The table below looks at the statistics for VB6 skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VB6 over the 3 months to 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
Rank 376 382 360
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -22
Contract jobs citing VB6 27 13 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.12% 0.057% 0.16%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.29% 0.14% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 9 24
Average daily rate
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£431 £417 £331
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.41% +25.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £337 £300 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £482 £588
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £39.52
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £35.00 £35.00
VB6
England

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

Programming Languages Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
9218 9303 8988
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 41.59% 41.11% 40.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 6710 6896 6501
Average daily rate £450 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 69 63 119
Average hourly rate £30.00 £35.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £18.00 £18.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.19 £160.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +2.85%

VB6
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

VB6 Jobs Demand Trend in London

VB6
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

VB6 Daily Rate Trend in London

VB6
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VB6 across the London region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

VB6 Daily Rate Histogram in London

VB6
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

VB6 Hourly Rate Trend in London

VB6
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VB6 within the London region over the 3 months to 22 May 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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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
City of London +19 14 £400 -5.88% 1
Docklands, London - 1 £330 -
VB6
England

VB6
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 55 (100.00%) VB
2 40 (72.73%) .NET
3 27 (49.09%) C#
3 27 (49.09%) SQL
4 24 (43.64%) SQL Server
5 21 (38.18%) VB.NET
6 16 (29.09%) Windows
7 15 (27.27%) XML
8 14 (25.45%) Finance
9 13 (23.64%) CSS
10 12 (21.82%) JavaScript
10 12 (21.82%) Web Services
10 12 (21.82%) Agile Software Development
10 12 (21.82%) WCF
11 11 (20.00%) WPF
11 11 (20.00%) TDD
11 11 (20.00%) Microsoft
11 11 (20.00%) HTML
12 9 (16.36%) PL/SQL
12 9 (16.36%) Oracle
12 9 (16.36%) Unit Testing
12 9 (16.36%) Team Foundation Server
13 8 (14.55%) T-SQL
14 7 (12.73%) VBA
14 7 (12.73%) SOA
14 7 (12.73%) Active Directory
14 7 (12.73%) BizTalk Server
14 7 (12.73%) Internet
14 7 (12.73%) WinForms
14 7 (12.73%) WF

VB6
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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.

