The table below looks at the statistics for VB6 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Newcastle upon Tyne region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VB6 over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
Rank 61 40 -
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -
Contract jobs citing VB6 10 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 1.49% 0.30% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.47% 0.80% -
Number of daily rates quoted 10 1 0
Average daily rate £350 £451 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.47% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £303 £286
% change year-on-year
+22.31% +5.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 - £31.00
VB6
Tyne and Wear

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

Programming Languages Category
Newcastle upon Tyne
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
288 125 134
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 42.79% 37.99% 47.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 184 96 92
Average daily rate £375 £330 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% +26.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £250 £196
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £492 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 1
Average hourly rate £19.50 - £170.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%

VB6
Jobs Demand Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

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

VB6 Jobs Demand Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

VB6
Daily Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

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

VB6 Daily Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

VB6
Daily Rate Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VB6 across the Newcastle upon Tyne region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016.

VB6 Daily Rate Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

VB6
Hourly Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

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

VB6 Hourly Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

VB6
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Newcastle upon Tyne 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 11 (100.00%) .NET
1 11 (100.00%) VB
2 9 (81.82%) VB.NET
3 8 (72.73%) Oracle
4 4 (36.36%) C#
4 4 (36.36%) SQL
5 2 (18.18%) PL/SQL
5 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
5 2 (18.18%) Classic ASP
5 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
5 2 (18.18%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (9.09%) Finance
6 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database
6 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (9.09%) SDLC
6 1 (9.09%) Software Testing
6 1 (9.09%) Web Development
6 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
6 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET
6 1 (9.09%) Oracle9i Database
6 1 (9.09%) MS Office
6 1 (9.09%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 1 (9.09%) T-SQL

VB6
Top Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Newcastle upon Tyne 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.

Applications
1 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
2 1 (9.09%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
2 1 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle9i Database
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (9.09%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (100.00%) Developer
2 10 (90.91%) .NET Developer
3 9 (81.82%) VB Developer
3 9 (81.82%) VB.NET Developer
3 9 (81.82%) VB6 Developer
4 6 (54.55%) Oracle Developer
5 2 (18.18%) ASP Developer
5 2 (18.18%) Classic ASP Developer
5 2 (18.18%) SQL Developer
6 1 (9.09%) Applications Developer
6 1 (9.09%) C# .NET Developer
6 1 (9.09%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (100.00%) .NET
2 2 (18.18%) Classic ASP
3 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (9.09%) SDLC
1 1 (9.09%) Software Testing
1 1 (9.09%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 11 (100.00%) VB
2 9 (81.82%) VB.NET
3 4 (36.36%) C#
3 4 (36.36%) SQL
4 2 (18.18%) PL/SQL
5 1 (9.09%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 8 (72.73%) Oracle
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft