The table below looks at the statistics for VB6 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Canary Wharf region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VB6 over the 3 months to 31 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
Rank - - 21
Contract jobs citing VB6 0 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf - - 1.75%
As % of the Programming Languages category - - 7.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £330 £290
% change year-on-year
-1.51% +13.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
VB6
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Canary Wharf region.

Programming Languages Category
Canary Wharf
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
73 80 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 47.10% 42.78% 22.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 51 14
Median daily rate £450 £500 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £380 £443
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £600 £590
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%

VB6
Jobs Demand Trend in Canary Wharf

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Canary Wharf region citing VB6 as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Programming Languages category.

VB6 Jobs Demand Trend in Canary Wharf

VB6
Daily Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

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

VB6 Daily Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

VB6
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 31 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing VB6 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Canary Wharf region with a requirement for VB6.

1 3 (100.00%) VB
2 2 (66.67%) VBA
2 2 (66.67%) C++
2 2 (66.67%) Front Office
2 2 (66.67%) Migration
2 2 (66.67%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (33.33%) Firewall
3 1 (33.33%) Apache Flex
3 1 (33.33%) HTML
3 1 (33.33%) Java
3 1 (33.33%) PHP
3 1 (33.33%) PL/SQL
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) .NET
3 1 (33.33%) J2EE
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle
3 1 (33.33%) XML

VB6
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) Firewall
General
1 2 (66.67%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) C++ Developer
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
1 2 (66.67%) Excel Developer
1 2 (66.67%) Excel VBA Developer
1 2 (66.67%) VBA Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Applications Support
2 1 (33.33%) Support Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
1 1 (33.33%) Apache Flex
1 1 (33.33%) HTML
1 1 (33.33%) J2EE
1 1 (33.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) VB
2 2 (66.67%) C++
2 2 (66.67%) VBA
3 1 (33.33%) Java
3 1 (33.33%) PHP
3 1 (33.33%) PL/SQL
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle