The table below looks at the statistics for VB6 skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VB6 over the 3 months to 1 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
Rank 556 551 509
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -42
Contract jobs citing VB6 82 92 127
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.15% 0.16% 0.24%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.39% 0.43% 0.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 54 75
Median daily rate £336 £319 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.49% -1.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £403 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £336 £303 £320
% change year-on-year
+11.15% -5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £43.00 - £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 - £35.00

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Programming Languages Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
20833 21376 20227
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 38.96% 38.08% 37.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 14267 14307 13109
Median daily rate £425 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 466 440 434
Median hourly rate £37.50 £37.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £19.03 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.78 £50.00 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.45 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+0.13% +4.02%

VB6
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing VB6 as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Programming Languages category.

VB6 Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

VB6
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing VB6 within the UK.

VB6 Daily Rate Trend in the UK

VB6
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VB6 within the UK over the 3 months to 1 July 2016.

VB6 Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

VB6
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing VB6 within the UK.

VB6 Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

VB6
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VB6 within the UK over the 3 months to 1 July 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 -9 74 £338 +8.00% 16
South East +30 30 £335 +1.13% 2
Hampshire +28 22 £335 -6.94% 1
London -12 18 £350 -15.15% 2
East Midlands +4 15 £425 +38.77% 2
Northamptonshire - 11 £425 -
Winchester - 10 £335 -
Northampton - 10 £425 -
Scotland -14 8 £310 +12.72%
Berkshire - 6 £375 -
Erskine - 5 £293 -
Renfrewshire - 5 £293 -
City of London +26 4 £300 -25.00% 2
South West -7 4 £325 -1.51% 1
Reading - 4 £375 -
East of England +7 3 £250 -16.66% 1
Andover - 3 £375 -
Essex +9 2 £250 -
Derbyshire +6 2 - -
Cheltenham +4 2 £325 -1.51%
Nottinghamshire -2 2 £338 -10.00% 2
Nottingham -8 2 £338 -10.00% 1
Gloucestershire -9 2 £325 -7.80%
West Midlands -25 2 £338 +22.72% 6
Solihull - 2 £338 -
Wiltshire - 2 £275 -
Swindon - 2 £275 -
Surbiton - 2 - -
Docklands, London - 2 £380 -
Glasgow - 2 - -

VB6
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing VB6 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for VB6.

1 180 (100.00%) VB
2 125 (69.44%) .NET
3 107 (59.44%) SQL
4 91 (50.56%) SQL Server
5 85 (47.22%) VB.NET
6 81 (45.00%) C#
7 60 (33.33%) Oracle
8 55 (30.56%) JavaScript
8 55 (30.56%) CSS
9 54 (30.00%) HTML
9 54 (30.00%) VBA
10 53 (29.44%) Classic ASP
11 51 (28.33%) T-SQL
12 43 (23.89%) Visual Studio
12 43 (23.89%) jQuery
13 41 (22.78%) PL/SQL
14 39 (21.67%) XML
15 36 (20.00%) Relational Database
16 35 (19.44%) IIS
16 35 (19.44%) ASP.NET
16 35 (19.44%) Microsoft
17 33 (18.33%) Finance
18 32 (17.78%) DCOM
19 31 (17.22%) C++
19 31 (17.22%) Scrum
20 30 (16.67%) .NET Framework
21 29 (16.11%) Web Development
22 28 (15.56%) Agile Software Development
23 27 (15.00%) Windows
24 26 (14.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services

VB6
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 35 (19.44%) IIS
2 22 (12.22%) SharePoint
3 15 (8.33%) SharePoint 2013
4 7 (3.89%) SharePoint Server
5 5 (2.78%) Drupal
5 5 (2.78%) Joomla!
5 5 (2.78%) WebLogic
5 5 (2.78%) WordPress
6 1 (0.56%) Captiva
6 1 (0.56%) CMS
6 1 (0.56%) EPiServer CMS
6 1 (0.56%) JBoss
6 1 (0.56%) OpenEdge
6 1 (0.56%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.56%) WebSphere
Applications
1 11 (6.11%) MS Excel
2 7 (3.89%) MS Office
3 3 (1.67%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (1.11%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.56%) FrameMaker
Business Applications
1 3 (1.67%) FINCAD Analytics
2 1 (0.56%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (4.44%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.11%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (6.11%) Internet
2 6 (3.33%) HTTP
3 5 (2.78%) Firewall
3 5 (2.78%) LDAP
4 2 (1.11%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.56%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 91 (50.56%) SQL Server
2 36 (20.00%) Relational Database
3 26 (14.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 22 (12.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 17 (9.44%) MS Access
5 17 (9.44%) Oracle Database
6 11 (6.11%) RDBMS
7 6 (3.33%) SQL Server 2008
8 5 (2.78%) SQL Server 2012
9 3 (1.67%) BusinessObjects
9 3 (1.67%) BusinessObjects XI
9 3 (1.67%) DB2
9 3 (1.67%) SQL Server 2005
10 2 (1.11%) Crystal Reports
10 2 (1.11%) GIS
10 2 (1.11%) NoSQL
10 2 (1.11%) Oracle9i Database
11 1 (0.56%) Data Warehouse
11 1 (0.56%) Oracle Database 10g
11 1 (0.56%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 43 (23.89%) Visual Studio
2 18 (10.00%) Subversion
3 16 (8.89%) Team Foundation Server
4 6 (3.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 4 (2.22%) ClearQuest
6 3 (1.67%) ClearCase
6 3 (1.67%) FinalBuilder
6 3 (1.67%) Rational DOORS
7 2 (1.11%) Git (software)
8 1 (0.56%) Cucumber
8 1 (0.56%) Jasmine
8 1 (0.56%) MSTest
8 1 (0.56%) Octopus Deploy
8 1 (0.56%) Rational Robot
8 1 (0.56%) Selenium
8 1 (0.56%) SpecFlow
8 1 (0.56%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 1 (0.56%) TortoiseSVN
General
1 33 (18.33%) Finance
2 15 (8.33%) Front Office
3 5 (2.78%) German Language
3 5 (2.78%) Marketing
3 5 (2.78%) Telecoms
4 4 (2.22%) Banking
5 3 (1.67%) Advertising
6 2 (1.11%) Games
6 2 (1.11%) Investment Banking
6 2 (1.11%) Legal
6 2 (1.11%) Retail
7 1 (0.56%) Automotive
7 1 (0.56%) Back Office
7 1 (0.56%) Billing
7 1 (0.56%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.56%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 137 (76.11%) Developer
2 57 (31.67%) .NET Developer
3 38 (21.11%) VB Developer
4 35 (19.44%) VB6 Developer
5 34 (18.89%) VB.NET Developer
6 30 (16.67%) ASP Developer
7 23 (12.78%) Classic ASP Developer
8 22 (12.22%) SQL Developer
9 17 (9.44%) SharePoint Developer
10 15 (8.33%) Applications Support
11 12 (6.67%) C# Developer
11 12 (6.67%) VBA Developer
12 11 (6.11%) ASP.NET Developer
12 11 (6.11%) Excel Developer
12 11 (6.11%) Excel VBA Developer
13 10 (5.56%) Applications Developer
14 9 (5.00%) Architect
14 9 (5.00%) Oracle Developer
14 9 (5.00%) Support Engineer
15 8 (4.44%) WinForms Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 125 (69.44%) .NET
2 55 (30.56%) CSS
3 54 (30.00%) HTML
4 53 (29.44%) Classic ASP
5 43 (23.89%) jQuery
6 39 (21.67%) XML
7 35 (19.44%) ASP.NET
8 32 (17.78%) DCOM
9 30 (16.67%) .NET Framework
10 24 (13.33%) HTML5
11 19 (10.56%) CSS3
12 17 (9.44%) WinForms
13 16 (8.89%) XHTML
14 15 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC
15 13 (7.22%) Web Services
16 6 (3.33%) AngularJS
16 6 (3.33%) Apache Flex
16 6 (3.33%) J2EE
16 6 (3.33%) JSP
17 5 (2.78%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 14 (7.78%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (5.00%) Fixed Income
3 8 (4.44%) Management Information System
3 8 (4.44%) Reference Data
4 5 (2.78%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (1.67%) Derivative
6 2 (1.11%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.11%) Online Games
7 1 (0.56%) Driving Licence
7 1 (0.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 27 (15.00%) Windows
2 2 (1.11%) Linux
2 2 (1.11%) Unix
2 2 (1.11%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (1.11%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (0.56%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (17.22%) Scrum
2 29 (16.11%) Web Development
3 28 (15.56%) Agile Software Development
4 26 (14.44%) Waterfall
5 23 (12.78%) MVC
6 21 (11.67%) Change Control
7 20 (11.11%) ITIL
7 20 (11.11%) Kanban
8 17 (9.44%) Software Engineering
9 14 (7.78%) SDLC
10 11 (6.11%) Migration
11 8 (4.44%) Configuration Management
11 8 (4.44%) Continuous Improvement
11 8 (4.44%) Data Management
11 8 (4.44%) Performance Tuning
11 8 (4.44%) Risk Management
12 7 (3.89%) OO
12 7 (3.89%) Release Management
13 6 (3.33%) Business Intelligence
13 6 (3.33%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 180 (100.00%) VB
2 107 (59.44%) SQL
3 85 (47.22%) VB.NET
4 81 (45.00%) C#
5 55 (30.56%) JavaScript
6 54 (30.00%) VBA
7 51 (28.33%) T-SQL
8 41 (22.78%) PL/SQL
9 31 (17.22%) C++
10 24 (13.33%) Java
11 19 (10.56%) PowerShell
12 14 (7.78%) PHP
13 9 (5.00%) Python
14 6 (3.33%) VBScript
14 6 (3.33%) VC++
15 3 (1.67%) C++/CLI
16 2 (1.11%) C
16 2 (1.11%) Shell Script
16 2 (1.11%) XAML
17 1 (0.56%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 12 (6.67%) Security Cleared
2 11 (6.11%) ITIL Certification
3 9 (5.00%) SC Cleared
4 8 (4.44%) HND
5 6 (3.33%) Degree
6 3 (1.67%) PhD
6 3 (1.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (1.11%) MCSD
7 2 (1.11%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.56%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.78%) SLA
2 2 (1.11%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.56%) BitLocker
Vendors
1 60 (33.33%) Oracle
2 35 (19.44%) Microsoft
3 12 (6.67%) SAP
4 7 (3.89%) IBM
5 5 (2.78%) Arqiva
5 5 (2.78%) ILOG
6 4 (2.22%) BEA
7 2 (1.11%) DevExpress
7 2 (1.11%) Mapinfo
7 2 (1.11%) Siebel
8 1 (0.56%) Avaya
8 1 (0.56%) Capita
8 1 (0.56%) Cisco
8 1 (0.56%) EPiServer
8 1 (0.56%) Sybase
8 1 (0.56%) Telerik
Hampshire
Revolution Technology
Rate: £350 per day
Posted: 22 days ago