The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Stoke-on-Trent region.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
Rank 15 - 17
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing VB6 1 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 2.27% - 3.45%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.55% - 7.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Average daily rate £285 - £275
UK excluding London average daily rate £318 £325 £339
% change year-on-year
-2.30% -4.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £35.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
- +40.00%
Programming Languages Category
Stoke-on-Trent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
22 15 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 50.00% 60.00% 44.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 12 18
Average daily rate £320 £330 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% +1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £330 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £362 £350 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £23.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.94%
VB6
Staffordshire

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

VB6
Top 14 Related IT Skills in Stoke-on-Trent

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Stoke-on-Trent region citing VB6 also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited VB6.

1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) VB
1 2 (100.00%) VB.NET
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) Classic ASP
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Migration
2 1 (50.00%) WinForms
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (50.00%) MDX
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008

VB6
Top Related IT Skills in Stoke-on-Trent by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Stoke-on-Trent region citing VB6 also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited VB6. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (50.00%) .NET Developer
2 1 (50.00%) VB Developer
2 1 (50.00%) VB6 Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) Classic ASP
2 1 (50.00%) WinForms
2 1 (50.00%) MDX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) VB
1 2 (100.00%) VB.NET