Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North East 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 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 > North East
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 156 108
Contract jobs citing VB6 0 7 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East - 0.26% 0.64%
As % of the Programming Languages category - 0.68% 1.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 8 6
North East median daily rate - £475 £339
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +40.22% +2.65%
England median daily rate £356 £335 £333
% change year-on-year +6.34% +0.75% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
North East median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £41.25 £42.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year -2.94% +6.25% -

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 the North East with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
North East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 399 1035 697
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 32.54% 38.22% 34.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 266 720 462
North East median daily rate £380 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.57% -6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £275 £257 £258
90th Percentile £538 £501 £560
England median daily rate £463 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +8.82% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 33 21
North East median hourly rate £45.00 £29.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +55.17% +45.00% +31.15%
10th Percentile £25.50 £21.50 £12.75
90th Percentile £48.92 £41.80 £38.75
England median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +21.95%

VB6
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

Job postings citing VB6 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North East.

Job vacancy trend for VB6 in the North East

VB6
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VB6 in the North East

VB6
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VB6 in the North East