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 30 July 2015 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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
Rank 256 227 214
Rank change year-on-year
-29 -13
Contract jobs citing VB6 8 24 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.084% 0.26% 0.18%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.24% 0.81% 0.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 20 6
Average daily rate
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£338 £228 £318
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+48.35% -28.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £213 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £351 £338 £398
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £35.00 £35.00
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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
3338 2965 2897
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 34.96% 32.22% 34.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 2117 1612 1473
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 86 98 158
Average hourly rate £40.00 £36.57 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% -2.48%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £14.75 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.20 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.75 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.85% -

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
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 30 July 2015. 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
West Sussex - 2 £338 -
East Sussex -4 1 £325 - 1
Hampshire - 1 £360 - 1
Kent - 1 - -
Berkshire - 1 - - 1
Buckinghamshire - 1 £313 - 1
VB6
England

VB6
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, 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 27 (100.00%) VB
2 24 (88.89%) .NET
3 19 (70.37%) C#
3 19 (70.37%) HTML
4 16 (59.26%) SQL Server
5 15 (55.56%) ASP.NET
6 13 (48.15%) XML
6 13 (48.15%) VB.NET
7 11 (40.74%) JavaScript
7 11 (40.74%) CSS
7 11 (40.74%) Visual Studio
8 10 (37.04%) Windows
8 10 (37.04%) Agile Software Development
9 8 (29.63%) Incident Management
9 8 (29.63%) WCF
9 8 (29.63%) SQL
9 8 (29.63%) VBScript
10 7 (25.93%) CRM
10 7 (25.93%) Microsoft
11 6 (22.22%) SQL Server 2000
11 6 (22.22%) Oracle
11 6 (22.22%) COM+
11 6 (22.22%) IIS
11 6 (22.22%) MS Office
11 6 (22.22%) Time Management
12 5 (18.52%) .NET Framework
12 5 (18.52%) SOAP
12 5 (18.52%) Windows Server 2003
12 5 (18.52%) DTS
12 5 (18.52%) OO

VB6
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, 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 6 (22.22%) IIS
2 1 (3.70%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 6 (22.22%) MS Office
2 1 (3.70%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.70%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (59.26%) SQL Server
2 6 (22.22%) SQL Server 2000
3 5 (18.52%) DTS
4 2 (7.41%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (7.41%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (7.41%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (7.41%) MS Access
5 1 (3.70%) MySQL
5 1 (3.70%) DB2
5 1 (3.70%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (3.70%) Oracle Database
5 1 (3.70%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 11 (40.74%) Visual Studio
2 4 (14.81%) ClearCase
2 4 (14.81%) ClearQuest
2 4 (14.81%) Subversion
2 4 (14.81%) JIRA
3 1 (3.70%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (3.70%) Rhino Mocks
3 1 (3.70%) Maven
General
1 4 (14.81%) Automotive
2 2 (7.41%) Finance
3 1 (3.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 18 (66.67%) Developer
2 12 (44.44%) .NET Developer
3 5 (18.52%) Consultant
4 4 (14.81%) CRM Consultant
5 3 (11.11%) VB.NET Developer
6 2 (7.41%) Java Developer
6 2 (7.41%) Senior .NET Developer
6 2 (7.41%) C# Developer
6 2 (7.41%) Support Consultant
6 2 (7.41%) Senior Developer
6 2 (7.41%) Programmer
6 2 (7.41%) Senior VB.NET Developer
6 2 (7.41%) C# .NET Developer
7 1 (3.70%) AWS Developer
7 1 (3.70%) Salesforce.com Developer
7 1 (3.70%) Designer
7 1 (3.70%) Support Engineer
7 1 (3.70%) Solutions Designer
7 1 (3.70%) Lead Developer
7 1 (3.70%) Analyst Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (88.89%) .NET
2 19 (70.37%) HTML
3 15 (55.56%) ASP.NET
4 13 (48.15%) XML
5 11 (40.74%) CSS
6 8 (29.63%) WCF
7 6 (22.22%) COM+
8 5 (18.52%) SOAP
8 5 (18.52%) .NET Framework
9 4 (14.81%) jQuery
9 4 (14.81%) KnockoutJS
9 4 (14.81%) AngularJS
9 4 (14.81%) Web Services
9 4 (14.81%) XSL
10 3 (11.11%) HTML5
10 3 (11.11%) Entity Framework
11 2 (7.41%) ASP.NET MVC
12 1 (3.70%) REST
12 1 (3.70%) Spring Integration
12 1 (3.70%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.81%) Inversion of Control
2 1 (3.70%) Mainframe
2 1 (3.70%) Wiki
2 1 (3.70%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 10 (37.04%) Windows
2 5 (18.52%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (3.70%) Windows 7
3 1 (3.70%) Windows XP
3 1 (3.70%) zOS
3 1 (3.70%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (37.04%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (29.63%) Incident Management
3 7 (25.93%) CRM
4 6 (22.22%) Time Management
5 5 (18.52%) OO
6 4 (14.81%) Dependency Injection
6 4 (14.81%) Unit Testing
7 3 (11.11%) OOP
7 3 (11.11%) MVC
7 3 (11.11%) Project Management
8 2 (7.41%) Change Management
8 2 (7.41%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (7.41%) TDD
8 2 (7.41%) OOD
8 2 (7.41%) Integration Testing
8 2 (7.41%) Continuous Delivery
8 2 (7.41%) SDLC
8 2 (7.41%) Web Development
9 1 (3.70%) Problem Management
9 1 (3.70%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 27 (100.00%) VB
2 19 (70.37%) C#
3 13 (48.15%) VB.NET
4 11 (40.74%) JavaScript
5 8 (29.63%) SQL
5 8 (29.63%) VBScript
6 3 (11.11%) Java
7 1 (3.70%) C
7 1 (3.70%) C++
7 1 (3.70%) COBOL
7 1 (3.70%) PL/SQL
7 1 (3.70%) VBA
7 1 (3.70%) Shell Script
7 1 (3.70%) Ruby
7 1 (3.70%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 4 (14.81%) MCAD
1 4 (14.81%) MCSD
1 4 (14.81%) MCDBA
1 4 (14.81%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (11.11%) SC Cleared
2 3 (11.11%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) SLA
1 1 (3.70%) TickIT
Vendors
1 7 (25.93%) Microsoft
2 6 (22.22%) Oracle
3 4 (14.81%) IBM
4 1 (3.70%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (3.70%) ServiceNow
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