The table below looks at the statistics for VBScript skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VBScript over the 3 months to 1 October 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic Scripting Edition (VBScript)
Rank 378 344 313
Rank change year-on-year
-34 -31
Contract jobs citing VBScript 61 102 115
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.27% 0.44% 0.47%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.60% 1.01% 1.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 70 75
Median daily rate £425 £425 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +23.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £204
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £503 £465
UK excluding London median daily rate £344 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.24% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £23.75 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.25 £29.50 £26.13
% change year-on-year
-4.23% +12.91%
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
10187 10108 10244
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 45.15% 43.59% 41.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 7600 7571 7433
Median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £315 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 67 65 64
Median hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £30.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +14.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.34 £16.00 £14.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £45.00 £129.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.12% +11.42%

VBScript
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the London region citing VBScript as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 1 October 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VBScript within the London region over the 3 months to 1 October 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London -4 4 £450 - 1
Croydon -11 4 £418 +28.46% 1
Osterley - 2 £155 -
Ilford - 1 £375 -
VBScript
England

VBScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 October 2016, IT contractor jobs citing VBScript also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region with a requirement for VBScript.

1 85 (55.92%) PowerShell
2 80 (52.63%) Windows
3 63 (41.45%) Microsoft
4 55 (36.18%) Finance
5 50 (32.89%) SQL
6 48 (31.58%) .NET
7 41 (26.97%) VMware
8 38 (25.00%) Active Directory
9 37 (24.34%) C#
10 35 (23.03%) Windows Server
11 34 (22.37%) VB
12 31 (20.39%) HTML
13 30 (19.74%) JavaScript
14 28 (18.42%) Migration
14 28 (18.42%) Banking
14 28 (18.42%) Windows Server 2012
15 26 (17.11%) Windows Server 2008
15 26 (17.11%) SQL Server
16 24 (15.79%) SCOM
17 23 (15.13%) SCCM
17 23 (15.13%) ASP.NET
17 23 (15.13%) Agile Software Development
18 22 (14.47%) HP UFT
19 21 (13.82%) Unix
19 21 (13.82%) Windows 7
20 20 (13.16%) Java
20 20 (13.16%) Firewall
21 19 (12.50%) ITIL
22 18 (11.84%) User Acceptance Testing
23 17 (11.18%) Microsoft Azure

VBScript
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 13 (8.55%) IIS
2 4 (2.63%) SharePoint
3 3 (1.97%) WebSphere
4 2 (1.32%) FileNet
5 1 (0.66%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.66%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.66%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.66%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.66%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.66%) WordPress
Applications
1 17 (11.18%) MS Excel
2 16 (10.53%) MS Office
3 3 (1.97%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.66%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.66%) MS Project
4 1 (0.66%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.32%) OpenText MBPM
1 2 (1.32%) Oracle BPM
1 2 (1.32%) thinkFolio
2 1 (0.66%) Dynamics GP
2 1 (0.66%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 17 (11.18%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (5.92%) Office 365
3 7 (4.61%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (1.32%) GitHub
5 1 (0.66%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.66%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (13.16%) Firewall
2 14 (9.21%) Kerberos
3 6 (3.95%) TCP/IP
4 5 (3.29%) Internet
5 3 (1.97%) FTP
6 2 (1.32%) Remote Desktop
6 2 (1.32%) SSL
7 1 (0.66%) DHCP
7 1 (0.66%) DNS
7 1 (0.66%) DVB
7 1 (0.66%) LAN
7 1 (0.66%) NetScaler
7 1 (0.66%) SAN
7 1 (0.66%) Skype
7 1 (0.66%) WAN
7 1 (0.66%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (0.66%) Wireless
7 1 (0.66%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (17.11%) SQL Server
2 6 (3.95%) Relational Database
2 6 (3.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 6 (3.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (3.29%) Oracle Database
3 5 (3.29%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (3.29%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (1.97%) MS Access
5 2 (1.32%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (1.32%) IDOL
5 2 (1.32%) RDBMS
5 2 (1.32%) SQL Server 2014
5 2 (1.32%) SQLPlus
6 1 (0.66%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (0.66%) DB2
6 1 (0.66%) MySQL
6 1 (0.66%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.66%) Siebel EIM
6 1 (0.66%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.66%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 22 (14.47%) HP UFT
2 13 (8.55%) JIRA
3 12 (7.89%) Selenium
4 9 (5.92%) MSI
5 7 (4.61%) Jenkins
5 7 (4.61%) Subversion
6 6 (3.95%) WebDriver
7 5 (3.29%) Git (software)
7 5 (3.29%) InstallShield
7 5 (3.29%) TestComplete
7 5 (3.29%) Visual Studio
8 4 (2.63%) WinDbg
9 3 (1.97%) Cucumber
9 3 (1.97%) FitNesse
9 3 (1.97%) Maven
9 3 (1.97%) TeamCity
10 2 (1.32%) Appium
10 2 (1.32%) Selenium IDE
10 2 (1.32%) SoapUI
10 2 (1.32%) Toad
General
1 55 (36.18%) Finance
2 28 (18.42%) Banking
3 7 (4.61%) Investment Banking
4 6 (3.95%) Financial Institution
5 5 (3.29%) Telecoms
6 4 (2.63%) Front Office
6 4 (2.63%) Retail
7 3 (1.97%) Automotive
7 3 (1.97%) Law
8 2 (1.32%) Games
8 2 (1.32%) Legal
8 2 (1.32%) Publishing
9 1 (0.66%) Local Government
9 1 (0.66%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.66%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.66%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 26 (17.11%) Developer
1 26 (17.11%) Windows Engineer
2 17 (11.18%) Analyst
3 14 (9.21%) Administrator
4 13 (8.55%) Consultant
4 13 (8.55%) Systems Engineer
4 13 (8.55%) Test Analyst
4 13 (8.55%) Windows Administrator
5 12 (7.89%) Systems Administrator
5 12 (7.89%) Tester
5 12 (7.89%) Windows Systems Administrator
5 12 (7.89%) Windows Systems Engineer
6 11 (7.24%) Active Directory Engineer
7 9 (5.92%) Architect
7 9 (5.92%) Automation Test Analyst
8 6 (3.95%) .NET Developer
8 6 (3.95%) Automation Tester
8 6 (3.95%) Citrix Engineer
8 6 (3.95%) JavaScript Developer
8 6 (3.95%) PowerShell Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (31.58%) .NET
2 31 (20.39%) HTML
3 23 (15.13%) ASP.NET
4 17 (11.18%) XML
5 10 (6.58%) HTML5
6 9 (5.92%) CSS
7 8 (5.26%) jQuery
8 4 (2.63%) ActiveX
8 4 (2.63%) SOAP
8 4 (2.63%) WCF
8 4 (2.63%) Web Services
8 4 (2.63%) XSD
9 3 (1.97%) JSON
9 3 (1.97%) REST
9 3 (1.97%) XSL
10 2 (1.32%) ASP.NET Web API
10 2 (1.32%) Node.js
10 2 (1.32%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 2 (1.32%) WebSockets
10 2 (1.32%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 13 (8.55%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (4.61%) STB
3 6 (3.95%) MPEG
4 4 (2.63%) Client/Server
4 4 (2.63%) CMDB
4 4 (2.63%) Computer Science
4 4 (2.63%) Derivative
4 4 (2.63%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 3 (1.97%) User Experience
6 2 (1.32%) Data Centre
6 2 (1.32%) Equity Derivative
6 2 (1.32%) Fintech
6 2 (1.32%) Fixed Income
6 2 (1.32%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.32%) Streaming Video
6 2 (1.32%) Virtual Team
7 1 (0.66%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (0.66%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.66%) OTC Derivatives
7 1 (0.66%) Spread Betting
Operating Systems
1 80 (52.63%) Windows
2 35 (23.03%) Windows Server
3 28 (18.42%) Windows Server 2012
4 26 (17.11%) Windows Server 2008
5 21 (13.82%) Unix
5 21 (13.82%) Windows 7
6 12 (7.89%) Linux
7 11 (7.24%) Windows Server 2003
8 10 (6.58%) Windows 10
9 8 (5.26%) Windows 8
10 3 (1.97%) Android
10 3 (1.97%) Apple iOS
10 3 (1.97%) Windows XP
11 2 (1.32%) Windows 2000
12 1 (0.66%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.66%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (18.42%) Migration
2 23 (15.13%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (12.50%) ITIL
4 18 (11.84%) User Acceptance Testing
5 15 (9.87%) Open Source
6 12 (7.89%) Configuration Management
6 12 (7.89%) Release Management
6 12 (7.89%) Software Testing
6 12 (7.89%) Test Scripting
7 10 (6.58%) Application Packaging
7 10 (6.58%) Automation Testing
7 10 (6.58%) Change Management
7 10 (6.58%) Regression Testing
8 9 (5.92%) Automated Testing
8 9 (5.92%) Root Cause Analysis
8 9 (5.92%) Validation
9 8 (5.26%) Functional Testing
9 8 (5.26%) TDD
10 7 (4.61%) Unit Testing
11 6 (3.95%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 85 (55.92%) PowerShell
2 50 (32.89%) SQL
3 37 (24.34%) C#
4 34 (22.37%) VB
5 30 (19.74%) JavaScript
6 20 (13.16%) Java
7 17 (11.18%) C++
8 15 (9.87%) VBA
9 11 (7.24%) Perl
10 10 (6.58%) PL/SQL
11 9 (5.92%) VB.NET
12 8 (5.26%) T-SQL
13 7 (4.61%) Python
14 5 (3.29%) C
14 5 (3.29%) Shell Script
14 5 (3.29%) VB6
15 4 (2.63%) PHP
16 2 (1.32%) ActionScript
16 2 (1.32%) Lua
16 2 (1.32%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 17 (11.18%) MCSE
1 17 (11.18%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (8.55%) MCITP
3 12 (7.89%) ISEB
4 11 (7.24%) Degree
5 10 (6.58%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 7 (4.61%) ISTQB
7 4 (2.63%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (1.32%) DV Cleared
8 2 (1.32%) Security Cleared
9 1 (0.66%) CCA
9 1 (0.66%) CCNA
9 1 (0.66%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.66%) Citrix Certification
9 1 (0.66%) DBS Check
9 1 (0.66%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (5.92%) QA
2 2 (1.32%) WCAG
3 1 (0.66%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.66%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.66%) SLA
System Software
1 38 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 14 (9.21%) Microsoft App-V
3 13 (8.55%) VMware ESX
4 10 (6.58%) VMware Infrastructure
5 8 (5.26%) BitLocker
5 8 (5.26%) XenApp
6 7 (4.61%) XenDesktop
7 3 (1.97%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 2 (1.32%) MetaFrame
8 2 (1.32%) NFS
8 2 (1.32%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.66%) Docker
9 1 (0.66%) Virtual Desktop
9 1 (0.66%) vSphere
9 1 (0.66%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 24 (15.79%) SCOM
2 23 (15.13%) SCCM
3 14 (9.21%) HP Quality Center
4 10 (6.58%) WSUS
5 7 (4.61%) Control-M
6 4 (2.63%) OpenView
6 4 (2.63%) Perfmon
6 4 (2.63%) PowerCLI
7 3 (1.97%) ITRS Geneos
8 2 (1.32%) Ansible
8 2 (1.32%) Norton AntiVirus
8 2 (1.32%) Opscode Chef
8 2 (1.32%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 2 (1.32%) vRealize
9 1 (0.66%) HP SIM
9 1 (0.66%) Microsoft Clustering
9 1 (0.66%) Puppet
9 1 (0.66%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 1 (0.66%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 1 (0.66%) Sysprep
Vendors
1 63 (41.45%) Microsoft
2 41 (26.97%) VMware
3 17 (11.18%) HP
4 14 (9.21%) Oracle
5 11 (7.24%) Dell
6 10 (6.58%) Citrix
7 8 (5.26%) Altiris
8 7 (4.61%) AppSense
8 7 (4.61%) IBM
9 6 (3.95%) Symantec
10 4 (2.63%) BMC
10 4 (2.63%) Intel Security
10 4 (2.63%) LANDesk
10 4 (2.63%) Lumension
11 2 (1.32%) NetIQ
11 2 (1.32%) Roku
11 2 (1.32%) ServiceNow
11 2 (1.32%) SolarWinds
11 2 (1.32%) Sybase
11 2 (1.32%) WorldPay
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