The first table below looks at the demand for VB6 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Nottingham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VB6 over the 3 months to 18 April 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 Nottingham 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
Rank 38 38 25
Rank change year-on-year
0 -13
Contract jobs citing VB6 2 1 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 0.61% 0.33% 3.90%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.79% 0.93% 9.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 6
Average daily rate £288 - £275
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
-1.53% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £35.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
- +40.00%
Programming Languages Category
Nottingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
112 107 97
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 34.36% 35.20% 41.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 56 52
Average daily rate £350 £344 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.81% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.30% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 6
Average hourly rate - £18.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +5.71%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.94%
VB6
Nottinghamshire

VB6
Jobs Demand Trend in Nottingham

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

VB6 Jobs Demand Trend in Nottingham

VB6
Daily Rate Trend in Nottingham

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

VB6 Daily Rate Trend in Nottingham

VB6
Hourly Rate Trend in Nottingham

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

VB6 Hourly Rate Trend in Nottingham

VB6
Top 11 Related IT Skills in Nottingham

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Nottingham 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 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) VB
1 3 (100.00%) VB.NET
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
2 2 (66.67%) Telerik
2 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) Visual Studio
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 1 (33.33%) Web Services

VB6
Top Related IT Skills in Nottingham by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Nottingham 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.

Applications
1 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
1 3 (100.00%) .NET Developer
1 3 (100.00%) VB.NET Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Programmer
2 1 (33.33%) .NET Programmer
2 1 (33.33%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
2 1 (33.33%) VB.NET Programmer
2 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
2 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
2 1 (33.33%) Web Services
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) VB
1 3 (100.00%) VB.NET
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Telerik
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft