The table below looks at the statistics for VBScript skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VBScript over the 3 months to 20 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
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic Scripting Edition (VBScript)
Rank 67 49 68
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +19
Contract jobs citing VBScript 9 2 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.05% 0.39% 1.46%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.54% 1.14% 3.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate
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- £163 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.25 £31.56 £14.34
% change year-on-year
+37.06% +120.04%
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 Hertfordshire region.

Programming Languages Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
354 176 448
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 41.40% 34.31% 46.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 233 93 228
Average daily rate £355 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.23% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £219 £263 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 15 11
Average hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +1.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.40 £9.85 £31.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.50 £50.00 £40.75
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 Hertfordshire

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

VBScript Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

VBScript
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

VBScript Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

VBScript
Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

VBScript Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

VBScript
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VBScript within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 20 October 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Borehamwood - - - -
Stevenage - - - -
Watford - - - -
VBScript
East of England

VBScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 10 (90.91%) IIS
2 9 (81.82%) CSS
2 9 (81.82%) XML
2 9 (81.82%) XSL
2 9 (81.82%) XSLT
2 9 (81.82%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (81.82%) JIRA
2 9 (81.82%) QA
3 8 (72.73%) JavaScript
3 8 (72.73%) TCP/IP
4 7 (63.64%) .NET
4 7 (63.64%) ASP.NET
4 7 (63.64%) WCF
4 7 (63.64%) LINQ
4 7 (63.64%) Code Coverage
4 7 (63.64%) Regression Testing
4 7 (63.64%) Scrum
4 7 (63.64%) FxCop
4 7 (63.64%) StyleCop
4 7 (63.64%) POCO
4 7 (63.64%) .NET Framework
5 4 (36.36%) BDD
5 4 (36.36%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (36.36%) TDD
5 4 (36.36%) VB
6 3 (27.27%) C#
6 3 (27.27%) ADO.NET
6 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
7 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
7 2 (18.18%) SQL Server

VBScript
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 10 (90.91%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 8 (72.73%) TCP/IP
2 1 (9.09%) DNS
2 1 (9.09%) SAN
2 1 (9.09%) VLAN
2 1 (9.09%) LDAP
2 1 (9.09%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database 12c
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 9 (81.82%) JIRA
2 7 (63.64%) FxCop
2 7 (63.64%) StyleCop
Job Titles
1 9 (81.82%) Developer
2 7 (63.64%) .NET Developer
3 2 (18.18%) VB Developer
3 2 (18.18%) VB6 Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Wintel Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) VMware Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) DBA
4 1 (9.09%) Technical Specialist
4 1 (9.09%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (81.82%) CSS
1 9 (81.82%) XML
1 9 (81.82%) XSL
1 9 (81.82%) XSLT
2 7 (63.64%) .NET Framework
2 7 (63.64%) WCF
2 7 (63.64%) LINQ
2 7 (63.64%) POCO
2 7 (63.64%) .NET
2 7 (63.64%) ASP.NET
3 3 (27.27%) ADO.NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Replication
1 2 (18.18%) Clustering
2 1 (9.09%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Windows
1 1 (9.09%) Linux
1 1 (9.09%) Windows XP
1 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (81.82%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (63.64%) Code Coverage
2 7 (63.64%) Regression Testing
2 7 (63.64%) Scrum
3 4 (36.36%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (36.36%) BDD
3 4 (36.36%) TDD
4 2 (18.18%) OOP
4 2 (18.18%) OO
5 1 (9.09%) Configuration Management
5 1 (9.09%) Asset Management
5 1 (9.09%) Load Balancing
5 1 (9.09%) Problem Management
5 1 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (9.09%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 8 (72.73%) JavaScript
2 4 (36.36%) VB
3 3 (27.27%) C#
4 2 (18.18%) VB6
5 1 (9.09%) PowerShell
5 1 (9.09%) Shell Script
5 1 (9.09%) Perl
5 1 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (81.82%) QA
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) NFS
1 1 (9.09%) Active Directory
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle RMAN
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (9.09%) vSphere
1 1 (9.09%) VMFS
1 1 (9.09%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 1 (9.09%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
2 1 (9.09%) HP
2 1 (9.09%) Citrix
2 1 (9.09%) NetApp
2 1 (9.09%) VMware
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle
2 1 (9.09%) Cisco
2 1 (9.09%) IBM