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 17 April 2015 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
Rank 72 71 57
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -14
Contract jobs citing VB6 23 9 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 1.78% 0.78% 1.15%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.62% 1.58% 3.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 5 8
Average daily rate
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£300 £320 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +12.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £289 £289 £132
10% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £320 £340
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £318 £325
% change year-on-year
-5.51% -2.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £35.00
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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
636 570 291
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 49.19% 49.27% 37.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 431 402 164
Average daily rate £350 £320 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 9 5
Average hourly rate £35.00 £25.75 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.92% +98.07%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.40 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-1.09% +4.00%

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 17 April 2015, 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 23 (100.00%) VB
2 19 (82.61%) SQL
3 17 (73.91%) C#
4 16 (69.57%) .NET
5 14 (60.87%) SQL Server
6 11 (47.83%) PL/SQL
6 11 (47.83%) WinForms
6 11 (47.83%) T-SQL
7 10 (43.48%) Finance
8 9 (39.13%) VB.NET
9 7 (30.43%) Oracle
9 7 (30.43%) Visual Studio
9 7 (30.43%) OO
9 7 (30.43%) MVC
9 7 (30.43%) TDD
9 7 (30.43%) User Acceptance Testing
10 6 (26.09%) Unit Testing
10 6 (26.09%) PowerShell
10 6 (26.09%) Git (software)
10 6 (26.09%) Maven
10 6 (26.09%) ADO
11 4 (17.39%) Agile Software Development
11 4 (17.39%) Degree
12 3 (13.04%) Team Foundation Server
12 3 (13.04%) Apache
12 3 (13.04%) Web Services
12 3 (13.04%) WCF
12 3 (13.04%) WPF
12 3 (13.04%) Software Engineering
13 2 (8.70%) QA

VB6
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (13.04%) Apache
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (60.87%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 7 (30.43%) Visual Studio
2 6 (26.09%) Maven
2 6 (26.09%) Git (software)
3 3 (13.04%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 10 (43.48%) Finance
Job Titles
1 21 (91.30%) Developer
2 14 (60.87%) VB6 Developer
2 14 (60.87%) VB Developer
3 5 (21.74%) SQL Developer
3 5 (21.74%) .NET Developer
4 4 (17.39%) Senior Developer
4 4 (17.39%) Senior VB Developer
4 4 (17.39%) Senior VB6 Developer
4 4 (17.39%) Senior SQL Developer
5 2 (8.70%) VB Programmer
5 2 (8.70%) Programmer
5 2 (8.70%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (69.57%) .NET
2 11 (47.83%) WinForms
3 6 (26.09%) ADO
4 3 (13.04%) Web Services
4 3 (13.04%) WCF
4 3 (13.04%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.35%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (30.43%) OO
1 7 (30.43%) MVC
1 7 (30.43%) TDD
1 7 (30.43%) User Acceptance Testing
2 6 (26.09%) Unit Testing
3 4 (17.39%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (13.04%) Software Engineering
5 2 (8.70%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 23 (100.00%) VB
2 19 (82.61%) SQL
3 17 (73.91%) C#
4 11 (47.83%) T-SQL
4 11 (47.83%) PL/SQL
5 9 (39.13%) VB.NET
6 6 (26.09%) PowerShell
7 1 (4.35%) Perl
Qualifications
1 4 (17.39%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.70%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (30.43%) Oracle