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 6 December 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
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
Rank 247 252 263
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +11
Contract jobs citing VB6 4 13 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.051% 0.14% 0.031%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.15% 0.40% 0.094%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 8 0
Median daily rate £343 £388 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.61% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £315 £373 £313
% change year-on-year
-15.43% +19.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £40.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 -
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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
2659 3231 3200
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 33.79% 34.36% 32.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 1568 1976 1880
Median daily rate £400 £380 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +7.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £280 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £520 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 100 147 105
Median hourly rate £41.00 £38.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.49% -3.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.70 £17.35 £15.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £55.00 £48.00
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
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 6 December 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VB6 within the South East region over the 3 months to 6 December 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
East Sussex +6 3 £400 -14.43%
Kent - 1 £285 -
VB6
England

VB6
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 6 December 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 22 (100.00%) VB
2 19 (86.36%) SQL
3 18 (81.82%) Visual Studio
4 17 (77.27%) Oracle
5 16 (72.73%) SQL Server
5 16 (72.73%) JavaScript
6 15 (68.18%) HTML
6 15 (68.18%) CSS
7 14 (63.64%) Web Development
7 14 (63.64%) jQuery
8 13 (59.09%) Classic ASP
8 13 (59.09%) PL/SQL
8 13 (59.09%) T-SQL
8 13 (59.09%) IIS
9 12 (54.55%) DCOM
9 12 (54.55%) HTML5
9 12 (54.55%) CSS3
9 12 (54.55%) Relational Database
10 11 (50.00%) Waterfall
10 11 (50.00%) Scrum
11 10 (45.45%) .NET
11 10 (45.45%) XML
11 10 (45.45%) Change Control
11 10 (45.45%) Kanban
12 9 (40.91%) SDLC
13 8 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
13 8 (36.36%) Windows
13 8 (36.36%) VB.NET
13 8 (36.36%) C#
14 7 (31.82%) Management Information System

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 13 (59.09%) IIS
2 1 (4.55%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (13.64%) MS Office
2 2 (9.09%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (72.73%) SQL Server
2 12 (54.55%) Relational Database
3 4 (18.18%) DB2
3 4 (18.18%) MS Access
4 1 (4.55%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (4.55%) BusinessObjects XI
Development Applications
1 18 (81.82%) Visual Studio
2 4 (18.18%) Subversion
3 2 (9.09%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 1 (4.55%) Finance
1 1 (4.55%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (81.82%) Developer
2 9 (40.91%) ASP Developer
3 7 (31.82%) Classic ASP Developer
4 4 (18.18%) SQL Developer
5 3 (13.64%) Applications Developer
5 3 (13.64%) VB Developer
5 3 (13.64%) VB6 Developer
6 2 (9.09%) .NET Developer
6 2 (9.09%) Applications Support
6 2 (9.09%) C# Developer
6 2 (9.09%) SQL Server Developer
6 2 (9.09%) Web Applications Developer
6 2 (9.09%) Web Developer
7 1 (4.55%) ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (4.55%) C# Web Developer
7 1 (4.55%) Database Developer
7 1 (4.55%) Java Web Developer
7 1 (4.55%) Oracle Database Developer
7 1 (4.55%) PL/SQL Developer
7 1 (4.55%) SQL Database Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (68.18%) CSS
1 15 (68.18%) HTML
2 14 (63.64%) jQuery
3 13 (59.09%) Classic ASP
4 12 (54.55%) CSS3
4 12 (54.55%) DCOM
4 12 (54.55%) HTML5
5 10 (45.45%) .NET
5 10 (45.45%) XML
6 6 (27.27%) XHTML
7 4 (18.18%) ASP.NET
8 3 (13.64%) .NET Framework
8 3 (13.64%) COM
9 2 (9.09%) DHTML
9 2 (9.09%) Web Services
10 1 (4.55%) ASP.NET MVC
10 1 (4.55%) ASP.NET MVC 2
10 1 (4.55%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 7 (31.82%) Management Information System
2 2 (9.09%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 8 (36.36%) Windows
2 2 (9.09%) Windows 7
2 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (63.64%) Web Development
2 11 (50.00%) Scrum
2 11 (50.00%) Waterfall
3 10 (45.45%) Change Control
3 10 (45.45%) Kanban
4 9 (40.91%) SDLC
5 8 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (18.18%) Multithreading
7 2 (9.09%) Wireframes
8 1 (4.55%) Configuration Management
8 1 (4.55%) ITIL
8 1 (4.55%) ITIL V3
8 1 (4.55%) MVC
8 1 (4.55%) Release Management
8 1 (4.55%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 22 (100.00%) VB
2 19 (86.36%) SQL
3 16 (72.73%) JavaScript
4 13 (59.09%) PL/SQL
4 13 (59.09%) T-SQL
5 8 (36.36%) C#
5 8 (36.36%) VB.NET
6 6 (27.27%) C++
7 5 (22.73%) VBA
8 4 (18.18%) C
8 4 (18.18%) VC++
9 3 (13.64%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (9.09%) SC Cleared
1 2 (9.09%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (27.27%) SLA
Vendors
1 17 (77.27%) Oracle
2 5 (22.73%) Arqiva
3 3 (13.64%) Microsoft
4 1 (4.55%) ILOG