The table below looks at the statistics for VB6 skills in IT contracts advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VB6 over the 3 months to 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
Rank - 50 32
Contract jobs citing VB6 0 1 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales - 0.19% 3.01%
As % of the Programming Languages category - 0.52% 8.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 10
Average daily rate
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- - £313
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £308 £320
% change year-on-year
-2.43% -3.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £35.00
VB6
Wales

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

Programming Languages Category
South Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
204 192 125
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 45.43% 35.89% 37.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 146 130 79
Average daily rate £350 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £201 £288 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £475 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 3
Average hourly rate £32.50 £27.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.18% +61.76%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

VB6
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

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

VB6 Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

VB6
Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

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

VB6 Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

VB6
Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

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

VB6 Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales