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 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
Rank - 100 86
Contract jobs citing VB6 0 24 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire - 1.19% 1.01%
As % of the Programming Languages category - 2.75% 2.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 11 8
Average daily rate - £300 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -4.76%
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £300 £320
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.13 - -
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
910 874 759
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 44.35% 43.44% 42.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 651 569 539
Average daily rate £400 £338 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.51% +5.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £265 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £333
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +5.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 10 14
Average hourly rate £13.00 £40.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-67.50% +77.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £35.00 £13.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £40.00 £29.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £36.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -1.36%

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
Top 15 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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%) VB
1 5 (100.00%) VB.NET
1 5 (100.00%) .NET
2 3 (60.00%) Oracle
2 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (60.00%) C#
3 2 (40.00%) Billing
3 2 (40.00%) Coaching
3 2 (40.00%) Service Delivery
3 2 (40.00%) PL/SQL
3 2 (40.00%) Siebel
4 1 (20.00%) SQL
4 1 (20.00%) Web Services
4 1 (20.00%) Back Office
4 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database

VB6
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database
General
1 2 (40.00%) Billing
2 1 (20.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) .NET Developer
1 3 (60.00%) Applications Support
1 3 (60.00%) Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Applications Support Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Support Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) VB Developer
2 2 (40.00%) VB.NET Developer
2 2 (40.00%) VB6 Developer
3 1 (20.00%) .NET Applications Developer
3 1 (20.00%) .NET Software Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Applications Developer
3 1 (20.00%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (20.00%) C# Developer
3 1 (20.00%) C# VB.NET Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Software Developer
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) .NET
2 1 (20.00%) Web Services
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Coaching
1 2 (40.00%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) VB
1 5 (100.00%) VB.NET
2 3 (60.00%) C#
3 2 (40.00%) PL/SQL
4 1 (20.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Oracle
2 2 (40.00%) Siebel