The first table below looks at the demand for VB6 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VB6 over the 3 months to 29 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 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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
Rank 77 114 127
Rank change year-on-year
+37 +13
Contract jobs citing VB6 33 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.40% 0.048% 0.078%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.89% 0.13% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 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 £34.50 £32.05
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +7.64%
Programming Languages Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
849 758 1058
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 36.13% 36.10% 41.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 502 406 608
Average daily rate £320 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £213 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 42 28
Average hourly rate £23.25 £30.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.50% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.55 £13.00 £15.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £45.00 £62.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
VB6
England

VB6
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

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

VB6 Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

VB6
Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

VB6 Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

VB6
Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

VB6 Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

VB6
Contract Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 29 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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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
West Yorkshire +33 26 £320 +1.58% 5
North Yorkshire - 4 £320 -
South Yorkshire - 2 - - 1
VB6
England

VB6
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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 64 (100.00%) VB
2 47 (73.44%) .NET
3 41 (64.06%) SQL Server
4 25 (39.06%) VB.NET
5 21 (32.81%) Oracle
6 19 (29.69%) SQL
7 11 (17.19%) C#
8 10 (15.63%) Finance
9 9 (14.06%) Agile Software Development
10 8 (12.50%) Windows
11 7 (10.94%) WinForms
12 6 (9.38%) ASP.NET
12 6 (9.38%) Web Services
12 6 (9.38%) Visual Studio
13 4 (6.25%) ADO
13 4 (6.25%) Sybase
13 4 (6.25%) RDBMS
13 4 (6.25%) Software Engineering
13 4 (6.25%) MS Office
13 4 (6.25%) Relational Database
14 3 (4.69%) Oracle Database
14 3 (4.69%) PowerShell
14 3 (4.69%) SQL Server 2008
14 3 (4.69%) Git (software)
14 3 (4.69%) WCF
14 3 (4.69%) Back Office
14 3 (4.69%) Maven
14 3 (4.69%) Citrix
14 3 (4.69%) RUP
14 3 (4.69%) CSS

VB6
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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 (4.69%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (6.25%) MS Office
2 1 (1.56%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.56%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.56%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (64.06%) SQL Server
2 4 (6.25%) RDBMS
2 4 (6.25%) Relational Database
3 3 (4.69%) Oracle Database
3 3 (4.69%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.56%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.56%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (1.56%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (1.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 6 (9.38%) Visual Studio
2 3 (4.69%) Maven
2 3 (4.69%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.56%) TeamCity
General
1 10 (15.63%) Finance
2 3 (4.69%) Back Office
3 1 (1.56%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 52 (81.25%) Developer
2 39 (60.94%) VB Developer
3 38 (59.38%) VB6 Developer
4 16 (25.00%) .NET Developer
5 15 (23.44%) VB.NET Developer
6 10 (15.63%) SQL Developer
7 8 (12.50%) Senior Developer
7 8 (12.50%) Senior VB Developer
7 8 (12.50%) Senior VB6 Developer
8 6 (9.38%) SQL Server Developer
9 4 (6.25%) Oracle Developer
9 4 (6.25%) C# Developer
9 4 (6.25%) WinForms Developer
10 3 (4.69%) Senior SQL Developer
10 3 (4.69%) Software Developer
11 2 (3.13%) Tester
11 2 (3.13%) Analyst
11 2 (3.13%) Test Analyst
11 2 (3.13%) Lead Developer
11 2 (3.13%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (73.44%) .NET
2 7 (10.94%) WinForms
3 6 (9.38%) ASP.NET
3 6 (9.38%) Web Services
4 4 (6.25%) ADO
5 3 (4.69%) CSS
5 3 (4.69%) SOAP
5 3 (4.69%) WCF
6 2 (3.13%) Silverlight
6 2 (3.13%) jQuery
6 2 (3.13%) NHibernate
6 2 (3.13%) HTML
7 1 (1.56%) Classic ASP
7 1 (1.56%) XML
7 1 (1.56%) XSD
7 1 (1.56%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.13%) E-Learning
2 1 (1.56%) Computer Science
2 1 (1.56%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 8 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (14.06%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (6.25%) Software Engineering
3 3 (4.69%) OOA/OOD
3 3 (4.69%) RUP
4 2 (3.13%) SOA
4 2 (3.13%) Regression Testing
4 2 (3.13%) Test Scripting
4 2 (3.13%) MVVM
5 1 (1.56%) System Testing
5 1 (1.56%) TDD
5 1 (1.56%) Automated Testing
5 1 (1.56%) Software Testing
5 1 (1.56%) Release Management
5 1 (1.56%) Performance Testing
5 1 (1.56%) Unit Testing
5 1 (1.56%) Integration Testing
5 1 (1.56%) MVC
5 1 (1.56%) Migration
5 1 (1.56%) Information Security
5 1 (1.56%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 64 (100.00%) VB
2 25 (39.06%) VB.NET
3 19 (29.69%) SQL
4 11 (17.19%) C#
5 3 (4.69%) PowerShell
5 3 (4.69%) JavaScript
6 2 (3.13%) C++
6 2 (3.13%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.56%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (1.56%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.13%) QA
Vendors
1 21 (32.81%) Oracle
2 4 (6.25%) Sybase
3 3 (4.69%) Citrix
4 2 (3.13%) Telerik
4 2 (3.13%) Microsoft
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