The table below looks at the statistics for VB6 skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VB6 over the 3 months to 10 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
Rank 141 145 141
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -4
Contract jobs citing VB6 2 5 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.072% 0.16% 0.34%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.18% 0.40% 0.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 9
Median daily rate £325 £400 £308
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% +30.08%
UK excluding London median daily rate £308 £370 £323
% change year-on-year
-16.89% +14.72%
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
England

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 West region.

Programming Languages Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
1123 1265 1203
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 40.25% 39.63% 36.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 728 858 761
Median daily rate £385 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £486 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 80 59 84
Median hourly rate £40.00 £42.25 £36.45
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.32% +15.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.31 £34.00 £23.22
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.18
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +9.45%

VB6
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South West region citing VB6 as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Programming Languages category.

VB6 Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

VB6
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

VB6 Daily Rate Trend in the South West

VB6
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

VB6 Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

VB6
Contract Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VB6 within the South West region over the 3 months to 10 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
Gloucestershire 0 1 £325 -18.75%
Wiltshire - 1 - -
VB6
England

VB6
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 10 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 South West region with a requirement for VB6.

1 5 (100.00%) C#
1 5 (100.00%) VB
1 5 (100.00%) .NET
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 5 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 5 (100.00%) Web Services
1 5 (100.00%) .NET Framework
2 4 (80.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (80.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (80.00%) SQL
2 4 (80.00%) T-SQL
2 4 (80.00%) HTML
3 3 (60.00%) IIS
3 3 (60.00%) MVC
4 2 (40.00%) Finance
4 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2000
4 2 (40.00%) XML
4 2 (40.00%) XSL
4 2 (40.00%) WSDL
4 2 (40.00%) XML Schema
4 2 (40.00%) DB2
4 2 (40.00%) COM+
4 2 (40.00%) SOAP
4 2 (40.00%) Visual Studio
4 2 (40.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 2 (40.00%) ADO.NET
4 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (40.00%) C++

VB6
Top Related IT Skills in the South West 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 3 (60.00%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (80.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (40.00%) DB2
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2000
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 4 (80.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (40.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (40.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (40.00%) ReSharper
2 2 (40.00%) Visual Studio
2 2 (40.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (20.00%) NuGet
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Developer
2 2 (40.00%) .NET Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Senior Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Architect
3 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
3 1 (20.00%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (20.00%) C# Developer
3 1 (20.00%) C# VB.NET Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Lead Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Technical Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Technical Leader
3 1 (20.00%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) .NET
1 5 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 5 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 5 (100.00%) Web Services
2 4 (80.00%) HTML
3 2 (40.00%) ADO.NET
3 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (40.00%) COM+
3 2 (40.00%) Entity Framework
3 2 (40.00%) HTML5
3 2 (40.00%) jQuery
3 2 (40.00%) LINQ
3 2 (40.00%) Razor View Engine
3 2 (40.00%) RESTful
3 2 (40.00%) SOAP
3 2 (40.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 2 (40.00%) WSDL
3 2 (40.00%) XML
3 2 (40.00%) XML Schema
3 2 (40.00%) XSL
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) MVC
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) Data Protection
2 2 (40.00%) Software Delivery
2 2 (40.00%) Waterfall
3 1 (20.00%) Continuous Deployment
3 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) C#
1 5 (100.00%) VB
2 4 (80.00%) SQL
2 4 (80.00%) T-SQL
3 2 (40.00%) C++
3 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (20.00%) VB.NET
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft