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 28 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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
Rank 138 118 113
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -5
Contract jobs citing VB6 11 2 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.36% 0.084% 0.79%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.94% 0.22% 1.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 7
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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
- -11.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £32.05
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.05
% change year-on-year
- +9.20%
Programming Languages Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
1173 915 1207
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 38.65% 38.28% 39.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 713 470 626
Average daily rate £350 £334 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.86% +4.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £234 £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 58 85 140
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 £22.50 £22.50
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
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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 28 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 28 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 - 4 £338 -
Bedfordshire - - - - 1
Cambridgeshire - - - - 2
VB6
England

VB6
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 28 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 37 (100.00%) VB
2 26 (70.27%) CSS
3 24 (64.86%) SQL Server
3 24 (64.86%) Microsoft
4 23 (62.16%) HTML
5 20 (54.05%) JavaScript
6 19 (51.35%) XML
6 19 (51.35%) MS Excel
7 18 (48.65%) .NET
8 13 (35.14%) Windows
9 12 (32.43%) SQL Server 2005
9 12 (32.43%) Windows Server 2008
9 12 (32.43%) Windows 7
9 12 (32.43%) VBA
9 12 (32.43%) Windows XP
9 12 (32.43%) Ingres
10 10 (27.03%) Systems Analysis
11 9 (24.32%) C#
12 8 (21.62%) Team Foundation Server
12 8 (21.62%) Git (software)
13 7 (18.92%) Kanban
13 7 (18.92%) HTML5
13 7 (18.92%) Microsoft Azure
13 7 (18.92%) RabbitMQ
13 7 (18.92%) MVVM
13 7 (18.92%) TDD
13 7 (18.92%) JSON
13 7 (18.92%) QA
13 7 (18.92%) WPF
13 7 (18.92%) LINQ

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

For the 6 months to 28 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 (18.92%) IIS
2 3 (8.11%) Oracle Service Bus
3 1 (2.70%) JCAPS
Applications
1 19 (51.35%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (18.92%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.41%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.70%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (64.86%) SQL Server
2 12 (32.43%) Ingres
2 12 (32.43%) SQL Server 2005
3 6 (16.22%) DTS
4 1 (2.70%) MS Access
4 1 (2.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.70%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.70%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (2.70%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 8 (21.62%) Git (software)
1 8 (21.62%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (18.92%) Visual Studio
3 6 (16.22%) JIRA
4 2 (5.41%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (2.70%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (2.70%) Subversion
General
1 6 (16.22%) Finance
2 1 (2.70%) Marketing
2 1 (2.70%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 33 (89.19%) Developer
2 20 (54.05%) VB Developer
3 13 (35.14%) VB6 Developer
4 9 (24.32%) .NET Developer
5 5 (13.51%) C# Developer
5 5 (13.51%) C# .NET Developer
6 3 (8.11%) WPF Developer
6 3 (8.11%) Software Developer
6 3 (8.11%) Project Manager
7 2 (5.41%) Technical Project Manager
7 2 (5.41%) Technical Manager
7 2 (5.41%) VB.NET Developer
8 1 (2.70%) .NET Programmer
8 1 (2.70%) VB.NET Analyst Programmer
8 1 (2.70%) VB.NET Programmer
8 1 (2.70%) Front-End Developer
8 1 (2.70%) Configuration Engineer
8 1 (2.70%) Build Engineer
8 1 (2.70%) Oracle Forms Developer
8 1 (2.70%) VBA Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (70.27%) CSS
2 23 (62.16%) HTML
3 19 (51.35%) XML
4 18 (48.65%) .NET
5 7 (18.92%) JSON
5 7 (18.92%) WPF
5 7 (18.92%) LINQ
5 7 (18.92%) HTML5
5 7 (18.92%) RabbitMQ
6 6 (16.22%) ASP.NET
6 6 (16.22%) XSL
6 6 (16.22%) XSLT
7 5 (13.51%) .NET Framework
8 4 (10.81%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 2 (5.41%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 2 (5.41%) Ajax
9 2 (5.41%) XHTML
9 2 (5.41%) Middleware
9 2 (5.41%) COM+
10 1 (2.70%) Classic ASP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.70%) Client/Server
1 1 (2.70%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 13 (35.14%) Windows
2 12 (32.43%) Windows XP
2 12 (32.43%) Windows Server 2008
2 12 (32.43%) Windows 7
3 1 (2.70%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (27.03%) Systems Analysis
2 7 (18.92%) Kanban
2 7 (18.92%) MVVM
2 7 (18.92%) OO
2 7 (18.92%) SOA
2 7 (18.92%) TDD
3 6 (16.22%) OOP
4 4 (10.81%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (8.11%) Migration
5 3 (8.11%) Project Management
6 2 (5.41%) Risk Management
6 2 (5.41%) PRINCE2
7 1 (2.70%) ITIL
7 1 (2.70%) Configuration Management
7 1 (2.70%) MVC
7 1 (2.70%) Release Management
7 1 (2.70%) Unit Testing
7 1 (2.70%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 37 (100.00%) VB
2 20 (54.05%) JavaScript
3 12 (32.43%) VBA
4 9 (24.32%) C#
5 7 (18.92%) VBScript
5 7 (18.92%) XAML
5 7 (18.92%) VB.NET
6 5 (13.51%) SQL
7 4 (10.81%) Java
8 2 (5.41%) T-SQL
9 1 (2.70%) Delphi
9 1 (2.70%) Perl
9 1 (2.70%) PL/SQL
9 1 (2.70%) PowerShell
9 1 (2.70%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 2 (5.41%) APMP
2 1 (2.70%) BC Cleared
2 1 (2.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (18.92%) QA
Vendors
1 24 (64.86%) Microsoft
2 5 (13.51%) DevExpress
3 4 (10.81%) Oracle
4 1 (2.70%) Sybase
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