The table below looks at the statistics for VBScript skills in IT contracts advertised for the Buckinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VBScript over the 3 months to 23 September 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic Scripting Edition (VBScript)
Rank 55 59 70
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +11
Contract jobs citing VBScript 29 19 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 2.47% 1.80% 0.10%
As % of the Programming Languages category 9.01% 4.95% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 15 1
Average daily rate
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£410 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.14% +16.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £345 £300
% change year-on-year
-5.79% +15.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.13 £31.56 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-17.20% +110.36%
VBScript
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Buckinghamshire region.

Programming Languages Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
322 384 308
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 27.38% 36.33% 31.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 188 205 144
Average daily rate £350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £260 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 6 18
Average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.67 £12.50 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £32.50 £38.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -5.71%

VBScript
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

VBScript Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

VBScript
Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

VBScript Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

VBScript
Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VBScript across the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 23 September 2014.

VBScript Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

VBScript
Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

VBScript Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

VBScript
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VBScript within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 23 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes +8 24 £400 +14.28% 1
High Wycombe - 1 - - 1
Amersham - - - -
Aylesbury - - - -
VBScript
South East

VBScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 32 (88.89%) Windows
2 19 (52.78%) Migration
2 19 (52.78%) PowerShell
3 15 (41.67%) SQL
4 14 (38.89%) C#
4 14 (38.89%) Active Directory
4 14 (38.89%) Finance
4 14 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (36.11%) .NET
5 13 (36.11%) Windows 7
6 12 (33.33%) Selenium
6 12 (33.33%) Oracle Database
6 12 (33.33%) Oracle
6 12 (33.33%) Java
6 12 (33.33%) UNIX
6 12 (33.33%) Windows NT
7 11 (30.56%) Microsoft
8 10 (27.78%) Remedy
8 10 (27.78%) Test Automation
9 9 (25.00%) QuickTest Pro
9 9 (25.00%) VB
10 8 (22.22%) QA
11 7 (19.44%) TDD
11 7 (19.44%) ISEB
11 7 (19.44%) WebDriver
11 7 (19.44%) Waterfall
11 7 (19.44%) BDD
11 7 (19.44%) Root Cause Analysis
11 7 (19.44%) User Acceptance Testing
11 7 (19.44%) SCCM

VBScript
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 1 (2.78%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (2.78%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (13.89%) LDAP
2 1 (2.78%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.78%) VPN
2 1 (2.78%) SAN
2 1 (2.78%) Firewall
2 1 (2.78%) IPsec
2 1 (2.78%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (33.33%) Oracle Database
2 2 (5.56%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 12 (33.33%) Selenium
2 9 (25.00%) QuickTest Pro
3 7 (19.44%) WebDriver
4 5 (13.89%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (13.89%) JMeter
4 5 (13.89%) Visual Studio
5 3 (8.33%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (2.78%) Git (software)
General
1 14 (38.89%) Finance
2 5 (13.89%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 9 (25.00%) Analyst
2 7 (19.44%) Test Manager
2 7 (19.44%) Consultant
3 6 (16.67%) Test Analyst
4 5 (13.89%) Test Engineer
4 5 (13.89%) Active Directory Consultant
5 3 (8.33%) Support Analyst
6 2 (5.56%) Automation Analyst
6 2 (5.56%) Automation Test Analyst
7 1 (2.78%) Automation Engineer
7 1 (2.78%) VB Programmer
7 1 (2.78%) 3rd Line Support
7 1 (2.78%) Project Engineer
7 1 (2.78%) Web Developer
7 1 (2.78%) Programmer
7 1 (2.78%) Desktop Support
7 1 (2.78%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (36.11%) .NET
2 3 (8.33%) .NET Framework
3 1 (2.78%) jQuery
3 1 (2.78%) HTML5
3 1 (2.78%) REST
3 1 (2.78%) Classic ASP
3 1 (2.78%) CSS
3 1 (2.78%) SOAP
3 1 (2.78%) HTML
Operating Systems
1 32 (88.89%) Windows
2 13 (36.11%) Windows 7
3 12 (33.33%) UNIX
3 12 (33.33%) Windows NT
4 4 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (8.33%) Windows XP
6 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (52.78%) Migration
2 14 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (27.78%) Test Automation
4 7 (19.44%) Waterfall
4 7 (19.44%) BDD
4 7 (19.44%) User Acceptance Testing
4 7 (19.44%) TDD
4 7 (19.44%) Root Cause Analysis
4 7 (19.44%) Line Management
5 5 (13.89%) Software Distribution
5 5 (13.89%) Automated Testing
5 5 (13.89%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (8.33%) ITIL
7 2 (5.56%) Test Scripting
8 1 (2.78%) Responsive Web Design
8 1 (2.78%) Software Deployment
8 1 (2.78%) OOP
8 1 (2.78%) ITSM
8 1 (2.78%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 19 (52.78%) PowerShell
2 15 (41.67%) SQL
3 14 (38.89%) C#
4 12 (33.33%) Java
5 9 (25.00%) VB
6 2 (5.56%) JavaScript
7 1 (2.78%) PHP
7 1 (2.78%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 7 (19.44%) ISEB
2 2 (5.56%) ISTQB
3 1 (2.78%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.78%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (22.22%) QA
System Software
1 14 (38.89%) Active Directory
2 6 (16.67%) vSphere
3 5 (13.89%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.78%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 7 (19.44%) SCCM
2 2 (5.56%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (5.56%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 1 (2.78%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (33.33%) Oracle
2 11 (30.56%) Microsoft
3 10 (27.78%) Remedy
4 5 (13.89%) NetApp
4 5 (13.89%) EMC
4 5 (13.89%) SAP
5 2 (5.56%) Symantec
6 1 (2.78%) VMware
6 1 (2.78%) Cisco
6 1 (2.78%) Citrix