The table below looks at the statistics for VB6 skills in IT contracts advertised for the East Sussex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VB6 over the 3 months to 30 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
Rank 43 43 33
Rank change year-on-year
0 -10
Contract jobs citing VB6 1 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Sussex 0.28% 0.63% 1.42%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.49% 1.53% 3.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 3
Average daily rate £425 £288 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+47.82% -32.35%
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £300 £320
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.13 - -
VB6
South East

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

Programming Languages Category
East Sussex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
203 131 115
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Sussex 57.18% 41.46% 40.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 128 78 67
Average daily rate £350 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £264 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £458 £396 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £333
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +5.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 6
Average hourly rate £20.00 £34.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.17% +51.11%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £36.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -1.36%

VB6
Jobs Demand Trend in East Sussex

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

VB6 Jobs Demand Trend in East Sussex

VB6
Daily Rate Trend in East Sussex

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

VB6 Daily Rate Trend in East Sussex

VB6
Hourly Rate Trend in East Sussex

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

VB6 Hourly Rate Trend in East Sussex

VB6
Contract Job Locations in East Sussex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VB6 within the East Sussex region over the 3 months to 30 April 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Brighton 0 1 £425 +47.82% 2
VB6
South East

VB6
Top 30 Related IT Skills in East Sussex

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the East Sussex 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 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 East Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the East Sussex 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.

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