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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VB6 over the 3 months to 28 November 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
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
Rank 88 87 87
Rank change year-on-year
-1 0
Contract jobs citing VB6 8 10 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.47% 0.65% 0.27%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.46% 1.63% 0.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 7 0
Average daily rate
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£250 £265 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.66% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £320 £300
% change year-on-year
-2.34% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Average hourly rate - £26.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -24.28%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £26.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- -24.28%
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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 East Midlands region.

Programming Languages Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
549 614 481
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 32.47% 39.64% 32.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 311 378 221
Average daily rate £328 £300 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.16% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £185 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £375 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 24 55
Average hourly rate £20.00 £26.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.52% -24.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £12.42 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £36.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%

VB6
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VB6 across the East Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VB6 within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 28 November 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Nottinghamshire - 4 - - 1
Northamptonshire -17 2 - -
Leicestershire - - - - 1
VB6
England

VB6
Top 29 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 8 (100.00%) VB
2 5 (62.50%) .NET
3 4 (50.00%) Oracle
3 4 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 4 (50.00%) OOA/OOD
3 4 (50.00%) OO
3 4 (50.00%) MTS
3 4 (50.00%) MS Excel
3 4 (50.00%) PL/SQL
3 4 (50.00%) SQL
3 4 (50.00%) T-SQL
3 4 (50.00%) COM
3 4 (50.00%) Relational Database
3 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (37.50%) Business Analysis
4 3 (37.50%) Software Testing
4 3 (37.50%) QA
5 2 (25.00%) DevOps
5 2 (25.00%) VB.NET
6 1 (12.50%) C#
6 1 (12.50%) C++
6 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
6 1 (12.50%) VBScript
6 1 (12.50%) Dreamweaver
6 1 (12.50%) Classic ASP
6 1 (12.50%) Subversion
6 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
6 1 (12.50%) CSS
6 1 (12.50%) UML

VB6
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 4 (50.00%) MTS
Applications
1 4 (50.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (50.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Dreamweaver
1 1 (12.50%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 7 (87.50%) Developer
2 5 (62.50%) .NET Developer
3 2 (25.00%) VB.NET Developer
4 1 (12.50%) VB Developer
4 1 (12.50%) ASP Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Applications Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Applications Support
4 1 (12.50%) Classic ASP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (62.50%) .NET
2 4 (50.00%) COM
3 1 (12.50%) Classic ASP
3 1 (12.50%) CSS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) OOA/OOD
1 4 (50.00%) OO
2 3 (37.50%) Business Analysis
2 3 (37.50%) Software Testing
3 2 (25.00%) DevOps
4 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
4 1 (12.50%) UML
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) VB
2 4 (50.00%) PL/SQL
2 4 (50.00%) SQL
2 4 (50.00%) T-SQL
3 2 (25.00%) VB.NET
4 1 (12.50%) C#
4 1 (12.50%) C++
4 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
4 1 (12.50%) VBScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (37.50%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Oracle
1 4 (50.00%) Microsoft