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 2 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
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
Rank 113 94 125
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +31
Contract jobs citing VB6 7 26 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.29% 1.22% 0.11%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.87% 3.07% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 14 1
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£300 £285 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +9.61%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £296
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%
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
806 847 1054
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 32.86% 39.77% 39.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 484 497 526
Average daily rate £325 £311 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.41% +0.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £415 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 38 24
Average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +34.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £13.90 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £48.00
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 2 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 -14 5 £300 +5.26% 4
North Yorkshire -6 1 £320 +6.66% 2
South Yorkshire - - - -
VB6
England

VB6
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 2 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 41 (100.00%) VB
2 31 (75.61%) .NET
3 29 (70.73%) SQL Server
4 13 (31.71%) VB.NET
4 13 (31.71%) SQL
5 11 (26.83%) C#
6 9 (21.95%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (14.63%) Oracle
7 6 (14.63%) Finance
7 6 (14.63%) Windows
8 5 (12.20%) ASP.NET
9 4 (9.76%) CSS
9 4 (9.76%) JavaScript
9 4 (9.76%) ADO
9 4 (9.76%) Software Engineering
9 4 (9.76%) WCF
10 3 (7.32%) Silverlight
10 3 (7.32%) NHibernate
10 3 (7.32%) jQuery
10 3 (7.32%) PowerShell
10 3 (7.32%) Git (software)
10 3 (7.32%) MVVM
10 3 (7.32%) Maven
10 3 (7.32%) Telerik
10 3 (7.32%) OOA/OOD
10 3 (7.32%) SOA
10 3 (7.32%) RDBMS
10 3 (7.32%) Relational Database
10 3 (7.32%) Analytical Skills
11 2 (4.88%) QA

VB6
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 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 (2.44%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (70.73%) SQL Server
2 3 (7.32%) RDBMS
2 3 (7.32%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (2.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (2.44%) NoSQL
3 1 (2.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 3 (7.32%) Git (software)
1 3 (7.32%) Maven
2 2 (4.88%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.44%) TeamCity
General
1 6 (14.63%) Finance
2 1 (2.44%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 35 (85.37%) Developer
2 25 (60.98%) VB Developer
2 25 (60.98%) VB6 Developer
3 9 (21.95%) .NET Developer
4 8 (19.51%) VB.NET Developer
5 6 (14.63%) Senior VB Developer
5 6 (14.63%) Senior VB6 Developer
5 6 (14.63%) Senior Developer
6 3 (7.32%) C# Developer
6 3 (7.32%) SQL Developer
6 3 (7.32%) Software Developer
7 2 (4.88%) Lead Developer
7 2 (4.88%) SQL Server Developer
7 2 (4.88%) WinForms Developer
8 1 (2.44%) Technical Leader
8 1 (2.44%) C# .NET Developer
8 1 (2.44%) Senior SQL Developer
8 1 (2.44%) Lead .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (75.61%) .NET
2 5 (12.20%) ASP.NET
3 4 (9.76%) CSS
3 4 (9.76%) ADO
3 4 (9.76%) WCF
4 3 (7.32%) Silverlight
4 3 (7.32%) NHibernate
4 3 (7.32%) jQuery
5 2 (4.88%) WinForms
5 2 (4.88%) HTML
5 2 (4.88%) Web Services
6 1 (2.44%) XML
6 1 (2.44%) XSD
6 1 (2.44%) XSL
6 1 (2.44%) Classic ASP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.32%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.88%) E-Learning
3 1 (2.44%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.44%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 6 (14.63%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (21.95%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (9.76%) Software Engineering
3 3 (7.32%) MVVM
3 3 (7.32%) OOA/OOD
3 3 (7.32%) SOA
4 2 (4.88%) RUP
5 1 (2.44%) TDD
5 1 (2.44%) Performance Testing
5 1 (2.44%) Integration Testing
5 1 (2.44%) Release Management
5 1 (2.44%) MVC
5 1 (2.44%) Information Security
5 1 (2.44%) Migration
5 1 (2.44%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 41 (100.00%) VB
2 13 (31.71%) VB.NET
2 13 (31.71%) SQL
3 11 (26.83%) C#
4 4 (9.76%) JavaScript
5 3 (7.32%) PowerShell
6 2 (4.88%) C++
7 1 (2.44%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.88%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (14.63%) Oracle
2 3 (7.32%) Telerik
3 2 (4.88%) Sybase