The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Hertfordshire region.

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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic Scripting Edition (VBScript)
Rank 60 59 45
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -14
Contract jobs citing VBScript 2 2 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.30% 0.33% 2.93%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.77% 0.78% 7.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Average daily rate
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- - £280
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.80 £33.28 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-22.48% -4.92%
Programming Languages Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
261 258 390
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 38.67% 42.64% 40.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 149 138 201
Average daily rate £350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £239 £175 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 8 26
Average hourly rate £37.00 £32.50 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.84% -9.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £12.55 £29.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £50.00 £38.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
VBScript
East of England

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 1 August 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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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
Berkhamsted - - - -
Hoddesdon - - - -
Stevenage - - - - 1
VBScript
East of England

VBScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 13 (81.25%) XML
2 12 (75.00%) CSS
2 12 (75.00%) XSLT
2 12 (75.00%) QA
3 11 (68.75%) JIRA
3 11 (68.75%) XSL
3 11 (68.75%) JavaScript
3 11 (68.75%) IIS
4 9 (56.25%) VB
5 8 (50.00%) OO
5 8 (50.00%) MS Excel
5 8 (50.00%) Microsoft
6 7 (43.75%) TCP/IP
6 7 (43.75%) VB6
6 7 (43.75%) OOP
7 6 (37.50%) .NET Framework
7 6 (37.50%) .NET
7 6 (37.50%) ASP.NET
8 5 (31.25%) StyleCop
8 5 (31.25%) POCO
8 5 (31.25%) FxCop
8 5 (31.25%) WCF
8 5 (31.25%) LINQ
8 5 (31.25%) Code Coverage
8 5 (31.25%) Scrum
9 4 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
10 3 (18.75%) C#
10 3 (18.75%) HTML
11 2 (12.50%) COM+
11 2 (12.50%) ADO.NET

VBScript
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 (68.75%) IIS
Applications
1 8 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (12.50%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (6.25%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 7 (43.75%) TCP/IP
2 1 (6.25%) DNS
2 1 (6.25%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 11 (68.75%) JIRA
2 5 (31.25%) StyleCop
2 5 (31.25%) FxCop
3 1 (6.25%) dotTrace
3 1 (6.25%) ReSharper
3 1 (6.25%) Moq
General
1 1 (6.25%) Financial Institution
1 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
1 1 (6.25%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (81.25%) Developer
2 7 (43.75%) VB6 Developer
2 7 (43.75%) VB Developer
3 6 (37.50%) .NET Developer
4 3 (18.75%) Software Developer
5 2 (12.50%) Analyst
5 2 (12.50%) Data Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) ASP Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (81.25%) XML
2 12 (75.00%) CSS
2 12 (75.00%) XSLT
3 11 (68.75%) XSL
4 6 (37.50%) .NET Framework
4 6 (37.50%) .NET
4 6 (37.50%) ASP.NET
5 5 (31.25%) POCO
5 5 (31.25%) WCF
5 5 (31.25%) LINQ
6 3 (18.75%) HTML
7 2 (12.50%) COM+
7 2 (12.50%) ADO.NET
8 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1 (6.25%) AngularJS
8 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 1 (6.25%) StructureMap
8 1 (6.25%) Classic ASP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 2 (12.50%) Windows
2 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (50.00%) OO
2 7 (43.75%) OOP
3 5 (31.25%) Code Coverage
3 5 (31.25%) Scrum
4 4 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (6.25%) Procure-to-pay
5 1 (6.25%) TDD
5 1 (6.25%) MVC
5 1 (6.25%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 11 (68.75%) JavaScript
2 9 (56.25%) VB
3 7 (43.75%) VB6
4 3 (18.75%) C#
5 1 (6.25%) PowerShell
5 1 (6.25%) SQL
5 1 (6.25%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) SC Cleared
1 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (6.25%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (75.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 8 (50.00%) Microsoft