The table below looks at the statistics for VB6 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Stoke-on-Trent region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VB6 over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
Rank - 11 23
Contract jobs citing VB6 0 1 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent - 2.44% 10.53%
As % of the Programming Languages category - 7.69% 12.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Average daily rate
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- - £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £308 £320 £300
% change year-on-year
-3.90% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £31.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- -11.42%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Stoke-on-Trent region.

Programming Languages Category
Stoke-on-Trent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
16 13 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 53.33% 31.71% 86.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 5 59
Average daily rate £320 £305 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.91% -7.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £290 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £373 £367 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.18 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.59% -5.71%

VB6
Jobs Demand Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

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

VB6 Jobs Demand Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

VB6
Daily Rate Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

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

VB6 Daily Rate Trend in Stoke-on-Trent