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 24 January 2017 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
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
UK / England
Rank 511 529 491
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -38
Contract jobs citing VB6 57 61 85
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.14% 0.13% 0.19%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.34% 0.34% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 38 59
Median daily rate £365 £360 £314
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.38% +14.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £271 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £410 £454
UK excluding London median daily rate £293 £370 £310
% change year-on-year
-20.94% +19.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Median hourly rate - £37.25 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £37.25 -

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
16777 17856 17234
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 40.39% 38.98% 37.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 11564 12218 11696
Median daily rate £440 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £298 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 370 482 385
Median hourly rate £41.25 £40.00 £35.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +12.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.78 £17.72 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £45.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £40.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +12.67%

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 24 January 2017.

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 24 January 2017. 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 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
London +35 41 £375 +36.36% 7
North West +23 4 £275 -8.33% 2
East Midlands -2 4 - - 1
Yorkshire +11 3 £283 -10.31% 2
West Midlands -18 3 £310 -17.33% 1
South East +6 1 £285 -20.27% 3
North East -17 1 £300 -14.28% 1
VB6
UK

VB6
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 January 2017, 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.

1 122 (100.00%) VB
2 98 (80.33%) .NET
3 73 (59.84%) SQL
4 67 (54.92%) VB.NET
5 64 (52.46%) SQL Server
6 56 (45.90%) C#
7 45 (36.89%) T-SQL
7 45 (36.89%) Windows
8 44 (36.07%) Microsoft
9 40 (32.79%) Agile Software Development
10 37 (30.33%) XML
11 32 (26.23%) ASP.NET
12 28 (22.95%) SQL Server 2008
13 27 (22.13%) Oracle
13 27 (22.13%) VBA
14 26 (21.31%) .NET Framework
15 22 (18.03%) Migration
15 22 (18.03%) JavaScript
16 21 (17.21%) HTML
16 21 (17.21%) SDLC
17 20 (16.39%) Visual Studio
17 20 (16.39%) WinForms
17 20 (16.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 20 (16.39%) Team Foundation Server
18 19 (15.57%) MS Excel
18 19 (15.57%) MS Access
19 18 (14.75%) Finance
20 17 (13.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
20 17 (13.93%) Unit Testing
20 17 (13.93%) SQL Server 2005

