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 28 August 2015 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VB6 Developer
Rank 613 577 571
Rank change year-on-year
-36 -6
Contract jobs requiring a VB6 Developer 12 39 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.020% 0.070% 0.032%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.022% 0.076% 0.035%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 24 9
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£330 £303 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £270 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £368 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £285 £250
% change year-on-year
+15.78% +14.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £35.00

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
54347 51343 48877
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.79% 92.32% 92.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 34673 31061 29030
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2003 1976 2120
Average hourly rate £17.33 £17.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.94% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%

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
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VB6 Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

VB6 Developer Daily Rate Histogram 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 15 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 28 August 2015. 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
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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 -41 7 £325 +14.03% 3
East Midlands - 5 £306 - 2
Wales - 4 £330 -
South Wales - 4 £330 -
Cardiff - 4 £330 -
Leicestershire - 3 £300 - 1
Leicester - 2 £325 -
Leeds -30 1 £451 +41.08%
West Yorkshire -34 1 £451 +41.08%
Yorkshire -43 1 £451 +41.08%
North East - 1 £338 -
Nottinghamshire - 1 - - 1
Nottingham - 1 - - 1
Tyne and Wear - 1 £338 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 1 £338 -

VB6 Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 35 (100.00%) VB
1 35 (100.00%) VB6
2 25 (71.43%) .NET
3 21 (60.00%) SQL Server
4 20 (57.14%) SQL
5 16 (45.71%) VB.NET
6 11 (31.43%) C#
7 9 (25.71%) JavaScript
7 9 (25.71%) Windows
7 9 (25.71%) Microsoft
8 8 (22.86%) HTML
9 7 (20.00%) T-SQL
9 7 (20.00%) Finance
9 7 (20.00%) XML
9 7 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
10 6 (17.14%) MS Excel
10 6 (17.14%) ASP.NET
11 5 (14.29%) VBA
11 5 (14.29%) MS Office
11 5 (14.29%) Oracle
11 5 (14.29%) System Testing
12 4 (11.43%) AngularJS
12 4 (11.43%) Oracle Database
12 4 (11.43%) SQL Server 2000
12 4 (11.43%) PL/SQL
12 4 (11.43%) Web Services
12 4 (11.43%) OO
12 4 (11.43%) Client/Server
13 3 (8.57%) CSS
13 3 (8.57%) VBScript

VB6 Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 (2.86%) Apache
1 1 (2.86%) MTS
1 1 (2.86%) Tuxedo
Applications
1 6 (17.14%) MS Excel
2 5 (14.29%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (11.43%) SQL Server 2000
2 4 (11.43%) Oracle Database
3 3 (8.57%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (5.71%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (2.86%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.86%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (2.86%) IDMS
5 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (2.86%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (2.86%) Oracle9i Database
5 1 (2.86%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 3 (8.57%) Visual Studio
1 3 (8.57%) Maven
1 3 (8.57%) Git (software)
2 2 (5.71%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (5.71%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (2.86%) InterDev
General
1 7 (20.00%) Finance
2 2 (5.71%) Retail
3 1 (2.86%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (71.43%) .NET
2 8 (22.86%) HTML
3 7 (20.00%) XML
4 6 (17.14%) ASP.NET
5 4 (11.43%) Web Services
5 4 (11.43%) AngularJS
6 3 (8.57%) CSS3
6 3 (8.57%) CSS
6 3 (8.57%) ADO
7 2 (5.71%) jQuery
7 2 (5.71%) HTML5
8 1 (2.86%) COM
8 1 (2.86%) WinForms
8 1 (2.86%) Ajax
8 1 (2.86%) .NET Framework
8 1 (2.86%) WCF
8 1 (2.86%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.43%) Client/Server
2 1 (2.86%) Mainframe
2 1 (2.86%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 9 (25.71%) Windows
2 1 (2.86%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (14.29%) System Testing
3 4 (11.43%) OO
4 3 (8.57%) MVC
4 3 (8.57%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (8.57%) Unit Testing
5 2 (5.71%) Multithreading
5 2 (5.71%) Business Analysis
5 2 (5.71%) Scrum
5 2 (5.71%) OOP
6 1 (2.86%) OOA/OOD
6 1 (2.86%) RAD
6 1 (2.86%) E-Commerce
6 1 (2.86%) OOD
6 1 (2.86%) Software Testing
6 1 (2.86%) TDD
6 1 (2.86%) Software Engineering
6 1 (2.86%) iOS Development
6 1 (2.86%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 35 (100.00%) VB
1 35 (100.00%) VB6
2 20 (57.14%) SQL
3 16 (45.71%) VB.NET
4 11 (31.43%) C#
5 9 (25.71%) JavaScript
6 7 (20.00%) T-SQL
7 5 (14.29%) VBA
8 4 (11.43%) PL/SQL
9 3 (8.57%) VBScript
9 3 (8.57%) PowerShell
10 1 (2.86%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 1 (2.86%) Degree
1 1 (2.86%) SC Cleared
1 1 (2.86%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.57%) QA
Vendors
1 9 (25.71%) Microsoft
2 5 (14.29%) Oracle