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 16 April 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
Rank 95 76 88
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +12
Contract jobs citing VB6 5 10 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 0.32% 0.77% 0.93%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.86% 2.34% 2.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 8 4
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
UK excluding London average daily rate £318 £325 £339
% change year-on-year
-2.30% -4.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £35.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
- +40.00%
Programming Languages Category
Surrey
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
583 427 675
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 37.88% 32.70% 39.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 345 200 331
Average daily rate £363 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 29 40
Average hourly rate £39.00 £35.00 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.42% +2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.00 £26.25 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.00 £43.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.94%
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
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 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Camberley +1 4 £375 -
Guildford - - - - 1
Leatherhead - - - -
Walton-on-Thames - - - -
Weybridge - - - -
VB6
South East

VB6
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 5 (100.00%) VB
2 4 (80.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (80.00%) ITIL
2 4 (80.00%) Windows
2 4 (80.00%) C#
2 4 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (80.00%) Finance
2 4 (80.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (80.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (60.00%) WinForms
3 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (60.00%) SQL
4 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (40.00%) Incident Management
4 2 (40.00%) Problem Management
4 2 (40.00%) Change Control
5 1 (20.00%) Investment Banking
5 1 (20.00%) Banking
5 1 (20.00%) ERP
5 1 (20.00%) Documentum

VB6
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 1 (20.00%) Documentum
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (80.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (80.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 4 (80.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 4 (80.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Investment Banking
2 1 (20.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Applications Support
2 2 (40.00%) Applications Support Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Support Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) VB6 Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Support Specialist
3 1 (20.00%) Applications Specialist
3 1 (20.00%) VB Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Applications Support Specialist
3 1 (20.00%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) WinForms
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) ITIL
2 2 (40.00%) Incident Management
2 2 (40.00%) Problem Management
2 2 (40.00%) Change Control
3 1 (20.00%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) VB
2 4 (80.00%) C#
3 3 (60.00%) SQL
System Software
1 4 (80.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft