The table below looks at the statistics for VB6 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Swindon region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VB6 over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
Rank - 46 -
Contract jobs citing VB6 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon - 0.24% -
As % of the Programming Languages category - 0.85% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate
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- £275 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £35.00 £35.00
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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 Swindon region.

Programming Languages Category
Swindon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
62 118 80
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 19.94% 28.10% 27.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 76 53
Average daily rate £375 £353 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.38% +0.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £275 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £450 £493
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 10 6
Average hourly rate £20.19 £37.50 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.17% +188.46%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +2.85%

VB6
Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

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

VB6 Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

VB6
Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

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

VB6 Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

VB6
Hourly Rate Trend in Swindon

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

VB6 Hourly Rate Trend in Swindon

VB6
Top 15 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Swindon 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 3 (100.00%) VB
2 2 (66.67%) C#
2 2 (66.67%) Java
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) T-SQL
3 1 (33.33%) Back Office
3 1 (33.33%) Data Integration
3 1 (33.33%) VB.NET
3 1 (33.33%) .NET
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (33.33%) Web Services
3 1 (33.33%) XML
3 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft

VB6
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Swindon 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.

Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (33.33%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (66.67%) Applications Support
2 2 (66.67%) AWS Developer
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
1 1 (33.33%) Web Services
1 1 (33.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Data Integration
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) VB
2 2 (66.67%) C#
2 2 (66.67%) Java
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) T-SQL
3 1 (33.33%) VB.NET
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft