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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
Rank 237 208 205
Rank change year-on-year
-29 -3
Contract jobs citing VB6 19 41 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.19% 0.43% 0.34%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.59% 1.35% 1.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 25 15
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£319 £350 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.92% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £311
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £440 £405
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 7
Average hourly rate - - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £35.00
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
3240 3033 2753
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 32.36% 32.07% 32.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 1932 1717 1382
Average daily rate £350 £335 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.47% -2.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £245 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 115 107 217
Average hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £17.00 £17.33
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £52.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £36.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-2.73% +4.28%

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 24 April 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 24 April 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
Surrey +5 9 £313 -16.66% 4
West Sussex -25 4 £425 +6.25%
East Sussex -14 2 £288 -32.35% 3
Berkshire -7 1 £438 +59.09% 1
Hampshire -17 1 £275 - 2
Kent - 1 - -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £313 -
VB6
England

VB6
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 24 (100.00%) VB
2 22 (91.67%) .NET
3 20 (83.33%) C#
4 15 (62.50%) HTML
5 13 (54.17%) ASP.NET
6 12 (50.00%) XML
6 12 (50.00%) SQL Server
7 11 (45.83%) SQL
7 11 (45.83%) Visual Studio
8 10 (41.67%) WCF
9 9 (37.50%) Oracle
9 9 (37.50%) Windows
9 9 (37.50%) VB.NET
10 8 (33.33%) VBScript
10 8 (33.33%) JavaScript
10 8 (33.33%) CSS
11 7 (29.17%) CRM
11 7 (29.17%) Agile Software Development
11 7 (29.17%) Incident Management
12 6 (25.00%) SQL Server 2000
12 6 (25.00%) Web Services
12 6 (25.00%) COM+
12 6 (25.00%) IIS
13 5 (20.83%) MS Office
13 5 (20.83%) SOAP
13 5 (20.83%) DTS
13 5 (20.83%) Windows Server 2003
13 5 (20.83%) Time Management
14 4 (16.67%) WPF
14 4 (16.67%) JIRA

VB6
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 (25.00%) IIS
2 1 (4.17%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 5 (20.83%) MS Office
2 1 (4.17%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (25.00%) SQL Server 2000
3 5 (20.83%) DTS
4 1 (4.17%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (4.17%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (4.17%) MySQL
4 1 (4.17%) MS Access
4 1 (4.17%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (4.17%) Oracle Database
4 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 11 (45.83%) Visual Studio
2 4 (16.67%) JIRA
2 4 (16.67%) Subversion
2 4 (16.67%) ClearQuest
2 4 (16.67%) ClearCase
3 1 (4.17%) Rhino Mocks
3 1 (4.17%) Maven
3 1 (4.17%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (16.67%) Automotive
2 1 (4.17%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (45.83%) Developer
2 7 (29.17%) Consultant
2 7 (29.17%) .NET Developer
3 4 (16.67%) CRM Consultant
4 3 (12.50%) Programmer
5 2 (8.33%) Java Developer
5 2 (8.33%) Support Consultant
6 1 (4.17%) Support Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Solutions Designer
6 1 (4.17%) Lead Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Analyst Programmer
6 1 (4.17%) Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) VB Programmer
6 1 (4.17%) C# .NET Developer
6 1 (4.17%) AWS Developer
6 1 (4.17%) C# Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Java Consultant
6 1 (4.17%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (91.67%) .NET
2 15 (62.50%) HTML
3 13 (54.17%) ASP.NET
4 12 (50.00%) XML
5 10 (41.67%) WCF
6 8 (33.33%) CSS
7 6 (25.00%) Web Services
7 6 (25.00%) COM+
8 5 (20.83%) SOAP
9 4 (16.67%) WPF
9 4 (16.67%) .NET Framework
9 4 (16.67%) XSL
10 3 (12.50%) KnockoutJS
10 3 (12.50%) AngularJS
10 3 (12.50%) Silverlight
11 2 (8.33%) jQuery
11 2 (8.33%) HTML5
11 2 (8.33%) Entity Framework
11 2 (8.33%) MSMQ
12 1 (4.17%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.67%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 9 (37.50%) Windows
2 5 (20.83%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (4.17%) Windows XP
3 1 (4.17%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (29.17%) CRM
1 7 (29.17%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (29.17%) Incident Management
2 5 (20.83%) Time Management
3 4 (16.67%) Dependency Injection
4 3 (12.50%) OO
4 3 (12.50%) MVVM
4 3 (12.50%) Unit Testing
5 2 (8.33%) Scrum
5 2 (8.33%) MVC
5 2 (8.33%) OOP
6 1 (4.17%) Data Modelling
6 1 (4.17%) OOD
6 1 (4.17%) SOA
6 1 (4.17%) Project Management
6 1 (4.17%) Change Management
6 1 (4.17%) Migration
6 1 (4.17%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (4.17%) Change Control
6 1 (4.17%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 24 (100.00%) VB
2 20 (83.33%) C#
3 11 (45.83%) SQL
4 9 (37.50%) VB.NET
5 8 (33.33%) VBScript
5 8 (33.33%) JavaScript
6 4 (16.67%) PL/SQL
6 4 (16.67%) Java
7 1 (4.17%) C++
7 1 (4.17%) VBA
7 1 (4.17%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (16.67%) MCDBA
1 4 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (16.67%) MCAD
1 4 (16.67%) MCSD
2 3 (12.50%) SC Cleared
2 3 (12.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) SLA
Vendors
1 9 (37.50%) Oracle
2 4 (16.67%) IBM
2 4 (16.67%) Microsoft
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