The first table below looks at the demand for VB6 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Brighton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VB6 over the 3 months to 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Brighton region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
Rank - 31 30
Contract jobs citing VB6 0 2 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton - 1.12% 2.88%
As % of the Programming Languages category - 1.90% 7.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 5
Average daily rate
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- £255 £443
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -42.37%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £336
% change year-on-year
- -10.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.50 £32.05
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +7.64%
Programming Languages Category
Brighton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
108 105 113
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 50.23% 58.66% 40.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 48 56
Average daily rate £250 £335 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.37% +1.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £225 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £382 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 3
Average hourly rate £16.52 - £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
VB6
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VB6
Jobs Demand Trend in Brighton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VB6 across the Brighton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

VB6 Jobs Demand Trend in Brighton

VB6
Daily Rate Trend in Brighton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing VB6 across the Brighton region.

VB6 Daily Rate Trend in Brighton

VB6
Hourly Rate Trend in Brighton

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

VB6 Hourly Rate Trend in Brighton

VB6
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Brighton

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Brighton 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 4 (100.00%) VB
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) SharePoint
2 3 (75.00%) ASP.NET
2 3 (75.00%) .NET
2 3 (75.00%) Requirements Analysis
2 3 (75.00%) WCF
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (75.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 2 (50.00%) DSDM
3 2 (50.00%) MVC
3 2 (50.00%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (50.00%) vSphere
3 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (50.00%) Load Testing
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (50.00%) Web Development
3 2 (50.00%) .NET Framework
3 2 (50.00%) Network Load Balancing
3 2 (50.00%) VMware
3 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (50.00%) IIS
3 2 (50.00%) MS Office

VB6
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Brighton 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 3 (75.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (50.00%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (50.00%) IIS
3 1 (25.00%) K2 blackpearl
Applications
1 2 (50.00%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Visual Studio
1 2 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Architect
1 3 (75.00%) Technical Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) .NET
1 3 (75.00%) ASP.NET
1 3 (75.00%) WCF
1 3 (75.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (50.00%) COM+
2 2 (50.00%) .NET Framework
3 1 (25.00%) HTML5
3 1 (25.00%) KnockoutJS
3 1 (25.00%) HTML
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Requirements Analysis
2 2 (50.00%) Web Development
2 2 (50.00%) Network Load Balancing
2 2 (50.00%) Load Testing
2 2 (50.00%) DSDM
2 2 (50.00%) MVC
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) OOP
3 1 (25.00%) OO
3 1 (25.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) VB
2 1 (25.00%) C#
2 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (25.00%) T-SQL
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (50.00%) vSphere
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) VMware