The table below looks at the statistics for VBScript skills in IT contracts advertised for the East Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VBScript over the 3 months to 30 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic Scripting Edition (VBScript)
Rank 85 97 87
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -10
Contract jobs citing VBScript 13 7 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.81% 0.40% 0.82%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.67% 1.02% 2.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 4 10
Average daily rate £235 £328 £205
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.24% +59.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £290 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £373 £589 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £324 £325
% change year-on-year
+15.83% -0.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £22.69
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £21.00 £29.53
% change year-on-year
+71.42% -28.87%
VBScript
England

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

Programming Languages Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
486 689 558
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 30.36% 39.21% 35.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 319 433 322
Average daily rate £338 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £221 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £333
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +5.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 16 39
Average hourly rate £35.00 £27.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% -21.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £19.00 £23.22
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.15 £39.00 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £36.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -1.36%

VBScript
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

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

VBScript Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

VBScript
Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

VBScript Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

VBScript
Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VBScript across the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 30 April 2016.

VBScript Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

VBScript
Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

VBScript Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

VBScript
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VBScript within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 30 April 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Derbyshire +16 8 £225 -31.81%
Northamptonshire +9 2 £388 -44.64%
Nottinghamshire +1 2 £275 -
Leicestershire - 1 £111 - 1
VBScript
England

VBScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 22 (66.67%) Windows
2 16 (48.48%) JavaScript
3 14 (42.42%) HP
3 14 (42.42%) PowerShell
4 13 (39.39%) Windows 8
4 13 (39.39%) Citrix
4 13 (39.39%) Microsoft
4 13 (39.39%) Active Directory
4 13 (39.39%) SQL Server
5 12 (36.36%) MS Office
5 12 (36.36%) C#
5 12 (36.36%) IBM Notes
5 12 (36.36%) SharePoint
5 12 (36.36%) Windows XP
5 12 (36.36%) MS Exchange
5 12 (36.36%) VPN
5 12 (36.36%) Microsoft Certification
5 12 (36.36%) Lotus
5 12 (36.36%) Blackberry
5 12 (36.36%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 12 (36.36%) SharePoint 2013
5 12 (36.36%) Windows 10
5 12 (36.36%) XenDesktop
5 12 (36.36%) Apple iOS
5 12 (36.36%) Exchange Server 2010
5 12 (36.36%) Migration
5 12 (36.36%) Exchange Server 2003
6 11 (33.33%) Web Services
6 11 (33.33%) SQL
7 10 (30.30%) XML

VBScript
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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.

Application Platforms
1 12 (36.36%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 12 (36.36%) Exchange Server 2003
1 12 (36.36%) Exchange Server 2010
1 12 (36.36%) IBM Notes
1 12 (36.36%) MS Exchange
1 12 (36.36%) SharePoint
1 12 (36.36%) SharePoint 2013
2 9 (27.27%) IIS
3 4 (12.12%) Tomcat
Applications
1 12 (36.36%) MS Office
2 2 (6.06%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 12 (36.36%) VPN
2 10 (30.30%) Internet
3 2 (6.06%) DHCP
3 2 (6.06%) DNS
4 1 (3.03%) LAN
4 1 (3.03%) Remote Desktop
4 1 (3.03%) SAN
4 1 (3.03%) TCP/IP
4 1 (3.03%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (39.39%) SQL Server
2 6 (18.18%) DTS
2 6 (18.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (15.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (6.06%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (6.06%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 7 (21.21%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (12.12%) Ant
3 3 (9.09%) MSI
4 1 (3.03%) Subversion
4 1 (3.03%) TortoiseSVN
4 1 (3.03%) Visual Studio
4 1 (3.03%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 9 (27.27%) Finance
2 2 (6.06%) Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (36.36%) Analyst
2 8 (24.24%) Developer
2 8 (24.24%) IT Analyst
2 8 (24.24%) IT Support
2 8 (24.24%) IT Support Analyst
2 8 (24.24%) JavaScript Engineer
3 7 (21.21%) Service Analyst
4 6 (18.18%) .NET Developer
4 6 (18.18%) C# .NET Developer
4 6 (18.18%) C# Developer
4 6 (18.18%) SSIS Developer
4 6 (18.18%) Support Analyst
5 5 (15.15%) ASP.NET Developer
5 5 (15.15%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 5 (15.15%) SSRS Developer
6 4 (12.12%) Software Engineer
6 4 (12.12%) Software Support Engineer
6 4 (12.12%) Support Engineer
7 2 (6.06%) ASP Developer
7 2 (6.06%) Classic ASP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (33.33%) Web Services
2 10 (30.30%) XML
3 8 (24.24%) .NET
4 7 (21.21%) ASP.NET
5 6 (18.18%) .NET Framework
6 2 (6.06%) Classic ASP
6 2 (6.06%) CSS
6 2 (6.06%) CSS3
6 2 (6.06%) HTML
6 2 (6.06%) HTML5
6 2 (6.06%) jQuery
7 1 (3.03%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 1 (3.03%) JSON
7 1 (3.03%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 12 (36.36%) Blackberry
2 4 (12.12%) Data Integration
3 1 (3.03%) EPoS
3 1 (3.03%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 22 (66.67%) Windows
2 13 (39.39%) Windows 8
3 12 (36.36%) Apple iOS
3 12 (36.36%) Windows 10
3 12 (36.36%) Windows XP
4 8 (24.24%) Windows Server
4 8 (24.24%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (21.21%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (3.03%) Windows 7
6 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (36.36%) Migration
2 8 (24.24%) Clinical Data Management
2 8 (24.24%) Data Management
2 8 (24.24%) SDLC
3 6 (18.18%) Continuous Improvement
4 4 (12.12%) Data Migration
4 4 (12.12%) OO
4 4 (12.12%) SOA
4 4 (12.12%) Software Engineering
4 4 (12.12%) Unit Testing
5 3 (9.09%) Logistics
6 1 (3.03%) Application Packaging
6 1 (3.03%) B2B
6 1 (3.03%) B2C
6 1 (3.03%) Database Optimisation
6 1 (3.03%) ITIL
6 1 (3.03%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 16 (48.48%) JavaScript
2 14 (42.42%) PowerShell
3 12 (36.36%) C#
4 11 (33.33%) SQL
5 8 (24.24%) Java
6 6 (18.18%) VB
7 4 (12.12%) C++
7 4 (12.12%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (36.36%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (12.12%) Degree
2 4 (12.12%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.03%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.12%) SLA
2 2 (6.06%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 13 (39.39%) Active Directory
2 12 (36.36%) XenDesktop
3 3 (9.09%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (3.03%) Hyper-V
4 1 (3.03%) Terminal Services
4 1 (3.03%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (3.03%) SCCM
Vendors
1 14 (42.42%) HP
2 13 (39.39%) Citrix
2 13 (39.39%) Microsoft
3 12 (36.36%) Lotus
4 8 (24.24%) Informatica
4 8 (24.24%) Oracle
4 8 (24.24%) TIBCO
5 1 (3.03%) Cisco
5 1 (3.03%) Dell
5 1 (3.03%) Sun