The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Essex region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
Rank 48 52 43
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -9
Contract jobs citing VB6 4 1 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 0.81% 0.22% 1.43%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.40% 0.52% 4.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 2
Average daily rate
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£425 £400 £188
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +113.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £336
% change year-on-year
- -10.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £32.05
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.50 £32.05
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +7.64%
Programming Languages Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
167 191 171
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 33.87% 41.34% 34.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 102 81
Average daily rate £350 £295 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.64% +5.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £200 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £450 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 29 33
Average hourly rate £31.00 £27.41 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.09% -14.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £9.23 £27.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £37.20 £38.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
VB6
East of England

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

VB6
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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 21 (100.00%) VB
2 19 (90.48%) HTML
2 19 (90.48%) CSS
2 19 (90.48%) SQL Server
3 17 (80.95%) Microsoft
4 12 (57.14%) Windows XP
4 12 (57.14%) Ingres
4 12 (57.14%) MS Excel
4 12 (57.14%) XML
4 12 (57.14%) Windows
4 12 (57.14%) JavaScript
4 12 (57.14%) VBA
4 12 (57.14%) SQL Server 2005
4 12 (57.14%) Windows Server 2008
4 12 (57.14%) Windows 7
5 10 (47.62%) Systems Analysis
5 10 (47.62%) .NET
6 7 (33.33%) Visual Studio
6 7 (33.33%) C#
6 7 (33.33%) SOA
6 7 (33.33%) XAML
6 7 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
6 7 (33.33%) HTML5
6 7 (33.33%) MVVM
6 7 (33.33%) Git (software)
6 7 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
6 7 (33.33%) JSON
6 7 (33.33%) WPF
6 7 (33.33%) LINQ
6 7 (33.33%) Kanban

VB6
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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.

Applications
1 12 (57.14%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (90.48%) SQL Server
2 12 (57.14%) Ingres
2 12 (57.14%) SQL Server 2005
3 5 (23.81%) DTS
4 2 (9.52%) Oracle Database 10g
4 2 (9.52%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 7 (33.33%) Visual Studio
1 7 (33.33%) Git (software)
1 7 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (9.52%) Oracle Forms
General
1 2 (9.52%) Finance
Job Titles
1 21 (100.00%) Developer
2 11 (52.38%) VB Developer
3 7 (33.33%) .NET Developer
4 5 (23.81%) C# Developer
4 5 (23.81%) C# .NET Developer
5 4 (19.05%) VB6 Developer
6 3 (14.29%) WPF Developer
7 2 (9.52%) Oracle Forms Developer
7 2 (9.52%) Oracle Developer
8 1 (4.76%) VBA Developer
8 1 (4.76%) Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (90.48%) CSS
1 19 (90.48%) HTML
2 12 (57.14%) XML
3 10 (47.62%) .NET
4 7 (33.33%) JSON
4 7 (33.33%) WPF
4 7 (33.33%) LINQ
4 7 (33.33%) HTML5
4 7 (33.33%) RabbitMQ
5 5 (23.81%) ASP.NET
6 4 (19.05%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 4 (19.05%) .NET Framework
7 2 (9.52%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 2 (9.52%) Silverlight
7 2 (9.52%) XHTML
7 2 (9.52%) WinForms
7 2 (9.52%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.52%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 12 (57.14%) Windows
1 12 (57.14%) Windows XP
1 12 (57.14%) Windows Server 2008
1 12 (57.14%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (47.62%) Systems Analysis
2 7 (33.33%) SOA
2 7 (33.33%) Kanban
2 7 (33.33%) MVVM
2 7 (33.33%) TDD
3 2 (9.52%) Migration
3 2 (9.52%) Release Management
3 2 (9.52%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 21 (100.00%) VB
2 12 (57.14%) JavaScript
2 12 (57.14%) VBA
3 7 (33.33%) XAML
3 7 (33.33%) C#
4 3 (14.29%) VB.NET
5 2 (9.52%) PL/SQL
5 2 (9.52%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (4.76%) BC Cleared
1 1 (4.76%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 17 (80.95%) Microsoft
2 5 (23.81%) DevExpress
3 2 (9.52%) Oracle
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