The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Solihull 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 March 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.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
West Midlands / Solihull
Rank - 19 -
Contract jobs citing VB6 0 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Solihull - 4.42% -
As % of the Programming Languages category - 17.24% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 0
Median daily rate - £375 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £300
% change year-on-year - +16.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £52.50 £37.50 -
% change year-on-year +40.00% -  

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 Solihull with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Solihull
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 4 29 17
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Solihull 3.23% 25.66% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 21 3
Median daily rate £325 £440 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -26.13% +10.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.64 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +4.10% +11.11%  

VB6
Job Vacancy Trend in Solihull

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Solihull 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 Solihull

VB6
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Solihull

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VB6 in Solihull