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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic Scripting Edition (VBScript)
Rank 61 56 53
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -3
Contract jobs citing VBScript 3 13 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.47% 1.71% 1.10%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.41% 4.53% 2.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 1
Average daily rate
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£275 £238 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.78% -8.65%
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-0.76% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £29.53 £34.50
% change year-on-year
-28.87% -14.41%
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
213 287 255
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 33.49% 37.76% 40.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 156 151
Average daily rate £375 £360 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 13 4
Average hourly rate £32.50 £37.00 £37.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.16% -1.98%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £36.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-2.73% +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 24 April 2015. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Hemel Hempstead +4 2 - -
Welwyn Garden City - 1 £275 -
VBScript
East of England

VBScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 11 (68.75%) .NET
1 11 (68.75%) ASP.NET
1 11 (68.75%) XML
2 10 (62.50%) C#
2 10 (62.50%) JavaScript
2 10 (62.50%) .NET Framework
3 9 (56.25%) HTML
3 9 (56.25%) Windows
4 8 (50.00%) ADO.NET
4 8 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 8 (50.00%) Telecoms
5 7 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (43.75%) SQL Server
5 7 (43.75%) MVC
6 6 (37.50%) Relational Database
6 6 (37.50%) SQL
7 5 (31.25%) T-SQL
7 5 (31.25%) VB.NET
7 5 (31.25%) DHTML
7 5 (31.25%) CSS
7 5 (31.25%) MS Office
7 5 (31.25%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 5 (31.25%) Web Services
7 5 (31.25%) XSL
7 5 (31.25%) XSLT
7 5 (31.25%) DTS
7 5 (31.25%) TDD
7 5 (31.25%) Scrum
7 5 (31.25%) WinForms
7 5 (31.25%) FTP

VBScript
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 3 (18.75%) IIS
2 1 (6.25%) Confluence
Applications
1 5 (31.25%) MS Office
2 4 (25.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (31.25%) FTP
2 3 (18.75%) TCP/IP
3 1 (6.25%) LAN
3 1 (6.25%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (43.75%) SQL Server
2 6 (37.50%) Relational Database
3 5 (31.25%) DTS
3 5 (31.25%) SQL Server 2000
3 5 (31.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (31.25%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 5 (31.25%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 5 (31.25%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (18.75%) Git (software)
3 2 (12.50%) Moq
3 2 (12.50%) ReSharper
4 1 (6.25%) JIRA
4 1 (6.25%) Gerrit
General
1 8 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (12.50%) Finance
3 1 (6.25%) Retail
3 1 (6.25%) Publishing
3 1 (6.25%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 10 (62.50%) Developer
2 5 (31.25%) .NET Developer
2 5 (31.25%) Software Developer
2 5 (31.25%) Analyst
3 4 (25.00%) Support Analyst
4 3 (18.75%) Agile .NET Developer
5 2 (12.50%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (12.50%) IT Support
5 2 (12.50%) Agile C# Developer
5 2 (12.50%) C# Developer
5 2 (12.50%) IT Support Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) 1st Line Support
6 1 (6.25%) Linux Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) Business Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) 1st Line Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (68.75%) .NET
1 11 (68.75%) ASP.NET
1 11 (68.75%) XML
2 10 (62.50%) .NET Framework
3 9 (56.25%) HTML
4 8 (50.00%) ADO.NET
5 5 (31.25%) DHTML
5 5 (31.25%) CSS
5 5 (31.25%) Web Services
5 5 (31.25%) XSL
5 5 (31.25%) XSLT
5 5 (31.25%) WinForms
5 5 (31.25%) Razor View Engine
5 5 (31.25%) WCF
5 5 (31.25%) LINQ
6 3 (18.75%) POCO
7 2 (12.50%) REST
7 2 (12.50%) Entity Framework
7 2 (12.50%) AutoMapper
7 2 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) EMV
Operating Systems
1 9 (56.25%) Windows
2 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (6.25%) UNIX
3 1 (6.25%) HPUX
3 1 (6.25%) Linux
3 1 (6.25%) SUSE
3 1 (6.25%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (43.75%) MVC
2 5 (31.25%) TDD
2 5 (31.25%) Scrum
2 5 (31.25%) Code Coverage
2 5 (31.25%) Performance Tuning
2 5 (31.25%) BDD
2 5 (31.25%) Regression Testing
2 5 (31.25%) Database Tuning
3 4 (25.00%) Software Testing
3 4 (25.00%) OO
4 3 (18.75%) OOP
4 3 (18.75%) Service Delivery
4 3 (18.75%) Unit Testing
4 3 (18.75%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (12.50%) Integration Testing
5 2 (12.50%) Dependency Injection
5 2 (12.50%) Use Case
5 2 (12.50%) Refactoring
5 2 (12.50%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 10 (62.50%) C#
1 10 (62.50%) JavaScript
2 6 (37.50%) SQL
3 5 (31.25%) T-SQL
3 5 (31.25%) VB.NET
4 4 (25.00%) VB
5 1 (6.25%) Perl
5 1 (6.25%) Python
5 1 (6.25%) Korn
5 1 (6.25%) Bash Shell
5 1 (6.25%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (18.75%) QA
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) NFS
Vendors
1 8 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle
2 1 (6.25%) Remedy
2 1 (6.25%) Cisco
2 1 (6.25%) Sun
2 1 (6.25%) HP
2 1 (6.25%) NetApp
2 1 (6.25%) Red Hat
2 1 (6.25%) Atlassian