Period
to 25 July 2017

The median contractor rate for a VB6 Developer was £350 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 25 July 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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.

VB6 Developer
UK
6 months to
25 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 811 879 834
Rank change year-on-year +68 -45 -60
Contract jobs requiring a VB6 Developer 29 31 56
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.030% 0.028% 0.049%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.032% 0.030% 0.052%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 23 30
UK median daily rate £350 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.69% - +1.56%
10th Percentile £325 £275 £269
90th Percentile £406 £418 £377
UK excluding London median daily rate £353 £313 £325
% change year-on-year +12.80% -3.85% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
UK
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 90227 104434 107865
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 94.82% 95.01% 94.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 58501 67966 66791
UK median daily rate £430 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.18% +6.25% +1.01%
10th Percentile £263 £256 £233
90th Percentile £619 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2891 3103 4169
UK median hourly rate £18.50 £19.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.63% +8.57% +2.94%
10th Percentile £10.96 £10.44 £10.50
90th Percentile £50.00 £47.38 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -7.89% +11.76% +1.49%

VB6 Developer
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings that featured VB6 Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for VB6 Developer in the UK

VB6 Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VB6 Developer in the UK

VB6 Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VB6 Developer in the UK

VB6 Developer
Top 9 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VB6 Developer within the UK over the 6 months to 25 July 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
England +69 24 £350 +7.69% 4
UK excluding London +45 16 £353 +12.80% 3
London +31 13 £350 -17.65% 1
North of England +74 7 £345 -1.43% 1
Yorkshire - 7 £345 -
Scotland +47 5 £388 -
Midlands +30 3 £350 +22.81%
East Midlands -3 3 £350 +22.81%
South West +6 1 - - 1

VB6 Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 July 2017, VB6 Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads featuring VB6 Developer in the job title.

1 29 (100.00%) VB
1 29 (100.00%) VB6
2 21 (72.41%) .NET
3 19 (65.52%) VB.NET
4 17 (58.62%) SQL
5 16 (55.17%) C#
5 16 (55.17%) Agile Software Development
6 12 (41.38%) Web Development
7 9 (31.03%) T-SQL
7 9 (31.03%) ASP.NET
7 9 (31.03%) Windows
8 7 (24.14%) C++
8 7 (24.14%) Scrum
8 7 (24.14%) MVC
8 7 (24.14%) Microsoft
8 7 (24.14%) TDD
8 7 (24.14%) Web Services
8 7 (24.14%) ASP.NET MVC
8 7 (24.14%) BDD
8 7 (24.14%) ASP.NET Web API
9 6 (20.69%) Oracle
10 5 (17.24%) COM+
10 5 (17.24%) CSS
10 5 (17.24%) HTML
10 5 (17.24%) JavaScript
10 5 (17.24%) PL/SQL
10 5 (17.24%) AngularJS
10 5 (17.24%) React
10 5 (17.24%) Ajax
11 4 (13.79%) Retail

VB6 Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.90%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (6.90%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (13.79%) Retail
2 1 (3.45%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (72.41%) .NET
2 9 (31.03%) ASP.NET
3 7 (24.14%) ASP.NET MVC
3 7 (24.14%) ASP.NET Web API
3 7 (24.14%) Web Services
4 5 (17.24%) Ajax
4 5 (17.24%) AngularJS
4 5 (17.24%) COM+
4 5 (17.24%) CSS
4 5 (17.24%) HTML
4 5 (17.24%) React
5 3 (10.34%) Backbone.js
5 3 (10.34%) Vue.js
5 3 (10.34%) WinForms
6 2 (6.90%) .NET Framework
6 2 (6.90%) MSMQ
7 1 (3.45%) .NET Compact Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.45%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 9 (31.03%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (55.17%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (41.38%) Web Development
3 7 (24.14%) BDD
3 7 (24.14%) MVC
3 7 (24.14%) Scrum
3 7 (24.14%) TDD
4 3 (10.34%) Mentoring
5 2 (6.90%) OO
5 2 (6.90%) SDLC
6 1 (3.45%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 29 (100.00%) VB
1 29 (100.00%) VB6
2 19 (65.52%) VB.NET
3 17 (58.62%) SQL
4 16 (55.17%) C#
5 9 (31.03%) T-SQL
6 7 (24.14%) C++
7 5 (17.24%) JavaScript
7 5 (17.24%) PL/SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.34%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 7 (24.14%) Microsoft
2 6 (20.69%) Oracle
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