Period
to 22 July 2017

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 22 July 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
6 months to
22 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 142 91
Contract jobs citing VB6 0 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne - 0.24% 0.089%
As % of the Programming Languages category - 0.66% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 1
Newcastle upon Tyne median daily rate - £350 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.70% -
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £263 £350 £295
% change year-on-year -25.00% +18.64% -
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 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 344 754 416
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 39.27% 36.09% 37.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 227 481 277
Newcastle upon Tyne median daily rate £350 £325 £368
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.69% -11.56% +31.02%
10th Percentile £288 £250 £250
90th Percentile £508 £500 £516
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £350 £325 £350
% change year-on-year +7.69% -7.14% +24.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 34 6
Newcastle upon Tyne median hourly rate £42.50 £30.75 £15.46
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +38.21% +98.87% -53.14%
10th Percentile £11.73 £26.95 £10.00
90th Percentile £49.98 £36.78 £35.88
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £42.50 £29.00 £15.68
% change year-on-year +46.55% +85.01% -51.77%

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