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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
Rank 470 424 414
Rank change year-on-year
-46 -10
Contract jobs citing VB6 87 115 101
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.19% 0.26% 0.25%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.49% 0.70% 0.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 54 67
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£310 £308 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.81% -5.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £289 £300
% change year-on-year
+7.35% -3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Average hourly rate - £32.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £31.00 -
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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
17638 16517 15639
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 37.98% 37.55% 38.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 11904 10560 9767
Average daily rate £400 £385 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 392 460 661
Average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.50 £15.18 £16.72
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £44.15 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £33.53 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.89% -4.21%

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 30 January 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 30 January 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
London +6 37 £350 -12.50% 8
South West -5 14 £300 -7.69% 2
West Midlands -1 8 £263 +9.37% 8
East Midlands +16 6 - - 2
South East -23 5 £350 +32.07% 17
Yorkshire -34 5 £323 -0.76% 7
North East - 5 £300 - 2
East of England -9 4 £380 +31.03% 2
North West -10 3 £325 +62.50% 12
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VB6
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

1 180 (100.00%) VB
2 123 (68.33%) .NET
3 107 (59.44%) SQL
4 86 (47.78%) SQL Server
5 68 (37.78%) C#
6 58 (32.22%) Oracle
7 52 (28.89%) VB.NET
8 49 (27.22%) PL/SQL
9 39 (21.67%) JavaScript
9 39 (21.67%) Oracle Database
10 35 (19.44%) ASP.NET
10 35 (19.44%) XML
10 35 (19.44%) Microsoft
11 28 (15.56%) VBScript
12 26 (14.44%) T-SQL
13 25 (13.89%) Java
13 25 (13.89%) Finance
14 24 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
14 24 (13.33%) HTML
14 24 (13.33%) IIS
15 23 (12.78%) CSS
16 21 (11.67%) VBA
16 21 (11.67%) SQL Server 2008
17 19 (10.56%) WCF
18 18 (10.00%) UNIX
18 18 (10.00%) OO
19 17 (9.44%) Windows
19 17 (9.44%) C
19 17 (9.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
20 16 (8.89%) Web Services

