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 30 May 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
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
Rank 520 511 467
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -44
Contract jobs citing VB6 86 102 127
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.17% 0.20% 0.26%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.45% 0.54% 0.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 63 69
Median daily rate £350 £313 £333
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% -6.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £443 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £300 £320
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Median hourly rate £33.50 - £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
19129 18999 18455
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 38.83% 37.95% 37.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 13389 12804 12356
Median daily rate £425 £400 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £343
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 417 398 432
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 £12.50 £19.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.85 £47.50 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £36.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +1.38%

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 30 May 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VB6 across the England region over the 3 months to 30 May 2016.

VB6 Hourly Rate Histogram 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 30 May 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 +6 31 £335 +7.20% 6
London +11 30 £425 -2.85% 3
South West -9 8 £350 +4.08% 6
East Midlands +10 6 £388 +14.81% 6
West Midlands -16 5 £338 +22.72% 2
East of England +8 3 £250 - 1
North West -14 2 - - 3
North East -63 1 - - 1
VB6
UK

VB6
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 May 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.

1 158 (100.00%) VB
2 113 (71.52%) .NET
3 89 (56.33%) SQL
4 77 (48.73%) VB.NET
4 77 (48.73%) SQL Server
5 67 (42.41%) C#
6 52 (32.91%) Oracle
7 43 (27.22%) CSS
8 42 (26.58%) T-SQL
8 42 (26.58%) HTML
9 41 (25.95%) JavaScript
10 40 (25.32%) VBA
11 38 (24.05%) XML
12 35 (22.15%) Classic ASP
13 34 (21.52%) ASP.NET
14 33 (20.89%) Visual Studio
15 31 (19.62%) PL/SQL
16 28 (17.72%) Finance
16 28 (17.72%) jQuery
17 27 (17.09%) IIS
18 25 (15.82%) Relational Database
19 24 (15.19%) DCOM
19 24 (15.19%) C++
19 24 (15.19%) MVC
19 24 (15.19%) Microsoft
20 23 (14.56%) Windows
21 22 (13.92%) WinForms
21 22 (13.92%) Scrum
22 21 (13.29%) Software Engineering
23 20 (12.66%) Web Development

