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 April 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic Scripting Edition (VBScript)
Rank 60 - 62
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing VBScript 6 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.90% - 0.71%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.20% - 1.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 3
Average daily rate £405 - £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £324 £325
% change year-on-year
+15.83% -0.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £21.00 £29.53
% change year-on-year
+71.42% -28.87%
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
273 319 364
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 41.18% 36.29% 51.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 147 171 223
Average daily rate £365 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £273 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £333
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +5.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Average hourly rate - £31.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £36.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -1.36%

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 April 2016, 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%) PowerShell
2 6 (60.00%) Security Cleared
3 5 (50.00%) SQL
3 5 (50.00%) MS Excel
3 5 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (40.00%) .NET
4 4 (40.00%) Windows
4 4 (40.00%) HP
4 4 (40.00%) SC Cleared
5 3 (30.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 3 (30.00%) ISEB
5 3 (30.00%) Active Directory
5 3 (30.00%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (30.00%) MCITP
5 3 (30.00%) ISTQB
5 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
5 3 (30.00%) ASP.NET
5 3 (30.00%) HTML
5 3 (30.00%) Unix
5 3 (30.00%) Linux
6 2 (20.00%) MCSE
6 2 (20.00%) VBA
6 2 (20.00%) Cisco
6 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
6 2 (20.00%) MS Office
6 2 (20.00%) Security Testing
6 2 (20.00%) Test Scripting
6 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (20.00%) Finance

VBScript
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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.

Applications
1 5 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (20.00%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MSI
General
1 2 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Analyst
1 3 (30.00%) DBA
1 3 (30.00%) SQL DBA
1 3 (30.00%) Test Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Developer
2 2 (20.00%) Integration Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Integration Test Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Security Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Access Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Access VBA Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Applications Packager
3 1 (10.00%) Monitoring Specialist
3 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Test Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Senior VBA Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Test Specialist
3 1 (10.00%) VBA Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (40.00%) .NET
2 3 (30.00%) ASP.NET
2 3 (30.00%) HTML
3 1 (10.00%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 4 (40.00%) Windows
2 3 (30.00%) Linux
2 3 (30.00%) Unix
3 1 (10.00%) AIX
3 1 (10.00%) HPUX
3 1 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (10.00%) Solaris
3 1 (10.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (10.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (20.00%) Database Mirroring
1 2 (20.00%) Robotic Process Automation
1 2 (20.00%) Security Testing
1 2 (20.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (10.00%) ITIL
2 1 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (10.00%) Release Management
2 1 (10.00%) Service Management
2 1 (10.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (70.00%) PowerShell
2 5 (50.00%) SQL
3 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (20.00%) VBA
4 1 (10.00%) Bourne shell
4 1 (10.00%) C
4 1 (10.00%) C#
4 1 (10.00%) Java
4 1 (10.00%) Korn
4 1 (10.00%) Perl
4 1 (10.00%) T-SQL
4 1 (10.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 6 (60.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (40.00%) SC Cleared
4 3 (30.00%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (30.00%) ISEB
4 3 (30.00%) ISTQB
4 3 (30.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 3 (30.00%) MCITP
5 2 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (20.00%) MCSE
6 1 (10.00%) CCNA
6 1 (10.00%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 3 (30.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (10.00%) HP SiteScope
1 1 (10.00%) Netcool
1 1 (10.00%) SCOM
1 1 (10.00%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 7 (70.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (40.00%) HP
3 2 (20.00%) Cisco
4 1 (10.00%) AppSense
4 1 (10.00%) CA
4 1 (10.00%) Citrix
4 1 (10.00%) IBM
4 1 (10.00%) Red Hat
4 1 (10.00%) VMware