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 21 February 2017 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Visual Basic Scripting Edition (VBScript)
England / London
Rank 355 330 306
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -24
Contract jobs citing VBScript 52 86 101
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.27% 0.41% 0.48%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.59% 0.97% 1.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 57 74
Median daily rate £350 £419 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.41% -6.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £300 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £300 £340
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £30.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.75 £29.00 £28.69
% change year-on-year
+2.58% +1.08%

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
8778 8877 9015
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 45.43% 42.08% 42.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 6561 6580 6680
Median daily rate £475 £465 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.15% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 62 46
Median hourly rate £46.75 £40.00 £27.37
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.87% +46.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.65 £19.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £55.00 £41.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £40.00 £35.75
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +11.88%

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 21 February 2017.

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 21 February 2017. 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 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 -12 13 £391 -2.79% 5
Croydon -6 2 £338 +23.85%
Bromley - 2 £425 -
VBScript
England

VBScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, 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 73 (65.77%) PowerShell
2 59 (53.15%) Windows
3 54 (48.65%) SQL
4 34 (30.63%) Windows Server
5 30 (27.03%) Active Directory
5 30 (27.03%) Finance
6 28 (25.23%) VB
7 25 (22.52%) .NET
8 24 (21.62%) Linux
8 24 (21.62%) Firewall
8 24 (21.62%) VMware
8 24 (21.62%) Windows Server 2008
9 23 (20.72%) Windows Server 2012
9 23 (20.72%) Banking
10 21 (18.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 21 (18.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 21 (18.92%) IIS
11 19 (17.12%) T-SQL
12 18 (16.22%) Oracle
12 18 (16.22%) HTML
12 18 (16.22%) Microsoft
12 18 (16.22%) SCCM
13 17 (15.32%) Control-M
13 17 (15.32%) MSI
13 17 (15.32%) C#
13 17 (15.32%) TeamCity
14 15 (13.51%) VMware Infrastructure
14 15 (13.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 15 (13.51%) Windows 10
14 15 (13.51%) Unix

