The table below looks at the statistics for VBScript skills in IT contracts advertised for the Dorset region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VBScript over the 3 months to 29 May 2015 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic Scripting Edition (VBScript)
Rank 22 25 32
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +7
Contract jobs citing VBScript 4 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 2.05% 1.07% 0.45%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.80% 3.92% 1.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 1
Average daily rate
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£305 £275 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.90% -33.73%
UK excluding London average daily rate £344 £326 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.59% -6.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £41.24 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £25.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-17.64% -27.14%
VBScript
South West

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

Programming Languages Category
Dorset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
69 51 96
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 35.38% 27.27% 42.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 28 55
Average daily rate £304 £350 £328
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.21% +6.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £228 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £417
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £341 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.79% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 8 10
Average hourly rate £37.50 £42.50 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +32.81%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+1.38% +2.85%

VBScript
Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VBScript across the Dorset region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

VBScript Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

VBScript
Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

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

VBScript Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

VBScript
Hourly Rate Trend in Dorset

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing VBScript across the Dorset region.

VBScript Hourly Rate Trend in Dorset

VBScript
Contract Job Locations in Dorset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VBScript within the Dorset region over the 3 months to 29 May 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Weymouth - 2 £305 -
VBScript
South West

VBScript
Top 11 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Dorset 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 4 (100.00%) VB
1 4 (100.00%) UML
2 2 (50.00%) Military
2 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (50.00%) VBA
2 2 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) MS Office
3 1 (25.00%) VB6
3 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering

VBScript
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Dorset 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.

Applications
1 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (25.00%) MS Office
General
1 2 (50.00%) Military
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (50.00%) VB Developer
2 2 (50.00%) VBA Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Development Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) UML
2 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) VB
2 2 (50.00%) VBA
3 1 (25.00%) VB6
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared