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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
Rank 389 402 378
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -24
Contract jobs citing VB6 24 18 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.10% 0.075% 0.20%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.24% 0.18% 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 10 41
Average daily rate
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£391 £388 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.96% -0.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £200 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £678 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £290 £295
% change year-on-year
+12.06% -1.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £30.25
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
10203 9961 10876
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 43.06% 41.60% 44.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 7532 7037 7751
Average daily rate £450 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.00% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 74 66 92
Average hourly rate £27.78 £37.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.92% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £15.38 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.92 £62.08 £59.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £35.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+11.42% +4.47%

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 4 September 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 4 September 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 5 £325 -53.57% 4
VB6
England

VB6
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 47 (100.00%) VB
2 37 (78.72%) .NET
3 31 (65.96%) C#
4 29 (61.70%) SQL Server
5 25 (53.19%) SQL
6 21 (44.68%) VB.NET
7 19 (40.43%) ASP.NET
8 18 (38.30%) CSS
9 17 (36.17%) XML
9 17 (36.17%) JavaScript
9 17 (36.17%) HTML
10 16 (34.04%) Windows
11 13 (27.66%) Oracle
11 13 (27.66%) Microsoft
11 13 (27.66%) WCF
11 13 (27.66%) WPF
11 13 (27.66%) SDLC
12 11 (23.40%) Finance
13 10 (21.28%) Agile Software Development
13 10 (21.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 10 (21.28%) Web Services
13 10 (21.28%) IIS
14 9 (19.15%) Active Directory
15 8 (17.02%) XHTML
15 8 (17.02%) T-SQL
15 8 (17.02%) .NET Framework
15 8 (17.02%) TDD
16 6 (12.77%) Banking
17 5 (10.64%) Internet
17 5 (10.64%) MS Excel

VB6
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 10 (21.28%) IIS
2 4 (8.51%) JBoss
2 4 (8.51%) Tomcat
2 4 (8.51%) WebSphere Application Server
2 4 (8.51%) WebSphere
3 3 (6.38%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (2.13%) CMS
Applications
1 5 (10.64%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.13%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.13%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 5 (10.64%) Internet
2 4 (8.51%) NetScaler
2 4 (8.51%) TCP/IP
2 4 (8.51%) DNS
2 4 (8.51%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (61.70%) SQL Server
2 10 (21.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (8.51%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (6.38%) Oracle Database
4 3 (6.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (6.38%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (6.38%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (4.26%) SQL Server 2000
5 2 (4.26%) DTS
5 2 (4.26%) Cognos Analysis Studio
5 2 (4.26%) Cognos Event Studio
5 2 (4.26%) Cognos Metric Studio
6 1 (2.13%) MongoDB
6 1 (2.13%) NoSQL
6 1 (2.13%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (2.13%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (2.13%) MS Access
6 1 (2.13%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (10.64%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (4.26%) Rational Rhapsody
3 1 (2.13%) MSBuild
3 1 (2.13%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.13%) Mercurial
3 1 (2.13%) Rhino Mocks
3 1 (2.13%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.13%) Subversion
3 1 (2.13%) JIRA
3 1 (2.13%) Git (software)
General
1 11 (23.40%) Finance
2 6 (12.77%) Banking
3 5 (10.64%) French Language
4 1 (2.13%) Japanese Language
4 1 (2.13%) Advertising
4 1 (2.13%) Retail
4 1 (2.13%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.13%) Retail Banking
4 1 (2.13%) Marketing
4 1 (2.13%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 35 (74.47%) Developer
2 12 (25.53%) .NET Developer
3 8 (17.02%) VB Developer
4 7 (14.89%) C# Developer
5 6 (12.77%) Senior Developer
5 6 (12.77%) VB6 Developer
6 5 (10.64%) VB.NET Developer
7 4 (8.51%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
7 4 (8.51%) C# .NET Developer
7 4 (8.51%) Senior C# Developer
7 4 (8.51%) Administrator
8 3 (6.38%) Analyst
8 3 (6.38%) Consultant
8 3 (6.38%) Applications Developer
8 3 (6.38%) Design Engineer
8 3 (6.38%) Senior Microsoft Developer
8 3 (6.38%) Senior .NET Developer
8 3 (6.38%) Microsoft Developer
9 2 (4.26%) Oracle Consultant
9 2 (4.26%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (78.72%) .NET
2 19 (40.43%) ASP.NET
3 18 (38.30%) CSS
4 17 (36.17%) HTML
4 17 (36.17%) XML
5 13 (27.66%) WCF
5 13 (27.66%) WPF
6 10 (21.28%) Web Services
7 8 (17.02%) .NET Framework
7 8 (17.02%) XHTML
8 5 (10.64%) Ajax
8 5 (10.64%) jQuery
9 4 (8.51%) WebSphere MQ
9 4 (8.51%) WinForms
9 4 (8.51%) XSL
9 4 (8.51%) XSLT
9 4 (8.51%) ADO.NET
10 3 (6.38%) Classic ASP
10 3 (6.38%) SOAP
10 3 (6.38%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.64%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.38%) Client/Server
2 3 (6.38%) Credit Risk
2 3 (6.38%) Data Extraction
3 2 (4.26%) Market Risk
3 2 (4.26%) N-Tier
3 2 (4.26%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.13%) Derivative
4 1 (2.13%) CMDB
4 1 (2.13%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 16 (34.04%) Windows
2 4 (8.51%) Windows Server 2012
2 4 (8.51%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (8.51%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (2.13%) Mac OS
3 1 (2.13%) Windows 8
3 1 (2.13%) UNIX
3 1 (2.13%) Linux
3 1 (2.13%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (27.66%) SDLC
2 10 (21.28%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (17.02%) TDD
4 5 (10.64%) Migration
4 5 (10.64%) Scrum
4 5 (10.64%) SOA
4 5 (10.64%) Unit Testing
4 5 (10.64%) Kanban
5 4 (8.51%) Load Balancing
5 4 (8.51%) User Acceptance Testing
5 4 (8.51%) Mentoring
5 4 (8.51%) MVC
5 4 (8.51%) E-Commerce
6 3 (6.38%) OO
6 3 (6.38%) ETL
6 3 (6.38%) Workflow
6 3 (6.38%) Content Management
6 3 (6.38%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (6.38%) System Testing
7 2 (4.26%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 47 (100.00%) VB
2 31 (65.96%) C#
3 25 (53.19%) SQL
4 21 (44.68%) VB.NET
5 17 (36.17%) JavaScript
6 8 (17.02%) T-SQL
7 5 (10.64%) PL/SQL
7 5 (10.64%) VBA
8 4 (8.51%) PowerShell
9 2 (4.26%) PHP
10 1 (2.13%) C++
10 1 (2.13%) Java
10 1 (2.13%) XAML
10 1 (2.13%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (6.38%) Degree
2 2 (4.26%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.13%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.13%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.26%) QA
1 2 (4.26%) HL7
System Software
1 9 (19.15%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 13 (27.66%) Oracle
1 13 (27.66%) Microsoft
2 3 (6.38%) Sitecore
2 3 (6.38%) Cognos
3 1 (2.13%) ServiceNow
London
Incite Insight
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 21 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £350.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 21 days ago
City of London
Deerfoot IT
Rate: £300 - £350 per day + 6 month term
Posted: 22 days ago