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 31 March 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
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic Scripting Edition (VBScript)
Rank 80 68 63
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -5
Contract jobs citing VBScript 11 16 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.90% 1.43% 0.12%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.90% 4.48% 0.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 1
Average daily rate
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£425 £320 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.81% +42.22%
UK excluding London average daily rate £324 £325 £323
% change year-on-year
-0.38% +0.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.50 £34.53 £30.75
% change year-on-year
-29.04% +12.28%
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
379 357 225
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 30.94% 31.82% 26.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 207 216 128
Average daily rate £338 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £245 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 21
Average hourly rate £38.50 £15.97 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+141.07% -29.02%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

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 31 March 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 -5 10 £425 +32.81%
High Wycombe - - - - 1
VBScript
South East

VBScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 12 (70.59%) Finance
2 11 (64.71%) Windows
3 10 (58.82%) PowerShell
4 9 (52.94%) Migration
5 7 (41.18%) QuickTest Pro
6 6 (35.29%) Remedy
6 6 (35.29%) VB
6 6 (35.29%) Test Automation
6 6 (35.29%) Windows 7
7 5 (29.41%) Selenium
7 5 (29.41%) User Acceptance Testing
7 5 (29.41%) Java
7 5 (29.41%) Active Directory
8 4 (23.53%) HP
8 4 (23.53%) SCCM
8 4 (23.53%) HP Quality Center
8 4 (23.53%) Software Distribution
9 3 (17.65%) Mobile App
9 3 (17.65%) Jenkins
9 3 (17.65%) eggPlant
9 3 (17.65%) vSphere
9 3 (17.65%) iPad
9 3 (17.65%) Waterfall
9 3 (17.65%) Apple iOS
9 3 (17.65%) Microsoft Azure
9 3 (17.65%) Android
9 3 (17.65%) iPhone
9 3 (17.65%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (17.65%) Hyper-V
9 3 (17.65%) PKI

VBScript
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 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.

Cloud Services
1 3 (17.65%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (17.65%) CDMA
1 3 (17.65%) GSM
1 3 (17.65%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.76%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 7 (41.18%) QuickTest Pro
2 5 (29.41%) Selenium
3 3 (17.65%) Jenkins
3 3 (17.65%) eggPlant
4 2 (11.76%) WebDriver
5 1 (5.88%) JMeter
General
1 12 (70.59%) Finance
2 1 (5.88%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (17.65%) Tester
1 3 (17.65%) Analyst
1 3 (17.65%) Consultant
1 3 (17.65%) Active Directory Consultant
1 3 (17.65%) Software Tester
2 2 (11.76%) Support Analyst
2 2 (11.76%) Test Manager
3 1 (5.88%) Test Analyst
3 1 (5.88%) Support Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Migration Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Banking Analyst
3 1 (5.88%) Financial Analyst
3 1 (5.88%) Test Leader
3 1 (5.88%) SCCM Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Agile Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.76%) .NET
2 1 (5.88%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) PKI
1 3 (17.65%) iPhone
1 3 (17.65%) iPad
1 3 (17.65%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 11 (64.71%) Windows
2 6 (35.29%) Windows 7
3 3 (17.65%) Apple iOS
3 3 (17.65%) Android
3 3 (17.65%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (11.76%) Windows NT
4 2 (11.76%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (52.94%) Migration
2 6 (35.29%) Test Automation
3 5 (29.41%) User Acceptance Testing
4 4 (23.53%) Software Distribution
5 3 (17.65%) Waterfall
5 3 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (17.65%) TDD
6 2 (11.76%) BDD
6 2 (11.76%) Line Management
7 1 (5.88%) Automation Testing
7 1 (5.88%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (5.88%) Test Strategy
7 1 (5.88%) Root Cause Analysis
7 1 (5.88%) Functional Testing
7 1 (5.88%) Automated Testing
7 1 (5.88%) Software Testing
7 1 (5.88%) Test Management
7 1 (5.88%) Test Scripting
7 1 (5.88%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 10 (58.82%) PowerShell
2 6 (35.29%) VB
3 5 (29.41%) Java
4 2 (11.76%) SQL
4 2 (11.76%) C#
5 1 (5.88%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) DV Cleared
1 1 (5.88%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 5 (29.41%) Active Directory
2 3 (17.65%) Hyper-V
2 3 (17.65%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (23.53%) SCCM
1 4 (23.53%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (35.29%) Remedy
2 4 (23.53%) HP
3 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
4 2 (11.76%) Oracle