The table below looks at the statistics for VB6 skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VB6 over the 3 months to 29 May 2015 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
Rank 491 454 432
Rank change year-on-year
-37 -22
Contract jobs citing VB6 99 114 97
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.20% 0.24% 0.23%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.54% 0.63% 0.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 62 49
Average daily rate
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£319 £320 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.39% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £261 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £444 £425 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 15
Average hourly rate - £35.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £35.00 £35.00
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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 England region.

Programming Languages Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
18380 18021 15987
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 37.94% 37.42% 37.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 12427 12052 10098
Average daily rate £400 £380 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £341 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.79% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 380 424 582
Average hourly rate £37.00 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £17.50 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+1.38% +2.85%

VB6
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VB6 across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 29 May 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VB6 within the England region over the 3 months to 29 May 2015. 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
Yorkshire -18 24 £325 +2.36% 8
London +9 22 £438 +9.10% 6
North East +7 15 £288 - 1
South East -14 14 £313 +9.64% 14
South West +19 11 £336 +19.02% 3
West Midlands -7 6 £275 - 4
East of England -15 4 - - 3
East Midlands -4 2 £338 +27.35% 3
North West -28 1 - - 9
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VB6
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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.

1 184 (100.00%) VB
2 149 (80.98%) .NET
3 113 (61.41%) SQL Server
4 97 (52.72%) SQL
5 96 (52.17%) C#
6 75 (40.76%) VB.NET
7 54 (29.35%) Microsoft
8 51 (27.72%) Visual Studio
9 44 (23.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 43 (23.37%) SQL Server 2000
11 39 (21.20%) HTML
11 39 (21.20%) XML
12 38 (20.65%) ASP.NET
13 36 (19.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 35 (19.02%) Finance
14 35 (19.02%) Oracle
15 34 (18.48%) T-SQL
16 33 (17.93%) Agile Software Development
17 32 (17.39%) Web Services
18 28 (15.22%) IBM
19 27 (14.67%) JavaScript
20 26 (14.13%) PL/SQL
21 25 (13.59%) Windows
21 25 (13.59%) SQL Server 2012
22 24 (13.04%) Team Foundation Server
22 24 (13.04%) Manufacturing
22 24 (13.04%) WCF
23 23 (12.50%) CSS
24 21 (11.41%) IIS
24 21 (11.41%) FTP

VB6
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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 21 (11.41%) IIS
2 9 (4.89%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (1.63%) Apache
3 3 (1.63%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.09%) WebLogic
4 2 (1.09%) CMS
4 2 (1.09%) Confluence
4 2 (1.09%) Node.js
5 1 (0.54%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.54%) Tuxedo
5 1 (0.54%) OpenROAD
Applications
1 10 (5.43%) MS Office
2 9 (4.89%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.54%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (1.63%) CODA-Financials
2 2 (1.09%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (1.09%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.54%) FINCAD Analytics
3 1 (0.54%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 21 (11.41%) FTP
2 10 (5.43%) Internet
3 2 (1.09%) LDAP
3 2 (1.09%) SMTP
3 2 (1.09%) Firewall
4 1 (0.54%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 113 (61.41%) SQL Server
2 44 (23.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 43 (23.37%) SQL Server 2000
4 36 (19.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 25 (13.59%) SQL Server 2012
6 18 (9.78%) SQL Server 2008
6 18 (9.78%) SQL Server 2005
7 11 (5.98%) Oracle Database
8 8 (4.35%) Data Warehouse
9 7 (3.80%) MS Access
10 6 (3.26%) DTS
11 3 (1.63%) BusinessObjects XI
11 3 (1.63%) Oracle9i Database
11 3 (1.63%) Oracle Database 10g
12 2 (1.09%) Oracle Reports
12 2 (1.09%) MySQL
12 2 (1.09%) Oracle Database 11g
13 1 (0.54%) MongoDB
13 1 (0.54%) NoSQL
13 1 (0.54%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 51 (27.72%) Visual Studio
2 24 (13.04%) Team Foundation Server
3 10 (5.43%) Git (software)
3 10 (5.43%) Subversion
4 8 (4.35%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 8 (4.35%) Maven
4 8 (4.35%) JIRA
5 6 (3.26%) ClearQuest
6 5 (2.72%) Rhino Mocks
7 4 (2.17%) ClearCase
7 4 (2.17%) Jenkins
8 3 (1.63%) PVCS
8 3 (1.63%) Oracle Forms
8 3 (1.63%) WebSpeed
9 2 (1.09%) FinalBuilder
9 2 (1.09%) MSBuild
9 2 (1.09%) SpecFlow
9 2 (1.09%) NSubstitute
10 1 (0.54%) Mercurial
10 1 (0.54%) Oracle APEX
General
1 35 (19.02%) Finance
2 24 (13.04%) Manufacturing
3 5 (2.72%) French Language
3 5 (2.72%) Automotive
4 3 (1.63%) Back Office
4 3 (1.63%) Legal
5 1 (0.54%) Japanese Language
5 1 (0.54%) Front Office
5 1 (0.54%) Law
5 1 (0.54%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 117 (63.59%) Developer
2 42 (22.83%) VB Developer
3 38 (20.65%) VB6 Developer
4 31 (16.85%) Programmer
5 27 (14.67%) .NET Developer
6 25 (13.59%) VB Programmer
7 13 (7.07%) C# Developer
8 11 (5.98%) SQL Developer
8 11 (5.98%) Senior Developer
9 10 (5.43%) Analyst
10 8 (4.35%) Consultant
10 8 (4.35%) Applications Support
10 8 (4.35%) AWS Developer
11 7 (3.80%) Architect
12 6 (3.26%) VB.NET Developer
13 5 (2.72%) C# .NET Developer
14 4 (2.17%) Integration Architect
14 4 (2.17%) Solutions Architect
14 4 (2.17%) Senior .NET Developer
14 4 (2.17%) CRM Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 149 (80.98%) .NET
2 39 (21.20%) HTML
2 39 (21.20%) XML
3 38 (20.65%) ASP.NET
4 32 (17.39%) Web Services
5 24 (13.04%) WCF
6 23 (12.50%) CSS
7 21 (11.41%) WinForms
8 18 (9.78%) WPF
9 11 (5.98%) .NET Framework
10 10 (5.43%) ADO
11 9 (4.89%) ADO.NET
12 8 (4.35%) COM+
12 8 (4.35%) XSL
12 8 (4.35%) jQuery
13 7 (3.80%) WF
14 6 (3.26%) SOAP
14 6 (3.26%) ActiveX
15 5 (2.72%) Entity Framework
16 4 (2.17%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 10 (5.43%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (3.80%) NHS
3 5 (2.72%) Inversion of Control
3 5 (2.72%) Client/Server
4 2 (1.09%) User Experience
5 1 (0.54%) Derivative
5 1 (0.54%) Mathematics
5 1 (0.54%) Life Science
5 1 (0.54%) CMDB
5 1 (0.54%) iPhone
5 1 (0.54%) Data Integration
5 1 (0.54%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.54%) Fixed Income
5 1 (0.54%) Equities
5 1 (0.54%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 25 (13.59%) Windows
2 5 (2.72%) Linux
2 5 (2.72%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (2.17%) UNIX
4 2 (1.09%) Windows XP
4 2 (1.09%) Solaris
4 2 (1.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.54%) Windows 8
5 1 (0.54%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.54%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (17.93%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (11.41%) Unit Testing
3 19 (10.33%) TDD
4 18 (9.78%) OO
5 14 (7.61%) MVC
5 14 (7.61%) SOA
6 11 (5.98%) Software Engineering
6 11 (5.98%) User Acceptance Testing
6 11 (5.98%) SDLC
7 9 (4.89%) CRM
8 8 (4.35%) Scrum
9 7 (3.80%) Incident Management
9 7 (3.80%) System Testing
9 7 (3.80%) Asset Management
10 6 (3.26%) OOP
10 6 (3.26%) Technical Architecture
10 6 (3.26%) Software Deployment
11 5 (2.72%) Data Transformation
11 5 (2.72%) Time Management
11 5 (2.72%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 184 (100.00%) VB
2 97 (52.72%) SQL
3 96 (52.17%) C#
4 75 (40.76%) VB.NET
5 34 (18.48%) T-SQL
6 27 (14.67%) JavaScript
7 26 (14.13%) PL/SQL
8 20 (10.87%) VBScript
9 18 (9.78%) Java
10 10 (5.43%) VBA
11 8 (4.35%) C++
12 7 (3.80%) PowerShell
13 4 (2.17%) PHP
14 3 (1.63%) Delphi
15 2 (1.09%) FoxPro (VFP)
15 2 (1.09%) VC++
15 2 (1.09%) C
15 2 (1.09%) F#
15 2 (1.09%) TypeScript
16 1 (0.54%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 16 (8.70%) Degree
2 6 (3.26%) Security Cleared
3 5 (2.72%) SC Cleared
3 5 (2.72%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (2.17%) MCDBA
4 4 (2.17%) MCAD
4 4 (2.17%) MCSD
5 1 (0.54%) MCP
5 1 (0.54%) OCP
5 1 (0.54%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.72%) QA
2 2 (1.09%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (4.89%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 54 (29.35%) Microsoft
2 35 (19.02%) Oracle
3 28 (15.22%) IBM
4 4 (2.17%) Business Objects
5 3 (1.63%) Sculptor
5 3 (1.63%) Sybase
5 3 (1.63%) CODA
5 3 (1.63%) Progress
6 2 (1.09%) BEA
6 2 (1.09%) Red Hat
6 2 (1.09%) Sitecore
7 1 (0.54%) ServiceNow
7 1 (0.54%) Metastorm
7 1 (0.54%) Infragistics
7 1 (0.54%) OpenText
7 1 (0.54%) Vignette
7 1 (0.54%) TIBCO
7 1 (0.54%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.54%) Siebel
7 1 (0.54%) Sun
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