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 24 February 2017 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
England / North West
Rank 130 155 139
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -16
Contract jobs citing VB6 6 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.23% 0.10% 0.15%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.56% 0.28% 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 5
Median daily rate £275 £300 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £300 £281
10% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £300 £315
UK excluding London median daily rate £288 £360 £300
% change year-on-year
-20.13% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £37.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £52.50 £37.25 -
% change year-on-year
+40.93% -

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
1066 1448 1103
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 40.42% 37.93% 32.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 735 924 724
Median daily rate £375 £365 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £272 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £485
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 71 24
Median hourly rate £42.50 £37.00 £35.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.86% +4.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.82 £14.90 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.33 £57.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +12.67%

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 24 February 2017. 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 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 +12 4 £275 -
Cheshire - 2 £275 - 1
VB6
England

VB6
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, 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 32 (100.00%) VB
2 29 (90.63%) .NET
3 23 (71.88%) XML
4 21 (65.63%) SQL
5 20 (62.50%) T-SQL
6 19 (59.38%) C#
7 15 (46.88%) XSD
8 14 (43.75%) VB.NET
9 13 (40.63%) WinForms
9 13 (40.63%) Entity Framework
9 13 (40.63%) .NET Framework
10 12 (37.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 11 (34.38%) Team Foundation Server
11 11 (34.38%) Web Services
12 10 (31.25%) HTML
12 10 (31.25%) XSL
12 10 (31.25%) SQL Server
12 10 (31.25%) CSS
12 10 (31.25%) SOAP
12 10 (31.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 10 (31.25%) SQL Server 2008
13 8 (25.00%) Oracle
13 8 (25.00%) ASP.NET
14 7 (21.88%) Windows
14 7 (21.88%) Visual Studio
15 6 (18.75%) TDD
16 5 (15.63%) WPF
16 5 (15.63%) XSLT
16 5 (15.63%) ClearCase
16 5 (15.63%) Agile Software Development

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (6.25%) ColdFusion
1 2 (6.25%) Exchange Server 5.5
1 2 (6.25%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (3.13%) MS Excel
1 1 (3.13%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.13%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.25%) NAS
1 2 (6.25%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (37.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 10 (31.25%) SQL Server
2 10 (31.25%) SQL Server 2008
2 10 (31.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (9.38%) Oracle Database
4 2 (6.25%) Relational Database
4 2 (6.25%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (6.25%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 11 (34.38%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (21.88%) Visual Studio
3 5 (15.63%) ClearCase
3 5 (15.63%) Rational Robot
4 4 (12.50%) Moq
4 4 (12.50%) NUnit
5 3 (9.38%) JIRA
6 2 (6.25%) Dreamweaver
6 2 (6.25%) WiX
7 1 (3.13%) Git (software)
7 1 (3.13%) Subversion
General
1 2 (6.25%) Billing
1 2 (6.25%) Finance
2 1 (3.13%) Aerospace
2 1 (3.13%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 29 (90.63%) Developer
2 25 (78.13%) .NET Developer
3 16 (50.00%) C# Developer
4 15 (46.88%) C# .NET Developer
5 13 (40.63%) VB.NET Developer
6 8 (25.00%) SQL Developer
7 4 (12.50%) Software Developer
7 4 (12.50%) VB Developer
7 4 (12.50%) VB6 Developer
8 3 (9.38%) .NET Software Developer
8 3 (9.38%) C# Software Developer
8 3 (9.38%) C# VB.NET Developer
8 3 (9.38%) C# WPF Developer
8 3 (9.38%) WPF Developer
9 2 (6.25%) ASP.NET Developer
9 2 (6.25%) Billing Developer
9 2 (6.25%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 2 (6.25%) Digital Developer
9 2 (6.25%) Portal Developer
9 2 (6.25%) T-SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (90.63%) .NET
2 23 (71.88%) XML
3 15 (46.88%) XSD
4 13 (40.63%) .NET Framework
4 13 (40.63%) Entity Framework
4 13 (40.63%) WinForms
5 11 (34.38%) Web Services
6 10 (31.25%) CSS
6 10 (31.25%) HTML
6 10 (31.25%) SOAP
6 10 (31.25%) XSL
7 8 (25.00%) ASP.NET
8 5 (15.63%) WPF
8 5 (15.63%) XSLT
9 2 (6.25%) WCF
10 1 (3.13%) SAML
Operating Systems
1 7 (21.88%) Windows
2 4 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (18.75%) TDD
2 5 (15.63%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (12.50%) Unit Testing
4 3 (9.38%) Software Engineering
4 3 (9.38%) SOLID
5 2 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (6.25%) Feasibility Study
5 2 (6.25%) Open Source
5 2 (6.25%) UML
6 1 (3.13%) Agile Project Management
6 1 (3.13%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (3.13%) Identity Management
6 1 (3.13%) OO
6 1 (3.13%) OOA/OOD
6 1 (3.13%) Programme Management
6 1 (3.13%) Project Management
6 1 (3.13%) Service Design
6 1 (3.13%) SOA
6 1 (3.13%) Waterfall
6 1 (3.13%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 32 (100.00%) VB
2 21 (65.63%) SQL
3 20 (62.50%) T-SQL
4 19 (59.38%) C#
5 14 (43.75%) VB.NET
6 4 (12.50%) JavaScript
7 2 (6.25%) PowerShell
7 2 (6.25%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (9.38%) Security Cleared
2 2 (6.25%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.13%) MCP
3 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 2 (6.25%) Active Directory
1 2 (6.25%) Citrix Presentation Server
1 2 (6.25%) Hyper-V
1 2 (6.25%) VMware ESX
1 2 (6.25%) VMware ESXi
1 2 (6.25%) VMware GSX
1 2 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.13%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 2 (6.25%) MOM
1 2 (6.25%) SCCM
1 2 (6.25%) SCOM
1 2 (6.25%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 2 (6.25%) WSUS
Vendors
1 8 (25.00%) Oracle
2 3 (9.38%) Microsoft
3 2 (6.25%) Cisco
3 2 (6.25%) Citrix
3 2 (6.25%) HP
3 2 (6.25%) NetApp
3 2 (6.25%) SolarWinds
3 2 (6.25%) VMware
4 1 (3.13%) Perforce
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