The table below looks at the statistics for VBScript skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VBScript over the 3 months to 14 February 2016 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic Scripting Edition (VBScript)
Rank 323 310 309
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -1
Contract jobs citing VBScript 83 101 97
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.39% 0.48% 0.45%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.93% 1.13% 1.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 76 68
Average daily rate £413 £450 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £299 £284 £246
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £347 £210
% change year-on-year
-13.66% +65.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Average hourly rate £30.00 £50.00 £50.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.00% -0.99%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.25 £28.69 £34.06
% change year-on-year
-1.53% -15.75%
VBScript
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 London region.

Programming Languages Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
8938 8945 8729
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 42.06% 42.62% 40.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 6645 6681 6182
Average daily rate £470 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.44% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 50 73
Average hourly rate £38.50 £28.75 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.91% -17.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.85 £16.60 £24.18
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £47.80 £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%

VBScript
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

VBScript Jobs Demand Trend in London

VBScript
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

VBScript Daily Rate Trend in London

VBScript
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VBScript across the London region over the 3 months to 14 February 2016.

VBScript Daily Rate Histogram in London

VBScript
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

VBScript Hourly Rate Trend in London

VBScript
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VBScript within the London region over the 3 months to 14 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
City of London +42 22 £403 -15.26% 3
Croydon - 4 £273 -
Westminster - 3 £390 - 1
Hackney - 1 - -
VBScript
England

VBScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 77 (50.66%) PowerShell
2 69 (45.39%) Windows
3 68 (44.74%) Microsoft
4 66 (43.42%) SQL
5 64 (42.11%) Finance
6 49 (32.24%) SQL Server
7 43 (28.29%) .NET
7 43 (28.29%) C#
7 43 (28.29%) MS Excel
8 42 (27.63%) VB
9 40 (26.32%) SCCM
9 40 (26.32%) Windows Server
10 39 (25.66%) VBA
11 37 (24.34%) Active Directory
12 28 (18.42%) Citrix
13 27 (17.76%) MS Office
13 27 (17.76%) Windows 7
14 25 (16.45%) Windows Server 2008
14 25 (16.45%) Banking
15 24 (15.79%) JavaScript
16 22 (14.47%) T-SQL
16 22 (14.47%) VMware
17 20 (13.16%) Windows Server 2012
18 18 (11.84%) XenApp
18 18 (11.84%) Agile Software Development
18 18 (11.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 18 (11.84%) ITIL
19 17 (11.18%) Unix
20 16 (10.53%) Unit Testing
21 15 (9.87%) SQL Server Integration Services

