The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Buckinghamshire region.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic Scripting Edition (VBScript)
Rank 71 67 78
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +11
Contract jobs citing VBScript 17 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 1.43% 0.12% 0.17%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.71% 0.43% 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 2
Average daily rate £320 £225 £256
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.22% -12.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £272 £225 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £225 £257
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.06 £32.50 £21.75
% change year-on-year
+4.78% +49.42%
Programming Languages Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
361 235 333
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 30.29% 28.11% 27.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 208 145 180
Average daily rate £330 £300 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £185 £211
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 17 11
Average hourly rate £15.97 £22.50 £36.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.02% -38.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.99 £22.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £103.00 £27.00 £42.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +2.94%
VBScript
South East

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 17 April 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 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes -7 15 £320 +42.22%
High Wycombe - 1 - - 1
VBScript
South East

VBScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 11 (50.00%) Windows
2 10 (45.45%) VB
2 10 (45.45%) Security Cleared
3 9 (40.91%) SC Cleared
3 9 (40.91%) SQL Server
4 8 (36.36%) Microsoft
4 8 (36.36%) Crystal Reports
4 8 (36.36%) ITIL
4 8 (36.36%) Data Warehouse
4 8 (36.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 7 (31.82%) Windows 7
5 7 (31.82%) PowerShell
5 7 (31.82%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (31.82%) SQL
5 7 (31.82%) Active Directory
5 7 (31.82%) Migration
6 6 (27.27%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (22.73%) Windows XP
8 4 (18.18%) HP
8 4 (18.18%) ISEB
8 4 (18.18%) Remedy
8 4 (18.18%) DV Cleared
8 4 (18.18%) Finance
9 3 (13.64%) HP Quality Center
9 3 (13.64%) Management Information System
9 3 (13.64%) OpenView
10 2 (9.09%) SLA
10 2 (9.09%) Service Management
10 2 (9.09%) ITSM
10 2 (9.09%) Risk Management

VBScript
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 2 (9.09%) MS Exchange
1 2 (9.09%) Tomcat
2 1 (4.55%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.55%) IIS
2 1 (4.55%) CMS
2 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 2 (9.09%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.55%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.55%) LDAP
1 1 (4.55%) ADSL
1 1 (4.55%) DHCP
1 1 (4.55%) TCP/IP
1 1 (4.55%) VPN
1 1 (4.55%) DNS
1 1 (4.55%) Intranet
1 1 (4.55%) Internet
1 1 (4.55%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (40.91%) SQL Server
2 8 (36.36%) Crystal Reports
2 8 (36.36%) Data Warehouse
2 8 (36.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (4.55%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (9.09%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (4.55%) Git (software)
2 1 (4.55%) XMLUnit
2 1 (4.55%) PHPUnit
General
1 4 (18.18%) Finance
2 1 (4.55%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (40.91%) Analyst
2 4 (18.18%) Support Analyst
2 4 (18.18%) Data Analyst
2 4 (18.18%) MI Analyst
3 3 (13.64%) Development Specialist
4 2 (9.09%) Developer
4 2 (9.09%) Crystal Reports Specialist
5 1 (4.55%) Lead Tester
5 1 (4.55%) VB Programmer
5 1 (4.55%) Report Developer
5 1 (4.55%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Test Leader
5 1 (4.55%) VMware Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Tester
5 1 (4.55%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Programmer
5 1 (4.55%) Test Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Web Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Consultant
5 1 (4.55%) Senior Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.09%) Servlets
2 1 (4.55%) SOAP
2 1 (4.55%) XML
2 1 (4.55%) Middleware
2 1 (4.55%) JSON
2 1 (4.55%) jQuery
2 1 (4.55%) HTML5
2 1 (4.55%) REST
2 1 (4.55%) Laravel
2 1 (4.55%) HTML
2 1 (4.55%) Classic ASP
2 1 (4.55%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.64%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.55%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 11 (50.00%) Windows
2 7 (31.82%) Windows Server 2008
2 7 (31.82%) Windows 7
3 6 (27.27%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (22.73%) Windows XP
5 1 (4.55%) Windows 8
5 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (36.36%) ITIL
2 7 (31.82%) Migration
3 2 (9.09%) Load Testing
3 2 (9.09%) Service Management
3 2 (9.09%) ITSM
3 2 (9.09%) Test Scripting
3 2 (9.09%) Test Strategy
3 2 (9.09%) Risk Management
4 1 (4.55%) Responsive Web Design
4 1 (4.55%) Software Distribution
4 1 (4.55%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (4.55%) Waterfall
4 1 (4.55%) Change Control
4 1 (4.55%) MVC
4 1 (4.55%) Regression Testing
4 1 (4.55%) Unit Testing
4 1 (4.55%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (4.55%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (45.45%) VB
2 7 (31.82%) SQL
2 7 (31.82%) PowerShell
3 2 (9.09%) Java
3 2 (9.09%) JavaScript
3 2 (9.09%) VBA
4 1 (4.55%) FoxPro (VFP)
4 1 (4.55%) Shell Script
4 1 (4.55%) PHP
Qualifications
1 10 (45.45%) Security Cleared
2 9 (40.91%) SC Cleared
3 4 (18.18%) DV Cleared
3 4 (18.18%) ISEB
4 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (9.09%) MCP
4 2 (9.09%) ISTQB
5 1 (4.55%) MCSE
5 1 (4.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (4.55%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.09%) SLA
2 1 (4.55%) QA
System Software
1 7 (31.82%) Active Directory
2 2 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (4.55%) Hyper-V
3 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 3 (13.64%) OpenView
1 3 (13.64%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (4.55%) Plesk
2 1 (4.55%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 1 (4.55%) WMI
2 1 (4.55%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (36.36%) Microsoft
2 4 (18.18%) HP
2 4 (18.18%) Remedy
3 2 (9.09%) VMware
3 2 (9.09%) Oracle
4 1 (4.55%) PlateSpin
4 1 (4.55%) NetIQ