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 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 54 52 48
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -4
Contract jobs citing VBScript 4 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.60% 0.16% 0.89%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.81% 0.65% 2.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 2
Average daily rate £400 £340 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% +70.00%
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
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
221 153 196
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 32.99% 25.00% 34.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 144 99 114
Average daily rate £338 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £233 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £459 £444
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +9.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 5
Average hourly rate £14.25 £13.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.61% -48.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.05 £11.80 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.45 £22.50 £32.50
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 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 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 4 (66.67%) SQL
1 4 (66.67%) T-SQL
1 4 (66.67%) Oracle
1 4 (66.67%) SQL Server
1 4 (66.67%) Unix
1 4 (66.67%) Windows
1 4 (66.67%) PowerShell
1 4 (66.67%) Oracle Database
1 4 (66.67%) Performance Monitoring
1 4 (66.67%) Windows Server
2 3 (50.00%) Identity Access Management
2 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (50.00%) ITIL
2 3 (50.00%) Change Management
2 3 (50.00%) Regression Testing
2 3 (50.00%) Samba
2 3 (50.00%) Linux
2 3 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 3 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (50.00%) NFS
2 3 (50.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (33.33%) HTML
3 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 2 (33.33%) Intranet
3 2 (33.33%) Classic ASP
3 2 (33.33%) CSS
3 2 (33.33%) jQuery
3 2 (33.33%) HTML5
3 2 (33.33%) CSS3
3 2 (33.33%) Front End Development

VBScript
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (50.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (50.00%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (33.33%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (66.67%) Oracle Database
1 4 (66.67%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Developer
1 2 (33.33%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
2 1 (16.67%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
2 1 (16.67%) Security Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Unix Support
2 1 (16.67%) Web Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) Classic ASP
1 2 (33.33%) CSS
1 2 (33.33%) CSS3
1 2 (33.33%) HTML
1 2 (33.33%) HTML5
1 2 (33.33%) jQuery
2 1 (16.67%) AngularJS
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Unix
1 4 (66.67%) Windows
1 4 (66.67%) Windows Server
2 3 (50.00%) Linux
2 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Performance Monitoring
2 3 (50.00%) Change Management
2 3 (50.00%) Identity Access Management
2 3 (50.00%) ITIL
2 3 (50.00%) Regression Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Front End Development
4 1 (16.67%) Data Security
4 1 (16.67%) Security Operations
4 1 (16.67%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) PowerShell
1 4 (66.67%) SQL
1 4 (66.67%) T-SQL
2 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
1 1 (16.67%) MCSE
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) NFS
1 3 (50.00%) Samba
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Oracle