The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for VB6 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited VB6 over the 3 months to 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
England / London
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 390 405 402
Rank change year-on-year +15 -3  
Contract jobs citing VB6 22 23 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.11% 0.11% 0.085%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.23% 0.24% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 13 8
Median daily rate £370 £390 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.12% -5.45%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £252 £346
10% offered a daily rate of more than £424 £490 £462
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £338 £300
% change year-on-year +14.81% +12.50%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.88 £43.00 -
% change year-on-year -2.61% -  

VB6 is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 9772 9446 9820
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 47.80% 43.58% 41.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 7229 7201 7171
Median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £301
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 74 40 85
Median hourly rate £33.75 £40.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.62% +33.33%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.82 £15.05 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £102.00 £52.19
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year +13.33% +2.73%  

VB6
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London citing VB6 as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Job vacancy trend for VB6 in London

VB6
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing VB6 in London.

Contractor daily rate trend for VB6 in London

VB6
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing VB6 in London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for VB6 in London

VB6
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VB6 within the London region over the 3 months to 24 June 2017. 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 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
Kingston Upon Thames +5 18 £365 -6.41% 1
Surbiton -1 2 £383 -
City of London -4 1 - - 3
VB6
England

For the 6 months to 24 June 2017, 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 London region with a requirement for VB6.

1 42 (100.00%) VB
2 38 (90.48%) .NET
3 36 (85.71%) VB.NET
4 31 (73.81%) SQL
5 25 (59.52%) Windows
6 24 (57.14%) C#
7 23 (54.76%) SQL Server
8 21 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
9 19 (45.24%) ASP.NET
10 17 (40.48%) T-SQL
10 17 (40.48%) Microsoft
11 15 (35.71%) MVC
12 13 (30.95%) ASP.NET MVC
13 12 (28.57%) Web Services
14 11 (26.19%) WinForms
14 11 (26.19%) Finance
15 10 (23.81%) Client/Server
16 9 (21.43%) VBA
16 9 (21.43%) Migration
17 8 (19.05%) Data Analysis
17 8 (19.05%) SQL Server 2005
17 8 (19.05%) Microsoft Excel
17 8 (19.05%) MS Access
17 8 (19.05%) SQL Server 2008
17 8 (19.05%) SQL Server 2014
18 7 (16.67%) Windows 10
18 7 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
18 7 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
18 7 (16.67%) Unit Testing
18 7 (16.67%) Office 365

VB6
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (4.76%) IIS
2 1 (2.38%) JBoss
2 1 (2.38%) Tomcat
2 1 (2.38%) WebLogic
2 1 (2.38%) WebLogic Portal
2 1 (2.38%) WebSphere
2 1 (2.38%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 8 (19.05%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (4.76%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 7 (16.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.76%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.38%) DNS
2 1 (2.38%) HTTP
2 1 (2.38%) Internet
2 1 (2.38%) NetScaler
2 1 (2.38%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (54.76%) SQL Server
2 8 (19.05%) MS Access
2 8 (19.05%) SQL Server 2005
2 8 (19.05%) SQL Server 2008
2 8 (19.05%) SQL Server 2014
3 7 (16.67%) SQL Server 2000
4 4 (9.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (4.76%) InterSystems Cache
6 1 (2.38%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (2.38%) OLAP
6 1 (2.38%) Oracle Database
6 1 (2.38%) Oracle OLAP
6 1 (2.38%) RDBMS
6 1 (2.38%) Relational Database
6 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 7 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (7.14%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.38%) JIRA
General
1 11 (26.19%) Finance
2 2 (4.76%) Banking
2 2 (4.76%) Front Office
3 1 (2.38%) Financial Institution
3 1 (2.38%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 37 (88.10%) Developer
2 18 (42.86%) .NET Developer
2 18 (42.86%) VB Developer
3 17 (40.48%) VB6 Developer
4 12 (28.57%) C# Developer
5 10 (23.81%) VB.NET Developer
6 7 (16.67%) C# .NET Developer
7 6 (14.29%) C# VB.NET Developer
8 5 (11.90%) Access Developer
8 5 (11.90%) VBA Developer
9 4 (9.52%) Access VBA Developer
9 4 (9.52%) Excel Developer
9 4 (9.52%) Excel VBA Developer
9 4 (9.52%) VB VBA Developer
10 3 (7.14%) Analyst
10 3 (7.14%) Microsoft Developer
11 2 (4.76%) Applications Support
11 2 (4.76%) Lead Developer
11 2 (4.76%) Senior Developer
11 2 (4.76%) WinForms Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (90.48%) .NET
2 19 (45.24%) ASP.NET
3 13 (30.95%) ASP.NET MVC
4 12 (28.57%) Web Services
5 11 (26.19%) WinForms
6 6 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web API
7 3 (7.14%) XML
8 2 (4.76%) .NET Framework
8 2 (4.76%) Ajax
8 2 (4.76%) HTML
8 2 (4.76%) ODBC
9 1 (2.38%) AngularJS
9 1 (2.38%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 1 (2.38%) jQuery
9 1 (2.38%) JSON
9 1 (2.38%) RabbitMQ
9 1 (2.38%) RESTful
9 1 (2.38%) WCF
9 1 (2.38%) WebSphere MQ
9 1 (2.38%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 10 (23.81%) Client/Server
2 5 (11.90%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (4.76%) Derivative
4 2 (4.76%) Fixed Income
5 1 (2.38%) Fat Client
5 1 (2.38%) Fintech
5 1 (2.38%) Interest Rate Derivative
5 1 (2.38%) N-Tier
5 1 (2.38%) PACS
5 1 (2.38%) PDA
5 1 (2.38%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 25 (59.52%) Windows
2 7 (16.67%) Windows 10
2 7 (16.67%) Windows XP
3 2 (4.76%) Unix
4 1 (2.38%) AIX
4 1 (2.38%) Linux
4 1 (2.38%) Solaris
4 1 (2.38%) Windows Server
4 1 (2.38%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (2.38%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.38%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (35.71%) MVC
3 9 (21.43%) Migration
4 8 (19.05%) Data Analysis
5 7 (16.67%) Scrum
5 7 (16.67%) Unit Testing
6 6 (14.29%) TDD
7 5 (11.90%) BDD
7 5 (11.90%) Web Development
8 4 (9.52%) Mentoring
8 4 (9.52%) Release Management
8 4 (9.52%) SDLC
9 2 (4.76%) Business Analysis
9 2 (4.76%) Continuous Integration
9 2 (4.76%) ETL
9 2 (4.76%) Functional Testing
9 2 (4.76%) ITIL
9 2 (4.76%) Performance Tuning
10 1 (2.38%) E-Commerce
10 1 (2.38%) RAD
Programming Languages
1 42 (100.00%) VB
2 36 (85.71%) VB.NET
3 31 (73.81%) SQL
4 24 (57.14%) C#
5 17 (40.48%) T-SQL
6 9 (21.43%) VBA
7 1 (2.38%) C++
7 1 (2.38%) Java
7 1 (2.38%) JavaScript
7 1 (2.38%) MUMPS
7 1 (2.38%) PowerShell
7 1 (2.38%) Python
7 1 (2.38%) UniBasic
Qualifications
1 4 (9.52%) Security Cleared
2 3 (7.14%) CTC Cleared
3 1 (2.38%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.38%) DICOM
1 1 (2.38%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (2.38%) HL7
1 1 (2.38%) PCI DSS
1 1 (2.38%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.38%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 17 (40.48%) Microsoft
2 4 (9.52%) Oracle
3 2 (4.76%) InterSystems
4 1 (2.38%) Citrix
4 1 (2.38%) Embarcadero
4 1 (2.38%) Infragistics
4 1 (2.38%) Perforce
4 1 (2.38%) Plumtree
4 1 (2.38%) Redback
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £330 - £370 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City of London
Interquest - IQ Tech
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 5 days ago