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 16 April 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
Rank 26 - 35
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing VB6 7 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 3.65% - 0.83%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.45% - 1.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 2
Average daily rate £425 - £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £318 £325 £339
% change year-on-year
-2.30% -4.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £35.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
- +40.00%
Programming Languages Category
Brighton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
94 53 131
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 48.96% 40.77% 54.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 27 58
Average daily rate £290 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.76% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £198 £210 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 1
Average hourly rate £22.50 £27.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +80.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.94%
VB6
East Sussex

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 16 April 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 14 (100.00%) VB
2 9 (64.29%) ASP.NET
2 9 (64.29%) .NET
2 9 (64.29%) WCF
3 8 (57.14%) ASP.NET MVC
3 8 (57.14%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (57.14%) SQL Server
4 7 (50.00%) C#
4 7 (50.00%) SharePoint
4 7 (50.00%) Finance
5 6 (42.86%) Scrum
5 6 (42.86%) Microsoft
5 6 (42.86%) Windows
5 6 (42.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 5 (35.71%) SQL Server 2008
6 5 (35.71%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 5 (35.71%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 4 (28.57%) HTML5
7 4 (28.57%) .NET Framework
7 4 (28.57%) COM+
7 4 (28.57%) HTML
7 4 (28.57%) JavaScript
7 4 (28.57%) DSDM
8 3 (21.43%) MVC
8 3 (21.43%) Workflow
8 3 (21.43%) RDF
8 3 (21.43%) CSS
8 3 (21.43%) Requirements Analysis
8 3 (21.43%) jQuery
8 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development

VB6
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 7 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (14.29%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (14.29%) IIS
2 2 (14.29%) MTS
Applications
1 2 (14.29%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (57.14%) SQL Server
2 6 (42.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (35.71%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (14.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 8 (57.14%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (14.29%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (78.57%) Developer
2 4 (28.57%) VB6 Developer
2 4 (28.57%) VB Developer
2 4 (28.57%) .NET Developer
3 3 (21.43%) Architect
3 3 (21.43%) Technical Architect
4 2 (14.29%) Senior Developer
4 2 (14.29%) C# Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Senior C# Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Senior VB Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Senior VB6 Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (64.29%) ASP.NET
1 9 (64.29%) .NET
1 9 (64.29%) WCF
2 8 (57.14%) ASP.NET MVC
3 5 (35.71%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 5 (35.71%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 4 (28.57%) HTML5
4 4 (28.57%) .NET Framework
4 4 (28.57%) COM+
4 4 (28.57%) HTML
5 3 (21.43%) CSS
5 3 (21.43%) jQuery
5 3 (21.43%) KnockoutJS
6 2 (14.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 2 (14.29%) K2 blackpearl
6 2 (14.29%) XML
6 2 (14.29%) DCOM
6 2 (14.29%) ADO.NET
7 1 (7.14%) WinForms
Operating Systems
1 6 (42.86%) Windows
2 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (14.29%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) Scrum
2 4 (28.57%) DSDM
3 3 (21.43%) MVC
3 3 (21.43%) Workflow
3 3 (21.43%) RDF
3 3 (21.43%) Requirements Analysis
3 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (14.29%) Load Testing
4 2 (14.29%) Web Development
4 2 (14.29%) Network Load Balancing
5 1 (7.14%) OOP
5 1 (7.14%) OO
5 1 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (7.14%) Pair Programming
5 1 (7.14%) Waterfall
5 1 (7.14%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 14 (100.00%) VB
2 7 (50.00%) C#
3 4 (28.57%) JavaScript
4 2 (14.29%) FoxPro (VFP)
5 1 (7.14%) T-SQL
5 1 (7.14%) VB.NET
System Software
1 2 (14.29%) vSphere
1 2 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 6 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 2 (14.29%) VMware