The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the East of England region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic Scripting Edition (VBScript)
Rank 107 95 106
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +11
Contract jobs citing VBScript 37 23 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.17% 1.02% 0.93%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.09% 2.64% 2.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 11 11
Average daily rate £315 £308 £210
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.43% +46.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £260 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £402 £400 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.53 £34.50 £21.75
% change year-on-year
-14.41% +58.62%
Programming Languages Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
1196 870 1339
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 37.93% 38.63% 42.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 655 481 667
Average daily rate £350 £313 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% -3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.30% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 79 75 128
Average hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £27.33 £26.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.75 £50.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.94%
VBScript
England

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Essex -17 16 £400 +1.26% 2
Hertfordshire -2 13 £238 -8.65%
Suffolk - - - -
Cambridgeshire - - - -
VBScript
England

VBScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 43 (76.79%) Windows
2 26 (46.43%) VB
3 23 (41.07%) Windows Server 2008
4 22 (39.29%) Windows Server 2003
5 21 (37.50%) PowerShell
6 19 (33.93%) Windows 7
7 18 (32.14%) XML
8 17 (30.36%) SQL
9 16 (28.57%) Microsoft
10 15 (26.79%) HTML
10 15 (26.79%) Finance
11 14 (25.00%) Security Cleared
11 14 (25.00%) T-SQL
12 13 (23.21%) JavaScript
12 13 (23.21%) Windows XP
13 12 (21.43%) XSLT
13 12 (21.43%) SC Cleared
14 11 (19.64%) Telecoms
14 11 (19.64%) Active Directory
14 11 (19.64%) QuickTest Pro
15 10 (17.86%) CSS
15 10 (17.86%) MS Excel
15 10 (17.86%) Test Automation
15 10 (17.86%) SCCM
16 9 (16.07%) .NET Framework
16 9 (16.07%) QA
16 9 (16.07%) .NET
17 8 (14.29%) IIS
17 8 (14.29%) C#
17 8 (14.29%) ASP.NET

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 8 (14.29%) IIS
2 1 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (1.79%) Umbraco
2 1 (1.79%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.79%) SAS
Applications
1 10 (17.86%) MS Excel
2 5 (8.93%) MS Office
3 2 (3.57%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 7 (12.50%) Firewall
2 6 (10.71%) TCP/IP
3 3 (5.36%) DNS
3 3 (5.36%) DHCP
4 1 (1.79%) SAN
4 1 (1.79%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 5 (8.93%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (3.57%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (3.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 11 (19.64%) QuickTest Pro
2 8 (14.29%) JIRA
3 4 (7.14%) MSI
3 4 (7.14%) FxCop
3 4 (7.14%) StyleCop
4 3 (5.36%) AdminStudio
5 2 (3.57%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 2 (3.57%) InstallShield
6 1 (1.79%) Moq
6 1 (1.79%) dotTrace
6 1 (1.79%) ReSharper
General
1 15 (26.79%) Finance
2 11 (19.64%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.79%) Banking
3 1 (1.79%) Publishing
3 1 (1.79%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 15 (26.79%) Developer
2 8 (14.29%) .NET Developer
3 5 (8.93%) VB Developer
3 5 (8.93%) VB6 Developer
3 5 (8.93%) Architect
4 3 (5.36%) Solutions Architect
4 3 (5.36%) Design Engineer
4 3 (5.36%) Software Developer
5 2 (3.57%) Systems Engineer
5 2 (3.57%) Analyst
5 2 (3.57%) Windows Engineer
5 2 (3.57%) Applications Packager
5 2 (3.57%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (3.57%) Data Analyst
5 2 (3.57%) Citrix Engineer
5 2 (3.57%) Citrix Systems Engineer
6 1 (1.79%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
6 1 (1.79%) Designer
6 1 (1.79%) ASP Developer
6 1 (1.79%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (32.14%) XML
2 15 (26.79%) HTML
3 12 (21.43%) XSLT
4 10 (17.86%) CSS
5 9 (16.07%) .NET Framework
5 9 (16.07%) .NET
6 8 (14.29%) ASP.NET
6 8 (14.29%) XSL
7 5 (8.93%) WCF
8 4 (7.14%) Classic ASP
8 4 (7.14%) Application Packaging
8 4 (7.14%) LINQ
8 4 (7.14%) POCO
9 3 (5.36%) AngularJS
9 3 (5.36%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 3 (5.36%) ASP.NET MVC
10 2 (3.57%) COM+
11 1 (1.79%) StructureMap
11 1 (1.79%) JSON
11 1 (1.79%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 1 (1.79%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 43 (76.79%) Windows
2 23 (41.07%) Windows Server 2008
3 22 (39.29%) Windows Server 2003
4 19 (33.93%) Windows 7
5 13 (23.21%) Windows XP
6 6 (10.71%) Windows 8
7 2 (3.57%) Mac OS
7 2 (3.57%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (1.79%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (1.79%) NetWare
8 1 (1.79%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (17.86%) Test Automation
2 7 (12.50%) Migration
2 7 (12.50%) OO
3 5 (8.93%) MVC
3 5 (8.93%) OOP
4 4 (7.14%) ITIL
4 4 (7.14%) Code Coverage
4 4 (7.14%) Customer Engagement
4 4 (7.14%) Scrum
5 3 (5.36%) Procure-to-pay
6 2 (3.57%) Software Engineering
6 2 (3.57%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (1.79%) Software Deployment
7 1 (1.79%) Change Control
7 1 (1.79%) TDD
7 1 (1.79%) Validation
7 1 (1.79%) Change Management
7 1 (1.79%) Workflow
7 1 (1.79%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (1.79%) Compatibility Testing
Programming Languages
1 26 (46.43%) VB
2 21 (37.50%) PowerShell
3 17 (30.36%) SQL
4 14 (25.00%) T-SQL
5 13 (23.21%) JavaScript
6 8 (14.29%) C#
7 5 (8.93%) VB6
8 3 (5.36%) VBA
Qualifications
1 14 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 12 (21.43%) SC Cleared
3 4 (7.14%) MCSE
3 4 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (7.14%) CCA
3 4 (7.14%) Citrix Certification
4 3 (5.36%) CCEA
5 2 (3.57%) Degree
5 2 (3.57%) MCITP
6 1 (1.79%) SAS Certification
6 1 (1.79%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.79%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (16.07%) QA
System Software
1 11 (19.64%) Active Directory
2 6 (10.71%) Microsoft App-V
3 3 (5.36%) XenApp
4 1 (1.79%) VMware ESX
4 1 (1.79%) VMware Server
4 1 (1.79%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.79%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.79%) XenServer
4 1 (1.79%) XenDesktop
4 1 (1.79%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 10 (17.86%) SCCM
Vendors
1 16 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 6 (10.71%) Citrix
2 6 (10.71%) Becrypt
3 3 (5.36%) AppSense
4 2 (3.57%) Oracle
4 2 (3.57%) Cognos
4 2 (3.57%) VMware
5 1 (1.79%) Wyse
5 1 (1.79%) SolarWinds
5 1 (1.79%) HP