The table below looks at the statistics for VB6 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Oxford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VB6 over the 3 months to 1 October 2014 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
Rank 31 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing VB6 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 0.72% - -
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.04% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£263 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £298
% change year-on-year
- +0.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £26.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- -24.28%
VB6
Oxfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Oxford region.

Programming Languages Category
Oxford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
98 91 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 35.38% 44.83% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 58 41
Average daily rate £350 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £513 £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 3
Average hourly rate £22.50 £27.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.18% +48.64%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%

VB6
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

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

VB6 Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

VB6
Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

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

VB6 Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

VB6
Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

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

VB6 Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

VB6
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford 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 4 (100.00%) VB
2 2 (50.00%) VB.NET
2 2 (50.00%) .NET
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (50.00%) Migration
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle Database
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (25.00%) Web Application Development
3 1 (25.00%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (25.00%) ODBC
3 1 (25.00%) ActiveX
3 1 (25.00%) Marketing
3 1 (25.00%) .NET Framework
3 1 (25.00%) Finance
3 1 (25.00%) C#
3 1 (25.00%) SQL

VB6
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle Database
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (25.00%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (25.00%) Marketing
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Developer
1 4 (100.00%) VB Developer
1 4 (100.00%) VB6 Developer
2 1 (25.00%) .NET Developer
2 1 (25.00%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (25.00%) ODBC
2 1 (25.00%) ActiveX
2 1 (25.00%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Migration
2 1 (25.00%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) VB
2 2 (50.00%) VB.NET
3 1 (25.00%) C#
3 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle