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 6 December 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
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
Rank 407 423 385
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -38
Contract jobs citing VB6 24 6 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.11% 0.027% 0.19%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.24% 0.061% 0.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 2 30
Median daily rate £365 £415 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.04% +10.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £407 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £407 £423 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £315 £373 £313
% change year-on-year
-15.43% +19.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 -
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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
10069 9910 10037
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 45.71% 44.37% 42.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 7540 7453 7659
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 £348 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 69 52
Median hourly rate £35.69 £24.23 £25.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+47.27% -5.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.12 £16.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £52.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%

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 6 December 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 6 December 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
Kingston Upon Thames - 5 £365 -
City of London +2 2 £360 -13.25% 1
Westminster - 2 £373 -
Canary Wharf - 1 - -
VB6
England

VB6
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 6 December 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%) .NET
3 24 (64.86%) VB.NET
3 24 (64.86%) SQL
4 23 (62.16%) SQL Server
5 20 (54.05%) Microsoft
6 18 (48.65%) Windows
7 16 (43.24%) Agile Software Development
8 15 (40.54%) Migration
9 13 (35.14%) SDLC
10 12 (32.43%) T-SQL
10 12 (32.43%) MS Excel
11 11 (29.73%) VBA
12 10 (27.03%) MS Access
13 9 (24.32%) C#
13 9 (24.32%) JavaScript
13 9 (24.32%) ASP.NET
13 9 (24.32%) Office 365
13 9 (24.32%) Microsoft Azure
14 8 (21.62%) ASP.NET MVC
14 8 (21.62%) MVC
15 7 (18.92%) Unit Testing
15 7 (18.92%) Release Management
16 6 (16.22%) jQuery
16 6 (16.22%) SQL Server 2005
16 6 (16.22%) Security Cleared
16 6 (16.22%) SQL Server 2008
16 6 (16.22%) Team Foundation Server
16 6 (16.22%) WinForms
16 6 (16.22%) Oracle

