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 30 August 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
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
Rank 245 269 224
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -45
Contract jobs citing VB6 18 7 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.21% 0.072% 0.27%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.57% 0.21% 0.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 4 23
Median daily rate £335 £331 £238
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.13% +39.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £316 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £338 £325
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £330 £290
% change year-on-year
-1.51% +13.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
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
3184 3396 3005
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 36.75% 34.95% 32.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 2009 2159 1660
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 £270 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 118 105 112
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 £14.30 £18.68 £15.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.50 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%

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 30 August 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 - 17 £335 -
East Sussex +6 1 £309 -4.92% 1
VB6
England

VB6
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 August 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 49 (100.00%) VB
2 40 (81.63%) HTML
2 40 (81.63%) JavaScript
2 40 (81.63%) CSS
3 39 (79.59%) Visual Studio
4 38 (77.55%) SQL
4 38 (77.55%) SQL Server
5 36 (73.47%) DCOM
6 34 (69.39%) Oracle
7 33 (67.35%) IIS
7 33 (67.35%) Classic ASP
7 33 (67.35%) jQuery
8 32 (65.31%) Web Development
8 32 (65.31%) T-SQL
8 32 (65.31%) PL/SQL
9 29 (59.18%) Relational Database
10 27 (55.10%) Waterfall
11 26 (53.06%) Scrum
12 24 (48.98%) Kanban
12 24 (48.98%) Change Control
13 23 (46.94%) HTML5
14 22 (44.90%) CSS3
15 21 (42.86%) XML
16 20 (40.82%) XHTML
17 19 (38.78%) .NET
18 18 (36.73%) Subversion
19 17 (34.69%) SDLC
20 16 (32.65%) VBA
21 15 (30.61%) VB.NET
21 15 (30.61%) C#

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 33 (67.35%) IIS
2 5 (10.20%) Drupal
2 5 (10.20%) Joomla!
2 5 (10.20%) WordPress
3 2 (4.08%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.04%) JBoss
Applications
1 5 (10.20%) MS Excel
1 5 (10.20%) MS Office
2 1 (2.04%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (2.04%) AWD
Cloud Services
1 6 (12.24%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (12.24%) HTTP
1 6 (12.24%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (77.55%) SQL Server
2 29 (59.18%) Relational Database
3 14 (28.57%) MS Access
4 6 (12.24%) RDBMS
5 3 (6.12%) BusinessObjects
5 3 (6.12%) BusinessObjects XI
6 1 (2.04%) DB2
6 1 (2.04%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (2.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (2.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 39 (79.59%) Visual Studio
2 18 (36.73%) Subversion
3 2 (4.08%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (2.04%) Cucumber
4 1 (2.04%) Jasmine
4 1 (2.04%) MSTest
4 1 (2.04%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (2.04%) Selenium
4 1 (2.04%) SpecFlow
4 1 (2.04%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (10.20%) Marketing
2 4 (8.16%) German Language
3 2 (4.08%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.04%) Finance
4 1 (2.04%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 42 (85.71%) Developer
2 26 (53.06%) ASP Developer
3 19 (38.78%) Classic ASP Developer
4 14 (28.57%) SQL Developer
4 14 (28.57%) VB Developer
4 14 (28.57%) VB6 Developer
5 6 (12.24%) Applications Developer
5 6 (12.24%) Support Engineer
6 5 (10.20%) .NET Developer
7 4 (8.16%) Web Applications Developer
7 4 (8.16%) Web Developer
8 3 (6.12%) Applications Support
8 3 (6.12%) C# Developer
8 3 (6.12%) Escalation Engineer
8 3 (6.12%) Oracle Developer
9 2 (4.08%) ASP.NET Developer
9 2 (4.08%) Azure Engineer
9 2 (4.08%) C# .NET Developer
9 2 (4.08%) Database Developer
9 2 (4.08%) Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (81.63%) CSS
1 40 (81.63%) HTML
2 36 (73.47%) DCOM
3 33 (67.35%) Classic ASP
3 33 (67.35%) jQuery
4 23 (46.94%) HTML5
5 22 (44.90%) CSS3
6 21 (42.86%) XML
7 20 (40.82%) XHTML
8 19 (38.78%) .NET
9 14 (28.57%) ASP.NET
10 10 (20.41%) .NET Framework
11 9 (18.37%) ASP.NET MVC
12 8 (16.33%) COM
13 5 (10.20%) Node.js
14 4 (8.16%) WCF
15 3 (6.12%) ASP.NET MVC 2
16 2 (4.08%) DHTML
16 2 (4.08%) Web Services
17 1 (2.04%) COM+
Miscellaneous
1 7 (14.29%) Management Information System
2 3 (6.12%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 12 (24.49%) Windows
2 2 (4.08%) Windows 7
2 2 (4.08%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (4.08%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (65.31%) Web Development
2 27 (55.10%) Waterfall
3 26 (53.06%) Scrum
4 24 (48.98%) Change Control
4 24 (48.98%) Kanban
5 17 (34.69%) SDLC
6 10 (20.41%) MVC
7 8 (16.33%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (4.08%) Wireframes
9 1 (2.04%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
9 1 (2.04%) Kalman Filter
9 1 (2.04%) Mentoring
9 1 (2.04%) Multithreading
9 1 (2.04%) Prototyping
9 1 (2.04%) Release Management
9 1 (2.04%) SOLID
9 1 (2.04%) Systems Analysis
9 1 (2.04%) TDD
9 1 (2.04%) Test Scripting
9 1 (2.04%) YAGNI
Programming Languages
1 49 (100.00%) VB
2 40 (81.63%) JavaScript
3 38 (77.55%) SQL
4 32 (65.31%) PL/SQL
4 32 (65.31%) T-SQL
5 16 (32.65%) VBA
6 15 (30.61%) C#
6 15 (30.61%) VB.NET
7 9 (18.37%) Java
8 5 (10.20%) C++
8 5 (10.20%) PHP
9 1 (2.04%) C
9 1 (2.04%) VC++
Qualifications
1 4 (8.16%) SC Cleared
1 4 (8.16%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.04%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (12.24%) SLA
Vendors
1 34 (69.39%) Oracle
2 8 (16.33%) Microsoft
3 5 (10.20%) Arqiva
4 1 (2.04%) ILOG