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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
Rank 221 227 197
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -30
Contract jobs citing VB6 24 18 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.26% 0.20% 0.43%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.80% 0.58% 1.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 8 27
Average daily rate
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£234 £313 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.20% -6.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £255 £249
10% offered a daily rate of more than £324 £429 £443
UK excluding London average daily rate £290 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £34.50 £32.30
% change year-on-year
- +6.81%
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
3018 3104 3080
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 32.53% 34.99% 31.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 1664 1628 1509
Average daily rate £350 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £225 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 107 154 191
Average hourly rate £35.00 £36.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.10% +4.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.63 £17.50 £18.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%

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
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 22 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 22 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 - 15 £225 - 4
Oxfordshire +7 5 £270 -1.81% 3
East Sussex -5 3 £315 +23.52% 1
Hampshire - 1 £238 - 3
Kent - - - -
Berkshire - - - - 1
Buckinghamshire - - - -
West Sussex - - - -
VB6
England

VB6
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 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 56 (100.00%) VB
2 46 (82.14%) SQL Server
3 41 (73.21%) SQL
4 38 (67.86%) .NET
5 30 (53.57%) C#
6 25 (44.64%) Windows
7 22 (39.29%) ASP.NET
7 22 (39.29%) VB.NET
8 19 (33.93%) XML
9 18 (32.14%) IIS
10 17 (30.36%) HTML
11 16 (28.57%) SQL Server 2000
12 14 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
12 14 (25.00%) Microsoft
12 14 (25.00%) Java
12 14 (25.00%) COM+
13 13 (23.21%) JavaScript
13 13 (23.21%) DTS
14 12 (21.43%) VBScript
15 11 (19.64%) Oracle
15 11 (19.64%) MS Excel
16 10 (17.86%) SQL Server 2005
16 10 (17.86%) CRM
16 10 (17.86%) Documentum
16 10 (17.86%) SQL Server 2008
17 9 (16.07%) Finance
18 7 (12.50%) Quality Management
18 7 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 7 (12.50%) VBA
18 7 (12.50%) Classic ASP

VB6
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 22 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 18 (32.14%) IIS
2 10 (17.86%) Documentum
3 1 (1.79%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.79%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 11 (19.64%) MS Excel
2 7 (12.50%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.79%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.57%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (82.14%) SQL Server
2 16 (28.57%) SQL Server 2000
3 13 (23.21%) DTS
4 10 (17.86%) SQL Server 2005
4 10 (17.86%) SQL Server 2008
5 7 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 6 (10.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (7.14%) Ingres
8 3 (5.36%) Oracle Database
8 3 (5.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (3.57%) OLAP
9 2 (3.57%) Crystal Reports
9 2 (3.57%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (3.57%) Oracle Database 10g
9 2 (3.57%) Oracle Database 11g
10 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 1 (1.79%) BusinessObjects XI
10 1 (1.79%) QlikView
10 1 (1.79%) Oracle9i Database
10 1 (1.79%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 7 (12.50%) Visual Studio
1 7 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (5.36%) Subversion
3 2 (3.57%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (1.79%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 9 (16.07%) Finance
2 3 (5.36%) Marketing
3 2 (3.57%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.79%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 32 (57.14%) Developer
2 15 (26.79%) Analyst
3 13 (23.21%) VB Developer
3 13 (23.21%) VB6 Developer
4 11 (19.64%) Technical Support
4 11 (19.64%) Applications Support
5 9 (16.07%) Support Analyst
6 8 (14.29%) Programmer
7 6 (10.71%) Support Engineer
8 5 (8.93%) Technical Support Analyst
8 5 (8.93%) Technical Analyst
9 4 (7.14%) Support Analyst Programmer
9 4 (7.14%) Analyst Programmer
9 4 (7.14%) .NET Developer
9 4 (7.14%) Applications Support Analyst
10 3 (5.36%) Senior Developer
10 3 (5.36%) Technical Support Engineer
10 3 (5.36%) Technical Engineer
10 3 (5.36%) Applications Support Engineer
10 3 (5.36%) VB Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (67.86%) .NET
2 22 (39.29%) ASP.NET
3 19 (33.93%) XML
4 17 (30.36%) HTML
5 14 (25.00%) COM+
6 7 (12.50%) Classic ASP
7 6 (10.71%) ActiveX
8 5 (8.93%) WCF
9 4 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC
9 4 (7.14%) OCX
10 3 (5.36%) J2EE
10 3 (5.36%) ASP.NET MVC 4
11 2 (3.57%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 2 (3.57%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 2 (3.57%) XSLT
11 2 (3.57%) Web Services
11 2 (3.57%) .NET Framework
11 2 (3.57%) MDX
11 2 (3.57%) jQuery
11 2 (3.57%) DAO
Operating Systems
1 25 (44.64%) Windows
2 14 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (8.93%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (7.14%) Windows 7
5 2 (3.57%) UNIX
5 2 (3.57%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (17.86%) CRM
2 7 (12.50%) Quality Management
3 6 (10.71%) Continuous Improvement
4 4 (7.14%) MVC
4 4 (7.14%) Migration
5 3 (5.36%) Scrum
5 3 (5.36%) Software Engineering
5 3 (5.36%) ITIL
6 2 (3.57%) Change Control
6 2 (3.57%) ERP
6 2 (3.57%) Problem Management
6 2 (3.57%) Requirements Analysis
6 2 (3.57%) Incident Management
7 1 (1.79%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (1.79%) Systems Analysis
7 1 (1.79%) Load Testing
7 1 (1.79%) Network Load Balancing
7 1 (1.79%) Web Development
7 1 (1.79%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (1.79%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 56 (100.00%) VB
2 41 (73.21%) SQL
3 30 (53.57%) C#
4 22 (39.29%) VB.NET
5 14 (25.00%) Java
6 13 (23.21%) JavaScript
7 12 (21.43%) VBScript
8 7 (12.50%) VBA
9 6 (10.71%) PL/SQL
10 5 (8.93%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (5.36%) SC Cleared
1 3 (5.36%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (10.71%) QA
System Software
1 3 (5.36%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.79%) vSphere
2 1 (1.79%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 14 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 11 (19.64%) Oracle
3 3 (5.36%) Citrix
4 2 (3.57%) Business Objects
5 1 (1.79%) VMware
5 1 (1.79%) EMC
5 1 (1.79%) SAP
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