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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VB6 over the 3 months to 27 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
Rank 242 259 236
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -23
Contract jobs citing VB6 10 10 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.12% 0.10% 0.23%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.33% 0.30% 0.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 6 17
Median daily rate £330 £356 £270
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.36% +31.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £306 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £419 £363
UK excluding London median daily rate £323 £331 £308
% change year-on-year
-2.64% +7.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 - -
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
3043 3308 2981
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 36.18% 33.91% 32.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 1904 2094 1665
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £246
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 104 117 110
Median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.80 £18.84 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £46.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.12% +11.42%

VB6
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South East region citing VB6 as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VB6 within the South East region over the 3 months to 27 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hampshire +20 6 £330 +10.00%
East Sussex - 4 £355 -
VB6
England

VB6
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing VB6 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South East region with a requirement for VB6.

1 40 (100.00%) VB
2 31 (77.50%) Visual Studio
3 29 (72.50%) CSS
3 29 (72.50%) SQL
3 29 (72.50%) HTML
3 29 (72.50%) JavaScript
4 27 (67.50%) SQL Server
5 26 (65.00%) Oracle
5 26 (65.00%) IIS
6 25 (62.50%) DCOM
7 22 (55.00%) Classic ASP
7 22 (55.00%) jQuery
8 21 (52.50%) Web Development
8 21 (52.50%) Relational Database
8 21 (52.50%) T-SQL
8 21 (52.50%) PL/SQL
9 19 (47.50%) .NET
10 18 (45.00%) C#
10 18 (45.00%) Scrum
10 18 (45.00%) Waterfall
10 18 (45.00%) Change Control
11 17 (42.50%) Kanban
11 17 (42.50%) VB.NET
11 17 (42.50%) XML
12 15 (37.50%) Windows
13 14 (35.00%) HTML5
14 13 (32.50%) XHTML
14 13 (32.50%) CSS3
15 12 (30.00%) ASP.NET
15 12 (30.00%) VBA

VB6
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 26 (65.00%) IIS
2 5 (12.50%) Drupal
2 5 (12.50%) Joomla!
2 5 (12.50%) WordPress
3 2 (5.00%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.50%) JBoss
Applications
1 4 (10.00%) MS Excel
1 4 (10.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (10.00%) AWD
Cloud Services
1 6 (15.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (15.00%) HTTP
1 6 (15.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (67.50%) SQL Server
2 21 (52.50%) Relational Database
3 11 (27.50%) MS Access
4 6 (15.00%) RDBMS
5 4 (10.00%) DB2
6 3 (7.50%) BusinessObjects
6 3 (7.50%) BusinessObjects XI
7 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (2.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (2.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 31 (77.50%) Visual Studio
2 11 (27.50%) Subversion
3 2 (5.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (2.50%) Cucumber
4 1 (2.50%) Jasmine
4 1 (2.50%) MSTest
4 1 (2.50%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (2.50%) Selenium
4 1 (2.50%) SpecFlow
4 1 (2.50%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (12.50%) Marketing
2 4 (10.00%) German Language
3 1 (2.50%) Finance
3 1 (2.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 31 (77.50%) Developer
2 18 (45.00%) ASP Developer
3 14 (35.00%) Classic ASP Developer
4 11 (27.50%) VB Developer
4 11 (27.50%) VB6 Developer
5 10 (25.00%) SQL Developer
6 7 (17.50%) Support Engineer
7 4 (10.00%) .NET Developer
7 4 (10.00%) Applications Support
8 3 (7.50%) Applications Developer
8 3 (7.50%) C# Developer
8 3 (7.50%) Escalation Engineer
9 2 (5.00%) Applications Engineer
9 2 (5.00%) Applications Support Engineer
9 2 (5.00%) Senior Developer
9 2 (5.00%) SQL Server Developer
9 2 (5.00%) Technical Engineer
9 2 (5.00%) Technical Support
9 2 (5.00%) Technical Support Engineer
9 2 (5.00%) Web Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (72.50%) CSS
1 29 (72.50%) HTML
2 25 (62.50%) DCOM
3 22 (55.00%) Classic ASP
3 22 (55.00%) jQuery
4 19 (47.50%) .NET
5 17 (42.50%) XML
6 14 (35.00%) HTML5
7 13 (32.50%) CSS3
7 13 (32.50%) XHTML
8 12 (30.00%) ASP.NET
9 10 (25.00%) .NET Framework
10 9 (22.50%) ASP.NET MVC
11 7 (17.50%) COM
12 5 (12.50%) Node.js
13 4 (10.00%) WCF
14 3 (7.50%) ASP.NET MVC 2
15 2 (5.00%) DHTML
15 2 (5.00%) Web Services
16 1 (2.50%) COM+
Miscellaneous
1 7 (17.50%) Management Information System
2 3 (7.50%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 15 (37.50%) Windows
2 2 (5.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (52.50%) Web Development
2 18 (45.00%) Change Control
2 18 (45.00%) Scrum
2 18 (45.00%) Waterfall
3 17 (42.50%) Kanban
4 11 (27.50%) SDLC
5 10 (25.00%) MVC
6 8 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (10.00%) Multithreading
8 2 (5.00%) Wireframes
9 1 (2.50%) BDD
9 1 (2.50%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
9 1 (2.50%) ITIL V3
9 1 (2.50%) Kalman Filter
9 1 (2.50%) Mentoring
9 1 (2.50%) Release Management
9 1 (2.50%) Software Architecture
9 1 (2.50%) SOLID
9 1 (2.50%) TDD
9 1 (2.50%) YAGNI
Programming Languages
1 40 (100.00%) VB
2 29 (72.50%) JavaScript
2 29 (72.50%) SQL
3 21 (52.50%) PL/SQL
3 21 (52.50%) T-SQL
4 18 (45.00%) C#
5 17 (42.50%) VB.NET
6 12 (30.00%) VBA
7 9 (22.50%) Java
8 8 (20.00%) C++
9 5 (12.50%) PHP
10 4 (10.00%) C
10 4 (10.00%) VC++
Qualifications
1 4 (10.00%) SC Cleared
1 4 (10.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (15.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 26 (65.00%) Oracle
2 7 (17.50%) Microsoft
3 5 (12.50%) Arqiva
4 1 (2.50%) ILOG