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 28 May 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
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic Scripting Edition (VBScript)
Rank 63 48 64
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +16
Contract jobs citing VBScript 2 11 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.26% 1.60% 0.31%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.80% 4.38% 0.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 0
Average daily rate
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£275 £280 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.78% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £326 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.37% -6.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £25.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-17.64% -27.14%
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
249 251 270
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 32.63% 36.54% 41.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 110 131 140
Average daily rate £350 £350 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 16 4
Average hourly rate £32.50 £37.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.16% +85.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.45 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.85%

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 28 May 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
Welwyn Garden City - 1 £275 -
VBScript
East of England

VBScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 8 (72.73%) .NET
2 7 (63.64%) JavaScript
2 7 (63.64%) SQL
2 7 (63.64%) XML
2 7 (63.64%) Windows
2 7 (63.64%) ASP.NET
2 7 (63.64%) Microsoft
3 6 (54.55%) Telecoms
3 6 (54.55%) T-SQL
3 6 (54.55%) HTML
3 6 (54.55%) VB.NET
3 6 (54.55%) C#
3 6 (54.55%) SQL Server
3 6 (54.55%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 6 (54.55%) .NET Framework
4 5 (45.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (45.45%) MVC
4 5 (45.45%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (45.45%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (45.45%) Database Tuning
4 5 (45.45%) Razor View Engine
4 5 (45.45%) Performance Tuning
4 5 (45.45%) ADO.NET
4 5 (45.45%) DHTML
4 5 (45.45%) DTS
4 5 (45.45%) WinForms
4 5 (45.45%) SQL Server 2000
4 5 (45.45%) Web Services
4 5 (45.45%) FTP
5 4 (36.36%) VB

VBScript
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 (9.09%) Confluence
1 1 (9.09%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (36.36%) MS Office
2 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (45.45%) FTP
2 1 (9.09%) LAN
2 1 (9.09%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (54.55%) SQL Server
2 5 (45.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 5 (45.45%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (45.45%) DTS
2 5 (45.45%) SQL Server 2000
3 4 (36.36%) Relational Database
4 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 6 (54.55%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 5 (45.45%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (9.09%) Git (software)
3 1 (9.09%) Gerrit
3 1 (9.09%) JIRA
3 1 (9.09%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (54.55%) Telecoms
2 1 (9.09%) Local Government
2 1 (9.09%) Retail
2 1 (9.09%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 7 (63.64%) Developer
2 5 (45.45%) Software Developer
3 3 (27.27%) Analyst
4 2 (18.18%) Support Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) IT Support
5 1 (9.09%) Business Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) VB6 Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Linux Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) .NET Developer
5 1 (9.09%) VB Developer
5 1 (9.09%) IT Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (72.73%) .NET
2 7 (63.64%) XML
2 7 (63.64%) ASP.NET
3 6 (54.55%) HTML
3 6 (54.55%) .NET Framework
4 5 (45.45%) Razor View Engine
4 5 (45.45%) ADO.NET
4 5 (45.45%) DHTML
4 5 (45.45%) WinForms
4 5 (45.45%) Web Services
5 2 (18.18%) Ajax
5 2 (18.18%) jQuery
6 1 (9.09%) POCO
6 1 (9.09%) WCF
6 1 (9.09%) LINQ
6 1 (9.09%) CSS
6 1 (9.09%) XSL
6 1 (9.09%) XSLT
Operating Systems
1 7 (63.64%) Windows
2 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (9.09%) Ubuntu
3 1 (9.09%) HPUX
3 1 (9.09%) Linux
3 1 (9.09%) UNIX
3 1 (9.09%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) MVC
1 5 (45.45%) Database Tuning
1 5 (45.45%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (27.27%) Unit Testing
2 3 (27.27%) Service Delivery
2 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (27.27%) Regression Testing
3 2 (18.18%) OO
3 2 (18.18%) Integration Testing
3 2 (18.18%) Use Case
3 2 (18.18%) Software Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Line Management
4 1 (9.09%) BDD
4 1 (9.09%) Change Control
4 1 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (9.09%) OOD
4 1 (9.09%) OOP
4 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2
4 1 (9.09%) Change Management
4 1 (9.09%) Code Coverage
Programming Languages
1 7 (63.64%) JavaScript
1 7 (63.64%) SQL
2 6 (54.55%) T-SQL
2 6 (54.55%) VB.NET
2 6 (54.55%) C#
3 4 (36.36%) VB
4 1 (9.09%) Bash Shell
4 1 (9.09%) Korn
4 1 (9.09%) PowerShell
4 1 (9.09%) Python
4 1 (9.09%) Perl
4 1 (9.09%) VB6
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) QA
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) NFS
Vendors
1 7 (63.64%) Microsoft
2 1 (9.09%) Atlassian
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle
2 1 (9.09%) Cisco
2 1 (9.09%) Sun
2 1 (9.09%) HP
2 1 (9.09%) NetApp
2 1 (9.09%) Red Hat