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 20 February 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
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
London / City of London
Rank - 148 182
Contract jobs citing VB6 0 2 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London - 0.064% 0.23%
As % of the Programming Languages category - 0.14% 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 8
Median daily rate - £315 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -18.24%
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £370 £300
% change year-on-year
-18.91% +23.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £52.50 £37.25 -
% change year-on-year
+40.93% -

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
1417 1406 2359
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 47.82% 44.81% 45.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 1187 1181 1941
Median daily rate £475 £475 £475
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £325 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £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 4 5
Median hourly rate - £30.00 £27.37
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +9.60%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +11.11%

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 18 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 20 February 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 2 (100.00%) VB
1 2 (100.00%) MS Access
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) PACS
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) InterSystems Cache
2 1 (50.00%) HL7
2 1 (50.00%) DICOM
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (50.00%) Office 365
2 1 (50.00%) InterSystems
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (50.00%) ODBC
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (50.00%) SQL

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:

Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (50.00%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) MS Access
2 1 (50.00%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (50.00%) InterSystems Cache
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Access Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Developer
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Developer
2 1 (50.00%) VB Developer
2 1 (50.00%) VB6 Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) PACS
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) VB
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) DICOM
1 1 (50.00%) HL7
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) InterSystems
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