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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
Rank 121 81 86
Rank change year-on-year
-40 +5
Contract jobs citing VB6 4 15 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.17% 0.90% 0.91%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.43% 2.77% 2.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 8
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£340 £320 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +12.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £328 £300 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £429 £320 £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £290 £298
% change year-on-year
+13.79% -2.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £30.25
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
920 542 571
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 39.98% 32.44% 36.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 623 331 311
Average daily rate £350 £325 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +3.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 4 35
Average hourly rate £40.00 £50.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +81.81%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.50 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +2.94%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VB6 across the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 31 August 2015.

VB6 Daily Rate Histogram 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 31 August 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 -29 3 £340 +6.25% 1
Bradford - 1 - -
VB6
Yorkshire

VB6
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 25 (100.00%) VB
2 18 (72.00%) SQL Server
3 15 (60.00%) .NET
3 15 (60.00%) SQL
4 13 (52.00%) C#
5 10 (40.00%) Oracle
6 9 (36.00%) WinForms
7 8 (32.00%) T-SQL
7 8 (32.00%) PL/SQL
8 7 (28.00%) Visual Studio
8 7 (28.00%) OO
8 7 (28.00%) User Acceptance Testing
8 7 (28.00%) MVC
8 7 (28.00%) Finance
8 7 (28.00%) TDD
9 6 (24.00%) VB.NET
10 4 (16.00%) Agile Software Development
10 4 (16.00%) Team Foundation Server
11 3 (12.00%) PowerShell
11 3 (12.00%) Git (software)
11 3 (12.00%) Unit Testing
11 3 (12.00%) Maven
11 3 (12.00%) ADO
12 2 (8.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 2 (8.00%) Oracle Forms
12 2 (8.00%) Tuxedo
12 2 (8.00%) MS Excel
12 2 (8.00%) Software Engineering
12 2 (8.00%) FoxPro (VFP)
12 2 (8.00%) System Testing

VB6
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 2 (8.00%) Tuxedo
2 1 (4.00%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (8.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (72.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (4.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (4.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (28.00%) Visual Studio
2 4 (16.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (12.00%) Maven
3 3 (12.00%) Git (software)
4 2 (8.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 2 (8.00%) Oracle Forms
General
1 7 (28.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 22 (88.00%) Developer
2 14 (56.00%) VB Developer
3 13 (52.00%) VB6 Developer
4 6 (24.00%) .NET Developer
5 2 (8.00%) C# Developer
5 2 (8.00%) Senior Developer
5 2 (8.00%) Programmer
5 2 (8.00%) Support Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Applications Support
5 2 (8.00%) Senior VB Developer
5 2 (8.00%) Senior VB6 Developer
5 2 (8.00%) Applications Support Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) VB Programmer
6 1 (4.00%) Senior SQL Developer
6 1 (4.00%) VB.NET Developer
6 1 (4.00%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (60.00%) .NET
2 9 (36.00%) WinForms
3 3 (12.00%) ADO
4 1 (4.00%) Web Services
4 1 (4.00%) WCF
4 1 (4.00%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.00%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (28.00%) OO
1 7 (28.00%) MVC
1 7 (28.00%) TDD
1 7 (28.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 4 (16.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (12.00%) Unit Testing
4 2 (8.00%) System Testing
4 2 (8.00%) Software Engineering
5 1 (4.00%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 25 (100.00%) VB
2 15 (60.00%) SQL
3 13 (52.00%) C#
4 8 (32.00%) T-SQL
4 8 (32.00%) PL/SQL
5 6 (24.00%) VB.NET
6 3 (12.00%) PowerShell
7 2 (8.00%) FoxPro (VFP)
8 1 (4.00%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1 (4.00%) Degree
1 1 (4.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (4.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.00%) QA
Vendors
1 10 (40.00%) Oracle
2 1 (4.00%) Microsoft