The table below looks at the statistics 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 30 October 2014 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
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic Scripting Edition (VBScript)
Rank 59 49 59
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +10
Contract jobs citing VBScript 2 12 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.27% 1.98% 0.72%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.61% 4.58% 1.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 3
Average daily rate
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£307 £325 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.57% +12.06%
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £350 £310
% change year-on-year
-5.71% +12.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 £30.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+58.33% +57.89%
VBScript
Scotland

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

Programming Languages Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
330 262 320
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 44.18% 43.23% 46.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 191 134 184
Average daily rate £380 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £450 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 11
Average hourly rate £50.00 £14.13 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+253.98% -56.53%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%

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 30 October 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 7 (70.00%) Microsoft
1 7 (70.00%) SC Cleared
1 7 (70.00%) Security Cleared
2 6 (60.00%) PowerShell
2 6 (60.00%) Perl
3 5 (50.00%) Windows
4 3 (30.00%) Active Directory
4 3 (30.00%) HP
4 3 (30.00%) SQL
4 3 (30.00%) UNIX
4 3 (30.00%) IBM
4 3 (30.00%) BMC
4 3 (30.00%) CMDB
4 3 (30.00%) Tivoli
4 3 (30.00%) SCOM
4 3 (30.00%) ArcSight
5 2 (20.00%) Mentoring
5 2 (20.00%) System Testing
5 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (20.00%) Wealth Management
5 2 (20.00%) QuickTest Pro
5 2 (20.00%) Java
5 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
6 1 (10.00%) MS Exchange
6 1 (10.00%) DNS
6 1 (10.00%) MCSA
6 1 (10.00%) LDAP
6 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (10.00%) JavaScript

VBScript
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 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 (10.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (10.00%) Lync
1 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) DNS
1 1 (10.00%) LDAP
1 1 (10.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) EDMS
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Systems Engineer
1 3 (30.00%) Monitoring Engineer
1 3 (30.00%) Systems Monitoring Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Automation Tester
2 2 (20.00%) Tester
2 2 (20.00%) Applications Packager
3 1 (10.00%) Active Directory Specialist
3 1 (10.00%) Wintel Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) HTML
1 1 (10.00%) .NET
1 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (10.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 5 (50.00%) Windows
2 3 (30.00%) UNIX
3 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (20.00%) Mentoring
1 2 (20.00%) System Testing
1 2 (20.00%) Wealth Management
2 1 (10.00%) ITIL
2 1 (10.00%) Migration
2 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (10.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (10.00%) BDD
2 1 (10.00%) Project Management
2 1 (10.00%) High Availability
2 1 (10.00%) User Stories
2 1 (10.00%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (60.00%) PowerShell
1 6 (60.00%) Perl
2 3 (30.00%) SQL
3 2 (20.00%) Java
4 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (10.00%) C#
4 1 (10.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 7 (70.00%) SC Cleared
1 7 (70.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (10.00%) MCSA
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (10.00%) MCITP
System Software
1 3 (30.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (30.00%) Tivoli
1 3 (30.00%) SCOM
2 2 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (70.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (30.00%) HP
2 3 (30.00%) IBM
2 3 (30.00%) BMC
2 3 (30.00%) ArcSight
3 1 (10.00%) ION Trading