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 18 September 2014 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
Rank 412 371 387
Rank change year-on-year
-41 +16
Contract jobs citing VB6 17 54 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.069% 0.22% 0.081%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.17% 0.50% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 45 13
Average daily rate
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£228 £390 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-41.66% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £300 £284
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £425 £545
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £310
% change year-on-year
- -3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £26.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
- -22.05%
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
10166 10765 10382
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 41.55% 43.51% 40.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 7294 7683 7251
Average daily rate £425 £428 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.75% +0.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 63 91 136
Average hourly rate £32.00 £37.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.66% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.80 £17.50 £13.73
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £115.50 £59.10 £48.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%

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 18 September 2014.

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 18 September 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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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 +11 3 £210 -44.00%
VB6
England

VB6
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 35 (100.00%) VB
2 24 (68.57%) .NET
3 21 (60.00%) VBScript
4 20 (57.14%) JavaScript
5 18 (51.43%) SQL
5 18 (51.43%) C#
5 18 (51.43%) XML
6 15 (42.86%) CSS
7 13 (37.14%) SQL Server
8 12 (34.29%) ASP.NET
8 12 (34.29%) Oracle
8 12 (34.29%) IIS
8 12 (34.29%) WCF
9 11 (31.43%) PL/SQL
10 10 (28.57%) XSD
10 10 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
11 9 (25.71%) HTML
11 9 (25.71%) Java
11 9 (25.71%) Microsoft
11 9 (25.71%) ActiveX
11 9 (25.71%) Oracle Database
12 8 (22.86%) XSL
12 8 (22.86%) Web Services
12 8 (22.86%) COM+
12 8 (22.86%) Visual Studio
12 8 (22.86%) ADO.NET
12 8 (22.86%) Classic ASP
13 7 (20.00%) W3C
13 7 (20.00%) SQL Server 2000
13 7 (20.00%) XSLT

VB6
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 12 (34.29%) IIS
2 3 (8.57%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.86%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.71%) SSL
2 1 (2.86%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (37.14%) SQL Server
2 9 (25.71%) Oracle Database
3 7 (20.00%) SQL Server 2000
3 7 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 7 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 7 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (5.71%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (2.86%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (2.86%) MS Access
5 1 (2.86%) SQL Navigator
5 1 (2.86%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 8 (22.86%) Visual Studio
2 7 (20.00%) NUnit
2 7 (20.00%) Rhino Mocks
3 6 (17.14%) MSBuild
4 4 (11.43%) ClearQuest
5 2 (5.71%) JUnit
5 2 (5.71%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 1 (2.86%) Rational Rose
6 1 (2.86%) Toad
General
1 4 (11.43%) Banking
2 2 (5.71%) Finance
3 1 (2.86%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 24 (68.57%) Developer
2 8 (22.86%) Analyst
3 7 (20.00%) Programmer
3 7 (20.00%) VB Developer
4 5 (14.29%) Analyst Programmer
5 4 (11.43%) ASP Developer
5 4 (11.43%) Team Leader
5 4 (11.43%) .NET Developer
5 4 (11.43%) Quantitative Developer
5 4 (11.43%) VB6 Developer
5 4 (11.43%) Senior Programmer
6 3 (8.57%) C# Developer
6 3 (8.57%) Senior Analyst
6 3 (8.57%) Senior Developer
6 3 (8.57%) Senior Analyst Programmer
7 2 (5.71%) SQL Developer
7 2 (5.71%) Software Engineer
7 2 (5.71%) .NET Programmer
7 2 (5.71%) Developer Analyst
7 2 (5.71%) Senior VB Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (68.57%) .NET
2 18 (51.43%) XML
3 15 (42.86%) CSS
4 12 (34.29%) ASP.NET
4 12 (34.29%) WCF
5 10 (28.57%) XSD
6 9 (25.71%) ActiveX
6 9 (25.71%) HTML
7 8 (22.86%) COM+
7 8 (22.86%) ADO.NET
7 8 (22.86%) Classic ASP
7 8 (22.86%) XSL
7 8 (22.86%) Web Services
8 7 (20.00%) XSLT
8 7 (20.00%) Ajax
8 7 (20.00%) .NET Framework
8 7 (20.00%) jQuery
8 7 (20.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 7 (20.00%) JSON
9 6 (17.14%) ASP.NET MVC 2
Miscellaneous
1 7 (20.00%) W3C
2 5 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (8.57%) Fixed Income
4 1 (2.86%) Derivative
4 1 (2.86%) Interest Rate Derivative
4 1 (2.86%) Client/Server
4 1 (2.86%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 7 (20.00%) Windows
2 5 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
2 5 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (2.86%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (20.00%) Use Case
2 7 (20.00%) UML
2 7 (20.00%) OO
2 7 (20.00%) MVC
3 6 (17.14%) SOA
3 6 (17.14%) Project Management
3 6 (17.14%) Unit Testing
4 5 (14.29%) Data Modelling
5 4 (11.43%) Asset Management
6 3 (8.57%) TDD
6 3 (8.57%) Dependency Injection
6 3 (8.57%) Software Engineering
7 2 (5.71%) Validation
8 1 (2.86%) Migration
8 1 (2.86%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (2.86%) Workflow
8 1 (2.86%) Data Analysis
8 1 (2.86%) Integration Testing
8 1 (2.86%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 35 (100.00%) VB
2 21 (60.00%) VBScript
3 20 (57.14%) JavaScript
4 18 (51.43%) C#
4 18 (51.43%) SQL
5 11 (31.43%) PL/SQL
6 9 (25.71%) Java
7 5 (14.29%) VBA
8 4 (11.43%) VB.NET
8 4 (11.43%) C++
9 3 (8.57%) PowerShell
10 2 (5.71%) XAML
10 2 (5.71%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (5.71%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.57%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.86%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 12 (34.29%) Oracle
2 9 (25.71%) Microsoft
3 3 (8.57%) Business Objects
4 1 (2.86%) IBM
4 1 (2.86%) Sybase
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Mortimer Spinks
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