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 29 April 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic Scripting Edition (VBScript)
Rank - 43 -
Contract jobs citing VBScript 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire - 0.26% -
As % of the Programming Languages category - 1.22% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate - £275 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £318 £325
% change year-on-year
+18.11% -2.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £21.00 £29.53
% change year-on-year
+71.42% -28.87%
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
73 82 83
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 22.32% 21.08% 19.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 56 44
Average daily rate £375 £425 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £250 £256
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £608 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 5
Average hourly rate £46.07 - £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £36.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -1.36%

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
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) VB
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Citrix
1 2 (100.00%) NetApp
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (100.00%) Migration
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
1 2 (100.00%) Clustering
1 2 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (100.00%) Windows 2000 Server
1 2 (100.00%) XenApp
1 2 (100.00%) vSphere
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 2 (100.00%) Data Centre
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (50.00%) QA
2 1 (50.00%) CMDB
2 1 (50.00%) Validation

VBScript
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Data Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Data Centre Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) NetApp Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Server Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Clustering
1 2 (100.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (50.00%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows 2000 Server
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Migration
2 1 (50.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) VB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) vSphere
1 2 (100.00%) XenApp
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Citrix
1 2 (100.00%) NetApp
1 2 (100.00%) VMware