The table below looks at the statistics for the VB6 Developer role in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VB6 Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VB6 Developer
Rank 597 570 535
Rank change year-on-year
-27 -35
Contract jobs requiring a VB6 Developer 26 23 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.051% 0.045% 0.082%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.054% 0.048% 0.087%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 15 18
Average daily rate £350 £290 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.68% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £254
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £340 £355
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £315 £280
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
47935 48321 46997
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.58% 94.47% 94.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 30815 30072 27703
Average daily rate £413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £563 £565
UK excluding London average daily rate £378 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1687 1903 2072
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.22 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.62% -1.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

VB6 Developer
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VB6 Developer in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

VB6 Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

VB6 Developer
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing VB6 Developer within the UK.

VB6 Developer Daily Rate Trend in the UK

VB6 Developer
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing VB6 Developer within the UK.

VB6 Developer Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

VB6 Developer
Top 19 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VB6 Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 13 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -3 15 £350 +21.21% 6
Scotland +8 11 £375 - 1
Newcastle upon Tyne - 8 £350 -
Tyne and Wear - 8 £350 -
North East - 8 £350 -
Edinburgh - 4 - - 1
West Lothian - 3 £375 -
Livingston - 3 £375 -
Liverpool - 2 £300 -
Merseyside - 2 £300 -
North West - 2 £300 - 1
South East - 2 - -
London -9 1 £325 +30.00%
Leeds -13 1 - -
West Yorkshire -14 1 - -
Yorkshire -17 1 - -
East Midlands - 1 £285 - 3
Leicestershire - 1 £285 - 1
North Lanarkshire - 1 £275 -

VB6 Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited VB6 Developer in their job title 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 with VB6 Developer in their job title.

1 45 (100.00%) VB
1 45 (100.00%) VB6
2 39 (86.67%) .NET
3 37 (82.22%) VB.NET
4 18 (40.00%) C#
4 18 (40.00%) SQL Server
5 16 (35.56%) Oracle
6 14 (31.11%) SQL
7 11 (24.44%) Microsoft
8 10 (22.22%) HTML
9 8 (17.78%) CSS
10 6 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
10 6 (13.33%) MS Excel
11 5 (11.11%) Back Office
11 5 (11.11%) Windows
11 5 (11.11%) Mentoring
12 4 (8.89%) Disclosure Scotland
12 4 (8.89%) Windows Server 2008
12 4 (8.89%) Windows 7
12 4 (8.89%) Scrum
12 4 (8.89%) COM+
12 4 (8.89%) MySQL
13 3 (6.67%) JavaScript
13 3 (6.67%) ASP.NET
13 3 (6.67%) MS Access
13 3 (6.67%) Retail
13 3 (6.67%) Migration
13 3 (6.67%) Security Cleared
13 3 (6.67%) jQuery
13 3 (6.67%) .NET Framework

VB6 Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited VB6 Developer in their job title 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 with VB6 Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.22%) Confluence
1 1 (2.22%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (13.33%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.44%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.44%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (8.89%) MySQL
3 3 (6.67%) MS Access
3 3 (6.67%) Oracle Database
4 2 (4.44%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (4.44%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (4.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (2.22%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (2.22%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (2.22%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (2.22%) Oracle9i Database
5 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (4.44%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (4.44%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (2.22%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.22%) JIRA
2 1 (2.22%) Selenium
2 1 (2.22%) Subversion
2 1 (2.22%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (11.11%) Back Office
2 3 (6.67%) Retail
3 2 (4.44%) Banking
3 2 (4.44%) Finance
4 1 (2.22%) Front Office
4 1 (2.22%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.22%) Marketing
4 1 (2.22%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (86.67%) .NET
2 10 (22.22%) HTML
3 8 (17.78%) CSS
4 4 (8.89%) COM+
5 3 (6.67%) .NET Framework
5 3 (6.67%) ASP.NET
5 3 (6.67%) jQuery
6 2 (4.44%) CSS3
6 2 (4.44%) HTML5
6 2 (4.44%) Web Services
7 1 (2.22%) ADO.NET
7 1 (2.22%) Classic ASP
7 1 (2.22%) Entity Framework
7 1 (2.22%) NHibernate
7 1 (2.22%) WCF
7 1 (2.22%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.22%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (11.11%) Windows
2 4 (8.89%) Windows 7
2 4 (8.89%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (2.22%) Unix
3 1 (2.22%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (11.11%) Mentoring
3 4 (8.89%) Scrum
4 3 (6.67%) Migration
5 2 (4.44%) MVC
5 2 (4.44%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (4.44%) Waterfall
6 1 (2.22%) Automated Testing
6 1 (2.22%) Change Control
6 1 (2.22%) ETL
6 1 (2.22%) ITIL
6 1 (2.22%) ITIL V3
6 1 (2.22%) Kanban
6 1 (2.22%) Multithreading
6 1 (2.22%) Process Management
6 1 (2.22%) Validation
6 1 (2.22%) Web Application Development
6 1 (2.22%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 45 (100.00%) VB
1 45 (100.00%) VB6
2 37 (82.22%) VB.NET
3 18 (40.00%) C#
4 14 (31.11%) SQL
5 3 (6.67%) JavaScript
6 2 (4.44%) PL/SQL
6 2 (4.44%) VBA
6 2 (4.44%) VBScript
7 1 (2.22%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (6.67%) BPSS Clearance
1 3 (6.67%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.44%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.22%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.89%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 16 (35.56%) Oracle
2 11 (24.44%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.22%) Capita
3 1 (2.22%) Motorola
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