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 5 May 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
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
Rank 145 131 129
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -2
Contract jobs citing VB6 5 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.17% 0.033% 0.076%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.50% 0.10% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 1
Median daily rate £388 - £275
UK excluding London median daily rate £344 £300 £320
% change year-on-year
+14.58% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 - -
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
1004 956 1037
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 33.63% 31.73% 39.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 553 519 593
Median daily rate £375 £375 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £275 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 17 23
Median hourly rate £37.50 £31.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.96% +24.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £21.70 £17.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £55.00 £37.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £36.00 £36.40
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -1.09%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VB6 across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 5 May 2016.

VB6 Daily Rate Histogram 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 5 May 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
Glasgow - 3 £213 -
Edinburgh - 2 £444 -
VB6
UK

VB6
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 19 (100.00%) VB
2 15 (78.95%) .NET
3 11 (57.89%) VB.NET
3 11 (57.89%) C#
3 11 (57.89%) SQL Server
4 7 (36.84%) Windows
5 6 (31.58%) Oracle
6 5 (26.32%) SQL
6 5 (26.32%) MySQL
6 5 (26.32%) Microsoft
7 4 (21.05%) HTML
7 4 (21.05%) COM+
7 4 (21.05%) CSS
7 4 (21.05%) Finance
7 4 (21.05%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (21.05%) Windows 7
7 4 (21.05%) Disclosure Scotland
8 3 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (15.79%) Back Office
8 3 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (15.79%) Retail
8 3 (15.79%) Java
9 2 (10.53%) TCP/IP
9 2 (10.53%) Linux
9 2 (10.53%) Shell Script
9 2 (10.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 2 (10.53%) Banking
9 2 (10.53%) Unix
9 2 (10.53%) Workflow
9 2 (10.53%) Migration

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.26%) Captiva
Applications
1 1 (5.26%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.53%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (57.89%) SQL Server
2 5 (26.32%) MySQL
3 2 (10.53%) Oracle Database
3 2 (10.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (5.26%) MS Access
4 1 (5.26%) Oracle9i Database
4 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (21.05%) Finance
2 3 (15.79%) Back Office
2 3 (15.79%) Retail
3 2 (10.53%) Banking
4 1 (5.26%) German Language
4 1 (5.26%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 16 (84.21%) Developer
2 14 (73.68%) VB Developer
2 14 (73.68%) VB6 Developer
3 8 (42.11%) .NET Developer
4 6 (31.58%) VB.NET Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Programmer
5 2 (10.53%) Senior .NET Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Senior Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Senior SQL Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Senior SQL Server Developer
5 2 (10.53%) SQL Developer
5 2 (10.53%) SQL Server Developer
5 2 (10.53%) VB Programmer
5 2 (10.53%) VB6 Programmer
6 1 (5.26%) Application Development Manager
6 1 (5.26%) Application Development Project Manager
6 1 (5.26%) Applications Development Manager
6 1 (5.26%) Applications Project Manager
6 1 (5.26%) Change and Release Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (78.95%) .NET
2 4 (21.05%) COM+
2 4 (21.05%) CSS
2 4 (21.05%) HTML
3 2 (10.53%) .NET Framework
4 1 (5.26%) EJB
4 1 (5.26%) JPA
4 1 (5.26%) JSP
4 1 (5.26%) Middleware
4 1 (5.26%) REST
4 1 (5.26%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 7 (36.84%) Windows
2 4 (21.05%) Windows 7
2 4 (21.05%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (10.53%) Linux
3 2 (10.53%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (10.53%) Migration
2 2 (10.53%) Scrum
2 2 (10.53%) Workflow
3 1 (5.26%) IT Governance
3 1 (5.26%) OO
3 1 (5.26%) Performance Optimisation
3 1 (5.26%) Process Management
3 1 (5.26%) Project Management
3 1 (5.26%) SOA
3 1 (5.26%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 19 (100.00%) VB
2 11 (57.89%) C#
2 11 (57.89%) VB.NET
3 5 (26.32%) SQL
4 3 (15.79%) Java
5 2 (10.53%) Shell Script
6 1 (5.26%) C++
6 1 (5.26%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (10.53%) BPSS Clearance
1 2 (10.53%) SC Cleared
1 2 (10.53%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (21.05%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 6 (31.58%) Oracle
2 5 (26.32%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.26%) Avaya
3 1 (5.26%) Cisco
3 1 (5.26%) SAP