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 20 October 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
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
Rank - - 17
Contract jobs citing VB6 0 0 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent - - 21.25%
As % of the Programming Languages category - - 26.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 10
Average daily rate
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- - £338
UK excluding London average daily rate £304 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £26.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- -24.28%
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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
21 11 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 51.22% 35.48% 80.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 8 53
Average daily rate £325 £315 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.17% -4.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £244 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £370 £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 £35.00 £33.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%

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