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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VBScript over the 3 months to 31 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic Scripting Edition (VBScript)
Rank 163 169 185
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +16
Contract jobs citing VBScript 15 33 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.43% 0.61% 0.41%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.89% 1.34% 0.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 24 19
Median daily rate £475 £447 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.20% +19.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £493 £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £344 £345 £338
% change year-on-year
-0.28% +2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.88 £26.09 £28.75
% change year-on-year
+10.67% -9.25%
VBScript
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
1687 2463 2469
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 48.50% 45.81% 42.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 1424 2055 1894
Median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £312
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 9 11
Median hourly rate £38.75 £35.00 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% -22.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.13 £19.81 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.25 £187.50 £116.09
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%

VBScript
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the City of London region citing VBScript as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
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 31 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing VBScript also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the City of London region with a requirement for VBScript.

1 14 (46.67%) .NET
2 13 (43.33%) PowerShell
3 12 (40.00%) Windows
3 12 (40.00%) C#
3 12 (40.00%) SQL
4 10 (33.33%) Java
5 9 (30.00%) HTML
5 9 (30.00%) Banking
5 9 (30.00%) VMware
6 8 (26.67%) VMware ESX
6 8 (26.67%) Migration
6 8 (26.67%) Finance
6 8 (26.67%) C++
6 8 (26.67%) MCSE
6 8 (26.67%) Microsoft Certification
6 8 (26.67%) Windows Server
7 7 (23.33%) Microsoft Azure
7 7 (23.33%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (23.33%) Firewall
7 7 (23.33%) Kerberos
7 7 (23.33%) Active Directory
7 7 (23.33%) ASP.NET
7 7 (23.33%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (23.33%) Windows Server 2008
7 7 (23.33%) SCOM
8 6 (20.00%) JIRA
8 6 (20.00%) MCITP
8 6 (20.00%) SQL Server
9 5 (16.67%) SharePoint
9 5 (16.67%) HP

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (16.67%) SharePoint
2 3 (10.00%) Confluence
3 2 (6.67%) WebSphere
4 1 (3.33%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (3.33%) CMS
4 1 (3.33%) IIS
4 1 (3.33%) Tomcat
4 1 (3.33%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (6.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.33%) OpenText MBPM
1 1 (3.33%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 7 (23.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.33%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 7 (23.33%) Firewall
1 7 (23.33%) Kerberos
2 1 (3.33%) FTP
2 1 (3.33%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (13.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (3.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (3.33%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 6 (20.00%) JIRA
2 5 (16.67%) HP UFT
3 3 (10.00%) Git (software)
4 2 (6.67%) Cucumber
4 2 (6.67%) Selenium
4 2 (6.67%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 2 (6.67%) TestComplete
5 1 (3.33%) Jenkins
5 1 (3.33%) Rational Functional Tester
5 1 (3.33%) Selenium IDE
5 1 (3.33%) SoapUI
5 1 (3.33%) Subversion
5 1 (3.33%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (3.33%) Toad
5 1 (3.33%) Visual Studio
5 1 (3.33%) WebDriver
General
1 9 (30.00%) Banking
2 8 (26.67%) Finance
3 1 (3.33%) Front Office
3 1 (3.33%) Investment Banking
3 1 (3.33%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 7 (23.33%) Developer
2 5 (16.67%) Active Directory Engineer
3 3 (10.00%) Analyst
3 3 (10.00%) Automation Test Analyst
3 3 (10.00%) Consultant
3 3 (10.00%) Test Analyst
3 3 (10.00%) Test Consultant
4 2 (6.67%) JavaScript Developer
4 2 (6.67%) Linux Developer
4 2 (6.67%) Security Engineer
4 2 (6.67%) SQL Developer
4 2 (6.67%) Unix Developer
4 2 (6.67%) Windows Engineer
5 1 (3.33%) Agile Developer
5 1 (3.33%) Automation Test Lead
5 1 (3.33%) Developer in Test
5 1 (3.33%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 1 (3.33%) SCCM Specialist
5 1 (3.33%) Senior Front-End Developer
5 1 (3.33%) Test Automation Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (46.67%) .NET
2 9 (30.00%) HTML
3 7 (23.33%) ASP.NET
4 1 (3.33%) ADO
4 1 (3.33%) AngularJS
4 1 (3.33%) Backbone.js
4 1 (3.33%) CSS
4 1 (3.33%) HTML5
4 1 (3.33%) jQuery
4 1 (3.33%) JSP
4 1 (3.33%) ODBC
4 1 (3.33%) Sass
4 1 (3.33%) SOAP
4 1 (3.33%) TIBCO EMS
4 1 (3.33%) Web Services
4 1 (3.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.00%) Visualisation
2 2 (6.67%) Derivative
3 1 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.33%) Client/Server
3 1 (3.33%) Clustering
3 1 (3.33%) Fintech
3 1 (3.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (3.33%) OTC Derivatives
3 1 (3.33%) Replication
3 1 (3.33%) Spread Betting
Operating Systems
1 12 (40.00%) Windows
2 8 (26.67%) Windows Server
3 7 (23.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (23.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (13.33%) Unix
5 3 (10.00%) Linux
6 2 (6.67%) Windows 10
6 2 (6.67%) Windows 7
6 2 (6.67%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (26.67%) Migration
2 7 (23.33%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (16.67%) Test Scripting
4 4 (13.33%) Defect Management
4 4 (13.33%) Defect Tracking
4 4 (13.33%) Test Management
5 3 (10.00%) Change Management
5 3 (10.00%) Regression Testing
5 3 (10.00%) Release Management
5 3 (10.00%) Test Strategy
6 2 (6.67%) BDD
6 2 (6.67%) Incident Management
6 2 (6.67%) Scrum
6 2 (6.67%) SDLC
6 2 (6.67%) TDD
6 2 (6.67%) Test Automation
6 2 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (6.67%) Web Development
7 1 (3.33%) API Testing
7 1 (3.33%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 13 (43.33%) PowerShell
2 12 (40.00%) C#
2 12 (40.00%) SQL
3 10 (33.33%) Java
4 8 (26.67%) C++
5 4 (13.33%) JavaScript
5 4 (13.33%) VBA
6 3 (10.00%) T-SQL
7 2 (6.67%) PL/SQL
7 2 (6.67%) VB
8 1 (3.33%) C
8 1 (3.33%) Perl
8 1 (3.33%) PHP
8 1 (3.33%) Python
8 1 (3.33%) Ruby
8 1 (3.33%) Shell Script
8 1 (3.33%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 8 (26.67%) MCSE
1 8 (26.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (20.00%) MCITP
3 4 (13.33%) ISEB
4 3 (10.00%) DV Cleared
4 3 (10.00%) Security Cleared
5 1 (3.33%) Degree
5 1 (3.33%) ISTQB
5 1 (3.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.00%) QA
2 2 (6.67%) WCAG
System Software
1 8 (26.67%) VMware ESX
2 7 (23.33%) Active Directory
3 2 (6.67%) BitLocker
3 2 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (23.33%) SCOM
2 5 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (6.67%) SCCM
4 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 1 (3.33%) WSUS
Vendors
1 9 (30.00%) VMware
2 5 (16.67%) Dell
2 5 (16.67%) HP
3 4 (13.33%) Oracle
4 3 (10.00%) Atlassian
4 3 (10.00%) Microsoft
5 2 (6.67%) WorldPay
6 1 (3.33%) IBM
6 1 (3.33%) Murex
6 1 (3.33%) OpenText
6 1 (3.33%) RedDot
6 1 (3.33%) Siebel
6 1 (3.33%) TIBCO