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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VB6 over the 3 months to 19 September 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 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
Rank 220 233 217
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -16
Contract jobs citing VB6 23 15 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.25% 0.17% 0.34%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.76% 0.48% 1.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 9 19
Average daily rate
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£270 £395 £293
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.64% +35.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £247 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £357 £450 £357
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £310
% change year-on-year
- -3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £33.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £26.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
- -22.05%
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
3036 3105 3173
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 32.72% 35.55% 31.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 1699 1666 1508
Average daily rate £350 £350 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £230 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 112 130 168
Average hourly rate £35.00 £36.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £17.18 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%

VB6
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VB6 across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VB6 across the South East region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

VB6 Daily Rate Histogram 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VB6 within the South East region over the 3 months to 19 September 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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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
Surrey - 9 £225 - 2
Oxfordshire -1 6 £273 +19.78% 1
East Sussex -7 6 £350 -16.66% 4
Buckinghamshire -6 1 - - 1
Hampshire - 1 £238 - 1
Kent - - - - 1
Berkshire - - - -
West Sussex - - - - 2
VB6
England

VB6
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 47 (100.00%) VB
2 37 (78.72%) SQL Server
3 36 (76.60%) .NET
4 33 (70.21%) SQL
5 27 (57.45%) C#
6 21 (44.68%) VB.NET
7 20 (42.55%) Windows
8 19 (40.43%) HTML
9 18 (38.30%) ASP.NET
10 17 (36.17%) XML
11 16 (34.04%) IIS
11 16 (34.04%) SQL Server 2000
12 13 (27.66%) DTS
12 13 (27.66%) COM+
12 13 (27.66%) Java
13 12 (25.53%) VBScript
13 12 (25.53%) Windows Server 2003
14 11 (23.40%) JavaScript
15 9 (19.15%) Team Foundation Server
15 9 (19.15%) Documentum
15 9 (19.15%) CRM
16 8 (17.02%) SQL Server 2008
16 8 (17.02%) SQL Server 2005
17 7 (14.89%) WCF
17 7 (14.89%) Finance
17 7 (14.89%) Microsoft
17 7 (14.89%) Oracle
17 7 (14.89%) Visual Studio
18 6 (12.77%) Classic ASP
18 6 (12.77%) ActiveX

VB6
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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.

Application Platforms
1 16 (34.04%) IIS
2 9 (19.15%) Documentum
3 1 (2.13%) SAS
Applications
1 6 (12.77%) MS Excel
2 4 (8.51%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.13%) ResourceLink
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.26%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (78.72%) SQL Server
2 16 (34.04%) SQL Server 2000
3 13 (27.66%) DTS
4 8 (17.02%) SQL Server 2008
4 8 (17.02%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (6.38%) Ingres
5 3 (6.38%) Oracle Database
6 2 (4.26%) Oracle Database 10g
6 2 (4.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (4.26%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (2.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (2.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (2.13%) OLAP
7 1 (2.13%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (2.13%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 9 (19.15%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (14.89%) Visual Studio
3 3 (6.38%) Moq
3 3 (6.38%) Selenium
3 3 (6.38%) NUnit
4 2 (4.26%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (2.13%) Subversion
General
1 7 (14.89%) Finance
2 3 (6.38%) Marketing
3 2 (4.26%) Back Office
3 2 (4.26%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 30 (63.83%) Developer
2 12 (25.53%) Analyst
3 11 (23.40%) VB Developer
3 11 (23.40%) VB6 Developer
4 9 (19.15%) Programmer
4 9 (19.15%) Technical Support
5 8 (17.02%) Applications Support
6 7 (14.89%) .NET Developer
6 7 (14.89%) Support Analyst
7 5 (10.64%) Technical Analyst
7 5 (10.64%) Technical Support Analyst
8 4 (8.51%) Support Engineer
8 4 (8.51%) Analyst Programmer
8 4 (8.51%) Support Analyst Programmer
8 4 (8.51%) VB Programmer
9 3 (6.38%) VB Software Engineer
9 3 (6.38%) Applications Support Engineer
9 3 (6.38%) Software Engineer
9 3 (6.38%) Senior Developer
10 2 (4.26%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (76.60%) .NET
2 19 (40.43%) HTML
3 18 (38.30%) ASP.NET
4 17 (36.17%) XML
5 13 (27.66%) COM+
6 7 (14.89%) WCF
7 6 (12.77%) Classic ASP
7 6 (12.77%) ActiveX
8 4 (8.51%) .NET Framework
8 4 (8.51%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 3 (6.38%) ASP.NET MVC
9 3 (6.38%) jQuery
9 3 (6.38%) J2EE
9 3 (6.38%) OCX
9 3 (6.38%) ASP.NET MVC 4
10 2 (4.26%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 2 (4.26%) Web Services
10 2 (4.26%) XSLT
11 1 (2.13%) KnockoutJS
11 1 (2.13%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.64%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 20 (42.55%) Windows
2 12 (25.53%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (6.38%) UNIX
4 2 (4.26%) Solaris
4 2 (4.26%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (4.26%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (19.15%) CRM
2 6 (12.77%) MVC
3 5 (10.64%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (10.64%) Quality Management
4 4 (8.51%) Migration
4 4 (8.51%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (6.38%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (6.38%) Scrum
5 3 (6.38%) Software Engineering
6 2 (4.26%) ERP
7 1 (2.13%) Waterfall
7 1 (2.13%) Web Application Development
7 1 (2.13%) Requirements Analysis
7 1 (2.13%) System Testing
7 1 (2.13%) Data Analysis
7 1 (2.13%) OOP
7 1 (2.13%) OO
7 1 (2.13%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 47 (100.00%) VB
2 33 (70.21%) SQL
3 27 (57.45%) C#
4 21 (44.68%) VB.NET
5 13 (27.66%) Java
6 12 (25.53%) VBScript
7 11 (23.40%) JavaScript
8 4 (8.51%) T-SQL
9 3 (6.38%) VBA
10 2 (4.26%) PL/SQL
11 1 (2.13%) C
11 1 (2.13%) COBOL
11 1 (2.13%) Perl
Qualifications
1 2 (4.26%) SC Cleared
1 2 (4.26%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.13%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.51%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (14.89%) Microsoft
1 7 (14.89%) Oracle
2 1 (2.13%) Northgate
2 1 (2.13%) Citrix
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