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 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic Scripting Edition (VBScript)
Rank 116 109 96
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -13
Contract jobs citing VBScript 8 37 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.30% 1.19% 0.79%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.89% 3.10% 2.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 10 9
Average daily rate
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£275 £315 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.69% -3.07%
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-0.76% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £29.53 £34.50
% change year-on-year
-28.87% -14.41%
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
897 1193 879
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 33.99% 38.26% 38.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 484 650 479
Average daily rate £370 £350 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% +12.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 63 77 79
Average hourly rate £39.00 £37.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £26.00 £27.48
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £36.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-2.73% +4.28%

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 24 April 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
Hertfordshire -5 3 £275 +15.78%
Essex -5 2 - - 2
Cambridgeshire - 2 £350 - 3
Bedfordshire - 1 £275 -
VBScript
England

VBScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 15 (60.00%) Windows
2 14 (56.00%) XML
3 13 (52.00%) C#
4 11 (44.00%) .NET
4 11 (44.00%) ASP.NET
4 11 (44.00%) Microsoft
5 10 (40.00%) JavaScript
5 10 (40.00%) .NET Framework
6 9 (36.00%) HTML
6 9 (36.00%) SQL Server
7 8 (32.00%) ADO.NET
7 8 (32.00%) Telecoms
7 8 (32.00%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (28.00%) MVC
8 7 (28.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 7 (28.00%) VB
9 6 (24.00%) SQL
9 6 (24.00%) TDD
9 6 (24.00%) Relational Database
10 5 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
10 5 (20.00%) BDD
10 5 (20.00%) Razor View Engine
10 5 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
10 5 (20.00%) WinForms
10 5 (20.00%) Software Testing
10 5 (20.00%) Regression Testing
10 5 (20.00%) Scrum
10 5 (20.00%) LINQ
10 5 (20.00%) PowerShell
10 5 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008

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

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 4 (16.00%) IIS
2 2 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (8.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (4.00%) WebSphere
3 1 (4.00%) Confluence
Applications
1 5 (20.00%) MS Excel
1 5 (20.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.00%) IaaS
1 1 (4.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (20.00%) FTP
2 3 (12.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (4.00%) LAN
3 1 (4.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (36.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (24.00%) Relational Database
3 5 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (20.00%) SQL Server 2000
3 5 (20.00%) DTS
4 2 (8.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (8.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (28.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 5 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (12.00%) Git (software)
4 2 (8.00%) Moq
4 2 (8.00%) QuickTest Pro
4 2 (8.00%) ReSharper
5 1 (4.00%) JIRA
5 1 (4.00%) Selenium
5 1 (4.00%) MSI
5 1 (4.00%) AdminStudio
5 1 (4.00%) Gerrit
General
1 8 (32.00%) Telecoms
2 4 (16.00%) Finance
3 1 (4.00%) Retail
3 1 (4.00%) Local Government
3 1 (4.00%) Legal
3 1 (4.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 10 (40.00%) Developer
2 8 (32.00%) Analyst
3 6 (24.00%) Support Analyst
4 5 (20.00%) .NET Developer
4 5 (20.00%) Software Developer
5 3 (12.00%) Agile .NET Developer
6 2 (8.00%) Agile C# Developer
6 2 (8.00%) C# .NET Developer
6 2 (8.00%) IT Support
6 2 (8.00%) Consultant
6 2 (8.00%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
6 2 (8.00%) Applications Support
6 2 (8.00%) 3rd Line Support
6 2 (8.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 2 (8.00%) Exchange Consultant
6 2 (8.00%) C# Developer
6 2 (8.00%) Applications Support Analyst
6 2 (8.00%) IT Support Analyst
6 2 (8.00%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
7 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (56.00%) XML
2 11 (44.00%) .NET
2 11 (44.00%) ASP.NET
3 10 (40.00%) .NET Framework
4 9 (36.00%) HTML
5 8 (32.00%) ADO.NET
6 5 (20.00%) Razor View Engine
6 5 (20.00%) WinForms
6 5 (20.00%) LINQ
6 5 (20.00%) WCF
6 5 (20.00%) DHTML
6 5 (20.00%) Web Services
6 5 (20.00%) CSS
6 5 (20.00%) XSL
6 5 (20.00%) XSLT
7 3 (12.00%) POCO
8 2 (8.00%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2 (8.00%) jQuery
8 2 (8.00%) REST
8 2 (8.00%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.00%) EMV
2 1 (4.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.00%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 15 (60.00%) Windows
2 5 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (16.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (12.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (8.00%) Mac OS
6 1 (4.00%) Ubuntu
6 1 (4.00%) SUSE
6 1 (4.00%) HPUX
6 1 (4.00%) Linux
6 1 (4.00%) UNIX
6 1 (4.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (32.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (28.00%) MVC
3 6 (24.00%) TDD
4 5 (20.00%) BDD
4 5 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
4 5 (20.00%) Software Testing
4 5 (20.00%) Regression Testing
4 5 (20.00%) Scrum
4 5 (20.00%) Database Tuning
4 5 (20.00%) Code Coverage
5 4 (16.00%) OO
6 3 (12.00%) Migration
6 3 (12.00%) Service Delivery
6 3 (12.00%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (12.00%) Unit Testing
6 3 (12.00%) OOP
6 3 (12.00%) E-Commerce
6 3 (12.00%) ITIL
7 2 (8.00%) Dependency Injection
7 2 (8.00%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 13 (52.00%) C#
2 10 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 7 (28.00%) VB
4 6 (24.00%) SQL
5 5 (20.00%) PowerShell
5 5 (20.00%) T-SQL
5 5 (20.00%) VB.NET
6 3 (12.00%) VBA
7 1 (4.00%) Korn
7 1 (4.00%) Python
7 1 (4.00%) Java
7 1 (4.00%) Perl
7 1 (4.00%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 2 (8.00%) Degree
2 1 (4.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (4.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.00%) ISEB
2 1 (4.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (4.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (4.00%) CCNA
2 1 (4.00%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.00%) QA
2 1 (4.00%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (16.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (4.00%) NFS
Systems Management
1 2 (8.00%) WMI
2 1 (4.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (44.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (16.00%) HP
3 3 (12.00%) Oracle
4 2 (8.00%) Cognos
4 2 (8.00%) Lotus
5 1 (4.00%) AppSense
5 1 (4.00%) Atlassian
5 1 (4.00%) Remedy
5 1 (4.00%) Red Hat
5 1 (4.00%) NetApp
5 1 (4.00%) CA
5 1 (4.00%) Cisco
5 1 (4.00%) Sun
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £350 - 400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago