The table below looks at the statistics for VB6 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Surrey region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VB6 over the 3 months to 11 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
Rank - - 91
Contract jobs citing VB6 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey - - 0.077%
As % of the Programming Languages category - - 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £303 £286
% change year-on-year
+22.31% +5.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 - £31.00
VB6
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Surrey region.

Programming Languages Category
Surrey
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
501 490 486
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 41.58% 34.31% 37.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 344 312 256
Average daily rate £420 £350 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 12 26
Average hourly rate £46.25 £42.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.82% +112.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £27.60 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.62 £57.40 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%

VB6
Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

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

VB6 Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

VB6
Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

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

VB6 Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

VB6
Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing VB6 across the Surrey region.

VB6 Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

VB6
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey 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%) VB
1 4 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (50.00%) Validation
2 2 (50.00%) WinForms
2 2 (50.00%) Documentum
2 2 (50.00%) C#
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) VBA
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (50.00%) ITIL
2 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (50.00%) Incident Management
2 2 (50.00%) Wealth Management
2 2 (50.00%) Problem Management
2 2 (50.00%) ITIL V3
2 2 (50.00%) Change Control
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (50.00%) SDLC
2 2 (50.00%) Banking
2 2 (50.00%) Document Management
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services

VB6
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (50.00%) Documentum
Applications
1 4 (100.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 2 (50.00%) Banking
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Applications Specialist
1 2 (50.00%) Applications Support
1 2 (50.00%) Applications Support Specialist
1 2 (50.00%) Support Specialist
2 1 (25.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Developer
2 1 (25.00%) VB Developer
2 1 (25.00%) VB6 Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) WinForms
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Change Control
1 2 (50.00%) Document Management
1 2 (50.00%) Incident Management
1 2 (50.00%) ITIL
1 2 (50.00%) ITIL V3
1 2 (50.00%) Problem Management
1 2 (50.00%) SDLC
1 2 (50.00%) Validation
1 2 (50.00%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) VB
2 2 (50.00%) C#
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) VBA
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft