The table below looks at the statistics for VBScript skills in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VBScript over the 3 months to 2 September 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic Scripting Edition (VBScript)
Rank 84 72 63
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -9
Contract jobs citing VBScript 6 8 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.35% 0.67% 0.54%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.35% 1.96% 2.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 0
Average daily rate
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£320 £331 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.39% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +11.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.09 £33.13 £31.56
% change year-on-year
-21.23% +4.97%
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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
446 408 274
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 26.04% 34.11% 24.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 268 239 113
Average daily rate £350 £367 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.62% +12.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £245 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 8
Average hourly rate £25.25 £35.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.85% +7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.40 £20.50 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.38 £42.50 £34.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.89 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+11.10% +2.94%

VBScript
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VBScript across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
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 2 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 (71.43%) Windows
1 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
1 5 (71.43%) Citrix
1 5 (71.43%) Finance
1 5 (71.43%) Data Centre
2 4 (57.14%) Banking
2 4 (57.14%) Application Packaging
3 3 (42.86%) Microsoft App-V
3 3 (42.86%) Network Security
3 3 (42.86%) PowerShell
3 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (42.86%) Migration
3 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (42.86%) MSI
3 3 (42.86%) TCP/IP
3 3 (42.86%) SharePoint
3 3 (42.86%) ITIL
4 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
4 2 (28.57%) VB
4 2 (28.57%) Oracle
4 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
4 2 (28.57%) DNA
4 2 (28.57%) MS Visio
4 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
4 2 (28.57%) HP
4 2 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (28.57%) VMware
4 2 (28.57%) VMware ESX
4 2 (28.57%) AdminStudio
4 2 (28.57%) XenApp

VBScript
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 (42.86%) SharePoint
2 1 (14.29%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
1 2 (28.57%) MS Visio
2 1 (14.29%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) TCP/IP
1 3 (42.86%) Network Security
2 2 (28.57%) SAN
3 1 (14.29%) NetScaler
3 1 (14.29%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (42.86%) MSI
2 2 (28.57%) AdminStudio
3 1 (14.29%) InstallShield
General
1 5 (71.43%) Finance
2 4 (57.14%) Banking
3 1 (14.29%) Law
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Consultant
2 2 (28.57%) Coordinator
3 1 (14.29%) Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Applications Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Technical Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) VMware Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Technology Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) VMware Technical Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Citrix Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) Application Packaging
2 1 (14.29%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 5 (71.43%) Data Centre
2 1 (14.29%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 5 (71.43%) Windows
2 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (14.29%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Migration
1 3 (42.86%) ITIL
2 2 (28.57%) DNA
2 2 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (14.29%) Data Migration
3 1 (14.29%) Software Delivery
3 1 (14.29%) Process Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) PowerShell
2 2 (28.57%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (28.57%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (28.57%) XenApp
2 2 (28.57%) vSphere
2 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
2 2 (28.57%) VMware ESX
3 1 (14.29%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) SCCM
1 2 (28.57%) AppDNA
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
1 5 (71.43%) Citrix
2 2 (28.57%) VMware
2 2 (28.57%) HP
2 2 (28.57%) Oracle
3 1 (14.29%) Altiris