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 16 April 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VB6 Developer
Rank 564 547 575
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +28
Contract jobs requiring a VB6 Developer 39 5 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.068% 0.010% 0.028%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.074% 0.011% 0.030%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 2 15
Average daily rate £315 £313 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.80% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £307 £242
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £319 £540
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £313 £275
% change year-on-year
+0.80% +13.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £35.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £35.00 -
Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
53024 44938 56165
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.25% 92.48% 92.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 32160 25752 30878
Average daily rate £390 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £238 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2112 2238 2624
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.27
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -7.89%

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 16 April 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 24 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 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -4 38 £315 +0.80% 4
Yorkshire - 15 £318 -
South East -4 11 £280 -10.40% 4
East of England - 7 £360 -
North Yorkshire - 5 - -
North West - 3 - -
Merseyside - 2 - -
Liverpool - 2 - -
London - - - -
Middlesbrough - - - -
Milton Keynes - - - - 1
Portsmouth - - - -
Warrington - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - - 1
Cambridgeshire - - - -
Cheshire - - - -
East Sussex - - - -
Hampshire - - - -
Sussex - - - -
City of London - - - -
Brighton - - - -
Cambridge - - - -
Havant - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -

VB6 Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 82 (100.00%) VB
1 82 (100.00%) VB6
2 47 (57.32%) .NET
3 42 (51.22%) SQL Server
4 38 (46.34%) VB.NET
5 24 (29.27%) SQL
6 23 (28.05%) Oracle
7 20 (24.39%) Finance
8 16 (19.51%) C#
9 15 (18.29%) XML
10 14 (17.07%) Microsoft
11 12 (14.63%) ActiveX
11 12 (14.63%) WinForms
11 12 (14.63%) Windows
11 12 (14.63%) ASP.NET
11 12 (14.63%) JavaScript
11 12 (14.63%) OCX
11 12 (14.63%) DAO
12 10 (12.20%) CSS
12 10 (12.20%) MS Excel
13 8 (9.76%) SQL Server 2005
13 8 (9.76%) SQL Server 2008
13 8 (9.76%) OO
13 8 (9.76%) IIS
14 7 (8.54%) HTML
14 7 (8.54%) Web Services
14 7 (8.54%) Software Engineering
15 6 (7.32%) Windows 7
15 6 (7.32%) Unit Testing
15 6 (7.32%) XSL

VB6 Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 8 (9.76%) IIS
Applications
1 10 (12.20%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.88%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.44%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (51.22%) SQL Server
2 8 (9.76%) SQL Server 2005
2 8 (9.76%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (6.10%) Ingres
4 3 (3.66%) Oracle Database
5 2 (2.44%) DTS
6 1 (1.22%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 4 (4.88%) JIRA
1 4 (4.88%) Visual Studio
2 2 (2.44%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 20 (24.39%) Finance
2 4 (4.88%) Back Office
3 1 (1.22%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (57.32%) .NET
2 15 (18.29%) XML
3 12 (14.63%) ActiveX
3 12 (14.63%) WinForms
3 12 (14.63%) ASP.NET
3 12 (14.63%) OCX
3 12 (14.63%) DAO
4 10 (12.20%) CSS
5 7 (8.54%) HTML
5 7 (8.54%) Web Services
6 6 (7.32%) XSL
6 6 (7.32%) XSLT
7 4 (4.88%) COM+
7 4 (4.88%) SOAP
8 3 (3.66%) ADO
8 3 (3.66%) .NET Framework
9 2 (2.44%) WPF
9 2 (2.44%) Classic ASP
10 1 (1.22%) XHTML
10 1 (1.22%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 2 (2.44%) N-Tier
2 1 (1.22%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 12 (14.63%) Windows
2 6 (7.32%) Windows 7
3 5 (6.10%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (2.44%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (9.76%) OO
2 7 (8.54%) Software Engineering
3 6 (7.32%) Unit Testing
3 6 (7.32%) Migration
4 4 (4.88%) OOP
5 3 (3.66%) Refactoring
5 3 (3.66%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (2.44%) MVVM
6 2 (2.44%) Time Management
6 2 (2.44%) Systems Analysis
6 2 (2.44%) ERP
6 2 (2.44%) OOD
7 1 (1.22%) MVC
7 1 (1.22%) UML
7 1 (1.22%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (1.22%) Resource Management
7 1 (1.22%) Test Scripting
7 1 (1.22%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 82 (100.00%) VB
1 82 (100.00%) VB6
2 38 (46.34%) VB.NET
3 24 (29.27%) SQL
4 16 (19.51%) C#
5 12 (14.63%) JavaScript
6 5 (6.10%) VBScript
6 5 (6.10%) VBA
7 2 (2.44%) T-SQL
7 2 (2.44%) Java
7 2 (2.44%) C++
7 2 (2.44%) XAML
8 1 (1.22%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 1 (1.22%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.10%) QA
Vendors
1 23 (28.05%) Oracle
2 14 (17.07%) Microsoft
3 5 (6.10%) Sybase
4 4 (4.88%) Citrix
5 1 (1.22%) Infragistics
5 1 (1.22%) Telerik
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