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 27 November 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
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic Scripting Edition (VBScript)
Rank 45 37 -
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -
Contract jobs citing VBScript 3 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 0.73% 0.36% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.16% 1.12% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate
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£275 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £325 £285
% change year-on-year
+7.07% +14.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £30.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+33.32% +57.90%
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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
95 89 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 23.17% 32.48% 12.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 51 23
Average daily rate £383 £325 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.69% +4.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £200 £236
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £425 £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 5
Average hourly rate £36.22 £40.00 £35.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.46% +12.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.00 £36.00 £29.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.63 £42.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VBScript across the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 27 November 2014.

VBScript Daily Rate Histogram 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 28 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, 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 4 (100.00%) ITIL
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) SCOM
1 4 (100.00%) PowerShell
2 3 (75.00%) SCCM
2 3 (75.00%) IIS
2 3 (75.00%) E-Commerce
2 3 (75.00%) DHCP
2 3 (75.00%) DNS
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (50.00%) Configuration Management
4 1 (25.00%) Retail
4 1 (25.00%) SQL
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (25.00%) Akamai
4 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (25.00%) DevOps
4 1 (25.00%) Project Management
4 1 (25.00%) Service Management
4 1 (25.00%) Publishing
4 1 (25.00%) SLA
4 1 (25.00%) FTP
4 1 (25.00%) Web Services
4 1 (25.00%) MS Excel

VBScript
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (75.00%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) DHCP
1 3 (75.00%) DNS
2 1 (25.00%) FTP
General
1 1 (25.00%) Retail
1 1 (25.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) ITIL
2 3 (75.00%) E-Commerce
3 2 (50.00%) Configuration Management
4 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (25.00%) DevOps
4 1 (25.00%) Project Management
4 1 (25.00%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (25.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (100.00%) SCOM
2 3 (75.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Akamai