.75 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.45% +49.04% -5.45%
10th Percentile £17.70 £33.66 £14.60
90th Percentile £47.66 £55.25 £41.30
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £36.25 £37.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year -3.33% +59.57% -21.67%

VB6
Job Vacancy Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

Job postings citing VB6 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne.

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