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 11 July 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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
Rank 220 211 203
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -8
Contract jobs citing VB6 22 18 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.25% 0.22% 0.44%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.76% 0.63% 1.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 8 27
Average daily rate
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£240 £320 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% -8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £255 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £372 £443
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £320 £338
% change year-on-year
-1.56% -5.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 3
Average hourly rate - £25.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -23.07%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £32.10
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +5.91%
Programming Languages Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
2903 2843 2932
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 32.41% 34.07% 29.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 1583 1449 1459
Average daily rate £350 £350 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £230 £235
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 98 173 199
Average hourly rate £37.50 £36.50 £36.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.73% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £19.00 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £46.00
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 11 July 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 11 July 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 +14 13 £225 -29.68% 6
Oxfordshire +9 5 £270 -1.81% 2
West Sussex -4 2 £413 +14.58% 1
East Sussex -3 1 - - 2
Hampshire - - - - 1
Kent - - - -
Berkshire - - - - 1
Buckinghamshire - - - - 1
VB6
England

VB6
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 64 (100.00%) VB
2 47 (73.44%) SQL Server
3 45 (70.31%) SQL
4 41 (64.06%) .NET
5 31 (48.44%) C#
6 25 (39.06%) Windows
7 24 (37.50%) ASP.NET
8 19 (29.69%) VB.NET
9 18 (28.13%) HTML
9 18 (28.13%) JavaScript
10 17 (26.56%) IIS
11 16 (25.00%) XML
11 16 (25.00%) Microsoft
12 14 (21.88%) Oracle
13 13 (20.31%) SQL Server 2000
14 12 (18.75%) Finance
14 12 (18.75%) Windows Server 2003
14 12 (18.75%) MS Excel
14 12 (18.75%) COM+
15 11 (17.19%) Java
15 11 (17.19%) SQL Server 2008
16 10 (15.63%) ActiveX
16 10 (15.63%) DTS
16 10 (15.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 10 (15.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 9 (14.06%) Documentum
17 9 (14.06%) OCX
17 9 (14.06%) VBScript
17 9 (14.06%) Team Foundation Server
18 8 (12.50%) PL/SQL

VB6
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 17 (26.56%) IIS
2 9 (14.06%) Documentum
3 6 (9.38%) SharePoint
4 2 (3.13%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (1.56%) K2 blackpearl
Applications
1 12 (18.75%) MS Excel
2 8 (12.50%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.56%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.13%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (73.44%) SQL Server
2 13 (20.31%) SQL Server 2000
3 11 (17.19%) SQL Server 2008
4 10 (15.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 10 (15.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 10 (15.63%) DTS
5 8 (12.50%) SQL Server 2005
6 4 (6.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 4 (6.25%) Ingres
6 4 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (4.69%) Crystal Reports
7 3 (4.69%) Oracle Database
8 2 (3.13%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
8 2 (3.13%) OLAP
8 2 (3.13%) Oracle Database 10g
8 2 (3.13%) BusinessObjects
8 2 (3.13%) MS Access
8 2 (3.13%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 2 (3.13%) QlikView
8 2 (3.13%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 9 (14.06%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (10.94%) Visual Studio
3 4 (6.25%) Subversion
4 2 (3.13%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 2 (3.13%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 12 (18.75%) Finance
2 3 (4.69%) Marketing
3 2 (3.13%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.56%) Banking
4 1 (1.56%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.56%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 39 (60.94%) Developer
2 17 (26.56%) VB Developer
2 17 (26.56%) VB6 Developer
3 13 (20.31%) Analyst
4 12 (18.75%) Applications Support
5 9 (14.06%) Technical Support
6 8 (12.50%) Support Analyst
7 6 (9.38%) Programmer
7 6 (9.38%) Support Engineer
7 6 (9.38%) .NET Developer
8 5 (7.81%) Software Engineer
8 5 (7.81%) VB Software Engineer
9 4 (6.25%) Technical Analyst
9 4 (6.25%) Technical Support Analyst
9 4 (6.25%) Applications Support Analyst
10 3 (4.69%) Technical Support Engineer
10 3 (4.69%) ASP Developer
10 3 (4.69%) SQL Developer
10 3 (4.69%) Analyst Programmer
10 3 (4.69%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (64.06%) .NET
2 24 (37.50%) ASP.NET
3 18 (28.13%) HTML
4 16 (25.00%) XML
5 12 (18.75%) COM+
6 10 (15.63%) ActiveX
7 9 (14.06%) OCX
8 8 (12.50%) Classic ASP
9 7 (10.94%) DAO
9 7 (10.94%) WCF
10 6 (9.38%) ASP.NET MVC
11 5 (7.81%) jQuery
12 4 (6.25%) ASP.NET MVC 4
12 4 (6.25%) HTML5
13 3 (4.69%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 3 (4.69%) KnockoutJS
13 3 (4.69%) .NET Framework
13 3 (4.69%) WinForms
13 3 (4.69%) CSS
14 2 (3.13%) J2EE
Operating Systems
1 25 (39.06%) Windows
2 12 (18.75%) Windows Server 2003
3 7 (10.94%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (6.25%) Windows 7
5 2 (3.13%) Solaris
5 2 (3.13%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (12.50%) CRM
2 7 (10.94%) Quality Management
3 6 (9.38%) Continuous Improvement
4 5 (7.81%) Software Engineering
5 4 (6.25%) Migration
5 4 (6.25%) Scrum
5 4 (6.25%) MVC
5 4 (6.25%) ITIL
6 3 (4.69%) ERP
6 3 (4.69%) Requirements Analysis
7 2 (3.13%) Web Development
7 2 (3.13%) Network Load Balancing
7 2 (3.13%) Problem Management
7 2 (3.13%) Load Testing
7 2 (3.13%) Data Modelling
7 2 (3.13%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (3.13%) Workflow
7 2 (3.13%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (3.13%) Change Control
7 2 (3.13%) Data Transformation
Programming Languages
1 64 (100.00%) VB
2 45 (70.31%) SQL
3 31 (48.44%) C#
4 19 (29.69%) VB.NET
5 18 (28.13%) JavaScript
6 11 (17.19%) Java
7 9 (14.06%) VBScript
8 8 (12.50%) PL/SQL
9 7 (10.94%) VBA
10 5 (7.81%) T-SQL
11 1 (1.56%) C++
Qualifications
1 3 (4.69%) SC Cleared
1 3 (4.69%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (9.38%) QA
System Software
1 4 (6.25%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.13%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (3.13%) vSphere
Vendors
1 16 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 14 (21.88%) Oracle
3 3 (4.69%) Business Objects
3 3 (4.69%) Citrix
4 2 (3.13%) VMware
4 2 (3.13%) SAP
5 1 (1.56%) EMC
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