The table below looks at the statistics for VBScript skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VBScript over the 3 months to 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic Scripting Edition (VBScript)
Rank 71 66 55
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -11
Contract jobs citing VBScript 6 2 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.62% 0.25% 1.08%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.55% 0.94% 3.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Average daily rate
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£250 £160 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+56.25% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £344 £326 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.59% -6.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £25.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-17.64% -27.14%
VBScript
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Cheshire region.

Programming Languages Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
387 213 225
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 39.90% 26.56% 30.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 265 115 102
Average daily rate £408 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.38% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £289 £215 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £678 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £341 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.79% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 5
Average hourly rate £32.75 - £50.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.95 - £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.55 - £51.39
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+1.38% +2.85%

VBScript
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VBScript across the Cheshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

VBScript Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

VBScript
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing VBScript across the Cheshire region.

VBScript Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

VBScript
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing VBScript across the Cheshire region.

VBScript Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

VBScript
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VBScript within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 29 May 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
Chester +5 1 - -
Warrington - 1 - -
VBScript
North West

VBScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire 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 7 (58.33%) HTML
1 7 (58.33%) JavaScript
1 7 (58.33%) VB
1 7 (58.33%) CSS
1 7 (58.33%) XML
2 6 (50.00%) MS Access
2 6 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (50.00%) JSON
2 6 (50.00%) Unit Testing
2 6 (50.00%) REST
2 6 (50.00%) OAuth2
3 5 (41.67%) PowerShell
3 5 (41.67%) Windows
3 5 (41.67%) MS Excel
3 5 (41.67%) SQL Server
3 5 (41.67%) SQL
4 4 (33.33%) jQuery
4 4 (33.33%) SCCM
4 4 (33.33%) VMware
4 4 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (25.00%) Node.js
5 3 (25.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 3 (25.00%) Apache Cordova
5 3 (25.00%) CSS3
5 3 (25.00%) KnockoutJS
5 3 (25.00%) Microsoft App-V
5 3 (25.00%) MVC
5 3 (25.00%) XenApp
5 3 (25.00%) vSphere

VBScript
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire 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 3 (25.00%) Node.js
2 1 (8.33%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (41.67%) MS Excel
2 3 (25.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP
1 1 (8.33%) DNS
1 1 (8.33%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (50.00%) MS Access
2 5 (41.67%) SQL Server
3 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) MSI
2 1 (8.33%) Visual Studio
2 1 (8.33%) AdminStudio
Job Titles
1 7 (58.33%) Developer
2 6 (50.00%) JavaScript Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Support Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Applications Packager
3 2 (16.67%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Cloud Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Citrix Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (58.33%) HTML
1 7 (58.33%) CSS
1 7 (58.33%) XML
2 6 (50.00%) JSON
2 6 (50.00%) REST
2 6 (50.00%) OAuth2
3 4 (33.33%) jQuery
4 3 (25.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 3 (25.00%) Apache Cordova
4 3 (25.00%) CSS3
4 3 (25.00%) KnockoutJS
4 3 (25.00%) HTML5
4 3 (25.00%) SOAP
5 2 (16.67%) ODBC
6 1 (8.33%) Application Packaging
6 1 (8.33%) WCF
6 1 (8.33%) DHTML
6 1 (8.33%) .NET
6 1 (8.33%) Classic ASP
6 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (16.67%) NHS
2 2 (16.67%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 5 (41.67%) Windows
2 1 (8.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (50.00%) Unit Testing
2 3 (25.00%) MVC
2 3 (25.00%) MVVM
3 2 (16.67%) ITIL
3 2 (16.67%) Web Application Development
3 2 (16.67%) Security Patching
4 1 (8.33%) Validation
4 1 (8.33%) Incident Management
4 1 (8.33%) Compatibility Testing
4 1 (8.33%) CRM
4 1 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 7 (58.33%) JavaScript
1 7 (58.33%) VB
2 5 (41.67%) PowerShell
2 5 (41.67%) SQL
3 2 (16.67%) Java
4 1 (8.33%) C#
4 1 (8.33%) T-SQL
4 1 (8.33%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 2 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) QA
System Software
1 3 (25.00%) Microsoft App-V
1 3 (25.00%) XenApp
1 3 (25.00%) vSphere
2 2 (16.67%) Active Directory
3 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (8.33%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (8.33%) XenServer
3 1 (8.33%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (33.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (33.33%) VMware
3 3 (25.00%) Citrix
4 2 (16.67%) Sun
5 1 (8.33%) AppSense