Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Southampton 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 21 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)
Hampshire > Southampton
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 44 - 69
Rank change year-on-year - +69 -
Contract jobs citing VB6 1 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Southampton 0.21% - 0.43%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.57% - 1.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 3
Southampton median daily rate £325 - £300
10th Percentile £313 - £290
90th Percentile £338 - £320
Hampshire median daily rate £325 £335 £308
% change year-on-year -2.99% +8.94% +29.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Southampton median hourly rate - - -
Hampshire median hourly rate - - -

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 Southampton with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Southampton
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 176 129 282
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Southampton 36.97% 25.60% 40.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 100 88 192
Southampton median daily rate £363 £350 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.57% +2.94% -2.86%
10th Percentile £253 £218 £263
90th Percentile £525 £513 £438
Hampshire median daily rate £400 £370 £370
% change year-on-year +8.11% - +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 6 27
Southampton median hourly rate £45.39 £38.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.90% +10.00% +35.27%
10th Percentile £42.05 £12.31 £13.00
90th Percentile £50.87 £43.13 £47.50
Hampshire median hourly rate £44.12 £42.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +3.80% +13.33% -

VB6
Job Vacancy Trend in Southampton

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

Job vacancy trend for VB6 in Southampton

VB6
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VB6 in Southampton

For the 6 months to 21 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 Southampton region with a requirement for VB6.

1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) VB
1 1 (100.00%) VB.NET
1 1 (100.00%) VBA
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (100.00%) Systems Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Rapid Prototyping
1 1 (100.00%) Waterfall
1 1 (100.00%) Prototyping

VB6
Co-occurring IT Skills in Southampton 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:

Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Excel
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Prototyping
1 1 (100.00%) Rapid Prototyping
1 1 (100.00%) Systems Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) VB
1 1 (100.00%) VB.NET
1 1 (100.00%) VBA