The median contractor rate for a VB6 Developer was £300 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 24 April 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
3 months to
24 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 587 638 619
Rank change year-on-year +51 -19  
Contract jobs requiring a VB6 Developer 8 19 29
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.017% 0.034% 0.051%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.018% 0.036% 0.054%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 13 12
Median daily rate £300 £350 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.28% +16.66%  
UK excluding London median daily rate - £300 £300
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
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 43793 53164 53820
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 94.58% 95.11% 94.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 28457 34706 32620
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £263 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1456 1552 2147
Median hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +2.85%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.50 £16.60
% change year-on-year -5.40% +11.44%  

VB6 Developer
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised that featured VB6 Developer in the job title.

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 10 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 3 months to 24 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +49 8 £300 -14.28% 2
Yorkshire - 4 - -
Leeds - 4 - -
West Yorkshire - 4 - -
London +36 3 £300 -29.41%
Leicestershire +1 1 - -
East Midlands -11 1 - - 1
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 - -
City of London - 1 £300 -
Leicester - 1 - -

VB6 Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 27 (100.00%) VB
1 27 (100.00%) VB6
2 20 (74.07%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (70.37%) .NET
4 16 (59.26%) VB.NET
5 14 (51.85%) Microsoft Excel
6 13 (48.15%) Migration
6 13 (48.15%) Microsoft
7 12 (44.44%) Windows
7 12 (44.44%) VBA
7 12 (44.44%) SQL Server
7 12 (44.44%) Microsoft Azure
7 12 (44.44%) Office 365
8 11 (40.74%) Unit Testing
8 11 (40.74%) SQL
8 11 (40.74%) Windows XP
9 10 (37.04%) MS Access
10 9 (33.33%) SQL Server 2000
10 9 (33.33%) Data Analysis
10 9 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
10 9 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
10 9 (33.33%) Windows 10
10 9 (33.33%) SQL Server 2014
11 7 (25.93%) Security Cleared
12 5 (18.52%) CTC Cleared
12 5 (18.52%) Finance
12 5 (18.52%) C#
13 4 (14.81%) C++
14 3 (11.11%) TDD
14 3 (11.11%) Microsoft Office

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (7.41%) SharePoint
Applications
1 14 (51.85%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (11.11%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (11.11%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (3.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 12 (44.44%) Microsoft Azure
1 12 (44.44%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (44.44%) SQL Server
2 10 (37.04%) MS Access
3 9 (33.33%) SQL Server 2000
3 9 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
3 9 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (33.33%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (3.70%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (3.70%) InterSystems Cache
Development Applications
1 2 (7.41%) JIRA
2 1 (3.70%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (18.52%) Finance
2 2 (7.41%) Back Office
2 2 (7.41%) Banking
2 2 (7.41%) Corporate Banking
2 2 (7.41%) Front Office
2 2 (7.41%) Prime Brokerage
3 1 (3.70%) Electronics
3 1 (3.70%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.70%) Marketing
3 1 (3.70%) Retail
3 1 (3.70%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (70.37%) .NET
2 1 (3.70%) .NET Framework
2 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET
2 1 (3.70%) ODBC
2 1 (3.70%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (7.41%) Equities
1 2 (7.41%) SWIFT
1 2 (7.41%) Wiki
2 1 (3.70%) PACS
Operating Systems
1 12 (44.44%) Windows
2 11 (40.74%) Windows XP
3 9 (33.33%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (74.07%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (48.15%) Migration
3 11 (40.74%) Unit Testing
4 9 (33.33%) Data Analysis
5 3 (11.11%) TDD
6 2 (7.41%) Functional Testing
6 2 (7.41%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (7.41%) Scrum
6 2 (7.41%) Waterfall
7 1 (3.70%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (3.70%) Digital Marketing
7 1 (3.70%) Inversion of Control
7 1 (3.70%) ITIL
7 1 (3.70%) Line Management
7 1 (3.70%) Mentoring
7 1 (3.70%) MVC
7 1 (3.70%) Programme Management
7 1 (3.70%) Project Management
7 1 (3.70%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 27 (100.00%) VB
1 27 (100.00%) VB6
2 16 (59.26%) VB.NET
3 12 (44.44%) VBA
4 11 (40.74%) SQL
5 5 (18.52%) C#
6 4 (14.81%) C++
Qualifications
1 7 (25.93%) Security Cleared
2 5 (18.52%) CTC Cleared
3 1 (3.70%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.11%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (3.70%) DICOM
2 1 (3.70%) HL7
Vendors
1 13 (48.15%) Microsoft
2 2 (7.41%) Oracle
2 2 (7.41%) Perforce
2 2 (7.41%) Sybase
3 1 (3.70%) InterSystems
3 1 (3.70%) SAP