Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland 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 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)
UK > Scotland
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 179 166 189
Rank change year-on-year -13 +23 -17
Contract jobs citing VB6 9 15 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.18% 0.34% 0.098%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.47% 0.86% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 11 4
Scotland median daily rate £369 £290 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +27.16% +5.45% -21.43%
10th Percentile £341 £261 £263
90th Percentile £406 £310 £358
UK median daily rate £358 £335 £330
% change year-on-year +6.72% +1.52% +3.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Scotland median hourly rate - - -
UK 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 Scotland with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Scotland
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 1929 1753 1895
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 38.22% 40.32% 30.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 1162 1058 1031
Scotland median daily rate £388 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.71% - -6.67%
10th Percentile £282 £263 £260
90th Percentile £525 £475 £500
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 31 44
Scotland median hourly rate £24.00 £40.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -40.00% +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £15.10 £14.85 £14.39
90th Percentile £195.00 £52.00 £55.00
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.45
% change year-on-year +6.67% +0.13% +20.81%

VB6
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for VB6 in Scotland

VB6
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VB6 in Scotland

VB6
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VB6 in Scotland

VB6
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VB6 within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 22 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
Edinburgh - 5 £388 - 2
Glasgow -10 3 £350 -
West Lothian - 1 £338 -
VB6
UK

For the 6 months to 22 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 Scotland region with a requirement for VB6.

1 9 (100.00%) VB
2 7 (77.78%) VB.NET
2 7 (77.78%) .NET
2 7 (77.78%) C#
3 6 (66.67%) SQL
4 5 (55.56%) COM+
4 5 (55.56%) CSS
4 5 (55.56%) HTML
4 5 (55.56%) JavaScript
4 5 (55.56%) PL/SQL
4 5 (55.56%) Oracle
4 5 (55.56%) Ajax
4 5 (55.56%) Web Development
4 5 (55.56%) AngularJS
4 5 (55.56%) React
5 3 (33.33%) Disclosure Scotland
5 3 (33.33%) Backbone.js
5 3 (33.33%) Vue (Vue.js)
6 2 (22.22%) Retail
6 2 (22.22%) Windows
6 2 (22.22%) MSMQ
7 1 (11.11%) T-SQL
7 1 (11.11%) E-Commerce
7 1 (11.11%) RDBMS
7 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
7 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
7 1 (11.11%) SDLC
7 1 (11.11%) Relational Database
7 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008

VB6
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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 (11.11%) RDBMS
1 1 (11.11%) Relational Database
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 2 (22.22%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (100.00%) Developer
2 8 (88.89%) VB Developer
2 8 (88.89%) VB6 Developer
3 6 (66.67%) .NET Developer
4 3 (33.33%) VB.NET Developer
5 2 (22.22%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (22.22%) C# Developer
6 1 (11.11%) Systems Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (77.78%) .NET
2 5 (55.56%) Ajax
2 5 (55.56%) AngularJS
2 5 (55.56%) COM+
2 5 (55.56%) CSS
2 5 (55.56%) HTML
2 5 (55.56%) React
3 3 (33.33%) Backbone.js
3 3 (33.33%) Vue (Vue.js)
4 2 (22.22%) MSMQ
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Web Development
2 1 (11.11%) E-Commerce
2 1 (11.11%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) VB
2 7 (77.78%) C#
2 7 (77.78%) VB.NET
3 6 (66.67%) SQL
4 5 (55.56%) JavaScript
4 5 (55.56%) PL/SQL
5 1 (11.11%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (33.33%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Oracle
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft