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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VB6 over the 3 months to 19 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
London / City of London
Rank 153 144 177
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +33
Contract jobs citing VB6 2 3 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.068% 0.098% 0.27%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.13% 0.22% 0.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 9
Median daily rate £360 £405 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% -4.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £328 £405 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £392 £405 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £370 £305
% change year-on-year
-18.91% +21.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £37.25 -

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
1484 1352 2311
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 50.63% 44.28% 45.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 1242 1116 1900
Median daily rate £475 £485 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.06% +4.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 10 2
Median hourly rate - £29.64 £50.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -40.72%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £40.00 £35.18
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +13.71%

VB6
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the City of London region citing VB6 as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 19 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing VB6 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the City of London region with a requirement for VB6.

1 3 (100.00%) VB
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) MS Access
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
3 1 (33.33%) PACS
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) InterSystems Cache
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (33.33%) HL7
3 1 (33.33%) DICOM
3 1 (33.33%) jQuery
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (33.33%) Office 365
3 1 (33.33%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (33.33%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (33.33%) ODBC
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL
3 1 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) IBM Notes
3 1 (33.33%) IBM Domino
3 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 1 (33.33%) T-SQL
3 1 (33.33%) C#
3 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (33.33%) VB.NET
3 1 (33.33%) VBA
3 1 (33.33%) .NET
3 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
3 1 (33.33%) Lotus

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (33.33%) CMS
1 1 (33.33%) IBM Domino
1 1 (33.33%) IBM Notes
1 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
1 1 (33.33%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (33.33%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) MS Access
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (33.33%) InterSystems Cache
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Access Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Consultant
3 1 (33.33%) Domino Consultant
3 1 (33.33%) Domino Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Lotus Notes Consultant
3 1 (33.33%) Lotus Notes Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Developer
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Developer
3 1 (33.33%) VB Developer
3 1 (33.33%) VB6 Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
1 1 (33.33%) jQuery
1 1 (33.33%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) PACS
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL
1 1 (33.33%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) VB
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) C#
3 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (33.33%) T-SQL
3 1 (33.33%) VB.NET
3 1 (33.33%) VBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) DICOM
1 1 (33.33%) HL7
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) InterSystems
2 1 (33.33%) Lotus