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 31 August 2015 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
Rank - 76 -
Contract jobs citing VB6 0 15 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey - 1.17% -
As % of the Programming Languages category - 2.92% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 15 0
Average daily rate
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- £225 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £290 £298
% change year-on-year
+13.79% -2.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £30.25
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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 Surrey region.

Programming Languages Category
Surrey
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
610 513 468
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 42.30% 40.17% 37.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 389 336 257
Average daily rate £400 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £213 £212
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 14 25
Average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £30.00 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £47.50 £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.50 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +2.94%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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 8 (100.00%) C#
1 8 (100.00%) VB
1 8 (100.00%) VB.NET
1 8 (100.00%) .NET
2 7 (87.50%) SQL Server
2 7 (87.50%) HTML
2 7 (87.50%) VBScript
2 7 (87.50%) Visual Studio
2 7 (87.50%) ASP.NET
2 7 (87.50%) XML
2 7 (87.50%) Windows
2 7 (87.50%) CRM
2 7 (87.50%) Incident Management
3 6 (75.00%) SQL Server 2000
3 6 (75.00%) COM+
3 6 (75.00%) SQL
3 6 (75.00%) IIS
4 5 (62.50%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (62.50%) DTS
5 4 (50.00%) ClearCase
5 4 (50.00%) IBM
5 4 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (50.00%) Automotive
5 4 (50.00%) ClearQuest
5 4 (50.00%) MCDBA
5 4 (50.00%) MCAD
5 4 (50.00%) MCSD
5 4 (50.00%) Subversion
5 4 (50.00%) JIRA
6 3 (37.50%) Time Management

VB6
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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 6 (75.00%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (87.50%) SQL Server
2 6 (75.00%) SQL Server 2000
3 5 (62.50%) DTS
4 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 7 (87.50%) Visual Studio
2 4 (50.00%) ClearCase
2 4 (50.00%) ClearQuest
2 4 (50.00%) Subversion
2 4 (50.00%) JIRA
General
1 4 (50.00%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Consultant
2 4 (50.00%) CRM Consultant
3 2 (25.00%) Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Support Consultant
4 1 (12.50%) Java Developer
4 1 (12.50%) .NET Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (100.00%) .NET
2 7 (87.50%) ASP.NET
2 7 (87.50%) XML
2 7 (87.50%) HTML
3 6 (75.00%) COM+
4 3 (37.50%) .NET Framework
5 1 (12.50%) Ruby on Rails
Operating Systems
1 7 (87.50%) Windows
2 5 (62.50%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (12.50%) Windows 7
3 1 (12.50%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) CRM
1 7 (87.50%) Incident Management
2 3 (37.50%) Time Management
3 1 (12.50%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) C#
1 8 (100.00%) VB
1 8 (100.00%) VB.NET
2 7 (87.50%) VBScript
3 6 (75.00%) SQL
4 1 (12.50%) C++
4 1 (12.50%) Java
4 1 (12.50%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) MCAD
1 4 (50.00%) MCSD
1 4 (50.00%) MCDBA
1 4 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) SLA
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) IBM