The table below looks at the statistics for VB6 skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VB6 over the 3 months to 25 June 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
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
Rank 539 532 496
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -36
Contract jobs citing VB6 80 86 116
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.16% 0.17% 0.24%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.42% 0.44% 0.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 48 64
Median daily rate £338 £313 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.00% -2.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £227
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £396 £436
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £300 £320
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £43.00 - £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 - £35.00
VB6
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Programming Languages Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
19040 19526 18487
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 39.12% 38.40% 37.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 13275 13272 12224
Median daily rate £425 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 412 395 404
Median hourly rate £37.50 £37.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.85 £19.03 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.30 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +4.22%

VB6
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing VB6 as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Programming Languages category.

VB6 Jobs Demand Trend in England

VB6
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

VB6 Daily Rate Trend in England

VB6
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VB6 across the England region over the 3 months to 25 June 2016.

VB6 Daily Rate Histogram in England

VB6
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

VB6 Hourly Rate Trend in England

VB6
Contract Job Locations in 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 England region over the 3 months to 25 June 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
South East +28 29 £335 +5.09% 6
London +14 23 £390 -5.45% 3
East Midlands +11 13 £425 +36.00% 3
South West -4 5 £325 -1.51% 2
West Midlands -21 5 £338 +22.72% 1
East of England +13 3 £250 -16.66% 2
North West -11 1 - - 2
North East -63 1 - -
VB6
UK

VB6
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 England region with a requirement for VB6.

1 166 (100.00%) VB
2 115 (69.28%) .NET
3 104 (62.65%) SQL
4 83 (50.00%) SQL Server
5 79 (47.59%) VB.NET
6 73 (43.98%) C#
7 57 (34.34%) Oracle
8 54 (32.53%) CSS
9 52 (31.33%) HTML
10 51 (30.72%) T-SQL
11 50 (30.12%) JavaScript
11 50 (30.12%) Classic ASP
12 47 (28.31%) VBA
13 42 (25.30%) Visual Studio
14 40 (24.10%) PL/SQL
15 39 (23.49%) XML
16 37 (22.29%) jQuery
17 36 (21.69%) ASP.NET
18 34 (20.48%) IIS
19 31 (18.67%) DCOM
19 31 (18.67%) Microsoft
19 31 (18.67%) Relational Database
20 30 (18.07%) Finance
21 28 (16.87%) Scrum
21 28 (16.87%) Web Development
22 27 (16.27%) .NET Framework
23 25 (15.06%) Waterfall
23 25 (15.06%) C++
24 24 (14.46%) Windows
24 24 (14.46%) MVC

VB6
Top Related IT Skills in 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:

