The table below looks at the statistics for VB6 skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VB6 over the 3 months to 24 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
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
Rank 242 249 215
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -34
Contract jobs citing VB6 28 15 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.31% 0.16% 0.37%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.89% 0.49% 1.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 14 22
Median daily rate £343 £313 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.60% -10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £389 £450
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
England

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

Programming Languages Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
3129 3089 2972
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 34.22% 33.06% 32.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 1992 1886 1674
Median daily rate £400 £350 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 121 91 109
Median hourly rate £38.50 £39.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.53% -1.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £20.20 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.50 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £36.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +1.38%

VB6
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South East region citing VB6 as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Programming Languages category.

VB6 Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

VB6
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

VB6 Daily Rate Trend in the South East

VB6
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

VB6 Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

VB6
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VB6 within the South East region over the 3 months to 24 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
Hampshire - 20 £325 - 2
Berkshire - 6 £375 -
East Sussex +1 1 £425 +47.82%
Surrey -18 1 £350 +12.00% 3
VB6
England

VB6
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 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 South East region with a requirement for VB6.

1 33 (100.00%) VB
2 25 (75.76%) HTML
3 23 (69.70%) SQL Server
3 23 (69.70%) CSS
4 22 (66.67%) Visual Studio
4 22 (66.67%) DCOM
4 22 (66.67%) JavaScript
5 21 (63.64%) SQL
6 18 (54.55%) IIS
7 17 (51.52%) T-SQL
7 17 (51.52%) Oracle
7 17 (51.52%) Classic ASP
7 17 (51.52%) jQuery
7 17 (51.52%) Waterfall
8 16 (48.48%) Relational Database
8 16 (48.48%) Web Development
8 16 (48.48%) PL/SQL
8 16 (48.48%) .NET
9 13 (39.39%) Scrum
9 13 (39.39%) VB.NET
10 12 (36.36%) XML
10 12 (36.36%) XHTML
10 12 (36.36%) Subversion
10 12 (36.36%) Kanban
11 11 (33.33%) HTML5
11 11 (33.33%) Change Control
11 11 (33.33%) C#
12 10 (30.30%) VBA
12 10 (30.30%) ASP.NET
12 10 (30.30%) MS Access

VB6
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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 18 (54.55%) IIS
2 5 (15.15%) Drupal
2 5 (15.15%) Joomla!
2 5 (15.15%) Node.js
2 5 (15.15%) WordPress
3 1 (3.03%) JBoss
3 1 (3.03%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (12.12%) MS Office
2 3 (9.09%) MS Excel
3 2 (6.06%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 6 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (18.18%) HTTP
1 6 (18.18%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (69.70%) SQL Server
2 16 (48.48%) Relational Database
3 10 (30.30%) MS Access
4 6 (18.18%) RDBMS
5 3 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (6.06%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (6.06%) BusinessObjects XI
7 1 (3.03%) DB2
7 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (3.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 22 (66.67%) Visual Studio
2 12 (36.36%) Subversion
3 1 (3.03%) Cucumber
3 1 (3.03%) Jasmine
3 1 (3.03%) MSTest
3 1 (3.03%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (3.03%) Selenium
3 1 (3.03%) SpecFlow
3 1 (3.03%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (15.15%) Marketing
2 4 (12.12%) German Language
3 2 (6.06%) Manufacturing
4 1 (3.03%) Finance
4 1 (3.03%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 26 (78.79%) Developer
2 14 (42.42%) ASP Developer
3 10 (30.30%) VB Developer
3 10 (30.30%) VB6 Developer
4 9 (27.27%) Classic ASP Developer
5 8 (24.24%) SQL Developer
6 6 (18.18%) Support Engineer
7 5 (15.15%) .NET Developer
7 5 (15.15%) Applications Developer
8 3 (9.09%) Escalation Engineer
9 2 (6.06%) .NET Applications Developer
9 2 (6.06%) Applications Engineer
9 2 (6.06%) Applications Support Engineer
9 2 (6.06%) Azure Engineer
9 2 (6.06%) C# Developer
9 2 (6.06%) Senior Developer
9 2 (6.06%) Technical Engineer
9 2 (6.06%) Technical Support
9 2 (6.06%) Technical Support Engineer
9 2 (6.06%) Web Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (75.76%) HTML
2 23 (69.70%) CSS
3 22 (66.67%) DCOM
4 17 (51.52%) Classic ASP
4 17 (51.52%) jQuery
5 16 (48.48%) .NET
6 12 (36.36%) XHTML
6 12 (36.36%) XML
7 11 (33.33%) HTML5
8 10 (30.30%) ASP.NET
8 10 (30.30%) CSS3
9 8 (24.24%) ASP.NET MVC
10 7 (21.21%) .NET Framework
11 5 (15.15%) COM
12 3 (9.09%) WCF
13 2 (6.06%) ASP.NET MVC 2
14 1 (3.03%) Entity Framework
14 1 (3.03%) Gherkin
14 1 (3.03%) KnockoutJS
14 1 (3.03%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.03%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (3.03%) IBM Mainframe
1 1 (3.03%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 8 (24.24%) Windows
2 1 (3.03%) Unix
2 1 (3.03%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (51.52%) Waterfall
2 16 (48.48%) Web Development
3 13 (39.39%) Scrum
4 12 (36.36%) Kanban
5 11 (33.33%) Change Control
6 9 (27.27%) MVC
7 8 (24.24%) SDLC
8 2 (6.06%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (6.06%) Rapid Prototyping
8 2 (6.06%) Systems Analysis
9 1 (3.03%) BDD
9 1 (3.03%) CRM
9 1 (3.03%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
9 1 (3.03%) Incident Management
9 1 (3.03%) ITIL
9 1 (3.03%) Kalman Filter
9 1 (3.03%) Mentoring
9 1 (3.03%) OOP
9 1 (3.03%) Software Architecture
9 1 (3.03%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 33 (100.00%) VB
2 22 (66.67%) JavaScript
3 21 (63.64%) SQL
4 17 (51.52%) T-SQL
5 16 (48.48%) PL/SQL
6 13 (39.39%) VB.NET
7 11 (33.33%) C#
8 10 (30.30%) VBA
9 6 (18.18%) Java
10 5 (15.15%) PHP
11 2 (6.06%) C++
11 2 (6.06%) VBScript
12 1 (3.03%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 2 (6.06%) SC Cleared
1 2 (6.06%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.03%) Degree
Vendors
1 17 (51.52%) Oracle
2 7 (21.21%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.03%) IBM