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 29 July 2015 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic Scripting Edition (VBScript)
Rank 16 14 6
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -8
Contract jobs citing VBScript 6 18 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Erskine 7.32% 12.08% 30.43%
As % of the Programming Languages category 26.09% 33.33% 63.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 13 7
Average daily rate
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£352 £347 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.17% -6.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £323 £355
10% offered a daily rate of more than £386 £350 £535
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £346 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.08% +15.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.94 £25.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-18.84% -26.30%
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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
23 54 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Erskine 28.05% 36.24% 47.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 48 11
Average daily rate £352 £349 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.73% -12.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £280 £358
10% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £379 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -

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 29 July 2015, 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 7 (100.00%) Windows
1 7 (100.00%) PowerShell
2 6 (85.71%) XML
3 5 (71.43%) XSD
3 5 (71.43%) REXX
3 5 (71.43%) Tcl
3 5 (71.43%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (71.43%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 5 (71.43%) MSI
3 5 (71.43%) C#
3 5 (71.43%) HP
3 5 (71.43%) Change Management
3 5 (71.43%) WinForms
3 5 (71.43%) WMI
3 5 (71.43%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (71.43%) WPF
3 5 (71.43%) Unit Testing
3 5 (71.43%) Performance Management
3 5 (71.43%) SC Cleared
3 5 (71.43%) Security Cleared
4 3 (42.86%) VMware
5 2 (28.57%) Degree
5 2 (28.57%) Computer Science
5 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
5 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
5 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (28.57%) Performance Testing
5 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (14.29%) Database Mirroring

VBScript
Top Related IT Skills in Erskine by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, 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.

Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (71.43%) MSI
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Software Engineer
1 5 (71.43%) Software Development Engineer
1 5 (71.43%) Development Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Senior DBA
2 1 (14.29%) Senior SQL Server DBA
2 1 (14.29%) Senior SQL DBA
2 1 (14.29%) Wintel Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) DBA
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server DBA
2 1 (14.29%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (85.71%) XML
2 5 (71.43%) XSD
2 5 (71.43%) WinForms
2 5 (71.43%) WPF
3 1 (14.29%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (71.43%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (28.57%) Computer Science
3 1 (14.29%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (71.43%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Unit Testing
1 5 (71.43%) Performance Management
1 5 (71.43%) Change Management
2 2 (28.57%) Performance Testing
3 1 (14.29%) ITIL
3 1 (14.29%) High Availability
3 1 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (14.29%) Database Mirroring
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) PowerShell
2 5 (71.43%) C#
2 5 (71.43%) REXX
2 5 (71.43%) Tcl
3 1 (14.29%) SQL
3 1 (14.29%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (71.43%) SC Cleared
1 5 (71.43%) Security Cleared
2 2 (28.57%) Degree
2 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (14.29%) MCITP
3 1 (14.29%) MCSE
3 1 (14.29%) MCSA
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
1 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (71.43%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 5 (71.43%) WMI
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) HP
2 3 (42.86%) VMware
3 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
4 1 (14.29%) Citrix