The table below looks at the statistics for VB6 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VB6 over the 3 months to 17 January 2017 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
North West / Manchester
Rank 89 - 88
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing VB6 1 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.072% - 0.15%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.17% - 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Median daily rate - - £300
UK excluding London median daily rate £293 £370 £305
% change year-on-year
-20.94% +21.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £37.25 -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Manchester region.

Programming Languages Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
578 763 508
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 41.40% 39.57% 36.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 403 462 353
Median daily rate £388 £350 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% +1.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £294 £260 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 27 9
Median hourly rate £35.00 £29.00 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.68% +20.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.54 £14.00 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £40.00 £38.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £39.00 £35.18
% change year-on-year
+5.12% +10.87%

VB6
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Manchester region citing VB6 as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Programming Languages category.

VB6 Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

VB6
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing VB6 across the Manchester region.

VB6 Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

VB6
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing VB6 across the Manchester region.

VB6 Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

VB6
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, 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 Manchester region with a requirement for VB6.

1 10 (100.00%) T-SQL
1 10 (100.00%) VB
1 10 (100.00%) .NET
1 10 (100.00%) C#
1 10 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 10 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 8 (80.00%) .NET Framework
2 8 (80.00%) Entity Framework
2 8 (80.00%) ASP.NET
2 8 (80.00%) SOAP
2 8 (80.00%) Web Services
2 8 (80.00%) XML
2 8 (80.00%) WinForms
3 6 (60.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (40.00%) Unit Testing
4 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (40.00%) Moq
4 4 (40.00%) NUnit
4 4 (40.00%) Windows
5 2 (20.00%) Visual Studio
5 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
5 2 (20.00%) SQL
5 2 (20.00%) Oracle
5 2 (20.00%) Billing
5 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (20.00%) TDD
5 2 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (20.00%) WiX
5 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012

VB6
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester 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:

Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 10 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (10.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (60.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (40.00%) Moq
2 4 (40.00%) NUnit
3 2 (20.00%) JIRA
3 2 (20.00%) Visual Studio
3 2 (20.00%) WiX
General
1 2 (20.00%) Billing
Job Titles
1 10 (100.00%) Developer
2 8 (80.00%) .NET Developer
2 8 (80.00%) C# .NET Developer
2 8 (80.00%) C# Developer
3 4 (40.00%) SQL Developer
4 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET Developer
4 2 (20.00%) Billing Developer
4 2 (20.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 2 (20.00%) Digital Developer
4 2 (20.00%) Portal Developer
4 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Developer
4 2 (20.00%) T-SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (100.00%) .NET
2 8 (80.00%) .NET Framework
2 8 (80.00%) ASP.NET
2 8 (80.00%) Entity Framework
2 8 (80.00%) SOAP
2 8 (80.00%) Web Services
2 8 (80.00%) WinForms
2 8 (80.00%) XML
3 2 (20.00%) WCF
4 1 (10.00%) SAML
Operating Systems
1 4 (40.00%) Windows
1 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Unit Testing
2 2 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (20.00%) TDD
3 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (10.00%) Identity Management
3 1 (10.00%) Open Source
3 1 (10.00%) SOA
3 1 (10.00%) UML
3 1 (10.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 10 (100.00%) C#
1 10 (100.00%) T-SQL
1 10 (100.00%) VB
2 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) MCP
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Shibboleth
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Oracle
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft