The table below looks at the statistics for VB6 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VB6 over the 3 months to 21 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
Rank 93 95 77
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -18
Contract jobs citing VB6 1 3 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.090% 0.21% 0.88%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.17% 0.48% 2.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 6
Median daily rate - - £309
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £370 £300
% change year-on-year
-18.91% +23.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £52.50 £37.25 -
% change year-on-year
+40.93% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Leeds region.

Programming Languages Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
579 619 492
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 52.12% 43.96% 43.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 399 425 346
Median daily rate £400 £425 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +19.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £310 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £575 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 3
Median hourly rate £13.00 £15.25 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.75% -56.42%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £40.00 £35.75
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +11.88%

VB6
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Leeds region citing VB6 as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Programming Languages category.

VB6 Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

VB6
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

VB6 Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

VB6
Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing VB6 across the Leeds region.

VB6 Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

VB6
Top 9 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing VB6 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Leeds region with a requirement for VB6.

1 2 (100.00%) VB
2 1 (50.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) MVC
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) C++
2 1 (50.00%) SQL

VB6
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
1 2 (100.00%) VB Developer
1 2 (100.00%) VB6 Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) .NET Framework
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) VB
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) C++
2 1 (50.00%) SQL