The table below looks at the statistics for VB6 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Brighton region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VB6 over the 3 months to 6 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
Rank 34 33 24
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -9
Contract jobs citing VB6 1 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 0.42% 0.95% 2.30%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.71% 2.00% 5.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 3
Median daily rate £425 £288 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+47.82% -32.35%
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £300 £320
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 - -
VB6
East Sussex

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Brighton region.

Programming Languages Category
Brighton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
140 100 80
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 58.33% 47.39% 45.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 62 46
Median daily rate £375 £300 £290
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £198
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £349 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 6
Median hourly rate £20.00 - £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £36.00 £36.45
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -1.23%

VB6
Jobs Demand Trend in Brighton

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Brighton region citing VB6 as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 6 May 2016, 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 Brighton region with a requirement for VB6.

1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) VB
2 2 (66.67%) .NET Framework
2 2 (66.67%) WCF
2 2 (66.67%) XML
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Multithreading
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) iSeries
3 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (33.33%) RESTful
3 1 (33.33%) MSTest
3 1 (33.33%) Software Architecture
3 1 (33.33%) HTML5
3 1 (33.33%) Cucumber
3 1 (33.33%) BDD
3 1 (33.33%) Entity Framework
3 1 (33.33%) KnockoutJS
3 1 (33.33%) SpecFlow
3 1 (33.33%) Gherkin
3 1 (33.33%) Jasmine
3 1 (33.33%) AngularJS
3 1 (33.33%) AutoMapper
3 1 (33.33%) Unity DI Container
3 1 (33.33%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (33.33%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (33.33%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
3 1 (33.33%) SOLID
3 1 (33.33%) YAGNI

VB6
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) AWD
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) DB2
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Cucumber
1 1 (33.33%) Jasmine
1 1 (33.33%) MSTest
1 1 (33.33%) Octopus Deploy
1 1 (33.33%) Selenium
1 1 (33.33%) SpecFlow
1 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) .NET Developer
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior .NET Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
2 2 (66.67%) .NET Framework
2 2 (66.67%) WCF
2 2 (66.67%) XML
3 1 (33.33%) .NET Remoting
3 1 (33.33%) AngularJS
3 1 (33.33%) AutoMapper
3 1 (33.33%) COM+
3 1 (33.33%) CSS
3 1 (33.33%) Entity Framework
3 1 (33.33%) Gherkin
3 1 (33.33%) HTML
3 1 (33.33%) HTML5
3 1 (33.33%) jQuery
3 1 (33.33%) KnockoutJS
3 1 (33.33%) RESTful
3 1 (33.33%) SOAP
3 1 (33.33%) Unity DI Container
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Multithreading
2 1 (33.33%) BDD
2 1 (33.33%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
2 1 (33.33%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (33.33%) MVC
2 1 (33.33%) OO
2 1 (33.33%) OOP
2 1 (33.33%) Software Architecture
2 1 (33.33%) SOLID
2 1 (33.33%) TDD
2 1 (33.33%) YAGNI
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) VB
2 1 (33.33%) C
2 1 (33.33%) C++
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) VB.NET
2 1 (33.33%) VC++
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle