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 26 May 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
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic Scripting Edition (VBScript)
Rank 131 107 102
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -5
Contract jobs citing VBScript 7 29 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.25% 0.99% 0.75%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.74% 2.67% 1.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 9 9
Average daily rate
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£325 £300 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £194 £229
10% offered a daily rate of more than £368 £404 £405
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Average hourly rate - £25.80 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +3.18%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £25.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-17.64% -27.14%
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
951 1085 879
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 34.26% 36.99% 41.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 537 616 462
Average daily rate £350 £350 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 81 90
Average hourly rate £38.50 £37.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.66% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £26.05 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £43.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +2.85%

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 26 May 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
Cambridgeshire -2 3 £363 +34.25% 7
Essex -7 2 £300 -14.28% 5
Hertfordshire -17 2 £275 +15.78%
VBScript
England

VBScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 12 (60.00%) Windows
2 10 (50.00%) XML
2 10 (50.00%) C#
3 9 (45.00%) Microsoft
4 8 (40.00%) SQL
4 8 (40.00%) .NET
4 8 (40.00%) SQL Server
4 8 (40.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 7 (35.00%) ASP.NET
5 7 (35.00%) VB
5 7 (35.00%) JavaScript
6 6 (30.00%) T-SQL
6 6 (30.00%) HTML
6 6 (30.00%) VB.NET
6 6 (30.00%) Telecoms
6 6 (30.00%) .NET Framework
7 5 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 5 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
7 5 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
7 5 (25.00%) MVC
7 5 (25.00%) WinForms
7 5 (25.00%) DHTML
7 5 (25.00%) ADO.NET
7 5 (25.00%) Web Services
7 5 (25.00%) SQL Server 2000
7 5 (25.00%) DTS
7 5 (25.00%) FTP
7 5 (25.00%) Database Tuning
7 5 (25.00%) Razor View Engine
7 5 (25.00%) Performance Tuning

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

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 3 (15.00%) IIS
2 2 (10.00%) WebSphere
3 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (5.00%) Confluence
3 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (5.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (20.00%) MS Office
2 3 (15.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) IaaS
1 1 (5.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (25.00%) FTP
2 1 (5.00%) SAN
2 1 (5.00%) LAN
2 1 (5.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 5 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (25.00%) SQL Server 2000
2 5 (25.00%) DTS
3 4 (20.00%) Relational Database
4 2 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 8 (40.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 5 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (10.00%) QuickTest Pro
4 1 (5.00%) Git (software)
4 1 (5.00%) JIRA
4 1 (5.00%) Selenium
4 1 (5.00%) Gerrit
4 1 (5.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (30.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (10.00%) Finance
3 1 (5.00%) Retail
3 1 (5.00%) Local Government
3 1 (5.00%) Legal
3 1 (5.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 7 (35.00%) Developer
2 6 (30.00%) Analyst
3 5 (25.00%) Software Developer
4 4 (20.00%) Support Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Applications Support
5 2 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (10.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Applications Support Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Implementation Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) IT Support
6 1 (5.00%) Deployment Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) VB Developer
6 1 (5.00%) IT Support Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Consultant
6 1 (5.00%) VB6 Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Exchange Consultant
6 1 (5.00%) Linux Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (50.00%) XML
2 8 (40.00%) .NET
3 7 (35.00%) ASP.NET
4 6 (30.00%) HTML
4 6 (30.00%) .NET Framework
5 5 (25.00%) WinForms
5 5 (25.00%) DHTML
5 5 (25.00%) ADO.NET
5 5 (25.00%) Web Services
5 5 (25.00%) Razor View Engine
6 2 (10.00%) Middleware
6 2 (10.00%) Ajax
6 2 (10.00%) jQuery
7 1 (5.00%) WCF
7 1 (5.00%) LINQ
7 1 (5.00%) POCO
7 1 (5.00%) XSL
7 1 (5.00%) XSLT
7 1 (5.00%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (5.00%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 12 (60.00%) Windows
2 4 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (10.00%) Mac OS
4 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (5.00%) Ubuntu
5 1 (5.00%) SUSE
5 1 (5.00%) HPUX
5 1 (5.00%) Linux
5 1 (5.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (25.00%) MVC
1 5 (25.00%) Database Tuning
1 5 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
2 4 (20.00%) ITIL
2 4 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (15.00%) Unit Testing
3 3 (15.00%) Software Testing
3 3 (15.00%) Service Delivery
3 3 (15.00%) Regression Testing
4 2 (10.00%) OO
4 2 (10.00%) Migration
4 2 (10.00%) Software Engineering
4 2 (10.00%) TDD
4 2 (10.00%) Integration Testing
4 2 (10.00%) Use Case
5 1 (5.00%) Automation Testing
5 1 (5.00%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (5.00%) Line Management
5 1 (5.00%) Mentoring
5 1 (5.00%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 10 (50.00%) C#
2 8 (40.00%) SQL
3 7 (35.00%) VB
3 7 (35.00%) JavaScript
4 6 (30.00%) T-SQL
4 6 (30.00%) VB.NET
5 4 (20.00%) PowerShell
6 3 (15.00%) VBA
7 1 (5.00%) Korn
7 1 (5.00%) Bash Shell
7 1 (5.00%) VB6
7 1 (5.00%) Python
7 1 (5.00%) Java
7 1 (5.00%) Perl
Qualifications
1 2 (10.00%) Degree
2 1 (5.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (5.00%) MCSE
2 1 (5.00%) CCNA
2 1 (5.00%) ISEB
2 1 (5.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (5.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) QA
1 1 (5.00%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.00%) NFS
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) WMI
1 1 (5.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (45.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (20.00%) Oracle
3 3 (15.00%) HP
4 2 (10.00%) Cognos
5 1 (5.00%) Atlassian
5 1 (5.00%) VMware
5 1 (5.00%) Sun
5 1 (5.00%) NetApp
5 1 (5.00%) Lotus
5 1 (5.00%) Red Hat
5 1 (5.00%) Cisco
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