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 5 May 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
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
Rank 257 248 224
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -24
Contract jobs citing VB6 23 18 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.24% 0.18% 0.37%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.70% 0.55% 1.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 17 23
Median daily rate £350 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £425 £445
UK excluding London median daily rate £344 £300 £320
% change year-on-year
+14.58% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 - -
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
3289 3262 3011
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 34.10% 32.84% 32.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 2123 1958 1704
Median daily rate £400 £350 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +4.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £263 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £514 £493 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 123 114 105
Median hourly rate £38.00 £39.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.56% -2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £20.00 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.00 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £36.00 £36.40
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -1.09%

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 5 May 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 - 14 £325 - 1
Berkshire +6 6 £375 -14.28%
East Sussex +4 1 £425 +47.82% 2
Surrey -14 1 £350 +12.00% 1
VB6
England

VB6
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 30 (100.00%) VB
2 22 (73.33%) HTML
3 20 (66.67%) SQL Server
3 20 (66.67%) Visual Studio
3 20 (66.67%) CSS
4 19 (63.33%) DCOM
4 19 (63.33%) JavaScript
5 18 (60.00%) SQL
6 16 (53.33%) .NET
7 15 (50.00%) IIS
8 14 (46.67%) Oracle
8 14 (46.67%) T-SQL
8 14 (46.67%) jQuery
8 14 (46.67%) Waterfall
8 14 (46.67%) Relational Database
9 13 (43.33%) Web Development
9 13 (43.33%) PL/SQL
9 13 (43.33%) Classic ASP
10 12 (40.00%) VB.NET
11 11 (36.67%) C#
11 11 (36.67%) XML
12 10 (33.33%) Scrum
12 10 (33.33%) HTML5
13 9 (30.00%) Kanban
13 9 (30.00%) CSS3
13 9 (30.00%) Subversion
13 9 (30.00%) XHTML
14 8 (26.67%) Windows
14 8 (26.67%) ASP.NET
14 8 (26.67%) .NET Framework

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 15 (50.00%) IIS
2 5 (16.67%) Drupal
2 5 (16.67%) Joomla!
2 5 (16.67%) Node.js
2 5 (16.67%) WordPress
Applications
1 3 (10.00%) MS Office
2 2 (6.67%) MS Excel
2 2 (6.67%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (3.33%) AWD
Cloud Services
1 6 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (20.00%) HTTP
1 6 (20.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 14 (46.67%) Relational Database
3 7 (23.33%) MS Access
4 6 (20.00%) RDBMS
5 3 (10.00%) DB2
5 3 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (3.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 20 (66.67%) Visual Studio
2 9 (30.00%) Subversion
3 1 (3.33%) Cucumber
3 1 (3.33%) Jasmine
3 1 (3.33%) MSTest
3 1 (3.33%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (3.33%) Selenium
3 1 (3.33%) SpecFlow
3 1 (3.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (16.67%) Marketing
2 4 (13.33%) German Language
3 2 (6.67%) Finance
3 2 (6.67%) Manufacturing
4 1 (3.33%) Retail
4 1 (3.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 21 (70.00%) Developer
2 10 (33.33%) ASP Developer
3 7 (23.33%) Classic ASP Developer
3 7 (23.33%) VB Developer
3 7 (23.33%) VB6 Developer
4 6 (20.00%) SQL Developer
4 6 (20.00%) Support Engineer
5 5 (16.67%) .NET Developer
5 5 (16.67%) Applications Developer
6 3 (10.00%) Applications Support
6 3 (10.00%) Escalation Engineer
6 3 (10.00%) Technical Support
7 2 (6.67%) .NET Applications Developer
7 2 (6.67%) Applications Engineer
7 2 (6.67%) Azure Engineer
7 2 (6.67%) SQL Analyst
7 2 (6.67%) SQL Server Analyst
7 2 (6.67%) Technical Engineer
7 2 (6.67%) Technical Support Engineer
7 2 (6.67%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (73.33%) HTML
2 20 (66.67%) CSS
3 19 (63.33%) DCOM
4 16 (53.33%) .NET
5 14 (46.67%) jQuery
6 13 (43.33%) Classic ASP
7 11 (36.67%) XML
8 10 (33.33%) HTML5
9 9 (30.00%) CSS3
9 9 (30.00%) XHTML
10 8 (26.67%) .NET Framework
10 8 (26.67%) ASP.NET
11 6 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
12 4 (13.33%) COM
13 2 (6.67%) WCF
14 1 (3.33%) AngularJS
14 1 (3.33%) Entity Framework
14 1 (3.33%) Gherkin
14 1 (3.33%) KnockoutJS
14 1 (3.33%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.67%) Mainframe
2 1 (3.33%) IBM Mainframe
2 1 (3.33%) iSeries
2 1 (3.33%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 8 (26.67%) Windows
2 2 (6.67%) Unix
2 2 (6.67%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (46.67%) Waterfall
2 13 (43.33%) Web Development
3 10 (33.33%) Scrum
4 9 (30.00%) Kanban
5 8 (26.67%) Change Control
6 7 (23.33%) MVC
6 7 (23.33%) SDLC
7 2 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (6.67%) Incident Management
7 2 (6.67%) ITIL
7 2 (6.67%) Multithreading
7 2 (6.67%) Rapid Prototyping
7 2 (6.67%) Systems Analysis
8 1 (3.33%) Change Management
8 1 (3.33%) CRM
8 1 (3.33%) ITSM
8 1 (3.33%) OO
8 1 (3.33%) OOP
8 1 (3.33%) Service Management
8 1 (3.33%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 30 (100.00%) VB
2 19 (63.33%) JavaScript
3 18 (60.00%) SQL
4 14 (46.67%) T-SQL
5 13 (43.33%) PL/SQL
6 12 (40.00%) VB.NET
7 11 (36.67%) C#
8 7 (23.33%) VBA
9 5 (16.67%) Java
9 5 (16.67%) PHP
10 2 (6.67%) COBOL
10 2 (6.67%) VBScript
11 1 (3.33%) C
11 1 (3.33%) C++
11 1 (3.33%) Shell Script
11 1 (3.33%) VC++
Qualifications
1 1 (3.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) TickIT
Vendors
1 14 (46.67%) Oracle
2 6 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.33%) IBM
3 1 (3.33%) ServiceNow