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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic Scripting Edition (VBScript)
Rank 74 75 53
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -22
Contract jobs citing VBScript 7 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.51% 0.16% 0.59%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.60% 0.54% 1.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 0
Average daily rate
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£400 £325 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £275 £311
% change year-on-year
+18.18% -11.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.69 £34.06 £30.50
% change year-on-year
-15.75% +11.65%
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
438 367 217
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 31.83% 29.79% 31.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 276 193 97
Average daily rate £378 £350 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.85% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £438 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 6
Average hourly rate £47.50 £16.13 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+194.57% -46.25%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

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
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 27 February 2015.

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 27 February 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 19 (90.48%) C#
1 19 (90.48%) JavaScript
1 19 (90.48%) ASP.NET
1 19 (90.48%) Microsoft
1 19 (90.48%) .NET
1 19 (90.48%) SQL Server
2 18 (85.71%) Finance
2 18 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (80.95%) SQL
3 17 (80.95%) T-SQL
3 17 (80.95%) SQL Server 2008
3 17 (80.95%) .NET Framework
4 3 (14.29%) VB
5 2 (9.52%) PHP
5 2 (9.52%) HTML
5 2 (9.52%) CSS
5 2 (9.52%) XML
5 2 (9.52%) XSLT
5 2 (9.52%) VB6
5 2 (9.52%) NHibernate
5 2 (9.52%) Requirements Analysis
5 2 (9.52%) MVC
5 2 (9.52%) Classic ASP
5 2 (9.52%) JSON
5 2 (9.52%) Open Source
5 2 (9.52%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (9.52%) Health Informatics
5 2 (9.52%) User Stories
5 2 (9.52%) Informatics
5 2 (9.52%) HL7

VBScript
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (90.48%) SQL Server
2 17 (80.95%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (4.76%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (4.76%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 18 (85.71%) Finance
2 1 (4.76%) Banking
Job Titles
1 19 (90.48%) Developer
2 10 (47.62%) Software Developer
3 7 (33.33%) .NET Developer
4 1 (4.76%) C# Developer
4 1 (4.76%) Citrix Administrator
4 1 (4.76%) Test Manager
4 1 (4.76%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (4.76%) Applications Developer
4 1 (4.76%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (90.48%) ASP.NET
1 19 (90.48%) .NET
2 17 (80.95%) .NET Framework
3 2 (9.52%) JSON
3 2 (9.52%) Classic ASP
3 2 (9.52%) CSS
3 2 (9.52%) XML
3 2 (9.52%) XSLT
3 2 (9.52%) NHibernate
3 2 (9.52%) HTML
3 2 (9.52%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (4.76%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.52%) Informatics
1 2 (9.52%) Open Source
1 2 (9.52%) Health Informatics
2 1 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.76%) Windows
1 1 (4.76%) Windows 2000
1 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (9.52%) Requirements Analysis
2 2 (9.52%) MVC
2 2 (9.52%) User Stories
3 1 (4.76%) Regression Testing
3 1 (4.76%) Test Management
3 1 (4.76%) Manual Testing
3 1 (4.76%) Test Automation
3 1 (4.76%) Fund Accounting
Programming Languages
1 19 (90.48%) C#
1 19 (90.48%) JavaScript
2 17 (80.95%) SQL
2 17 (80.95%) T-SQL
3 3 (14.29%) VB
4 2 (9.52%) PHP
4 2 (9.52%) VB6
5 1 (4.76%) VBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.52%) HL7
System Software
1 1 (4.76%) Active Directory
1 1 (4.76%) MetaFrame
1 1 (4.76%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 1 (4.76%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 19 (90.48%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.76%) Citrix
2 1 (4.76%) Altiris