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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VB6 over the 3 months to 25 July 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
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
Rank 148 154 124
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -30
Contract jobs citing VB6 1 3 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.027% 0.079% 0.43%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.075% 0.26% 1.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 10
Median daily rate - £306 £295
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.81%
UK excluding London median daily rate £335 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.07% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £43.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 - £35.00
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 West region.

Programming Languages Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
1336 1144 928
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 36.40% 30.30% 30.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 881 730 538
Median daily rate £383 £363 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.65% +7.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 27 25
Median hourly rate £27.50 £37.50 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.66% +59.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £19.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £57.13 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%

VB6
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West 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 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VB6 within the North West region over the 3 months to 25 July 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
Lancashire -5 1 - -
VB6
England

VB6
Top 27 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 West region with a requirement for VB6.

1 5 (100.00%) VB
1 5 (100.00%) .NET
2 4 (80.00%) Oracle
2 4 (80.00%) XML
2 4 (80.00%) Oracle Database
3 3 (60.00%) Relational Database
3 3 (60.00%) Rational DOORS
3 3 (60.00%) Windows
3 3 (60.00%) C#
3 3 (60.00%) C++
3 3 (60.00%) VC++
3 3 (60.00%) RDBMS
3 3 (60.00%) IBM
4 2 (40.00%) Visual Studio
4 2 (40.00%) OO
4 2 (40.00%) Requirements Analysis
4 2 (40.00%) VB.NET
5 1 (20.00%) UML
5 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
5 1 (20.00%) Project Planning
5 1 (20.00%) WPF
5 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
5 1 (20.00%) ClearCase
5 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
5 1 (20.00%) WinForms
5 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
5 1 (20.00%) Requirements Management

VB6
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (80.00%) Oracle Database
2 3 (60.00%) RDBMS
2 3 (60.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Rational DOORS
2 2 (40.00%) Visual Studio
3 1 (20.00%) ClearCase
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Senior Systems Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) .NET Developer
3 1 (20.00%) C# Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Database Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Information Systems Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle Developer
3 1 (20.00%) VB Developer
3 1 (20.00%) VB.NET Developer
3 1 (20.00%) VB6 Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) .NET
2 4 (80.00%) XML
3 1 (20.00%) WinForms
3 1 (20.00%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) OO
1 2 (40.00%) Requirements Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) Project Planning
2 1 (20.00%) Requirements Management
2 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (20.00%) UML
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) VB
2 3 (60.00%) C#
2 3 (60.00%) C++
2 3 (60.00%) VC++
3 2 (40.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Oracle
2 3 (60.00%) IBM