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 July 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 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic Scripting Edition (VBScript)
Rank 350 351 280
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -71
Contract jobs citing VBScript 91 82 143
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.42% 0.35% 0.61%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.98% 0.83% 1.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 63 97
Median daily rate £435 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.25% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £309 £135 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.50 £20.94 £26.09
% change year-on-year
+69.57% -19.75%
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
9315 9889 9723
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 43.33% 42.19% 41.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 7068 7247 7077
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 £310 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 89 63
Median hourly rate £40.00 £30.00 £31.99
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -6.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.35 £17.80 £16.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £179.00 £52.19 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.45 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+0.13% +4.02%

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 July 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 July 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 +27 20 £500 +17.64% 11
Docklands, London +11 2 £535 -
Osterley - 1 £113 -
VBScript
England

VBScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 93 (51.96%) PowerShell
2 89 (49.72%) Windows
2 89 (49.72%) Microsoft
3 68 (37.99%) Finance
4 66 (36.87%) SQL
5 65 (36.31%) .NET
6 54 (30.17%) C#
7 44 (24.58%) VMware
8 43 (24.02%) VB
9 42 (23.46%) VBA
10 40 (22.35%) SQL Server
11 37 (20.67%) MS Excel
12 36 (20.11%) MS Office
13 34 (18.99%) JavaScript
14 33 (18.44%) Active Directory
14 33 (18.44%) SCCM
15 32 (17.88%) Agile Software Development
16 30 (16.76%) HTML
16 30 (16.76%) Windows 7
17 28 (15.64%) Windows Server
18 26 (14.53%) Migration
19 25 (13.97%) ITIL
20 24 (13.41%) Banking
21 23 (12.85%) Windows Server 2008
22 22 (12.29%) T-SQL
23 21 (11.73%) Microsoft App-V
24 20 (11.17%) Open Source
24 20 (11.17%) Windows Server 2012
25 19 (10.61%) SCOM
25 19 (10.61%) Unit Testing

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 18 (10.06%) IIS
2 13 (7.26%) SharePoint
3 6 (3.35%) WebSphere
4 5 (2.79%) Confluence
5 4 (2.23%) CMS
6 3 (1.68%) WebSphere Application Server
7 2 (1.12%) FileNet
7 2 (1.12%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.56%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.56%) Skype for Business
8 1 (0.56%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.56%) WebLogic
Applications
1 37 (20.67%) MS Excel
2 36 (20.11%) MS Office
3 3 (1.68%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (1.68%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.56%) OpenText MBPM
1 1 (0.56%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 10 (5.59%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (2.79%) Office 365
3 3 (1.68%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (1.12%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 17 (9.50%) Firewall
2 9 (5.03%) Kerberos
3 6 (3.35%) DNS
3 6 (3.35%) NetScaler
4 5 (2.79%) Internet
4 5 (2.79%) SSL
5 3 (1.68%) TCP/IP
6 2 (1.12%) DVB
6 2 (1.12%) Remote Desktop
6 2 (1.12%) VPN
