The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the South East region.

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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
Rank 215 219 196
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -23
Contract jobs citing VB6 25 15 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.27% 0.18% 0.47%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.86% 0.52% 1.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 6 26
Average daily rate
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£230 £318 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.55% -9.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £255 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £398 £443
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £337
% change year-on-year
- -10.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.50 £31.75
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +8.66%
Programming Languages Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
2918 2905 3046
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 31.79% 34.34% 30.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 1598 1495 1517
Average daily rate £350 £350 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £228 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 97 148 189
Average hourly rate £36.57 £37.50 £36.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.48% +2.73%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.38 £17.50 £21.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.35 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
VB6
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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 1 August 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 1 August 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
Surrey - 16 £225 - 6
Oxfordshire +5 5 £270 -1.81% 1
East Sussex -1 3 £315 +23.52% 3
Hampshire - - - -
Kent - - - - 1
Berkshire - - - - 1
Buckinghamshire - - - - 1
West Sussex - - - - 1
VB6
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VB6
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 59 (100.00%) VB
2 46 (77.97%) SQL Server
3 42 (71.19%) SQL
4 41 (69.49%) .NET
5 31 (52.54%) C#
6 27 (45.76%) Windows
7 26 (44.07%) ASP.NET
8 20 (33.90%) IIS
8 20 (33.90%) VB.NET
9 19 (32.20%) XML
10 18 (30.51%) HTML
11 16 (27.12%) SQL Server 2000
11 16 (27.12%) Microsoft
12 15 (25.42%) JavaScript
12 15 (25.42%) COM+
13 14 (23.73%) Java
13 14 (23.73%) Windows Server 2003
14 13 (22.03%) DTS
14 13 (22.03%) Oracle
15 12 (20.34%) VBScript
15 12 (20.34%) MS Excel
15 12 (20.34%) SQL Server 2008
16 10 (16.95%) Finance
16 10 (16.95%) CRM
16 10 (16.95%) Documentum
17 9 (15.25%) SQL Server 2005
17 9 (15.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 8 (13.56%) PL/SQL
18 8 (13.56%) Classic ASP
18 8 (13.56%) MS Office

VB6
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 20 (33.90%) IIS
2 10 (16.95%) Documentum
3 3 (5.08%) SharePoint
4 2 (3.39%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (1.69%) K2 blackpearl
Applications
1 12 (20.34%) MS Excel
2 8 (13.56%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.69%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.39%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (77.97%) SQL Server
2 16 (27.12%) SQL Server 2000
3 13 (22.03%) DTS
4 12 (20.34%) SQL Server 2008
5 9 (15.25%) SQL Server 2005
5 9 (15.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 7 (11.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (6.78%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (6.78%) Ingres
7 4 (6.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 3 (5.08%) Oracle Database
8 3 (5.08%) Crystal Reports
9 2 (3.39%) OLAP
9 2 (3.39%) Oracle Database 10g
9 2 (3.39%) MS Access
9 2 (3.39%) BusinessObjects
9 2 (3.39%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 2 (3.39%) QlikView
9 2 (3.39%) Oracle Database 11g
9 2 (3.39%) BusinessObjects XI
Development Applications
1 8 (13.56%) Visual Studio
1 8 (13.56%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (6.78%) Subversion
3 2 (3.39%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 2 (3.39%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 10 (16.95%) Finance
2 3 (5.08%) Marketing
3 2 (3.39%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.69%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 33 (55.93%) Developer
2 15 (25.42%) Analyst
3 12 (20.34%) VB Developer
3 12 (20.34%) VB6 Developer
4 11 (18.64%) Technical Support
4 11 (18.64%) Applications Support
5 9 (15.25%) Support Analyst
6 7 (11.86%) Programmer
7 6 (10.17%) Support Engineer
8 5 (8.47%) Technical Analyst
8 5 (8.47%) Technical Support Analyst
9 4 (6.78%) Analyst Programmer
9 4 (6.78%) Applications Support Analyst
9 4 (6.78%) Support Analyst Programmer
10 3 (5.08%) VB Software Engineer
10 3 (5.08%) Technical Engineer
10 3 (5.08%) Applications Support Engineer
10 3 (5.08%) ASP Developer
10 3 (5.08%) Technical Support Engineer
10 3 (5.08%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (69.49%) .NET
2 26 (44.07%) ASP.NET
3 19 (32.20%) XML
4 18 (30.51%) HTML
5 15 (25.42%) COM+
6 8 (13.56%) Classic ASP
7 6 (10.17%) WCF
8 5 (8.47%) ASP.NET MVC
8 5 (8.47%) ActiveX
9 4 (6.78%) OCX
10 3 (5.08%) ASP.NET MVC 4
10 3 (5.08%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 3 (5.08%) .NET Framework
10 3 (5.08%) J2EE
11 2 (3.39%) XSLT
11 2 (3.39%) Web Services
11 2 (3.39%) WinForms
11 2 (3.39%) MDX
11 2 (3.39%) DAO
11 2 (3.39%) jQuery
Operating Systems
1 27 (45.76%) Windows
2 14 (23.73%) Windows Server 2003
3 7 (11.86%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (6.78%) Windows 7
5 2 (3.39%) UNIX
5 2 (3.39%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (16.95%) CRM
2 7 (11.86%) Quality Management
3 6 (10.17%) Continuous Improvement
4 5 (8.47%) MVC
5 4 (6.78%) Migration
6 3 (5.08%) Software Engineering
6 3 (5.08%) Requirements Analysis
6 3 (5.08%) Scrum
6 3 (5.08%) ERP
6 3 (5.08%) ITIL
7 2 (3.39%) Data Modelling
7 2 (3.39%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (3.39%) DSDM
7 2 (3.39%) Web Development
7 2 (3.39%) Incident Management
7 2 (3.39%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (3.39%) Network Load Balancing
7 2 (3.39%) Problem Management
7 2 (3.39%) Load Testing
7 2 (3.39%) Data Transformation
Programming Languages
1 59 (100.00%) VB
2 42 (71.19%) SQL
3 31 (52.54%) C#
4 20 (33.90%) VB.NET
5 15 (25.42%) JavaScript
6 14 (23.73%) Java
7 12 (20.34%) VBScript
8 8 (13.56%) PL/SQL
9 7 (11.86%) VBA
10 5 (8.47%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (5.08%) SC Cleared
1 3 (5.08%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (10.17%) QA
System Software
1 3 (5.08%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.39%) vSphere
2 2 (3.39%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 16 (27.12%) Microsoft
2 13 (22.03%) Oracle
3 3 (5.08%) Citrix
3 3 (5.08%) Business Objects
4 2 (3.39%) SAP
4 2 (3.39%) VMware
5 1 (1.69%) EMC
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