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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Visual Basic Scripting Edition (VBScript)
Northern Ireland / County Antrim
Rank 37 16 22
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +6
Contract jobs citing VBScript 4 8 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in County Antrim 1.77% 7.55% 1.03%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.86% 17.78% 2.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 7 1
Median daily rate £263 £275 £200
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.54% +37.50%
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £323 £328
% change year-on-year
+0.77% -1.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.75 £24.50 £28.69
% change year-on-year
+21.42% -14.60%

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
140 45 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in County Antrim 61.95% 42.45% 50.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 109 25 21
Median daily rate £400 £300 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £261 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £400 £388
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +11.11%

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

VBScript
Contract Job Locations in County Antrim

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VBScript within the County Antrim region over the 3 months to 27 February 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Belfast -19 4 £263 -4.54%
VBScript
Northern Ireland

VBScript
Top 28 Related IT Skills in County Antrim

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 County Antrim region with a requirement for VBScript.

1 3 (75.00%) C#
1 3 (75.00%) Java
1 3 (75.00%) SQL
1 3 (75.00%) LoadRunner
1 3 (75.00%) Finance
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (75.00%) Selenium
1 3 (75.00%) Manual Testing
1 3 (75.00%) Cucumber
1 3 (75.00%) Non-Functional Testing
2 2 (50.00%) QA
2 2 (50.00%) Banking
2 2 (50.00%) Regression Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Service Management
3 1 (25.00%) Replication
3 1 (25.00%) VB
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (25.00%) Windows
3 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (25.00%) Client/Server
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) SAN
3 1 (25.00%) Investment Banking
3 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (25.00%) DFS Replication
3 1 (25.00%) SCOM
3 1 (25.00%) SDLC
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server

VBScript
Top Related IT Skills in County Antrim 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:

Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (75.00%) Cucumber
1 3 (75.00%) LoadRunner
1 3 (75.00%) Selenium
General
1 3 (75.00%) Finance
2 2 (50.00%) Banking
3 1 (25.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Banking Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) QA Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) QA Test Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Automation Test Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) QA Automation Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Test Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Client/Server
1 1 (25.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (75.00%) Manual Testing
1 3 (75.00%) Non-Functional Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Regression Testing
3 1 (25.00%) SDLC
3 1 (25.00%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) C#
1 3 (75.00%) Java
1 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (25.00%) VB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft