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 26 June 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
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic Scripting Edition (VBScript)
Rank 147 179 168
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -11
Contract jobs citing VBScript 16 26 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.48% 0.45% 0.65%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.99% 1.04% 1.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 18 30
Median daily rate £500 £425 £383
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £533 £477
UK excluding London median daily rate £341 £350 £329
% change year-on-year
-2.71% +6.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.50 £20.94 £26.09
% change year-on-year
+69.57% -19.75%
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
1611 2495 2513
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 48.47% 42.96% 42.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 1379 2056 1963
Median daily rate £475 £463 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.70% +2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £323 £301
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 22 10
Median hourly rate £53.00 £24.23 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+118.73% -11.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £19.72 £14.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £80.00 £54.00 £31.99
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.00 £35.75
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +3.49%

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
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 26 June 2016.

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 26 June 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 19 (44.19%) PowerShell
2 17 (39.53%) Windows
3 15 (34.88%) .NET
4 14 (32.56%) SQL
5 13 (30.23%) C#
6 11 (25.58%) SQL Server
6 11 (25.58%) Active Directory
7 10 (23.26%) HTML
7 10 (23.26%) VMware
8 9 (20.93%) Finance
8 9 (20.93%) JIRA
8 9 (20.93%) SCCM
9 8 (18.60%) Windows Server 2008
9 8 (18.60%) Windows Server
9 8 (18.60%) Migration
9 8 (18.60%) Firewall
9 8 (18.60%) Agile Software Development
9 8 (18.60%) JavaScript
9 8 (18.60%) VBA
9 8 (18.60%) Microsoft Certification
9 8 (18.60%) SharePoint
10 7 (16.28%) MCSE
10 7 (16.28%) Microsoft
10 7 (16.28%) VB
10 7 (16.28%) Java
10 7 (16.28%) ASP.NET
10 7 (16.28%) Banking
10 7 (16.28%) Windows 7
11 6 (13.95%) VMware ESX
11 6 (13.95%) IIS

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 8 (18.60%) SharePoint
2 6 (13.95%) IIS
3 5 (11.63%) Confluence
4 3 (6.98%) CMS
4 3 (6.98%) WebSphere
5 2 (4.65%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (2.33%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (2.33%) MS Exchange
6 1 (2.33%) Tomcat
6 1 (2.33%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (4.65%) MS Excel
1 2 (4.65%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.33%) OpenText MBPM
1 1 (2.33%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 5 (11.63%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (4.65%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (2.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (18.60%) Firewall
2 5 (11.63%) Kerberos
3 3 (6.98%) DNS
4 2 (4.65%) NetScaler
4 2 (4.65%) SSL
5 1 (2.33%) DMZ
5 1 (2.33%) Internet
5 1 (2.33%) SAN
5 1 (2.33%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (25.58%) SQL Server
2 4 (9.30%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (9.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (6.98%) SQL Server 2014
3 3 (6.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (4.65%) DB2
4 2 (4.65%) Oracle Database
4 2 (4.65%) Relational Database
4 2 (4.65%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (2.33%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (2.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 9 (20.93%) JIRA
2 4 (9.30%) Git (software)
2 4 (9.30%) MSI
3 3 (6.98%) HP UFT
3 3 (6.98%) Visual Studio
4 2 (4.65%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (2.33%) Cucumber
5 1 (2.33%) Rational Functional Tester
5 1 (2.33%) Selenium
5 1 (2.33%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (2.33%) TestComplete
General
1 9 (20.93%) Finance
2 7 (16.28%) Banking
3 4 (9.30%) Legal
4 1 (2.33%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.33%) Law
4 1 (2.33%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 12 (27.91%) Developer
2 5 (11.63%) Consultant
3 4 (9.30%) Active Directory Engineer
3 4 (9.30%) Test Consultant
4 3 (6.98%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 3 (6.98%) SQL Developer
5 2 (4.65%) .NET Developer
5 2 (4.65%) Analyst
5 2 (4.65%) ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (4.65%) Automation Test Analyst
5 2 (4.65%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (4.65%) C# Developer
5 2 (4.65%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (4.65%) Security Engineer
5 2 (4.65%) Senior Developer
5 2 (4.65%) Senior Front-End Developer
5 2 (4.65%) Test Analyst
5 2 (4.65%) VB.NET Developer
5 2 (4.65%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (4.65%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (34.88%) .NET
2 10 (23.26%) HTML
3 7 (16.28%) ASP.NET
4 5 (11.63%) jQuery
5 3 (6.98%) AngularJS
5 3 (6.98%) Backbone.js
5 3 (6.98%) CSS
5 3 (6.98%) Sass
6 2 (4.65%) .NET Framework
6 2 (4.65%) Middleware
6 2 (4.65%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 2 (4.65%) XML
7 1 (2.33%) ADO
7 1 (2.33%) ODBC
7 1 (2.33%) TIBCO EMS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.63%) Visualisation
2 2 (4.65%) Clustering
3 1 (2.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.33%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.33%) Derivative
3 1 (2.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (2.33%) OTC Derivatives
3 1 (2.33%) PDA
3 1 (2.33%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 17 (39.53%) Windows
2 8 (18.60%) Windows Server
2 8 (18.60%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (16.28%) Windows 7
4 5 (11.63%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (9.30%) Linux
5 4 (9.30%) Unix
6 3 (6.98%) Windows 10
7 2 (4.65%) AIX
7 2 (4.65%) Oracle Linux
7 2 (4.65%) SUSE
7 2 (4.65%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (18.60%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (18.60%) Migration
2 5 (11.63%) Configuration Management
2 5 (11.63%) Defect Management
2 5 (11.63%) ITIL
2 5 (11.63%) Release Management
2 5 (11.63%) Test Management
2 5 (11.63%) Test Scripting
3 4 (9.30%) Change Management
3 4 (9.30%) Defect Tracking
3 4 (9.30%) Test Strategy
4 3 (6.98%) Content Management
4 3 (6.98%) Data Protection
4 3 (6.98%) Front End Development
4 3 (6.98%) MVC
4 3 (6.98%) Software Deployment
4 3 (6.98%) Software Engineering
4 3 (6.98%) Web Development
5 2 (4.65%) Continuous Delivery
5 2 (4.65%) Infrastructure Transformation
Programming Languages
1 19 (44.19%) PowerShell
2 14 (32.56%) SQL
3 13 (30.23%) C#
4 8 (18.60%) JavaScript
4 8 (18.60%) VBA
5 7 (16.28%) Java
5 7 (16.28%) VB
6 6 (13.95%) C++
7 3 (6.98%) PL/SQL
7 3 (6.98%) T-SQL
8 2 (4.65%) Bash Shell
8 2 (4.65%) Korn
8 2 (4.65%) Perl
8 2 (4.65%) VB.NET
9 1 (2.33%) Python
9 1 (2.33%) Shell Script
9 1 (2.33%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 8 (18.60%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (16.28%) MCSE
3 5 (11.63%) ISEB
3 5 (11.63%) MCITP
4 4 (9.30%) DV Cleared
4 4 (9.30%) Security Cleared
5 1 (2.33%) Degree
5 1 (2.33%) ISTQB
5 1 (2.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (2.33%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.30%) QA
2 3 (6.98%) WCAG
3 2 (4.65%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 11 (25.58%) Active Directory
2 6 (13.95%) VMware ESX
3 5 (11.63%) Microsoft App-V
3 5 (11.63%) XenApp
4 4 (9.30%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (6.98%) vSphere
5 3 (6.98%) XenDesktop
6 2 (4.65%) BitLocker
6 2 (4.65%) Virtual Desktop
6 2 (4.65%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (4.65%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 9 (20.93%) SCCM
2 5 (11.63%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (11.63%) SCOM
3 2 (4.65%) Ansible
3 2 (4.65%) Puppet
4 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
Vendors
1 10 (23.26%) VMware
2 7 (16.28%) Microsoft
3 5 (11.63%) Dell
3 5 (11.63%) HP
3 5 (11.63%) Oracle
4 4 (9.30%) Citrix
5 3 (6.98%) AppSense
5 3 (6.98%) Atlassian
5 3 (6.98%) IBM
5 3 (6.98%) RedDot
6 2 (4.65%) iManage
6 2 (4.65%) WorldPay
7 1 (2.33%) Murex
7 1 (2.33%) NetApp
7 1 (2.33%) OpenText
7 1 (2.33%) Siebel
7 1 (2.33%) TIBCO
7 1 (2.33%) TOWER Software
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Lorien Resourcing
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 6 days ago
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Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
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