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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
Rank 256 212 203
Rank change year-on-year
-44 -9
Contract jobs citing VB6 10 26 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.10% 0.29% 0.20%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.30% 0.92% 0.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 12 9
Average daily rate
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£375 £285 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.57% -24.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £328 £266 £317
10% offered a daily rate of more than £429 £425 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £290 £313
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -7.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £31.00 -
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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
3334 2822 2373
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 34.02% 31.87% 31.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 1869 1503 1181
Average daily rate £350 £338 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £229 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 127 125 183
Average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £15.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.50 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+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 27 February 2015.

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 27 February 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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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
Hampshire -12 3 £350 +23.89% 1
Berkshire +1 2 £438 +59.09%
Kent -14 2 £350 - 1
West Sussex - 2 £425 -
Surrey -1 1 £400 -5.88% 6
Buckinghamshire - - - -
East Sussex - - - - 2
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VB6
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 16 (100.00%) VB
2 15 (93.75%) .NET
3 12 (75.00%) C#
4 9 (56.25%) WCF
5 8 (50.00%) HTML
5 8 (50.00%) JavaScript
6 7 (43.75%) Oracle
6 7 (43.75%) SQL
7 6 (37.50%) SQL Server
8 5 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (25.00%) MVC
9 4 (25.00%) PL/SQL
9 4 (25.00%) Visual Studio
9 4 (25.00%) Web Services
9 4 (25.00%) WPF
9 4 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
10 3 (18.75%) MVVM
10 3 (18.75%) Moq
10 3 (18.75%) Silverlight
10 3 (18.75%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 3 (18.75%) XML
10 3 (18.75%) ASP.NET
10 3 (18.75%) CSS
10 3 (18.75%) SOA
10 3 (18.75%) Java
10 3 (18.75%) Finance
10 3 (18.75%) SOAP
10 3 (18.75%) NUnit
10 3 (18.75%) .NET Framework

VB6
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 2 (12.50%) SAS
2 1 (6.25%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 2 (12.50%) MS Office
2 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (12.50%) ResourceLink
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (37.50%) SQL Server
2 2 (12.50%) Ingres
3 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database
3 1 (6.25%) MySQL
3 1 (6.25%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (6.25%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (6.25%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 4 (25.00%) Visual Studio
1 4 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (18.75%) NUnit
2 3 (18.75%) Selenium
2 3 (18.75%) Moq
3 1 (6.25%) Maven
3 1 (6.25%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 3 (18.75%) Finance
2 2 (12.50%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 9 (56.25%) Developer
2 5 (31.25%) .NET Developer
3 3 (18.75%) Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) Programmer
4 2 (12.50%) C# .NET Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Consultant
4 2 (12.50%) C# Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Analyst Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Java Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) Designer
5 1 (6.25%) Analyst Programmer
5 1 (6.25%) VB Programmer
5 1 (6.25%) Solutions Designer
5 1 (6.25%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (93.75%) .NET
2 9 (56.25%) WCF
3 8 (50.00%) HTML
4 4 (25.00%) Web Services
4 4 (25.00%) WPF
5 3 (18.75%) Silverlight
5 3 (18.75%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 3 (18.75%) XML
5 3 (18.75%) SOAP
5 3 (18.75%) .NET Framework
5 3 (18.75%) ASP.NET
5 3 (18.75%) CSS
6 2 (12.50%) XSL
6 2 (12.50%) MSMQ
6 2 (12.50%) XHTML
6 2 (12.50%) jQuery
7 1 (6.25%) WF
7 1 (6.25%) REST
7 1 (6.25%) Spring Integration
7 1 (6.25%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 2 (12.50%) UNIX
1 2 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (25.00%) MVC
2 4 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (18.75%) MVVM
3 3 (18.75%) SOA
4 2 (12.50%) System Testing
4 2 (12.50%) Data Analysis
4 2 (12.50%) Scrum
4 2 (12.50%) Unit Testing
4 2 (12.50%) Dependency Injection
5 1 (6.25%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (6.25%) Time Management
5 1 (6.25%) Change Control
5 1 (6.25%) Mentoring
5 1 (6.25%) Project Management
5 1 (6.25%) Change Management
5 1 (6.25%) OO
5 1 (6.25%) OOD
5 1 (6.25%) Migration
5 1 (6.25%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 16 (100.00%) VB
2 12 (75.00%) C#
3 8 (50.00%) JavaScript
4 7 (43.75%) SQL
5 4 (25.00%) PL/SQL
6 3 (18.75%) Java
7 2 (12.50%) C
7 2 (12.50%) COBOL
7 2 (12.50%) Perl
8 1 (6.25%) VBScript
8 1 (6.25%) VB.NET
8 1 (6.25%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) Degree
1 2 (12.50%) SC Cleared
1 2 (12.50%) Security Cleared
1 2 (12.50%) VCP4
Vendors
1 7 (43.75%) Oracle
2 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 2 (12.50%) Northgate
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