The first table below looks at the demand for VBScript skills in IT contracts advertised for the Gloucestershire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VBScript over the 3 months to 18 April 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 Gloucestershire 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic Scripting Edition (VBScript)
Rank 41 - 74
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing VBScript 4 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 1.03% - 0.51%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.50% - 0.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 4
Average daily rate £375 - £364
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.53 £34.50 £21.75
% change year-on-year
-14.41% +58.62%
Programming Languages Category
Gloucestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
160 195 449
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 41.03% 59.09% 57.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 112 238
Average daily rate £350 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £315 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.30% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 16 39
Average hourly rate £40.00 £42.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £26.20 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £42.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.94%
VBScript
South West

VBScript
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

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

VBScript Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

VBScript
Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

VBScript Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

VBScript
Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

VBScript Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

VBScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 5 (83.33%) HTML
1 5 (83.33%) Oracle
1 5 (83.33%) SQL Server
1 5 (83.33%) UNIX
1 5 (83.33%) Web Development
2 4 (66.67%) .NET
3 3 (50.00%) Internet
3 3 (50.00%) Finance
3 3 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (50.00%) SAS
3 3 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (50.00%) Business Objects
3 3 (50.00%) PL/SQL
3 3 (50.00%) SQL
3 3 (50.00%) Essbase
3 3 (50.00%) Dimensional Modelling
3 3 (50.00%) Relational Database
4 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
4 2 (33.33%) XML
4 2 (33.33%) IIS
4 2 (33.33%) Windows
5 1 (16.67%) Windows NT
5 1 (16.67%) ClearCase
5 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
5 1 (16.67%) Citrix
5 1 (16.67%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (16.67%) COM
5 1 (16.67%) VB
5 1 (16.67%) VMware

VBScript
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 3 (50.00%) SAS
2 2 (33.33%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (83.33%) SQL Server
2 3 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (50.00%) Essbase
2 3 (50.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) ClearCase
General
1 3 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Developer
2 3 (50.00%) Business Developer
2 3 (50.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (16.67%) Support Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Web Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle Developer
3 1 (16.67%) UNIX Systems Administrator
3 1 (16.67%) UNIX Administrator
3 1 (16.67%) Salesforce.com Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (83.33%) HTML
2 4 (66.67%) .NET
3 2 (33.33%) XML
4 1 (16.67%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) UNIX
2 2 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (16.67%) Windows NT
3 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Web Development
2 3 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (50.00%) Dimensional Modelling
3 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
3 1 (16.67%) Configuration Management
3 1 (16.67%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) PL/SQL
1 3 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) VB
2 1 (16.67%) C
2 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (16.67%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
1 1 (16.67%) VMware ESX
1 1 (16.67%) XenApp
1 1 (16.67%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Oracle
2 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (50.00%) Business Objects
3 1 (16.67%) Citrix
3 1 (16.67%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (16.67%) VMware
3 1 (16.67%) Symantec
3 1 (16.67%) McAfee
3 1 (16.67%) Sophos