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 31 August 2015 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
Rank 145 99 110
Rank change year-on-year
-46 +11
Contract jobs citing VB6 5 21 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.16% 0.89% 0.63%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.40% 2.69% 1.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 10 8
Average daily rate
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£340 £320 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +12.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £328 £300 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £429 £326 £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £290 £298
% change year-on-year
+13.79% -2.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £30.25
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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
1242 780 853
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 38.75% 33.01% 38.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 831 467 465
Average daily rate £350 £320 £311
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% +2.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £450 £424
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 16 55
Average hourly rate £40.00 £25.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+60.00% -9.09%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.50 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +2.94%

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 31 August 2015.

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 31 August 2015. 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 -40 4 £340 +6.25% 2
North Yorkshire -9 1 - -
VB6
England

VB6
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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 29 (100.00%) VB
2 19 (65.52%) .NET
2 19 (65.52%) SQL Server
3 17 (58.62%) SQL
4 15 (51.72%) C#
5 10 (34.48%) Oracle
5 10 (34.48%) VB.NET
5 10 (34.48%) WinForms
6 9 (31.03%) T-SQL
6 9 (31.03%) Visual Studio
7 8 (27.59%) PL/SQL
8 7 (24.14%) OO
8 7 (24.14%) TDD
8 7 (24.14%) MVC
8 7 (24.14%) Finance
8 7 (24.14%) User Acceptance Testing
9 5 (17.24%) Agile Software Development
10 4 (13.79%) Team Foundation Server
11 3 (10.34%) Unit Testing
11 3 (10.34%) PowerShell
11 3 (10.34%) Git (software)
11 3 (10.34%) Maven
11 3 (10.34%) Client/Server
11 3 (10.34%) ADO
12 2 (6.90%) Windows
12 2 (6.90%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 2 (6.90%) FoxPro (VFP)
12 2 (6.90%) Oracle Forms
12 2 (6.90%) Tuxedo
12 2 (6.90%) MS Excel

VB6
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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 2 (6.90%) Tuxedo
2 1 (3.45%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (6.90%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.45%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (65.52%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (3.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (3.45%) Oracle Database
2 1 (3.45%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (31.03%) Visual Studio
2 4 (13.79%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (10.34%) Git (software)
3 3 (10.34%) Maven
4 2 (6.90%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 2 (6.90%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (3.45%) JIRA
5 1 (3.45%) AccuRev
General
1 7 (24.14%) Finance
2 1 (3.45%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 24 (82.76%) Developer
2 15 (51.72%) VB Developer
3 14 (48.28%) VB6 Developer
4 7 (24.14%) .NET Developer
5 5 (17.24%) Programmer
6 3 (10.34%) VB Programmer
7 2 (6.90%) Applications Support Engineer
7 2 (6.90%) VB.NET Programmer
7 2 (6.90%) .NET Programmer
7 2 (6.90%) Senior VB Developer
7 2 (6.90%) Senior VB6 Developer
7 2 (6.90%) Support Engineer
7 2 (6.90%) Applications Support
7 2 (6.90%) Senior Developer
7 2 (6.90%) C# Developer
7 2 (6.90%) VB.NET Developer
8 1 (3.45%) SQL Developer
8 1 (3.45%) WinForms Developer
8 1 (3.45%) Senior SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (65.52%) .NET
2 10 (34.48%) WinForms
3 3 (10.34%) ADO
4 1 (3.45%) ASP.NET
4 1 (3.45%) Web Services
4 1 (3.45%) .NET Framework
4 1 (3.45%) WCF
4 1 (3.45%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.34%) Client/Server
2 2 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.45%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.90%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (24.14%) OO
1 7 (24.14%) MVC
1 7 (24.14%) TDD
1 7 (24.14%) User Acceptance Testing
2 5 (17.24%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (10.34%) Unit Testing
4 2 (6.90%) System Testing
4 2 (6.90%) Software Engineering
5 1 (3.45%) PRINCE2
5 1 (3.45%) Migration
5 1 (3.45%) Project Management
5 1 (3.45%) SDLC
5 1 (3.45%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 29 (100.00%) VB
2 17 (58.62%) SQL
3 15 (51.72%) C#
4 10 (34.48%) VB.NET
5 9 (31.03%) T-SQL
6 8 (27.59%) PL/SQL
7 3 (10.34%) PowerShell
8 2 (6.90%) FoxPro (VFP)
9 1 (3.45%) C++
9 1 (3.45%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1 (3.45%) Degree
1 1 (3.45%) SC Cleared
1 1 (3.45%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.90%) QA
Vendors
1 10 (34.48%) Oracle
2 1 (3.45%) Microsoft