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 5 (13.51%) SharePoint
2 3 (8.11%) CMS
2 3 (8.11%) IBM Domino
2 3 (8.11%) IBM Notes
2 3 (8.11%) SharePoint 2013
2 3 (8.11%) WebLogic
3 1 (2.70%) Confluence
3 1 (2.70%) IIS
3 1 (2.70%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (2.70%) WordPress
Applications
1 12 (32.43%) MS Excel
2 3 (8.11%) MS Office
2 3 (8.11%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (2.70%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 1 (2.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (2.70%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 9 (24.32%) Microsoft Azure
1 9 (24.32%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.11%) Firewall
1 3 (8.11%) Internet
1 3 (8.11%) LDAP
2 1 (2.70%) DHCP
2 1 (2.70%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (62.16%) SQL Server
2 10 (27.03%) MS Access
3 6 (16.22%) SQL Server 2005
3 6 (16.22%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (13.51%) Crystal Reports
4 5 (13.51%) SQL Server 2000
4 5 (13.51%) SQL Server 2014
5 4 (10.81%) Oracle Database
5 4 (10.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (8.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (5.41%) InterSystems Cache
8 1 (2.70%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (2.70%) MySQL
8 1 (2.70%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (2.70%) Relational Database
8 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 6 (16.22%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (8.11%) ClearQuest
3 2 (5.41%) JIRA
3 2 (5.41%) Visual Studio
4 1 (2.70%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (2.70%) Subversion
General
1 5 (13.51%) Finance
2 2 (5.41%) Legal
2 2 (5.41%) Prime Brokerage
3 1 (2.70%) Advertising
3 1 (2.70%) Back Office
3 1 (2.70%) Banking
3 1 (2.70%) Corporate Banking
3 1 (2.70%) Electronics
3 1 (2.70%) Front Office
3 1 (2.70%) Law
3 1 (2.70%) Local Government
3 1 (2.70%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.70%) Marketing
3 1 (2.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 29 (78.38%) Developer
2 14 (37.84%) VB Developer
3 13 (35.14%) VB6 Developer
4 11 (29.73%) .NET Developer
5 7 (18.92%) SQL Developer
6 5 (13.51%) Access Developer
6 5 (13.51%) VB.NET Developer
7 4 (10.81%) Access VBA Developer
7 4 (10.81%) C# Developer
7 4 (10.81%) Excel Developer
7 4 (10.81%) Excel VBA Developer
7 4 (10.81%) Senior Developer
7 4 (10.81%) SQL Server Developer
7 4 (10.81%) VB VBA Developer
7 4 (10.81%) VBA Developer
8 3 (8.11%) Applications Developer
8 3 (8.11%) Applications Support
8 3 (8.11%) C# .NET Developer
8 3 (8.11%) Lotus Notes Developer
8 3 (8.11%) Microsoft Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (75.68%) .NET
2 9 (24.32%) ASP.NET
3 8 (21.62%) ASP.NET MVC
4 6 (16.22%) jQuery
4 6 (16.22%) WinForms
5 5 (13.51%) XML
6 4 (10.81%) CSS
6 4 (10.81%) HTML
6 4 (10.81%) RESTful
6 4 (10.81%) Web Services
7 3 (8.11%) AngularJS
7 3 (8.11%) Apache Flex
7 3 (8.11%) J2EE
7 3 (8.11%) JSP
7 3 (8.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 2 (5.41%) ASP.NET Web API
8 2 (5.41%) JSON
8 2 (5.41%) WCF
9 1 (2.70%) Entity Framework
9 1 (2.70%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 6 (16.22%) Client/Server
2 4 (10.81%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (8.11%) Inversion of Control
4 2 (5.41%) PACS
5 1 (2.70%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.70%) Equities
5 1 (2.70%) SWIFT
5 1 (2.70%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 18 (48.65%) Windows
2 6 (16.22%) Windows XP
3 5 (13.51%) Windows 10
4 1 (2.70%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (43.24%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (40.54%) Migration
3 13 (35.14%) SDLC
4 8 (21.62%) MVC
5 7 (18.92%) Release Management
5 7 (18.92%) Unit Testing
6 5 (13.51%) Data Analysis
6 5 (13.51%) TDD
7 3 (8.11%) SOLID
8 2 (5.41%) Functional Testing
8 2 (5.41%) ITIL
9 1 (2.70%) Business Intelligence
9 1 (2.70%) ITSM
9 1 (2.70%) OO
9 1 (2.70%) OOA/OOD
9 1 (2.70%) OOP
9 1 (2.70%) Project Management
9 1 (2.70%) SOA
9 1 (2.70%) Software Engineering
9 1 (2.70%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 37 (100.00%) VB
2 24 (64.86%) SQL
2 24 (64.86%) VB.NET
3 12 (32.43%) T-SQL
4 11 (29.73%) VBA
5 9 (24.32%) C#
5 9 (24.32%) JavaScript
6 4 (10.81%) Java
6 4 (10.81%) PHP
7 3 (8.11%) PL/SQL
8 1 (2.70%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 6 (16.22%) Security Cleared
2 3 (8.11%) CTC Cleared
3 1 (2.70%) ISEB
3 1 (2.70%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.41%) DICOM
1 2 (5.41%) Disclosure Scotland
1 2 (5.41%) HL7
2 1 (2.70%) QA
System Software
1 2 (5.41%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 20 (54.05%) Microsoft
2 6 (16.22%) Oracle
3 3 (8.11%) BEA
3 3 (8.11%) IBM
3 3 (8.11%) Lotus
4 2 (5.41%) Sybase
5 1 (2.70%) Atlassian
5 1 (2.70%) InterSystems
5 1 (2.70%) Northgate
5 1 (2.70%) Perforce
5 1 (2.70%) PTC
5 1 (2.70%) SAP
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