The table below looks at the statistics for VB6 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Southampton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VB6 over the 3 months to 17 September 2014 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
Rank - - 44
Contract jobs citing VB6 0 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton - - 0.57%
As % of the Programming Languages category - - 1.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £310
% change year-on-year
- -3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £26.50 £33.25
% change year-on-year
- -20.30%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Southampton region.

Programming Languages Category
Southampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
151 74 122
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 39.84% 22.56% 34.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 41 45
Average daily rate £350 £320 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% -1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £246 £230 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 8 19
Average hourly rate £26.50 £16.72 £25.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+58.49% -34.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.85 £11.90 £23.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.75 £22.80 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%

VB6
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VB6 across the Southampton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

VB6 Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

VB6
Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing VB6 across the Southampton region.

VB6 Daily Rate Trend in Southampton