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 6 July 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
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic Scripting Edition (VBScript)
Rank 18 22 -
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -
Contract jobs citing VBScript 10 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 5.26% 1.61% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 14.49% 4.62% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 0
Average daily rate
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£305 £300 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.66% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £331
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +1.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Average hourly rate £41.24 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.97 £26.09 £38.25
% change year-on-year
-19.63% -31.79%
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 65 83
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 36.32% 34.95% 37.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 45 47
Average daily rate £325 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 7 4
Average hourly rate £41.24 £42.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.96% +30.76%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%

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 6 July 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
Bournemouth +1 4 - -
Weymouth - 3 £305 -
VBScript
South West

VBScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 6 (60.00%) VB
1 6 (60.00%) UML
2 5 (50.00%) MS Office
3 4 (40.00%) Data Security
3 4 (40.00%) VMware
3 4 (40.00%) VMware ESX
3 4 (40.00%) Banking
3 4 (40.00%) Web Development
3 4 (40.00%) Computer Science
3 4 (40.00%) QA
3 4 (40.00%) WCF
3 4 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (40.00%) PowerShell
3 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (40.00%) Web Services
3 4 (40.00%) .NET
3 4 (40.00%) SQL Server
3 4 (40.00%) C#
3 4 (40.00%) Perl
3 4 (40.00%) Windows
3 4 (40.00%) Linux
3 4 (40.00%) Windows XP
3 4 (40.00%) Active Directory
3 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (40.00%) Symantec
3 4 (40.00%) Unit Testing
3 4 (40.00%) Windows 7
3 4 (40.00%) vSphere
3 4 (40.00%) Bash Shell
3 4 (40.00%) Patch Management

VBScript
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 5 (50.00%) MS Office
2 3 (30.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (40.00%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (40.00%) Banking
2 3 (30.00%) Military
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Developer
2 3 (30.00%) VBA Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Virtualisation Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Development Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Cloud Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) VB Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (40.00%) .NET
1 4 (40.00%) Web Services
1 4 (40.00%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (40.00%) Windows
1 4 (40.00%) Linux
1 4 (40.00%) Windows XP
1 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 4 (40.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) UML
2 4 (40.00%) Data Security
2 4 (40.00%) Web Development
2 4 (40.00%) Unit Testing
2 4 (40.00%) Patch Management
3 3 (30.00%) Office Automation
4 1 (10.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Office Automation
Programming Languages
1 6 (60.00%) VB
2 4 (40.00%) C#
2 4 (40.00%) Perl
2 4 (40.00%) PowerShell
2 4 (40.00%) Bash Shell
3 3 (30.00%) VBA
4 1 (10.00%) VB6
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (30.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (10.00%) HNC
2 1 (10.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (40.00%) QA
System Software
1 4 (40.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (40.00%) VMware ESX
1 4 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (40.00%) vSphere
2 3 (30.00%) XenApp
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Symantec
1 4 (40.00%) VMware
2 3 (30.00%) Citrix