Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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 22 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)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 211 149
Contract jobs citing VB6 0 4 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands - 0.065% 0.47%
As % of the Programming Languages category - 0.20% 1.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 17
West Midlands median daily rate - £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -6.67% +15.38%
England median daily rate £358 £335 £331
% change year-on-year +6.72% +1.13% +7.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £41.25 £42.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year -2.94% +6.25% +14.29%

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 the West Midlands with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
West Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 1493 1988 1507
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 30.87% 32.09% 30.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 969 1217 889
West Midlands median daily rate £388 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14% +7.69%
10th Percentile £250 £250 £213
90th Percentile £538 £500 £488
England median daily rate £462 £425 £410
% change year-on-year +8.71% +3.66% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 62 56
West Midlands median hourly rate £31.25 £24.25 £27.08
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +28.87% -10.45% +24.51%
10th Percentile £15.65 £11.73 £12.40
90th Percentile £49.63 £42.48 £43.15
England median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.45
% change year-on-year +6.67% +0.13% +21.79%

VB6
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing VB6 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for VB6 in the West Midlands

VB6
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VB6 in the West Midlands

VB6
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VB6 in the West Midlands