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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic Scripting Edition (VBScript)
Rank 118 101 84
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -17
Contract jobs citing VBScript 18 25 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.64% 1.04% 1.71%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.72% 2.51% 4.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 7 7
Average daily rate
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£365 £188 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+94.66% -31.81%
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £275 £275
% change year-on-year
+30.90% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £20.93 - £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.69 £30.00 £19.39
% change year-on-year
-4.37% +54.73%
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
1045 998 1077
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 37.22% 41.46% 40.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 662 524 576
Average daily rate £375 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £239 £200 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 112 86
Average hourly rate £41.00 £36.00 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.88% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.60 £13.15 £23.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £45.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.18 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.59% -5.71%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VBScript across the East of England region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

VBScript Daily Rate Histogram 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 24 December 2014. 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 14 £365 +94.66%
Cambridgeshire -16 2 - -
Norfolk +7 1 - - 1
Bedfordshire -11 1 £275 -
Essex - - - -
VBScript
England

VBScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 19 (59.38%) XML
2 18 (56.25%) ASP.NET
2 18 (56.25%) .NET
3 17 (53.13%) .NET Framework
4 16 (50.00%) JavaScript
4 16 (50.00%) Windows
5 14 (43.75%) IIS
5 14 (43.75%) Microsoft
5 14 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
6 13 (40.63%) C#
7 12 (37.50%) CSS
7 12 (37.50%) XSL
7 12 (37.50%) XSLT
7 12 (37.50%) Code Coverage
7 12 (37.50%) Scrum
7 12 (37.50%) Regression Testing
7 12 (37.50%) WCF
7 12 (37.50%) LINQ
8 11 (34.38%) TCP/IP
8 11 (34.38%) ADO.NET
9 10 (31.25%) QA
9 10 (31.25%) POCO
10 9 (28.13%) BDD
10 9 (28.13%) TDD
10 9 (28.13%) HTML
10 9 (28.13%) SQL Server
10 9 (28.13%) Active Directory
11 8 (25.00%) SQL
11 8 (25.00%) PowerShell
12 7 (21.88%) Windows Server 2008

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

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 14 (43.75%) IIS
2 2 (6.25%) MS Exchange
2 2 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 3 (9.38%) MS Office
1 3 (9.38%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (3.13%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (34.38%) TCP/IP
2 6 (18.75%) FTP
3 5 (15.63%) DNS
4 4 (12.50%) DHCP
5 2 (6.25%) LDAP
6 1 (3.13%) SAN
6 1 (3.13%) X.500
6 1 (3.13%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (28.13%) SQL Server
2 6 (18.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 6 (18.75%) Relational Database
3 5 (15.63%) DTS
3 5 (15.63%) SQL Server 2000
3 5 (15.63%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (6.25%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (3.13%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (3.13%) Oracle Database
5 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (3.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (3.13%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (3.13%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (3.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 7 (21.88%) FxCop
1 7 (21.88%) StyleCop
1 7 (21.88%) JIRA
2 5 (15.63%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (15.63%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 2 (6.25%) MSI
3 2 (6.25%) Moq
3 2 (6.25%) ReSharper
3 2 (6.25%) Git (software)
4 1 (3.13%) Wise Package Studio
4 1 (3.13%) InstallShield
4 1 (3.13%) AdminStudio
General
1 6 (18.75%) Telecoms
2 2 (6.25%) Finance
3 1 (3.13%) Publishing
3 1 (3.13%) Retail
3 1 (3.13%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 17 (53.13%) Developer
2 12 (37.50%) .NET Developer
3 5 (15.63%) Software Developer
4 3 (9.38%) Analyst
4 3 (9.38%) Consultant
4 3 (9.38%) Agile .NET Developer
5 2 (6.25%) Agile C# Developer
5 2 (6.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (6.25%) Support Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) Applications Packager
5 2 (6.25%) C# Developer
5 2 (6.25%) Exchange Consultant
5 2 (6.25%) Wintel Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) 1st Line Support Analyst
6 1 (3.13%) IT Support
6 1 (3.13%) IT Support Analyst
6 1 (3.13%) Technical Specialist
6 1 (3.13%) Technical Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (59.38%) XML
2 18 (56.25%) .NET
2 18 (56.25%) ASP.NET
3 17 (53.13%) .NET Framework
4 12 (37.50%) CSS
4 12 (37.50%) WCF
4 12 (37.50%) LINQ
4 12 (37.50%) XSL
4 12 (37.50%) XSLT
5 11 (34.38%) ADO.NET
6 10 (31.25%) POCO
7 9 (28.13%) HTML
8 6 (18.75%) Web Services
9 5 (15.63%) Razor View Engine
9 5 (15.63%) DHTML
9 5 (15.63%) WinForms
10 2 (6.25%) Ajax
10 2 (6.25%) NHibernate
10 2 (6.25%) jQuery
10 2 (6.25%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.25%) EMV
1 2 (6.25%) Replication
1 2 (6.25%) Clustering
2 1 (3.13%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 16 (50.00%) Windows
2 7 (21.88%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (15.63%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (3.13%) Windows 7
5 1 (3.13%) Windows 8
5 1 (3.13%) Windows Vista
5 1 (3.13%) Linux
5 1 (3.13%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (37.50%) Scrum
2 12 (37.50%) Code Coverage
2 12 (37.50%) Regression Testing
3 9 (28.13%) TDD
3 9 (28.13%) BDD
4 7 (21.88%) Continuous Integration
4 7 (21.88%) MVC
5 6 (18.75%) Performance Tuning
6 5 (15.63%) E-Commerce
6 5 (15.63%) Database Tuning
7 4 (12.50%) ITIL
7 4 (12.50%) OO
8 3 (9.38%) OOP
8 3 (9.38%) Configuration Management
8 3 (9.38%) Migration
8 3 (9.38%) Unit Testing
9 2 (6.25%) Integration Testing
9 2 (6.25%) Dependency Injection
9 2 (6.25%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 16 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 13 (40.63%) C#
3 8 (25.00%) SQL
3 8 (25.00%) PowerShell
4 5 (15.63%) T-SQL
4 5 (15.63%) VB
4 5 (15.63%) VB.NET
5 1 (3.13%) Shell Script
5 1 (3.13%) C
5 1 (3.13%) Perl
Qualifications
1 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (6.25%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (3.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (3.13%) MCTS
2 1 (3.13%) Degree
2 1 (3.13%) MCP
2 1 (3.13%) MCSE
2 1 (3.13%) CCNA
2 1 (3.13%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (31.25%) QA
2 1 (3.13%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (28.13%) Active Directory
2 2 (6.25%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (3.13%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (3.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.13%) vSphere
3 1 (3.13%) VMFS
3 1 (3.13%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (3.13%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (3.13%) NFS
Systems Management
1 6 (18.75%) SCCM
2 4 (12.50%) SCOM
3 2 (6.25%) WMI
4 1 (3.13%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (3.13%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 14 (43.75%) Microsoft
2 3 (9.38%) VMware
3 2 (6.25%) HP
3 2 (6.25%) EMC
3 2 (6.25%) Citrix
3 2 (6.25%) Oracle
3 2 (6.25%) Lotus
4 1 (3.13%) Remedy
4 1 (3.13%) Cisco
4 1 (3.13%) IBM
4 1 (3.13%) CA
4 1 (3.13%) NetApp
4 1 (3.13%) AppSense
4 1 (3.13%) Akamai