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 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 198 197 205
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +8
Contract jobs citing VB6 5 3 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.092% 0.052% 0.21%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.20% 0.12% 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 12
Average daily rate
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£325 £700 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-53.57% +86.66%
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 City of London region.

Programming Languages Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
2484 2472 3228
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 45.84% 42.50% 44.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 2076 1896 2494
Average daily rate £475 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £310 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 11 17
Average hourly rate £35.00 £45.00 £51.30
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% -12.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.81 £16.00 £17.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £187.50 £116.09 £59.00
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 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 31 August 2015, 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 16 (100.00%) VB
2 13 (81.25%) .NET
3 11 (68.75%) SQL
4 10 (62.50%) C#
4 10 (62.50%) SQL Server
5 6 (37.50%) ASP.NET
5 6 (37.50%) Web Services
5 6 (37.50%) XML
5 6 (37.50%) VB.NET
6 5 (31.25%) JavaScript
6 5 (31.25%) Windows
6 5 (31.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 5 (31.25%) WCF
6 5 (31.25%) WPF
7 4 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (25.00%) TDD
7 4 (25.00%) SDLC
7 4 (25.00%) Finance
7 4 (25.00%) HTML
7 4 (25.00%) T-SQL
7 4 (25.00%) CSS
8 3 (18.75%) XSLT
8 3 (18.75%) Oracle
8 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
8 3 (18.75%) XHTML
8 3 (18.75%) Client/Server
8 3 (18.75%) User Acceptance Testing
8 3 (18.75%) System Testing
8 3 (18.75%) Kanban
8 3 (18.75%) Sitecore

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

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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 2 (12.50%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (6.25%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (12.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (62.50%) SQL Server
2 5 (31.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (12.50%) Cognos Analysis Studio
3 2 (12.50%) Cognos Event Studio
3 2 (12.50%) Cognos Metric Studio
3 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (18.75%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (25.00%) Finance
2 3 (18.75%) Banking
3 1 (6.25%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 16 (100.00%) Developer
2 6 (37.50%) VB Developer
2 6 (37.50%) VB6 Developer
3 4 (25.00%) .NET Developer
4 2 (12.50%) C# Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Credit Risk Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Applications Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Senior Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Applications Support
5 1 (6.25%) Support Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Analyst Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Senior C# Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Microsoft Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Senior .NET Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Dynamics CRM Developer
5 1 (6.25%) CRM Developer
5 1 (6.25%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Applications Support Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (81.25%) .NET
2 6 (37.50%) ASP.NET
2 6 (37.50%) Web Services
2 6 (37.50%) XML
3 5 (31.25%) WCF
3 5 (31.25%) WPF
4 4 (25.00%) HTML
4 4 (25.00%) CSS
5 3 (18.75%) XSLT
5 3 (18.75%) XHTML
5 3 (18.75%) WinForms
6 2 (12.50%) WF
7 1 (6.25%) jQuery
7 1 (6.25%) .NET Framework
7 1 (6.25%) Classic ASP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Client/Server
2 2 (12.50%) Credit Risk
2 2 (12.50%) Market Risk
2 2 (12.50%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 5 (31.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (25.00%) TDD
1 4 (25.00%) SDLC
2 3 (18.75%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (18.75%) System Testing
2 3 (18.75%) Kanban
3 2 (12.50%) Waterfall
3 2 (12.50%) Analytics
3 2 (12.50%) Mentoring
3 2 (12.50%) Content Management
3 2 (12.50%) SOA
3 2 (12.50%) Workflow
3 2 (12.50%) Unit Testing
4 1 (6.25%) Migration
4 1 (6.25%) OO
4 1 (6.25%) CRM
4 1 (6.25%) ETL
4 1 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (6.25%) MVC
4 1 (6.25%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 16 (100.00%) VB
2 11 (68.75%) SQL
3 10 (62.50%) C#
4 6 (37.50%) VB.NET
5 5 (31.25%) JavaScript
6 4 (25.00%) T-SQL
7 2 (12.50%) VBA
8 1 (6.25%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) Degree
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 3 (18.75%) Oracle
1 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
1 3 (18.75%) Sitecore
2 2 (12.50%) Cognos
City of London
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Posted: 18 days ago