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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VB6 over the 3 months to 6 May 2016 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
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
Rank 121 129 118
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -11
Contract jobs citing VB6 3 3 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.12% 0.11% 0.89%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.37% 0.32% 2.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 17
Median daily rate - - £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £300 £320
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 - -
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
816 937 1151
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 32.20% 33.96% 37.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 474 513 621
Median daily rate £375 £368 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.04% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £235 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £485 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 62 79
Median hourly rate £40.00 £39.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £21.50 £26.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.39 £45.00 £42.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £36.00 £36.45
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -1.23%

VB6
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the East of England 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 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VB6 within the East of England region over the 3 months to 6 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Essex +2 2 - - 1
Cambridgeshire - 1 - -
VB6
England

VB6
Top 13 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 6 May 2016, 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 of England region with a requirement for VB6.

1 6 (100.00%) VB
2 3 (50.00%) PRINCE2
2 3 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 3 (50.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 3 (50.00%) Project Management
2 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) Enterprise Architecture
3 2 (33.33%) C#
3 2 (33.33%) VB.NET
3 2 (33.33%) .NET
4 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
4 1 (16.67%) Finance
4 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared

VB6
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England 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:

General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
1 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Developer
1 3 (50.00%) VB Developer
1 3 (50.00%) VB6 Developer
2 2 (33.33%) .NET Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Architect
2 2 (33.33%) Senior Architect
2 2 (33.33%) Senior Technical Architect
2 2 (33.33%) Technical Architect
2 2 (33.33%) VB.NET Developer
3 1 (16.67%) .NET Applications Developer
3 1 (16.67%) .NET Software Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Applications Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Applications Support
3 1 (16.67%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) .NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (50.00%) E-Commerce
1 3 (50.00%) Enterprise Architecture
1 3 (50.00%) PRINCE2
1 3 (50.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) VB
2 2 (33.33%) C#
2 2 (33.33%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
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