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 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 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
Rank 99 99 100
Rank change year-on-year
0 +1
Contract jobs citing VB6 30 10 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.17% 0.49% 0.60%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.77% 1.40% 1.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 9 4
Average daily rate £315 £250 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.00% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £133 £276
10% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £340 £343
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
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
1084 713 803
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 42.20% 34.73% 31.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 736 362 453
Average daily rate £320 £300 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £401 £409 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.30% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 31 21
Average hourly rate £29.00 £15.93 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+82.10% +6.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £12.08 £11.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £37.00 £37.55
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.94%
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
Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VB6 across the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

VB6 Daily Rate Histogram 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 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
West Yorkshire -12 16 £315 +35.48% 7
North Yorkshire - 11 £273 -
VB6
England

VB6
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 71 (100.00%) VB
2 53 (74.65%) .NET
3 38 (53.52%) Oracle
4 33 (46.48%) VB.NET
5 31 (43.66%) SQL Server
6 23 (32.39%) C#
7 15 (21.13%) SQL
8 12 (16.90%) Web Services
9 11 (15.49%) Finance
10 8 (11.27%) WinForms
11 7 (9.86%) Microsoft
11 7 (9.86%) WebLogic
11 7 (9.86%) Classic ASP
12 6 (8.45%) ASP.NET
12 6 (8.45%) C++
12 6 (8.45%) Windows
12 6 (8.45%) Unit Testing
13 5 (7.04%) Test Scripting
13 5 (7.04%) Continuous Integration
13 5 (7.04%) SQL Server 2008
13 5 (7.04%) Visual Studio
14 4 (5.63%) SOAP
14 4 (5.63%) Citrix
14 4 (5.63%) HTML
14 4 (5.63%) JavaScript
14 4 (5.63%) IIS
14 4 (5.63%) MS Office
14 4 (5.63%) Back Office
14 4 (5.63%) Oracle Database
15 3 (4.23%) Software Engineering

VB6
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 7 (9.86%) WebLogic
2 4 (5.63%) IIS
3 2 (2.82%) Tuxedo
Applications
1 4 (5.63%) MS Office
2 1 (1.41%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.41%) Oracle Applications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (43.66%) SQL Server
2 5 (7.04%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (5.63%) Oracle Database
4 2 (2.82%) RDBMS
4 2 (2.82%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.41%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (1.41%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 5 (7.04%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.41%) NUnit
General
1 11 (15.49%) Finance
2 4 (5.63%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 58 (81.69%) Developer
2 34 (47.89%) VB Developer
3 33 (46.48%) VB6 Developer
4 22 (30.99%) .NET Developer
5 16 (22.54%) VB.NET Developer
6 14 (19.72%) Software Developer
7 10 (14.08%) SQL Developer
8 6 (8.45%) SQL Server Developer
9 4 (5.63%) Oracle Developer
10 3 (4.23%) Senior SQL Developer
10 3 (4.23%) Senior Developer
10 3 (4.23%) Author
10 3 (4.23%) Technical Author
10 3 (4.23%) Senior VB Developer
10 3 (4.23%) Senior VB6 Developer
11 2 (2.82%) Tester
11 2 (2.82%) WinForms Developer
11 2 (2.82%) Analyst
11 2 (2.82%) Test Analyst
11 2 (2.82%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (74.65%) .NET
2 12 (16.90%) Web Services
3 8 (11.27%) WinForms
4 7 (9.86%) Classic ASP
5 6 (8.45%) ASP.NET
6 4 (5.63%) SOAP
6 4 (5.63%) HTML
7 3 (4.23%) XML
8 1 (1.41%) NHibernate
8 1 (1.41%) .NET Framework
8 1 (1.41%) WCF
8 1 (1.41%) WPF
8 1 (1.41%) Silverlight
8 1 (1.41%) jQuery
8 1 (1.41%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (1.41%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 6 (8.45%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (8.45%) Unit Testing
2 5 (7.04%) Test Scripting
2 5 (7.04%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (4.23%) Software Engineering
3 3 (4.23%) MVC
4 2 (2.82%) SOA
4 2 (2.82%) Regression Testing
4 2 (2.82%) Migration
4 2 (2.82%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (1.41%) Automated Testing
5 1 (1.41%) Multithreading
5 1 (1.41%) System Testing
5 1 (1.41%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (1.41%) Scrum
5 1 (1.41%) Extreme Programming
5 1 (1.41%) Software Testing
5 1 (1.41%) Resource Management
5 1 (1.41%) OOA/OOD
5 1 (1.41%) OO
5 1 (1.41%) RUP
Programming Languages
1 71 (100.00%) VB
2 33 (46.48%) VB.NET
3 23 (32.39%) C#
4 15 (21.13%) SQL
5 6 (8.45%) C++
6 4 (5.63%) JavaScript
7 3 (4.23%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (1.41%) Degree
Vendors
1 38 (53.52%) Oracle
2 7 (9.86%) Microsoft
3 4 (5.63%) Citrix
4 3 (4.23%) Sybase
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