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 23 September 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
Rank 193 201 218
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +17
Contract jobs citing VB6 4 16 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.068% 0.22% 0.13%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.16% 0.51% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 13 7
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£210 £375 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-44.00% -16.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £300
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £26.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
- -22.05%
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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
2489 3161 3070
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 42.49% 44.03% 38.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 1935 2458 2353
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 16 14
Average hourly rate £44.75 £36.50 £36.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.60% +0.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.13 £16.70 £13.32
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £115.00 £54.25 £48.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -5.71%

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 23 September 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 9 (100.00%) VB
2 5 (55.56%) C#
3 4 (44.44%) SQL
3 4 (44.44%) .NET
3 4 (44.44%) SQL Server
4 3 (33.33%) Banking
4 3 (33.33%) WCF
5 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (22.22%) Asset Management
5 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (22.22%) CSS
5 2 (22.22%) Finance
5 2 (22.22%) Fixed Income
5 2 (22.22%) Oracle
5 2 (22.22%) VBA
5 2 (22.22%) Business Objects
5 2 (22.22%) VBScript
5 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
5 2 (22.22%) C++
5 2 (22.22%) XML
6 1 (11.11%) XSD
6 1 (11.11%) XSL
6 1 (11.11%) XSLT
6 1 (11.11%) Windows
6 1 (11.11%) UML
6 1 (11.11%) ActiveX
6 1 (11.11%) MSMQ
6 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
6 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
6 1 (11.11%) CODA

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

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 (11.11%) IIS
1 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) CODA-Financials
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (44.44%) SQL Server
2 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (11.11%) BusinessObjects XI
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Visual Studio
1 1 (11.11%) ClearQuest
1 1 (11.11%) NUnit
1 1 (11.11%) Rhino Mocks
1 1 (11.11%) MSBuild
General
1 3 (33.33%) Banking
2 2 (22.22%) Finance
3 1 (11.11%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (77.78%) Developer
2 3 (33.33%) Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Analyst Programmer
3 2 (22.22%) Programmer
3 2 (22.22%) Quantitative Developer
3 2 (22.22%) C# Developer
3 2 (22.22%) SQL Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Junior Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Junior
4 1 (11.11%) Applications Support Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Analyst Programmer
4 1 (11.11%) Team Leader
4 1 (11.11%) Junior C# Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Business Objects Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Developer Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) .NET Designer
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Programmer
4 1 (11.11%) Financial Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Designer
4 1 (11.11%) C++ Quantitative Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (44.44%) .NET
2 3 (33.33%) WCF
3 2 (22.22%) XML
3 2 (22.22%) CSS
4 1 (11.11%) Web Services
4 1 (11.11%) HTML
4 1 (11.11%) XSD
4 1 (11.11%) XSL
4 1 (11.11%) XSLT
4 1 (11.11%) ActiveX
4 1 (11.11%) MSMQ
4 1 (11.11%) Middleware
4 1 (11.11%) Spring
4 1 (11.11%) Ajax
4 1 (11.11%) .NET Framework
4 1 (11.11%) JSON
4 1 (11.11%) jQuery
4 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC 2
4 1 (11.11%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 1 (11.11%) Unity DI Container
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Fixed Income
2 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (11.11%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Windows
1 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (22.22%) Asset Management
2 1 (11.11%) Use Case
2 1 (11.11%) Dependency Injection
2 1 (11.11%) Technical Analysis
2 1 (11.11%) UML
2 1 (11.11%) Project Management
2 1 (11.11%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) VB
2 5 (55.56%) C#
3 4 (44.44%) SQL
4 2 (22.22%) VBScript
4 2 (22.22%) VBA
4 2 (22.22%) C++
4 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
5 1 (11.11%) PL/SQL
5 1 (11.11%) Java
5 1 (11.11%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Oracle
1 2 (22.22%) Business Objects
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) CODA
2 1 (11.11%) Sybase
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Posted: 4 days ago
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Rate: Unspecified Market Day Rate
Posted: 4 days ago