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 February 2015 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 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
Rank 62 - 63
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing VB6 6 0 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.75% - 0.73%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.99% - 1.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 2
Average daily rate
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£350 - £319
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £290 £313
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -7.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £31.00 -
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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 Glasgow region.

Programming Languages Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
302 284 431
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 37.84% 44.79% 52.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 184 155 244
Average daily rate £375 £325 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £238 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 4
Average hourly rate £21.50 £24.69 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.90% -34.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.90 £16.87 £15.24
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.50 £32.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

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 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 7 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 7 (100.00%) VB
2 6 (85.71%) Visual Studio
2 6 (85.71%) .NET
3 5 (71.43%) C#
3 5 (71.43%) COM+
3 5 (71.43%) Finance
4 4 (57.14%) HTTP
4 4 (57.14%) FIX Protocol
4 4 (57.14%) Unit Testing
4 4 (57.14%) DCOM
4 4 (57.14%) STL
4 4 (57.14%) XML
4 4 (57.14%) C++
4 4 (57.14%) ASP.NET
4 4 (57.14%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (42.86%) ATL
5 3 (42.86%) SQL
5 3 (42.86%) Web Services
5 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
5 3 (42.86%) OLE DB
6 2 (28.57%) WPF
6 2 (28.57%) Integration Testing
6 2 (28.57%) SOAP
6 2 (28.57%) T-SQL
6 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
6 2 (28.57%) Waterfall
7 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
7 1 (14.29%) VB.NET

VB6
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 4 (57.14%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (57.14%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 6 (85.71%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (71.43%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) Developer
2 4 (57.14%) C++ Developer
3 1 (14.29%) C# Developer
3 1 (14.29%) VB Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Developer
3 1 (14.29%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (85.71%) .NET
2 5 (71.43%) COM+
3 4 (57.14%) DCOM
3 4 (57.14%) ASP.NET
3 4 (57.14%) STL
3 4 (57.14%) XML
3 4 (57.14%) FIX Protocol
4 3 (42.86%) OLE DB
4 3 (42.86%) Web Services
4 3 (42.86%) ATL
5 2 (28.57%) SOAP
5 2 (28.57%) WPF
6 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET 2.0
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
1 1 (14.29%) Windows XP
1 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Unit Testing
2 2 (28.57%) Integration Testing
2 2 (28.57%) Waterfall
3 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) VB
2 5 (71.43%) C#
3 4 (57.14%) C++
4 3 (42.86%) SQL
5 2 (28.57%) T-SQL
5 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
6 1 (14.29%) VB.NET
6 1 (14.29%) VBA
6 1 (14.29%) PowerShell
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft