The table below looks at the statistics for VB6 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Staffordshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VB6 over the 3 months to 24 July 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 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
Rank 27 26 23
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -3
Contract jobs citing VB6 1 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 0.46% 0.61% 0.81%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.47% 1.28% 2.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
Median daily rate £475 £420 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.09% +52.72%
UK excluding London median daily rate £335 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.07% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 - £35.00
VB6
West Midlands

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

Programming Languages Category
Staffordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
68 78 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 31.34% 47.85% 31.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 45 24
Median daily rate £325 £365 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.95% +21.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £396 £420 £370
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 1
Median hourly rate £30.00 £15.75 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+90.47% +21.15%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%

VB6
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

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

VB6 Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

VB6
Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

VB6 Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

VB6
Hourly Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

VB6 Hourly Rate Trend in Staffordshire

VB6
Contract Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VB6 within the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 24 July 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
Stoke-on-Trent -3 1 £475 +13.09%
VB6
West Midlands

VB6
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 Staffordshire region with a requirement for VB6.

1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) T-SQL
1 2 (100.00%) VB
1 2 (100.00%) VB.NET
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 2 (100.00%) RDBMS
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Project Management
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) Games
1 2 (100.00%) WinForms
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
1 2 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 2 (100.00%) Online Games
1 2 (100.00%) NoSQL
1 2 (100.00%) Relational Database

VB6
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) NoSQL
1 2 (100.00%) RDBMS
1 2 (100.00%) Relational Database
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 2 (100.00%) Online Games
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 2 (100.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) T-SQL
1 2 (100.00%) VB
1 2 (100.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft