The table below looks at the statistics for VB6 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VB6 over the 3 months to 29 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
Rank 139 126 107
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -19
Contract jobs citing VB6 1 24 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.035% 0.81% 0.98%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.079% 1.88% 2.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 8 8
Median daily rate £250 £325 £318
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.07% +2.36%
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £300 £320
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 - £35.00
VB6
England

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
1263 1276 1066
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 44.63% 43.30% 41.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 898 868 709
Median daily rate £400 £335 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.40% +4.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 17 27
Median hourly rate £16.09 £40.00 £29.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-59.77% +37.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £23.07 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.70 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £36.40 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+3.02% +1.11%

VB6
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Yorkshire region citing VB6 as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VB6 within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 29 May 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South Yorkshire -2 1 £250 -
VB6
England

VB6
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 29 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing VB6 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Yorkshire region with a requirement for VB6.

1 5 (100.00%) VB
1 5 (100.00%) .NET
2 4 (80.00%) SQL Server
3 3 (60.00%) VB.NET
4 2 (40.00%) Billing
4 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (40.00%) Coaching
4 2 (40.00%) Oracle
4 2 (40.00%) C#
4 2 (40.00%) PHP
4 2 (40.00%) PL/SQL
4 2 (40.00%) SQL
4 2 (40.00%) Service Delivery
4 2 (40.00%) Photoshop
4 2 (40.00%) Visual Studio
4 2 (40.00%) Classic ASP
4 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET
4 2 (40.00%) Siebel

VB6
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Photoshop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (80.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (40.00%) Billing
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) .NET Developer
1 3 (60.00%) Applications Support
1 3 (60.00%) Developer
1 3 (60.00%) VB Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Applications Support Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) ASP Developer
2 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Classic ASP Developer
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Support Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) .NET Applications Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Applications Developer
3 1 (20.00%) VB6 Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) .NET
2 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (40.00%) Classic ASP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Coaching
1 2 (40.00%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) VB
2 3 (60.00%) VB.NET
3 2 (40.00%) C#
3 2 (40.00%) PHP
3 2 (40.00%) PL/SQL
3 2 (40.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle
1 2 (40.00%) Siebel