The first table below looks at the demand for VB6 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bristol 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 Bristol 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 - 56 67
Contract jobs citing VB6 0 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol - 0.31% 0.10%
As % of the Programming Languages category - 0.93% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Average daily rate - £240 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -15.78%
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
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
394 216 280
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 42.05% 33.80% 28.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 315 120 178
Average daily rate £350 £310 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.90% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £234 £227 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.30% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 8 31
Average hourly rate £27.50 £35.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.53% +9.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.40 £12.42 £22.33
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.94%
VB6
South West

VB6
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

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

VB6 Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

VB6
Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

VB6 Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

VB6
Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

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

VB6 Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

VB6
Top 9 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol 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 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) VB
1 1 (100.00%) VB.NET
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) XSLT
1 1 (100.00%) Migration

VB6
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol 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 (100.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) C++ Developer
1 1 (100.00%) VB Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) XSLT
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) VB
1 1 (100.00%) VB.NET