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 1 May 2016 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
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
Rank 90 43 -
Rank change year-on-year
-47 -
Contract jobs citing VB6 2 17 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 0.20% 2.86% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.54% 6.80% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 17 0
Median daily rate £294 £295 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.42% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £300 £320
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.13 - -
VB6
North East

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
368 250 222
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 37.67% 42.09% 41.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 231 178 153
Median daily rate £315 £314 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.39% +25.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £199
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £332
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +5.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 0
Median hourly rate £28.50 £32.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.93% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £36.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -1.36%

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 1 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 - 2 £294 -
VB6
North East

VB6
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 10 (100.00%) .NET
1 10 (100.00%) VB
2 8 (80.00%) VB.NET
3 7 (70.00%) Oracle
4 4 (40.00%) C#
5 3 (30.00%) SQL
6 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
6 2 (20.00%) Classic ASP
6 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
7 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (10.00%) Finance
7 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database
7 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (10.00%) SDLC
7 1 (10.00%) Software Testing
7 1 (10.00%) Web Development
7 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
7 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET
7 1 (10.00%) Oracle9i Database
7 1 (10.00%) MS Office
7 1 (10.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 1 (10.00%) T-SQL
7 1 (10.00%) PL/SQL

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 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (10.00%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle9i Database
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (10.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (100.00%) Developer
2 9 (90.00%) .NET Developer
3 8 (80.00%) VB Developer
3 8 (80.00%) VB.NET Developer
3 8 (80.00%) VB6 Developer
4 6 (60.00%) Oracle Developer
5 2 (20.00%) ASP Developer
5 2 (20.00%) Classic ASP Developer
5 2 (20.00%) SQL Developer
6 1 (10.00%) Applications Developer
6 1 (10.00%) C# .NET Developer
6 1 (10.00%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (100.00%) .NET
2 2 (20.00%) Classic ASP
3 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (10.00%) SDLC
1 1 (10.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (10.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 10 (100.00%) VB
2 8 (80.00%) VB.NET
3 4 (40.00%) C#
4 3 (30.00%) SQL
5 1 (10.00%) PL/SQL
5 1 (10.00%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 7 (70.00%) Oracle
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft