The first table below looks at the demand 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 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 Oxfordshire 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 45 48 44
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -4
Contract jobs citing VB6 6 1 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 1.12% 0.22% 1.90%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.43% 0.74% 4.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 7
Average daily rate £280 £325 £253
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.84% +28.71%
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
-1.53% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £35.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
- +40.00%
Programming Languages Category
Oxfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
175 135 254
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 32.59% 29.93% 40.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 111 67 147
Average daily rate £310 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.61% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £259 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £403 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.30% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 20
Average hourly rate £42.50 £25.63 £24.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+65.85% +3.53%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.94%
VB6
South East

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
Contract Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VB6 within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
Oxford - 2 £375 - 1
VB6
South East

VB6
Top 12 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 11 (100.00%) VB
2 10 (90.91%) SQL
2 10 (90.91%) ActiveX
2 10 (90.91%) OCX
2 10 (90.91%) DAO
3 4 (36.36%) Software Engineering
3 4 (36.36%) SQL Server
3 4 (36.36%) .NET
4 2 (18.18%) VB.NET
5 1 (9.09%) C++
5 1 (9.09%) Oracle
5 1 (9.09%) .NET Framework

VB6
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 4 (36.36%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 11 (100.00%) Developer
2 10 (90.91%) VB Developer
2 10 (90.91%) VB6 Developer
3 4 (36.36%) VB Software Engineer
3 4 (36.36%) Software Developer
3 4 (36.36%) Software Engineer
3 4 (36.36%) SQL Developer
3 4 (36.36%) SQL Server Developer
3 4 (36.36%) Server Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (90.91%) ActiveX
1 10 (90.91%) OCX
1 10 (90.91%) DAO
2 4 (36.36%) .NET
3 1 (9.09%) .NET Framework
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 11 (100.00%) VB
2 10 (90.91%) SQL
3 2 (18.18%) VB.NET
4 1 (9.09%) C++
Vendors
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle
Witney, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Rate: Up to £280 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxfordshire
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: £350 - £400 per day + (Depending on experience)
Posted: 25 days ago