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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VB6 over the 3 months to 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
Rank 19 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing VB6 3 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 2.65% - -
As % of the Programming Languages category 10.00% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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- - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £310
% change year-on-year
- -3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £26.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
- -22.05%
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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 Canary Wharf region.

Programming Languages Category
Canary Wharf
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
30 129 180
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 26.55% 59.17% 46.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 96 123
Average daily rate £475 £575 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.39% +4.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £418 £385 £450
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £700 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%

VB6
Jobs Demand Trend in Canary Wharf

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VB6 across the Canary Wharf region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 30 Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Canary Wharf 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 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (100.00%) PL/SQL
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) VBScript
1 3 (100.00%) VB
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle
1 3 (100.00%) IIS
1 3 (100.00%) ActiveX
1 3 (100.00%) XML
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle Database
2 2 (66.67%) CSS
2 2 (66.67%) XSD
2 2 (66.67%) XSL
2 2 (66.67%) .NET
3 1 (33.33%) J2EE
3 1 (33.33%) T-SQL
3 1 (33.33%) MS Project
3 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio
3 1 (33.33%) ADO
3 1 (33.33%) COM+
3 1 (33.33%) Sybase
3 1 (33.33%) DHTML
3 1 (33.33%) HTML
3 1 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) UML
3 1 (33.33%) OO
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (33.33%) Data Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) LDAP

VB6
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Canary Wharf 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 3 (100.00%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Project
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Navigator
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio
1 1 (33.33%) Rational Rose
1 1 (33.33%) Toad
1 1 (33.33%) ClearQuest
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (66.67%) VB Developer
2 2 (66.67%) ASP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) ActiveX
1 3 (100.00%) XML
2 2 (66.67%) CSS
2 2 (66.67%) XSD
2 2 (66.67%) XSL
2 2 (66.67%) .NET
3 1 (33.33%) J2EE
3 1 (33.33%) ADO
3 1 (33.33%) COM+
3 1 (33.33%) DHTML
3 1 (33.33%) HTML
3 1 (33.33%) OLE
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) UML
1 1 (33.33%) OO
1 1 (33.33%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (100.00%) PL/SQL
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) VBScript
1 3 (100.00%) VB
2 1 (33.33%) T-SQL
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) Sybase
2 1 (33.33%) IBM