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 28 April 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.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
Rank - - 35
Contract jobs citing VB6 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester - - 0.49%
As % of the Programming Languages category - - 1.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate - - £250
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £300 £320
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.13 - -
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
61 88 95
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 41.78% 48.09% 46.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 55 42
Average daily rate £306 £300 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.08% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £400 £359
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 25
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £35.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+7.04% -2.73%

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