The first table below looks at the demand for VB6 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Suffolk region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VB6 over the 3 months to 18 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 Suffolk 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing VB6 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk - - -
As % of the Programming Languages category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
-1.53% -3.70%
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
Suffolk
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
131 74 106
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 51.57% 38.74% 39.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 50 69
Average daily rate £375 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £389
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.30% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 8
Average hourly rate £36.50 £15.16 £35.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+140.76% -56.99%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.35 £15.16 £21.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £15.16 £45.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.94%
VB6
East of England

VB6
Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

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

VB6 Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

VB6
Daily Rate Trend in Suffolk

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

VB6 Daily Rate Trend in Suffolk

VB6
Hourly Rate Trend in Suffolk

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

VB6 Hourly Rate Trend in Suffolk