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 1 September 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
Rank 270 226 217
Rank change year-on-year
-44 -9
Contract jobs citing VB6 7 27 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.070% 0.29% 0.19%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.20% 0.88% 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 25 9
Average daily rate
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£331 £240 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.02% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £316 £213 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £340 £426
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £300 £298
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +0.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £30.25
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
3491 3052 3077
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 34.73% 32.85% 35.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 2211 1682 1616
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £230 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £470 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 110 118 145
Average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £15.25 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £47.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.50 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +2.94%

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 1 September 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
Berkshire - 2 - - 2
West Sussex - 2 £338 -
East Sussex -5 1 £325 -7.14% 4
Kent - 1 - - 1
Buckinghamshire - 1 £313 - 1
VB6
England

VB6
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 21 (100.00%) VB
2 19 (90.48%) .NET
3 15 (71.43%) SQL Server
3 15 (71.43%) HTML
4 14 (66.67%) C#
5 13 (61.90%) VB.NET
6 12 (57.14%) ASP.NET
7 10 (47.62%) XML
8 9 (42.86%) Visual Studio
8 9 (42.86%) Windows
8 9 (42.86%) Incident Management
9 8 (38.10%) VBScript
10 7 (33.33%) CSS
10 7 (33.33%) JavaScript
10 7 (33.33%) SQL
10 7 (33.33%) CRM
11 6 (28.57%) SQL Server 2000
11 6 (28.57%) IIS
11 6 (28.57%) COM+
11 6 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
12 5 (23.81%) .NET Framework
12 5 (23.81%) Time Management
12 5 (23.81%) Windows Server 2003
12 5 (23.81%) DTS
13 4 (19.05%) Automotive
13 4 (19.05%) IBM
13 4 (19.05%) Microsoft
13 4 (19.05%) Microsoft Certification
13 4 (19.05%) ClearCase
13 4 (19.05%) ClearQuest

VB6
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 (28.57%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (19.05%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.76%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (71.43%) SQL Server
2 6 (28.57%) SQL Server 2000
3 5 (23.81%) DTS
4 2 (9.52%) DB2
4 2 (9.52%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (9.52%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (9.52%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (4.76%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 9 (42.86%) Visual Studio
2 4 (19.05%) ClearCase
2 4 (19.05%) ClearQuest
2 4 (19.05%) Subversion
2 4 (19.05%) JIRA
General
1 4 (19.05%) Automotive
2 2 (9.52%) Retail
3 1 (4.76%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (61.90%) Developer
2 10 (47.62%) .NET Developer
3 5 (23.81%) Consultant
4 4 (19.05%) CRM Consultant
5 3 (14.29%) VB.NET Developer
6 2 (9.52%) Senior VB.NET Developer
6 2 (9.52%) Senior .NET Developer
6 2 (9.52%) C# .NET Developer
6 2 (9.52%) Senior Developer
6 2 (9.52%) C# Developer
6 2 (9.52%) Support Consultant
6 2 (9.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (4.76%) Java Developer
7 1 (4.76%) Support Engineer
7 1 (4.76%) Salesforce.com Developer
7 1 (4.76%) VB Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (90.48%) .NET
2 15 (71.43%) HTML
3 12 (57.14%) ASP.NET
4 10 (47.62%) XML
5 7 (33.33%) CSS
6 6 (28.57%) COM+
7 5 (23.81%) .NET Framework
8 4 (19.05%) WCF
9 3 (14.29%) jQuery
10 2 (9.52%) ASP.NET MVC
10 2 (9.52%) HTML5
10 2 (9.52%) Entity Framework
10 2 (9.52%) KnockoutJS
10 2 (9.52%) AngularJS
10 2 (9.52%) SOAP
10 2 (9.52%) Web Services
10 2 (9.52%) XSL
11 1 (4.76%) XSLT
11 1 (4.76%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.52%) Mainframe
1 2 (9.52%) Wiki
1 2 (9.52%) Inversion of Control
2 1 (4.76%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 9 (42.86%) Windows
2 5 (23.81%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (9.52%) UNIX
3 2 (9.52%) zOS
4 1 (4.76%) Windows XP
4 1 (4.76%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (42.86%) Incident Management
2 7 (33.33%) CRM
3 6 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (23.81%) Time Management
5 3 (14.29%) OO
6 2 (9.52%) ITIL
6 2 (9.52%) OOP
6 2 (9.52%) Project Management
6 2 (9.52%) Service Management
6 2 (9.52%) Change Management
6 2 (9.52%) ITSM
6 2 (9.52%) MVC
6 2 (9.52%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (9.52%) Technical Architecture
6 2 (9.52%) Web Development
6 2 (9.52%) Problem Management
6 2 (9.52%) Unit Testing
6 2 (9.52%) Integration Testing
6 2 (9.52%) Dependency Injection
6 2 (9.52%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 21 (100.00%) VB
2 14 (66.67%) C#
3 13 (61.90%) VB.NET
4 8 (38.10%) VBScript
5 7 (33.33%) JavaScript
5 7 (33.33%) SQL
6 2 (9.52%) COBOL
6 2 (9.52%) Shell Script
7 1 (4.76%) Ruby
7 1 (4.76%) Apex Code
7 1 (4.76%) Java
7 1 (4.76%) C++
7 1 (4.76%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (19.05%) MCAD
1 4 (19.05%) MCSD
1 4 (19.05%) MCDBA
1 4 (19.05%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (4.76%) SC Cleared
2 1 (4.76%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.52%) TickIT
2 1 (4.76%) SLA
Vendors
1 4 (19.05%) IBM
1 4 (19.05%) Microsoft
2 2 (9.52%) Oracle
2 2 (9.52%) ServiceNow
3 1 (4.76%) Salesforce.com
Berkshire
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Rate: £280 - £320 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 4 days ago