Over the past couple of years it appears that the demise of Internet Explorer 6 has finally reached some momentum. I do concede this may not be true in larger organizations where simple changes like upgrading a Web Browser to a newer release can be a very large undertaking.
However: Looking back at my 2010 analytic stats I can see the increase in Internet Explorer 8 adoption amongst the general home user (my target demographic). What I do find interesting is that IE7 seems to have had a very small adoption rate. This may be in part due to the commercials Microsoft has released promoting the “Enhanced Security” features of IE8.
Below are two images showing the different browser distribution of my visitors and more importantly drastic trend to move away from Internet Explorer 6.