The table below looks at the statistics for VB6 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheltenham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VB6 over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing VB6 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham - - -
As % of the Programming Languages category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £308 £289
% change year-on-year
+20.32% +6.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 - £31.00
VB6
Gloucestershire

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

Programming Languages Category
Cheltenham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
49 81 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 50.00% 54.73% 29.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 58 8
Average daily rate £400 £478 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.31% +54.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £346 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £630 £525 £344
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +9.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 8 3
Average hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +14.27%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+12.67% +4.41%

VB6
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

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

VB6 Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

VB6
Daily Rate Trend in Cheltenham

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

VB6 Daily Rate Trend in Cheltenham

VB6
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Cheltenham 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 4 (100.00%) HTML
1 4 (100.00%) VB
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (75.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (50.00%) C#
3 2 (50.00%) MS Office
3 2 (50.00%) COM
4 1 (25.00%) COM+
4 1 (25.00%) Web Services
4 1 (25.00%) XML
4 1 (25.00%) XSL
4 1 (25.00%) ADO.NET
4 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
4 1 (25.00%) IIS
4 1 (25.00%) C++
4 1 (25.00%) VB.NET
4 1 (25.00%) T-SQL
4 1 (25.00%) Finance
4 1 (25.00%) WSDL
4 1 (25.00%) XML Schema
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (25.00%) Software Delivery
4 1 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server

VB6
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Cheltenham 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 1 (25.00%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (50.00%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) .NET Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Applications Support
1 2 (50.00%) Applications Support Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Support Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) C# .NET Developer
2 1 (25.00%) C# Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Server Support
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Developer
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Systems Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Systems Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
1 4 (100.00%) HTML
2 2 (50.00%) COM
3 1 (25.00%) .NET Framework
3 1 (25.00%) ADO.NET
3 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (25.00%) COM+
3 1 (25.00%) Web Services
3 1 (25.00%) WSDL
3 1 (25.00%) XML
3 1 (25.00%) XML Schema
3 1 (25.00%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) VB
2 3 (75.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (75.00%) SQL
3 2 (50.00%) C#
4 1 (25.00%) C++
4 1 (25.00%) T-SQL
4 1 (25.00%) VB.NET
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft