The table below looks at the statistics for VB6 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Glasgow region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VB6 over the 3 months to 18 September 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
Rank 71 - 58
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing VB6 3 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.35% - 0.48%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.69% - 1.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 1
Average daily rate
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£350 - £338
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £310
% change year-on-year
- -3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £26.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
- -22.05%
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Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Glasgow region.

Programming Languages Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
437 275 325
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 50.64% 42.44% 39.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 203 134 183
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £385
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Average hourly rate £50.00 - £21.00
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 Glasgow

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

VB6 Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

VB6
Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

VB6 Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

VB6
Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

VB6 Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

VB6
Top 4 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow 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 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) VB
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development

VB6
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow 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.

Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) VB Developer
1 3 (100.00%) VB6 Developer
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Programmer
2 1 (33.33%) Software Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Software Programmer
2 1 (33.33%) VB Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) VB