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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
Rank 415 411 412
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +1
Contract jobs citing VB6 21 23 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.095% 0.098% 0.076%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.22% 0.23% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 8 16
Median daily rate £350 £391 £408
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.54% -4.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £326 £374
10% offered a daily rate of more than £457 £450 £663
UK excluding London median daily rate £335 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.07% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 - £35.00
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
9734 10010 9830
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 43.97% 42.51% 41.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 7316 7319 7041
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 £600 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 90 66
Median hourly rate £40.00 £27.78 £34.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+43.98% -18.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.85 £16.49 £16.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £52.17 £53.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-0.66% +7.85%

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 30 July 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 30 July 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 +43 4 £300 -21.56% 2
Docklands, London - 3 £240 -
Kingston Upon Thames - 2 £383 -
Surbiton - 1 - -
Uxbridge - 1 - -
Canary Wharf - 1 - -
VB6
England

VB6
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 47 (100.00%) VB
2 36 (76.60%) SQL
3 34 (72.34%) .NET
4 27 (57.45%) SQL Server
5 17 (36.17%) XML
6 16 (34.04%) VBA
6 16 (34.04%) Finance
7 15 (31.91%) C#
8 14 (29.79%) VB.NET
8 14 (29.79%) CSS
9 13 (27.66%) T-SQL
9 13 (27.66%) PL/SQL
10 12 (25.53%) C++
10 12 (25.53%) Oracle
10 12 (25.53%) Front Office
11 11 (23.40%) HTML
11 11 (23.40%) Oracle Database
12 10 (21.28%) Analytical Skills
12 10 (21.28%) Java
12 10 (21.28%) ASP.NET
12 10 (21.28%) Windows
13 9 (19.15%) Agile Software Development
13 9 (19.15%) Web Services
14 8 (17.02%) JavaScript
14 8 (17.02%) PHP
14 8 (17.02%) J2EE
14 8 (17.02%) Apache Flex
14 8 (17.02%) jQuery
15 7 (14.89%) MVC
15 7 (14.89%) Firewall

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 7 (14.89%) WebLogic
2 5 (10.64%) IIS
3 1 (2.13%) CMS
3 1 (2.13%) EPiServer CMS
3 1 (2.13%) OpenEdge
3 1 (2.13%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (4.26%) MS Excel
1 2 (4.26%) MS Office
1 2 (4.26%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (2.13%) FrameMaker
Business Applications
1 3 (6.38%) FINCAD Analytics
2 1 (2.13%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.26%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (14.89%) Firewall
1 7 (14.89%) Internet
1 7 (14.89%) LDAP
2 1 (2.13%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (57.45%) SQL Server
2 11 (23.40%) Oracle Database
3 2 (4.26%) Crystal Reports
3 2 (4.26%) Relational Database
3 2 (4.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (2.13%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (2.13%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 7 (14.89%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (12.77%) ClearQuest
3 3 (6.38%) Visual Studio
4 1 (2.13%) Subversion
General
1 16 (34.04%) Finance
2 12 (25.53%) Front Office
3 3 (6.38%) Banking
4 2 (4.26%) Investment Banking
5 1 (2.13%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 30 (63.83%) Developer
2 15 (31.91%) .NET Developer
3 10 (21.28%) VBA Developer
4 9 (19.15%) Applications Support
4 9 (19.15%) Excel Developer
4 9 (19.15%) Excel VBA Developer
5 8 (17.02%) VB.NET Developer
6 7 (14.89%) Support Officer
7 5 (10.64%) Architect
7 5 (10.64%) Software Architect
7 5 (10.64%) VB Developer
7 5 (10.64%) VB6 Developer
8 4 (8.51%) SQL Developer
9 3 (6.38%) C# Developer
9 3 (6.38%) C++ Developer
9 3 (6.38%) Lead .NET Developer
9 3 (6.38%) Lead Developer
9 3 (6.38%) Quantitative Developer
10 2 (4.26%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
10 2 (4.26%) Azure Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (72.34%) .NET
2 17 (36.17%) XML
3 14 (29.79%) CSS
4 11 (23.40%) HTML
5 10 (21.28%) ASP.NET
6 9 (19.15%) Web Services
7 8 (17.02%) Apache Flex
7 8 (17.02%) J2EE
7 8 (17.02%) jQuery
8 7 (14.89%) AngularJS
8 7 (14.89%) JSP
8 7 (14.89%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 6 (12.77%) ASP.NET Web API
9 6 (12.77%) WinForms
10 5 (10.64%) ActiveX
10 5 (10.64%) ASP.NET MVC
11 4 (8.51%) JSON
11 4 (8.51%) XSD
12 3 (6.38%) .NET Framework
12 3 (6.38%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 10 (21.28%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (14.89%) Fixed Income
3 6 (12.77%) Reference Data
4 3 (6.38%) Derivative
5 2 (4.26%) Management Information System
6 1 (2.13%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 10 (21.28%) Windows
2 1 (2.13%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (2.13%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (19.15%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (14.89%) MVC
3 6 (12.77%) Continuous Improvement
3 6 (12.77%) Data Management
3 6 (12.77%) Risk Management
4 5 (10.64%) Software Engineering
5 4 (8.51%) Change Management
5 4 (8.51%) Scrum
6 3 (6.38%) Asset Management
6 3 (6.38%) ITIL
6 3 (6.38%) Migration
6 3 (6.38%) OO
7 2 (4.26%) Automated Testing
7 2 (4.26%) Data Modelling
7 2 (4.26%) Investment Management
7 2 (4.26%) Process Management
7 2 (4.26%) Release Management
7 2 (4.26%) SDLC
7 2 (4.26%) Unit Testing
7 2 (4.26%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 47 (100.00%) VB
2 36 (76.60%) SQL
3 16 (34.04%) VBA
4 15 (31.91%) C#
5 14 (29.79%) VB.NET
6 13 (27.66%) PL/SQL
6 13 (27.66%) T-SQL
7 12 (25.53%) C++
8 10 (21.28%) Java
9 8 (17.02%) JavaScript
9 8 (17.02%) PHP
10 7 (14.89%) Python
11 4 (8.51%) VBScript
12 3 (6.38%) C++/CLI
13 2 (4.26%) XAML
14 1 (2.13%) Delphi
14 1 (2.13%) Perl
Qualifications
1 3 (6.38%) PhD
2 2 (4.26%) Degree
2 2 (4.26%) MCSD
2 2 (4.26%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.13%) CTC Cleared
3 1 (2.13%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.38%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.13%) BitLocker
Vendors
1 12 (25.53%) Oracle
2 6 (12.77%) BEA
2 6 (12.77%) IBM
3 3 (6.38%) Microsoft
4 2 (4.26%) DevExpress
5 1 (2.13%) EPiServer
5 1 (2.13%) Telerik