The table below looks at the statistics for VB6 skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VB6 over the 3 months to 28 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
Rank 412 407 408
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +1
Contract jobs citing VB6 21 20 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.097% 0.087% 0.079%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.22% 0.21% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 7 16
Median daily rate £370 £425 £408
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.94% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £345 £361
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £466 £663
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £300 £320
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 - £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
9424 9687 9567
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 43.47% 42.15% 41.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 7173 7092 6966
Median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £310 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 83 63
Median hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.15 £18.00 £18.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £91.00 £52.55 £160.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%

VB6
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the London region citing VB6 as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 28 June 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VB6 within the London region over the 3 months to 28 June 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +31 4 £300 -25.00% 2
Surbiton - 2 - -
Docklands, London - 2 £380 -
Canary Wharf - 2 £500 -
VB6
England

VB6
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing VB6 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region with a requirement for VB6.

1 48 (100.00%) VB
2 36 (75.00%) SQL
3 32 (66.67%) .NET
4 29 (60.42%) SQL Server
5 18 (37.50%) VBA
5 18 (37.50%) C#
5 18 (37.50%) Finance
6 16 (33.33%) XML
7 14 (29.17%) C++
7 14 (29.17%) Front Office
8 13 (27.08%) T-SQL
9 12 (25.00%) VB.NET
9 12 (25.00%) Oracle
10 11 (22.92%) PL/SQL
10 11 (22.92%) CSS
11 10 (20.83%) ASP.NET
12 9 (18.75%) HTML
12 9 (18.75%) Java
12 9 (18.75%) Python
12 9 (18.75%) Fixed Income
12 9 (18.75%) Oracle Database
13 8 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
13 8 (16.67%) Reference Data
13 8 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
13 8 (16.67%) Risk Management
13 8 (16.67%) Data Management
13 8 (16.67%) Windows
14 7 (14.58%) PHP
14 7 (14.58%) Agile Software Development
14 7 (14.58%) MVC

VB6
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 6 (12.50%) IIS
2 5 (10.42%) WebLogic
3 1 (2.08%) CMS
3 1 (2.08%) EPiServer CMS
3 1 (2.08%) OpenEdge
3 1 (2.08%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.08%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.08%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (4.17%) MS Excel
1 2 (4.17%) MS Office
1 2 (4.17%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (2.08%) FrameMaker
Business Applications
1 3 (6.25%) FINCAD Analytics
2 1 (2.08%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (10.42%) Firewall
1 5 (10.42%) Internet
1 5 (10.42%) LDAP
2 1 (2.08%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (60.42%) SQL Server
2 9 (18.75%) Oracle Database
3 2 (4.17%) Crystal Reports
3 2 (4.17%) DB2
3 2 (4.17%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.08%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (2.08%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (10.42%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (8.33%) ClearQuest
3 2 (4.17%) Visual Studio
4 1 (2.08%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 18 (37.50%) Finance
2 14 (29.17%) Front Office
3 3 (6.25%) Banking
4 2 (4.17%) Investment Banking
5 1 (2.08%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 32 (66.67%) Developer
2 16 (33.33%) .NET Developer
3 12 (25.00%) VBA Developer
4 11 (22.92%) Excel Developer
4 11 (22.92%) Excel VBA Developer
5 9 (18.75%) VB.NET Developer
6 8 (16.67%) Applications Support
7 6 (12.50%) Architect
7 6 (12.50%) SQL Developer
7 6 (12.50%) Support Officer
7 6 (12.50%) VB Developer
7 6 (12.50%) VB6 Developer
8 5 (10.42%) Software Architect
9 4 (8.33%) Front Office Developer
10 3 (6.25%) Analyst
10 3 (6.25%) ASP.NET Developer
10 3 (6.25%) C# Developer
10 3 (6.25%) C++ Developer
10 3 (6.25%) Lead Developer
10 3 (6.25%) Quantitative Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (66.67%) .NET
2 16 (33.33%) XML
3 11 (22.92%) CSS
4 10 (20.83%) ASP.NET
5 9 (18.75%) HTML
6 6 (12.50%) Apache Flex
6 6 (12.50%) J2EE
6 6 (12.50%) Web Services
7 5 (10.42%) ActiveX
7 5 (10.42%) jQuery
7 5 (10.42%) JSP
8 4 (8.33%) AngularJS
8 4 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC
8 4 (8.33%) ASP.NET Web API
8 4 (8.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 4 (8.33%) WinForms
8 4 (8.33%) XSD
9 3 (6.25%) .NET Framework
9 3 (6.25%) XSL
9 3 (6.25%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 9 (18.75%) Fixed Income
2 8 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (16.67%) Reference Data
3 3 (6.25%) Derivative
4 2 (4.17%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.08%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 8 (16.67%) Windows
2 1 (2.08%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (2.08%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
1 8 (16.67%) Data Management
1 8 (16.67%) Risk Management
2 7 (14.58%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (14.58%) MVC
3 4 (8.33%) Change Management
3 4 (8.33%) ITIL
3 4 (8.33%) Migration
3 4 (8.33%) Scrum
3 4 (8.33%) Software Engineering
4 3 (6.25%) Asset Management
4 3 (6.25%) OO
4 3 (6.25%) Process Management
5 2 (4.17%) Automated Testing
5 2 (4.17%) Data Modelling
5 2 (4.17%) Investment Management
5 2 (4.17%) Release Management
5 2 (4.17%) Unit Testing
5 2 (4.17%) Workflow
6 1 (2.08%) Customer Engagement
Programming Languages
1 48 (100.00%) VB
2 36 (75.00%) SQL
3 18 (37.50%) C#
3 18 (37.50%) VBA
4 14 (29.17%) C++
5 13 (27.08%) T-SQL
6 12 (25.00%) VB.NET
7 11 (22.92%) PL/SQL
8 9 (18.75%) Java
8 9 (18.75%) Python
9 7 (14.58%) PHP
10 6 (12.50%) JavaScript
11 4 (8.33%) VBScript
12 3 (6.25%) C++/CLI
13 2 (4.17%) XAML
14 1 (2.08%) Delphi
14 1 (2.08%) Perl
Qualifications
1 3 (6.25%) PhD
2 2 (4.17%) Degree
2 2 (4.17%) MCSD
2 2 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.08%) CTC Cleared
3 1 (2.08%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.17%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.08%) BitLocker
Vendors
1 12 (25.00%) Oracle
2 4 (8.33%) BEA
2 4 (8.33%) IBM
3 2 (4.17%) DevExpress
3 2 (4.17%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.08%) Capita
4 1 (2.08%) EPiServer
4 1 (2.08%) Sybase
4 1 (2.08%) Telerik