Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South West 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 19 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 > South West
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 194 197 206
Rank change year-on-year +3 +9 -4
Contract jobs citing VB6 3 7 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.054% 0.12% 0.29%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.14% 0.30% 0.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 14
South West median daily rate - £325 £331
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -1.89% +16.74%
England median daily rate £358 £338 £330
% change year-on-year +5.93% +2.27% +6.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South West median hourly rate - - -
England 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 the South West with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
South West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 2124 2341 2569
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 38.15% 40.73% 38.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 1306 1517 1714
South West median daily rate £386 £363 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.55% -2.03% +3.50%
10th Percentile £270 £263 £263
90th Percentile £525 £513 £493
England median daily rate £460 £425 £410
% change year-on-year +8.24% +3.66% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 101 142 172
South West median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £39.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.67% -4.46% +12.14%
10th Percentile £16.75 £20.05 £24.90
90th Percentile £50.25 £48.00 £54.53
England median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +25.00%

VB6
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing VB6 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South West.

Job vacancy trend for VB6 in the South West

VB6
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VB6 in the South West

VB6
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VB6 in the South West

VB6
Contract Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VB6 within the South West region over the 6 months to 19 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
Dorset - 1 - -
VB6
England

For the 6 months to 19 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 South West region with a requirement for VB6.

1 3 (100.00%) VB
2 2 (66.67%) .NET
2 2 (66.67%) SAP
2 2 (66.67%) Manufacturing
2 2 (66.67%) Driving Licence
3 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 1 (33.33%) Retail

VB6
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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:

General
1 2 (66.67%) Manufacturing
2 1 (33.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Business Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Technical Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Technical Business Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Technical Writer
2 1 (33.33%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) VB Developer
2 1 (33.33%) VB6 Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Driving Licence
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) VB
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) SAP