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 September 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 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
Rank 418 432 414
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -18
Contract jobs citing VB6 12 14 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.053% 0.060% 0.093%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.12% 0.14% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 6 10
Median daily rate £375 £391 £251
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.15% +55.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £325 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £391 £513 £396
UK excluding London median daily rate £309 £330 £309
% change year-on-year
-6.36% +6.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 - -
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
10285 10105 10240
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 45.07% 43.39% 41.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 7672 7570 7411
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 £315 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 68 66 65
Median hourly rate £32.50 £32.50 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.40 £16.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £44.90 £126.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.12% +11.42%

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 September 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 September 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 - 4 £386 -
City of London +13 1 £350 +7.69%
Docklands, London - 1 £240 -
Ilford - 1 £375 -
Uxbridge - 1 - -
VB6
England

VB6
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 32 (100.00%) VB
2 27 (84.38%) .NET
3 25 (78.13%) SQL
4 15 (46.88%) VB.NET
4 15 (46.88%) SQL Server
4 15 (46.88%) XML
5 13 (40.63%) CSS
5 13 (40.63%) PL/SQL
5 13 (40.63%) Oracle
6 12 (37.50%) JavaScript
7 11 (34.38%) Oracle Database
8 10 (31.25%) Analytical Skills
8 10 (31.25%) T-SQL
8 10 (31.25%) HTML
9 9 (28.13%) PHP
9 9 (28.13%) jQuery
10 8 (25.00%) Apache Flex
10 8 (25.00%) Java
10 8 (25.00%) J2EE
10 8 (25.00%) Web Services
11 7 (21.88%) ASP.NET
11 7 (21.88%) JSP
11 7 (21.88%) WebLogic
11 7 (21.88%) Windows
11 7 (21.88%) Firewall
11 7 (21.88%) LDAP
11 7 (21.88%) Internet
12 6 (18.75%) ASP.NET MVC
12 6 (18.75%) ClearQuest
12 6 (18.75%) BEA

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 (21.88%) WebLogic
2 4 (12.50%) IIS
2 4 (12.50%) SharePoint
3 3 (9.38%) CMS
3 3 (9.38%) IBM Domino
3 3 (9.38%) IBM Notes
3 3 (9.38%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (3.13%) OpenEdge
4 1 (3.13%) WordPress
Applications
1 5 (15.63%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.13%) InfoPath
2 1 (3.13%) MS Office
2 1 (3.13%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Unit4 Business World
Communications & Networking
1 7 (21.88%) Firewall
1 7 (21.88%) Internet
1 7 (21.88%) LDAP
2 1 (3.13%) DHCP
2 1 (3.13%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (46.88%) SQL Server
2 11 (34.38%) Oracle Database
3 4 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (9.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (6.25%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (3.13%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (3.13%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (3.13%) MS Access
6 1 (3.13%) MySQL
6 1 (3.13%) Relational Database
6 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 6 (18.75%) ClearQuest
2 5 (15.63%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (9.38%) Visual Studio
4 1 (3.13%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (3.13%) Subversion
General
1 2 (6.25%) Legal
2 1 (3.13%) Advertising
2 1 (3.13%) Finance
2 1 (3.13%) Front Office
2 1 (3.13%) Law
2 1 (3.13%) Local Government
2 1 (3.13%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 18 (56.25%) Developer
2 9 (28.13%) .NET Developer
3 7 (21.88%) Applications Support
3 7 (21.88%) Support Officer
3 7 (21.88%) VB.NET Developer
4 5 (15.63%) Architect
4 5 (15.63%) Software Architect
4 5 (15.63%) VB Developer
4 5 (15.63%) VB6 Developer
5 3 (9.38%) ASP.NET Developer
5 3 (9.38%) Lotus Notes Developer
5 3 (9.38%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (6.25%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 2 (6.25%) Lead .NET Developer
6 2 (6.25%) Lead Developer
6 2 (6.25%) VBA Developer
7 1 (3.13%) 2nd Line Support
7 1 (3.13%) Applications Developer
7 1 (3.13%) C++ Developer
7 1 (3.13%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (84.38%) .NET
2 15 (46.88%) XML
3 13 (40.63%) CSS
4 10 (31.25%) HTML
5 9 (28.13%) jQuery
6 8 (25.00%) Apache Flex
6 8 (25.00%) J2EE
6 8 (25.00%) Web Services
7 7 (21.88%) ASP.NET
7 7 (21.88%) JSP
8 6 (18.75%) ASP.NET MVC
9 5 (15.63%) ActiveX
9 5 (15.63%) AngularJS
9 5 (15.63%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 4 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web API
10 4 (12.50%) XSD
11 3 (9.38%) WinForms
11 3 (9.38%) XSL
12 2 (6.25%) JSON
12 2 (6.25%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 10 (31.25%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.25%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 7 (21.88%) Windows
2 1 (3.13%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (18.75%) MVC
2 5 (15.63%) Migration
3 4 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (12.50%) Change Management
3 4 (12.50%) Release Management
3 4 (12.50%) SDLC
4 3 (9.38%) ITIL
4 3 (9.38%) Software Engineering
5 2 (6.25%) Scrum
6 1 (3.13%) Cross-Browser Development
6 1 (3.13%) Customer Engagement
6 1 (3.13%) Front End Development
6 1 (3.13%) OOP
6 1 (3.13%) Refactoring
6 1 (3.13%) Responsive Web Design
6 1 (3.13%) SOLID
6 1 (3.13%) TDD
6 1 (3.13%) Technical Analysis
6 1 (3.13%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 32 (100.00%) VB
2 25 (78.13%) SQL
3 15 (46.88%) VB.NET
4 13 (40.63%) PL/SQL
5 12 (37.50%) JavaScript
6 10 (31.25%) T-SQL
7 9 (28.13%) PHP
8 8 (25.00%) Java
9 5 (15.63%) C#
9 5 (15.63%) VBA
9 5 (15.63%) VBScript
10 1 (3.13%) C++
10 1 (3.13%) Delphi
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.13%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.13%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 13 (40.63%) Oracle
2 6 (18.75%) BEA
2 6 (18.75%) IBM
3 5 (15.63%) Microsoft
4 3 (9.38%) Lotus
5 1 (3.13%) Northgate
5 1 (3.13%) PTC
5 1 (3.13%) Telerik