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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
Rank 100 69 86
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +17
Contract jobs citing VB6 3 28 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.18% 1.84% 0.80%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.50% 4.84% 2.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 12 10
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£320 £318 £238
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.78% +33.68%
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £289 £300
% change year-on-year
+7.35% -3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £31.00 -
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
601 579 559
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 35.65% 38.12% 37.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 425 376 302
Average daily rate £350 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £400 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 8 24
Average hourly rate £35.00 £23.50 £16.29
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+48.93% +44.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.00 £13.65 £11.21
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £175.00 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £33.53 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.89% -4.21%

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 30 January 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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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 -23 2 £320 +16.36% 8
Wakefield - - - -
Wetherby - - - -
Bradford - - - -
Halifax - - - -
Huddersfield - - - -
VB6
Yorkshire

VB6
Top 26 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 5 (100.00%) .NET
1 5 (100.00%) VB
2 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (40.00%) C#
3 2 (40.00%) SQL
3 2 (40.00%) VB.NET
3 2 (40.00%) WCF
4 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
4 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (20.00%) WPF
4 1 (20.00%) Silverlight
4 1 (20.00%) jQuery
4 1 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (20.00%) MVVM
4 1 (20.00%) Telerik
4 1 (20.00%) NHibernate
4 1 (20.00%) T-SQL
4 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (20.00%) PL/SQL
4 1 (20.00%) Finance
4 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET
4 1 (20.00%) CSS
4 1 (20.00%) Web Services
4 1 (20.00%) Windows
4 1 (20.00%) Apache
4 1 (20.00%) SOA

VB6
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 (20.00%) Apache
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Developer
2 4 (80.00%) VB Developer
2 4 (80.00%) VB6 Developer
3 2 (40.00%) Senior Developer
3 2 (40.00%) Senior VB Developer
3 2 (40.00%) Senior VB6 Developer
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Developer
3 2 (40.00%) Senior SQL Developer
4 1 (20.00%) .NET Developer
4 1 (20.00%) VB.NET Developer
4 1 (20.00%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) .NET
2 2 (40.00%) WCF
3 1 (20.00%) WPF
3 1 (20.00%) Silverlight
3 1 (20.00%) jQuery
3 1 (20.00%) NHibernate
3 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (20.00%) CSS
3 1 (20.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
1 1 (20.00%) MVVM
1 1 (20.00%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) VB
2 2 (40.00%) C#
2 2 (40.00%) SQL
2 2 (40.00%) VB.NET
3 1 (20.00%) T-SQL
3 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (20.00%) PL/SQL
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Telerik
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Posted: 6 days ago
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Rate: £140 - £180 per day + negotiable doe
Posted: 22 days ago