Period
to 16 December 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire 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 16 December 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)
West Midlands > Staffordshire
6 months to
16 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 46 38
Contract jobs citing VB6 0 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire - 0.23% 1.73%
As % of the Programming Languages category - 0.67% 3.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 5
Staffordshire median daily rate - £475 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +13.10% +44.83%
West Midlands median daily rate £300 £350 £375
% change year-on-year -14.29% -6.67% +21.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Staffordshire median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands 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 Staffordshire with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Staffordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 98 150 147
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 36.43% 34.97% 50.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 94 98
Staffordshire median daily rate £350 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.69% -7.14% +12.00%
10th Percentile £275 £204 £265
90th Percentile £438 £436 £430
West Midlands median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year - +7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 3
Staffordshire median hourly rate £45.00 £30.00 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +50.00% +122.22% -
10th Percentile £40.25 £30.00 £8.95
90th Percentile £49.75 £30.00 £17.39
West Midlands median hourly rate £32.50 £23.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year +41.30% -23.33% +30.86%

VB6
Job Vacancy Trend in Staffordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for VB6 in Staffordshire

VB6
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VB6 in Staffordshire

VB6
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VB6 in Staffordshire