The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the London region.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic Scripting Edition (VBScript)
Rank 314 237 224
Rank change year-on-year
-77 -13
Contract jobs citing VBScript 98 144 224
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.40% 0.67% 0.80%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.00% 1.64% 2.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 85 125
Average daily rate £338 £382 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.64% -4.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £289 £227
10% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £565 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 14
Average hourly rate £27.50 £32.50 £28.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.38% +13.04%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.06 £32.50 £21.75
% change year-on-year
+4.78% +49.42%
Programming Languages Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
9774 8755 10492
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 40.36% 40.49% 37.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 7129 6327 7141
Average daily rate £425 £450 £435
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £300 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 70 100 118
Average hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +11.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £17.87 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £160.00 £45.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +2.94%
VBScript
England

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 17 April 2014.

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 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
City of London -16 27 £425 +7.25% 18
Croydon -12 2 £375 +15.38%
Sidcup - - - -
Beckenham - - - -
Brentford - - - -
Bromley - - - -
Docklands, London - - - -
Clapham - - - -
Chiswick - - - -
VBScript
England

VBScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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.

1 129 (60.56%) Windows
2 79 (37.09%) SQL
3 77 (36.15%) PowerShell
4 76 (35.68%) VB
5 75 (35.21%) Active Directory
6 66 (30.99%) Microsoft
7 65 (30.52%) Banking
8 53 (24.88%) SQL Server
9 46 (21.60%) Finance
10 43 (20.19%) VMware
10 43 (20.19%) Windows 7
11 42 (19.72%) Windows Server 2008
12 41 (19.25%) Citrix
13 37 (17.37%) Windows Server 2003
14 36 (16.90%) HP
15 35 (16.43%) Oracle
16 32 (15.02%) .NET
17 30 (14.08%) JavaScript
17 30 (14.08%) XML
18 29 (13.62%) Linux
18 29 (13.62%) VMware Infrastructure
19 28 (13.15%) SCCM
20 27 (12.68%) UNIX
20 27 (12.68%) C#
21 26 (12.21%) HTML
21 26 (12.21%) ITIL
21 26 (12.21%) MS Excel
22 25 (11.74%) Application Packaging
22 25 (11.74%) HP Quality Center
23 24 (11.27%) XenApp

VBScript
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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 22 (10.33%) MS Exchange
2 18 (8.45%) IIS
3 12 (5.63%) SharePoint
3 12 (5.63%) Exchange Server 2010
4 10 (4.69%) BizTalk Server
5 6 (2.82%) IBM Notes
5 6 (2.82%) WebSphere
5 6 (2.82%) Exchange Server 2007
5 6 (2.82%) Lync
6 3 (1.41%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (0.94%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.47%) Node.js
8 1 (0.47%) CMS
8 1 (0.47%) Apache
8 1 (0.47%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 26 (12.21%) MS Excel
2 21 (9.86%) MS Office
3 2 (0.94%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (0.94%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.47%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 1 (0.47%) RMDS
1 1 (0.47%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.47%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.88%) Office 365
2 2 (0.94%) PaaS
3 1 (0.47%) Heroku
3 1 (0.47%) Engine Yard
3 1 (0.47%) IaaS
3 1 (0.47%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (6.57%) TCP/IP
2 13 (6.10%) DNS
3 11 (5.16%) DHCP
4 7 (3.29%) SSL
5 6 (2.82%) Internet
5 6 (2.82%) LAN
5 6 (2.82%) WAN
6 5 (2.35%) HTTP
6 5 (2.35%) Firewall
7 4 (1.88%) FTP
7 4 (1.88%) SMS
7 4 (1.88%) DMZ
8 3 (1.41%) Intranet
9 2 (0.94%) BGP
9 2 (0.94%) EIGRP
9 2 (0.94%) SNMP
9 2 (0.94%) Wireless
9 2 (0.94%) VLAN
9 2 (0.94%) NetScaler
10 1 (0.47%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (24.88%) SQL Server
2 19 (8.92%) SQL Server 2005
3 16 (7.51%) SQL Server 2008
4 10 (4.69%) Relational Database
4 10 (4.69%) SQL Server 2000
5 8 (3.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 6 (2.82%) RDBMS
7 5 (2.35%) Data Warehouse
7 5 (2.35%) MySQL
7 5 (2.35%) QlikView
8 4 (1.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 3 (1.41%) Oracle Database
10 2 (0.94%) OLTP
10 2 (0.94%) Sybase ASE
10 2 (0.94%) Oracle Database 11g
10 2 (0.94%) SQLite
10 2 (0.94%) MS Access
11 1 (0.47%) OLAP
11 1 (0.47%) Data Mining
11 1 (0.47%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 21 (9.86%) QuickTest Pro
2 17 (7.98%) MSI
3 12 (5.63%) InstallShield
4 11 (5.16%) Subversion
5 10 (4.69%) JIRA
5 10 (4.69%) Visual Studio
6 7 (3.29%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 6 (2.82%) AdminStudio
8 5 (2.35%) NUnit
8 5 (2.35%) Team Foundation Server
8 5 (2.35%) Rhino Mocks
8 5 (2.35%) MSBuild
9 4 (1.88%) Selenium
10 3 (1.41%) TestComplete
10 3 (1.41%) ClearQuest
11 2 (0.94%) Cucumber
11 2 (0.94%) Jenkins
11 2 (0.94%) Calabash
11 2 (0.94%) Ranorex
11 2 (0.94%) eggPlant
General
1 65 (30.52%) Banking
2 46 (21.60%) Finance
3 17 (7.98%) Investment Banking
4 11 (5.16%) Financial Institution
5 8 (3.76%) Retail
6 7 (3.29%) Front Office
7 6 (2.82%) Telecoms
8 5 (2.35%) Legal
8 5 (2.35%) Games
9 4 (1.88%) Law
10 3 (1.41%) Local Government
11 1 (0.47%) Marketing
11 1 (0.47%) French Language
11 1 (0.47%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.47%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 37 (17.37%) Analyst
2 32 (15.02%) Developer
3 20 (9.39%) Administrator
4 17 (7.98%) Architect
5 16 (7.51%) Applications Packager
6 14 (6.57%) Consultant
7 11 (5.16%) Test Analyst
8 10 (4.69%) Tester
8 10 (4.69%) Systems Engineer
8 10 (4.69%) Server Administrator
9 8 (3.76%) Windows Administrator
9 8 (3.76%) Systems Administrator
9 8 (3.76%) Release Analyst
10 7 (3.29%) Test Engineer
10 7 (3.29%) SQL Developer
10 7 (3.29%) Desktop Support
10 7 (3.29%) Support Analyst
10 7 (3.29%) Test Leader
10 7 (3.29%) SCCM Engineer
11 6 (2.82%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (15.02%) .NET
2 30 (14.08%) XML
3 26 (12.21%) HTML
4 25 (11.74%) Application Packaging
5 14 (6.57%) CSS
6 13 (6.10%) ASP.NET
6 13 (6.10%) JSON
7 11 (5.16%) jQuery
7 11 (5.16%) Classic ASP
8 10 (4.69%) Web Services
9 9 (4.23%) XSLT
9 9 (4.23%) Ajax
9 9 (4.23%) Software Packaging
10 8 (3.76%) WCF
10 8 (3.76%) Middleware
10 8 (3.76%) ADO.NET
11 7 (3.29%) MSMQ
11 7 (3.29%) .NET Framework
12 6 (2.82%) REST
12 6 (2.82%) COM+
Miscellaneous
1 8 (3.76%) Hedge funds
1 8 (3.76%) Enterprise Software
2 7 (3.29%) Clustering
3 6 (2.82%) Equities
3 6 (2.82%) STB
3 6 (2.82%) W3C
3 6 (2.82%) MPEG
4 5 (2.35%) PKI
4 5 (2.35%) AS400
5 4 (1.88%) Replication
5 4 (1.88%) Client/Server
5 4 (1.88%) Management Information System
6 3 (1.41%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 3 (1.41%) Firmware
6 3 (1.41%) Streaming Video
7 2 (0.94%) Digital Media
7 2 (0.94%) Embedded Systems
7 2 (0.94%) Web 2.0
8 1 (0.47%) Derivative
8 1 (0.47%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 129 (60.56%) Windows
2 43 (20.19%) Windows 7
3 42 (19.72%) Windows Server 2008
4 37 (17.37%) Windows Server 2003
5 29 (13.62%) Linux
6 27 (12.68%) UNIX
7 24 (11.27%) Windows XP
8 7 (3.29%) Windows Server 2012
9 5 (2.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 5 (2.35%) Windows 2000
10 3 (1.41%) Solaris
10 3 (1.41%) Apple iOS
11 2 (0.94%) AIX
11 2 (0.94%) HPUX
11 2 (0.94%) OS/390
12 1 (0.47%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.47%) SUSE
12 1 (0.47%) Android
12 1 (0.47%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (12.21%) ITIL
2 21 (9.86%) Migration
2 21 (9.86%) Test Automation
3 15 (7.04%) Release Management
3 15 (7.04%) Disaster Recovery
3 15 (7.04%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (6.10%) User Acceptance Testing
5 11 (5.16%) Test Management
5 11 (5.16%) Software Testing
6 10 (4.69%) TDD
7 9 (4.23%) Regression Testing
8 7 (3.29%) MVC
8 7 (3.29%) Asset Management
8 7 (3.29%) Scrum
8 7 (3.29%) Business Continuity
8 7 (3.29%) OO
8 7 (3.29%) Incident Management
8 7 (3.29%) Load Balancing
8 7 (3.29%) Change Control
9 6 (2.82%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 79 (37.09%) SQL
2 77 (36.15%) PowerShell
3 76 (35.68%) VB
4 30 (14.08%) JavaScript
5 27 (12.68%) C#
6 15 (7.04%) Perl
6 15 (7.04%) C
7 14 (6.57%) Shell Script
8 13 (6.10%) VBA
9 12 (5.63%) Python
10 9 (4.23%) C++
11 8 (3.76%) Java
11 8 (3.76%) T-SQL
11 8 (3.76%) VB.NET
12 7 (3.29%) VB6
13 5 (2.35%) Ruby
14 4 (1.88%) Lua
15 3 (1.41%) ActionScript 3.0
15 3 (1.41%) ActionScript
15 3 (1.41%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (7.04%) ISEB
2 9 (4.23%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (3.29%) Degree
4 5 (2.35%) MCP
4 5 (2.35%) MCSE
5 4 (1.88%) Citrix Certification
5 4 (1.88%) ITIL Certification
5 4 (1.88%) SC Cleared
5 4 (1.88%) Security Cleared
6 3 (1.41%) DV Cleared
6 3 (1.41%) MCITP
6 3 (1.41%) CCEA
6 3 (1.41%) MCSA
7 2 (0.94%) CCNP
7 2 (0.94%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (0.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (0.94%) MCTS
7 2 (0.94%) CCEE
7 2 (0.94%) CCAA
8 1 (0.47%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (6.10%) ISO 9001
2 7 (3.29%) QA
3 4 (1.88%) SLA
4 2 (0.94%) ISO 9002
5 1 (0.47%) EMIR
5 1 (0.47%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 75 (35.21%) Active Directory
2 29 (13.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 24 (11.27%) XenApp
4 21 (9.86%) Microsoft App-V
5 11 (5.16%) vSphere
6 10 (4.69%) XenDesktop
7 4 (1.88%) VMware ESX
8 3 (1.41%) ISA Server
8 3 (1.41%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (1.41%) XenServer
9 2 (0.94%) Hyper-V
9 2 (0.94%) Terminal Server
9 2 (0.94%) VMware Workstation
9 2 (0.94%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 1 (0.47%) MetaFrame
10 1 (0.47%) UAG
Systems Management
1 28 (13.15%) SCCM
2 25 (11.74%) HP Quality Center
3 7 (3.29%) WSUS
4 6 (2.82%) WMI
5 4 (1.88%) HP SIM
6 3 (1.41%) HP Data Protector
6 3 (1.41%) Tivoli
6 3 (1.41%) Tivoli Monitoring
6 3 (1.41%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 3 (1.41%) AppDNA
6 3 (1.41%) HP SiteScope
7 2 (0.94%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 2 (0.94%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 2 (0.94%) BMC PATROL
7 2 (0.94%) Control-M
7 2 (0.94%) NetBackup
7 2 (0.94%) SCVMM
7 2 (0.94%) Puppet
7 2 (0.94%) EMC NetWorker
8 1 (0.47%) SCOM
Vendors
1 66 (30.99%) Microsoft
2 43 (20.19%) VMware
3 41 (19.25%) Citrix
4 36 (16.90%) HP
5 35 (16.43%) Oracle
6 17 (7.98%) AppSense
7 8 (3.76%) Cognos
7 8 (3.76%) IBM
7 8 (3.76%) LANDesk
8 6 (2.82%) Cisco
8 6 (2.82%) Sybase
8 6 (2.82%) Lotus
8 6 (2.82%) Bloomberg
8 6 (2.82%) Sophos
9 5 (2.35%) Symantec
9 5 (2.35%) Reuters
9 5 (2.35%) Dell
10 4 (1.88%) Fidessa
10 4 (1.88%) Business Objects
10 4 (1.88%) Open Text
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 - £435 per day
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
Experis IT
Rate: £125.00 - £150.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
esynergy Solutions - UK
Rate: £270 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
London
esynergy Solutions - UK
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
London
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Rate: £380 - £450 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
City of London
Deerfoot IT
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £250.00 - £300.00 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago