The table below looks at the statistics for VB6 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Oxfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VB6 over the 3 months to 20 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
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
Rank 59 40 -
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -
Contract jobs citing VB6 3 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 0.45% 1.34% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.23% 3.13% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 0
Average daily rate
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£325 £260 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £304 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.25% -
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%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Oxfordshire region.

Programming Languages Category
Oxfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
243 192 144
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 36.60% 42.76% 34.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 171 133 66
Average daily rate £360 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £276 £225 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £488 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 6 3
Average hourly rate £40.50 £27.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+47.27% +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 Oxfordshire

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

VB6 Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

VB6
Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

VB6 Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

VB6
Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

VB6 Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

VB6
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 8 (100.00%) VB
2 6 (75.00%) VB.NET
2 6 (75.00%) .NET
2 6 (75.00%) SQL Server
3 5 (62.50%) SQL
3 5 (62.50%) ActiveX
4 4 (50.00%) Migration
5 3 (37.50%) C#
6 2 (25.00%) Oracle
6 2 (25.00%) Oracle Database 10g
6 2 (25.00%) OCX
6 2 (25.00%) Oracle Database
6 2 (25.00%) Software Engineering
6 2 (25.00%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (25.00%) SC Cleared
6 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
7 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (12.50%) Marketing
7 1 (12.50%) .NET Framework
7 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (12.50%) Web Application Development
7 1 (12.50%) Finance
7 1 (12.50%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (12.50%) ODBC

VB6
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 6 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (25.00%) Oracle Database 10g
2 2 (25.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (25.00%) Oracle Database
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (12.50%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
1 1 (12.50%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 8 (100.00%) Developer
1 8 (100.00%) VB Developer
1 8 (100.00%) VB6 Developer
2 4 (50.00%) Programmer
2 4 (50.00%) VB Programmer
3 2 (25.00%) Software Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) VB Software Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Software Programmer
4 1 (12.50%) .NET Developer
4 1 (12.50%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (75.00%) .NET
2 5 (62.50%) ActiveX
3 2 (25.00%) OCX
4 1 (12.50%) .NET Framework
4 1 (12.50%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Migration
2 2 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (12.50%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) VB
2 6 (75.00%) VB.NET
3 5 (62.50%) SQL
4 3 (37.50%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Oracle