The table below looks at the statistics 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 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
Rank - 31 37
Contract jobs citing VB6 0 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton - 0.54% 0.71%
As % of the Programming Languages category - 0.97% 1.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Average daily rate
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- £255 £443
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -42.37%
UK excluding London average daily rate £290 £298 £320
% change year-on-year
-2.52% -7.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £30.25 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- -6.92%
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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
124 103 139
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 47.88% 55.38% 49.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 46 68
Average daily rate £325 £335 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.98% +1.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £250 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £424 £375 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 2 2
Average hourly rate £18.71 £37.50 £23.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.12% +57.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £37.50 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £45.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%

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 27 August 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 2 (100.00%) VB
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) WCF
1 2 (100.00%) Requirements Analysis
1 2 (100.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 1 (50.00%) KnockoutJS
2 1 (50.00%) Web Development
2 1 (50.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (50.00%) Network Load Balancing
2 1 (50.00%) Load Testing
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (50.00%) vSphere
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (50.00%) HTML5
2 1 (50.00%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (50.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (50.00%) MVC
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (50.00%) OOP
2 1 (50.00%) OO
2 1 (50.00%) DSDM

VB6
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 1 (50.00%) IIS
1 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (50.00%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) WCF
1 2 (100.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 1 (50.00%) KnockoutJS
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (50.00%) HTML5
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (50.00%) COM+
2 1 (50.00%) .NET Framework
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Requirements Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Web Development
2 1 (50.00%) Network Load Balancing
2 1 (50.00%) Load Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (50.00%) OOP
2 1 (50.00%) OO
2 1 (50.00%) DSDM
2 1 (50.00%) MVC
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) VB
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) T-SQL
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (50.00%) vSphere
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) VMware