The table below looks at the statistics for VBScript skills in IT contracts advertised for the Erskine region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VBScript over the 3 months to 10 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic Scripting Edition (VBScript)
Rank 34 24 13
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -11
Contract jobs citing VBScript 6 10 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Erskine 4.11% 8.55% 16.33%
As % of the Programming Languages category 16.67% 16.39% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 7 6
Average daily rate £336 £347 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.23% +0.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £326 £301
10% offered a daily rate of more than £361 £449 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £348 £202
% change year-on-year
-13.72% +72.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £28.69 £30.01
% change year-on-year
+1.08% -4.38%
VBScript
Renfrewshire

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

Programming Languages Category
Erskine
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
36 61 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Erskine 24.66% 52.14% 65.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 39 16
Average daily rate £343 £349 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.86% -1.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £318 £301
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%

VBScript
Jobs Demand Trend in Erskine

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

VBScript Jobs Demand Trend in Erskine

VBScript
Daily Rate Trend in Erskine

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

VBScript Daily Rate Trend in Erskine

VBScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Erskine

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Erskine 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 17 (100.00%) Windows
1 17 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 17 (100.00%) PowerShell
2 13 (76.47%) Unit Testing
2 13 (76.47%) Enterprise Software
2 13 (76.47%) Windows Server
2 13 (76.47%) MSI
2 13 (76.47%) WinForms
2 13 (76.47%) WPF
2 13 (76.47%) XML
2 13 (76.47%) XSD
2 13 (76.47%) C#
3 11 (64.71%) Change Management
3 11 (64.71%) Performance Management
4 10 (58.82%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (58.82%) VMware
4 10 (58.82%) Performance Testing
5 8 (47.06%) SC Cleared
5 8 (47.06%) Security Cleared
6 7 (41.18%) Test Scripting
6 7 (41.18%) Relational Database
6 7 (41.18%) Web Development
6 7 (41.18%) Degree
6 7 (41.18%) Project Management
6 7 (41.18%) C
6 7 (41.18%) Configuration Management
6 7 (41.18%) C++
6 7 (41.18%) COBOL
6 7 (41.18%) Java
6 7 (41.18%) VB.NET

VBScript
Top Related IT Skills in Erskine by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Erskine 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 3 (17.65%) OpenStack
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (41.18%) RDBMS
1 7 (41.18%) Relational Database
1 7 (41.18%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 13 (76.47%) MSI
2 7 (41.18%) Eclipse
2 7 (41.18%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 6 (35.29%) Development Engineer
1 6 (35.29%) Software Development Engineer
1 6 (35.29%) Software Engineer
2 4 (23.53%) Developer
2 4 (23.53%) Tools Developer
3 3 (17.65%) SC Cleared Software Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) Wintel Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Software Developer
4 1 (5.88%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (76.47%) WinForms
1 13 (76.47%) WPF
1 13 (76.47%) XML
1 13 (76.47%) XSD
2 7 (41.18%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 13 (76.47%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 17 (100.00%) Windows
1 17 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 13 (76.47%) Windows Server
3 4 (23.53%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (23.53%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (76.47%) Unit Testing
2 11 (64.71%) Change Management
2 11 (64.71%) Performance Management
3 10 (58.82%) Performance Testing
4 7 (41.18%) Configuration Management
4 7 (41.18%) OO
4 7 (41.18%) Project Management
4 7 (41.18%) Test Scripting
4 7 (41.18%) Web Development
5 4 (23.53%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (100.00%) PowerShell
2 13 (76.47%) C#
3 7 (41.18%) C
3 7 (41.18%) C++
3 7 (41.18%) COBOL
3 7 (41.18%) Java
3 7 (41.18%) PL/1
3 7 (41.18%) VB.NET
4 1 (5.88%) REXX
4 1 (5.88%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 8 (47.06%) SC Cleared
1 8 (47.06%) Security Cleared
2 7 (41.18%) Degree
3 1 (5.88%) BPSS Clearance
System Software
1 10 (58.82%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (23.53%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 3 (17.65%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 1 (5.88%) HP SIM
2 1 (5.88%) WMI
Vendors
1 10 (58.82%) VMware
2 7 (41.18%) Oracle
3 5 (29.41%) HP