The table below looks at the statistics for VB6 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Aberdeen region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VB6 over the 3 months to 28 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

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.

3 months to
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
Rank - - 22
Contract jobs citing VB6 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeen - - 0.81%
As % of the Programming Languages category - - 2.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £315
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £300 £320
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 - £35.00
VB6
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Aberdeen region.

Programming Languages Category
Aberdeen
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
23 11 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeen 46.94% 25.58% 37.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 24
Median daily rate £350 £438 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +38.88%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £38.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%

VB6
Jobs Demand Trend in Aberdeen

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Aberdeen region citing VB6 as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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