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 21 January 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
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
England / London
Rank 362 405 382
Rank change year-on-year
+43 -23
Contract jobs citing VB6 41 11 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.21% 0.052% 0.17%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.47% 0.12% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 6 29
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 £325 £220 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £409 £478 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £370 £310
% change year-on-year
-18.91% +19.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £37.25 -

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
8678 9038 9006
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 45.40% 43.05% 42.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 6460 6690 6756
Median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
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 £385 £375 £355
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 69 40
Median hourly rate £45.00 £30.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.35 £17.02 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £40.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +12.67%

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 21 January 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 21 January 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 - 9 £375 -
City of London -7 2 £360 -11.11%
Westminster - 2 £373 -
VB6
England

VB6
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 21 January 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 50 (100.00%) VB
2 40 (80.00%) .NET
3 38 (76.00%) VB.NET
4 36 (72.00%) SQL Server
5 29 (58.00%) SQL
5 29 (58.00%) Windows
6 28 (56.00%) Microsoft
7 24 (48.00%) Agile Software Development
8 22 (44.00%) Migration
9 18 (36.00%) MS Excel
10 17 (34.00%) VBA
11 16 (32.00%) MS Access
11 16 (32.00%) SDLC
12 15 (30.00%) Office 365
12 15 (30.00%) Microsoft Azure
12 15 (30.00%) T-SQL
12 15 (30.00%) C#
12 15 (30.00%) ASP.NET
13 13 (26.00%) Windows XP
13 13 (26.00%) SQL Server 2008
13 13 (26.00%) SQL Server 2005
13 13 (26.00%) Unit Testing
14 12 (24.00%) SQL Server 2014
15 11 (22.00%) Windows 10
15 11 (22.00%) ASP.NET MVC
15 11 (22.00%) SQL Server 2000
15 11 (22.00%) MVC
15 11 (22.00%) Data Analysis
16 10 (20.00%) Release Management
17 9 (18.00%) Security Cleared