VBScript
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 14 (9.21%) IIS
2 13 (8.55%) SharePoint
3 8 (5.26%) MS Exchange
4 4 (2.63%) BizTalk Server
4 4 (2.63%) CMS
4 4 (2.63%) WebSphere
5 3 (1.97%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (1.97%) WebSphere Application Server
6 2 (1.32%) Confluence
6 2 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.66%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.66%) IBM Notes
7 1 (0.66%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 43 (28.29%) MS Excel
2 27 (17.76%) MS Office
3 5 (3.29%) MS Project
4 2 (1.32%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.32%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.66%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 2 (1.32%) OpenText MBPM
1 2 (1.32%) Oracle BPM
1 2 (1.32%) thinkFolio
2 1 (0.66%) Academy Housing
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.97%) Cloud Computing
1 3 (1.97%) Office 365
2 1 (0.66%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.66%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 13 (8.55%) DNS
1 13 (8.55%) SSL
2 11 (7.24%) VPN
3 8 (5.26%) DHCP
3 8 (5.26%) TCP/IP
4 7 (4.61%) Firewall
5 5 (3.29%) NetScaler
6 3 (1.97%) Internet
6 3 (1.97%) LAN
6 3 (1.97%) WAN
7 1 (0.66%) DMZ
7 1 (0.66%) FTP
7 1 (0.66%) Intrusion Detection
7 1 (0.66%) Remote Desktop
7 1 (0.66%) SAN
7 1 (0.66%) SNMP
7 1 (0.66%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (0.66%) Wireless
7 1 (0.66%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (32.24%) SQL Server
2 18 (11.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 15 (9.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 10 (6.58%) SQL Server 2012
5 9 (5.92%) Oracle Database
6 8 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
7 7 (4.61%) Crystal Reports
7 7 (4.61%) Relational Database
8 6 (3.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 5 (3.29%) SQL Server 2000
9 5 (3.29%) SQL Server 2005
9 5 (3.29%) SQL Server 2014
10 4 (2.63%) MS Access
10 4 (2.63%) QlikView
11 3 (1.97%) DB2
12 2 (1.32%) BusinessObjects
12 2 (1.32%) DTS
12 2 (1.32%) PostgreSQL
12 2 (1.32%) RDBMS
13 1 (0.66%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 12 (7.89%) HP UFT
2 9 (5.92%) Visual Studio
3 8 (5.26%) JIRA
4 6 (3.95%) TestComplete
5 5 (3.29%) MSI
5 5 (3.29%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (1.97%) Git (software)
6 3 (1.97%) Selenium
6 3 (1.97%) Subversion
7 1 (0.66%) FitNesse
7 1 (0.66%) InstallShield
7 1 (0.66%) SoapUI
7 1 (0.66%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 1 (0.66%) Synon
7 1 (0.66%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 1 (0.66%) WebDriver
General
1 64 (42.11%) Finance
2 25 (16.45%) Banking
3 11 (7.24%) Financial Institution
4 8 (5.26%) Law
5 6 (3.95%) Front Office
6 4 (2.63%) Back Office
6 4 (2.63%) Legal
7 3 (1.97%) Investment Banking
8 2 (1.32%) Local Government
8 2 (1.32%) Retail
9 1 (0.66%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 54 (35.53%) Developer
2 33 (21.71%) Analyst
3 14 (9.21%) SQL Developer
4 13 (8.55%) .NET Developer
5 12 (7.89%) Test Analyst
6 11 (7.24%) 3rd Line Support
7 9 (5.92%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
7 9 (5.92%) C# .NET Developer
7 9 (5.92%) C# Developer
7 9 (5.92%) Support Analyst
7 9 (5.92%) VBA Developer
8 8 (5.26%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
8 8 (5.26%) Senior Developer
9 7 (4.61%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support Analyst
9 7 (4.61%) Automation Analyst
9 7 (4.61%) Automation Test Analyst
9 7 (4.61%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 7 (4.61%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
9 7 (4.61%) Windows Engineer
10 6 (3.95%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (28.29%) .NET
2 14 (9.21%) ASP.NET
3 13 (8.55%) XML
4 12 (7.89%) HTML
5 11 (7.24%) jQuery
5 11 (7.24%) Web Services
6 6 (3.95%) .NET Framework
7 5 (3.29%) CSS
8 4 (2.63%) Middleware
8 4 (2.63%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 4 (2.63%) XSLT
9 3 (1.97%) AngularJS
9 3 (1.97%) Backbone.js
9 3 (1.97%) Sass
9 3 (1.97%) SOAP
10 2 (1.32%) REST
10 2 (1.32%) WinForms
11 1 (0.66%) 802.1X
11 1 (0.66%) BSON
11 1 (0.66%) OLE
Miscellaneous
1 10 (6.58%) Hedge funds
