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 29 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
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
Rank 93 117 114
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -3
Contract jobs citing VB6 23 1 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 1.14% 0.047% 0.30%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.57% 0.14% 0.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 1 5
Median daily rate £325 £360 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.72% +30.90%
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 - £35.00
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
645 706 766
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 32.04% 32.96% 38.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 400 422 434
Median daily rate £365 £350 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.28% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £263 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 39 36
Median hourly rate £40.50 £39.50 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.53% -7.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £22.50 £21.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.25 £42.35 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £36.40 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+3.02% +1.11%

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 29 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 - 7 £335 -
Andover - 2 £375 -
Southampton - 1 £313 -
VB6
South East

VB6
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 29 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 24 (100.00%) VB
2 22 (91.67%) SQL
3 20 (83.33%) Oracle
3 20 (83.33%) SQL Server
3 20 (83.33%) Classic ASP
4 19 (79.17%) PL/SQL
5 18 (75.00%) JavaScript
5 18 (75.00%) T-SQL
5 18 (75.00%) HTML
5 18 (75.00%) DCOM
5 18 (75.00%) CSS
5 18 (75.00%) Visual Studio
5 18 (75.00%) Web Development
5 18 (75.00%) jQuery
6 17 (70.83%) Waterfall
7 15 (62.50%) Scrum
8 14 (58.33%) Subversion
8 14 (58.33%) Change Control
8 14 (58.33%) Kanban
8 14 (58.33%) XML
8 14 (58.33%) XHTML
8 14 (58.33%) IIS
9 12 (50.00%) VBA
10 11 (45.83%) Relational Database
11 10 (41.67%) HTML5
11 10 (41.67%) MS Access
11 10 (41.67%) CSS3
12 7 (29.17%) SDLC
13 6 (25.00%) .NET
14 4 (16.67%) VB.NET

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 14 (58.33%) IIS
2 1 (4.17%) JBoss
2 1 (4.17%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (8.33%) MS Excel
1 2 (8.33%) MS Office
1 2 (8.33%) Spreadsheet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (83.33%) SQL Server
2 11 (45.83%) Relational Database
3 10 (41.67%) MS Access
4 2 (8.33%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (8.33%) BusinessObjects XI
Development Applications
1 18 (75.00%) Visual Studio
2 14 (58.33%) Subversion
General
1 2 (8.33%) Manufacturing
2 1 (4.17%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 24 (100.00%) Developer
2 17 (70.83%) ASP Developer
3 12 (50.00%) Classic ASP Developer
4 11 (45.83%) VB Developer
4 11 (45.83%) VB6 Developer
5 10 (41.67%) SQL Developer
6 3 (12.50%) Applications Developer
7 2 (8.33%) .NET Developer
7 2 (8.33%) Oracle Developer
7 2 (8.33%) Software Developer
7 2 (8.33%) Web Applications Developer
7 2 (8.33%) Web Developer
8 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET Developer
8 1 (4.17%) C# .NET Developer
8 1 (4.17%) C# Developer
8 1 (4.17%) Database Developer
8 1 (4.17%) Java Developer
8 1 (4.17%) Oracle Applications Developer
8 1 (4.17%) PL/SQL Developer
8 1 (4.17%) SQL Database Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (83.33%) Classic ASP
2 18 (75.00%) CSS
2 18 (75.00%) DCOM
2 18 (75.00%) HTML
2 18 (75.00%) jQuery
3 14 (58.33%) XHTML
3 14 (58.33%) XML
4 10 (41.67%) CSS3
4 10 (41.67%) HTML5
5 6 (25.00%) .NET
6 4 (16.67%) ASP.NET
7 2 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC 2
7 2 (8.33%) COM
7 2 (8.33%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.17%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.17%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (75.00%) Web Development
2 17 (70.83%) Waterfall
3 15 (62.50%) Scrum
4 14 (58.33%) Change Control
4 14 (58.33%) Kanban
5 7 (29.17%) SDLC
6 2 (8.33%) MVC
6 2 (8.33%) Rapid Prototyping
6 2 (8.33%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 24 (100.00%) VB
2 22 (91.67%) SQL
3 19 (79.17%) PL/SQL
4 18 (75.00%) JavaScript
4 18 (75.00%) T-SQL
5 12 (50.00%) VBA
6 4 (16.67%) VB.NET
7 2 (8.33%) C#
7 2 (8.33%) C++
8 1 (4.17%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (8.33%) SC Cleared
1 2 (8.33%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 20 (83.33%) Oracle
2 2 (8.33%) Microsoft