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 24 October 2014 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic Scripting Edition (VBScript)
Rank 72 76 58
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -18
Contract jobs citing VBScript 10 3 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.76% 0.26% 0.69%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.26% 0.84% 3.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 0 3
Average daily rate
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£400 - £270
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £350 £323
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +8.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 £30.78 £16.67
% change year-on-year
+54.33% +84.62%
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
442 358 213
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 33.69% 30.47% 21.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 276 173 94
Average daily rate £390 £310 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.80% -1.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £222 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £418 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 13 9
Average hourly rate £42.50 £33.50 £36.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.86% -8.21%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%

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 24 October 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 12 (66.67%) SQL
2 10 (55.56%) Microsoft
2 10 (55.56%) Finance
3 8 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (44.44%) .NET
3 8 (44.44%) SQL Server
3 8 (44.44%) C#
3 8 (44.44%) JavaScript
3 8 (44.44%) ASP.NET
4 7 (38.89%) T-SQL
4 7 (38.89%) .NET Framework
4 7 (38.89%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (27.78%) Windows
6 4 (22.22%) Windows 2000
6 4 (22.22%) VB
7 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (16.67%) Active Directory
7 3 (16.67%) HP
7 3 (16.67%) Java
7 3 (16.67%) UNIX
7 3 (16.67%) Citrix
7 3 (16.67%) MetaFrame
7 3 (16.67%) Cucumber
7 3 (16.67%) Application Packaging
7 3 (16.67%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 3 (16.67%) Banking
7 3 (16.67%) Altiris
7 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (11.11%) Automation Testing
8 2 (11.11%) Automated Testing

VBScript
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 8 (44.44%) SQL Server
2 7 (38.89%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (11.11%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 3 (16.67%) Cucumber
2 1 (5.56%) Wise Package Studio
2 1 (5.56%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (5.56%) MSI
2 1 (5.56%) InstallShield
General
1 10 (55.56%) Finance
2 3 (16.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (55.56%) Developer
2 7 (38.89%) .NET Developer
3 3 (16.67%) Systems Administrator
3 3 (16.67%) Citrix Administrator
3 3 (16.67%) Administrator
4 2 (11.11%) Software Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Tester
5 1 (5.56%) Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Test Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Technical Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Server Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Technical Tester
5 1 (5.56%) Technical Test Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Windows Server Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Automation Tester
5 1 (5.56%) Applications Packager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (44.44%) ASP.NET
1 8 (44.44%) .NET
2 7 (38.89%) .NET Framework
3 3 (16.67%) Application Packaging
4 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (5.56%) HTML
4 1 (5.56%) JSON
4 1 (5.56%) Classic ASP
4 1 (5.56%) CSS
4 1 (5.56%) XML
4 1 (5.56%) XSLT
4 1 (5.56%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.56%) Informatics
1 1 (5.56%) Open Source
1 1 (5.56%) Health Informatics
1 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (27.78%) Windows
2 4 (22.22%) Windows 2000
3 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (16.67%) UNIX
4 1 (5.56%) Windows 7
4 1 (5.56%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (11.11%) Automated Testing
2 2 (11.11%) Automation Testing
3 1 (5.56%) MVC
3 1 (5.56%) Migration
3 1 (5.56%) Requirements Analysis
3 1 (5.56%) Test Automation
3 1 (5.56%) Software Deployment
3 1 (5.56%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 12 (66.67%) SQL
2 8 (44.44%) C#
2 8 (44.44%) JavaScript
3 7 (38.89%) T-SQL
4 4 (22.22%) VB
5 3 (16.67%) Java
6 2 (11.11%) PowerShell
7 1 (5.56%) PHP
7 1 (5.56%) VB6
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) HL7
System Software
1 3 (16.67%) Active Directory
1 3 (16.67%) MetaFrame
1 3 (16.67%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 1 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (5.56%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) SCCM
Vendors
1 10 (55.56%) Microsoft
2 3 (16.67%) HP
2 3 (16.67%) Citrix
2 3 (16.67%) Altiris
3 1 (5.56%) Dell KACE
3 1 (5.56%) VMware
3 1 (5.56%) Dell