The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 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 East of England 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
Rank 132 122 122
Rank change year-on-year
-10 0
Contract jobs citing VB6 12 3 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.40% 0.13% 0.79%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.04% 0.33% 1.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 7
Average daily rate
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£350 £375 £278
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +35.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £355 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £395 £338
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £338
% change year-on-year
- -11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 4
Average hourly rate - £20.00 £32.05
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -37.59%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £32.05
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +6.08%
Programming Languages Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
1153 915 1212
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 38.83% 38.28% 40.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 698 466 624
Average daily rate £350 £338 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% +5.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £215 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 87 142
Average hourly rate £36.00 £33.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £17.50 £19.83
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
VB6
England

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
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VB6 across the East of England region over the 3 months to 23 July 2014.

VB6 Daily Rate Histogram 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 23 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
Hertfordshire +6 5 £338 -
Bedfordshire - - - - 1
Cambridgeshire - - - - 1
VB6
England

VB6
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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 38 (100.00%) VB
2 26 (68.42%) CSS
3 24 (63.16%) SQL Server
3 24 (63.16%) Microsoft
4 23 (60.53%) HTML
5 20 (52.63%) JavaScript
6 19 (50.00%) .NET
6 19 (50.00%) XML
6 19 (50.00%) MS Excel
7 13 (34.21%) Windows
8 12 (31.58%) SQL Server 2005
8 12 (31.58%) Windows Server 2008
8 12 (31.58%) Windows 7
8 12 (31.58%) VBA
8 12 (31.58%) Windows XP
8 12 (31.58%) Ingres
9 10 (26.32%) Systems Analysis
10 9 (23.68%) C#
11 8 (21.05%) VB.NET
11 8 (21.05%) Git (software)
11 8 (21.05%) Team Foundation Server
12 7 (18.42%) Microsoft Azure
12 7 (18.42%) Kanban
12 7 (18.42%) HTML5
12 7 (18.42%) MVVM
12 7 (18.42%) RabbitMQ
12 7 (18.42%) TDD
12 7 (18.42%) JSON
12 7 (18.42%) QA
12 7 (18.42%) WPF

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

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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 7 (18.42%) IIS
2 3 (7.89%) Oracle Service Bus
3 1 (2.63%) JCAPS
Applications
1 19 (50.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (18.42%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.26%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.63%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (63.16%) SQL Server
2 12 (31.58%) SQL Server 2005
2 12 (31.58%) Ingres
3 6 (15.79%) DTS
4 2 (5.26%) Oracle Database
4 2 (5.26%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (2.63%) Sybase ASE
5 1 (2.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (2.63%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 8 (21.05%) Git (software)
1 8 (21.05%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (18.42%) Visual Studio
3 6 (15.79%) JIRA
4 2 (5.26%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 2 (5.26%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (2.63%) Subversion
General
1 6 (15.79%) Finance
2 1 (2.63%) Marketing
2 1 (2.63%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 34 (89.47%) Developer
2 20 (52.63%) VB Developer
3 13 (34.21%) VB6 Developer
4 9 (23.68%) .NET Developer
5 5 (13.16%) C# Developer
5 5 (13.16%) C# .NET Developer
6 3 (7.89%) WPF Developer
6 3 (7.89%) Software Developer
6 3 (7.89%) Project Manager
7 2 (5.26%) Technical Project Manager
7 2 (5.26%) Technical Manager
7 2 (5.26%) Oracle Forms Developer
7 2 (5.26%) VB.NET Developer
7 2 (5.26%) Oracle Developer
8 1 (2.63%) .NET Programmer
8 1 (2.63%) VB.NET Analyst Programmer
8 1 (2.63%) VB.NET Programmer
8 1 (2.63%) Front-End Developer
8 1 (2.63%) Configuration Engineer
8 1 (2.63%) Build Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (68.42%) CSS
2 23 (60.53%) HTML
3 19 (50.00%) .NET
3 19 (50.00%) XML
4 7 (18.42%) JSON
4 7 (18.42%) WPF
4 7 (18.42%) HTML5
4 7 (18.42%) RabbitMQ
4 7 (18.42%) LINQ
5 6 (15.79%) XSL
5 6 (15.79%) XSLT
5 6 (15.79%) ASP.NET
6 5 (13.16%) .NET Framework
7 4 (10.53%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 3 (7.89%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 2 (5.26%) Silverlight
9 2 (5.26%) COM+
9 2 (5.26%) XHTML
9 2 (5.26%) Middleware
9 2 (5.26%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.26%) Client/Server
2 1 (2.63%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 13 (34.21%) Windows
2 12 (31.58%) Windows XP
2 12 (31.58%) Windows Server 2008
2 12 (31.58%) Windows 7
3 1 (2.63%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (26.32%) Systems Analysis
2 7 (18.42%) Kanban
2 7 (18.42%) MVVM
2 7 (18.42%) OO
2 7 (18.42%) SOA
2 7 (18.42%) TDD
3 6 (15.79%) OOP
4 4 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (7.89%) Migration
5 3 (7.89%) Project Management
6 2 (5.26%) Risk Management
6 2 (5.26%) PRINCE2
6 2 (5.26%) Release Management
6 2 (5.26%) Unit Testing
7 1 (2.63%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (2.63%) ITIL
7 1 (2.63%) Configuration Management
7 1 (2.63%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 38 (100.00%) VB
2 20 (52.63%) JavaScript
3 12 (31.58%) VBA
4 9 (23.68%) C#
5 8 (21.05%) VB.NET
6 7 (18.42%) VBScript
6 7 (18.42%) XAML
7 6 (15.79%) SQL
8 4 (10.53%) Java
9 2 (5.26%) PL/SQL
9 2 (5.26%) T-SQL
10 1 (2.63%) Delphi
10 1 (2.63%) Perl
10 1 (2.63%) PowerShell
10 1 (2.63%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 2 (5.26%) APMP
2 1 (2.63%) BC Cleared
2 1 (2.63%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (18.42%) QA
Vendors
1 24 (63.16%) Microsoft
2 5 (13.16%) DevExpress
2 5 (13.16%) Oracle
3 1 (2.63%) Sybase
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