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 29 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
Rank 543 486 468
Rank change year-on-year
-57 -18
Contract jobs citing VB6 78 114 124
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.15% 0.23% 0.25%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.40% 0.60% 0.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 73 73
Average daily rate £375 £300 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £277 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £482 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £300 £320
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £39.25 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.13 - -
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
19639 19087 18534
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 38.34% 37.71% 37.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 13634 12589 12254
Average daily rate £425 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 423 403 436
Average hourly rate £38.00 £35.50 £36.40
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.04% -2.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £19.66 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.81 £45.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £36.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -1.36%

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 29 April 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 29 April 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VB6 within the England region over the 3 months to 29 April 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 -12 26 £431 -1.42% 8
South East -10 23 £350 +9.80% 3
West Midlands -13 7 £338 - 3
East Midlands +10 5 £356 +5.55% 3
South West -3 5 £375 +15.83% 3
East of England +10 4 £410 - 2
North West -8 4 - - 2
Yorkshire -27 2 £250 -16.66% 4
North East -44 2 £294 -0.42%
VB6
UK

VB6
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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.

1 143 (100.00%) VB
2 107 (74.83%) .NET
3 75 (52.45%) VB.NET
4 74 (51.75%) SQL
5 71 (49.65%) C#
6 69 (48.25%) SQL Server
7 41 (28.67%) Oracle
8 37 (25.87%) VBA
9 35 (24.48%) T-SQL
10 32 (22.38%) HTML
11 30 (20.98%) JavaScript
11 30 (20.98%) CSS
12 29 (20.28%) ASP.NET
13 28 (19.58%) Visual Studio
14 27 (18.88%) Classic ASP
14 27 (18.88%) WinForms
14 27 (18.88%) Finance
14 27 (18.88%) Microsoft
15 22 (15.38%) XML
15 22 (15.38%) Software Engineering
15 22 (15.38%) Relational Database
16 21 (14.69%) Agile Software Development
16 21 (14.69%) Team Foundation Server
16 21 (14.69%) Windows
16 21 (14.69%) C++
17 20 (13.99%) Scrum
17 20 (13.99%) MVC
17 20 (13.99%) jQuery
17 20 (13.99%) .NET Framework
18 19 (13.29%) DCOM

VB6
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 18 (12.59%) IIS
2 10 (6.99%) SharePoint
3 8 (5.59%) SharePoint Server
4 5 (3.50%) Drupal
4 5 (3.50%) Joomla!
4 5 (3.50%) Node.js
4 5 (3.50%) WordPress
5 4 (2.80%) Confluence
5 4 (2.80%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.70%) CMS
6 1 (0.70%) EPiServer CMS
6 1 (0.70%) OpenEdge
6 1 (0.70%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.70%) WebSphere
Applications
1 10 (6.99%) MS Excel
2 6 (4.20%) MS Office
3 4 (2.80%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (1.40%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.70%) FrameMaker
Business Applications
1 3 (2.10%) FINCAD Analytics
2 1 (0.70%) AWD
2 1 (0.70%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (5.59%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.70%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.20%) HTTP
1 6 (4.20%) Internet
2 2 (1.40%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.70%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 69 (48.25%) SQL Server
2 22 (15.38%) Relational Database
3 13 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 12 (8.39%) MS Access
4 12 (8.39%) RDBMS
5 10 (6.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 7 (4.90%) Oracle Database
7 6 (4.20%) DB2
8 5 (3.50%) SQL Server 2005
9 4 (2.80%) NoSQL
10 3 (2.10%) SQL Server 2008
10 3 (2.10%) SQL Server 2012
11 2 (1.40%) Crystal Reports
11 2 (1.40%) Data Warehouse
12 1 (0.70%) Oracle Database 10g
12 1 (0.70%) Oracle Database 11g
12 1 (0.70%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 28 (19.58%) Visual Studio
2 21 (14.69%) Team Foundation Server
3 14 (9.79%) Subversion
4 5 (3.50%) Git (software)
5 4 (2.80%) JIRA
5 4 (2.80%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 3 (2.10%) ClearCase
7 2 (1.40%) FinalBuilder
7 2 (1.40%) Rational DOORS
8 1 (0.70%) Cucumber
8 1 (0.70%) Jasmine
8 1 (0.70%) MSTest
8 1 (0.70%) Octopus Deploy
8 1 (0.70%) Rational Robot
8 1 (0.70%) Selenium
8 1 (0.70%) SpecFlow
General
1 27 (18.88%) Finance
2 15 (10.49%) Front Office
3 5 (3.50%) Marketing
4 4 (2.80%) Back Office
4 4 (2.80%) Banking
4 4 (2.80%) Games
4 4 (2.80%) German Language
4 4 (2.80%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.40%) Advertising
5 2 (1.40%) Billing
5 2 (1.40%) Investment Banking
5 2 (1.40%) Legal
5 2 (1.40%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.40%) Retail
6 1 (0.70%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 113 (79.02%) Developer
2 62 (43.36%) .NET Developer
3 40 (27.97%) VB.NET Developer
4 33 (23.08%) VB Developer
5 30 (20.98%) VB6 Developer
6 16 (11.19%) SQL Developer
7 14 (9.79%) ASP Developer
7 14 (9.79%) WinForms Developer
8 12 (8.39%) C# Developer
8 12 (8.39%) VBA Developer
9 11 (7.69%) Classic ASP Developer
9 11 (7.69%) Excel Developer
9 11 (7.69%) Excel VBA Developer
10 10 (6.99%) Analyst
10 10 (6.99%) ASP.NET Developer
11 9 (6.29%) Applications Support
11 9 (6.29%) Oracle Developer
12 8 (5.59%) Applications Developer
12 8 (5.59%) Support Analyst
13 6 (4.20%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 107 (74.83%) .NET
2 32 (22.38%) HTML
3 30 (20.98%) CSS
4 29 (20.28%) ASP.NET
5 27 (18.88%) Classic ASP
5 27 (18.88%) WinForms
6 22 (15.38%) XML
7 20 (13.99%) .NET Framework
7 20 (13.99%) jQuery
8 19 (13.29%) DCOM
9 13 (9.09%) HTML5
10 11 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC
11 10 (6.99%) CSS3
12 9 (6.29%) XHTML
13 8 (5.59%) Web Services
14 5 (3.50%) AngularJS
14 5 (3.50%) WPF
15 4 (2.80%) COM
15 4 (2.80%) Entity Framework
15 4 (2.80%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 9 (6.29%) Fixed Income
2 8 (5.59%) Reference Data
3 4 (2.80%) Computer Science
3 4 (2.80%) Online Games
4 3 (2.10%) Derivative
4 3 (2.10%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.40%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.40%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.70%) Driving Licence
6 1 (0.70%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (0.70%) IBM Mainframe
6 1 (0.70%) iSeries
6 1 (0.70%) SCADA
6 1 (0.70%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 21 (14.69%) Windows
2 2 (1.40%) Unix
2 2 (1.40%) zOS
3 1 (0.70%) Solaris
3 1 (0.70%) Windows CE
3 1 (0.70%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (0.70%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (15.38%) Software Engineering
2 21 (14.69%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (13.99%) MVC
3 20 (13.99%) Scrum
4 18 (12.59%) Migration
5 15 (10.49%) Performance Tuning
5 15 (10.49%) Web Development
6 14 (9.79%) Waterfall
7 12 (8.39%) Kanban
8 9 (6.29%) ITIL
9 8 (5.59%) Business Intelligence
9 8 (5.59%) Change Control
9 8 (5.59%) Continuous Improvement
9 8 (5.59%) Data Management
9 8 (5.59%) Risk Management
9 8 (5.59%) SDLC
10 7 (4.90%) E-Commerce
10 7 (4.90%) Project Management
11 5 (3.50%) OO
12 4 (2.80%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 143 (100.00%) VB
2 75 (52.45%) VB.NET
3 74 (51.75%) SQL
4 71 (49.65%) C#
5 37 (25.87%) VBA
6 35 (24.48%) T-SQL
7 30 (20.98%) JavaScript
8 21 (14.69%) C++
9 16 (11.19%) PL/SQL
10 9 (6.29%) PowerShell
10 9 (6.29%) Python
11 8 (5.59%) Java
11 8 (5.59%) PHP
12 5 (3.50%) VC++
13 3 (2.10%) C
13 3 (2.10%) C++/CLI
14 2 (1.40%) COBOL
14 2 (1.40%) VBScript
14 2 (1.40%) XAML
15 1 (0.70%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 8 (5.59%) Degree
2 5 (3.50%) ITIL Certification
2 5 (3.50%) Security Cleared
3 3 (2.10%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (2.10%) PhD
3 3 (2.10%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 3 (2.10%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.40%) HND
4 2 (1.40%) MCSD
5 1 (0.70%) CTC Cleared
5 1 (0.70%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.40%) QA
2 1 (0.70%) TickIT
System Software
1 1 (0.70%) BitLocker
Vendors
1 41 (28.67%) Oracle
2 27 (18.88%) Microsoft
3 6 (4.20%) SAP
4 3 (2.10%) IBM
5 2 (1.40%) DevExpress
5 2 (1.40%) Siebel
5 2 (1.40%) Sybase
6 1 (0.70%) Capita
6 1 (0.70%) EPiServer
6 1 (0.70%) Motorola
6 1 (0.70%) ServiceNow
6 1 (0.70%) Telerik
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