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 22 February 2017 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
England / London
Rank 368 405 376
Rank change year-on-year
+37 -29
Contract jobs citing VB6 28 14 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.14% 0.065% 0.17%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.32% 0.16% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 8 26
Median daily rate £375 £275 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.36% -21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £333 £208 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £533 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £275 £370 £300
% change year-on-year
-25.67% +23.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £52.50 £37.25 -
% change year-on-year
+40.93% -

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
8768 9015 9016
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 45.32% 42.03% 42.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 6545 6685 6681
Median daily rate £475 £465 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.15% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 62 46
Median hourly rate £47.00 £40.00 £27.37
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.50% +46.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.65 £19.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £55.00 £41.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +11.11%

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 22 February 2017.

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 22 February 2017. 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 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
Kingston Upon Thames - 7 £375 -
Westminster - 1 £380 -
VB6
England

VB6
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, 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 45 (100.00%) VB
2 36 (80.00%) .NET
3 34 (75.56%) VB.NET
4 31 (68.89%) SQL Server
5 26 (57.78%) Windows
5 26 (57.78%) Microsoft
6 25 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
7 24 (53.33%) SQL
8 20 (44.44%) Migration
9 17 (37.78%) MS Excel
10 16 (35.56%) MS Access
10 16 (35.56%) VBA
10 16 (35.56%) Microsoft Azure
10 16 (35.56%) Office 365
11 14 (31.11%) Windows XP
11 14 (31.11%) Unit Testing
12 13 (28.89%) SQL Server 2008
12 13 (28.89%) SDLC
12 13 (28.89%) SQL Server 2014
12 13 (28.89%) SQL Server 2005
13 12 (26.67%) Data Analysis
13 12 (26.67%) SQL Server 2000
13 12 (26.67%) C#
13 12 (26.67%) Windows 10
14 11 (24.44%) ASP.NET
15 10 (22.22%) Security Cleared
16 9 (20.00%) T-SQL
17 8 (17.78%) MVC
17 8 (17.78%) Release Management
17 8 (17.78%) ASP.NET 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 3 (6.67%) IIS
1 3 (6.67%) SharePoint
2 2 (4.44%) JBoss
2 2 (4.44%) Tomcat
2 2 (4.44%) WebSphere
2 2 (4.44%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (2.22%) CMS
3 1 (2.22%) Confluence
3 1 (2.22%) IBM Domino
3 1 (2.22%) IBM Notes
3 1 (2.22%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (2.22%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 17 (37.78%) MS Excel
2 5 (11.11%) Spreadsheet
3 3 (6.67%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 16 (35.56%) Microsoft Azure
1 16 (35.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.44%) DNS
1 2 (4.44%) NetScaler
1 2 (4.44%) SSL
1 2 (4.44%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (68.89%) SQL Server
2 16 (35.56%) MS Access
3 13 (28.89%) SQL Server 2005
3 13 (28.89%) SQL Server 2008
3 13 (28.89%) SQL Server 2014
4 12 (26.67%) SQL Server 2000
5 4 (8.89%) Crystal Reports
6 2 (4.44%) InterSystems Cache
7 1 (2.22%) Oracle Database
7 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (2.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (2.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (8.89%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (6.67%) JIRA
3 2 (4.44%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (15.56%) Finance
2 2 (4.44%) Back Office
2 2 (4.44%) Banking
2 2 (4.44%) Corporate Banking
2 2 (4.44%) Front Office
2 2 (4.44%) Prime Brokerage
3 1 (2.22%) Electronics
3 1 (2.22%) Legal
3 1 (2.22%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.22%) Marketing
3 1 (2.22%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 36 (80.00%) Developer
2 21 (46.67%) VB Developer
3 19 (42.22%) VB6 Developer
4 15 (33.33%) .NET Developer
5 10 (22.22%) Access Developer
6 8 (17.78%) Access VBA Developer
6 8 (17.78%) Excel Developer
6 8 (17.78%) Excel VBA Developer
6 8 (17.78%) VB VBA Developer
6 8 (17.78%) VBA Developer
7 7 (15.56%) C# Developer
7 7 (15.56%) SQL Developer
7 7 (15.56%) VB.NET Developer
8 6 (13.33%) Microsoft Developer
9 5 (11.11%) C# .NET Developer
9 5 (11.11%) SQL Server Developer
10 4 (8.89%) Applications Developer
11 3 (6.67%) Analyst
11 3 (6.67%) C# Application Developer
11 3 (6.67%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (80.00%) .NET
2 11 (24.44%) ASP.NET
3 8 (17.78%) ASP.NET MVC
4 7 (15.56%) WinForms
5 5 (11.11%) WCF
6 4 (8.89%) XML
7 3 (6.67%) RESTful
8 2 (4.44%) .NET Framework
8 2 (4.44%) ADO.NET
8 2 (4.44%) Ajax
8 2 (4.44%) CSS
8 2 (4.44%) HTML
8 2 (4.44%) ODBC
8 2 (4.44%) WebSphere MQ
8 2 (4.44%) WPF
8 2 (4.44%) XSL
9 1 (2.22%) COM+
9 1 (2.22%) J2EE
9 1 (2.22%) jQuery
9 1 (2.22%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (15.56%) Client/Server
2 5 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.44%) Equities
3 2 (4.44%) PACS
3 2 (4.44%) SWIFT
3 2 (4.44%) Wiki
4 1 (2.22%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.22%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 26 (57.78%) Windows
2 14 (31.11%) Windows XP
3 12 (26.67%) Windows 10
4 2 (4.44%) Windows Server
4 2 (4.44%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (4.44%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (4.44%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (2.22%) AIX
5 1 (2.22%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (44.44%) Migration
3 14 (31.11%) Unit Testing
4 13 (28.89%) SDLC
5 12 (26.67%) Data Analysis
6 8 (17.78%) MVC
6 8 (17.78%) Release Management
7 6 (13.33%) TDD
8 4 (8.89%) Functional Testing
8 4 (8.89%) Inversion of Control
9 3 (6.67%) ITIL
9 3 (6.67%) SOLID
10 2 (4.44%) Load Balancing
10 2 (4.44%) Mentoring
10 2 (4.44%) Performance Tuning
10 2 (4.44%) Scrum
10 2 (4.44%) Waterfall
11 1 (2.22%) Defect Tracking
11 1 (2.22%) Line Management
11 1 (2.22%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 45 (100.00%) VB
2 34 (75.56%) VB.NET
3 24 (53.33%) SQL
4 16 (35.56%) VBA
5 12 (26.67%) C#
6 9 (20.00%) T-SQL
7 5 (11.11%) JavaScript
8 2 (4.44%) Java
8 2 (4.44%) PowerShell
9 1 (2.22%) UniBasic
Qualifications
1 10 (22.22%) Security Cleared
2 6 (13.33%) CTC Cleared
3 2 (4.44%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.22%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.67%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (4.44%) DICOM
2 2 (4.44%) HL7
3 1 (2.22%) PCI DSS
3 1 (2.22%) QA
System Software
1 3 (6.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 26 (57.78%) Microsoft
2 4 (8.89%) Oracle
3 3 (6.67%) Sybase
4 2 (4.44%) Perforce
5 1 (2.22%) Atlassian
5 1 (2.22%) InterSystems
5 1 (2.22%) Lotus
5 1 (2.22%) Redback
5 1 (2.22%) SAP
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