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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VB6 Developer
Rank 582 564 570
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +6
Contract jobs requiring a VB6 Developer 30 22 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.052% 0.042% 0.059%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.057% 0.045% 0.063%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 11 13
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£280 £300 £284
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +5.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £350 £428
UK excluding London average daily rate £280 £260 £250
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +4.00%
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
52430 48925 53586
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 91.02% 92.73% 92.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 32042 29264 29965
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £231 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2056 2117 2633
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.00 £18.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -6.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -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
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 19 September 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 19 September 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 -4 27 £275 -8.33% 2
North West +3 11 £275 -
Manchester -2 10 £275 -
West Yorkshire +12 7 £320 - 1
Yorkshire +5 7 £320 -1.53% 1
South East +7 6 £273 +19.78%
Oxfordshire 0 6 £273 +19.78%
London +8 3 £306 -2.00%
Scotland - 3 £350 - 1
Glasgow - 3 £350 - 1
Leeds - 2 £320 - 1
Oxford - 2 £263 -
Ross-on-Wye - - - -
Solihull - - - -
Warrington - - - -
Wigan - - - -
Wolverhampton - - - - 1
Cambridgeshire - - - -
Cheshire - - - -
Dorset - - - -
East Sussex - - - -
Herefordshire - - - -
Nottinghamshire - - - -
Nottingham - - - -
Bournemouth - - - -
Brighton - - - -
Bristol - - - -
Cambridge - - - -
Crawley - - - -
East of England - - - -

VB6 Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 72 (100.00%) VB
1 72 (100.00%) VB6
2 52 (72.22%) SQL Server
3 38 (52.78%) .NET
4 25 (34.72%) SQL
5 19 (26.39%) Agile Software Development
6 18 (25.00%) C#
7 17 (23.61%) VB.NET
8 15 (20.83%) Oracle
9 14 (19.44%) JavaScript
10 12 (16.67%) Windows
11 10 (13.89%) VBScript
12 9 (12.50%) CSS
12 9 (12.50%) XML
13 8 (11.11%) Software Engineering
13 8 (11.11%) WinForms
14 7 (9.72%) Finance
14 7 (9.72%) Migration
14 7 (9.72%) Microsoft
14 7 (9.72%) OO
14 7 (9.72%) ActiveX
14 7 (9.72%) MS Excel
14 7 (9.72%) VBA
14 7 (9.72%) Sybase
15 5 (6.94%) Oracle Database
15 5 (6.94%) Analytical Skills
15 5 (6.94%) WPF
15 5 (6.94%) QA
15 5 (6.94%) MVVM
15 5 (6.94%) Oracle Database 10g

VB6 Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 4 (5.56%) IIS
Applications
1 7 (9.72%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (72.22%) SQL Server
2 5 (6.94%) Oracle Database
2 5 (6.94%) Oracle Database 10g
3 4 (5.56%) Ingres
3 4 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (5.56%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (2.78%) DTS
4 2 (2.78%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (1.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (1.39%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.39%) MS Access
5 1 (1.39%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 3 (4.17%) JIRA
1 3 (4.17%) Git (software)
1 3 (4.17%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (4.17%) Maven
2 2 (2.78%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (1.39%) JUnit
General
1 7 (9.72%) Finance
2 1 (1.39%) Marketing
2 1 (1.39%) Publishing
2 1 (1.39%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (52.78%) .NET
2 9 (12.50%) CSS
2 9 (12.50%) XML
3 8 (11.11%) WinForms
4 7 (9.72%) ActiveX
5 5 (6.94%) WPF
5 5 (6.94%) HTML
6 4 (5.56%) XSL
6 4 (5.56%) XSLT
6 4 (5.56%) .NET Framework
7 3 (4.17%) OCX
7 3 (4.17%) ADO
8 1 (1.39%) jQuery
8 1 (1.39%) DAO
8 1 (1.39%) Web Services
8 1 (1.39%) Classic ASP
8 1 (1.39%) ASP.NET
8 1 (1.39%) COM+
8 1 (1.39%) ODBC
8 1 (1.39%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.94%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.39%) Computer Science
2 1 (1.39%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 12 (16.67%) Windows
2 4 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (5.56%) Windows 7
3 2 (2.78%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (26.39%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (11.11%) Software Engineering
3 7 (9.72%) Migration
3 7 (9.72%) OO
4 5 (6.94%) MVVM
5 3 (4.17%) OOP
6 2 (2.78%) OOD
6 2 (2.78%) Regression Testing
6 2 (2.78%) Time Management
6 2 (2.78%) Unit Testing
6 2 (2.78%) Systems Analysis
6 2 (2.78%) Business Analysis
7 1 (1.39%) Release Management
7 1 (1.39%) Performance Testing
7 1 (1.39%) Integration Testing
7 1 (1.39%) Web Application Development
7 1 (1.39%) Information Security
7 1 (1.39%) OOA/OOD
7 1 (1.39%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 72 (100.00%) VB
1 72 (100.00%) VB6
2 25 (34.72%) SQL
3 18 (25.00%) C#
4 17 (23.61%) VB.NET
5 14 (19.44%) JavaScript
6 10 (13.89%) VBScript
7 7 (9.72%) VBA
8 4 (5.56%) C++
8 4 (5.56%) XAML
9 3 (4.17%) PowerShell
9 3 (4.17%) T-SQL
10 2 (2.78%) PL/SQL
11 1 (1.39%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (2.78%) SC Cleared
1 2 (2.78%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.94%) QA
Vendors
1 15 (20.83%) Oracle
2 7 (9.72%) Microsoft
2 7 (9.72%) Sybase