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 17 January 2017 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Visual Basic Scripting Edition (VBScript)
London / City of London
Rank 149 133 168
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +35
Contract jobs citing VBScript 7 17 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.24% 0.57% 0.42%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.47% 1.28% 0.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 15 16
Median daily rate £420 £450 £419
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £379 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £512 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £303 £352
% change year-on-year
+7.26% -13.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £30.00 £50.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -40.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £53.50 £28.25 £28.69
% change year-on-year
+89.38% -1.53%

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
1476 1331 2265
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 50.76% 44.37% 45.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1230 1097 1861
Median daily rate £478 £478 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.05% +3.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 10 2
Median hourly rate - £29.64 £50.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -40.72%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £39.00 £35.18
% change year-on-year
+5.12% +10.87%

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 17 January 2017.

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 17 January 2017, 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 8 (72.73%) Windows
2 7 (63.64%) SQL
2 7 (63.64%) PowerShell
3 5 (45.45%) Oracle
4 4 (36.36%) Finance
4 4 (36.36%) Banking
4 4 (36.36%) Windows Server
5 3 (27.27%) Windows 10
5 3 (27.27%) Oracle Database
5 3 (27.27%) HTML5
5 3 (27.27%) HP Quality Center
5 3 (27.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (27.27%) SCCM
5 3 (27.27%) TeamCity
5 3 (27.27%) Test Automation
5 3 (27.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (27.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (27.27%) QA
5 3 (27.27%) Firewall
5 3 (27.27%) Front Office
5 3 (27.27%) Back Office
5 3 (27.27%) HP
5 3 (27.27%) Unix
5 3 (27.27%) IIS
5 3 (27.27%) T-SQL
5 3 (27.27%) HTML
5 3 (27.27%) Java
5 3 (27.27%) Linux
5 3 (27.27%) Oracle9i Database
5 3 (27.27%) Microsoft

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 3 (27.27%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (27.27%) Firewall
2 2 (18.18%) FTP
3 1 (9.09%) Internet
3 1 (9.09%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) Oracle Database
1 3 (27.27%) Oracle Database 10g
1 3 (27.27%) Oracle9i Database
1 3 (27.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 3 (27.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 3 (27.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
2 2 (18.18%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 3 (27.27%) HP UFT
1 3 (27.27%) TeamCity
2 2 (18.18%) Cucumber
2 2 (18.18%) Git (software)
2 2 (18.18%) Jenkins
2 2 (18.18%) JIRA
2 2 (18.18%) MSI
2 2 (18.18%) Selenium
2 2 (18.18%) Selenium IDE
2 2 (18.18%) SoapUI
2 2 (18.18%) Subversion
2 2 (18.18%) Toad
2 2 (18.18%) WebDriver
3 1 (9.09%) TestComplete
General
1 4 (36.36%) Banking
1 4 (36.36%) Finance
2 3 (27.27%) Back Office
2 3 (27.27%) Front Office
3 1 (9.09%) Games
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) .NET Developer
2 2 (18.18%) Agile .NET Developer
2 2 (18.18%) Agile Developer
2 2 (18.18%) Banking Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Developer
2 2 (18.18%) Developer in Test
2 2 (18.18%) Implementation Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Test Automation Developer
2 2 (18.18%) Windows Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Wintel Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Agile Java Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Automation Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Automation Test Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) PowerShell Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) QA Automation Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) QA Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) SCCM Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) SCCM Specialist
3 1 (9.09%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (27.27%) HTML
1 3 (27.27%) HTML5
2 2 (18.18%) .NET
2 2 (18.18%) JSP
2 2 (18.18%) SOAP
2 2 (18.18%) Web Services
2 2 (18.18%) XML
3 1 (9.09%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Client/Server
1 2 (18.18%) Derivative
1 2 (18.18%) Fintech
2 1 (9.09%) Credit Derivative
2 1 (9.09%) Fixed Income
2 1 (9.09%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (9.09%) Interest Rate Derivative
2 1 (9.09%) Spread Betting
Operating Systems
1 8 (72.73%) Windows
2 4 (36.36%) Windows Server
3 3 (27.27%) Linux
3 3 (27.27%) Unix
3 3 (27.27%) Windows 10
4 2 (18.18%) Windows 7
5 1 (9.09%) Windows 8
5 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) Test Automation
2 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (18.18%) API Testing
2 2 (18.18%) BDD
2 2 (18.18%) Business Continuity
2 2 (18.18%) Change Management
2 2 (18.18%) Defect Tracking
2 2 (18.18%) Regression Testing
2 2 (18.18%) Scrum
2 2 (18.18%) SDLC
2 2 (18.18%) Software Testing
2 2 (18.18%) TDD
2 2 (18.18%) Test Scripting
2 2 (18.18%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (18.18%) Waterfall
2 2 (18.18%) Web Development
3 1 (9.09%) ITIL
3 1 (9.09%) Migration
3 1 (9.09%) QA Automation
3 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (63.64%) PowerShell
1 7 (63.64%) SQL
2 3 (27.27%) Java
2 3 (27.27%) T-SQL
3 2 (18.18%) C
3 2 (18.18%) C#
3 2 (18.18%) Perl
3 2 (18.18%) PHP
3 2 (18.18%) Ruby
4 1 (9.09%) C++
4 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
4 1 (9.09%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) MCDST
1 1 (9.09%) MCTS
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared
1 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
1 1 (9.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (27.27%) QA
2 2 (18.18%) WCAG
System Software
1 2 (18.18%) Active Directory
2 1 (9.09%) BitLocker
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (9.09%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (27.27%) Control-M
1 3 (27.27%) HP Quality Center
1 3 (27.27%) SCCM
2 2 (18.18%) WSUS
3 1 (9.09%) Sysprep
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) Oracle
2 3 (27.27%) HP
2 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
3 2 (18.18%) VMware
4 1 (9.09%) LANDesk
4 1 (9.09%) Salesforce.com