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 5 May 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
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
Rank 398 404 421
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +17
Contract jobs citing VB6 28 24 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.12% 0.11% 0.030%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.29% 0.26% 0.073%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 18 4
Median daily rate £431 £444 £331
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.81% +33.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £314 £353 £269
10% offered a daily rate of more than £750 £500 £403
UK excluding London median daily rate £344 £300 £320
% change year-on-year
+14.58% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £24.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 - -
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
9809 9303 9555
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 43.03% 41.59% 41.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 7448 6686 7040
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 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £607
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 49 69
Median hourly rate £26.00 £28.75 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.56% -17.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.52 £20.00 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.90 £55.00 £160.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £36.00 £36.40
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -1.09%

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 5 May 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 5 May 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 +32 5 £413 -5.71% 1
Kingston Upon Thames - 2 £390 -
Surbiton - 2 - -
Canary Wharf - 2 £500 -
VB6
England

VB6
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 37 (100.00%) VB
2 28 (75.68%) SQL Server
3 26 (70.27%) SQL
4 23 (62.16%) .NET
5 20 (54.05%) C#
6 18 (48.65%) VBA
7 17 (45.95%) Finance
8 15 (40.54%) Front Office
9 14 (37.84%) C++
10 13 (35.14%) T-SQL
11 11 (29.73%) ASP.NET
12 10 (27.03%) VB.NET
13 9 (24.32%) Python
13 9 (24.32%) Fixed Income
14 8 (21.62%) Risk Management
14 8 (21.62%) MVC
14 8 (21.62%) Agile Software Development
14 8 (21.62%) Data Management
14 8 (21.62%) Reference Data
14 8 (21.62%) Windows
14 8 (21.62%) Continuous Improvement
15 6 (16.22%) XML
16 5 (13.51%) Oracle
16 5 (13.51%) Scrum
16 5 (13.51%) jQuery
16 5 (13.51%) Team Foundation Server
17 4 (10.81%) ASP.NET MVC
17 4 (10.81%) AngularJS
17 4 (10.81%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 4 (10.81%) ASP.NET Web API

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 3 (8.11%) IIS
2 1 (2.70%) CMS
2 1 (2.70%) Confluence
2 1 (2.70%) EPiServer CMS
2 1 (2.70%) OpenEdge
2 1 (2.70%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.70%) Tomcat
2 1 (2.70%) WebLogic
2 1 (2.70%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (5.41%) MS Excel
1 2 (5.41%) MS Office
1 2 (5.41%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (2.70%) FrameMaker
Business Applications
1 3 (8.11%) FINCAD Analytics
2 1 (2.70%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.41%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.70%) Firewall
1 1 (2.70%) FTP
1 1 (2.70%) Internet
1 1 (2.70%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (75.68%) SQL Server
2 3 (8.11%) DB2
3 2 (5.41%) Crystal Reports
3 2 (5.41%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.70%) MS Access
4 1 (2.70%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (13.51%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (5.41%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.70%) ClearQuest
3 1 (2.70%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.70%) JIRA
3 1 (2.70%) Subversion
3 1 (2.70%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 17 (45.95%) Finance
2 15 (40.54%) Front Office
3 4 (10.81%) Banking
4 2 (5.41%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 31 (83.78%) Developer
2 16 (43.24%) .NET Developer
3 12 (32.43%) VBA Developer
4 11 (29.73%) Excel Developer
4 11 (29.73%) Excel VBA Developer
5 7 (18.92%) VB.NET Developer
6 6 (16.22%) SQL Developer
7 5 (13.51%) VB Developer
7 5 (13.51%) VB6 Developer
8 4 (10.81%) ASP.NET Developer
8 4 (10.81%) C# Developer
8 4 (10.81%) Front Office Developer
9 3 (8.11%) Analyst
9 3 (8.11%) Applications Support
9 3 (8.11%) C# .NET Developer
9 3 (8.11%) C++ Developer
9 3 (8.11%) Lead .NET Developer
9 3 (8.11%) Lead Developer
9 3 (8.11%) Quantitative Developer
10 2 (5.41%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (62.16%) .NET
2 11 (29.73%) ASP.NET
3 6 (16.22%) XML
4 5 (13.51%) jQuery
5 4 (10.81%) .NET Framework
5 4 (10.81%) AngularJS
5 4 (10.81%) ASP.NET MVC
5 4 (10.81%) ASP.NET Web API
5 4 (10.81%) HTML
5 4 (10.81%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 4 (10.81%) WinForms
6 3 (8.11%) CSS
6 3 (8.11%) XSLT
7 2 (5.41%) JSON
7 2 (5.41%) Web Services
7 2 (5.41%) WPF
7 2 (5.41%) XML Messaging
8 1 (2.70%) Apache Flex
8 1 (2.70%) Saxon XSLT
8 1 (2.70%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 9 (24.32%) Fixed Income
2 8 (21.62%) Reference Data
3 3 (8.11%) Derivative
4 2 (5.41%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.70%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 8 (21.62%) Windows
2 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (21.62%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (21.62%) Continuous Improvement
1 8 (21.62%) Data Management
1 8 (21.62%) MVC
1 8 (21.62%) Risk Management
2 5 (13.51%) Scrum
3 4 (10.81%) Migration
4 3 (8.11%) Asset Management
4 3 (8.11%) OO
4 3 (8.11%) Process Management
5 2 (5.41%) Automated Testing
5 2 (5.41%) CMMI
5 2 (5.41%) Data Modelling
5 2 (5.41%) Investment Management
5 2 (5.41%) ITIL
5 2 (5.41%) Release Management
5 2 (5.41%) Software Engineering
5 2 (5.41%) Unit Testing
5 2 (5.41%) Workflow
6 1 (2.70%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 37 (100.00%) VB
2 26 (70.27%) SQL
3 20 (54.05%) C#
4 18 (48.65%) VBA
5 14 (37.84%) C++
6 13 (35.14%) T-SQL
7 10 (27.03%) VB.NET
8 9 (24.32%) Python
9 4 (10.81%) Java
10 3 (8.11%) C++/CLI
10 3 (8.11%) JavaScript
11 2 (5.41%) PHP
11 2 (5.41%) XAML
12 1 (2.70%) Delphi
12 1 (2.70%) Perl
12 1 (2.70%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (8.11%) PhD
2 2 (5.41%) Degree
2 2 (5.41%) MCSD
2 2 (5.41%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.70%) CTC Cleared
3 1 (2.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.41%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.70%) BitLocker
Vendors
1 5 (13.51%) Oracle
2 3 (8.11%) Microsoft
3 2 (5.41%) DevExpress
3 2 (5.41%) Sybase
4 1 (2.70%) BEA
4 1 (2.70%) Capita
4 1 (2.70%) EPiServer
4 1 (2.70%) IBM
4 1 (2.70%) Telerik