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 25 November 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
25 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VB6 Developer
Rank 588 529 537
Rank change year-on-year
-59 +8
Contract jobs requiring a VB6 Developer 13 48 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.023% 0.093% 0.061%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.025% 0.100% 0.066%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 29 11
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£285 £315 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.52% +26.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £285 £318 £250
% change year-on-year
-10.23% +27.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
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
51630 48043 48724
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 90.71% 92.70% 93.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 32647 29076 27348
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £570
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2103 2088 2596
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.50 £38.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -8.57%

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
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 27 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 November 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 -74 11 £280 -8.94% 6
London +1 6 £269 +7.50% 2
North West -7 3 £280 +1.81% 1
Scotland -7 2 £375 -
West Yorkshire -8 1 - -
Leeds -13 1 - -
Yorkshire -27 1 - -
East Midlands - - - -
South East - - - - 1
South West - - - - 2
West Midlands - - - -
Brighton - - - -
Crawley - - - -
Glasgow - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - - 1
Nottingham - - - -
Staines - - - -
Stroud - - - - 1
Warrington - - - - 1
Wolverhampton - - - -
Cheshire - - - - 1
East Sussex - - - -
Gloucestershire - - - - 2
Nottinghamshire - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - -
Surrey - - - - 1
West Sussex - - - -

VB6 Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 November 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 53 (100.00%) VB
1 53 (100.00%) VB6
2 39 (73.58%) SQL Server
3 28 (52.83%) .NET
4 19 (35.85%) SQL
5 16 (30.19%) VB.NET
5 16 (30.19%) Oracle
6 14 (26.42%) C#
6 14 (26.42%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (13.21%) Finance
8 6 (11.32%) Software Engineering
8 6 (11.32%) VBScript
8 6 (11.32%) ActiveX
9 5 (9.43%) JavaScript
10 4 (7.55%) Migration
10 4 (7.55%) Windows
10 4 (7.55%) SQL Server 2008
10 4 (7.55%) Unit Testing
10 4 (7.55%) Oracle Database
11 3 (5.66%) PowerShell
11 3 (5.66%) Git (software)
11 3 (5.66%) ADO
11 3 (5.66%) Oracle Database 10g
11 3 (5.66%) PL/SQL
11 3 (5.66%) VBA
11 3 (5.66%) T-SQL
11 3 (5.66%) WinForms
11 3 (5.66%) Maven
12 2 (3.77%) Banking
12 2 (3.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services

VB6 Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 25 November 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 1 (1.89%) IIS
1 1 (1.89%) Oracle Spatial
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (73.58%) SQL Server
2 4 (7.55%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (7.55%) Oracle Database
3 3 (5.66%) Oracle Database 10g
4 2 (3.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (1.89%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.89%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (1.89%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (1.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (5.66%) Git (software)
1 3 (5.66%) Maven
2 2 (3.77%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (1.89%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.89%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (1.89%) JUnit
General
1 7 (13.21%) Finance
2 2 (3.77%) Banking
3 1 (1.89%) Publishing
3 1 (1.89%) Marketing
3 1 (1.89%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (52.83%) .NET
2 6 (11.32%) ActiveX
3 3 (5.66%) ADO
3 3 (5.66%) WinForms
4 2 (3.77%) HTML
4 2 (3.77%) OCX
4 2 (3.77%) CSS
4 2 (3.77%) Web Services
4 2 (3.77%) XML
5 1 (1.89%) WPF
5 1 (1.89%) XSD
5 1 (1.89%) XSL
5 1 (1.89%) ODBC
5 1 (1.89%) Classic ASP
5 1 (1.89%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.77%) Computer Science
2 1 (1.89%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.89%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (1.89%) Client/Server
2 1 (1.89%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.55%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (26.42%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (11.32%) Software Engineering
3 4 (7.55%) Migration
3 4 (7.55%) Unit Testing
4 2 (3.77%) Business Analysis
4 2 (3.77%) OO
4 2 (3.77%) System Testing
5 1 (1.89%) Mentoring
5 1 (1.89%) Integration Testing
5 1 (1.89%) Release Management
5 1 (1.89%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (1.89%) Performance Testing
5 1 (1.89%) MVVM
5 1 (1.89%) Performance Improvement
5 1 (1.89%) Web Application Development
5 1 (1.89%) OOA/OOD
5 1 (1.89%) ETL
5 1 (1.89%) Scrum
5 1 (1.89%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 53 (100.00%) VB
1 53 (100.00%) VB6
2 19 (35.85%) SQL
3 16 (30.19%) VB.NET
4 14 (26.42%) C#
5 6 (11.32%) VBScript
6 5 (9.43%) JavaScript
7 3 (5.66%) PowerShell
7 3 (5.66%) PL/SQL
7 3 (5.66%) VBA
7 3 (5.66%) T-SQL
8 2 (3.77%) XAML
9 1 (1.89%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.89%) QA
Vendors
1 16 (30.19%) Oracle
2 2 (3.77%) Sybase
3 1 (1.89%) Mapinfo