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 4 August 2015 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic Scripting Edition (VBScript)
Rank 64 60 59
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -1
Contract jobs citing VBScript 4 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.51% 0.30% 0.33%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.40% 0.77% 0.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate £349 £338 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.40% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £20.94 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.97 £25.80 £33.28
% change year-on-year
-18.71% -22.48%
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
286 261 258
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 36.25% 38.67% 42.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 132 149 138
Average daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £244 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 8 8
Average hourly rate £32.50 £37.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.16% +13.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.94 £15.50 £12.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.90 £42.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, 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 4 (57.14%) SQL
1 4 (57.14%) .NET
2 3 (42.86%) Oracle
2 3 (42.86%) VB
2 3 (42.86%) HTML
2 3 (42.86%) ASP.NET
2 3 (42.86%) XML
2 3 (42.86%) Business Analysis
2 3 (42.86%) Local Government
3 2 (28.57%) Software Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Intranet
3 2 (28.57%) Telecoms
3 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
3 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 2 (28.57%) Web Services
3 2 (28.57%) MS Office
3 2 (28.57%) Windows
4 1 (14.29%) HPUX
4 1 (14.29%) Linux
4 1 (14.29%) OOP
4 1 (14.29%) OO
4 1 (14.29%) Python
4 1 (14.29%) Visual Studio
4 1 (14.29%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
4 1 (14.29%) Perl
4 1 (14.29%) T-SQL
4 1 (14.29%) VB.NET
4 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
4 1 (14.29%) Sun

VBScript
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, 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 1 (14.29%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (28.57%) MS Office
1 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) Intranet
2 1 (14.29%) LAN
2 1 (14.29%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (14.29%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Visual Studio
1 1 (14.29%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 1 (14.29%) JIRA
1 1 (14.29%) Git (software)
1 1 (14.29%) Gerrit
General
1 3 (42.86%) Local Government
2 2 (28.57%) Telecoms
3 1 (14.29%) Publishing
3 1 (14.29%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Analyst
2 3 (42.86%) Business Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) ICT Business Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) Business Systems Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) Systems Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) Support Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) VB Developer
4 1 (14.29%) IT Support Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) VB6 Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Linux Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) IT Support
4 1 (14.29%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) .NET
2 3 (42.86%) ASP.NET
2 3 (42.86%) HTML
2 3 (42.86%) XML
3 2 (28.57%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Windows
2 1 (14.29%) HPUX
2 1 (14.29%) Linux
2 1 (14.29%) SUSE
2 1 (14.29%) Ubuntu
2 1 (14.29%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Business Analysis
2 2 (28.57%) Software Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Change Control
3 1 (14.29%) Line Management
3 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
3 1 (14.29%) OOP
3 1 (14.29%) OO
3 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
3 1 (14.29%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) SQL
2 3 (42.86%) VB
3 1 (14.29%) VB.NET
3 1 (14.29%) Python
3 1 (14.29%) VB6
3 1 (14.29%) Korn
3 1 (14.29%) PowerShell
3 1 (14.29%) Bash Shell
3 1 (14.29%) T-SQL
3 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
3 1 (14.29%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) NFS
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Oracle
2 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 1 (14.29%) Sun
3 1 (14.29%) HP
3 1 (14.29%) NetApp
3 1 (14.29%) Red Hat
3 1 (14.29%) Atlassian
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco