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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
Rank 370 365 322
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -43
Contract jobs citing VB6 29 19 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.14% 0.087% 0.25%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.32% 0.22% 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 7 35
Average daily rate
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£350 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £330 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £400 £471
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £290 £313
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -7.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £147.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £31.00 -
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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
8982 8805 8169
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 42.31% 40.52% 41.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 6614 6259 5870
Average daily rate £450 £430 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 74 87
Average hourly rate £28.88 £35.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.50% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.65 £27.50 £17.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.50 £52.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £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 27 February 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 27 February 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
City of London +14 8 £438 +25.00% 2
Enfield - 2 £250 -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -
Romford - - - -
Uxbridge - - - - 1
VB6
England

VB6
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 75 (100.00%) VB
2 57 (76.00%) .NET
3 37 (49.33%) SQL
4 31 (41.33%) SQL Server
5 28 (37.33%) C#
6 22 (29.33%) Finance
7 21 (28.00%) Agile Software Development
7 21 (28.00%) XML
8 19 (25.33%) JavaScript
8 19 (25.33%) CSS
9 16 (21.33%) VB.NET
9 16 (21.33%) Oracle
10 15 (20.00%) PL/SQL
10 15 (20.00%) WCF
11 14 (18.67%) VBA
12 13 (17.33%) Windows
12 13 (17.33%) Oracle Database
12 13 (17.33%) Analytical Skills
13 12 (16.00%) Web Services
13 12 (16.00%) ActiveX
13 12 (16.00%) VBScript
13 12 (16.00%) ASP.NET
14 11 (14.67%) Business Objects
14 11 (14.67%) IIS
14 11 (14.67%) HTML
14 11 (14.67%) Java
15 10 (13.33%) CODA-Financials
15 10 (13.33%) CODA
15 10 (13.33%) T-SQL
15 10 (13.33%) Sybase

VB6
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 11 (14.67%) IIS
2 4 (5.33%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (4.00%) WebLogic
4 2 (2.67%) Confluence
4 2 (2.67%) Node.js
5 1 (1.33%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (1.33%) CMS
5 1 (1.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (6.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 10 (13.33%) CODA-Financials
2 1 (1.33%) FINCAD Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.67%) LDAP
1 2 (2.67%) SMTP
1 2 (2.67%) Internet
1 2 (2.67%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (41.33%) SQL Server
2 13 (17.33%) Oracle Database
3 10 (13.33%) BusinessObjects XI
4 8 (10.67%) SQL Server 2008
4 8 (10.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 6 (8.00%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (4.00%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (4.00%) SQL Server 2000
6 3 (4.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (4.00%) Oracle9i Database
7 2 (2.67%) Crystal Reports
7 2 (2.67%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (1.33%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (1.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (8.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (5.33%) Subversion
2 4 (5.33%) Jenkins
3 3 (4.00%) Rhino Mocks
3 3 (4.00%) JUnit
3 3 (4.00%) Visual Studio
4 2 (2.67%) ClearQuest
4 2 (2.67%) MSBuild
4 2 (2.67%) SpecFlow
4 2 (2.67%) NSubstitute
4 2 (2.67%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.33%) Introscope
5 1 (1.33%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (1.33%) Oracle APEX
5 1 (1.33%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 22 (29.33%) Finance
2 7 (9.33%) Banking
3 1 (1.33%) Investment Banking
3 1 (1.33%) Law
3 1 (1.33%) Front Office
3 1 (1.33%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 48 (64.00%) Developer
2 15 (20.00%) Applications Support
3 13 (17.33%) Analyst
4 11 (14.67%) Support Analyst
4 11 (14.67%) VB Developer
5 10 (13.33%) VB6 Developer
6 9 (12.00%) Financial Analyst
7 8 (10.67%) .NET Developer
7 8 (10.67%) Applications Developer
8 5 (6.67%) SQL Developer
9 4 (5.33%) .NET Applications Developer
9 4 (5.33%) C# Developer
10 3 (4.00%) Applications Support Analyst
10 3 (4.00%) Oracle Developer
10 3 (4.00%) Senior Developer
10 3 (4.00%) Software Developer
10 3 (4.00%) ASP Developer
10 3 (4.00%) Business Objects Analyst
11 2 (2.67%) Developer Analyst
11 2 (2.67%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (76.00%) .NET
2 21 (28.00%) XML
3 19 (25.33%) CSS
4 15 (20.00%) WCF
5 12 (16.00%) Web Services
5 12 (16.00%) ActiveX
5 12 (16.00%) ASP.NET
6 11 (14.67%) HTML
7 10 (13.33%) XSD
8 9 (12.00%) XSL
9 8 (10.67%) WPF
10 7 (9.33%) WF
11 5 (6.67%) WinForms
11 5 (6.67%) XSLT
12 4 (5.33%) .NET Framework
12 4 (5.33%) XHTML
13 3 (4.00%) ADO
13 3 (4.00%) Classic ASP
13 3 (4.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 2 (2.67%) Reactive Extensions
Miscellaneous
1 13 (17.33%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.00%) User Experience
2 3 (4.00%) Equities
2 3 (4.00%) Derivative
3 2 (2.67%) Mathematics
3 2 (2.67%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.33%) Equity Derivative
4 1 (1.33%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (1.33%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.33%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 13 (17.33%) Windows
2 4 (5.33%) Windows XP
2 4 (5.33%) Windows 7
3 3 (4.00%) Linux
4 2 (2.67%) UNIX
4 2 (2.67%) Solaris
4 2 (2.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (28.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (10.67%) TDD
3 6 (8.00%) MVC
3 6 (8.00%) OO
4 5 (6.67%) Workflow
5 4 (5.33%) Content Management
5 4 (5.33%) SOA
5 4 (5.33%) OOP
5 4 (5.33%) Unit Testing
5 4 (5.33%) Kanban
6 3 (4.00%) Software Engineering
7 2 (2.67%) Release Management
7 2 (2.67%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (2.67%) Multithreading
7 2 (2.67%) Static Code Analysis
7 2 (2.67%) Build Automation
7 2 (2.67%) Automated Testing
7 2 (2.67%) Quality Management
7 2 (2.67%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (2.67%) DSDM
Programming Languages
1 75 (100.00%) VB
2 37 (49.33%) SQL
3 28 (37.33%) C#
4 19 (25.33%) JavaScript
5 16 (21.33%) VB.NET
6 15 (20.00%) PL/SQL
7 14 (18.67%) VBA
8 12 (16.00%) VBScript
9 11 (14.67%) Java
10 10 (13.33%) T-SQL
11 2 (2.67%) PHP
11 2 (2.67%) F#
12 1 (1.33%) C++/CLI
12 1 (1.33%) C++
12 1 (1.33%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 4 (5.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (5.33%) VCP4
2 1 (1.33%) Degree
2 1 (1.33%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.67%) QA
2 1 (1.33%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (4.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 16 (21.33%) Oracle
2 11 (14.67%) Business Objects
3 10 (13.33%) Sybase
3 10 (13.33%) Microsoft
3 10 (13.33%) CODA
4 5 (6.67%) Sitecore
5 2 (2.67%) IBM
5 2 (2.67%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (2.67%) BEA
5 2 (2.67%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.33%) Sun
6 1 (1.33%) Vignette
6 1 (1.33%) Siebel
6 1 (1.33%) TIBCO
6 1 (1.33%) Metastorm
6 1 (1.33%) Open Text
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