The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 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 Cheltenham 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
Rank - 16 48
Contract jobs citing VB6 0 1 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham - 1.39% 2.33%
As % of the Programming Languages category - 3.45% 3.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 8
Average daily rate - £325 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -23.52%
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
-1.53% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £35.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
- +40.00%
Programming Languages Category
Cheltenham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
57 29 247
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 49.14% 40.28% 71.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 21 122
Average daily rate £300 £325 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -23.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.30% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 2 27
Average hourly rate £40.00 £39.00 £36.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +7.58%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.94%
VB6
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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