The table below looks at the statistics for VB6 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Swindon region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VB6 over the 3 months to 27 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
Wiltshire / Swindon
Rank - - 43
Contract jobs citing VB6 0 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon - - 0.71%
As % of the Programming Languages category - - 3.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £300
UK excluding London median daily rate £288 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
-17.85% +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £52.50 £37.50 -
% change year-on-year
+40.00% -

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
136 138 87
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 39.08% 37.30% 20.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 108 54
Median daily rate £413 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.85% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £328 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £420 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 6
Median hourly rate £50.00 £17.50 £20.06
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+185.71% -12.76%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +11.11%

VB6
Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Swindon region citing VB6 as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 27 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing VB6 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Swindon region with a requirement for VB6.

1 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (100.00%) VB
1 3 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 3 (100.00%) Web Services
1 3 (100.00%) MVC
1 3 (100.00%) .NET Framework
2 2 (66.67%) ReSharper
2 2 (66.67%) LINQ
2 2 (66.67%) jQuery
2 2 (66.67%) Jenkins
2 2 (66.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) Git (software)
2 2 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (66.67%) RESTful
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (66.67%) HTML5
2 2 (66.67%) Waterfall
2 2 (66.67%) Entity Framework
2 2 (66.67%) Razor View Engine
2 2 (66.67%) SOAP
2 2 (66.67%) Visual Studio
2 2 (66.67%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 2 (66.67%) DB2
2 2 (66.67%) HTML
2 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 2 (66.67%) SQL

VB6
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (33.33%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) DB2
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Git (software)
1 2 (66.67%) Jenkins
1 2 (66.67%) ReSharper
1 2 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (66.67%) Visual Studio
1 2 (66.67%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (33.33%) NuGet
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) .NET Developer
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Architect
2 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
2 1 (33.33%) C# .NET Developer
2 1 (33.33%) C# Developer
2 1 (33.33%) C# VB.NET Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Lead Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Leader
2 1 (33.33%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 3 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 3 (100.00%) Web Services
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (66.67%) Entity Framework
2 2 (66.67%) HTML
2 2 (66.67%) HTML5
2 2 (66.67%) jQuery
2 2 (66.67%) LINQ
2 2 (66.67%) Razor View Engine
2 2 (66.67%) RESTful
2 2 (66.67%) SOAP
2 2 (66.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (33.33%) Ajax
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) MVC
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Waterfall
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Deployment
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) VB
2 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) T-SQL
3 1 (33.33%) VB.NET
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft