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 18 January 2017 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Visual Basic Scripting Edition (VBScript)
UK / England
Rank 425 406 346
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -60
Contract jobs citing VBScript 145 192 248
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.35% 0.41% 0.54%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.86% 1.06% 1.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 107 137
Median daily rate £325 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £211 £130 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £303 £352
% change year-on-year
+7.26% -13.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 16 10
Median hourly rate £47.83 £28.25 £28.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+69.30% -1.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.25 £14.29 £20.74
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.50 £29.50 £69.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £48.25 £28.25 £28.69
% change year-on-year
+70.79% -1.53%

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
16794 18197 17274
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 40.43% 39.10% 37.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 11585 12400 11783
Median daily rate £445 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.70% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £576 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 364 484 379
Median hourly rate £41.25 £38.75 £35.18
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.45% +10.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £17.50 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £46.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £39.00 £35.18
% change year-on-year
+5.12% +10.87%

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 18 January 2017.

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 18 January 2017.

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 18 January 2017. 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 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
London -14 50 £375 -10.44% 16
South East +30 40 £325 -15.58% 11
North West +5 14 £323 +50.00% 1
South West +14 13 £400 +6.66% 2
East of England +10 10 £300 -33.33% 5
West Midlands -6 6 £450 +28.57% 1
East Midlands -10 5 £245 -8.41% 5
North East -19 4 £275 -1.78%
Yorkshire +3 2 £320 -24.70%
VBScript
UK

VBScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, 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.

1 208 (66.45%) PowerShell
2 182 (58.15%) Windows
3 117 (37.38%) Microsoft
4 110 (35.14%) SQL
5 104 (33.23%) Active Directory
6 82 (26.20%) Windows Server
7 78 (24.92%) VB
8 70 (22.36%) Windows Server 2008
8 70 (22.36%) Security Cleared
8 70 (22.36%) SCCM
9 68 (21.73%) VMware
10 66 (21.09%) HP
11 64 (20.45%) SQL Server
12 60 (19.17%) .NET
12 60 (19.17%) C#
13 58 (18.53%) Windows 7
14 57 (18.21%) Windows Server 2012
15 55 (17.57%) SC Cleared
16 49 (15.65%) Agile Software Development
17 46 (14.70%) XML
17 46 (14.70%) ITIL
18 45 (14.38%) MS Excel
18 45 (14.38%) Finance
19 44 (14.06%) VMware Infrastructure
19 44 (14.06%) Windows 10
20 42 (13.42%) Migration
21 39 (12.46%) Oracle
21 39 (12.46%) HP UFT
22 38 (12.14%) JavaScript
23 37 (11.82%) HTML

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 34 (10.86%) IIS
2 18 (5.75%) MS Exchange
3 12 (3.83%) SharePoint
4 9 (2.88%) Exchange Server 2010
4 9 (2.88%) Skype for Business
5 7 (2.24%) WebSphere
6 5 (1.60%) CMS
7 4 (1.28%) Exchange Server 2003
7 4 (1.28%) GlassFish
7 4 (1.28%) IBM Notes
7 4 (1.28%) OpenStack
8 3 (0.96%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 3 (0.96%) SharePoint 2013
9 2 (0.64%) Exchange Server 5.5
10 1 (0.32%) OpenEdge
10 1 (0.32%) WordPress
Applications
1 45 (14.38%) MS Excel
2 23 (7.35%) MS Office
3 4 (1.28%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.64%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.32%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.32%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 14 (4.47%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (0.64%) thinkFolio
3 1 (0.32%) Dynamics GP
3 1 (0.32%) HFM
3 1 (0.32%) OpenText MBPM
3 1 (0.32%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.32%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 22 (7.03%) Office 365
2 16 (5.11%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (1.92%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (1.60%) Azure Active Directory
4 5 (1.60%) GitHub
5 3 (0.96%) HP Helion
6 1 (0.32%) IaaS
6 1 (0.32%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 31 (9.90%) Firewall
1 31 (9.90%) TCP/IP
2 23 (7.35%) SAN
3 22 (7.03%) DNS
4 20 (6.39%) DHCP
5 13 (4.15%) Internet
6 9 (2.88%) Kerberos
6 9 (2.88%) Skype
7 6 (1.92%) LAN
7 6 (1.92%) Remote Desktop
7 6 (1.92%) VoIP
7 6 (1.92%) Wireless
8 4 (1.28%) VPN
9 3 (0.96%) Bluetooth
9 3 (0.96%) FTP
9 3 (0.96%) NAS
10 2 (0.64%) SNMP
10 2 (0.64%) VLAN
10 2 (0.64%) WAN
11 1 (0.32%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (20.45%) SQL Server
2 34 (10.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 23 (7.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 19 (6.07%) Relational Database
5 14 (4.47%) SQL Server 2014
6 12 (3.83%) Oracle Database
6 12 (3.83%) Oracle Reports
6 12 (3.83%) SQL Server 2012
7 11 (3.51%) SQL Server 2008
7 11 (3.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 9 (2.88%) RDBMS
8 9 (2.88%) SQL Server 2005
9 8 (2.56%) Oracle Database 10g
9 8 (2.56%) Oracle9i Database
10 5 (1.60%) Data Warehouse
10 5 (1.60%) MS Access
11 4 (1.28%) MySQL
12 3 (0.96%) Big Data
12 3 (0.96%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 2 (0.64%) PowerPivot
Development Applications
1 39 (12.46%) HP UFT
2 36 (11.50%) MSI
3 28 (8.95%) Selenium
4 17 (5.43%) JIRA
5 16 (5.11%) Team Foundation Server
6 14 (4.47%) SpecFlow
7 13 (4.15%) TestComplete
8 11 (3.51%) Git (software)
9 10 (3.19%) TeamCity
10 9 (2.88%) Subversion
11 7 (2.24%) Visual Studio
12 6 (1.92%) SoapUI
12 6 (1.92%) WebDriver
13 5 (1.60%) Appium
13 5 (1.60%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 5 (1.60%) Cucumber
13 5 (1.60%) FxCop
13 5 (1.60%) ReSharper
13 5 (1.60%) StyleCop
14 4 (1.28%) Moq
General
1 45 (14.38%) Finance
2 29 (9.27%) Banking
3 15 (4.79%) Retail
4 9 (2.88%) Front Office
4 9 (2.88%) Investment Banking
5 7 (2.24%) Manufacturing
6 6 (1.92%) Back Office
7 5 (1.60%) French Language
7 5 (1.60%) German Language
7 5 (1.60%) Italian Language
7 5 (1.60%) Spanish Language
7 5 (1.60%) Telecoms
8 4 (1.28%) Games
9 3 (0.96%) Advertising
9 3 (0.96%) Marketing
10 2 (0.64%) Automotive
10 2 (0.64%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.64%) Local Government
11 1 (0.32%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.32%) Legal
Job Titles
1 47 (15.02%) Analyst
1 47 (15.02%) Developer
2 29 (9.27%) Wintel Engineer
3 26 (8.31%) Tester
4 22 (7.03%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 22 (7.03%) Windows Engineer
5 19 (6.07%) Consultant
6 17 (5.43%) Automation Tester
6 17 (5.43%) Test Analyst
7 16 (5.11%) Administrator
8 12 (3.83%) .NET Developer
8 12 (3.83%) Automation Test Analyst
9 11 (3.51%) Support Analyst
9 11 (3.51%) Systems Engineer
10 9 (2.88%) C# Developer
10 9 (2.88%) Support Engineer
10 9 (2.88%) VMware Engineer
11 8 (2.56%) Citrix Engineer
11 8 (2.56%) Deployment Engineer
11 8 (2.56%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (19.17%) .NET
2 46 (14.70%) XML
3 37 (11.82%) HTML
4 29 (9.27%) ASP.NET
5 17 (5.43%) XSLT
6 15 (4.79%) Web Services
7 10 (3.19%) ADO.NET
7 10 (3.19%) CSS
8 9 (2.88%) HTML5
9 8 (2.56%) LINQ
9 8 (2.56%) Regular Expression
9 8 (2.56%) SOAP
9 8 (2.56%) XSL
10 7 (2.24%) .NET Framework
10 7 (2.24%) Node.js
10 7 (2.24%) WCF
11 6 (1.92%) Entity Framework
11 6 (1.92%) MAPI
11 6 (1.92%) NHibernate
11 6 (1.92%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 19 (6.07%) Client/Server
2 13 (4.15%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (4.15%) Management Information System
3 8 (2.56%) Mobile App
4 5 (1.60%) Computer Science
4 5 (1.60%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 5 (1.60%) MPEG
4 5 (1.60%) STB
5 4 (1.28%) Contactless
5 4 (1.28%) EMV
6 3 (0.96%) Blackberry
6 3 (0.96%) Data Centre
6 3 (0.96%) EPoS
6 3 (0.96%) Fixed Income
6 3 (0.96%) User Experience
6 3 (0.96%) Video Conferencing
7 2 (0.64%) Derivative
7 2 (0.64%) Equities
7 2 (0.64%) NHS
7 2 (0.64%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 182 (58.15%) Windows
2 82 (26.20%) Windows Server
3 70 (22.36%) Windows Server 2008
4 58 (18.53%) Windows 7
5 57 (18.21%) Windows Server 2012
6 44 (14.06%) Windows 10
7 37 (11.82%) Linux
8 34 (10.86%) Windows Server 2003
9 23 (7.35%) Unix
10 17 (5.43%) Apple iOS
11 13 (4.15%) Android
12 12 (3.83%) Windows XP
13 11 (3.51%) AIX
13 11 (3.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 11 (3.51%) Solaris
14 10 (3.19%) Windows 8
15 7 (2.24%) HPUX
16 5 (1.60%) Windows CE
17 4 (1.28%) Windows Vista
18 1 (0.32%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (15.65%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (14.70%) ITIL
3 42 (13.42%) Migration
4 29 (9.27%) Test Scripting
5 25 (7.99%) Regression Testing
6 23 (7.35%) Release Management
7 19 (6.07%) Scrum
7 19 (6.07%) Software Deployment
8 17 (5.43%) Application Packaging
8 17 (5.43%) Change Management
8 17 (5.43%) Configuration Management
8 17 (5.43%) Validation
9 16 (5.11%) Software Testing
9 16 (5.11%) User Acceptance Testing
10 15 (4.79%) Service Management
11 14 (4.47%) Automated Testing
11 14 (4.47%) Automation Testing
11 14 (4.47%) Defect Tracking
12 13 (4.15%) BDD
12 13 (4.15%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 208 (66.45%) PowerShell
2 110 (35.14%) SQL
3 78 (24.92%) VB
4 60 (19.17%) C#
5 38 (12.14%) JavaScript
6 32 (10.22%) T-SQL
7 27 (8.63%) Perl
8 24 (7.67%) Java
9 23 (7.35%) C++
10 18 (5.75%) VB.NET
10 18 (5.75%) VBA
11 14 (4.47%) F#
12 12 (3.83%) Python
13 10 (3.19%) Shell Script
14 6 (1.92%) Bash Shell
14 6 (1.92%) Bourne shell
14 6 (1.92%) C
14 6 (1.92%) Korn
15 5 (1.60%) PL/SQL
16 4 (1.28%) PHP
Qualifications
1 70 (22.36%) Security Cleared
2 55 (17.57%) SC Cleared
3 24 (7.67%) Microsoft Certification
4 18 (5.75%) MCITP
5 14 (4.47%) DV Cleared
6 13 (4.15%) Degree
6 13 (4.15%) MCSA
7 7 (2.24%) ISEB
7 7 (2.24%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 6 (1.92%) ISTQB
9 5 (1.60%) Cisco Certification
9 5 (1.60%) ITIL Certification
9 5 (1.60%) MCSE
10 4 (1.28%) BPSS Clearance
10 4 (1.28%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 3 (0.96%) CCNA
12 2 (0.64%) CCNP
12 2 (0.64%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
12 2 (0.64%) VCP4
12 2 (0.64%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (4.79%) QA
2 10 (3.19%) SLA
3 2 (0.64%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (0.64%) WCAG
4 1 (0.32%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 104 (33.23%) Active Directory
2 44 (14.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 34 (10.86%) Microsoft App-V
4 13 (4.15%) XenApp
5 11 (3.51%) Firmware
5 11 (3.51%) Hyper-V
5 11 (3.51%) XenDesktop
6 10 (3.19%) VMware ESX
7 9 (2.88%) BitLocker
8 8 (2.56%) VMware ESXi
9 7 (2.24%) vSphere
10 5 (1.60%) XenServer
11 4 (1.28%) Virtual Machines
12 3 (0.96%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 3 (0.96%) Terminal Services
13 2 (0.64%) Docker
13 2 (0.64%) VMware GSX
14 1 (0.32%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 70 (22.36%) SCCM
2 27 (8.63%) WSUS
3 15 (4.79%) SCOM
4 14 (4.47%) AirWatch
5 13 (4.15%) HP Quality Center
5 13 (4.15%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 11 (3.51%) Control-M
7 10 (3.19%) HP SiteScope
7 10 (3.19%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 7 (2.24%) Ansible
9 6 (1.92%) Netcool
9 6 (1.92%) Tivoli
10 5 (1.60%) BladeLogic
10 5 (1.60%) PowerCLI
10 5 (1.60%) Sysprep
11 4 (1.28%) Opscode Chef
12 3 (0.96%) Microsoft Intune
12 3 (0.96%) Packer
12 3 (0.96%) SCOrch
12 3 (0.96%) SCSM
Vendors
1 117 (37.38%) Microsoft
2 68 (21.73%) VMware
3 66 (21.09%) HP
4 39 (12.46%) Oracle
5 29 (9.27%) Citrix
6 15 (4.79%) IBM
7 13 (4.15%) Cisco
8 11 (3.51%) NetApp
8 11 (3.51%) Red Hat
9 10 (3.19%) AppSense
9 10 (3.19%) Dell
10 8 (2.56%) Altiris
11 7 (2.24%) CA
11 7 (2.24%) LANDesk
12 5 (1.60%) Atlassian
12 5 (1.60%) Computacenter
12 5 (1.60%) Remedy
12 5 (1.60%) Symantec
13 4 (1.28%) Intel Security
13 4 (1.28%) SolarWinds
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