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 6 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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic Scripting Edition (VBScript)
Rank 170 178 166
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -12
Contract jobs citing VBScript 23 34 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.42% 0.55% 0.60%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.99% 1.30% 1.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 21 27
Average daily rate
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£498 £425 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.05% +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £275 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £345
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -5.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 2
Average hourly rate - £27.50 £39.51
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -30.38%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £29.53 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-28.87% -15.63%
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London

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
2329 2624 2565
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 42.28% 42.39% 41.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 1865 2048 1983
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £313 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £615 £650 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 11 23
Average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £39.51
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -30.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.72 £16.00 £13.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.00 £50.00 £61.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.40 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-1.09% +4.00%

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 6 May 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 6 May 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 29 (58.00%) SQL
1 29 (58.00%) PowerShell
2 26 (52.00%) Finance
3 24 (48.00%) Oracle
3 24 (48.00%) Windows
4 23 (46.00%) SQL Server
5 19 (38.00%) Active Directory
6 17 (34.00%) Microsoft
7 15 (30.00%) .NET
8 14 (28.00%) C#
8 14 (28.00%) Banking
9 12 (24.00%) VB
9 12 (24.00%) Linux
9 12 (24.00%) Release Management
10 11 (22.00%) UNIX
10 11 (22.00%) MS Exchange
10 11 (22.00%) VMware
11 9 (18.00%) Migration
11 9 (18.00%) VBA
11 9 (18.00%) JavaScript
11 9 (18.00%) vSphere
12 8 (16.00%) Exchange Server 2010
12 8 (16.00%) Exchange Server 2013
12 8 (16.00%) Exchange Server 2007
12 8 (16.00%) Web Services
12 8 (16.00%) Citrix
12 8 (16.00%) Disaster Recovery
13 7 (14.00%) Front Office
13 7 (14.00%) Back Office
13 7 (14.00%) PL/SQL

