The table below looks at the statistics for VB6 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VB6 over the 3 months to 1 September 2014 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
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
Rank 74 65 -
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -
Contract jobs citing VB6 6 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.50% 0.27% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.47% 1.09% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 0
Average daily rate
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£388 £265 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+46.22% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £298 £319
% change year-on-year
+0.84% -6.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £30.25 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- -6.92%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Edinburgh region.

Programming Languages Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
407 274 236
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 34.03% 24.46% 22.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 239 113 90
Average daily rate £368 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.37% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £240 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £410 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 8 6
Average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.50 £12.42 £20.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £34.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%

VB6
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

VB6 Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

VB6
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

VB6 Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

VB6
Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

VB6 Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

VB6
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 6 (100.00%) VB
2 4 (66.67%) VBA
2 4 (66.67%) MS Excel
2 4 (66.67%) Finance
3 3 (50.00%) Migration
3 3 (50.00%) Asset Management
3 3 (50.00%) SQL
4 2 (33.33%) .NET
4 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
4 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (16.67%) NHibernate
5 1 (16.67%) Requirements Analysis
5 1 (16.67%) JSON
5 1 (16.67%) Informatics
5 1 (16.67%) HL7
5 1 (16.67%) Investment Management
5 1 (16.67%) Open Source
5 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (16.67%) Performance Improvement
5 1 (16.67%) Health Informatics
5 1 (16.67%) User Stories
5 1 (16.67%) Relational Database
5 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (16.67%) MVC
5 1 (16.67%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (16.67%) Classic ASP
5 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET
5 1 (16.67%) CSS
5 1 (16.67%) XML

VB6
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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.

Applications
1 4 (66.67%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (16.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 1 (16.67%) Subversion
General
1 4 (66.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Analyst
1 4 (66.67%) Report Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Support Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Developer
3 1 (16.67%) VB Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior VB Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) .NET
2 1 (16.67%) Classic ASP
2 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET
2 1 (16.67%) CSS
2 1 (16.67%) XML
2 1 (16.67%) XSLT
2 1 (16.67%) NHibernate
2 1 (16.67%) JSON
2 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (16.67%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Informatics
1 1 (16.67%) Open Source
1 1 (16.67%) Health Informatics
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Migration
1 3 (50.00%) Asset Management
2 1 (16.67%) Requirements Analysis
2 1 (16.67%) Investment Management
2 1 (16.67%) Performance Improvement
2 1 (16.67%) User Stories
2 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (16.67%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) VB
2 4 (66.67%) VBA
3 3 (50.00%) SQL
4 1 (16.67%) VBScript
4 1 (16.67%) C#
4 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
4 1 (16.67%) PHP
4 1 (16.67%) VB.NET
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) HL7
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft