The table below looks at the statistics for VB6 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leicester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VB6 over the 3 months to 3 August 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
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
Rank 18 30 -
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -
Contract jobs citing VB6 3 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 2.26% 1.79% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.25% 4.17% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 0
Average daily rate
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£350 £230 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+52.17% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £35.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £35.00 £34.50
% change year-on-year
- +1.44%
VB6
Leicestershire

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

Programming Languages Category
Leicester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
48 72 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 36.09% 42.86% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 31 17
Average daily rate £300 £308 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.43% +11.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £230 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £380 £364
UK excluding London average daily rate £351 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+0.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 19 3
Average hourly rate - £37.50 £28.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +33.92%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -

VB6
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

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

VB6 Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

VB6
Daily Rate Trend in Leicester

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

VB6 Daily Rate Trend in Leicester

VB6
Hourly Rate Trend in Leicester

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

VB6 Hourly Rate Trend in Leicester

VB6
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leicester 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 3 (100.00%) HTML
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (100.00%) VB
1 3 (100.00%) VB.NET
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) CSS
1 3 (100.00%) MVC
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) CSS3
2 2 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (66.67%) TDD
2 2 (66.67%) Retail
2 2 (66.67%) Ajax
2 2 (66.67%) C#
2 2 (66.67%) E-Commerce
2 2 (66.67%) Visual Studio
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 1 (33.33%) EPoS
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (33.33%) Scrum
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (33.33%) jQuery
3 1 (33.33%) HTML5

VB6
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leicester 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 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Visual Studio
1 2 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (66.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
1 2 (66.67%) VB Developer
1 2 (66.67%) VB6 Developer
2 1 (33.33%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
2 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET Developer
2 1 (33.33%) .NET Developer
2 1 (33.33%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) CSS
1 3 (100.00%) HTML
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) CSS3
2 2 (66.67%) Ajax
3 1 (33.33%) jQuery
3 1 (33.33%) HTML5
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) EPoS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) MVC
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) TDD
2 2 (66.67%) E-Commerce
3 1 (33.33%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (100.00%) VB
1 3 (100.00%) VB.NET
2 2 (66.67%) C#