The table below looks at the statistics for VBScript skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VBScript over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic Scripting Edition (VBScript)
Rank 375 354 326
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -28
Contract jobs citing VBScript 206 236 255
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.44% 0.51% 0.58%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.13% 1.35% 1.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 125 136 160
Average daily rate £375 £400 £283
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +41.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £267 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £461
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £350 £200
% change year-on-year
-14.28% +75.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 10 13
Average hourly rate £29.00 £28.69 £31.56
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.08% -9.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.80 £19.95 £21.56
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.70 £50.90 £122.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £28.69 £30.78
% change year-on-year
+1.08% -6.79%
VBScript
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Programming Languages Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
18269 17447 16616
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 38.71% 37.85% 37.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 12545 11749 10607
Average daily rate £425 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £575 £563
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +9.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 487 400 451
Average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.42 £19.00 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.68 £44.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+12.67% +4.41%

VBScript
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VBScript across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

VBScript Jobs Demand Trend in England

VBScript
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing VBScript across the England region.

VBScript Daily Rate Trend in England

VBScript
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VBScript across the England region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

VBScript Daily Rate Histogram in England

VBScript
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing VBScript across the England region.

VBScript Hourly Rate Trend in England

VBScript
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VBScript across the England region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

VBScript Hourly Rate Histogram in England

VBScript
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VBScript within the England region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -24 87 £413 -8.33% 15
South East -45 30 £385 +2.66% 10
North West -8 24 £215 -30.64% 1
East Midlands +13 22 £275 -23.61% 7
West Midlands -11 15 £408 +20.03% 5
South West +2 9 £375 +9.09% 2
Yorkshire -1 9 £425 +25.00% 1
North East - 5 £280 -
East of England -9 4 £450 +35.33% 1
VBScript
UK

VBScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the England 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.

1 204 (52.31%) PowerShell
2 203 (52.05%) Windows
3 169 (43.33%) SQL
4 161 (41.28%) Microsoft
5 142 (36.41%) SQL Server
6 129 (33.08%) VB
7 121 (31.03%) .NET
8 113 (28.97%) C#
8 113 (28.97%) JavaScript
8 113 (28.97%) Active Directory
9 97 (24.87%) Windows Server
10 94 (24.10%) Finance
11 83 (21.28%) MS Excel
12 73 (18.72%) Windows Server 2008
13 70 (17.95%) SCCM
14 69 (17.69%) HTML
15 66 (16.92%) XML
16 64 (16.41%) Security Cleared
17 63 (16.15%) VBA
18 62 (15.90%) Oracle
18 62 (15.90%) HP
19 60 (15.38%) T-SQL
19 60 (15.38%) Java
20 59 (15.13%) Citrix
20 59 (15.13%) SharePoint
21 58 (14.87%) Migration
22 57 (14.62%) Windows 7
23 52 (13.33%) ASP.NET
24 51 (13.08%) CSS
24 51 (13.08%) MS Office

VBScript
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the England 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.

Application Platforms
1 59 (15.13%) SharePoint
2 39 (10.00%) IIS
3 26 (6.67%) MS Exchange
4 14 (3.59%) Exchange Server 2010
4 14 (3.59%) SharePoint 2010
4 14 (3.59%) Tomcat
5 12 (3.08%) IBM Notes
6 11 (2.82%) BizTalk Server
6 11 (2.82%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 10 (2.56%) SharePoint 2013
8 9 (2.31%) Exchange Server 2003
9 7 (1.79%) Apache
9 7 (1.79%) JBoss
10 6 (1.54%) CMS
10 6 (1.54%) WebSphere
11 4 (1.03%) WebSphere Application Server
12 3 (0.77%) Exchange Server 2013
12 3 (0.77%) SharePoint Server
13 2 (0.51%) Confluence
14 1 (0.26%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 83 (21.28%) MS Excel
2 51 (13.08%) MS Office
3 12 (3.08%) InfoPath
4 7 (1.79%) MS Project
5 2 (0.51%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.51%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (1.79%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.51%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (0.51%) thinkFolio
3 1 (0.26%) Academy Housing
3 1 (0.26%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.26%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.26%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.28%) Office 365
2 3 (0.77%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (0.77%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.26%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.26%) IaaS
3 1 (0.26%) IBM SmartCloud
3 1 (0.26%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 38 (9.74%) DNS
2 23 (5.90%) DHCP
2 23 (5.90%) TCP/IP
2 23 (5.90%) VPN
3 17 (4.36%) Firewall
4 16 (4.10%) Internet
4 16 (4.10%) SSL
5 14 (3.59%) Intranet
6 9 (2.31%) Remote Desktop
6 9 (2.31%) SMTP
7 7 (1.79%) HTTP
7 7 (1.79%) NetScaler
7 7 (1.79%) SAN
8 6 (1.54%) FTP
8 6 (1.54%) Kerberos
8 6 (1.54%) LAN
9 5 (1.28%) LDAP
9 5 (1.28%) WAN
10 3 (0.77%) VLAN
10 3 (0.77%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 142 (36.41%) SQL Server
2 48 (12.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 45 (11.54%) SQL Server 2008
4 43 (11.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 31 (7.95%) SQL Server 2005
6 26 (6.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 21 (5.38%) Oracle Database
7 21 (5.38%) Relational Database
8 16 (4.10%) SQL Server 2012
9 15 (3.85%) Crystal Reports
10 11 (2.82%) DTS
11 10 (2.56%) MySQL
11 10 (2.56%) RDBMS
11 10 (2.56%) SQL Server 2000
12 9 (2.31%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 8 (2.05%) QlikView
14 7 (1.79%) PostgreSQL
15 6 (1.54%) Oracle Reports
16 5 (1.28%) MS Access
16 5 (1.28%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 42 (10.77%) Visual Studio
2 33 (8.46%) Team Foundation Server
3 28 (7.18%) HP UFT
4 20 (5.13%) Selenium
5 18 (4.62%) JIRA
6 15 (3.85%) Oracle APEX
6 15 (3.85%) Subversion
7 14 (3.59%) Git (software)
8 12 (3.08%) WebDriver
9 11 (2.82%) Cucumber
10 9 (2.31%) MSI
11 8 (2.05%) SpecFlow
11 8 (2.05%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 8 (2.05%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 7 (1.79%) LoadRunner
12 7 (1.79%) SoapUI
13 6 (1.54%) JMeter
13 6 (1.54%) Maven
13 6 (1.54%) SilkPerformer
13 6 (1.54%) TestComplete
General
1 94 (24.10%) Finance
2 30 (7.69%) Banking
3 14 (3.59%) Financial Institution
4 10 (2.56%) Military
5 8 (2.05%) Law
6 7 (1.79%) Marketing
7 6 (1.54%) Front Office
8 5 (1.28%) Back Office
8 5 (1.28%) Legal
8 5 (1.28%) Manufacturing
9 3 (0.77%) Investment Banking
9 3 (0.77%) Retail
10 2 (0.51%) Automotive
10 2 (0.51%) Games
10 2 (0.51%) Local Government
10 2 (0.51%) Telecoms
11 1 (0.26%) Advertising
11 1 (0.26%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.26%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 113 (28.97%) Developer
2 82 (21.03%) Analyst
3 33 (8.46%) Support Analyst
4 28 (7.18%) .NET Developer
4 28 (7.18%) Consultant
5 27 (6.92%) SQL Developer
6 26 (6.67%) Test Analyst
7 23 (5.90%) C# Developer
8 22 (5.64%) Administrator
9 20 (5.13%) C# .NET Developer
10 18 (4.62%) Software Developer
10 18 (4.62%) Tester
11 17 (4.36%) DBA
12 16 (4.10%) ASP.NET Developer
13 15 (3.85%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 15 (3.85%) SharePoint Administrator
14 14 (3.59%) SQL DBA
14 14 (3.59%) Web Developer
15 13 (3.33%) 3rd Line Support
15 13 (3.33%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 121 (31.03%) .NET
2 69 (17.69%) HTML
3 66 (16.92%) XML
4 52 (13.33%) ASP.NET
5 51 (13.08%) CSS
6 43 (11.03%) Web Services
7 37 (9.49%) jQuery
8 25 (6.41%) .NET Framework
9 22 (5.64%) Classic ASP
10 10 (2.56%) AngularJS
10 10 (2.56%) DHTML
10 10 (2.56%) HTML5
10 10 (2.56%) WinForms
11 9 (2.31%) XSLT
12 7 (1.79%) Ruby on Rails
13 6 (1.54%) ADO.NET
13 6 (1.54%) Ajax
13 6 (1.54%) MDX
13 6 (1.54%) SOAP
13 6 (1.54%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 29 (7.44%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (3.08%) Clustering
3 11 (2.82%) Blackberry
3 11 (2.82%) Computer Science
3 11 (2.82%) PKI
4 10 (2.56%) Hedge funds
4 10 (2.56%) N-Tier
5 9 (2.31%) Management Information System
6 8 (2.05%) Client/Server
6 8 (2.05%) Data Centre
6 8 (2.05%) Derivative
6 8 (2.05%) Device Driver
7 6 (1.54%) CMDB
7 6 (1.54%) Data Integration
7 6 (1.54%) Replication
8 5 (1.28%) User Experience
9 4 (1.03%) MPEG
9 4 (1.03%) STB
10 3 (0.77%) Fixed Income
11 2 (0.51%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 203 (52.05%) Windows
2 97 (24.87%) Windows Server
3 73 (18.72%) Windows Server 2008
4 57 (14.62%) Windows 7
5 51 (13.08%) Windows Server 2012
6 50 (12.82%) Windows Server 2003
7 32 (8.21%) Linux
8 29 (7.44%) Unix
9 27 (6.92%) Windows 8
10 26 (6.67%) Windows XP
11 18 (4.62%) Windows 10
12 11 (2.82%) Apple iOS
13 7 (1.79%) Mac OS X
14 6 (1.54%) Solaris
15 3 (0.77%) AIX
15 3 (0.77%) Oracle Linux
15 3 (0.77%) SUSE
15 3 (0.77%) Windows 2000 Server
16 2 (0.51%) Windows 2000
16 2 (0.51%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (14.87%) Migration
2 49 (12.56%) Agile Software Development
3 36 (9.23%) ITIL
4 35 (8.97%) Regression Testing
5 33 (8.46%) Data Management
6 30 (7.69%) Service Delivery
7 26 (6.67%) Unit Testing
8 24 (6.15%) Test Scripting
9 23 (5.90%) Test Automation
10 18 (4.62%) Configuration Management
10 18 (4.62%) OO
11 17 (4.36%) Business Intelligence
11 17 (4.36%) Change Management
11 17 (4.36%) Software Testing
12 16 (4.10%) MVC
12 16 (4.10%) Patch Management
12 16 (4.10%) Software Engineering
13 15 (3.85%) Service Management
14 14 (3.59%) Investment Management
14 14 (3.59%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 204 (52.31%) PowerShell
2 169 (43.33%) SQL
3 129 (33.08%) VB
4 113 (28.97%) C#
4 113 (28.97%) JavaScript
5 63 (16.15%) VBA
6 60 (15.38%) Java
6 60 (15.38%) T-SQL
7 45 (11.54%) VB.NET
8 35 (8.97%) C++
9 24 (6.15%) C
10 20 (5.13%) Perl
11 19 (4.87%) PHP
12 15 (3.85%) Python
13 13 (3.33%) Ruby
14 9 (2.31%) F#
14 9 (2.31%) PL/SQL
15 8 (2.05%) Bash Shell
