The table below looks at the statistics for VB6 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VB6 over the 3 months to 7 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
Rank 120 128 123
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -5
Contract jobs citing VB6 1 8 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.051% 0.28% 0.21%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.12% 0.91% 0.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 4
Median daily rate £272 £375 £344
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.46% +9.09%
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £373 £313
% change year-on-year
-14.09% +19.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 -
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
VB6
UK

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

Programming Languages Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
843 880 1131
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 42.77% 30.73% 40.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 497 505 653
Median daily rate £370 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £243 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £488 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 16 3
Median hourly rate £43.00 £38.50 £41.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.68% -6.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £25.00 £34.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £43.20 £44.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%

VB6
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Scotland region citing VB6 as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VB6 within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 7 December 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Renfrewshire - 1 £272 -
VB6
UK

VB6
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 7 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing VB6 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for VB6.

1 15 (100.00%) C#
1 15 (100.00%) C++
1 15 (100.00%) Java
1 15 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 15 (100.00%) VB
1 15 (100.00%) VB.NET
1 15 (100.00%) VBA
1 15 (100.00%) .NET
1 15 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 15 (100.00%) ILOG
1 15 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 15 (100.00%) ITIL
1 15 (100.00%) Release Management
1 15 (100.00%) jQuery
1 15 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 15 (100.00%) ITIL V3
1 15 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 11 (73.33%) Enterprise Software
3 8 (53.33%) Security Cleared
4 6 (40.00%) SC Cleared
5 2 (13.33%) SQL
6 1 (6.67%) XML
6 1 (6.67%) Data Structures

VB6
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (100.00%) Relational Database
1 15 (100.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 9 (60.00%) Developer
2 7 (46.67%) Applications Developer
2 7 (46.67%) Applications Support
3 5 (33.33%) Applications Engineer
3 5 (33.33%) Applications Support Engineer
3 5 (33.33%) Support Engineer
3 5 (33.33%) Web Applications Support
4 4 (26.67%) Web Applications Engineer
4 4 (26.67%) Web Engineer
4 4 (26.67%) Web Support Engineer
5 2 (13.33%) SQL Developer
6 1 (6.67%) .NET Developer
6 1 (6.67%) C# .NET Developer
6 1 (6.67%) C# Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Graduate
6 1 (6.67%) Graduate Applications Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Graduate Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (100.00%) .NET
1 15 (100.00%) jQuery
2 1 (6.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (73.33%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (6.67%) Data Structures
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 15 (100.00%) ITIL
1 15 (100.00%) ITIL V3
1 15 (100.00%) Release Management
1 15 (100.00%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 15 (100.00%) C#
1 15 (100.00%) C++
1 15 (100.00%) Java
1 15 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 15 (100.00%) VB
1 15 (100.00%) VB.NET
1 15 (100.00%) VBA
2 2 (13.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (53.33%) Security Cleared
2 6 (40.00%) SC Cleared
Vendors
1 15 (100.00%) ILOG