The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the West Yorkshire region.

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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
Rank 88 82 84
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +2
Contract jobs citing VB6 18 7 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.99% 0.53% 0.52%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.38% 1.57% 1.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 6 2
Average daily rate £315 £233 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.48% -25.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £130 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £340 £323
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £35.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
- +40.00%
Programming Languages Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
756 445 539
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 41.77% 33.64% 30.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 532 241 324
Average daily rate £320 £300 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £245 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £403 £400 £405
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 20 18
Average hourly rate £22.50 £14.50 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+55.17% +3.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.40 £11.00 £11.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £32.00 £39.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.45 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+4.14% +2.94%
VB6
Yorkshire

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 23 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Leeds -21 10 £313 +34.40% 2
Halifax - 3 - -
Bradford - 2 - -
Wakefield - 1 - - 1
VB6
Yorkshire

VB6
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 47 (100.00%) VB
2 29 (61.70%) .NET
3 21 (44.68%) C#
4 20 (42.55%) Oracle
4 20 (42.55%) SQL Server
5 12 (25.53%) VB.NET
6 11 (23.40%) SQL
6 11 (23.40%) Finance
7 10 (21.28%) Web Services
8 7 (14.89%) WebLogic
9 6 (12.77%) Windows
9 6 (12.77%) Classic ASP
9 6 (12.77%) Microsoft
10 5 (10.64%) Unit Testing
10 5 (10.64%) Continuous Integration
11 4 (8.51%) SQL Server 2008
11 4 (8.51%) Back Office
11 4 (8.51%) Citrix
11 4 (8.51%) SOAP
11 4 (8.51%) IIS
11 4 (8.51%) MS Office
11 4 (8.51%) Visual Studio
11 4 (8.51%) C++
12 3 (6.38%) Sybase
12 3 (6.38%) ASP.NET
12 3 (6.38%) Oracle Database
12 3 (6.38%) Software Engineering
13 2 (4.26%) Test Scripting
13 2 (4.26%) MVC
13 2 (4.26%) Tuxedo

VB6
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 7 (14.89%) WebLogic
2 4 (8.51%) IIS
3 2 (4.26%) Tuxedo
Applications
1 4 (8.51%) MS Office
2 1 (2.13%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.13%) Oracle Applications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (42.55%) SQL Server
2 4 (8.51%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (6.38%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.13%) RDBMS
4 1 (2.13%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (8.51%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.13%) NUnit
General
1 11 (23.40%) Finance
2 4 (8.51%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 37 (78.72%) Developer
2 18 (38.30%) VB Developer
2 18 (38.30%) VB6 Developer
3 11 (23.40%) .NET Developer
4 10 (21.28%) Software Developer
5 6 (12.77%) SQL Developer
5 6 (12.77%) VB.NET Developer
6 3 (6.38%) Author
6 3 (6.38%) Technical Author
6 3 (6.38%) Senior Developer
6 3 (6.38%) SQL Server Developer
6 3 (6.38%) Senior SQL Developer
6 3 (6.38%) Oracle Developer
6 3 (6.38%) Senior VB Developer
6 3 (6.38%) Senior VB6 Developer
7 2 (4.26%) C# Developer
8 1 (2.13%) Software Engineer
8 1 (2.13%) WinForms Developer
8 1 (2.13%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (61.70%) .NET
2 10 (21.28%) Web Services
3 6 (12.77%) Classic ASP
4 4 (8.51%) SOAP
5 3 (6.38%) ASP.NET
6 2 (4.26%) XML
6 2 (4.26%) HTML
7 1 (2.13%) WinForms
7 1 (2.13%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.13%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 6 (12.77%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (10.64%) Unit Testing
1 5 (10.64%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (6.38%) Software Engineering
3 2 (4.26%) Test Scripting
3 2 (4.26%) MVC
4 1 (2.13%) OO
4 1 (2.13%) SOA
4 1 (2.13%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (2.13%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (2.13%) Scrum
4 1 (2.13%) Extreme Programming
4 1 (2.13%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 47 (100.00%) VB
2 21 (44.68%) C#
3 12 (25.53%) VB.NET
4 11 (23.40%) SQL
5 4 (8.51%) C++
6 2 (4.26%) JavaScript
6 2 (4.26%) T-SQL
7 1 (2.13%) Java
Vendors
1 20 (42.55%) Oracle
2 6 (12.77%) Microsoft
3 4 (8.51%) Citrix
4 3 (6.38%) Sybase
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