The first table below looks at the demand for the VB6 Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VB6 Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 23 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Hertfordshire 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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VB6 Developer
Rank 62 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a VB6 Developer 5 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.65% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.70% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate £320 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £313 £275
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +13.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £35.00 -
Job Titles Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
713 612 915
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 92.24% 96.08% 95.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 358 308 435
Average daily rate £375 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £575 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 31 79
Average hourly rate £21.00 £14.00 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -34.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.85 £10.50 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £38.70 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%
VB6 Developer
East of England

VB6 Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VB6 Developer in the job title across the Hertfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

VB6 Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

VB6 Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

VB6 Developer Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

VB6 Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire region that cited VB6 Developer in their job title 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 with VB6 Developer in their job title.

1 9 (100.00%) VB
1 9 (100.00%) VB6
2 6 (66.67%) XML
3 5 (55.56%) VBScript
3 5 (55.56%) CSS
3 5 (55.56%) OO
3 5 (55.56%) QA
4 4 (44.44%) JIRA
4 4 (44.44%) MS Excel
4 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
4 4 (44.44%) OOP
4 4 (44.44%) Finance
4 4 (44.44%) IIS
4 4 (44.44%) XSL
4 4 (44.44%) XSLT
4 4 (44.44%) JavaScript
5 3 (33.33%) COM+
6 2 (22.22%) TCP/IP
6 2 (22.22%) HTML
6 2 (22.22%) VB.NET
6 2 (22.22%) .NET
6 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
6 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET
6 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (11.11%) Unit Testing
7 1 (11.11%) Windows 7
7 1 (11.11%) ADO.NET
7 1 (11.11%) Windows
7 1 (11.11%) UML

VB6 Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire region that cited VB6 Developer in their job title 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 with VB6 Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (44.44%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (44.44%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 4 (44.44%) JIRA
General
1 4 (44.44%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (66.67%) XML
2 5 (55.56%) CSS
3 4 (44.44%) XSL
3 4 (44.44%) XSLT
4 3 (33.33%) COM+
5 2 (22.22%) HTML
5 2 (22.22%) .NET
5 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET
6 1 (11.11%) ADO.NET
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Windows 7
1 1 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) OO
2 4 (44.44%) OOP
3 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Unit Testing
4 1 (11.11%) UML
4 1 (11.11%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) VB
1 9 (100.00%) VB6
2 5 (55.56%) VBScript
3 4 (44.44%) JavaScript
4 2 (22.22%) VB.NET
5 1 (11.11%) Java
5 1 (11.11%) Delphi
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (55.56%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
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