Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear 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 20 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)
North East > Tyne and Wear
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 149 99
Contract jobs citing VB6 0 7 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear - 0.30% 0.66%
As % of the Programming Languages category - 0.75% 1.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 8 3
Tyne and Wear median daily rate - £475 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +39.71% +3.03%
North East median daily rate - £475 £338
% change year-on-year - +40.74% +2.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate - - -
North East 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 Tyne and Wear with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Tyne and Wear
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 319 931 570
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 34.98% 39.68% 37.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 212 665 377
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £388 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.71% -12.50% +14.29%
10th Percentile £275 £255 £263
90th Percentile £550 £509 £561
North East median daily rate £380 £350 £375
% change year-on-year +8.57% -6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 33 14
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £42.50 £32.50 £26.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +30.77% +22.64% -3.64%
10th Percentile £19.90 £28.00 £13.34
90th Percentile £48.05 £41.80 £41.73
North East median hourly rate £45.00 £29.00 £19.75
% change year-on-year +55.17% +46.84% +29.51%

VB6
Job Vacancy Trend in Tyne and Wear

Job postings citing VB6 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear.

Job vacancy trend for VB6 in Tyne and Wear

VB6
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VB6 in Tyne and Wear

VB6
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VB6 in Tyne and Wear