The table below looks at the statistics for VB6 skills in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VB6 over the 3 months to 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
Rank 121 120 110
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -10
Contract jobs citing VB6 3 26 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.11% 0.83% 0.18%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.33% 2.18% 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 18 2
Average daily rate
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- £350 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +40.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £87.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £35.00
VB6
England

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 of England region.

Programming Languages Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
897 1193 879
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 33.99% 38.26% 38.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 484 650 479
Average daily rate £370 £350 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% +12.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 63 77 79
Average hourly rate £39.00 £37.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £26.00 £27.48
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £36.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-2.73% +4.28%

VB6
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

VB6 Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

VB6
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

VB6 Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

VB6
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

VB6 Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

VB6
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 of England region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015. 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
Essex -5 3 - - 1
VB6
England

VB6
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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
1 8 (100.00%) .NET
2 6 (75.00%) VB.NET
3 5 (62.50%) C#
4 4 (50.00%) SQL
4 4 (50.00%) SQL Server
5 3 (37.50%) ASP.NET
5 3 (37.50%) XML
5 3 (37.50%) Java
5 3 (37.50%) SharePoint
5 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
6 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (25.00%) Multithreading
6 2 (25.00%) VBA
6 2 (25.00%) Oracle
6 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
6 2 (25.00%) Web Services
7 1 (12.50%) IIS
7 1 (12.50%) MS Access
7 1 (12.50%) MCP
7 1 (12.50%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (12.50%) PL/SQL
7 1 (12.50%) T-SQL
7 1 (12.50%) Automotive
7 1 (12.50%) Manufacturing
7 1 (12.50%) Scrum
7 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (12.50%) OCP
7 1 (12.50%) Oracle Certification
7 1 (12.50%) Data Warehouse

VB6
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 3 (37.50%) SharePoint
2 1 (12.50%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Dynamics AX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (12.50%) MS Access
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (12.50%) DTS
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 1 (12.50%) Automotive
1 1 (12.50%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 7 (87.50%) Developer
2 3 (37.50%) .NET Developer
2 3 (37.50%) VB Developer
3 2 (25.00%) VB6 Developer
3 2 (25.00%) VB.NET Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Senior Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Analyst Programmer
4 1 (12.50%) Programmer
4 1 (12.50%) Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Dynamics AX Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (100.00%) .NET
2 3 (37.50%) ASP.NET
2 3 (37.50%) XML
3 2 (25.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (25.00%) Multithreading
2 1 (12.50%) Scrum
2 1 (12.50%) ERP
2 1 (12.50%) ETL
2 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (12.50%) Resource Management
2 1 (12.50%) Unit Testing
2 1 (12.50%) Dimensional Modelling
2 1 (12.50%) Waterfall
2 1 (12.50%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) VB
2 6 (75.00%) VB.NET
3 5 (62.50%) C#
4 4 (50.00%) SQL
5 3 (37.50%) Java
6 2 (25.00%) VBA
7 1 (12.50%) PL/SQL
7 1 (12.50%) T-SQL
7 1 (12.50%) X++
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) MCP
1 1 (12.50%) OCP
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle Certification
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 2 (25.00%) Oracle
3 1 (12.50%) IBM