The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had VB6 Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 1 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VB6 Developer
Rank 617 594 574
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -20
Contract jobs requiring a VB6 Developer 22 28 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.041% 0.052% 0.081%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.043% 0.055% 0.086%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 10 21
Median daily rate £300 £325 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% +1.56%
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £300 £320
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
50865 50531 50087
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.76% 94.70% 94.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 33305 31369 30939
Median daily rate £425 £400 £393
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1460 2008 2096
Median hourly rate £17.95 £16.83 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.68% -1.02%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £41.00 £39.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.29% -2.06%

VB6 Developer
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of IT contracts that featured VB6 Developer in the job title.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VB6 Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 1 June 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
England -20 20 £300 -7.69% 5
South East - 11 £300 - 1
Hampshire - 11 £300 - 1
London -6 5 £425 +21.42% 1
Winchester - 3 £335 -
City of London +30 2 £300 -14.28% 1
East of England +9 2 - -
Glasgow - 2 - -
Scotland - 2 - -
Chelmsford +8 1 - -
Essex -1 1 - -
South West -3 1 £375 -6.25%
North West -17 1 - - 1
Wiltshire - 1 £375 -
Peterborough - 1 - -
Warrington - 1 - -
Salisbury - 1 £375 -
Cheshire - 1 - -
Cambridgeshire - 1 - -

VB6 Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 June 2016, VB6 Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads featuring VB6 Developer in the job title.

1 41 (100.00%) VB
1 41 (100.00%) VB6
2 26 (63.41%) .NET
3 25 (60.98%) VB.NET
4 23 (56.10%) SQL Server
5 19 (46.34%) Oracle
6 14 (34.15%) HTML
7 13 (31.71%) SQL
8 12 (29.27%) CSS
8 12 (29.27%) XML
8 12 (29.27%) Scrum
9 11 (26.83%) Visual Studio
9 11 (26.83%) MS Access
9 11 (26.83%) JavaScript
9 11 (26.83%) PL/SQL
9 11 (26.83%) Classic ASP
9 11 (26.83%) jQuery
9 11 (26.83%) Waterfall
9 11 (26.83%) Change Control
10 10 (24.39%) IIS
10 10 (24.39%) T-SQL
10 10 (24.39%) DCOM
10 10 (24.39%) Web Development
11 9 (21.95%) Subversion
11 9 (21.95%) XHTML
11 9 (21.95%) VBA
11 9 (21.95%) Kanban
12 5 (12.20%) Agile Software Development
12 5 (12.20%) C#
13 4 (9.76%) MySQL

VB6 Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills 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 10 (24.39%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (7.32%) MS Office
2 1 (2.44%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.88%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (56.10%) SQL Server
2 11 (26.83%) MS Access
3 4 (9.76%) MySQL
4 3 (7.32%) Relational Database
5 2 (4.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (2.44%) Oracle Database
6 1 (2.44%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (2.44%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (2.44%) Oracle9i Database
6 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 11 (26.83%) Visual Studio
2 9 (21.95%) Subversion
3 2 (4.88%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (2.44%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (7.32%) Back Office
1 3 (7.32%) Finance
2 2 (4.88%) Retail
3 1 (2.44%) Banking
3 1 (2.44%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (63.41%) .NET
2 14 (34.15%) HTML
3 12 (29.27%) CSS
3 12 (29.27%) XML
4 11 (26.83%) Classic ASP
4 11 (26.83%) jQuery
5 10 (24.39%) DCOM
6 9 (21.95%) XHTML
7 3 (7.32%) CSS3
7 3 (7.32%) HTML5
8 1 (2.44%) .NET Framework
8 1 (2.44%) ADO.NET
8 1 (2.44%) ASP.NET
8 1 (2.44%) COM
8 1 (2.44%) COM+
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.88%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.44%) Windows
1 1 (2.44%) Windows 7
1 1 (2.44%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (29.27%) Scrum
2 11 (26.83%) Change Control
2 11 (26.83%) Waterfall
3 10 (24.39%) Web Development
4 9 (21.95%) Kanban
5 5 (12.20%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (4.88%) Migration
7 1 (2.44%) MVC
7 1 (2.44%) Process Management
7 1 (2.44%) SDLC
7 1 (2.44%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 41 (100.00%) VB
1 41 (100.00%) VB6
2 25 (60.98%) VB.NET
3 13 (31.71%) SQL
4 11 (26.83%) JavaScript
4 11 (26.83%) PL/SQL
5 10 (24.39%) T-SQL
6 9 (21.95%) VBA
7 5 (12.20%) C#
8 2 (4.88%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (2.44%) SC Cleared
1 1 (2.44%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.44%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 19 (46.34%) Oracle
2 4 (9.76%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.44%) Capita