The first table below looks at the demand for VB6 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Aberdeen region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VB6 over the 3 months to 10 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Aberdeen region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
10 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
Rank 24 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing VB6 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeen 0.83% - -
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.50% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£315 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £323 £338
% change year-on-year
-2.32% -4.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £32.10
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +5.91%
Programming Languages Category
Aberdeen
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
40 21 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeen 33.33% 11.48% 7.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 9 3
Average daily rate £314 £350 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.35% -5.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £295 £234
10% offered a daily rate of more than £352 £425 £374
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 1
Average hourly rate £38.50 £38.00 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.31% -15.55%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
VB6
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VB6
Jobs Demand Trend in Aberdeen

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VB6 across the Aberdeen region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

VB6 Jobs Demand Trend in Aberdeen

VB6
Daily Rate Trend in Aberdeen

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing VB6 across the Aberdeen region.

VB6 Daily Rate Trend in Aberdeen

VB6
Top 13 Related IT Skills in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 10 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Aberdeen region citing VB6 also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited VB6.

1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) VB
2 1 (50.00%) VBA
2 1 (50.00%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) PeopleSoft
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (50.00%) MS Access
2 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (50.00%) Intranet

VB6
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

For the 6 months to 10 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Aberdeen region citing VB6 also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited VB6. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (50.00%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) MS Access
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Analyst Programmer
2 1 (50.00%) Programmer
2 1 (50.00%) Business Project Manager
2 1 (50.00%) Business Manager
2 1 (50.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (50.00%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) VB
2 1 (50.00%) VBA
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle
1 1 (50.00%) PeopleSoft