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 22 July 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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic Scripting Edition (VBScript)
Rank 127 102 83
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -19
Contract jobs citing VBScript 15 19 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.51% 0.80% 1.96%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.32% 2.09% 4.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 18
Average daily rate
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£325 £169 £265
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+92.59% -36.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £281 £145 £231
10% offered a daily rate of more than £369 £313 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+15.82% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 1
Average hourly rate £25.50 £25.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.00% -28.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.09 £35.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-25.98% +0.71%
Programming Languages Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
1137 909 1209
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 38.86% 38.07% 40.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 688 461 616
Average daily rate £350 £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £215 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 88 140
Average hourly rate £36.50 £33.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.60% -5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £17.50 £19.72
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
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
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 22 July 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
Bedfordshire - 3 - - 1
Hertfordshire +4 2 - -
Essex - - - - 1
VBScript
England

VBScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 35 (67.31%) Windows
2 26 (50.00%) VB
3 19 (36.54%) PowerShell
3 19 (36.54%) Windows 7
4 18 (34.62%) Windows Server 2008
5 17 (32.69%) Active Directory
5 17 (32.69%) Windows Server 2003
5 17 (32.69%) Microsoft
5 17 (32.69%) SCCM
6 14 (26.92%) Finance
6 14 (26.92%) XML
7 13 (25.00%) MS Excel
8 12 (23.08%) SQL
8 12 (23.08%) Migration
9 11 (21.15%) Microsoft App-V
9 11 (21.15%) QA
9 11 (21.15%) T-SQL
9 11 (21.15%) JavaScript
9 11 (21.15%) XSLT
9 11 (21.15%) CSS
9 11 (21.15%) QuickTest Pro
10 10 (19.23%) XSL
10 10 (19.23%) IIS
10 10 (19.23%) JIRA
10 10 (19.23%) Test Automation
11 9 (17.31%) MSI
12 8 (15.38%) OO
12 8 (15.38%) Windows XP
13 7 (13.46%) VB6
13 7 (13.46%) Windows 8

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

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 10 (19.23%) IIS
2 1 (1.92%) Umbraco
Applications
1 13 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.85%) MS Office
2 2 (3.85%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 6 (11.54%) Firewall
1 6 (11.54%) TCP/IP
2 3 (5.77%) DNS
3 2 (3.85%) DHCP
4 1 (1.92%) LDAP
4 1 (1.92%) SMS
4 1 (1.92%) X.500
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.92%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (1.92%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 11 (21.15%) QuickTest Pro
2 10 (19.23%) JIRA
3 9 (17.31%) MSI
4 4 (7.69%) AdminStudio
4 4 (7.69%) FxCop
4 4 (7.69%) StyleCop
5 3 (5.77%) InstallShield
6 2 (3.85%) Wise Package Studio
7 1 (1.92%) Moq
7 1 (1.92%) dotTrace
7 1 (1.92%) ReSharper
General
1 14 (26.92%) Finance
2 1 (1.92%) Financial Institution
2 1 (1.92%) Publishing
2 1 (1.92%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (34.62%) Developer
2 8 (15.38%) VB Developer
3 7 (13.46%) VB6 Developer
4 5 (9.62%) .NET Developer
4 5 (9.62%) Applications Packager
4 5 (9.62%) Architect
5 3 (5.77%) Solutions Architect
5 3 (5.77%) Software Developer
5 3 (5.77%) Consultant
6 2 (3.85%) Systems Engineer
6 2 (3.85%) Analyst
6 2 (3.85%) Data Analyst
6 2 (3.85%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (3.85%) Microsoft Consultant
6 2 (3.85%) Citrix Engineer
6 2 (3.85%) Citrix Systems Engineer
6 2 (3.85%) SCCM Consultant
7 1 (1.92%) Wintel Engineer
7 1 (1.92%) Designer
7 1 (1.92%) Implementation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (26.92%) XML
2 11 (21.15%) XSLT
2 11 (21.15%) CSS
3 10 (19.23%) XSL
4 6 (11.54%) .NET
4 6 (11.54%) .NET Framework
5 5 (9.62%) WCF
5 5 (9.62%) ASP.NET
6 4 (7.69%) HTML
6 4 (7.69%) LINQ
6 4 (7.69%) POCO
6 4 (7.69%) Application Packaging
7 2 (3.85%) COM+
8 1 (1.92%) AngularJS
8 1 (1.92%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 1 (1.92%) StructureMap
8 1 (1.92%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1 (1.92%) JSON
8 1 (1.92%) ADO.NET
8 1 (1.92%) Classic ASP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (1.92%) Clustering
1 1 (1.92%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 35 (67.31%) Windows
2 19 (36.54%) Windows 7
3 18 (34.62%) Windows Server 2008
4 17 (32.69%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (15.38%) Windows XP
6 7 (13.46%) Windows 8
7 2 (3.85%) Windows Vista
7 2 (3.85%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (1.92%) Windows 2000
8 1 (1.92%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (23.08%) Migration
2 10 (19.23%) Test Automation
3 8 (15.38%) OO
4 7 (13.46%) OOP
5 4 (7.69%) Code Coverage
5 4 (7.69%) Scrum
5 4 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (7.69%) Customer Engagement
6 2 (3.85%) MVC
6 2 (3.85%) Validation
7 1 (1.92%) Software Distribution
7 1 (1.92%) Procure-to-pay
7 1 (1.92%) Software Deployment
7 1 (1.92%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (1.92%) TDD
7 1 (1.92%) ITIL
7 1 (1.92%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 26 (50.00%) VB
2 19 (36.54%) PowerShell
3 12 (23.08%) SQL
4 11 (21.15%) T-SQL
4 11 (21.15%) JavaScript
5 7 (13.46%) VB6
6 3 (5.77%) C#
7 1 (1.92%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (5.77%) Security Cleared
2 3 (5.77%) MCSE
2 3 (5.77%) CCA
2 3 (5.77%) Citrix Certification
2 3 (5.77%) CCEA
3 2 (3.85%) MCITP
3 2 (3.85%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.92%) MCTS
4 1 (1.92%) MCP
4 1 (1.92%) CCNA
4 1 (1.92%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (21.15%) QA
System Software
1 17 (32.69%) Active Directory
2 11 (21.15%) Microsoft App-V
3 4 (7.69%) XenApp
4 1 (1.92%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.92%) XenServer
4 1 (1.92%) XenDesktop
4 1 (1.92%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.92%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 17 (32.69%) SCCM
2 1 (1.92%) Tivoli
2 1 (1.92%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (1.92%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 17 (32.69%) Microsoft
2 7 (13.46%) Citrix
3 6 (11.54%) Becrypt
4 5 (9.62%) AppSense
5 4 (7.69%) VMware
6 3 (5.77%) CA
7 2 (3.85%) EMC
8 1 (1.92%) HP
8 1 (1.92%) Wyse