Period
to 17 January 2018

The median contractor rate for a VB6 Developer was £350 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 17 January 2018.

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
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 880 834 833
Rank change year-on-year -46 -1 -14
Contract jobs requiring a VB6 Developer 16 31 39
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.016% 0.032% 0.037%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.017% 0.034% 0.039%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 23 22
UK median daily rate £350 £365 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.11% +1.39% +30.91%
10th Percentile £325 £275 £264
90th Percentile £375 £410 £431
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £300 £360
% change year-on-year +16.67% -16.67% +25.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
UK median hourly rate - £42.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £42.50 -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
UK
Contract vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 95,102 92,258 100,985
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.81% 94.78% 94.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 63,208 60,233 64,366
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £260 £254 £250
90th Percentile £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £380
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,777 3,239 3,822
UK median hourly rate £18.50 £18.00 £18.51
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.78% -2.76% +12.18%
10th Percentile £10.75 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.83 £47.25 £47.14
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year - -2.78% +9.09%

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 Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing VB6 Developer over the 6 months to 17 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 6 months to 17 January 2018. 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
UK excluding London +30 15 £350 +16.67% 9
England -20 13 £345 -5.48% 10
North of England +49 8 £345 +15.00% 1
Yorkshire +25 7 £345 -
Midlands +8 4 £350 - 3
Scotland - 3 £350 -
East Midlands +4 2 £350 - 1
West Midlands +2 2 £300 -14.29% 2
North West +12 1 £450 +50.00% 1
London -39 1 £365 -2.67% 1

VB6 Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, 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 16 (100.00%) VB
1 16 (100.00%) VB6
2 5 (31.25%) SQL
2 5 (31.25%) C#
2 5 (31.25%) .NET
2 5 (31.25%) SQL Server
3 4 (25.00%) C++
3 4 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (18.75%) VB.NET
4 3 (18.75%) ASP.NET
4 3 (18.75%) Web Services
4 3 (18.75%) OO
5 2 (12.50%) RUP
5 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Excel
5 2 (12.50%) MVC
5 2 (12.50%) Windows
5 2 (12.50%) XML
5 2 (12.50%) VBA
5 2 (12.50%) T-SQL
5 2 (12.50%) Waterfall
5 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (12.50%) Test Strategy
5 2 (12.50%) Retail
5 2 (12.50%) WCF
6 1 (6.25%) Problem Management
6 1 (6.25%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (6.25%) CA Gen
6 1 (6.25%) SDLC
6 1 (6.25%) Pega
6 1 (6.25%) Process Improvement

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 1 (6.25%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (31.25%) SQL Server
2 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (6.25%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) CA Gen
1 1 (6.25%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (12.50%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (31.25%) .NET
2 3 (18.75%) ASP.NET
2 3 (18.75%) Web Services
3 2 (12.50%) WCF
3 2 (12.50%) XML
4 1 (6.25%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Client/Server
1 1 (6.25%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 2 (12.50%) Windows
2 1 (6.25%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (18.75%) OO
3 2 (12.50%) MVC
3 2 (12.50%) RUP
3 2 (12.50%) Test Strategy
3 2 (12.50%) Waterfall
4 1 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (6.25%) Configuration Management
4 1 (6.25%) Data Modelling
4 1 (6.25%) Problem Management
4 1 (6.25%) Process Improvement
4 1 (6.25%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 16 (100.00%) VB
1 16 (100.00%) VB6
2 5 (31.25%) C#
2 5 (31.25%) SQL
3 4 (25.00%) C++
4 3 (18.75%) VB.NET
5 2 (12.50%) T-SQL
5 2 (12.50%) VBA
6 1 (6.25%) C
6 1 (6.25%) Java
6 1 (6.25%) Perl
6 1 (6.25%) PL/SQL
6 1 (6.25%) Shell Script
Vendors
1 1 (6.25%) BEA
1 1 (6.25%) Informatica
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle
1 1 (6.25%) Pega
1 1 (6.25%) webMethods