The table below looks at the statistics for VBScript skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VBScript over the 3 months to 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic Scripting Edition (VBScript)
Rank 164 180 182
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +2
Contract jobs citing VBScript 32 24 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.61% 0.41% 0.62%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.32% 0.98% 1.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 19 41
Average daily rate
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£450 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.86% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £270 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £460 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £329 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.38% +9.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.30 £33.13 £31.56
% change year-on-year
-17.60% +4.97%
VBScript
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Programming Languages Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
2419 2452 3166
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 45.99% 42.22% 44.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 2016 1881 2436
Average daily rate £475 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £310 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.00% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 12 19
Average hourly rate £25.85 £44.50 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.91% +4.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.21 £16.25 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £187.50 £93.12 £59.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £35.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+11.42% +4.47%

VBScript
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

VBScript Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

VBScript
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

VBScript Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

VBScript
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VBScript across the City of London region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015.

VBScript Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

VBScript
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

VBScript Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

VBScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 35 (62.50%) Windows
2 33 (58.93%) PowerShell
3 29 (51.79%) Finance
3 29 (51.79%) SQL
4 20 (35.71%) Banking
5 19 (33.93%) SQL Server
6 18 (32.14%) Active Directory
7 17 (30.36%) Oracle
8 16 (28.57%) .NET
9 15 (26.79%) VMware
10 14 (25.00%) Microsoft
11 12 (21.43%) C#
12 11 (19.64%) Perl
12 11 (19.64%) Linux
12 11 (19.64%) Citrix
13 10 (17.86%) DNS
13 10 (17.86%) JavaScript
13 10 (17.86%) VB
13 10 (17.86%) PL/SQL
13 10 (17.86%) Windows 7
13 10 (17.86%) Analytical Skills
14 9 (16.07%) Web Services
14 9 (16.07%) XML
14 9 (16.07%) DHCP
15 8 (14.29%) IIS
15 8 (14.29%) HP
15 8 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
15 8 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
15 8 (14.29%) Metastorm
15 8 (14.29%) OpenText

