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 1 August 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic Scripting Edition (VBScript)
Rank 59 73 67
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -6
Contract jobs citing VBScript 22 5 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 1.71% 0.48% 0.73%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.20% 1.48% 2.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 6
Average daily rate
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£400 - £313
90% offered a daily rate of more than £322 - £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 - £345
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.80 £33.28 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-22.48% -4.92%
Programming Languages Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
355 338 313
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 27.54% 32.66% 32.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 212 191 155
Average daily rate £345 £360 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.16% +10.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £219 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 9 10
Average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.70 £12.50 £21.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.90 £22.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
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
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 1 August 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 +14 19 £400 - 1
High Wycombe - - - -
VBScript
South East

VBScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 29 (76.32%) Windows
2 19 (50.00%) Migration
3 18 (47.37%) PowerShell
4 16 (42.11%) Active Directory
5 15 (39.47%) Microsoft
6 14 (36.84%) Windows 7
7 13 (34.21%) SQL
7 13 (34.21%) VB
8 11 (28.95%) Security Cleared
9 10 (26.32%) SC Cleared
9 10 (26.32%) ITIL
9 10 (26.32%) Remedy
10 9 (23.68%) SQL Server
10 9 (23.68%) Finance
11 8 (21.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 8 (21.05%) Windows Server 2008
11 8 (21.05%) Crystal Reports
11 8 (21.05%) Java
11 8 (21.05%) Data Warehouse
11 8 (21.05%) Windows Server 2003
12 6 (15.79%) ISEB
12 6 (15.79%) Windows XP
12 6 (15.79%) UNIX
12 6 (15.79%) Windows NT
12 6 (15.79%) C#
12 6 (15.79%) .NET
12 6 (15.79%) Oracle
12 6 (15.79%) QA
12 6 (15.79%) Selenium
12 6 (15.79%) Oracle Database

VBScript
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 (5.26%) Tomcat
2 1 (2.63%) CMS
2 1 (2.63%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.63%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.63%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (5.26%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (13.16%) LDAP
2 1 (2.63%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (23.68%) SQL Server
2 8 (21.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 8 (21.05%) Crystal Reports
2 8 (21.05%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (15.79%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 6 (15.79%) Selenium
2 3 (7.89%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (7.89%) WebDriver
2 3 (7.89%) QuickTest Pro
2 3 (7.89%) Visual Studio
3 2 (5.26%) Oracle Forms
3 2 (5.26%) JMeter
4 1 (2.63%) XMLUnit
4 1 (2.63%) PHPUnit
4 1 (2.63%) Git (software)
General
1 9 (23.68%) Finance
2 3 (7.89%) Automotive
3 1 (2.63%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (34.21%) Analyst
2 8 (21.05%) Consultant
3 5 (13.16%) Active Directory Consultant
3 5 (13.16%) Support Analyst
4 4 (10.53%) Test Analyst
4 4 (10.53%) MI Analyst
4 4 (10.53%) Data Analyst
5 3 (7.89%) Test Manager
5 3 (7.89%) Development Specialist
6 2 (5.26%) 3rd Line Support
6 2 (5.26%) Developer
6 2 (5.26%) Test Engineer
6 2 (5.26%) Crystal Reports Specialist
7 1 (2.63%) VB Programmer
7 1 (2.63%) VMware Engineer
7 1 (2.63%) Crystal Reports Developer
7 1 (2.63%) Test Consultant
7 1 (2.63%) Report Developer
7 1 (2.63%) Applications Consultant
7 1 (2.63%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (15.79%) .NET
2 2 (5.26%) Servlets
2 2 (5.26%) .NET Framework
3 1 (2.63%) REST
3 1 (2.63%) Laravel
3 1 (2.63%) HTML5
3 1 (2.63%) JSON
3 1 (2.63%) jQuery
3 1 (2.63%) Middleware
3 1 (2.63%) SOAP
3 1 (2.63%) XML
3 1 (2.63%) Classic ASP
3 1 (2.63%) CSS
3 1 (2.63%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.89%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.63%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 29 (76.32%) Windows
2 14 (36.84%) Windows 7
3 8 (21.05%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (21.05%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (15.79%) Windows XP
4 6 (15.79%) UNIX
4 6 (15.79%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (50.00%) Migration
2 10 (26.32%) ITIL
3 4 (10.53%) User Acceptance Testing
3 4 (10.53%) Test Automation
4 3 (7.89%) Test Strategy
4 3 (7.89%) Root Cause Analysis
4 3 (7.89%) Software Distribution
4 3 (7.89%) Waterfall
4 3 (7.89%) BDD
4 3 (7.89%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (7.89%) TDD
4 3 (7.89%) Automated Testing
4 3 (7.89%) Load Testing
4 3 (7.89%) Test Scripting
4 3 (7.89%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (7.89%) ITSM
5 2 (5.26%) Risk Management
5 2 (5.26%) Service Management
5 2 (5.26%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (2.63%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 18 (47.37%) PowerShell
2 13 (34.21%) SQL
2 13 (34.21%) VB
3 8 (21.05%) Java
4 6 (15.79%) C#
5 3 (7.89%) JavaScript
6 1 (2.63%) Shell Script
6 1 (2.63%) FoxPro (VFP)
6 1 (2.63%) PHP
Qualifications
1 11 (28.95%) Security Cleared
2 10 (26.32%) SC Cleared
3 6 (15.79%) ISEB
4 4 (10.53%) DV Cleared
5 3 (7.89%) ISTQB
6 1 (2.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (2.63%) MCITP
6 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (2.63%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (15.79%) QA
2 2 (5.26%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (42.11%) Active Directory
2 5 (13.16%) vSphere
2 5 (13.16%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 5 (13.16%) SCCM
2 3 (7.89%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (7.89%) OpenView
3 2 (5.26%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (5.26%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 1 (2.63%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 15 (39.47%) Microsoft
2 10 (26.32%) Remedy
3 6 (15.79%) Oracle
4 5 (13.16%) EMC
4 5 (13.16%) NetApp
5 4 (10.53%) HP
6 3 (7.89%) SAP
7 2 (5.26%) Symantec
8 1 (2.63%) PlateSpin
8 1 (2.63%) VMware