The table below looks at the statistics for VBScript skills in IT contracts advertised for the County Antrim region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VBScript over the 3 months to 23 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Visual Basic Scripting Edition (VBScript)
Northern Ireland / County Antrim
Rank - 15 20
Contract jobs citing VBScript 0 6 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in County Antrim - 7.14% 2.06%
As % of the Programming Languages category - 14.63% 4.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 0
Median daily rate - £275 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £300 £361
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -16.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £48.25 £27.50 £28.69
% change year-on-year
+75.45% -4.14%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the County Antrim region.

Programming Languages Category
County Antrim
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
139 41 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in County Antrim 62.05% 48.81% 50.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 22 23
Median daily rate £413 £313 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.00% -3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £400 £355
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 0 0
Median hourly rate £14.42 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £40.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +12.67%

VBScript
Jobs Demand Trend in County Antrim

The demand trend of contract jobs across the County Antrim region citing VBScript as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Programming Languages category.

VBScript Jobs Demand Trend in County Antrim

VBScript
Daily Rate Trend in County Antrim

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing VBScript across the County Antrim region.

VBScript Daily Rate Trend in County Antrim