The table below looks at the statistics for VB6 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Somerset region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VB6 over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
Rank 39 59 29
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -30
Contract jobs citing VB6 5 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 1.37% 0.44% 3.26%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.01% 1.16% 9.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 4
Average daily rate
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- £358 £442
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -19.02%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £35.00 £35.00
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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 Somerset region.

Programming Languages Category
Somerset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
166 173 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 45.36% 38.02% 35.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 128 34
Average daily rate £338 £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £286 £288 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £476 £398 £458
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 10 3
Average hourly rate £37.00 £33.84 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.33% +78.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.29 £14.35 £15.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £40.84 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +2.85%

VB6
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

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

VB6 Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

VB6
Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

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

VB6 Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

VB6
Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

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

VB6 Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

VB6
Top 19 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Somerset 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 6 (100.00%) C#
1 6 (100.00%) SQL
1 6 (100.00%) VB
1 6 (100.00%) VB.NET
1 6 (100.00%) .NET
1 6 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 6 (100.00%) IIS
1 6 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 6 (100.00%) Web Services
1 6 (100.00%) SOA
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 6 (100.00%) SQL Server 2000
1 6 (100.00%) Asset Management
1 6 (100.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 6 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 6 (100.00%) Technical Architecture
1 6 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 6 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 6 (100.00%) Software Deployment

VB6
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Somerset 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 6 (100.00%) IIS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 6 (100.00%) SQL Server 2000
1 6 (100.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 6 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 6 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 6 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Architect
2 4 (66.67%) Solutions Architect
2 4 (66.67%) Lead Solutions Architect
2 4 (66.67%) Lead Architect
2 4 (66.67%) Integration Architect
3 2 (33.33%) Developer
3 2 (33.33%) Technical Architect
3 2 (33.33%) Technical Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (100.00%) .NET
1 6 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 6 (100.00%) Web Services
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) SOA
1 6 (100.00%) Asset Management
1 6 (100.00%) Technical Architecture
1 6 (100.00%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) C#
1 6 (100.00%) SQL
1 6 (100.00%) VB
1 6 (100.00%) VB.NET
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft