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 27 March 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.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
England / London
Rank 379 406 382
Rank change year-on-year +27 -24  
Contract jobs citing VB6 19 25 33
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.098% 0.11% 0.15%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.21% 0.27% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 14 27
Median daily rate £370 £431 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.20% +7.81%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £347 £218 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £426 £750 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £300
% change year-on-year - +16.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £24.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £52.50 £37.50 -
% change year-on-year +40.00% -  

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 8913 9400 8983
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 46.04% 42.45% 41.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 6627 7044 6499
Median daily rate £485 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.10% +5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 73 55 46
Median hourly rate £45.00 £32.50 £25.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +38.46% +25.96%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.00 £17.50 £19.83
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £52.50 £53.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.64 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +4.10% +11.11%  

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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 27 March 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 -1 3 £355 -8.97%
Bromley +11 1 £425 -22.72%
City of London 0 1 £300 -27.27% 1
VB6
England

VB6
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 50 (100.00%) VB
2 39 (78.00%) .NET
3 36 (72.00%) VB.NET
4 32 (64.00%) SQL Server
5 29 (58.00%) Windows
6 27 (54.00%) SQL
6 27 (54.00%) Microsoft
7 26 (52.00%) Agile Software Development
8 20 (40.00%) Migration
9 18 (36.00%) MS Excel
10 17 (34.00%) MS Access
11 16 (32.00%) Microsoft Azure
11 16 (32.00%) Office 365
12 15 (30.00%) VBA
13 14 (28.00%) C#
13 14 (28.00%) ASP.NET
13 14 (28.00%) Windows XP
13 14 (28.00%) Unit Testing
14 13 (26.00%) SQL Server 2008
14 13 (26.00%) SDLC
14 13 (26.00%) SQL Server 2014
14 13 (26.00%) SQL Server 2005
15 12 (24.00%) Data Analysis
15 12 (24.00%) SQL Server 2000
15 12 (24.00%) Windows 10
16 10 (20.00%) Security Cleared
16 10 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
16 10 (20.00%) MVC
17 9 (18.00%) Finance
17 9 (18.00%) T-SQL

VB6
Top Related 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 3 (6.00%) IIS
2 2 (4.00%) JBoss
2 2 (4.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (4.00%) Tomcat
2 2 (4.00%) WebSphere
2 2 (4.00%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (2.00%) Confluence
3 1 (2.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (2.00%) WebLogic
3 1 (2.00%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 18 (36.00%) MS Excel
2 5 (10.00%) Spreadsheet
3 4 (8.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 16 (32.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 16 (32.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (4.00%) DNS
2 2 (4.00%) NetScaler
2 2 (4.00%) SSL
3 1 (2.00%) HTTP
3 1 (2.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (64.00%) SQL Server
2 17 (34.00%) MS Access
3 13 (26.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 13 (26.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 13 (26.00%) SQL Server 2014
4 12 (24.00%) SQL Server 2000
5 5 (10.00%) Crystal Reports
6 4 (8.00%) InterSystems Cache
7 2 (4.00%) Oracle Database
8 1 (2.00%) RDBMS
8 1 (2.00%) Relational Database
8 1 (2.00%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (2.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (6.00%) JIRA
2 3 (6.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (18.00%) Finance
2 3 (6.00%) Banking
3 2 (4.00%) Back Office
3 2 (4.00%) Corporate Banking
3 2 (4.00%) Front Office
3 2 (4.00%) Prime Brokerage
4 1 (2.00%) Electronics
4 1 (2.00%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.00%) Marketing
4 1 (2.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 40 (80.00%) Developer
2 23 (46.00%) VB Developer
3 21 (42.00%) VB6 Developer
4 17 (34.00%) .NET Developer
5 10 (20.00%) Access Developer
6 9 (18.00%) C# Developer
7 8 (16.00%) Access VBA Developer
7 8 (16.00%) Excel Developer
7 8 (16.00%) Excel VBA Developer
7 8 (16.00%) VB VBA Developer
7 8 (16.00%) VB.NET Developer
7 8 (16.00%) VBA Developer
8 7 (14.00%) C# .NET Developer
8 7 (14.00%) SQL Developer
9 6 (12.00%) Microsoft Developer
10 5 (10.00%) SQL Server Developer
11 4 (8.00%) Applications Developer
12 3 (6.00%) Analyst
12 3 (6.00%) Applications Support
12 3 (6.00%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (78.00%) .NET
2 14 (28.00%) ASP.NET
3 10 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 8 (16.00%) WinForms
5 5 (10.00%) WCF
5 5 (10.00%) XML
6 3 (6.00%) .NET Framework
6 3 (6.00%) HTML
6 3 (6.00%) ODBC
6 3 (6.00%) RESTful
7 2 (4.00%) ADO.NET
7 2 (4.00%) Ajax
7 2 (4.00%) CSS
7 2 (4.00%) Web Services
7 2 (4.00%) WebSphere MQ
7 2 (4.00%) WPF
7 2 (4.00%) XSL
8 1 (2.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 1 (2.00%) JSP
8 1 (2.00%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (16.00%) Client/Server
2 6 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (6.00%) PACS
4 2 (4.00%) Equities
4 2 (4.00%) SWIFT
4 2 (4.00%) Wiki
5 1 (2.00%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.00%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (2.00%) Fat Client
5 1 (2.00%) N-Tier
5 1 (2.00%) PDA
5 1 (2.00%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 29 (58.00%) Windows
2 14 (28.00%) Windows XP
3 12 (24.00%) Windows 10
4 2 (4.00%) Unix
4 2 (4.00%) Windows Server
4 2 (4.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (4.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (4.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (2.00%) AIX
5 1 (2.00%) Linux
5 1 (2.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (52.00%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (40.00%) Migration
3 14 (28.00%) Unit Testing
4 13 (26.00%) SDLC
5 12 (24.00%) Data Analysis
6 10 (20.00%) MVC
7 8 (16.00%) Release Management
8 6 (12.00%) TDD
9 4 (8.00%) Functional Testing
9 4 (8.00%) Inversion of Control
9 4 (8.00%) ITIL
10 3 (6.00%) Scrum
10 3 (6.00%) SOLID
11 2 (4.00%) Load Balancing
11 2 (4.00%) Mentoring
11 2 (4.00%) Performance Tuning
11 2 (4.00%) Project Management
11 2 (4.00%) Time Management
11 2 (4.00%) Waterfall
12 1 (2.00%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 50 (100.00%) VB
2 36 (72.00%) VB.NET
3 27 (54.00%) SQL
4 15 (30.00%) VBA
5 14 (28.00%) C#
6 9 (18.00%) T-SQL
7 4 (8.00%) JavaScript
8 2 (4.00%) Java
8 2 (4.00%) PowerShell
9 1 (2.00%) MUMPS
9 1 (2.00%) UniBasic
Qualifications
1 10 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 6 (12.00%) CTC Cleared
3 2 (4.00%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.00%) DICOM
1 3 (6.00%) Disclosure Scotland
1 3 (6.00%) HL7
2 1 (2.00%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.00%) QA
System Software
1 3 (6.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 27 (54.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (12.00%) Oracle
3 3 (6.00%) InterSystems
3 3 (6.00%) Perforce
3 3 (6.00%) Sybase
4 1 (2.00%) Atlassian
4 1 (2.00%) Citrix
4 1 (2.00%) Embarcadero
4 1 (2.00%) Infragistics
4 1 (2.00%) Plumtree
4 1 (2.00%) Redback
4 1 (2.00%) SAP
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