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 25 May 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
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic Scripting Edition (VBScript)
Rank 137 176 166
Rank change year-on-year
+39 -10
Contract jobs citing VBScript 17 24 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.51% 0.44% 0.63%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.07% 1.06% 1.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 16 26
Median daily rate £500 £438 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £406 £340 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £525 £485
UK excluding London median daily rate £355 £339 £326
% change year-on-year
+4.79% +3.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £21.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+71.42% -17.64%
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
1585 2265 2494
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 47.84% 41.74% 41.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 1352 1837 1961
Median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £313 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 20 10
Median hourly rate £22.50 £23.29 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.39% -15.30%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.76 £19.72 £14.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £80.00 £47.70 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £36.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -

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 25 May 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 25 May 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 16 (39.02%) PowerShell
2 15 (36.59%) Windows
3 14 (34.15%) .NET
4 13 (31.71%) SQL
5 12 (29.27%) C#
5 12 (29.27%) SQL Server
6 11 (26.83%) VB
7 10 (24.39%) Active Directory
8 9 (21.95%) SharePoint
8 9 (21.95%) HTML
8 9 (21.95%) JIRA
8 9 (21.95%) SCCM
9 8 (19.51%) IIS
9 8 (19.51%) VBA
10 7 (17.07%) JavaScript
10 7 (17.07%) Agile Software Development
10 7 (17.07%) VMware
10 7 (17.07%) Windows Server 2008
10 7 (17.07%) Windows Server
11 6 (14.63%) jQuery
11 6 (14.63%) Firewall
11 6 (14.63%) Finance
11 6 (14.63%) Migration
11 6 (14.63%) ASP.NET
11 6 (14.63%) HP
11 6 (14.63%) Configuration Management
11 6 (14.63%) Microsoft
12 5 (12.20%) ITIL
12 5 (12.20%) Microsoft App-V
12 5 (12.20%) Release Management

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 9 (21.95%) SharePoint
2 8 (19.51%) IIS
3 5 (12.20%) Confluence
4 4 (9.76%) CMS
5 2 (4.88%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (4.88%) WebSphere
5 2 (4.88%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (2.44%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (4.88%) MS Excel
1 2 (4.88%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.44%) OpenText MBPM
1 1 (2.44%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.32%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (4.88%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (2.44%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (14.63%) Firewall
2 3 (7.32%) DNS
2 3 (7.32%) Kerberos
3 2 (4.88%) NetScaler
3 2 (4.88%) SAN
3 2 (4.88%) SSL
4 1 (2.44%) DMZ
4 1 (2.44%) Internet
4 1 (2.44%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.44%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (29.27%) SQL Server
2 5 (12.20%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (9.76%) SQL Server 2014
4 3 (7.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (4.88%) DB2
5 2 (4.88%) Oracle Database
5 2 (4.88%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (4.88%) Relational Database
5 2 (4.88%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (4.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (4.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (2.44%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 9 (21.95%) JIRA
2 4 (9.76%) Git (software)
2 4 (9.76%) MSI
2 4 (9.76%) Visual Studio
3 3 (7.32%) HP UFT
3 3 (7.32%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 2 (4.88%) TestComplete
5 1 (2.44%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (14.63%) Finance
