The table below looks at the statistics for VBScript skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VBScript over the 3 months to 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic Scripting Edition (VBScript)
Rank 35 42 -
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -
Contract jobs citing VBScript 2 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 0.59% 0.26% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.79% 1.41% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Average daily rate £450 £300 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £350 £200
% change year-on-year
-14.28% +75.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £28.69 £30.78
% change year-on-year
+1.08% -6.79%
VBScript
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Bedfordshire region.

Programming Languages Category
Bedfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
112 71 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 32.94% 18.44% 25.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 50 47
Average daily rate £375 £350 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £256 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £576 £550 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +9.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 3 4
Average hourly rate £47.50 £27.00 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+75.92% -36.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £25.40 £20.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.75 £27.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+12.67% +4.41%

VBScript
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VBScript across the Bedfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

VBScript Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

VBScript
Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing VBScript across the Bedfordshire region.

VBScript Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

VBScript
Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing VBScript across the Bedfordshire region.

VBScript Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

VBScript
Contract Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VBScript within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 8 February 2016. 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
Bedford - 2 £450 -
VBScript
East of England

VBScript
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing VBScript 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 VBScript.

1 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) VB
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Citrix
1 3 (100.00%) NetApp
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 3 (100.00%) Migration
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
1 3 (100.00%) Clustering
1 3 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (100.00%) Windows 2000 Server
1 3 (100.00%) XenApp
1 3 (100.00%) vSphere
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 3 (100.00%) Data Centre
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (33.33%) QA
2 1 (33.33%) CMDB
2 1 (33.33%) Validation

VBScript
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing VBScript 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 VBScript. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Consultant
1 2 (66.67%) NetApp Consultant
1 2 (66.67%) VMware Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Data Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Data Centre Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Server Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Clustering
1 3 (100.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (33.33%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Windows 2000 Server
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Migration
2 1 (33.33%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) VB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) QA
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) vSphere
1 3 (100.00%) XenApp
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Citrix
1 3 (100.00%) NetApp
1 3 (100.00%) VMware