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 22 December 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
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic Scripting Edition (VBScript)
Rank 47 52 51
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -1
Contract jobs citing VBScript 14 13 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 2.06% 2.05% 2.83%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.22% 5.35% 6.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 4
Average daily rate
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£365 £175 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+108.57% -36.36%
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £275 £275
% change year-on-year
+31.81% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £20.93 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.69 £30.01 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-4.38% +57.92%
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
225 243 430
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 33.04% 38.39% 46.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 125 135 249
Average daily rate £350 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £238 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £520 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 10 10
Average hourly rate £37.50 £36.00 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.93 £10.74 £21.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.50 £37.50 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.18 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.59% -5.71%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VBScript across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 22 December 2014.

VBScript Daily Rate Histogram 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 22 December 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
Hemel Hempstead +4 6 £260 -
Watford - - - -
VBScript
East of England

VBScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 18 (81.82%) .NET
1 18 (81.82%) ASP.NET
1 18 (81.82%) XML
2 17 (77.27%) .NET Framework
3 16 (72.73%) JavaScript
4 14 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (59.09%) C#
6 12 (54.55%) CSS
6 12 (54.55%) XSL
6 12 (54.55%) XSLT
6 12 (54.55%) Code Coverage
6 12 (54.55%) Regression Testing
6 12 (54.55%) Scrum
6 12 (54.55%) WCF
6 12 (54.55%) LINQ
7 11 (50.00%) IIS
7 11 (50.00%) ADO.NET
7 11 (50.00%) TCP/IP
8 10 (45.45%) QA
8 10 (45.45%) POCO
9 9 (40.91%) HTML
9 9 (40.91%) SQL Server
9 9 (40.91%) TDD
9 9 (40.91%) BDD
10 8 (36.36%) Windows
10 8 (36.36%) Microsoft
11 7 (31.82%) SQL
11 7 (31.82%) MVC
11 7 (31.82%) JIRA
11 7 (31.82%) Continuous Integration

VBScript
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 11 (50.00%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (13.64%) MS Office
2 2 (9.09%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 11 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 5 (22.73%) FTP
3 1 (4.55%) LDAP
3 1 (4.55%) DHCP
3 1 (4.55%) DNS
3 1 (4.55%) SAN
3 1 (4.55%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (40.91%) SQL Server
2 6 (27.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 6 (27.27%) Relational Database
3 5 (22.73%) DTS
3 5 (22.73%) SQL Server 2000
3 5 (22.73%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (4.55%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (4.55%) Oracle Database
5 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (4.55%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (4.55%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 7 (31.82%) JIRA
1 7 (31.82%) FxCop
1 7 (31.82%) StyleCop
2 5 (22.73%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 5 (22.73%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (9.09%) ReSharper
3 2 (9.09%) Git (software)
3 2 (9.09%) Moq
General
1 6 (27.27%) Telecoms
2 2 (9.09%) Finance
3 1 (4.55%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 17 (77.27%) Developer
2 12 (54.55%) .NET Developer
3 5 (22.73%) Software Developer
4 3 (13.64%) Analyst
4 3 (13.64%) Agile .NET Developer
5 2 (9.09%) Agile C# Developer
5 2 (9.09%) Support Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) C# Developer
5 2 (9.09%) C# .NET Developer
6 1 (4.55%) IT Support Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Technical Specialist
6 1 (4.55%) Technical Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Wintel Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) 1st Line Support Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) IT Support
6 1 (4.55%) 1st Line Support
6 1 (4.55%) VMware Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) DBA
6 1 (4.55%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (81.82%) .NET
1 18 (81.82%) XML
1 18 (81.82%) ASP.NET
2 17 (77.27%) .NET Framework
3 12 (54.55%) WCF
3 12 (54.55%) LINQ
3 12 (54.55%) CSS
3 12 (54.55%) XSL
3 12 (54.55%) XSLT
4 11 (50.00%) ADO.NET
5 10 (45.45%) POCO
6 9 (40.91%) HTML
7 5 (22.73%) DHTML
7 5 (22.73%) WinForms
7 5 (22.73%) Razor View Engine
7 5 (22.73%) Web Services
8 2 (9.09%) AutoMapper
8 2 (9.09%) ASP.NET Web API
8 2 (9.09%) Dapper ORM
8 2 (9.09%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.09%) EMV
1 2 (9.09%) Replication
1 2 (9.09%) Clustering
2 1 (4.55%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 8 (36.36%) Windows
2 3 (13.64%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (13.64%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (4.55%) Linux
3 1 (4.55%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (54.55%) Code Coverage
2 12 (54.55%) Regression Testing
2 12 (54.55%) Scrum
3 9 (40.91%) BDD
3 9 (40.91%) TDD
4 7 (31.82%) MVC
4 7 (31.82%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (27.27%) Performance Tuning
6 5 (22.73%) Database Tuning
7 4 (18.18%) OO
8 3 (13.64%) OOP
8 3 (13.64%) Unit Testing
9 2 (9.09%) Integration Testing
9 2 (9.09%) Dependency Injection
9 2 (9.09%) Use Case
9 2 (9.09%) E-Commerce
9 2 (9.09%) Service Delivery
9 2 (9.09%) Software Testing
9 2 (9.09%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 16 (72.73%) JavaScript
2 13 (59.09%) C#
3 7 (31.82%) SQL
4 5 (22.73%) T-SQL
4 5 (22.73%) VB.NET
5 4 (18.18%) VB
6 1 (4.55%) Perl
6 1 (4.55%) Shell Script
6 1 (4.55%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (4.55%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 1 (4.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 1 (4.55%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (45.45%) QA
System Software
1 1 (4.55%) NFS
1 1 (4.55%) Active Directory
1 1 (4.55%) Oracle RMAN
1 1 (4.55%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (4.55%) vSphere
1 1 (4.55%) VMFS
1 1 (4.55%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 1 (4.55%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 8 (36.36%) Microsoft
2 2 (9.09%) Oracle
3 1 (4.55%) Cisco
3 1 (4.55%) IBM
3 1 (4.55%) HP
3 1 (4.55%) Citrix
3 1 (4.55%) NetApp
3 1 (4.55%) Remedy
3 1 (4.55%) VMware