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 17 September 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic Scripting Edition (VBScript)
Rank 33 - 38
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing VBScript 1 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 0.40% - 0.31%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.03% - 1.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Average daily rate
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£305 - £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £338 £300
% change year-on-year
-2.37% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £30.78 £17.48
% change year-on-year
-23.64% +76.07%
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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
97 66 95
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 39.27% 37.29% 29.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 31 37
Average daily rate £413 £400 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 6 15
Average hourly rate £43.00 £34.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.47% +23.63%
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 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
Top 6 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, 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 3 (100.00%) QuickTest Pro
1 3 (100.00%) VB
2 2 (66.67%) Automation Testing
3 1 (33.33%) QA
3 1 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (33.33%) HP

VBScript
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, 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.

Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) QuickTest Pro
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Tester
2 1 (33.33%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Test Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Manual Tester
2 1 (33.33%) QA Tester
2 1 (33.33%) QA Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Automation Tester
2 1 (33.33%) Automation Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) VB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) HP