The first table below looks at the demand for VBScript skills in IT contracts advertised for the Glasgow region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VBScript over the 3 months to 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Glasgow region.

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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic Scripting Edition (VBScript)
Rank 63 65 55
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -10
Contract jobs citing VBScript 8 3 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.97% 0.39% 0.72%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.95% 0.81% 2.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 5
Average daily rate
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- £360 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +10.69%
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.80 £33.28 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-22.48% -4.92%
Programming Languages Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
411 372 268
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 49.76% 48.37% 32.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 168 170 132
Average daily rate £375 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £455 £385
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Average hourly rate £17.50 - £12.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
VBScript
Scotland

VBScript
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

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

VBScript Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

VBScript
Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

VBScript Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

VBScript
Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

VBScript Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

VBScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow 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 8 (66.67%) Windows
1 8 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 8 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 6 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 6 (50.00%) PowerShell
3 5 (41.67%) MS Excel
3 5 (41.67%) Perl
4 3 (25.00%) SQL
4 3 (25.00%) Active Directory
4 3 (25.00%) HP
5 2 (16.67%) Wealth Management
5 2 (16.67%) CMDB
5 2 (16.67%) SCOM
5 2 (16.67%) System Testing
5 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (16.67%) ArcSight
5 2 (16.67%) BMC
5 2 (16.67%) QuickTest Pro
5 2 (16.67%) Tivoli
5 2 (16.67%) DNS
5 2 (16.67%) IBM
5 2 (16.67%) .NET
5 2 (16.67%) C#
5 2 (16.67%) C++
5 2 (16.67%) Java
5 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET
5 2 (16.67%) UNIX
6 1 (8.33%) LDAP
6 1 (8.33%) SharePoint

VBScript
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow 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 1 (8.33%) SharePoint
1 1 (8.33%) MS Exchange
1 1 (8.33%) IIS
1 1 (8.33%) Lync
1 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 5 (41.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) DNS
2 1 (8.33%) LDAP
2 1 (8.33%) DHCP
2 1 (8.33%) Kerberos
2 1 (8.33%) SAN
2 1 (8.33%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (8.33%) EDMS
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 1 (8.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (25.00%) Applications Packager
2 2 (16.67%) Automation Tester
2 2 (16.67%) Monitoring Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Systems Monitoring Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Tester
2 2 (16.67%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Radia Specialist
3 1 (8.33%) Active Directory Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) .NET
1 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET
2 1 (8.33%) Software Packaging
2 1 (8.33%) WCF
2 1 (8.33%) Ajax
2 1 (8.33%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) CMDB
2 1 (8.33%) Thin Client
2 1 (8.33%) Fat Client
2 1 (8.33%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 8 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (16.67%) UNIX
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (16.67%) Wealth Management
1 2 (16.67%) System Testing
2 1 (8.33%) Project Management
2 1 (8.33%) User Stories
2 1 (8.33%) Automation Testing
2 1 (8.33%) BDD
2 1 (8.33%) Performance Management
2 1 (8.33%) Performance Testing
2 1 (8.33%) Unit Testing
2 1 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (8.33%) Change Management
2 1 (8.33%) Workflow
2 1 (8.33%) Migration
2 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 5 (41.67%) Perl
3 3 (25.00%) SQL
4 2 (16.67%) C#
4 2 (16.67%) C++
4 2 (16.67%) Java
5 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
5 1 (8.33%) VB
5 1 (8.33%) C
Qualifications
1 8 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 6 (50.00%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 3 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) SCOM
1 2 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (16.67%) Tivoli
2 1 (8.33%) Netcool
2 1 (8.33%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 8 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 3 (25.00%) HP
3 2 (16.67%) ArcSight
3 2 (16.67%) BMC
3 2 (16.67%) IBM
4 1 (8.33%) Citrix
4 1 (8.33%) VMware
4 1 (8.33%) ION Trading