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 21 (18.92%) IIS
2 3 (2.70%) WebSphere
3 2 (1.80%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.90%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (0.90%) IBM Notes
4 1 (0.90%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 6 (5.41%) MS Excel
1 6 (5.41%) MS Office
2 2 (1.80%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.90%) MS Project
3 1 (0.90%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.80%) thinkFolio
2 1 (0.90%) Dynamics GP
2 1 (0.90%) HFM
Cloud Services
1 13 (11.71%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (6.31%) Azure Active Directory
3 4 (3.60%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (3.60%) Office 365
4 2 (1.80%) GitHub
5 1 (0.90%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (21.62%) Firewall
2 7 (6.31%) Kerberos
2 7 (6.31%) TCP/IP
3 3 (2.70%) DNS
3 3 (2.70%) Internet
4 2 (1.80%) LAN
4 2 (1.80%) Remote Desktop
4 2 (1.80%) SAN
4 2 (1.80%) WAN
4 2 (1.80%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (1.80%) Wireless
4 2 (1.80%) WLAN
5 1 (0.90%) DHCP
5 1 (0.90%) FTP
5 1 (0.90%) NetScaler
5 1 (0.90%) SSL
5 1 (0.90%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (18.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 21 (18.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 15 (13.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 14 (12.61%) Oracle Database
3 14 (12.61%) Oracle Database 10g
3 14 (12.61%) Oracle9i Database
3 14 (12.61%) SQL Server
4 7 (6.31%) RDBMS
4 7 (6.31%) Relational Database
5 2 (1.80%) MS Access
6 1 (0.90%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (0.90%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.90%) MySQL
6 1 (0.90%) Power BI
6 1 (0.90%) PowerPivot
6 1 (0.90%) Qlik Sense
6 1 (0.90%) QlikView
6 1 (0.90%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.90%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.90%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 17 (15.32%) MSI
1 17 (15.32%) TeamCity
2 11 (9.91%) JIRA
2 11 (9.91%) Selenium
3 9 (8.11%) HP UFT
4 5 (4.50%) Appium
4 5 (4.50%) WebDriver
5 4 (3.60%) Jenkins
6 3 (2.70%) Git (software)
6 3 (2.70%) LoadRunner
6 3 (2.70%) Subversion
6 3 (2.70%) TestComplete
7 2 (1.80%) Cucumber
7 2 (1.80%) FitNesse
7 2 (1.80%) Visual Studio
8 1 (0.90%) InstallShield
8 1 (0.90%) Selenium IDE
8 1 (0.90%) SoapUI
8 1 (0.90%) Toad
General
1 30 (27.03%) Finance
2 23 (20.72%) Banking
3 12 (10.81%) Front Office
4 10 (9.01%) Back Office
5 9 (8.11%) Investment Banking
6 3 (2.70%) Games
6 3 (2.70%) Retail
7 2 (1.80%) Advertising
8 1 (0.90%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.90%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.90%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.90%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.90%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 24 (21.62%) Analyst
2 14 (12.61%) Developer
3 13 (11.71%) Windows Engineer
4 10 (9.01%) Tester
5 8 (7.21%) Consultant
5 8 (7.21%) Implementation Analyst
6 7 (6.31%) Banking Analyst
6 7 (6.31%) SQL Analyst
6 7 (6.31%) Support Analyst
6 7 (6.31%) Wintel Analyst
7 6 (5.41%) Applications Support
7 6 (5.41%) Test Analyst
7 6 (5.41%) VMware Engineer
8 5 (4.50%) Automation Tester
8 5 (4.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 5 (4.50%) Manual Tester
8 5 (4.50%) QA Analyst
8 5 (4.50%) QA Test Analyst
8 5 (4.50%) Web Engineer
9 4 (3.60%) Active Directory Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (22.52%) .NET
2 18 (16.22%) HTML
3 12 (10.81%) ASP.NET
3 12 (10.81%) XML
4 7 (6.31%) HTML5
5 6 (5.41%) Web Services
6 5 (4.50%) WebSockets
6 5 (4.50%) XML Messaging
7 3 (2.70%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 3 (2.70%) CSS
7 3 (2.70%) jQuery
7 3 (2.70%) WebSphere MQ
7 3 (2.70%) XSLT
8 2 (1.80%) Ajax
8 2 (1.80%) Gherkin
8 2 (1.80%) Middleware
8 2 (1.80%) SOAP
9 1 (0.90%) FIX Protocol
9 1 (0.90%) WCF
9 1 (0.90%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (5.41%) Client/Server
