The table below looks at the statistics for VB6 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Milton Keynes region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VB6 over the 3 months to 17 September 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
Rank 65 67 -
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -
Contract jobs citing VB6 1 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.12% 0.27% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.49% 0.75% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £310
% change year-on-year
- -3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £26.50 £33.25
% change year-on-year
- -20.30%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Milton Keynes region.

Programming Languages Category
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
205 266 231
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 25.12% 35.85% 31.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 124 134 108
Average daily rate £388 £351 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.55% +7.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £279 £268 £216
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 9
Average hourly rate £15.00 £17.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.72 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.20 £35.50 £25.00
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 Milton Keynes

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VB6 across the Milton Keynes region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

VB6 Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

VB6
Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

VB6 Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

VB6
Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

VB6 Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

VB6
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 1 (100.00%) C
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) COBOL
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) Perl
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) VB
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (100.00%) UNIX
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) XHTML
1 1 (100.00%) SOA
1 1 (100.00%) Ingres
1 1 (100.00%) SAS
1 1 (100.00%) Back Office
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Data Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Northgate
1 1 (100.00%) ResourceLink
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) jQuery
1 1 (100.00%) System Testing

VB6
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 1 (100.00%) SAS
Business Applications
1 1 (100.00%) ResourceLink
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) Ingres
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (100.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) XHTML
1 1 (100.00%) jQuery
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) UNIX
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) SOA
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Data Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) COBOL
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) Perl
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Northgate