The table below looks at the statistics for VB6 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VB6 over the 3 months to 21 November 2014 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
Rank - 57 31
Contract jobs citing VB6 0 1 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex - 0.17% 3.97%
As % of the Programming Languages category - 0.49% 10.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 9
Average daily rate
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- £400 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +60.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £38.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £26.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- -24.28%
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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 Essex region.

Programming Languages Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
222 203 139
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 44.31% 34.06% 36.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 159 116 75
Average daily rate £425 £335 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.86% +11.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £150 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £450 £451
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 33 20
Average hourly rate £37.00 £27.50 £32.97
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+34.54% -16.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.00 £12.50 £14.21
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £35.00 £39.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%

VB6
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VB6 across the Essex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

VB6 Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

VB6
Daily Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing VB6 across the Essex region.

VB6 Daily Rate Trend in Essex

VB6
Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing VB6 across the Essex region.

VB6 Hourly Rate Trend in Essex