7 1 (0.56%) BGP
7 1 (0.56%) DHCP
7 1 (0.56%) DMZ
7 1 (0.56%) FTP
7 1 (0.56%) IPsec
7 1 (0.56%) IPv6
7 1 (0.56%) SAN
7 1 (0.56%) Skype
7 1 (0.56%) SMS
7 1 (0.56%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (22.35%) SQL Server
2 19 (10.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 16 (8.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 13 (7.26%) SQL Server 2008
5 12 (6.70%) Relational Database
6 11 (6.15%) SQL Server 2012
7 8 (4.47%) Oracle Database
8 7 (3.91%) SQL Server 2014
8 7 (3.91%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 5 (2.79%) MySQL
9 5 (2.79%) RDBMS
10 3 (1.68%) DB2
10 3 (1.68%) DTS
10 3 (1.68%) MS Access
10 3 (1.68%) SQL Server 2000
10 3 (1.68%) SQL Server 2005
11 2 (1.12%) IDOL
12 1 (0.56%) BusinessObjects
12 1 (0.56%) PostgreSQL
12 1 (0.56%) Siebel EIM
Development Applications
1 16 (8.94%) HP UFT
1 16 (8.94%) JIRA
2 14 (7.82%) MSI
3 8 (4.47%) Jenkins
4 7 (3.91%) Selenium
4 7 (3.91%) Subversion
4 7 (3.91%) Visual Studio
5 6 (3.35%) Git (software)
5 6 (3.35%) InstallShield
5 6 (3.35%) Maven
5 6 (3.35%) WebDriver
6 5 (2.79%) FitNesse
6 5 (2.79%) WinDbg
7 4 (2.23%) Cucumber
8 3 (1.68%) TeamCity
9 2 (1.12%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 2 (1.12%) Team Foundation Server
9 2 (1.12%) TestComplete
10 1 (0.56%) Ant
10 1 (0.56%) Rational Functional Tester
General
1 68 (37.99%) Finance
2 24 (13.41%) Banking
3 7 (3.91%) Financial Institution
4 6 (3.35%) Legal
5 4 (2.23%) Investment Banking
5 4 (2.23%) Retail
6 3 (1.68%) Law
7 2 (1.12%) Front Office
7 2 (1.12%) Publishing
8 1 (0.56%) Back Office
8 1 (0.56%) French Language
8 1 (0.56%) Marketing
8 1 (0.56%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.56%) Spanish Language
8 1 (0.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 42 (23.46%) Developer
2 29 (16.20%) Windows Engineer
3 21 (11.73%) Administrator
4 17 (9.50%) Windows Administrator
5 16 (8.94%) Systems Administrator
5 16 (8.94%) Windows Systems Administrator
6 15 (8.38%) Analyst
6 15 (8.38%) Systems Engineer
6 15 (8.38%) Windows Systems Engineer
7 13 (7.26%) Consultant
8 12 (6.70%) .NET Developer
9 11 (6.15%) Architect
9 11 (6.15%) SQL Developer
9 11 (6.15%) Test Analyst
10 8 (4.47%) C# .NET Developer
10 8 (4.47%) C# Developer
10 8 (4.47%) Tester
11 7 (3.91%) Active Directory Engineer
12 6 (3.35%) PowerShell Engineer
12 6 (3.35%) SCCM Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (36.31%) .NET
2 30 (16.76%) HTML
3 19 (10.61%) XML
4 18 (10.06%) ASP.NET
4 18 (10.06%) jQuery
5 13 (7.26%) CSS
6 12 (6.70%) WCF
7 9 (5.03%) Web Services
7 9 (5.03%) WPF
8 8 (4.47%) .NET Framework
9 6 (3.35%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 5 (2.79%) MDX
10 5 (2.79%) Spring.NET
10 5 (2.79%) Task Parallel Library
10 5 (2.79%) Unity DI Container
10 5 (2.79%) WinForms
11 4 (2.23%) ActiveX
11 4 (2.23%) Middleware
11 4 (2.23%) REST
11 4 (2.23%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (6.15%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (3.91%) STB
3 6 (3.35%) Computer Science
4 5 (2.79%) Clustering
4 5 (2.79%) MPEG
4 5 (2.79%) Visualisation
5 4 (2.23%) Derivative
5 4 (2.23%) Replication
6 3 (1.68%) CMDB
6 3 (1.68%) Data Centre
6 3 (1.68%) Hedge funds
6 3 (1.68%) User Experience
7 2 (1.12%) Equity Derivative
7 2 (1.12%) OTC Derivatives
7 2 (1.12%) Streaming Video
8 1 (0.56%) Credit Risk
8 1 (0.56%) Data Integration
8 1 (0.56%) FMCG
8 1 (0.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (0.56%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 89 (49.72%) Windows
2 30 (16.76%) Windows 7
3 28 (15.64%) Windows Server
4 23 (12.85%) Windows Server 2008
5 20 (11.17%) Windows Server 2012
6 18 (10.06%) Unix
7 12 (6.70%) Linux
8 10 (5.59%) Windows 10
9 9 (5.03%) Windows 8
10 7 (3.91%) Windows Server 2003
11 3 (1.68%) AIX
11 3 (1.68%) Oracle Linux
11 3 (1.68%) SUSE
12 2 (1.12%) Windows XP
13 1 (0.56%) Apple iOS
13 1 (0.56%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (0.56%) Solaris
13 1 (0.56%) Ubuntu
13 1 (0.56%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (17.88%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (14.53%) Migration
3 25 (13.97%) ITIL
4 20 (11.17%) Open Source
5 19 (10.61%) Unit Testing
6 18 (10.06%) Release Management
7 17 (9.50%) User Acceptance Testing
8 16 (8.94%) Configuration Management
9 14 (7.82%) OO
10 13 (7.26%) Software Testing
11 12 (6.70%) Change Management
12 11 (6.15%) Robotic Process Automation
13 10 (5.59%) Functional Testing
14 9 (5.03%) Test Scripting
15 8 (4.47%) ITSM
15 8 (4.47%) OOD
15 8 (4.47%) Regression Testing
15 8 (4.47%) Service Management
15 8 (4.47%) Software Engineering
15 8 (4.47%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 93 (51.96%) PowerShell
2 66 (36.87%) SQL
3 54 (30.17%) C#
4 43 (24.02%) VB
5 42 (23.46%) VBA
6 34 (18.99%) JavaScript
7 22 (12.29%) T-SQL
8 18 (10.06%) Java
8 18 (10.06%) PL/SQL
9 13 (7.26%) C++
9 13 (7.26%) Perl
10 12 (6.70%) C
10 12 (6.70%) Python
11 10 (5.59%) VB.NET
12 4 (2.23%) Shell Script
12 4 (2.23%) VB6
13 3 (1.68%) Bash Shell
13 3 (1.68%) Korn
14 2 (1.12%) BrightScript
14 2 (1.12%) CoffeeScript
Qualifications
1 15 (8.38%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (7.26%) ISEB
3 12 (6.70%) MCSE
4 11 (6.15%) Degree
5 9 (5.03%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 8 (4.47%) MCITP
7 5 (2.79%) ISTQB
7 5 (2.79%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 4 (2.23%) DV Cleared
8 4 (2.23%) Security Cleared
9 1 (0.56%) CCA
9 1 (0.56%) CCAA
9 1 (0.56%) CCEE
9 1 (0.56%) Citrix Certification
9 1 (0.56%) DBS Check
9 1 (0.56%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.35%) QA
2 4 (2.23%) PCI DSS
3 3 (1.68%) WCAG
4 1 (0.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 33 (18.44%) Active Directory
2 21 (11.73%) Microsoft App-V
3 14 (7.82%) XenApp
4 13 (7.26%) VMware ESX
4 13 (7.26%) VMware Infrastructure
5 10 (5.59%) BitLocker
5 10 (5.59%) XenDesktop
6 7 (3.91%) vSphere
7 5 (2.79%) Hyper-V
7 5 (2.79%) Virtual Desktop
8 4 (2.23%) VMware ESXi
9 3 (1.68%) Virtual Machines
10 2 (1.12%) NFS
11 1 (0.56%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 1 (0.56%) MetaFrame
11 1 (0.56%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 33 (18.44%) SCCM
2 19 (10.61%) SCOM
3 15 (8.38%) HP Quality Center
4 10 (5.59%) Control-M
5 8 (4.47%) WSUS
6 7 (3.91%) OpenView
7 5 (2.79%) Perfmon
8 3 (1.68%) Ansible
8 3 (1.68%) Failover Clustering
8 3 (1.68%) ITRS Geneos
8 3 (1.68%) Puppet
9 2 (1.12%) Microsoft Clustering
9 2 (1.12%) Norton AntiVirus
9 2 (1.12%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 1 (0.56%) AirWatch
10 1 (0.56%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
10 1 (0.56%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 1 (0.56%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
10 1 (0.56%) Sysprep
10 1 (0.56%) ThinApp
Vendors
1 89 (49.72%) Microsoft
2 44 (24.58%) VMware
3 17 (9.50%) HP
3 17 (9.50%) Oracle
4 15 (8.38%) Citrix
5 10 (5.59%) AppSense
5 10 (5.59%) IBM
6 7 (3.91%) BMC
6 7 (3.91%) Dell
6 7 (3.91%) Symantec
7 6 (3.35%) Altiris
7 6 (3.35%) Sybase
8 5 (2.79%) iManage
8 5 (2.79%) Intel Security
8 5 (2.79%) LANDesk
8 5 (2.79%) Lumension
9 4 (2.23%) Atlassian
9 4 (2.23%) RedDot
10 3 (1.68%) ServiceNow
11 2 (1.12%) Roku