2 5 (4.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 5 (4.50%) Mobile App
2 5 (4.50%) STB
3 4 (3.60%) MPEG
4 3 (2.70%) Fixed Income
5 2 (1.80%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.80%) Equities
5 2 (1.80%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.80%) Robotics
5 2 (1.80%) User Experience
5 2 (1.80%) Virtual Team
6 1 (0.90%) Credit Derivative
6 1 (0.90%) Data Centre
6 1 (0.90%) Derivative
6 1 (0.90%) Fat Client
6 1 (0.90%) Fintech
6 1 (0.90%) Hedge funds
6 1 (0.90%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (0.90%) Interest Rate Derivative
Operating Systems
1 59 (53.15%) Windows
2 34 (30.63%) Windows Server
3 24 (21.62%) Linux
3 24 (21.62%) Windows Server 2008
4 23 (20.72%) Windows Server 2012
5 15 (13.51%) Unix
5 15 (13.51%) Windows 10
6 14 (12.61%) Windows 7
7 5 (4.50%) Android
7 5 (4.50%) Apple iOS
8 4 (3.60%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (1.80%) Solaris
10 1 (0.90%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (13.51%) User Acceptance Testing
2 12 (10.81%) Business Continuity
3 11 (9.91%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (9.91%) Automated Testing
3 11 (9.91%) Migration
4 10 (9.01%) ITIL
5 9 (8.11%) Application Packaging
5 9 (8.11%) Regression Testing
6 8 (7.21%) Automation Testing
6 8 (7.21%) Manual Testing
6 8 (7.21%) Release Management
7 7 (6.31%) Change Management
7 7 (6.31%) Configuration Management
8 6 (5.41%) Disaster Recovery
8 6 (5.41%) Unit Testing
8 6 (5.41%) Validation
9 5 (4.50%) BDD
9 5 (4.50%) Security Hardening
9 5 (4.50%) Test Scripting
9 5 (4.50%) Usability Testing
Programming Languages
1 73 (65.77%) PowerShell
2 54 (48.65%) SQL
3 28 (25.23%) VB
4 19 (17.12%) T-SQL
5 17 (15.32%) C#
6 11 (9.91%) Perl
6 11 (9.91%) VBA
7 9 (8.11%) Java
8 8 (7.21%) C++
8 8 (7.21%) Shell Script
8 8 (7.21%) VB.NET
9 7 (6.31%) JavaScript
10 4 (3.60%) Python
11 3 (2.70%) PL/SQL
12 2 (1.80%) C
13 1 (0.90%) Bash Shell
13 1 (0.90%) PHP
13 1 (0.90%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 9 (8.11%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (6.31%) MCITP
2 7 (6.31%) MCSE
3 6 (5.41%) Security Cleared
4 5 (4.50%) ISEB
4 5 (4.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 4 (3.60%) SC Cleared
6 3 (2.70%) Degree
7 2 (1.80%) CCNA
7 2 (1.80%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (1.80%) ISTQB
7 2 (1.80%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (0.90%) GISP
8 1 (0.90%) MCDST
8 1 (0.90%) MCSA
8 1 (0.90%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (9.91%) QA
2 1 (0.90%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.90%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.90%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (0.90%) SLA
2 1 (0.90%) WCAG
System Software
1 30 (27.03%) Active Directory
2 15 (13.51%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (12.61%) Microsoft App-V
4 8 (7.21%) XenApp
5 6 (5.41%) vSphere
5 6 (5.41%) XenDesktop
6 5 (4.50%) Virtual Machines
7 3 (2.70%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (1.80%) Docker
8 2 (1.80%) VMware ESX
9 1 (0.90%) BitLocker
9 1 (0.90%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 18 (16.22%) SCCM
2 17 (15.32%) Control-M
3 9 (8.11%) HP Quality Center
4 7 (6.31%) SCOM
5 6 (5.41%) WSUS
6 5 (4.50%) Sysprep
7 4 (3.60%) Ansible
8 3 (2.70%) Opscode Chef
8 3 (2.70%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 2 (1.80%) AirWatch
9 2 (1.80%) EMC NetWorker
9 2 (1.80%) ITRS Geneos
9 2 (1.80%) Microsoft Clustering
9 2 (1.80%) Puppet
9 2 (1.80%) vRealize
10 1 (0.90%) BladeLogic
10 1 (0.90%) HP SIM
10 1 (0.90%) PowerCLI
10 1 (0.90%) ThinApp
Vendors
1 24 (21.62%) VMware
2 18 (16.22%) Microsoft
2 18 (16.22%) Oracle
3 13 (11.71%) Citrix
4 7 (6.31%) AppSense
5 5 (4.50%) Altiris
5 5 (4.50%) Dell
5 5 (4.50%) HP
5 5 (4.50%) LANDesk
6 4 (3.60%) IBM
7 3 (2.70%) EMC
7 3 (2.70%) Google
7 3 (2.70%) ServiceNow
7 3 (2.70%) SolarWinds
7 3 (2.70%) Symantec
8 2 (1.80%) Aruba
8 2 (1.80%) Blue Prism
8 2 (1.80%) CheckPoint
8 2 (1.80%) Forcepoint
8 2 (1.80%) Tableau
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