16 7 (1.79%) Shell Script
17 6 (1.54%) Scala
Qualifications
1 64 (16.41%) Security Cleared
2 45 (11.54%) SC Cleared
3 34 (8.72%) Microsoft Certification
4 24 (6.15%) Degree
5 18 (4.62%) ISEB
6 15 (3.85%) DV Cleared
6 15 (3.85%) MCITP
7 12 (3.08%) MCSE
8 10 (2.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 8 (2.05%) MCAD
9 8 (2.05%) MCSD
9 8 (2.05%) MCTS
10 5 (1.28%) ISEB Practitioner
10 5 (1.28%) ISTQB
10 5 (1.28%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 4 (1.03%) CCNA
11 4 (1.03%) Cisco Certification
11 4 (1.03%) Citrix Certification
12 3 (0.77%) CCEA
12 3 (0.77%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (5.90%) QA
2 7 (1.79%) SLA
3 6 (1.54%) Data Quality
4 4 (1.03%) Disclosure Scotland
5 3 (0.77%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.51%) 21 CFR Part 11
6 2 (0.51%) WCAG
7 1 (0.26%) Solvency II
System Software
1 113 (28.97%) Active Directory
2 35 (8.97%) XenApp
3 29 (7.44%) XenDesktop
4 25 (6.41%) VMware Infrastructure
5 23 (5.90%) BitLocker
6 21 (5.38%) vSphere
7 17 (4.36%) Microsoft App-V
8 15 (3.85%) Hyper-V
9 8 (2.05%) VMware ESX
10 7 (1.79%) NFS
10 7 (1.79%) Samba
11 6 (1.54%) VMware ESXi
12 5 (1.28%) XenServer
13 4 (1.03%) Terminal Server
14 3 (0.77%) Firmware
15 1 (0.26%) Citrix Presentation Server
15 1 (0.26%) ISA Server
15 1 (0.26%) MetaFrame
15 1 (0.26%) VMware Server
15 1 (0.26%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 70 (17.95%) SCCM
2 15 (3.85%) HP Quality Center
3 9 (2.31%) SCOM
3 9 (2.31%) WSUS
4 8 (2.05%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 4 (1.03%) DatAdvantage
6 3 (0.77%) Ansible
6 3 (0.77%) McAfee ePO
6 3 (0.77%) Puppet
7 2 (0.51%) HP SIM
7 2 (0.51%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 2 (0.51%) Perfmon
7 2 (0.51%) SCOrch
7 2 (0.51%) ServiceCenter
7 2 (0.51%) WMI
8 1 (0.26%) BladeLogic
8 1 (0.26%) Control-M
8 1 (0.26%) HP Data Protector
8 1 (0.26%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 1 (0.26%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 161 (41.28%) Microsoft
2 62 (15.90%) HP
2 62 (15.90%) Oracle
3 59 (15.13%) Citrix
4 46 (11.79%) VMware
5 17 (4.36%) IBM
6 13 (3.33%) AppSense
7 12 (3.08%) Lotus
8 9 (2.31%) Informatica
8 9 (2.31%) TIBCO
9 7 (1.79%) Dell
9 7 (1.79%) LANDesk
9 7 (1.79%) SAP
10 6 (1.54%) AppDynamics
10 6 (1.54%) Becrypt
10 6 (1.54%) Dynatrace
10 6 (1.54%) NetApp
10 6 (1.54%) New Relic
10 6 (1.54%) Red Gate
10 6 (1.54%) Symantec
London
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Posted: 2 days ago
South West London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £430.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City of Westminster
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £430.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City of Westminster
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £430.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Elevate Direct
Rate: From £350 to £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £400.00 - £425.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Derby, Derbyshire
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £110.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Hays London City Cheapside
Rate: £425.00 - £475.00 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
London
Anonymous Recruiter
Rate: From £400 to £450 per day Salary is Inclusive of Expenses
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