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 4 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
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic Scripting Edition (VBScript)
Rank 347 325 315
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -10
Contract jobs citing VBScript 86 99 106
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.38% 0.44% 0.45%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.88% 1.06% 1.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 68 65
Median daily rate £440 £425 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.52% +34.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £135 £237
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £465
UK excluding London median daily rate £374 £325 £326
% change year-on-year
+15.00% -0.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £21.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+71.42% -16.00%
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
9809 9307 9536
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 43.04% 41.57% 40.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 7437 6692 7016
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 £305 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £605
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 47 69
Median hourly rate £26.00 £29.74 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.57% -15.02%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.52 £20.00 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.90 £55.00 £160.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £36.00 £36.40
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -1.09%

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 4 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 4 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 +37 20 £500 +0.25%
Croydon -14 2 £348 +6.92%
Westminster - 2 £440 -
Osterley - 2 £113 -
Canary Wharf +4 1 £380 -15.55%
VBScript
England

VBScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 4 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 83 (49.11%) Microsoft
2 79 (46.75%) PowerShell
3 77 (45.56%) Windows
4 74 (43.79%) SQL
5 63 (37.28%) C#
5 63 (37.28%) Finance
6 62 (36.69%) .NET
7 53 (31.36%) VBA
8 51 (30.18%) SQL Server
9 50 (29.59%) VB
10 42 (24.85%) MS Excel
11 39 (23.08%) MS Office
12 35 (20.71%) SCCM
13 32 (18.93%) Windows Server
14 30 (17.75%) Agile Software Development
15 29 (17.16%) JavaScript
16 28 (16.57%) T-SQL
16 28 (16.57%) Windows 7
17 26 (15.38%) HTML
18 25 (14.79%) ITIL
18 25 (14.79%) Active Directory
19 24 (14.20%) VMware
19 24 (14.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
20 22 (13.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
21 20 (11.83%) SharePoint
21 20 (11.83%) Windows Server 2008
21 20 (11.83%) Unit Testing
21 20 (11.83%) jQuery
22 19 (11.24%) ASP.NET
23 18 (10.65%) XML

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 20 (11.83%) SharePoint
2 16 (9.47%) IIS
3 6 (3.55%) Confluence
4 5 (2.96%) BizTalk Server
4 5 (2.96%) CMS
4 5 (2.96%) MS Exchange
5 4 (2.37%) WebSphere
6 3 (1.78%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (0.59%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.59%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.59%) FileNet
Applications
1 42 (24.85%) MS Excel
2 39 (23.08%) MS Office
3 2 (1.18%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (1.18%) MS Project
4 1 (0.59%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 1 (0.59%) Academy Housing
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.37%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (1.78%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.59%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (4.73%) Firewall
1 8 (4.73%) SSL
1 8 (4.73%) TCP/IP
2 7 (4.14%) VPN
3 6 (3.55%) DNS
3 6 (3.55%) NetScaler
4 4 (2.37%) Kerberos
5 2 (1.18%) DVB
5 2 (1.18%) Internet
5 2 (1.18%) SAN
6 1 (0.59%) BGP
6 1 (0.59%) DHCP
6 1 (0.59%) DMZ
6 1 (0.59%) FTP
6 1 (0.59%) HTTP
6 1 (0.59%) IPsec
6 1 (0.59%) IPv6
6 1 (0.59%) SMS
6 1 (0.59%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (30.18%) SQL Server
2 24 (14.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 22 (13.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 14 (8.28%) Relational Database
4 14 (8.28%) SQL Server 2008
5 12 (7.10%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 11 (6.51%) SQL Server 2012
7 10 (5.92%) SQL Server 2014
8 9 (5.33%) Oracle Database
9 7 (4.14%) Crystal Reports
10 6 (3.55%) SQL Server 2000
10 6 (3.55%) SQL Server 2005
11 5 (2.96%) MS Access
11 5 (2.96%) MySQL
11 5 (2.96%) RDBMS
12 3 (1.78%) DB2
12 3 (1.78%) DTS
13 2 (1.18%) PostgreSQL
14 1 (0.59%) IDOL
14 1 (0.59%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 16 (9.47%) JIRA
2 13 (7.69%) MSI
3 12 (7.10%) HP UFT
4 10 (5.92%) Visual Studio
5 6 (3.55%) InstallShield
5 6 (3.55%) Jenkins
5 6 (3.55%) Selenium
5 6 (3.55%) Team Foundation Server
5 6 (3.55%) WebDriver
6 5 (2.96%) FitNesse
6 5 (2.96%) Maven
6 5 (2.96%) Subversion
6 5 (2.96%) WinDbg
7 4 (2.37%) Git (software)
8 3 (1.78%) Cucumber
8 3 (1.78%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 3 (1.78%) TestComplete
9 1 (0.59%) TeamCity
9 1 (0.59%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 63 (37.28%) Finance
2 18 (10.65%) Banking
3 8 (4.73%) Financial Institution
4 7 (4.14%) Legal
5 5 (2.96%) Front Office
5 5 (2.96%) Law
6 4 (2.37%) Back Office
7 3 (1.78%) Investment Banking
8 2 (1.18%) Local Government
8 2 (1.18%) Retail
9 1 (0.59%) French Language
9 1 (0.59%) Marketing
9 1 (0.59%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 53 (31.36%) Developer
2 23 (13.61%) Analyst
3 18 (10.65%) Windows Engineer
4 17 (10.06%) .NET Developer
5 14 (8.28%) Administrator
5 14 (8.28%) C# .NET Developer
5 14 (8.28%) C# Developer
5 14 (8.28%) Consultant
6 13 (7.69%) SQL Developer
7 12 (7.10%) Test Analyst
8 10 (5.92%) Windows Administrator
9 9 (5.33%) Senior Developer
9 9 (5.33%) Systems Administrator
9 9 (5.33%) Windows Systems Administrator
10 8 (4.73%) VBA Developer
11 7 (4.14%) Systems Engineer
11 7 (4.14%) Windows Systems Engineer
12 6 (3.55%) 3rd Line Support
12 6 (3.55%) PowerShell Engineer
12 6 (3.55%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (36.69%) .NET
2 26 (15.38%) HTML
3 20 (11.83%) jQuery
4 19 (11.24%) ASP.NET
5 18 (10.65%) XML
6 10 (5.92%) .NET Framework
6 10 (5.92%) WCF
6 10 (5.92%) WPF
7 8 (4.73%) CSS
7 8 (4.73%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 8 (4.73%) Web Services
8 6 (3.55%) WinForms
9 5 (2.96%) MDX
9 5 (2.96%) Spring.NET
9 5 (2.96%) Task Parallel Library
9 5 (2.96%) Unity DI Container
10 4 (2.37%) AngularJS
10 4 (2.37%) Backbone.js
10 4 (2.37%) Middleware
10 4 (2.37%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 11 (6.51%) Hedge funds
2 7 (4.14%) Clustering
3 6 (3.55%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (3.55%) CMDB
3 6 (3.55%) STB
4 5 (2.96%) Derivative
4 5 (2.96%) PKI
4 5 (2.96%) Replication
4 5 (2.96%) Visualisation
5 4 (2.37%) MPEG
6 3 (1.78%) Data Centre
7 2 (1.18%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.59%) Credit Risk
8 1 (0.59%) Data Integration
8 1 (0.59%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.59%) Equities
8 1 (0.59%) Fixed Income
8 1 (0.59%) FMCG
8 1 (0.59%) Market Risk
