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 May 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 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic Scripting Edition (VBScript)
Rank 81 83 75
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -8
Contract jobs citing VBScript 13 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.87% 0.14% 0.32%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.07% 0.51% 0.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 2
Median daily rate £375 £500 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +53.84%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £328 £325
% change year-on-year
+14.50% +0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £21.00 £29.53
% change year-on-year
+71.42% -28.87%
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
423 390 417
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 28.18% 26.44% 33.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 242 242 247
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £237
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £471
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 16
Median hourly rate £13.00 £55.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-76.36% +120.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £36.00 £36.45
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -1.23%

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
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 6 May 2016.

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 6 May 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 20 (90.91%) Windows
1 20 (90.91%) PowerShell
2 15 (68.18%) Microsoft
3 13 (59.09%) SQL Server
3 13 (59.09%) Windows Server
4 12 (54.55%) Active Directory
4 12 (54.55%) Citrix
4 12 (54.55%) VMware
5 10 (45.45%) Clustering
5 10 (45.45%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (45.45%) XenApp
5 10 (45.45%) XenDesktop
5 10 (45.45%) WSUS
5 10 (45.45%) NetScaler
6 9 (40.91%) Finance
7 8 (36.36%) VMware ESX
7 8 (36.36%) AppSense
7 8 (36.36%) Client/Server
7 8 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
8 7 (31.82%) Windows Server 2012
8 7 (31.82%) SCCM
8 7 (31.82%) Application Packaging
8 7 (31.82%) SQL
9 6 (27.27%) ITIL
9 6 (27.27%) Banking
9 6 (27.27%) SCOM
10 5 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
10 5 (22.73%) Migration
10 5 (22.73%) Configuration Management
10 5 (22.73%) C#

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 3 (13.64%) IIS
1 3 (13.64%) WebSphere
2 2 (9.09%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 10 (45.45%) NetScaler
2 4 (18.18%) Wireshark
3 3 (13.64%) DNS
3 3 (13.64%) Internet
3 3 (13.64%) SSL
3 3 (13.64%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (59.09%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (18.18%) Fiddler
2 2 (9.09%) HP UFT
2 2 (9.09%) Selenium
General
1 9 (40.91%) Finance
2 6 (27.27%) Banking
3 2 (9.09%) Legal
4 1 (4.55%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (36.36%) 3rd Line Support
2 7 (31.82%) Windows Engineer
3 5 (22.73%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 5 (22.73%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 5 (22.73%) Server Engineer
3 5 (22.73%) Support Engineer
3 5 (22.73%) Windows Server Engineer
4 3 (13.64%) Windows Specialist
4 3 (13.64%) Windows Support Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) 3rd Line Server Support
5 2 (9.09%) Citrix Support
5 2 (9.09%) Server Consultant
5 2 (9.09%) Server Specialist
5 2 (9.09%) Technical Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) Technical Specialist
5 2 (9.09%) Technical Test Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) VMware Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) VMware Support Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Windows Consultant
5 2 (9.09%) Windows Server Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (18.18%) REST
2 2 (9.09%) DHTML
2 2 (9.09%) DOM
2 2 (9.09%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (45.45%) Clustering
2 8 (36.36%) Client/Server
3 3 (13.64%) Cryptography
4 2 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (9.09%) CMDB
4 2 (9.09%) Credit Risk
4 2 (9.09%) Market Risk
5 1 (4.55%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 20 (90.91%) Windows
2 13 (59.09%) Windows Server
3 10 (45.45%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (31.82%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (31.82%) Application Packaging
2 6 (27.27%) ITIL
3 5 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (22.73%) Configuration Management
3 5 (22.73%) Migration
4 4 (18.18%) API Development
4 4 (18.18%) API Integration
4 4 (18.18%) Security Patching
4 4 (18.18%) Service Management
5 2 (9.09%) Change Management
5 2 (9.09%) DOM Manipulation/Scripting
5 2 (9.09%) Incident Management
5 2 (9.09%) Risk Management
5 2 (9.09%) Test Automation
5 2 (9.09%) Test Scripting
6 1 (4.55%) Line Management
6 1 (4.55%) Manual Testing
6 1 (4.55%) Project Management
6 1 (4.55%) Release Management
6 1 (4.55%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 20 (90.91%) PowerShell
2 7 (31.82%) SQL
3 5 (22.73%) C#
4 2 (9.09%) JavaScript
4 2 (9.09%) T-SQL
5 1 (4.55%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (9.09%) ISTQB
1 2 (9.09%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
1 2 (9.09%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (18.18%) PCI DSS
1 4 (18.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 12 (54.55%) Active Directory
2 10 (45.45%) XenApp
2 10 (45.45%) XenDesktop
3 8 (36.36%) VMware ESX
3 8 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (9.09%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 10 (45.45%) WSUS
2 7 (31.82%) SCCM
3 6 (27.27%) SCOM
4 2 (9.09%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (9.09%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 15 (68.18%) Microsoft
2 12 (54.55%) Citrix
2 12 (54.55%) VMware
3 8 (36.36%) AppSense
4 4 (18.18%) ServiceNow
5 3 (13.64%) Oracle
6 2 (9.09%) IBM
6 2 (9.09%) Symantec
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