The table below looks at the statistics for VB6 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Witney region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VB6 over the 3 months to 27 August 2014 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
Rank 3 1 -
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -
Contract jobs citing VB6 2 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Witney 33.33% 66.67% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 40.00% 66.67% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Average daily rate
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£325 £260 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £290 £298 £320
% change year-on-year
-2.52% -7.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £30.25 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- -6.92%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Witney region.

Programming Languages Category
Witney
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
5 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Witney 83.33% 100.00% 83.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 0
Average daily rate £325 £260 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%

VB6
Jobs Demand Trend in Witney

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VB6 across the Witney region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

VB6 Jobs Demand Trend in Witney

VB6
Daily Rate Trend in Witney

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing VB6 across the Witney region.

VB6 Daily Rate Trend in Witney

VB6
Top 11 Related IT Skills in Witney

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Witney 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 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) VB
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (100.00%) ActiveX
2 2 (66.67%) Migration
2 2 (66.67%) VB.NET
2 2 (66.67%) .NET
2 2 (66.67%) C#
3 1 (33.33%) OCX
3 1 (33.33%) DAO
3 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering

VB6
Top Related IT Skills in Witney by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Witney 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 (100.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
1 3 (100.00%) VB Developer
1 3 (100.00%) VB6 Developer
2 2 (66.67%) VB Programmer
2 2 (66.67%) Programmer
3 1 (33.33%) Software Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Software Engineer
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Developer
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Server Engineer
3 1 (33.33%) VB Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) ActiveX
2 2 (66.67%) .NET
3 1 (33.33%) OCX
3 1 (33.33%) DAO
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Migration
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) VB
2 2 (66.67%) VB.NET
2 2 (66.67%) C#