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 27 (17.09%) IIS
2 12 (7.59%) SharePoint
3 7 (4.43%) SharePoint Server
4 6 (3.80%) SharePoint 2013
5 5 (3.16%) Drupal
5 5 (3.16%) Joomla!
5 5 (3.16%) Node.js
5 5 (3.16%) WordPress
6 4 (2.53%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.63%) CMS
7 1 (0.63%) EPiServer CMS
7 1 (0.63%) JBoss
7 1 (0.63%) OpenEdge
7 1 (0.63%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.63%) WebSphere
Applications
1 9 (5.70%) MS Excel
2 7 (4.43%) MS Office
3 4 (2.53%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (1.27%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.63%) FrameMaker
Business Applications
1 3 (1.90%) FINCAD Analytics
2 1 (0.63%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (5.06%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.27%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (6.33%) Internet
2 6 (3.80%) HTTP
3 4 (2.53%) Firewall
3 4 (2.53%) LDAP
4 2 (1.27%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.63%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 77 (48.73%) SQL Server
2 25 (15.82%) Relational Database
3 15 (9.49%) MS Access
4 14 (8.86%) Oracle Database
4 14 (8.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 12 (7.59%) RDBMS
6 11 (6.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (2.53%) DB2
7 4 (2.53%) SQL Server 2005
7 4 (2.53%) SQL Server 2008
7 4 (2.53%) SQL Server 2012
8 3 (1.90%) NoSQL
9 2 (1.27%) BusinessObjects
9 2 (1.27%) BusinessObjects XI
9 2 (1.27%) Crystal Reports
9 2 (1.27%) GIS
10 1 (0.63%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.63%) Oracle Database 10g
10 1 (0.63%) Oracle Reports
10 1 (0.63%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 33 (20.89%) Visual Studio
2 19 (12.03%) Team Foundation Server
3 17 (10.76%) Subversion
4 6 (3.80%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 3 (1.90%) ClearCase
5 3 (1.90%) ClearQuest
5 3 (1.90%) FinalBuilder
5 3 (1.90%) Rational DOORS
6 2 (1.27%) Git (software)
7 1 (0.63%) Cucumber
7 1 (0.63%) Jasmine
7 1 (0.63%) MSTest
7 1 (0.63%) Octopus Deploy
7 1 (0.63%) Rational Robot
7 1 (0.63%) Selenium
7 1 (0.63%) SpecFlow
7 1 (0.63%) TortoiseSVN
General
1 28 (17.72%) Finance
2 14 (8.86%) Front Office
3 5 (3.16%) Marketing
3 5 (3.16%) Telecoms
4 4 (2.53%) German Language
5 3 (1.90%) Advertising
5 3 (1.90%) Banking
5 3 (1.90%) Games
6 2 (1.27%) Billing
6 2 (1.27%) Investment Banking
6 2 (1.27%) Legal
6 2 (1.27%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.63%) Automotive
7 1 (0.63%) Back Office
7 1 (0.63%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.63%) Retail
Job Titles
1 121 (76.58%) Developer
2 61 (38.61%) .NET Developer
3 39 (24.68%) VB.NET Developer
4 37 (23.42%) VB Developer
5 34 (21.52%) VB6 Developer
6 21 (13.29%) ASP Developer
7 19 (12.03%) SQL Developer
8 16 (10.13%) Classic ASP Developer
9 13 (8.23%) Applications Support
10 12 (7.59%) C# Developer
10 12 (7.59%) VBA Developer
11 11 (6.96%) ASP.NET Developer
11 11 (6.96%) Excel Developer
11 11 (6.96%) Excel VBA Developer
11 11 (6.96%) WinForms Developer
12 10 (6.33%) Oracle Developer
13 8 (5.06%) Applications Developer
13 8 (5.06%) Architect
13 8 (5.06%) SharePoint Developer
14 6 (3.80%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 113 (71.52%) .NET
2 43 (27.22%) CSS
3 42 (26.58%) HTML
4 38 (24.05%) XML
5 35 (22.15%) Classic ASP
6 34 (21.52%) ASP.NET
7 28 (17.72%) jQuery
8 24 (15.19%) DCOM
9 22 (13.92%) WinForms
10 20 (12.66%) .NET Framework
11 15 (9.49%) ASP.NET MVC
11 15 (9.49%) HTML5
12 14 (8.86%) XHTML
13 11 (6.96%) CSS3
13 11 (6.96%) Web Services
14 6 (3.80%) AngularJS
15 5 (3.16%) Apache Flex
15 5 (3.16%) J2EE
15 5 (3.16%) WPF
15 5 (3.16%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 9 (5.70%) Analytical Skills
1 9 (5.70%) Fixed Income
2 8 (5.06%) Reference Data
3 3 (1.90%) Computer Science
3 3 (1.90%) Derivative
3 3 (1.90%) Management Information System
3 3 (1.90%) Online Games
4 1 (0.63%) Driving Licence
4 1 (0.63%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (0.63%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 23 (14.56%) Windows
2 1 (0.63%) Solaris
2 1 (0.63%) Windows CE
2 1 (0.63%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (0.63%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (15.19%) MVC
2 22 (13.92%) Scrum
3 21 (13.29%) Software Engineering
4 20 (12.66%) Waterfall
4 20 (12.66%) Web Development
5 19 (12.03%) Agile Software Development
6 15 (9.49%) Migration
7 14 (8.86%) Change Control
7 14 (8.86%) Kanban
8 12 (7.59%) Performance Tuning
9 11 (6.96%) ITIL
10 9 (5.70%) SDLC
11 8 (5.06%) Continuous Improvement
11 8 (5.06%) Data Management
11 8 (5.06%) Risk Management
12 6 (3.80%) Business Intelligence
12 6 (3.80%) Change Management
12 6 (3.80%) E-Commerce
12 6 (3.80%) OO
12 6 (3.80%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 158 (100.00%) VB
2 89 (56.33%) SQL
3 77 (48.73%) VB.NET
4 67 (42.41%) C#
5 42 (26.58%) T-SQL
6 41 (25.95%) JavaScript
7 40 (25.32%) VBA
8 31 (19.62%) PL/SQL
9 24 (15.19%) C++
10 14 (8.86%) Java
11 13 (8.23%) PHP
12 10 (6.33%) PowerShell
13 9 (5.70%) Python
14 6 (3.80%) VBScript
14 6 (3.80%) VC++
15 3 (1.90%) C++/CLI
16 2 (1.27%) C
16 2 (1.27%) XAML
17 1 (0.63%) Delphi
17 1 (0.63%) Perl
Qualifications
1 8 (5.06%) Security Cleared
2 7 (4.43%) Degree
3 6 (3.80%) ITIL Certification
4 5 (3.16%) SC Cleared
5 3 (1.90%) HND
5 3 (1.90%) PhD
5 3 (1.90%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (1.27%) MCSD
6 2 (1.27%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.63%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.27%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.63%) BitLocker
Vendors
1 52 (32.91%) Oracle
2 24 (15.19%) Microsoft
3 7 (4.43%) SAP
4 6 (3.80%) IBM
5 3 (1.90%) BEA
6 2 (1.27%) DevExpress
6 2 (1.27%) Mapinfo
6 2 (1.27%) Siebel
6 2 (1.27%) Sybase
7 1 (0.63%) Capita
7 1 (0.63%) EPiServer
7 1 (0.63%) Motorola
7 1 (0.63%) Telerik
Sunderland, Tyne and Wear
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 5 days ago
Northampton
Edward Carter Solutions
Rate: Excellent day rate
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Proteus Europe
Rate: £158.75 per day + None
Posted: 3 days ago
Northamptonshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
Essex
G2 Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £240 - £260 per day
Posted: 25 days ago