The table below looks at the statistics for VB6 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VB6 over the 3 months to 22 September 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
Rank 74 71 86
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +15
Contract jobs citing VB6 4 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.40% 0.34% 0.092%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.24% 0.85% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 1
Average daily rate
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£310 £285 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.77% -16.17%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £305
% change year-on-year
- -1.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £26.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
- -22.05%
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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 Leeds region.

Programming Languages Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
322 351 486
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 32.14% 39.53% 44.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 213 222 288
Average daily rate £325 £325 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £225 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 16 3
Average hourly rate £50.00 £41.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.95% +134.28%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%

VB6
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VB6 across the Leeds region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 15 (100.00%) VB
2 14 (93.33%) .NET
3 10 (66.67%) SQL Server
4 8 (53.33%) SQL
5 7 (46.67%) C#
6 6 (40.00%) Windows
7 5 (33.33%) Finance
7 5 (33.33%) VB.NET
8 4 (26.67%) ADO
8 4 (26.67%) Software Engineering
9 3 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
9 3 (20.00%) PowerShell
9 3 (20.00%) Git (software)
9 3 (20.00%) CSS
9 3 (20.00%) Maven
10 2 (13.33%) Telerik
10 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET
10 2 (13.33%) SOA
10 2 (13.33%) Sybase
10 2 (13.33%) C++
10 2 (13.33%) JavaScript
10 2 (13.33%) MVVM
10 2 (13.33%) NHibernate
10 2 (13.33%) QA
10 2 (13.33%) WCF
10 2 (13.33%) Silverlight
10 2 (13.33%) jQuery
11 1 (6.67%) Performance Testing
11 1 (6.67%) Integration Testing
11 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services

VB6
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 3 (20.00%) Maven
1 3 (20.00%) Git (software)
General
1 5 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 9 (60.00%) Developer
2 7 (46.67%) VB6 Developer
2 7 (46.67%) VB Developer
3 6 (40.00%) Senior VB Developer
3 6 (40.00%) Senior VB6 Developer
3 6 (40.00%) Senior Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Software Developer
5 1 (6.67%) SQL Developer
5 1 (6.67%) .NET Developer
5 1 (6.67%) VB.NET Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Senior SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (93.33%) .NET
2 4 (26.67%) ADO
3 3 (20.00%) CSS
4 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET
4 2 (13.33%) NHibernate
4 2 (13.33%) WCF
4 2 (13.33%) Silverlight
4 2 (13.33%) jQuery
5 1 (6.67%) Web Services
5 1 (6.67%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.67%) Computer Science
2 1 (6.67%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 6 (40.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (26.67%) Software Engineering
2 2 (13.33%) SOA
2 2 (13.33%) MVVM
3 1 (6.67%) ETL
3 1 (6.67%) Migration
3 1 (6.67%) Information Security
3 1 (6.67%) Release Management
3 1 (6.67%) Performance Testing
3 1 (6.67%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 15 (100.00%) VB
2 8 (53.33%) SQL
3 7 (46.67%) C#
4 5 (33.33%) VB.NET
5 3 (20.00%) PowerShell
6 2 (13.33%) C++
6 2 (13.33%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (13.33%) Sybase
1 2 (13.33%) Telerik