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 20 October 2014 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
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VB6 Developer
Rank 609 548 540
Rank change year-on-year
-61 -8
Contract jobs requiring a VB6 Developer 20 33 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.034% 0.063% 0.070%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.038% 0.068% 0.075%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 19 18
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£280 £300 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +20.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £295 £250
% change year-on-year
-6.77% +18.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 6
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
52873 48864 52221
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 90.73% 92.77% 93.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 32949 29518 29383
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £230 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2099 2105 2573
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -5.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £39.45 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.85% -7.42%

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 20 October 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 20 October 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 -39 19 £280 -2.60% 12
North West -4 10 £275 -
Manchester 0 9 £275 -
London +10 4 £375 +25.00%
South East -16 3 £325 +25.00% 1
Oxfordshire -17 3 £325 +25.00%
West Yorkshire -11 1 - - 1
Yorkshire -12 1 - - 1
Scotland - 1 - - 1
Leeds - 1 - - 1
West Sussex - - - -
Bournemouth - - - -
Brighton - - - -
Bristol - - - -
Cambridge - - - -
Crawley - - - -
Glasgow - - - -
Nottingham - - - -
Ross-on-Wye - - - -
Solihull - - - -
Stroud - - - - 3
Warrington - - - -
Wigan - - - -
Wolverhampton - - - -
Cambridgeshire - - - -
Cheshire - - - -
Dorset - - - -
East Sussex - - - -
Gloucestershire - - - - 8
Herefordshire - - - -

VB6 Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 69 (100.00%) VB
1 69 (100.00%) VB6
2 49 (71.01%) SQL Server
3 37 (53.62%) .NET
4 23 (33.33%) SQL
5 19 (27.54%) Agile Software Development
6 18 (26.09%) C#
6 18 (26.09%) VB.NET
7 17 (24.64%) Oracle
8 10 (14.49%) JavaScript
9 9 (13.04%) Windows
10 8 (11.59%) VBScript
11 7 (10.14%) Software Engineering
11 7 (10.14%) Finance
12 6 (8.70%) Migration
12 6 (8.70%) ActiveX
12 6 (8.70%) CSS
12 6 (8.70%) XML
12 6 (8.70%) VBA
12 6 (8.70%) Oracle Database
13 5 (7.25%) MS Excel
13 5 (7.25%) WinForms
13 5 (7.25%) Microsoft
13 5 (7.25%) Oracle Database 10g
14 4 (5.80%) OO
14 4 (5.80%) Sybase
14 4 (5.80%) C++
14 4 (5.80%) HTML
14 4 (5.80%) Analytical Skills
14 4 (5.80%) SQL Server 2008

VB6 Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 3 (4.35%) IIS
2 1 (1.45%) Oracle Spatial
Applications
1 5 (7.25%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (71.01%) SQL Server
2 6 (8.70%) Oracle Database
3 5 (7.25%) Oracle Database 10g
4 4 (5.80%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (4.35%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (4.35%) Ingres
6 2 (2.90%) DTS
6 2 (2.90%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (1.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (1.45%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (1.45%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (1.45%) MS Access
7 1 (1.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (1.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (4.35%) Maven
1 3 (4.35%) Git (software)
2 2 (2.90%) JIRA
2 2 (2.90%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (1.45%) JUnit
3 1 (1.45%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 7 (10.14%) Finance
2 2 (2.90%) Banking
3 1 (1.45%) Investment Banking
3 1 (1.45%) Marketing
3 1 (1.45%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (53.62%) .NET
2 6 (8.70%) CSS
2 6 (8.70%) XML
2 6 (8.70%) ActiveX
3 5 (7.25%) WinForms
4 4 (5.80%) HTML
5 3 (4.35%) WPF
5 3 (4.35%) XSL
5 3 (4.35%) ADO
6 2 (2.90%) XSLT
6 2 (2.90%) .NET Framework
6 2 (2.90%) OCX
7 1 (1.45%) ODBC
7 1 (1.45%) XSD
7 1 (1.45%) Classic ASP
7 1 (1.45%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.80%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.90%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.45%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.45%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 9 (13.04%) Windows
2 3 (4.35%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (4.35%) Windows 7
3 2 (2.90%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (27.54%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (10.14%) Software Engineering
3 6 (8.70%) Migration
4 4 (5.80%) OO
5 3 (4.35%) Unit Testing
5 3 (4.35%) MVVM
6 2 (2.90%) OOP
6 2 (2.90%) Systems Analysis
6 2 (2.90%) Business Analysis
6 2 (2.90%) Regression Testing
7 1 (1.45%) Release Management
7 1 (1.45%) Performance Testing
7 1 (1.45%) OOA/OOD
7 1 (1.45%) ETL
7 1 (1.45%) Performance Improvement
7 1 (1.45%) Web Application Development
7 1 (1.45%) Mentoring
7 1 (1.45%) Integration Testing
7 1 (1.45%) Scrum
7 1 (1.45%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 69 (100.00%) VB
1 69 (100.00%) VB6
2 23 (33.33%) SQL
3 18 (26.09%) VB.NET
3 18 (26.09%) C#
4 10 (14.49%) JavaScript
5 8 (11.59%) VBScript
6 6 (8.70%) VBA
7 4 (5.80%) C++
8 3 (4.35%) T-SQL
8 3 (4.35%) PowerShell
9 2 (2.90%) PL/SQL
9 2 (2.90%) XAML
10 1 (1.45%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (2.90%) SC Cleared
1 2 (2.90%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.35%) QA
Vendors
1 17 (24.64%) Oracle
2 5 (7.25%) Microsoft
3 4 (5.80%) Sybase
4 1 (1.45%) Mapinfo