The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VB6 Developer
Rank 545 555 570
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +15
Contract jobs requiring a VB6 Developer 48 13 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.088% 0.025% 0.024%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.095% 0.028% 0.026%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 4 5
Average daily rate
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£320 £250 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.00% -26.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £418 £390 £540
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £250 £200
% change year-on-year
+28.00% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £38.75 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +19.23%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £38.75 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +19.23%
Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
50509 47198 53521
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.39% 92.49% 92.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 30674 27610 29823
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £230 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £560
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
- +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1993 2137 2716
Average hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £19.19
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -6.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%

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 25 July 2014.

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 30 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 25 July 2014. 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 +4 45 £320 +28.00% 5
Yorkshire - 23 £320 -
West Yorkshire - 21 £320 -
South East -6 6 £270 - 2
East of England - 6 £425 -
North West - 6 £275 - 1
Leeds - 6 £320 -
Oxfordshire - 5 £270 - 1
Oxford - 3 £250 - 1
London +3 2 £388 -13.88%
Preston - 2 - -
Lancashire - 2 - -
West Midlands -17 1 £275 +10.00% 1
South West -27 1 - - 1
Dorset - 1 - - 1
Bournemouth - 1 - - 1
Bradford - - - -
Brighton - - - - 1
Cambridge - - - -
Chorley - - - -
Crawley - - - -
Havant - - - -
Luton - - - -
Milton Keynes - - - -
Nottingham - - - -
Solihull - - - - 1
Warrington - - - -
Bedfordshire - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - -
Cambridgeshire - - - -

VB6 Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 84 (100.00%) VB
1 84 (100.00%) VB6
2 60 (71.43%) SQL Server
3 45 (53.57%) .NET
4 24 (28.57%) VB.NET
5 23 (27.38%) SQL
6 18 (21.43%) Oracle
6 18 (21.43%) Windows
7 16 (19.05%) XML
7 16 (19.05%) C#
7 16 (19.05%) JavaScript
7 16 (19.05%) Microsoft
8 15 (17.86%) MS Excel
8 15 (17.86%) CSS
9 13 (15.48%) Agile Software Development
10 12 (14.29%) WinForms
11 10 (11.90%) Finance
12 9 (10.71%) VBScript
12 9 (10.71%) OO
12 9 (10.71%) HTML
12 9 (10.71%) IIS
13 8 (9.52%) Sybase
13 8 (9.52%) VBA
13 8 (9.52%) Ingres
13 8 (9.52%) Migration
13 8 (9.52%) Software Engineering
13 8 (9.52%) SQL Server 2005
13 8 (9.52%) QA
13 8 (9.52%) Windows Server 2008
13 8 (9.52%) Windows 7

VB6 Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 9 (10.71%) IIS
Applications
1 15 (17.86%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.57%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.38%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (71.43%) SQL Server
2 8 (9.52%) Ingres
2 8 (9.52%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (4.76%) Oracle Database
4 2 (2.38%) DTS
4 2 (2.38%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (2.38%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (1.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.19%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (1.19%) MS Access
5 1 (1.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (1.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.19%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 6 (7.14%) JIRA
2 3 (3.57%) Git (software)
2 3 (3.57%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (3.57%) Visual Studio
2 3 (3.57%) Maven
3 2 (2.38%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 10 (11.90%) Finance
2 3 (3.57%) Back Office
3 1 (1.19%) Financial Institution
3 1 (1.19%) Publishing
3 1 (1.19%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (53.57%) .NET
2 16 (19.05%) XML
3 15 (17.86%) CSS
4 12 (14.29%) WinForms
5 9 (10.71%) HTML
6 7 (8.33%) XSLT
7 6 (7.14%) ActiveX
7 6 (7.14%) XSL
8 5 (5.95%) OCX
8 5 (5.95%) Web Services
9 4 (4.76%) .NET Framework
9 4 (4.76%) WPF
10 3 (3.57%) DAO
10 3 (3.57%) SOAP
10 3 (3.57%) ADO
10 3 (3.57%) ASP.NET
11 2 (2.38%) COM+
12 1 (1.19%) Classic ASP
12 1 (1.19%) XHTML
12 1 (1.19%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 1 (1.19%) Computer Science
1 1 (1.19%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 18 (21.43%) Windows
2 8 (9.52%) Windows Server 2008
2 8 (9.52%) Windows 7
3 4 (4.76%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (15.48%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (10.71%) OO
3 8 (9.52%) Software Engineering
3 8 (9.52%) Migration
4 6 (7.14%) OOP
5 4 (4.76%) MVVM
5 4 (4.76%) Systems Analysis
6 2 (2.38%) OOD
6 2 (2.38%) Time Management
6 2 (2.38%) Unit Testing
7 1 (1.19%) Integration Testing
7 1 (1.19%) Information Security
7 1 (1.19%) ETL
7 1 (1.19%) MVC
7 1 (1.19%) ERP
7 1 (1.19%) Release Management
7 1 (1.19%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 84 (100.00%) VB
1 84 (100.00%) VB6
2 24 (28.57%) VB.NET
3 23 (27.38%) SQL
4 16 (19.05%) C#
4 16 (19.05%) JavaScript
5 9 (10.71%) VBScript
6 8 (9.52%) VBA
7 4 (4.76%) XAML
7 4 (4.76%) C++
8 3 (3.57%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.19%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (2.38%) SC Cleared
1 2 (2.38%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (9.52%) QA
Vendors
1 18 (21.43%) Oracle
2 16 (19.05%) Microsoft
3 8 (9.52%) Sybase
4 3 (3.57%) Citrix
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