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 22 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
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic Scripting Edition (VBScript)
Rank 70 74 59
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -15
Contract jobs citing VBScript 10 3 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.78% 0.26% 0.69%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.36% 0.85% 3.37%
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 £320
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.25 £30.78 £16.67
% change year-on-year
+40.52% +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
424 352 208
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 33.18% 30.19% 20.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 268 166 87
Average daily rate £388 £310 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £234 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £420 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 12 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 22 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 22 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%) MSI
2 1 (5.56%) InstallShield
2 1 (5.56%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (5.56%) Wise Package Studio
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%) Applications Packager
5 1 (5.56%) Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Test Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Automation Tester
5 1 (5.56%) Windows Server Engineer
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
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (44.44%) .NET
1 8 (44.44%) ASP.NET
2 7 (38.89%) .NET Framework
3 3 (16.67%) Application Packaging
4 1 (5.56%) CSS
4 1 (5.56%) XML
4 1 (5.56%) XSLT
4 1 (5.56%) Classic ASP
4 1 (5.56%) HTML
4 1 (5.56%) JSON
4 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (5.56%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.56%) Informatics
1 1 (5.56%) Health Informatics
1 1 (5.56%) Open Source
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%) UNIX
3 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (5.56%) Windows XP
4 1 (5.56%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (11.11%) Automation Testing
2 2 (11.11%) Automated Testing
3 1 (5.56%) Software Deployment
3 1 (5.56%) User Stories
3 1 (5.56%) Test Automation
3 1 (5.56%) Requirements Analysis
3 1 (5.56%) MVC
3 1 (5.56%) Migration
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
3 1 (5.56%) VMware
3 1 (5.56%) Dell KACE