The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Edinburgh region.

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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic Scripting Edition (VBScript)
Rank 78 62 39
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -23
Contract jobs citing VBScript 8 4 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.63% 0.39% 2.04%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.75% 1.52% 8.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 4
Average daily rate
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£338 - £303
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+15.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.80 £35.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-26.30% +16.66%
Programming Languages Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
456 263 239
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 35.63% 25.73% 23.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 297 106 92
Average daily rate £365 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.30% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £218 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £425 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 4
Average hourly rate £35.00 £24.00 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+45.83% -29.41%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
VBScript
Scotland

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 28 July 2014, 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 8 (66.67%) VB
2 5 (41.67%) SQL
2 5 (41.67%) Windows
3 4 (33.33%) MSI
3 4 (33.33%) InstallShield
3 4 (33.33%) Migration
3 4 (33.33%) Microsoft App-V
3 4 (33.33%) SCCM
3 4 (33.33%) PowerShell
3 4 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 4 (33.33%) Software Deployment
4 3 (25.00%) Wise Package Studio
4 3 (25.00%) Dell KACE
4 3 (25.00%) Cucumber
4 3 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (25.00%) VMware
4 3 (25.00%) Windows XP
4 3 (25.00%) HP
4 3 (25.00%) Dell
4 3 (25.00%) UNIX
4 3 (25.00%) Java
5 2 (16.67%) QuickTest Pro
5 2 (16.67%) MS Access
5 2 (16.67%) Test Automation
5 2 (16.67%) Finance
5 2 (16.67%) Automation Testing
5 2 (16.67%) Automated Testing
6 1 (8.33%) NHibernate
6 1 (8.33%) Requirements Analysis
6 1 (8.33%) JSON

VBScript
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) MS Access
2 1 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (33.33%) MSI
1 4 (33.33%) InstallShield
2 3 (25.00%) Cucumber
2 3 (25.00%) Wise Package Studio
3 2 (16.67%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 2 (16.67%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Banking
2 1 (8.33%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Applications Packager
2 3 (25.00%) Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Test Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Software Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Tester
4 1 (8.33%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Server Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Technical Tester
4 1 (8.33%) Technical Test Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Windows Server Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Automation Tester
4 1 (8.33%) Automated Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) HTML
1 1 (8.33%) .NET
1 1 (8.33%) Classic ASP
1 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET
1 1 (8.33%) CSS
1 1 (8.33%) XML
1 1 (8.33%) XSLT
1 1 (8.33%) NHibernate
1 1 (8.33%) JSON
1 1 (8.33%) Application Packaging
1 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Informatics
1 1 (8.33%) Open Source
1 1 (8.33%) Health Informatics
Operating Systems
1 5 (41.67%) Windows
2 4 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 3 (25.00%) UNIX
3 3 (25.00%) Windows XP
4 1 (8.33%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) Migration
1 4 (33.33%) Software Deployment
2 2 (16.67%) Test Automation
2 2 (16.67%) Automated Testing
2 2 (16.67%) Automation Testing
3 1 (8.33%) Requirements Analysis
3 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (8.33%) MVC
3 1 (8.33%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 8 (66.67%) VB
2 5 (41.67%) SQL
3 4 (33.33%) PowerShell
4 3 (25.00%) Java
5 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
5 1 (8.33%) PHP
5 1 (8.33%) C#
5 1 (8.33%) VBA
5 1 (8.33%) VB6
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) HL7
System Software
1 4 (33.33%) Microsoft App-V
2 3 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (33.33%) SCCM
2 1 (8.33%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) HP
1 3 (25.00%) Dell
1 3 (25.00%) VMware
1 3 (25.00%) Dell KACE
2 1 (8.33%) Novell