The table below looks at the statistics 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 20 October 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
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
Rank 118 81 128
Rank change year-on-year
-37 +47
Contract jobs citing VB6 5 38 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.20% 1.72% 0.077%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.58% 4.36% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 20 1
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£300 £290 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +11.53%
UK excluding London average daily rate £304 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £26.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- -24.28%
VB6
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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 Yorkshire region.

Programming Languages Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
862 872 998
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 34.18% 39.49% 38.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 515 510 499
Average daily rate £325 £310 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.83% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £225 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 31 21
Average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +44.73%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.42 £14.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%

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 20 October 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
West Yorkshire -31 3 £300 +5.26% 5
North Yorkshire -12 1 £320 +6.66%
South Yorkshire - - - -
VB6
England

VB6
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 39 (100.00%) VB
2 30 (76.92%) .NET
3 28 (71.79%) SQL Server
4 14 (35.90%) VB.NET
5 12 (30.77%) SQL
6 11 (28.21%) C#
7 9 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (15.38%) Oracle
8 6 (15.38%) Finance
9 5 (12.82%) Windows
9 5 (12.82%) ASP.NET
10 4 (10.26%) Software Engineering
10 4 (10.26%) WCF
10 4 (10.26%) CSS
10 4 (10.26%) JavaScript
10 4 (10.26%) ADO
11 3 (7.69%) OOA/OOD
11 3 (7.69%) SOA
11 3 (7.69%) RDBMS
11 3 (7.69%) Silverlight
11 3 (7.69%) PowerShell
11 3 (7.69%) MVVM
11 3 (7.69%) NHibernate
11 3 (7.69%) Maven
11 3 (7.69%) jQuery
11 3 (7.69%) Telerik
11 3 (7.69%) Git (software)
11 3 (7.69%) Relational Database
12 2 (5.13%) Analytical Skills
12 2 (5.13%) Visual Studio

VB6
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.56%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (71.79%) SQL Server
2 3 (7.69%) RDBMS
2 3 (7.69%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (2.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (2.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (2.56%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (7.69%) Maven
1 3 (7.69%) Git (software)
2 2 (5.13%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.56%) TeamCity
General
1 6 (15.38%) Finance
2 1 (2.56%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 35 (89.74%) Developer
2 25 (64.10%) VB Developer
2 25 (64.10%) VB6 Developer
3 10 (25.64%) .NET Developer
4 9 (23.08%) VB.NET Developer
5 5 (12.82%) Senior VB Developer
5 5 (12.82%) Senior VB6 Developer
5 5 (12.82%) Senior Developer
6 3 (7.69%) C# Developer
6 3 (7.69%) Software Developer
7 2 (5.13%) WinForms Developer
7 2 (5.13%) Lead Developer
7 2 (5.13%) SQL Developer
7 2 (5.13%) SQL Server Developer
8 1 (2.56%) Technical Leader
8 1 (2.56%) Lead .NET Developer
8 1 (2.56%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (76.92%) .NET
2 5 (12.82%) ASP.NET
3 4 (10.26%) CSS
3 4 (10.26%) ADO
3 4 (10.26%) WCF
4 3 (7.69%) Silverlight
4 3 (7.69%) jQuery
4 3 (7.69%) NHibernate
5 2 (5.13%) HTML
5 2 (5.13%) WinForms
5 2 (5.13%) Web Services
6 1 (2.56%) XML
6 1 (2.56%) XSD
6 1 (2.56%) XSL
6 1 (2.56%) Classic ASP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.13%) E-Learning
1 2 (5.13%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.56%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.56%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 5 (12.82%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (10.26%) Software Engineering
3 3 (7.69%) MVVM
3 3 (7.69%) OOA/OOD
3 3 (7.69%) SOA
4 2 (5.13%) RUP
5 1 (2.56%) TDD
5 1 (2.56%) ETL
5 1 (2.56%) MVC
5 1 (2.56%) Migration
5 1 (2.56%) Information Security
5 1 (2.56%) Mentoring
5 1 (2.56%) Release Management
5 1 (2.56%) Performance Testing
5 1 (2.56%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 39 (100.00%) VB
2 14 (35.90%) VB.NET
3 12 (30.77%) SQL
4 11 (28.21%) C#
5 4 (10.26%) JavaScript
6 3 (7.69%) PowerShell
7 2 (5.13%) C++
8 1 (2.56%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.13%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (15.38%) Oracle
2 3 (7.69%) Telerik
3 1 (2.56%) Sybase