The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 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 Oxford 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
Rank 27 29 -
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -
Contract jobs citing VB6 3 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 1.41% 0.47% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.29% 1.45% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate
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£250 £275 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £337
% change year-on-year
- -10.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.50 £31.75
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +8.66%
Programming Languages Category
Oxford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
70 69 103
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 32.86% 32.39% 35.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 36 56
Average daily rate £350 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £193 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £508 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 6
Average hourly rate £25.00 - £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
VB6
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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 31 July 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%) Migration
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle Database
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (50.00%) VB.NET
2 2 (50.00%) .NET
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) ActiveX
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (25.00%) OCX
3 1 (25.00%) C#
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (25.00%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (25.00%) ODBC
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (25.00%) DAO
3 1 (25.00%) Finance
3 1 (25.00%) Marketing
3 1 (25.00%) .NET Framework

VB6
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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%) Oracle Database 10g
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (25.00%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
1 1 (25.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Developer
1 4 (100.00%) VB Developer
1 4 (100.00%) VB6 Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) ActiveX
1 2 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (25.00%) ODBC
2 1 (25.00%) OCX
2 1 (25.00%) DAO
2 1 (25.00%) .NET Framework
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) VB
2 2 (50.00%) VB.NET
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle