The table below looks at the statistics for VB6 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Tyne and Wear region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VB6 over the 3 months to 25 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
North East / Tyne and Wear
Rank 83 58 38
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -20
Contract jobs citing VB6 2 9 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 0.28% 1.29% 1.77%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.72% 2.95% 4.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 9 7
Median daily rate £275 £350 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.42% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £313 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £360 £361
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 £37.25 -
% change year-on-year
+40.93% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Tyne and Wear region.

Programming Languages Category
Tyne and Wear
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
276 305 160
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 38.87% 43.70% 40.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 199 193 114
Median daily rate £350 £375 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £244
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £451
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 4 3
Median hourly rate £40.00 £19.50 £31.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+105.12% -38.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.80 £14.50 £19.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £62.00 £20.40 £38.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +12.67%

VB6
Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Tyne and Wear region citing VB6 as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Programming Languages category.

VB6 Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

VB6
Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

VB6 Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

VB6
Hourly Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

VB6 Hourly Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

VB6
Contract Job Locations in Tyne and Wear

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VB6 within the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 25 February 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Newcastle upon Tyne -16 1 £300 -14.28%
VB6
North East

VB6
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 25 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 Tyne and Wear region with a requirement for VB6.

1 9 (100.00%) VB
2 8 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (66.67%) Oracle
3 6 (66.67%) Waterfall
4 5 (55.56%) Use Case
4 5 (55.56%) Business Analysis
4 5 (55.56%) Open Source
4 5 (55.56%) Windows
4 5 (55.56%) UML
4 5 (55.56%) OOA/OOD
4 5 (55.56%) OO
4 5 (55.56%) Project Management
5 4 (44.44%) JIRA
5 4 (44.44%) Service Design
6 3 (33.33%) Finance
7 2 (22.22%) QA
7 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
7 2 (22.22%) .NET
8 1 (11.11%) SQL
8 1 (11.11%) VB.NET
8 1 (11.11%) Visual Studio
8 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET
8 1 (11.11%) Web Services
8 1 (11.11%) ITIL
8 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2
8 1 (11.11%) CRM
8 1 (11.11%) FTP
8 1 (11.11%) SLA
8 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
8 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2 Certification

VB6
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear 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:

Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (44.44%) JIRA
2 1 (11.11%) Jenkins
2 1 (11.11%) LoadRunner
2 1 (11.11%) Octopus Deploy
2 1 (11.11%) Selenium
2 1 (11.11%) Visual Studio
2 1 (11.11%) WebDriver
General
1 3 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Analyst
1 5 (55.56%) Business Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) .NET Developer
2 1 (11.11%) Configuration Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Developer
2 1 (11.11%) Public Sector Business Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) QA Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Senior Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Senior Business Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Senior Technical Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Senior Technical Business Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Technical Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Technical Business Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) .NET
2 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET
2 1 (11.11%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
1 1 (11.11%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 5 (55.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (66.67%) Waterfall
3 5 (55.56%) Business Analysis
3 5 (55.56%) OO
3 5 (55.56%) OOA/OOD
3 5 (55.56%) Open Source
3 5 (55.56%) Project Management
3 5 (55.56%) UML
3 5 (55.56%) Use Case
4 4 (44.44%) Service Design
5 1 (11.11%) Agile Project Management
5 1 (11.11%) Business Process Mapping
5 1 (11.11%) Configuration Management
5 1 (11.11%) CRM
5 1 (11.11%) Functional Testing
5 1 (11.11%) ITIL
5 1 (11.11%) Performance Testing
5 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2
5 1 (11.11%) Problem Management
5 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) VB
2 1 (11.11%) SQL
2 1 (11.11%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (11.11%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) QA
2 1 (11.11%) SLA
Vendors
1 6 (66.67%) Oracle
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) SOASTA, Inc
Sunderland, Tyne and Wear
Lorien Resourcing
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