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 26 September 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
Rank 552 557 511
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -46
Contract jobs citing VB6 67 74 100
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.13% 0.14% 0.19%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.33% 0.37% 0.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 44 63
Median daily rate £335 £338 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.74% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £266 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £420 £398
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £331 £308
% change year-on-year
-1.88% +7.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Median hourly rate £42.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 - -
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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
20445 20001 19357
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 40.99% 38.46% 36.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 14168 13760 12643
Median daily rate £425 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 428 475 385
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 £16.66 £17.50 £14.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.50 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +11.42%

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 26 September 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 26 September 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
North West +37 23 £300 - 4
London -10 12 £375 -1.96% 1
South East +18 11 £335 -5.96% 1
North East -28 7 £475 +40.74%
East Midlands -5 6 £381 +38.63% 5
South West +8 5 £325 +8.33%
West Midlands -37 4 £350 -16.66% 4
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VB6
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 September 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.

1 147 (100.00%) VB
2 110 (74.83%) .NET
3 98 (66.67%) SQL
4 74 (50.34%) VB.NET
5 69 (46.94%) C#
6 68 (46.26%) SQL Server
7 55 (37.41%) Oracle
8 54 (36.73%) JavaScript
8 54 (36.73%) T-SQL
9 53 (36.05%) XML
10 52 (35.37%) HTML
11 51 (34.69%) CSS
12 43 (29.25%) .NET Framework
13 39 (26.53%) ASP.NET
13 39 (26.53%) Visual Studio
14 38 (25.85%) jQuery
15 36 (24.49%) Classic ASP
16 34 (23.13%) IIS
16 34 (23.13%) PL/SQL
16 34 (23.13%) Windows
17 31 (21.09%) VBA
18 30 (20.41%) Web Services
19 29 (19.73%) Microsoft
19 29 (19.73%) Agile Software Development
20 27 (18.37%) Waterfall
21 25 (17.01%) DCOM
21 25 (17.01%) Relational Database
22 23 (15.65%) Team Foundation Server
23 22 (14.97%) Web Development
23 22 (14.97%) Scrum

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 (23.13%) IIS
2 19 (12.93%) SharePoint
3 16 (10.88%) SharePoint 2013
4 7 (4.76%) WebLogic
5 6 (4.08%) WordPress
6 5 (3.40%) Drupal
6 5 (3.40%) Joomla!
7 4 (2.72%) CMS
8 3 (2.04%) ColdFusion
8 3 (2.04%) IBM Domino
8 3 (2.04%) IBM Notes
9 1 (0.68%) EPiServer CMS
9 1 (0.68%) JBoss
9 1 (0.68%) OpenEdge
9 1 (0.68%) Tomcat
Applications
1 9 (6.12%) MS Excel
2 6 (4.08%) MS Office
3 1 (0.68%) FrameMaker
3 1 (0.68%) InfoPath
3 1 (0.68%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.68%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (2.72%) AWD
2 1 (0.68%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.08%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.68%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (8.84%) Internet
2 7 (4.76%) Firewall
2 7 (4.76%) LDAP
3 6 (4.08%) HTTP
4 2 (1.36%) FTP
5 1 (0.68%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (46.26%) SQL Server
2 25 (17.01%) Relational Database
3 21 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 20 (13.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 17 (11.56%) SQL Server 2008
6 16 (10.88%) Oracle Database
7 14 (9.52%) MS Access
8 8 (5.44%) RDBMS
9 7 (4.76%) DB2
10 4 (2.72%) BusinessObjects
10 4 (2.72%) SQL Server 2005
11 3 (2.04%) BusinessObjects XI
12 2 (1.36%) GIS
12 2 (1.36%) Oracle Reports
12 2 (1.36%) SQL Server 2000
12 2 (1.36%) SQL Server 2012
13 1 (0.68%) Crystal Reports
13 1 (0.68%) MySQL
13 1 (0.68%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 39 (26.53%) Visual Studio
2 23 (15.65%) Team Foundation Server
3 15 (10.20%) Subversion
4 6 (4.08%) ClearQuest
5 5 (3.40%) ClearCase
5 5 (3.40%) Rational Robot
5 5 (3.40%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 4 (2.72%) Git (software)
6 4 (2.72%) JIRA
6 4 (2.72%) Moq
6 4 (2.72%) NUnit
7 3 (2.04%) Dreamweaver
8 2 (1.36%) FinalBuilder
8 2 (1.36%) Jenkins
8 2 (1.36%) ReSharper
8 2 (1.36%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 2 (1.36%) WiX
9 1 (0.68%) Jasmine
9 1 (0.68%) Rational DOORS
9 1 (0.68%) SpecFlow
General
1 19 (12.93%) Finance
2 5 (3.40%) Marketing
3 4 (2.72%) German Language
4 3 (2.04%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.36%) Advertising
5 2 (1.36%) Billing
5 2 (1.36%) Legal
6 1 (0.68%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.68%) Front Office
6 1 (0.68%) Games
6 1 (0.68%) Law
6 1 (0.68%) Local Government
6 1 (0.68%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.68%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 112 (76.19%) Developer
2 51 (34.69%) .NET Developer
3 29 (19.73%) VB Developer
3 29 (19.73%) VB6 Developer
4 27 (18.37%) VB.NET Developer
5 24 (16.33%) C# Developer
6 21 (14.29%) C# .NET Developer
7 18 (12.24%) ASP Developer
7 18 (12.24%) SQL Developer
8 14 (9.52%) Classic ASP Developer
9 13 (8.84%) Applications Support
9 13 (8.84%) SharePoint Developer
10 8 (5.44%) ASP.NET Developer
11 7 (4.76%) Analyst
11 7 (4.76%) Support Engineer
11 7 (4.76%) Support Officer
12 6 (4.08%) Architect
12 6 (4.08%) C# VB.NET Developer
12 6 (4.08%) Senior Developer
13 5 (3.40%) Software Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 110 (74.83%) .NET
2 53 (36.05%) XML
3 52 (35.37%) HTML
4 51 (34.69%) CSS
5 43 (29.25%) .NET Framework
6 39 (26.53%) ASP.NET
7 38 (25.85%) jQuery
8 36 (24.49%) Classic ASP
9 30 (20.41%) Web Services
10 25 (17.01%) DCOM
11 20 (13.61%) HTML5
11 20 (13.61%) WinForms
12 18 (12.24%) ASP.NET MVC
13 17 (11.56%) Entity Framework
14 13 (8.84%) CSS3
14 13 (8.84%) SOAP
14 13 (8.84%) XHTML
15 12 (8.16%) XSD
16 8 (5.44%) J2EE
16 8 (5.44%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 10 (6.80%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (5.44%) Management Information System
3 3 (2.04%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (1.36%) Client/Server
5 1 (0.68%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.68%) Online Games
5 1 (0.68%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 34 (23.13%) Windows
2 7 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (2.04%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (1.36%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.68%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (19.73%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (18.37%) Waterfall
3 22 (14.97%) MVC
3 22 (14.97%) Scrum
3 22 (14.97%) Web Development
4 18 (12.24%) Change Control
5 17 (11.56%) Kanban
6 16 (10.88%) SDLC
7 12 (8.16%) ITIL
8 9 (6.12%) Software Engineering
9 8 (5.44%) Migration
10 7 (4.76%) OO
11 6 (4.08%) Project Management
11 6 (4.08%) TDD
11 6 (4.08%) UML
12 5 (3.40%) Business Analysis
12 5 (3.40%) OOA/OOD
12 5 (3.40%) Open Source
12 5 (3.40%) Release Management
12 5 (3.40%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 147 (100.00%) VB
2 98 (66.67%) SQL
3 74 (50.34%) VB.NET
4 69 (46.94%) C#
5 54 (36.73%) JavaScript
5 54 (36.73%) T-SQL
6 34 (23.13%) PL/SQL
7 31 (21.09%) VBA
8 18 (12.24%) Java
9 14 (9.52%) C++
9 14 (9.52%) PHP
10 13 (8.84%) PowerShell
11 7 (4.76%) VC++
12 5 (3.40%) VBScript
13 4 (2.72%) C
14 1 (0.68%) Delphi
14 1 (0.68%) Perl
Qualifications
1 9 (6.12%) Security Cleared
2 8 (5.44%) ITIL Certification
3 7 (4.76%) HND
3 7 (4.76%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.36%) Degree
5 1 (0.68%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.68%) CTC Cleared
5 1 (0.68%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.76%) SLA
2 2 (1.36%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.68%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 55 (37.41%) Oracle
2 29 (19.73%) Microsoft
3 7 (4.76%) IBM
3 7 (4.76%) SAP
4 6 (4.08%) BEA
5 5 (3.40%) Arqiva
6 3 (2.04%) Lotus
7 2 (1.36%) Mapinfo
8 1 (0.68%) EPiServer
8 1 (0.68%) ILOG
8 1 (0.68%) Northgate
8 1 (0.68%) Perforce
8 1 (0.68%) PTC
8 1 (0.68%) Telerik