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 21 November 2014 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic Scripting Edition (VBScript)
Rank 182 163 166
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +3
Contract jobs citing VBScript 23 48 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.39% 0.68% 0.55%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.91% 1.60% 1.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 39 28
Average daily rate
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£395 £325 £318
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.53% +2.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £221 £263 £214
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £477 £483
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £340 £295
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +15.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Average hourly rate £30.25 £40.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.37% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 £30.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+58.32% +57.90%
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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
2530 3006 2495
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 43.45% 42.28% 38.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 2037 2341 1954
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £305 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £600 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 22 20
Average hourly rate £30.00 £40.00 £34.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +15.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £20.75 £13.74
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £56.25 £49.02
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%

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 21 November 2014.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VBScript across the City of London region over the 3 months to 21 November 2014.

VBScript Hourly Rate Histogram in the City of London

VBScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, 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 32 (66.67%) SQL
2 24 (50.00%) Windows
3 23 (47.92%) PowerShell
4 21 (43.75%) Microsoft
5 19 (39.58%) Banking
6 17 (35.42%) SQL Server
7 14 (29.17%) VB
8 13 (27.08%) .NET
8 13 (27.08%) Oracle
8 13 (27.08%) Windows Server 2008
9 12 (25.00%) C#
9 12 (25.00%) Active Directory
9 12 (25.00%) Finance
10 11 (22.92%) Windows 7
10 11 (22.92%) SCCM
11 9 (18.75%) Citrix
12 8 (16.67%) MS Excel
12 8 (16.67%) HTML
12 8 (16.67%) JavaScript
12 8 (16.67%) VBA
12 8 (16.67%) XML
12 8 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
12 8 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
13 7 (14.58%) Analytical Skills
13 7 (14.58%) HP
14 6 (12.50%) VMware
14 6 (12.50%) Microsoft App-V
14 6 (12.50%) XenApp
14 6 (12.50%) WMI
14 6 (12.50%) WebSphere

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

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, 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 6 (12.50%) WebSphere
2 5 (10.42%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (6.25%) IIS
3 3 (6.25%) MS Exchange
4 2 (4.17%) SharePoint
5 1 (2.08%) CMS
5 1 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 8 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 3 (6.25%) MS Office
2 3 (6.25%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (2.08%) MS Project
3 1 (2.08%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.08%) Siebel Analytics
1 1 (2.08%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.08%) DHCP
1 1 (2.08%) DNS
1 1 (2.08%) SAN
1 1 (2.08%) Intranet
1 1 (2.08%) Internet
1 1 (2.08%) Firewall
1 1 (2.08%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (2.08%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (35.42%) SQL Server
2 8 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (10.42%) Oracle Database
4 4 (8.33%) Relational Database
4 4 (8.33%) QlikView
4 4 (8.33%) RDBMS
5 3 (6.25%) MS Access
5 3 (6.25%) MySQL
5 3 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (2.08%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (2.08%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (2.08%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (2.08%) Siebel EIM
6 1 (2.08%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (2.08%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 3 (6.25%) Toad
1 3 (6.25%) QuickTest Pro
2 2 (4.17%) Visual Studio
2 2 (4.17%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 2 (4.17%) FitNesse
3 1 (2.08%) TestComplete
3 1 (2.08%) Dreamweaver
3 1 (2.08%) InstallShield
3 1 (2.08%) AdminStudio
3 1 (2.08%) Subversion
3 1 (2.08%) JIRA
3 1 (2.08%) Selenium
General
1 19 (39.58%) Banking
2 12 (25.00%) Finance
3 3 (6.25%) Law
3 3 (6.25%) Games
4 2 (4.17%) Legal
4 2 (4.17%) Publishing
5 1 (2.08%) Back Office
5 1 (2.08%) Retail
5 1 (2.08%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 16 (33.33%) Developer
2 6 (12.50%) Analyst
2 6 (12.50%) Consultant
2 6 (12.50%) SQL Developer
3 5 (10.42%) Deployment Engineer
4 4 (8.33%) QlikView Developer
4 4 (8.33%) .NET Developer
5 3 (6.25%) Desktop Engineer
6 2 (4.17%) Programmer
6 2 (4.17%) Architect
6 2 (4.17%) Tester
6 2 (4.17%) Test Analyst
6 2 (4.17%) Citrix Specialist
7 1 (2.08%) Windows Server Engineer
7 1 (2.08%) .NET Programmer
7 1 (2.08%) Integration Tester
7 1 (2.08%) Deployment Analyst
7 1 (2.08%) Virtualisation Consultant
7 1 (2.08%) Build Engineer
7 1 (2.08%) Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (27.08%) .NET
2 8 (16.67%) XML
2 8 (16.67%) HTML
3 5 (10.42%) ASP.NET
4 4 (8.33%) CSS
4 4 (8.33%) XSD
4 4 (8.33%) XSLT
5 3 (6.25%) JSON
5 3 (6.25%) SOAP
5 3 (6.25%) Web Services
6 2 (4.17%) XSL
6 2 (4.17%) Application Packaging
6 2 (4.17%) Middleware
6 2 (4.17%) Ruby on Rails
6 2 (4.17%) .NET Framework
7 1 (2.08%) WCF
7 1 (2.08%) WPF
7 1 (2.08%) HTML5
7 1 (2.08%) REST
7 1 (2.08%) ActiveX
Miscellaneous
1 7 (14.58%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (8.33%) Mathematics
3 3 (6.25%) Computer Science
3 3 (6.25%) Data Extraction
3 3 (6.25%) Visualisation
3 3 (6.25%) User Experience
4 2 (4.17%) SecurID
5 1 (2.08%) Statistics
5 1 (2.08%) Market Risk
5 1 (2.08%) Fat Client
5 1 (2.08%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (2.08%) NHS
5 1 (2.08%) W3C
5 1 (2.08%) Thin Client
5 1 (2.08%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.08%) Clustering
5 1 (2.08%) Equities
5 1 (2.08%) CESG
5 1 (2.08%) CESG CLAS
Operating Systems
1 24 (50.00%) Windows
2 13 (27.08%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (22.92%) Windows 7
4 8 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (10.42%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (10.42%) Linux
6 3 (6.25%) UNIX
7 2 (4.17%) Windows XP
8 1 (2.08%) Windows 2000
8 1 (2.08%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (10.42%) ITIL
2 4 (8.33%) Data Modelling
2 4 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (8.33%) Time Management
2 4 (8.33%) Service Delivery
2 4 (8.33%) Analytics
3 3 (6.25%) Change Control
3 3 (6.25%) Release Management
3 3 (6.25%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (6.25%) Service Management
3 3 (6.25%) Workflow
3 3 (6.25%) Validation
3 3 (6.25%) Migration
3 3 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (6.25%) Software Engineering
4 2 (4.17%) Incident Management
4 2 (4.17%) Change Management
4 2 (4.17%) Use Case
4 2 (4.17%) Test Automation
5 1 (2.08%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 32 (66.67%) SQL
2 23 (47.92%) PowerShell
3 14 (29.17%) VB
4 12 (25.00%) C#
5 8 (16.67%) JavaScript
5 8 (16.67%) VBA
6 4 (8.33%) Shell Script
6 4 (8.33%) T-SQL
7 3 (6.25%) Java
7 3 (6.25%) PL/SQL
8 2 (4.17%) Ruby
8 2 (4.17%) C++
8 2 (4.17%) Perl
9 1 (2.08%) C
9 1 (2.08%) VB.NET
9 1 (2.08%) XAML
9 1 (2.08%) VB6
Qualifications
1 4 (8.33%) Degree
2 3 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (4.17%) MCITP
4 1 (2.08%) MCSE
4 1 (2.08%) CCNA
4 1 (2.08%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.17%) QA
2 1 (2.08%) ISO 9001
2 1 (2.08%) WCAG
2 1 (2.08%) WAI
System Software
1 12 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 6 (12.50%) Microsoft App-V
2 6 (12.50%) XenApp
3 4 (8.33%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 4 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (6.25%) Hyper-V
4 3 (6.25%) Oracle RMAN
4 3 (6.25%) XenDesktop
5 2 (4.17%) vSphere
5 2 (4.17%) VMware Workstation
5 2 (4.17%) VMware Server
6 1 (2.08%) MetaFrame
6 1 (2.08%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 11 (22.92%) SCCM
2 6 (12.50%) WMI
3 4 (8.33%) HP Quality Center
3 4 (8.33%) SCOrch
4 3 (6.25%) SCOM
4 3 (6.25%) SCVMM
5 2 (4.17%) EdgeSight
6 1 (2.08%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (2.08%) HP SIM
6 1 (2.08%) AppDNA
6 1 (2.08%) CA LISA
6 1 (2.08%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 21 (43.75%) Microsoft
2 13 (27.08%) Oracle
3 9 (18.75%) Citrix
4 7 (14.58%) HP
5 6 (12.50%) VMware
6 5 (10.42%) Altiris
6 5 (10.42%) Cognos
7 3 (6.25%) Open Text
8 2 (4.17%) IBM
8 2 (4.17%) Reuters
8 2 (4.17%) Bloomberg
9 1 (2.08%) Symantec
9 1 (2.08%) McAfee
9 1 (2.08%) Sophos
9 1 (2.08%) Infragistics
9 1 (2.08%) Metastorm
9 1 (2.08%) Perforce
9 1 (2.08%) Siebel
9 1 (2.08%) Cisco
9 1 (2.08%) CA
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