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 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic Scripting Edition (VBScript)
Rank 74 83 76
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -7
Contract jobs citing VBScript 1 6 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.10% 0.51% 0.20%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.30% 1.67% 0.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Average daily rate £335 £438 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.42% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £350 £200
% change year-on-year
-14.28% +75.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £28.69 £30.78
% change year-on-year
+1.08% -6.79%
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
334 359 303
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 34.29% 30.40% 29.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 183 170 175
Average daily rate £360 £350 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -7.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +9.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 12 8
Average hourly rate £28.75 £30.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.16% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.30 £15.80 £28.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.10 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+12.67% +4.41%

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 8 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +2 1 £335 -23.42% 1
VBScript
South East

VBScript
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (66.67%) vSphere
2 2 (66.67%) PKI
2 2 (66.67%) PowerShell
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) Hyper-V
2 2 (66.67%) DNS
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (66.67%) Migration
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) ISEB
3 1 (33.33%) C#
3 1 (33.33%) Java
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) .NET
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle
3 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio
3 1 (33.33%) SAP
3 1 (33.33%) Unix
3 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (33.33%) QA
3 1 (33.33%) Selenium
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (33.33%) Functional Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database
3 1 (33.33%) Windows NT

VBScript
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Selenium
1 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory Consultant
1 2 (66.67%) Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Test Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Automation Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Automation Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Automation Test Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Manual Test Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Test Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Test Automation Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) Unix
3 1 (33.33%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Migration
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (33.33%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) PowerShell
2 1 (33.33%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) QA
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
1 2 (66.67%) Hyper-V
1 2 (66.67%) vSphere
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) SAP