Period
to 18 October 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 October 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 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 166 148 -
Rank change year-on-year -18 - +171
Contract jobs citing VB6 2 9 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 0.058% 0.31% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.13% 0.74% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 8 0
West Yorkshire median daily rate £325 £345 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.80% - -
Yorkshire median daily rate £325 £345 -
% change year-on-year -5.80% - -
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 1,582 1,216 1,719
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 46.08% 41.57% 45.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,114 903 1,181
West Yorkshire median daily rate £409 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.19% - +14.29%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £293
90th Percentile £538 £525 £525
Yorkshire median daily rate £401 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +0.19% - +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 2 7
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.00 £31.00 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -45.16% +103.28% -27.38%
10th Percentile £13.70 £23.25 £13.20
90th Percentile £38.45 £39.15 £32.50
Yorkshire median hourly rate £24.92 £22.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year +13.25% +46.67% -32.58%

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 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 October 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
Bradford - 1 - -
Huddersfield - 1 £325 -
VB6
Yorkshire

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

1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
1 2 (100.00%) VB
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (50.00%) MFC
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) C++
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (50.00%) COM+
2 1 (50.00%) Web Services
2 1 (50.00%) XML
2 1 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (50.00%) ERP
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Epicor
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) JSON
2 1 (50.00%) QA
2 1 (50.00%) WCF
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (50.00%) BDD
2 1 (50.00%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (50.00%) Epicor Tropos
2 1 (50.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (50.00%) Mentoring

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 1 (50.00%) Epicor Tropos
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) .NET Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (50.00%) COM+
2 1 (50.00%) JSON
2 1 (50.00%) MFC
2 1 (50.00%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (50.00%) WCF
2 1 (50.00%) Web Services
2 1 (50.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (50.00%) Greenfield Project
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) BDD
1 1 (50.00%) Component Testing
1 1 (50.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (50.00%) ERP
1 1 (50.00%) Mentoring
1 1 (50.00%) SDLC
1 1 (50.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) VB
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) C++
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) Epicor
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) MuleSoft