The first table below looks at the demand for VB6 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Huddersfield region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VB6 over the 3 months to 18 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 of the Programming Languages category for the Huddersfield 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
Rank 7 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing VB6 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Huddersfield 3.70% - -
As % of the Programming Languages category 10.00% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
-1.53% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £35.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
- +40.00%
Programming Languages Category
Huddersfield
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
10 5 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Huddersfield 37.04% 31.25% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 3 12
Average daily rate £350 £313 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% +8.69%
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.30% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.94%
VB6
West Yorkshire

VB6
Jobs Demand Trend in Huddersfield

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

VB6 Jobs Demand Trend in Huddersfield

VB6
Daily Rate Trend in Huddersfield

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

VB6 Daily Rate Trend in Huddersfield

VB6
Top 16 Related IT Skills in Huddersfield

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Huddersfield 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%) Oracle
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (75.00%) Test Scripting
2 3 (75.00%) MVC
2 3 (75.00%) .NET
2 3 (75.00%) C#
2 3 (75.00%) HTML
2 3 (75.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (75.00%) Classic ASP
2 3 (75.00%) ASP.NET
2 3 (75.00%) Web Services
2 3 (75.00%) XML
3 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (25.00%) Finance
3 1 (25.00%) MS Office

VB6
Top Related IT Skills in Huddersfield by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Huddersfield 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 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (25.00%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Developer
2 3 (75.00%) Software Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle Developer
3 1 (25.00%) VB Developer
3 1 (25.00%) VB6 Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) .NET
1 3 (75.00%) HTML
1 3 (75.00%) Classic ASP
1 3 (75.00%) ASP.NET
1 3 (75.00%) Web Services
1 3 (75.00%) XML
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Test Scripting
1 3 (75.00%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) VB
2 3 (75.00%) C#
2 3 (75.00%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle