The first table below looks at the demand for VB6 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Worcestershire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VB6 over the 3 months to 18 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 Worcestershire 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
Rank - 22 -
Contract jobs citing VB6 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Worcestershire - 1.12% -
As % of the Programming Languages category - 2.44% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate - £325 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
-1.53% -3.70%
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
Worcestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
15 41 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Worcestershire 18.75% 46.07% 42.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 26 4
Average daily rate £325 £340 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.41% +70.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.30% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Average hourly rate £32.50 - £36.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.94%
VB6
West Midlands

VB6
Jobs Demand Trend in Worcestershire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VB6 across the Worcestershire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Contract Job Locations in Worcestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VB6 within the Worcestershire region over the 3 months to 18 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
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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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Worcester - - - - 3
VB6
West Midlands