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 31 May 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic Scripting Edition (VBScript)
Rank 341 339 305
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -34
Contract jobs citing VBScript 80 90 119
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.37% 0.40% 0.52%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.84% 0.97% 1.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 65 78
Median daily rate £404 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £247 £135 £249
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £344 £326
% change year-on-year
+1.74% +5.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Median hourly rate - - £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £21.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+71.42% -17.64%
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
9486 9302 9416
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 43.80% 41.73% 40.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 7242 6771 6981
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 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £615 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £343
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 72 65
Median hourly rate £40.00 £30.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.13 £19.00 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £80.00 £52.55 £128.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%

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 31 May 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 31 May 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 +32 15 £500 +11.11% 5
Docklands, London +8 2 £535 +18.88%
Croydon -11 2 £348 +6.92%
Osterley - 2 £113 -
Westminster - 1 £440 -
VBScript
England

VBScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 31 May 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 89 (51.15%) PowerShell
2 86 (49.43%) Microsoft
3 81 (46.55%) Windows
4 73 (41.95%) SQL
5 64 (36.78%) .NET
6 60 (34.48%) Finance
7 59 (33.91%) C#
8 49 (28.16%) VBA
9 47 (27.01%) VB
10 44 (25.29%) SQL Server
11 39 (22.41%) MS Excel
12 37 (21.26%) SCCM
13 36 (20.69%) MS Office
14 33 (18.97%) JavaScript
15 32 (18.39%) Active Directory
15 32 (18.39%) Windows 7
16 31 (17.82%) VMware
17 29 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
18 28 (16.09%) HTML
19 27 (15.52%) ITIL
19 27 (15.52%) Windows Server
20 24 (13.79%) Unit Testing
21 23 (13.22%) T-SQL
21 23 (13.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
22 21 (12.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
22 21 (12.07%) Migration
22 21 (12.07%) IIS
22 21 (12.07%) XML
22 21 (12.07%) jQuery
23 20 (11.49%) Citrix

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 (12.07%) IIS
2 13 (7.47%) SharePoint
3 5 (2.87%) CMS
3 5 (2.87%) Confluence
4 4 (2.30%) WebSphere
5 3 (1.72%) BizTalk Server
5 3 (1.72%) WebSphere Application Server
6 2 (1.15%) FileNet
6 2 (1.15%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.57%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.57%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.57%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.57%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 39 (22.41%) MS Excel
2 36 (20.69%) MS Office
3 2 (1.15%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (1.15%) MS Project
4 1 (0.57%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 1 (0.57%) OpenText MBPM
1 1 (0.57%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.45%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (1.72%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.57%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (0.57%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (5.75%) Firewall
2 7 (4.02%) SSL
3 6 (3.45%) DNS
3 6 (3.45%) NetScaler
3 6 (3.45%) VPN
4 5 (2.87%) Kerberos
5 4 (2.30%) TCP/IP
6 3 (1.72%) Internet
7 2 (1.15%) DVB
7 2 (1.15%) SAN
8 1 (0.57%) BGP
8 1 (0.57%) DHCP
8 1 (0.57%) DMZ
8 1 (0.57%) FTP
8 1 (0.57%) HTTP
8 1 (0.57%) IPsec
8 1 (0.57%) IPv6
8 1 (0.57%) Skype
8 1 (0.57%) SMS
8 1 (0.57%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (25.29%) SQL Server
2 23 (13.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 21 (12.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 15 (8.62%) SQL Server 2008
5 14 (8.05%) Relational Database
6 12 (6.90%) SQL Server 2012
6 12 (6.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 10 (5.75%) SQL Server 2014
8 8 (4.60%) Oracle Database
9 7 (4.02%) Crystal Reports
10 5 (2.87%) MySQL
10 5 (2.87%) RDBMS
11 4 (2.30%) MS Access
11 4 (2.30%) SQL Server 2000
11 4 (2.30%) SQL Server 2005
12 3 (1.72%) DB2
12 3 (1.72%) DTS
13 2 (1.15%) IDOL
13 2 (1.15%) PostgreSQL
14 1 (0.57%) Siebel EIM
Development Applications
1 15 (8.62%) JIRA
2 13 (7.47%) MSI
3 12 (6.90%) HP UFT
4 7 (4.02%) Jenkins
4 7 (4.02%) Visual Studio
5 6 (3.45%) InstallShield
5 6 (3.45%) Selenium
5 6 (3.45%) Subversion
5 6 (3.45%) WebDriver
6 5 (2.87%) FitNesse
6 5 (2.87%) Maven
6 5 (2.87%) WinDbg
7 4 (2.30%) Git (software)
8 3 (1.72%) Cucumber
8 3 (1.72%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 2 (1.15%) Team Foundation Server
9 2 (1.15%) TeamCity
10 1 (0.57%) TestComplete
10 1 (0.57%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 60 (34.48%) Finance
2 20 (11.49%) Banking
3 7 (4.02%) Financial Institution
3 7 (4.02%) Legal
4 5 (2.87%) Front Office
4 5 (2.87%) Law
5 4 (2.30%) Investment Banking
6 3 (1.72%) Retail
7 2 (1.15%) Back Office
7 2 (1.15%) Publishing
8 1 (0.57%) French Language
8 1 (0.57%) Local Government
8 1 (0.57%) Marketing
8 1 (0.57%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.57%) Spanish Language
8 1 (0.57%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 47 (27.01%) Developer
2 21 (12.07%) Windows Engineer
3 19 (10.92%) Analyst
4 17 (9.77%) Administrator
5 16 (9.20%) .NET Developer
6 15 (8.62%) Consultant
7 13 (7.47%) SQL Developer
7 13 (7.47%) Windows Administrator
8 12 (6.90%) C# .NET Developer
8 12 (6.90%) C# Developer
8 12 (6.90%) Systems Administrator
8 12 (6.90%) Windows Systems Administrator
9 10 (5.75%) Architect
9 10 (5.75%) Systems Engineer
9 10 (5.75%) Windows Systems Engineer
10 9 (5.17%) Test Analyst
11 8 (4.60%) Senior Developer
12 6 (3.45%) 3rd Line Support
12 6 (3.45%) Test Consultant
12 6 (3.45%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (36.78%) .NET
2 28 (16.09%) HTML
3 21 (12.07%) jQuery
3 21 (12.07%) XML
4 19 (10.92%) ASP.NET
5 12 (6.90%) CSS
6 11 (6.32%) WCF
7 10 (5.75%) .NET Framework
7 10 (5.75%) WPF
8 9 (5.17%) Web Services
9 8 (4.60%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 6 (3.45%) WinForms
11 5 (2.87%) MDX
11 5 (2.87%) Spring.NET
11 5 (2.87%) Task Parallel Library
11 5 (2.87%) Unity DI Container
12 4 (2.30%) ActiveX
12 4 (2.30%) AngularJS
12 4 (2.30%) Backbone.js
12 4 (2.30%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 11 (6.32%) Analytical Skills
1 11 (6.32%) Hedge funds
2 7 (4.02%) Clustering
3 6 (3.45%) CMDB
3 6 (3.45%) STB
4 5 (2.87%) Computer Science
4 5 (2.87%) Replication
4 5 (2.87%) Visualisation
5 4 (2.30%) MPEG
5 4 (2.30%) PKI
6 3 (1.72%) Data Centre
6 3 (1.72%) Derivative
7 2 (1.15%) Equity Derivative
8 1 (0.57%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.57%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (0.57%) OTC Derivatives
8 1 (0.57%) PDA
8 1 (0.57%) Public Cloud
8 1 (0.57%) Smartphone
8 1 (0.57%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 81 (46.55%) Windows
2 32 (18.39%) Windows 7
3 27 (15.52%) Windows Server
4 19 (10.92%) Windows Server 2012
5 17 (9.77%) Windows Server 2008
6 14 (8.05%) Unix
7 10 (5.75%) Linux
8 7 (4.02%) Windows 10
9 6 (3.45%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (1.72%) AIX
10 3 (1.72%) Oracle Linux
10 3 (1.72%) SUSE
10 3 (1.72%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.57%) Android
11 1 (0.57%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.57%) Solaris
11 1 (0.57%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
11 1 (0.57%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.57%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (15.52%) ITIL
3 24 (13.79%) Unit Testing
4 21 (12.07%) Migration
5 18 (10.34%) Release Management
6 16 (9.20%) User Acceptance Testing
7 15 (8.62%) Configuration Management
7 15 (8.62%) OO
7 15 (8.62%) Open Source
8 14 (8.05%) Change Management
8 14 (8.05%) Robotic Process Automation
9 12 (6.90%) Software Testing
10 11 (6.32%) Service Delivery
11 10 (5.75%) OOD
11 10 (5.75%) Software Engineering
12 9 (5.17%) Asset Management
12 9 (5.17%) ITSM
12 9 (5.17%) Service Management
12 9 (5.17%) Test Scripting
13 8 (4.60%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 89 (51.15%) PowerShell
2 73 (41.95%) SQL
3 59 (33.91%) C#
4 49 (28.16%) VBA
5 47 (27.01%) VB
6 33 (18.97%) JavaScript
7 23 (13.22%) T-SQL
8 18 (10.34%) PL/SQL
9 17 (9.77%) Perl
10 13 (7.47%) C
10 13 (7.47%) Java
10 13 (7.47%) VB.NET
11 10 (5.75%) Python
12 8 (4.60%) C++
13 4 (2.30%) Shell Script
13 4 (2.30%) VB6
14 3 (1.72%) Bash Shell
14 3 (1.72%) Korn
15 2 (1.15%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 11 (6.32%) ISEB
2 9 (5.17%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (4.60%) Degree
3 8 (4.60%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 6 (3.45%) MCSE
5 5 (2.87%) ISTQB
5 5 (2.87%) MCITP
5 5 (2.87%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 5 (2.87%) Security Cleared
6 4 (2.30%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.57%) CCA
7 1 (0.57%) CCAA
7 1 (0.57%) CCEE
7 1 (0.57%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (0.57%) DBS Check
7 1 (0.57%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.45%) QA
2 5 (2.87%) Data Quality
3 4 (2.30%) PCI DSS
3 4 (2.30%) WCAG
4 1 (0.57%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 32 (18.39%) Active Directory
2 20 (11.49%) Microsoft App-V
3 18 (10.34%) XenApp
4 14 (8.05%) XenDesktop
5 12 (6.90%) BitLocker
6 9 (5.17%) VMware ESX
6 9 (5.17%) VMware Infrastructure
7 7 (4.02%) vSphere
8 5 (2.87%) Hyper-V
9 4 (2.30%) VMware ESXi
10 2 (1.15%) NFS
11 1 (0.57%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 1 (0.57%) DFS Replication
11 1 (0.57%) MetaFrame
11 1 (0.57%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 37 (21.26%) SCCM
2 14 (8.05%) HP Quality Center
3 10 (5.75%) SCOM
4 9 (5.17%) Control-M
5 7 (4.02%) OpenView
5 7 (4.02%) WSUS
6 5 (2.87%) Perfmon
7 3 (1.72%) Ansible
7 3 (1.72%) Puppet
8 2 (1.15%) ITRS Geneos
8 2 (1.15%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 2 (1.15%) Norton AntiVirus
8 2 (1.15%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 1 (0.57%) AirWatch
9 1 (0.57%) BladeLogic
9 1 (0.57%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 1 (0.57%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 1 (0.57%) Sysprep
9 1 (0.57%) ThinApp
Vendors
1 86 (49.43%) Microsoft
2 31 (17.82%) VMware
3 20 (11.49%) Citrix
4 18 (10.34%) HP
5 16 (9.20%) Oracle
6 10 (5.75%) AppSense
7 8 (4.60%) IBM
7 8 (4.60%) iManage
8 7 (4.02%) BMC
8 7 (4.02%) Symantec
9 6 (3.45%) Altiris
10 5 (2.87%) Dell
10 5 (2.87%) Intel Security
10 5 (2.87%) LANDesk
10 5 (2.87%) Lumension
10 5 (2.87%) RedDot
10 5 (2.87%) Sybase
11 4 (2.30%) ServiceNow
12 3 (1.72%) Atlassian
13 2 (1.15%) Siebel
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