2 4 (9.76%) Banking
2 4 (9.76%) Legal
3 1 (2.44%) Investment Banking
3 1 (2.44%) Law
Job Titles
1 12 (29.27%) Developer
2 7 (17.07%) Consultant
3 4 (9.76%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 4 (9.76%) Test Consultant
4 3 (7.32%) Analyst
4 3 (7.32%) Automation Test Analyst
4 3 (7.32%) Test Analyst
5 2 (4.88%) .NET Developer
5 2 (4.88%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 2 (4.88%) Administrator
5 2 (4.88%) ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (4.88%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (4.88%) C# Developer
5 2 (4.88%) Citrix Engineer
5 2 (4.88%) DBA
5 2 (4.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (4.88%) Senior Developer
5 2 (4.88%) SQL Developer
5 2 (4.88%) VB.NET Developer
5 2 (4.88%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (34.15%) .NET
2 9 (21.95%) HTML
3 6 (14.63%) ASP.NET
3 6 (14.63%) jQuery
4 4 (9.76%) AngularJS
4 4 (9.76%) Backbone.js
4 4 (9.76%) CSS
4 4 (9.76%) Sass
5 2 (4.88%) .NET Framework
5 2 (4.88%) Middleware
5 2 (4.88%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 2 (4.88%) XML
6 1 (2.44%) ADO
6 1 (2.44%) ODBC
6 1 (2.44%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.20%) Visualisation
2 4 (9.76%) Clustering
3 2 (4.88%) Derivative
3 2 (4.88%) OTC Derivatives
3 2 (4.88%) Replication
4 1 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.44%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.44%) Equities
4 1 (2.44%) Fixed Income
4 1 (2.44%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 15 (36.59%) Windows
2 7 (17.07%) Windows Server
2 7 (17.07%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (12.20%) Windows 7
4 4 (9.76%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (4.88%) AIX
5 2 (4.88%) Linux
5 2 (4.88%) Oracle Linux
5 2 (4.88%) SUSE
5 2 (4.88%) Unix
6 1 (2.44%) Windows 10
6 1 (2.44%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (17.07%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (14.63%) Configuration Management
2 6 (14.63%) Migration
3 5 (12.20%) Defect Management
3 5 (12.20%) ITIL
3 5 (12.20%) Release Management
3 5 (12.20%) Test Scripting
4 4 (9.76%) Change Management
4 4 (9.76%) Content Management
4 4 (9.76%) Data Protection
4 4 (9.76%) Defect Tracking
4 4 (9.76%) Front End Development
4 4 (9.76%) MVC
4 4 (9.76%) Test Management
4 4 (9.76%) Test Strategy
4 4 (9.76%) Web Development
5 3 (7.32%) Software Deployment
5 3 (7.32%) Software Engineering
6 2 (4.88%) Continuous Delivery
6 2 (4.88%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 16 (39.02%) PowerShell
2 13 (31.71%) SQL
3 12 (29.27%) C#
4 11 (26.83%) VB
5 8 (19.51%) VBA
6 7 (17.07%) JavaScript
7 3 (7.32%) C++
7 3 (7.32%) Java
7 3 (7.32%) VB.NET
8 2 (4.88%) Bash Shell
8 2 (4.88%) Korn
8 2 (4.88%) Perl
8 2 (4.88%) PL/SQL
8 2 (4.88%) Tcl
8 2 (4.88%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (9.76%) DV Cleared
1 4 (9.76%) ISEB
1 4 (9.76%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (9.76%) Security Cleared
2 3 (7.32%) MCITP
2 3 (7.32%) MCSE
3 1 (2.44%) ISTQB
3 1 (2.44%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (2.44%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.76%) WCAG
2 3 (7.32%) QA
3 2 (4.88%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 10 (24.39%) Active Directory
2 5 (12.20%) Microsoft App-V
2 5 (12.20%) XenApp
3 4 (9.76%) VMware ESX
4 3 (7.32%) vSphere
4 3 (7.32%) XenDesktop
5 2 (4.88%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (4.88%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (2.44%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 9 (21.95%) SCCM
2 4 (9.76%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (7.32%) SCOM
4 2 (4.88%) Ansible
4 2 (4.88%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 2 (4.88%) Puppet
5 1 (2.44%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 7 (17.07%) VMware
2 6 (14.63%) HP
2 6 (14.63%) Microsoft
3 4 (9.76%) Citrix
3 4 (9.76%) RedDot
4 3 (7.32%) AppSense
4 3 (7.32%) Atlassian
4 3 (7.32%) Dell
4 3 (7.32%) Oracle
5 2 (4.88%) IBM
5 2 (4.88%) iManage
6 1 (2.44%) Cyber-Ark
6 1 (2.44%) NetApp
6 1 (2.44%) OpenText
6 1 (2.44%) Siebel
6 1 (2.44%) TOWER Software
6 1 (2.44%) WorldPay