The table below looks at the statistics for VB6 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hampshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VB6 over the 3 months to 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
Rank 119 101 88
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -13
Contract jobs citing VB6 2 2 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.091% 0.12% 0.71%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.24% 0.33% 1.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 8
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£350 - £286
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £320 £300
% change year-on-year
-3.12% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £31.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- -11.42%
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 Hampshire region.

Programming Languages Category
Hampshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
849 603 578
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 38.64% 35.64% 37.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 436 337 301
Average daily rate £350 £330 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -1.49%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £245 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 27 60
Average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £36.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -17.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.82 £13.50 £29.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £40.75 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.57% -5.71%

VB6
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

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

VB6 Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

VB6
Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

VB6 Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

VB6
Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

VB6 Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

VB6
Contract Job Locations in Hampshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VB6 within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014. 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
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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
Basingstoke - 2 £350 -
Winchester - - - -
VB6
South East

VB6
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire 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%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) VB
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) MVVM
2 2 (66.67%) WCF
2 2 (66.67%) WPF
2 2 (66.67%) Silverlight
2 2 (66.67%) .NET
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle
2 2 (66.67%) PL/SQL
2 2 (66.67%) Web Services
2 2 (66.67%) MSMQ
2 2 (66.67%) Scrum
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (33.33%) MDX
3 1 (33.33%) T-SQL
3 1 (33.33%) VBA
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (33.33%) OLAP

VB6
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (33.33%) OLAP
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Data Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Analyst Developer
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) WCF
1 2 (66.67%) WPF
1 2 (66.67%) Silverlight
1 2 (66.67%) .NET
1 2 (66.67%) Web Services
1 2 (66.67%) MSMQ
2 1 (33.33%) MDX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) MVVM
1 2 (66.67%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) VB
2 2 (66.67%) PL/SQL
3 1 (33.33%) T-SQL
3 1 (33.33%) VBA
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle