The table below looks at the statistics for VB6 skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VB6 over the 3 months to 26 March 2015 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
26 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
Rank 148 125 113
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -12
Contract jobs citing VB6 3 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.082% 0.14% 0.22%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.26% 0.41% 0.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 3
Average daily rate
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£300 £275 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -8.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £323
% change year-on-year
- -6.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £35.00
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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 North West region.

Programming Languages Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
1135 979 784
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 31.18% 34.19% 33.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 713 558 395
Average daily rate £360 £330 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% +4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £219 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 38 38
Average hourly rate £35.00 £34.06 £23.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% +44.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.10 £15.25 £11.08
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.09 £140.00 £50.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

VB6
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

VB6 Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

VB6
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

VB6 Daily Rate Trend in the North West

VB6
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

VB6 Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

VB6
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VB6 within the North West region over the 3 months to 26 March 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cheshire - 2 £295 - 1
Lancashire - - - - 1
Merseyside - - - - 1
Manchester - - - - 1
VB6
England

VB6
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 26 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 6 (100.00%) C#
1 6 (100.00%) VB
1 6 (100.00%) .NET
2 5 (83.33%) VB.NET
3 4 (66.67%) SQL
4 3 (50.00%) Sculptor
4 3 (50.00%) WebSpeed
4 3 (50.00%) Legal
4 3 (50.00%) Scrum
4 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (50.00%) Software Engineering
4 3 (50.00%) JIRA
4 3 (50.00%) Delphi
4 3 (50.00%) PVCS
4 3 (50.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 3 (50.00%) Progress
5 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
6 1 (16.67%) Visual Studio
6 1 (16.67%) HTML
6 1 (16.67%) Java
6 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
6 1 (16.67%) Citrix
6 1 (16.67%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 7
6 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET
6 1 (16.67%) OO
6 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
6 1 (16.67%) CRM
6 1 (16.67%) OOD
6 1 (16.67%) Unit Testing

VB6
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 26 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 (16.67%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 7
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) WebSpeed
1 3 (50.00%) JIRA
1 3 (50.00%) PVCS
1 3 (50.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (16.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (50.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Progress Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Software Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Applications Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (100.00%) .NET
2 1 (16.67%) HTML
2 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET
2 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (16.67%) HTML5
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Scrum
1 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (16.67%) OO
2 1 (16.67%) CRM
2 1 (16.67%) OOD
2 1 (16.67%) Unit Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
2 1 (16.67%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) C#
1 6 (100.00%) VB
2 5 (83.33%) VB.NET
3 4 (66.67%) SQL
4 3 (50.00%) Delphi
5 1 (16.67%) Java
5 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Sculptor
1 3 (50.00%) Progress
2 1 (16.67%) Citrix
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