The table below looks at the statistics for VB6 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VB6 over the 3 months to 23 July 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
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
Rank 94 91 83
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -8
Contract jobs citing VB6 1 1 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.078% 0.064% 0.48%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.25% 0.23% 1.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 4
Median daily rate £388 £275 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.90% -29.03%
UK excluding London median daily rate £335 £325 £303
% change year-on-year
+3.07% +7.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 - £35.00
VB6
Scotland

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
399 429 448
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 31.17% 27.27% 35.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 221 241 291
Median daily rate £375 £356 £364
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -2.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £275 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £484 £450 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 4
Median hourly rate £44.88 £25.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+79.50% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £25.00 £20.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.25 £42.50 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%

VB6
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Edinburgh region citing VB6 as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 23 July 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for VB6.

1 2 (100.00%) VB
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Banking
2 1 (50.00%) IT Governance
2 1 (50.00%) German Language
2 1 (50.00%) Captiva
2 1 (50.00%) JPA
2 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 1 (50.00%) REST
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (50.00%) MySQL
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) SAP
2 1 (50.00%) EJB
2 1 (50.00%) JSP
2 1 (50.00%) Web Services
2 1 (50.00%) SOA
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) Avaya
2 1 (50.00%) Middleware
2 1 (50.00%) Project Management
2 1 (50.00%) Process Management
2 1 (50.00%) Workflow
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) C++
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) PL/SQL
2 1 (50.00%) SQL

VB6
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (50.00%) Captiva
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) MySQL
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database
General
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Banking
2 1 (50.00%) German Language
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Application Development Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Application Development Project Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Applications Development Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Applications Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Applications Project Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Change and Release Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Development Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Development Project Manager
1 1 (50.00%) IT Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Project Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) EJB
2 1 (50.00%) JPA
2 1 (50.00%) JSP
2 1 (50.00%) Middleware
2 1 (50.00%) REST
2 1 (50.00%) Web Services
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) IT Governance
1 1 (50.00%) Process Management
1 1 (50.00%) Project Management
1 1 (50.00%) SOA
1 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
1 1 (50.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) VB
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) C++
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) PL/SQL
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Avaya
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle
1 1 (50.00%) SAP