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 28 August 2015 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic Scripting Edition (VBScript)
Rank 82 49 69
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +20
Contract jobs citing VBScript 9 31 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.66% 2.60% 0.92%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.17% 9.42% 2.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 14 5
Average daily rate
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£430 £405 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.17% +15.71%
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £338 £300
% change year-on-year
+2.22% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.09 £28.75 £31.56
% change year-on-year
-9.25% -8.88%
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
415 329 378
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 30.25% 27.55% 34.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 212 204 205
Average daily rate £350 £350 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £265 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 4 5
Average hourly rate £22.50 £18.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.62% +5.71%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.50 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +2.94%

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
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 28 August 2015. 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 -24 9 £430 +7.50%
VBScript
South East

VBScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 15 (62.50%) PowerShell
2 13 (54.17%) Windows
2 13 (54.17%) Finance
3 11 (45.83%) Migration
3 11 (45.83%) Active Directory
4 10 (41.67%) Microsoft
5 9 (37.50%) PKI
5 9 (37.50%) Hyper-V
5 9 (37.50%) Microsoft Azure
5 9 (37.50%) vSphere
6 8 (33.33%) SQL
6 8 (33.33%) .NET
7 6 (25.00%) VB
7 6 (25.00%) HP UFT
8 5 (20.83%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (20.83%) TDD
8 5 (20.83%) Analytical Skills
8 5 (20.83%) Test Automation
8 5 (20.83%) Waterfall
8 5 (20.83%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (20.83%) WSUS
9 4 (16.67%) .NET Framework
9 4 (16.67%) Selenium
9 4 (16.67%) Test Management
9 4 (16.67%) BDD
9 4 (16.67%) Windows 7
9 4 (16.67%) Oracle Database
9 4 (16.67%) WebDriver
9 4 (16.67%) Line Management
9 4 (16.67%) Scrum

VBScript
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 (8.33%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (12.50%) MS Office
1 3 (12.50%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 9 (37.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (16.67%) DNS
2 3 (12.50%) LDAP
3 1 (4.17%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.67%) Oracle Database
2 3 (12.50%) DB2
2 3 (12.50%) DB2 UDB
3 2 (8.33%) SQL Server
4 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 6 (25.00%) HP UFT
2 4 (16.67%) Selenium
2 4 (16.67%) WebDriver
3 1 (4.17%) Git (software)
General
1 13 (54.17%) Finance
2 4 (16.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (37.50%) Consultant
1 9 (37.50%) Active Directory Consultant
2 5 (20.83%) Analyst
2 5 (20.83%) Test Manager
3 3 (12.50%) Security Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) Desktop Support
5 1 (4.17%) Developer
5 1 (4.17%) Test Leader
5 1 (4.17%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Desktop Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Project Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Banking Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Desktop Support Specialist
5 1 (4.17%) Financial Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Test Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Web Developer
5 1 (4.17%) Support Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Support Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (33.33%) .NET
2 4 (16.67%) SOAP
2 4 (16.67%) .NET Framework
2 4 (16.67%) HTML
3 3 (12.50%) XML
4 1 (4.17%) Classic ASP
4 1 (4.17%) CSS
4 1 (4.17%) jQuery
4 1 (4.17%) HTML5
4 1 (4.17%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 9 (37.50%) PKI
2 5 (20.83%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (12.50%) Management Information System
4 1 (4.17%) Telematics
Operating Systems
1 13 (54.17%) Windows
2 5 (20.83%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (16.67%) Windows 7
3 4 (16.67%) UNIX
3 4 (16.67%) Windows NT
4 2 (8.33%) Windows XP
5 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (45.83%) Migration
2 5 (20.83%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (20.83%) TDD
2 5 (20.83%) Test Automation
2 5 (20.83%) Waterfall
3 4 (16.67%) BDD
3 4 (16.67%) Scrum
3 4 (16.67%) Test Management
3 4 (16.67%) Line Management
4 3 (12.50%) Technical Analysis
4 3 (12.50%) Data Protection
4 3 (12.50%) Information Security
4 3 (12.50%) Project Management
4 3 (12.50%) Security Management
5 1 (4.17%) MVC
5 1 (4.17%) Software Testing
5 1 (4.17%) Web Development
5 1 (4.17%) Network Load Balancing
5 1 (4.17%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (4.17%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 15 (62.50%) PowerShell
2 8 (33.33%) SQL
3 6 (25.00%) VB
4 4 (16.67%) C#
4 4 (16.67%) Java
5 1 (4.17%) JavaScript
5 1 (4.17%) PHP
5 1 (4.17%) VBA
5 1 (4.17%) T-SQL
5 1 (4.17%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 3 (12.50%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (45.83%) Active Directory
2 9 (37.50%) Hyper-V
2 9 (37.50%) vSphere
3 1 (4.17%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 5 (20.83%) WSUS
2 1 (4.17%) SCCM
2 1 (4.17%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (4.17%) Control-M
Vendors
1 10 (41.67%) Microsoft
2 4 (16.67%) Oracle
3 3 (12.50%) Cyber-Ark
4 2 (8.33%) Remedy
5 1 (4.17%) VMware
5 1 (4.17%) Cisco
5 1 (4.17%) HP
5 1 (4.17%) Citrix