The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 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 Bedfordshire 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
Rank - - 36
Contract jobs citing VB6 0 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire - - 0.61%
As % of the Programming Languages category - - 1.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
-1.53% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £35.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
- +40.00%
Programming Languages Category
Bedfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
87 48 102
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 19.77% 25.13% 30.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 25 43
Average daily rate £375 £325 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -2.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £249 £181 £247
10% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £388 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.30% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 19
Average hourly rate £37.50 £16.00 £37.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+134.37% -57.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.50 £12.42 £34.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £35.50 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.94%
VB6
East of England

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 18 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Dunstable - - - -
VB6
East of England

VB6
Top 15 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) VB
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) Client/Server
2 1 (50.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (50.00%) Problem Management
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) UML
2 1 (50.00%) VB.NET
2 1 (50.00%) SQL

VB6
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (50.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Solutions Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Developer
1 1 (50.00%) .NET Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Client/Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Problem Management
1 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) UML
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) VB
2 1 (50.00%) VB.NET
2 1 (50.00%) SQL