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 2 March 2015 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
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VB6 Developer
Rank 561 531 530
Rank change year-on-year
-30 -1
Contract jobs requiring a VB6 Developer 15 45 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.029% 0.088% 0.007%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.031% 0.095% 0.007%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 16 2
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£300 £315 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% +21.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £264 £212
10% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £438 £308
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £315 £260
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +21.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

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
48562 47237 41574
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.40% 92.41% 92.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 29824 27903 23737
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £225 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1861 2009 2246
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £10.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.72 £17.15 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.50% -2.00%

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 26 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 2 March 2015. 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 -59 15 £300 -4.76% 12
West Yorkshire -12 11 £300 -4.76% 4
Yorkshire -13 11 £300 -4.76% 4
Leeds -2 10 £300 -6.25% 3
London - 4 £250 -
Manchester - - - - 1
Stoke-on-Trent - - - - 1
Warrington - - - - 1
Wilmslow - - - -
York - - - -
Cheshire - - - - 1
Leicestershire - - - -
North Yorkshire - - - -
Staffordshire - - - - 1
Surrey - - - -
West Sussex - - - -
City of London - - - -
East Midlands - - - - 1
North West - - - - 3
South East - - - -
West Midlands - - - - 1
Bolton - - - - 1
Crawley - - - -
Guildford - - - -
Halifax - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -

VB6 Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, 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 29 (100.00%) VB
1 29 (100.00%) VB6
2 16 (55.17%) SQL Server
3 15 (51.72%) .NET
4 12 (41.38%) SQL
5 10 (34.48%) VB.NET
6 9 (31.03%) C#
7 7 (24.14%) Finance
8 6 (20.69%) PL/SQL
8 6 (20.69%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (20.69%) Unit Testing
9 5 (17.24%) Oracle
10 4 (13.79%) WinForms
11 3 (10.34%) Maven
11 3 (10.34%) Degree
11 3 (10.34%) ADO
11 3 (10.34%) T-SQL
11 3 (10.34%) Web Services
11 3 (10.34%) System Testing
11 3 (10.34%) PowerShell
11 3 (10.34%) WPF
11 3 (10.34%) Git (software)
11 3 (10.34%) Team Foundation Server
12 2 (6.90%) Oracle Database
12 2 (6.90%) WCF
12 2 (6.90%) Windows
12 2 (6.90%) Apache
12 2 (6.90%) MS Access
12 2 (6.90%) Microsoft
12 2 (6.90%) Java

VB6 Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, 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 2 (6.90%) Apache
2 1 (3.45%) Oracle Spatial
2 1 (3.45%) IIS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (55.17%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.90%) Oracle Database
2 2 (6.90%) MS Access
3 1 (3.45%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (3.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (3.45%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 3 (10.34%) Maven
1 3 (10.34%) Git (software)
1 3 (10.34%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (3.45%) JUnit
2 1 (3.45%) Visual Studio
2 1 (3.45%) Oracle Forms
General
1 7 (24.14%) Finance
2 2 (6.90%) Banking
3 1 (3.45%) Investment Banking
3 1 (3.45%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (51.72%) .NET
2 4 (13.79%) WinForms
3 3 (10.34%) WPF
3 3 (10.34%) ADO
3 3 (10.34%) Web Services
4 2 (6.90%) WCF
5 1 (3.45%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (3.45%) ASP.NET MVC 3
5 1 (3.45%) HTML
5 1 (3.45%) XML
5 1 (3.45%) XSD
5 1 (3.45%) XSL
5 1 (3.45%) ActiveX
5 1 (3.45%) ASP.NET
5 1 (3.45%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.45%) Client/Server
1 1 (3.45%) Mathematics
1 1 (3.45%) Computer Science
1 1 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.90%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (20.69%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (20.69%) Unit Testing
2 3 (10.34%) System Testing
3 2 (6.90%) Software Engineering
3 2 (6.90%) Scrum
4 1 (3.45%) OO
4 1 (3.45%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (3.45%) V-Model
4 1 (3.45%) MVVM
4 1 (3.45%) Waterfall
4 1 (3.45%) Performance Improvement
4 1 (3.45%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 29 (100.00%) VB
1 29 (100.00%) VB6
2 12 (41.38%) SQL
3 10 (34.48%) VB.NET
4 9 (31.03%) C#
5 6 (20.69%) PL/SQL
6 3 (10.34%) T-SQL
6 3 (10.34%) PowerShell
7 2 (6.90%) Java
8 1 (3.45%) JavaScript
8 1 (3.45%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (10.34%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (17.24%) Oracle
2 2 (6.90%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.45%) Mapinfo
3 1 (3.45%) Sybase
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Posted: 3 days ago
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Posted: 4 days ago
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Posted: 4 days ago
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Rate: £200 - £300 per day
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