VB6
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 24 (13.33%) IIS
2 15 (8.33%) Tuxedo
3 4 (2.22%) MTS
3 4 (2.22%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.11%) WebLogic
4 2 (1.11%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (1.11%) SAS
4 2 (1.11%) Confluence
5 1 (0.56%) LiveCycle
5 1 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.56%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.56%) Oracle Spatial
5 1 (0.56%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (0.56%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.56%) OpenROAD
5 1 (0.56%) Apache
Applications
1 13 (7.22%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.11%) MS Office
2 2 (1.11%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.56%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 10 (5.56%) CODA-Financials
2 2 (1.11%) ResourceLink
2 2 (1.11%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (1.11%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.56%) FINCAD Analytics
3 1 (0.56%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.22%) FTP
2 2 (1.11%) SSL
2 2 (1.11%) HTTP
3 1 (0.56%) LDAP
3 1 (0.56%) DHCP
3 1 (0.56%) VPN
3 1 (0.56%) DNS
3 1 (0.56%) Internet
3 1 (0.56%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 86 (47.78%) SQL Server
2 39 (21.67%) Oracle Database
3 21 (11.67%) SQL Server 2008
4 17 (9.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 15 (8.33%) SQL Server 2012
6 14 (7.78%) SQL Server 2000
6 14 (7.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 12 (6.67%) SQL Server 2005
8 11 (6.11%) MS Access
9 10 (5.56%) BusinessObjects XI
10 9 (5.00%) Oracle Database 10g
11 6 (3.33%) Relational Database
12 5 (2.78%) Crystal Reports
13 4 (2.22%) Oracle Reports
13 4 (2.22%) Data Warehouse
14 3 (1.67%) Oracle9i Database
15 2 (1.11%) Ingres
15 2 (1.11%) DTS
15 2 (1.11%) Oracle Database 11g
16 1 (0.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 14 (7.78%) Visual Studio
2 9 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (2.22%) JUnit
3 4 (2.22%) Subversion
4 3 (1.67%) Moq
4 3 (1.67%) Oracle APEX
4 3 (1.67%) Selenium
4 3 (1.67%) NUnit
5 2 (1.11%) MSBuild
5 2 (1.11%) Jenkins
5 2 (1.11%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.56%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
6 1 (0.56%) Introscope
6 1 (0.56%) Dreamweaver
6 1 (0.56%) ClearQuest
6 1 (0.56%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (0.56%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 25 (13.89%) Finance
2 8 (4.44%) Banking
3 6 (3.33%) Back Office
3 6 (3.33%) Manufacturing
4 3 (1.67%) Retail
5 1 (0.56%) Automotive
5 1 (0.56%) Law
5 1 (0.56%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.56%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 113 (62.78%) Developer
2 36 (20.00%) VB Developer
3 31 (17.22%) VB6 Developer
4 30 (16.67%) .NET Developer
5 28 (15.56%) Analyst
6 18 (10.00%) Programmer
7 17 (9.44%) Applications Support
8 12 (6.67%) Support Analyst
9 11 (6.11%) VB.NET Developer
9 11 (6.11%) SQL Developer
9 11 (6.11%) VB Programmer
10 10 (5.56%) Applications Developer
11 9 (5.00%) Financial Analyst
11 9 (5.00%) Analyst Programmer
11 9 (5.00%) Software Developer
12 8 (4.44%) Architect
12 8 (4.44%) Oracle Developer
12 8 (4.44%) C# Developer
13 7 (3.89%) Technical Leader
13 7 (3.89%) ASP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 123 (68.33%) .NET
2 35 (19.44%) ASP.NET
2 35 (19.44%) XML
3 24 (13.33%) HTML
4 23 (12.78%) CSS
5 19 (10.56%) WCF
6 16 (8.89%) Web Services
7 15 (8.33%) ActiveX
7 15 (8.33%) XSD
8 13 (7.22%) XSL
9 9 (5.00%) WPF
9 9 (5.00%) .NET Framework
10 8 (4.44%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 7 (3.89%) XSLT
11 7 (3.89%) Classic ASP
12 6 (3.33%) XHTML
12 6 (3.33%) jQuery
12 6 (3.33%) ASP.NET MVC
13 5 (2.78%) HTML5
13 5 (2.78%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 14 (7.78%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (1.67%) User Experience
2 3 (1.67%) Derivative
2 3 (1.67%) Equities
3 2 (1.11%) NHS
3 2 (1.11%) N-Tier
3 2 (1.11%) Mathematics
3 2 (1.11%) Computer Science
3 2 (1.11%) Data Integration
4 1 (0.56%) Open Source
4 1 (0.56%) Data Conversion
4 1 (0.56%) Equity Derivative
4 1 (0.56%) Fixed Income
4 1 (0.56%) Client/Server
4 1 (0.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (0.56%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 18 (10.00%) UNIX
2 17 (9.44%) Windows
3 6 (3.33%) Windows 7
4 5 (2.78%) Windows XP
5 3 (1.67%) Linux
6 2 (1.11%) Solaris
6 2 (1.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.56%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.56%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.56%) Mac OS X Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (10.00%) OO
3 14 (7.78%) Performance Testing
4 13 (7.22%) MVC
5 10 (5.56%) OOP
6 8 (4.44%) Software Engineering
6 8 (4.44%) TDD
6 8 (4.44%) Unit Testing
7 7 (3.89%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (3.33%) OOA/OOD
8 6 (3.33%) SOA
8 6 (3.33%) Migration
8 6 (3.33%) Scrum
8 6 (3.33%) Business Analysis
9 5 (2.78%) MVVM
9 5 (2.78%) Data Analysis
10 4 (2.22%) Workflow
10 4 (2.22%) System Testing
11 3 (1.67%) Waterfall
11 3 (1.67%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 180 (100.00%) VB
2 107 (59.44%) SQL
3 68 (37.78%) C#
4 52 (28.89%) VB.NET
5 49 (27.22%) PL/SQL
6 39 (21.67%) JavaScript
7 28 (15.56%) VBScript
8 26 (14.44%) T-SQL
9 25 (13.89%) Java
10 21 (11.67%) VBA
11 17 (9.44%) C
12 14 (7.78%) Shell Script
13 3 (1.67%) C++
13 3 (1.67%) COBOL
14 2 (1.11%) Perl
14 2 (1.11%) PHP
14 2 (1.11%) TypeScript
15 1 (0.56%) C++/CLI
15 1 (0.56%) X++
Qualifications
1 7 (3.89%) Degree
2 5 (2.78%) Security Cleared
3 4 (2.22%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (1.11%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.56%) OCP
5 1 (0.56%) Oracle Certification
5 1 (0.56%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.78%) QA
2 1 (0.56%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (2.22%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 58 (32.22%) Oracle
2 35 (19.44%) Microsoft
3 11 (6.11%) Sybase
3 11 (6.11%) Business Objects
4 10 (5.56%) CODA
5 6 (3.33%) IBM
6 4 (2.22%) Sitecore
7 2 (1.11%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (1.11%) Red Hat
7 2 (1.11%) Northgate
8 1 (0.56%) Open Text
8 1 (0.56%) Metastorm
8 1 (0.56%) Telerik
8 1 (0.56%) BEA
8 1 (0.56%) Sun
8 1 (0.56%) Adobe
8 1 (0.56%) Mapinfo
8 1 (0.56%) TIBCO
8 1 (0.56%) Citrix
8 1 (0.56%) Sage
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