VBScript
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 8 (14.29%) IIS
2 2 (3.57%) OpenStack
2 2 (3.57%) Tomcat
2 2 (3.57%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.79%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (1.79%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (1.79%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (1.79%) Lync
3 1 (1.79%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (1.79%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 7 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 6 (10.71%) MS Office
3 2 (3.57%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.79%) InfoPath
4 1 (1.79%) MS Project
4 1 (1.79%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 8 (14.29%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (1.79%) Adobe Campaign
2 1 (1.79%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.57%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (3.57%) Adobe Analytics
2 1 (1.79%) Google Analytics
2 1 (1.79%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (17.86%) DNS
2 9 (16.07%) DHCP
3 7 (12.50%) TCP/IP
4 4 (7.14%) Firewall
5 3 (5.36%) Internet
6 2 (3.57%) OSPF
6 2 (3.57%) BGP
6 2 (3.57%) EIGRP
6 2 (3.57%) BIG-IP
6 2 (3.57%) Wireshark
6 2 (3.57%) Cisco IOS
6 2 (3.57%) Network Security
6 2 (3.57%) SNA
6 2 (3.57%) SAN
6 2 (3.57%) SNMP
6 2 (3.57%) Intranet
7 1 (1.79%) DMZ
7 1 (1.79%) HTTP
7 1 (1.79%) NetScaler
7 1 (1.79%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (33.93%) SQL Server
2 6 (10.71%) MySQL
2 6 (10.71%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (7.14%) Oracle Database 10g
3 4 (7.14%) Oracle Database
4 3 (5.36%) Relational Database
4 3 (5.36%) RDBMS
4 3 (5.36%) SQL Server 2000
4 3 (5.36%) Sybase ASE
4 3 (5.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (3.57%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (3.57%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (3.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (3.57%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (3.57%) Oracle9i Database
5 2 (3.57%) Oracle BI EE
6 1 (1.79%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.79%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.79%) Big Data
6 1 (1.79%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 5 (8.93%) JIRA
2 3 (5.36%) Subversion
3 2 (3.57%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (3.57%) WinDbg
3 2 (3.57%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.79%) Selenium
4 1 (1.79%) Fiddler
4 1 (1.79%) HP UFT
4 1 (1.79%) ERwin
General
1 29 (51.79%) Finance
2 20 (35.71%) Banking
3 5 (8.93%) Investment Banking
3 5 (8.93%) Financial Institution
4 3 (5.36%) Back Office
5 2 (3.57%) Marketing
5 2 (3.57%) Front Office
5 2 (3.57%) Law
5 2 (3.57%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 16 (28.57%) Developer
2 6 (10.71%) Analyst
3 5 (8.93%) Administrator
4 4 (7.14%) Systems Administrator
4 4 (7.14%) Architect
5 3 (5.36%) Windows Administrator
5 3 (5.36%) Senior Developer
5 3 (5.36%) Database Developer
5 3 (5.36%) Desktop Engineer
5 3 (5.36%) Implementation Analyst
5 3 (5.36%) Windows Systems Administrator
5 3 (5.36%) Senior Database Developer
6 2 (3.57%) Oracle Developer
6 2 (3.57%) Citrix Engineer
6 2 (3.57%) SQL Developer
6 2 (3.57%) Technical Support
6 2 (3.57%) DBA
6 2 (3.57%) Communications Engineer
6 2 (3.57%) Storage Engineer
6 2 (3.57%) Wintel Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (28.57%) .NET
2 9 (16.07%) Web Services
2 9 (16.07%) XML
3 5 (8.93%) ASP.NET
4 4 (7.14%) HTML
5 2 (3.57%) .NET Framework
5 2 (3.57%) Application Packaging
5 2 (3.57%) WCF
5 2 (3.57%) XSL
6 1 (1.79%) Flash
6 1 (1.79%) ADSI
6 1 (1.79%) CGI
6 1 (1.79%) Middleware
6 1 (1.79%) Ajax
6 1 (1.79%) Ruby on Rails
6 1 (1.79%) Silverlight
6 1 (1.79%) jQuery
6 1 (1.79%) Apache Flex
6 1 (1.79%) CSS
6 1 (1.79%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (17.86%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (7.14%) Clustering
3 3 (5.36%) EMC Centera
4 2 (3.57%) Replication
4 2 (3.57%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 2 (3.57%) User Experience
5 1 (1.79%) CLARiiON
5 1 (1.79%) Symmetrix
5 1 (1.79%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.79%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (1.79%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.79%) Fixed Income
5 1 (1.79%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 35 (62.50%) Windows
2 11 (19.64%) Linux
3 10 (17.86%) Windows 7
4 8 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (10.71%) UNIX
6 5 (8.93%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (5.36%) Solaris
8 2 (3.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (3.57%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (1.79%) Windows 8
9 1 (1.79%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (14.29%) Software Engineering
2 5 (8.93%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (8.93%) Change Management
2 5 (8.93%) Project Management
3 4 (7.14%) ITIL
3 4 (7.14%) Data Modelling
3 4 (7.14%) Migration
3 4 (7.14%) Data Transformation
3 4 (7.14%) Performance Monitoring
4 3 (5.36%) Server Building
4 3 (5.36%) Configuration Management
4 3 (5.36%) Data Management
4 3 (5.36%) Release Management
4 3 (5.36%) SOA
4 3 (5.36%) ETL
4 3 (5.36%) E-Commerce
5 2 (3.57%) Service Management
5 2 (3.57%) Workflow
5 2 (3.57%) Regression Testing
5 2 (3.57%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 33 (58.93%) PowerShell
2 29 (51.79%) SQL
3 12 (21.43%) C#
4 11 (19.64%) Perl
5 10 (17.86%) JavaScript
5 10 (17.86%) VB
5 10 (17.86%) PL/SQL
6 6 (10.71%) Python
7 5 (8.93%) PHP
8 4 (7.14%) C
8 4 (7.14%) C++
8 4 (7.14%) Java
8 4 (7.14%) Shell Script
9 3 (5.36%) VB.NET
9 3 (5.36%) T-SQL
10 2 (3.57%) Ruby
10 2 (3.57%) Tcl
11 1 (1.79%) ActionScript
11 1 (1.79%) VBA
Qualifications
1 6 (10.71%) MCSE
1 6 (10.71%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (5.36%) MCITP
2 3 (5.36%) Degree
3 2 (3.57%) CCIE
3 2 (3.57%) CCNP
3 2 (3.57%) CCIP
3 2 (3.57%) CCDA
3 2 (3.57%) CCSA
3 2 (3.57%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.79%) MOS
4 1 (1.79%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (1.79%) CCEA
4 1 (1.79%) CCEE
4 1 (1.79%) CCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (10.71%) QA
2 3 (5.36%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (32.14%) Active Directory
2 8 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (10.71%) XenApp
4 4 (7.14%) XenDesktop
4 4 (7.14%) vSphere
4 4 (7.14%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (5.36%) Hyper-V
5 3 (5.36%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (3.57%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 1 (1.79%) MetaFrame
7 1 (1.79%) Terminal Server
7 1 (1.79%) VMware ESX
7 1 (1.79%) SRDF
7 1 (1.79%) DFS Replication
7 1 (1.79%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 7 (12.50%) SCCM
2 5 (8.93%) Control-M
3 4 (7.14%) SCOM
4 3 (5.36%) OpenView
5 2 (3.57%) OVPI
5 2 (3.57%) ServiceCenter
5 2 (3.57%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (3.57%) Ansible
6 1 (1.79%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
6 1 (1.79%) Tivoli
6 1 (1.79%) WMI
6 1 (1.79%) BladeLogic
6 1 (1.79%) WSUS
6 1 (1.79%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 17 (30.36%) Oracle
2 15 (26.79%) VMware
3 14 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 11 (19.64%) Citrix
5 8 (14.29%) HP
5 8 (14.29%) Metastorm
5 8 (14.29%) OpenText
6 7 (12.50%) AppSense
7 6 (10.71%) Sybase
8 4 (7.14%) EMC
8 4 (7.14%) Teradata
8 4 (7.14%) Akamai
9 3 (5.36%) Splunk
9 3 (5.36%) Adobe
9 3 (5.36%) BMC
9 3 (5.36%) IBM
10 2 (3.57%) Nortel
10 2 (3.57%) CheckPoint
10 2 (3.57%) Symantec
10 2 (3.57%) Cisco
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