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

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 11 (22.00%) MS Exchange
2 8 (16.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 8 (16.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 8 (16.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 4 (8.00%) Oracle Workflow
3 4 (8.00%) IIS
4 3 (6.00%) SharePoint
4 3 (6.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (2.00%) OpenStack
5 1 (2.00%) Tomcat
5 1 (2.00%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 3 (6.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.00%) MS Office
3 1 (2.00%) MS Project
3 1 (2.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (2.00%) InfoPath
3 1 (2.00%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (8.00%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (2.00%) Adobe Campaign
2 1 (2.00%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.00%) Mimecast
2 1 (2.00%) Google Analytics
2 1 (2.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.00%) Adobe Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.00%) SAN
2 3 (6.00%) Firewall
3 2 (4.00%) Wireshark
3 2 (4.00%) DNS
3 2 (4.00%) SMTP
3 2 (4.00%) DHCP
4 1 (2.00%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.00%) Internet
4 1 (2.00%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (46.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (12.00%) Relational Database
3 5 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (10.00%) Oracle Database
4 4 (8.00%) Oracle Database 10g
5 3 (6.00%) SQL Server 2000
5 3 (6.00%) Siebel EIM
5 3 (6.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (6.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (6.00%) RDBMS
6 2 (4.00%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (4.00%) Oracle BI EE
6 2 (4.00%) Oracle9i Database
6 2 (4.00%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (2.00%) DTS
7 1 (2.00%) Data Mining
7 1 (2.00%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (2.00%) NoSQL
7 1 (2.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (2.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (8.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 2 (4.00%) QuickTest Pro
2 2 (4.00%) Selenium
2 2 (4.00%) WinDbg
3 1 (2.00%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.00%) Fiddler
3 1 (2.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.00%) WebDriver
3 1 (2.00%) PeopleTools
3 1 (2.00%) ERwin
3 1 (2.00%) MSI
3 1 (2.00%) JMeter
3 1 (2.00%) Subversion
3 1 (2.00%) JIRA
General
1 26 (52.00%) Finance
2 14 (28.00%) Banking
3 7 (14.00%) Front Office
3 7 (14.00%) Back Office
4 3 (6.00%) Retail
4 3 (6.00%) Investment Banking
4 3 (6.00%) Financial Institution
5 2 (4.00%) Marketing
6 1 (2.00%) Advertising
6 1 (2.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 19 (38.00%) Analyst
2 13 (26.00%) Developer
3 8 (16.00%) Support Analyst
4 7 (14.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 6 (12.00%) Messaging Analyst
6 5 (10.00%) Applications Support Analyst
6 5 (10.00%) Applications Support
7 4 (8.00%) SQL Developer
8 3 (6.00%) Senior Siebel Developer
8 3 (6.00%) Siebel Developer
8 3 (6.00%) Senior Developer
8 3 (6.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 3 (6.00%) Architect
9 2 (4.00%) Oracle Developer
9 2 (4.00%) Administrator
9 2 (4.00%) Storage Engineer
9 2 (4.00%) Implementation Analyst
9 2 (4.00%) Wintel Analyst
9 2 (4.00%) Cloud Engineer
10 1 (2.00%) Citrix Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (30.00%) .NET
2 8 (16.00%) Web Services
3 6 (12.00%) XML
4 3 (6.00%) ASP.NET
4 3 (6.00%) Application Packaging
4 3 (6.00%) HTML
5 2 (4.00%) WCF
5 2 (4.00%) XSL
6 1 (2.00%) XSLT
6 1 (2.00%) .NET Framework
6 1 (2.00%) JSON
6 1 (2.00%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 7 (14.00%) Equities
2 5 (10.00%) Derivative
2 5 (10.00%) Equity Derivative
3 3 (6.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 3 (6.00%) EMC Centera
3 3 (6.00%) Clustering
4 2 (4.00%) Fixed Income
4 2 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.00%) Private Cloud
5 1 (2.00%) Thin Client
5 1 (2.00%) Replication
5 1 (2.00%) CLARiiON
5 1 (2.00%) Symmetrix
5 1 (2.00%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 24 (48.00%) Windows
2 12 (24.00%) Linux
3 11 (22.00%) UNIX
4 5 (10.00%) Windows 7
5 4 (8.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (6.00%) Solaris
6 3 (6.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (4.00%) Windows XP
7 2 (4.00%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (2.00%) Windows CE
8 1 (2.00%) Windows Vista
8 1 (2.00%) Windows 2000
8 1 (2.00%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (24.00%) Release Management
2 9 (18.00%) Migration
3 8 (16.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 6 (12.00%) Change Management
5 4 (8.00%) Software Engineering
5 4 (8.00%) Workflow
6 3 (6.00%) Root Cause Analysis
6 3 (6.00%) Capacity Management
6 3 (6.00%) Performance Monitoring
6 3 (6.00%) Market Making
6 3 (6.00%) Problem Management
6 3 (6.00%) Electronic Trading
6 3 (6.00%) ETL
6 3 (6.00%) Project Management
6 3 (6.00%) EAI
6 3 (6.00%) Data Management
7 2 (4.00%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (4.00%) TDD
7 2 (4.00%) Asset Management
7 2 (4.00%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 29 (58.00%) SQL
1 29 (58.00%) PowerShell
2 14 (28.00%) C#
3 12 (24.00%) VB
4 9 (18.00%) VBA
4 9 (18.00%) JavaScript
5 7 (14.00%) PL/SQL
6 5 (10.00%) Perl
7 4 (8.00%) C
7 4 (8.00%) T-SQL
8 3 (6.00%) C++
8 3 (6.00%) VB.NET
8 3 (6.00%) Shell Script
9 2 (4.00%) Java
10 1 (2.00%) XAML
10 1 (2.00%) Python
10 1 (2.00%) SQR
Qualifications
1 3 (6.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (6.00%) Siebel Certification
1 3 (6.00%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (2.00%) CCEA
2 1 (2.00%) MCSE
2 1 (2.00%) MCITP
2 1 (2.00%) CCEE
2 1 (2.00%) CCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.00%) QA
2 2 (4.00%) SLA
3 1 (2.00%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 19 (38.00%) Active Directory
2 9 (18.00%) vSphere
3 5 (10.00%) XenApp
3 5 (10.00%) Microsoft App-V
4 4 (8.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (6.00%) Hyper-V
5 3 (6.00%) XenDesktop
6 2 (4.00%) Sendmail
6 2 (4.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 1 (2.00%) VMware Server
7 1 (2.00%) MetaFrame
7 1 (2.00%) Terminal Server
7 1 (2.00%) Terminal Services
7 1 (2.00%) VMware Workstation
7 1 (2.00%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 4 (8.00%) SCCM
2 3 (6.00%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (4.00%) Control-M
3 2 (4.00%) WMI
3 2 (4.00%) ServiceCenter
3 2 (4.00%) SCOrch
4 1 (2.00%) Ansible
4 1 (2.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (2.00%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (2.00%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (2.00%) SCOM
4 1 (2.00%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 24 (48.00%) Oracle
2 17 (34.00%) Microsoft
3 11 (22.00%) VMware
4 8 (16.00%) Citrix
5 4 (8.00%) HP
5 4 (8.00%) EMC
5 4 (8.00%) Metastorm
5 4 (8.00%) OpenText
6 3 (6.00%) AppSense
6 3 (6.00%) Siebel
6 3 (6.00%) Sybase
7 2 (4.00%) Business Objects
7 2 (4.00%) Symantec
7 2 (4.00%) Tableau
8 1 (2.00%) Eloqua
8 1 (2.00%) Perforce
8 1 (2.00%) Altiris
8 1 (2.00%) Google
8 1 (2.00%) Aprimo
8 1 (2.00%) Leostream