The table below looks at the statistics for VB6 skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VB6 over the 3 months to 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
Rank 195 202 212
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +10
Contract jobs citing VB6 4 15 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.068% 0.21% 0.13%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.16% 0.46% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 12 7
Average daily rate
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£700 £375 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+86.66% -16.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £298 £319
% change year-on-year
+0.84% -6.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £30.25 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- -6.92%
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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 City of London region.

Programming Languages Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
2506 3227 3087
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 42.48% 44.52% 39.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 1922 2491 2376
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 17 17
Average hourly rate £44.50 £51.30 £41.05
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.25% +24.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.25 £17.90 £16.24
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £93.12 £59.00 £48.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%

VB6
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

VB6 Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

VB6
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

VB6 Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

VB6
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing VB6 across the City of London region.

VB6 Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

VB6
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 8 (100.00%) VB
2 6 (75.00%) C#
3 4 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 4 (50.00%) Banking
4 3 (37.50%) WCF
4 3 (37.50%) C++
4 3 (37.50%) SQL
4 3 (37.50%) .NET
5 2 (25.00%) Web Services
5 2 (25.00%) Windows
5 2 (25.00%) VBA
5 2 (25.00%) .NET Framework
5 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (25.00%) Fixed Income
5 2 (25.00%) Asset Management
5 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (12.50%) Unity DI Container
6 1 (12.50%) Technical Analysis
6 1 (12.50%) C
6 1 (12.50%) Spring
6 1 (12.50%) Investment Banking
6 1 (12.50%) Ajax
6 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (12.50%) WebSphere
6 1 (12.50%) NUnit
6 1 (12.50%) Degree
6 1 (12.50%) JSON
6 1 (12.50%) Retail
6 1 (12.50%) Use Case

VB6
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 (12.50%) SharePoint
1 1 (12.50%) CICS
1 1 (12.50%) WebSphere
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Visual Studio
1 1 (12.50%) ClearQuest
1 1 (12.50%) NUnit
1 1 (12.50%) Rhino Mocks
1 1 (12.50%) MSBuild
General
1 4 (50.00%) Banking
2 1 (12.50%) Retail
2 1 (12.50%) Investment Banking
2 1 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (87.50%) Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Analyst Programmer
2 2 (25.00%) Programmer
2 2 (25.00%) C# Developer
2 2 (25.00%) SQL Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Quantitative Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Junior C# Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Developer Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) .NET Designer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Programmer
3 1 (12.50%) Designer
3 1 (12.50%) C++ Quantitative Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Junior
3 1 (12.50%) Junior Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Analyst Programmer
3 1 (12.50%) Team Leader
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) .NET
1 3 (37.50%) WCF
2 2 (25.00%) .NET Framework
2 2 (25.00%) Web Services
3 1 (12.50%) XML
3 1 (12.50%) XSLT
3 1 (12.50%) MSMQ
3 1 (12.50%) Middleware
3 1 (12.50%) Spring
3 1 (12.50%) Ajax
3 1 (12.50%) ADO.NET
3 1 (12.50%) Classic ASP
3 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET
3 1 (12.50%) COM+
3 1 (12.50%) CSS
3 1 (12.50%) SOAP
3 1 (12.50%) JSON
3 1 (12.50%) HTML
3 1 (12.50%) jQuery
3 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC 2
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Fixed Income
2 1 (12.50%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Windows
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (25.00%) Asset Management
2 1 (12.50%) Use Case
2 1 (12.50%) Dependency Injection
2 1 (12.50%) Technical Analysis
2 1 (12.50%) UML
2 1 (12.50%) Project Management
2 1 (12.50%) MVC
2 1 (12.50%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) VB
2 6 (75.00%) C#
3 3 (37.50%) C++
3 3 (37.50%) SQL
4 2 (25.00%) VBA
5 1 (12.50%) PowerShell
5 1 (12.50%) C
5 1 (12.50%) VBScript
5 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle
1 1 (12.50%) Business Objects
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
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