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 29 January 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 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic Scripting Edition (VBScript)
Rank 164 155 142
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -13
Contract jobs citing VBScript 22 46 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.44% 0.77% 0.90%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.97% 1.77% 2.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 39 35
Average daily rate
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£419 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.68% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £354 £263 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £200 £280
% change year-on-year
+80.00% -28.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £50.00 - £28.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.69 £30.01 £28.50
% change year-on-year
-4.38% +5.28%
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
2277 2593 2404
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 45.93% 43.36% 41.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 1870 1974 1867
Average daily rate £475 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £317 £313 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £638 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 15 34
Average hourly rate £40.00 £42.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +21.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.37 £26.21 £17.97
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £147.50 £50.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £33.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.76% -5.00%

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 29 January 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 29 January 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 39 (70.91%) SQL
2 27 (49.09%) Windows
2 27 (49.09%) Microsoft
3 25 (45.45%) PowerShell
4 20 (36.36%) Active Directory
5 18 (32.73%) SQL Server
6 17 (30.91%) VB
6 17 (30.91%) Finance
7 16 (29.09%) .NET
7 16 (29.09%) Oracle
8 15 (27.27%) C#
8 15 (27.27%) Banking
9 13 (23.64%) Windows Server 2008
9 13 (23.64%) Windows 7
9 13 (23.64%) JavaScript
10 12 (21.82%) Citrix
11 11 (20.00%) XML
11 11 (20.00%) SCCM
12 10 (18.18%) XenApp
13 9 (16.36%) MS Exchange
13 9 (16.36%) HTML
13 9 (16.36%) VBA
14 8 (14.55%) Migration
14 8 (14.55%) SQL Server 2008
14 8 (14.55%) Analytical Skills
14 8 (14.55%) VMware
14 8 (14.55%) WMI
15 7 (12.73%) Microsoft App-V
15 7 (12.73%) Release Management
15 7 (12.73%) HP

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

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 9 (16.36%) MS Exchange
2 5 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (7.27%) IIS
3 4 (7.27%) Exchange Server 2013
3 4 (7.27%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (5.45%) Oracle Workflow
4 3 (5.45%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (1.82%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.82%) CMS
5 1 (1.82%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (1.82%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 7 (12.73%) MS Excel
2 4 (7.27%) Spreadsheet
3 3 (5.45%) MS Office
4 1 (1.82%) InfoPath
4 1 (1.82%) MS Project
4 1 (1.82%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.45%) SAN
2 2 (3.64%) DHCP
2 2 (3.64%) DNS
2 2 (3.64%) SMTP
2 2 (3.64%) Internet
2 2 (3.64%) Firewall
3 1 (1.82%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (1.82%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (32.73%) SQL Server
2 8 (14.55%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (9.09%) Relational Database
4 4 (7.27%) Oracle Database
4 4 (7.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (7.27%) QlikView
5 3 (5.45%) Siebel EIM
5 3 (5.45%) MySQL
5 3 (5.45%) MS Access
6 2 (3.64%) RDBMS
7 1 (1.82%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (1.82%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (1.82%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (1.82%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 5 (9.09%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 4 (7.27%) QuickTest Pro
3 3 (5.45%) Toad
4 2 (3.64%) Visual Studio
4 2 (3.64%) Subversion
4 2 (3.64%) Selenium
4 2 (3.64%) FitNesse
5 1 (1.82%) JIRA
5 1 (1.82%) WebDriver
5 1 (1.82%) TestComplete
5 1 (1.82%) JMeter
5 1 (1.82%) MSI
5 1 (1.82%) PeopleTools
5 1 (1.82%) Dreamweaver
General
1 17 (30.91%) Finance
2 15 (27.27%) Banking
3 4 (7.27%) Back Office
4 3 (5.45%) Front Office
4 3 (5.45%) Law
4 3 (5.45%) Games
5 2 (3.64%) Legal
5 2 (3.64%) Retail
6 1 (1.82%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.82%) Advertising
6 1 (1.82%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 18 (32.73%) Developer
2 15 (27.27%) Analyst
3 7 (12.73%) SQL Developer
4 5 (9.09%) Support Analyst
5 4 (7.27%) Consultant
5 4 (7.27%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 4 (7.27%) QlikView Developer
5 4 (7.27%) Desktop Engineer
5 4 (7.27%) .NET Developer
5 4 (7.27%) Messaging Analyst
6 3 (5.45%) Siebel Developer
6 3 (5.45%) Applications Support Analyst
6 3 (5.45%) Senior Siebel Developer
6 3 (5.45%) Applications Support
6 3 (5.45%) Senior Developer
7 2 (3.64%) Test Analyst
7 2 (3.64%) Architect
7 2 (3.64%) Tester
7 2 (3.64%) Programmer
7 2 (3.64%) Citrix Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (29.09%) .NET
2 11 (20.00%) XML
3 9 (16.36%) HTML
4 6 (10.91%) ASP.NET
5 5 (9.09%) Web Services
5 5 (9.09%) XSD
5 5 (9.09%) XSLT
6 4 (7.27%) CSS
6 4 (7.27%) JSON
7 3 (5.45%) SOAP
8 2 (3.64%) XSL
8 2 (3.64%) .NET Framework
8 2 (3.64%) Ruby on Rails
8 2 (3.64%) Application Packaging
9 1 (1.82%) WCF
9 1 (1.82%) WPF
9 1 (1.82%) REST
9 1 (1.82%) HTML5
9 1 (1.82%) ADO.NET
9 1 (1.82%) ActiveX
Miscellaneous
1 8 (14.55%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (7.27%) Equities
2 4 (7.27%) Mathematics
3 3 (5.45%) Computer Science
3 3 (5.45%) Derivative
3 3 (5.45%) Equity Derivative
3 3 (5.45%) User Experience
3 3 (5.45%) Visualisation
3 3 (5.45%) Data Extraction
3 3 (5.45%) Clustering
3 3 (5.45%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 2 (3.64%) Thin Client
4 2 (3.64%) Fat Client
4 2 (3.64%) SecurID
5 1 (1.82%) Market Risk
5 1 (1.82%) Statistics
5 1 (1.82%) CESG
5 1 (1.82%) CESG CLAS
5 1 (1.82%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.82%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 27 (49.09%) Windows
2 13 (23.64%) Windows Server 2008
2 13 (23.64%) Windows 7
3 6 (10.91%) UNIX
3 6 (10.91%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (9.09%) Linux
5 3 (5.45%) Windows XP
6 1 (1.82%) Windows Vista
6 1 (1.82%) Windows CE
6 1 (1.82%) Windows 2000
6 1 (1.82%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (14.55%) Migration
2 7 (12.73%) Release Management
3 6 (10.91%) Workflow
4 5 (9.09%) Change Management
5 4 (7.27%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (7.27%) Data Modelling
5 4 (7.27%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (7.27%) Service Delivery
5 4 (7.27%) User Acceptance Testing
5 4 (7.27%) Problem Management
6 3 (5.45%) Use Case
6 3 (5.45%) Validation
6 3 (5.45%) Test Automation
6 3 (5.45%) Market Making
6 3 (5.45%) Analytics
6 3 (5.45%) Capacity Management
6 3 (5.45%) Change Control
6 3 (5.45%) Electronic Trading
6 3 (5.45%) Time Management
6 3 (5.45%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 39 (70.91%) SQL
2 25 (45.45%) PowerShell
3 17 (30.91%) VB
4 15 (27.27%) C#
5 13 (23.64%) JavaScript
6 9 (16.36%) VBA
7 4 (7.27%) T-SQL
8 3 (5.45%) Java
8 3 (5.45%) PL/SQL
9 2 (3.64%) Perl
9 2 (3.64%) C++
9 2 (3.64%) VB.NET
9 2 (3.64%) Shell Script
9 2 (3.64%) Ruby
10 1 (1.82%) VB6
10 1 (1.82%) XAML
10 1 (1.82%) SQR
10 1 (1.82%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (7.27%) Degree
3 3 (5.45%) Siebel Certification
4 2 (3.64%) Citrix Certification
4 2 (3.64%) MCITP
5 1 (1.82%) MCSE
5 1 (1.82%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.82%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.82%) QA
1 1 (1.82%) WCAG
1 1 (1.82%) WAI
1 1 (1.82%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 20 (36.36%) Active Directory
2 10 (18.18%) XenApp
3 7 (12.73%) Microsoft App-V
4 5 (9.09%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 4 (7.27%) vSphere
6 3 (5.45%) Hyper-V
6 3 (5.45%) VMware Infrastructure
7 2 (3.64%) Terminal Services
7 2 (3.64%) VMware Server
7 2 (3.64%) XenDesktop
7 2 (3.64%) Sendmail
7 2 (3.64%) VMware Workstation
8 1 (1.82%) Oracle RMAN
8 1 (1.82%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 11 (20.00%) SCCM
2 8 (14.55%) WMI
3 6 (10.91%) HP Quality Center
3 6 (10.91%) SCOrch
4 3 (5.45%) SCOM
4 3 (5.45%) SCVMM
5 2 (3.64%) EdgeSight
6 1 (1.82%) SCDPM
6 1 (1.82%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (1.82%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 27 (49.09%) Microsoft
2 16 (29.09%) Oracle
3 12 (21.82%) Citrix
4 8 (14.55%) VMware
5 7 (12.73%) HP
6 6 (10.91%) Altiris
7 3 (5.45%) Siebel
8 2 (3.64%) Reuters
8 2 (3.64%) Bloomberg
8 2 (3.64%) McAfee
8 2 (3.64%) F5
9 1 (1.82%) Lumension
9 1 (1.82%) Leostream
9 1 (1.82%) BT
9 1 (1.82%) Infragistics
9 1 (1.82%) RedDot
9 1 (1.82%) Perforce
9 1 (1.82%) Open Text
9 1 (1.82%) Sophos
9 1 (1.82%) Symantec
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