Application Platforms
1 7 (12.73%) BizTalk Server
2 5 (9.09%) IIS
3 2 (3.64%) Node.js
3 2 (3.64%) Confluence
3 2 (3.64%) CMS
3 2 (3.64%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (1.82%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.82%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (5.45%) CODA-Financials
2 1 (1.82%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.82%) FINCAD Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 7 (12.73%) Internet
2 2 (3.64%) Firewall
2 2 (3.64%) SMTP
2 2 (3.64%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (43.64%) SQL Server
2 7 (12.73%) Oracle Database
3 6 (10.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (9.09%) SQL Server 2005
4 5 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (5.45%) Oracle9i Database
5 3 (5.45%) SQL Server 2000
5 3 (5.45%) BusinessObjects XI
6 2 (3.64%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (1.82%) MySQL
7 1 (1.82%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (1.82%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (1.82%) MongoDB
7 1 (1.82%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 9 (16.36%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (9.09%) Subversion
3 4 (7.27%) Jenkins
3 4 (7.27%) Rhino Mocks
4 3 (5.45%) Git (software)
5 2 (3.64%) NSubstitute
5 2 (3.64%) MSBuild
5 2 (3.64%) SpecFlow
5 2 (3.64%) ClearQuest
6 1 (1.82%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (1.82%) JUnit
6 1 (1.82%) Visual Studio
6 1 (1.82%) JIRA
6 1 (1.82%) Introscope
6 1 (1.82%) Oracle APEX
6 1 (1.82%) Mercurial
General
1 14 (25.45%) Finance
2 5 (9.09%) French Language
3 1 (1.82%) Law
3 1 (1.82%) Advertising
3 1 (1.82%) Front Office
3 1 (1.82%) Back Office
3 1 (1.82%) Japanese Language
Job Titles
1 39 (70.91%) Developer
2 11 (20.00%) VB Developer
3 10 (18.18%) VB6 Developer
4 6 (10.91%) .NET Developer
4 6 (10.91%) C# Developer
5 5 (9.09%) Applications Support
5 5 (9.09%) Senior Developer
5 5 (9.09%) AWS Developer
6 4 (7.27%) Analyst
6 4 (7.27%) Support Analyst
6 4 (7.27%) Senior .NET Developer
7 3 (5.45%) Design Engineer
7 3 (5.45%) ASP Developer
7 3 (5.45%) SQL Developer
7 3 (5.45%) Applications Developer
7 3 (5.45%) Classic ASP Developer
8 2 (3.64%) Financial Analyst
8 2 (3.64%) C# .NET Developer
8 2 (3.64%) Build Engineer
8 2 (3.64%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (72.73%) .NET
2 15 (27.27%) XML
3 13 (23.64%) CSS
4 12 (21.82%) Web Services
4 12 (21.82%) WCF
5 11 (20.00%) WPF
5 11 (20.00%) HTML
6 7 (12.73%) WinForms
6 7 (12.73%) WF
7 6 (10.91%) ActiveX
8 5 (9.09%) ASP.NET
9 4 (7.27%) XSD
9 4 (7.27%) XSLT
9 4 (7.27%) XHTML
10 3 (5.45%) Classic ASP
10 3 (5.45%) XSL
10 3 (5.45%) .NET Framework
11 2 (3.64%) Apache Flex
11 2 (3.64%) jQuery
11 2 (3.64%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.73%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (5.45%) Client/Server
3 2 (3.64%) User Experience
3 2 (3.64%) Equities
3 2 (3.64%) Derivative
4 1 (1.82%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (1.82%) Equity Derivative
4 1 (1.82%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.82%) Fixed Income
4 1 (1.82%) Inversion of Control
4 1 (1.82%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 16 (29.09%) Windows
2 4 (7.27%) Linux
3 3 (5.45%) UNIX
4 2 (3.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (3.64%) Solaris
5 1 (1.82%) Windows XP
5 1 (1.82%) Windows 8
5 1 (1.82%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (21.82%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (20.00%) TDD
3 9 (16.36%) Unit Testing
4 7 (12.73%) SOA
5 5 (9.09%) Workflow
6 4 (7.27%) User Acceptance Testing
6 4 (7.27%) Content Management
6 4 (7.27%) OO
7 3 (5.45%) Mentoring
7 3 (5.45%) Software Engineering
7 3 (5.45%) System Testing
7 3 (5.45%) Kanban
8 2 (3.64%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (3.64%) Release Management
8 2 (3.64%) Static Code Analysis
8 2 (3.64%) Build Automation
8 2 (3.64%) Quality Management
8 2 (3.64%) MVC
8 2 (3.64%) Automated Testing
8 2 (3.64%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 55 (100.00%) VB
2 27 (49.09%) C#
2 27 (49.09%) SQL
3 21 (38.18%) VB.NET
4 12 (21.82%) JavaScript
5 9 (16.36%) PL/SQL
6 8 (14.55%) T-SQL
7 7 (12.73%) VBA
8 6 (10.91%) Java
9 5 (9.09%) VBScript
10 4 (7.27%) PHP
11 2 (3.64%) F#
11 2 (3.64%) C++
12 1 (1.82%) XAML
12 1 (1.82%) C++/CLI
Qualifications
1 3 (5.45%) Degree
2 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.82%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.82%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.64%) QA
2 1 (1.82%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (12.73%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 11 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 9 (16.36%) Oracle
3 4 (7.27%) Business Objects
4 3 (5.45%) Sybase
4 3 (5.45%) CODA
4 3 (5.45%) Sitecore
5 2 (3.64%) IBM
5 2 (3.64%) Red Hat
5 2 (3.64%) BEA
6 1 (1.82%) Siebel
6 1 (1.82%) Sun
6 1 (1.82%) TIBCO
6 1 (1.82%) Vignette
6 1 (1.82%) OpenText
6 1 (1.82%) Metastorm
6 1 (1.82%) ServiceNow