8 1 (0.59%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 77 (45.56%) Windows
2 32 (18.93%) Windows Server
3 28 (16.57%) Windows 7
4 20 (11.83%) Windows Server 2008
5 18 (10.65%) Windows Server 2012
6 17 (10.06%) Unix
7 12 (7.10%) Linux
8 6 (3.55%) Windows Server 2003
9 5 (2.96%) Windows 10
10 3 (1.78%) AIX
10 3 (1.78%) Oracle Linux
10 3 (1.78%) SUSE
10 3 (1.78%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.59%) Solaris
11 1 (0.59%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
11 1 (0.59%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.59%) Windows 2000
11 1 (0.59%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (17.75%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (14.79%) ITIL
3 20 (11.83%) Unit Testing
4 17 (10.06%) Robotic Process Automation
5 16 (9.47%) Migration
6 15 (8.88%) Configuration Management
6 15 (8.88%) OO
7 14 (8.28%) Regression Testing
8 13 (7.69%) Change Management
9 12 (7.10%) Open Source
9 12 (7.10%) Release Management
9 12 (7.10%) Service Delivery
9 12 (7.10%) Test Scripting
10 11 (6.51%) OOD
11 10 (5.92%) Asset Management
11 10 (5.92%) User Acceptance Testing
12 9 (5.33%) ITSM
12 9 (5.33%) Performance Monitoring
12 9 (5.33%) Service Management
12 9 (5.33%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 79 (46.75%) PowerShell
2 74 (43.79%) SQL
3 63 (37.28%) C#
4 53 (31.36%) VBA
5 50 (29.59%) VB
6 29 (17.16%) JavaScript
7 28 (16.57%) T-SQL
8 15 (8.88%) Perl
9 13 (7.69%) C
9 13 (7.69%) VB.NET
10 12 (7.10%) PL/SQL
11 10 (5.92%) Java
12 9 (5.33%) Python
13 6 (3.55%) C++
14 3 (1.78%) Bash Shell
14 3 (1.78%) Korn
14 3 (1.78%) Shell Script
15 2 (1.18%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 12 (7.10%) ISEB
2 11 (6.51%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (4.73%) MCSE
4 6 (3.55%) Degree
5 5 (2.96%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 5 (2.96%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 5 (2.96%) Security Cleared
6 4 (2.37%) DV Cleared
6 4 (2.37%) MCITP
7 3 (1.78%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.59%) CCA
8 1 (0.59%) CCAA
8 1 (0.59%) CCEE
8 1 (0.59%) Citrix Certification
8 1 (0.59%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.55%) QA
2 5 (2.96%) Data Quality
3 4 (2.37%) PCI DSS
3 4 (2.37%) WCAG
4 1 (0.59%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 25 (14.79%) Active Directory
2 18 (10.65%) Microsoft App-V
3 15 (8.88%) XenApp
4 14 (8.28%) BitLocker
5 11 (6.51%) XenDesktop
6 7 (4.14%) VMware Infrastructure
7 6 (3.55%) VMware ESX
7 6 (3.55%) vSphere
8 5 (2.96%) Hyper-V
8 5 (2.96%) NFS
9 4 (2.37%) Samba
10 3 (1.78%) VMware ESXi
11 1 (0.59%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 1 (0.59%) DFS Replication
11 1 (0.59%) MetaFrame
11 1 (0.59%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 35 (20.71%) SCCM
2 17 (10.06%) HP Quality Center
3 8 (4.73%) Control-M
4 7 (4.14%) OpenView
5 6 (3.55%) WSUS
6 5 (2.96%) Perfmon
7 4 (2.37%) DatAdvantage
7 4 (2.37%) SCOM
8 3 (1.78%) Ansible
8 3 (1.78%) Puppet
9 2 (1.18%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
10 1 (0.59%) BladeLogic
10 1 (0.59%) ITRS Geneos
10 1 (0.59%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 83 (49.11%) Microsoft
2 24 (14.20%) VMware
3 18 (10.65%) Citrix
3 18 (10.65%) HP
4 15 (8.88%) Oracle
5 8 (4.73%) Dell
6 7 (4.14%) BMC
6 7 (4.14%) iManage
7 6 (3.55%) Altiris
7 6 (3.55%) IBM
8 5 (2.96%) AppSense
8 5 (2.96%) Intel Security
8 5 (2.96%) LANDesk
8 5 (2.96%) Lumension
8 5 (2.96%) RedDot
8 5 (2.96%) Sybase
8 5 (2.96%) Symantec
9 4 (2.37%) EMC
9 4 (2.37%) ServiceNow
9 4 (2.37%) Varonis
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