The table below looks at the statistics for VB6 skills in IT contracts advertised for the East Midlands region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VB6 over the 3 months to 1 March 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
1 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
England / East Midlands
Rank 89 92 -
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -
Contract jobs citing VB6 5 9 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.35% 0.56% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.85% 1.70% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 0
Median daily rate £363 £338 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.40% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
-14.28% +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £52.50 £37.50 -
% change year-on-year
+40.00% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the East Midlands region.

Programming Languages Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
588 528 547
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 40.66% 33.02% 34.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 361 322 302
Median daily rate £350 £325 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -1.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £250 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £461
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 11 15
Median hourly rate £21.50 £37.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-42.66% +50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.18 £14.00 £16.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.50 £35.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +11.11%

VB6
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the East Midlands region citing VB6 as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Programming Languages category.

VB6 Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

VB6
Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

VB6 Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

VB6
Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

VB6 Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

VB6
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VB6 within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 1 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Northamptonshire -7 3 - -
Nottinghamshire +5 2 £363 +7.40% 1
VB6
England

VB6
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 1 March 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for VB6.

1 7 (100.00%) VB
2 6 (85.71%) C#
2 6 (85.71%) .NET
3 4 (57.14%) VB.NET
3 4 (57.14%) VBA
3 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
4 3 (42.86%) SQL
4 3 (42.86%) SharePoint
4 3 (42.86%) Finance
4 3 (42.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (42.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (42.86%) .NET Framework
5 2 (28.57%) PowerShell
5 2 (28.57%) Workflow
5 2 (28.57%) HTML
5 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
5 2 (28.57%) SAP
5 2 (28.57%) Classic ASP
5 2 (28.57%) CSS
5 2 (28.57%) K2 blackpearl
5 2 (28.57%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (14.29%) ServiceNow
6 1 (14.29%) SDLC
6 1 (14.29%) Front End Development
6 1 (14.29%) CSS3
6 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (14.29%) XML
6 1 (14.29%) XSLT
6 1 (14.29%) ITIL
6 1 (14.29%) MS Access

VB6
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands 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 3 (42.86%) SharePoint
2 2 (28.57%) K2 blackpearl
2 2 (28.57%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (14.29%) IIS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 3 (42.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
3 1 (14.29%) DB2
3 1 (14.29%) MS Access
3 1 (14.29%) Pentaho
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 3 (42.86%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Developer
2 3 (42.86%) SharePoint Developer
3 1 (14.29%) VB Developer
3 1 (14.29%) VB6 Developer
3 1 (14.29%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (85.71%) .NET
2 3 (42.86%) .NET Framework
3 2 (28.57%) Classic ASP
3 2 (28.57%) CSS
3 2 (28.57%) HTML
4 1 (14.29%) ADO.NET
4 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET
4 1 (14.29%) CSS3
4 1 (14.29%) HTML5
4 1 (14.29%) WPF
4 1 (14.29%) XML
4 1 (14.29%) XSLT
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Workflow
2 1 (14.29%) Front End Development
2 1 (14.29%) Incident Management
2 1 (14.29%) ITIL
2 1 (14.29%) SDLC
2 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) VB
2 6 (85.71%) C#
3 4 (57.14%) VB.NET
3 4 (57.14%) VBA
4 3 (42.86%) SQL
5 2 (28.57%) PowerShell
6 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
6 1 (14.29%) XPath
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 2 (28.57%) SAP
3 1 (14.29%) ServiceNow
3 1 (14.29%) Telerik