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 2 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
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic Scripting Edition (VBScript)
Rank 465 427 367
Rank change year-on-year
-38 -60
Contract jobs citing VBScript 144 197 280
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.31% 0.39% 0.53%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.76% 0.99% 1.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 113 156
Median daily rate £325 £375 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £178 £229
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £497 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +0.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 12 10
Median hourly rate £47.83 £25.63 £43.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+86.65% -41.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.53 £15.85 £18.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.50 £29.00 £69.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £53.50 £29.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+84.48% -27.50%
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
18938 19857 19704
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 40.83% 39.07% 37.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 13116 13631 13535
Median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 380 513 405
Median hourly rate £40.00 £38.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £17.50 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.00 £47.50
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 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 2 December 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
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 2 December 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
London -12 60 £350 -17.64% 12
South East +17 33 £323 -15.13% 8
North West 0 16 £350 +38.61% 3
North East -32 11 £303 +4.88%
Yorkshire +19 5 £348 -20.57% 1
East of England +5 5 - - 2
South West -3 4 £300 -14.28% 3
East Midlands -13 4 £265 +131.44% 1
West Midlands -28 3 - - 2
VBScript
UK

VBScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 2 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 England region with a requirement for VBScript.

1 224 (64.74%) PowerShell
2 194 (56.07%) Windows
3 145 (41.91%) Microsoft
4 133 (38.44%) SQL
5 123 (35.55%) Active Directory
6 91 (26.30%) .NET
7 89 (25.72%) VB
8 81 (23.41%) VMware
8 81 (23.41%) SCCM
9 80 (23.12%) Windows Server
10 79 (22.83%) C#
11 76 (21.97%) SQL Server
12 72 (20.81%) Windows Server 2008
13 70 (20.23%) Security Cleared
14 60 (17.34%) SC Cleared
15 58 (16.76%) Finance
16 57 (16.47%) Agile Software Development
16 57 (16.47%) Windows Server 2012
17 55 (15.90%) Migration
17 55 (15.90%) JavaScript
18 54 (15.61%) HP
19 52 (15.03%) MS Excel
19 52 (15.03%) Windows 7
20 51 (14.74%) T-SQL
21 48 (13.87%) HTML
22 44 (12.72%) Microsoft App-V
22 44 (12.72%) Windows 10
23 43 (12.43%) HP UFT
24 42 (12.14%) Java
25 41 (11.85%) Windows Server 2003

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 19 (5.49%) IIS
2 13 (3.76%) MS Exchange
2 13 (3.76%) SharePoint
3 8 (2.31%) CMS
4 6 (1.73%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (1.73%) WebSphere
5 4 (1.16%) IBM Notes
5 4 (1.16%) OpenStack
5 4 (1.16%) SharePoint 2013
6 3 (0.87%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 3 (0.87%) Exchange Server 2003
6 3 (0.87%) Skype for Business
7 1 (0.29%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.29%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.29%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.29%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.29%) WordPress
Applications
1 52 (15.03%) MS Excel
2 31 (8.96%) MS Office
3 4 (1.16%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (0.87%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.58%) MS Project
6 1 (0.29%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 10 (2.89%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (0.58%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.58%) thinkFolio
3 1 (0.29%) Dynamics GP
3 1 (0.29%) HFM
3 1 (0.29%) OpenText MBPM
3 1 (0.29%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.29%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 28 (8.09%) Office 365
2 20 (5.78%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (1.73%) Azure Active Directory
4 5 (1.45%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (1.45%) GitHub
5 2 (0.58%) HP Helion
5 2 (0.58%) IaaS
6 1 (0.29%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 35 (10.12%) DNS
2 33 (9.54%) DHCP
3 22 (6.36%) TCP/IP
4 20 (5.78%) SAN
5 17 (4.91%) Firewall
5 17 (4.91%) Internet
6 9 (2.60%) Kerberos
6 9 (2.60%) VPN
7 6 (1.73%) LAN
7 6 (1.73%) Remote Desktop
8 4 (1.16%) FTP
8 4 (1.16%) LDAP
8 4 (1.16%) Wireless
9 3 (0.87%) Bluetooth
9 3 (0.87%) Skype
9 3 (0.87%) WAN
10 2 (0.58%) IPsec
10 2 (0.58%) NetScaler
10 2 (0.58%) SSL
11 1 (0.29%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 76 (21.97%) SQL Server
2 34 (9.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 27 (7.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 17 (4.91%) Relational Database
5 15 (4.34%) SQL Server 2005
6 12 (3.47%) Oracle Reports
6 12 (3.47%) SQL Server 2008
6 12 (3.47%) SQL Server 2012
6 12 (3.47%) SQL Server 2014
7 7 (2.02%) Data Warehouse
7 7 (2.02%) RDBMS
8 6 (1.73%) MS Access
8 6 (1.73%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 5 (1.45%) Crystal Reports
9 5 (1.45%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 5 (1.45%) MySQL
10 3 (0.87%) Big Data
11 2 (0.58%) BusinessObjects
11 2 (0.58%) Oracle Database
11 2 (0.58%) PowerPivot
Development Applications
1 43 (12.43%) HP UFT
2 37 (10.69%) MSI
2 37 (10.69%) Selenium
3 20 (5.78%) Team Foundation Server
4 16 (4.62%) JIRA
5 15 (4.34%) Git (software)
5 15 (4.34%) SpecFlow
6 13 (3.76%) TestComplete
7 10 (2.89%) Subversion
8 6 (1.73%) Cucumber
8 6 (1.73%) Jenkins
8 6 (1.73%) Visual Studio
8 6 (1.73%) WebDriver
9 4 (1.16%) InstallShield
9 4 (1.16%) SoapUI
9 4 (1.16%) TeamCity
10 3 (0.87%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 3 (0.87%) FxCop
10 3 (0.87%) Moq
10 3 (0.87%) StyleCop
General
1 58 (16.76%) Finance
2 33 (9.54%) Banking
3 13 (3.76%) Retail
4 7 (2.02%) Investment Banking
5 6 (1.73%) Manufacturing
5 6 (1.73%) Telecoms
6 5 (1.45%) French Language
6 5 (1.45%) German Language
6 5 (1.45%) Italian Language
6 5 (1.45%) Spanish Language
7 4 (1.16%) Advertising
7 4 (1.16%) Front Office
7 4 (1.16%) Games
7 4 (1.16%) Marketing
8 3 (0.87%) Automotive
8 3 (0.87%) Law
9 2 (0.58%) Electronics
9 2 (0.58%) Local Government
10 1 (0.29%) Billing
10 1 (0.29%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 57 (16.47%) Developer
2 33 (9.54%) Analyst
3 31 (8.96%) Tester
4 29 (8.38%) Windows Engineer
5 28 (8.09%) Consultant
6 21 (6.07%) Administrator
6 21 (6.07%) Automation Tester
7 20 (5.78%) Wintel Engineer
8 17 (4.91%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 17 (4.91%) Systems Engineer
9 14 (4.05%) .NET Developer
9 14 (4.05%) SQL Developer
9 14 (4.05%) Test Analyst
10 11 (3.18%) Architect
11 10 (2.89%) C# Developer
11 10 (2.89%) Support Engineer
12 9 (2.60%) Active Directory Engineer
12 9 (2.60%) C# .NET Developer
12 9 (2.60%) Security Engineer
13 8 (2.31%) Citrix Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 91 (26.30%) .NET
2 48 (13.87%) HTML
3 38 (10.98%) XML
4 37 (10.69%) ASP.NET
5 19 (5.49%) Web Services
6 14 (4.05%) XSLT
7 12 (3.47%) CSS
7 12 (3.47%) HTML5
8 11 (3.18%) ADO.NET
9 9 (2.60%) Node.js
9 9 (2.60%) Regular Expression
9 9 (2.60%) XSL
10 8 (2.31%) .NET Framework
11 7 (2.02%) Ajax
11 7 (2.02%) SOAP
12 6 (1.73%) DHTML
12 6 (1.73%) LINQ
12 6 (1.73%) MAPI
12 6 (1.73%) REST
12 6 (1.73%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 22 (6.36%) Client/Server
2 16 (4.62%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (3.76%) Computer Science
4 11 (3.18%) Management Information System
5 6 (1.73%) Clustering
5 6 (1.73%) Data Centre
5 6 (1.73%) Mobile App
5 6 (1.73%) MPEG
5 6 (1.73%) STB
6 5 (1.45%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 5 (1.45%) NHS
6 5 (1.45%) User Experience
7 4 (1.16%) Derivative
7 4 (1.16%) EMC VNX
8 3 (0.87%) Blackberry
8 3 (0.87%) CMDB
8 3 (0.87%) Contactless
8 3 (0.87%) EMV
8 3 (0.87%) Fixed Income
8 3 (0.87%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 194 (56.07%) Windows
2 80 (23.12%) Windows Server
3 72 (20.81%) Windows Server 2008
4 57 (16.47%) Windows Server 2012
5 52 (15.03%) Windows 7
6 44 (12.72%) Windows 10
7 41 (11.85%) Windows Server 2003
8 28 (8.09%) Linux
9 27 (7.80%) Unix
10 14 (4.05%) Windows 8
10 14 (4.05%) Windows XP
11 12 (3.47%) Apple iOS
11 12 (3.47%) Solaris
12 9 (2.60%) Android
12 9 (2.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 8 (2.31%) AIX
13 8 (2.31%) HPUX
14 4 (1.16%) VMS
15 3 (0.87%) Windows 2000
15 3 (0.87%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (16.47%) Agile Software Development
2 55 (15.90%) Migration
3 34 (9.83%) ITIL
4 29 (8.38%) Test Scripting
5 28 (8.09%) Release Management
6 24 (6.94%) Regression Testing
7 22 (6.36%) Software Testing
8 21 (6.07%) Application Packaging
9 20 (5.78%) Scrum
10 18 (5.20%) Change Management
10 18 (5.20%) Defect Tracking
10 18 (5.20%) User Acceptance Testing
11 17 (4.91%) Automation Testing
11 17 (4.91%) Configuration Management
11 17 (4.91%) Software Delivery
12 16 (4.62%) BDD
12 16 (4.62%) Software Deployment
13 15 (4.34%) Automated Testing
14 13 (3.76%) User Stories
15 12 (3.47%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 224 (64.74%) PowerShell
2 133 (38.44%) SQL
3 89 (25.72%) VB
4 79 (22.83%) C#
5 55 (15.90%) JavaScript
6 51 (14.74%) T-SQL
7 42 (12.14%) Java
8 34 (9.83%) C++
9 23 (6.65%) Perl
9 23 (6.65%) VBA
10 19 (5.49%) VB.NET
11 15 (4.34%) F#
12 14 (4.05%) Python
13 10 (2.89%) C
14 9 (2.60%) Shell Script
15 7 (2.02%) Bourne shell
15 7 (2.02%) Korn
15 7 (2.02%) PHP
16 6 (1.73%) Bash Shell
17 5 (1.45%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 70 (20.23%) Security Cleared
2 60 (17.34%) SC Cleared
3 28 (8.09%) Microsoft Certification
4 23 (6.65%) Degree
5 15 (4.34%) MCITP
5 15 (4.34%) MCSE
6 10 (2.89%) DV Cleared
7 9 (2.60%) BPSS Clearance
7 9 (2.60%) ISEB
7 9 (2.60%) ITIL Certification
8 8 (2.31%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 7 (2.02%) MCSA
10 6 (1.73%) Cisco Certification
11 5 (1.45%) ISTQB
12 4 (1.16%) CCNA
13 3 (0.87%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 2 (0.58%) CCNP
14 2 (0.58%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
14 2 (0.58%) VCP4
14 2 (0.58%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (3.76%) QA
2 7 (2.02%) SLA
3 6 (1.73%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (0.58%) WCAG
5 1 (0.29%) Data Quality
System Software
1 123 (35.55%) Active Directory
2 44 (12.72%) Microsoft App-V
3 40 (11.56%) VMware Infrastructure
4 24 (6.94%) XenApp
5 23 (6.65%) XenDesktop
6 17 (4.91%) XenServer
7 13 (3.76%) Hyper-V
8 11 (3.18%) BitLocker
9 10 (2.89%) Firmware
10 8 (2.31%) Virtual Machines
11 7 (2.02%) VMware ESX
12 3 (0.87%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 3 (0.87%) Terminal Services
13 2 (0.58%) Docker
13 2 (0.58%) MetaFrame
13 2 (0.58%) VMware ESXi
14 1 (0.29%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 81 (23.41%) SCCM
2 28 (8.09%) SCOM
3 22 (6.36%) WSUS
4 20 (5.78%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 13 (3.76%) HP Quality Center
6 11 (3.18%) AirWatch
7 9 (2.60%) HP SiteScope
8 8 (2.31%) SCOrch
8 8 (2.31%) SCSM
9 7 (2.02%) Ansible
9 7 (2.02%) Netcool
9 7 (2.02%) Tivoli
10 6 (1.73%) Microsoft Clustering
10 6 (1.73%) SCDPM
10 6 (1.73%) SCVMM
11 5 (1.45%) Control-M
11 5 (1.45%) OpenView Configuration Management
12 4 (1.16%) ITRS Geneos
12 4 (1.16%) Opscode Chef
12 4 (1.16%) PowerCLI
Vendors
1 145 (41.91%) Microsoft
2 81 (23.41%) VMware
3 54 (15.61%) HP
4 38 (10.98%) Citrix
5 33 (9.54%) Oracle
6 20 (5.78%) AppSense
7 17 (4.91%) IBM
8 13 (3.76%) Dell
9 9 (2.60%) Altiris
9 9 (2.60%) Red Hat
10 8 (2.31%) CA
11 7 (2.02%) Cisco
12 6 (1.73%) NetApp
12 6 (1.73%) NetIQ
13 5 (1.45%) Computacenter
13 5 (1.45%) SAP
13 5 (1.45%) Symantec
14 4 (1.16%) Atlassian
14 4 (1.16%) LANDesk
14 4 (1.16%) Lotus
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