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 1 May 2016 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic Scripting Edition (VBScript)
Rank 121 125 104
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -21
Contract jobs citing VBScript 2 9 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.079% 0.33% 1.21%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.25% 0.98% 3.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 11
Average daily rate £425 £313 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.00% +0.80%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £324 £326
% change year-on-year
+15.83% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £21.00 £29.53
% change year-on-year
+71.42% -28.87%
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
805 922 1167
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 31.74% 33.44% 38.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 468 495 632
Average daily rate £375 £360 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £232 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £488 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £332
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +5.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 64 78
Average hourly rate £40.00 £39.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.75 £32.00 £26.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.12 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £36.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -1.36%

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 1 May 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Essex +6 2 £425 -
VBScript
England

VBScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 5 (83.33%) PowerShell
2 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
2 4 (66.67%) Windows Server
2 4 (66.67%) Windows
3 3 (50.00%) SQL
3 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (50.00%) Citrix
3 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (50.00%) VMware
3 3 (50.00%) XenApp
4 2 (33.33%) NetApp
4 2 (33.33%) Migration
4 2 (33.33%) Windows 2000 Server
4 2 (33.33%) Data Centre
4 2 (33.33%) vSphere
4 2 (33.33%) Clustering
4 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
4 2 (33.33%) VB
4 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
5 1 (16.67%) IIS
5 1 (16.67%) .NET
5 1 (16.67%) LDAP
5 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
5 1 (16.67%) Data Mining
5 1 (16.67%) DNS
5 1 (16.67%) HP
5 1 (16.67%) HP UFT
5 1 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (16.67%) Validation

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

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 1 (16.67%) IIS
1 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) DNS
1 1 (16.67%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (16.67%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) HP UFT
General
1 1 (16.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Applications Packager
2 1 (16.67%) Automation Test Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Banking Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Data Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Data Centre Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Specialist
2 1 (16.67%) NetApp Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Server Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Test Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) VMware Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Clustering
1 2 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 1 (16.67%) CMDB
2 1 (16.67%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Windows
1 4 (66.67%) Windows Server
1 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
1 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (33.33%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Migration
2 1 (16.67%) Automation Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (16.67%) Functional Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Load Balancing
2 1 (16.67%) Manual Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Problem Management
2 1 (16.67%) Security Patching
2 1 (16.67%) Test Automation
2 1 (16.67%) Test Scripting
2 1 (16.67%) Validation
2 1 (16.67%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) PowerShell
2 3 (50.00%) SQL
3 2 (33.33%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) QA
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) XenApp
2 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 2 (33.33%) vSphere
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) WMI
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Citrix
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (50.00%) VMware
2 2 (33.33%) NetApp
3 1 (16.67%) HP