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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic Scripting Edition (VBScript)
Rank 135 114 104
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -10
Contract jobs citing VBScript 12 13 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.39% 0.55% 1.15%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.95% 1.38% 2.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 6
Average daily rate
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£350 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £203 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £374 £508 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £339 £300
% change year-on-year
-2.73% +12.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £31.56 £17.48
% change year-on-year
-25.52% +80.52%
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
1257 940 1239
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 40.90% 39.61% 40.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 805 481 628
Average daily rate £363 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £450 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 74 117
Average hourly rate £37.50 £34.25 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.48% -4.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.85 £12.46 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £45.70 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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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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 - 7 - - 2
Bedfordshire - 2 £288 - 1
Essex - - - - 4
Norfolk - - - -
VBScript
England

VBScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (57.58%) VB
1 19 (57.58%) Windows
2 16 (48.48%) Active Directory
3 15 (45.45%) SCCM
3 15 (45.45%) PowerShell
4 14 (42.42%) Windows 7
4 14 (42.42%) Microsoft
5 12 (36.36%) XML
5 12 (36.36%) IIS
5 12 (36.36%) Windows Server 2008
6 11 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
7 10 (30.30%) CSS
7 10 (30.30%) JavaScript
7 10 (30.30%) QA
7 10 (30.30%) Agile Software Development
8 9 (27.27%) Migration
8 9 (27.27%) JIRA
8 9 (27.27%) XSL
8 9 (27.27%) XSLT
8 9 (27.27%) MS Excel
9 8 (24.24%) Windows XP
9 8 (24.24%) MSI
9 8 (24.24%) Microsoft App-V
10 7 (21.21%) .NET Framework
10 7 (21.21%) WCF
10 7 (21.21%) TCP/IP
10 7 (21.21%) .NET
11 6 (18.18%) ASP.NET
11 6 (18.18%) Code Coverage
11 6 (18.18%) LINQ

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 12 (36.36%) IIS
2 1 (3.03%) Umbraco
Applications
1 9 (27.27%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.03%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (3.03%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (21.21%) TCP/IP
2 5 (15.15%) DNS
3 4 (12.12%) DHCP
4 3 (9.09%) Firewall
5 2 (6.06%) LDAP
6 1 (3.03%) VLAN
6 1 (3.03%) SAN
6 1 (3.03%) FTP
6 1 (3.03%) X.500
6 1 (3.03%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.06%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.03%) Oracle Database 12c
2 1 (3.03%) Oracle Database
2 1 (3.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 1 (3.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (3.03%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (3.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (3.03%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 9 (27.27%) JIRA
2 8 (24.24%) MSI
3 6 (18.18%) StyleCop
3 6 (18.18%) FxCop
4 4 (12.12%) AdminStudio
5 2 (6.06%) InstallShield
5 2 (6.06%) Wise Package Studio
6 1 (3.03%) dotTrace
6 1 (3.03%) ReSharper
6 1 (3.03%) Moq
General
1 2 (6.06%) Finance
2 1 (3.03%) Retail
2 1 (3.03%) Publishing
2 1 (3.03%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 16 (48.48%) Developer
2 6 (18.18%) .NET Developer
3 5 (15.15%) VB Developer
3 5 (15.15%) Applications Packager
4 4 (12.12%) VB6 Developer
5 3 (9.09%) Consultant
6 2 (6.06%) Architect
6 2 (6.06%) Wintel Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Microsoft Consultant
6 2 (6.06%) SCCM Consultant
7 1 (3.03%) Technical Specialist
7 1 (3.03%) Technical Engineer
7 1 (3.03%) Implementation Engineer
7 1 (3.03%) Designer
7 1 (3.03%) VMware Engineer
7 1 (3.03%) Web Developer
7 1 (3.03%) Systems Administrator
7 1 (3.03%) DBA
7 1 (3.03%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (36.36%) XML
2 10 (30.30%) CSS
3 9 (27.27%) XSL
3 9 (27.27%) XSLT
4 7 (21.21%) .NET Framework
4 7 (21.21%) WCF
4 7 (21.21%) .NET
5 6 (18.18%) ASP.NET
5 6 (18.18%) LINQ
5 6 (18.18%) POCO
6 4 (12.12%) ADO.NET
7 3 (9.09%) HTML
8 2 (6.06%) Application Packaging
9 1 (3.03%) StructureMap
9 1 (3.03%) JSON
9 1 (3.03%) COM+
9 1 (3.03%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.06%) Replication
1 2 (6.06%) Clustering
2 1 (3.03%) PKI
2 1 (3.03%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 19 (57.58%) Windows
2 14 (42.42%) Windows 7
3 12 (36.36%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (24.24%) Windows XP
6 4 (12.12%) Windows 8
7 2 (6.06%) Windows Vista
8 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (3.03%) Linux
8 1 (3.03%) Windows 2000
8 1 (3.03%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (30.30%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (27.27%) Migration
3 6 (18.18%) Code Coverage
3 6 (18.18%) Scrum
3 6 (18.18%) Regression Testing
4 5 (15.15%) OO
5 4 (12.12%) OOP
6 3 (9.09%) TDD
7 2 (6.06%) ITIL
7 2 (6.06%) Configuration Management
7 2 (6.06%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (6.06%) Validation
7 2 (6.06%) Customer Engagement
7 2 (6.06%) BDD
8 1 (3.03%) DevOps
8 1 (3.03%) Software Distribution
8 1 (3.03%) Performance Tuning
8 1 (3.03%) Asset Management
8 1 (3.03%) MVC
8 1 (3.03%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 19 (57.58%) VB
2 15 (45.45%) PowerShell
3 10 (30.30%) JavaScript
4 5 (15.15%) C#
5 4 (12.12%) VB6
6 2 (6.06%) SQL
7 1 (3.03%) Shell Script
7 1 (3.03%) C
7 1 (3.03%) Perl
Qualifications
1 3 (9.09%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.03%) MCTS
2 1 (3.03%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (3.03%) SC Cleared
2 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (3.03%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (30.30%) QA
System Software
1 16 (48.48%) Active Directory
2 8 (24.24%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (6.06%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (3.03%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (3.03%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (3.03%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (3.03%) XenApp
4 1 (3.03%) VMFS
4 1 (3.03%) vSphere
4 1 (3.03%) NFS
Systems Management
1 15 (45.45%) SCCM
2 2 (6.06%) SCOM
3 1 (3.03%) Data Guard
3 1 (3.03%) Tivoli
3 1 (3.03%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (3.03%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 1 (3.03%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 14 (42.42%) Microsoft
2 5 (15.15%) Citrix
3 4 (12.12%) VMware
3 4 (12.12%) AppSense
4 3 (9.09%) Becrypt
4 3 (9.09%) CA
5 2 (6.06%) HP
5 2 (6.06%) EMC
6 1 (3.03%) Akamai
6 1 (3.03%) NetApp
6 1 (3.03%) Cisco
6 1 (3.03%) IBM
6 1 (3.03%) Oracle
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