The first table below looks at the demand 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 9 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Leicestershire region.

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
9 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
Rank 36 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing VB6 4 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 1.41% - -
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.25% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£230 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £323 £338
% change year-on-year
-3.87% -4.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £35.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £32.10
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +5.91%
Programming Languages Category
Leicestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
123 123 91
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 43.31% 48.24% 38.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 59 29
Average daily rate £275 £331 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.94% +5.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £450 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 9 11
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £30.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +13.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £12.54 £13.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.50 £35.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
VB6
East Midlands

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 9 July 2014. 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 - 3 £230 -
VB6
East Midlands

VB6
Top 14 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 9 July 2014, 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 5 (100.00%) VB
2 4 (80.00%) VB.NET
2 4 (80.00%) .NET
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (40.00%) C#
4 1 (20.00%) WinForms
4 1 (20.00%) SQL
4 1 (20.00%) VBA
4 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET
4 1 (20.00%) Web Services
4 1 (20.00%) Windows
4 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (20.00%) Retail
4 1 (20.00%) Business Analysis

VB6
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 9 July 2014, 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 (40.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (20.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Developer
2 3 (60.00%) .NET Developer
2 3 (60.00%) VB.NET Developer
3 2 (40.00%) Programmer
4 1 (20.00%) Analyst
4 1 (20.00%) Analyst Programmer
4 1 (20.00%) C# Developer
4 1 (20.00%) .NET Programmer
4 1 (20.00%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (20.00%) VB.NET Programmer
4 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET Programmer
4 1 (20.00%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) .NET
2 1 (20.00%) WinForms
2 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (20.00%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (20.00%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) VB
2 4 (80.00%) VB.NET
3 2 (40.00%) C#
4 1 (20.00%) SQL
4 1 (20.00%) VBA