The first table below looks at the demand 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 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 Swindon 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 47 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing VB6 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 0.45% - -
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.27% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate £275 - -
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
Swindon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
158 63 114
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 35.59% 23.33% 30.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 43 75
Average daily rate £338 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.30% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 3 4
Average hourly rate £40.50 £24.96 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+62.25% -41.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.35 £12.42 £38.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.30 £37.50 £125.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.94%
VB6
Wiltshire

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 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) T-SQL
1 2 (100.00%) VB
1 2 (100.00%) VBA
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) OLAP
1 2 (100.00%) Crystal Reports
1 2 (100.00%) Business Objects
1 2 (100.00%) SAP
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (100.00%) MS Access
1 2 (100.00%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (100.00%) Data Modelling
1 2 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) BusinessObjects
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) Migration
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (100.00%) MDX
1 2 (100.00%) QlikView
1 2 (100.00%) BusinessObjects XI
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008

VB6
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 2 (100.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) OLAP
1 2 (100.00%) Crystal Reports
1 2 (100.00%) MS Access
1 2 (100.00%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (100.00%) BusinessObjects
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (100.00%) QlikView
1 2 (100.00%) BusinessObjects XI
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (100.00%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Analyst Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Business Intelligence Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Report Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (100.00%) MDX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Data Modelling
1 2 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) Migration
1 2 (100.00%) Data Transformation
1 2 (100.00%) Low Latency
1 2 (100.00%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) T-SQL
1 2 (100.00%) VB
1 2 (100.00%) VBA
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Business Objects
1 2 (100.00%) SAP