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 21 October 2014 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
Rank - - 82
Contract jobs citing VB6 0 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey - - 0.30%
As % of the Programming Languages category - - 0.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £308 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £26.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- -24.28%
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
580 484 474
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 38.62% 36.34% 35.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 358 288 236
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £247 £213 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 21 38
Average hourly rate £46.75 £36.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.08% -8.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £17.36 £34.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.40 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%

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 21 October 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
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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
Egham - - - - 1
VB6
South East

VB6
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 16 (100.00%) VB
1 16 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 16 (100.00%) .NET
2 15 (93.75%) SQL
3 14 (87.50%) XML
3 14 (87.50%) Windows
3 14 (87.50%) SQL Server 2000
4 13 (81.25%) Java
4 13 (81.25%) COM+
4 13 (81.25%) IIS
5 12 (75.00%) ASP.NET
5 12 (75.00%) HTML
5 12 (75.00%) VBScript
5 12 (75.00%) VB.NET
5 12 (75.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 11 (68.75%) DTS
6 11 (68.75%) C#
7 9 (56.25%) Documentum
7 9 (56.25%) CRM
8 6 (37.50%) Visual Studio
9 5 (31.25%) SQL Server 2005
9 5 (31.25%) SQL Server 2008
10 3 (18.75%) J2EE
10 3 (18.75%) JavaScript
11 2 (12.50%) Oracle
11 2 (12.50%) Classic ASP
11 2 (12.50%) Solaris
11 2 (12.50%) XSLT
11 2 (12.50%) UNIX
12 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database

VB6
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 (81.25%) IIS
2 9 (56.25%) Documentum
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 14 (87.50%) SQL Server 2000
3 11 (68.75%) DTS
4 5 (31.25%) SQL Server 2005
4 5 (31.25%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database
5 1 (6.25%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 6 (37.50%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 8 (50.00%) Analyst
1 8 (50.00%) Technical Support
2 5 (31.25%) Developer
2 5 (31.25%) Programmer
2 5 (31.25%) Support Analyst
2 5 (31.25%) Technical Support Analyst
2 5 (31.25%) Technical Analyst
3 4 (25.00%) Support Analyst Programmer
3 4 (25.00%) Analyst Programmer
4 3 (18.75%) Applications Support
5 2 (12.50%) Technical Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Technical Support Consultant
6 1 (6.25%) Oracle Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Technical Consultant
6 1 (6.25%) Support Consultant
6 1 (6.25%) Consultant
6 1 (6.25%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (100.00%) .NET
2 14 (87.50%) XML
3 13 (81.25%) COM+
4 12 (75.00%) HTML
4 12 (75.00%) ASP.NET
5 3 (18.75%) J2EE
6 2 (12.50%) Classic ASP
6 2 (12.50%) XSLT
7 1 (6.25%) Spring
7 1 (6.25%) Spring MVC
Operating Systems
1 14 (87.50%) Windows
2 12 (75.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (12.50%) UNIX
3 2 (12.50%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (56.25%) CRM
2 1 (6.25%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 16 (100.00%) VB
2 15 (93.75%) SQL
3 13 (81.25%) Java
4 12 (75.00%) VBScript
4 12 (75.00%) VB.NET
5 11 (68.75%) C#
6 3 (18.75%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 2 (12.50%) Oracle