The table below looks at the statistics for VBScript skills in IT contracts advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VBScript over the 3 months to 19 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic Scripting Edition (VBScript)
Rank 36 30 15
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -15
Contract jobs citing VBScript 5 6 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 1.72% 2.11% 8.12%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.39% 5.50% 22.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 23
Average daily rate
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£450 £370 £265
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.62% +39.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £391 £354 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £477 £386 £275
UK excluding London average daily rate £356 £300 £275
% change year-on-year
+18.59% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Average hourly rate - £30.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +57.89%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.85 £30.01 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+12.79% +57.92%
VBScript
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Kent region.

Programming Languages Category
Kent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
114 109 127
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 39.31% 38.38% 35.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 65 74
Average daily rate £325 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £275 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 2 19
Average hourly rate £40.00 £36.25 £33.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% +7.40%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.57% -5.71%

VBScript
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VBScript across the Kent region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

VBScript Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

VBScript
Daily Rate Trend in Kent

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing VBScript across the Kent region.

VBScript Daily Rate Trend in Kent

VBScript
Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing VBScript across the Kent region.

VBScript Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

VBScript
Contract Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VBScript within the Kent region over the 3 months to 19 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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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
Dartford - - - - 1
Maidstone - - - -
Tonbridge - - - -
VBScript
South East

VBScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Kent 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 6 (100.00%) MS Office
2 5 (83.33%) Windows
2 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 5 (83.33%) Active Directory
2 5 (83.33%) Citrix
2 5 (83.33%) Finance
2 5 (83.33%) Microsoft App-V
2 5 (83.33%) Banking
2 5 (83.33%) SCCM
2 5 (83.33%) PowerShell
2 5 (83.33%) Windows 7
3 4 (66.67%) XenApp
3 4 (66.67%) Application Packaging
3 4 (66.67%) AdminStudio
4 3 (50.00%) VMware
4 3 (50.00%) SQL
4 3 (50.00%) XenDesktop
4 3 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (33.33%) Software Distribution
5 2 (33.33%) vSphere
5 2 (33.33%) WSUS
5 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (33.33%) LAN
5 2 (33.33%) WAN
5 2 (33.33%) Reuters
5 2 (33.33%) Bloomberg
5 2 (33.33%) Wyse
5 2 (33.33%) Change Management
6 1 (16.67%) Financial Institution
6 1 (16.67%) Internet

VBScript
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Kent 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 (16.67%) Lync
Applications
1 6 (100.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) LAN
1 2 (33.33%) WAN
2 1 (16.67%) Internet
2 1 (16.67%) VPN
Development Applications
1 4 (66.67%) AdminStudio
2 1 (16.67%) MSI
2 1 (16.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (83.33%) Finance
1 5 (83.33%) Banking
2 1 (16.67%) Financial Institution
2 1 (16.67%) Legal
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Software Packager
2 1 (16.67%) Tester
2 1 (16.67%) Applications Packager
2 1 (16.67%) Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (16.67%) Software Tester
2 1 (16.67%) Desktop Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) SCCM Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) Application Packaging
2 1 (16.67%) .NET
2 1 (16.67%) HTML
2 1 (16.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) Windows
1 5 (83.33%) Windows 7
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (16.67%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Software Distribution
1 2 (33.33%) Change Management
2 1 (16.67%) Software Testing
2 1 (16.67%) BCP
2 1 (16.67%) ETL
2 1 (16.67%) Manual Testing
2 1 (16.67%) System Testing
2 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Software Deployment
2 1 (16.67%) Test Automation
2 1 (16.67%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) PowerShell
2 3 (50.00%) SQL
3 1 (16.67%) Java
3 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) ISTQB
1 1 (16.67%) ISEB
1 1 (16.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) QA
System Software
1 5 (83.33%) Active Directory
1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft App-V
2 4 (66.67%) XenApp
3 3 (50.00%) XenDesktop
3 3 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (33.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (83.33%) SCCM
2 2 (33.33%) WSUS
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
1 5 (83.33%) Citrix
2 3 (50.00%) VMware
3 2 (33.33%) Reuters
3 2 (33.33%) Bloomberg
3 2 (33.33%) Wyse
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Rate: £400 - £430 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Kent
Church International
Rate: £485 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Kent
Church International
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago