The table below looks at the statistics for VBScript skills in IT contracts advertised for the England 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 382 370 333
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -37
Contract jobs citing VBScript 267 252 284
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.52% 0.50% 0.57%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.36% 1.31% 1.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 179 137 151
Median daily rate £375 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £220 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £328 £325
% change year-on-year
+14.50% +0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 15 8
Median hourly rate £22.00 £21.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.76% -23.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £20.19 £24.31
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.50 £43.50 £34.34
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £21.00 £29.53
% change year-on-year
+71.42% -28.87%
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
19598 19198 18744
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 38.45% 37.84% 37.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 13643 12665 12432
Median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 418 410 449
Median hourly rate £38.00 £36.00 £35.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +0.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £19.72 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.00 £46.00
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 England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing VBScript as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 6 May 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 6 May 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VBScript within the England region over the 3 months to 6 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East +6 111 £375 +7.44% 9
London -20 89 £425 - 7
North East - 23 £300 - 3
East Midlands +12 12 £235 -28.78% 1
South West -1 12 £650 +113.11% 3
West Midlands -15 7 £398 +32.50% 3
Yorkshire +4 5 - -
North West -26 4 £483 +75.45% 2
East of England +1 2 £425 +36.00% 2
VBScript
UK

VBScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

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 England region with a requirement for VBScript.

1 283 (59.83%) PowerShell
2 266 (56.24%) Windows
3 239 (50.53%) Microsoft
4 219 (46.30%) SQL
5 174 (36.79%) SQL Server
6 159 (33.62%) .NET
7 153 (32.35%) VB
8 142 (30.02%) C#
9 138 (29.18%) Active Directory
10 119 (25.16%) JavaScript
11 111 (23.47%) MS Excel
11 111 (23.47%) Windows Server
12 107 (22.62%) Finance
13 100 (21.14%) Security Cleared
14 92 (19.45%) Windows Server 2008
15 88 (18.60%) XML
16 86 (18.18%) SCCM
17 83 (17.55%) Windows Server 2012
18 81 (17.12%) HTML
18 81 (17.12%) Microsoft Certification
18 81 (17.12%) VMware
19 79 (16.70%) T-SQL
20 78 (16.49%) HP
21 73 (15.43%) ITIL
22 71 (15.01%) VBA
23 70 (14.80%) Citrix
23 70 (14.80%) SharePoint
24 68 (14.38%) Windows 7
25 66 (13.95%) MS Office
26 65 (13.74%) Migration

VBScript
Top Related IT Skills in England 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 70 (14.80%) SharePoint
2 51 (10.78%) IIS
3 35 (7.40%) MS Exchange
4 17 (3.59%) IBM Notes
5 15 (3.17%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 15 (3.17%) Exchange Server 2003
6 14 (2.96%) Exchange Server 2010
7 13 (2.75%) SharePoint 2013
7 13 (2.75%) Tomcat
8 8 (1.69%) CMS
8 8 (1.69%) WebSphere
9 7 (1.48%) BizTalk Server
10 6 (1.27%) Confluence
11 5 (1.06%) Node.js
11 5 (1.06%) OpenStack
11 5 (1.06%) WebSphere Application Server
12 4 (0.85%) JBoss
13 3 (0.63%) Skype for Business
14 2 (0.42%) Apache
14 2 (0.42%) FileNet
Applications
1 111 (23.47%) MS Excel
2 66 (13.95%) MS Office
3 19 (4.02%) InfoPath
4 3 (0.63%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (0.63%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (0.42%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.21%) Academy Housing
2 1 (0.21%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.21%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 14 (2.96%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (2.33%) Office 365
3 3 (0.63%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (0.63%) IaaS
3 3 (0.63%) SaaS
4 2 (0.42%) IBM SmartCloud
4 2 (0.42%) PaaS
5 1 (0.21%) Adobe Creative Cloud
5 1 (0.21%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 60 (12.68%) DNS
2 46 (9.73%) DHCP
3 36 (7.61%) VPN
4 31 (6.55%) TCP/IP
5 29 (6.13%) SAN
6 26 (5.50%) Internet
7 20 (4.23%) Firewall
8 13 (2.75%) SSL
9 12 (2.54%) HTTP
10 11 (2.33%) IPsec
10 11 (2.33%) Remote Desktop
11 10 (2.11%) BGP
11 10 (2.11%) IPv6
11 10 (2.11%) Software-Defined Networking
12 8 (1.69%) Intranet
13 6 (1.27%) NetScaler
14 5 (1.06%) LAN
14 5 (1.06%) SMTP
14 5 (1.06%) WAN
15 4 (0.85%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 174 (36.79%) SQL Server
2 56 (11.84%) SQL Server 2008
3 53 (11.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 53 (11.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 43 (9.09%) SQL Server 2005
5 30 (6.34%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 24 (5.07%) Oracle Database
7 22 (4.65%) Relational Database
8 15 (3.17%) SQL Server 2012
9 13 (2.75%) RDBMS
10 12 (2.54%) Crystal Reports
11 11 (2.33%) DTS
12 10 (2.11%) SQL Server 2014
13 8 (1.69%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 7 (1.48%) MS Access
14 7 (1.48%) MySQL
15 6 (1.27%) SQL Server 2000
16 5 (1.06%) Data Warehouse
17 3 (0.63%) DB2
17 3 (0.63%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 47 (9.94%) Visual Studio
2 31 (6.55%) MSI
3 27 (5.71%) JIRA
4 25 (5.29%) Team Foundation Server
5 18 (3.81%) HP UFT
6 13 (2.75%) Git (software)
6 13 (2.75%) Maven
6 13 (2.75%) Subversion
7 12 (2.54%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 11 (2.33%) Cucumber
8 11 (2.33%) Selenium
9 10 (2.11%) LoadRunner
10 9 (1.90%) InstallShield
11 8 (1.69%) Gatling
11 8 (1.69%) JMeter
11 8 (1.69%) SilkPerformer
11 8 (1.69%) SoapUI
11 8 (1.69%) The Grinder
11 8 (1.69%) VisualVM
11 8 (1.69%) YourKit
General
1 107 (22.62%) Finance
2 28 (5.92%) Banking
3 19 (4.02%) Marketing
4 8 (1.69%) Financial Institution
5 7 (1.48%) Legal
6 6 (1.27%) French Language
6 6 (1.27%) Military
7 5 (1.06%) Front Office
7 5 (1.06%) German Language
7 5 (1.06%) Italian Language
7 5 (1.06%) Law
7 5 (1.06%) Spanish Language
8 4 (0.85%) Back Office
9 3 (0.63%) Investment Banking
10 2 (0.42%) Automotive
10 2 (0.42%) Local Government
10 2 (0.42%) Retail
10 2 (0.42%) Telecoms
11 1 (0.21%) Electronics
11 1 (0.21%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 109 (23.04%) Developer
2 76 (16.07%) Analyst
3 38 (8.03%) .NET Developer
3 38 (8.03%) Consultant
4 36 (7.61%) Administrator
5 30 (6.34%) C# Developer
5 30 (6.34%) Windows Engineer
6 28 (5.92%) Test Analyst
7 27 (5.71%) C# .NET Developer
7 27 (5.71%) SQL Developer
8 25 (5.29%) Support Analyst
9 23 (4.86%) DBA
10 21 (4.44%) Support Engineer
11 20 (4.23%) SQL DBA
12 19 (4.02%) Wintel Engineer
13 15 (3.17%) SCCM Engineer
13 15 (3.17%) Test Engineer
14 14 (2.96%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 14 (2.96%) SharePoint Administrator
14 14 (2.96%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 159 (33.62%) .NET
2 88 (18.60%) XML
3 81 (17.12%) HTML
4 60 (12.68%) ASP.NET
5 52 (10.99%) CSS
6 44 (9.30%) jQuery
7 30 (6.34%) Web Services
8 21 (4.44%) .NET Framework
9 15 (3.17%) Classic ASP
10 13 (2.75%) AngularJS
10 13 (2.75%) WinForms
10 13 (2.75%) WPF
11 10 (2.11%) WCF
12 9 (1.90%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 8 (1.69%) Hibernate
13 8 (1.69%) MDX
13 8 (1.69%) Spring
14 6 (1.27%) ASP.NET MVC
14 6 (1.27%) HTML5
15 5 (1.06%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 29 (6.13%) Analytical Skills
1 29 (6.13%) Clustering
2 19 (4.02%) Computer Science
3 17 (3.59%) Data Centre
4 15 (3.17%) Blackberry
5 14 (2.96%) Client/Server
6 11 (2.33%) Hedge funds
7 10 (2.11%) Public Cloud
8 8 (1.69%) PKI
9 7 (1.48%) CMDB
9 7 (1.48%) Replication
10 6 (1.27%) STB
11 5 (1.06%) Data Integration
11 5 (1.06%) Derivative
11 5 (1.06%) Management Information System
11 5 (1.06%) Visualisation
12 4 (0.85%) MPEG
13 3 (0.63%) Enterprise Software
13 3 (0.63%) Fat Client
13 3 (0.63%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 266 (56.24%) Windows
2 111 (23.47%) Windows Server
3 92 (19.45%) Windows Server 2008
4 83 (17.55%) Windows Server 2012
5 68 (14.38%) Windows 7
6 56 (11.84%) Windows Server 2003
7 40 (8.46%) Linux
8 32 (6.77%) Windows 10
9 31 (6.55%) Unix
10 21 (4.44%) Windows 8
11 18 (3.81%) Windows XP
12 15 (3.17%) Apple iOS
13 14 (2.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 11 (2.33%) Ubuntu
15 6 (1.27%) Windows Vista
16 4 (0.85%) AIX
17 3 (0.63%) Oracle Linux
17 3 (0.63%) SUSE
17 3 (0.63%) Windows 2000
18 2 (0.42%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (15.43%) ITIL
2 65 (13.74%) Migration
3 40 (8.46%) Agile Software Development
4 33 (6.98%) Software Testing
5 32 (6.77%) Service Delivery
6 31 (6.55%) Workflow
7 29 (6.13%) Unit Testing
8 28 (5.92%) Configuration Management
9 27 (5.71%) OO
10 25 (5.29%) Test Scripting
11 24 (5.07%) Software Delivery
12 23 (4.86%) Performance Monitoring
13 22 (4.65%) Web Development
14 21 (4.44%) Change Management
14 21 (4.44%) Regression Testing
15 18 (3.81%) Mentoring
16 17 (3.59%) Project Management
16 17 (3.59%) Robotic Process Automation
17 16 (3.38%) Data Management
17 16 (3.38%) Security Auditing
Programming Languages
1 283 (59.83%) PowerShell
2 219 (46.30%) SQL
3 153 (32.35%) VB
4 142 (30.02%) C#
5 119 (25.16%) JavaScript
6 79 (16.70%) T-SQL
7 71 (15.01%) VBA
8 49 (10.36%) Java
9 46 (9.73%) VB.NET
10 40 (8.46%) C++
11 25 (5.29%) C
12 20 (4.23%) Perl
13 18 (3.81%) Python
14 17 (3.59%) PL/SQL
15 8 (1.69%) CoffeeScript
15 8 (1.69%) Ruby
15 8 (1.69%) Scala
16 5 (1.06%) Bash Shell
16 5 (1.06%) PHP
16 5 (1.06%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 100 (21.14%) Security Cleared
2 81 (17.12%) Microsoft Certification
3 47 (9.94%) SC Cleared
4 45 (9.51%) DV Cleared
5 36 (7.61%) Degree
5 36 (7.61%) MCITP
6 32 (6.77%) MCSE
7 23 (4.86%) ISEB
7 23 (4.86%) MCSD
8 21 (4.44%) MCTS
9 18 (3.81%) MCSA
10 15 (3.17%) MCAD
11 13 (2.75%) ISTQB
11 13 (2.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 9 (1.90%) Cisco Certification
13 7 (1.48%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
14 5 (1.06%) BPSS Clearance
14 5 (1.06%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 3 (0.63%) CCNA
15 3 (0.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (3.59%) QA
2 13 (2.75%) SLA
3 6 (1.27%) Data Quality
3 6 (1.27%) PCI DSS
4 4 (0.85%) Disclosure Scotland
4 4 (0.85%) WCAG
5 1 (0.21%) PMBOK
5 1 (0.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 138 (29.18%) Active Directory
2 50 (10.57%) XenApp
3 39 (8.25%) VMware Infrastructure
4 38 (8.03%) XenDesktop
5 34 (7.19%) Hyper-V
5 34 (7.19%) Microsoft App-V
6 21 (4.44%) VMware ESX
7 17 (3.59%) Terminal Services
8 14 (2.96%) BitLocker
9 12 (2.54%) vSphere
10 10 (2.11%) XenServer
11 9 (1.90%) NFS
12 7 (1.48%) Samba
13 5 (1.06%) Firmware
14 3 (0.63%) VMware ESXi
15 1 (0.21%) Citrix Presentation Server
15 1 (0.21%) DFS Replication
15 1 (0.21%) ISA Server
15 1 (0.21%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 1 (0.21%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 86 (18.18%) SCCM
2 30 (6.34%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 23 (4.86%) HP Quality Center
4 16 (3.38%) SCOM
5 15 (3.17%) WSUS
6 9 (1.90%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 8 (1.69%) Control-M
7 8 (1.69%) Perfmon
7 8 (1.69%) SCVMM
7 8 (1.69%) WMI
8 7 (1.48%) OpenView
8 7 (1.48%) SCDPM
9 6 (1.27%) SCSM
10 5 (1.06%) BladeLogic
10 5 (1.06%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
10 5 (1.06%) Norton AntiVirus
11 4 (0.85%) DatAdvantage
12 3 (0.63%) Ansible
12 3 (0.63%) Puppet
13 2 (0.42%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 239 (50.53%) Microsoft
2 81 (17.12%) VMware
3 78 (16.49%) HP
4 70 (14.80%) Citrix
5 60 (12.68%) Oracle
6 25 (5.29%) IBM
7 22 (4.65%) Cisco
8 17 (3.59%) Lotus
9 15 (3.17%) Dell
10 14 (2.96%) Lumension
10 14 (2.96%) Red Hat
11 13 (2.75%) AppSense
11 13 (2.75%) Intel Security
12 12 (2.54%) Symantec
13 8 (1.69%) AppDynamics
13 8 (1.69%) Dynatrace
13 8 (1.69%) Informatica
13 8 (1.69%) New Relic
13 8 (1.69%) TIBCO
14 7 (1.48%) BMC
London
Capita plc
Rate: £450.00 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Experis Ltd
Rate: £35 - £37 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago
Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
iKas International
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
Exeter
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 17 days ago