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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
Rank 67 95 109
Rank change year-on-year
+28 +14
Contract jobs citing VB6 26 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 1.55% 0.066% 0.11%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.33% 0.19% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 1 1
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£320 £315 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.58% -7.35%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £338
% change year-on-year
- -11.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.05
% change year-on-year
- +9.20%
Programming Languages Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
600 540 797
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 35.67% 35.41% 42.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 370 292 479
Average daily rate £320 £300 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £213 £217
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 27 23
Average hourly rate £15.50 £27.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-43.63% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.80 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.40 £45.00 £105.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
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 28 July 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 - 10 £320 - 3
Bradford - 1 - -
Brighouse - - - -
Halifax - - - - 1
Huddersfield - - - -
Wakefield - - - -
VB6
Yorkshire

VB6
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 44 (100.00%) VB
2 32 (72.73%) SQL Server
3 27 (61.36%) .NET
4 14 (31.82%) SQL
5 10 (22.73%) Finance
6 9 (20.45%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (20.45%) C#
6 9 (20.45%) Oracle
7 8 (18.18%) VB.NET
7 8 (18.18%) Windows
8 5 (11.36%) Web Services
9 4 (9.09%) Sybase
9 4 (9.09%) MS Office
9 4 (9.09%) ADO
9 4 (9.09%) Software Engineering
10 3 (6.82%) Maven
10 3 (6.82%) PowerShell
10 3 (6.82%) SQL Server 2008
10 3 (6.82%) Citrix
10 3 (6.82%) Visual Studio
10 3 (6.82%) IIS
10 3 (6.82%) ASP.NET
10 3 (6.82%) SOAP
10 3 (6.82%) Back Office
10 3 (6.82%) Git (software)
10 3 (6.82%) Oracle Database
11 2 (4.55%) JavaScript
11 2 (4.55%) CSS
11 2 (4.55%) C++
11 2 (4.55%) HTML

VB6
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 3 (6.82%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (9.09%) MS Office
2 1 (2.27%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.27%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.27%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (72.73%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.82%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (6.82%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.27%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.27%) NoSQL
3 1 (2.27%) RDBMS
3 1 (2.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (2.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (2.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 3 (6.82%) Visual Studio
1 3 (6.82%) Maven
1 3 (6.82%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.27%) TeamCity
General
1 10 (22.73%) Finance
2 3 (6.82%) Back Office
3 1 (2.27%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 36 (81.82%) Developer
2 32 (72.73%) VB6 Developer
2 32 (72.73%) VB Developer
3 8 (18.18%) Senior VB Developer
3 8 (18.18%) Senior VB6 Developer
3 8 (18.18%) Senior Developer
4 5 (11.36%) SQL Developer
5 4 (9.09%) .NET Developer
6 3 (6.82%) C# Developer
6 3 (6.82%) VB.NET Developer
6 3 (6.82%) Oracle Developer
6 3 (6.82%) Senior SQL Developer
7 2 (4.55%) Software Developer
7 2 (4.55%) SQL Server Developer
8 1 (2.27%) WinForms Developer
8 1 (2.27%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (61.36%) .NET
2 5 (11.36%) Web Services
3 4 (9.09%) ADO
4 3 (6.82%) ASP.NET
4 3 (6.82%) SOAP
5 2 (4.55%) HTML
5 2 (4.55%) WCF
5 2 (4.55%) CSS
6 1 (2.27%) Classic ASP
6 1 (2.27%) XML
6 1 (2.27%) XSD
6 1 (2.27%) XSL
6 1 (2.27%) WinForms
6 1 (2.27%) NHibernate
6 1 (2.27%) Silverlight
6 1 (2.27%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.27%) Computer Science
1 1 (2.27%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 8 (18.18%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (20.45%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (9.09%) Software Engineering
3 1 (2.27%) Release Management
3 1 (2.27%) Performance Testing
3 1 (2.27%) Integration Testing
3 1 (2.27%) MVVM
3 1 (2.27%) SOA
3 1 (2.27%) ETL
3 1 (2.27%) MVC
3 1 (2.27%) Migration
3 1 (2.27%) Information Security
3 1 (2.27%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 44 (100.00%) VB
2 14 (31.82%) SQL
3 9 (20.45%) C#
4 8 (18.18%) VB.NET
5 3 (6.82%) PowerShell
6 2 (4.55%) JavaScript
6 2 (4.55%) C++
7 1 (2.27%) Java
7 1 (2.27%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.55%) QA
Vendors
1 9 (20.45%) Oracle
2 4 (9.09%) Sybase
3 3 (6.82%) Citrix
4 2 (4.55%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.27%) Telerik