The table below looks at the statistics for VB6 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VB6 over the 3 months to 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
Rank 36 - 31
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing VB6 3 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 0.90% - 0.73%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.75% - 2.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 2
Average daily rate £410 - £283
90% offered a daily rate of more than £402 - £277
10% offered a daily rate of more than £418 - £289
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £303 £286
% change year-on-year
+22.31% +5.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 - £31.00
VB6
East of England

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

Programming Languages Category
Bedfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
109 77 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 32.83% 19.95% 25.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 52 49
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £296 £259 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £579 £550 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 3 4
Average hourly rate £47.50 £27.00 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+75.92% -36.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £25.40 £20.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.75 £27.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%

VB6
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

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

VB6 Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

VB6
Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

VB6 Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

VB6
Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

VB6 Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

VB6
Contract Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VB6 within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 11 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Luton - 1 - -
VB6
East of England

VB6
Top 9 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire 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 3 (100.00%) VB
1 3 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 3 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 3 (100.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 3 (100.00%) Project Management
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared

VB6
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire 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.

General
1 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Architect
1 2 (66.67%) Senior Architect
1 2 (66.67%) Senior Technical Architect
1 2 (66.67%) Technical Architect
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 3 (100.00%) Enterprise Architecture
1 3 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 3 (100.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared