The table below looks at the statistics for VB6 skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VB6 over the 3 months to 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
Rank 75 90 108
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +18
Contract jobs citing VB6 18 14 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 1.06% 0.89% 0.10%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.29% 2.41% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 8 1
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£320 £285 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.28% -16.17%
UK excluding London average daily rate £290 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £34.50 £32.30
% change year-on-year
- +6.81%
VB6
Yorkshire

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

Programming Languages Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
547 580 848
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 32.31% 37.04% 44.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 332 318 491
Average daily rate £325 £315 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.17% +0.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 35 15
Average hourly rate £50.00 £27.50 £20.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+81.81% +35.80%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%

VB6
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VB6 across the West Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

VB6 Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

VB6
Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing VB6 across the West Yorkshire region.

VB6 Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

VB6
Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing VB6 across the West Yorkshire region.

VB6 Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

VB6
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VB6 within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 22 August 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Leeds +15 7 £320 +12.28% 5
Wakefield - - - -
Bradford - - - -
Brighouse - - - -
Halifax - - - -
Huddersfield - - - -
VB6
Yorkshire

VB6
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire region citing VB6 also 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 that cited VB6.

1 41 (100.00%) VB
2 29 (70.73%) SQL Server
3 25 (60.98%) .NET
4 13 (31.71%) SQL
5 10 (24.39%) C#
6 9 (21.95%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (19.51%) Finance
8 7 (17.07%) Windows
9 6 (14.63%) VB.NET
9 6 (14.63%) Oracle
10 4 (9.76%) MS Office
10 4 (9.76%) ADO
10 4 (9.76%) ASP.NET
10 4 (9.76%) Software Engineering
11 3 (7.32%) Maven
11 3 (7.32%) WCF
11 3 (7.32%) CSS
11 3 (7.32%) Web Services
11 3 (7.32%) JavaScript
11 3 (7.32%) Sybase
11 3 (7.32%) Git (software)
11 3 (7.32%) PowerShell
11 3 (7.32%) Oracle Database
12 2 (4.88%) QA
12 2 (4.88%) MVVM
12 2 (4.88%) C++
12 2 (4.88%) HTML
12 2 (4.88%) Microsoft
12 2 (4.88%) SOA
12 2 (4.88%) Silverlight

VB6
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire region citing VB6 also 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 that cited VB6. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.44%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (9.76%) MS Office
2 1 (2.44%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.44%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (70.73%) SQL Server
2 3 (7.32%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (2.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (2.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (2.44%) RDBMS
3 1 (2.44%) NoSQL
3 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.44%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (7.32%) Maven
1 3 (7.32%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.44%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.44%) TeamCity
General
1 8 (19.51%) Finance
2 1 (2.44%) Back Office
2 1 (2.44%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 33 (80.49%) Developer
2 28 (68.29%) VB Developer
2 28 (68.29%) VB6 Developer
3 7 (17.07%) Senior Developer
3 7 (17.07%) Senior VB Developer
3 7 (17.07%) Senior VB6 Developer
4 3 (7.32%) SQL Developer
4 3 (7.32%) Oracle Developer
4 3 (7.32%) C# Developer
4 3 (7.32%) Software Developer
5 2 (4.88%) Senior SQL Developer
5 2 (4.88%) .NET Developer
6 1 (2.44%) VB.NET Developer
6 1 (2.44%) SQL Server Developer
6 1 (2.44%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (60.98%) .NET
2 4 (9.76%) ADO
2 4 (9.76%) ASP.NET
3 3 (7.32%) WCF
3 3 (7.32%) CSS
3 3 (7.32%) Web Services
4 2 (4.88%) HTML
4 2 (4.88%) Silverlight
4 2 (4.88%) NHibernate
4 2 (4.88%) jQuery
5 1 (2.44%) XML
5 1 (2.44%) XSD
5 1 (2.44%) XSL
5 1 (2.44%) SOAP
5 1 (2.44%) Classic ASP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.44%) Computer Science
1 1 (2.44%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 7 (17.07%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (21.95%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (9.76%) Software Engineering
3 2 (4.88%) MVVM
3 2 (4.88%) SOA
4 1 (2.44%) Performance Testing
4 1 (2.44%) Integration Testing
4 1 (2.44%) Release Management
4 1 (2.44%) TDD
4 1 (2.44%) MVC
4 1 (2.44%) Migration
4 1 (2.44%) Information Security
4 1 (2.44%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 41 (100.00%) VB
2 13 (31.71%) SQL
3 10 (24.39%) C#
4 6 (14.63%) VB.NET
5 3 (7.32%) JavaScript
5 3 (7.32%) PowerShell
6 2 (4.88%) C++
7 1 (2.44%) Java
7 1 (2.44%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.88%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (14.63%) Oracle
2 3 (7.32%) Sybase
3 2 (4.88%) Microsoft
3 2 (4.88%) Telerik
4 1 (2.44%) Citrix
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