The table below looks at the statistics for VBScript skills in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VBScript over the 3 months to 25 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic Scripting Edition (VBScript)
Rank 64 - 57
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing VBScript 3 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.39% - 0.62%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.27% - 1.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 3
Median daily rate £410 - £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £355 £339 £326
% change year-on-year
+4.79% +3.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £21.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+71.42% -17.64%
VBScript
West Midlands

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
236 241 232
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 30.53% 29.64% 35.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 165 170 155
Median daily rate £350 £325 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 6
Median hourly rate £22.00 £26.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.38% +4.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £26.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.75 £28.00 £36.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £36.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -

VBScript
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Birmingham region citing VBScript as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 25 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing VBScript also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Birmingham region with a requirement for VBScript.

1 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (75.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (50.00%) C#
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (50.00%) .NET
3 1 (25.00%) Unified Communications
3 1 (25.00%) SoapUI
3 1 (25.00%) Google Apps
3 1 (25.00%) Office 365
3 1 (25.00%) Windows 8
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (25.00%) API Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Windows 10
3 1 (25.00%) Adobe Creative Cloud
3 1 (25.00%) Security Auditing
3 1 (25.00%) Firewall
3 1 (25.00%) Wireless
3 1 (25.00%) MVC
3 1 (25.00%) Workflow
3 1 (25.00%) Finance
3 1 (25.00%) Migration
3 1 (25.00%) VMware
3 1 (25.00%) Fedora

VBScript
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (25.00%) IIS
1 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (25.00%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) InfoPath
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (25.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Adobe Creative Cloud
1 1 (25.00%) Google Apps
1 1 (25.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Firewall
1 1 (25.00%) IMAP
1 1 (25.00%) SMTP
1 1 (25.00%) Unified Communications
1 1 (25.00%) VoIP
1 1 (25.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) SoapUI
1 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (25.00%) Banking
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) Desktop Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) IT Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) IT Manager
2 1 (25.00%) IT Support
2 1 (25.00%) IT Support Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) IT Support Manager
2 1 (25.00%) SharePoint Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) Support Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Support Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (25.00%) Classic ASP
2 1 (25.00%) CSS
2 1 (25.00%) HTML
2 1 (25.00%) jQuery
2 1 (25.00%) MAPI
2 1 (25.00%) SOAP
2 1 (25.00%) XML
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
1 2 (50.00%) Windows 7
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (25.00%) Fedora
2 1 (25.00%) Linux
2 1 (25.00%) Mac OS X
2 1 (25.00%) Ubuntu
2 1 (25.00%) Windows 10
2 1 (25.00%) Windows 8
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) API Testing
1 1 (25.00%) Migration
1 1 (25.00%) MVC
1 1 (25.00%) Security Auditing
1 1 (25.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (25.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (50.00%) C#
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) Groovy
3 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (25.00%) T-SQL
3 1 (25.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (25.00%) DV Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) MCAD
2 1 (25.00%) MCITP
2 1 (25.00%) MCSD
2 1 (25.00%) MCSE
2 1 (25.00%) MCTS
2 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Adobe
2 1 (25.00%) Avaya
2 1 (25.00%) Google
2 1 (25.00%) HP
2 1 (25.00%) Mitel
2 1 (25.00%) Symantec
2 1 (25.00%) Veeam
2 1 (25.00%) VMware