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 October 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 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VB6 Developer
Rank 624 652 608
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -44
Contract jobs requiring a VB6 Developer 12 12 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.023% 0.021% 0.053%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.024% 0.022% 0.057%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 8 22
Median daily rate £325 £338 £280
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.70% +20.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £302 £252
10% offered a daily rate of more than £378 £474 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £338 £285
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +18.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £42.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 - -

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
49823 54841 54102
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.61% 94.99% 92.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 32593 35082 33109
Median daily rate £425 £405 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £355
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +7.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1682 2085 2162
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.40 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.17% +5.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

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 15 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 October 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 +23 12 £325 -13.33% 1
North West +10 6 £300 -
Merseyside - 5 £300 -
London +7 2 £383 -27.14%
Birmingham - 2 £350 -
West Midlands - 2 £350 - 1
South East +9 1 - -
East Midlands -10 1 - -
Leicestershire - 1 - -
Lancashire - 1 - -
Hampshire - 1 - -
Winchester - 1 - -
Liverpool - 1 £325 -
Leicester - 1 - -
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 £390 -

VB6 Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 29 (100.00%) VB
1 29 (100.00%) VB6
2 19 (65.52%) SQL
3 17 (58.62%) SQL Server
4 14 (48.28%) .NET
5 13 (44.83%) XML
6 12 (41.38%) Oracle
7 11 (37.93%) Classic ASP
7 11 (37.93%) T-SQL
7 11 (37.93%) PL/SQL
7 11 (37.93%) Scrum
7 11 (37.93%) Change Control
8 10 (34.48%) Subversion
8 10 (34.48%) Web Development
8 10 (34.48%) jQuery
8 10 (34.48%) HTML
8 10 (34.48%) JavaScript
8 10 (34.48%) VB.NET
8 10 (34.48%) Visual Studio
8 10 (34.48%) IIS
8 10 (34.48%) DCOM
8 10 (34.48%) CSS
9 9 (31.03%) XHTML
9 9 (31.03%) MS Access
9 9 (31.03%) VBA
9 9 (31.03%) Kanban
9 9 (31.03%) Waterfall
10 7 (24.14%) C#
11 5 (17.24%) Relational Database
12 4 (13.79%) SDLC

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 (34.48%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (6.90%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (58.62%) SQL Server
2 9 (31.03%) MS Access
3 5 (17.24%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 10 (34.48%) Subversion
1 10 (34.48%) Visual Studio
2 1 (3.45%) ClearCase
2 1 (3.45%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.45%) Rational Robot
2 1 (3.45%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (3.45%) Finance
1 1 (3.45%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (48.28%) .NET
2 13 (44.83%) XML
3 11 (37.93%) Classic ASP
4 10 (34.48%) CSS
4 10 (34.48%) DCOM
4 10 (34.48%) HTML
4 10 (34.48%) jQuery
5 9 (31.03%) XHTML
6 4 (13.79%) Web Services
7 3 (10.34%) CSS3
7 3 (10.34%) HTML5
8 2 (6.90%) COM
9 1 (3.45%) .NET Framework
9 1 (3.45%) ASP.NET MVC
9 1 (3.45%) Entity Framework
9 1 (3.45%) WinForms
9 1 (3.45%) WPF
9 1 (3.45%) XML Messaging
9 1 (3.45%) XSD
9 1 (3.45%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.45%) Client/Server
2 1 (3.45%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.45%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (37.93%) Change Control
1 11 (37.93%) Scrum
2 10 (34.48%) Web Development
3 9 (31.03%) Kanban
3 9 (31.03%) Waterfall
4 4 (13.79%) SDLC
5 2 (6.90%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (3.45%) MVC
6 1 (3.45%) Project Planning
6 1 (3.45%) Release Management
6 1 (3.45%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 29 (100.00%) VB
1 29 (100.00%) VB6
2 19 (65.52%) SQL
3 11 (37.93%) PL/SQL
3 11 (37.93%) T-SQL
4 10 (34.48%) JavaScript
4 10 (34.48%) VB.NET
5 9 (31.03%) VBA
6 7 (24.14%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (3.45%) SC Cleared
1 1 (3.45%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 12 (41.38%) Oracle
2 4 (13.79%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.45%) Perforce