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 24 January 2017 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
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
England / South East
Rank 235 241 244
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +3
Contract jobs citing VB6 1 8 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.014% 0.098% 0.055%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.042% 0.28% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 3
Median daily rate £285 £358 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.27% +2.14%
UK excluding London median daily rate £293 £370 £310
% change year-on-year
-20.94% +19.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £40.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £37.25 -

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
2397 2813 3100
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 32.82% 34.29% 34.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 1454 1792 1747
Median daily rate £400 £380 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £520 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 90 121 110
Median hourly rate £41.64 £40.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.81% +15.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.66 £16.25 £15.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £53.20 £46.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £40.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +12.67%

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 24 January 2017. 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 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
Kent - 1 £285 -
VB6
England

VB6
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 January 2017, 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 10 (100.00%) VB
2 8 (80.00%) Oracle
2 8 (80.00%) SQL
3 7 (70.00%) Visual Studio
3 7 (70.00%) XML
4 6 (60.00%) .NET
5 5 (50.00%) VB.NET
5 5 (50.00%) SQL Server
5 5 (50.00%) JavaScript
5 5 (50.00%) C#
5 5 (50.00%) C++
5 5 (50.00%) Windows
5 5 (50.00%) Web Development
5 5 (50.00%) jQuery
5 5 (50.00%) Relational Database
6 4 (40.00%) SDLC
6 4 (40.00%) HTML5
6 4 (40.00%) Waterfall
6 4 (40.00%) CSS3
6 4 (40.00%) Multithreading
6 4 (40.00%) Kanban
6 4 (40.00%) Scrum
6 4 (40.00%) VC++
6 4 (40.00%) Classic ASP
6 4 (40.00%) DCOM
6 4 (40.00%) CSS
6 4 (40.00%) HTML
6 4 (40.00%) PL/SQL
6 4 (40.00%) T-SQL
6 4 (40.00%) DB2

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 3 (30.00%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (30.00%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (50.00%) Relational Database
1 5 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (40.00%) DB2
3 3 (30.00%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 7 (70.00%) Visual Studio
2 3 (30.00%) Subversion
General
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
1 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Developer
2 2 (20.00%) Applications Developer
2 2 (20.00%) Applications Support
3 1 (10.00%) C# Application Developer
3 1 (10.00%) C# Developer
3 1 (10.00%) C# Web Applications Developer
3 1 (10.00%) C# Web Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Java Applications Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Java Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Java Web Applications Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Java Web Developer
3 1 (10.00%) JavaScript Developer
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Developer
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) VB Developer
3 1 (10.00%) VB6 Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Web Applications Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (70.00%) XML
2 6 (60.00%) .NET
3 5 (50.00%) jQuery
4 4 (40.00%) Classic ASP
4 4 (40.00%) CSS
4 4 (40.00%) CSS3
4 4 (40.00%) DCOM
4 4 (40.00%) HTML
4 4 (40.00%) HTML5
5 3 (30.00%) COM
5 3 (30.00%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 5 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Web Development
2 4 (40.00%) Kanban
2 4 (40.00%) Multithreading
2 4 (40.00%) Scrum
2 4 (40.00%) SDLC
2 4 (40.00%) Waterfall
3 3 (30.00%) Change Control
4 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (10.00%) Configuration Management
4 1 (10.00%) ITIL
4 1 (10.00%) ITIL V3
4 1 (10.00%) Release Management
4 1 (10.00%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 10 (100.00%) VB
2 8 (80.00%) SQL
3 5 (50.00%) C#
3 5 (50.00%) C++
3 5 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 5 (50.00%) VB.NET
4 4 (40.00%) C
4 4 (40.00%) PL/SQL
4 4 (40.00%) T-SQL
4 4 (40.00%) VBA
4 4 (40.00%) VC++
5 1 (10.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 8 (80.00%) Oracle
2 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (10.00%) ILOG