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 11 (9.02%) SharePoint
2 9 (7.38%) IIS
3 7 (5.74%) SharePoint 2013
4 3 (2.46%) CMS
4 3 (2.46%) ColdFusion
4 3 (2.46%) IBM Domino
4 3 (2.46%) IBM Notes
5 2 (1.64%) Exchange Server 5.5
5 2 (1.64%) JBoss
5 2 (1.64%) K2 blackpearl
5 2 (1.64%) MS Exchange
5 2 (1.64%) Tomcat
5 2 (1.64%) WebSphere
5 2 (1.64%) WebSphere Application Server
5 2 (1.64%) WordPress
6 1 (0.82%) Confluence
6 1 (0.82%) DNN
6 1 (0.82%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 19 (15.57%) MS Excel
2 8 (6.56%) MS Office
3 4 (3.28%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.82%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.82%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.82%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (0.82%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 16 (13.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (12.30%) Office 365
3 1 (0.82%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.64%) DNS
1 2 (1.64%) NAS
1 2 (1.64%) NetScaler
1 2 (1.64%) SAN
1 2 (1.64%) SSL
1 2 (1.64%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.82%) DHCP
2 1 (0.82%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (52.46%) SQL Server
2 28 (22.95%) SQL Server 2008
3 20 (16.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 19 (15.57%) MS Access
5 17 (13.93%) SQL Server 2005
5 17 (13.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 13 (10.66%) SQL Server 2000
7 12 (9.84%) SQL Server 2014
8 8 (6.56%) Relational Database
9 6 (4.92%) DB2
10 5 (4.10%) Crystal Reports
10 5 (4.10%) Oracle Database
11 4 (3.28%) SQL Server 2012
12 2 (1.64%) InterSystems Cache
13 1 (0.82%) BusinessObjects
13 1 (0.82%) MySQL
13 1 (0.82%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 20 (16.39%) Team Foundation Server
1 20 (16.39%) Visual Studio
2 9 (7.38%) JIRA
3 5 (4.10%) ClearCase
3 5 (4.10%) Rational Robot
4 4 (3.28%) Jenkins
4 4 (3.28%) Moq
4 4 (3.28%) NUnit
4 4 (3.28%) Subversion
5 3 (2.46%) Dreamweaver
5 3 (2.46%) Git (software)
6 2 (1.64%) Octopus Deploy
6 2 (1.64%) ReSharper
6 2 (1.64%) Selenium
6 2 (1.64%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 2 (1.64%) WebDriver
6 2 (1.64%) WiX
7 1 (0.82%) LoadRunner
7 1 (0.82%) NuGet
7 1 (0.82%) Oracle Forms
General
1 18 (14.75%) Finance
2 3 (2.46%) Prime Brokerage
3 2 (1.64%) Back Office
3 2 (1.64%) Banking
3 2 (1.64%) Billing
3 2 (1.64%) Corporate Banking
3 2 (1.64%) Front Office
3 2 (1.64%) Legal
3 2 (1.64%) Manufacturing
3 2 (1.64%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.82%) Advertising
4 1 (0.82%) Aerospace
4 1 (0.82%) Electronics
4 1 (0.82%) Law
4 1 (0.82%) Local Government
4 1 (0.82%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 95 (77.87%) Developer
2 47 (38.52%) .NET Developer
3 33 (27.05%) VB Developer
4 31 (25.41%) VB6 Developer
5 27 (22.13%) C# Developer
6 25 (20.49%) VB.NET Developer
7 23 (18.85%) C# .NET Developer
8 18 (14.75%) SQL Developer
9 10 (8.20%) Access Developer
10 8 (6.56%) Access VBA Developer
10 8 (6.56%) Analyst
10 8 (6.56%) Excel Developer
10 8 (6.56%) Excel VBA Developer
10 8 (6.56%) SQL Server Developer
10 8 (6.56%) VB VBA Developer
10 8 (6.56%) VBA Developer
11 7 (5.74%) C# VB.NET Developer
11 7 (5.74%) Senior Developer
12 6 (4.92%) Applications Developer
12 6 (4.92%) Microsoft Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 98 (80.33%) .NET
2 37 (30.33%) XML
3 32 (26.23%) ASP.NET
4 26 (21.31%) .NET Framework
5 21 (17.21%) HTML
6 20 (16.39%) WinForms
7 17 (13.93%) CSS
7 17 (13.93%) Web Services
8 15 (12.30%) Entity Framework
9 14 (11.48%) XSD
10 13 (10.66%) ASP.NET MVC
10 13 (10.66%) jQuery
10 13 (10.66%) SOAP
10 13 (10.66%) XSL
11 8 (6.56%) Classic ASP
11 8 (6.56%) HTML5
11 8 (6.56%) WPF
12 7 (5.74%) WCF
13 6 (4.92%) RESTful
14 5 (4.10%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 9 (7.38%) Client/Server
2 5 (4.10%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (3.28%) Inversion of Control
4 3 (2.46%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.64%) Equities
5 2 (1.64%) PACS
5 2 (1.64%) SWIFT
5 2 (1.64%) Wiki
6 1 (0.82%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.82%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.82%) PDA
6 1 (0.82%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 45 (36.89%) Windows
2 13 (10.66%) Windows XP
3 11 (9.02%) Windows 10
4 6 (4.92%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (2.46%) Windows Server
6 2 (1.64%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (1.64%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.82%) AIX
7 1 (0.82%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (32.79%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (18.03%) Migration
3 21 (17.21%) SDLC
4 17 (13.93%) Unit Testing
5 16 (13.11%) MVC
6 14 (11.48%) Waterfall
7 12 (9.84%) TDD
8 11 (9.02%) Data Analysis
8 11 (9.02%) Release Management
9 7 (5.74%) Scrum
10 6 (4.92%) ITIL
10 6 (4.92%) OO
10 6 (4.92%) OOA/OOD
10 6 (4.92%) Open Source
10 6 (4.92%) Project Management
10 6 (4.92%) SOLID
10 6 (4.92%) UML
10 6 (4.92%) Web Development
11 5 (4.10%) Functional Testing
11 5 (4.10%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 122 (100.00%) VB
2 73 (59.84%) SQL
3 67 (54.92%) VB.NET
4 56 (45.90%) C#
5 45 (36.89%) T-SQL
6 27 (22.13%) VBA
7 22 (18.03%) JavaScript
8 8 (6.56%) PowerShell
9 7 (5.74%) C++
10 4 (3.28%) C
10 4 (3.28%) Java
10 4 (3.28%) PL/SQL
10 4 (3.28%) VC++
11 3 (2.46%) VBScript
12 1 (0.82%) Perl
12 1 (0.82%) PHP
12 1 (0.82%) UniBasic
Qualifications
1 13 (10.66%) Security Cleared
2 5 (4.10%) CTC Cleared
2 5 (4.10%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.64%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (0.82%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (0.82%) HND
4 1 (0.82%) ISEB
4 1 (0.82%) MCP
4 1 (0.82%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.82%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.28%) QA
2 3 (2.46%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (1.64%) DICOM
3 2 (1.64%) HL7
3 2 (1.64%) SLA
4 1 (0.82%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (4.92%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.64%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 2 (1.64%) Hyper-V
2 2 (1.64%) VMware ESX
2 2 (1.64%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (1.64%) VMware GSX
2 2 (1.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.82%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 2 (1.64%) MOM
1 2 (1.64%) SCCM
1 2 (1.64%) SCOM
1 2 (1.64%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 2 (1.64%) WSUS
Vendors
1 44 (36.07%) Microsoft
2 27 (22.13%) Oracle
3 4 (3.28%) SAP
4 3 (2.46%) Lotus
4 3 (2.46%) Perforce
4 3 (2.46%) Sybase
5 2 (1.64%) Cisco
5 2 (1.64%) Citrix
5 2 (1.64%) HP
5 2 (1.64%) NetApp
5 2 (1.64%) SOASTA, Inc
5 2 (1.64%) SolarWinds
5 2 (1.64%) VMware
6 1 (0.82%) ILOG
6 1 (0.82%) InterSystems
6 1 (0.82%) Mitel
6 1 (0.82%) Northgate
6 1 (0.82%) PTC
6 1 (0.82%) Redback
6 1 (0.82%) Telerik
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