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 (12.00%) SharePoint
2 3 (6.00%) CMS
2 3 (6.00%) IBM Domino
2 3 (6.00%) IBM Notes
2 3 (6.00%) IIS
2 3 (6.00%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (4.00%) JBoss
3 2 (4.00%) Tomcat
3 2 (4.00%) WebSphere
3 2 (4.00%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (2.00%) Confluence
4 1 (2.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (2.00%) WordPress
Applications
1 18 (36.00%) MS Excel
2 4 (8.00%) MS Office
2 4 (8.00%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (2.00%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 1 (2.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (2.00%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 15 (30.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 15 (30.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.00%) DNS
1 2 (4.00%) NetScaler
1 2 (4.00%) SSL
1 2 (4.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.00%) DHCP
2 1 (2.00%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (72.00%) SQL Server
2 16 (32.00%) MS Access
3 13 (26.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 13 (26.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 12 (24.00%) SQL Server 2014
5 11 (22.00%) SQL Server 2000
6 5 (10.00%) Crystal Reports
7 4 (8.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (6.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 2 (4.00%) InterSystems Cache
9 2 (4.00%) SQL Server 2012
10 1 (2.00%) BusinessObjects
10 1 (2.00%) MySQL
10 1 (2.00%) Oracle Database
10 1 (2.00%) Oracle Reports
10 1 (2.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (6.00%) JIRA
2 3 (6.00%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.00%) Oracle Forms
General
1 7 (14.00%) Finance
2 3 (6.00%) Prime Brokerage
3 2 (4.00%) Back Office
3 2 (4.00%) Banking
3 2 (4.00%) Corporate Banking
3 2 (4.00%) Front Office
3 2 (4.00%) Legal
4 1 (2.00%) Advertising
4 1 (2.00%) Electronics
4 1 (2.00%) Law
4 1 (2.00%) Local Government
4 1 (2.00%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.00%) Marketing
4 1 (2.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 40 (80.00%) Developer
2 22 (44.00%) VB Developer
3 20 (40.00%) VB6 Developer
4 16 (32.00%) .NET Developer
5 10 (20.00%) Access Developer
6 8 (16.00%) Access VBA Developer
6 8 (16.00%) Excel Developer
6 8 (16.00%) Excel VBA Developer
6 8 (16.00%) SQL Developer
6 8 (16.00%) VB VBA Developer
6 8 (16.00%) VBA Developer
7 7 (14.00%) C# Developer
7 7 (14.00%) VB.NET Developer
8 6 (12.00%) Microsoft Developer
9 5 (10.00%) C# .NET Developer
9 5 (10.00%) SQL Server Developer
10 4 (8.00%) Applications Developer
10 4 (8.00%) Senior Developer
11 3 (6.00%) Analyst
11 3 (6.00%) Lotus Notes Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (80.00%) .NET
2 15 (30.00%) ASP.NET
3 11 (22.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 7 (14.00%) WinForms
5 5 (10.00%) WCF
5 5 (10.00%) XML
6 4 (8.00%) jQuery
6 4 (8.00%) RESTful
7 2 (4.00%) .NET Framework
7 2 (4.00%) ADO.NET
7 2 (4.00%) Ajax
7 2 (4.00%) CSS
7 2 (4.00%) HTML
7 2 (4.00%) ODBC
7 2 (4.00%) WebSphere MQ
7 2 (4.00%) WPF
7 2 (4.00%) XSL
8 1 (2.00%) J2EE
8 1 (2.00%) JSP
8 1 (2.00%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 9 (18.00%) Client/Server
2 5 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (8.00%) Inversion of Control
4 2 (4.00%) Equities
4 2 (4.00%) PACS
4 2 (4.00%) SWIFT
4 2 (4.00%) Wiki
5 1 (2.00%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.00%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 29 (58.00%) Windows
2 13 (26.00%) Windows XP
3 11 (22.00%) Windows 10
4 3 (6.00%) Windows Server
5 2 (4.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (4.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (4.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (2.00%) AIX
6 1 (2.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (48.00%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (44.00%) Migration
3 16 (32.00%) SDLC
4 13 (26.00%) Unit Testing
5 11 (22.00%) Data Analysis
5 11 (22.00%) MVC
6 10 (20.00%) Release Management
7 6 (12.00%) TDD
8 3 (6.00%) Functional Testing
8 3 (6.00%) ITIL
8 3 (6.00%) SOLID
9 2 (4.00%) Load Balancing
9 2 (4.00%) Performance Tuning
9 2 (4.00%) Scrum
9 2 (4.00%) Waterfall
10 1 (2.00%) Business Continuity
10 1 (2.00%) Change Management
10 1 (2.00%) Disaster Recovery
10 1 (2.00%) Programme Management
10 1 (2.00%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 50 (100.00%) VB
2 38 (76.00%) VB.NET
3 29 (58.00%) SQL
4 17 (34.00%) VBA
5 15 (30.00%) C#
5 15 (30.00%) T-SQL
6 9 (18.00%) JavaScript
7 2 (4.00%) Java
7 2 (4.00%) PowerShell
8 1 (2.00%) PHP
8 1 (2.00%) UniBasic
8 1 (2.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 9 (18.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (10.00%) CTC Cleared
3 2 (4.00%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.00%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (4.00%) DICOM
2 2 (4.00%) HL7
3 1 (2.00%) PCI DSS
3 1 (2.00%) QA
System Software
1 4 (8.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 28 (56.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (10.00%) Oracle
3 3 (6.00%) Lotus
3 3 (6.00%) Sybase
4 2 (4.00%) Perforce
5 1 (2.00%) Atlassian
5 1 (2.00%) InterSystems
5 1 (2.00%) Northgate
5 1 (2.00%) PTC
5 1 (2.00%) Redback
5 1 (2.00%) SAP
London
CPS Group Limited
Rate: Flexible D.O.E
Posted: 8 days ago
London
People Source Consulting
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 10 days ago