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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic Scripting Edition (VBScript)
Rank 114 109 73
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -36
Contract jobs citing VBScript 14 19 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.55% 0.83% 2.08%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.55% 2.07% 5.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 5 11
Average daily rate
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£365 £310 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.74% +0.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £276 £180 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £379 £325 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £352 £200 £275
% change year-on-year
+75.78% -27.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Average hourly rate £20.93 - £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.69 £30.78 £27.75
% change year-on-year
-6.79% +10.91%
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
904 916 967
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 35.34% 40.16% 40.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 519 499 529
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £232
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 88 67
Average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -4.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.00 £16.80 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.75 £45.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £33.53 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.89% -4.21%

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 30 January 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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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 -1 10 £365 +14.96%
Cambridgeshire -11 2 - - 4
Norfolk - 1 - -
Bedfordshire - 1 £300 -
Essex - - - - 1
VBScript
England

VBScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 18 (62.07%) XML
2 17 (58.62%) ASP.NET
2 17 (58.62%) .NET
3 16 (55.17%) JavaScript
3 16 (55.17%) Windows
3 16 (55.17%) .NET Framework
4 14 (48.28%) Microsoft
5 13 (44.83%) IIS
5 13 (44.83%) Agile Software Development
6 12 (41.38%) C#
7 11 (37.93%) CSS
7 11 (37.93%) XSL
7 11 (37.93%) XSLT
7 11 (37.93%) Code Coverage
7 11 (37.93%) WCF
7 11 (37.93%) LINQ
7 11 (37.93%) Regression Testing
7 11 (37.93%) Scrum
8 10 (34.48%) TCP/IP
8 10 (34.48%) ADO.NET
9 9 (31.03%) HTML
9 9 (31.03%) SQL Server
9 9 (31.03%) QA
9 9 (31.03%) TDD
9 9 (31.03%) BDD
9 9 (31.03%) POCO
10 8 (27.59%) PowerShell
10 8 (27.59%) SQL
11 7 (24.14%) MVC
11 7 (24.14%) Windows Server 2008

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

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 13 (44.83%) IIS
2 2 (6.90%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (6.90%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (6.90%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (6.90%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (6.90%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (13.79%) MS Excel
2 3 (10.34%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.45%) IaaS
1 1 (3.45%) PaaS
1 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (3.45%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (34.48%) TCP/IP
2 6 (20.69%) FTP
3 4 (13.79%) DHCP
3 4 (13.79%) DNS
4 1 (3.45%) SAN
4 1 (3.45%) LDAP
4 1 (3.45%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (31.03%) SQL Server
2 6 (20.69%) Relational Database
2 6 (20.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (17.24%) SQL Server 2000
3 5 (17.24%) DTS
3 5 (17.24%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (6.90%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (3.45%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (3.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (3.45%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (3.45%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (3.45%) Oracle Database
5 1 (3.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 6 (20.69%) FxCop
1 6 (20.69%) StyleCop
1 6 (20.69%) JIRA
2 5 (17.24%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 5 (17.24%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (6.90%) Moq
3 2 (6.90%) Git (software)
3 2 (6.90%) ReSharper
4 1 (3.45%) MSI
4 1 (3.45%) AdminStudio
General
1 6 (20.69%) Telecoms
2 2 (6.90%) Finance
3 1 (3.45%) Local Government
3 1 (3.45%) Retail
3 1 (3.45%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 16 (55.17%) Developer
2 11 (37.93%) .NET Developer
3 5 (17.24%) Software Developer
4 4 (13.79%) Analyst
5 3 (10.34%) Support Analyst
5 3 (10.34%) Agile .NET Developer
6 2 (6.90%) Agile C# Developer
6 2 (6.90%) C# .NET Developer
6 2 (6.90%) C# Developer
6 2 (6.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (6.90%) Consultant
6 2 (6.90%) Exchange Consultant
7 1 (3.45%) Business Analyst
7 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Consultant
7 1 (3.45%) Systems Administrator
7 1 (3.45%) DBA
7 1 (3.45%) Senior Consultant
7 1 (3.45%) Applications Packager
7 1 (3.45%) 1st Line Support
7 1 (3.45%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (62.07%) XML
2 17 (58.62%) ASP.NET
2 17 (58.62%) .NET
3 16 (55.17%) .NET Framework
4 11 (37.93%) CSS
4 11 (37.93%) XSL
4 11 (37.93%) XSLT
4 11 (37.93%) WCF
4 11 (37.93%) LINQ
5 10 (34.48%) ADO.NET
6 9 (31.03%) HTML
6 9 (31.03%) POCO
7 6 (20.69%) Web Services
8 5 (17.24%) DHTML
8 5 (17.24%) WinForms
8 5 (17.24%) Razor View Engine
9 2 (6.90%) ASP.NET MVC
9 2 (6.90%) jQuery
9 2 (6.90%) REST
9 2 (6.90%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.90%) Replication
1 2 (6.90%) Clustering
1 2 (6.90%) EMV
2 1 (3.45%) PKI
2 1 (3.45%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 16 (55.17%) Windows
2 7 (24.14%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (17.24%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (13.79%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (3.45%) Linux
5 1 (3.45%) Windows XP
5 1 (3.45%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (44.83%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (37.93%) Code Coverage
2 11 (37.93%) Regression Testing
2 11 (37.93%) Scrum
3 9 (31.03%) TDD
3 9 (31.03%) BDD
4 7 (24.14%) MVC
4 7 (24.14%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (20.69%) Performance Tuning
5 6 (20.69%) E-Commerce
6 5 (17.24%) ITIL
6 5 (17.24%) Database Tuning
7 4 (13.79%) OO
8 3 (10.34%) Configuration Management
8 3 (10.34%) OOP
8 3 (10.34%) Migration
8 3 (10.34%) Unit Testing
9 2 (6.90%) Capacity Planning
9 2 (6.90%) Dependency Injection
9 2 (6.90%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 16 (55.17%) JavaScript
2 12 (41.38%) C#
3 8 (27.59%) PowerShell
3 8 (27.59%) SQL
4 5 (17.24%) T-SQL
4 5 (17.24%) VB
4 5 (17.24%) VB.NET
5 1 (3.45%) Shell Script
5 1 (3.45%) Perl
Qualifications
1 2 (6.90%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.45%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (3.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (3.45%) CCNA
2 1 (3.45%) MCSE
2 1 (3.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (3.45%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (31.03%) QA
2 2 (6.90%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (20.69%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.45%) NFS
2 1 (3.45%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (3.45%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (3.45%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (3.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.45%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (3.45%) VMFS
2 1 (3.45%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (13.79%) SCOM
2 3 (10.34%) SCCM
3 2 (6.90%) WMI
4 1 (3.45%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (3.45%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 14 (48.28%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.90%) Oracle
2 2 (6.90%) Lotus
2 2 (6.90%) HP
3 1 (3.45%) Citrix
3 1 (3.45%) CA
3 1 (3.45%) NetApp
3 1 (3.45%) Cisco
3 1 (3.45%) IBM
3 1 (3.45%) Remedy
3 1 (3.45%) AppSense
3 1 (3.45%) VMware
3 1 (3.45%) Akamai