The table below looks at the statistics for VBScript skills in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VBScript over the 3 months to 6 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic Scripting Edition (VBScript)
Rank 70 86 71
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -15
Contract jobs citing VBScript 1 7 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.11% 0.47% 1.04%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.26% 1.67% 2.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 14
Median daily rate £325 £190 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+71.05% -52.50%
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £340 £348
% change year-on-year
-4.41% -2.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £53.50 £28.25 £39.50
% change year-on-year
+89.38% -28.48%
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
385 420 536
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 41.58% 28.02% 37.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 225 242 308
Median daily rate £388 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £250 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 4 0
Median hourly rate £45.00 £38.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.88% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%

VBScript
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Edinburgh region citing VBScript as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 6 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing VBScript also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Edinburgh region with a requirement for VBScript.

1 14 (77.78%) Windows
2 13 (72.22%) Microsoft
2 13 (72.22%) PowerShell
3 10 (55.56%) SQL Server
4 8 (44.44%) Citrix
4 8 (44.44%) Windows Server
5 7 (38.89%) WSUS
5 7 (38.89%) Active Directory
5 7 (38.89%) VMware
5 7 (38.89%) VMware ESX
6 6 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (27.78%) Clustering
7 5 (27.78%) Banking
7 5 (27.78%) NetApp
7 5 (27.78%) TCP/IP
7 5 (27.78%) DNS
7 5 (27.78%) Web Services
7 5 (27.78%) IIS
7 5 (27.78%) Oracle
7 5 (27.78%) VMware Infrastructure
7 5 (27.78%) Microsoft Clustering
8 4 (22.22%) SQL
8 4 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (16.67%) SCOM
9 3 (16.67%) Multithreading
9 3 (16.67%) XenApp
9 3 (16.67%) XenDesktop
9 3 (16.67%) Application Packaging
9 3 (16.67%) SDLC
9 3 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure

VBScript
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (27.78%) IIS
2 2 (11.11%) SharePoint
2 2 (11.11%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (16.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 3 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (27.78%) DNS
1 5 (27.78%) TCP/IP
2 3 (16.67%) NetScaler
3 2 (11.11%) Internet
3 2 (11.11%) SSL
4 1 (5.56%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (55.56%) SQL Server
2 3 (16.67%) MS Access
2 3 (16.67%) MySQL
3 2 (11.11%) SQLite
4 1 (5.56%) Power BI
4 1 (5.56%) Relational Database
4 1 (5.56%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 3 (16.67%) Visual Studio
2 1 (5.56%) Fiddler
2 1 (5.56%) Git (software)
2 1 (5.56%) JIRA
General
1 5 (27.78%) Banking
2 1 (5.56%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (22.22%) 3rd Line Support
1 4 (22.22%) Server Engineer
2 3 (16.67%) Consultant
3 2 (11.11%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Developer
3 2 (11.11%) Support Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Technical Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Technical Specialist
3 2 (11.11%) VBA Consultant
3 2 (11.11%) VMware Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) VMware Support Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Web Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Windows Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Windows Server Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) 3rd Line Technical Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Cloud Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) NetApp Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) NetApp Specialist
4 1 (5.56%) Storage Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (27.78%) Web Services
2 3 (16.67%) .NET
2 3 (16.67%) HTML
3 2 (11.11%) CSS
4 1 (5.56%) Ajax
4 1 (5.56%) AngularJS
4 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET
4 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (5.56%) D3.js
4 1 (5.56%) Highcharts JS
4 1 (5.56%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 5 (27.78%) Clustering
2 3 (16.67%) Private Cloud
3 2 (11.11%) Client/Server
3 2 (11.11%) Cryptography
4 1 (5.56%) CMDB
4 1 (5.56%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 14 (77.78%) Windows
2 8 (44.44%) Windows Server
3 6 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (5.56%) Unix
5 1 (5.56%) Windows 10
5 1 (5.56%) Windows 2000
5 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (16.67%) Application Packaging
2 3 (16.67%) Migration
2 3 (16.67%) Multithreading
2 3 (16.67%) Prototyping
2 3 (16.67%) SDLC
2 3 (16.67%) Workflow
3 2 (11.11%) Incident Management
3 2 (11.11%) ITIL
4 1 (5.56%) Analytics
4 1 (5.56%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (5.56%) CAD
4 1 (5.56%) Line Management
4 1 (5.56%) Manual Testing
4 1 (5.56%) MVC
4 1 (5.56%) Project Management
4 1 (5.56%) Release Management
4 1 (5.56%) Risk Analysis
4 1 (5.56%) Service Management
4 1 (5.56%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 13 (72.22%) PowerShell
2 4 (22.22%) SQL
3 3 (16.67%) Shell Script
3 3 (16.67%) VBA
4 2 (11.11%) JavaScript
4 2 (11.11%) Perl
4 2 (11.11%) Python
4 2 (11.11%) VB
5 1 (5.56%) AWK
5 1 (5.56%) C#
5 1 (5.56%) C++
5 1 (5.56%) Java
5 1 (5.56%) Korn
5 1 (5.56%) PHP
5 1 (5.56%) Ruby
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) QA
System Software
1 7 (38.89%) Active Directory
1 7 (38.89%) VMware ESX
2 5 (27.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (16.67%) XenApp
3 3 (16.67%) XenDesktop
4 2 (11.11%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 1 (5.56%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 1 (5.56%) MetaFrame
5 1 (5.56%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 7 (38.89%) WSUS
2 5 (27.78%) Microsoft Clustering
3 3 (16.67%) SCOM
4 2 (11.11%) SCCM
5 1 (5.56%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 13 (72.22%) Microsoft
2 8 (44.44%) Citrix
3 7 (38.89%) VMware
4 5 (27.78%) NetApp
4 5 (27.78%) Oracle
5 3 (16.67%) AppSense
6 1 (5.56%) EMC
6 1 (5.56%) Logi Analytics
6 1 (5.56%) Lumension
6 1 (5.56%) Symantec
6 1 (5.56%) Telerik
6 1 (5.56%) TIBCO