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 11 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
Rank 44 - 39
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing VB6 1 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 0.34% - 0.68%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.68% - 1.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Average daily rate £285 - £250
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £303 £286
% change year-on-year
+22.31% +5.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 - £31.00
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
147 94 133
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 50.34% 33.94% 45.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 58 69
Average daily rate £293 £290 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.86% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £194 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £360 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 16
Average hourly rate £40.25 £30.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+34.16% -7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.20 £30.00 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £30.00 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%

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
Top 16 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (100.00%) VB
1 2 (100.00%) VB.NET
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (100.00%) CSS
1 2 (100.00%) MVC
1 2 (100.00%) Scrum
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Retail
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (100.00%) jQuery
1 2 (100.00%) HTML5
1 2 (100.00%) CSS3

VB6
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 2 (100.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) .NET Developer
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
1 2 (100.00%) VB Developer
1 2 (100.00%) VB.NET Developer
1 2 (100.00%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
1 2 (100.00%) VB6 Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (100.00%) CSS
1 2 (100.00%) CSS3
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) HTML5
1 2 (100.00%) jQuery
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) MVC
1 2 (100.00%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (100.00%) VB
1 2 (100.00%) VB.NET
Leicestershire
Ampersand Consulting
Rate: £270 - £300 per day
Posted: 16 days ago