Application Platforms
1 34 (20.48%) IIS
2 20 (12.05%) SharePoint
3 13 (7.83%) SharePoint 2013
4 7 (4.22%) SharePoint Server
5 5 (3.01%) Drupal
5 5 (3.01%) Joomla!
5 5 (3.01%) WebLogic
5 5 (3.01%) WordPress
6 1 (0.60%) CMS
6 1 (0.60%) EPiServer CMS
6 1 (0.60%) JBoss
6 1 (0.60%) OpenEdge
6 1 (0.60%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.60%) WebSphere
Applications
1 10 (6.02%) MS Excel
2 7 (4.22%) MS Office
3 3 (1.81%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (1.20%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.60%) FrameMaker
Business Applications
1 3 (1.81%) FINCAD Analytics
2 1 (0.60%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (4.82%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.20%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (6.63%) Internet
2 6 (3.61%) HTTP
3 5 (3.01%) Firewall
3 5 (3.01%) LDAP
4 2 (1.20%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.60%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 83 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 31 (18.67%) Relational Database
3 21 (12.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 18 (10.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 16 (9.64%) MS Access
6 15 (9.04%) Oracle Database
7 12 (7.23%) RDBMS
8 4 (2.41%) SQL Server 2005
8 4 (2.41%) SQL Server 2008
8 4 (2.41%) SQL Server 2012
9 3 (1.81%) BusinessObjects
9 3 (1.81%) BusinessObjects XI
9 3 (1.81%) DB2
9 3 (1.81%) NoSQL
10 2 (1.20%) Crystal Reports
10 2 (1.20%) GIS
11 1 (0.60%) Data Warehouse
11 1 (0.60%) Oracle Database 10g
11 1 (0.60%) Oracle Reports
11 1 (0.60%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 42 (25.30%) Visual Studio
2 18 (10.84%) Subversion
3 16 (9.64%) Team Foundation Server
4 6 (3.61%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 4 (2.41%) ClearQuest
6 3 (1.81%) ClearCase
6 3 (1.81%) FinalBuilder
6 3 (1.81%) Rational DOORS
7 2 (1.20%) Git (software)
8 1 (0.60%) Cucumber
8 1 (0.60%) Jasmine
8 1 (0.60%) MSTest
8 1 (0.60%) Octopus Deploy
8 1 (0.60%) Rational Robot
8 1 (0.60%) Selenium
8 1 (0.60%) SpecFlow
8 1 (0.60%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 1 (0.60%) TortoiseSVN
General
1 30 (18.07%) Finance
2 14 (8.43%) Front Office
3 5 (3.01%) Marketing
3 5 (3.01%) Telecoms
4 4 (2.41%) German Language
5 3 (1.81%) Advertising
5 3 (1.81%) Banking
5 3 (1.81%) Games
6 2 (1.20%) Billing
6 2 (1.20%) Investment Banking
6 2 (1.20%) Legal
7 1 (0.60%) Automotive
7 1 (0.60%) Back Office
7 1 (0.60%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.60%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.60%) Retail
Job Titles
1 129 (77.71%) Developer
2 56 (33.73%) .NET Developer
3 35 (21.08%) VB Developer
4 34 (20.48%) VB.NET Developer
5 32 (19.28%) VB6 Developer
6 29 (17.47%) ASP Developer
7 22 (13.25%) Classic ASP Developer
8 21 (12.65%) SQL Developer
9 15 (9.04%) SharePoint Developer
10 13 (7.83%) Applications Support
11 12 (7.23%) C# Developer
11 12 (7.23%) VBA Developer
12 11 (6.63%) ASP.NET Developer
12 11 (6.63%) Excel Developer
12 11 (6.63%) Excel VBA Developer
13 9 (5.42%) Oracle Developer
14 8 (4.82%) Applications Developer
14 8 (4.82%) Architect
14 8 (4.82%) WinForms Developer
15 7 (4.22%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 115 (69.28%) .NET
2 54 (32.53%) CSS
3 52 (31.33%) HTML
4 50 (30.12%) Classic ASP
5 39 (23.49%) XML
6 37 (22.29%) jQuery
7 36 (21.69%) ASP.NET
8 31 (18.67%) DCOM
9 27 (16.27%) .NET Framework
10 23 (13.86%) HTML5
11 19 (11.45%) WinForms
12 18 (10.84%) CSS3
13 16 (9.64%) ASP.NET MVC
13 16 (9.64%) XHTML
14 12 (7.23%) Web Services
15 6 (3.61%) AngularJS
15 6 (3.61%) Apache Flex
15 6 (3.61%) J2EE
16 5 (3.01%) Node.js
16 5 (3.01%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 10 (6.02%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (5.42%) Fixed Income
3 8 (4.82%) Reference Data
4 7 (4.22%) Management Information System
5 3 (1.81%) Computer Science
5 3 (1.81%) Derivative
5 3 (1.81%) Online Games
6 2 (1.20%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.60%) Driving Licence
7 1 (0.60%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 24 (14.46%) Windows
2 2 (1.20%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (1.20%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (0.60%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (16.87%) Scrum
1 28 (16.87%) Web Development
2 25 (15.06%) Waterfall
3 24 (14.46%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (14.46%) MVC
4 20 (12.05%) Change Control
5 19 (11.45%) Kanban
6 17 (10.24%) Software Engineering
7 14 (8.43%) ITIL
8 13 (7.83%) SDLC
9 11 (6.63%) Migration
10 9 (5.42%) Performance Tuning
11 8 (4.82%) Continuous Improvement
11 8 (4.82%) Data Management
11 8 (4.82%) Risk Management
12 6 (3.61%) Business Intelligence
12 6 (3.61%) Change Management
12 6 (3.61%) E-Commerce
12 6 (3.61%) OO
12 6 (3.61%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 166 (100.00%) VB
2 104 (62.65%) SQL
3 79 (47.59%) VB.NET
4 73 (43.98%) C#
5 51 (30.72%) T-SQL
6 50 (30.12%) JavaScript
7 47 (28.31%) VBA
8 40 (24.10%) PL/SQL
9 25 (15.06%) C++
10 17 (10.24%) PowerShell
11 16 (9.64%) Java
12 14 (8.43%) PHP
13 9 (5.42%) Python
14 6 (3.61%) VBScript
14 6 (3.61%) VC++
15 3 (1.81%) C++/CLI
16 2 (1.20%) C
16 2 (1.20%) XAML
17 1 (0.60%) Delphi
17 1 (0.60%) Perl
Qualifications
1 10 (6.02%) ITIL Certification
2 9 (5.42%) Security Cleared
3 7 (4.22%) Degree
3 7 (4.22%) HND
4 6 (3.61%) SC Cleared
5 3 (1.81%) PhD
5 3 (1.81%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (1.20%) MCSD
6 2 (1.20%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.60%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.41%) SLA
2 2 (1.20%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.60%) BitLocker
Vendors
1 57 (34.34%) Oracle
2 31 (18.67%) Microsoft
3 10 (6.02%) SAP
4 7 (4.22%) IBM
5 4 (2.41%) Arqiva
5 4 (2.41%) BEA
6 2 (1.20%) DevExpress
6 2 (1.20%) Mapinfo
6 2 (1.20%) Siebel
7 1 (0.60%) Capita
7 1 (0.60%) EPiServer
7 1 (0.60%) Sybase
7 1 (0.60%) Telerik
Northamptonshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Hampshire
Revolution Technology
Rate: £350 per day
Posted: 16 days ago