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 31 August 2015 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
Rank 18 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing VB6 8 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 5.84% - -
As % of the Programming Languages category 14.04% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 0
Average daily rate
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£303 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £290 £298
% change year-on-year
+13.79% -2.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £30.25
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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 Cheltenham region.

Programming Languages Category
Cheltenham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
57 41 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 41.61% 36.94% 54.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 16 22
Average daily rate £386 £405 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.62% +15.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £330 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 2
Average hourly rate £43.00 £40.00 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.50% -5.88%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.50 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +2.94%

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 31 August 2015, 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 10 (100.00%) VB
2 9 (90.00%) SQL
2 9 (90.00%) HTML
2 9 (90.00%) SQL Server
2 9 (90.00%) .NET
3 8 (80.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (70.00%) C#
4 7 (70.00%) C++
4 7 (70.00%) Finance
5 6 (60.00%) SQL Server 2005
5 6 (60.00%) SQL Server 2000
5 6 (60.00%) COM+
5 6 (60.00%) Web Services
5 6 (60.00%) XML
5 6 (60.00%) XSL
5 6 (60.00%) WSDL
5 6 (60.00%) XML Schema
5 6 (60.00%) T-SQL
5 6 (60.00%) IIS
5 6 (60.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 6 (60.00%) .NET Framework
6 5 (50.00%) Software Delivery
6 5 (50.00%) ADO.NET
6 5 (50.00%) ASP.NET
7 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
8 3 (30.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (30.00%) JavaScript
8 3 (30.00%) QA
9 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
9 2 (20.00%) COM

VB6
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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 6 (60.00%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (20.00%) MS Office
1 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (90.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (80.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (60.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 6 (60.00%) SQL Server 2000
4 3 (30.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (10.00%) MS Access
5 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 6 (60.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (10.00%) FinalBuilder
2 1 (10.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (10.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 7 (70.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (80.00%) Developer
2 5 (50.00%) C# Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Applications Support Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Support Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Applications Support
3 2 (20.00%) .NET Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Systems Support
4 1 (10.00%) C++ Developer
4 1 (10.00%) VB Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Systems Developer
4 1 (10.00%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (90.00%) HTML
1 9 (90.00%) .NET
2 6 (60.00%) COM+
2 6 (60.00%) Web Services
2 6 (60.00%) XML
2 6 (60.00%) XSL
2 6 (60.00%) WSDL
2 6 (60.00%) XML Schema
2 6 (60.00%) .NET Framework
3 5 (50.00%) ADO.NET
3 5 (50.00%) ASP.NET
4 2 (20.00%) COM
4 2 (20.00%) Middleware
5 1 (10.00%) MFC
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Software Delivery
2 2 (20.00%) Project Management
3 1 (10.00%) Performance Testing
3 1 (10.00%) Load Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (100.00%) VB
2 9 (90.00%) SQL
3 7 (70.00%) C#
3 7 (70.00%) C++
4 6 (60.00%) T-SQL
5 3 (30.00%) JavaScript
6 1 (10.00%) VB.NET
6 1 (10.00%) VC++
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (30.00%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Microsoft