The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Newcastle upon Tyne region.

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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
Rank - - 37
Contract jobs citing VB6 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne - - 0.33%
As % of the Programming Languages category - - 1.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £337
% change year-on-year
- -10.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.50 £31.75
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +8.66%
Programming Languages Category
Newcastle upon Tyne
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
172 36 98
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 47.91% 21.56% 31.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 122 22 64
Average daily rate £350 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £246 £250 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £462 £395 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 5
Average hourly rate £33.50 - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
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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
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