The first table below looks at the demand for VB6 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bradford 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 Bradford 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 23 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing VB6 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 1.38% - -
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.23% - -
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
Bradford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
62 45 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 42.76% 28.48% 20.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 19 13
Average daily rate £310 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.61% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £264 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £430 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.30% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 3
Average hourly rate £22.75 £12.42 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+83.17% +3.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.59 £9.40 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £35.00 £12.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.94%
VB6
West Yorkshire

VB6
Jobs Demand Trend in Bradford

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

VB6 Jobs Demand Trend in Bradford

VB6
Daily Rate Trend in Bradford

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

VB6 Daily Rate Trend in Bradford

VB6
Hourly Rate Trend in Bradford

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

VB6 Hourly Rate Trend in Bradford

VB6
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Bradford

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bradford 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 17 (100.00%) VB
2 11 (64.71%) Oracle
3 9 (52.94%) C#
4 7 (41.18%) SQL Server
4 7 (41.18%) WebLogic
5 6 (35.29%) .NET
6 3 (17.65%) Test Scripting
6 3 (17.65%) MVC
6 3 (17.65%) HTML
6 3 (17.65%) JavaScript
6 3 (17.65%) SQL
6 3 (17.65%) Classic ASP
6 3 (17.65%) ASP.NET
6 3 (17.65%) Web Services
6 3 (17.65%) XML
6 3 (17.65%) Windows
7 2 (11.76%) Tuxedo
8 1 (5.88%) MS Excel
8 1 (5.88%) RDBMS
8 1 (5.88%) T-SQL
8 1 (5.88%) MS Office
8 1 (5.88%) Finance
8 1 (5.88%) VB.NET
8 1 (5.88%) Relational Database

VB6
Top Related IT Skills in Bradford by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bradford 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 7 (41.18%) WebLogic
2 2 (11.76%) Tuxedo
Applications
1 1 (5.88%) MS Excel
1 1 (5.88%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (41.18%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.88%) RDBMS
2 1 (5.88%) Relational Database
General
1 1 (5.88%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (82.35%) Developer
2 9 (52.94%) Software Developer
3 3 (17.65%) .NET Developer
3 3 (17.65%) Author
3 3 (17.65%) Technical Author
4 1 (5.88%) Oracle Developer
4 1 (5.88%) VB.NET Developer
4 1 (5.88%) VB Developer
4 1 (5.88%) SQL Developer
4 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Developer
4 1 (5.88%) VB6 Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (35.29%) .NET
2 3 (17.65%) HTML
2 3 (17.65%) Classic ASP
2 3 (17.65%) ASP.NET
2 3 (17.65%) Web Services
2 3 (17.65%) XML
Operating Systems
1 3 (17.65%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (17.65%) Test Scripting
1 3 (17.65%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 17 (100.00%) VB
2 9 (52.94%) C#
3 3 (17.65%) JavaScript
3 3 (17.65%) SQL
4 1 (5.88%) T-SQL
4 1 (5.88%) VB.NET
Vendors
1 11 (64.71%) Oracle