The table below looks at the statistics for VBScript skills in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VBScript over the 3 months to 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic Scripting Edition (VBScript)
Rank 56 49 47
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -2
Contract jobs citing VBScript 3 6 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.46% 0.97% 0.20%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.67% 2.56% 0.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 0
Average daily rate
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£230 £200 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £356 £300 £275
% change year-on-year
+18.59% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.85 £30.01 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+12.79% +57.92%
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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 Birmingham region.

Programming Languages Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
180 234 170
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 27.82% 37.93% 33.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 121 144 80
Average daily rate £331 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.92% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £405
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 6 9
Average hourly rate £20.00 £23.50 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.89% -24.19%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.70 £15.40 £27.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.40 £37.50 £44.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.57% -5.71%

VBScript
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

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

VBScript Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

VBScript
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

VBScript Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

VBScript
Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

VBScript Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

VBScript
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham 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 6 (85.71%) VB
2 3 (42.86%) OO
2 3 (42.86%) Software Engineering
2 3 (42.86%) VB.NET
2 3 (42.86%) VBA
2 3 (42.86%) .NET
2 3 (42.86%) SQL
2 3 (42.86%) Unit Testing
2 3 (42.86%) Test Scripting
2 3 (42.86%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (28.57%) HTML5
3 2 (28.57%) CSS3
3 2 (28.57%) SCOM
3 2 (28.57%) PowerShell
3 2 (28.57%) HTML
3 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
3 2 (28.57%) Classic ASP
3 2 (28.57%) CSS
3 2 (28.57%) jQuery
3 2 (28.57%) E-Commerce
3 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
4 1 (14.29%) C#

VBScript
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham 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.

Applications
1 3 (42.86%) Spreadsheet
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Developer
2 3 (42.86%) Software Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Web Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Consultant
4 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) .NET
2 2 (28.57%) HTML5
2 2 (28.57%) CSS3
2 2 (28.57%) HTML
2 2 (28.57%) Classic ASP
2 2 (28.57%) CSS
2 2 (28.57%) jQuery
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) OO
1 3 (42.86%) Software Engineering
1 3 (42.86%) Unit Testing
1 3 (42.86%) Test Scripting
2 2 (28.57%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) VB
2 3 (42.86%) VB.NET
2 3 (42.86%) VBA
2 3 (42.86%) SQL
3 2 (28.57%) PowerShell
3 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
4 1 (14.29%) C#
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) SCOM
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft