The table below looks at the statistics for VB6 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Southampton region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VB6 over the 3 months to 23 January 2017 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
Hampshire / Southampton
Rank - 34 -
Contract jobs citing VB6 0 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton - 0.78% -
As % of the Programming Languages category - 2.30% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Median daily rate - £305 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £293 £370 £310
% change year-on-year
-20.94% +19.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £37.25 -

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
64 87 190
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 27.47% 33.98% 55.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 52 95
Median daily rate £375 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £288 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £425 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 10 9
Median hourly rate £42.50 £35.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% +55.55%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £40.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +12.67%

VB6
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Southampton region citing VB6 as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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