The table below looks at the statistics for VBScript skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leicestershire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VBScript over the 3 months to 28 August 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic Scripting Edition (VBScript)
Rank 35 44 35
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -9
Contract jobs citing VBScript 5 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 1.75% 0.33% 0.37%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.79% 0.60% 0.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
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£200 - -
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 £28.75 £31.56 £19.99
% change year-on-year
-8.88% +57.85%
VBScript
East Midlands

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

Programming Languages Category
Leicestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
132 168 111
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 46.15% 55.45% 41.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 68 41
Average daily rate £315 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £424 £423 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 15 22
Average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%

VBScript
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

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

VBScript Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

VBScript
Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

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

VBScript Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

VBScript
Hourly Rate Trend in Leicestershire

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

VBScript Hourly Rate Trend in Leicestershire

VBScript
Contract Job Locations in Leicestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VBScript within the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 28 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
Leicester +8 4 - -
VBScript
East Midlands

VBScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leicestershire 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 5 (50.00%) C++
1 5 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 5 (50.00%) SAP
1 5 (50.00%) Windows
1 5 (50.00%) E-Commerce
1 5 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 5 (50.00%) HP
1 5 (50.00%) ISEB
1 5 (50.00%) Remedy
1 5 (50.00%) Migration
1 5 (50.00%) Retail
1 5 (50.00%) ISTQB
1 5 (50.00%) JIRA
1 5 (50.00%) Windows 7
1 5 (50.00%) PowerShell
1 5 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 4 (40.00%) QA
2 4 (40.00%) Use Case
2 4 (40.00%) Regression Testing
3 3 (30.00%) IBM
3 3 (30.00%) QuickTest Pro
3 3 (30.00%) VB
3 3 (30.00%) Finance
3 3 (30.00%) Marketing
4 2 (20.00%) ITIL
4 2 (20.00%) Windows XP
4 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (20.00%) Sahi

VBScript
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leicestershire 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 (10.00%) SharePoint
Development Applications
1 5 (50.00%) JIRA
2 3 (30.00%) QuickTest Pro
3 2 (20.00%) Sahi
General
1 5 (50.00%) Retail
2 3 (30.00%) Marketing
2 3 (30.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Analyst
2 4 (40.00%) Tester
3 3 (30.00%) SAP Tester
4 2 (20.00%) Support Analyst
4 2 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (10.00%) Web Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) Web Test Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) Automation Test Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) Support Specialist
5 1 (10.00%) Test Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) Automation Tester
5 1 (10.00%) Automation Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) Application Packaging
Operating Systems
1 5 (50.00%) Windows
1 5 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (20.00%) Windows XP
2 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) E-Commerce
1 5 (50.00%) Migration
2 4 (40.00%) Use Case
2 4 (40.00%) Regression Testing
3 2 (20.00%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 5 (50.00%) C++
1 5 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 5 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 3 (30.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 5 (50.00%) ISEB
1 5 (50.00%) ISTQB
1 5 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (40.00%) QA
System Software
1 5 (50.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) Control-M
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) SAP
1 5 (50.00%) HP
1 5 (50.00%) Remedy
2 3 (30.00%) IBM
3 2 (20.00%) Microsoft