The table below looks at the statistics for VB6 skills in IT contracts advertised for the North East region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VB6 over the 3 months to 28 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
Rank 98 81 53
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -28
Contract jobs citing VB6 7 8 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 0.52% 0.72% 2.41%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.25% 1.90% 5.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 8
Median daily rate £475 £338 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.74% +2.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £320 £323
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £340 £421
UK excluding London median daily rate £315 £331 £308
% change year-on-year
-5.05% +7.72%
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 North East region.

Programming Languages Category
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
558 420 309
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 41.09% 37.84% 43.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 389 290 203
Median daily rate £350 £450 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% +28.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £557 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 11 9
Median hourly rate £36.00 £37.50 £14.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% +165.48%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.50 £13.00 £12.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £45.00 £38.00
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 the North East

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

VB6 Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

VB6
Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

VB6 Daily Rate Trend in the North East

VB6
Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VB6 across the North East region over the 3 months to 28 September 2016.

VB6 Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

VB6
Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

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

VB6 Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

VB6
Contract Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VB6 within the North East region over the 3 months to 28 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
Tyne and Wear -28 7 £475 +40.22%
VB6
England

VB6
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 28 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 North East region with a requirement for VB6.

1 8 (100.00%) VB
2 7 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (75.00%) Oracle
3 6 (75.00%) Windows
3 6 (75.00%) Waterfall
4 5 (62.50%) UML
4 5 (62.50%) OOA/OOD
4 5 (62.50%) OO
4 5 (62.50%) Project Management
4 5 (62.50%) Business Analysis
4 5 (62.50%) Use Case
4 5 (62.50%) Open Source
5 4 (50.00%) JIRA
5 4 (50.00%) Service Design
6 3 (37.50%) Finance
7 1 (12.50%) Quality Management
7 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
7 1 (12.50%) Workflow
7 1 (12.50%) QA
7 1 (12.50%) Problem Management
7 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 1 (12.50%) MS PowerPoint
7 1 (12.50%) VB.NET
7 1 (12.50%) .NET
7 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
7 1 (12.50%) XML
7 1 (12.50%) ITIL
7 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2
7 1 (12.50%) CRM
7 1 (12.50%) SLA

VB6
Top Related IT Skills in the North East 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 (12.50%) MS PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (50.00%) JIRA
2 1 (12.50%) LoadRunner
General
1 3 (37.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Analyst
1 5 (62.50%) Business Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) .NET Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Configuration Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Public Sector Business Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Senior Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Senior Business Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Senior Technical Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Senior Technical Business Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Technical Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Technical Business Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) .NET
1 1 (12.50%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
1 1 (12.50%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 6 (75.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (75.00%) Waterfall
3 5 (62.50%) Business Analysis
3 5 (62.50%) OO
3 5 (62.50%) OOA/OOD
3 5 (62.50%) Open Source
3 5 (62.50%) Project Management
3 5 (62.50%) UML
3 5 (62.50%) Use Case
4 4 (50.00%) Service Design
5 1 (12.50%) Agile Project Management
5 1 (12.50%) Business Process Mapping
5 1 (12.50%) Configuration Management
5 1 (12.50%) CRM
5 1 (12.50%) ITIL
5 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2
5 1 (12.50%) Problem Management
5 1 (12.50%) Quality Management
5 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (12.50%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) VB
2 1 (12.50%) SQL
2 1 (12.50%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (12.50%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) QA
1 1 (12.50%) SLA
Vendors
1 6 (75.00%) Oracle