The table below looks at the statistics for VB6 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Halifax region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VB6 over the 3 months to 20 August 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
Rank - 26 -
Contract jobs citing VB6 0 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax - 1.06% -
As % of the Programming Languages category - 5.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate
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- £285 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £290 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £34.50 £32.10
% change year-on-year
- +7.47%
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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 Halifax region.

Programming Languages Category
Halifax
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
36 40 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 20.81% 21.28% 19.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 22 35
Average daily rate £450 £350 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £475 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £24.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%

VB6
Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

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

VB6 Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

VB6
Daily Rate Trend in Halifax

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

VB6 Daily Rate Trend in Halifax

VB6
Top 7 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Halifax 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%) VB
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle
1 3 (100.00%) MS Office
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle Database
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) MS Excel

VB6
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Halifax 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 3 (100.00%) MS Office
2 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle Database
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle Developer
1 3 (100.00%) VB Developer
1 3 (100.00%) VB6 Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Software Developer
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) VB
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft