The table below looks at the statistics for VBScript skills in IT contracts advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VBScript over the 3 months to 5 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
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic Scripting Edition (VBScript)
Rank 52 55 48
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -7
Contract jobs citing VBScript 2 2 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 0.47% 0.38% 1.93%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.29% 0.95% 5.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 4
Median daily rate £425 - £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £21.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+71.42% -16.00%
VBScript
East of England

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

Programming Languages Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
155 211 240
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 36.21% 39.89% 35.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 113 115
Median daily rate £350 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £239 £225 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 23 23
Median hourly rate £35.25 £42.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.05% +13.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £32.10 £26.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.53 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £36.00 £36.40
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -1.09%

VBScript
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Essex region citing VBScript as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Programming Languages category.

VBScript Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

VBScript
Daily Rate Trend in Essex

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

VBScript Daily Rate Trend in Essex

VBScript
Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing VBScript across the Essex region.

VBScript Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

VBScript
Contract Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VBScript within the Essex region over the 3 months to 5 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
Colchester - 1 £425 -
VBScript
East of England

VBScript
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 5 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 Essex region with a requirement for VBScript.

1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 2 (66.67%) PowerShell
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
2 1 (33.33%) XenApp
2 1 (33.33%) Waterfall
2 1 (33.33%) Functional Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (33.33%) Automation Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Data Mining
2 1 (33.33%) DNS
2 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (33.33%) HP
2 1 (33.33%) Citrix
2 1 (33.33%) HP UFT
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (33.33%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (33.33%) Banking
2 1 (33.33%) Problem Management
2 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
2 1 (33.33%) Manual Testing
2 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared

VBScript
Top Related IT Skills in Essex 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) HP UFT
General
1 1 (33.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Applications Packager
1 1 (33.33%) Automation Test Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Banking Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Test Analyst
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Automation Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Functional Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Manual Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Problem Management
1 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
1 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
1 1 (33.33%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) PowerShell
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (33.33%) XenApp
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Citrix
2 1 (33.33%) HP
2 1 (33.33%) VMware