The first table below looks at the demand for VB6 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Devon region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VB6 over the 3 months to 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Devon region.

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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
Rank 38 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing VB6 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 0.37% - -
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.97% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£260 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £338
% change year-on-year
- -11.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.50 £32.05
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +7.64%
Programming Languages Category
Devon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
103 79 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 38.29% 51.63% 40.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 42 28
Average daily rate £375 £350 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £252 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £443
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 9 4
Average hourly rate £36.00 £29.00 £17.88
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.13% +62.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.20 £11.00 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £175.00 £44.70 £19.13
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
VB6
South West

VB6
Jobs Demand Trend in Devon

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

VB6 Jobs Demand Trend in Devon

VB6
Daily Rate Trend in Devon

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

VB6 Daily Rate Trend in Devon

VB6
Hourly Rate Trend in Devon

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

VB6 Hourly Rate Trend in Devon

VB6
Contract Job Locations in Devon

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VB6 within the Devon region over the 3 months to 29 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Exeter - 1 £260 - 1
VB6
South West

VB6
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Devon

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Devon 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 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) VB
2 1 (50.00%) VB.NET
2 1 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) MySQL
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) Perl
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Apache
2 1 (50.00%) MS Access
2 1 (50.00%) Windows XP
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Validation
2 1 (50.00%) LAMP
2 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) Data Validation
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (50.00%) Web Application Development

VB6
Top Related IT Skills in Devon by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Devon 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 (50.00%) Apache
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) MS Access
2 1 (50.00%) MySQL
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) .NET Developer
1 1 (50.00%) C# Developer
1 1 (50.00%) VB.NET Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Specialist
1 1 (50.00%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) LAMP
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
1 1 (50.00%) Windows XP
1 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Validation
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (50.00%) Data Validation
1 1 (50.00%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) VB
2 1 (50.00%) VB.NET
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) Perl
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft