Period
to 18 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 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 18 January 2018 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)
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
18 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 139 155 168
Rank change year-on-year +16 +13 -16
Contract jobs citing VB6 13 2 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 0.43% 0.062% 0.26%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.02% 0.14% 0.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 1 4
West Yorkshire median daily rate £345 £315 £333
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.52% -5.26% +10.83%
10th Percentile £324 £308 £283
90th Percentile £479 £323 £424
Yorkshire median daily rate £345 £283 £383
% change year-on-year +22.12% -26.14% +27.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
Yorkshire 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 West Yorkshire with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
West Yorkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 1,269 1,391 1,730
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 41.84% 43.01% 41.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 954 959 1,133
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.91%
10th Percentile £281 £284 £275
90th Percentile £538 £538 £532
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +11.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 13 25
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £40.00 £13.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +196.30% -22.86% -46.97%
10th Percentile £39.30 £11.10 £12.40
90th Percentile £40.70 £32.25 £33.60
Yorkshire median hourly rate £40.00 £15.25 £19.50
% change year-on-year +162.30% -21.79% -40.00%

VB6
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for VB6 in West Yorkshire

VB6
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VB6 in West Yorkshire

VB6
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing VB6 in West Yorkshire over the 6 months to 18 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for VB6 in West Yorkshire

VB6
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VB6 in West Yorkshire

VB6
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VB6 within the West Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 18 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
Leeds +14 8 £345 - 2
Wakefield - 1 £450 -
Bradford - 1 - -
VB6
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 18 January 2018, IT contractor jobs citing VB6 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the West Yorkshire region with a requirement for VB6.

1 13 (100.00%) VB
2 9 (69.23%) .NET
3 8 (61.54%) ASP.NET
3 8 (61.54%) SQL Server
3 8 (61.54%) C#
4 6 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (46.15%) XSLT
4 6 (46.15%) HTML
4 6 (46.15%) JavaScript
4 6 (46.15%) CSS
5 4 (30.77%) Oracle
5 4 (30.77%) Visual Studio
5 4 (30.77%) SAP
5 4 (30.77%) Classic ASP
5 4 (30.77%) RPG
5 4 (30.77%) SQL
5 4 (30.77%) C++
5 4 (30.77%) ERP
5 4 (30.77%) XML
5 4 (30.77%) C
5 4 (30.77%) QAD
5 4 (30.77%) FMCG
5 4 (30.77%) Ajax
5 4 (30.77%) Dynamics NAV
5 4 (30.77%) Dynamics AX
6 2 (15.38%) MVC
6 2 (15.38%) XSD
6 2 (15.38%) Scrum
6 2 (15.38%) T-SQL
6 2 (15.38%) Web Services

VB6
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Yorkshire 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:

Business Applications
1 4 (30.77%) Dynamics AX
1 4 (30.77%) Dynamics NAV
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (61.54%) SQL Server
2 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (30.77%) Visual Studio
2 2 (15.38%) Cucumber
2 2 (15.38%) IBM UrbanCode
2 2 (15.38%) Jenkins
2 2 (15.38%) MSBuild
2 2 (15.38%) Selenium
2 2 (15.38%) SpecFlow
Job Titles
1 13 (100.00%) Developer
2 7 (53.85%) VB Developer
2 7 (53.85%) VB6 Developer
3 3 (23.08%) Software Developer
4 2 (15.38%) .NET Developer
4 2 (15.38%) .NET Software Developer
4 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET Developer
4 2 (15.38%) C# .NET Developer
4 2 (15.38%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 2 (15.38%) C# Developer
4 2 (15.38%) C# Software Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Agile Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Dynamics NAV Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Navision Developer
5 1 (7.69%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (69.23%) .NET
2 8 (61.54%) ASP.NET
3 6 (46.15%) CSS
3 6 (46.15%) HTML
3 6 (46.15%) XSLT
4 4 (30.77%) Ajax
4 4 (30.77%) Classic ASP
4 4 (30.77%) XML
5 2 (15.38%) jQuery
5 2 (15.38%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 2 (15.38%) WCF
5 2 (15.38%) Web Services
5 2 (15.38%) XSD
6 1 (7.69%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) FMCG
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (30.77%) ERP
3 2 (15.38%) MVC
3 2 (15.38%) Scrum
3 2 (15.38%) Test Automation
4 1 (7.69%) Coaching
4 1 (7.69%) DevOps
4 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (100.00%) VB
2 8 (61.54%) C#
3 6 (46.15%) JavaScript
4 4 (30.77%) C
4 4 (30.77%) C++
4 4 (30.77%) RPG
4 4 (30.77%) SQL
5 2 (15.38%) T-SQL
6 1 (7.69%) VB.NET
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) Oracle
1 4 (30.77%) QAD
1 4 (30.77%) SAP