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 25 February 2017 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
England / South West
Rank - 143 132
Contract jobs citing VB6 0 2 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West - 0.066% 0.47%
As % of the Programming Languages category - 0.17% 1.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 10
Median daily rate - £290 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -3.33%
UK excluding London median daily rate £288 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
-17.85% +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £52.50 £37.25 -
% change year-on-year
+40.93% -

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
1066 1162 1201
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 39.91% 38.50% 37.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 676 726 779
Median daily rate £389 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 91 95 60
Median hourly rate £41.50 £43.50 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.59% +20.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £27.50 £21.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £55.60 £44.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +12.67%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, 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 4 (100.00%) C#
1 4 (100.00%) VB
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 4 (100.00%) Web Services
1 4 (100.00%) .NET Framework
2 3 (75.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (75.00%) MVC
2 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 3 (75.00%) T-SQL
2 3 (75.00%) HTML
3 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (50.00%) Visual Studio
3 2 (50.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 2 (50.00%) DB2
3 2 (50.00%) IIS
3 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (50.00%) Git (software)
3 2 (50.00%) SOAP
3 2 (50.00%) Jenkins
3 2 (50.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 2 (50.00%) RESTful
3 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (50.00%) HTML5
3 2 (50.00%) Waterfall
3 2 (50.00%) Entity Framework
3 2 (50.00%) Razor View Engine
3 2 (50.00%) ReSharper

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 2 (50.00%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (50.00%) DB2
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 3 (75.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (50.00%) ReSharper
2 2 (50.00%) Visual Studio
2 2 (50.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (25.00%) NuGet
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Developer
2 2 (50.00%) .NET Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Architect
3 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
3 1 (25.00%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (25.00%) C# Developer
3 1 (25.00%) C# VB.NET Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Lead Architect
3 1 (25.00%) Senior Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Technical Architect
3 1 (25.00%) Technical Leader
3 1 (25.00%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
1 4 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 4 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 4 (100.00%) Web Services
2 3 (75.00%) HTML
3 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (50.00%) Entity Framework
3 2 (50.00%) HTML5
3 2 (50.00%) jQuery
3 2 (50.00%) LINQ
3 2 (50.00%) Razor View Engine
3 2 (50.00%) RESTful
3 2 (50.00%) SOAP
3 2 (50.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (25.00%) ADO.NET
4 1 (25.00%) Ajax
4 1 (25.00%) WSDL
4 1 (25.00%) XML
4 1 (25.00%) XML Schema
4 1 (25.00%) XSL
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) MVC
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Waterfall
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Deployment
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (25.00%) Data Protection
3 1 (25.00%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) C#
1 4 (100.00%) VB
2 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 3 (75.00%) T-SQL
3 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (25.00%) C++
4 1 (25.00%) VB.NET
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft