The table below looks at the statistics for VB6 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hampshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VB6 over the 3 months to 1 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
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
Rank 105 119 101
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -18
Contract jobs citing VB6 14 1 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.65% 0.044% 0.40%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.06% 0.13% 1.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 1 7
Median daily rate £325 £275 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.18% -
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 £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 Hampshire region.

Programming Languages Category
Hampshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
678 754 758
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 31.48% 33.42% 37.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 415 422 456
Median daily rate £360 £365 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.36% +12.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £332
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +5.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 44 41
Median hourly rate £38.50 £39.50 £41.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.53% -3.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.80 £32.50 £21.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £36.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -1.36%

VB6
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Hampshire region citing VB6 as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VB6 within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 1 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Winchester - 4 £338 -
Southampton - 1 £313 -
VB6
South East

VB6
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 1 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 Hampshire region with a requirement for VB6.

1 15 (100.00%) SQL
1 15 (100.00%) VB
2 13 (86.67%) DCOM
2 13 (86.67%) CSS
2 13 (86.67%) T-SQL
2 13 (86.67%) HTML
2 13 (86.67%) JavaScript
2 13 (86.67%) PL/SQL
2 13 (86.67%) Oracle
2 13 (86.67%) SQL Server
2 13 (86.67%) Visual Studio
2 13 (86.67%) Classic ASP
2 13 (86.67%) Web Development
2 13 (86.67%) jQuery
3 12 (80.00%) Waterfall
4 10 (66.67%) Scrum
5 9 (60.00%) XML
5 9 (60.00%) XHTML
5 9 (60.00%) IIS
5 9 (60.00%) CSS3
5 9 (60.00%) HTML5
5 9 (60.00%) Kanban
5 9 (60.00%) Subversion
6 8 (53.33%) Change Control
6 8 (53.33%) Relational Database
7 7 (46.67%) VBA
8 6 (40.00%) SDLC
9 5 (33.33%) MS Access
10 4 (26.67%) .NET
11 2 (13.33%) Manufacturing

VB6
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire 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:

Application Platforms
1 9 (60.00%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (6.67%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (86.67%) SQL Server
2 8 (53.33%) Relational Database
3 5 (33.33%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 13 (86.67%) Visual Studio
2 9 (60.00%) Subversion
General
1 2 (13.33%) Manufacturing
2 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (100.00%) Developer
2 10 (66.67%) ASP Developer
3 7 (46.67%) Classic ASP Developer
4 6 (40.00%) SQL Developer
5 5 (33.33%) VB Developer
5 5 (33.33%) VB6 Developer
6 3 (20.00%) Applications Developer
7 2 (13.33%) Web Applications Developer
7 2 (13.33%) Web Developer
8 1 (6.67%) .NET Developer
8 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET Developer
8 1 (6.67%) Database Developer
8 1 (6.67%) Oracle Applications Developer
8 1 (6.67%) Oracle Developer
8 1 (6.67%) PL/SQL Developer
8 1 (6.67%) Software Developer
8 1 (6.67%) SQL Database Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (86.67%) Classic ASP
1 13 (86.67%) CSS
1 13 (86.67%) DCOM
1 13 (86.67%) HTML
1 13 (86.67%) jQuery
2 9 (60.00%) CSS3
2 9 (60.00%) HTML5
2 9 (60.00%) XHTML
2 9 (60.00%) XML
3 4 (26.67%) .NET
4 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET
5 1 (6.67%) COM
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (86.67%) Web Development
2 12 (80.00%) Waterfall
3 10 (66.67%) Scrum
4 9 (60.00%) Kanban
5 8 (53.33%) Change Control
6 6 (40.00%) SDLC
7 2 (13.33%) Rapid Prototyping
7 2 (13.33%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 15 (100.00%) SQL
1 15 (100.00%) VB
2 13 (86.67%) JavaScript
2 13 (86.67%) PL/SQL
2 13 (86.67%) T-SQL
3 7 (46.67%) VBA
4 2 (13.33%) VB.NET
Vendors
1 13 (86.67%) Oracle
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft