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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
Rank 133 130 120
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -10
Contract jobs citing VB6 8 11 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.26% 0.36% 0.084%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.70% 0.94% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 7 2
Average daily rate
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£313 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.71% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £286 £295 £355
10% offered a daily rate of more than £349 £425 £395
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £35.00 £34.50
% change year-on-year
- +1.44%
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
1149 1170 920
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 37.62% 38.65% 38.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 728 715 477
Average daily rate £350 £350 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £238 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 56 82
Average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.94 £25.00 £16.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -

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 31 July 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
Hertfordshire -1 7 £300 -11.11%
Essex -9 1 £360 -15.29% 1
VB6
England

VB6
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 11 (100.00%) VB
1 11 (100.00%) .NET
2 8 (72.73%) VB.NET
3 6 (54.55%) Git (software)
4 5 (45.45%) Windows
4 5 (45.45%) Subversion
5 4 (36.36%) PowerShell
5 4 (36.36%) SQL Server
5 4 (36.36%) Perl
5 4 (36.36%) Bash Shell
6 3 (27.27%) Visual Studio
6 3 (27.27%) Multithreading
7 2 (18.18%) WPF
7 2 (18.18%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 2 (18.18%) SQL
7 2 (18.18%) C#
7 2 (18.18%) Web Services
7 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
7 2 (18.18%) SDLC
8 1 (9.09%) C
8 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (9.09%) Qt
8 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
8 1 (9.09%) HTML5
8 1 (9.09%) MVVM
8 1 (9.09%) BDD
8 1 (9.09%) RabbitMQ
8 1 (9.09%) GCC
8 1 (9.09%) Entity Framework

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 1 (9.09%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) LDAP
1 1 (9.09%) SNMP
1 1 (9.09%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (36.36%) SQL Server
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 6 (54.55%) Git (software)
2 5 (45.45%) Subversion
3 3 (27.27%) Visual Studio
4 2 (18.18%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (9.09%) CruiseControl
5 1 (9.09%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (9.09%) GCC
General
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Developer
2 4 (36.36%) Configuration Engineer
3 3 (27.27%) VB Developer
3 3 (27.27%) VB6 Developer
4 2 (18.18%) .NET Developer
4 2 (18.18%) VB.NET Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Build Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) WPF Developer
5 1 (9.09%) UI Programmer
5 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
5 1 (9.09%) GUI Developer
5 1 (9.09%) UI Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Senior Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Project Manager
5 1 (9.09%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (100.00%) .NET
2 2 (18.18%) Web Services
2 2 (18.18%) WPF
3 1 (9.09%) LINQ
3 1 (9.09%) Qt
3 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (9.09%) HTML5
3 1 (9.09%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (9.09%) Entity Framework
3 1 (9.09%) REST
3 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (9.09%) XML
3 1 (9.09%) WinForms
3 1 (9.09%) .NET Framework
3 1 (9.09%) JSON
3 1 (9.09%) WCF
3 1 (9.09%) MFC
3 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET
3 1 (9.09%) CSS
3 1 (9.09%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
1 1 (9.09%) Device Driver
1 1 (9.09%) Mathematics
1 1 (9.09%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (45.45%) Windows
2 1 (9.09%) Solaris
2 1 (9.09%) Linux
2 1 (9.09%) FreeBSD
2 1 (9.09%) Mac OS X
2 1 (9.09%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) Multithreading
2 2 (18.18%) SDLC
3 1 (9.09%) Kanban
3 1 (9.09%) MVVM
3 1 (9.09%) BDD
3 1 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (9.09%) Embedded Software Development
3 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2
3 1 (9.09%) UML
3 1 (9.09%) OOP
3 1 (9.09%) OO
3 1 (9.09%) SOA
3 1 (9.09%) Configuration Management
3 1 (9.09%) Process Management
3 1 (9.09%) MVC
3 1 (9.09%) Migration
3 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (9.09%) Programme Management
3 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (9.09%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 11 (100.00%) VB
2 8 (72.73%) VB.NET
3 4 (36.36%) Perl
3 4 (36.36%) PowerShell
3 4 (36.36%) Bash Shell
4 2 (18.18%) C#
4 2 (18.18%) SQL
5 1 (9.09%) T-SQL
5 1 (9.09%) VBScript
5 1 (9.09%) Assembly Language
5 1 (9.09%) XAML
5 1 (9.09%) C++
5 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
5 1 (9.09%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) HND
1 1 (9.09%) Degree
1 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
2 1 (9.09%) Perforce
Essex
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Rate: 330-390 Per Day 12 Month Rolling Contract (36 Month potential)
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