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 27 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
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
Rank 59 54 60
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +6
Contract jobs citing VB6 1 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.14% 0.34% 0.77%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.30% 0.75% 1.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 2
Average daily rate
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£338 £350 £344
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% +1.81%
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £320 £300
% change year-on-year
-1.56% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £26.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- -24.28%
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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
329 267 274
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 45.82% 44.80% 42.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 191 131 159
Average daily rate £375 £338 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +9.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £226 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £425 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 11
Average hourly rate £50.00 £15.60 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+220.61% -52.01%
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 10 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 4 (100.00%) VB
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
2 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) C#
3 1 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) VBA
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (25.00%) Windows
3 1 (25.00%) Windows XP
3 1 (25.00%) Windows 7

VB6
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) VB Developer
1 4 (100.00%) Developer
2 3 (75.00%) VB6 Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Software Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Software Programmer
3 1 (25.00%) VB Programmer
3 1 (25.00%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
1 1 (25.00%) Windows XP
1 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) VB
2 3 (75.00%) C#
3 1 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) VBA