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 1 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
Rank 383 399 345
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -54
Contract jobs citing VB6 25 7 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.11% 0.030% 0.18%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.27% 0.073% 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 4 29
Average daily rate
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£438 £331 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.07% -11.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £309 £269 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £403 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £39.51
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £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
9309 9544 8918
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 41.60% 40.92% 40.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 6694 7018 6498
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 £600 £601 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 69 108
Average hourly rate £29.25 £35.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.44% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £18.00 £17.77
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £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 1 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 1 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 +9 9 £438 +25.00% 3
Docklands, London - 2 £237 -
VB6
England

VB6
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 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 62 (100.00%) VB
2 46 (74.19%) .NET
3 31 (50.00%) C#
4 30 (48.39%) SQL
5 28 (45.16%) SQL Server
6 20 (32.26%) VB.NET
7 18 (29.03%) Windows
7 18 (29.03%) WCF
8 17 (27.42%) XML
9 16 (25.81%) CSS
9 16 (25.81%) Web Services
9 16 (25.81%) Finance
10 15 (24.19%) Agile Software Development
10 15 (24.19%) JavaScript
11 13 (20.97%) HTML
12 12 (19.35%) Microsoft
12 12 (19.35%) TDD
12 12 (19.35%) WPF
13 11 (17.74%) T-SQL
13 11 (17.74%) Oracle
14 10 (16.13%) VBA
14 10 (16.13%) PL/SQL
14 10 (16.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 9 (14.52%) ASP.NET
15 9 (14.52%) WF
15 9 (14.52%) SQL Server 2008
15 9 (14.52%) Team Foundation Server
16 8 (12.90%) Unit Testing
16 8 (12.90%) Oracle Database
16 8 (12.90%) Analytical Skills

VB6
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 6 (9.68%) IIS
1 6 (9.68%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (4.84%) WebLogic
3 2 (3.23%) Confluence
3 2 (3.23%) Node.js
3 2 (3.23%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (1.61%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.61%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (4.84%) CODA-Financials
2 1 (1.61%) FINCAD Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 7 (11.29%) Internet
2 2 (3.23%) SMTP
2 2 (3.23%) LDAP
2 2 (3.23%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (45.16%) SQL Server
2 10 (16.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 9 (14.52%) SQL Server 2008
4 8 (12.90%) Oracle Database
5 7 (11.29%) SQL Server 2005
6 6 (9.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (4.84%) SQL Server 2000
7 3 (4.84%) Oracle9i Database
7 3 (4.84%) BusinessObjects XI
8 2 (3.23%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (3.23%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (3.23%) Crystal Reports
9 1 (1.61%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (1.61%) MySQL
9 1 (1.61%) Relational Database
9 1 (1.61%) MongoDB
9 1 (1.61%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 9 (14.52%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (8.06%) Subversion
3 4 (6.45%) Rhino Mocks
3 4 (6.45%) Jenkins
4 3 (4.84%) Git (software)
5 2 (3.23%) MSBuild
5 2 (3.23%) SpecFlow
5 2 (3.23%) NSubstitute
5 2 (3.23%) Visual Studio
5 2 (3.23%) ClearQuest
6 1 (1.61%) Introscope
6 1 (1.61%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (1.61%) JUnit
6 1 (1.61%) Mercurial
6 1 (1.61%) Oracle APEX
6 1 (1.61%) JIRA
General
1 16 (25.81%) Finance
2 5 (8.06%) French Language
3 1 (1.61%) Law
3 1 (1.61%) Front Office
3 1 (1.61%) Back Office
3 1 (1.61%) Banking
3 1 (1.61%) Japanese Language
Job Titles
1 43 (69.35%) Developer
2 11 (17.74%) Applications Support
3 9 (14.52%) .NET Developer
3 9 (14.52%) VB Developer
4 8 (12.90%) VB6 Developer
4 8 (12.90%) Applications Developer
5 6 (9.68%) AWS Developer
6 5 (8.06%) C# Developer
7 4 (6.45%) Support Analyst
7 4 (6.45%) Senior .NET Developer
7 4 (6.45%) Senior Developer
7 4 (6.45%) Analyst
8 3 (4.84%) Design Engineer
8 3 (4.84%) ASP Developer
8 3 (4.84%) SQL Developer
8 3 (4.84%) Classic ASP Developer
9 2 (3.23%) Financial Analyst
9 2 (3.23%) .NET Applications Developer
9 2 (3.23%) Build Engineer
9 2 (3.23%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (74.19%) .NET
2 18 (29.03%) WCF
3 17 (27.42%) XML
4 16 (25.81%) CSS
4 16 (25.81%) Web Services
5 13 (20.97%) HTML
6 12 (19.35%) WPF
7 9 (14.52%) ASP.NET
7 9 (14.52%) WF
8 7 (11.29%) WinForms
8 7 (11.29%) ActiveX
9 6 (9.68%) .NET Framework
9 6 (9.68%) XSLT
9 6 (9.68%) XHTML
10 5 (8.06%) XSD
11 4 (6.45%) Entity Framework
11 4 (6.45%) XSL
12 3 (4.84%) ADO
12 3 (4.84%) Classic ASP
12 3 (4.84%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 8 (12.90%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.84%) Derivative
2 3 (4.84%) Equities
2 3 (4.84%) User Experience
3 2 (3.23%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.61%) Fixed Income
4 1 (1.61%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.61%) Equity Derivative
4 1 (1.61%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (1.61%) Inversion of Control
4 1 (1.61%) CMDB
4 1 (1.61%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.61%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 18 (29.03%) Windows
2 4 (6.45%) Linux
3 3 (4.84%) UNIX
4 2 (3.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (3.23%) Windows XP
4 2 (3.23%) Solaris
5 1 (1.61%) Windows 8
5 1 (1.61%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.61%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (24.19%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (19.35%) TDD
3 8 (12.90%) Unit Testing
4 7 (11.29%) Workflow
5 6 (9.68%) SOA
5 6 (9.68%) Content Management
6 5 (8.06%) MVC
6 5 (8.06%) Kanban
7 4 (6.45%) OO
8 3 (4.84%) Software Engineering
8 3 (4.84%) OOP
8 3 (4.84%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (4.84%) User Acceptance Testing
9 2 (3.23%) Release Management
9 2 (3.23%) Continuous Integration
9 2 (3.23%) System Testing
9 2 (3.23%) Static Code Analysis
9 2 (3.23%) Build Automation
9 2 (3.23%) Mentoring
9 2 (3.23%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 62 (100.00%) VB
2 31 (50.00%) C#
3 30 (48.39%) SQL
4 20 (32.26%) VB.NET
5 15 (24.19%) JavaScript
6 11 (17.74%) T-SQL
7 10 (16.13%) VBA
7 10 (16.13%) PL/SQL
8 7 (11.29%) Java
9 6 (9.68%) VBScript
10 4 (6.45%) PHP
11 2 (3.23%) F#
11 2 (3.23%) C++
12 1 (1.61%) XAML
12 1 (1.61%) COBOL
12 1 (1.61%) C++/CLI
Qualifications
1 3 (4.84%) Degree
2 1 (1.61%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.61%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.61%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.23%) QA
2 1 (1.61%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (12.90%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 12 (19.35%) Microsoft
2 11 (17.74%) Oracle
3 6 (9.68%) Sitecore
4 4 (6.45%) Business Objects
5 3 (4.84%) CODA
5 3 (4.84%) Sybase
6 2 (3.23%) BEA
6 2 (3.23%) IBM
6 2 (3.23%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.61%) OpenText
7 1 (1.61%) Metastorm
7 1 (1.61%) TIBCO
7 1 (1.61%) Siebel
7 1 (1.61%) Sun
7 1 (1.61%) Vignette
7 1 (1.61%) ServiceNow
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