The table below looks at the statistics for VB6 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Worcestershire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VB6 over the 3 months to 30 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing VB6 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Worcestershire - - -
As % of the Programming Languages category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £336 £300 £320
% change year-on-year
+12.08% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 - £35.00
VB6
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Worcestershire region.

Programming Languages Category
Worcestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
42 20 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Worcestershire 43.75% 22.99% 19.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 14 11
Median daily rate £350 £275 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% -24.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £388 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 2
Median hourly rate £21.00 £32.50 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.38% +140.74%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%

VB6
Jobs Demand Trend in Worcestershire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Worcestershire region citing VB6 as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Programming Languages category.

VB6 Jobs Demand Trend in Worcestershire

VB6
Daily Rate Trend in Worcestershire

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

VB6 Daily Rate Trend in Worcestershire

VB6
Hourly Rate Trend in Worcestershire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing VB6 across the Worcestershire region.

VB6 Hourly Rate Trend in Worcestershire

VB6
Top 16 Related IT Skills in Worcestershire

For the 6 months to 30 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing VB6 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Worcestershire region with a requirement for VB6.

1 2 (100.00%) C
1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) C++
1 2 (100.00%) VB
1 2 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 2 (100.00%) OOP
1 2 (100.00%) OOD
1 2 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 2 (100.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (50.00%) Driving Licence
2 1 (50.00%) Data Acquisition
2 1 (50.00%) Automotive
2 1 (50.00%) Windows

VB6
Top Related IT Skills in Worcestershire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (50.00%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Software Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) OOD
1 2 (100.00%) OOP
1 2 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 2 (100.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Data Acquisition
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C
1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) C++
1 2 (100.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Degree