The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Surrey region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
Rank 73 - 84
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing VB6 16 0 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 1.26% - 0.67%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.40% - 1.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 0 9
Average daily rate
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£225 - £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £336
% change year-on-year
- -10.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.50 £32.05
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +7.64%
Programming Languages Category
Surrey
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
470 491 559
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 37.15% 39.82% 37.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 309 230 259
Average daily rate £325 £353 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.80% +3.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £200 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £465 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 38 50
Average hourly rate £47.50 £37.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.66% -6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £22.50 £30.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.50 £54.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
VB6
South East

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VB6 across the Surrey region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014.

VB6 Daily Rate Histogram 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
Contract Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VB6 within the Surrey region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Guildford - - - -
Leatherhead - - - -
Reigate - - - -
Walton-on-Thames - - - -
VB6
South East

VB6
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 20 (100.00%) VB
2 19 (95.00%) SQL Server
3 17 (85.00%) SQL
3 17 (85.00%) Windows
4 16 (80.00%) .NET
5 14 (70.00%) C#
5 14 (70.00%) XML
5 14 (70.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 14 (70.00%) SQL Server 2000
6 13 (65.00%) Java
6 13 (65.00%) COM+
6 13 (65.00%) IIS
7 12 (60.00%) ASP.NET
7 12 (60.00%) HTML
7 12 (60.00%) VBScript
7 12 (60.00%) VB.NET
8 11 (55.00%) DTS
9 9 (45.00%) Documentum
9 9 (45.00%) CRM
10 6 (30.00%) Visual Studio
11 5 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
11 5 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
12 3 (15.00%) Finance
12 3 (15.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 3 (15.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 3 (15.00%) J2EE
12 3 (15.00%) JavaScript
12 3 (15.00%) Active Directory
12 3 (15.00%) ITIL
13 2 (10.00%) UNIX

VB6
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 13 (65.00%) IIS
2 9 (45.00%) Documentum
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (95.00%) SQL Server
2 14 (70.00%) SQL Server 2000
3 11 (55.00%) DTS
4 5 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 5 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (15.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (15.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (5.00%) Oracle9i Database
6 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 6 (30.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (15.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (50.00%) Analyst
2 8 (40.00%) Technical Support
3 7 (35.00%) Support Analyst
4 6 (30.00%) Applications Support
4 6 (30.00%) Developer
5 5 (25.00%) Programmer
5 5 (25.00%) Technical Support Analyst
5 5 (25.00%) Technical Analyst
6 4 (20.00%) Analyst Programmer
6 4 (20.00%) Support Analyst Programmer
7 2 (10.00%) Applications Support Analyst
7 2 (10.00%) Technical Developer
8 1 (5.00%) Consultant
8 1 (5.00%) Applications Developer
8 1 (5.00%) Technical Consultant
8 1 (5.00%) Support Consultant
8 1 (5.00%) VB Developer
8 1 (5.00%) Technical Support Consultant
8 1 (5.00%) VB6 Developer
8 1 (5.00%) Oracle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (80.00%) .NET
2 14 (70.00%) XML
3 13 (65.00%) COM+
4 12 (60.00%) HTML
4 12 (60.00%) ASP.NET
5 3 (15.00%) J2EE
6 2 (10.00%) Classic ASP
6 2 (10.00%) XSLT
6 2 (10.00%) WinForms
7 1 (5.00%) Spring
7 1 (5.00%) Spring MVC
Operating Systems
1 17 (85.00%) Windows
2 14 (70.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (10.00%) UNIX
3 2 (10.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (45.00%) CRM
2 3 (15.00%) ITIL
3 2 (10.00%) Incident Management
3 2 (10.00%) Problem Management
3 2 (10.00%) Change Control
4 1 (5.00%) ERP
4 1 (5.00%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 20 (100.00%) VB
2 17 (85.00%) SQL
3 14 (70.00%) C#
4 13 (65.00%) Java
5 12 (60.00%) VBScript
5 12 (60.00%) VB.NET
6 3 (15.00%) JavaScript
System Software
1 3 (15.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (10.00%) Oracle
1 2 (10.00%) Microsoft
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