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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
Rank 402 393 377
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -16
Contract jobs citing VB6 22 19 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.094% 0.083% 0.16%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.22% 0.20% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 17 24
Average daily rate
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£413 £401 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.86% +17.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £326 £364 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £462 £660 £610
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £320
% change year-on-year
+1.56% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £39.52
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £35.00 £30.75
% change year-on-year
- +13.82%
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
9871 9585 9984
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 42.31% 41.83% 42.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 7239 6955 7071
Average daily rate £450 £430 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.65% -1.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 91 59 122
Average hourly rate £30.00 £31.99 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.22% -14.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.32 £16.65 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.19 £49.25 £51.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +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 3 July 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 3 July 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 -3 9 £400 -25.58% 1
VB6
England

VB6
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 53 (100.00%) VB
2 42 (79.25%) .NET
3 32 (60.38%) C#
4 29 (54.72%) SQL
5 27 (50.94%) SQL Server
6 22 (41.51%) VB.NET
7 17 (32.08%) CSS
8 16 (30.19%) XML
8 16 (30.19%) Windows
9 15 (28.30%) JavaScript
10 14 (26.42%) Agile Software Development
11 13 (24.53%) Finance
11 13 (24.53%) HTML
11 13 (24.53%) WCF
11 13 (24.53%) WPF
12 12 (22.64%) Web Services
12 12 (22.64%) Microsoft
12 12 (22.64%) TDD
13 11 (20.75%) Oracle
13 11 (20.75%) ASP.NET
13 11 (20.75%) SDLC
14 10 (18.87%) T-SQL
15 9 (16.98%) SOA
15 9 (16.98%) Unit Testing
15 9 (16.98%) Team Foundation Server
16 8 (15.09%) Active Directory
16 8 (15.09%) PL/SQL
16 8 (15.09%) WinForms
16 8 (15.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 7 (13.21%) IIS

VB6
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 7 (13.21%) IIS
1 7 (13.21%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (3.77%) CMS
2 2 (3.77%) Confluence
2 2 (3.77%) Node.js
3 1 (1.89%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.89%) JBoss
3 1 (1.89%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.89%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (1.89%) WebLogic
Applications
1 4 (7.55%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.89%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.89%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.89%) FINCAD Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 6 (11.32%) Internet
2 2 (3.77%) SMTP
3 1 (1.89%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.89%) DNS
3 1 (1.89%) SSL
3 1 (1.89%) Firewall
3 1 (1.89%) NetScaler
3 1 (1.89%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (50.94%) SQL Server
2 8 (15.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (11.32%) Oracle Database
4 5 (9.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (7.55%) SQL Server 2005
5 4 (7.55%) Oracle Database 11g
5 4 (7.55%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (5.66%) SQL Server 2000
7 2 (3.77%) DTS
8 1 (1.89%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (1.89%) MySQL
8 1 (1.89%) MongoDB
8 1 (1.89%) NoSQL
8 1 (1.89%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 9 (16.98%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (9.43%) Subversion
3 4 (7.55%) Rhino Mocks
3 4 (7.55%) Jenkins
4 3 (5.66%) Git (software)
5 2 (3.77%) NSubstitute
5 2 (3.77%) Rational Rhapsody
5 2 (3.77%) MSBuild
5 2 (3.77%) SpecFlow
6 1 (1.89%) JIRA
6 1 (1.89%) Mercurial
6 1 (1.89%) JUnit
6 1 (1.89%) Visual Studio
6 1 (1.89%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (1.89%) ClearQuest
6 1 (1.89%) Introscope
General
1 13 (24.53%) Finance
2 5 (9.43%) French Language
3 2 (3.77%) Banking
4 1 (1.89%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.89%) Law
4 1 (1.89%) Advertising
4 1 (1.89%) Japanese Language
4 1 (1.89%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 40 (75.47%) Developer
2 10 (18.87%) .NET Developer
3 9 (16.98%) VB Developer
4 8 (15.09%) VB6 Developer
4 8 (15.09%) C# Developer
5 7 (13.21%) Senior Developer
6 6 (11.32%) AWS Developer
7 4 (7.55%) Senior .NET Developer
8 3 (5.66%) Microsoft Developer
8 3 (5.66%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
8 3 (5.66%) Senior C# Developer
8 3 (5.66%) Senior Microsoft Developer
8 3 (5.66%) Programmer
8 3 (5.66%) VB.NET Developer
8 3 (5.66%) Applications Support
8 3 (5.66%) Consultant
8 3 (5.66%) Applications Developer
8 3 (5.66%) Design Engineer
9 2 (3.77%) Build Engineer
9 2 (3.77%) Classic ASP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (79.25%) .NET
2 17 (32.08%) CSS
3 16 (30.19%) XML
4 13 (24.53%) HTML
4 13 (24.53%) WCF
4 13 (24.53%) WPF
5 12 (22.64%) Web Services
6 11 (20.75%) ASP.NET
7 8 (15.09%) WinForms
8 6 (11.32%) ActiveX
8 6 (11.32%) XHTML
8 6 (11.32%) WF
9 4 (7.55%) jQuery
9 4 (7.55%) .NET Framework
9 4 (7.55%) Classic ASP
10 3 (5.66%) SOAP
10 3 (5.66%) XSD
10 3 (5.66%) XSL
10 3 (5.66%) XSLT
10 3 (5.66%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.32%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (5.66%) Client/Server
3 2 (3.77%) N-Tier
3 2 (3.77%) Data Centre
3 2 (3.77%) User Experience
4 1 (1.89%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (1.89%) Fixed Income
4 1 (1.89%) Equities
4 1 (1.89%) Derivative
4 1 (1.89%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.89%) CMDB
4 1 (1.89%) Credit Risk
4 1 (1.89%) Data Extraction
4 1 (1.89%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 16 (30.19%) Windows
2 1 (1.89%) Linux
2 1 (1.89%) Windows XP
2 1 (1.89%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (1.89%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (1.89%) Mac OS
2 1 (1.89%) Windows 8
2 1 (1.89%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (1.89%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (26.42%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (22.64%) TDD
3 11 (20.75%) SDLC
4 9 (16.98%) Unit Testing
4 9 (16.98%) SOA
5 5 (9.43%) MVC
5 5 (9.43%) Migration
5 5 (9.43%) Mentoring
6 4 (7.55%) User Acceptance Testing
6 4 (7.55%) Workflow
6 4 (7.55%) ETL
6 4 (7.55%) OO
6 4 (7.55%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (7.55%) Kanban
7 3 (5.66%) System Testing
7 3 (5.66%) Content Management
7 3 (5.66%) Software Engineering
7 3 (5.66%) E-Commerce
7 3 (5.66%) Scrum
7 3 (5.66%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 53 (100.00%) VB
2 32 (60.38%) C#
3 29 (54.72%) SQL
4 22 (41.51%) VB.NET
5 15 (28.30%) JavaScript
6 10 (18.87%) T-SQL
7 8 (15.09%) PL/SQL
8 7 (13.21%) VBA
9 5 (9.43%) Java
10 4 (7.55%) VBScript
11 3 (5.66%) PHP
12 2 (3.77%) C++
12 2 (3.77%) F#
13 1 (1.89%) XAML
13 1 (1.89%) C++/CLI
13 1 (1.89%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (5.66%) Degree
2 1 (1.89%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.89%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.55%) QA
2 2 (3.77%) HL7
3 1 (1.89%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (15.09%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 12 (22.64%) Microsoft
2 11 (20.75%) Oracle
3 2 (3.77%) Sitecore
4 1 (1.89%) ServiceNow
4 1 (1.89%) Business Objects
4 1 (1.89%) Vignette
4 1 (1.89%) Siebel
4 1 (1.89%) IBM
4 1 (1.89%) BEA
4 1 (1.89%) TIBCO
4 1 (1.89%) Metastorm
4 1 (1.89%) OpenText