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 August 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 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
Rank 579 551 522
Rank change year-on-year
-28 -29
Contract jobs citing VB6 54 87 94
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.11% 0.17% 0.19%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.27% 0.43% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 50 64
Median daily rate £335 £328 £290
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.29% +12.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £268 £216
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £420 £388
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £330 £290
% change year-on-year
-1.51% +13.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
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
20231 20113 18841
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 40.31% 38.56% 37.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 13985 13724 12143
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 431 442 382
Median hourly rate £40.00 £38.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £17.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.10 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%

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 August 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 30 August 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 +24 18 £335 +1.13% 2
East Midlands 0 13 £425 +36.00% 1
London -24 13 £375 -6.25% 3
North West +16 7 £300 -2.04% 4
West Midlands -42 2 £375 - 1
South West +1 1 £325 +18.18% 2
VB6
UK

VB6
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 August 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.

1 140 (100.00%) VB
2 101 (72.14%) SQL
3 98 (70.00%) .NET
4 76 (54.29%) SQL Server
5 69 (49.29%) VB.NET
6 61 (43.57%) JavaScript
7 60 (42.86%) CSS
8 58 (41.43%) HTML
8 58 (41.43%) T-SQL
9 54 (38.57%) C#
10 52 (37.14%) Oracle
11 48 (34.29%) Classic ASP
11 48 (34.29%) jQuery
12 47 (33.57%) XML
13 45 (32.14%) PL/SQL
14 42 (30.00%) Visual Studio
15 41 (29.29%) VBA
16 39 (27.86%) IIS
17 36 (25.71%) DCOM
18 35 (25.00%) ASP.NET
19 33 (23.57%) Web Development
19 33 (23.57%) Relational Database
20 31 (22.14%) Scrum
21 30 (21.43%) .NET Framework
22 29 (20.71%) Microsoft
23 28 (20.00%) Waterfall
24 27 (19.29%) HTML5
25 26 (18.57%) Windows
26 24 (17.14%) Change Control
26 24 (17.14%) Kanban

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 39 (27.86%) IIS
2 20 (14.29%) SharePoint
3 17 (12.14%) SharePoint 2013
4 7 (5.00%) WebLogic
5 6 (4.29%) WordPress
6 5 (3.57%) Drupal
6 5 (3.57%) Joomla!
7 4 (2.86%) CMS
8 3 (2.14%) IBM Domino
8 3 (2.14%) IBM Notes
9 1 (0.71%) ColdFusion
9 1 (0.71%) EPiServer CMS
9 1 (0.71%) JBoss
9 1 (0.71%) OpenEdge
9 1 (0.71%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (0.71%) Tomcat
Applications
1 10 (7.14%) MS Excel
2 7 (5.00%) MS Office
3 3 (2.14%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.71%) FrameMaker
4 1 (0.71%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 2 (1.43%) FINCAD Analytics
2 1 (0.71%) AWD
2 1 (0.71%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 7 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.71%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (9.29%) Internet
2 7 (5.00%) Firewall
2 7 (5.00%) LDAP
3 6 (4.29%) HTTP
4 2 (1.43%) FTP
5 1 (0.71%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 76 (54.29%) SQL Server
2 33 (23.57%) Relational Database
3 20 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 19 (13.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 18 (12.86%) MS Access
6 12 (8.57%) Oracle Database
7 10 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
8 8 (5.71%) RDBMS
9 4 (2.86%) BusinessObjects
10 3 (2.14%) BusinessObjects XI
10 3 (2.14%) SQL Server 2005
11 2 (1.43%) Crystal Reports
11 2 (1.43%) DB2
11 2 (1.43%) GIS
11 2 (1.43%) Oracle Reports
11 2 (1.43%) SQL Server 2012
12 1 (0.71%) MySQL
12 1 (0.71%) NoSQL
12 1 (0.71%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 42 (30.00%) Visual Studio
2 21 (15.00%) Subversion
3 14 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 6 (4.29%) ClearQuest
5 4 (2.86%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 3 (2.14%) FinalBuilder
7 2 (1.43%) Moq
7 2 (1.43%) NUnit
7 2 (1.43%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 1 (0.71%) Cucumber
8 1 (0.71%) Dreamweaver
8 1 (0.71%) Git (software)
8 1 (0.71%) MSTest
8 1 (0.71%) Octopus Deploy
8 1 (0.71%) Oracle Forms
8 1 (0.71%) Rational DOORS
8 1 (0.71%) Selenium
8 1 (0.71%) SpecFlow
8 1 (0.71%) TortoiseSVN
8 1 (0.71%) WiX
General
1 19 (13.57%) Finance
2 5 (3.57%) Front Office
2 5 (3.57%) Marketing
2 5 (3.57%) Telecoms
3 4 (2.86%) German Language
4 3 (2.14%) Legal
5 2 (1.43%) Advertising
6 1 (0.71%) Billing
6 1 (0.71%) Games
6 1 (0.71%) Law
6 1 (0.71%) Local Government
6 1 (0.71%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.71%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 114 (81.43%) Developer
2 43 (30.71%) .NET Developer
3 28 (20.00%) VB Developer
4 27 (19.29%) VB6 Developer
5 26 (18.57%) ASP Developer
6 23 (16.43%) VB.NET Developer
7 19 (13.57%) Classic ASP Developer
8 18 (12.86%) SQL Developer
9 13 (9.29%) C# Developer
9 13 (9.29%) SharePoint Developer
10 12 (8.57%) Applications Support
11 10 (7.14%) C# .NET Developer
12 8 (5.71%) Applications Developer
12 8 (5.71%) ASP.NET Developer
13 7 (5.00%) Support Officer
14 6 (4.29%) C++ Developer
14 6 (4.29%) Support Engineer
15 5 (3.57%) Architect
15 5 (3.57%) Software Architect
15 5 (3.57%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 98 (70.00%) .NET
2 60 (42.86%) CSS
3 58 (41.43%) HTML
4 48 (34.29%) Classic ASP
4 48 (34.29%) jQuery
5 47 (33.57%) XML
6 36 (25.71%) DCOM
7 35 (25.00%) ASP.NET
8 30 (21.43%) .NET Framework
9 27 (19.29%) HTML5
10 22 (15.71%) CSS3
11 20 (14.29%) XHTML
12 19 (13.57%) Web Services
13 16 (11.43%) ASP.NET MVC
14 12 (8.57%) WinForms
15 9 (6.43%) AngularJS
16 8 (5.71%) Apache Flex
16 8 (5.71%) COM
16 8 (5.71%) J2EE
17 7 (5.00%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (5.71%) Management Information System
3 3 (2.14%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (1.43%) Client/Server
4 2 (1.43%) Derivative
5 1 (0.71%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.71%) Fixed Income
5 1 (0.71%) Online Games
5 1 (0.71%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 26 (18.57%) Windows
2 5 (3.57%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (2.14%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (1.43%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.71%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (23.57%) Web Development
2 31 (22.14%) Scrum
3 28 (20.00%) Waterfall
4 24 (17.14%) Change Control
4 24 (17.14%) Kanban
5 22 (15.71%) MVC
6 21 (15.00%) SDLC
7 19 (13.57%) Agile Software Development
8 11 (7.86%) ITIL
9 9 (6.43%) Migration
10 7 (5.00%) Software Engineering
11 5 (3.57%) Data Protection
11 5 (3.57%) Release Management
12 4 (2.86%) Change Management
12 4 (2.86%) Configuration Management
12 4 (2.86%) OO
13 3 (2.14%) Performance Tuning
13 3 (2.14%) Unit Testing
13 3 (2.14%) Workflow
14 2 (1.43%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 140 (100.00%) VB
2 101 (72.14%) SQL
3 69 (49.29%) VB.NET
4 61 (43.57%) JavaScript
5 58 (41.43%) T-SQL
6 54 (38.57%) C#
7 45 (32.14%) PL/SQL
8 41 (29.29%) VBA
9 18 (12.86%) Java
10 15 (10.71%) C++
11 14 (10.00%) PHP
11 14 (10.00%) PowerShell
12 5 (3.57%) VBScript
12 5 (3.57%) VC++
13 2 (1.43%) C++/CLI
14 1 (0.71%) C
14 1 (0.71%) Delphi
14 1 (0.71%) Perl
14 1 (0.71%) Python
14 1 (0.71%) XAML
Qualifications
1 8 (5.71%) Security Cleared
2 7 (5.00%) HND
2 7 (5.00%) ITIL Certification
3 6 (4.29%) SC Cleared
4 3 (2.14%) Degree
5 2 (1.43%) PhD
6 1 (0.71%) CTC Cleared
6 1 (0.71%) MCSD
6 1 (0.71%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.29%) SLA
2 2 (1.43%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.71%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 52 (37.14%) Oracle
2 29 (20.71%) Microsoft
3 8 (5.71%) SAP
4 7 (5.00%) IBM
5 6 (4.29%) BEA
6 5 (3.57%) Arqiva
7 3 (2.14%) Lotus
8 2 (1.43%) Mapinfo
9 1 (0.71%) DevExpress
9 1 (0.71%) EPiServer
9 1 (0.71%) ILOG
9 1 (0.71%) Northgate
9 1 (0.71%) PTC
9 1 (0.71%) Telerik
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