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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
Rank 94 79 61
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -18
Contract jobs citing VB6 4 3 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.27% 0.27% 1.35%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.66% 0.64% 3.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 7
Average daily rate - £319 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +15.90%
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £308 £289
% change year-on-year
+20.32% +6.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 - £31.00
VB6
West Yorkshire

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
608 469 417
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 41.19% 41.99% 43.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 403 340 295
Average daily rate £425 £355 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.71% +18.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +9.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 1
Average hourly rate £15.25 £35.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-56.42% +112.12%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+12.67% +4.41%

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 26 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 7 (100.00%) VB
2 6 (85.71%) VB.NET
2 6 (85.71%) .NET
3 3 (42.86%) Oracle
3 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
3 3 (42.86%) C#
4 2 (28.57%) PL/SQL
4 2 (28.57%) SQL
4 2 (28.57%) Service Delivery
4 2 (28.57%) Siebel
4 2 (28.57%) Billing
4 2 (28.57%) Coaching
5 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
5 1 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database
5 1 (14.29%) Relational Database
5 1 (14.29%) Client/Server
5 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
5 1 (14.29%) Web Services
5 1 (14.29%) Windows
5 1 (14.29%) Tuxedo
5 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
5 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
5 1 (14.29%) Back Office
5 1 (14.29%) Finance
5 1 (14.29%) WinForms

VB6
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 1 (14.29%) Tuxedo
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database
2 1 (14.29%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (28.57%) Billing
2 1 (14.29%) Back Office
2 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Developer
2 3 (42.86%) .NET Developer
2 3 (42.86%) Applications Support
3 2 (28.57%) Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) Applications Support Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) Support Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) VB Developer
3 2 (28.57%) VB.NET Developer
3 2 (28.57%) VB6 Developer
4 1 (14.29%) .NET Applications Developer
4 1 (14.29%) .NET Software Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Applications Developer
4 1 (14.29%) C# Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Senior Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Senior VB Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Senior VB6 Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Software Developer
4 1 (14.29%) SQL Developer
4 1 (14.29%) WinForms Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (85.71%) .NET
2 1 (14.29%) Web Services
2 1 (14.29%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Coaching
1 2 (28.57%) Service Delivery
2 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) VB
2 6 (85.71%) VB.NET
3 3 (42.86%) C#
4 2 (28.57%) PL/SQL
4 2 (28.57%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
1 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Oracle
2 2 (28.57%) Siebel
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft