The table below looks at the statistics for VBScript skills in IT contracts advertised for the East of England 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 129 124 108
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -16
Contract jobs citing VBScript 8 13 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.27% 0.45% 0.75%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.76% 1.19% 1.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 6
Average daily rate
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£350 £270 £169
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.62% +60.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £270 £145
10% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £270 £313
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £331
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +1.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 5
Average hourly rate £20.94 £25.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.90% +2.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.97 £26.09 £38.25
% change year-on-year
-19.63% -31.79%
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 of England region.

Programming Languages Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
1053 1091 925
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 35.62% 37.67% 40.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 651 649 485
Average daily rate £350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £238 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 60 93
Average hourly rate £37.50 £37.00 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% +12.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.94 £26.05 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.75 £42.50
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 the East of England

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

VBScript Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

VBScript
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

VBScript Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

VBScript
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

VBScript Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

VBScript
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 of England 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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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
Hertfordshire -8 4 - - 4
Cambridgeshire -11 2 £363 +34.25%
Essex - 2 £300 - 4
VBScript
England

VBScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 7 (43.75%) Windows
2 6 (37.50%) XML
2 6 (37.50%) VB
2 6 (37.50%) Oracle
3 5 (31.25%) SQL
4 4 (25.00%) C#
4 4 (25.00%) .NET
4 4 (25.00%) ITIL
4 4 (25.00%) Active Directory
5 3 (18.75%) HP
5 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
5 3 (18.75%) MS Excel
5 3 (18.75%) VBA
5 3 (18.75%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 3 (18.75%) ASP.NET
5 3 (18.75%) SQL Server
5 3 (18.75%) HTML
5 3 (18.75%) Local Government
5 3 (18.75%) Software Testing
5 3 (18.75%) Business Analysis
5 3 (18.75%) PowerShell
6 2 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (12.50%) Software Engineering
6 2 (12.50%) WebSphere
6 2 (12.50%) Degree
6 2 (12.50%) Mac OS
6 2 (12.50%) IIS
6 2 (12.50%) MS Office
6 2 (12.50%) Web Services
6 2 (12.50%) Cognos

VBScript
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 2 (12.50%) IIS
1 2 (12.50%) WebSphere
2 1 (6.25%) Confluence
Applications
1 3 (18.75%) MS Excel
2 2 (12.50%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) PaaS
1 1 (6.25%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) Intranet
2 1 (6.25%) LAN
2 1 (6.25%) WAN
2 1 (6.25%) DHCP
2 1 (6.25%) DNS
2 1 (6.25%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (18.75%) SQL Server
2 2 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (6.25%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (18.75%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 2 (12.50%) HP UFT
3 1 (6.25%) JIRA
3 1 (6.25%) Selenium
3 1 (6.25%) Git (software)
3 1 (6.25%) Gerrit
3 1 (6.25%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (18.75%) Local Government
2 2 (12.50%) Telecoms
2 2 (12.50%) Finance
3 1 (6.25%) Legal
3 1 (6.25%) Publishing
3 1 (6.25%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (50.00%) Analyst
2 4 (25.00%) Support Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) Business Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Applications Support
4 2 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (12.50%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Business Systems Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Systems Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Applications Support Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) ICT Business Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Active Directory Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) IT Support
5 1 (6.25%) Deployment Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) VB6 Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Linux Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Implementation Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) VB Developer
5 1 (6.25%) IT Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (37.50%) XML
2 4 (25.00%) .NET
3 3 (18.75%) ASP.NET
3 3 (18.75%) HTML
4 2 (12.50%) Middleware
4 2 (12.50%) Web Services
5 1 (6.25%) ADSI
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Computer Science
1 1 (6.25%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 7 (43.75%) Windows
2 2 (12.50%) Mac OS
3 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (6.25%) UNIX
3 1 (6.25%) HPUX
3 1 (6.25%) Linux
3 1 (6.25%) SUSE
3 1 (6.25%) Ubuntu
3 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (25.00%) ITIL
2 3 (18.75%) Business Analysis
2 3 (18.75%) Software Testing
3 2 (12.50%) Migration
3 2 (12.50%) Software Engineering
4 1 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (6.25%) TDD
4 1 (6.25%) Incident Management
4 1 (6.25%) Problem Management
4 1 (6.25%) Test Automation
4 1 (6.25%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (6.25%) Waterfall
4 1 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (6.25%) Change Control
4 1 (6.25%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (6.25%) Automation Testing
4 1 (6.25%) Line Management
4 1 (6.25%) Mentoring
4 1 (6.25%) Coaching
4 1 (6.25%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 6 (37.50%) VB
2 5 (31.25%) SQL
3 4 (25.00%) C#
4 3 (18.75%) VBA
4 3 (18.75%) PowerShell
5 1 (6.25%) Bash Shell
5 1 (6.25%) Python
5 1 (6.25%) VB6
5 1 (6.25%) Korn
5 1 (6.25%) Java
5 1 (6.25%) JavaScript
5 1 (6.25%) Perl
5 1 (6.25%) T-SQL
5 1 (6.25%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) Degree
2 1 (6.25%) ISEB
2 1 (6.25%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (6.25%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (6.25%) NFS
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (37.50%) Oracle
2 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
2 3 (18.75%) HP
3 2 (12.50%) Cognos
4 1 (6.25%) Cisco
4 1 (6.25%) Sun
4 1 (6.25%) NetApp
4 1 (6.25%) Red Hat
4 1 (6.25%) VMware
4 1 (6.25%) Atlassian