The table below looks at the statistics for VB6 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VB6 over the 3 months to 21 October 2014 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
Rank 61 55 -
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -
Contract jobs citing VB6 2 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.26% 0.61% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.77% 1.68% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 0
Average daily rate
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£375 £258 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.63% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £308 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £26.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- -24.28%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

Programming Languages Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
260 238 241
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 34.39% 36.39% 37.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 153 169 107
Average daily rate £350 £350 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +18.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 2 5
Average hourly rate £20.00 £37.50 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.66% +13.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.80 £23.50 £23.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.10 £37.50 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%

VB6
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

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

VB6 Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

VB6
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

VB6 Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

VB6
Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

VB6 Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

VB6
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham 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 Server
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) VB
2 1 (50.00%) VB.NET
2 1 (50.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) Retail
2 1 (50.00%) Data Management
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (50.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (50.00%) Data Conversion
2 1 (50.00%) Data Integration
2 1 (50.00%) Data Architecture
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Master Data Management
2 1 (50.00%) Metadata Management
2 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (50.00%) RUP
2 1 (50.00%) CRM
2 1 (50.00%) DTS
2 1 (50.00%) Data Modelling
2 1 (50.00%) ETL
2 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (50.00%) PRINCE
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2000

VB6
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham 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%) BizTalk Server
Business Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) DTS
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 1 (50.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
2 1 (50.00%) BizTalk Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Data Conversion
1 1 (50.00%) Data Integration
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (50.00%) RUP
1 1 (50.00%) CRM
1 1 (50.00%) Data Modelling
1 1 (50.00%) ETL
1 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) PRINCE
1 1 (50.00%) Data Management
1 1 (50.00%) Data Architecture
1 1 (50.00%) Master Data Management
1 1 (50.00%) Metadata Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) VB
2 1 (50.00%) VB.NET
2 1 (50.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (50.00%) C#
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
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