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 24 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
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
Rank 129 126 143
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +17
Contract jobs citing VB6 8 11 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.27% 0.37% 0.16%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.72% 1.00% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 6 4
Median daily rate £350 £336 £283
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.08% +19.02%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £290 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £388 £385
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £300 £320
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 - £35.00
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
1111 1099 1170
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 37.97% 36.66% 38.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 686 702 763
Median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 102 64 72
Median hourly rate £40.00 £35.70 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.04% -4.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £20.19 £15.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.15 £46.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £36.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +1.38%

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 24 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
Wiltshire - 5 £375 - 1
Gloucestershire -5 3 £325 -9.40% 2
VB6
England

VB6
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 24 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 South West region with a requirement for VB6.

1 10 (100.00%) VB
2 7 (70.00%) .NET
3 6 (60.00%) SQL
4 5 (50.00%) Oracle
5 4 (40.00%) SQL Server
5 4 (40.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 4 (40.00%) Web Services
5 4 (40.00%) MVC
6 3 (30.00%) Telecoms
6 3 (30.00%) Finance
6 3 (30.00%) MS Access
6 3 (30.00%) Configuration Management
6 3 (30.00%) VC++
6 3 (30.00%) VB.NET
6 3 (30.00%) C#
6 3 (30.00%) C++
6 3 (30.00%) Data Protection
6 3 (30.00%) FinalBuilder
7 2 (20.00%) SC Cleared
7 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
7 2 (20.00%) Software Engineering
7 2 (20.00%) T-SQL
7 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET
7 2 (20.00%) XML
7 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
8 1 (10.00%) Back Office
8 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
8 1 (10.00%) Migration
8 1 (10.00%) Solaris
8 1 (10.00%) MS Excel

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:

Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (30.00%) MS Access
3 1 (10.00%) DB2
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (40.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 3 (30.00%) FinalBuilder
3 1 (10.00%) Subversion
3 1 (10.00%) TortoiseSVN
General
1 3 (30.00%) Finance
1 3 (30.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (10.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 8 (80.00%) Developer
2 4 (40.00%) .NET Developer
3 3 (30.00%) C++ Developer
4 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
4 2 (20.00%) Software Engineer
4 2 (20.00%) VB Developer
5 1 (10.00%) .NET Programmer
5 1 (10.00%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (10.00%) C# Developer
5 1 (10.00%) C# VB.NET Developer
5 1 (10.00%) C++ Software Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Programmer
5 1 (10.00%) Software Developer
5 1 (10.00%) VB.NET Developer
5 1 (10.00%) VB6 Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (70.00%) .NET
2 4 (40.00%) Web Services
3 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET
3 2 (20.00%) XML
4 1 (10.00%) .NET Framework
4 1 (10.00%) Ajax
4 1 (10.00%) AngularJS
4 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (10.00%) HTML
4 1 (10.00%) jQuery
4 1 (10.00%) REST
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) MVC
2 3 (30.00%) Configuration Management
2 3 (30.00%) Data Protection
3 2 (20.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (10.00%) Data Migration
4 1 (10.00%) Migration
4 1 (10.00%) Requirements Analysis
4 1 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 10 (100.00%) VB
2 6 (60.00%) SQL
3 3 (30.00%) C#
3 3 (30.00%) C++
3 3 (30.00%) VB.NET
3 3 (30.00%) VC++
4 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (20.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
Swindon, Wiltshire
Sanderson
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Activus
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 27 days ago