The table below looks at the statistics for VB6 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leicestershire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VB6 over the 3 months to 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
Rank 32 36 -
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -
Contract jobs citing VB6 6 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 2.20% 1.31% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.22% 2.76% -
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 0
Average daily rate
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£300 £230 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.43% -
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
East Midlands

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

Programming Languages Category
Leicestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
115 145 132
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 42.12% 47.39% 51.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 69 57
Average daily rate £285 £295 £331
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.38% -10.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £122 £225 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £353 £410 £458
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 22 10
Average hourly rate £28.00 £37.50 £28.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.33% +33.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £33.50 £16.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £37.50 £35.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -

VB6
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

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

VB6 Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

VB6
Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

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

VB6 Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

VB6
Hourly Rate Trend in Leicestershire

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

VB6 Hourly Rate Trend in Leicestershire

VB6
Contract Job Locations in Leicestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VB6 within the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leicester +10 3 £350 +52.17% 1
VB6
East Midlands

VB6
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leicestershire 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 6 (100.00%) HTML
1 6 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 6 (100.00%) VB
1 6 (100.00%) VB.NET
1 6 (100.00%) .NET
1 6 (100.00%) CSS
1 6 (100.00%) MVC
2 4 (66.67%) C#
2 4 (66.67%) ASP.NET
2 4 (66.67%) jQuery
2 4 (66.67%) CSS3
2 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (50.00%) Retail
4 2 (33.33%) Ajax
4 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (33.33%) Razor View Engine
4 2 (33.33%) Windows Phone
4 2 (33.33%) Android Development
4 2 (33.33%) iOS Development
4 2 (33.33%) Mobile Development
4 2 (33.33%) Android
4 2 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (33.33%) HTML5
4 2 (33.33%) Apple iOS
4 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
4 2 (33.33%) Visual Studio
4 2 (33.33%) VBA
4 2 (33.33%) SQL
4 2 (33.33%) Migration
4 2 (33.33%) Scrum

VB6
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leicestershire 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 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Visual Studio
1 2 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (50.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Developer
2 4 (66.67%) .NET Developer
3 3 (50.00%) VB Developer
3 3 (50.00%) VB6 Developer
4 2 (33.33%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
4 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET Developer
4 2 (33.33%) .NET Web Developer
4 2 (33.33%) VB.NET Developer
4 2 (33.33%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (100.00%) HTML
1 6 (100.00%) .NET
1 6 (100.00%) CSS
2 4 (66.67%) ASP.NET
2 4 (66.67%) jQuery
2 4 (66.67%) CSS3
3 2 (33.33%) Razor View Engine
3 2 (33.33%) HTML5
3 2 (33.33%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
1 2 (33.33%) Android
1 2 (33.33%) Apple iOS
1 2 (33.33%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) MVC
2 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (33.33%) TDD
3 2 (33.33%) Android Development
3 2 (33.33%) iOS Development
3 2 (33.33%) Mobile Development
3 2 (33.33%) Migration
3 2 (33.33%) Scrum
3 2 (33.33%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 6 (100.00%) VB
1 6 (100.00%) VB.NET
2 4 (66.67%) C#
3 2 (33.33%) VBA
3 2 (33.33%) SQL