The first table below looks at the demand for VB6 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VB6 over the 3 months to 23 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 Scotland 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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
Rank 123 116 102
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -14
Contract jobs citing VB6 2 8 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.075% 0.33% 0.14%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.20% 0.80% 0.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 4
Average daily rate £275 £319 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.72% -1.92%
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-1.53% -
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
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
1019 994 719
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 38.09% 41.18% 25.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 571 514 358
Average daily rate £370 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £262 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 22 28
Average hourly rate £25.00 £38.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.21% +38.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.95 £12.42 £18.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.35 £44.00 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.45 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+4.14% +2.94%
VB6
UK

VB6
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

VB6 Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

VB6
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

VB6 Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

VB6
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

VB6 Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

VB6
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VB6 within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 23 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
Edinburgh -22 1 £275 - 1
Glasgow - - - - 1
VB6
UK

VB6
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 17 (100.00%) VB
2 15 (88.24%) SQL
3 13 (76.47%) .NET
4 12 (70.59%) ASP.NET
5 10 (58.82%) MS Excel
5 10 (58.82%) MS Access
5 10 (58.82%) SharePoint
5 10 (58.82%) VBA
5 10 (58.82%) SharePoint 2010
6 8 (47.06%) Intranet
7 4 (23.53%) Classic ASP
7 4 (23.53%) XML
7 4 (23.53%) C#
7 4 (23.53%) HTML
7 4 (23.53%) JavaScript
7 4 (23.53%) Security Cleared
8 3 (17.65%) E-business
8 3 (17.65%) Subversion
8 3 (17.65%) BC Cleared
8 3 (17.65%) Telecoms
8 3 (17.65%) Systems Analysis
8 3 (17.65%) PL/SQL
8 3 (17.65%) Java
8 3 (17.65%) VB.NET
8 3 (17.65%) VBScript
8 3 (17.65%) Oracle
8 3 (17.65%) SQL Server
8 3 (17.65%) XSLT
9 2 (11.76%) SQL Server 2000
10 1 (5.88%) Workflow

VB6
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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.

Application Platforms
1 10 (58.82%) SharePoint
1 10 (58.82%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 10 (58.82%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.88%) InfoPath
Communications & Networking
1 8 (47.06%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (58.82%) MS Access
2 3 (17.65%) SQL Server
3 2 (11.76%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (5.88%) SQLite
4 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (17.65%) Subversion
2 1 (5.88%) MSI
2 1 (5.88%) InstallShield
General
1 3 (17.65%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (70.59%) Analyst
2 9 (52.94%) Programmer
3 8 (47.06%) Analyst Programmer
4 6 (35.29%) Business Analyst
5 5 (29.41%) Developer
6 2 (11.76%) Systems Analyst
6 2 (11.76%) VB6 Developer
6 2 (11.76%) VB Developer
7 1 (5.88%) Analyst Developer
7 1 (5.88%) ASP Developer
7 1 (5.88%) Desktop Engineer
7 1 (5.88%) SharePoint Developer
7 1 (5.88%) Classic ASP Developer
7 1 (5.88%) iOS Developer
7 1 (5.88%) SharePoint Consultant
7 1 (5.88%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (76.47%) .NET
2 12 (70.59%) ASP.NET
3 4 (23.53%) Classic ASP
3 4 (23.53%) XML
3 4 (23.53%) HTML
4 3 (17.65%) XSLT
5 1 (5.88%) Application Packaging
5 1 (5.88%) XSL
5 1 (5.88%) CSS
5 1 (5.88%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.88%) Windows Mobile
1 1 (5.88%) Windows Vista
1 1 (5.88%) Apple iOS
1 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (5.88%) Windows 7
1 1 (5.88%) Windows XP
1 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (5.88%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (17.65%) E-business
1 3 (17.65%) Systems Analysis
2 1 (5.88%) Workflow
2 1 (5.88%) Migration
2 1 (5.88%) Business Analysis
2 1 (5.88%) Release Management
2 1 (5.88%) Data Migration
2 1 (5.88%) iOS Development
2 1 (5.88%) MVC
2 1 (5.88%) Project Management
2 1 (5.88%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 17 (100.00%) VB
2 15 (88.24%) SQL
3 10 (58.82%) VBA
4 4 (23.53%) C#
4 4 (23.53%) JavaScript
5 3 (17.65%) PL/SQL
5 3 (17.65%) Java
5 3 (17.65%) VB.NET
5 3 (17.65%) VBScript
6 1 (5.88%) Objective-C
6 1 (5.88%) PowerShell
6 1 (5.88%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (23.53%) Security Cleared
2 3 (17.65%) BC Cleared
3 1 (5.88%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (5.88%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (17.65%) Oracle
2 1 (5.88%) McAfee
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft