The table below looks at the statistics for VBScript skills in IT contracts advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VBScript over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic Scripting Edition (VBScript)
Rank 37 - 33
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing VBScript 1 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 0.35% - 0.47%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.69% - 1.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£300 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £356 £300 £275
% change year-on-year
+18.59% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.85 £30.01 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+12.79% +57.92%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Merseyside region.

Programming Languages Category
Merseyside
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
59 94 94
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 20.42% 43.93% 44.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 61 53
Average daily rate £300 £320 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -4.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £208 £212
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £401 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 1
Average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.57% -5.71%

VBScript
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VBScript across the Merseyside region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

VBScript Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

VBScript
Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing VBScript across the Merseyside region.

VBScript Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

VBScript
Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing VBScript across the Merseyside region.

VBScript Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

VBScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside 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 6 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 6 (100.00%) C#
1 6 (100.00%) SQL
1 6 (100.00%) .NET
2 4 (66.67%) QA
3 3 (50.00%) WCF
3 3 (50.00%) SQL Server 2000
3 3 (50.00%) MVC
3 3 (50.00%) Content Management
3 3 (50.00%) Software Engineering
3 3 (50.00%) Systems Analysis
3 3 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (50.00%) Web Development
3 3 (50.00%) .NET Framework
3 3 (50.00%) Degree
3 3 (50.00%) Oracle
3 3 (50.00%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (50.00%) VB
3 3 (50.00%) HTML
3 3 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 3 (50.00%) Web Services
3 3 (50.00%) PRINCE2
3 3 (50.00%) Siebel
3 3 (50.00%) SharePoint
3 3 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (50.00%) Umbraco
3 3 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (50.00%) HTML5

VBScript
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside 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 3 (50.00%) BizTalk Server
1 3 (50.00%) SharePoint
1 3 (50.00%) Umbraco
1 3 (50.00%) SharePoint 2010
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) CTI
2 1 (16.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (50.00%) SQL Server 2000
2 3 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Analyst
1 3 (50.00%) Siebel Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Analyst Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Siebel Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (100.00%) .NET
2 3 (50.00%) WCF
2 3 (50.00%) .NET Framework
2 3 (50.00%) HTML
2 3 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 3 (50.00%) Web Services
2 3 (50.00%) HTML5
2 3 (50.00%) jQuery
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) MVC
1 3 (50.00%) Content Management
1 3 (50.00%) Software Engineering
1 3 (50.00%) Systems Analysis
1 3 (50.00%) Web Development
1 3 (50.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (16.67%) Use Case
2 1 (16.67%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) C#
1 6 (100.00%) SQL
2 3 (50.00%) VB
2 3 (50.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (66.67%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Oracle
1 3 (50.00%) Siebel
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) CosmoCom
2 2 (33.33%) Actuate