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 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
Rank 38 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing VB6 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 0.39% - -
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.35% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate £295 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £308 £289
% change year-on-year
+20.32% +6.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 - £31.00
VB6
Hampshire

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
74 182 123
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 29.02% 50.42% 44.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 102 75
Average daily rate £388 £360 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.63% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £300 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £476 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +9.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 9 15
Average hourly rate £32.75 £35.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.42% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £9.93 £13.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £37.50 £160.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+12.67% +4.41%

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

VB6
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Southampton region citing VB6 also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited VB6.

1 4 (100.00%) SQL
1 4 (100.00%) VB
2 3 (75.00%) .NET
2 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) Logistics
2 3 (75.00%) Visual Studio
2 3 (75.00%) Web Services
2 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (75.00%) WPF
2 3 (75.00%) C#
3 2 (50.00%) Git (software)
4 1 (25.00%) Rapid Prototyping
4 1 (25.00%) Waterfall
4 1 (25.00%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (25.00%) VB.NET
4 1 (25.00%) VBA
4 1 (25.00%) Systems Analysis
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
4 1 (25.00%) Manufacturing
4 1 (25.00%) WinForms

VB6
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Southampton region citing VB6 also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited VB6. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (75.00%) Visual Studio
2 2 (50.00%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (25.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Developer
1 4 (100.00%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) .NET
1 3 (75.00%) Web Services
1 3 (75.00%) WPF
2 1 (25.00%) WinForms
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (75.00%) Logistics
2 1 (25.00%) Rapid Prototyping
2 1 (25.00%) Systems Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
1 4 (100.00%) VB
2 3 (75.00%) C#
3 1 (25.00%) VB.NET
3 1 (25.00%) VBA