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 21 November 2014 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
Rank 376 379 382
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +3
Contract jobs citing VB6 43 40 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.18% 0.16% 0.054%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.42% 0.39% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 31 8
Average daily rate
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£375 £395 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.06% +5.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £325 £271
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £26.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- -24.28%
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
10138 10253 9140
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 42.42% 41.04% 40.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 7655 7450 6552
Average daily rate £450 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 90 97
Average hourly rate £29.00 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.14% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.70 £17.60 £14.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.60 £55.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%

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 21 November 2014.

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 21 November 2014. 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 +17 22 £385 +2.66% 2
Enfield - 3 £250 - 1
Hounslow - - - -
Romford - - - -
VB6
England

VB6
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, 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 62 (100.00%) VB
2 42 (67.74%) .NET
3 30 (48.39%) SQL
4 23 (37.10%) C#
5 22 (35.48%) JavaScript
5 22 (35.48%) SQL Server
5 22 (35.48%) XML
6 20 (32.26%) VBScript
6 20 (32.26%) Agile Software Development
7 17 (27.42%) CSS
8 16 (25.81%) Finance
9 15 (24.19%) ASP.NET
10 14 (22.58%) IIS
10 14 (22.58%) PL/SQL
11 13 (20.97%) Oracle
11 13 (20.97%) XSD
11 13 (20.97%) WCF
12 11 (17.74%) Windows
12 11 (17.74%) ActiveX
12 11 (17.74%) Microsoft
12 11 (17.74%) Java
12 11 (17.74%) VBA
13 10 (16.13%) XSL
13 10 (16.13%) Web Services
13 10 (16.13%) Oracle Database
14 9 (14.52%) Banking
14 9 (14.52%) HTML
15 8 (12.90%) Business Objects
15 8 (12.90%) Sybase
15 8 (12.90%) OO

VB6
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, 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 14 (22.58%) IIS
2 2 (3.23%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.61%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (1.61%) WebLogic
Applications
1 8 (12.90%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.61%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 7 (11.29%) CODA-Financials
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.23%) SSL
2 1 (1.61%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (35.48%) SQL Server
2 10 (16.13%) Oracle Database
3 7 (11.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 7 (11.29%) BusinessObjects XI
3 7 (11.29%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (8.06%) SQL Server 2005
5 4 (6.45%) SQL Server 2000
5 4 (6.45%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.61%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (1.61%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (1.61%) MS Access
6 1 (1.61%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.61%) SQL Navigator
6 1 (1.61%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (1.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.61%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (11.29%) Visual Studio
2 3 (4.84%) JUnit
2 3 (4.84%) NUnit
2 3 (4.84%) Rhino Mocks
3 2 (3.23%) MSBuild
3 2 (3.23%) ClearQuest
3 2 (3.23%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (1.61%) Rational Rose
4 1 (1.61%) Toad
4 1 (1.61%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.61%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 16 (25.81%) Finance
2 9 (14.52%) Banking
3 1 (1.61%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 41 (66.13%) Developer
2 13 (20.97%) VB Developer
3 11 (17.74%) Analyst
3 11 (17.74%) Applications Support
4 10 (16.13%) VB6 Developer
5 9 (14.52%) .NET Developer
6 7 (11.29%) Applications Developer
6 7 (11.29%) Financial Analyst
6 7 (11.29%) Support Analyst
7 4 (6.45%) .NET Applications Developer
7 4 (6.45%) Senior Developer
7 4 (6.45%) ASP Developer
8 3 (4.84%) SQL Developer
8 3 (4.84%) Business Objects Analyst
8 3 (4.84%) Software Developer
8 3 (4.84%) C# Developer
8 3 (4.84%) Applications Support Analyst
8 3 (4.84%) Quantitative Developer
9 2 (3.23%) Senior VB Developer
9 2 (3.23%) Senior VB6 Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (67.74%) .NET
2 22 (35.48%) XML
3 17 (27.42%) CSS
4 15 (24.19%) ASP.NET
5 13 (20.97%) XSD
5 13 (20.97%) WCF
6 11 (17.74%) ActiveX
7 10 (16.13%) XSL
7 10 (16.13%) Web Services
8 9 (14.52%) HTML
9 7 (11.29%) .NET Framework
10 6 (9.68%) XSLT
10 6 (9.68%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 5 (8.06%) Classic ASP
12 4 (6.45%) jQuery
12 4 (6.45%) MSMQ
12 4 (6.45%) COM+
13 3 (4.84%) ADO.NET
13 3 (4.84%) Ajax
13 3 (4.84%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 7 (11.29%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.84%) W3C
3 2 (3.23%) Fixed Income
3 2 (3.23%) Derivative
3 2 (3.23%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.61%) User Experience
4 1 (1.61%) Interest Rate Derivative
4 1 (1.61%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.61%) Equities
4 1 (1.61%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.61%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 11 (17.74%) Windows
2 5 (8.06%) Windows XP
3 4 (6.45%) Windows 7
4 2 (3.23%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (3.23%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (32.26%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (12.90%) OO
3 7 (11.29%) MVC
4 6 (9.68%) Unit Testing
5 5 (8.06%) TDD
6 4 (6.45%) Data Modelling
7 3 (4.84%) SOA
7 3 (4.84%) Use Case
7 3 (4.84%) Asset Management
7 3 (4.84%) Workflow
7 3 (4.84%) Validation
7 3 (4.84%) UML
7 3 (4.84%) Project Management
8 2 (3.23%) Multithreading
8 2 (3.23%) Kanban
8 2 (3.23%) OOP
8 2 (3.23%) DSDM
8 2 (3.23%) Content Management
8 2 (3.23%) Data Analysis
8 2 (3.23%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 62 (100.00%) VB
2 30 (48.39%) SQL
3 23 (37.10%) C#
4 22 (35.48%) JavaScript
5 20 (32.26%) VBScript
6 14 (22.58%) PL/SQL
7 11 (17.74%) Java
7 11 (17.74%) VBA
8 7 (11.29%) VB.NET
9 5 (8.06%) T-SQL
10 3 (4.84%) C++
11 2 (3.23%) XAML
12 1 (1.61%) PowerShell
12 1 (1.61%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 4 (6.45%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (3.23%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.61%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.23%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 13 (20.97%) Oracle
2 11 (17.74%) Microsoft
3 8 (12.90%) Sybase
3 8 (12.90%) Business Objects
4 7 (11.29%) CODA
5 3 (4.84%) Sitecore
6 2 (3.23%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (1.61%) IBM
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