Period
to 20 June 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 20 June 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)
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
20 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 191 176 205
Rank change year-on-year -15 +29 -36
Contract jobs citing VB6 8 9 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.16% 0.22% 0.089%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.37% 0.50% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 2
Yorkshire median daily rate £345 £350 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.43% +40.00% -22.48%
10th Percentile £245 £339 £225
90th Percentile £486 £393 £275
England median daily rate £365 £365 £350
% change year-on-year - +4.29% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £42.50 £52.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year -19.05% +40.00% -

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 Yorkshire with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Yorkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 2,171 1,794 2,432
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 44.57% 43.29% 43.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,499 1,221 1,668
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.23% +15.67%
10th Percentile £300 £283 £281
90th Percentile £535 £525 £538
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 17 37
Yorkshire median hourly rate £40.00 £22.50 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +77.78% +7.14% -40.00%
10th Percentile £18.25 £16.15 £12.40
90th Percentile £48.75 £43.00 £42.25
England median hourly rate £41.50 £41.25 £38.50
% change year-on-year +0.61% +7.14% +10.00%

VB6
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for VB6 in Yorkshire

VB6
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VB6 in Yorkshire

VB6
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing VB6 in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 20 June 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for VB6 in Yorkshire

VB6
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VB6 in Yorkshire

VB6
Contract Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 20 June 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
West Yorkshire -18 8 £345 -0.72% 7
VB6
England

For the 6 months to 20 June 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for VB6.

1 8 (100.00%) VB
1 8 (100.00%) .NET
2 7 (87.50%) SQL Server
3 6 (75.00%) C#
4 5 (62.50%) ASP.NET
5 3 (37.50%) Oracle
5 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
5 3 (37.50%) VB.NET
6 2 (25.00%) SQL
6 2 (25.00%) T-SQL
6 2 (25.00%) HTML
6 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
6 2 (25.00%) CSS
6 2 (25.00%) Web Services
6 2 (25.00%) XML
6 2 (25.00%) Visual Studio
6 2 (25.00%) XSLT
6 2 (25.00%) ERP
6 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (12.50%) jQuery
7 1 (12.50%) FMCG
7 1 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (12.50%) Test Automation
7 1 (12.50%) RESTful
7 1 (12.50%) Cucumber
7 1 (12.50%) Digital Media
7 1 (12.50%) MSBuild
7 1 (12.50%) Ajax
7 1 (12.50%) Dynamics NAV
7 1 (12.50%) Dynamics AX

VB6
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 (12.50%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (12.50%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (12.50%) Epicor Tropos
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (87.50%) SQL Server
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (12.50%) Cucumber
2 1 (12.50%) IBM UrbanCode
2 1 (12.50%) Jenkins
2 1 (12.50%) MSBuild
2 1 (12.50%) Selenium
2 1 (12.50%) SpecFlow
2 1 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
1 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (100.00%) Developer
2 5 (62.50%) .NET Developer
3 4 (50.00%) VB Developer
3 4 (50.00%) VB6 Developer
4 3 (37.50%) C# .NET Developer
4 3 (37.50%) C# Developer
4 3 (37.50%) Software Developer
5 2 (25.00%) .NET Software Developer
5 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (25.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (25.00%) VB.NET Developer
6 1 (12.50%) C# Software Developer
6 1 (12.50%) C# VB.NET Developer
6 1 (12.50%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (100.00%) .NET
2 5 (62.50%) ASP.NET
3 2 (25.00%) CSS
3 2 (25.00%) HTML
3 2 (25.00%) Web Services
3 2 (25.00%) XML
3 2 (25.00%) XSLT
4 1 (12.50%) Ajax
4 1 (12.50%) Apache Flex
4 1 (12.50%) Classic ASP
4 1 (12.50%) jQuery
4 1 (12.50%) RESTful
4 1 (12.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (12.50%) WCF
4 1 (12.50%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Client/Server
1 1 (12.50%) Digital Media
1 1 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (12.50%) FMCG
1 1 (12.50%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (25.00%) ERP
2 1 (12.50%) Coaching
2 1 (12.50%) Component Testing
2 1 (12.50%) DevOps
2 1 (12.50%) Scrum
2 1 (12.50%) SDLC
2 1 (12.50%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) VB
2 6 (75.00%) C#
3 3 (37.50%) VB.NET
4 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (25.00%) SQL
4 2 (25.00%) T-SQL
5 1 (12.50%) C
5 1 (12.50%) RPG
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
1 3 (37.50%) Oracle
2 1 (12.50%) Epicor
2 1 (12.50%) QAD
2 1 (12.50%) SAP