2 9 (5.92%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (5.92%) Clustering
2 9 (5.92%) PKI
3 8 (5.26%) Derivative
4 5 (3.29%) CMDB
4 5 (3.29%) Management Information System
5 4 (2.63%) MPEG
5 4 (2.63%) STB
6 3 (1.97%) Fixed Income
6 3 (1.97%) Replication
7 2 (1.32%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.32%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (0.66%) AS400
8 1 (0.66%) Data Integration
8 1 (0.66%) Equities
8 1 (0.66%) FMCG
8 1 (0.66%) PDA
8 1 (0.66%) Statistics
8 1 (0.66%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 69 (45.39%) Windows
2 40 (26.32%) Windows Server
3 27 (17.76%) Windows 7
4 25 (16.45%) Windows Server 2008
5 20 (13.16%) Windows Server 2012
6 17 (11.18%) Unix
7 13 (8.55%) Linux
8 10 (6.58%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (2.63%) Solaris
10 3 (1.97%) AIX
10 3 (1.97%) Oracle Linux
10 3 (1.97%) SUSE
10 3 (1.97%) Windows 10
11 1 (0.66%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
11 1 (0.66%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.66%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (11.84%) Agile Software Development
1 18 (11.84%) ITIL
2 16 (10.53%) Unit Testing
3 15 (9.87%) Regression Testing
3 15 (9.87%) Robotic Process Automation
4 13 (8.55%) Change Management
4 13 (8.55%) Service Delivery
4 13 (8.55%) Test Automation
5 12 (7.89%) Investment Management
6 10 (6.58%) Asset Management
6 10 (6.58%) Patch Management
7 9 (5.92%) Security Management
7 9 (5.92%) User Acceptance Testing
8 8 (5.26%) Performance Monitoring
8 8 (5.26%) Software Engineering
9 7 (4.61%) Configuration Management
9 7 (4.61%) Data Management
9 7 (4.61%) Software Deployment
10 6 (3.95%) High Availability
10 6 (3.95%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 77 (50.66%) PowerShell
2 66 (43.42%) SQL
3 43 (28.29%) C#
4 42 (27.63%) VB
5 39 (25.66%) VBA
6 24 (15.79%) JavaScript
7 22 (14.47%) T-SQL
8 14 (9.21%) Perl
9 10 (6.58%) C
9 10 (6.58%) VB.NET
10 5 (3.29%) Shell Script
11 4 (2.63%) PL/SQL
11 4 (2.63%) Python
12 3 (1.97%) Bash Shell
12 3 (1.97%) Korn
13 2 (1.32%) C++
14 1 (0.66%) Java
14 1 (0.66%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 8 (5.26%) ISEB
2 7 (4.61%) Degree
2 7 (4.61%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (3.29%) MCSE
4 4 (2.63%) ISTQB
4 4 (2.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (1.97%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (1.32%) MCITP
7 1 (0.66%) CCNA
7 1 (0.66%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.66%) DBS Check
7 1 (0.66%) MCP
7 1 (0.66%) MCSA
7 1 (0.66%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.66%) PMP
7 1 (0.66%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.95%) QA
2 5 (3.29%) Data Quality
3 3 (1.97%) PCI DSS
3 3 (1.97%) WCAG
4 2 (1.32%) SLA
5 1 (0.66%) Solvency II
System Software
1 37 (24.34%) Active Directory
2 18 (11.84%) XenApp
3 15 (9.87%) XenDesktop
4 13 (8.55%) BitLocker
5 12 (7.89%) vSphere
6 11 (7.24%) Microsoft App-V
7 8 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
8 5 (3.29%) Hyper-V
8 5 (3.29%) VMware ESXi
9 4 (2.63%) NFS
9 4 (2.63%) Samba
10 1 (0.66%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 1 (0.66%) DFS Replication
10 1 (0.66%) ISA Server
10 1 (0.66%) MetaFrame
10 1 (0.66%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 40 (26.32%) SCCM
2 9 (5.92%) HP Quality Center
3 8 (5.26%) SCOM
4 4 (2.63%) DatAdvantage
5 3 (1.97%) Ansible
5 3 (1.97%) Puppet
6 2 (1.32%) HP SIM
6 2 (1.32%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 2 (1.32%) SCOrch
6 2 (1.32%) WSUS
7 1 (0.66%) BladeLogic
7 1 (0.66%) Control-M
7 1 (0.66%) HP Data Protector
7 1 (0.66%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (0.66%) OpenView
7 1 (0.66%) SCVMM
7 1 (0.66%) SolarWinds Orion
7 1 (0.66%) Windows Intune
7 1 (0.66%) WMI
Vendors
1 68 (44.74%) Microsoft
2 28 (18.42%) Citrix
3 22 (14.47%) VMware
4 14 (9.21%) Oracle
5 12 (7.89%) HP
6 9 (5.92%) AppSense
7 6 (3.95%) IBM
8 5 (3.29%) Dell
8 5 (3.29%) iManage
9 4 (2.63%) EMC
9 4 (2.63%) RedDot
9 4 (2.63%) Varonis
10 3 (1.97%) ServiceNow
11 2 (1.32%) Intel Security
11 2 (1.32%) NetApp
11 2 (1.32%) OpenText
11 2 (1.32%) Siebel
11 2 (1.32%) SolarWinds
11 2 (1.32%) Sybase
12 1 (0.66%) SAP
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