The table below looks at the statistics for VBScript skills in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VBScript over the 3 months to 24 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic Scripting Edition (VBScript)
Rank 74 86 79
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -7
Contract jobs citing VBScript 22 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.56% 0.14% 0.41%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.41% 0.50% 1.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 1 2
Median daily rate £438 £500 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +44.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £369 £500 £329
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £361
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +4.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £21.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+71.42% -17.64%
VBScript
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Edinburgh region.

Programming Languages Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
407 401 424
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 28.87% 28.22% 34.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 222 238 278
Median daily rate £388 £375 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £270 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £475 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 14
Median hourly rate £13.00 £42.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-69.41% +70.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £36.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +1.38%

VBScript
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Edinburgh region citing VBScript as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Programming Languages category.

VBScript Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

VBScript
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing VBScript across the Edinburgh region.

VBScript Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

VBScript
Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VBScript across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 24 May 2016.

VBScript Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

VBScript
Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing VBScript across the Edinburgh region.

VBScript Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

VBScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 24 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing VBScript also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Edinburgh region with a requirement for VBScript.

1 25 (96.15%) Windows
1 25 (96.15%) PowerShell
2 17 (65.38%) Microsoft
2 17 (65.38%) VMware
3 16 (61.54%) Windows Server
4 14 (53.85%) SQL Server
5 13 (50.00%) Active Directory
5 13 (50.00%) Citrix
6 11 (42.31%) VMware ESX
6 11 (42.31%) NetScaler
6 11 (42.31%) Windows Server 2008
6 11 (42.31%) VMware Infrastructure
6 11 (42.31%) XenApp
6 11 (42.31%) XenDesktop
6 11 (42.31%) WSUS
7 10 (38.46%) Windows Server 2012
7 10 (38.46%) Finance
8 9 (34.62%) Clustering
8 9 (34.62%) Application Packaging
8 9 (34.62%) SCCM
9 8 (30.77%) Windows Server 2003
9 8 (30.77%) SQL
9 8 (30.77%) ITIL
10 7 (26.92%) Client/Server
10 7 (26.92%) C#
10 7 (26.92%) Configuration Management
10 7 (26.92%) Migration
10 7 (26.92%) Agile Software Development
11 6 (23.08%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 6 (23.08%) PCI DSS

VBScript
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (19.23%) IIS
1 5 (19.23%) WebSphere
2 3 (11.54%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 11 (42.31%) NetScaler
2 5 (19.23%) DNS
2 5 (19.23%) TCP/IP
3 4 (15.38%) Internet
3 4 (15.38%) SSL
4 2 (7.69%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (53.85%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (7.69%) Fiddler
2 1 (3.85%) HP UFT
2 1 (3.85%) Selenium
General
1 10 (38.46%) Finance
2 5 (19.23%) Banking
3 4 (15.38%) Legal
4 1 (3.85%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (38.46%) Windows Engineer
2 7 (26.92%) 3rd Line Support
2 7 (26.92%) Support Engineer
3 6 (23.08%) Server Engineer
4 5 (19.23%) VMware Engineer
4 5 (19.23%) VMware Support Engineer
4 5 (19.23%) Windows Server Engineer
5 4 (15.38%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 4 (15.38%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 4 (15.38%) Consultant
5 4 (15.38%) Server Consultant
5 4 (15.38%) Windows Consultant
5 4 (15.38%) Windows Support Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) Automation Consultant
6 2 (7.69%) Citrix Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) Server Specialist
6 2 (7.69%) Storage Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) Technical Support
6 2 (7.69%) Technical Support Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) XenServer Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (23.08%) REST
2 1 (3.85%) DHTML
2 1 (3.85%) DOM
2 1 (3.85%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (34.62%) Clustering
2 7 (26.92%) Client/Server
3 4 (15.38%) Credit Risk
3 4 (15.38%) Cryptography
3 4 (15.38%) Market Risk
4 3 (11.54%) Data Centre
5 1 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (3.85%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 25 (96.15%) Windows
2 16 (61.54%) Windows Server
3 11 (42.31%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (38.46%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (30.77%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (7.69%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (34.62%) Application Packaging
2 8 (30.77%) ITIL
3 7 (26.92%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (26.92%) Configuration Management
3 7 (26.92%) Migration
4 6 (23.08%) API Development
4 6 (23.08%) API Integration
4 6 (23.08%) Security Patching
5 4 (15.38%) Risk Management
6 2 (7.69%) Incident Management
6 2 (7.69%) Service Management
6 2 (7.69%) Software Delivery
7 1 (3.85%) Change Management
7 1 (3.85%) DOM Manipulation/Scripting
7 1 (3.85%) Line Management
7 1 (3.85%) Manual Testing
7 1 (3.85%) Release Management
7 1 (3.85%) Server Building
7 1 (3.85%) Test Automation
7 1 (3.85%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 25 (96.15%) PowerShell
2 8 (30.77%) SQL
3 7 (26.92%) C#
4 2 (7.69%) Shell Script
4 2 (7.69%) T-SQL
5 1 (3.85%) JavaScript
5 1 (3.85%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (7.69%) CCA
1 2 (7.69%) Citrix Certification
1 2 (7.69%) MCSE
1 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (3.85%) ISTQB
2 1 (3.85%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
2 1 (3.85%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (23.08%) PCI DSS
1 6 (23.08%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 13 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 11 (42.31%) VMware ESX
2 11 (42.31%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (42.31%) XenApp
2 11 (42.31%) XenDesktop
3 3 (11.54%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 2 (7.69%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 2 (7.69%) MetaFrame
4 2 (7.69%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (7.69%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 11 (42.31%) WSUS
2 9 (34.62%) SCCM
3 4 (15.38%) SCOM
4 1 (3.85%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (3.85%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 17 (65.38%) Microsoft
1 17 (65.38%) VMware
2 13 (50.00%) Citrix
3 6 (23.08%) ServiceNow
4 5 (19.23%) Oracle
5 4 (15.38%) AppSense
6 3 (11.54%) NetApp
7 2 (7.69%) Altiris
8 1 (3.85%) IBM
8 1 (3.85%) Symantec
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