The first table below looks at the demand for VB6 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Buckinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VB6 over the 3 months to 11 July 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 Buckinghamshire 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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
Rank - 66 64
Contract jobs citing VB6 0 3 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire - 0.31% 0.77%
As % of the Programming Languages category - 0.96% 2.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 4
Average daily rate
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- - £327
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £320 £338
% change year-on-year
-1.56% -5.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £32.10
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +5.91%
Programming Languages Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
390 311 284
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 29.50% 32.26% 31.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 232 186 140
Average daily rate £325 £350 £319
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +9.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £223 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 9 8
Average hourly rate £20.25 £22.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -35.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.05 £18.25 £31.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.80 £22.50 £38.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
VB6
South East

VB6
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

VB6 Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

VB6
Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

VB6 Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

VB6
Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

VB6 Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

VB6
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VB6 within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 11 July 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
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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
High Wycombe - - - - 1
Milton Keynes - - - -
VB6
South East