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 7 December 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic Scripting Edition (VBScript)
Rank 372 362 324
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -38
Contract jobs citing VBScript 59 72 107
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.27% 0.32% 0.45%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.60% 0.72% 1.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 46 82
Median daily rate £338 £426 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.82% +1.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £155 £256 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £513 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £340 £348
% change year-on-year
-4.41% -2.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 2
Median hourly rate £47.83 £20.13 £30.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+137.66% -33.47%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £53.50 £28.25 £39.50
% change year-on-year
+89.38% -28.48%
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
9839 10048 10031
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 45.62% 44.33% 42.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 7382 7546 7657
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 £393 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 69 51
Median hourly rate £32.50 £24.23 £29.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+34.13% -16.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.12 £16.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £53.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%

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 7 December 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 7 December 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 -13 4 £436 -8.15% 2
New Malden - 3 - -
Croydon -15 2 £325 +19.26%
VBScript
England

VBScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 7 December 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 72 (56.69%) PowerShell
2 65 (51.18%) Windows
3 54 (42.52%) SQL
4 40 (31.50%) .NET
5 37 (29.13%) Finance
6 36 (28.35%) Active Directory
6 36 (28.35%) Microsoft
7 34 (26.77%) VB
7 34 (26.77%) Windows Server
8 33 (25.98%) C#
9 28 (22.05%) Banking
10 27 (21.26%) VMware
10 27 (21.26%) Windows Server 2008
11 26 (20.47%) Windows Server 2012
11 26 (20.47%) SQL Server
12 25 (19.69%) HTML
13 20 (15.75%) JavaScript
13 20 (15.75%) Unix
14 19 (14.96%) ASP.NET
15 18 (14.17%) SCCM
16 17 (13.39%) HP UFT
16 17 (13.39%) Migration
17 16 (12.60%) VBA
17 16 (12.60%) User Acceptance Testing
18 15 (11.81%) Firewall
19 14 (11.02%) Agile Software Development
19 14 (11.02%) Java
19 14 (11.02%) MS Excel
19 14 (11.02%) Microsoft Azure
19 14 (11.02%) SCOM

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 10 (7.87%) IIS
2 5 (3.94%) WebSphere
3 4 (3.15%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.79%) IBM Notes
4 1 (0.79%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.79%) WebLogic
4 1 (0.79%) WordPress
Applications
1 14 (11.02%) MS Excel
2 11 (8.66%) MS Office
3 4 (3.15%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.57%) MS Project
5 1 (0.79%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.79%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.57%) thinkFolio
2 1 (0.79%) Dynamics GP
2 1 (0.79%) HFM
2 1 (0.79%) OpenText MBPM
2 1 (0.79%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.79%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 14 (11.02%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (6.30%) Office 365
3 6 (4.72%) Azure Active Directory
4 3 (2.36%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (1.57%) GitHub
6 1 (0.79%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (11.81%) Firewall
2 9 (7.09%) Kerberos
2 9 (7.09%) TCP/IP
3 6 (4.72%) Internet
4 3 (2.36%) DNS
4 3 (2.36%) FTP
5 2 (1.57%) DHCP
5 2 (1.57%) NetScaler
5 2 (1.57%) Remote Desktop
5 2 (1.57%) SAN
6 1 (0.79%) LAN
6 1 (0.79%) SSL
6 1 (0.79%) WAN
6 1 (0.79%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (0.79%) Wireless
6 1 (0.79%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (20.47%) SQL Server
2 13 (10.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 12 (9.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (4.72%) Relational Database
5 5 (3.94%) RDBMS
6 3 (2.36%) MS Access
7 2 (1.57%) BusinessObjects
7 2 (1.57%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (1.57%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (1.57%) SQLPlus
8 1 (0.79%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.79%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.79%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (0.79%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.79%) Oracle9i Database
8 1 (0.79%) Power BI
8 1 (0.79%) PowerPivot
8 1 (0.79%) Qlik Sense
8 1 (0.79%) QlikView
8 1 (0.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 17 (13.39%) HP UFT
2 13 (10.24%) JIRA
3 12 (9.45%) Selenium
4 10 (7.87%) MSI
5 7 (5.51%) Subversion
6 6 (4.72%) Git (software)
6 6 (4.72%) Jenkins
6 6 (4.72%) TestComplete
7 5 (3.94%) TeamCity
7 5 (3.94%) Visual Studio
7 5 (3.94%) WebDriver
8 4 (3.15%) Appium
9 3 (2.36%) Cucumber
10 2 (1.57%) FitNesse
10 2 (1.57%) Selenium IDE
10 2 (1.57%) SoapUI
10 2 (1.57%) Toad
11 1 (0.79%) AdminStudio
11 1 (0.79%) Ant
11 1 (0.79%) InstallShield
General
1 37 (29.13%) Finance
2 28 (22.05%) Banking
3 8 (6.30%) Investment Banking
4 4 (3.15%) Front Office
4 4 (3.15%) Games
4 4 (3.15%) Retail
4 4 (3.15%) Telecoms
5 3 (2.36%) Automotive
5 3 (2.36%) Law
6 1 (0.79%) Advertising
6 1 (0.79%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.79%) Back Office
6 1 (0.79%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.79%) Legal
6 1 (0.79%) Local Government
6 1 (0.79%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.79%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 26 (20.47%) Developer
2 17 (13.39%) Analyst
3 16 (12.60%) Windows Engineer
4 11 (8.66%) Tester
5 10 (7.87%) Test Analyst
6 8 (6.30%) Active Directory Engineer
6 8 (6.30%) Administrator
6 8 (6.30%) Consultant
6 8 (6.30%) SQL Developer
7 7 (5.51%) Windows Administrator
8 6 (4.72%) JavaScript Developer
8 6 (4.72%) Manual Test Analyst
8 6 (4.72%) Manual Tester
8 6 (4.72%) Systems Engineer
9 5 (3.94%) Automation Test Analyst
9 5 (3.94%) Banking Analyst
9 5 (3.94%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 5 (3.94%) Systems Administrator
9 5 (3.94%) Windows Systems Administrator
9 5 (3.94%) Windows Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (31.50%) .NET
2 25 (19.69%) HTML
3 19 (14.96%) ASP.NET
4 12 (9.45%) HTML5
4 12 (9.45%) XML
5 6 (4.72%) Web Services
6 5 (3.94%) CSS
6 5 (3.94%) jQuery
7 4 (3.15%) WebSockets
7 4 (3.15%) XML Messaging
8 3 (2.36%) SOAP
8 3 (2.36%) WebSphere MQ
8 3 (2.36%) XSLT
9 2 (1.57%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 2 (1.57%) JSON
9 2 (1.57%) JSP
9 2 (1.57%) Middleware
9 2 (1.57%) WCF
10 1 (0.79%) .NET Framework
10 1 (0.79%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 8 (6.30%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (4.72%) Client/Server
2 6 (4.72%) MPEG
2 6 (4.72%) STB
3 5 (3.94%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 4 (3.15%) Derivative
4 4 (3.15%) Mobile App
5 3 (2.36%) CMDB
5 3 (2.36%) Fixed Income
6 2 (1.57%) Data Centre
6 2 (1.57%) Equities
6 2 (1.57%) Fintech
6 2 (1.57%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.57%) User Experience
7 1 (0.79%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.79%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (0.79%) OTC Derivatives
7 1 (0.79%) Robotics
7 1 (0.79%) Spread Betting
7 1 (0.79%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 65 (51.18%) Windows
2 34 (26.77%) Windows Server
3 27 (21.26%) Windows Server 2008
4 26 (20.47%) Windows Server 2012
5 20 (15.75%) Unix
6 13 (10.24%) Linux
7 12 (9.45%) Windows 10
7 12 (9.45%) Windows 7
8 11 (8.66%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (3.15%) Android
9 4 (3.15%) Apple iOS
9 4 (3.15%) Windows 8
10 3 (2.36%) Windows XP
11 2 (1.57%) Solaris
11 2 (1.57%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (13.39%) Migration
2 16 (12.60%) User Acceptance Testing
3 14 (11.02%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (9.45%) Automated Testing
5 11 (8.66%) Application Packaging
6 10 (7.87%) Automation Testing
6 10 (7.87%) Configuration Management
6 10 (7.87%) Validation
7 9 (7.09%) Manual Testing
8 7 (5.51%) Open Source
9 6 (4.72%) BDD
9 6 (4.72%) ITIL
9 6 (4.72%) Regression Testing
9 6 (4.72%) Release Management
9 6 (4.72%) TDD
9 6 (4.72%) Test Scripting
10 5 (3.94%) Change Management
10 5 (3.94%) Data Management
10 5 (3.94%) SDLC
10 5 (3.94%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 72 (56.69%) PowerShell
2 54 (42.52%) SQL
3 34 (26.77%) VB
4 33 (25.98%) C#
5 20 (15.75%) JavaScript
6 16 (12.60%) VBA
7 14 (11.02%) Java
8 12 (9.45%) Perl
8 12 (9.45%) T-SQL
9 11 (8.66%) C++
10 9 (7.09%) VB.NET
11 7 (5.51%) Shell Script
12 4 (3.15%) PHP
12 4 (3.15%) PL/SQL
12 4 (3.15%) Python
13 3 (2.36%) C
14 2 (1.57%) Ruby
15 1 (0.79%) ActionScript
15 1 (0.79%) Lua
15 1 (0.79%) VB6
Qualifications
1 10 (7.87%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (7.09%) MCSE
3 8 (6.30%) MCITP
4 7 (5.51%) ISEB
5 6 (4.72%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 6 (4.72%) Security Cleared
6 4 (3.15%) Degree
6 4 (3.15%) SC Cleared
7 3 (2.36%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.79%) CCA
8 1 (0.79%) CCNA
8 1 (0.79%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.79%) Citrix Certification
8 1 (0.79%) MCSA
8 1 (0.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (7.87%) QA
2 2 (1.57%) WCAG
3 1 (0.79%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.79%) SLA
System Software
1 36 (28.35%) Active Directory
2 11 (8.66%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (7.87%) Microsoft App-V
4 5 (3.94%) XenApp
5 4 (3.15%) VMware ESX
6 3 (2.36%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 3 (2.36%) Virtual Machines
6 3 (2.36%) XenDesktop
7 2 (1.57%) Docker
7 2 (1.57%) MetaFrame
7 2 (1.57%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (1.57%) XenServer
8 1 (0.79%) BitLocker
8 1 (0.79%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 18 (14.17%) SCCM
2 14 (11.02%) SCOM
3 9 (7.09%) HP Quality Center
4 7 (5.51%) WSUS
5 6 (4.72%) Control-M
6 4 (3.15%) Ansible
6 4 (3.15%) ITRS Geneos
6 4 (3.15%) PowerCLI
7 3 (2.36%) Opscode Chef
8 2 (1.57%) AirWatch
8 2 (1.57%) Microsoft Clustering
8 2 (1.57%) Puppet
8 2 (1.57%) Sysprep
8 2 (1.57%) vRealize
9 1 (0.79%) HP SIM
9 1 (0.79%) ThinApp
Vendors
1 36 (28.35%) Microsoft
2 27 (21.26%) VMware
3 10 (7.87%) Oracle
4 9 (7.09%) HP
5 8 (6.30%) Citrix
6 6 (4.72%) Dell
6 6 (4.72%) IBM
7 4 (3.15%) Altiris
8 3 (2.36%) AppSense
9 2 (1.57%) Cognos
9 2 (1.57%) Google
9 2 (1.57%) NetIQ
9 2 (1.57%) ServiceNow
9 2 (1.57%) SolarWinds
9 2 (1.57%) Sybase
9 2 (1.57%) Tableau
10 1 (0.79%) Blue Prism
10 1 (0.79%) FactSet
10 1 (0.79%) Roku
10 1 (0.79%) WorldPay
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